Omnicell Announces Expiration of Hart-Scott-Rodino Waiting Period

Expiration of the HSR Waiting Period Satisfies one of the Conditions to Close for Aesynt Acquisition

10 Dec, 2015, 09:05 ET from Omnicell, Inc.

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnicell, Inc. (NASDAQ: OMCL) ("Omnicell"), a leading provider of medication and supply management solutions to healthcare systems, today announced the expiration of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended (the "HSR Act"), applicable to its proposed acquisition of all of the outstanding interests of Aesynt Cooperatief U.A. from Aesynt Holding, L.P. and Aesynt, Ltd. 

As previously announced on October 29, 2015, Omnicell entered into a Securities Purchase Agreement (the "Securities Purchase Agreement") with Aesynt Cooperatief U.A., Aesynt Holding, L.P. and Aesynt, Ltd. (together, "Aesynt"). Pursuant to the terms and conditions of the Securities Purchase Agreement, Omnicell will acquire all of the outstanding interests of Aesynt Cooperatief U.A. on the closing date for total aggregate consideration of $275,000,000, in cash, plus cash on hand at signing minus indebtedness at signing, or approximately $217,300,000. The expiration of the waiting period under the HSR Act satisfies one of the conditions to the closing of the Securities Purchase Agreement. The Company expects the transaction to close early in the first quarter of 2016, subject to the satisfaction or waiver of the remaining conditions set forth in the Securities Purchase Agreement.

Details of this acquisition are included in an investor presentation found in the investor relations section of our website and can be accessed by clicking here.

About Omnicell

Since 1992, Omnicell (NASDAQ: OMCL) has been creating new efficiencies to improve patient care, anywhere it is delivered. Omnicell is a leading supplier of comprehensive automation and business analytics software for patient-centric medication and supply management across the entire health care continuum—from the acute care hospital setting to post-acute skilled nursing and long-term care facilities to the home.

More than 3,200 customers worldwide have utilized Omnicell Automation and Analytics solutions to increase operational efficiency, reduce errors, deliver actionable intelligence and improve patient safety. Omnicell Medication Adherence solutions, including its MTS Medication Technologies brand, provide innovative medication adherence packaging solutions to help reduce costly hospital readmissions. In addition, these solutions enable approximately 7,000 institutional and retail pharmacies worldwide to maintain high accuracy and quality standards in medication dispensing and administration while optimizing productivity and controlling costs.

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About Aesynt

Aesynt combines years of healthcare expertise with a comprehensive portfolio of pharmacy automation and information management tools. Aesynt partners with healthcare organizations to fully optimize all medication forms enterprise-wide, driving dramatic cost reductions and improved patient safety. With leading solutions for sterile compounding, enterprise-wide inventory management, and medication dispensing, Aesynt is committed to developing innovative solutions to solve the most pressing challenges for our global healthcare partners. For more information, visit www.aesynt.com or follow Aesynt on Twitter or LinkedIn.

Forward-Looking Statements

This release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including but not limited to statements relating to the anticipated acquisition of Aesynt and the timing and benefits thereof, the expected combined operations of Omnicell and Aesynt and Omnicell's financing plans for the Aesynt acquisition. As such, they are subject to the occurrence of many events outside Omnicell's control and are subject to various risk factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in any forward-looking statement.  Risks include, without limitation, risks related to Omnicell's ability to complete the acquisition on the proposed terms and schedule; whether Omnicell or Aesynt will be able to satisfy their respective closing conditions related to the acquisition; whether Omnicell will obtain financing for the transaction on the expected timeline and terms; risks associated with business combination transactions, such as the risk that the businesses will not be integrated successfully, that such integration may be more difficult, time-consuming or costly than expected or that the expected benefits of the acquisition will not occur; risks related to future opportunities and plans for the combined company, including uncertainty of the expected financial performance and results of the combined company following completion of the proposed acquisition; disruption from the proposed acquisition, making it more difficult to conduct business as usual or maintain relationships with customers, employees or suppliers; and the possibility that if the combined company does not achieve the perceived benefits of the proposed acquisition as rapidly or to the extent anticipated by financial analysts or investors, the market price of Omnicell's shares could decline. Other risks that contribute to the uncertain nature of the forward-looking statements include our ability to take advantage of the growth opportunities in medication management across the spectrum of healthcare settings from long term care to home care, unfavorable general economic and market conditions, risks to growth and acceptance of our products and services, including competitive conversions, and to growth of the clinical automation and workflow automation market generally, the potential of increasing competition, potential regulatory changes, the ability of the company to improve sales productivity to grow product bookings, to develop new products and to acquire and successfully integrate companies. These and other risks and uncertainties are described more fully in Omnicell's most recent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Prospective investors are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements contained in this press release speak only as of the date on which they were made. Omnicell undertakes no obligation to update such statements to reflect events that occur or circumstances that exist after the date on which they were made.

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