瓦里安将以164亿美元的全现金交易与西门子医疗合并 | Varian

瓦里安将以164亿美元的全现金交易与西门子医疗合并

  • 强强联合产品线高度互补,将增强临床医生和癌症患者战胜癌症的力量
  • 建立覆盖端到端的肿瘤解决方案的全集成平台,将确保整个癌症治疗的连续性——从筛查和诊断,治疗护理,到疗后生存
  • 创建领先的数字医疗保健平台,整合真实世界的临床证据和人工智能技术,合并后的公司将以软件、数据和技术带来颠覆性的癌症治疗解决方案
  • 瓦里安股东将获得每股177.50美元现金,代表42%的溢价

加州帕洛阿托, 2020年8月2日 - 瓦里安(NYSE: VAR)今天宣布,已与西门子医疗(Siemens Healthineers AG, Frankfurt: SHL) 就合并达成最终协议,在完全摊薄的基础上全现金交易价值164亿美元。根据经瓦里安董事会一致批准的协议条款,西门子医疗将以每股177.50美元现金收购瓦里安的所有流通股份,与截至2020年7月31日瓦里安普通股30天成交量加权平均收盘价相比溢价约42%,与2020年7月31日交易公告前的最后一个交易日普通股收盘价相比溢价约24%。

这一强强联合将创建一个多学科的全球医疗领导者,拥有业内最全面的癌症治疗产品组合。合并后的公司将提供一个覆盖端到端的肿瘤解决方案的全集成平台,以确保癌症护理的整个连续性:从筛查和诊断,治疗护理,到疗后生存。通过将两家公司高度互补的诊断工具、影像、放射治疗和人工智能能力结合在一起,瓦里安和西门子医疗将引领肿瘤治疗的数字化转型,实现更高效的诊断、更高质的治疗、更广泛的可及和更个性化的精确癌症治疗,将提升全球数百万患者的治疗结果。

瓦里安全球总裁兼首席执行官魏思韬(Dow Wilson)表示:“今天的宣布标志着我们公司历史上的一个重要里程碑,瓦里安董事会坚信这是瓦里安正确的前进道路;我们与西门子医疗的合并除了为我们的股东带来直接、极有价值的回报之外,这也将让我们加速实现创造一个无惧癌症的世界这一变革性愿景。西门子医疗在检测和诊断方面的创新领导地位将使我们参与到抗癌的第一战线,为临床医生和患者提供服务。我们将全力以赴,致力于变革医疗服务以服务全世界更多的患者。”

魏思韬表示:“瓦里安不懈创新、秉承以患者为中心的公司文化,这使我们成为放射治疗和多学科癌症质量的标志性领导者,我们拥有值得信赖的全球品牌,赢得了客户的高度信赖。西门子医疗重视我们富有才华和敬业精神的员工,并认可瓦里安品牌的实力、我们的尖端产品组合以及我们缔结的联系。我们很高兴能与西门子联合,共同将我们领先的客户服务进一步扩展,惠及全球更多的患者。和西门子医疗一起,我们将可以加速实现我们的愿景,有意义地提高我们对患者的影响,同时并为我们的员工提供更多机会,加入一个更大规模、更多元化的组织。”

西门子医疗全球首席执行官Bernd Montag博士表示:“两家业界领先公司的强强联合,使我们一步实现了两次飞跃:一方面推动公司抗癌业务的飞跃,另一方面提升公司在医疗健康行业的整体影响力。在这样特殊的历史节点上做出这个决定,意味着我们对公司的发展满怀信心,致力于成为更强大的合作伙伴,同时为社会提供更有价值和更高效的医疗健康服务。与瓦里安杰出而充满激情的员工一起,我们将比以往更加勇往直前,共同塑造医疗行业的未来。”

交易预计将在2021年上半年完成,仍须经瓦里安股东及监管部门的批准,并满足其他惯例成交条件。

瓦里安已经建立了强大的品牌认知度,预期在交易完成后,将继续以瓦里安品牌在西门子医疗内作为一家独立公司运营。

 

2020财年第三季度财务业绩
在今天发布的另一份新闻稿中,瓦里安宣布了其2020财年第三季度的财务业绩。

顾问
高盛公司(Goldman Sachs&Co.LLC)是瓦里安的独家财务顾问,Wachtell、Lipton、Rosen&Katz担任法律顾问。

 

关于瓦里安

瓦里安以创造一个无惧癌症的世界为愿景。70多年来,我们研发、引领和提供创新的癌症治疗技术和解决方案,帮助为全球临床合作伙伴每年为数百万患者提供治疗。我们以人工智能、机器学习和数据分析等先进技术,打造智能癌症治疗方式,改进癌症治疗的方式,扩大癌症治疗的可及。我们10000名员工遍及70个国家,始终以患者和临床合作伙伴为工作核心,不断激发对抗癌症的崭新胜利。因为,对于世界各地的癌症患者来说,他们的抗癌之路就是我们的抗癌之战。

 

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