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Cooper Cos. buys significant share of contact lens market in $1.2bn Sauflon takeover

Executive Summary

CooperVision Inc., a division of Cooper Cos. Inc. (vision care and women’s health), acquired Sauflon Pharmaceuticals Ltd., a private UK company that produces contact lenses, for $1.078bn (£631mm) plus the assumption of $83mm (£48mm) in debt. CooperVision is also issuing $59mm (£34mm) in loan notes to Sauflon.
Deal Industry
  • Medical Devices
Deal Status
  • Final
Deal Type
  • Acquisition
    • Full Acquisition
    • Includes Contract
    • Payment Includes Cash

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