Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

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

Mergers & Acquisition

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

Mergers & Acquisition

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

Mergers & Acquisition

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

Mergers & Acquisition

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

Mergers & Acquisition

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

Mergers & Acquisition

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

Mergers & Acquisition

L.B. Foster and Portec Announce Second Amendment to Merger Agreement and Extension of Tender Offer

September 7, 2010

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 30 -- L.B. Foster Company ("L.B. Foster", Nasdaq: FSTR) and Portec Rail Products, Inc. ("Portec", Nasdaq: PRPX) today announced that they have executed a second amendment (the "Second Amendment") to the Agreement and Plan of Merger dated February 16, 2010 ("Merger Agreement"), which was initially... Read More

Mergers & Acquisition

Spectra Energy Completes Acquisition of Bobcat Gas Storage Assets

September 7, 2010

HOUSTON, Aug. 31 - Spectra Energy Corp (NYSE:SE) has completed the previously announced $540 million acquisition of the Bobcat Gas Storage assets and development project (Bobcat) from Haddington Energy Partners III LP and GE Energy Financial Services. The company expects to invest an additional $400 to $450 million... Read More

Mergers & Acquisition

Regal Beloit Acquires Rotor B.V.

September 7, 2010

BELOIT, Wis., Sept. 1 - Regal Beloit Corporation (NYSE:RBC) today announced that it has acquired Rotor B.V. headquartered in Eibergen, the Netherlands. Rotor sells standard and special electric motors to a variety of industries including the marine industry, ship building and offshore oil and gas. In addition to... Read More

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

Mergers & Acquisition

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

Mergers & Acquisition

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

Mergers & Acquisition

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

Mergers & Acquisition

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

Mergers & Acquisition

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

Mergers & Acquisition

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

Mergers & Acquisition

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

Mergers & Acquisition

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

Mergers & Acquisition

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