IMAP is pleased to announce the acquisition of Helmer Scientific Inc. ("HSI") by strategic investor Trane Technologies ("Trane") (NYSE:TT). Falls River Group (“FRG”) – IMAP USA acted as the exclusive M&A advisor to HSI. The deal represents IMAP’s continued emphasis and success in the cold technology and life sciences landscape. The specific terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
HSI is an established, entrepreneurial, growth company that designs, integrates, manufactures, markets, and distributes specialized medical and laboratory equipment to clinical and life sciences customers in over 125 countries, as well as provides after-market service and support.
Trane is a global climate innovator. Through strategic brands Trane® and Thermo King®, and a portfolio of environmentally responsible products and services, it brings sustainable climate solutions to buildings, homes and transportation.
Trane’s acquisition of HSI supports its strategy to bring climate innovation and temperature-control solutions to more industries, including the fast-growing life sciences and clinical health markets. The acquisition broadens Trane’s capabilities in precision temperature control and its existing portfolio of life science solutions and expertise under the FARRAR™ brand. Trane will leverage its world-class operating system, and expertise in sustainability, services, global distribution and commercialization to accelerate HSI’s continued global growth.
HSI’s more than 425 associates have joined the Trane team and the business will continue its operations in Noblesville, Indiana.
Founded in 1992, FRG is a global Mergers & Acquisition (“M&A”) advisor based in Naples, Florida. Its core capability is sell-side advisory services, generating shareholder wealth for sellers of middle-market companies who seek a proven and confidential process. FRG’s professionals are committed, trusted advisors to their clients and referral partners. The firm’s track record is success, advising in over 400 domestic and cross-border transactions.