Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

IBM Acquires PSS Systems

October 18, 2010

ARMONK, N.Y., Oct. 13 - IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that it has acquired PSS Systems, a privately held company based in Mountain View, Calif. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. PSS Systems' software helps organizations analyze, automate and implement information governance policies across massive... Read More

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Canadian Circuit Acquires New Scoring Equipment; Completes Facility Upgrade & Hosts Opens House

October 18, 2010

Surrey B.C.: Praveen Arya, President and owner of Canadian Circuits, Inc. of Surrey British Columbia, announced today that his company has recently acquired a new ACCU-SCORE Lab Model AS-15-JE scoring machine as part of his company's complete equipment upgrade. Mr. Arya stated, "This scoring equipment is an... Read More

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Lockheed Martin Enters into Definitive Agreement to Sell Its EIG Business to Veritas Capital

October 18, 2010

BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 13 - Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Enterprise Integration Group (EIG) business to Veritas Capital for $815 million in cash. As announced on June 2, the Corporation's plan to divest EIG is based on the U.S... Read More

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Grainger Announces Acquisition of SafetyCertified

October 18, 2010

CHICAGO, Oct. 14 - Grainger (NYSE: GWW), North America's leading broad line distributor of facilities maintenance products, today announced it has acquired substantially all of the assets of SafetyCertified, Inc. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. "As North America's largest distributor of safety products, we... Read More

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MSA Completes Acquisition of General Monitors

October 18, 2010

California Company Strengthens MSA's Presence in Oil, Gas and Petrochemical Markets PITTSBURGH, Oct. 14 - MSA (NYSE: MSA) today announced it has completed the acquisition of General Monitors of Lake Forest, Ca., a leading innovator and developer of fixed systems for gas and flame detection. General Monitors is a... Read More

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GE Acquires Opal Software - Strengthens Smart Grid Software Portfolio

October 18, 2010

ATLANTA -14 October 2010 - GE (NYSE: GE) has expanded its smart grid software portfolio with the acquisition of data migration and SCADA simulation specialists Opal Software. The acquisition allows GE's Digital Energy business to deliver greater operational and network productivity to utility customers and increase... Read More

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Met-Pro Corporation Acquires Patented Biological Technology

October 18, 2010

Provides new global municipal and industrial market opportunities Strengthens Met-Pro's "Total Air Solutions" value proposition HARLEYSVILLE, Pa., Oct. 12 - Raymond J. De Hont, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Met-Pro Corporation (NYSE: MPR), announced today that the Company has acquired substantially all... Read More

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Recent G4S Acquisitions Expand Technology Capabilities.

October 18, 2010

Incorporating Innovations From NSSC, Touchcom, Adesta And G4S Technology. Dallas, TX (October 12, 2010) - Building on a legacy as the premier supplier of security manpower, G4S Secure Solutions (USA) is staking claim on a new category of integrated security solutions that combines manpower and technology. Through... Read More

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FirstEnergy and Allegheny Energy Respond to PA Governor's Announcement

October 15, 2010

AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 12 - FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) and Allegheny Energy (NYSE: AYE) today issued the following statement in response to Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell's opposition to the companies' proposed merger: "We respectfully disagree with Governor Rendell's position on our proposed merger. The merger... Read More

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Univar to Acquire Basic Chemical Solutions

October 15, 2010

REDMOND, Wash. and REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 12 - Univar Inc., a leading global chemical distributor, and Basic Chemical Solutions, L.L.C. (BCS), a global distributor and trader of commodity chemicals, announced today that they have signed a definitive agreement for Univar to acquire BCS. The acquisition is... Read More

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3D Systems Acquires Provel, Italy's Leading Prototyper

October 15, 2010

Company Continues to Expand Its 3Dproparts(TM) Service in Europe 3D Systems Corporation (Nasdaq:TDSC), announced today that it has acquired Provel, S.r.l., an Italian provider of rapid prototyping, tooling and manufacturing services, as part of the company's continued expansion of its 3Dproparts(TM) service in... Read More

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Golden Phoenix Signs Binding MOU to Acquire 80% Interest in Five Peru Properties Totaling over 25 Square Miles; Expands into Central and South America

October 14, 2010

SPARKS, Nev., Oct. 8 - Golden Phoenix Minerals, Inc. ("Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: GPXM) is pleased to announce it has entered into a binding Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") with Salwell International ("Salwell") setting forth its intention to acquire an 80% interest in five gold and moly properties located... Read More

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Trimble Acquires Terralite Assets from Novariant to Expand Its Positioning Technology Portfolio

October 14, 2010

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 8 - Trimble (Nasdaq: TRMB) announced today it has acquired the Terralite assets from Novariant to expand its portfolio of positioning solutions. Financial terms were not disclosed. The Terralite XPS technology is a scalable infrastructure that generates signals for real-time positioning to... Read More

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Landstar Completes Buy-out of NLM Acquisition Contingent Payment Obligations

October 14, 2010

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 11 - Landstar System, Inc. (Nasdaq: LSTR), a non-asset based provider of integrated supply chain solutions delivering safe, specialized transportation, warehousing and logistics services, today announced that it has agreed to buy-out all future contingent payment obligations to the prior... Read More

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ADT Has the 'Help Wanted' Sign Out

October 13, 2010

World's Largest Security Company Expands its Presence in Dallas - Ft. Worth DALLAS, Oct. 8 - Mergers are often bad news for employees of the acquired company as firms seek cost-saving synergies with large scale layoffs. But that's not how ADT Security Services approached the acquisition of its largest competitor... Read More

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Synopsys Acquires Optical Research Associates

October 13, 2010

Acquisition Extends Synopsys' Engineering Software Capability into Optical Design and Analysis MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 7 -- Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS), a world leader in software and IP for semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing, has acquired Optical Research Associates (ORA®), a privately held... Read More

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Sonic Completes DivX Acquisition

October 13, 2010

Combination Will Accelerate Industry Transition to Online Video Delivery NOVATO, Calif., Oct. 8 - Sonic Solutions® (Nasdaq: SNIC) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of DivX, Inc., based in San Diego, California. The addition of DivX® brings widely deployed digital media technologies, an embedded... Read More

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MorphoSys Announces Acquisition of Sloning

October 12, 2010

Combination of Technologies Set to Increase Success Rates in Drug Development MorphoSys AG (FSE: MOR; Prime Standard Segment, TecDAX) announced today the acquisition of the private German company Sloning BioTechnology GmbH, a biotechnology company developing new methods of synthetic biology. The transaction will... Read More

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MAG Acquiring Samputensili Gear Hobbing Product Line

October 12, 2010

Erlanger, KY October 11, 2010 - MAG, a leading manufacturing technology company, has acquired the gear hobbing and chamfering/deburring product line of Samputensili GmbH in Chemnitz, Germany, as part of a broader alliance between the two companies. Samputensili is a producer of gear and screw manufacturing... Read More

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Power-One Acquires Fat Spaniel Technologies, Expanding Power Management Capabilities for Renewable Energy Producers

October 12, 2010

CAMARILLO, Calif., Oct. 6, 2010 - Power-One, Inc.(Nasdaq:PWER), a leading provider of renewable energy and energy-efficient power conversion and power management solutions, announced today that it has acquired the assets of Fat Spaniel Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of lifecycle management software for... Read More