Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

BASF Acquires Intellectual Property for a New Manufacturing Process of High Molecular Weight Polyisobutene (HM PIB) from LANXESS

May 18, 2015

• Innovative production process • Additional capacities to support growth of global high molecular weight polyisobutene (HM PIB) market Ludwigshafen/Köln, Germany – BASF and LANXESS have signed an agreement on BASF’s purchase of the polyisobutene business consisting mainly of intellectual property for a new... Read More

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Teradyne and Universal Robots Announce Agreement for Teradyne to Acquire Universal Robots, Leader in Collaborative Robots

May 18, 2015

• Collaborative Robotics is an emerging $100 million market with forecasted rapid growth • Universal Robots is the leader in collaborative robots with over 4,000 units sold • Establishes Teradyne position early in a high growth segment of industrial automation • Teradyne provides revenue synergies, financial... Read More

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MAUSER Acquires Greif Plastic Drum and IBC Business in Brazil

May 15, 2015

Bruehl, Germany  - MAUSER Group, a worldwide leading company in industrial packaging based in Bruehl, Germany, acquired the plastic drum and IBC business of Greif in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The acquisition was effective May 1, 2015 with the newly added business providing MAUSER a broader customer base to supply its... Read More

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Airgas Acquires Valley Air Supply, Inc.

May 15, 2015

RADNOR, PA - Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG), one of the nation's leading suppliers of industrial, medical, and specialty gases, and related products, today announced that it has acquired the assets and operations of Valley Air Supply, Inc. Headquartered in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, Valley Air Supply is an industrial gas and... Read More

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Moseley Associates, Inc. Acquires Assets of REMEC Broadband Wireless Holdings and REMEC Broadband Wireless LLC

May 15, 2015

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Moseley Associates, Inc. announced that it has completed an agreement to acquire the assets and intellectual property rights, as well as key employees, of REMEC Broadband Wireless Holdings (RBWH) and REMEC Broadband Wireless LLC. (RBH). The RBWH-RBW business will be conducted through a new... Read More

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Red-D-Arc Welderentals, an Airgas Company, Acquires eKipro Rentals and Grupo Industrial Daymaga in Mexico

May 14, 2015

RADNOR, PA – Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG), one of the nation's leading suppliers of industrial, medical, and specialty gases, and related products, today announced that Red-D-Arc Welderentals, an Airgas company, has acquired the assets and operations of eKipro Rentals and Grupo Industrial Daymaga, known collectively as... Read More

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Spectris Plc Acquisition of ESG Solutions Prompts International Expansion and R&D Advancement in Mining and Geotechnical Division

May 14, 2015

KINGSTON, Ontario - Spectris plc (SXS: LSE), a UK based company with annual revenues of over C$2 billion and over 8,000 employees in more than 30 countries, has recently acquired ESG Solutions (ESG), an industry leader in microseismic technology and services. Since ESG was acquired by Spectris in December of 2014... Read More

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Penske Logistics Completes Acquisition of Transfreight North America

May 14, 2015

READING, Pa - Penske Logistics announced it has successfully completed its planned acquisition of Transfreight North America, a provider of third-party logistics and supply chain solutions, from Mitsui Co., Ltd. Financial terms were not disclosed. “We’re pleased to have successfully completed the acquisition,” said... Read More

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American Fast Freight, Inc. Acquires Caribbean Shipping Services, Inc.

May 14, 2015

FIFE, Wash - American Fast Freight, Inc. (AFF) today announced that it acquired Caribbean Shipping Services, Inc. (Caribbean Shipping). Caribbean Shipping is based in Jacksonville, Florida and is a leading cold chain provider. Caribbean Shipping operates primarily in the Puerto Rico market specializing in... Read More

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KapStone to Acquire Victory Packaging

May 14, 2015

Provides for Unique System Optimization and Growth KapStone Investor Conference Call at 11:30 A.M. ET, May 5 NORTHBROOK, IL – KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS) (“KapStone”) and Victory Packaging/Golden State Container (“Victory”) jointly announced today that they have signed an agreement for... Read More

