Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation Completes Acquisition of Universal Safety Response, Inc.

July 30, 2009

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., July 21 -- Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:SWHC), parent company of Smith & Wesson Corp., the legendary 157-year old company in the global business of safety, security, protection and sport, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Universal Safety Response, Inc. (USR... Read More

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Henkel Announces Sale of Duck®, Painter's Mate Green® and Easy Liner® Brands in U.S. and Canada

July 29, 2009

Rocky Hill, Conn., June 2, 2009 - Henkel Corporation today announced the sale of its business conducted under the Duck®, Painter's Mate Green® and Easy Liner® brands in the U.S. and Canada to Shurtape Technologies, LLC or one of Shurtape's affiliates. Shurtape is based in Hickory, North Carolina, and has been a... Read More

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CDC Software Agrees to Acquire Informance for Expansion of CDC Factory Product Line

July 28, 2009

Marks Second Acquisition Agreement in Less Than 100 Days HONG KONG, ATLANTA, May 14, 2009-CDC Software, a wholly-owned subsidiary of CDC Corporation (NASDAQ: CHINA) and a provider of industry-specific enterprise software applications and business services, today announced it has signed a binding term sheet to... Read More

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FORCE America Inc. Acquires PreCise MRM from Preco Electronics

July 20, 2009

FORCE America Inc. announced today it has acquired PreCise(TM) Mobile Resource Management (MRM) from Preco(TM) Electronics, based in Boise, Idaho. PreCise MRM is an innovative provider of fleet management and telematics technologies for mobile equipment markets. The acquisition expands FORCE America's ability to... Read More

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Federal Signal Announces Sale of European Sweeper Business

July 20, 2009

OAK BROOK, Ill., July 16 -- Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS), a leader in advancing security and well-being, today announced it has completed the sale of Ravo Holding B.V., a manufacturer of compact street sweepers located in the Netherlands, to Fayat Group, a leader in Europe in the Roadbuilding equipment... Read More

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Saudi Arabia: Acquisition of 75% of Al Khafrah Industrial Gases

July 14, 2009

The industrial and medical gas market in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the largest economy in the Middle East, presents an attractive growth potential for Air Liquide, with double-digit growth in 2008, driven by the expansion of the petrochemical industry and the development of infrastructure projects. Air Liquide... Read More

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LRM Industries, LLC Acquired and Recapitalized as LRM Industries International, Inc

July 13, 2009

ROCKLEDGE, Fla., July 8 -- The former LRM Industries, LLC, headquartered in Rockledge, Florida, has been acquired from NOVA Chemicals Inc. and Envirokare Tech, Inc., which have owned the company as a joint venture since 2005. A group of investors led by Zesiger Capital Group LLC funded the transaction that resulted... Read More

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Smith & Wesson to Acquire Universal Safety Response

July 6, 2009

Springfield, Mass (USA) Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation (Nasdaq: SWHC), parent company of Smith & Wesson Corp., the legendary 157-year old company in the global business of safety, security, protection and sport, announces that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Universal Safety Response, Inc... Read More

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Suncor Energy, Petro-Canada Mail Letters of Transmittal and Election Forms to Registered Shareholders

July 6, 2009

CALGARY, July 2, 2009 - Suncor Energy Inc. ("Suncor") (TSX/SU; NYSE/SU) and Petro-Canada ("Petro-Canada") (TSX/PCA; NYSE/PCZ) announce the mailing today to their registered shareholders of the letters of transmittal and election forms and the related instructions for the proposed merger of Suncor Energy Inc. and... Read More

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Proto-Cast Acquires Galaware Plastic Tableware

July 3, 2009

Procto-Cast LLC, In Douglassville Pa has bought Galaware brand servingware. Our continuing quality of service and dedication to our customers will enable us to grow through our partnership. Galaware brand is well recognized as a leading manufacturer of bowls, plates/dishes, trays, utensils, tumblers/cups... Read More

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Proceco Acquires MP Tech Blasting Technologies from Deloitte & Touche Inc.

