Utrasound manufacturer SonoSite (SONO +0.1%) says its CFO Marcus Smith is resigning as of January, 2012. Anil Amlani, the 'company's current President and CEO of its VisualSonics subsidiary, has been appointed in his place.
Fujifilm (FUJIF.PK +1.3%) is buying ultrasound and cardiograph equipment maker SonoSite (SONO) for ~$995M. FujiFilm will make an all-cash tender offer to purchase all outstanding shares of SonoSite for $54/share, a 50% premium to the stock's average close over the last three months. (PR)
SonoSite (SONO +21%) shares jump on reports that the bedside ultrasound and cardiograph equipment maker is up for sale and in talks with potential buyers including Samsung (SSNLF.PK). The company reportedly is asking for second-round bids and aims to reach a sale agreement by mid-December.