Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Cooper Industries Announces Acquisitions of Mount Engineering plc and Apex Lighting Controls

November 15, 2010

Acquisitions expand extensive harsh and hazardous product portfolio and energy-efficient lighting technology offering DUBLIN, Nov 10, 2010 - Cooper Industries plc (NYSE: CBE) today announced the acquisitions of Mount Engineering plc, a United Kingdom based manufacturer of specialty threaded adaptors and reducers... Read More

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MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Rutland Tool & Supply Co.

November 15, 2010

o Expands presence in West Coast with Addition of Local Market Leader MELVILLE, N.Y., Nov. 9, 2010 -- MSC INDUSTRIAL DIRECT CO., INC. (NYSE: MSM), "MSC" or the "Company," one of the largest direct marketers and premier distributors of Metalworking and Maintenance, Repair and Operations ("MRO") supplies to... Read More

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Crawford & Company Italia s.r.l. and Studio Bolton & Associati s.r.l. Announce Potential Acquisition Discussions

November 15, 2010

ATLANTA and LONDON, Nov. 11, 2010 -- Mark Harman, CEO, Crawford & Company (NYSE: CRDA, CRDB), Continental Europe, Middle East & Africa, and Paul Ogni, Country Manager of Crawford & Company Italia, together with William Bolton, Chairman of Studio Bolton & Associati, today jointly announced that the two businesses are... Read More

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MSA Professional Services Acquires HDC/ASD Divisions of the Devonshire Group

November 15, 2010

Merger to offer more diversified engineering, architecture, and planning services in Central Illinois CHAMPAIGN, Ill., Nov. 9, 2010 -- MSA Professional Services has finalized the merger of ASD Architects and HDC Engineering, divisions of the Champaign based Devonshire Group. The merger will create a stronger, more... Read More

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PLC Systems Signs TMR Asset Sale Agreement with Novadaq

November 15, 2010

FRANKLIN, Mass., Nov. 8, 2010 -- PLC Systems Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: PLCSF), a company focused on innovative medical device-based technologies, today announced that it had signed a definitive agreement to sell all of its Transmyocardial Revascularization (TMR) assets toNovadaq Technologies Inc. (TSX: NDQ), a... Read More

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IBM Completes Acquisition of Netezza

November 15, 2010

ARMONK, N.Y., Nov. 11, 2010 -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the closing of its acquisition of Netezza Corporation. Netezza will expand IBM's business analytics initiatives to help clients gain faster insights into their business information, with increased performance at a lower cost of ownership. IBM announced a... Read More

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Agilent Technologies Acquires Assets of Signametrics

November 15, 2010

Deal Expands Agilent's Portfolio of PXI, VXI, PCI and USB DMMs, and Modular Switching Products SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 9, 2010 -- Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced it has acquired certain assets of Signametrics, a manufacturer of PXI, VXI, PCI and USB digital multimeters (DMMs), and modular... Read More

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Carrier Corp. Sells Controlling Stake in Its Korean Air-Conditioning Operations

November 15, 2010

FARMINGTON, Conn., Nov. 8, 2010 - Carrier Corp. has sold a controlling equity interest in its Korean air-conditioning operations (CLK) to Sinokor Pipe Co., Ltd., a Korean industrial manufacturing company. CLK will continue to be Carrier's distributor in Korea. Carrier Corp., a unit of United Technologies Corp... Read More

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AMETEK Acquires Atlas Material Testing Technology

November 15, 2010

Highly Differentiated Weathering Test Solutions Provider Strengthens AMETEK's Position in Materials Test and Measurement PAOLI, Pa., Nov. 9, 2010 - AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE: AME) today announced that it has acquired Atlas Material Testing Technology LLC, the world's leading provider of weathering test instruments and... Read More

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FleetPride Acquires Springfield Brake Company, Premier Truck Parts and Premier Truck Parts of Joplin

November 15, 2010

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Nov. 8, 2010 - FleetPride, Inc., the nation's largest independent aftermarket distributor of heavy-duty truck and trailer parts, announced that it has acquired the assets of Springfield Brake Company in Springfield, Missouri, Premier Truck Parts in Harrison, Arkansas, and Premier Truck Parts of... Read More

