American Sensor Technologies (“AST”)
American Sensor Technologies (“AST”) designs, manufactures and sells high reliability, high performance pressure sensors incorporating state-of-the-art Micro Electro Mechanical Structures (MEMS) nano-technology. The Company was established in 1999, and today AST is the recognized leader in high-performance pressure sensors utilizing MEMS technology for applications that require low cost and superior performance.
Macro Sensors is a leader in Linear Variable Differential Transformer (LVDT) based position sensors and support electronics. Serving many of the same markets and customers, Macro Sensors was immediately accretive to ASTs earnings.
OEM Capital is a merger and acquisition advisory firm with its primary focus on electronics, communications, software and information technology companies. Its professionals have extensive experience in the industries that they cover. As a member firm in the International Network of M&A Partners, (IMAP), OEM Capital is able to expose its clients to potential acquisitions in every major technology market in the world.
OEM Capital can also assist companies in achieving their strategic plans for growth by arranging for growth capital or acquisition financing. For AST, mezzanine financing was secured to finance the acquisition of Macro Sensors.
OEM Capital’s success with buy-side clients illustrates that strategic acquisitions can work to create shareholder value and enhance long-term financial performance. We work as an extension of our client’s corporate development team, and can often add-value by convincing the “not for sale” acquisition target that a strategic sale to a synergistic partner is in the best interests of all shareholders and managers.