MALVERN, Pa., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Endo Health Solutions (Nasdaq: ENDP) today announced that it has completed the previously announced divestiture of HealthTronics to Altaris Capital Partners, LLC for an upfront cash payment of $85 million, subject to cash and other working capital adjustments. In addition, Endo received rights to additional cash payments of up to $45 million based on the future operating performance of HealthTronics for a total consideration of up to $130 million.
The closing of this transaction and the earlier announced sales of HealthTronics’ anatomical pathology business and IGRT business completes Endo’s full divestiture of all HealthTronics businesses.
Endo Health Solutions Inc. is a U.S.-based specialty healthcare company with business segments that are focused on branded pharmaceuticals, generics, and medical devices which deliver quality products to its customers intended to improve the lives of patients. Through its operating companies – Endo Pharmaceuticals, Qualitest, and AMS – Endo is dedicated to delivering value to our stakeholders: customers, patients, and shareholders. Learn more at www.endo.com.
About Altaris Capital Partners
Altaris is an investment firm focused exclusively on the healthcare industry. With over $1.3 billion of equity capital under management, Altaris invests in businesses that meet clearly defined healthcare needs. Altaris’ portfolio companies are typically headquartered in North America or Western Europe, but have operations throughout the world. Altaris is based in New York. For more information, please visit www.altariscap.com.
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