Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Robbins & Myers Shareholders Approve Acquisition of T-3 Energy Services, Inc.

January 13, 2011

DAYTON, Ohio, Jan. 7, 2011 - Robbins & Myers, Inc. (NYSE: RBN) announced that at a special shareholders' meeting held today, the shareholders of Robbins & Myers approved the merger of T-3 Energy Services, Inc. with a wholly-owned subsidiary of Robbins & Myers. The merger was approved by approximately 90.5% of the... Read More

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FirstEnergy-Allegheny Energy Merger Filing Clears U.S. Department of Justice Review

January 13, 2011

AKRON, Ohio, and GREENSBURG, Pa., Jan. 7, 2011 - FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) and Allegheny Energy, Inc. (NYSE: AYE) today were notified that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) completed its review of the companies' proposed merger and has closed its investigation. "We are pleased to have completed the DOJ review... Read More

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Parker Expands Presence in the Latin America Hydraulic Filtration Market with Acquisition of HDA of Brazil

January 12, 2011

CLEVELAND, Jan. 7, 2011 - Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE: PH), the global leader in motion and control technologies, today announced that it has acquired HDA Acessorios e Equipamentos Ltd. of Sao Paulo, Brazil. HDA is a manufacturer of hydraulic filters and accessories typically used in the mobile equipment... Read More

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ProQuest Acquires ebrary

January 12, 2011

Stage is set to accelerate the process of serious research ANN ARBOR, Mich. Jan. 6, 2011 - As its content-unifying new search platform rolls out to libraries around the world, ProQuest has acquired acclaimed e-book pioneer ebrary, setting the stage for significant acceleration of the process of serious research... Read More

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Salesforce.com Acquires Dimdim

January 12, 2011

Acquisition will extend salesforce.com's Chatter collaboration platform with critical real-time communication technologies Follows the proven Facebook model of combining real-time collaboration and communication into a single integrated service Enables salesforce.com to build on momentum of 60,000 Chatter... Read More

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GE Intelligent Platforms Acquires SmartSignal Corporation

January 12, 2011

Predictive diagnostics and analytics solution company broadens GE's software capabilities used to maximize the performance of critical equipment in Power Generation and Oil & Gas industries CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA JANUARY 6, 2011 GE Intelligent Platforms today announced that it has completed the acquisition of... Read More

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Hawkeye Renewables Announces Sale of Ethanol Plants to Flint Hills Resources Renewables

January 12, 2011

AMES, Iowa, Jan. 6, 2011 - Hawkeye Renewables, LLC announced today that it entered into an agreement to sell its ethanol plants located in Iowa Falls and Fairbank, Iowa, to Flint Hills Resources Renewables, LLC in an all-cash transaction. Flint Hills Resources Renewables is an affiliate of Koch Industries, Inc. and... Read More

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EchoStar Acquires Assets of Move Networks, Leader in Adaptive Streaming for Over-the-Top Video Solutions

January 12, 2011

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. and AMERICAN FORK, Utah, Jan. 6, 2011 - EchoStar Advanced Technologies L.L.C., a wholly owned subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation (Nasdaq: SATS), announced today that it has acquired assets of Utah-based Move Networks, the technology innovator delivering advanced solutions for large scale streaming... Read More

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AAM Acquires Full Ownership of AAM Sona Axle Private Limited

January 12, 2011

DETROIT, Mich., Jan. 7, 2011 - American Axle & Manufacturing (AAM), today announced that it has assumed full ownership of the AAM Sona Axle Private Limited Joint Venture (AAM Sona Axle) in Pantnagar, India. AAM Sona Axle, previously a joint venture between AAM and Sona Koyo Limited to manufacture and sell light... Read More

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Aeroflex Announces Agreement to Acquire Spectrum Analyzer Assets from Lignex-1

