Clearfield to acquire Nestor Cables
Industry Announcements, , 5/17/2022
MINNEAPOLIS – Clearfield, Inc. ("Clearfield") (NASDAQ: CLFD), the specialist in fiber management and connectivity platforms for communication service providers, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Finnish company Nestor Cables Oy ("Nestor"), a leading developer and manufacturer of fiber optic cable solutions. The pending acquisition follows a long-standing, synergistic relationship between Clearfield and Nestor, who have worked together for over a decade. The acquisition is expected to be accretive to Clearfield earnings.
Nestor has a strong market position in Finland as a supplier of optical fiber cabling. The company also exports many of its products to the European continent, accounting for approximately 30% of its annual revenues. Nestor operates two production facilities and has customers in more than 50 countries.
Concurrently, Nestor will continue to service all of its existing customers throughout Finland and other European countries. Clearfield is excited to bring its fiber management solutions to Nestor’s customers and prospects in the European market. In 2021, Nestor generated EUR €31.7 million in revenue under Finnish Accounting Standards.
Additional details regarding the transaction can be found in the Company's Current Report on Form 8-K, filed today and available in the Investor Relations section of Clearfield's website here.
Read the full press release here.
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