Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

ROHM to Acquire a Part of Renesas Shiga Factory (8-Inch Line) for Use as Main Production Site of Power Semiconductors and Piezoelectric MEMS Devices

May 27, 2015

Kyoto, Japan - Semiconductor manufacturer ROHM Co., Ltd. (Satoshi Sawamura, President; Headquartered in Kyoto Pref.) has decided to acquire a part of Renesas Shiga factory (8-inch line) from Renesas Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (Yoshiyuki Miyamoto, president; Headquartered in Ibaraki Pref.), a wholly owned... Read More

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Elbit Systems Signs an Agreement to Acquire NICE Systems' Cyber and Intelligence Division for an Amount of up to $157.9 Million

May 27, 2015

Out of the total amount, $117.9 million will be paid in cash at the time of the closing and up to $40 million will be paid as earn-out, subject to the acquired division's future business performance NICE's acquired business will be merged into CYBERBIT LTD., an Elbit Systems subsidiary, recently established, in... Read More

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Aavid Acquires Kunze-Folien

May 27, 2015

BOSTON – Aavid Corporation ("Aavid") announced it has acquired Kunze-Folien GmbH ("Kunze"). Based in Oberhaching near Munich, Germany, Kunze specializes in the design, manufacture, and integration of thermally conductive films, heat sinks, and transistor clips in power and other electronic environments... Read More

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Atos Acquires North American Distributor, Fluid Power Associates

May 27, 2015

York, PA – Atos SpA announced today that it has acquired full ownership of Fluid Power Associates, Inc., an importation, distribution, and repair center for electrohydraulic components in which it held a minority stake. The name of the newly restructured company will be “Atos North America.” The purchase will allow... Read More

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Southern Company Subsidiary Furthers Renewable Energy Leadership by Acquiring 103 Megawatt Georgia Solar Project

May 27, 2015

ATLANTA – Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power is demonstrating its commitment to developing more renewable energy resources through the acquisition of the 103-megawatt (MW) Butler solar facility from Community Energy, Inc., in Georgia. A national leader in renewables, Southern Power has strategically... Read More

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Russel Metals Announces the Acquisition of Western Fiberglass Pipe Sales

May 22, 2015

TORONTO – Russel Metals Inc. (RUS - TSX) announced today that it completed the acquisition of the operations of Western Fiberglass Pipe Sales. Western Fiberglass is a leading distributor of fibreglass down hole tubing casing, facility pipe and line pipe within the oil and gas industry servicing Western Canada, with... Read More

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New Owners at Reitech Corporation

May 22, 2015

Stephen Holtzman and Dr. Prakash Pradhan (SPAC LLC) recently purchased Reitech Corporation, a manufacture of waterbase dispersions for coatings, inks and allied industries located in Reading, PA. Mr. Holtzman said, "Reitech has always had a reputation of putting the customer first by providing solutions, flexibility... Read More

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Whirlpool Enters Into an Agreement to Acquire American Dryer Corporation

May 21, 2015

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. – Whirlpool Corporation has entered into an agreement to acquire American Dryer Corporation (ADC), a privately held company that manufactures and markets coin-operated, on-premise, industrial and specialty laundry equipment. The planned acquisition gives Whirlpool Corporation's commercial... Read More

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Intergraph® Acquires Blue Iron Systems, Inc.

May 21, 2015

Firm's Ironscan module works with SmartPlant® Materials to automate material tracking via barcode and RFID HUNTSVILLE, Ala.– Intergraph® Process, Power Marine, part of Hexagon and the world's leading provider of enterprise engineering software to the process, power and marine industries, has acquired Blue Iron... Read More

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PEP Acquires Trigon International

May 20, 2015

Attleboro, MA — Precision Engineered Products (PEP), a leading manufacturer of medical devices and components, today announced the acquisition of Trigon International, specialized in design, engineering, manufacturing and assembly services for orthopedic products. End applications range from trauma, knee, hip... Read More

