Mortsel, Belgium - December 1, 2016 - 10.30 p.m. CET
Reference is made to the press releases issued on October 28 and November 8, 2016.
As communicated previously, Agfa-Gevaert NV ("Agfa") was approached by CompuGroup Medical SE ("CompuGroup"), who had indicated an interest in a potential acquisition of all of the issued shares of Agfa by way of a voluntary conditional public takeover offer.
Taking into account the interests of its shareholders and other stakeholders, the Board of Directors of Agfa decided on November 8 to engage into a non-exclusive discussion with CompuGroup and wants to provide an update to the market and investors.
Agfa and CompuGroup have reached an understanding today to not further pursue the discussions about the contemplated public takeover bid.
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The Agfa-Gevaert Group develops, manufactures and distributes an extensive range of analogue and digital imaging systems and IT solutions, mainly for the printing industry and the healthcare sector, as well as for specific industrial applications.
Agfa's headquarters and parent company are located in Mortsel, Belgium.
The Agfa-Gevaert Group achieved a turnover of 2,646 million euro in 2015.
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Source: Agfa-Gevaert via Globenewswire