Ventana Medical Systems
has acquired 22 million shares of Australian medical-technology company
The acquisition represents 10.2% of Vision Systems' shares, priced at A$2.85 each. Tucson, Ariz.-based Ventana says it filed a substantial shareholder notice with Vision Systems, as required under the Australian Corporations Act.
Ventana's shares fell 31 cents, or 0.8%, to $40.74.
Earlier this week,
( CYTC), another bidder for Vision Systems,
Vision Systems, a maker of lab machines, has also discussed its sale with Washington's