Mergers, acquisitions, divestments



Changes in ownership

27.03.15  Bekaert (Jining) Steel Cord Co., Ltd.  80% 
24.03.15  Shanghai Bekaert-Ergang Co., Ltd. became  Bekaert Applied Material Technology (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. 70% < 100%
27.02.15  Sale of Bekaert Carding Solutions  100% > 0%
06.02.15  Bekaert Kartepe Çelik Kord Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş, Turkey  100% 
05.12.14  Arrium Ltd, Australia  65% 
18.12.14  Bekaert Figline S.r.l., Italy  100% 
18.12.14  Bekaert Slatina SRL, Romania  80% 
18.12.14  Bekaert Sumaré Ltda., Brazil  100% 
15.12.14  Acma Inversiones Canada SA, Chile 52% 
17.10.14  Procables Wire Ropes SA, Chile  52% 
17.10.14  Prodinsa SA, Chile  52% 
01.10.14  Bekaert Maccaferri Underground Solutions BVBA, Belgium  50% 
01.10.14  Procercos SA, Chile  52% 
23.09.14  Inversiones Bekaert Andean Ropes Ltda, Chile  100% 
30.04.14  Bekaert Wire Rope Industry NV  100% 
30.04.14  Bekaert Cimaf Cabos Ltda, Brazil  45% < 100% 
30.04.14  BIA Alambres Costa Rica SA, Costa Rica  58% 
30.04.14  Bekaert Costa Rica, SA  80%>58% 
28.04.14  Bekaert Mukand Wire Industries Private Ltd, India  94%<100% 
03.12.13  PT Bekaert Advanced Filtration, Indonesia  100%>0% 
03.12.13  Bekaert Advanced Filtration (Sprimont), Belgium  100%>0% 
04/11/13  Bekaert Costa Rica, SA  100% 
10.10.13  PT Bekaert Trade Indonesia  100% 
22.03.13  Bekaert Mukand Wire Industries Pvt Ltd, Pune, India  93%<94% 
30.08.12  Cempaka Raya Sdn. Bhd., Malaysia  55% 
30.08.12  Bekaert Southern Wire Sdn. Bhd., Malaysia  55% 
30.08.12   Bekaert Southern Speciality Wire Sdn. Bhd., Malaysia  55% 
31.05.12 Bekaert (Xinju) New Materials Co Ltd  75% 
24.05.12 Bekaert Southern Wire Pte Ltd, Singapore  55% 
09.05.12 Southern Steel , Karawang, Indonesia 55%
02.04.12  Bekaert Advanced Coatings, Deinze, Belgium  100%>0% 
02.04.12  Bekaert (Jiangyin) Advanced Coatings Co Ltd, Jiangyin (Jiangsu province), China 100%>0% 
31.03.12  Bekaert Mukand Wire Industries Pvt Ltd, Pune, India  86<93% 
13.03.12  Chile, Peru and Canada 50<52%
27.01.12  Bekaert (Jiangyin) Advanced Coatings Co Ltd 100>0% 
27.01.12 Bekaert Advanced Coatings NV Deinze 100>0% 
08.12.11 Bekaert-Shenyang Steel Cord Co., Ltd  98>100% 
15.09.11 Bekaert inaugurates plant expansion in Russia 100%
10.08.11 Bekaert Specialty Films 100%>0%
10.08.11 Bekaert Advanced Coatings, Zulte 100%>0%
18.07.11 Bekaert (Qingdao) Wire Products Co., Ltd 100%
