Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Logicalis UK Expands Video and Video Managed Services Business with Acquisition of Direct Visual Limited

January 28, 2011

SLOUGH, England, January 24, 2011 - Acquisition Cements Logicalis' Position as Leading UK Cisco/Tandberg Unified Communications, Video Conferencing, and Telepresence Partner Logicalis Group, the international IT and Communications solutions integrator, has reached an agreement and contracts have been exchanged... Read More

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Jacobson Companies Acquires Hong Kong based CGL Ltd.

January 26, 2011

Establishes International 3PL Platform in Asia Pacific Des Moines, IA - (January 21, 2011) - JHCI Holdings, Inc., parent of the Jacobson Companies, a leading 3PL logistics provider, today announced the acquisition of Chimerica Global Logistics, Ltd. (CGL), a logistics service company headquartered in Hong Kong... Read More

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Pratt & Whitney Purchases Patented Technology for EcoPower® Engine Wash

January 26, 2011

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Jan. 18, 2011 - Today, Pratt & Whitney closed on an agreement with Gas Turbine Efficiency to purchase the assets of the company's aviation business, which provides patented technology for Pratt & Whitney's EcoPower engine wash service. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX... Read More

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FirstEnergy-Allegheny Energy Merger Approved by Maryland Public Service Commission

January 26, 2011

AKRON, Ohio, and GREENSBURG, Pa., Jan. 19, 2011 - FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) and Allegheny Energy, Inc. (NYSE: AYE) received an order from the Maryland Public Service Commission (MPSC) approving their merger with conditions that largely reflect the comprehensive settlement filed by the companies and the majority of... Read More

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Ball Completes Acquisition of Aerocan S.A.S.

January 26, 2011

Highlights o Ball has completed its previously announced acquisition of Aerocan S.A.S. o Aerocan is a leading supplier of extruded aluminum aerosol cans and bottles in Europe o The acquisition, combined with Ball's 2010 acquisition of Neuman Aluminum in the U.S., makes Ball a leading global supplier of aluminum... Read More

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Boston Scientific to Acquire Atritech

January 26, 2011

Innovative left atrial appendage closure device offers alternative for patients with atrial fibrillation and strengthens Company's position in emerging structural heart markets NATICK, Mass., Jan. 19, 2011 - Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement... Read More

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JDA Makes Fast Inroads with New Acquisitions

January 25, 2011

The Asia Pacific President of JDA Software says rapid growth has been achieved in the 'unique' Australian market since the global parent's strategic acquisition of two marquee software suites. In the first two quarters since buying the Manugistics and I2 brands globally, the regional arm, JDA Software Australia... Read More

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Airline Hydraulics Corporation Completes Acquisition of Fluid Power Automation LLC

January 25, 2011

BENSALEM, Pa., Jan. 19, 2011 - Airline Hydraulics is pleased to announce the acquisition of Fluid Power Automation LLC ("FPA"), a technology distributor of pneumatic and electric machine automation products located in North Kingstown, Rhode Island. FPA, which has been in business since 2002, services the New England... Read More

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CHS Acquires Eastern European Grain Company

January 24, 2011

ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 18, 2011 - CHS Inc. (Nasdaq: CHSCP), a leading grains, foods and energy company, has acquired Agri Point Limited from East Point Holdings Limited, Nicosia, Cyprus. The Agri Point acquisition is part of the company's ongoing global grain origination expansion, adding approximately 1.5-to-2... Read More

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Danaher Announces Definitive Agreement to Sell Pacific Scientific Aerospace Business for $685 Million

January 24, 2011

WASHINGTON, Jan. 18, 2011 - Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its Pacific Scientific Aerospace business (other than the Artus business) to Meggitt PLC (LSE: MGGT), a global aerospace and defense company. Danaher simultaneously received a binding offer... Read More

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Coleman Cable, Inc. Confirms Offer to Acquire Technology Research Corporation for $5.50 Per Share in Cash

