Bison Gear (“Bison” or the “Company’), a St. Charles, IL-based manufacturer of highly engineered motion control solutions, was recently acquired by AMETEK, Inc. (“AMETEK”). AMETEK is an electronic instruments and electromechanical devices maker and is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:AME).
The Industrials M&A practice of Kroll served as the exclusive financial advisor to Bison in connection with the sale of the Company.
About Bison Gear
Bison is a leading provider of highly engineered motion control solutions for diverse end markets including industrial, power, food and beverage and transportation applications. Based in St. Charles, IL, Bison has established itself as a market leader in the industry with an outstanding reputation for quality and specialized engineering capabilities. Vedder Price PC served as legal counsel to Bison Gear in connection with the transaction.
About AMETEK, Inc.
AMETEK is a leading global provider of industrial technology solutions serving a diverse set of attractive niche markets. The AMETEK Growth Model integrates the Four Growth Strategies - Operational Excellence, New Product Development, Global and Market Expansion, and Strategic Acquisitions - with a disciplined focus on cash generation and capital deployment. AMETEK's objective is double-digit percentage growth in earnings per share over the business cycle and a superior return on total capital. Founded in 1930, AMETEK has been listed on the NYSE for over 90 years and is a component of the S&P 500.