Baird Takes Control Of Farming Scale Maker Digi-Star

Law360, New York (November 22, 2011, 3:43 PM EST) -- Baird Capital Partners, the U.S.-based buyout fund of Baird Private Equity, has purchased agricultural weighing services company Digi-Star Holdings Inc. for an undisclosed price amid an unprecedented expansion in income for American farmers, Baird said Tuesday.

Fort Atkinson, Wis.-based Digi-Star, which also has operations in the Netherlands, makes weighing systems that are built into mobile farm equipment. The company says those systems save farmers money and optimize their profitability by giving them control over their costs.

Baird Capital said the purchase comes as American farmers are...
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