BRUSSELS, June 4 Belgian cancer therapy and
diagnosis company Ion Beam Applications (IBA) said on
Tuesday it had settled a legal dispute with the German buyer of
a proton therapy centre.
IBA said in a statement that Westdeutsches
Protonentherapiezentrum Essen GmbH (WPE) would buy the centre,
which would be transferred in the coming weeks. IBA and WPE had
also agreed an 18 year operation and maintenance agreement.
IBA took a write-down of 5.8 million euros ($7.6 million) in
2012, mostly related to the Essen project and restructuring
($1 = 0.7675 euros)
(Reporting by Philip Blenkinsop)