Press Release

Cooley Advises Apollo Endosurgery in Agreement to Acquire Obesity Intervention Division of Allergan

October 29, 2013

Palo Alto, Calif. – October 29, 2013 – Cooley LLP announced today that it advised Apollo Endosurgery, Inc., a leading developer of medical devices and endoscopic surgical procedures, in its decision to enter a definitive agreement to acquire the obesity intervention division of Allergan, Inc. for up to $110 million. The obesity intervention division of Allergan is responsible for manufacturing the LAP-BAND adjustable gastric band system and the ORBERA intra-gastric balloon system.

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