Leatherman acquires Led Lenser

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Leatherman acquires Led Lenser

I just got his from Leatherman:

We hope you’re all enjoying your summer so far. We’d like to share some exciting news with you. Leatherman Tool Group, Inc., parent company of Leatherman multi-tools has acquired majority interest in Zweibrüder Optoelectronics GmbH & Co. KB(Solingen, Germany), the manufacturer of LED Lenser® flashlights. Following the acquisition, the Tool Group expanded its workforce by 1100 people bringing the total size of the company to 1500.
 
LTG HeadquartersAll of our Leatherman operations and manufacturing facilities will remain in the United States and the brands will be sold separately. Leatherman will distribute the LED Lenser brand through retailers throughout the United States. The company already has distribution in more than 40 countries worldwide.
 
We thought you might like to know a little more about LED Lenser, so we’ve detailed some of the technology below that make these lights really stand out from the rest.

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Interesting..... 

 

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wasn't the sale finalized back in April?

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I  thought it happened months ago as well

 

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Obviously it is old news. But I got this mail just today.

Now I see