Cooper Companies to buy contact lens-maker Sauflon Pharma for $1.2 bln

June 30 Mon Jun 30, 2014 7:27pm EDT

June 30 (Reuters) - Medical device maker Cooper Companies Inc said on Monday it would buy European contact lens-maker Sauflon Pharmaceuticals Ltd for $1.2 billion.

The deal, which will be financed through off-shore cash and credit facilities, is expected to add to earnings per share in fiscal 2015 on an adjusted basis, Cooper Companies said.

(Reporting by Anjali Rao Koppala; Editing by Lisa Shumaker)

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