Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

ESCO Announces Acquisition of Test Solutions Provider

March 17, 2011

ST. LOUIS, March 14, 2011 - ESCO Technologies Inc. (NYSE: ESE) today announced that it has acquired EMV Elektronische Messgerate Vertriebs-G.m.b.H., together with its subsidiary EMSCREEN Electromagnetic Screening G.m.b.H. (collectively, "EMV"). EMV, with operations in Taufkirchen, Germany, provides turnkey systems... Read More

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Lincoln Electric Completes Severstal Welding Acquisition in Russia

March 17, 2011

CLEVELAND, March 11, 2011 - Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: LECO) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of OOO Severstal-metiz: welding consumables, a leading manufacturer of welding consumables in Russia and a subsidiary of OAO Severstal, a world leading, vertically integrated steel and... Read More

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Laird Technologies Acquires Klüver Aggregatebau GmbH

March 17, 2011

Purchase Expands Thermal Product Offering into Compressor-Based Systems and Enhances Market Access at Leading European Medical Equipment OEMs St. Louis, Missouri, USA - March 10, 2011 - Laird Technologies, Inc., a global leader in the design and supply of customized performance-critical components and systems for... Read More

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3.0 Social Learning, Video Mobile Platform Acquisition by SuccessFactors

March 17, 2011

Jambok acquisition will add mobile video creation and sharing technology to accelerate the future of corporate social learning and the smarter workplace SAN MATEO, Calif., March 14, 2011 -- SuccessFactors, Inc. (Nasdaq: SFSF) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Jambok (http://www.jambok.com), the... Read More

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Tii Network Technologies Acquires Fiber Optics Company

March 17, 2011

EDGEWOOD, N.Y., March 14, 2011 -- Tii Network Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: TIII), a leader in designing, manufacturing and marketing network products for the communications industry, today announced it has acquired 100% of the stock of Frederick Fiber Optics (F2O). The purchase price consists of an initial cash... Read More

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Hawk Measurement Announces the Purchase of Fluidic Flowmeters LLC, a Manufacturer of Specialty Flow Measurement Products for Industrial Process Control Systems.

March 17, 2011

Hawk Measurement's acquisition of Fluidic Flowmeters' flow measurement product line will allow the company to participate in the $18 billion (US) global process measurement market. Fluidic Flowmeters serves the sub segment for direct measurement of volumetric flow of liquids. It is particularly effective with hard... Read More

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Kirby Corporation Signs Agreement to Acquire K-Sea Transportation Partners L.P.

March 17, 2011

HOUSTON, March 13, 2011 - Kirby Corporation ("Kirby") (NYSE: KEX) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with K-Sea Transportation Partners L.P. ("K-Sea") (NYSE: KSP), an operator of tank barges and tugboats participating in the coastwise transportation primarily of refined petroleum products in the... Read More

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Autodesk Completes Acquisition of Blue Ridge Numerics, Inc

March 16, 2011

CFdesign Simulation Software to Strengthen Autodesk Solution for Digital Prototyping SAN RAFAEL, Calif. - Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK), a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Blue Ridge Numerics, Inc., a leading simulation software provider... Read More

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Metals USA Holdings Corp. Acquires The Richardson Trident Company

March 16, 2011

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 11, 2011 - Metals USA Holdings Corp. ("Metals USA") (NYSE: MUSA), a leading provider of processed carbon steel, stainless steel, aluminum and other metals, today announced that it has closed the acquisition of The Richardson Trident Company ("Trident"). The acquisition of Trident... Read More

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Bretting Acquires S&S

March 16, 2011

C. G. Bretting Manufacturing Co., Inc. (Bretting) of Ashland, WI recently announced the acquisition of the assets of S&S Specialty Systems, Inc. (S&S) of Iron River, WI. The new entity, S&S Specialty Systems, LLC, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Bretting. Current employees of S&S will work for the new LLC. S&S... Read More

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Husky to Acquire Leading Closure Mold Maker KTW

March 15, 2011

BOLTON, Ontario Husky Injection Molding Systems today announced its intention to acquire KTW of Waidhofen, Austria, recognized as a global leader in closure mold making. The sale is expected to close in May 2011. This announcement represents the next logical step in the relationship that has developed between the... Read More

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TransDigm Group Completes Fastener Divestiture

March 14, 2011

CLEVELAND, March 9, 2011 - TransDigm Group Incorporated (NYSE: TDG), a leading global designer, producer and supplier of highly engineered aircraft components, announced today that it has completed the divestiture of its fastener businesses to Alcoa Inc. (NYSE: AA) for approximately $240 million. These businesses... Read More

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SPX Announces Acquisition of B.W. Murdoch Ltd, Broadening Process Engineering and Project Management Capabilities in New Zealand and the Asia Pacific Region

March 14, 2011

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 9, 2011 - SPX Corporation (NYSE: SPW) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of B.W. Murdoch Ltd, a leading engineering company supplying processing solutions for the food and beverage industry. The company is based in Auckland, New Zealand. Terms of the acquisition were not... Read More

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DemandTec to Acquire M-Factor

March 14, 2011

Consumer products companies to benefit from industry-leading solution delivering optimized marketing mix, trade promotion, and shopper marketing decisions SAN MATEO, Calif., March 9, 2011 - DemandTec, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMAN), the collaborative optimization network for retailers and consumer products companies, today... Read More

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Harris Corporation Expands Terrestrial Networks Capabilities; Acquires Infrastructure Assets from Core180

March 14, 2011

MELBOURNE, Fla. and WASHINGTON, March 10, 2011 - Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has acquired key infrastructure assets of the government business of Core180, Inc. Based in Fairfax, Virginia, Core180 is a telecom network integrator that provides... Read More

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LSI to Sell External Storage Systems Business to NetApp for $480 Million

March 14, 2011

Board Authorizes New $750 Million Stock Repurchase Program MILPITAS, Calif., March 9, 2011 - LSI Corporation (NYSE: LSI) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its external storage systems business to NetApp, Inc. (Nasdaq: NTAP) for $480 million in cash. The company also announced today... Read More

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Penton Announces Acquisition of EyeTraffic Media

March 14, 2011

Acquisition Jumpstarts Online Marketing Services Offering NEW YORK, March 10, 2011 - Sharon Rowlands, CEO of Penton, announced today that the company has completed its first marketing services acquisition with the purchase of EyeTraffic Media, an online marketing firm. Terms were not disclosed. "Our senior team... Read More

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Torch Hill Investment Partners Invests Additional Capital and Assumes Majority Share of Diamondback Tactical, LLLP

March 14, 2011

Diamondback Tactical focuses on growth and advance product development SPINDALE, N.C., March 9, 2011 - Diamondback Tactical announced today that Torch Hill Investment Partners LLC has invested additional capital into the company and has gained a majority stake in D-Back Acquisition Co, the parent company of... Read More

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SGI Acquires SGI Japan, Ltd.

March 14, 2011

o Strategic entry into Japan's Technical Computing market o Expanded sales and service opportunities in world's 3rd largest economy o Increased revenue outlook for FY11 and FY12 o Purchase price of $17.9M FREMONT, Calif. and TOKYO, March 9, 2011 - SGI (Nasdaq: SGI), a trusted leader in technical computing, today... Read More

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Alcoa Completes TransDigm Aerospace Fastener Acquisition

March 14, 2011

NEW YORK - Alcoa (NYSE:AA) announced today it has completed the acquisition of the aerospace fastener business of TransDigm Group Inc., a global designer, producer and supplier of highly engineered aircraft components. The business will become part of Alcoa Fastening Systems (AFS), a leading worldwide designer and... Read More