Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

The Allied Defense Group Announces Completion of Asset Sale to Chemring

September 7, 2010

VIENNA, Va., Sept. 1 - The Allied Defense Group, Inc. (NYSE Amex: ADG) announced that it completed the previously announced sale of substantially all of its assets to Chemring. Chemring paid approximately $59.6 million in cash and assumed certain specified liabilities in exchange for all of the capital stock of... Read More

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CA Technologies to Acquire Arcot Systems, Inc., a Visionary in Fraud Prevention, Advanced Authentication

September 7, 2010

Acquisition Supports Cloud Strategy, Extends Market Opportunity for Leading Identity and Access Management Offerings ISLANDIA, N.Y., Aug. 30 - CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Arcot Systems, Inc., a leader in providing advanced... Read More

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Nokia Completes Acquisition of Motally, Inc.

September 7, 2010

ESPOO, Finland, September 1, 2010 - Nokia (NYSE: NOK) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Motally, Inc., initially announced on August 20, 2010. Motally's mobile analytics service enables developers and publishers to optimize the development of their mobile applications through increased... Read More

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O-I Acquires Brazilian Glass Company

September 7, 2010

Expands reach in South America's largest container market PERRYSBURG, Ohio, Sept. 1 - Owens-Illinois, Inc. (O-I) today announced the acquisition of Brazilian glassmaker Companhia Industrial de Vidros (CIV), significantly expanding O-I's reach in South America's largest container market. CIV is the leading glass... Read More

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Hyland Software Acquires Hershey Systems

September 7, 2010

Makes company one of the largest enterprise content management (ECM) software suite vendors in the higher education market CLEVELAND, Sept. 1 - Hyland Software has purchased privately held Hershey Systems, a provider of Web-based ECM solutions focused primarily on the higher education market. Terms of the... Read More

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Alcatel-Lucent Acquires OpenPlug, a Cross-Platform Mobile Software Development Tool Provider

September 7, 2010

Acquisition Expands Company's Developer Tools to Make Applications Available on Diverse Operating Systems and in More Service Provider Stores PARIS, September 1, 2010 -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announced that it has acquired OpenPlug, a mobile software and applications development tools... Read More

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Alterian Acquires Intrepid, an International Social Media Analytics Firm

September 7, 2010

Acquisition enables Alterian to provide packaged solutions that will help Customers and Partners to accelerate their Social Media strategies LONDON, Sept. 1 -- Alterian , the leader in customer engagement technology and solutions, today announced that it has acquired Intrepid, an international market research and... Read More

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WPCS Addresses Buyout Offer

September 7, 2010

EXTON, Pa., Aug. 27 -- WPCS International Incorporated (NASDAQ:WPCS), a leader in design-build engineering services for communications infrastructure, has acknowledged a Schedule 13D/A filing made jointly by Riley Investment Partners L.P., Riley Investment Management LLC, B. Riley & Co., LLC, Bryant R. Riley, Lloyd... Read More

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IBM Closes Acquisition of Storwize

September 3, 2010

Extends real-time data compression technology to help IBM clients improve storage efficiency by reducing storage requirements up to 80% ARMONK, N.Y., Aug. 30 - IBM (NYSE:IBM) today announced that it completed the acquisition of Storwize, a privately-held company based in Marlborough, MA. Financial details were not... Read More

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Gerdau Ameristeel Corporation and Serdau S.A. Announce Closing of Transaction

September 3, 2010

TAMPA, FL, Aug. 30 - Gerdau Ameristeel Corporation (TSX: GNA, NYSE: GNA) and Gerdau S.A. (Bovespa: GGBR, NYSE: GGB, Latibex: XGGB) announced the completion today of the acquisition of Gerdau Ameristeel by way of a plan of arrangement (the "Arrangement"). Pursuant to the Arrangement, Gerdau S.A. acquired all of the... Read More

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GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. Announces the Acquisition of New England Bioassay, Inc.

