Acquisitions & Divestments

Overview of the acquisitions and divestments that Georg Fischer has made in the last years.

2016

Acquisitions
August 18 GF to acquire two companies in China
May 11 GF to acquire innovative US micro-machining specialist
May 4
GF to acquire leading piping company in Indonesia
January 27 On 27 January 2016, Georg Fischer Ltd acquired the remaining 10% of the capital of Georg Fischer Hakan Plastik AS, Cerkezköy (Turkey), for CHF 11 million.

2013

Acquisition
May 8Important acquisition for Georg Fischer in Turkey

2012

Divestment
November 29
GF Automotive divests the aluminum sand casting business with two foundries in Friedrichshafen and Garching, Germany

 

Acquisition

May 22
Acquisition of IPP enhances market position in North America

2011

Acquisition

December 1
Georg Fischer acquires US market leader in industrial piping systems
2010

Divestment

December 17

GF Piping Systems divests a non strategic asset in China

2009

Divestments

May 28
GF Automotive sells Gleisdorf light metal foundry to BAVARIA Industriekapital

February 24

GF Automotive transfers production from Canada to China

2008

Acquisitions

August 27

Georg Fischer strengthens its position in building technology

May 15

Georg Fischer strengthens position in Canada

January 31

Georg Fischer to strengthen its position in the microelectronics piping systems business

January 8

Georg Fischer acquires market leader in the USA

 

Divestment

August 28

Georg Fischer to sell Verkehrstechnik

2007

Acquisition

 

January 18

Agie Charmilles shareholders approve merger

 

2006

Acquisitions

December 4

Georg Fischer acquires Canadian aluminum foundry

October 19

Definitive final result: Georg Fischer AG holds 92.8% of Agie Charmilles Holding AG

 

Divestments

November 28
Georg Fischer sells stake in Simona
March 31
Georg Fischer Schwab sold to Arques Industries
March 9
Georg Fischer sells its stake in Coperion

2005

Divestment

December 9

Georg Fischer sells Georg Fischer Rohrverbindungstechnik GmbH, Singen to Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW)

2004

Divestment

November 9
Georg Fischer sells holding in Arabian Plastic Manufacturing Company Ltd
May 14
Georg Fischer to sell foundry in Bitterfeld
April 2
Georg Fischer Immobilien Service sold to HSG/Bilfinger Berger
April 1
Georg Fischer sells its entire stake in Plasson
February 18
Cap Gemini Ernst & Young acquires Georg Fischer Logimatik AG
January 20
Georg Fischer to sell foundry in Lincoln
January 8
Georg Fischer to discontinue production in Huntingdon