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

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.

About Cooley LLP

Cooley's attorneys solve legal issues for entrepreneurs, investors and established companies. Clients partner with Cooley on transformative deals, complex IP matters and bet-the-company litigation, often where innovation meets the law.

Cooley has more than 700 lawyers across eleven offices in the United States and China.

www.cooley.com

Related Contacts
Julie Wicklund Special Counsel, Palo Alto
Kenneth Krisko Partner, Reston
Natasha Leskovsek Partner, Washington, DC
Mark Weeks Partner, Palo Alto
Renee Deming Retired Partner, Palo Alto
Mark Windfeld-Hansen Partner, Palo Alto
Josh Seidenfeld Partner, Palo Alto
Jonathan Rivinus Associate, Colorado
Phil Mitchell Partner, New York