Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Alcoa to Acquire TransDigm's Aerospace Fastener Business

February 3, 2011

NEW YORK - Alcoa (NYSE:AA) announced today it has agreed to purchase the aerospace fastener business of TransDigm Group Inc., a leading global designer, producer and supplier of highly engineered aircraft components. The new business will become part of Alcoa Fastening Systems. The transaction is valued at... Read More

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Raytheon Company Completes Acquisition of Applied Signal Technology, Inc.

February 3, 2011

WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 31, 2011 - Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) today announced the completion of its tender offer, through its wholly owned subsidiary RN Acquisition Company, for all outstanding shares of Applied Signal Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: APSG). The tender offer expired at 12:00 midnight, Eastern Time, on... Read More

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TransDigm Group Divests Fastener Business

February 3, 2011

CLEVELAND, Jan. 31, 2011 - TransDigm Group Incorporated (NYSE: TDG), a leading global designer, producer and supplier of highly engineered aircraft components, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its fastener businesses to Alcoa, Inc. (NYSE: AA) for approximately $240 million. The... Read More

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ON Semiconductor Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire CMOS Image Sensor Business Unit from Cypress

February 1, 2011

Acquisition will position ON Semiconductor as a leading supplier of ultra-high-speed CMOS image sensors and a Top 10 worldwide image sensor supplier Sale will sharpen Cypress's focus on programmable solutions PHOENIX, Ariz. and SAN JOSE, Calif. - Jan. 27, 2011 - ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ONNN), a premier supplier... Read More

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Cargill Completes Acquisition of Majority Stake in Sorini

February 1, 2011

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Jan. 28, 2011 - Cargill today completed its acquisition of a majority stake in PT Sorini Agro Asia Corporindo Tbk ("Sorini"), first announced on 15 December 2010. Cargill now owns 85.01% of Sorini's ordinary shares. With the completion of this transaction, Sorini becomes a subsidiary of Cargill... Read More

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ABB Completes Acquisition of Baldor Electric Company

February 1, 2011

Zurich, Switzerland, January 27, 2011 - ABB Ltd (NYSE: ABB), the leading power and automation technology group today announced that is has completed its acquisition of Baldor Electric Company (NYSE: BEZ), a North American leader in industrial motors. The transaction, which was originally announced on November 30... Read More

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Verizon to Acquire Terremark, Boosting Cloud Strategy through Powerful Unified Enterprise IT Delivery Platform

February 1, 2011

Acquisition Will Accelerate 'Everything as-a-Service' Strategy by Leveraging the Companies' Collective Strengths Wholly Owned Subsidiary to Retain Terremark Name, Extend Leadership in Rapidly Evolving Global Cloud Services Market NEW YORK and MIAMI, Jan. 27, 2011 - In a move that will decisively reshape the... Read More

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Optelecom-NKF, Inc. Announces Completion of Acquisition by TKH Group N.V.

February 1, 2011

GERMANTOWN, Md., Jan. 28, 2011 - Optelecom-NKF, Inc. (Nasdaq: OPTC, "Optelecom-NKF") announces the completion of its acquisition by TKH Group N.V. (NYSE Euronext Amsterdam, AMS: TWEKA, "TKH") on January 27, 2011. Pursuant to the merger agreement by and among Optelecom-NKF, TKH and a subsidiary of TKH... Read More

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Lubrizol Acquires Nalco Personal Care Business

February 1, 2011

Strengthens Noveon® Consumer Specialties Product Portfolio with Industry Leading Brands CLEVELAND, January 26, 2011 - The Lubrizol Corporation (NYSE:LZ) announces today that it has acquired Nalco Performance Products Group, a supplier of value-added specialty polymers and formulation additives marketed to the... Read More

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Allied Vision Technologies Acquires VDS Vosskühler

February 1, 2011

The acquisition strengthens AVT's position as a globally leading producer of industrial cameras. Stadtroda/ Osnabrück, Germany, January 26, 2011 - Allied Vision Technologies, market leader for digital industrial cameras with Gigabit Ethernet and FireWire interfaces, has acquired 100% of the shares of the camera... Read More

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Nalco Sells Its Performance Products Group to Lubrizol

