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SOURCE Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
NEW YORK, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP, a national law firm with offices in New York, Los Angeles, Miami and Washington, DC, announced today that it represented AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE: AME) in its acquisition by merger of Zygo Corporation (NASDAQ: ZIGO) for $19.25 per share in cash per fully diluted common share. The completion of the transaction follows approval from Zygo shareholders and the receipt of all regulatory approvals.
AMETEK is a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electro-mechanical devices with 2013 sales of $3.6 billion, and the common stock of AMETEK is a component of the S&P 500 Index. Zygo, which will join AMETEK as part of its Ultra Precision Technologies Division within the Electronic Instruments Group, provides optical metrology solutions, high precision optics, and optical assemblies for use in a wide range of scientific, industrial, and medical applications.
The Stroock team was led by M&A Partner Todd Lenson, and included Partners Mel Brosterman, Richard Fried, Howard Lavin, Jeffrey Lowenthal, Bruce Schneider and Jeffrey Uffner; Special Counsels Elizabeth DiMichele and Marissa Holob and Associates Jennifer Arbuse, Stephanie Cournoyer and Shayna Philips.
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP is a law firm providing transactional and litigation guidance to leading multinational corporations, investment banks and private equity firms in the U.S. and abroad. Stroock's emphasis on client service and innovation has made it one of the nation's leading law firms for 135 years. Stroock's practice areas include capital markets/securities, commercial finance, mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures, private equity, private funds, commodities and derivatives, employment law and benefits, energy and project finance, entertainment, environmental law, financial restructuring, financial services litigation, government relations, insurance, intellectual property, investment management, litigation, national security, personal client services, real estate, structured finance and tax. For more information, please visit Stroock's website at www.stroock.com.
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