Apollo-Backed Rexnord Acquires German Valve Maker

July 2011
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;7/25/2011, Vol. 24 Issue 30, p11
The article reports on the acquisition by Rexnord Corp. of German valve manufacturer VAG Holding GmbH. The transaction is valued at 175 million euros or 251.2 million U.S. dollars. VAG Holding operates several manufacturing facilities and sales offices across various countries such as China and India. It notes that the deal is intended to complement the expanding water management business of Rexnord. It cites MB Manufacturing and Falk Corp. as other firms targeted by Rexnord over the years.


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