Align Technology in Acquisition of Cadent Holdings

March 29, 2011

Cleary Gottlieb is representing Goldman Sachs, as financial advisor to Align Technology in its acquisition of Cadent Holdings for $190 million in cash. The transaction, announced on March 29, 2011, is expected to close in the second quarter of 2011.

Align Technology designs, manufactures and markets Invisalign, a proprietary method for treating malocclusion, or the misalignment of teeth.

Cadent is a leading provider of 3D digital scanning solutions for orthodontics and dentistry.