16-Jun-2005 - SPECTRO Analytical Instruments GmbH

SPECTRO Analytical Instruments acquired by AMETEK

SPECTRO Analytical Instruments announced that it has been acquired by AMETEK, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electric motors. SPECTRO was acquired from an investor group led by German Equity Partners BV for approximately EUR80 million ($98 million). With its headquarters in Kleve, Germany, SPECTRO has annual sales of approximately EUR85 million ($104 million).

SPECTRO joins AMETEK as part of its Electronic Instruments Group (EIG) - a recognized leader in advanced monitoring, testing, calibrating and display instruments. AMETEK EIG sells its instruments to the process, aerospace, power and industrial markets worldwide and had 2004 sales of approximately $667 million.

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