Disposal of OI Healthcare business in the US

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Oxford Instruments PLC
24 February 2020


Oxford Instruments plc

Disposal of OI Healthcare business in the United States


Oxford, 24 February 2020


Oxford Instruments plc, a leading provider of high technology products and services to industrial companies and scientific research communities, today announces that it has completed the sale of its OI Healthcare business in the US to MXR Imaging, Inc, for a consideration of $15.0 million (£11.5 million).


The OI Healthcare business in the US offers the sale, service and rental of third-party Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Computer Tomography machines, with offices in Florida, Michigan and California.


Ian Barkshire, Chief Executive of Oxford Instruments said, "The sale of the Oxford Instruments' US-based OI Healthcare business further supports our ongoing strategy to focus on chosen markets with long-term growth drivers where we can uphold or develop leading positions. This sale will allow us to continue enhancing our ability to deliver further growth and margin improvement while maintaining a customer-centric approach."









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About Oxford Instruments plc

Oxford Instruments designs, supplies and supports high-technology tools and systems with a focus on research and industrial applications. Innovation has been the driving force behind Oxford Instruments' growth and success for 60 years, supporting its core purpose to address some of the world's most pressing challenges. 


The first technology business to be spun out from Oxford University, Oxford Instruments is now a global company and is listed on the London Stock Exchange (OXIG).  Its strategy focuses on being a customer-centric, market-focused Group, understanding the technical and commercial challenges faced by its customers. Key market segments include Semiconductor & Communications, Advanced Materials, Healthcare & Life Science, and Quantum Technology.


Their portfolio includes a range of core technologies in areas such as low temperature and high magnetic field environments; Nuclear Magnetic Resonance; X-ray, electron, laser and optical based metrology; atomic force microscopy; optical imaging; and advanced growth, deposition and etching.


Oxford Instruments is helping enable a greener economy, increased connectivity, improved health and leaps in scientific understanding. Their advanced products and services allow the world's leading industrial companies and scientific research communities to image, analyse and manipulate materials down to the atomic and molecular level, helping to accelerate R&D, increase manufacturing productivity and make ground breaking discoveries.



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