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Accuray to Acquire TomoTherapy for Approximately $277 Million in Cash and Stock
Date:3/7/2011

SUNNYVALE, Calif. and MADISON, Wis., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Accuray (Nasdaq: ARAY), a global leader in the field of radiosurgery, and TomoTherapy Incorporated (Nasdaq: TOMO), creator of advanced radiation therapy solutions for cancer care, today announced that they have signed a definitive agreement under which Accuray will acquire TomoTherapy for $4.80 per share in cash and stock, or a total of approximately $277 million.

The transaction combines the best-in-class technologies from two high-growth companies to create the premier radiation oncology company.  The companies currently serve complementary patient populations that are treated by the same medical specialty.  The combined company will offer advanced patient-focused technologies for the treatment of cancer and other diseases, ranging from high-precision radiosurgery for early-stage and localized disease to image-guided, intensity-modulated radiation therapy for more advanced disease sites throughout the body.  

The combined company will have an installed base of more than 550 units in 32 countries, and more than 1,100 employees, with a global sales presence and the scale to provide excellent customer service.  The combined revenue of the two companies in calendar year 2010 exceeded $400 million, 30 percent of which was generated from service of the installed base.

"The transaction strengthens Accuray's position as the leading innovator in the field of radiation oncology and will enhance our growth strategy," said Euan S. Thomson, Ph.D., president and chief executive officer of Accuray.  "This acquisition will create a company that can provide patients with radiation treatments tailored to their specific needs, from high-precision radiosurgery to image-guided, intensity-modulated radiation th
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