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Advanced Imaging Magazine

Updated: July 8th, 2008 05:26 PM CDT

Cedara Software Acquires eMed



Cedara Software Acquires eMed

Cedara Software Corp. ( Mississauga, ON, Canada) has signeda definitive agreement pursuant to which it will acquire allof the issued and outstanding shares of eMed Technologies Corporation( Burlington, MA), a privately-held provider of Picture Archivingand Communications Systems (PACS) and Web-based medical imagingradiology solutions.

Cedara will pay a cash consideration of $48 million for the acquisition. eMed will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Cedara. The acquisition is expected to close by next month, upon obtaining the consent of eMed's shareholders and the satisfaction of other customary closing conditions. Cedara intends to pay for eMed through a combination of its own cash reserves and through bank financing.

The combined company will have approximately 350 employees in the US and Canada. In addition, eMed’s Mark Smith will stay on as CEO.


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