Strengthening Magnetic Capabilities: Standex Electronics Teams Up With Agile Magnetics

The combination of Agile Magnetics and Standex Electronics will provide expanded capabilities and improved responsiveness to customer demands.  Joining a world-class leader like Standex provides a global presence, deeper pool of resources and the ability to improve our competitive position in a variety of markets.  See the latest press release on the acquisition below.

SALEM, NH – October 1, 2018 Standex International Corporation (NYSE:SXI) today announced that it has acquired the privately held New Hampshire-based Regional Mfg. Specialists, Inc. (d/b/a Agile Magnetics), a provider of high-reliability magnetics, for $39.0 million in an all-cash transaction. Privately held Agile Magnetics realized revenues of $17.2 million for the trailing twelve-month period ending August 31, 2018. The acquisition is expected to be accretive to earnings per share by $0.06 to $0.08 in fiscal year 2019 and $0.11 to $0.13 in fiscal year 2020, excluding one-time purchase accounting adjustments and transaction expenses. Agile Magnetics’ management team will be continuing with the Company.

“The addition of Agile Magnetics is an important step forward in building out the high reliability magnetics business of Standex Electronics,” said Standex Chief Executive Officer David Dunbar. “As a result of this combination, Standex Electronics broadens its exposure to several high-growth end-markets and adds a valuable manufacturing and sales base in the Northeast.

Additionally, we see exciting opportunities to drive sales synergies by offering complementary products from Standex’s broader portfolio to Agile’s customer base. We have looked at many high reliability magnetics businesses and Agile’s deep expertise in custom engineered solutions and strong, collaborative customer relationships makes it an excellent fit for our organization. We welcome Agile’s management and team of approximately 80 employees to the Standex family.”

“The combination of Agile and Standex Electronics will provide expanded capabilities and improve our responsiveness to customer demands,” said Standex Electronics President John Meeks. “Our combined customer base will have access to a deeper bench of global engineering resources while providing the benefits and responsiveness of local manufacturing. We are excited to welcome Agile’s talented employees to Standex. Their expertise in high-reliability magnetics in the semiconductor, industrial, aerospace and defense markets will strengthen our ability to provide best-in-class service.”

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