Tuck-In Acquisition

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Tuck-In Acquisition

The acquisition of a company where the acquiring company intends to merge the target company into one of its departments. For example, a broad-based financial services company may conduct a tuck-in acquisition where it buys a research company and then transfers all of its resources into its own research department. A tuck-in acquisition is also called a bolt-on acquisition.
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7 million in new annualized revenues, minimal new SG&A and 100% internalization, these tuck-in acquisitions represent a continuation of our long stated strategy to improve operating margins through routing efficiencies, reduced SG&A and increased internalization," stated Ven Poole, Vice President of Market Development.
In addition to larger acquisitions, Tetra Tech is executing its strategy of tuck-in acquisitions in select markets.
The transactions include a new market entry into the central Kansas market, two landfills and a number of tuck-in acquisitions to the Company's existing operations.
Along with our many tuck-in acquisitions and the continued expansion of our non-regulated wastewater services business, we are pleased to cap off 2006 with an immediately accretive, platform-building acquisition that establishes an important beachhead in the country's third most-populous state.
We will also continue to make tuck-in acquisitions in our existing markets to improve route density and provide a full range of collection services to our customers.
The company also continues to grow its international presence and has recently made a few strategic investments in Brazil through tuck-in acquisitions and joint ventures.
These transactions include two collection tuck-in acquisitions to Eastern Idaho, four collection tuck-in acquisitions to coastal Oregon, one collection tuck-in acquisition to suburban Portland Oregon, a collection tuck-in to western Oklahoma, a collection and transfer company in central California which will be operated as a satellite to Madera Disposal Systems, and a municipal solid waste landfill located in Butler County, Nebraska.
Our two tuck-in acquisitions, combined with strong organic growth, have helped us achieve our goal of building CSC's distribution business into a world class enterprise," said Steve Eisenstein, Senior Managing Director at Harvest.
Century also announced the tuck-in acquisitions of two accounting, advisory, and tax entities: David & Samson, based in Fairfax, Virginia (Washington, D.
ResCare continues to expand its community services operations through both organic growth and selected tuck-in acquisitions," said Ralph G.
The first half of the year not only produced several more 'bread-and butter' tuck-in acquisitions but also a platform-building agreement that establishes a major beachhead in New York's Long Island market, which positions us to pursue additional growth opportunities in the country's third most-populous state," said Aqua America Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Nicholas DeBenedictis.
RMK spent $120 million for tuck-in acquisitions in 2005 and approximately $188 million in cash for share repurchases, which was consistent with the company's stated strategy.