Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

AMC and Ezra Create Powerful Deepwater SURF Player

October 28, 2010

22 October 2010 - Aker Solutions has agreed to transfer ownership in its subsidiary Aker Marine Contractors (AMC) to Singapore listed company Ezra Holdings Ltd (Ezra) in exchange for equity instruments in Ezra and cash. In addition, 50% of Aker Solutions' ownership in the Aker Connector installation vessel will be... Read More

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Caterpillar to Buy 3i-Backed MWM Significantly Expanding Customer Options for Sustainable Power Generation Solutions

October 28, 2010

PEORIA, Ill. and LONDON, Oct. 22 - Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) has signed an agreement to acquire MWM Holding GmbH ("MWM" or the "Company") from 3i and funds managed by 3i. Headquartered in Mannheim, Germany, MWM is a leading global supplier of highly sustainable alternative engines. With the acquisition of MWM... Read More

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GE Healthcare to Acquire Cancer Diagnostic Company Clarient Inc.

October 28, 2010

o Addition of high-growth business will create strong technology-enabled services platform in molecular diagnostics o Complementary capabilities in diagnostics will improve patient care, reduce costs CHALFONT ST GILES, UK and ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Oct. 22 /-- GE Healthcare, a unit of General Electric Company (NYSE... Read More

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Verantis Announces the Acquisition of the Assets of Atlanta-Based Andersen 2000

October 28, 2010

MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS, Ohio, Oct. 21 -- Verantis Corporation, a global provider of turnkey environmental and process solutions for industrial plants, announced today that it acquired the assets of Atlanta-based Andersen 2000, a provider of engineered systems for the thermal treatment of industrial and specialty waste... Read More

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Phoenix Announces Revised Merger Agreement with Marlin Equity Partners for Increased Consideration of $4.05 Per Share in Cash

October 28, 2010

MILPITAS, Calif., Oct. 22 -- Phoenix Technologies Ltd.(Nasdaq: PTEC), the global leader in core systems software (CSS), today announced it has executed an amendment to the definitive merger agreement previously entered into by the Company with affiliates of Marlin Equity Partners ("Marlin") on August 17, 2010... Read More

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HP Completes Acquisition of ArcSight

October 28, 2010

Company takes new approach to help customers secure applications and services from build through deployment PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 22, 2010 - HP today announced that it has completed the acquisition of ArcSight, a leading security and compliance management company, for $43.50 per share, or an enterprise value of... Read More

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MPI Label Systems of Ohio Expands their National Presence with the Asset Purchase of ROI Printing Companies, LLC of Baltimore, Maryland

October 26, 2010

Sebring, OH - October 22, 2010 - MPI Label Systems, a leader in custom printed labels, RFID tags, and labeling equipment and service, has announced the completion of an asset purchase of ROI Printing Companies, LLC. This latest acquisition by MPI adds another manufacturing operation totaling nine facilities... Read More

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Tyco Electronics Extends Tender Offer for ADC

October 22, 2010

SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, Oct. 19 - Tyco Electronics (NYSE: TEL) announced today that it has extended the expiration of its tender offer to purchase all of the outstanding common shares of ADC (Nasdaq: ADCT), at a price of $12.75 per share in cash, to 5:00 p.m., New York City time on Monday, Nov. 15, 2010. All... Read More

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Opto Circuits to Acquire Cardiac Science

October 22, 2010

BOTHELL, Wash. and BANGALORE, KARNATAKA, India, Oct. 19 - Cardiac Science Corporation (Nasdaq: CSCX) and Opto Circuits (India) Limited [BSE Code: 532391; NSE: OPTOCIRCUI today announced they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Opto Circuits has agreed to acquire all of the outstanding shares... Read More

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Synthetech Announces Bankruptcy Court Approval of Merger with W. R. Grace Subsidiary

