"We believe AngioDynamics to be the ideal partner for the AngioVac system," added Michael Glennon, founder and CEO of Vortex Medical. "AngioDynamics has demonstrated their ability to successfully commercialize innovative vascular solutions, and we believe AngioVac will be highly synergistic with AngioDynamics' full complement of other venous and angiographic products."

The acquisition of Vortex Medical is expected to close by the end of October 2012. In fiscal year 2013, the acquisition is expected to add approximately $1 million in sales, reduce operating income by approximately $5 million, have a negligible impact on EBITDA, and reduce EPS by approximately $0.09 on a GAAP basis. In fiscal year 2014, the transaction is expected to add approximately $10 million in sales and be accretive to GAAP net income and EPS. AngioDynamics expects to fund the acquisition with cash on hand and cash flow from operations.

About AngioDynamics

AngioDynamics, Inc. is a leading provider of innovative, minimally invasive medical devices used by professional healthcare providers for vascular access, surgery, peripheral vascular disease and oncology. AngioDynamics' diverse product lines include market-leading ablation systems, fluid management systems, vascular access products, angiographic products and accessories, angioplasty products, drainage products, thrombolytic products and venous products. More information is available at www.AngioDynamics.com .

About Vortex Medical

Founded in 2008, Vortex Medical, Inc. is a medical device company focused on the design, development and commercialization of novel endomechanical devices for the endovascular market. The AngioVac Cannula represents the first product offered by Vortex Medical with FDA clearance in 2009 for use as a venous drainage cannula during extracorporeal bypass for up to 6 hours. The AngioVac Circuit is the second FDA cleared product with an indication for use during procedures requiring extracorporeal circulatory support for up to 6 hours.      

Trademarks

AngioDynamics, the AngioDynamics logo, Uni-Fuse, SpeedLyser, Pulse*Spray, NAMIC and VenaCure EVLT are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of AngioDynamics Inc., an affiliate or a subsidiary. AngioVac is a trademark of Vortex Medical Inc.

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