2 January 2013 – Iselin, NJ – Ansell Limited (ASX:ANN), a global leader in protection solutions, today announced the acquisition by Ansell Healthcare Products LLC of substantially all of the assets of Preferred Surgical Products, L.L.C. (“PSP”), a privately held US product and technology company with innovative solutions in infection prevention. This acquisition closed on December 31, 2012. The PSP range aims to improve infection control, protect the patient’s skin, and optimize room turnover time, while reducing total cost per procedure.
“This technology fits well within our SANDEL brand of Healthcare Safety Devices and strategically expands our perioperative safety offering,” said Anthony Lopez, President and General Manager, Ansell Medical Solutions.
The transaction is expected to be earnings per share neutral in F’13 and slightly accretive in F14.
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