Healthineers can pay $ 15 billion for Varian Medical
Siemens Healthineers reportedly negotiating to get Varian Medical
Sources close to the subject stated that Siemens Healthineers AG is conducting advanced negotiations to acquire Varian Medical Sytems Inc., and the cost of the agreement could exceed $ 15 billion.
Sources stating that the agreement may be announced in the coming days added that the plans in question are not final and still can be broken.
Representatives of Healthineers and Varian did not comment on the issue.
Stocks of California-based Varian have not changed much this year. The market value of the medical equipment manufacturer is around $ 13 billion.
The shares of Healthineers, which left Siemens AG in 2018, rose 2.7 percent this year, bringing the market value to 43.6 billion euros.