Hill-Rom, Inc. Acquires Aspen Surgical Products, Inc. for $400 Million
Published: Jul 26, 2012
"With the addition of Aspen Surgical, Hill-Rom is well positioned for growth and geographic expansion in our surgical business, particularly in the safety product segments," said John J. Greisch, President and CEO of Hill-Rom. "This acquisition further expands our global portfolio beyond our core franchise with a business that is immediately accretive to earnings per share and adds recurring revenue to our existing surgical platform."
Aspen Surgical has annual revenue of approximately $120 million. The transaction was funded with a combination of cash and bank debt.
"Aspen Surgical and Hill-Rom share a similar mission to enhance outcomes with products that help ensure a safe environment in surgical and other health care settings," said Greg Pritchard, formerly CEO of Aspen Surgical and now Senior Vice President and President, Surgical and Respiratory Care at Hill-Rom. "We look forward to leveraging the valued Hill-Rom brand to expand Aspen Surgical's presence around the world."
Hill-Rom will discuss the acquisition during the company's Fiscal 2012 Third Quarter Earnings Conference Call tomorrow, Thursday, July 26 from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. ET.
ABOUT HILL-ROM HOLDINGS, INC.
Hill-Rom is a leading worldwide manufacturer and provider of medical technologies and related services for the health care industry, including patient support systems, safe mobility and handling solutions, non-invasive therapeutic products for a variety of acute and chronic medical conditions, medical equipment rentals, surgical products and information technology solutions. Hill-Rom's comprehensive product and service offerings are used by health care providers across the health care continuum and around the world in hospitals, extended care facilities and home care settings to enhance the safety and quality of patient care.
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