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Published on: August 1, 2022

Acquisition of LTE Scientific Limited

SDI Group has announced the acquisition of LTE Scientific Limited (LTE), a UK manufacturer of sterilizers and decontamination equipment, for an estimated total consideration of £4.2m, net of £1.3m excess cash acquired. The initial cash consideration is £4.2m, with a further £1.3m payment due shortly after completion. It will be funded by the group’s existing cash resources and £20m revolving credit facility, highlighting SDI’s balance sheet strength. The acquisition is expected to be immediately earnings enhancing. We therefore increase our estimates for this year and next, with a 3.6% uplift to our fully adjusted EBITDA for FY23E and 5.6% for FY24.

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