Hitachi Metals Ltd

Type: Company
Name: Hitachi Metals Ltd
Nationality: Japan
Web Address: http://www.hitachi-metals.co.jp/e/
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

KPS Capital Partners to sell Waupaca Foundry to Hitachi Metals

Source: ASM InternationalKPS Capital Partners LP, New York, has signed a definitive agreement, through an affiliate, to sell its portfolio company Waupaca Foundry Inc., Waupaca, Wis., to Hitachi Metals Ltd. for $1.3 billion in cash. Waupaca is the largest ... [Published ASM International - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Roundup: Nikkei gains 0.03 pct, investors secure profits after 8-day rally

The Nikkei stock index gained 0.03 percent Wednesday, brining its run of wining streaks to an eighth day. But gains were capped as investors opted to secure profits despite the yen's softness on concerns the market may be overheating in the short term. ... [Published Individual.com - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Japan Exports Rise in July, Trade Deficit Widens

4:30 PM Tokyo – Stocks in Japan closed higher and the Topix declined for the first time in seven days. Trade deficit in July widened but exports rose for the first time in the month on the higher shipments to Asia, Europe and the U.S.Stocks in Japan advanced ... [Published Ticker - Aug 20 2014]
Entities: Trade Deficit, Japan, Topix
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 4 reports

Morning Headlines Waupaca Foundry sold to Japanese metals producer for 1.3 billion

KPS Capital Partners announced Tuesday it will sell Waupaca Foundry Inc., the world's largest producer of ductile iron and gray iron castings, to Japanese metals producer Hitachi Metals Ltd. for $1.3 billion.Read more in today’s Wisconsin Morning Headlines ... [Published BizTimes Milwaukee - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

BHP Billiton Drags Asian Stocks Lower

Want to learn more about trading the news? Learn from the pros at FX Academy for free.Sign up now!By: DailyForex.comAsian stocks fell after valuations reached the highest level this year and as BHP Billiton Ltd. (BHP) slumped, dragging materials shares ... [Published DailyForex - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Asian Stocks Rise On Upbeat US Data

CANBERA ( Alliance News ) - Asian stocks rose on Wednesday, with sentiment buoyed by upbeat US housing data and easing geopolitical concerns. Overall gains were muted as investors adopted a cautious stance ahead of the release of minutes from the US Federal ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Latin American Herald Tribune - Japans Hitachi Buys U.S.-Based Foundry Company

NEW YORK KPS Capital Partners, LP said on Tuesday that it is selling Wisconsin-based Waupaca Foundry, Inc., the worlds largest foundry company, to Japans Hitachi Metals, Ltd. for $1.3 billion.KPS recognized the potential of our business two years ago. ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Waupaca Foundry sold to new owners

WAUPACA, Wis. (WSAU) -- A long-time major employer in Waupaca has been sold.Waupaca Foundry announced Tuesday that their parent company, KPS Capital Partners, has sold the business to Hitachi Metals LTD based in Japan.Waupaca Foundry is the largest foundry ... [Published 1440 WNFL - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Asian stocks near 6-year high

Asian stocks rose, with the regional benchmark index, to trade near six-year high after data showed the US economy is strengthening and inflation rates still below the Federal Reserve's target. Moreover, The MSCI Asia Pacific Index traded at 148.76 ... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Asian Equities Flat but Near Six Year High

Asian stocks were little changed, with the benchmark regional index trading near a six-year high, after data showed the U.S. economy is strengthening and inflation is running below the Federal Reserve’s target. BHP Billiton Ltd. (BHP) slumped. QBE Insurance ... [Published OANDA Forex Blog - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Topix erases gains after rising 7th day on consumer lenders

Japan’s Topix index erased gains after a seven-day advance as consumer lenders and insurers led declines. Aiful Corp lost 2.9%, leading consumer lenders lower, while insurer Anicom Holdings Inc sank 5.2%. Hitachi Metals Ltd added 3.1% after unveiling ... [Published KiniBiz - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 5 reports

7 Rare Earth Companies to Sue Hitachi Over Patent Monopoly

, 9:01am PDTECNS.com reported that 7 rare earth companies in Japan have banded together in a legal claim against Hitachi Metals (TYO:5486). Hitachi has over 600 key patents for neodymium iron boron magnets.As quoted in the publication:The alliance has ... [Published RareEarth Investing News - Aug 12 2014]

Quotes

"KPS recognized the potential of our business two years ago," says Gary Gigante, Chief Executive Officer of Waupaca. "Working in partnership with KPS, we invested significantly in our operations and people, which included an expansion of our production capacity and launching numerous continuous improvement initiatives across all six of our foundries.  We are very grateful to KPS for its leadership and its commitment to improving and growing our business.  We are thrilled to join Hitachi Metals, which has the resources, foundry experience, access to capital and global reach that will enable Waupaca to achieve an even higher level of success."
News editors obtained the following quote from the background information supplied by the inventors: "This invention relates to an electrical wire holding device and, in particular, to an electrical wire holding device configured to hold electrical wires in a mounting hole formed in a mounted member."

