Distribution agreement via Elemental Healthcare

RNS Number : 2016F
Surgical Innovations Group PLC
19 February 2018

Surgical Innovations Group plc

("Surgical Innovations")


New distribution agreement via Elemental Healthcare


Surgical Innovations Group plc (AIM: SUN), the designer and manufacturer of innovative technology for minimally invasive surgery, announces that its fully owned subsidiary, Elemental Healthcare has signed a three year distribution agreement with Bariatric Solutions GmbH ('Bariatric Solutions'), a Swiss company specialising in innovative medical devices for the surgical treatment of obesity. Elemental Healthcare will distribute Bariatric Solutions' products directly into the UK market.


Adam Power, Group Development Director of Surgical Innovations, says: "Obesity is an increasing problem in the United Kingdom and surgery is an effective way to control the health issues related to it. The new products from Bariatric Solutions enable better results for a longer duration which fit perfectly with the aims of the NHS."


Arno Van der Veek, CEO of Bariatric Solutions, says: "The UK market for obesity surgery is large and is growing. The adoption in the UK of techniques that are now commonplace in Europe will give us significant opportunities for sales growth. Elemental Healthcare, a Surgical Innovations Group company, is the leading UK distributor for obesity surgery products and we are excited about our joint opportunity."





For further information please contact:


Surgical Innovations Group plc


Nigel Rogers, Executive Chairman

Tel: 0113 230 7597

Melanie Ross, COO & CFO




WH Ireland Limited (NOMAD & Broker)

Tel: 0113 394 6600

Tim Feather

Alex Bond




Walbrook PR  (Financial PR & Investor Relations)

Tel: 020 7933 8780 or si@walbrookpr.com

Paul McManus

Mob: 07980 541 893

Lianne Cawthorne

                                                        Mob: 07584 391 303


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