Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

ABB Commences Previously Announced Tender Offer to Acquire All Outstanding Shares of Common Stock of Baldor Electric Company

December 13, 2010

ZURICH, Switzerland and FORT SMITH, Ark., Dec. 8, 2010 - Zurich, Switzerland and Fort Smith, Arkansas, USA, December 8, 2010 - ABB Ltd (NYSE: ABB), the leading power and automation technology group, and Baldor Electric Company (NYSE: BEZ) (Baldor), a North American leader in industrial motors, announced today that... Read More

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Salesforce.com Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Heroku

December 13, 2010

Heroku is the leading Ruby application platform-as-a-service, powering more than 105,000 next-generation social and mobile cloud applications With an exploding community of more than 1 million developers, Ruby powers many of the leading Cloud 2 apps Heroku's Ruby cloud platform to accelerate enterprise customers... Read More

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Bosch Acquires RTI Technologies Co., Ltd.

December 13, 2010

Technical specialist in field of automotive maintenance equipment Growth opportunity for Automotive Aftermarket Business globally STUTTGART, Germany, Dec. 8, 2010 o Acquisition presents new business opportunity for Bosch Diagnostics o Bosch to expand in automotive air conditioning service market The Bosch... Read More

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Xyratex Expands Product Portfolio

December 13, 2010

Positions Xyratex for Growth in Media and Head Test Markets for Hard Disk Drives HAVANT, England, Dec. 8, 2010 - Xyratex Ltd (Nasdaq: XRTX), a leading provider of enterprise class data storage subsystems and storage process technology, announced today that it has acquired the HDD component test related business and... Read More

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II-VI Incorporated Announces Acquisition of Max Levy Autograph, Inc.

December 10, 2010

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 7, 2010 - II-VI Incorporated(Nasdaq:IIVI) today announced the acquisition of Max Levy Autograph, Inc. (MLA). MLA manufactures micro-fine conductive mesh patterns for optical, mechanical and ceramic components for applications such as circuitry, metrology standards, target calibration and suppression... Read More

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EU Clears Tyco Electronics' Acquisition of ADC

December 10, 2010

SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, Dec. 7, 2010 -- Tyco Electronics Ltd. (NYSE: TEL) announced today that it has received merger control clearance from the European Commission for its proposed acquisition of ADC Telecommunications, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADCT). This clearance satisfies the condition of the tender offer related to... Read More

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Illinois Tool Works to Acquire SOPUS Products' Car Care Business

December 10, 2010

GLENVIEW, Ill., Dec. 7, 2010 - Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW) today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Shell SOPUS Products' car care business, a leading automotive aftermarket consumer products portfolio. The parties expect the transaction to close in early 2011. SOPUS Products' Car Care... Read More

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Siemens Adds New Process Control System to Memcor Membrane Product Offering

December 10, 2010

Siemens Water Technologies announced a new addition to its technology portfolio with the purchase of the Clearlogx Process chemical feed system (patent pending). Siemens and the US-based company MarMac Water, LLC, of Greenwood Village, Colorado, signed an agreement to purchase the technology, which combines chemical... Read More

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UNIT4's FinancialForce.com Announces Agreement to Purchase Appirio Professional Services Enterprise Solution

December 10, 2010

Extends FinancialForce Accounting to create the only end-to-end cloud solution for services companies on the same technology platform; Aligns with UNIT4's global positioning as a leading software supplier to servicesbased organizations SLIEDRECHT, The Netherlands & SAN MATEO, California, USA (DEC. 7th, 2010... Read More

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ViaWest Announces the Acquisition of SingleEdge in Salt Lake City

December 9, 2010

Acquisition gives ViaWest a seventh data center in a growing Utah market DENVER, Dec. 6, 2010 - ViaWest, a leading provider of adaptable colocation and managed services, has announced the company's acquisition of SingleEdge, a colocation and managed service provider based in Salt Lake City. With the acquisition... Read More

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ABB Acquires Insert Key Solutions to Further Strengthen Software Offering

December 9, 2010

Acquisition builds on industry-leading asset lifecycle management offering from Ventyx Zurich, Switzerland, Dec.6, 2010 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has agreed to acquire the business of Insert Key Solutions (IKS), a privately-owned specialist software provider, adding IKS' solutions to... Read More

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j2 Global Acquires Protus IP Solutions, Inc.

December 9, 2010

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 6, 2010 - j2 Global Communications, Inc. (NasdaqGS: JCOM), the provider of outsourced, value-added messaging and communication services, today announced that it has acquired Protus IP Solutions, Inc., a Canadian provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) communication services and solutions to the... Read More

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Ahlstrom to Exit Sealing & Shielding BusinessThrough the Sale of Altenkirchen Site in Germany

December 8, 2010

Ahlstrom Corporation, a global leader in nonwovens and specialty papers, has today signed an agreement to exit its Sealing & Shielding business unit through the sale of Ahlstrom Altenkirchen GmbH in Germany. The acquirer is Interface Solutions, a portfolio company of Pennsylvania-based family owned private equity... Read More

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MHI Acquires Artemis Intelligent Power, a UK Venture Company, to Secure Unique Hydraulic Power Drive Technology

December 8, 2010

Tokyo, Dec 3, 2010 - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has reached an agreement with the shareholders of Artemis Intelligent Power, Ltd., an R&D and engineering firm in the UK, enabling MHI to purchase Artemis's entire equity. Through the acquisition recently completed, MHI aims to secure unique hydraulic... Read More

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Southwest Solutions Group Announces Acquisition of Automated Business Systems

December 8, 2010

ADDISON, TEXAS--(Dec. 1, 2010) - Southwest Solutions Group announced today that it has purchased Automated Business Systems, a Spacesaver Area Contractor in Lenexa, Kansas. Automated Business Systems has been serving Kansas and half of Missouri for over 30 years with space and information management solutions... Read More

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Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. Acquires Lampros Steel, Inc

December 8, 2010

Los Angeles, CA - December 3, 2010 - Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. (NYSE:RS) announced today that it has acquired the outstanding capital stock of Lampros Steel, Inc. and a related interest in Lampros Steel Plate Distribution LLC. Lampros Steel, Inc. is a steel service center company specializing in structural steel... Read More

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Gerber Scientific, Inc. Signs Definitive Agreement to Sell Gerber Coburn Ophthalmic Lens Processing Unit

December 8, 2010

SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn., Dec. 2, 2010 - Gerber Scientific, Inc. ("the Company") (NYSE: GRB) today announced that it had entered into an agreement to sell its ophthalmic lens processing business, Gerber Coburn, to Coburn Technologies, Inc. for $21.0 million. The Company expects to use the net proceeds of approximately... Read More

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Nortek to Acquire Ergotron, Inc.

December 8, 2010

Innovative leader of ergonomic digital display mounting and mobility products to enhance Nortek's business portfolio. PROVIDENCE, R.I., Dec. 3, 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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HEXPOL's Acquisition of the Global Rubber Compounding Group Excel Polymers Completed

December 8, 2010

Solon - December 1, 2010 - All regulatory approvals and contractual conditions for the transaction have been met and the acquisition has been completed as of November 30, 2010. Excel Polymers is a leading global supplier of performance elastomer solutions, offering a comprehensive portfolio of compounded polymer... Read More

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Leviton Acquires Integrated Metering Systems

December 7, 2010

Acquisition to deliver revenue grade energy management metering and verification and supports the LEED® Certification process for commercial energy users MELVILLE, N.Y., Dec. 1, 2010 - Leviton Manufacturing Company, the leader in electrical wiring devices, lighting energy management systems and commercial data... Read More