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Huntleigh Technology

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1984. Proxistor.
1984. Proxistor.

Maker of medical devices and diagnostics equipment; renter of medical equipment to prevent bed sores

1983 Flight Refuelling acquired Huntleigh Investments by share-swap and sold the medical and electronics parts to the chairman, Rolf Schild, and chief executive, Peter Epstein,[1] which became Huntleigh Technology Ltd

c.1985 Joined the Unlisted Securities Market[2]

1993 Developed a Doppler-based device for measuring the heart beat of unborn babies[3]

1996 Growth of 30 percent p.a. had been the average since gaining a quotation on USM

1996 Acquired Hoskins, maker of hospital beds, from the Receiver[4]

2002 Owner of Huntleigh Healthcare[5]

2006 Takeover offer by Getinge of Sweden, European leader in equipment for handling patients[6]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times Jul 26, 1983
  2. The Times, April 24, 1996
  3. The Times, April 21, 1993
  4. The Times, April 24, 1997
  5. The Times July 10, 2002
  6. The Times, December 09, 2006