Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Dorken Acquires Electroplating Specialist

October 21, 2010

Grass Lake, MI -Dörken MKS-Systeme GmbH (Herdecke, Germany), parent company of Dörken Corporation USA located here and manufacturers of multifunctional, micro-layer corrosion protection systems has acquired LP Oberflachentechnik GmbH (LPO). LPO develops and markets specialized products for the electroplating... Read More

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A. Schulman Agrees to Purchase Brazil-Based Masterbatch and Engineered Plastics Producer

October 21, 2010

o Acquisition of Mash Compostos Plasticos will expand A. Schulman's presence in the growing Brazilian market o Brazil represents a key market in A. Schulman's overall growth strategy AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 18 - A. Schulman, Inc. (Nasdaq: SHLM) announced today that it has agreed to purchase Mash Compostos Plasticos... Read More

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EPM Live Acquires EPK Group Product Line to Enhance WorkEngine's Portfolio, Project, and Resource Management in SharePoint

October 21, 2010

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 18 - Gartner Symposium ITxpo - EPM Live, a global leader in Enterprise SharePoint Project and Work Management Solutions, announced today their acquisition of EPK Group's EPK-Suite product line. The result of this acquisition and upcoming development efforts will produce an integrated system that... Read More

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Trico Transitions Recently Acquired Predict Brand

October 19, 2010

PEWAUKEE, Wis., Oct. 15 - Trico Corporation has begun to transition its recently acquired company, Predict Inc., to operate solely under the Trico name. Predict will now do business as Trico, according to Trico's President Nick Kroll. Since its acquisition in 2008, Predict has been a parallel part of Trico's total... Read More

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Betco® Corporation Announces Acquisition of Bio-Systems International

October 19, 2010

Toledo, OH - October 12, 2010 - Betco® Corporation of Toledo, OH has announced the acquisition of Bio-Systems International based in Beloit, WI. Bio-Systems is a leading provider of bacterial based, environmentally friendly products. The company's technologies include bacterial and enzyme solutions for wastewater... Read More

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Nypro Inc. Has Entered into a Definitive Agreement to Acquire 100% of the Shares of Schlosser Medizintechnik GmbH of Knittlingen, Germany

October 18, 2010

CLINTON, Massachusetts; October 11, 2010 - Nypro Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 100% of the shares of Schlosser Medizintechnik GmbH of Knittlingen, Germany. The agreement was announced jointly today by Ted Lapres, President and CEO of Nypro, here and Peter Pronath, President, General... Read More

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Apache Completes Acquisition of BP Canada Assets

October 18, 2010

HOUSTON, Oct. 12 - Apache Corporation (NYSE, Nasdaq: APA) today announced that its subsidiary has completed its acquisition of substantially all of BP's upstream natural gas business in western Alberta and British Columbia. The transaction is the second closing of Apache's previously announced three-part acquisition... Read More

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Qualcomm Innovation Center, Inc. Acquires iSkoot Technologies Inc., a Leader in Mobilizing Internet Services on the Handsets Most People Use Today

October 18, 2010

Deal Enhances Ability to Deliver Integrated Services that Optimize Network Usage, Provide Better User Experiences and Improve Battery Life SAN DIEGO, Oct. 13 - Qualcomm Innovation Center, Inc. (QuIC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), today announced it has acquired iSkoot... Read More

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Broadcom Corporation to Acquire Beceem Communications Inc., a Leader in 4G Wireless

October 18, 2010

Combined Company will Accelerate the Availability of Multimode LTE / WiMAX Cellular Solutions for use in Handsets, Broadband Wireless Gateways, Mobile Computing and Consumer Electronics Devices IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 13 - Broadcom Corporation (Nasdaq: BRCM), a global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless... Read More

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IBM Acquires PSS Systems

October 18, 2010

ARMONK, N.Y., Oct. 13 - IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that it has acquired PSS Systems, a privately held company based in Mountain View, Calif. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. PSS Systems' software helps organizations analyze, automate and implement information governance policies across massive... Read More

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Canadian Circuit Acquires New Scoring Equipment; Completes Facility Upgrade & Hosts Opens House

October 18, 2010

Surrey B.C.: Praveen Arya, President and owner of Canadian Circuits, Inc. of Surrey British Columbia, announced today that his company has recently acquired a new ACCU-SCORE Lab Model AS-15-JE scoring machine as part of his company's complete equipment upgrade. Mr. Arya stated, "This scoring equipment is an... Read More

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Lockheed Martin Enters into Definitive Agreement to Sell Its EIG Business to Veritas Capital

October 18, 2010

BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 13 - Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Enterprise Integration Group (EIG) business to Veritas Capital for $815 million in cash. As announced on June 2, the Corporation's plan to divest EIG is based on the U.S... Read More

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MSA Completes Acquisition of General Monitors

October 18, 2010

California Company Strengthens MSA's Presence in Oil, Gas and Petrochemical Markets PITTSBURGH, Oct. 14 - MSA (NYSE: MSA) today announced it has completed the acquisition of General Monitors of Lake Forest, Ca., a leading innovator and developer of fixed systems for gas and flame detection. General Monitors is a... Read More

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Grainger Announces Acquisition of SafetyCertified

October 18, 2010

CHICAGO, Oct. 14 - Grainger (NYSE: GWW), North America's leading broad line distributor of facilities maintenance products, today announced it has acquired substantially all of the assets of SafetyCertified, Inc. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. "As North America's largest distributor of safety products, we... Read More

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GE Acquires Opal Software - Strengthens Smart Grid Software Portfolio

October 18, 2010

ATLANTA -14 October 2010 - GE (NYSE: GE) has expanded its smart grid software portfolio with the acquisition of data migration and SCADA simulation specialists Opal Software. The acquisition allows GE's Digital Energy business to deliver greater operational and network productivity to utility customers and increase... Read More

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Met-Pro Corporation Acquires Patented Biological Technology

October 18, 2010

Provides new global municipal and industrial market opportunities Strengthens Met-Pro's "Total Air Solutions" value proposition HARLEYSVILLE, Pa., Oct. 12 - Raymond J. De Hont, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Met-Pro Corporation (NYSE: MPR), announced today that the Company has acquired substantially all... Read More

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Recent G4S Acquisitions Expand Technology Capabilities.

October 18, 2010

Incorporating Innovations From NSSC, Touchcom, Adesta And G4S Technology. Dallas, TX (October 12, 2010) - Building on a legacy as the premier supplier of security manpower, G4S Secure Solutions (USA) is staking claim on a new category of integrated security solutions that combines manpower and technology. Through... Read More

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FirstEnergy and Allegheny Energy Respond to PA Governor's Announcement

October 15, 2010

AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 12 - FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) and Allegheny Energy (NYSE: AYE) today issued the following statement in response to Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell's opposition to the companies' proposed merger: "We respectfully disagree with Governor Rendell's position on our proposed merger. The merger... Read More

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Univar to Acquire Basic Chemical Solutions

October 15, 2010

REDMOND, Wash. and REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 12 - Univar Inc., a leading global chemical distributor, and Basic Chemical Solutions, L.L.C. (BCS), a global distributor and trader of commodity chemicals, announced today that they have signed a definitive agreement for Univar to acquire BCS. The acquisition is... Read More

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3D Systems Acquires Provel, Italy's Leading Prototyper

October 15, 2010

Company Continues to Expand Its 3Dproparts(TM) Service in Europe 3D Systems Corporation (Nasdaq:TDSC), announced today that it has acquired Provel, S.r.l., an Italian provider of rapid prototyping, tooling and manufacturing services, as part of the company's continued expansion of its 3Dproparts(TM) service in... Read More