Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Cargill Completes Acquisition of Majority Stake in Sorini

February 1, 2011

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Jan. 28, 2011 - Cargill today completed its acquisition of a majority stake in PT Sorini Agro Asia Corporindo Tbk ("Sorini"), first announced on 15 December 2010. Cargill now owns 85.01% of Sorini's ordinary shares. With the completion of this transaction, Sorini becomes a subsidiary of Cargill... Read More

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ABB Completes Acquisition of Baldor Electric Company

February 1, 2011

Zurich, Switzerland, January 27, 2011 - ABB Ltd (NYSE: ABB), the leading power and automation technology group today announced that is has completed its acquisition of Baldor Electric Company (NYSE: BEZ), a North American leader in industrial motors. The transaction, which was originally announced on November 30... Read More

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Verizon to Acquire Terremark, Boosting Cloud Strategy through Powerful Unified Enterprise IT Delivery Platform

February 1, 2011

Acquisition Will Accelerate 'Everything as-a-Service' Strategy by Leveraging the Companies' Collective Strengths Wholly Owned Subsidiary to Retain Terremark Name, Extend Leadership in Rapidly Evolving Global Cloud Services Market NEW YORK and MIAMI, Jan. 27, 2011 - In a move that will decisively reshape the... Read More

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Optelecom-NKF, Inc. Announces Completion of Acquisition by TKH Group N.V.

February 1, 2011

GERMANTOWN, Md., Jan. 28, 2011 - Optelecom-NKF, Inc. (Nasdaq: OPTC, "Optelecom-NKF") announces the completion of its acquisition by TKH Group N.V. (NYSE Euronext Amsterdam, AMS: TWEKA, "TKH") on January 27, 2011. Pursuant to the merger agreement by and among Optelecom-NKF, TKH and a subsidiary of TKH... Read More

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Lubrizol Acquires Nalco Personal Care Business

February 1, 2011

Strengthens Noveon® Consumer Specialties Product Portfolio with Industry Leading Brands CLEVELAND, January 26, 2011 - The Lubrizol Corporation (NYSE:LZ) announces today that it has acquired Nalco Performance Products Group, a supplier of value-added specialty polymers and formulation additives marketed to the... Read More

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Allied Vision Technologies Acquires VDS Vosskühler

February 1, 2011

The acquisition strengthens AVT's position as a globally leading producer of industrial cameras. Stadtroda/ Osnabrück, Germany, January 26, 2011 - Allied Vision Technologies, market leader for digital industrial cameras with Gigabit Ethernet and FireWire interfaces, has acquired 100% of the shares of the camera... Read More

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Nalco Sells Its Performance Products Group to Lubrizol

February 1, 2011

NAPERVILLE, Ill., Jan. 26, 2011 - Nalco (NYSE: NLC), providing essential expertise for water, energy and air, announced today it has sold its Performance Products Group (PPG) to The Lubrizol Corporation for $166 million. "Our personal care business is more product oriented than service oriented and not a strategic... Read More

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Astaro Acquires CoSoSys and InspektOnline to Further Strengthen Its Market Position

February 1, 2011

o CoSoSys is a Romania based company which offers mobile data protection solutions for both PC and Mac o InspektOnline is a Denmark based company which drastically simplifies log management with its hosted service New Delhi, 28th January 2011 - Astaro, Europe's leading Unified Threat Managementcompany, today... Read More

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Optelecom-NKF, Inc. Stockholders Approve Merger Agreement with TKH Group N.V.

