Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Trimble Acquires Accubid Assets to Expand Its Building Construction Solutions

August 18, 2010

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 13 - Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today it has acquired the assets of privately-held Accubid Systems based in Concord, Ontario, Canada. Accubid is a leading provider of estimating, project management and service management software and services for electrical and mechanical contractors... Read More

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SAIC Completes Acquisition of Reveal Imaging Technologies, Inc.

August 18, 2010

MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 16 - Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE:SAI) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Reveal Imaging Technologies, Inc., a leading threat detection products and services company. Reveal is headquartered in Bedford, Mass. Reveal supports the efforts of the... Read More

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L.B. Foster Company Announces Extension of Tender Offer for Portec Rail Products, Inc

August 18, 2010

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 16 - L.B. Foster Company ("L.B. Foster", Nasdaq: FSTR) today announced that it is extending its previously announced cash tender offer, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Foster Thomas Company, for all outstanding shares of common stock of Portec Rail Products, Inc., until 12:00 midnight, New York... Read More

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Francisco Partners Completes Acquisition of EF Johnson Technologies, Inc.

August 18, 2010

IRVING, Texas, Aug. 13 - EF Johnson Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFJI) today announced that FP-EF Holding Company, Inc., an affiliate of Francisco Partners, a global technology-focused private equity fund, has completed its acquisition of EF Johnson Technologies, Inc. Under the terms of the merger agreement approved... Read More

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IBM to Acquire Unica Corporation

August 18, 2010

Accelerates IBM initiatives to help organizations better understand their customers and transform marketing campaign execution ARMONK, N.Y. and WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 13 - IBM (NYSE:IBM) and Unica Corporation (NASDAQ:UNCA) today announced they have entered into a definitive agreement for IBM to acquire Unica in a... Read More

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OriGene Technologies Acquires Blue Heron Biotechnology, a Leading U.S. based Gene Synthesis Company

August 18, 2010

ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 12 - OriGene Technologies, Inc., a gene-centric life sciences company, announces the acquisition of Blue Heron Biotechnology, a pioneer in the gene synthesis business since 1999. Blue Heron is one of the oldest and most successful gene synthesis companies in the world, providing customers... Read More

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Telestream Executes Definitive Agreement with Anystream Division

August 18, 2010

Deal will Extend Telestream's Leading Position in Enterprise-Class Video Transcoding and Live Encoding Markets NEVADA CITY, Calif., Aug. 13 - Telestream, the leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, today announced the execution of a definitive agreement to acquire the business operations of... Read More

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Airgas Comments on Air Products' Tender Offer Extension and Announcement Regarding Consent Decree

August 18, 2010

RADNOR, PA - August 16, 2010 - Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG) today issued a statement regarding the third extension by Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE: APD) ("Air Products") of its unsolicited tender offer. The Airgas Board of Directors continues to believe that Air Products' unsolicited tender offer is extremely... Read More

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Ames True Temper, Inc. Expresses No Opinion on Debt Tender Offer by Clopay Acquisition Corp.

August 17, 2010

CAMP HILL, Pa., Aug. 11 - Ames True Temper, Inc. ("ATT") today announced that it elected to express no opinion and remain neutral toward (i) the offers by Clopay Acquisition Corp. ("Clopay") on August 3, 2010 to purchase any and all of ATT's outstanding 10% Senior Subordinated Notes due 2012 and Senior Floating Rate... Read More

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Redknee Closes Acquisition of Nimbus Systems

August 17, 2010

Redknee Executes on its Strategic Growth Plan TORONTO, August 12, 2010- Redknee (TSX:RKN), a leading provider of business-critical billing and charging software and solutions for communications service providers, today announced the closing of its acquisition of Nimbus Systems, a privately-held company that... Read More

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Applied Industrial Technologies Ltd. Acquires SCS Supply Group Inc. Business

August 9, 2010

CLEVELAND, Aug. 3 - Applied Industrial Technologies Ltd., the Canadian subsidiary of Applied Industrial Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:AIT), today announced it has acquired the business of SCS Supply Group Inc., formerly known as Toronto Bearing & Belting and CBS Equipment. Terms of the sale were not disclosed. The... Read More

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Spears Manufacturing Acquires Coastline Plastics, LLC from Victaulic

August 6, 2010

Coastline to continue supplying CPVC pipe to Victaulic Easton, PA, July 1, 2008 - Spears Manufacturing Company has acquired the assets of Coastline Plastics, LLC an affiliate of the Victaulic Company. Based in Yulee, Fl., Coastline Plastics is a leading manufacturer of CPVC pipe for fire protection, plumbing and... Read More

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Applied Industrial Technologies Acquires UZ Engineered Products

August 6, 2010

Cleveland, OH (August 2, 2010) - Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT) today announced it has acquired the assets of UZ Engineered Products of Cleveland, Ohio. UZ is a distributor of high-quality products for maintenance, repair and operational needs. The business was acquired from State Industrial Products... Read More

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Victaulic Acquires Australian Rights to Victaulic Trademark

August 5, 2010

Victaulic Company announced today it has purchased the Australian rights to the Victaulic trademark from OneSteel. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. "This strategic acquisition extends our global ownership of the Victaulic brand and strengthens our ability to sell Victaulic piping products throughout... Read More

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SAP Completes Acquisition of Sybase, Inc.

August 5, 2010

WALLDORF, Germany, July 30 -- SAP AG (NYSE:SAP) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Sybase, Inc. The acquisition was completed via a short-form merger under Delaware law pursuant to which Sheffield Acquisition Corp., an indirectly wholly owned subsidiary of SAP, was merged with and into Sybase... Read More

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Air Liquide Acquires Lion Copolymer Geismar Services' Operations in the U.S.

August 3, 2010

Air Liquide Large Industries U.S. LP announces the acquisition of the assets and business activities of Lion Copolymer Geismar Services (LCGS), an industrial utilities provider based in Louisiana's Geismar basin, near the city of Baton Rouge. The newly acquired facilities are a major utilities provider in the area... Read More

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Victaulic Announces Acquisition of AquaFlex USA

August 3, 2010

EASTON, Pa. - July 16, 2009 - Victaulic, the leading global producer of mechanical pipe joining and fire protection systems, announced today it has purchased AquaFlex USA, a leading provider of flexible connections for sprinkler heads. "We believe Victaulic has a lot to offer in the market for flexible sprinkler... Read More

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Verisurf Software and Nikon Metrology Announce Global OEM Agreement

August 2, 2010

Anaheim, CA. July 26, 2010. Nikon Metrology and Verisurf Software have made it possible for manufacturers to drive all Nikon portable metrology devices from Verisurf's common software platform. Supported Nikon metrology devices include Laser Radar, K-Series optical CMM's configured with scanners and probes, MCA... Read More

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Air Liquide Acquires Cryogas de Centroamerica S.A. in Panama

July 30, 2010

Air Liquide announces the acquisition of Cryogas de Centroamerica, S.A. (Cryogas), a leading supplier of medical and industrial gases in the country of Panama. Cryogas is based in Panama City and employs more than 80 people in a number of locations throughout the country. The agreement to purchase Cryogas... Read More

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Acquisitions in Homecare in Australia and South Korea

July 27, 2010

The market for homecare is growing throughout the world. Air Liquide, which ranks 1st in Europe and 3rd in the world for homecare, continues to develop its offer of services through targeted acquisitions in Australia and South Korea. Air Liquide announces the acquisition in Australia of 70% of the company... Read More