Uponor closes the German acquisition

Uponor Corporation    Press release        11 April 2011  15.00 EET

Uponor closes the German acquisition

Uponor has today closed the acquisition of a majority holding of 50.3% in the German company Zent-Frenger Gesellschaft für Gebäudetechnik mbH, as announced on 4 March. The German competition office gave its approval on Wednesday, and the parties concluded the deal today.

Zent-Frenger develops, manufactures, and markets heating and cooling as well as geothermal technology solutions mainly for the public and commercial sectors of the market. With annual net sales of over €20 million, the company is one of the German market leaders in its field.

Uponor has an option to purchase the remainder of the company’s shares in 2012.

Uponor Corporation

Tarmo Anttila
Vice President, Communications
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Uponor is a leading international provider of plumbing and indoor climate solutions for residential and commercial building markets across Europe and North America. In Northern Europe, Uponor is also a prominent supplier of infrastructure pipe systems. Uponor offers its customers solutions that are technically advanced, ecologically sustainable, and safe and reliable to own and operate. The Group employs approx. 3,200 persons, in 30 countries. In 2010, Uponor's net sales totalled 750 million euros. Uponor Corporation is listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki in Finland. http://www.uponor.com