09/11/2009 | 07:00 CET | Group Announcements
Sonova Holding AG, the world's leading provider of hearing systems, announced today that it has entered into a share purchase agreement with the shareholders of Advanced Bionics Corporation, Los Angeles, USA. Advanced Bionics is a global leader in developing and manufacturing cochlear implant systems. The purchase consideration of USD 489 million will be fully paid in cash. Subject to regulatory approvals, the transaction is expected to close within the coming three months.
Highlights of the transaction: