Sunrise adds ‘complementary’ business

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

FRESNO, Calif. – Sunrise Medical has acquired Handicare’s Mobility business. The acquisition is limited to mobility products such as wheelchairs, scooters and rollators, according to a press release. The Helmond, Netherlands-based Handicare has divisions in several countries, including Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, France and Canada. "Sunrise Medical has seen very strong growth over the past five years, organically and by way of strategically important and successful acquisitions,” said Thomas Rossnagel, president and CEO of Sunrise. “This business is highly complementary to Sunrise Medical's, geographically as well as from a product perspective.” Sunrise was acquired by Nordic Capital in June.