September 3, 2010

MANCHESTER AND BLOOMFIELD, CT AND NORWOOD, MA...ISSUED SEPTEMBER 1, 2010... GZA GeoEnvironmental Inc., a leading environmental and geotechnical consulting firm, has announced the acquisition of the assets of New England Bioassay Inc. in a transaction which is expected to create the largest specialty testing... Read More

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IBM Completes Acquisition of Sterling Commerce

September 3, 2010

Expands IBM's Integration Portfolio and Cross-Channel Commerce Software for Marketing, Selling and Fulfillment ARMONK, N.Y., Aug. 27 -- IBM (NYSE:IBM) today announced the closing of its acquisition of Sterling Commerce. The company expands IBM's ability to help clients accelerate their interactions with customers... Read More

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HP Announces Revised Proposal to Acquire 3PAR for $30 per Share in Cash

September 3, 2010

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 27, 2010 - HP today announced that it has increased its proposal to acquire all of the outstanding shares of 3PAR Inc. (NYSE: PAR) to $30 per share in cash, or an enterprise value of $2.0 billion. The proposal represents an 11 percent premium above the most recent price offered by Dell Inc... Read More

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Fosun Pharma Acquires $14 Million of Chindex Stock

September 3, 2010

Purchases 933,022 shares of Common Stock at $15.00 per Share Increases Ownership Stake to 19.9% BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 27 -- Chindex International, Inc. ("Chindex") (NASDAQ:CHDX), a leading independent American provider of Western healthcare products and services in the People's Republic of China, and Shanghai Fosun... Read More

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Ericsson Invests in Novatium Solutions Acquires Minority Stake and Board Participation

September 2, 2010

Chennai, 30th Aug 2010 - Novatium Solutions Private Limited, a Company with a vision to provide superior, simple to use 'Computing for the next billion', today announced a strategic minority investment by Ericsson India. With this investment Novatium gains valuable global market reach and deep rooted telecom... Read More

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ServerEngines Acquired by Emulex

September 1, 2010

Acquisition Enhances Network Convergence Strategy and Business Model SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 25 - ServerEngines Corporation, a privately held, fabless semiconductor company founded in 2004 and headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, today announced that it has completed its acquisition by Emulex Corporation. The... Read More

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Golden Phoenix Signs July 2010 Option Agreement to Acquire 80% Interest in Mhakari Coyote Fault Gold and Silver Project - 24 Month Acquisition Plan Continues

September 1, 2010

SPARKS, Nev., Aug. 26 -- Golden Phoenix Minerals, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: GPXM) is pleased to announce that on July 6, 2010, it entered into a definitive Option Agreement to acquire an undivided 80% interest in the Coyote Fault gold and silver property in Esmeralda County, Nevada, referred to as the Mhakari Nevada... Read More

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Microflex Acquires Black Dragon®, Examination Gloves from MedTexx

September 1, 2010

LAKE FOREST, Ill., Aug. 26 - Microflex Corporation (Lake Forest, IL), a division of BarrierSafe Solutions International® (BSSI), a leading provider of latex and synthetic barrier protection, announced the acquisition of Black Dragon® examination gloves from MedTexx in Englewood, NJ. Black Dragon® gloves are... Read More

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Air Products Files Hart-Scott-Rodino Notification for Acquisition of Airgas

August 30, 2010

Notification Follows Execution of Consent Decree with FTC Staff LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Aug. 24 -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced it has filed notification with the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") as required under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvement Act of 1976 for the acquisition of Airgas... Read More

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Golden Phoenix Advances 24 Month Acquisition Plan with July 2010 Signing of Purchase Agreement to Acquire 80% Interest in Vanderbilt Silver and Gold Project

August 30, 2010

SPARKS, Nev., Aug. 25 -- Golden Phoenix Minerals, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: GPXM) is pleased to announce that in furtherance of launching its 24-month acquisition plan, on July 6, 2010, it entered into a definitive asset Purchase Agreement to acquire an undivided 80% interest in the historic Vanderbilt Silver/Gold... Read More