February 1, 2011

GERMANTOWN, Md., Jan. 26, 2011 - Optelecom-NKF, Inc. (Nasdaq: OPTC, "Optelecom-NKF") today announced that at a special meeting of stockholders held yesterday its stockholders approved the proposal to adopt the definitive merger agreement by and among Optelecom-NKF, TKH Group N.V. (NYSE Euronext Amsterdam, AMS... 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

February 1, 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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Honeywell to Sell Its Consumer Products Group Business to Rank Group Limited for $950 Million

February 1, 2011

o Divestiture Consistent With Honeywell's Focus On High Growth, Global Technologies o Transaction Expected To Close Third Quarter 2011; No Impact To 2011 EPS Guidance o Sale Proceeds And Anticipated Gain Expected To Be Reinvested To Offset Ongoing Dilution MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., Jan. 28, 2011 - Honeywell (NYSE... Read More

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Johnson & Johnson Receives Approval from European Commission

February 1, 2011

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. and LEIDEN, Netherlands, Jan. 28, 2011 - Johnson & Johnson and Crucell today announced that the European Commission has granted approval for Johnson & Johnson's proposed acquisition of Crucell. Reference is made to the joint press release of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) and Crucell N.V. (NYSE... Read More

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Amgen to Acquire BioVex, a Privately Held Biotechnology Company Headquartered in Woburn, Mass

January 31, 2011

Acquisition Includes a Therapeutic in Phase 3 Clinical Trials for the Treatment of Advanced Melanoma and Head and Neck Cancer THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. and WOBURN, Mass., Jan. 24, 2011 - Amgen (Nasdaq: AMGN) and Group, Inc. today announced that the companies have entered into a definitive acquisition agreement under... Read More

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Monfort Electronics and Bruce Dawson & Associates Merge to Form New Company

January 31, 2011

Union Creates Powerhouse Rep Organization for Upper Midwest & Great Lakes Region. Indianapolis, IN (January 26, 2011) - Two of the industry's leading manufacturer's rep organizations have merged to form Monfort Electronics/BDA, a new entity with even greater industry presence and strength than that of the two... Read More

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The George Whalley Company Divests Cutting Tools and Industrial Supplies Division, Directs Focus to Coolant-Fed Tooling & Systems®

January 31, 2011

Cleveland, OH - January 24, 2011 - The George Whalley Company has recently sold the assets of their Cutting Tools and Industrial Supplies Division to Jergens Industrial Supply (JIS) of Cleveland, Ohio. The Coolant-Fed Tooling & Systems® Division was not part of this transaction, and remains part of The George... Read More

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ISSI Announces Acquisition of Si En Integration Holdings Limited

January 31, 2011

Accretive Acquisition Diversifies Product Offerings; Expands Growth Opportunities SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 24, 2011 - Integrated Silicon Solution, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISSI) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Si En Integration Holdings Limited ("Si En"), a privately held fabless provider of... Read More

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CA Technologies Acquires Torokina Networks, Expands Support for Fast Growing Communications Service Provider Market

January 31, 2011

CSPs Can Now Manage Internal and Customer Facing Networks with One Service Assurance Management Solution ISLANDIA, N.Y., Jan. 25, 2011 - CA Technologies (Nasdaq: CA) today announced it has acquired privately-held Torokina Networks, a leader in delivering state-of-the-art service assurance management solutions to... Read More

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Saddle Creek Corporation Acquires ServiceCraft Logistics

January 31, 2011

Lakeland, Fla., Saddle Creek Corporation announced today that it has acquired ServiceCraft Logistics, a third-party logistics company headquartered in Buena Park, Calif. The acquisition reflects Saddle Creek's strategic focus on bringing integrated logistics solutions to new markets and provides customers with... Read More

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Acquisition of a Major Homecare Provider in France

January 28, 2011

Ageing population and the rise of chronic diseases, both major public health challenges, lead to the development of homecare. The market for home respiratory assistance in Europe alone amounts to over Euros2 billion. Air Liquide, the European homecare leader, announces the acquisition in France of ADEP... Read More

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Saddle Creek Corp. Acquires ProLog Logistics

January 28, 2011

Lakeland, Fla., Dec. 16, 2010 - Saddle Creek Corp., a nationwide third-party provider of integrated logistics, warehousing, transportation, and contract packaging services, announced today that it has acquired ProLog Logistics Inc. ProLog is a warehousing and fulfillment company headquartered in San Diego, Calif... Read More