Fujifilm Holdings Corp. will acquire hand-held ultrasound manufacturer SonoSite Inc. for $995 million.

The $54 per share price is 50 percent higher than SonoSite's three-month average closing price, and 75 percent higher than the stock price before rumblings of a sale were published in early November. The acquisition will combine Fujifilm's diagnostic medical imaging and SonoSite's point-of-care and miniaturization expertise, according to the vendors.

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