January 12, 2011

Stevenage, United Kingdom and Seoul, South Korea - January 6, 2011. Aeroflex Limited ("Aeroflex" or the "Company"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Aeroflex Holding Corp. (NYSE:ARX) announced today it has signed an asset purchase agreement to acquire the spectrum analyzer assets from LIGNex1 Co., Ltd ("LIGNex1"). The... Read More

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Altair Engineering Acquires ACUSIM Software

January 12, 2011

Acquisition solidly positions Altair as a major player in the CFD market and at the forefront of multi-physics simulation TROY, Mich. - January 11, 2010 - Altair Engineering, Inc., a leading global provider of simulation technology and engineering services that empower client innovation and decision-making... Read More

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Audiovox Signs Non-Binding Term Sheet

January 11, 2011

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., Jan. 6, 2011 - Audiovox Corporation (Nasdaq: VOXX), announced today that it has recently signed a non-binding term sheet to purchase all of the shares of Klipsch Group Inc. and its worldwide subsidiaries ("Klipsch"). Klipsch is a leading, global provider of premium, high performance speakers sold... Read More

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Boston Scientific Acquires Intelect Medical

January 11, 2011

Innovative technology designed to advance deep brain stimulation therapy NATICK and BOSTON, Mass., Jan. 5, 2011 - Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced it has acquired Intelect Medical, Inc., a development-stage company located in Boston. Intelect Medical is developing advanced neuromodulation... Read More

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North Highland Acquires Insight Solutions Group

January 11, 2011

Global consulting firm expands into the Midwest with the opening of its twentieth U.S. office ATLANTA and MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 6, 2011 - Global consulting firm North Highland today announced its expansion into the Midwest United States with the acquisition of Insight Solutions Group, Inc., a Minneapolis-based... Read More

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Design Group Expands Facility National Practice with Merger

January 11, 2011

ST. LOUIS - January 5, 2011 - Barry-Wehmiller Design Group announced today that it is expanding its facility design national practice with the acquisition of Delphey-Gerdes Engineering, a prominent architectural and engineering firm serving the food processing and other industries in the Western U.S. "For 25 years... Read More

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Nalco Reaches Agreement to Sell Marine Chemicals Business to Wilhelmsen Ships Service

January 11, 2011

NAPERVILLE, Ill., Jan. 6, 2011 - Nalco (NYSE: NLC), providing essential expertise for water, energy and air, announced today it reached a definitive agreement to sell its NALFLEET marine chemicals unit to Norway's Wilhelmsen Ships Service for $41 million. "The marine chemicals business is not a core part of our... Read More

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ATS Automation Completes Acquisition of ATW Automation Businesses in USA and Europe

January 11, 2011

CAMBRIDGE, ON, Jan. 5 - ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. ("ATS" or the "Company") today announced that the acquisition of the majority of Assembly & Test Worldwide, Inc.'s U.S.-based and German automation and test systems businesses (collectively "ATW"), previously announced on December 6, 2010, has been... Read More

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Carrier's Automated Logic Corporation Expands Branch Operations into Canada

January 11, 2011

KENNESAW, Ga., Jan. 5, 2011 - Carrier Corp.'s Automated Logic Corporation (ALC), a leading provider of innovative control systems for heating, ventilation, air conditioning, lighting and energy management of buildings, has acquired T.A.C. Controls & Automation, Inc. (TAC), an independent ALC controls contractor with... Read More

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Boston Scientific Completes Acquisition of Sadra Medical

January 10, 2011

NATICK, Mass., Jan. 4, 2011 - Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced the completion of its acquisition of Sadra Medical, Inc. of Los Gatos, California. The transaction follows the definitive merger agreement announced on November 19, 2010. Under the terms of the agreement, Boston Scientific paid... Read More

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Qualcomm to Acquire Atheros, Leader in Connectivity & Networking Solutions

January 10, 2011

Accelerates Expansion of Company's Semiconductor Business into Adjacent Markets SAN DIEGO and SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 5, 2011 - Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM) and Atheros Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATHR), today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement whereby Qualcomm intends to acquire... Read More