Siemens Healthineers has announced that it will acquire Varian for € 16 billion, Reuters said.
The agreement says Siemens Healthineers will acquire all of Varian's shares for $ 177.50 each, the news agency said.
"With this combination of two leading companies we take two leaps in a single step: a leap in the fight against cancer and another leap in our global impact on healthcare," said Bernd Montag, CEO of Siemens Healthineers, quoted by Reuters.
Dow Wilson, president of Varian, stressed to Reuters that with Siemens Healthineers, the care provided to a larger number of patients will be transformed, but also provides more comprehensive opportunities for our employees as part of a larger and more global organization. .