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Wednesday, December 23 2020 - 01:00
CareCapital Acquires Neoss to Invest in Innovation
HONG KONG, HARROGATE, England, GOTHENBURG, Sweden, Dec. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

Dr. Robert Gottlander Appointed President and CEO of Neoss 

CareCapital Advisors Limited ("CareCapital"), an equity investor focused on the 
dental and oral care industry, today announced an agreement to acquire Neoss 
Limited ("Neoss").  CareCapital is one of the largest dental investors in the 
world, having invested more than US$1 billion in the sector, and provides a 
patient and collaborative environment for dental entrepreneurs and talented 
executives to realize their customer-centric visions.  Neoss is a leading 
global dental implant company committed to designing intelligently simple 
solutions that provide reliable and cost-effective patient care with excellent 
long-term results.  The Neoss brand is synonymous with innovation and quality, 
which has underpinned Neoss' market leading performance in 2020 despite the 
coronavirus pandemic. 

In conjunction with the transaction, Dr. Robert Gottlander has been appointed 
President and Chief Executive Officer of Neoss.  With over forty years of 
dental industry experience, Gottlander has a proven track record developing and 
commercializing dental solutions.

Neoss Acquisition 

Neoss has developed a range of market-leading dental solutions and 
"intelligently simple" procedures designed to deliver better patient care and 
shorter procedure times that enhance practice productivity.  With a rich 
portfolio of intellectual property and long-term clinical data, Neoss' 
peer-reviewed and published clinical support validates the efficacy of its 

Dai Feng, Co-Founder and Managing Director of CareCapital, stated, "We are 
excited to welcome Neoss and Robert into our family.  Both are dental 
trailblazers that, coupled, will elevate the Neoss customer experience and 
advance the Neoss mission.  The company's well–established brand, history of 
innovation, clinical validation and solid market position fit well with 
Robert's customer-centric principles and passion for innovation."

Michael J. Dormer, Chairman and CEO of Neoss, stated, "Reflecting on a 
wonderful journey over the past 20 years in which Neoss has built a formidable 
position in the dental marketplace, it is with great pride that our management 
team, staff and partners will be central to the next stage of progression under 
new ownership."

Robert Gottlander Appointed Chief Executive Officer

After graduating from the University of Gothenburg School of Dentistry, 
Gottlander joined Nobel Biocare, where he held several senior executive 
leadership roles.  Throughout his 27-year tenure, he led the team that 
established clinical and educational concepts for modern dental implantology, 
co-developed and launched Procera, the world's first successful CADCAM system, 
and developed new concepts combining implants and digital dentistry.  
Gottlander then joined Henry Schein, Inc., where, as Chief Marketing Officer of 
Global Dental, he led the global initiative as strategic planner for prosthetic 
and implant solutions, guiding product offerings worldwide and creating 
commercial sales and marketing strategies.  Gottlander went on to serve the 
dental industry on a consulting basis.  Throughout his career, Gottlander has 
created numerous industry-university partnerships, architecting research 
projects and educational programs to improve dental implant and digital 
technology innovation.

After two decades of service, Dormer will retire, in line with his 
long-standing personal intentions.  Dormer will remain with the company in an 
advisory role to ensure a smooth transition.

"I am thrilled to be joining the Neoss team," asserted Dr. Gottlander.  
"Building on its esteemed heritage in Gothenburg, the birthplace of modern 
dental implants, Neoss shares my aspiration to pioneer dental innovation that 
improves patient care.  I applaud the team at Neoss and Mr. Dormer for his 
leadership, who, together, have created a prominent global brand. I am looking 
forward to partnering with CareCapital to expand on that legacy and accelerate 
the long-term growth of the business through astute customer service and 
intelligently simple innovation."

"I am excited to collaborate with CareCapital and Robert to further advance 
Neoss' technology," added Fredrik Engman, Co-Founder and Chief Technology 
Officer of Neoss.  "The support and dental knowhow that this transaction 
brings, will benefit our staff to enable better service for the needs of 
doctors and patients."


A long-term investor focused on the global dental and oral care industry, 
CareCapital is committed to providing a patient and collaborative environment 
for dental entrepreneurs and talented executives to realize their 
customer-centric visions.  CareCapital invests heavily in technologies, 
training, brands and enterprises that span the entire dental industry.  
CareCapital's dental business portfolio encompasses dental education, digital 
orthodontics, imaging, implants, biologics, ceramics, distribution, software, 
DSOs and research hospitals.


Founded in 2000, Neoss offers intelligent dental solutions that are intuitively 
simple to use. The company's products are designed to allow dental 
professionals to provide reliable and cost-effective treatments to their 
patients with excellent long-term results.  Leading with ingenuity and 
integrity, Neoss develops smart treatment solutions and works closely with each 
practice to drive Intelligent Simplicity, making the complex less complicated.  
Headquartered in Harrogate, UK, with research and development based in 
Gothenburg, Sweden, the company has established a global footprint with 
longstanding presence in key markets.

Neoss was advised by BDA Partners, Eversheds Sutherland and PwC, CareCapital 
was advised by Ernst & Young and White & Case LLP, on the transaction.

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Ruth Ramser
Chief Operating Officer  
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Ted Xie
Investment Director 
+86 138 1038 8877

Joyce Xu
Senior Public Relations Manager 
+86 133 9116 0872

Source: CareCapital and Neoss