31.03.11  Bekaert Mukand Wire Industries name change  74>84% 
25/02/11  Bekaert Guatemala - name change (previous Productos de Alambre de Guatemala)   
18.02.11  Bekaert CEB Technologies B.V. 100%>0%
21.09.10 Bekaert (Xinyu) Metal products Company Ltd. 100%
24.03.10 Technical Center, Ranjangaon, India
01.02.10 BSSH, Huizhou (Guangdong Province, China) 0>100%
01.02.10 BMI, Sardinia (Italy) 0>100%
06.03.09 Vicson, S.A. 100>80%
06.03.09 Productora de Alambres Colombianos Proalco S.A. 87.5>80%
06.03.09 Ideal Alambrec S.A.  50>80%
06.03.09 Productos de Acero Cassadó S.A. (Prodac) 40>80%
24.07.08  Beksa changed name: Bekaert Izmit Celik Kord Sanayi ve Ticaret AS  
18.02.08 Bekaert to acquire full ownership of Beksa (Turkey) 50>100%
26.09.07 Productora de Alambres Colombianos SA - Proalco SA 50>87.5%
26.09.07 Vicson SA, Valencia (Venezuela) 50>100%
05.09.07 Mukand, Maharashtra (India) 0>50%
30.03.07 Titan becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of Bekaert 70>100%
31.12.05 Bekaert Combustion Technology Corporation 75>100%
03.11.06 Cimaf Cabos SA, Osasco Brazil 48>45%
03.11.06 Procables SA, Callao, Peru 46>48%
01.11.06 Wire Rope Industries 48>50%
22.12.05 Bekaert Combustion Technology BV 75>100%
22.12.05 Bekaert Combustion Technology NV 75>100%
02.11.05 Bekaert Solaronics renamed in Bekaert NCD, Inc. 75>100%
31.12.04 Procables, Callao, Peru 45>46%
01.07.04 Bekaert VDS renamed into Bekaert Advanced Coatings  
08.03.04 Imaware 75>100%
29.02.04 Bekaert Indoor Safety BV (Ede, Netherlands) 95>100%
01.01.04 Increase ownership in Precision Surface Technology 33>66%
05.09.03 Increase ownership in Sorevi 51>86%
01.08.03 Increase ownership in Contours 50>100%
30.06.03 Increase ownership in Sorevi 48.7> 51%
31.12.02 Productos de Acero Cassado SA 40>42%
31.12.02 Precision Surface Technology Pte Ltd 26>33%
30.05.02 Bekaert acquires Vito's shares in Bekaert Dymonics 79>100%
06.12.01 Eurosym Kortrijk, Belgium 39>0%
30.11.01 Rotar, Inc. Minneapolis (Minnesota), USA 51>100%
26.11.01 Frebek GmbH Freiburg, Germany 75>0%
21.11.01 Bekpart BV Dordrecht, The Netherlands 53>100%
20.08.01 Bekaert Shenyang Steel Cord Co., China 80>98%
29.06.01 Innovative Specialty Films LLC (Delaware), USA 50>100%
06.04.01 Bekaert-ZDB Bohumín sro Bohumín, Czechia 55>100%
05.01.01 Furigas UK Limited Rugby (Warwickshire), UK 51>100%
05.01.01 Furigas Assen BV Assen, The Netherlands 51>100%
05.01.01 Combustion Component Holding NV The Netherlands  51>100%

