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Advanced Medical Optics buys Visx for $1.26bn

Executive Summary

To create a leading ophthalmics company, Advanced Medical Optics (ophthalmic products and contact lenses) has agreed to acquire Visx (laser vision correction systems) for about $1.26bn, which consists of $1.08bn in stock (a 54% premium to Visx's 10-day market average) and $173.6mm in cash.
Deal Industry
  • Medical Devices
  • Medical Devices
    • Laser
Deal Status
  • Final
Deal Type
  • Acquisition
    • Full Acquisition
    • Includes Contract
    • Payment Includes Cash
    • Payment Includes Stock

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