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Thursday, December 18, 2014

BRIEF-MeVis Medical Solutions welcomes takeover offer of VMS Deutschland Holdings, (NYSE: VAR)

MeVis Medical Solutions AG : * Said on Wednesday Executive Board and Supervisory Board would carefully review offer of VMS Deutschland Holdings GmbH and publish a statement within two weeks after publication of offer document* Said that according to initial assessment Executive Board and Supervisory Board welcome takeover offer in principal and consider Varian Medical Systems a reliable partner for further development of MeVis Medical Solutions AGSource text for Eikon:

Varian Medical Systems, Inc. is a manufacturer of medical devices and software for treating cancer and other medical conditions with radiotherapy, radiosurgery, proton therapy and brachytherapy. Shares of VAR traded higher by 1.19% or $1.01/share to $86.08. In the past year, the shares have traded as low as $75.86 and as high as $89.90. On average, 792117 shares of VAR exchange hands on a given day and today's volume is recorded at 804561.