October 22, 2010

ALBANY, Ore., Oct. 18 - W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE: GRA) has received approval from the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware of the previously announced transactions contemplated by the Agreement and Plan of Merger dated as of September 13, 2010 pursuant to which W. R. Grace & Co.-Conn, a... Read More

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Dorken Acquires Electroplating Specialist

October 21, 2010

Grass Lake, MI -Dörken MKS-Systeme GmbH (Herdecke, Germany), parent company of Dörken Corporation USA located here and manufacturers of multifunctional, micro-layer corrosion protection systems has acquired LP Oberflachentechnik GmbH (LPO). LPO develops and markets specialized products for the electroplating... Read More

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A. Schulman Agrees to Purchase Brazil-Based Masterbatch and Engineered Plastics Producer

October 21, 2010

o Acquisition of Mash Compostos Plasticos will expand A. Schulman's presence in the growing Brazilian market o Brazil represents a key market in A. Schulman's overall growth strategy AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 18 - A. Schulman, Inc. (Nasdaq: SHLM) announced today that it has agreed to purchase Mash Compostos Plasticos... Read More

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EPM Live Acquires EPK Group Product Line to Enhance WorkEngine's Portfolio, Project, and Resource Management in SharePoint

October 21, 2010

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 18 - Gartner Symposium ITxpo - EPM Live, a global leader in Enterprise SharePoint Project and Work Management Solutions, announced today their acquisition of EPK Group's EPK-Suite product line. The result of this acquisition and upcoming development efforts will produce an integrated system that... Read More

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Trico Transitions Recently Acquired Predict Brand

October 19, 2010

PEWAUKEE, Wis., Oct. 15 - Trico Corporation has begun to transition its recently acquired company, Predict Inc., to operate solely under the Trico name. Predict will now do business as Trico, according to Trico's President Nick Kroll. Since its acquisition in 2008, Predict has been a parallel part of Trico's total... Read More

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Betco® Corporation Announces Acquisition of Bio-Systems International

October 19, 2010

Toledo, OH - October 12, 2010 - Betco® Corporation of Toledo, OH has announced the acquisition of Bio-Systems International based in Beloit, WI. Bio-Systems is a leading provider of bacterial based, environmentally friendly products. The company's technologies include bacterial and enzyme solutions for wastewater... Read More

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Nypro Inc. Has Entered into a Definitive Agreement to Acquire 100% of the Shares of Schlosser Medizintechnik GmbH of Knittlingen, Germany

October 18, 2010

CLINTON, Massachusetts; October 11, 2010 - Nypro Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 100% of the shares of Schlosser Medizintechnik GmbH of Knittlingen, Germany. The agreement was announced jointly today by Ted Lapres, President and CEO of Nypro, here and Peter Pronath, President, General... Read More

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Apache Completes Acquisition of BP Canada Assets

October 18, 2010

HOUSTON, Oct. 12 - Apache Corporation (NYSE, Nasdaq: APA) today announced that its subsidiary has completed its acquisition of substantially all of BP's upstream natural gas business in western Alberta and British Columbia. The transaction is the second closing of Apache's previously announced three-part acquisition... Read More

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Qualcomm Innovation Center, Inc. Acquires iSkoot Technologies Inc., a Leader in Mobilizing Internet Services on the Handsets Most People Use Today

October 18, 2010

Deal Enhances Ability to Deliver Integrated Services that Optimize Network Usage, Provide Better User Experiences and Improve Battery Life SAN DIEGO, Oct. 13 - Qualcomm Innovation Center, Inc. (QuIC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), today announced it has acquired iSkoot... Read More

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Broadcom Corporation to Acquire Beceem Communications Inc., a Leader in 4G Wireless

October 18, 2010

Combined Company will Accelerate the Availability of Multimode LTE / WiMAX Cellular Solutions for use in Handsets, Broadband Wireless Gateways, Mobile Computing and Consumer Electronics Devices IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 13 - Broadcom Corporation (Nasdaq: BRCM), a global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless... Read More

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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