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  • 12/1/15 7:00 am CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M today announced that 3M France has completed the sale of its Faab Fabricauto business to Hills Numberplates. Faab Fabricauto, a French manufacturer of license plates and signage solutions, was a wholly-owned subsidiary of 3M and part of 3M’s Traffic Safety and Security Division. Faab Fabricauto provides vehicle identification solutions, with a focus in license-plate manufacturing. The company also provides serigraphy andmore...
  • 11/6/15 10:15 am CST
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M today announced that it has completed the sale of assets for the majority of its remaining global Library Systems business outside of North America to a fund advised by One Equity Partners Capital Advisors L.P. (OEP). 3M announced earlier that it had completed the sale of assets of its North American Library Systems business to OEP. The business delivers circulation management solutions to library customers with on-premise hardwaremore...
  • 10/6/15 10:17 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M today announced that 3M France has received a binding offer from Hills Numberplates Limited to purchase 100 percent of the shares of Faab Fabricauto, a wholly-owned subsidiary of 3M and part of 3M’s Traffic Safety and Security Division. Faab Fabricauto is a leading French manufacturer of license plates and signage solutions, with facilities in Bourg-en-Bresse and Mâcon. Faab Fabricauto has a 50-year history in the vehiclemore...
  • 10/6/15 10:08 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M today announced that it has completed the sale of assets of its North American Library Systems business to One Equity Partners Capital Advisors L.P. (OEP). 3M also announced that it has entered into agreements for OEP to purchase the assets of its remaining global Library Systems business. 3M Library Systems business delivers circulation management solutions to library customers with on-premise hardware and software, maintenance andmore...
  • 8/26/15 8:16 am CDT

    Company Updates 2015 Earnings Guidance to Include Recently Closed Acquisitions

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that it has completed its acquisition of the assets and liabilities associated with Polypore’s Separations Media business from Polypore International Inc. for a purchase price of $1.0 billion. Polypore’s Separations Media business is a leading provider of membranes and modules for blood treatments, ultrafiltration and gas transfer in the life science, electronic, industrial, and specialty segments. 3M is a leader inmore...
  • 8/3/15 11:57 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Capital Safety from KKR for a total enterprise value of $2.5 billion, including the assumption of approximately $0.7 billion of debt, net of cash acquired. Capital Safety is a leading global provider of fall protection equipment, one of the fastest-growing safety categories within the global personal protective equipment industry. 3M’s Personal Safety business providesmore...
  • 6/23/15 8:00 am CDT

    Acquisition Expands 3M’s Presence in Fast-Growing Personal Protective Equipment Industry

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Capital Safety from KKR for a total enterprise value of $2.5 billion, including the assumption of approximately $0.7 billion of debt, net of cash acquired. Capital Safety is a leading global provider of fall protection equipment, one of the fastest-growing safety categories within the global personal protective equipment industry. The personal protectivemore...
  • 3/13/15 11:50 am CDT
    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Ivera Medical Corp., a manufacturer of health care products that disinfect and protect devices used for access into a patient’s bloodstream. The business is now a wholly owned subsidiary of 3M and a part of its Critical & Chronic Care Solutions Division. 3M’s vascular access products play an important role in helping to reduce complications for patients with I.V. cathetersmore...
  • 2/23/15 1:40 pm CST

    Acquisition Complements 3M’s Core Filtration Technologies Platform

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Polypore International Inc. to acquire the assets and liabilities associated with Polypore’s Separations Media business for a total purchase price of $1.0 billion. Polypore’s Separations Media business is a leading provider of microporous membranes and modules for filtration in the life sciences, industrial and specialty segments with trailing 12-month sales of $210 millionmore...
  • 2/19/15 9:00 am CST

    Acquisition Expands 3M’s Vascular Access Offerings

    ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Ivera Medical Corp., a manufacturer of health care products that disinfect and protect devices used for access into a patient’s bloodstream. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The addition of Ivera will enhance 3M’s vascular access product offerings at a time when health care facilities are looking for cost-effective solutions that improve patientmore...