September 19, 2012 — Merge Healthcare Inc. announced that its board of directors has retained Allen & Company LLC, a New York-based investment bank, to assist in exploring and evaluating a broad range of strategic alternatives including, but not limited to, a sale of the company or a business combination.
Merge does not have a defined timeline for the strategic review, and there can be no assurance that the review will result in any specific action or transaction. The company does not intend to comment further regarding the evaluation of strategic alternatives, unless a definitive agreement for a specific transaction is entered into, the process is concluded, or it otherwise deems further disclosure is appropriate or required.
Merge is a provider of clinical information systems, including electronic medical records (EMR), picture archiving and communication systems (PACS) and cardiovascular information systems (CVIS). Merge's enterprise and cloud-based solutions for image intensive specialties provide access to any image, anywhere.
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