ATON Acquires OrthoScan, Inc.
HALBERGMOOS, Germany, September 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ –
ATON GmbH today announced that, via its subsidiary ATON US, Inc., it has
acquired 100% ownership of OrthoScan, Inc., a leading innovator in the
orthopaedic extremity imaging market with its Mini C-Arm product offerings.
With this acquisition, ATON demonstrates strategic commitment to MedTech
investments and, especially, to mobile x-ray imaging as ATON already owns
Ziehm Imaging Group, German technology leader in full-size mobile C-Arms.
OrthoScan and Ziehm Imaging Group will remain two separate entities, as
their main focus covers different needs of surgeons, orthopaedics,
podiatrists, hospitals and out-patient- clinics. However, ATON expects that
operating under a joint holding structure; both companies will generate
substantial synergies in the future.
OrthoScan will continue to operate under its current name and will be
managed by its current senior management team with Robert Morocco remaining
President and CEO.
ATON GmbH, owned by the Helmig Family, is a German private investment
company which holds, as strategic investor, majority equity of companies in
the fields of MedTech, MiningTech, Aviation and Engineering.
For further information, please contact: ATON GmbH Nina Gnutzmann Telefon +49 (89) 970 515 0 Fax +49 (89) 970 515 199
SOURCE ATON GmbH