Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

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

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SAP Obtains European Commission Approval to Acquire Sybase, Inc.

July 26, 2010

WALLDORF, Germany, July 20 - SAP AG (NYSE:SAP) today announced that it has obtained approval from the European Commission for the acquisition of Sybase, Inc. Approval of the acquisition from the European Commission satisfied the final regulatory condition to the cash tender offer for all outstanding shares of common... Read More

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Flow Smart Acquires W.L. Gore's Wire- and Fabric-Reinforced Hose Products Business

July 23, 2010

Seaford, Del. (July 15, 2010) - Flow Smart, Inc., specialists in high-purity polymer solutions, has announced its purchase of the wire- and fabric-reinforced hose business from Elkton, Md.-based Gore PharmBio Products, a division of W.L. Gore and Associates. The transition, which is set to occur over the next... Read More

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SAP Extends Offer to Acquire Sybase, Inc.

July 23, 2010

WALLDORF, Germany, July 19 - SAP AG (NYSE:SAP) today announced that its indirectly wholly-owned subsidiary, Sheffield Acquisition Corp., has extended the expiration of its cash tender offer for all outstanding shares of common stock of Sybase, Inc., at a price of $65.00 per share, to 9:00 p.m., New York City time... Read More

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Timken Announces Acquisition to Extend Its Process Industries Portfolio

July 23, 2010

QM will add spherical steel housed units and couplings to Timken's product lineup CANTON, Ohio, July 19 - The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR) today announced it has agreed to acquire the business of QM Bearings and Power Transmission, Incorporated, based in Ferndale, Washington. QM manufactures spherical roller bearing... Read More

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Quaker Chemical Acquires D. A. Stuart's U.S. Aluminum Hot Rolling Oil Business

July 19, 2010

Quaker becomes a leading player in the U.S. market CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., July 16, 2010 -- Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) announced today that it has acquired D.A. Stuart's U.S. aluminum hot rolling oil business from Houghton International, including the rights to sell the product portfolio internationally... Read More

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Tyco Electronics to Acquire ADC, Creating a World Leader in Broadband Connectivity

July 19, 2010

SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland and EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., July 13 -- Complementary Product Offerings Will Help Customers Deliver High-Speed Video and Data Communications o Tyco Electronics Reports Preliminary Fiscal Third Quarter Results o Sales of $3.1 Billion and Book-to-Bill Ratio of 1.06 o Diluted Earnings Per Share... Read More

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Agra Foundations Acquired by Soletanche Freyssinet

July 19, 2010

PITTSBURGH, PA - July 13, 2010 - Nicholson Construction Company is pleased to announce that Soletanche Freyssinet, a world leader in civil engineering and construction, acquired Agra Foundations Limited on June 25, 2010. Agra Foundations specializes in piling and ground improvement. Agra is headquartered in... Read More

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Aqua-Aerobic Systems, Inc. Purchases Swiss Company

July 19, 2010

Acquisition follows corporate vision of international growth and global expansion Loves Park, IL, July, 2010 - Aqua-Aerobic Systems, Inc., a leader in the design and manufacture of water and wastewater treatment equipment and systems, announces its purchase of Mecana Umwelttechnik Ag of Reichenburg Switzerland... Read More