 

Mergers

31.12.04    Bekaert Nederland BV/Bekaert Beheer BV merged into         
                Bekaert Holding BV.
01.07.04    Bekaert VDS renamed into Bekaert Advanced Coatings    
01.07.04    Bekaert Dymonics merged into Bekaert Advanced Coatings
27.06.04    Sorevi Savoie SA merged into Sorevi SA
10.05.04    Merger VDS and Bekaert Dymonics 100%
26.04.04    Bekaert Specialty Films Nordic AB merged into Bekaert
                Specialty Films North Europe AB
01.06.03    Merger Lobo, SBS in Sobelcard merger 100%
12.11.02    Subsidiary Combustion Technology and Belgian Shell merger to 75 %
01.07.02    Bekaert VDS acquires Sinvaco merger 100 %
01.01.02    Furigas Assen BV Assen, The Netherlands, merger 100%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Acquisitions

10.01.08     Foundation of Bekaert Lipetsk
19.09.07     Incorporation of Bekaert Services Hong Kong Limited
19.09.07     Incorporation of Bekaert Stainless Products Hong Kong Limited
19.09.07     Incorporation of Bekaert Carding Solutions Hong Kong Limited
19.09.07     Incorporation of Bekaert Building Products Hong Kong Limited
19.09.07     Incorporation of Bekaert Wire Products Hong Kong Limited
19.09.07     Incorporation of Bekaert Specialty Wire Products Hong Kong Limited
19.09.07     Incorporation of Bekaert Steel Cord Products Hong Kong Limited
18.12.06     Declaration of intent for the acquisition of Uralkord in Russia
22.09.06     Bekaert further enhances its leadership position in China
05.05.06     Bekaert to acquire the Dutch Aluheat
28.04.06     Lane Brothers Engineering Industries Limited
03.04.06     Bekaert acquires Cold Drawn Products Ltd.
31.01.06     Bekaert acquires Delta Wire in the USA
19.07.05     Wuxi Bekaert Textile Machinery and Accessories Co., Ltd.
23.06.05     Bekaert acquires the ECC Card clothing division of Carclo plc
02.06.05     Bekaert acquires Southwest Screens & Filters SA (Belgium/Indonesia)
20.05.05     Joint venture 75/25 with Wuxi Owl Textile Accesories Co.Ltd.
09.11.04     Foundation Bekaert New Materials (Suzhou)Co., Ltd
19.07.04     Foundation Bekaert Sistemas de Combustao e Technologia Ltda (Brazil)
02.06.04     Foundation Bekaert Precision Surface Technology (Suzhou) Co., Ltd
21.05.04     Subsidiary 90% Bekaert Binjiangh Steel Cord Co., Ltd
20.02.04     Subsidiary 100% Bekaert Management (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
15.01.04     Acquisition Solaronics Technologies (Advanced materials: burners)
23.07.03     Acquisition distribution for window films in Scandinavia (Adv. coatings)
30.04.03     Investment in Benitis (France) (Technology)
08.04.03     Acquisition Drôtovña Kordy (Hlohovec-Slovak Republic) (Adv. wire)
08.04.03     Acquisition Drôtovña Drôty (Hlohovec-Slovak Republic) (Adv. wire)
04.12.02     Subsidiary 100% SAM Logistics (Shanghai, China)
29.11.02     Subsidiary 100% Sobelcard Companies (Belgium)
20.11.02     Joint venture 50/50 Bruker Technik GmbH (Germany)
02.05.02     Subsidiary 80% Bekaert Progressive Composite Corp. (U.S.A.)
09.11.01     Bekaert acquires 48.7% of Sorevi (Advanced coatings)
10.10.01     Joint venture 70/30 Bekaert Toko Metal Fiber ( Japan) (Adv. materials)
04.09.01     Bekaert acquires Joseph Sykes Brothers (JSB)
11.06.01     Bekaert acquires MSC/Specialty Films Inc.
25.04.01     Innovative Specialty Films,LLC. (ISF) acquires CPSI, Inc. ("NeoVac")
11.12.00     Set up of Bekaert Slovakia for Steel Cord in Central Europe
29.11.00     Agreement with Dupont iTechnologies for flex circuit materials
27.11.00     Participation 60% in Bastion Wire (South Africa)
17.10.00     Acquisition CMTM (Germany)
18.09.00     New factory BZBP for building products (Czech Republic)
14.09.00     Participation 75% in FREBEK (Germany)
31.08.00     Joint venture 50/50 Bedaltec (Italy)
08.06.00     Joint venture 50/50 in Bekaert Variant Handling Systems (Denmark)
04.05.00     Cooperation with Agfa to market Orgacon™ film
04.04.00     Joint venture 60/40 in Bekaert ECD Solar Systems (U.S.A.)
30.03.00     Acquisition France Fil (France)
20.12.99     Expansion steel wire capacity in Jiangyin (China)
26.10.99     Expansion steel cord capacity in Jiangyin and Shenyang (China)
22.10.99     Acquisition Emiel Vanderstraeten
29.09.99     Cooperation with GAH-Alberts (Germany)
19.07.99     Participation 51% in Furigas (The Nederlands and U.K.)
15.03.99     Set up Bekaert Fibre Processing Systems (Belgium)
20.01.99     Joint venture 50/50 Innovative Speciality Films (U.S.A.)
19.11.98     Joint venture 50/50 Bekaert Timeda (The Nederlands)
02.06.98     Joint venture 50/50 Contours (U.S.A.)
19.03.98     Participation 80% Bekaert Shenyang Steel Cord (China)
28.01.98     Participation 79% in Bekaert Dymonics (Belgium)
28.10.97     Participation 60% Bekinit (Japan)
17.10.97     Participation 70% Shanghai Bekaert-Ergang (China)
01.04.97     Take over of 100 % TWIL (U.K.)
27.02.97     Expansion joint venture 45/55 Belgo-Bekaert Arames (Brazil)
03.07.96     Expansion Steel Cord in South-East Asia (India and Indonesia)
30.06.96     Start thin metal fibre products and sputtered films (U.S.A.)
18.10.95     Acquisition Storck Management Consulting (Belgium)
18.09.95     Acquisition TrefilEUROPE (France)
18.09.95     Participation 55% Bekaert-ZDB (Czech Republic)
13.07.95     Joint venture 50/50 Spaleck (Germany)
10.10.94     Acquisition Rösler Draht AG (Germany)
31.05.94     Foundation of Bekintex (Wetteren - Belgium)
07.07.93     Acquisition wire plant in Poland (Kotlarnia)
19.01.93     Joint venture with Jiangyin Steel Wire Rope Factory
28.09.92     Joint venture 50/50 Hylsa-Bekaert (Mexico)

