Caterpillar Strikes $810M Deal To Buy MWM

Law360, New York (October 22, 2010, 2:08 PM EDT) -- In a bid to expand its ability to provide new sustainable power options to its customers, Caterpillar Inc. announced Friday that it had inked a deal to acquire German alternative energy engine maker MWM Holding GmbH from British investment firm 3i Group PLC in an all-cash deal valued at approximately $810 million.

MWM will join Caterpillar’s Electric Power Division, which supplies natural gas and diesel generators and integrated power systems. Caterpillar said the acquisition of MWM would lead to key synergies between the companies that would...
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