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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"We continue to experience strong end markets in North America and are executing well on our strategy of organic growth supplemented by targeted bolt-on acquisitions," he said.
We have now taken two meaningful steps during 2019 to grow this core business by investing in two bolt-on acquisitions to increase our product breadth, geographic presence, and innovation and engineering capabilities.
Fitch assumes a resumption of smaller sized bolt-on acquisitions over 2018 to 2021.
These strategic acquisitions in conjunction with new establishments and bolt-on acquisitions, have generated a strong volume growth during Q1 2018/19, as compared with Q1 of the prior year.
Columbia Silica and Stockman are attractive bolt-on acquisitions that expand our existing footprint in South Carolina and Missouri, respectively.
USL's other bolt-on acquisitions over the past 15 months are US-based businesses Prime Resins and Applied Polymerics, Inc.
Following the two bolt-on acquisitions unveiled this morning in its Investor Day press release, Quality Trading in Thailand and Esabora in France, Rexel, a global leader in the professional distribution of products and services for the energy world, announces a third bolt-on acquisition: Lenn International.
It had indicated on several occasions in 2011 that it would not make acquisitions that necessitated an issue of equity, but would consider bolt-on acquisitions.
17 November 2009 - Swedish engineering group Alfa Laval AB (STO: ALFA) will continue to look for bolt-on acquisitions, Alex Syed, director for corporate development, said today at the group's capital markets day in Copenhagen.
Jardine Lloyd Thompson chief executive Dominic Burke said: "These results demonstrate that we have made good progress across the group, while making investments in bolt-on acquisitions and start-up operations.
In announcing the transaction, Seifi Ghasemi, Rockwood chairman and CEO said, "This acquisition helps us further our strategy to grow both organically and by bolt-on acquisitions. The combinations of these two market leaders in iron-oxide pigments creates a strengthened global business that will provide added value to our customers through its complementary product portfolio, balanced geographic footprint, competitive manufacturing capabilities and talented global workforce.
"With bolt-on acquisitions, pharmaceutical companies are reevaluating and playing out their corporate strategies by adding strategically important pieces," explains Esposito in an analysis of the underlying strategies and rationale of bolt-on acquisitions.