Spectrum Brands completes $2B sale of Rayovac to Energizer

Rayovac, the battery with its headquarters in the Madison area for more than 100 years, is no longer a locally based brand.

Spectrum Brands, the Middleton parent company of Rayovac, said Wednesday the $2 billion cash sale of its global battery and lighting unit to Energizer Holdings, of suburban St. Louis, had been completed...


Ken Notes: I was sort of hoping that Wisconsin would maintain a strong battery presence because this technology will be the next big thing. From cars to storage on the grid, the world is seeking better ways to store and distribute energy and answers are not far away. The winner of this race will be among the largest and fastest growing companies in the world. UW are we in the game????

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