January 24, 2011

Provides a 41% Premium to Pre-Announcement Share Price TRC has Refused Repeated Efforts to Enter into Any Dialogue with Coleman to Explore Potential Transaction WAUKEGAN, Ill., Jan. 18, 2011 - Coleman Cable, Inc. (Nasdaq: CCIX) ("Coleman "), a leading manufacturer and innovator of electrical and electronic wire... Read More

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Sempra Energy Unit to Acquire AEI's Stake in South American Utilities

January 24, 2011

Earnings-per-share Outlook for 2011 Updated to $4.00-to-$4.30 Range SAN DIEGO, Jan. 19, 2011 - Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE) today announced that its subsidiary, Sempra Pipelines & Storage, will acquire, for approximately $875 million, AEI's stake in two South American utilities jointly owned with AEI. Currently... Read More

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ABB's Pending Acquisition of Baldor Electric Receives U.S. Antitrust Clearance; All Regulatory Conditions to Closing Now Satisfied

January 24, 2011

Zurich, Switzerland and Fort Smith, Arkansas, USA, January 20, 2011 - ABB Ltd (NYSE: ABB), the leading power and automation technology group, and Baldor Electric Company (NYSE: BEZ), a North American leader in industrial motors, announced today that the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice... Read More

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NEOVIA Announces the Acquisition of Optimal Payments, a Leading Online Payments Business

January 24, 2011

Deal creates international scale player in alternative payments Thursday 20 January 2011 - NEOVIA Financial Plc (AIM: NEO) today announces the creation of a true scale player in alternative payments through the combination of leading businesses in stored value and straight through processing ("STP"). NEOVIA has... Read More

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Rochester Precision Optics Acquires Molded Plastic Optics

January 21, 2011

Rochester, NY. -December 29, 2010 - Rochester Precision Optics (RPO) today announced the acquisition of Molded Plastic Optics (MPO) a leading designer and manufacturer of molded plastic optics for commercial and defense markets. MPO is based in Manchester, New Hampshire, and was founded in 2008 by a team of... Read More

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Rockwell Automation to Acquire Hiprom, a Leading Process Control and Automation Systems Integrator

January 21, 2011

Acquisition will accelerate growth in the Sub-Saharan region and the global mining and mineral processing industry MILWAUKEE, Jan. 18, 2011 - Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK) today announced it has agreed to purchase Hiprom, a leading process control and automation systems integrator headquartered in... Read More

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Whitford Purchases HP Polymers of Guelph, Ontario

January 21, 2011

10 January 2011, Elverson, PA. Whitford Worldwide has just completed the purchase of 100% of the shares outstanding of HP Polymers, a leading Canadian manufacturer of a variety of polymer resins, effective 1 January 2011. Whitford, previously one of the investors in HP Polymers, agreed to buy the shares of Tom... Read More

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Univar to Acquire Turkish Distributor Eral-Protek

January 20, 2011

BRUSSELS, Jan. 17, 2011 - Univar Inc., a leading global chemical distributor announced today it has signed an agreement to acquire leading Turkish chemical distributor, Eral-Protek. The deal is expected to close in February. Istanbul-based Eral-Protek is one of the leading players in the region's mid-size chemical... Read More

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WANdisco Completes Acquisition of Leading Subversion User Community SVNForum.org

January 20, 2011

Subversion leader gives new look and features to create a first-class user-experience on the world's number one Subversion user community SAN RAMON, Calif., Jan. 17, 2011 - WANdisco, the makers of Enterprise Subversion with the most active core developers from the project on staff, today announced that it had... Read More

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Rochester Medical Corporation Announces Agreement to Acquire Laprolan B.V

January 19, 2011

STEWARTVILLE, Minn., Jan. 12, 2011 - Rochester Medical Corporation (Nasdaq: ROCM) today announced it had reached an agreement with Fornix N.V. to purchase from Fornix its wholly owned subsidiary Laprolan B.V., a medical supplies distribution company located in Beuningen, The Netherlands. Laprolan distributes wound... Read More