Acquisition

Trimble and Randall-Reilly announced that Randall-Reilly, a leading B2B data and analytics platform for transportation, construction, agriculture, and other industrial markets, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Trimble's Iron Solutions business. The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter of 2021. Financial terms were not disclosed. Iron Solutions serves the heavy equipment industry, providing market information,...
New Holland is pleased to announce that Russell’s have now completed their acquisition of neighbouring New Holland dealership, Platts Harris.   Based at Malton in North Yorkshire, Russell’s will now operate nine New Holland Agriculture depots throughout Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Northamptonshire making them one of the largest New Holland dealers in the country. Both of the former Platts Harris depots, at...
Caterpillar Inc. has signed an agreement to acquire the Oil & Gas Division of the Weir Group PLC, a Scotland-based global engineering business. Source: Caterpillar Headquartered near Fort Worth, Texas, Weir Oil & Gas produces a full line of pumps, flow iron, consumable parts, wellhead and pressure control products that are serviced via an extensive global network of service centers...
Cooper Equipment Rentals Limited, the leading independent equipment rental company in Canada, announced that it has acquired the Atlantic Canada assets of Herc Rentals Inc. Herc is a premier, full-service equipment rental firm operating throughout North America. The Herc Atlantic assets include two full-service branches located in Dartmouth, NS and Saint John, NB. Herc Atlantic has developed a strong...
Trimble Continues to Increase its Footprint to Deliver High-Accuracy Positioning Correction Services Trimble acquired MidStates VRS, a network previously owned by Butler Machinery and Frontier Precision, in September 2020. The addition of the network, located in North and South Dakota, increases the footprint of Trimble’s Virtual Reference Station (VRS) GNSS real-time correction services. Adding 105,000 square miles of coverage, the...
U.S. Gold Corp. has closed the acquisition of Northern Panther Resource Corporation in an all-share transaction pursuant to a merger agreement between Company and Northern Panther. Northern Panther, a Nevada corporation, has merged into a new subsidiary of U.S. Gold Corp.  Northern Panther’s principal asset is the Challis Gold exploration project and it also has $2.5 million in cash. Concurrently...
Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has signed an agreement to divest the North American Blaw-Knox paver business and associated assets to leading asphalt equipment manufacturer Gencor Industries (Gencor). The Blaw-Knox business and associated assets will shift to Gencor, including the transfer of the manufacturing production line currently located in Shippensburg Pennsylvania. Gencor has announced that they plan to continue the...
Mod Op, a marketing communications agency with offices across the U.S. and an office in Latin America, has acquired Kansas City-based integrated marketing communications firm Sage Communications. This acquisition expands the agency’s geographical presence in the Midwest while also adding a new Fortune 100 client. “Mod Op is continuing to add strategic acquisitions that expand our reach and add new...
Topcon Positioning Systems announces its longtime distribution partner, The Brandt Group of Companies, has reached an agreement with U.S.-based Ultara Holdings to acquire the Canadian assets of GeoShack and Inteq Distributors, subject to due diligence, effective June 1. Jamie Williamson, Topcon executive VP and GM of the Construction and Retail groups, said: “I am very excited with the additions of Ontario...
Nutrien announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase 100 percent of the equity of the Tec Agro Group (“Tec Agro”). Tec Agro is a leading Ag Retailer in the state of Goiás, with close to 25 years of service to farmers and 8 Retail branches. Tec Agro also owns one of the largest branded soybean seeds...