July 3, 2009

Proceco is pleased to announce the acquisition of all blasting technologies previously owned by Metal Processing Technologies Inc. (MP Tech) of Cambridge, Ontario. On June 11th 2009, Proceco Ltd. acquired certain assets from Deloitte & Touche Inc., the Receiver and Trustee in Bankruptcy of MP Tech Inc. These... Read More

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Really Strategies Acquires SaaS XML Content Management Provider DocZone.com®

July 1, 2009

Audubon, PA - June 30, 2009 - Really Strategies, Inc. announced today the successful acquisition of DocZone.com®, a SaaS XML content management provider. DocZone.com is known for its affordable DITA-based technical publications solution that is easy to configure and use. The acquisition will complement Really... Read More

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DISA and Wheelabrator Announce a New Name

July 1, 2009

Herlev, Denmark - (June 24, 2009) - The German regulatory agency has officially notified DISA/Wheelabrator Group that it has met all requirements for a legal merger. The merged organization becomes the world's leading provider of technology and services to improve metallic parts. "This is a great day for the... Read More

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Honeywell Agrees to Acquire Gas Measurement and Control Leader RMG Regel + Messtechnik

June 30, 2009

Complementary Solutions Strengthen Honeywell's Presence in Clean Energy, Continue Driving Great Positions in Good Industries BRUSSELS, June 25, 2009 - Honeywell (NYSE:HON) today announced it has signed a definitive agreement valued at approximately $400 million USD to acquire the RMG GROUP (RMG Regel + Messtechnik... Read More

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Emerson Acquires Scientific Instruments' Wet Chemistry Analyzer Product Line

June 26, 2009

Deal expands Rosemount Analytical offering of Sample Water Analysis Systems ST. LOUIS (May 14, 2009) -- Emerson (NYSE: EMR) today announced it has acquired the online wet chemistry analyzers product line of Hawthorne, NY based SI Industrial Instruments, Inc. (dba Scientific Instruments) for use in the power and... Read More

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Autosplice Strengthens Its Precision Metal Stamping Portfolio with Acquisition of Versatile Engineering Company

June 18, 2009

San Diego, CA. June 9, 2009, Autosplice continues to expand its capabilities and product offerings with the acquisition of Versatile Engineering Company of Gardena, CA. The purchase of Versatile Engineering provides Autosplice with increased capacity to design, develop, and supply precision metal stampings and... Read More

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Alcoa Completes Divestiture of Wire Harness and Electrical Distribution Business to Platinum Equity

June 18, 2009

NEW YORK--Alcoa (NYSE:AA) announced today that it has completed the divestiture of its wire harness and electrical distribution business to Platinum Equity, a California-based private equity group. Terms of the divestiture were not disclosed. The wire harness and electrical distribution business is the largest part... Read More

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IDI Composites Acquires Manufacturing Facilities in France and China

June 18, 2009

NOBLESVILLE, IN USA -- IDI Composites International of Noblesville, Indiana USA, announced today its acquisition of manufacturing facilities formerly part of Menzolit Compounds International GmbH from German strategic investor, Senata. The Menzolit plants that will transfer to IDI are located in Vineuil, France and... Read More

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Alcoa Fastening Systems Expands into Casablanca, Morocco

June 17, 2009

TORRANCE, Calif.--Alcoa Fastening Systems (AFS) announced today that it is continuing its global growth strategy and has completed the acquisition of assets from Demicron SNC, which will be integrated into the AFS organization as Alcoa Fixations Maroc. Demicron SNC operates from a single location in Casablanca with... Read More

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Axis Air Group, Inc. has Purchased Axis Products, Inc.

June 10, 2009

Hampshire, IL USA - Axis Air Group, Inc. has purchased Axis Products, Inc. Fully woman-owned by Janet Balsamo, the company is forging ahead in new markets for with their patented Hobbyair and Pro Air Supplied Air Respirator Systems, Citation combined HVLP Paint Sprayer/Respirator System and Axis HVLP Turbine... Read More