Japanese optical instruments manufacturer Nikon has agreed to acquire Scotland-based Optos, for around £259.3m.
Incorporated in 1992, Optos is a retinal imaging company that provides diagnostic and treatment devices for eyecare professionals.
Optos chairman Dr Peter Fellner said: "Under the leadership of Roy Davis and the management team, Optos has successfully established itself as a global leader in retinal imaging supported by the introduction of innovative new products such as the Daytona."
Optos product portfolio includes retinal imaging products, medical surgical devices and diagnostic instruments.
The company reported revenue of around $170.6m and operating profit of around $16.3m, for the year-ended 30 September 2014.
Nikon’s business framework includes imaging products business, a precision equipment business and an instruments business, in addition to medical, encoders, ophthalmic lenses, customised products and glass businesses.
Image: Nikon West Building in NishiOOi,Tokyo. Photo: courtesy of Pyzhou.