Costar Technologies, Inc. Completes Acquisition of CohuHD Camera Products Division From Cohu, Inc.
Acquisition Expected to Expand Products Offerings and Accelerate Sales Growth
Coppell, Texas – June 6, 2014 – Costar Technologies, Inc. (OTC Markets Group: CSTI) announced today that it has closed the acquisition of the CohuHD camera products and video solutions division of Cohu, Inc. (NASDAQ: COHU).
CohuHD is a leading provider of video cameras and related products, specializing in IP video solutions for traffic monitoring, security, surveillance and military applications; and accessories such as cables, camera mounts, lenses and data storage devices. CohuHD is the market leader in offering high-definition video systems designed for the performance requirements associated with critical infrastructure environments, and sells to a customer base that includes corporate end-users, state and federal government agencies, original equipment manufacturers, distributors, system integrators and value-added resellers. With the acquisition of CohuHD, Costar’s customers will have access to a broader product line while continuing to receive the same high level of sales, service and support that they have come to expect from Costar and CohuHD.
Alston & Bird LLP acted as Costar’s legal counsel in connection with the transaction.
About Costar Technologies, Inc.
Costar Technologies, Inc. develops, designs and distributes a range of security solution products including surveillance cameras, lenses, digital video recorders and high-speed domes. Costar also develops, designs and distributes industrial vision products to observe repetitive production and assembly lines, thereby increasing efficiency by detecting faults in the production process. Headquartered in Coppell, Texas, Costar’s shares currently trade on the OTC Markets Group under the ticker symbol “CSTI”.
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Costar Technologies, Inc.