AMETEK to Acquire MOCON, Inc.
BERWYN, Pa. and MINNEAPOLIS, April 17, 2017 -- AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE: AME) and MOCON, Inc. (NASDAQ: MOCO) announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which AMETEK will acquire all of the outstanding shares of common stock of MOCON at a price of $30 per share in cash, which represents a premium of 39% to MOCON's closing share price on April 13, 2017. The aggregate enterprise value of the transaction is approximately $182 million, taking into account MOCON's outstanding equity awards and net cash to be acquired in the transaction. The transaction was unanimously approved by the Board of Directors of MOCON.
Founded in 1963 and headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, MOCON is a leading provider of laboratory and field gas analysis instrumentation to research laboratories, production facilities and quality control departments in food and beverage, pharmaceutical, and industrial applications. For the calendar year ending December 31, 2016, MOCON had sales of approximately $63 million.
- Category: Industrial
- Published: 17 April 2017
- Written by Editor