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Microchip Technology to Acquire Micrel

May 14, 2015

Expands Microchip's solutions for Industrial, Automotive and Communications Markets CHANDLER, Ariz. and SAN JOSE, Calif. - Microchip Technology Incorporated (NASDAQ: MCHP), a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, and Micrel, Incorporated (NASDAQ: MCRL) today announced... Read More

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AMETEK Announces Acquisition of Global Tubes

May 14, 2015

Acquisition Broadens AMETEK's Specialty Metals Offerings BERWYN, Pa. - AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE: AME) today announced the acquisition of Global Tubes, a leading manufacturer of high precision, small diameter metal tubing, for approximately $200 million. The business has annual sales of approximately $120 million. Global... Read More

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Corporate Update - Merger and Acquisitions

May 14, 2015

VANCOUVER, - Avcorp Industries Inc. (TSX: AVP) (the "Company" or "Avcorp") The Company is providing an update on merger and acquisition opportunities that are currently being explored. The Company has been in discussions with arm's length parties for the possible acquisition of certain business units which are... Read More

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Electrovaya Completes Transformational Acquisition of Evonik Litarion GmbH and Licensing of SEPARIONTM Intellectual Property, a Unique Ceramic Composite Separator, from Evonik

May 13, 2015

Toronto, Ontario – Electrovaya Inc. (“Electrovaya” or “Company”) (TSX: EFL) and Evonik Industries AG (“Evonik”) (FRANKFURT: EVK) are pleased to announce that Electrovaya has completed the acquisition of Evonik Litarion GmbH (“Litarion”) and licensing of SEPARION™ (“Separion”) intellectual property, a unique ceramic... Read More

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ABM Expands HVAC and Energy Solutions Presence in DC Metro Area with Acquisition of CTS Services and Facility Support Services

May 12, 2015

NEW YORK – ABM (NYSE:ABM), a leading provider of facility solutions, announced today that its Building Energy Solutions Group has acquired the combined services of CTS Services/Facility Support Services, trusted providers of HVAC service and energy solutions in government, commercial and industrial buildings with... Read More

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Smith & Nephew Acquires Interactive Software Technology to Drive Supply Chain Optimisation and Improve Savings for Syncera(TM) Customers

May 12, 2015

LONDON – Smith and Nephew (NYSE: SNN; LSE: SN), the global medical technology business, today announced the acquisition of two software assets from S2 Interactive, a surgical software development company. These important applications are utilised by Syncera, Smith and Nephew's innovative, new, orthopaedic supply... Read More

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Saint-Gobain Acquires ZenPure, a Specialist in Filtration Products

May 12, 2015

PARIS – Saint-Gobain has acquired ZenPure, a company specializing in the development and manufacture of filtration products, mainly for the life sciences sector. Created in 2002, ZenPure designs custom filters manufactured in a state-of-the-art plant in Hangzhou, China. The products are marketed and sold across the... Read More

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Kemira Oyj Completes the Acquisition of Akzonobel Paper Chemicals Business

May 8, 2015

HELSINKI, Finland – Kemira has completed the acquisition of AkzoNobel paper chemicals business announced on July 8, 2014. The value of the transaction is EUR 153 million and it will become cash-effective in the second quarter of 2015. The acquired business is expected to increase revenue by more than EUR 200... Read More

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WESCO International, Inc. Completes the Acquisition of Hill Country Electric Supply

May 8, 2015

PITTSBURGH – WESCO International, Inc. (NYSE: WCC), a leading provider of electrical, industrial, and communications MRO and OEM products, construction materials, and advanced supply chain management and logistics services, announced today that WESCO Distribution, Inc. has completed the previously announced... Read More

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Universal Power Group Acquires iTECH

May 8, 2015

Acquisition Adds Manufacturing of Performance-Critical Products, Opens New Markets COPPELL, Texas – Universal Power Group, Inc., a Texas-based supplier of batteries and related power accessories, and a third-party logistics provider, today announced the acquisition of California-based iTECH, a manufacturer of smart... Read More