Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Acklands-Grainger Inc. Acquires Solus Securite Inc.

September 24, 2010

CHICAGO, Sept. 20 - Grainger today announced that its Canadian subsidiary, Acklands-Grainger Inc., Canada's largest distributor of industrial, safety and fastener supplies, has purchased Solus Securite Inc. effective September 17, 2010. With 2009 sales of approximately C$20 million, Solus Securite is a leading fire... Read More

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Accuvant Acquires Ciphent

September 24, 2010

Combined Company to Offer Industry's Most Robust Portfolio of Information Security Solutions for Enterprise Accounts, Federal Organizations and Mid-Market Companies DENVER, Sept. 20 - Accuvant, the only research-driven information security partner delivering alignment, clarity and confidence to enterprise clients... Read More

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Synchronica Acquires Iseemedia to Become Market Leader in Messaging Solutions for Emerging Markets

September 24, 2010

Highlights: o Acquisition expands Synchronica's addressable market to 44 carriers totalling 853 million subscribers worldwide o Additional contracts with large mobile operators in India provide Synchronica with valuable access to the second largest mobile market in the world o Iseemedia's patent-pending document... Read More

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IBM to Acquire Netezza

September 24, 2010

Expands Business Analytics Capabilities Through Workload Optimized Systems ARMONK, N.Y. and MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Sept. 20, 2010 -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Netezza Corporation (NYSE: NZ) today announced they have entered into a definitive agreement for IBM to acquire Netezza, a publicly held company based in Marlborough... Read More

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Ceragon Acquires Next Generation RFIC Design House

September 24, 2010

Adding Long-Time Design Partner, Strengthens Company's Leadership Position in High-Capacity Radio Technology PARAMUS, New Jersey, September 20, 2010/ - Ceragon Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ: CRNT), the provider of high-capacity, 4G/LTE-Ready wireless backhaul networks, today announced that it has acquired all the shares of... Read More

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Wmode Acquires APP Developer Widality

September 23, 2010

Merger leverages Wmode technology and Widality app experience to deliver application lifecycle management services CALGARY, Sept. 16 - Wmode®, a leading managed-services provider of mobile Internet services to operators, today announced the acquisition of Widality®, an industry-leading B2B mobile app development... Read More

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Thor Industries Acquires Heartland RV

September 22, 2010

JACKSON CENTER, Ohio, Sept. 17 - Thor Industries, Inc. (NYSE:THO) today announced its acquisition of Heartland Recreational Vehicles, LLC ("Heartland"), a privately-held manufacturer of towable recreation vehicles based in Elkhart, Indiana, for $100 million in cash and 4,300,000 shares of Thor Industries, Inc... Read More

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QXM Informs Parent Company It Requires Additional Time to Evaluate Acquisition Proposal

September 22, 2010

BEIJING, Sept. 17 - Qiao Xing Mobile Communication Co., Ltd. (NYSE:QXM) ("QXM" or the "Company"), a manufacturer of mobile handsets in the People's Republic of China (the "PRC"), today announced that the special committee of its board of directors (the "Special Committee") has advised QXM's parent company, Qiao Xing... Read More

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Clark-Reliance Acquires Oil Filtration Systems, Inc.

September 22, 2010

STRONGSVILLE, OH - September 13, 2010 - The Clark-Reliance Corporation has acquired Oil Filtration Systems, Inc., of Boerne, Texas in a cash transaction. Terms of the deal were not disclosed by the two private companies. Oil Filtration Systems makes oil and fuel filtration systems for petroleum and chemical... Read More

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FirstEnergy Shareholders Approve Proposals Related to Allegheny Energy Merger

September 21, 2010

AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 14 - FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) today announced that its shareholders have overwhelmingly approved proposals related to the company's proposed merger with Allegheny Energy (NYSE:AYE). Results indicate that the first proposal - authorizing and approving issuance of FirstEnergy shares and the... Read More

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Bringing the 'Internet of Everything' a Step Closer

September 21, 2010

Altium acquires Morfik to help electronics designers add cloud connectivity to anything SYDNEY, Sept. 15 -- Altium has announced it intends to acquire Morfik Technology. The deal is subject to due diligence now under way. Morfik is an Australian software company. Its products are used by professional software... Read More

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Teknor Apex Acquires Sarlink® TPV Unit from DSM, Citing 'A Natural Fit' with Its Own Diversified Compounding Business

September 21, 2010

PAWTUCKET, RI, U.S.A., September 15, 2010: Teknor Apex Company has agreed to purchase the worldwide Sarlink® thermoplastic vulcanizate (TPV) elastomer business from Royal DSM N.V., the company announced today. Sarlink operates compounding facilities in Leominster, MA, U.S.A. and Genk, Belgium and has extensive... Read More

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RealNetworks Acquires Backstage Technologies

September 21, 2010

Real's GameHouse network now reaches more than 13 million monthly active users on social networks and 60 million monthly active users overall SEATTLE, Sept. 14 - RealNetworks®, Inc. (NASDAQ: RNWK), the digital entertainment services company, today announced it has acquired Canadian social games company Backstage... Read More

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Motorola Acquires Aloqa GmbH

September 21, 2010

Acquisition to Enhance MOTOBLUR(TM) with Context-Aware Mobile Platform and Related Services SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Sept. 16 -- Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) today announced that it has acquired Aloqa GmbH, a privately-held, leading developer of location-based software and technologies that are designed to enable the... Read More

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Cellu Tissue Holdings, Inc. to be Acquired by Clearwater Paper Corporation

September 21, 2010

ALPHARETTA, Ga., Sept. 16 -- Cellu Tissue Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CLU) (the "Company"), a North American producer of tissue products, today announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement with Clearwater Paper Corporation ("Clearwater") pursuant to which Clearwater would acquire all of the outstanding... Read More

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Crown Holdings, Inc. Completes Acquisition of Partner's Interest in Chinese and Vietnamese Joint Ventures

September 20, 2010

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 15 - Crown Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CCK) today announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition, from affiliates of Swire Pacific Limited, their interests in the holding companies for Crown's Chinese and Vietnamese joint ventures. The interests were acquired for an aggregate... Read More

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IBM to Acquire OpenPages

September 20, 2010

Expands Business Analytics Portfolio to Help Organizations Simplify Risk Management and Compliance ARMONK, N.Y. and WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 15 -- IBM (NYSE:IBM) today announced a definitive agreement to acquire OpenPages, a privately-held company based in Waltham, MA. OpenPages provides software that helps... Read More

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Dematic Group Completes Acquisition of HK Systems, Inc.

September 20, 2010

Grand Rapids, MI, September 16, 2010 --- Dematic Group, a leading global supplier of integrated material handling solutions and services, announces today that it has successfully completed the acquisition of HK Systems, a North American automated material handling and software solutions provider. This strategic... Read More

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Honeywell Completes Acquisition of Sperian Protection

September 20, 2010

Strengthens Position in High-Growth Personal Protective Equipment Industry MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., Sept. 15 -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced it has completed its acquisition of Sperian Protection for approximately USD $1.4 billion, including the assumption of net debt. Sperian Protection is a leading... Read More

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3D Systems Acquires Express Pattern

September 20, 2010

3Dproparts(TM) Expands Its Premier Services ROCK HILL, S.C., Sept. 16, 2010 -- 3D Systems Corporation (Nasdaq:TDSC), announced today that it acquired the assets of Express Pattern, a leader in rapid prototyping, direct patterns for investment casting and manufacturing services as part of the company's continued... Read More