The Cooper Companies Acquire AEGEA Medical


CooperSurgical, a subsidiary of $2.4b producer of women’s health devices and contact lenses, CooperCompanies (NYSE: COO) has bought AEGEA Medical, a developer of an office-based Water Vapor Ablation System treating heavy menstrual bleeding.  The system, Mara, takes two-minutes to perform and ablates the lining of the uterus, the source of heavy menstrual bleeding in premenopausal women.  99% of patients reported improvement in quality of life from the procedure in a key clinical study.  AEGEA was backed by lifescience venture capitalist Solas BioVentures. Terms not announced.


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