Divestments

21.01.08     Bekaert Carding Solutions Srl
23.08.07     Bekaert Australia Steel Cord plant
23.08.07     Bekaert Carding Solutions Roubaix (France)
23.05.07     Bekaert to close down its carding business in Cleckheaton (UK)
15.12.06     Bekaert to close its steel cord plant in Dyersburg, Tennessee (USA)
08.05.06     Bekaert to divest its Handling activities in Denmark and the UK
05.12.05     Bekaert to close its wire plant in Muskegon, Michigan (USA)
01.03.05     Bekaert Deutschland GmbH, Schwalmtal, Germany
01.03.05     Bekaert Fencing España SL, Burgos, Spain
01.03.05     Bekaert Fencing Limited, Sheffield, United Kingdom
01.03.05     Bekaert Fencing NV, Zwevegem, Belgium
01.03.05     Bekaert Fencing SA, Bourbourg, France
01.03.05     Bekaert Fencing  SpA, Tortoreto, Italy
01.03.05     Bekaert Fencing Sp zoo, Kotlarnia, Poland
01.03.05     Bekaert France SA, Charleville-Mézières, France
01.03.05     Werler Drahtwerke GmbH, Werl, Germany
01.03.05     Bekaert Bastion (Pty) Ltd
21.12.04     Bekaert Timeda BV (Enschede, Netherlands)
23.11.04     Innovative Sputtering Technology, Zulte, Belgium
13.09.04     Bekaert Building Products Pty Ltd (Sydney, Australia)
17.08.04     Imperial Eagle (Hinckley, UK)
19.12.03     Bekaert Stanwick & Bekaert Consulting become independent firms
17.12.03     Excel Oy acquires composite profiles activities from Bekaert
14.05.03     Sale USSC (solar systems) to Energy Conversion Devices Inc 19% to 0%
14.05.03     Sale BESS (solar systems) to Energy Conversion Devices Inc 60% to 0%
23.12.02     Sale Bedaltec SpA (Italy)
20.12.02     Sale Hikari Corporation (Japan)
30.09.02     Closure Guardess Holding BV (Netherlands)
09.04.02     Bekaert refocuses priorities of its Low Carbon Speciality Wire Business
05.04.02     Sale Reddiwire Ltd to Webster & Horsfall Ltd (UK)
06.12.01     Divestment of Eurosym
26.11.01     Divestment of Frebek (Germany)
21.12.00     Sale Imaware Infrastructure to Hewlett-Packard
18.10.99     Sale wire factory Warrington (UK)
18.10.99     Sale wire factory Hylsa-Bekaert (Mexico)
03.09.99     Sale Delaware Industrial Solutions to Arthur Andersen (Belgium)
14.07.97     Sale North-American non-ferrous activity to Niehoff (USA)
28.06.96     Management buy-out at NV Werkhuizen Huwaert (Belgium)
25.03.94     Termination of Joint Venture with BridgeStone Corporation (Japan)
20.03.92     Agreement Bekaert and Bridgestone to amend their relationship

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