PLEASANTON, Calif. – Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc. announced today that it entered into an agreement to purchase all of the shares of S&P Clever Reinforcement Company AG and S&P Reinforcement International AG (collectively "S&P Clever"), both companies incorporated under the laws of Switzerland, for 54 million Swiss Francs (equivalent, at the exchange rate on October 26, 2011, to $61.4 million), subject to post-closing adjustments. S&P Clever manufactures and sells engineered materials for repair, strengthening, and restoration of concrete and masonry construction and has operations in Switzerland, Germany, Portugal, Poland, The Netherlands and Austria. The transaction is expected to close in January 2012.