KPMG Corporate Finance LLC is pleased to announce the sale of Innovative Switchgear Solutions, Inc. (“ISG”) to Eaton.
About Innovative Switchgear Solutions
Founded in 2012 and headquartered in Dacono, Colorado, ISG is a specialty manufacturer of medium-voltage electrical equipment serving the North American utility, commercial and industrial markets. ISG leverages proprietary technology to deliver comprehensive, environmentally-friendly switchgear solutions that solve customers’ engineering, functionality, operational, and space utilization challenges. ISG’s products are highly engineered, offering lower maintenance and safer technology than conventional air-, oil- or SF6-filled switchgear, and have experienced strong adoption since inception.
Bobby Kocol, Chief Executive Officer of ISG, commented: “The sale to Eaton involved a careful balance of the interests of ISG’s customers, employees and owners, and the KPMG team was able to help us secure terms which achieved all three objectives.”
“This acquisition complements our portfolio of medium-voltage switchgear solutions,” said Brian Brickhouse, president, Americas region, Electrical Sector. “ISG’s solid dielectric underground switchgear products provide a compact, low maintenance, highly configurable solution that helps us solve the critical challenges our customers face. We are excited to have ISG join the team.”
Eaton is a power management company with 2018 sales of $21.6 billion. It provides energy-efficient solutions that help customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 100,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries.
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