Simpson Thacher Reps Tyco In Chemguard Buy

Law360, New York (July 19, 2011, 1:11 PM EDT) -- Products and services conglomerate Tyco International Inc. forged ahead Tuesday with its strategy to make selective acquisitions, buying fire suppression products provider Chemguard Inc. for an undisclosed sum.

The Mansfield, Texas-based Chemguard, which produces foam concentrates, firefighting hardware and engineered foam systems for industrial, marine, energy, warehousing, forestry and airport hangar uses, will be integrated into Tyco's Fire Protection Products business unit.

"This acquisition will expand Tyco's fire product and service offerings while advancing our overall strategy to increase our presence in our core security, fire...
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