Agilent Announces Completed Acquisition of Keithley Instruments’ RF Product Line
Agilent Technologies Inc. and Keithley Instruments Inc. announced that the sale of substantially all of Keithley’s RF product line to Agilent is now complete. As Keithley previously announced, the parties had signed a definitive agreement for the sale on November 19, 2009.
“This acquisition is a great fit for Agilent,” said Ron Nersesian, President of Agilent’s Electronic Measurement Group. “The talented RF team and the former Keithley product line will be strong additions to Agilent, building on our leadership position in RF measurements. We look forward to expanding our RF portfolio for customers.”
“We are pleased that this effective RF team will be able to continue to contribute at Agilent,” said Joseph P. Keithley, the company’s Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. “We believe their expertise and experience will definitely add value to Agilent’s work in RF.”