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DuPont Expands Sustainable Solutions Capabilities and Emerging Markets Reach by Signing Agreement to Acquire MECS

November 15, 2010

Clean Technology Growth Opportunity Advances Commitment to Innovations That Help Protect the Environment WILMINGTON, Del., Nov. 10, 2010 -- DuPont (NYSE: DD) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire MECS, Inc., from affiliates of American Securities LLC, advancing the company's capabilities to deliver... Read More

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EMC Acquires Bus-Tech

November 15, 2010

Accelerates the Ability of Mainframe Users to Migrate Off Aging Tape-Based Storage Infrastructures HOPKINTON, Mass., Nov. 10, 2010 -- EMC® Corporation (NYSE: EMC), the world's leading provider of information infrastructure solutions, today announced it has acquired Bedford, Massachusetts-based Bus-Tech®, Inc... Read More

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ADP Completes the Acquisition of Byte Software House S.p.A in Italy

November 15, 2010

MILAN, November 10, 2010 -- Strengthening its Payroll and Personnel Administration Products and Services in Italy ADP ®, a leading provider of HR, payroll and benefits administration services, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Byte Software House, a premier provider of integrated payroll... Read More

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Apache Completes Merger with Mariner Energy

November 15, 2010

HOUSTON, Nov. 10, 2010 -- Apache Corporation (NYSE, Nasdaq: APA) today announced that it has completed its merger with Mariner Energy (NYSE: ME). The merger closed today following its approval by Mariner's stockholders and subsequent completion of documentation. Apache issued approximately 17.5 million shares of... Read More

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Harris Corporation to Acquire Schlumberger Global Connectivity Services; Broadens Global Managed Satellite Communications Services Capabilities

November 12, 2010

MELBOURNE, Fla. and HOUSTON, Nov. 8, 2010 - Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS) an international communications and information technology company, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Global Connectivity Services (GCS) business from Schlumberger Information Solutions, an operating unit of Schlumberger... Read More

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Wabtec Acquires Swiger Coil Systems, a Leading Manufacturer of Traction Motors, Electric Coils

November 12, 2010

WILMERDING, Pa., Nov. 8, 2010 - Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) has acquired substantially all of the assets of Swiger Coil Systems, a leading manufacturer of traction motors and electric coils for rail and power generation markets. The company is based in Cleveland, Ohio, and has annual sales of about $35 million... Read More

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Solutia Announces Sale of Perkalink® Business and Select Primary Accelerators Assets

November 12, 2010

Continues strategic focus on high-value products with world-leading positions ST LOUIS, Nov. 8, 2010 - Solutia Inc. (NYSE: SOA) announced today that it has sold its Perkalink® business and entered into a definitive agreement to sell select Primary Accelerators assets to LANXESS, a Germany-based specialty chemicals... Read More

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Ashland Inc. to Sell Its Distribution Business to TPG Capital

November 12, 2010

COVINGTON, Ky., Nov. 8, 2010 - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its global distribution business, known for many years as Ashland Distribution, to TPG Capital for $930 million. Commenting on the transaction, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer James J. O'Brien... Read More

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Tyco International Agrees to Sell Majority Interest in Electrical and Metal Products Business to Clayton Dubilier & Rice

November 12, 2010

SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, Nov. 9, 2010 - Tyco International Ltd. (NYSE: TYC) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell a 51% stake in its Electrical and Metal Products business to the private equity firm Clayton Dubilier & Rice, LLC (CD&R). Tyco will receive total cash proceeds of approximately... Read More

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Xyratex Acquires ClusterStor, Lustre File System Expertise

November 12, 2010

Peter Braam and Peter Bojanic, two of the original Lustre architects, have joined Xyratex to lead a world class Lustre development team, enabling Xyratex's OEM partners to leverage Lustre in their next generation of High Performance Computing (HPC) technologies. HAVANT, England, Nov. 9, 2010 - Xyratex Ltd (Nasdaq... Read More