HealthpointCapital Takes On Surgical Tool Maker Blue Belt

Law360, New York (December 7, 2011, 6:39 PM EST) -- Private equity firm HealthpointCapital LLC has reached a deal to acquire orthopedic surgery instrument maker Blue Belt Technologies Inc., the firm announced Wednesday.

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Pittsburgh-based Blue Belt develops so-called smart tools for orthopedic procedures. The company's surgical implements are also used in neurosurgery and ear, nose and throat surgical procedures, it said.

"Blue Belt is HealthpointCapital's first acquisition to create the worldwide leader in providing a continuum of care for patients suffering from orthopedic diseases," HealthpointCapital President and Managing Director...
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