Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Abbott Expands Its Growing Medical Device Business with Acquisition of Advanced Medical Optics (AMO)

January 15, 2009

Adding an established global leader in ophthalmic care will provide long-term sustainable growth platform with more than $1 billion in annual sales Acquisition gives Abbott a leadership position in another large and growing medical device segment Abbott expects this transaction to be neutral to ongoing earnings... Read More

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Delphi Receives Court Approval to Sell Global Exhaust Business to Bienes Turgon

January 15, 2009

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - Delphi Corporation (PINKSHEETS: DPHIQ) received approval from the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York for the sale of assets related to the company's global exhaust business to Bienes Turgon for $17 million (subject to adjustments), Delphi officials announced... Read More

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3M Completes Acquisition of Futuro Product Line from Beiersdorf

January 13, 2009

ST. PAUL, Minn. - 3M announced today that it has completed its acquisition of the Futuro health supports and compression hosiery product line from Beiersdorf. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Health supports are widely used by active consumers, including those who participate in fitness, outdoor and... Read More

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3M Completes Acquisition of Financière Burgienne

January 13, 2009

ST. PAUL, Minn. - 3M announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Financière Burgienne, a provider of finished license plates under the FAAB and FABRICAUTO brands in France. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The addition of FAAB and FABRICAUTO broadens 3M's vehicle registration solutions... Read More

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Arrow Electronics Acquires Two Asia Pacific Distributors

January 13, 2009

Expands Line Card and Enhances Demand-Creation Capabilities MELVILLE, N.Y., Nov 11, 2008 - Arrow Electronics Inc., (NYSE:ARW) announced it has entered into agreements to acquire Excel Tech, Inc. ("Excel Tech") and Eteq Components Pte Ltd ("Eteq"). Excel Tech is the sole Broadcom distributor in Korea with strong... Read More

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Emerson Acquires Bay-Tec Engineering

January 12, 2009

Acquisition expands Emerson's process control engineering and project management capabilities for life sciences, refining, and related industries AUSTIN, TEXAS (December 18, 2008) - Emerson today announced that it has acquired Bay-Tec Engineering of Napa, California. Bay-Tec becomes part of Emerson Process... Read More

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Nicholson Acquires Terra Drilling

January 12, 2009

PITTSBURGH, PA - January 9, 2009 - Nicholson Construction Company has acquired the capital stock of Terra Drilling Company Inc., a geotechnical contractor headquartered in Hudson, MA. The acquisition strengthens Nicholson's position in the New England market, where Terra Drilling has completed hundreds of piling... Read More

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Illinois Tool Works Acquires GSE Scale Systems

January 9, 2009

Glenview, IL-January 6, 2009-Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW) today announced it has acquired GSE Scale Systems product line from SPX Corporation (NYSE: SPW). A global leader in programmable weight indicators and scales, GSE Scale Systems will become a business unit of ITW and part of the company's Test and... Read More

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Sigma-Aldrich Acquires Seppro® Depletion Technology from GenWay Biotech

January 9, 2009

Sigma-Aldrich now offering antibody-based depletion columns and new catalog of IgY antibodies to proteomics research community ST. LOUIS, Mo., Jan. 6 -- Sigma-Aldrich (NASDAQ:SIAL) has expanded its proteomics offerings with the acquisition of Seppro® affinity depletion technology and a library of 700 avian-derived... Read More

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Taco, Inc. Makes Acquisition

January 9, 2009

Cranston, RI - January 5, 2009 - Taco, Inc. has announced that the Cranston, RI company has acquired the assets of Innovex Technologies, a Lewiston, ME-based manufacturer of Intelligent Building Systems products (IBS), that include stand alone control devices and accessories that offer a complete control solution... Read More

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ATS Automation Finalizes Sale of Precision Components Group

January 9, 2009

CAMBRIDGE, ON, Jan. 7, 2009 - ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. ("ATS") has finalized the previously announced sale of the key operating assets and liabilities of Precision Components Group ("PCG"). The purchaser satisfied a portion of the purchase price by issuing promissory notes to ATS and the balance was paid... Read More

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Airgas Completes Acquisition of Great Lakes Oxygen

January 7, 2009

RADNOR, PA - January 5, 2009 - Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG) today announced that effective at the close of business on December 31, 2008, it has completed the acquisition of Great Lakes Oxygen, also doing business as Welder's Supply, Westside Welders Supply, Great Lakes Propane, and Lake Erie Iron and Metal. Great... Read More

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3M to Acquire Futuro Product Line from Beiersdorf

January 7, 2009

- Acquisition Expands 3M's Consumer Health Supports Business - ST. PAUL, Minn. & WILTON, Conn.--3M and Beiersdorf announced today that 3M has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Futuro health supports and compression hosiery product line from Beiersdorf. Terms of the transaction were not... Read More

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3M to Acquire Financiere Burgienne

January 7, 2009

Acquisition Broadens 3M's Vehicle Registration Solutions in France ST. PAUL, Minn.--3M announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Financiere Burgienne, a provider of finished license plates under the FAAB and FABRICAUTO brands in France. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. 3M... Read More

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3M to Acquire Meguiar's Inc

January 7, 2009

September 08, 2008 01:00 PM ST. PAUL, Minn.--3M announced today it has entered into an agreement to acquire Meguiar's Inc., the 100-year-old family business that manufactures the leading Meguiar's brand of car care products for cleaning and protecting automotive surfaces. Terms of the transaction were not... Read More

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3M Completes Acquisition of Grafoplast S.p.A

January 6, 2009

ST. PAUL, Minn.--3M announced today that it completed its acquisition of Grafoplast S.p.A., a manufacturer of wire identification systems for the wire and cable market. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Grafoplast's innovative products-from thermal printers and software to identification systems for... Read More

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3M Acquires Food Diagnostics AS

January 6, 2009

Acquisition Brings 3M Closer to Microbiology Industry Customers in Norway ST. PAUL, Minn.--3M announced today that it has acquired Food Diagnostics AS, a provider of food diagnostics products and services for the food safety industry in Norway. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. As a distributor of 3M... Read More

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3M Acquires Paint Finishing Business

January 6, 2009

ST. PAUL, Minn.--3M announced today that it recently acquired the business of Dedication to Detail, a Philadelphia-based manufacturer of paint finishing systems including buffing and polishing pads. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The acquisition of Dedication to Detail enhances 3M's range of vehicle... Read More

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Atlas Copco Agrees to Acquire Aggreko's European Compressor Rental Business

January 6, 2009

Stockholm, Sweden, November 20, 2008: Atlas Copco has agreed to acquire the European oil-free air compressor rental business of Aggreko plc, expanding the Atlas Copco Specialty Rental division. The total purchase price is MEUR 14.6 (MSEK 148). The acquired business generates annual revenues of about MEUR 9 and has... Read More

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3M to Acquire Grafoplast S.p.A

January 5, 2009

- Acquisition Broadens 3M's Cable Marking Systems in Italy and Europe - ST. PAUL, Minn.--3M announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Grafoplast S.p.A., a manufacturer of wire identification systems for the wire and cable market. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. "Grafoplast's... Read More