Alere Announces Settlement with SEC

Thursday, September 28, 2017 General News
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WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR) (the "Company"), a global leader in rapid diagnostic

tests, today announced that it has reached a settlement with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") in connection with the SEC's previously disclosed investigation. The SEC investigation primarily involved certain accounting
and other matters occurring at foreign subsidiaries previously acquired by the Company.

Alere issued the following statement:

We have cooperated with the SEC and we are pleased to fully resolve this matter.

Under the terms of the settlement, Alere agreed to pay approximately $13 million to the SEC and consented to the entry by the SEC of an administrative cease-and-desist order, issued today by the SEC, without admitting or denying the findings in the order.

About Alere  Alere believes that when diagnosing and monitoring health conditions, Knowing now matters™. Alere delivers reliable and actionable information by providing rapid diagnostic tests, enhancing clinical and economic healthcare outcomes globally. Headquartered in Waltham, Mass., Alere focuses on rapid diagnostics for cardiometabolic disease, infectious disease and toxicology.                 For more information on Alere, please visit www.alere.com.

 

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SOURCE Alere Inc.



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