SAN DIEGO, Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DJO Incorporated ("DJO" or the "Company"), a global provider of medical device solutions for musculoskeletal health, vascular health and pain management, today announced the acquisition of Elastic Therapy, Inc. (ETI). The acquisition closed yesterday, January 4, 2011.
Based in Asheboro, North Carolina, ETI is a designer and manufacturer of private label medical compression therapy products used to treat and prevent a wide range of venous disorders. Products include anti-embolism stockings, sheer products, surgical weight stockings and a variety of compression socks, all across multiple compression levels. ETI's high-quality products and customer service have enabled the company to establish longstanding relationships with customers that include many large recognizable branded companies in the medical compression sector. ETI's products are distributed by its customers through a variety of channels in both U.S. and international markets.
For the year ended December 31, 2010, ETI's preliminary unaudited net revenue was approximately $26 million. Financial terms of the acquisition have not yet been disclosed; however, DJO said it financed the acquisition with a draw on its available revolving line-of-credit. On a pro forma basis, taking the acquisition into consideration, DJO said it does not expect any material change in its ratios of total debt or senior secured debt to pro forma consolidated EBITDA.
"The acquisition of ETI is an excellent strategic fit for DJO and our growing vascular franchise world wide," said Les Cross, president and chief executive officer. "We strengthened our vascular franchise in 2010 with the launch of VenaFlow Elite, a new product with proven technology that reduces the incidence of hospital-based post-surgical Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) in non-ambulatory patients. DVT is an enormous health threat, and if not prevented, can deve