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AZZ to buy nuclear logistics assets in US

01 May 2012

Manufacturer of electrical products and a provider of galvanizing services, AZZ has agreed to acquire substantially all of the assets of Nuclear Logistics (NLI) for a cash consideration of $80m.

Additionally, pursuant to the asset purchase agreement, AZZ will make an additional payment of up to $20m to NLI based on the future financial performance of the assets.

The acquisition also includes the assumption of current liabilities plus $4.8m of notes payable, which will be paid at closing.

The acquisition is anticipated to close on 1 June of this year.

The deal is a part of the stated AZZ strategy to expand its offerings in the Electrical and Industrial Products segment.

US-based NLI is a provider of electrical and mechanical equipment and services for enhancing the safety of nuclear facilities.