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Private equity firms team up to buy Water Pik

The Associated Press

Private equity firms MidOcean Partners and Vulcan Capital have teamed up to buy dental product maker Water Pik from another group of investors. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Water Pik makes water flossers, sonic toothbrushes and other dental products. The Fort Collins, Colo., company also sells replacement showerheads.

MidOcean Partners said it bought Water Pik from private equity firm EG Capital Group LLC and Zodiac Marine & Pool, a company owned by investment firm Carlyle Group.

Richard Bisson will remain Water Pik's CEO.