Mergers & Acquisitions http://ewweb.com/taxonomy/term/7402/more en Electrical Equipment Co. to Acquire Eck Supply's Lynchburg Branch http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/electrical-equipment-co-acquire-eck-supplys-lynchburg-branch <div class="node-body article-body">Electrical Equipment Co. (EECO), Raleigh .N.C., has reached an agreement to acquire the assets of the Lynchburg, Va.-based business of Eck Supply (Eck Lynchburg). Eck Lynchburg is a Rockwell Automation distributor serving an adjacent geography to EECO in Virginia.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/electrical-equipment-co-acquire-eck-supplys-lynchburg-branch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/electrical-equipment-co-acquire-eck-supplys-lynchburg-branch#comments Mergers & Acquisitions Allen Bradley Eck Electrical Equipment Co. North Carolina Rockwell Virginia Fri, 22 May 2015 13:45:00 +0000 24761 at http://ewweb.com Sonepar Acquires Dallas and Philadelphia Distributors http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/sonepar-acquires-dallas-and-philadelphia-distributors <div class="node-body article-body">Two of Sonepar USA’s operating companies announced acquisitions today. Crawford Electric Supply announced that it has purchased Trinity Electric Supply, a Dallas-based six-year old distributor and Cooper Electric announced that it has purchased Ciro Electrical Supply Co.,Philadelphia.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/sonepar-acquires-dallas-and-philadelphia-distributors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/sonepar-acquires-dallas-and-philadelphia-distributors#comments Mergers & Acquisitions Ciro Cooper Electric Crawford Electric Dallas Pennsylvania Philadelphia Sonepar Texas Trinity Electric Tue, 12 May 2015 18:06:00 +0000 24591 at http://ewweb.com Sonepar Buys Major Rexel Assets in South America for Approximately $280.1 Million http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/sonepar-buys-major-rexel-assets-south-america-approximately-2801-million <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Sonepar has further strengthened its position in South America by buying out Rexel&rsquo;s assets in Brazil, Chile and Peru. With 1,400 associates and 88 points of sale, those businesses together have annual sales of &euro;250 million (approximately US$280.1 million).</p> <p>Confident in Brazil&rsquo;s future and in Nortel&rsquo;s business with industrial customers, Sonepar now intends to improve that entity&rsquo;s profit margins by leveraging synergy with its other Brazilian subsidiaries in a market confronted with short-term troubles.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/sonepar-buys-major-rexel-assets-south-america-approximately-2801-million" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/sonepar-buys-major-rexel-assets-south-america-approximately-2801-million#comments Mergers & Acquisitions Rexel Sonepar South America Thu, 30 Apr 2015 22:42:00 +0000 24471 at http://ewweb.com WESCO Buys Hill Country Electric Supply http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/wesco-buys-hill-country-electric-supply <div class="node-body article-body">​WESCO International Inc., Pittsburgh, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Hill Country Electric Supply, Austin, Texas. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/wesco-buys-hill-country-electric-supply" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/wesco-buys-hill-country-electric-supply#comments Mergers & Acquisitions Hill Country Electric Supply Texas WESCO Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:27:00 +0000 24441 at http://ewweb.com Acuity Brands Acquires Bytelight http://ewweb.com/lighting/acuity-brands-acquires-bytelight <div class="node-body article-body">Acuity Brands Inc., Atlanta, acquired ByteLight Inc., a provider of indoor location software for LED lighting.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/lighting/acuity-brands-acquires-bytelight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/lighting/acuity-brands-acquires-bytelight#comments Lighting Mergers & Acquisitions Acuity Bytelight LED lighting Mon, 20 Apr 2015 14:27:00 +0000 24351 at http://ewweb.com Sonepar Announces Plans to Buy British VDV Specialist http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/sonepar-announces-plans-buy-british-vdv-specialist <div class="node-body article-body">Sonepar said Mayflex Holdings has joined Sonepar in the UK, subject to approval from the antitrust authorities in Austria, expected to be given within four weeks, according to a press release on the company’s website.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/sonepar-announces-plans-buy-british-vdv-specialist" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/sonepar-announces-plans-buy-british-vdv-specialist#comments Mergers & Acquisitions Mayfair Sonepar VDV Tue, 07 Apr 2015 20:08:00 +0000 24241 at http://ewweb.com EIS Acquires Specialty Wire and Cable Distributor http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/eis-acquires-specialty-wire-and-cable-distributor <div class="node-body article-body">​EIS Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of the publicly held Genuine Parts Co. has acquired Connect-Air International Inc., Seattle, from Wincove Capital. Connect-Air is a specialty distributor of low-voltage wire and cable used in critical building applications, primarily HVAC (heating, ventilation and air-conditioning), security and fire alarm systems. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/eis-acquires-specialty-wire-and-cable-distributor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/eis-acquires-specialty-wire-and-cable-distributor#comments Mergers & Acquisitions Connect-Air International EIS Genuine Parts wire and cable Wed, 01 Apr 2015 18:36:00 +0000 24041 at http://ewweb.com WireMasters Acquires Wyre Tek http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/wiremasters-acquires-wyre-tek <div class="node-body article-body">WireMasters Inc., Columbia, Tenn., recently purchased Wyre Tek, Cranston, R.I., The addition Wyre Tek to the WireMasters family will provide advanced products and value-added services throughout the aerospace and defense industries. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/wiremasters-acquires-wyre-tek" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/wiremasters-acquires-wyre-tek#comments Mergers & Acquisitions wire and cable WireMasters Wyre Tek Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:46:00 +0000 23971 at http://ewweb.com Graybar Buys Georgia-Based Automation Distributor http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/graybar-buys-georgia-based-automation-distributor <div class="node-body article-body">Graybar Electric Co., St. Louis, has entered into an agreement to acquire Advantage Industrial Automation. Headquartered in Duluth, Ga., Advantage provides control and automation solutions to industrial users, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and system integrators.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/graybar-buys-georgia-based-automation-distributor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/graybar-buys-georgia-based-automation-distributor#comments Mergers & Acquisitions News Watch Advantage Industrial Automation automation Georgia Graybar Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:28:00 +0000 23861 at http://ewweb.com IEWC Expands Reach in European Broadcast and Communications Industries with Purchase of Argosy Components http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/iewc-expands-reach-european-broadcast-and-communications-industries-purchase-ar <div class="node-body article-body">IEWC, Milwaukee, plans to acquire UK-based Argosy Components Ltd., a 31-year-old distributor in the broadcast and communications industries.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/iewc-expands-reach-european-broadcast-and-communications-industries-purchase-ar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/mergers-acquisitions/iewc-expands-reach-european-broadcast-and-communications-industries-purchase-ar#comments Mergers & Acquisitions global market IEWC wire and cable Fri, 20 Mar 2015 17:13:00 +0000 23751 at http://ewweb.com