Late-Breaking News: ABB Acquires Thomas & Betts in $3.9 Billion Deal

February 2012
Electrical Wholesaling;Feb2012, Vol. 93 Issue 2, p4
Trade Publication
The article reports that ABB Ltd. of Zurich, Switzerland, has acquired Thomas & Betts Corp. for 3.9 billion dollars. It states that the combination of electrical components from Thomas & Betts, and low-voltage protection, control and measurement products from ABB will create a broader low-voltage portfolio. It mentions that the enhanced distribution network will double the addressable market of ABB in North America to 24 billion dollars.


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