Vector Acquires Gerber Scientific
Vector Capital Corp., San Francisco, has acquired Gerber Scientific Inc., Tolland, Conn. — a
supplier of automated manufacturing systems for apparel, specialty graphics, packaging, sign making
and industrial markets — and has merged the company with its controlled affiliates Vector Knife
Holdings (Cayman) Ltd. and Knife Merger Sub Inc.
"This merger is a very positive development for our shareholders, employees, customers and business partners," said Donald P. Aiken, Chairman of the Board, Gerber Scientific. "Vector has a proven track record as a value-added partner to its portfolio companies, and we believe that their technology expertise and financial resources will enable us to continue to provide superior products and service to our customers worldwide, while growing our global footprint."