Dover Corporation has sold the Fine Filtration business of RPA to Eaton

Lincoln International today announced the sale of Dover Corporation’s (NYSE: DOV) Ronningen-Petter Fine Filtration business (the Business) to Eaton Corporation (NYSE: ETN). Lincoln International acted as exclusive financial advisor to Dover Corporation.

Based in Portage, Mich., the Business, a Dover Resources company, is a world leader in the design and manufacture of specialized filtration equipment used to filter fluids in a variety of process industries. Products include mechanically-cleaned filters, backwashing filters, tubular filters, and replaceable bags and cartridges all sold under the industry leading Ronningen-Petter brand name.

Lincoln International worked closely with the senior management of Dover Resources to complete this transaction. Given the global nature of the process filtration business, Lincoln International professionals in both the U.S. and France collaborated on this assignment to create a global marketing process. This transaction represents the 11th successful assignment by Lincoln International’s industrial group in 2006.

We consider Lincoln International a valued partner, said Loren Armstrong, chief financial officer of Dover Resources. The firm has become a trusted partner of ours, having assisted us with successful transactions in the past two years and continues to provide us with superior merger and acquisition counsel.

Dover Corporation has sold the Fine Filtration business of RPA to Eaton Connect with a Senior Team Member

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