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Pentax Lifecare acquires Digital Endoscopy GmbH
Friday 30 March 2012

30 March 2012 - Pentax Lifecare, the flexible endoscope business unit of Japan's optical glass maker Hoya Corp (TYO:7741), has taken over German endoscopic imaging products specialist Digital Endoscopy GmbH, the buyer said on Friday.

The financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.

The deal is aimed at boosting Pentax Lifecare's research and development (R&D) capacities on a global scale, the company said in a statement.

The acquisition is expected to speed up the development of innovative products and beef up the firm's technology team, Pentax Lifecare's senior vice president of technology, Jayant Saha, said.
Date Published: 30/03/2012
Target: Digital Endoscopy GmbH
Country: Germany
Sector: Consumer products
Buyer: Pentax Lifecare