Align Buy Of Dental Scan Co. Isn't Crooked, FTC Says

Law360, New York (April 14, 2011, 3:26 PM EDT) -- The Federal Trade Commission on Thursday granted an early termination to its antitrust review of Invisalign braces maker Align Technology Inc.'s planned $190 million cash purchase of orthodontics and dentistry digital scanning company Cadent Holdings Inc.

The FTC said it had accepted the companies' request for an early termination, meaning the agency has completed its antitrust review of the deal and decided not to take any enforcement action during the statutory waiting period.

When it announced the deal March 29, San Jose, Calif.-based Align Technology said...
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