Heraeus and Zimmer completed a long term distribution agreement for Palacos (Bone cement)

We advised Heraeus

HSCie Customer

Heraeus Kulzer GmbH, Hanau, Germany
Heraeus Kulzer is a leading company for dental materials and dentistry needs, as well as bio-materials used in cementing and coating implants and prostheses. Heraeus Kulzer’s product Palacos® is an internationally leading bone cement.
Heraeus Kulzer is part of the Heraeus company, one of Germany’s largest family enterprises active in the field of precious metal trading, precious metal products, dental products, sensorics, laboratory equipment, medical technology, special lamps and quartz glass, which all together yields € 8 billion in sales.

Companies involved

Zimmer Inc., Warsaw, Indiana, USA
Zimmer is one of the global leaders in bone prostheses and implants with sales of nearly $ 4 billion.


Signing of a long-term distribution contract with Zimmer Inc., the global leader in knee and hip prostheses, for the distribution of Palacos®, the leading bone cement.


HSCie advised on the choice of partners after defining the conditions and conducted the negotiations.

Year: 2005
Transaction value: Not published
Industry: Industrial products
Business field: Corporate Finance

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