Edgewater Growth Capital Partners III, L.P. (“Edgewater”) is pleased to announce the sale of its portfolio company Amptek, Inc. Amptek is the market leader in producing detectors using x-ray fluorescence (XRF) used to identify the composition of materials within the metal, environmental monitoring, petrochemical, semiconductor and research markets. Edgewater acquired Amptek in December 2011.

Amptek was recently sold to Ametek, Inc., a publicly traded global manufacturer of electronic instrument with over 120 manufacturing locations around the world. Ametek acquired Amptek as a strategic addition to its Materials Analysis Division. Edgewater would like to acknowledge the excellent management team who led Amptek under Edgewater’s ownership through to this successful transaction.