Merit Medical to Buy Thomas Medical Products for $167MPaul QuintaroBenzinga
Merit Medical Systems,Inc. ("Merit") (Nasdaq: MMSI), a leading manufacturer and marketer ofproprietary disposable devices used primarily in cardiology, radiology andendoscopy, today announced that it has entered into a stock purchase agreementto acquire Thomas Medical Products, Inc. ("Thomas Medical") from GE Healthcarein an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $167 million, subject tocustomary post-closing adjustments.(c) 2012 Benzinga.com. Benzinga does not provide investment advice. All rights reserved.