Tuck-In Acquisition

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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UPE is Superior's fifth acquisition in 2018 and fourth tuck-in acquisition.
Superior said the acquisition of the propane distribution assets of Porco is the company's fifth tuck-in acquisition in 2018 and demonstrates its continued commitment to grow our footprint in the Northeast US.
Although it is hard to envision a bigger transaction than the WCN/BIN merger already announced, 2016 is likely to be characterized by robust tuck-in acquisition activity as well.
Jason Seidl, transportation analyst at Cowen and Co., wrote in a research note that this "tuck-in acquisition" represents another step to reconfiguring the business exposure towards the logistics segment and non-asset business for ArcBest, which he said is a focal point of the company's long-term strategy.
The acquisition is the ninth tuck-in acquisition Health Systems International has completed in a five year period, helping to cement the firm's position as one of the nation's fastest growing payment integrity solutions providers.
Similarly, Healthland (#59) made a small tuck-in acquisition, continuing its focus on critical access hospitals by purchasing American Healthnet.
in a tuck-in acquisition to extend ICF Olson's loyalty business in Europe, the company said.
In November 2015, Dungarvin acquired a portion of Embracing Autism's services with the tuck-in acquisition of the adult day program Transitions, serving approximately 15 individuals with autism.
The assets acquired by the company include a small tuck-in acquisition completed by Tuscany on June 28, 2017 for USD 6m in cash.