Symmetry Surgical To Be Acquired By Private-equity Firm For $140 Million

By Wallace Witkowski Markets MarketWatch Pulse

Symmetry Surgical Inc. shares were halted in the extended session Monday before the surgical instrument maker said it agreed to be acquired by private-equity firm RoundTable Healthcare Partners for $140.3 million in cash. Prior to the announcement, shares of Symmetry were halted at $10.40 a share. The deal works out to $13.10 for each share of Symmetry. The company said it expects the acquisition to close by the third quarter this year.

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