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Terumo Americas Holding, Inc., Agrees to Acquire Harvest Technologies Corporation, a Leader in the Development of Point-of-Care Cellular Therapy
Date:5/10/2011

SOMERSET, N.J., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Terumo Americas Holding, Inc., a U.S. subsidiary of Japan's Terumo Corporation, one of the world's leading medical device manufacturers with $3.4 billion in sales and operations in more than 160 nations, today announced that it has entered into a Stock Purchase Agreement to acquire all outstanding shares of Harvest Technologies Corporation, an innovative biotechnology company working to commercialize the world's first point-of-care technology that allows physicians to derive highly concentrated autologous, adult stem cells from their patients in just 15 minutes.  

The acquisition provides Terumo Americas Holding, Inc., access to Harvest Technologies Corporation's two medical device therapies that show promising benefits in optimizing the body's natural healing process.  The SmartPReP®2 APC+™ system allows physicians to rapidly prepare highly concentrated, autologous Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) enriched with growth factors to naturally stimulate the body's healing process for bone and soft tissue wounds.  The SmartPReP 2 BMAC™ technology platform is a point-of-care device that requires just 15 minutes to process and concentrate adult stem cells from a small aspirate of autologous bone marrow.  Both applications have shown promising results in the treatment of cardiovascular and peripheral artery disease.

"Our existing relationship with Harvest Technologies Corporation, as a U.S. distributor of their PRP technology through Terumo Cardiovascular Systems made it a natural fit into our strategic plan for growth in the vascular industry," said Kazuaki Kitabatake, President & CEO, Terumo Americas Holding, Inc.  "As a global leader in cardiovascular and peripheral treatment, Terumo Corporation recognizes the tremendous value in combining this potentially breakthrough technology, especially Harvest's SmartPReP 2 BMAC, with our comprehensive portfoli
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