Siemens Healthineers to acquire Varian for $16.4 billion
BERLIN (Reuters) - German health group Siemens Healthineers <SHLG.DE> said on Sunday it would acquire Varian Medical Systems Inc <VAR.N> in a deal that values the U.S. maker of devices and software fortreating cancer at $16.4 billion.
Under the agreed deal, Siemens Healthineers would acquire all shares in Varian at $177.50 in a cash, which represents a 24% premium to the American company's closing price on Friday.
(Reporting by Douglas Busvine; Editing by Gareth Jones)
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