Hampleton Partners advises on its third automotive technology transaction in 12 months – the sale of vehicle simulation company VI-grade to Spectris

VI-grade will support Spectris in delivering a complete solution for the development of next generation ADAS and autonomous vehicles. LONDON & FRANKFURT, 24 July 2018 – Hampleton Partners, the international mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance advisory firm for technology companies, advised VI-grade GmbH, a leading provider of best-in-class turnkey solutions for system level simulation, on its acquisition by Spectris Plc., supplier of productivity-enhancing instrumentation and controls. This is the third automotive tech transaction completed by Hampleton Partners in the last 12 months. “Hampleton helped us find a great partner,…

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Vestcom International, Inc. Acquires Integrated Retail Limited

Little Rock, Ark.— July 11, 2018—Vestcom, the leading provider of technology-enabled shelf-edge media solutions to the retail and consumer products industry, today announced the acquisition of Integrated Retail Limited (“iRex”), the UK-based retail technology company best-known for its multimedia pricing system iRexM3. The addition of iRex’s innovative solutions to Vestcom’s industry leading platform will benefit current and future clients by delivering clear and consistent content to the shelf edge via multiple forms of media, including digital, to delight shoppers, build brand loyalty and drive growth. John Lawlor, chairman and chief…

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Sterlite Tech to acquire European Specialised Optical Cable Manufacturer to expand global presence

Pune, India – July 06, 2018: Sterlite Tech [BSE: 532374, NSE: STRTECH], an end-to-end global technology leader in smarter digital networks, today announced the signing of definitive agreements for acquisition of a European specialised optical cable manufacturer based in Italy. Sterlite Tech, through its wholly owned Italian subsidiary Sterlite Technologies S.p.A, will acquire 100% stake in Metallurgica Bresciana S.p.A (Metallurgica). Metallurgica designs and manufactures special precision optical fibre cables and specialised copper cables for various communication applications. The target firm is a privately held company focused on bringing specialised cabling…

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Calnex Solutions acquires JAR Technologies

LINLITHGOW, SCOTLAND, 29th March 2018 – Calnex Solutions today announced the acquisition of JAR Technologies headquartered in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The acquisition, which is for an undisclosed amount, increases the Calnex product portfolio to include JAR’s portfolio of multi-port, multi-user Network Emulators complementing Calnex’s existing Attero product line of network emulators. JAR Technologies supplies the JAR:Emulate product range of scalable Network Emulators supporting interface rates from 100BT to 40GbE. The JAR:Emulate products are used in a wide variety of networks and applications including Mobile, WAN verification, Data Center relocation, Military/Security,…

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Natural Power advises Octopus on 149MW portfolio deal

Leading renewable energy and infrastructure consultancy, Natural Power, has advised funds managed by Octopus Investments (“Octopus”) on the acquisition of a 149MW portfolio of four UK-based onshore wind projects. Giles Dearden, Natural Power’s Director of Due Diligence, said: “We’re delighted to have acted as technical advisors for Octopus in the acquisition of this wind farm portfolio.” Chris Gaydon, a director on Octopus’ Energy Investments team, said: “We were very pleased with the speed and professionalism of Natural Power’s support throughout this transaction.” The acquired portfolio includes Blue Energy’s flagship Beinneun…

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Airangel acquires Captive.net and FDXTENDED in bid to boost channel growth

Warrington – UK, 24th July 2017 – Airangel has today announced that they have completed their latest acquisitions, Belgium-based companies Captive.net and FDXTENDED. Captive.net is a leading cloud-managed wireless solution provider that works exclusively with channel partners throughout Europe and the Middle East. Captive.net is well-known for delivering guest WiFi solutions to some of the world’s best-known and global hospitality brands. FDXTENDED is a supplier of complimentary wireless products, namely a traditional on-premises internet gateway solution. These latest acquisitions bring Airangel’s count to their 5th since 2010, with this latest…

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