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Hansaton to join Sonova Group

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The headquarter of the Sonova Group in Staefa © Sonova

Sonova Holdings AG has announced its intention to acquire Hansaton Akustik GmbH to expand the Company’s multibrand strategy and increase its strategic market reach in Germany.

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William Demant enters into exclusive negotiations to take over Audika

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N. Jacobsen, President and CEO of W. Demant © GB

Today, William Demant announces that the Company has entered into exclusive negotiations for the potential purchase of 53.9% of the share capital of Audika from the controlling shareholder Holton SAS at a price of EUR 17.78 per share.

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Global market forecast for audiology devices

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San Francisco-based Grand View Research Inc. has released results of a new 2014-2020 forecast on the value of the worldwide audiology devices market.

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New Managing Director for Dreve Company Group

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© Dreve

On January 2015 Mr. Dino Marchetti was appointed as Managing Director of the Dreve Company Group.

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Amplifon sells the Italian biomedical business to GN Otometrics

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On February 2nd Amplifon announced the sale of the Amplifon Biomedica brand to GN Otometrics, the diagnostic division of the Danish Group GN ReSound.

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New President at Audioscan

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Audioscan, a division of Etymonic Design, whose headquarters and manufacturing plant are located in Dorchester, Ontario, has announced that Jim Jonkman will assume the presidency of the company, replacing William Cole.

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New name and owner for Siemens Audiology

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Siemens Audiology has re-branded following the completion of its sale to EQT and will now be known as Sivantos.

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Sonova: lower first-half profits

 

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The world’s largest manufacturer of hearing aids, Sonova, has posted first-half profits that are lower than expected and carried out a lower share buyback.

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EQT VI Acquires Siemens Audiology Solutions

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© G.B.

EQT VI has entered into an agreement to acquire Siemens Audiology Solutions from Siemens AG together with Santo Holding, the investment vehicle of the German Strüngmann family, as minority co-investor.

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William Demant looking to implants for future growth

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© Advanced Bionics

William Demant Holding Group, the world’s second-largest hearing aid manufacturer after Switzerland’s Sonova, is increasing investment in cochlear implants (CIs) to boost future growth.

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