Mergers & Acquisitions http://ewweb.com/taxonomy/term/7402/more en Merger and Acquisition Update: An electrical industry dealmaker's insights http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/merger-and-acquisition-update-electrical-industry-dealmakers-insights <div class="field-deck"> Burke Burkhardt, senior managing director, HT Capital Advisors, New York, offers an insider’s perspective on the state of distributor merger and acquisition activity in the electrical market. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">HT Capital Advisors is an investment banking firms with a major focus on the electrical wholesaling industry, and over the years it has represented the owners of many electrical distributors in mergers and acquisitions. As an executive on the HT Capital Advisors team who has worked on many of these acquisitions, we thought Burke Burkhardt could give us a good idea of what’s happening with mergers and acquisitions in the electrical market. He offered his insight in the following Q&A.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Influencer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/merger-and-acquisition-update-electrical-industry-dealmakers-insights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/merger-and-acquisition-update-electrical-industry-dealmakers-insights#comments Management Mergers & Acquisitions Gold Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:42:00 +0000 15811 at http://ewweb.com Harris Electric Supply and UtiliCor now operating as Border States Electric in Tennessee http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/harris-electric-supply-and-utilicor-now-operating-border-states-electric-tennes <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Border States Electric branches in Tennessee have operated until recently under the trade names Harris Electric Supply and UtiliCor. April 1, all Harris Electric Supply and UtiliCor branches changed their name to Border States Electric. Additionally, the Nashville UtiliCor branch relocated to the Harris Electric Supply (Wedgewood) facility in February.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/harris-electric-supply-and-utilicor-now-operating-border-states-electric-tennes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/harris-electric-supply-and-utilicor-now-operating-border-states-electric-tennes#comments Bulletin Board Mergers & Acquisitions Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:52:00 +0000 15751 at http://ewweb.com Sonepar Canada expands in northwestern Ontario with MGM Electric purchase http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/sonepar-canada-expands-northwestern-ontario-mgm-electric-purchase <div class="node-body article-body">Sonepar is expanding in Canada again, this time with the acquisition of MGM Electric, a full-line distributor in Thunder Bay and northwestern Ontario.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/sonepar-canada-expands-northwestern-ontario-mgm-electric-purchase" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/sonepar-canada-expands-northwestern-ontario-mgm-electric-purchase#comments Global Mergers & Acquisitions Thu, 03 Apr 2014 20:27:00 +0000 15511 at http://ewweb.com Anixter rumors stoke 17% YTD surge in stock price http://ewweb.com/mergers-amp-acquisitions/anixter-rumors-stoke-17-ytd-surge-stock-price <div class="node-body article-body">Analysts think the company’s stock could garner a $117 per share price in a sale, a 30% YTD premium.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/mergers-amp-acquisitions/anixter-rumors-stoke-17-ytd-surge-stock-price" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/mergers-amp-acquisitions/anixter-rumors-stoke-17-ytd-surge-stock-price#comments Mergers & Acquisitions Mon, 10 Mar 2014 16:27:00 +0000 14861 at http://ewweb.com Bloomberg stock chart WESCO acquires Canadian distributor of safety products http://ewweb.com/mergers-amp-acquisitions/wesco-acquires-canadian-distributor-safety-products <div class="node-body article-body"><p>WESCO has made some major acquisitions of industrial, MRO and safety distributors over the past few years, and it continued to build its business north of the border with the acquisition of Hazmasters Inc., a Toronto-based safety products distributor.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/mergers-amp-acquisitions/wesco-acquires-canadian-distributor-safety-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/mergers-amp-acquisitions/wesco-acquires-canadian-distributor-safety-products#comments Global Mergers & Acquisitions News Watch Mon, 10 Mar 2014 15:48:00 +0000 14851 at http://ewweb.com Allied Wire & Cable purchases Alan Wire assets to expand mil-spec cable offerings http://ewweb.com/mergers-amp-acquisitions/allied-wire-cable-purchases-alan-wire-assets-expand-mil-spec-cable-offering <div class="node-body article-body">Allied Wire & Cable, Collegeville, Pa., has finalized the purchase of all Alan Wire inventory and machinery.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/mergers-amp-acquisitions/allied-wire-cable-purchases-alan-wire-assets-expand-mil-spec-cable-offering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/mergers-amp-acquisitions/allied-wire-cable-purchases-alan-wire-assets-expand-mil-spec-cable-offering#comments Mergers & Acquisitions Fri, 28 Feb 2014 21:07:00 +0000 14641 at http://ewweb.com EIS buys Electro-Wire http://ewweb.com/mergers-amp-acquisitions/eis-buys-electro-wire <div class="node-body article-body">EIS Inc., Atlanta, has acquired the assets of Electro-Wire, Inc., Schaumburg, Ill. Electro-Wire is a distributor and contract manufacturer of specialty wire and cable products with four locations in the United States primarily serving the telecom and transit markets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/mergers-amp-acquisitions/eis-buys-electro-wire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/mergers-amp-acquisitions/eis-buys-electro-wire#comments Mergers & Acquisitions Mon, 03 Feb 2014 14:54:00 +0000 14081 at http://ewweb.com Cape Electrical Supply Buys Utility Distributor http://ewweb.com/news-watch/cape-electrical-supply-buys-utility-distributor <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Continuing its aggressive acquisition strategy in the industrial, MRO and utility markets, Cape Electrical Supply, Cape Girardeau, Mo., has acquired Utility Power Inc., Decatur, Ala., a 12-year-old utility specialist that provides utility products for municipalities, electrical service cooperatives and public-owned electric utilities. Utility Power will continue to operate from the Decatur location and becomes a dedicated distributor among Cape&rsquo;s existing branch and distribution network.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/news-watch/cape-electrical-supply-buys-utility-distributor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/news-watch/cape-electrical-supply-buys-utility-distributor#comments Mergers & Acquisitions News Watch Sat, 01 Feb 2014 23:23:00 +0000 14291 at http://ewweb.com Actuant Sells Electrical Business to Private Equity Firm http://ewweb.com/news-watch/actuant-sells-electrical-business-private-equity-firm <div class="node-body article-body">Actuant Corp., Milwaukee, Wis., completed the sale of its electrical business lines to private equity firm Sentinel Capital Partners, New York, for $258 million in cash. The business includes brands such as Gardner Bender tools, Marinco and Mastervolt marine electrical equipment, Acme transformers and Turner Electric high-voltage switches.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/news-watch/actuant-sells-electrical-business-private-equity-firm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/news-watch/actuant-sells-electrical-business-private-equity-firm#comments Mergers & Acquisitions News Watch Thu, 23 Jan 2014 22:52:00 +0000 13831 at http://ewweb.com Emerson Electric Takes Full Ownership of EGS http://ewweb.com/news-watch/emerson-electric-takes-full-ownership-egs <div class="node-body article-body">Global electrical and process automation giant Emerson Electric Co., St. Louis, has agreed to acquire SPX Corp.’s 44.5% minority interest in EGS Electric Group LLC, giving Emerson full ownership of the business. It will now be called the Appleton Group.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/news-watch/emerson-electric-takes-full-ownership-egs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/news-watch/emerson-electric-takes-full-ownership-egs#comments Mergers & Acquisitions News Watch Thu, 23 Jan 2014 22:46:00 +0000 13811 at http://ewweb.com