Global aesthetic company Syneron Candela has bought IPL and laser manufacturer Ellipse for an undisclosed sum, in a move to strengthen its portfolio of equipment.
Ellipse is a Danish medical device company that manufactures and markets Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) and laser-based platforms for a wide variety of skin treatments.
Syneron Candela said the acquisition was made in order to add globally renowned IPL and laser technologies to its portfolio via its multi-application and multitechnology devices.
Candela chief executive Geoffrey Crouse added, “The acquisition of Ellipse allows Candela to strengthen its footprint in the multi-application space and provide our customers a comprehensive portfolio. Candela’s best-in-class laser and energy-based technologies are now coupled with a trusted IPL technology that is well respected by physicians.
“Ellipse platforms will provide aesthetic practices with a fully scalable multi-application, multi-technology device. We look forward to Ellipse strengthening our portfolio as we continue to deliver our brand promise of ‘science, results, trust’ to our physicians and patients worldwide. The Ellipse product portfolio is consistent with our commitment to scientifically proven technologies backed by consistent clinical outcomes.”