Abbott laboratories - by wholly owned subsidiary investment history in Abbott medical optics inc

Filed on 2009-02-27 by Abbott Laboratories SEC CIK 1800 Form 4

Accession 0001104659-09-013218.txt Sec File: edgar/data/1800/0001104659-09-013218-index.htm

2009-02-26 Abbott Laboratories (CIK 1800) through By Wholly Owned Subsidiary

Invested in Abbott Medical Optics Inc bought 44720768 shares at $22.00 remaining shares owned 103565445

Common Stock Abbott Medical Optics Inc Eye Transaction code: P Open market or private purchase of securities

f1 this form 4 relates to shares of common stock, par value $0.01 per share (the "amo common stock"), and the associated preferred stock purchase rights issued in connection with the rights agreement, dated june 24, 2002, by and between advanced medical optics, inc., a delaware corporation ("amo"), and mellon investor services, llc (together with the amo common stock, the "amo shares"), of amo.
f2 the amo shares that are the subject of this report were acquired by rainforest acquisition inc., a delaware corporation and a wholly-owned subsidiary of abbott (the "purchaser"), upon the exercise of the "top-up" option described in the tender offer statement on schedule to, as amended or supplemented, initially filed with the securities and exchange commission on january 27, 2009 by abbott and the purchaser.
f3 the amount of amo shares set forth in column 5 of table i reflects a downward adjustment of 1,537 amo shares to the number of amo shares previously disclosed as being subject to guaranteed delivery procedures and includes 4,469,463 amo shares tendered in the tender offer that remain subject to guaranteed delivery procedures.