Siemens has agreed to acquire rotating equipment provider Dresser-Rand (NYSE: DRC) for approximately $7.6 billion cash in a move to grow Siemens’Â global oil and gas business.
Siemens expects to completeÂ the deal by summerÂ 2015 and to realize approximately $192.8 million in annual synergies by its 2019 fiscal year.
According to Siemens, Drasser-Rand recordedÂ approximately $3 billion in revenue for its 2013 fiscal year and has 8, 100 employees worldwide.
“Our aim is to become the leading rotating equipment and process system integrator for the oil & gas industry, ” said Lisa Davis, a member of Siemens’ managing board.
Siemens intends to incorporateÂ Dresser-Rand’s product portfolio into its offerings for the global oil and gas industry and for distributed power generation.
Dresser-Rand, which hasÂ headquarters in both Paris and Houston, suppliesÂ compressors, steam turbines, gas turbines and engines to energy infrastructure customersÂ worldwide.