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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in a tuck-in acquisition to extend ICF Olson's loyalty business in Europe, the company said.
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.
This multi-site tuck-in acquisition is expected to generate approximately $20 million of annual revenue.
Steven Bunger, Mobile Mini's Chairman, President and CEO, noted, "By acquiring this high-quality fleet from a first-class competitor and eliminating redundant operating costs, this tuck-in acquisition significantly strengthens and expands Mobile Mini's dominance in this market.
This is the perfect example of a tuck-in acquisition that we can quickly and efficiently integrate with our local operations to achieve economies of scale," said Aqua America Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Nicholas DeBenedictis.
This transaction is consistent with our tuck-in acquisition strategy, which is focused on adding stores that enhance our market presence.
We are pleased to complete this tuck-in acquisition in Charleston," said Peter J.
This is our first tuck-in acquisition in North Carolina since entering the Raleigh and Greensboro markets with our acquisition that was completed on April 1, 2005.
Kendall Hunt stated that the firm is looking to proceed its historical strategy of technology tuck-in acquisitions.
Another departmental vendor Mediware (#75) was extremely active, not only making four small tuck-in acquisitions of its own, but was being itself acquired in a $195-million take-private transaction by private equity investor Thoma Bravo (which, incidentally, also acquired physician practice vendor SRS Software).
US hotel operator Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN) said that its Wyndham Vacation Rentals managed vacation rentals business,has completed three tuck-in acquisitions as part of its ongoing global expansion efforts.
While organic growth rates for all three of its segments - financial systems (FS), availability services (AS), and higher education and public sector systems (HEPS) - are anticipated to be in the low- to mid-single digits over the next several years, SunGard will continue to augment more mature market growth rates via smaller tuck-in acquisitions, particularly in the more fragmented FS and HEPS segments, and some share gains.