Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

ESCO Announces Acquisition of Smart Grid Solution Provider

September 13, 2010

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 7 - ESCO Technologies Inc. (NYSE: ESE) today announced that it has acquired Xtensible Solutions, Inc. ("Xtensible"), located in Greenwood Village, Colorado. Xtensible is the thought leader in Enterprise Information Management Strategy, and is a leading provider of semantic-based information... Read More

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Crown Holdings, Inc. Announces Agreement to Acquire Partner's Interest in Chinese and Vietnamese Joint Ventures

September 13, 2010

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 7 - Crown Holdings, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE:CCK) today announced that it has entered into agreements to acquire, from affiliates of Swire Pacific Limited, their 44.57% interest in the holding company for Crown's four joint venture facilities in China and their 49% interest in the holding... Read More

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North Highland Acquires Majority Interest in China-Based HBC Consulting

September 13, 2010

Acquisition Supports North Highland's Ongoing Expansion Strategy in U.S. and Abroad ATLANTA, Sept 7 - Global consulting firm North Highland (www.northhighland.com) announced today that it has acquired a majority interest in HBC Consulting, a Chinese consulting firm with which it has partnered to support the needs... Read More

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Mylan Completes Acquisition of Bioniche Pharma Sooner Than Expected

September 13, 2010

Company also launches new Mylan Institutional business PITTSBURGH, Sept. 7 - Mylan Inc. (NASDAQ:MYL) today announced it has completed the acquisition of Bioniche Pharma Holdings Limited sooner than anticipated. Bioniche Pharma, an injectable pharmaceutical company, is providing Mylan with immediate entry into the... Read More

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Ball Acquires Neuman Aluminum

September 10, 2010

BROOMFIELD, Colo., July 26 - Key Points o Ball has acquired the leading North American maker of aluminum slugs used to make extruded aerosol cans, beverage bottles, aluminum collapsible tubes and technical impact extrusions. o This strategic acquisition provides Ball with additional metal forming technology... Read More

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Measurement Specialties Announces Acquisition of Pressure Systems, Inc.

September 10, 2010

Expands Pressure Sensing Products in Aerospace Research and Water Monitoring Markets Measurement Specialties, Inc. (Nasdaq:MEAS), a global designer and manufacturer of sensors and sensor-based systems, announced the acquisition of Pressure Systems, Inc. ("PSI"). Located in Hampton, Virginia, PSI is a global leader... Read More

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Rhino Linings Corporation Acquires Tobin Manufacturing

September 10, 2010

San Diego, CA (September 1, 2010) - Rhino Linings Corporation ("Rhino"), a global provider of protective polyurethane, polyurea, polyaspartic and epoxy coatings is excited to announce the acquisition of Tobin Manufacturing, LLC ("Tobin"), a leading manufacturer of two component positive displacement... Read More

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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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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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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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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