Health Care Steady Amid Deal Activity -- Health Care Roundup

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Shares of health-care companies fell, but not by as much as the broad market, amid deal activity.

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Spire Healthcare rallied after reports that the British hospital chain received a takeover offer from shareholder Mediclinic International. Private-equity firm TPG Capital will take medical-device maker Exactech private in a deal valued at $625 million.

-Rob Curran, rob.curran@dowjones.com

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October 23, 2017 16:20 ET (20:20 GMT)