SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 8 / -- IOMED, Inc. (AMEX:IOX) today announced that its shareholders voted to adopt the definitive merger agreement pursuant to which IOMED will be acquired by ReAble Therapeutics, Inc. The shareholder vote is a condition to the closing of the acquisition. The proposed acquisition was announced on May 18, 2007 and is expected to close, subject to satisfaction or waiver of additional customary closing conditions set forth in the merger agreement, on August 9, 2007.
About ReAble Therapeutics, Inc.
ReAble (formerly Encore Medical Corporation) is a diversified rehabilitation and orthopedic device company, that develops, manufactures and distributes a comprehensive range of high-quality medical devices used by physicians, therapists, athletic trainers, orthopedic surgeons, and other healthcare professionals to treat patients with musculoskeletal conditions resulting from degenerative diseases, deformities, traumatic events, and sports-related injuries. Through its Orthopedic Rehabilitation Division, ReAble is a leading distributor of electrical stimulation and other orthopedic products used for pain management, orthopedic rehabilitation, physical therapy, fitness and sport performance enhancement. ReAble's Surgical Implant Division offers a comprehensive suite of reconstructive joint products. ReAble was acquired by The Blackstone Group, the private equity firm, in a "go private" transaction in November 2006. For more information, visit reableinc.com/ .
About Iomed, Inc.
IOMED is a diversified drug delivery product and technology company, focused primarily on iontophoresis. Iontophoresis is a technology that delivers pharmaceuticals transdermally using electric current to ionize drug molecules and propel them through the skin. Iontophoresis is used to deliver medication both locally and systemically. IOMED is publicly traded on the American Stock Exchange under the symbol IOX. For more information, visit http://www.iomed.com/.
Source: IOMED, Inc.
CONTACT:Brian Mower, CFO, +1-801-975-1191, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Betsy Truax, Investor Relations, +1-208-241-3704, email@example.com, both of IOMED, Inc.
Web site: http://www.iomed.com/