Emerson Electric Co

Emerson Electric to Buy National Instruments for $8.2 Billion to Deepen Automation Push

U.S. industrial conglomerate Emerson Electric Co on Wednesday agreed to buy National Instruments Corp for $8.2 billion, capping a nearly yearlong pursuit of the measurement equipment maker. The $60-per-share cash offer represents a premium of nearly 50% to National Instruments’ closing price on Jan. 12, the day before it announced a strategic review. Austin, Texas-based […]