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Global Flexible Flat Cable Industry Report 2014 [Published Individual.com - Aug 26 2014]
KPS Capital Partners to sell Waupaca Foundry to... [Published ASM International - Aug 26 2014]
Patent Issued for Electrical Wire Holding Device [Published 4 Traders - Aug 21 2014]
Japan Exports Rise in July, Trade Deficit Widens [Published Ticker - Aug 20 2014]
Morning Headlines Waupaca Foundry sold to Japan... [Published BizTimes Milwaukee - Aug 20 2014]
The Morning Leverage: KPS Irons Out Deal to Sel... [Published ACQ Magazine - Aug 20 2014]
The Morning Leverage: KPS Irons Out Deal to Sel... [Published WSJ.com: Private Equity Beat - Aug 20 2014]
WAUPACA - Waupaca Foundry sold to Japanese meta... [Published BizTimes Milwaukee - Aug 20 2014]
KPS Capital to Sell Waupaca Foundry to Hitachi ... [Published ABF Journal - Aug 20 2014]
Roundup: Nikkei gains 0.03 pct, investors secur... [Published Individual.com - Aug 20 2014]
BHP Billiton Drags Asian Stocks Lower [Published DailyForex - Aug 20 2014]
Notice Regarding Acquisition of Subsidiary (Wau... [Published Noodls - Aug 20 2014]
Asian Stocks Rise On Upbeat US Data [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Aug 20 2014]
Asian markets fall as BHP Billiton slumps [Published Irish Times - Aug 20 2014]
Latin American Herald Tribune - Japans Hitachi ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 20 2014]
Waupaca Foundry sold to new owners [Published 1440 WNFL - Aug 20 2014]
Asian stocks near 6-year high [Published 4 Traders - Aug 20 2014]
Asian Equities Flat but Near Six Year High [Published OANDA Forex Blog - Aug 20 2014]
Topix erases gains after rising 7th day on cons... [Published KiniBiz - Aug 20 2014]
KPS to generate 5x on Waupaca Foundry sale [Published Venture Capital Journal - Aug 20 2014]
Hitachi Metals marks new path with purchase of ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Aug 19 2014]
Waupaca being sold to Hitachi [Published Daily Post-Athenian - Aug 19 2014]
Japan's Hitachi buys U.S.-based foundry company [Published Individual.com - Aug 19 2014]
Hitachi Metals to acquire Waupaca Foundry in U.... [Published Wards Auto.com - Aug 19 2014]
Hitachi Metals : Japan's Hitachi buys U.S.-base... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 19 2014]
Hitachi Metals to Purchase Waupaca Foundry [Published Modern Casting - Aug 19 2014]
Bingham, Paul Weiss Help Unload World's Largest... [Published American Lawyer.com - Aug 19 2014]
Waupaca Foundry Being Sold in $1.3 Billion Deal [Published WBAY Green Bay - Aug 19 2014]
Waupaca Foundry sold to Japanese metals produce... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 19 2014]
Hitachi Metals buys Waupaca Foundry, Inc. [Published Wall Street Business Network - Aug 19 2014]
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The Morning Leverage: KPS Irons Out Deal to Sel... [Published WSJ.com: Private Equity Beat - Aug 20 2014]
Mike Lucas for Dow Jones From this morning’s LBO Wire: KPS Capital Partners has used Waupaca Foundry Inc. to mint some serious coin. KPS agreed to sell the producer of iron castings to publicly traded Hitachi Metals Ltd. for $1.3 billion , providing ...
Asian Equities Flat but Near Six Year High [Published OANDA Forex Blog - Aug 20 2014]
Asian stocks were little changed, with the benchmark regional index trading near a six-year high, after data showed the U.S. economy is strengthening and inflation is running below the Federal Reserve’s target. BHP Billiton Ltd. (BHP) slumped. QBE Insurance ...
KPS Capital agrees to sell Waupaca Foundry for ... [Published PE Hub Blog - Aug 19 2014]
KPS Capital Partners has agreed to sell iron foundry Waupaca Foundry, Inc. to Hitachi Metals for $1.3 billion in cash. The deal is expected to close in the fourth quarter and is subject to regulatory approvals. Press Release KPS Capital Partners, ...
Hitachi Metals casts a deal for Waupaca [Published BvDEP Zephyr Editorial News - Aug 19 2014]
Japanese speciality metals producer Hitachi Metals is spending USD 1.30 billion to gain control of the largest worldwide supplier of iron castings, with six operating plants in the US, from KPS Capital Partners.... ...
Hitachi Metals Adopts Clock Domain Crossing Ver... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Jun 23 2014]
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KPS Capital Partners To Sell Waupaca Foundry To... [Published Financial Services - Aug 19 2014]
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