West Palm Beach, FL– (September 29, 2005) – Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOLX), a leading provider of diagnostic imaging and state-of-the-art digital imaging systems directed towards women’s health, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Fischer Imaging Corporation’s intellectual property relating to its mammography business and products, including the rights to their SenoScan digital mammography and MammoTest stereotactic breast biopsy systems. Fischer Imaging Corporation, a ComVest Investment Partners Portfolio Company, is located in Denver, Colorado and designs, manufactures and markets medical imaging systems for the screening and diagnosis of breast cancer. The cash purchase price for Fischer Imaging’s assets was approximately $32 million.
“As a company, we have been focused on expanding our market share in women’s health,” said Jack Cumming, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “We have every expectation that this acquisition will strengthen our leadership position in the growing current and future mammography market.”
For additional information on the transaction, please view Hologic’s press releases at: www.hologic.com.
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