Paris, France; Caesarea, Israel (PRWEB) June 22, 2012
Alma Lasers Ltd., the world's leading innovator of medical aesthetic technologies, announced today that is has signed an agreement to acquire the assets of Quantel Derma GmbH (formerly known as Wavelight), a French and Germany based developer of laser technologies for dermatologists. The transaction, which is subject to typical closing terms, is expected to be completed by July, 2012.
Quantel Derma is part of the Quantel Group, a publicly traded company on the Paris stock exchange (Euronext). Quantel Derma sells its products across the world, with a particularly strong presence in Europe and Asia.
Under the terms of the agreement, Alma Lasers will acquire all of Quantel Derma's assets from the Quantel Group. Alma Lasers will integrate Quantel Derma's products within its current large portfolio, and accordingly provide its industry leading support and service to all existing Quantel Derma customers.
Quantel Derma's strong presence and direct operations in the German speaking countries will allow Alma Lasers to expand its business in these strategic markets. In addition, Alma Lasers will further enhance its current dominant global sales network, with existing Quantel Derma distribution channels.
"This is an important milestone in executing Alma Lasers long term strategic plan", said Dr. Ziv Karni, Alma Lasers Founder and Chief Executive Officer. “The acquisition of Quantel Derma brings to Alma Lasers a large, well respected and high quality portfolio of FDA & CE cleared lasers. This acquisition will solidify Alma Lasers position as the world's leading provider of innovative technology for dermatologists, plastic surgeons and other medical aesthetic practitioners in markets across the globe."
Alain de Salaberry, Chairman of the Quantel Group commented on the deal, "The sale of Quantel Derma to Alma Lasers will allow us to better focus our resources on industrial and ophthalmic lasers. We are honored that Alma Lasers has chosen our dermatological division, as it’s a clear sign of the high quality found in all of Quantel's laser products."
About Alma Lasers Ltd.
Alma Lasers is the leading provider of innovative medical aesthetic technologies. Alma Lasers is recognized by industry practitioners for its whole-hearted commitment to providing complete solutions to professional practices.
Alma Lasers offers innovative technologies, dependable equipment, knowledgeable sales staff, and years of industry expertise. We seek the creation of a strong and lasting relationship with our doctors and aesthetic clinics based on trust and a genuine desire for the success of the practice.