Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Airgas Board of Directors to Review Revised Unsolicited Tender Offer from Air Products

September 10, 2010

Stockholders Advised to Take No Action Pending Review RADNOR, PA - September 6, 2010 - Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG) today noted that Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE: APD) ("Air Products") has announced a revised tender offer to acquire all outstanding common shares of Airgas at a price of $65.50 per share in cash... Read More

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Franklin Fueling Systems Announces the Acquisition of PetroTechnik Limited, Suffolk, UK

September 10, 2010

MADISON, Wis., Sept. 7, 2010 - Franklin Fueling Systems, one of the world's leading manufacturers and suppliers of petroleum equipment, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of all of the outstanding shares of PetroTechnik Limited ("PetroTechnik") for cash. PetroTechnik is the supplier of Universal... Read More

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HP Announces Revised Offer Price for 3PAR of $33 Per Share in Cash

September 9, 2010

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 2, 2010 - HP today announced that it is increasing its tender offer to acquire all of the outstanding shares of 3PAR Inc. (NYSE: PAR) to $33 per share in cash. HP's tender offer commenced on August 27, 2010 and it is scheduled to expire at 12:00 midnight, New York City time on September 24... Read More

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Merchants Leasing Acquires ALD Automotive USA

September 9, 2010

PARIS and MANCHESTER, N.H., Sept. 2 -- Merchants Leasing is proud to announce the acquisition of ALD Automotive USA, the North American arm of ALD Automotive, one of the largest fleet providers in Europe. As a result of this transaction, Merchants Leasing will acquire ALD's US customer base and a fleet of about... Read More

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Blossman Gas Announces Purchase of Two Southeastern Propane Marketers

September 9, 2010

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss., Sept. 2 - Blossman Gas, Inc., the nation's largest independent propane retailer, announced today that it has purchased the assets of Leco Gas Inc. of Canton, Georgia, as well as the propane division of McCombs Oil and Propane in Morganton, North Carolina. These acquisitions, both of which... Read More

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Synopsys Completes Acquisition of Virage Logic Corporation

September 9, 2010

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 2 -- Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS), a world leader in software and IP for semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing, has completed its acquisition of Virage Logic Corporation (NASDAQ:VIRL), a leading independent provider of semiconductor intellectual property (IP) for the... Read More

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Verenium Closes Sale of Cellulosic Biofuels Business to BP

September 9, 2010

Company to focus on growing commercial enzyme business CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 2 -- Verenium Corporation (NASDAQ: VRNM), a pioneer in the development and commercialization of high-performance industrial enzyme solutions, today announced the closing of the sale of its cellulosic biofuels business to BP Biofuels... Read More

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Fidelity National Financial, Inc. Announces the Acquisition of Commerce Velocity

September 9, 2010

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 2 - Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE:FNF), a leading provider of title insurance, mortgage services, specialty insurance and information services, today announced the acquisition of Commerce Velocity. Commerce Velocity provides technology solutions to mortgage lenders, loan... Read More

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HP to Acquire 3PAR

September 9, 2010

o Companies enter into definitive merger agreement o Combination will accelerate HP's Converged Infrastructure strategy and drive growth in key storage markets o Acquisition will strengthen HP's unparalleled storage, server and networking portfolio PALO ALTO and FREMONT, Calif., Sept. 2, 2010 - HP and 3PAR Inc... Read More

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Hale Global Completes Acquisition of QL2 Software

September 9, 2010

SEATTLE, Sept. 3 - Hale Global and QL2 Software, Inc. today announced that they have completed the plan of reorganization previously approved by the bankruptcy court. The reorganized company is named QL2 Software, LLC. The plan of reorganization pays allowed creditor claims in full, with consideration for equity... Read More

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comScore Acquires Nedstat, Global Analytics and Online Optimization Provider

September 7, 2010

Acquisition Adds New Products and Capabilities to 'Unified Digital Measurement' Platform RESTON, Va., Sept. 1 - comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today announced that it has acquired Nedstat, a leading provider of web analytics and innovative video measurement solutions for... Read More

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Waste Management Announces Expansion of Organics Recycling Services

September 7, 2010

Acquisition of Garick enables Waste Management to expand organic recycling services and commercial and consumer organic products across North America HOUSTON, Sept. 1 - Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced it has acquired a majority equity interest in Garick LLC, a leading manufacturer, marketer and... Read More

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TI Completes Acquisition of Spansion Japan Wafer Fabrication Facility

September 7, 2010

DALLAS, Aug. 31 - Texas Instruments Incorporated (NYSE:TXN) has completed its acquisition of two wafer fabs and equipment in Aizu-Wakamatsu, Japan, cost-effectively increasing the company's production capacity. The facility was previously operated by Spansion Japan Limited (SJL) and was acquired under a... Read More

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Ghent Manufacturing Acquires WoodWare Furniture

September 7, 2010

Lebanon, Ohio (August 31, 2010) - Ghent Manufacturing, Inc. has announced the acquisition of Ephrata, Pennsylvania based WoodWare Furniture Company, a privately held manufacturer of furniture that is designed for use with education and business equipment, including computers and projectors. This expansion... Read More

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Celestica Completes Allied Panels Acquisition

September 7, 2010

TORONTO, Aug. 30 -- Celestica Inc. (NYSE, TSX: CLS), a global leader in the delivery of end-to-end product lifecycle solutions, today announced it has completed its acquisition of Allied Panels Entwicklungs-und Produktions Gmbh ("Allied Panels"), a leading medical engineering and manufacturing service provider... Read More

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Deere Reaches Agreement for Sale of Wind Energy Business

September 7, 2010

MOLINE, Ill., Aug. 31 - Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell John Deere Renewables, LLC, its wind energy business, to Exelon Generation Company, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Exelon Corporation. "As Deere sharpens its own strategic focus, we have concluded... Read More

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Tektronix Communications Completes Acquisition of Arbor Networks

September 7, 2010

PLANO, Texas, Aug. 31 - Tektronix Communications, a leading worldwide provider of Network Intelligence and communications test solutions, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Arbor Networks, a leading provider of network security and management solutions for converged carrier networks and... Read More

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H.C. Starck Sells Clevios to Heraeus

September 7, 2010

H.C. Starck GmbH, headquartered in Goslar, Germany, has signed a contract to sell its global Conductive Polymers Business Unit to Heraeus, Hanau, Germany. The Business Unit, which is based in Leverkusen, sells liquid polymer chemicals under the brand name Clevios. Due to their highly conductive nature, these... Read More

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Sherwin-Williams Completes the Acquisition of Becker Acroma Industrial Wood Coatings

September 7, 2010

Leading Global Industrial Wood Coatings Innovator Joins S-W's Growing Global Finishes Group CLEVELAND, Sept. 1 - The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) announced it has closed a definitive agreement to acquire Becker Industrial Products AB, a subsidiary of AB Wilh. Becker based in Sweden, which engages in the... Read More

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Unisys Announces Sale of UK-Based Insurance and Pension Processing Business

September 7, 2010

BLUE BELL, Pa., Sept. 1 - Unisys Corporation (NYSE:UIS) announced today that it has sold Unisys Insurance Services Limited (UISL) to Diligenta Limited, a subsidiary of Tata Consultancy Services Limited. UISL, which is headquartered in the UK and has operations in Liverpool and Bournemouth, provides business process... Read More