February 1, 2011

NAPERVILLE, Ill., Jan. 26, 2011 - Nalco (NYSE: NLC), providing essential expertise for water, energy and air, announced today it has sold its Performance Products Group (PPG) to The Lubrizol Corporation for $166 million. "Our personal care business is more product oriented than service oriented and not a strategic... Read More

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Astaro Acquires CoSoSys and InspektOnline to Further Strengthen Its Market Position

February 1, 2011

o CoSoSys is a Romania based company which offers mobile data protection solutions for both PC and Mac o InspektOnline is a Denmark based company which drastically simplifies log management with its hosted service New Delhi, 28th January 2011 - Astaro, Europe's leading Unified Threat Managementcompany, today... Read More

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Optelecom-NKF, Inc. Stockholders Approve Merger Agreement with TKH Group N.V.

February 1, 2011

GERMANTOWN, Md., Jan. 26, 2011 - Optelecom-NKF, Inc. (Nasdaq: OPTC, "Optelecom-NKF") today announced that at a special meeting of stockholders held yesterday its stockholders approved the proposal to adopt the definitive merger agreement by and among Optelecom-NKF, TKH Group N.V. (NYSE Euronext Amsterdam, AMS... Read More

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ABB's Pending Acquisition of Baldor Electric Receives U.S. Antitrust Clearance; All Regulatory Conditions to Closing Now Satisfied

February 1, 2011

Zurich, Switzerland and Fort Smith, Arkansas, USA, January 20, 2011 - ABB Ltd (NYSE: ABB), the leading power and automation technology group, and Baldor Electric Company (NYSE: BEZ), a North American leader in industrial motors, announced today that the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice... Read More

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Honeywell to Sell Its Consumer Products Group Business to Rank Group Limited for $950 Million

February 1, 2011

o Divestiture Consistent With Honeywell's Focus On High Growth, Global Technologies o Transaction Expected To Close Third Quarter 2011; No Impact To 2011 EPS Guidance o Sale Proceeds And Anticipated Gain Expected To Be Reinvested To Offset Ongoing Dilution MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., Jan. 28, 2011 - Honeywell (NYSE... Read More

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Johnson & Johnson Receives Approval from European Commission

February 1, 2011

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. and LEIDEN, Netherlands, Jan. 28, 2011 - Johnson & Johnson and Crucell today announced that the European Commission has granted approval for Johnson & Johnson's proposed acquisition of Crucell. Reference is made to the joint press release of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) and Crucell N.V. (NYSE... Read More

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Amgen to Acquire BioVex, a Privately Held Biotechnology Company Headquartered in Woburn, Mass

January 31, 2011

Acquisition Includes a Therapeutic in Phase 3 Clinical Trials for the Treatment of Advanced Melanoma and Head and Neck Cancer THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. and WOBURN, Mass., Jan. 24, 2011 - Amgen (Nasdaq: AMGN) and Group, Inc. today announced that the companies have entered into a definitive acquisition agreement under... Read More

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Monfort Electronics and Bruce Dawson & Associates Merge to Form New Company

January 31, 2011

Union Creates Powerhouse Rep Organization for Upper Midwest & Great Lakes Region. Indianapolis, IN (January 26, 2011) - Two of the industry's leading manufacturer's rep organizations have merged to form Monfort Electronics/BDA, a new entity with even greater industry presence and strength than that of the two... Read More

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The George Whalley Company Divests Cutting Tools and Industrial Supplies Division, Directs Focus to Coolant-Fed Tooling & Systems®

January 31, 2011

Cleveland, OH - January 24, 2011 - The George Whalley Company has recently sold the assets of their Cutting Tools and Industrial Supplies Division to Jergens Industrial Supply (JIS) of Cleveland, Ohio. The Coolant-Fed Tooling & Systems® Division was not part of this transaction, and remains part of The George... Read More

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ISSI Announces Acquisition of Si En Integration Holdings Limited

January 31, 2011

Accretive Acquisition Diversifies Product Offerings; Expands Growth Opportunities SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 24, 2011 - Integrated Silicon Solution, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISSI) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Si En Integration Holdings Limited ("Si En"), a privately held fabless provider of... Read More