Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

FleetPride Acquires Friction Materials Co of Eugene, Oregon

December 24, 2010

FleetPride to move its existing Eugene operations into new facility THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Dec. 20, 2010 - FleetPride, Inc., the nation's largest independent aftermarket distributor of heavy-duty truck and trailer parts, announced that it has acquired the assets of Friction Materials Co. The acquisition includes the... Read More

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Thermo Fisher Scientific Acquires German Provider of Laboratory Water Purification Systems

December 24, 2010

TKA Products Are Designed to Provide Versatility and Increase Reliability Across Multiple Applications MILFORD, Mass. (December 21, 2010) - Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of TKA Wasseraufbereitungssysteme GmbH, a European... Read More

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Mesa Labs Acquires the Biological Indicators Business of Apex Laboratories, Inc

December 24, 2010

LAKEWOOD, Colo., Dec. 21, 2010 - Mesa Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq: MLAB), a Lakewood, Colorado based manufacturer of electronic instruments and disposables today announced the acquisition of the biological indicators business of Apex Laboratories, Inc., a North Carolina based company. The acquisition of the Apex... Read More

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Boeing Completes Acquisition of Summit Aeronautic Group in Montana

December 24, 2010

Helena, Mont.-based hard-metals facility to be renamed Boeing Helena SEATTLE, Dec. 21, 2010 - Boeing (NYSE: BA) announced today the completion of the acquisition of the business and operations conducted by Summit Aeronautics Group in Helena, Montana. Terms of the transaction, announced on Nov. 22, were not... Read More

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CDI Acquires the Business of DSPCon

December 24, 2010

Adds Testing and Analytic Capabilities in Aerospace Engineering Vertical PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 20, 2010 - CDI Corp. (NYSE: CDI) announced today that it has acquired the business of DSPCon, Inc., an engineering and software development firm headquartered in Bridgewater, New Jersey. With approximately 40 employees... Read More

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DSM to Acquire Martek to Add New Nutrition Growth Platform

December 24, 2010

HEERLEN, Netherlands and COLUMBIA, Md., Dec. 21, 2010 - o DSM (NYSE Euronext: DSM KON) to offer US$31.50 for each share of Martek Biosciences Corporation (Nasdaq: MATK) in an all-cash transaction (through a tender offer) o Total consideration of US$1,087 million (about euro 829 million) o Offer price represents 35... Read More

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Owens Corning Reaches Definitive Agreement to Sell Masonry Products Business for a Minimum of $90 Million

December 24, 2010

TOLEDO, Ohio, Dec. 20, 2010 - Owens Corning (NYSE: OC), a world leader in building materials and glass fiber reinforcements, announced today that it has reached a definitive agreement with Boral Industries Ltd. to sell its Masonry Products business. The divestiture will be in two stages. Owens Corning will sell a... Read More

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ARCADIS Acquires Top 25 Program and Project Management Firm in the U.S

December 23, 2010

DENVER, Dec. 20, 2010 - ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the international design, consulting, engineering and management services company, today announced that it has acquired Rise International, L.L.C. (Rise), a Chicago based program and project management consulting firm that serves clients across a broad range of... Read More

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Anixter International Inc. Announces the Acquisition of Clark Security Products, Inc. and the Assets and Operations of General Lock, LLC

December 23, 2010

GLENVIEW, Ill., Dec. 20, 2010 - Anixter International Inc. (NYSE: AXE), a leading global distributor of communication and security products, electrical and electronic wire & cable, fasteners and other small parts, today announced that it has acquired all the outstanding shares of Clark Security Products, Inc. and... Read More

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EarthLink to Acquire One Communications Corp

December 23, 2010

Expands EarthLink Business Fiber Network and Customer Base in Northeast, Midwest and Mid-Atlantic Regions ATLANTA, Dec. 20, 2010 -- o Builds on Deltacom Acquisition, Further Establishes EarthLink as a Leading IP Infrastructure and Services Company o EarthLink Intends to Set New Quarterly Dividend Rate to Retain... Read More

