Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisitions

Motion Industries Announces Agreement to Acquire Colmar Belting Company

May 2, 2016

Birmingham, Ala. - Effective today, Motion Industries, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company (NYSE: GPC), has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Colmar Belting Company. The closing of the transaction is expected to occur May 1, 2016. Colmar Belting Company is a regional distributor focused primarily on power transmission and belting sales and service based in... Read More

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U. S. Headworks Company Acquired by Italian Multi-National

April 29, 2016

Rockford Illinois – Enviro-Care Company of Rockford Illinois has been acquired by the WAMGROUP® headquartered in Modena, Italy. WAM is a multi-national company that first entered the conveying market in1969. WAM quickly expanded into all facets of bulk solids handling equipment and today is the recognized leader in this important industrial application with thousands of installations... Read More

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Laclede to Acquire Parent Company of Mobile Gas and Willmut Gas

April 29, 2016

ST. LOUIS – The Laclede Group, Inc. (NYSE: LG) ("Company" or "Laclede") today announced an agreement with Sempra U.S. Gas Power, a unit of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE), to acquire the parent company of Mobile Gas, serving 85,000 natural gas utility customers in Alabama, and Willmut Gas, with 19,000 customers in Mississippi. Laclede is acquiring 100 percent of the outstanding equity of... Read More

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Ardagh Group: Acquisition of Beverage Can Manufacturing Business

April 29, 2016

Ardagh Group today announced that it has entered into an agreement ("Equity and Asset Purchase Agreement") with Ball Corporation (Ball) and Rexam PLC (Rexam) on 22 April 2016 to purchase certain metal beverage can manufacturing assets and support locations in Europe, Brazil and the United States for an enterprise value of US$3.42 billion including assumed liabilities of US$210 million. The... Read More

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API Technologies Corp. Announces Completion of Acquisition by Affiliate of J.F. Lehman and Company

April 26, 2016

ORLANDO, Fla. – April 22, 2016 - API Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:ATNY) ("API" or the "Company"), a leading provider of high performance RF, microwave, millimeterwave, power, and security solutions, today announced the successful completion of the acquisition of API by an affiliate of private equity firm J.F. Lehman and Company (“JFLCO”). Under the terms of the merger agreement governing... Read More

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Convergint Technologies Expands European Business by Acquiring Enion AG Integrated Security Solutions

April 25, 2016

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. - Convergint Technologies, a worldwide leader in service-based systems integration, today announced the acquisition of Enion AG Integrated Security Solutions. Enion offers reliable, innovative, and cost-effective security solutions tailored to the complex needs of its clients. With a location in mainland Europe, the acquisition of Enion expands Convergint's global... Read More

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NatureWax Acquisition Expands Cargill's bio-industrial Portfolio

April 25, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS - To help premium candle makers in North America meet the growing demand for cleaner, non-petroleum-based wax blends, Cargill has acquired NatureWax, a market-leading provider of natural, vegetable-based waxes. Cargill owned NatureWax from its inception in the late 1990s until 2007. In 2007 it was sold to its current parent company, Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc. Cargill only... Read More

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Bemis Company to Acquire Packaging Operations of SteriPack

April 25, 2016

NEENAH, Wis. - Bemis Company, Inc. (NYSE:BMS) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the medical device packaging operations and related value-added services of SteriPack Group, a global manufacturer of sterile packaging solutions for medical device and pharmaceutical applications. This acquisition includes a facility in Ireland as well as packaging production... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Material Handling & Storage

Rockwell Automation Expands Motion Control Business

April 22, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Rockwell Automation today announced it has expanded its motion control business by completing the acquisition of MagneMotion, a leading manufacturer of patented, high-performance conveyor systems with servo-controlled independent cart technology. The addition of this new offering will integrate into existing Rockwell Automation control, safety and sensing solutions to help... Read More

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Tricol International Group Limited Completes Asset Acquisition of HemCon Medical Technologies Inc.

