December 26, 2007

Jenner & Block client Honeywell recently completed the acquisition of Hand Held Products, Inc., a privately held automatic identification and data collection company, for approximately $390 million. 

Hand Held Products, which manufactures a variety of data collection and communications products such as bar code scanners, imaging devices and rugged mobile, wireless computers used in a wide range of industries, will become a new line of business within Honeywell’s Security Group called Honeywell Imaging and Mobility.

Honeywell is a diversified technology and manufacturing leader of aerospace, control technology and other specialty offerings.

The Jenner & Block team representing Honeywell in its acquisition of Hand Held Products was led by Partner John F. Cox and included the following members of the Firm’s Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions, Tax, Labor & Employment and Real Estate Practices:  Partners Steven R. Meier, Adam Petravicius, Everett S. Ward, and Michelle M. McAtee, Of Counsel Darren M. Mungerson and Associates Melissa C. Fogerty, Vito M. Pacione, Kristen M. Boike, Alexandra E. Dowling and L. Taylor Hall.

For the more details regarding this transaction, please click here to view Honeywell's press release.