Sale of Connectivity Solutions to Bel Fuse, Inc.

Sale of Connectivity Solutions to Bel Fuse, Inc.


Baird served as exclusive financial advisor to Emerson Electric Co. on this transaction.


Emerson Electric Co. (“Emerson”) (NYSE:EMR) recently completed the sale of its Connectivity Solutions business unit to Bel Fuse, Inc. (“Bel”) (NASDAQ:BELF.A and BELF.B) for $98 million.

Connectivity Solutions offers fiber optic, radio-frequency and microwave-coaxial technologies that safeguard network reliability, with brands including AIM-Cambridge, Johnson, Midwest Microwave, Semflex, Stratos, Trompeter, Viewsonics and Vitelec. Connectivity Solutions provides optimal signal transmission for aerospace, defense, healthcare, industrial, wireless communications and broadcast industries. Connectivity Solutions is based in Bannockburn, Illinois.

Emerson is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial and consumer markets around the world. Emerson is comprised of five business segments: Process Management, Industrial Automation, Network Power, Climate Technologies and Commercial & Residential Solutions. Emerson is based in St. Louis, Missouri.

Bel has three divisions that are primarily engaged in the design, manufacture and sale of products used in aerospace, data transmission, military, transportation and consumer electronics. These three divisions include Magnetic Solutions, Power Solutions and Protection, and Connectivity Solutions. Bel is based in Jersey City, New Jersey.

For additional information about this transaction, please contact:

Chris McMahon (312) 609-4983
Mike Lindemann (414) 298-7408
Anthony Siu +86 21 6182 0980
Michael Wolff +49 (0) 172 687 7038
Trish Renner (303) 270-6347
Nick Sealy +44 207 488 1212
Sale of Connectivity Solutions to Bel Fuse, Inc.
July 2014
Emerson Electric Co.
Target Location
North America
Acquiror Location
North America