16/04/2015 | 07:30 CEST | Group Announcements
Stäfa (Switzerland), 16 April 2015 –Sonova Holding AG announces today that it has successfully completed the previously announced acquisition of Hansaton Akustik GmbH, a Hamburg, Germany, based wholesale hearing aid company, following regulatory approvals.
The family-run wholesale company has around 200 employees globally, with own centers in Germany, France and the US, and a well-established distribution network in over 70 countries. In calendar year 2014 sales of Hansaton were EUR 42 million. The company, founded in 1957, develops and manufactures a variety of hearing aids that address a wide range of hearing loss. With the addition of Hansaton Sonova further extends on its multi-brand strategy, adding another strong hearing aid brand to its portfolio of Phonak and Unitron branded hearing care solutions. Hansaton already showcased three new product families at the AudiologyNOW! congress held at the end of March in San Antonio, Texas which are the result of the recently announced technology partnership with Sonova.
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