Merz Pharma Group is buying Anteis S.A. for an undisclosed amount.
Anteis, headquartered in Plan-les-Ouates, Switzerland, develops and manufactures medical devices for aesthetics, including Belotero Balance, a skin filler.
Frankfurt, Germany-based Merz develops and commercializes aesthetic dermatology and neurology treatments. In July, Merz picked up Neocutis S.A., which makes topical skincare products.
The company got into and lost a bidding war with Valeant Pharmaceutical for Obagi Medical Products Inc., which makes a line of skincare products, in April. The company also U.S. operations in Greensboro, N.C.