16 02 2023Business impact

Littelfuse acquires Western Automation Research and Development

RDJ advised Western Automation Research and Development on its acquisition by Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ: LFUS), a global industrial technology manufacturing company.

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Founded in 1984, Western Automation Research and Development is a designer and manufacturer of electrical shock protection devices used across a broad range of high-growth end markets, including e-Mobility off-board charging infrastructure, industrial safety and renewables. The company is headquartered in Galway, Ireland, with operations in the UK, Spain and USA.

Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, Littelfuse, Inc. is a global leader in circuit protection products. Across more than 15 countries, they serve over 100,000 end customers with products found in a variety of industrial, transportation, and electronics end markets.

The RDJ transaction team included JP Gilmartin, Conor Moran, April Byrne and Mark Costello (Corporate and Commercial); Mark Ludlow (Tax); Sinead Morgan (Employment); and Peter McGarvey (Real Estate).

Learn more about our Mergers and Acquisitions team here.

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JP Gilmartin

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