Given Imaging Company Profile - Sep 07, 2011

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   Given Imaging Ltd
                                                                                       440 Wheelers Farms Road
                                                                                       Milford, CT 06461 U.S.A.


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  Figures in Israel Shekels

                                  Wright Quality Rating:DAL9                                Key Data

   Given Imaging Ltd. (Given) develops, manufactures and markets diagnostic products        Ticker:
   for the visualization and detection of disorders of the gastrointestinal tract. The      GIVN
   Company's principal product, the Given System, a wireless imaging system that uses
   the Company's disposable video capsules, PillCam capsules. The PillCam capsules can      2010 Sales:
   be ingested by patients and move naturally through the gastrointestinal tract, while
                                                                                            556,271,991
   wirelessly transmitting to a portable recorder, enabling the gastroenterologist to
   view video, images and data on a computer workstation, utilizing the Company's
   RAPID software. On April 1, 2010, Given completed the acquisition of Sierra Scientific   Major Industry:
   Instruments. As a result of the acquisition, Sierra Scientific Instruments became a      Drugs, Cosmetics & Health
   wholly owned subsidiary of the Company.                                                  Care
                       Stock Chart                                  Officers
                                                                   Chairman                 Sub Industry:
                                                                  Israel Makov              Medical, Surgical & Dental
                                                                                            Suppliers
                                                          President & Chief Executive
                                                                 Nachum Shamir        Country:
                                                                                      Israel
                                                            Chief Operating Officer
                                                                  Kevin Rubey         Currency:
                                                                                      Israel Shekels
                                                             Chief Financial Officer
                                                                   Yuval Yanai        Fiscal Year Ends:
                                                                                            December

                                                                                            Employees
                                                                                            742

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Description: Given Imaging Ltd. (Given) develops, manufactures and markets diagnostic products for the visualization and detection of disorders of the gastrointestinal tract. The Company's principal product, the Given System, a wireless imaging system that uses the Company's disposable video capsules, PillCam capsules. The PillCam capsules can be ingested by patients and move naturally through the gastrointestinal tract, while wirelessly transmitting to a portable recorder, enabling the gastroenterologist to view video, images and data on a computer workstation, utilizing the Company's RAPID software. On April 1, 2010, Given completed the acquisition of Sierra Scientific Instruments. As a result of the acquisition, Sierra Scientific Instruments became a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company.
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