April 22, 2016

Global microfiber expert to stabilize and focus growth of Oregon based advanced wound care company PORTLAND, Ore. - Tricol International Group Ltd., a Marshall Islands based company and global leader in microfiber products, along with its 100% wholly owned Oregon based subsidiary Tricol Biomedical, Inc., announced today that it has acquired HemCon Medical Technologies Inc. Effective... Read More

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Blue Sphere Signs LOI

April 22, 2016

Blue Sphere Signs LOI to Acquire Combined 1.28MW Clean Energy Plants in Cortona, Italy. CHARLOTTE, N.C - Blue Sphere Corporation (OTCQB: BLSP) (the "Company" or "Blue Sphere"), a clean-tech independent power producer that develops, owns and manages alternative energy facilities globally, announced today that the Company's wholly owned subsidiary, Eastern Sphere, Ltd, has signed a letter... Read More

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Forterra Building Products Acquires U.S. Pipe

April 19, 2016

Expands Forterra's Portfolio of Site Infrastructure and Water Management Products and Solutions Adds Market Leadership in Ductile Iron Pipe and Related Products IRVING, Texas - Forterra Building Products ("Forterra"), a leading North American provider of site infrastructure and water management products and solutions and a multinational manufacturer of concrete and clay building... Read More

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EnerSys Acquires Florida Based Advanced Lithium Battery Manufacturing Business

April 19, 2016

EnerSys Acquires The Enser Corporation READING, Pa. - EnerSys (NYSE: ENS), the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of certain assets of The Enser Corporation (ENSER), headquartered in Pinellas Park, Florida. ENSER is a leading manufacturer of molten salt "thermal" batteries used in powering a multitude... Read More

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Convergint Technologies Expands Canadian Presence by Acquiring H&E Comfort Controls

April 18, 2016

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. - Convergint Technologies, a global leader in service-based systems integration, today announced the acquisition of HE Comfort Controls. H and E provides innovative and cost-effective solutions to address the facility challenges of workplace security, comfort, and energy conservation. HE strengthens Convergint's presence in Canada with a strategic location in Windsor,... Read More

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TricorBraun Acquires the Packaging Design Group

April 18, 2016

ST. LOUIS – TricorBraun and The Packaging Design Group announce TricorBraun's acquisition of The Packaging Design Group, a Maryland-based distributor of rigid packaging. PDG was founded in 1995 by Kenneth Gillman and Peter Kallman, who have more than 70 years of combined experience in the field. Prior to forming PDG, Ken and Peter manufactured plastic closure systems, dispensing plugs,... Read More

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IPS® Corporation Acquires Roof Top Blox®

April 18, 2016

Collierville, Tenn. - IPS Corporation’s Plumbing Division is pleased to announce the acquisition of Roof Top Blox®. Roof Top Blox is a non-metallic pipe support system, designed with contractor input to address the wide variety of plumbing, HVAC, refrigeration, and electrical piping applications on a multitude of commercial roof types. Roof Top Blox will be integrated into the Plumbing and... Read More

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Ethicon Announces Completion of Acquisition of NeuWave Medical, Inc.

April 18, 2016

Broadens Ethicon's surgical solutions with a focus on unmet needs, while providing NeuWave Medical with the ability to accelerate innovation and expand global footprint CINCINNATI - In line with its commitment to help address the world's most pressing health care issues, and improve and save more lives, Ethicon, a medical device company of the Johnson Johnson family of companies,... Read More

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Vectorworks, Inc. Acquires Technology Behind PanzerCAD Plug-In Tools

April 18, 2016

Longtime developer of PanzerCAD plug-in products, Matt Panzer, joins Vectorworks' engineering team Columbia, MD  - Today, global design and BIM software developer Vectorworks, Inc. announces the technology acquisition of PanzerCAD's plug-in tools for Vectorworks software. As a longtime third-party development company, PanzerCAD Services, Inc. is well known for its popular product... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Maxwell Technologies Announces Agreement for Sale of Microelectronics Product Line

April 15, 2016

SAN DIEGO - Maxwell Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: MXWL), a leading developer and manufacturer of ultracapacitor-based energy storage and power delivery solutions, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its microelectronics product line to Data Device Corporation, a subsidiary of ILC Industries, Inc. The agreement includes all assets and certain liabilities related... Read More

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Danlaw Acquires Rapita Systems

April 15, 2016

NOVI, Mich. – Danlaw, Inc., a global connected vehicle, automotive electronics and embedded engineering enterprise, has acquired Rapita Systems Ltd., a leading provider of real-time verification solutions for aerospace and automotive embedded systems. "The Rapita family of testing products complement our unique Mx-Suite™ automated environment for MIL/SIL/HIL testing," said Dan McClung,... Read More