Hexagon AB (HEXAb.ST)
* Acquires Nestix Oy, provider of data-centric software solutions for managing and optimising steel fabrication.
May 10 Hexagon AB CEO Ola Rollen at a conference call:
STOCKHOLM, May 10 Measurement technology and software group Hexagon reported a smaller than expected first-quarter operating profit on Tuesday and said like-for-like sales growth was likely to pick up later this year after hitting a bottom in the quarter.
* Hexagon acquires aicon 3d systems, a leading provider of optical 3d metrology, based in Braunschweig, Germany
* Hexagon acquires FTI, a leading provider of manufacturing software solutions
* Hexagon strengthens its sensor portfolio with radar technology
* Says SigmaSpace is now positively contributing to Hexagon's earnings
STOCKHOLM, Feb 5 Measurement technology and software group Hexagon posted fourth-quarter operating profit above forecasts on Friday and said it was confident on sales growth ahead, despite global economic uncertainty.
* Hexagon acquires SCCS, a leading supplier of Leica Geosystems surveying equipment in the UK