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Trimble Completes Spectra Precision Acquisition

July 31, 2000
Weekly update

Trimble Navigation Limited, Sunnyvale, Calif., completed its acquisition of the Spectra Precision, Dayton, Ohio, formerly owned by Thermo Electron Corporation, Waltham, Mass. The transaction included $214 million in cash, financed through a syndicate of banks and $80 million in seller debt.