Deals and Moves: Dec. 4

December 04. 2012 9:19AM


Global law firm expansion, home appliances partnership, video technology agreement.

Law firm K&L Gates LLP, which has an office in Newark, today announced it will merge with Australia-based law group Middletons on Jan. 1 to more than double its Asia-Pacific regional business to 400 lawyers and 11 offices.

Home appliances and electronics provider LG Electronics USA, Inc., in Englewood Cliffs, announced Monday home improvement retailer Lowe’s Cos. Inc., in Mooresville, N.C., has agreed to offer its home appliances in 1,700 stores throughout the United States beginning in the first quarter of 2013.

The energy efficiency solutions arm of Panasonic Corp. of North America, in Secaucus, announced Monday it has signed an agreement to become the sole distributer of LED video display technology produced by Hong Kong-based Lighthouse Technologies Ltd.


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