sivantos widex hearing aid merger

Widex-Sivantos Merger Delayed: Companies Withdraw EU Application

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK — According to a Reuters report on November 6, and also reported in other media outlets, the “Big 6” hearing aid makers Widex and Sivantos have withdrawn their application for the European Commission to approve their planned $8.2 billion merger. Despite withdrawing their application, the companies state that they are committed to completing…

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sivantos widex hearing aid merger

Big Six to Become the Big Five? Sivantos and Widex Announce Merger

In a deal, estimated to be $8.2 billion, Germany’s Sivantos and Denmark’s Widex announced a merger. The newly merged company is expected to be the third largest hearing aid manufacturer in the world, after Sonova and William Demant. Early reports suggest that Swedish private equity firm EQT will own a majority of the merged group…

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European Inventor Awards go to trio of scientists from Widex

COPENHAGEN—Three scientists from Widex A/S, a prominent Danish-based hearing aid manufacturer, were announced yesterday (June 14) as winners of the sixth annual European Inventor Awards. Presented by the European Patent Office, these prestigious honors recognize outstanding inventors for their contributions to social, economic, and technological progress. Jan Tøpholm, Søren Westermann, and Svend Vitting Andersen were…

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