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GTEC Completes the Acquisition of Signature Government Solutions, LLC

December 23, 2010

Adds Intelligence Community customer depth and comprehensive capabilities in mission-systems IT, Cyber Security and Intelligence Analysis MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 20, 2010 - Global Defense Technology & Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: GTEC), a provider of mission-critical, technology-based systems, solutions and services for... Read More

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EMC Completes Tender Offer for Isilon Systems

December 23, 2010

Acquisition Expected To Close Tomorrow HOPKINTON, Mass., Dec. 20, 2010 - EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC), the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, today announced the successful completion of its tender offer for all outstanding shares of common stock of Isilon Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISLN). The tender... Read More

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National Technical Systems Completes Acquisition of Mechtronic Solutions, Inc

December 23, 2010

Engineering Services Firm Adds Extensive Product Design, Development and Analysis Capabilities to NTS Portfolio; Increases Aerospace and Defense Customer Base CALABASAS, Calif., Dec. 20, 2010 - National Technical Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: NTSC) (NTS), a leading provider of engineering services, announced today that it... Read More

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Raytheon Company Announces Agreement to Acquire Applied Signal Technology, Inc

December 23, 2010

o Acquisition enhances Raytheon's capabilities across the full spectrum of integrated sensor solutions for classified and other government customers o Combination of Raytheon's radar and sensor products with Applied Signal's communications and signals technologies to further enable next-generation intelligence... Read More

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Seco Tools Makes Acquisitions in the USA

December 23, 2010

Seco Tools has signed an agreement to acquire the American companies NC Industries (NCI) and Diamond Tool Coating (DTC). NCI is a producer of solid carbide end mills under the Niagara Cutters and Arch Micro Tools brands and is among the largest local producers in the USA of these products. DTC is a producer of wear... Read More

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Pentair to Acquire Hidro Filtros do Brasil

December 22, 2010

Pentair, an industry leader in water filtration, strengthens position in Brazil MINNEAPOLIS and CAXIAS DO SUL, Brazil, Dec. 17, 2010 - Pentair, Inc. (NYSE: PNR), a global leader in water products and systems, today announced an agreement to acquire Hidro Filtros do Brasil, a leading manufacturer of water filters... Read More

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Darling International Inc. Completes Merger with Griffin Industries, Inc.

December 22, 2010

IRVING, Texas, Dec. 17 - Darling International Inc. (NYSE: DAR),a leading provider of rendering, recycling and recovery solutions to the nation's food industry, today announced that it has completed its merger with Griffin Industries, one of the largest independent, privately owned rendering, bakery by-product and... Read More

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Nortek Completes Acquisition of Ergotron, Inc.

December 22, 2010

Innovative leader of ergonomic digital display mounting and mobility products to enhance Nortek's business portfolio. PROVIDENCE, R.I., Dec. 17, 2010 - Nortek, Inc. ("Nortek") (OTC QB: NTKS), a leading diversified global manufacturer of innovative, branded residential and commercial ventilation, HVAC and home... Read More

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Belden Completes Sale of Trapeze Networks

December 22, 2010

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 17, 2010 - Belden Inc. (NYSE: BDC), a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission critical applications, announced today that it has completed the sale of Trapeze Networks to Juniper Networks, Inc. for a purchase price of approximately $152.1 million. Ten percent of the purchase price... Read More

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Newmont Announces Acquisition of Shares and Warrants of Loncor Resources Inc

December 20, 2010

DENVER, Dec. 15, 2010 - Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) ("Newmont") announced today that its subsidiary, Newmont Mining Corporation of Canada Limited ("Newmont Canada"), acquired 2,000,000 units ("Units") of Loncor Resources Inc. ("Loncor") by way of private placement at a price of Cdn $1.95 per Unit for... Read More