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AMETEK Completes Acquisition Of Zygo Corporation

Date Announced: 20 Jun 2014

Metrology and precision optics firm in $280 million deal.

BERWYN, Pa., June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AMETEK, Inc. (AME) today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Zygo Corporation (NASDAQ: ZIGO) for $19.25 per share in cash per fully diluted common share, or approximately $280 million net of cash acquired.

The completion of the transaction follows approval from Zygo shareholders and the receipt of all regulatory approvals. As a result of the completion of the merger, the common stock of Zygo will no longer be listed for trading.

"We are pleased to announce the closing of this highly strategic transaction and are excited to welcome the Zygo team to AMETEK," said Frank S. Hermance, AMETEK Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "Zygo's leading position in non-contact optical metrology nicely complements our strength in contact metrology and will enable us to offer our customers a full range of metrology solutions."

Zygo joins AMETEK as part of its Ultra Precision Technologies Division within AMETEK's Electronic Instruments Group. Zygo provides optical metrology solutions, high precision optics, and optical assemblies for use in a wide range of scientific, industrial, and medical applications. For the calendar year ended December 31, 2013, Zygo had sales of approximately $162 million.

Source: Zygo Corporation/Ametek

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