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Bacterin to purchase outstanding shares of X-spine Systems, create Xtant Medical Holdings

July 28, 2015

Bacterin recently announced it intends to purchase outstanding shares of X-spine Systems in exchange for approximately 4.24 million shares of Bacterin common stock and approximately $60 million in cash.

“This transaction joins two strong and growing organizations and reinforces the strategic initiatives outlined earlier this year to expand our product offerings, strengthen customer relationships and expand our distribution capabilities,” Dan Goldberger, Bacterin’s CEO, said in a company press release. “With the addition of X-spine, we will have a stronger financial profile, with over $80 million of revenue and positive EBITDA [earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization].”

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Orthopedics, July 2015, Volume 38 Issue 7
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VIDEO: A look at the AOSSM Annual Meeting

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