Hologic completes FluoroScan purchase

September 11, 1996

Bone densitometry firm Hologic last month finalized its purchaseof mini C-arm developer FluoroScan Imaging Systems of Northbrook,IL (SCAN 7/31/96). Hologic, of Waltham, MA, completed the acquisitionthrough a stock swap, in which each share of FluoroScan

Bone densitometry firm Hologic last month finalized its purchase

of mini C-arm developer FluoroScan Imaging Systems of Northbrook,

IL (SCAN 7/31/96). Hologic, of Waltham, MA, completed the acquisition

through a stock swap, in which each share of FluoroScan stock

was exchanged for 0.31069 shares of Hologic stock. The acquisition

is the first step in Hologic's strategy to diversify into new

markets, according to chairman and CEO David Ellenbogen.