Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

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

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Novatel Wireless Completes Enfora Acquisition

December 7, 2010

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 1, 2010 - Novatel Wireless, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVTL), a leading provider of wireless broadband solutions,has completed the previously-announced acquisition of Enfora, Inc., a privately-held, Texas-based provider of intelligent asset-management solutions utilizing wireless technology and machine-to-machine... Read More

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Spectra Energy Partners Acquires Additional 24.5 Percent Interest in Gulfstream Natural Gas System, L.L.C. from Spectra Energy Corp

December 7, 2010

o Expect acquisition to be accretive to cash available for distribution o Increases ownership interest in Gulfstream Natural Gas System, L.L.C. to 49 Percent HOUSTON, Nov. 30, 2010 - Spectra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE: SEP) today announced it has acquired an additional 24.5 percent interest in Gulfstream Natural Gas... Read More

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Rohde & Schwarz and Topex Bundle Their Air Traffic Control Expertise

December 7, 2010

MUNICH, December 1, 2010 - Rohde & Schwarz has acquired a majority interest in the Romanian company Topex, a manufacturer of telecommunications equipment for government authorities and companies. The Topex portfolio includes voice communications systems for air traffic control (ATC). These systems ideally complement... Read More