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Allergan agrees to acquire AqueSys for $300 million

September 4, 2015
Life sciences

Allergan agrees to acquire AqueSys for $300 million

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(MarketWatch) – Allergan PLC said late Thursday it agreed to acquire privately-held AqueSys Inc. for $300 million cash. AqueSys makes medical devices that are placed in the eye to reduce pressure associated with glaucoma. Allergan said that it will also pay milestone payments for regulatory approval and commercialization of AqueSys’s XEN45 device, which is expected to get U.S. approval in late 2016 or early 2017. Allergan plans to close the acquisition in the fourth quarter.

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