Will Buyers Nibble On OrthAlliance?

Cecil, Mark
March 2001
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;03/05/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 10, p5
Speculates on the possible acquirer of the OrthAlliance company. Value of the deal; Decision of the company to retain U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray in advisory capacity; Forecast of equity analyst to the future of the company; Orthodontic Centers of America Inc. as its prospect buyer; Background of the financial condition of OrthAlliance.


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