All Mergers & acquisitions Articles

Hitachi sells controlling share of construction equipment business
Japanese trading company Itochu and private equity firm Japan International Partners together now own 26% of Hitachi Construction Machinery
Vinci completes €4.9bn ACS energy acquisition
Sale sees French construction giant taking over many of Spanish firm’s renewables interests
CNH Industrial completes Sampierana purchase
CNH has acquired 90% of the Italian company, adding Euromach branded compact excavators to its range
CNH Industrial approves Iveco spin-off
Iveco Group N.V. to operate independently as of January 1, 2022
Ausa sells sweeper business to focus on compact equipment
Sale of Excelway sweepers and maintenance vehicles will allow it to focus on dumpers, forklifts and telehandlers
Altrad aims for €1bn more in 2022
Growth buoyed by economic recovery, diversified model and acquisitions
Trimble expands infrastructure software solutions portfolio
Trimble acquires infrastructure asset management software company AgileAssets
Deere to acquire majority of Austrian battery company
Kreisel Electric produces battery technology for e-mobility and stationary systems.
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Jungheung Group buys Daewoo E&C
Takeover makes Jungheung Group one of top four contractors in South Korea
Mills acquires south Brazil MEWP business
Aquisition of Altoplat’s MEWP division will grow Mills’ presence and customer base in southern Brazil
Modulaire makes Spanish acquisition
Acquired business operates from 15 sites across Spain and Portugal
Hilti acquires jobsite tech platform
Acquisition of Fieldwire will drive productivity on construction sites to a wider global market 
Equans sold for €7.1bn to Bouygues
Sale of renewable energy company includes UK & Ireland construction operations
Exclusive: Deere, Hitachi reveal plans beyond joint venture
OEMs talk about future strategies when partnership ends early next year 
Ritchie Bros. to acquire SmartEquip
US$175 million deal will add e-procurement tool for parts to Ritchie’s equipment auctions
Trackunit acquires ZTR to create single telematics business
Companies said the combination will accelerate the digital transformation of construction
Holcim sells Brazilian business for US$1 billion
Global company exits Brazil market as it increasingly focuses on sustainable building solutions
CNH Industrial acquires Sampierana
CNH Industrial has agreed to purchase 90% of Sampierana S.p.A., an Italian manufacturer of earthmoving machines, undercarriages and spare parts
Vermeer Caribbean launches
Rebrand points to growing presence for Vermeer in selected Caribbean islands.
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