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ISSI Acknowledges Unsolicited Offer from Cypress Semiconductor; Authorizes Discussions with Cypress Semiconductor

May 19, 2015

MILPITAS, Calif. – Integrated Silicon Solution, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISSI) today acknowledged the receipt of an unsolicited offer from Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (Nasdaq: CY) to acquire all of the outstanding common stock of ISSI for $19.75 per share in cash. As previously announced, ISSI entered into an Agreement... Read More

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TransDigm Completes Acquisition of Aerospace Business of Pexco LLC, Successful Notes Offering and Incremental Term Loan

May 19, 2015

CLEVELAND –TransDigm Group Incorporated (the "Company") (NYSE: TDG) announced today that it completed the acquisition of the assets of the aerospace business of Pexco LLC ("Pexco Aerospace"), a portfolio company of Odyssey Investment Partners, LLC, for approximately $496 million in cash. The acquisition was... Read More

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Chemetall Acquires Aluminum Finishing Business of Chemal GmbH & Co. KG

May 19, 2015

BATON ROUGE, La. – Chemetall, a global business unit of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), announced today that it has acquired the business of Chemal GmbH and Co. KG, based in Hamm, Germany. This transaction will enhance Chemetall's integrated portfolio for the Aluminum Finishing industry. Founded in 1975, Chemal... Read More

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ZF Completes Acquisition of TRW Automotive

May 19, 2015

• Antitrust clearances have been granted • Closing is starting signal for integration • TRW will be integrated into ZF as the new "Active Passive Safety Technology" division FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany – ZF Friedrichshafen AG, a global leader in driveline and chassis technology, and TRW Automotive Holdings Corp... Read More

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O-I to Acquire Vitro's Food and Beverage Business for $2.15 Billion

May 18, 2015

Provides a Leading Position in Mexico; Expected to be Accretive to Cash Flow and EPS in 2016 Perrysburg, Ohio  - Owens-Illinois, Inc. (NYSE: OI) announced today that it has reached a definitive agreement with Vitro, S.A.B. de C.V. (BMV: VITROA), to acquire Vitro's food and beverage glass container business in an... Read More

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Sabre to Acquire Abacus International

May 18, 2015

Leading GDS in Asia Pacific will enable accelerated global growth for Sabre SOUTHLAKE, Texas and SINGAPORE - Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Abacus International, the leading global distribution system (GDS) in the Asia-Pacific region... Read More

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BASF Acquires Intellectual Property for a New Manufacturing Process of High Molecular Weight Polyisobutene (HM PIB) from LANXESS

May 18, 2015

• Innovative production process • Additional capacities to support growth of global high molecular weight polyisobutene (HM PIB) market Ludwigshafen/Köln, Germany – BASF and LANXESS have signed an agreement on BASF’s purchase of the polyisobutene business consisting mainly of intellectual property for a new... Read More

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Teradyne and Universal Robots Announce Agreement for Teradyne to Acquire Universal Robots, Leader in Collaborative Robots

May 18, 2015

• Collaborative Robotics is an emerging $100 million market with forecasted rapid growth • Universal Robots is the leader in collaborative robots with over 4,000 units sold • Establishes Teradyne position early in a high growth segment of industrial automation • Teradyne provides revenue synergies, financial... Read More

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MAUSER Acquires Greif Plastic Drum and IBC Business in Brazil

May 15, 2015

Bruehl, Germany  - MAUSER Group, a worldwide leading company in industrial packaging based in Bruehl, Germany, acquired the plastic drum and IBC business of Greif in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The acquisition was effective May 1, 2015 with the newly added business providing MAUSER a broader customer base to supply its... Read More

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Airgas Acquires Valley Air Supply, Inc.

May 15, 2015

RADNOR, PA - Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG), one of the nation's leading suppliers of industrial, medical, and specialty gases, and related products, today announced that it has acquired the assets and operations of Valley Air Supply, Inc. Headquartered in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, Valley Air Supply is an industrial gas and... Read More