Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

FirstEnergy-Allegheny Energy Merger Approved by Maryland Public Service Commission

January 26, 2011

AKRON, Ohio, and GREENSBURG, Pa., Jan. 19, 2011 - FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) and Allegheny Energy, Inc. (NYSE: AYE) received an order from the Maryland Public Service Commission (MPSC) approving their merger with conditions that largely reflect the comprehensive settlement filed by the companies and the majority of... Read More

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Ball Completes Acquisition of Aerocan S.A.S.

January 26, 2011

Highlights o Ball has completed its previously announced acquisition of Aerocan S.A.S. o Aerocan is a leading supplier of extruded aluminum aerosol cans and bottles in Europe o The acquisition, combined with Ball's 2010 acquisition of Neuman Aluminum in the U.S., makes Ball a leading global supplier of aluminum... Read More

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Boston Scientific to Acquire Atritech

January 26, 2011

Innovative left atrial appendage closure device offers alternative for patients with atrial fibrillation and strengthens Company's position in emerging structural heart markets NATICK, Mass., Jan. 19, 2011 - Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement... Read More

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JDA Makes Fast Inroads with New Acquisitions

January 25, 2011

The Asia Pacific President of JDA Software says rapid growth has been achieved in the 'unique' Australian market since the global parent's strategic acquisition of two marquee software suites. In the first two quarters since buying the Manugistics and I2 brands globally, the regional arm, JDA Software Australia... Read More

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Airline Hydraulics Corporation Completes Acquisition of Fluid Power Automation LLC

January 25, 2011

BENSALEM, Pa., Jan. 19, 2011 - Airline Hydraulics is pleased to announce the acquisition of Fluid Power Automation LLC ("FPA"), a technology distributor of pneumatic and electric machine automation products located in North Kingstown, Rhode Island. FPA, which has been in business since 2002, services the New England... Read More

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CHS Acquires Eastern European Grain Company

January 24, 2011

ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 18, 2011 - CHS Inc. (Nasdaq: CHSCP), a leading grains, foods and energy company, has acquired Agri Point Limited from East Point Holdings Limited, Nicosia, Cyprus. The Agri Point acquisition is part of the company's ongoing global grain origination expansion, adding approximately 1.5-to-2... Read More

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Danaher Announces Definitive Agreement to Sell Pacific Scientific Aerospace Business for $685 Million

January 24, 2011

WASHINGTON, Jan. 18, 2011 - Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its Pacific Scientific Aerospace business (other than the Artus business) to Meggitt PLC (LSE: MGGT), a global aerospace and defense company. Danaher simultaneously received a binding offer... Read More

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Coleman Cable, Inc. Confirms Offer to Acquire Technology Research Corporation for $5.50 Per Share in Cash

January 24, 2011

Provides a 41% Premium to Pre-Announcement Share Price TRC has Refused Repeated Efforts to Enter into Any Dialogue with Coleman to Explore Potential Transaction WAUKEGAN, Ill., Jan. 18, 2011 - Coleman Cable, Inc. (Nasdaq: CCIX) ("Coleman "), a leading manufacturer and innovator of electrical and electronic wire... Read More