Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Motorola Acquires Aloqa GmbH

September 21, 2010

Acquisition to Enhance MOTOBLUR(TM) with Context-Aware Mobile Platform and Related Services SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Sept. 16 -- Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) today announced that it has acquired Aloqa GmbH, a privately-held, leading developer of location-based software and technologies that are designed to enable the... Read More

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Cellu Tissue Holdings, Inc. to be Acquired by Clearwater Paper Corporation

September 21, 2010

ALPHARETTA, Ga., Sept. 16 -- Cellu Tissue Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CLU) (the "Company"), a North American producer of tissue products, today announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement with Clearwater Paper Corporation ("Clearwater") pursuant to which Clearwater would acquire all of the outstanding... Read More

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Crown Holdings, Inc. Completes Acquisition of Partner's Interest in Chinese and Vietnamese Joint Ventures

September 20, 2010

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 15 - Crown Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CCK) today announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition, from affiliates of Swire Pacific Limited, their interests in the holding companies for Crown's Chinese and Vietnamese joint ventures. The interests were acquired for an aggregate... Read More

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IBM to Acquire OpenPages

September 20, 2010

Expands Business Analytics Portfolio to Help Organizations Simplify Risk Management and Compliance ARMONK, N.Y. and WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 15 -- IBM (NYSE:IBM) today announced a definitive agreement to acquire OpenPages, a privately-held company based in Waltham, MA. OpenPages provides software that helps... Read More

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Dematic Group Completes Acquisition of HK Systems, Inc.

September 20, 2010

Grand Rapids, MI, September 16, 2010 --- Dematic Group, a leading global supplier of integrated material handling solutions and services, announces today that it has successfully completed the acquisition of HK Systems, a North American automated material handling and software solutions provider. This strategic... Read More

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Honeywell Completes Acquisition of Sperian Protection

September 20, 2010

Strengthens Position in High-Growth Personal Protective Equipment Industry MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., Sept. 15 -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced it has completed its acquisition of Sperian Protection for approximately USD $1.4 billion, including the assumption of net debt. Sperian Protection is a leading... Read More

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3D Systems Acquires Express Pattern

September 20, 2010

3Dproparts(TM) Expands Its Premier Services ROCK HILL, S.C., Sept. 16, 2010 -- 3D Systems Corporation (Nasdaq:TDSC), announced today that it acquired the assets of Express Pattern, a leader in rapid prototyping, direct patterns for investment casting and manufacturing services as part of the company's continued... Read More

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Ahlstrom's Acquisition of Shandong Puri Filter & Paper Products Confirmed

September 17, 2010

Ahlstrom, a global leader in nonwovens and specialty papers, announces that it has completed the acquisition of Shandong Puri Filter & Paper Products Limited in China from the Purico Group. Shandong Puri Filter & Paper Products Limited is a producer of transportation filtration media and operates a plant in Binzhou... Read More

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Trimble Acquires Cengea to Expand Its Forestry Solutions

September 17, 2010

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 13 - Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today it has acquired privately-held Cengea Solutions Inc., based in British Columbia. Cengea is a leading provider of spatially-enabled business operations and supply chain management software for the forestry, agriculture and natural resource... Read More

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GTEC to Acquire Zytel Corporation

September 17, 2010

Adds new Intelligence Community customer base with strong cyber and intelligence capabilities MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 13 - Global Defense Technology & Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:GTEC), a provider of mission-critical, technology-based systems, solutions and services for national security agencies and programs of the U.S... Read More

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Ball Increases Ownership in Brazilian Joint Venture; Pedro Henrique Mariani Joins Ball as Advisory Director

September 16, 2010

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Sept. 9 - Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) announced today that the company has acquired an additional 10.1 percent economic interest in its Brazilian beverage packaging joint venture, Latapack-Ball Embalagens, Ltda. The transaction increases Ball's overall ownership in the joint venture to... Read More

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FirstEnergy-Allegheny Energy Merger Application Receives Approval from Virginia Regulators

September 16, 2010

AKRON, Ohio and GREENSBURG, Pa., Sept. 10 - FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) and Allegheny Energy, Inc. (NYSE:AYE) today announced that they have received approval from the Virginia State Corporation Commission (SCC) for their proposed merger. "We are pleased to have the support of the SCC and view this as an important... Read More

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Telestream Completes Acquisition of Anystream

September 16, 2010

NEVADA CITY, Calif., Sept. 10 -- Telestream, the leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Anystream, a leading provider of enterprise-class video production and management solutions. Combining the experience, strength and technologies of... Read More

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Sumitomo Corporation and Sumitomo Corporation of America Acquire Leading Value Added Cosmetic Chemical Formulator & Distributor Presperse LLC

September 16, 2010

Investment Accelerates Sumitomo's Presence in Global Cosmetics Market SOMERSET, N.J., Sept. 10 -- Sumitomo Corporation (SC) and its wholly-owned subsidiary Sumitomo Corporation of America (SCOA), jointly known as Sumitomo, have entered an agreement to acquire Presperse LLC, a leading value-added global formulator... Read More

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HP to Acquire ArcSight

September 16, 2010

o Acquisition will expand HP's software and security portfolio and accelerate growth o Combination will provide customers the ability to proactively monitor real-time events, assess risks and respond quickly to threats PALO ALTO and CUPERTINO, Calif., Sept. 13, 2010 - HP and ArcSight Inc.(Nasdaq: ARST) today... Read More

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Power-Save Energy Company Announces Filing of 8K

September 16, 2010

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., Sept. 8 - Power-Save Energy Company (BULLETIN BOARD: PWSV) , announced today that it has filed an 8K with the SEC disclosing the Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement with Vica Energy, Ltd. The completion of this asset acquisition will be determined after conclusion of due diligence... Read More

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QXM Receives Proposal from Its Parent Company XING Regarding Purchase of Minority Shareholdings

September 16, 2010

BEIJING, Sept. 9 - Qiao Xing Mobile Communication Co., Ltd. (NYSE:QXM) ("QXM" or the "Company"), a manufacturer of mobile handsets in the People's Republic of China (the "PRC"), today announced that it has received a proposal from its parent company, Qiao Xing Universal Resources, Inc. (Nasdaq: XING, or "XING... Read More

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Unifrax Announces Completion of Acquisition

September 15, 2010

Niagara Falls, NY, September 13, 2010 - Unifrax I LLC ("Unifrax"), the Niagara Falls, NY based manufacturer of ceramic fiber insulation products, announced today that its U.K. subsidiary, Unifrax Limited, has completed the previously announced acquisition of Brightcross Manufacturing Ltd. and Brightcross Insulation... Read More

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Pennex Aluminum Company to Acquire GEI of Columbiana, Inc.'s Leetonia, OH Facility

September 15, 2010

WELLSVILLE, Pa., Sept. 10 -- Pennex Aluminum Company and General Extrusions, Inc. announce that they have jointly entered into an asset purchase agreement for Pennex to acquire the Leetonia, OH extrusion facility from GEI of Columbiana, Inc. The agreement includes the facility and all related assets necessary to... Read More

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Irving Place Capital to Acquire Alpha Packaging

September 15, 2010

New York and St. Louis, Missouri - August 31, 2010 - Irving Place Capital ("IPC"), a middle-market private equity firm, announced today that it has signed a purchase agreement to acquire Alpha Packaging ("Alpha"), a leading blow molder of plastic bottles and jars for the nutraceutical, pharmaceutical and personal... Read More