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Automated Optical Inspection and Light Measurement Systems Provider Seeks Acquisitions

Cameras, Spectrometers, Colorimeters, Scatterometers, Sensors

Leading global provider of process control and R&D metrology systems is seeking to acquire profitable complementary businesses and product lines with annual revenues of $5million or greater for systems businesses and $25million or greater for components or materials businesses.

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Photonics Industry M&A Activity

Small and Middle Market Consolidation

M&A activity in the photonics industry continues with the volume of transactions in the first four months of 2013 in pace with 2012.

The trend of small and middle market consolidation in the highly fragmented photonics industry, as well as in the vertical market segments it enables, persists. Given uncertainty around the future role of government regulation and fiscal policy, and better than expected first quarter US corporate earnings accompanied by weak revenue growth, it is likely that organic growth will remain muted and strategic buyers will continue to absorb targets - sustaining the pattern of consolidation through 2013.

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