Oxford Instruments plc Disposal of Austin Scientific (“Austin”)
24 November 2015

Oxford Instruments plc, a leading provider of high technology tools and systems for industry and research, today announces that it has completed the disposal of its non-core Austin business for a cash consideration of $1.3 million.

In the six months to September 2015 Austin had revenues of £1.7 million and made an operating loss of £0.4 million.

The business was classified as discontinued and ‘held for sale’ in Oxford Instruments’ Half Year accounts.

Enquiries:

Oxford Instruments plc
Tel:  01865 393200
Jonathan Flint, Chief Executive
Kevin Boyd, Group Finance Director

MHP Communications
Tel:  020 3128 8100
Rachel Hirst / Jamie Ricketts

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