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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WEST HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT — March 18, 2014 — Legrand, a global leader in electrical and data network infrastructure solutions, today announced it has completed its acquisition of Lastar™, Inc. which now becomes part of Legrand's Data Communications Division.
Legrand's acquisition of Lastar and its Quiktron® and C2G brands provides customers with complete and fully integrated end-to-end solutions as well as access to new solutions. In addition, the acquisition strengthens Legrand's position and capabilities in the data communications, IT, and A/V channels.
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About Legrand, North America
Legrand is a global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures. Its comprehensive offering of solutions for use in commercial, industrial and residential markets makes it a benchmark for customers worldwide. Innovation for a steady flow of new products with high added value is a prime vector for growth, including, in particular, connected devices stemming from Legrand's global Eliot (Electricity and IoT) program. Legrand reported sales of $5.6 billion in 2016. Legrand has a strong presence in North and Central America, with a portfolio of well- known market brands and product lines that includes AFCO Systems, C2G, Cablofil, Chief, Da-Lite, Electrorack, Finelite, Luxul, Middle Atlantic Products, Nuvo, OCL, On-Q, Ortronics, Pass & Seymour, Pinnacle, QMotion, Quiktron, Raritan, Sanus, Solarfective, Vaddio, Vantage, Wattstopper, and Wiremold. Legrand is listed on Euronext Paris and is a component stock of indexes including the CAC40, FTSE4Good, MSCI World, ASPI, Corporate Oekom Rating, and DJSI (ISIN code FR0010307819) Legrand
C2G, a brand of Legrand, is a global leader in IT, A/V, datacom cabling and connectivity solutions since 1984. C2G delivers connectivity solutions renowned for superior quality, value and innovation and are backed by an uncompromising commitment to customer service. C2G is widely known as the cabling and connectivity supplier of choice for industry leading technology resellers and distributors across North America, EMEA and Asia. In 2019, C2G joined the Legrand AV division of Legrand, North America, the world specialist in products and systems for electrical installations and information networks, offering solutions for use in residential, commercial and industrial buildings. For more information, please visit C2G.
Telford-based C2G opened its UK operations in August 2008 and then officially launched at Channel Expo in May 2009. Working with value-added distribution partners, Tech Data UK, TDMaverick, and Tech Data Europe. C2G has quickly established a strong and extensive community of networking and A/V specialist partners in the UK and Europe.
Quiktron is a leading manufacturer of fiber optic and cable assemblies for the datacom and telecommunications industries since 1992.The company partners with prominent distributors that offer a full line of data and communications products. With facilities in Albia, Iowa and Hickory, North Carolina, Quiktron provides custom manufacturing of fiber and copper interconnects as well as the distribution of more than 3,000 core items. Quiktron
C2G and Cables To Go are registered trademarks of Lastar, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
Marketing Manager, UK & EMEA