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BK Medical will retain independence after GE acquisition

The medtech company BK Medical will largely stay unchanged, in spite of Thursday's billion-dollar acquisition by GE Healthcare. Potential big opportunities outweigh any feelings of fear of being engulfed, says VP of Global R/D and General Manager at BK Medical Bo Hansen.

Day-to-day operations at medtech company BK Medical won't see big changes despite the fact that the giant GE on Thursday announced its intention to buy BK Medical's worldwide business empire.

BK Medical, which under the brand name BK Ultrasound primarily sells diagnostic equipment for urological and surgical use, has 650 employees and is headquartered in Boston and Copenhagen.

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