Frequently Asked Questions
Regarding the transaction between Corza Medical and Katena Products
These frequently asked questions are designed for Corza Medical customers related to the transaction between Corza Medical and Katena Products. If you have questions, contact your sales representative or customer service (+1 firstname.lastname@example.org).
What has been announced?
GTCR, a leading private equity firm and Corza Medical announced the acquisition of Katena Products, Inc. The acquisition of Katena expands Corza Medical’s portfolio of surgical products, adding significant scale, product breadth and infrastructure to Corza’s ophthalmic surgery segment. This represents Corza’s first add-on acquisition since its formation in January 2021 with the transformational merger of Surgical Specialties and TachoSil, a carve-out from Takeda Pharmaceutical.
Who is Katena Products?
Katena Products, Inc., headquartered in Parsippany, NJ, is an innovation-driven, medical technology company serving the eye care community. Founded in 1975 as a premier provider of ophthalmic instruments for surgical and in-office applications, Katena has maintained its quality standards while expanding its product portfolio to include biologics, diagnostic lenses, punctum plugs, and devices across cataract, glaucoma, and corneal surgery.
What are the benefits of the combination of Corza Medical and Katena?
Corza Medical and Katena together will deliver value to our ophthalmic customers including:
- Strong ophthalmic expertise in clinically relevant disease states.
- Combined ophthalmic product portfolio.
- Increased direct selling in many major markets.
- Highly complementary product portfolio in reusable & disposable ophthalmic products.
- Expanded customer education & clinical resources.
- Will there be any changes for customers?
The value of the transaction comes from the complementary nature of the companies. We do not expect any changes for customers regarding their ordering processes, sales contacts, or customer service interactions which will remain the same. Any transitions over the coming months will be well communicated, seamless, and with little to no disruption.
Will Katena and Corza Medical sales representatives sell both companies’ products?
This is a key objective for bringing Corza and Katena together. We plan to launch this initiative with our combined sales teams over the coming weeks and bring a broader portfolio and greater value to our customers.