Acquisition of Reflect Photonics Inc by Smiths Group plc

Deal typeTransaction Services
Client nameSmiths Group plc

BDO provided financial and tax due diligence for Smiths Group plc on the acquisition of Reflex Photonics Inc.

Smiths Group plc, a FTSE 100 multinational diversified engineering business, acquired Reflect Photonics Inc, a manufacturer of rugged embedded transceivers based in Montreal. The acquisition will compliment Smiths' Interconnect business, which manufactures electronic and radio frequency components. 

"In approaching their work and when contracting, the BDO team have shown great empathy for the demands of a corporate M&A team. They make a point of understanding the commercial context and are able to recognise the key diligence areas quickly – this greatly helps in prioritising our work. In addition, it is comforting to have such consistent support from senior levels."

Michael Mortimor, M&A Director