Kodak will sell substantially all the assets associated with its OLED business to a group of LG companies. This move will tighten Kodak’s investment focus and strengthen its financial position. Financial details were not disclosed. Kodak has been a pioneer in developing technology associated with OLED displays. In the 1970s, Kodak scientists developed the world’s first viable OLED material.
Kodak will have continuing access to its OLED technology for use in its products. Subject to customary closing conditions, the transaction is expected to close by the end of the year.