Tag: Corporate acquisition

  • Nano Dimension to acquire Desktop Metal

    Nano Dimension to acquire Desktop Metal

    Nano Dimension, which develops 3D printers for electronics, is to acquire Desktop Metal, which mainly makes 3D printers for producing metal parts. The deal is an interesting postscript to Nano Dimensions’s efforts last year to acquire Stratasys.

  • AstroNova acquires Mtex NS

    AstroNova acquires Mtex NS

    The Portuguese company Mtex NS, which has developed a number of cost effective inkjet printers, has been acquired by the AstroNova group to form part of its Product Identification portfolio.

  • Brother bids for Roland DG

    Brother bids for Roland DG

    Brother Industries Ltd has announced its intentions to make a hostile offer to take over Roland DG though this can’t have come as a surprise to anyone involved and gives the rest of us an interesting insight into corporate acquisitions. 

  • Nano Dimension bids again for Stratasys

    Nano Dimension bids again for Stratasys

    A brand new year but straight back to an old story. Nano Dimension, which is currently the largest single shareholder in Stratasys, made a fresh bid right before Christmas to acquire Stratasys, offering to pay $16.50 in cash for all of the outstanding Stratasys shares that it does not own. 

  • Muller Martini acquires Hunkeler (Updated)

    Muller Martini acquires Hunkeler (Updated)

    Müller Martini Holding AG has acquired all of the shares of the Hunkeler Group, including those held by the Hunkeler family and Crédit Mutuel Equity. (I’ve added an update to the end of this story.)

  • Stratasys still playing hard to get

    Stratasys still playing hard to get

    The soap opera around Stratasys and the various suitors competing for its attentions has taken yet another turn as all the players argue about which offers the best dollar return.

  • Nano Dimension abandons Stratasys takeover

    Nano Dimension abandons Stratasys takeover

    Stratasys appears to be moving closer to resolving its future, having spent the last few months fighting off an aggressive takeover proposal from Nano Dimension, then planning a merger with Desktop Metal before stopping to consider an offer from 3D Systems.

  • 3D Systems bids for Stratasys

    3D Systems bids for Stratasys

    With suitors popping up like moths to a flame, Stratasys has just written to its shareholders to urge them not to tender shares for the latest offer from Nano Dimension, calling this “an opportunistic, coercive, highly conditional partial tender offer”.

  • Kodak acquires GSS

    Kodak acquires GSS

    Kodak has acquired Graphic Systems Services Inc, which sells offset web presses as well as web inkjet press transport systems and other print-related components and engineering services. 

  • Stratasys to merge with Desktop Metal

    Stratasys to merge with Desktop Metal

    Stratasys, one of the largest developers of 3D printing technology, has announced a deal to merge with another 3D printer vendor, Desktop Metal with the boards of directors of both companies fully signed up. 

  • Nano Dimension continues Stratasys courtship

    Nano Dimension continues Stratasys courtship

    Nano Dimension, which specialises in 3D printed electronics, is continuing its pursuit of Stratasys, even though Stratasys has continued to spurn its advances. 

  • Kyocera acquires Nixka

    Kyocera acquires Nixka

    Kyocera will acquire 100 percent of the French company Nixka, which develops inkjet print engines