Ratos Offers A 5% Premium over the Etteplan Offer for Semcon Etteplan’s offer for Semcon seemed
Etteplan To Acquire Semcon to Gain Scale Etteplan, the ER&D services vendor headquartered in Espoo, Finland,
Semcon To Spin Off Product Information (PI) Semcon will spin off its Product Information (PI) unit and
Tuck-in M&As continued despite the pandemic and the pending US elections today, with Belcan, AFRY, and Semcon active in the past week.
Two vendors, Assystem and Semcon, have put on hold their financial guidance for 2020. This is only the beginning.
Despite the stock market melt-down, ER&D vendors have continued to make tuck-in acquisitions in the past two weeks. The acquired firms were of small size and not likely to impact the net debt of their new owners. However, should the Covid-19-China-US trade-war-Stock Markets meltdown-oil price crisis degenerate into a recession, we expect suck tuck-in acquisitions to become scarce.