Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

MSA Professional Services Acquires HDC/ASD Divisions of the Devonshire Group

November 15, 2010

Merger to offer more diversified engineering, architecture, and planning services in Central Illinois CHAMPAIGN, Ill., Nov. 9, 2010 -- MSA Professional Services has finalized the merger of ASD Architects and HDC Engineering, divisions of the Champaign based Devonshire Group. The merger will create a stronger, more... Read More

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PLC Systems Signs TMR Asset Sale Agreement with Novadaq

November 15, 2010

FRANKLIN, Mass., Nov. 8, 2010 -- PLC Systems Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: PLCSF), a company focused on innovative medical device-based technologies, today announced that it had signed a definitive agreement to sell all of its Transmyocardial Revascularization (TMR) assets toNovadaq Technologies Inc. (TSX: NDQ), a... Read More

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IBM Completes Acquisition of Netezza

November 15, 2010

ARMONK, N.Y., Nov. 11, 2010 -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the closing of its acquisition of Netezza Corporation. Netezza will expand IBM's business analytics initiatives to help clients gain faster insights into their business information, with increased performance at a lower cost of ownership. IBM announced a... Read More

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Agilent Technologies Acquires Assets of Signametrics

November 15, 2010

Deal Expands Agilent's Portfolio of PXI, VXI, PCI and USB DMMs, and Modular Switching Products SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 9, 2010 -- Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced it has acquired certain assets of Signametrics, a manufacturer of PXI, VXI, PCI and USB digital multimeters (DMMs), and modular... Read More

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Carrier Corp. Sells Controlling Stake in Its Korean Air-Conditioning Operations

November 15, 2010

FARMINGTON, Conn., Nov. 8, 2010 - Carrier Corp. has sold a controlling equity interest in its Korean air-conditioning operations (CLK) to Sinokor Pipe Co., Ltd., a Korean industrial manufacturing company. CLK will continue to be Carrier's distributor in Korea. Carrier Corp., a unit of United Technologies Corp... Read More

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FleetPride Acquires Springfield Brake Company, Premier Truck Parts and Premier Truck Parts of Joplin

November 15, 2010

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Nov. 8, 2010 - FleetPride, Inc., the nation's largest independent aftermarket distributor of heavy-duty truck and trailer parts, announced that it has acquired the assets of Springfield Brake Company in Springfield, Missouri, Premier Truck Parts in Harrison, Arkansas, and Premier Truck Parts of... Read More

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AMETEK Acquires Atlas Material Testing Technology

November 15, 2010

Highly Differentiated Weathering Test Solutions Provider Strengthens AMETEK's Position in Materials Test and Measurement PAOLI, Pa., Nov. 9, 2010 - AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE: AME) today announced that it has acquired Atlas Material Testing Technology LLC, the world's leading provider of weathering test instruments and... Read More

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DuPont Expands Sustainable Solutions Capabilities and Emerging Markets Reach by Signing Agreement to Acquire MECS

November 15, 2010

Clean Technology Growth Opportunity Advances Commitment to Innovations That Help Protect the Environment WILMINGTON, Del., Nov. 10, 2010 -- DuPont (NYSE: DD) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire MECS, Inc., from affiliates of American Securities LLC, advancing the company's capabilities to deliver... Read More

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EMC Acquires Bus-Tech

November 15, 2010

Accelerates the Ability of Mainframe Users to Migrate Off Aging Tape-Based Storage Infrastructures HOPKINTON, Mass., Nov. 10, 2010 -- EMC® Corporation (NYSE: EMC), the world's leading provider of information infrastructure solutions, today announced it has acquired Bedford, Massachusetts-based Bus-Tech®, Inc... Read More

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ADP Completes the Acquisition of Byte Software House S.p.A in Italy

November 15, 2010

MILAN, November 10, 2010 -- Strengthening its Payroll and Personnel Administration Products and Services in Italy ADP ®, a leading provider of HR, payroll and benefits administration services, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Byte Software House, a premier provider of integrated payroll... Read More

