Actuant 8-K 2005
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 13, 2005
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
6100 North Baker Road
Milwaukee, WI 53209
Mailing address: P.O. Box 3241, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (414) 352-4160
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
ITEM 1.01 ENTRY INTO A MATERIAL DEFINITIVE AGREEMENT
On April 13, 2005, Actuant Corporation (the Company) entered into a definitive agreement (the Agreement) to acquire the stock of Hydratight Sweeney from Dover Diversified, Inc. for approximately $93 million in cash. The purchase is subject to customary regulatory approvals and conditions, and is expected to close within the next 60 days. There are no material relationships between Hydratight Sweeney or Dover Diversified, Inc. and the Company or any of its affiliates, other than with respect to the Agreement.
On April 13, 2005, the Company issued a press release announcing that it had entered into the Agreement. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference in its entirety.
ITEM 9.01 FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS
99.1 Press Release issued April 13, 2005.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, hereunto duly authorized.