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Endo Announces Agreement to Acquire American Medical Systems for $2.9 Billion
Date:4/11/2011

Europe, Canada and the Asia Pacific and Latin America regions.

The acquisition will bring Endo scale in its devices and services business segment, and the combination of AMS with Endo's existing platform will provide additional cost-effective solutions across the entire urology spectrum. In addition, the acquisition will further Endo's diversification and increase revenue, earnings and cash flow streams. On a 2011 pro forma basis, the combined company, with approximately 4,000 employees, would have had revenues of approximately $3 billion and EBITDA of approximately $1 billion.

Commenting on today's transaction, Dave Holveck, President and Chief Executive Officer of Endo, said, "This acquisition is a great step in achieving Endo's core strategy. We are creating a company uniquely positioned to respond to the changing healthcare environment and the competitive, rapidly consolidating industry landscape. Through the acquisition of AMS, we will gain scale in devices and services, and will be positioned as a leading provider of healthcare solutions in the field of pelvic health, with a full spectrum of product offerings ranging from pharmaceuticals to medical devices."

The transaction accelerates Endo's growth, enhanced by the growth potential of AMS' current existing commercial portfolio, as well as potential new product introductions. AMS has a leading position in several product categories that have grown revenues in the mid-to-high single digit range, which is anticipated to continue over the long term. These include a broad range of products for erectile dysfunction prostheses and male and female incontinence, as well as GreenLight® laser technology for enlarged prostate treatment. The company also has a strong pipeline of new products that will enhance the commercial portfolio and growth trajectory over the next few years.

AMS also is well positioned for a continued increase in procedure volumes and a steady increase in the use
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