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Apache Completes Merger with Mariner Energy

November 15, 2010

HOUSTON, Nov. 10, 2010 -- Apache Corporation (NYSE, Nasdaq: APA) today announced that it has completed its merger with Mariner Energy (NYSE: ME). The merger closed today following its approval by Mariner's stockholders and subsequent completion of documentation. Apache issued approximately 17.5 million shares of... Read More

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Harris Corporation to Acquire Schlumberger Global Connectivity Services; Broadens Global Managed Satellite Communications Services Capabilities

November 12, 2010

MELBOURNE, Fla. and HOUSTON, Nov. 8, 2010 - Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS) an international communications and information technology company, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Global Connectivity Services (GCS) business from Schlumberger Information Solutions, an operating unit of Schlumberger... Read More

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Wabtec Acquires Swiger Coil Systems, a Leading Manufacturer of Traction Motors, Electric Coils

November 12, 2010

WILMERDING, Pa., Nov. 8, 2010 - Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) has acquired substantially all of the assets of Swiger Coil Systems, a leading manufacturer of traction motors and electric coils for rail and power generation markets. The company is based in Cleveland, Ohio, and has annual sales of about $35 million... Read More

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Solutia Announces Sale of Perkalink® Business and Select Primary Accelerators Assets

November 12, 2010

Continues strategic focus on high-value products with world-leading positions ST LOUIS, Nov. 8, 2010 - Solutia Inc. (NYSE: SOA) announced today that it has sold its Perkalink® business and entered into a definitive agreement to sell select Primary Accelerators assets to LANXESS, a Germany-based specialty chemicals... Read More

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Ashland Inc. to Sell Its Distribution Business to TPG Capital

November 12, 2010

COVINGTON, Ky., Nov. 8, 2010 - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its global distribution business, known for many years as Ashland Distribution, to TPG Capital for $930 million. Commenting on the transaction, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer James J. O'Brien... Read More

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Xyratex Acquires ClusterStor, Lustre File System Expertise

November 12, 2010

Peter Braam and Peter Bojanic, two of the original Lustre architects, have joined Xyratex to lead a world class Lustre development team, enabling Xyratex's OEM partners to leverage Lustre in their next generation of High Performance Computing (HPC) technologies. HAVANT, England, Nov. 9, 2010 - Xyratex Ltd (Nasdaq... Read More

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Tyco International Agrees to Sell Majority Interest in Electrical and Metal Products Business to Clayton Dubilier & Rice

November 12, 2010

SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, Nov. 9, 2010 - Tyco International Ltd. (NYSE: TYC) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell a 51% stake in its Electrical and Metal Products business to the private equity firm Clayton Dubilier & Rice, LLC (CD&R). Tyco will receive total cash proceeds of approximately... Read More

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Raytheon Expands Cybersecurity Portfolio with Acquisition of Trusted Computer Solutions

November 11, 2010

WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 4, 2010 - Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has acquired Trusted Computer Solutions (TCS),a privately held company that delivers a comprehensive portfolio of cross-domain, operating system and network security solutions. The acquisition is the seventh transaction related to the cybersecurity market... Read More

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iControl and uControl Announce Merger Agreement

November 11, 2010

Creates Market Leader and Advances Broadband Home Management Industry PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 4, 2010 - iControl Networks and uControl today announced that the companies have entered into a definitive merger agreement. The merger combines the two market leaders in broadband home management, and promises to deliver... Read More

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GTEC to Acquire Signature Government Solutions, LLC

November 11, 2010

Adds Intelligence Community customer depth and comprehensive capabilities in mission-systems IT, Cyber Security and Intelligence Analysis GTEC secures commitments for new $100 million revolving credit facility MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 4, 2010 - Global Defense Technology & Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: GTEC), a provider of... Read More