Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Subsequent Events

Subsequent Events
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2016
Subsequent Events [Abstract]  
Subsequent Events
Pursuant to a Purchase Agreement that was entered into on September 26, 2016, the Company completed the acquisition of the Otometrics business from GN Store Nord A/S on January 3, 2017 for a cash purchase price of $149.2 million, including $4.2 million of net working capital adjustment. Otometrics is a manufacturer of hearing diagnostics and balance assessment equipment, disposables & software. Otometrics provides computer-based audiological, otoneurologic and vestibular instrumentation and sound rooms to hearing and balance care professionals worldwide. Otometrics has a complete product and brand portfolio known for its sophisticated design technology in the hearing and balance assessment markets.
The Company will account for the acquisition under the acquisition method of accounting for business combinations. The results of Otometrics will be included in the Company’s results of operations beginning on January 3, 2017. Upon receipt of the Otometrics opening balance sheet as of January 3, 2017, the Company, with assistance from independent valuation specialists, will allocate the purchase price to acquired tangible assets and assumed liabilities, and identified intangible assets based on their respective fair values. Approximately $1.5 million of direct costs associated with the Otometrics acquisition were charged to general and administrative expense during the year ended December 31, 2016. Purchase price allocation is currently being determined at this time.
The Company funded the Otometrics acquisition with a combination of existing cash and borrowings under the revolving credit facility.