Zimmer To Acquire Endius

Zimmer Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ZMH) has agreed to acquire Endius Inc., a Plainville, Mass.-based maker of steerable endoscopic surgical instruments. No pricing details of the all-cash deal were disclosed. Endius had raised around $74 million in VC funding since 1996, from firms like Advanced Technology Ventures, Capstone Ventures, Carlyle Venture Partners, Dauphin Capital Partners, EGS Healthcare, Hickory Venture Capital Corp., Hillman Co., Morgan Stanley, Polaris Venture Partners, Rock Hill Ventures, Senmed Medical Ventures, Trellis Health Ventures and the Venture Capital Fund of New England. www.zimmer.com www.endius.com