Tata Technologies to Acquire Cambric – Premier U.S.-based Engineering Services Company

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Tata Technologies, a leading global provider of engineering services and manufacturing enterprise IT, today announced agreements for the acquisition of U.S.-based Cambric Corporation, a premier engineering services company providing turnkey engineering services to its customers.

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Tata Technologies announced that it has signed definitive agreements for the acquisition of U.S.-based Cambric Corporation.

Cambric gives our customers in the Construction and Heavy Equipment as well as in the Auto sector access to specialists in this field ... Cambric’s customers will have access to Tata Technologies' footprint in Asia Pacific and complementary capabilities

• Access to high-end, systems engineering, engine design and powertrain engineering capability

  • Strengthens Tata Technologies’ presence in the global Construction and Heavy Equipment sector
  • Delivery expansion with addition of ~450 highly-experienced engineers in Romania and U.S.
  • Near-shore delivery presence in Eastern Europe
  • Expands Cambric market access and capabilities to Asia Pacific region and the Automotive sector

Tata Technologies, a leading global provider of engineering services and manufacturing enterprise IT, today announced that it has signed definitive agreements for the acquisition of U.S.-based Cambric Corporation, a premier engineering services company providing turnkey engineering services to its customers. The partnership will strengthen Tata Technologies’ global footprint and domain capabilities to provide high-end engineering services to a diverse set of existing and new clients, especially in Europe. It will also provide Cambric access to the Asia Pacific region.

Cambric is a U.S. headquartered global engineering services company with a significant footprint in Eastern Europe. The company has three development centers in Romania and its customers include some of the world’s marquee heavy machinery, agricultural, off-highway and automotive companies. Cambric provides system level engineering and design capabilities in engine, powertrain, chassis/structures, body, electrical and hydraulic systems to its global customers. Cambric is a privately held company with private equity investors holding majority stake in the company. Cambric had revenues of $25 million as of 31 December 2012 with majority of revenues coming from the Construction and Heavy Equipment sector.

Commenting on the acquisition, Patrick McGoldrick, Managing Director and CEO, Tata Technologies, said: “Cambric gives our customers in the Construction and Heavy Equipment as well as in the Auto sector access to specialists in this field as well as an access to Cambric’s powertrain expertise. Additionally, Cambric’s customers will have access to Tata Technologies’ footprint in Asia Pacific and complementary capabilities including embedded systems, enterprise IT and extensive automotive domain experience.”

“I am pleased to welcome them to the Tata Technologies family,” added Mr. McGoldrick.

Tim Hayes, CEO, Cambric, said: “We are excited to become a part of Tata Technologies ambitious growth strategy and look forward to providing our customers the added breadth, depth and global footprint that the combined entity provides. We see this combination of our two companies as a means to match our clients’ global operations with our own engineering footprint. We will now have similar engineering capability in the Asia Pacific region to supplement our significant Romanian and U.S. presence.”

Cambric was advised by Rothschild and Holland Hart. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions.

About Tata Technologies
Tata Technologies, founded in 1989, enables ambitious manufacturing companies to design and build better products through engineering services outsourcing and the application of information technology to product development and manufacturing enterprise processes. With over 6,000 engineers, representing 17 nationalities, Tata Technologies focuses on the manufacturing industry – covering every aspect of the value chain from conceptualization, manufacturing and aftermarket/MRO support. The Company supports clients through comprehensive engineering services and IT processes and tools to manage product development and the complete manufacturing ecosystem.

Tata Technologies serves clients in 25 countries, with a delivery model specifically designed for engineering and IT engagements that offers a unique blend of deep, local expertise integrated with our six global delivery centers, Detroit (USA), Coventry (UK), Pune and Bangalore (India), Stuttgart (Germany), and Bangkok (Thailand). The international headquarters is located in Singapore. http://www.tatatechnologies.com

About Cambric
Cambric provides end-to-end engineering services to some of the world’s most prestigious heavy-machinery, off-highway and automotive companies. Since its incorporation in 1989, Cambric has become a worldwide leader in high end engineering services in relevant industries. Cambric is a U.S. headquartered company with engineering centers and customer-focused project managers around the globe. http://www.cambric.com

Media Contacts:

Tata Technologies:
Daniel Saad, Director of Communications – NA
+ 1 248 225 8831
daniel.saad(at)tatatechnologies(dot)com

Cambric Corporation:
Nathan Black, Manager, Marketing
+ 1 801 415 7357
nblack(at)cambric(dot)com

About the Tata group
Tata Technologies is a part of the Tata group, which comprises over 100 operating companies in seven business sectors: communications and information technology, engineering, materials, services, energy, consumer products and chemicals. The group has operations in more than 80 countries across six continents, and its companies export products and services to 85 countries. The total revenue of Tata companies, taken together, was $100.09 billion (around Rs475,721 crore) in 2011-12, with 58 percent of this coming from business outside India. Tata companies employ over 450,000 people worldwide. The Tata name has been respected in India for more than 140 years for its adherence to strong values and business ethics. http://www.tata.com

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