Fluke Networks to acquire Microtest, Inc.

June 14, 2001
Fluke Networks Inc., part of the Danaher family of companies, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Microtest, Inc., a producer of test and connectivity products. The agreementis an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $74 million, or approximately $8.15 per share.

Fluke Networks Inc., part of the Danaher family of companies, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Microtest, Inc., a producer of test and connectivity products. The agreementis an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $74 million, or approximately $8.15 per share.

Microtest has employees throughout the United States and various countries and had revenues of $44.6 million during the year ended December 2000.

The announcement to acquire Microtest follows recent news of Fluke Networks' acquisition of Fotec, Inc. Fluke Networks says the two acquisitions will strengthen its position as a leader in the premises copper and fiber test business.

Microtest network test and measurement products include the OMNIScanner2, PentaScanner, CertiFiber, and OMNIFiber. Headquartered in Phoenix, Microtest has international offices in Sydney, Australia; Sao Paulo, Brazil; Beijing, China; Munich, Germany; Guadalajara, Mexico; Singapore; and Crawley, United Kingdom. Information about Microtest can be found on the Web at www.microtest.com.

Headquartered in Everett, WA, Fluke Networks has over 400 employees worldwide and distributes its products in more than 50 countries. Information about Fluke Networks can be found at www.flukenetworks.com.

Sponsored Recommendations

Coherent Routing and Optical Transport – Getting Under the Covers

April 11, 2024
Join us as we delve into the symbiotic relationship between IPoDWDM and cutting-edge optical transport innovations, revolutionizing the landscape of data transmission.

Data Center Network Advances

April 2, 2024
Lightwave’s latest on-topic eBook, which AFL and Henkel sponsor, will address advances in data center technology. The eBook looks at various topics, ranging...

Supporting 5G with Fiber

April 12, 2023
Network operators continue their 5G coverage expansion – which means they also continue to roll out fiber to support such initiatives. The articles in this Lightwave On ...

FTTx Deployment Strategies

March 29, 2023
Cable operators continue to deploy fiber in their networks at anincreasing rate. As fiber grows in importance, proper choices regardinghow to best fit fiber to the home together...