Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

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

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FirstEnergy-Allegheny Energy Merger Application Receives Approval from Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

December 20, 2010

AKRON, Ohio, and GREENSBURG, Pa., Dec. 16, 2010 - FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) and Allegheny Energy, Inc. (NYSE: AYE) today announced that they have received approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for their proposed merger. "This as an important milestone in the completion of our merger, and... Read More

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Gen-Probe Acquires GTI Diagnostics for $53 Million in Cash

December 20, 2010

o Acquisition Strengthens Gen-Probe's Transplant Diagnostics Business, Provides New Growth Opportunities in Blood Bank and Specialty Coagulation Markets SAN DIEGO, Dec. 16, 2010 - Gen-Probe Incorporated (Nasdaq: GPRO) announced today that the Company has acquired GTI Diagnostics, a privately held specialty... Read More

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Cargill Acquires Majority Stake in PT Sorini Agro Asia Corporindo Tbk

December 20, 2010

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Dec. 15, 2010 - Cargill announced today that it has entered into an agreement to purchase all of the ordinary shares of PT Sorini Agro Asia Corporindo Tbk ("Sorini") held by the majority shareholder PT AKR Corporindo Tbk ("AKR") at a price of IDR 3,500 per share. The transaction is subject to... Read More

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Elbit Systems U.S. Subsidiary Completes Acquisition of M7 Aerospace for $85 Million

December 20, 2010

HAIFA, Israel, December 15, 2010 - Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) announced today that its wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary, Elbit Systems of America, LLC, ("ESA") acquired 100% of M7 Aerospace LP (M7 Aerospace) in a $85 million all cash transaction. Located in San Antonio, Texas, M7 Aerospace is an... Read More

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SAP to Acquire Disclosure Management Solutions from cundus AG

December 20, 2010

SAP Extends Market-Leadership Position in Finance With New Collaborative Solution to Support the Financial Close Process WALLDORF, Germany, Dec. 16, 2010 - Adding to its portfolio of solutions that create instant value for customers worldwide, SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today announced its intent to acquire disclosure... Read More

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International Isotopes Inc. Announces It has Formed a Joint Venture with RadQual LLC and Acquired the Assets of Technology Imaging Services Inc.

December 20, 2010

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho, Dec. 15, 2010 - International Isotopes Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: INIS) announces the Company has formed a new joint venture business on a 50-50 ownership basis with RadQual LLC, and has acquired the assets of Technology Imaging Services Inc. (TIS). TIS had been a major distributor of products... Read More

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L.B. Foster Company and Portec Rail Products, Inc. Announce Agreement with Department of Justice and Filing of Consent Decree

December 20, 2010

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 14, 2010 - L.B. Foster Company ("L.B. Foster") (Nasdaq: FSTR) and Portec Rail Products, Inc. ("Portec") (Nasdaq: PRPX) today announced that the Department of Justice ("DOJ") has issued their final approval of and entered into an agreement with L.B. Foster and Portec relating to L.B. Foster's... Read More

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Lennox International to Expand Refrigeration Business with Acquisition of Kysor/Warren

December 20, 2010

DALLAS, Dec. 15, 2010 - Lennox International Inc. (NYSE: LII), a global leader in the heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration markets, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement with The Manitowoc Company, Inc. to acquire substantially all the assets of its Kysor/Warren business. Kysor/Warren is a... Read More

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United Technologies Completes Clipper Windpower Acquisition

December 20, 2010

HARTFORD, Conn., Dec. 15, 2010 - United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) today announced that it has completed its purchase of Clipper Windpower Plc by acquiring all remaining shares, as previously announced. Clipper Windpower is a California-based company engaged in wind energy technology, turbine manufacturing, and... Read More

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ConvergEx Group to Acquire RealTick from Barclays Bank PLC

December 20, 2010

Acquisition will expand technology offerings with additional execution, routing and market data tools NEW YORK, Dec. 16, 2010 - ConvergEx Group, a leading technology company, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire RealTick®, a leading global, multi-broker, cross-asset electronic... Read More

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Klein Tools, Inc. and UEi Test Instruments Join Together to Become a Leading Source of Electrical Diagnostic Equipment for Electricians and HVAC Technicians

December 20, 2010

Lincolnshire, Ill. - On Nov. 30, 2010, Klein Tools, Inc. acquired a 50% equity position in UEi Test Instruments to cement the existing partnership between the two companies. "We look forward to expanding our partnership with UEi that started over two years ago and has seen Klein Tools become a leading provider of... Read More

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Berlin Packaging Acquires Continental Packaging Solutions, Marking Second Acquisition in Ten Months

December 20, 2010

Expands Berlin's U.S. & Global Footprint to Enhance Services to Customers & Suppliers CHICAGO, Dec. 15, 2010 - Berlin Packaging, a leading full-service supplier of plastic, glass, and metal containers and closures, today announced the acquisition of Chicago-based Continental Packaging Solutions in a transaction... Read More