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Ottobock strengthens the leading position in prosthetics

DUDERSTADT/IRVINE. The German global market leader in technical orthopaedics continues to build on its leading position in the field of prosthetics. Otto Bock HealthCare GmbH is taking a key step forwards by acquiring Freedom Innovations from its previous owner, private equity company Health Evolution Partners (HEP). The two parties signed a binding purchase agreement on 22 September in Irvine, California.