Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Blossman Gas Announces Purchase of Two Southeastern Propane Marketers

September 9, 2010

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss., Sept. 2 - Blossman Gas, Inc., the nation's largest independent propane retailer, announced today that it has purchased the assets of Leco Gas Inc. of Canton, Georgia, as well as the propane division of McCombs Oil and Propane in Morganton, North Carolina. These acquisitions, both of which... Read More

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Synopsys Completes Acquisition of Virage Logic Corporation

September 9, 2010

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 2 -- Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS), a world leader in software and IP for semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing, has completed its acquisition of Virage Logic Corporation (NASDAQ:VIRL), a leading independent provider of semiconductor intellectual property (IP) for the... Read More

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Verenium Closes Sale of Cellulosic Biofuels Business to BP

September 9, 2010

Company to focus on growing commercial enzyme business CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 2 -- Verenium Corporation (NASDAQ: VRNM), a pioneer in the development and commercialization of high-performance industrial enzyme solutions, today announced the closing of the sale of its cellulosic biofuels business to BP Biofuels... Read More

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Fidelity National Financial, Inc. Announces the Acquisition of Commerce Velocity

September 9, 2010

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 2 - Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE:FNF), a leading provider of title insurance, mortgage services, specialty insurance and information services, today announced the acquisition of Commerce Velocity. Commerce Velocity provides technology solutions to mortgage lenders, loan... Read More

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HP to Acquire 3PAR

September 9, 2010

o Companies enter into definitive merger agreement o Combination will accelerate HP's Converged Infrastructure strategy and drive growth in key storage markets o Acquisition will strengthen HP's unparalleled storage, server and networking portfolio PALO ALTO and FREMONT, Calif., Sept. 2, 2010 - HP and 3PAR Inc... Read More

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Hale Global Completes Acquisition of QL2 Software

September 9, 2010

SEATTLE, Sept. 3 - Hale Global and QL2 Software, Inc. today announced that they have completed the plan of reorganization previously approved by the bankruptcy court. The reorganized company is named QL2 Software, LLC. The plan of reorganization pays allowed creditor claims in full, with consideration for equity... Read More

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comScore Acquires Nedstat, Global Analytics and Online Optimization Provider

September 7, 2010

Acquisition Adds New Products and Capabilities to 'Unified Digital Measurement' Platform RESTON, Va., Sept. 1 - comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today announced that it has acquired Nedstat, a leading provider of web analytics and innovative video measurement solutions for... Read More

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Waste Management Announces Expansion of Organics Recycling Services

September 7, 2010

Acquisition of Garick enables Waste Management to expand organic recycling services and commercial and consumer organic products across North America HOUSTON, Sept. 1 - Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced it has acquired a majority equity interest in Garick LLC, a leading manufacturer, marketer and... Read More

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TI Completes Acquisition of Spansion Japan Wafer Fabrication Facility

September 7, 2010

DALLAS, Aug. 31 - Texas Instruments Incorporated (NYSE:TXN) has completed its acquisition of two wafer fabs and equipment in Aizu-Wakamatsu, Japan, cost-effectively increasing the company's production capacity. The facility was previously operated by Spansion Japan Limited (SJL) and was acquired under a... Read More

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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