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Legrand to Acquire Middle Atlantic Products

Companies says acquisition enables more comprehensive offerings to better service the growing AV market.


CE Pro Editors · May 23, 2011

Legrand, North America has entered a definitive agreement to acquire Middle Atlantic Products. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The transaction is expected to be finalized in mid-June 2011.

Legrand and Middle Atlantic will operate as separate companies prior to closing, according to the announcement. After closing, Middle Atlantic will operate as an independent business within Legrand.

Mike Baker, president of Middle Atlantic Products, will lead a new, 5th Division - Commercial AV -  for Legrand in North America.

“The success of our customers is our primary focus,” says Bob Schluter, founder of Middle Atlantic. “They rely on us to constantly develop innovative products and deliver exceptional service.  Legrand shares these ideals and together we share a vision to expand and grow this market.  I’m excited about the possibilities and the benefits for our customers and employees alike.”

“The complementary strengths of these businesses, and the fit of the product offerings will be unmatched by any other supplier in this industry,” says John Selldorff, president and CEO, Legrand, North America. “The combined leadership team is looking forward to making a real difference to the installation community, and the entire AV market, now and for the future.”



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