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DOVER ACQUIRES ANTHONY INTERNATIONAL
Acquisition Enhances Product Breadth and Expands Markets in Refrigeration & Food Equipment
Downers Grove, IL, November 30, 2012 - Dover Corporation (NYSE:DOV) announced today that it has acquired Anthony International ("Anthony"), a leading manufacturer of specialty glass, commercial glass refrigerator and freezer doors, lighting systems, and display equipment for $602.5 million, subject to normal closing adjustments. Based in Sylmar, California, Anthony will join the Refrigeration and Industrial platform of Dover's Engineered Systems segment.
Anthony's leading positions in refrigeration and freezer doors, re-skinning services, and specialty & curved glass provide food retailers with a breadth of solutions to improve energy efficiency and enhance the consumer shopping experience. Anthony operates globally with locations in the U.S., Italy, China and South Africa.
Anthony's 2012 revenue is estimated to be approximately $310 million. Dover expects this acquisition to be $0.02 dilutive to 2012 continuing earnings per share due to integration and acquisition related costs. In 2013, Anthony will be modestly accretive to continuing earnings per share.
"The acquisition of Anthony builds upon our strategy of deploying capital in our five key growth spaces and brings another leading manufacturer to our Engineered Systems segment. Anthony expands our product portfolio and enhances our service offerings which will enable us to help our customers improve their energy efficiency and profitability. Consistent with our growth strategy, Anthony's global operations will allow us to leverage a worldwide customer base and open new markets for our existing refrigeration business," said Bob Livingston, Dover's President and Chief Executive Officer.
Tom Giacomini, President and Chief Executive Officer of Dover's Engineered Systems segment added, "Anthony expands our portfolio of industry-leading technology in the refrigeration space and opens up the important convenience store market to all our product categories. Anthony is the clear leader in the emerging 'close-the-case' business. By closing the case, or essentially installing doors on traditional open refrigeration cases, retailers can realize a significant improvement in their energy consumption. This compelling value proposition leads us to believe we are at the beginning of a long conversion cycle to closed cases."
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