Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Thomson Files Information Circular for Approval of Reuters Acquisition

March 6, 2008

Transaction Expected to Close on April 17; Interim Dividend to be Paid (All amounts are in U.S. dollars) STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 29 -- The Thomson Corporation (NYSE: TOC; TSX: TOC), a leading provider of information solutions to business and professional customers worldwide, has filed an information circular for its... Read More

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CONSOL Energy Files Registration Statement in Connection with Proposed Offer to Acquire Remaining Shares of CNX Gas

March 6, 2008

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 28 -- CONSOL Energy Inc. (NYSE:CNX) announced today that it has filed a Registration Statement on Form S-4 with the Securities and Exchange Commission in connection with its proposed exchange of 0.4425 shares of CONSOL Energy common stock for each outstanding share of CNX Gas Corporation (NYSE:CXG... Read More

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Nucor Acquires The David J. Joseph Company

March 6, 2008

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 3 - Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) announced that it has completed the acquisition of the stock of SHV North America Corporation, which owns 100% of The David J. Joseph Company ("DJJ") and related affiliates, for a purchase price of approximately $1.44 billion. The David J. Joseph Company is... Read More

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Netsmart Technologies Acquires Largest Provider of Software for Private Practice Mental Health Providers and Therapists

March 6, 2008

Netsmart Now the Only Provider to Offer Practice Management and Clinical Software Solutions for All Sizes and Types of Mental Health Care Providers GREAT RIVER, N.Y., Feb. 29 -- Netsmart Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise-wide software and services for health and human services organizations... Read More

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Garmin® Signs Letters of Intent to Acquire Distributors in Belgium and Finland

March 6, 2008

CAYMAN ISLANDS, March 3 -- Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN) announced today that it has signed letters of intent for the proposed acquisition of Formar Electronics N.V./ S.A. ("Formar"), the distributor of Garmin's consumer products in Belgium and Luxembourg, and NavCor Oy ("NavCor"), the distributor of Garmin's consumer... Read More

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Computershare's IML Grows with Acquisition of Machine Dreams Inc.'s Business

March 6, 2008

IML Enhances Audience Response System Offering and Technology in the US CANTON, Mass., March 3 -- Computershare Ltd. announced today its continued international expansion of IML, a Computershare company, with the acquisition of Machine Dreams Inc.'s business. Under terms of the deal, Computershare will acquire... Read More

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Goodrich Corporation Signs Agreement to Acquire TEAC Aerospace Holdings, Inc.

March 4, 2008

Acquisition provides military airborne data recording and debrief plus commercial airline cabin video market positions and capabilities CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 29 - Goodrich Corporation (NYSE:GR) today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire TEAC Aerospace Holdings, Inc. (TEAC), a leading provider of... Read More

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Airgas Acquires Industrial Ammonia Operations of Pacific Diazo Products, Inc.

March 4, 2008

RADNOR, PA - January 2, 2008 - Airgas, Inc., (NYSE: ARG) today announced it has acquired the assets and operations of Pacific Diazo Products, Inc., (PDP), a distributor of aqua ammonia, anhydrous ammonia, and related products and services. Effective, December 31, 2007, its operations have been integrated into... Read More

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FTI Consulting, Inc. Announces the Acquisition of TSC Brasil

March 4, 2008

Acquisition extends FTI's electronic discovery platform into the developing Brazilian marketplace BALTIMORE, Md., Feb. 28 -- FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:FCN), the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance their enterprise value, today announced that it has acquired TSC... Read More

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Multi-Color Corporation Completes Acquisition of Collotype Labels

March 4, 2008

SHARONVILLE, Ohio, Feb. 29 -- Multi-Color Corporation (NASDAQ:LABL) ("Multi-Color") announced today it has completed the acquisition of Collotype International Holdings Pty. Ltd. ("Collotype") for $200 million (Australian Dollars), plus an additional $10 million (Australian Dollars) upon achieving certain financial... Read More

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MTC Technologies, Inc. Stockholders Adopt Agreement and Plan of Merger

March 4, 2008

DAYTON, Ohio, Feb. 28 -- MTC Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq Global Select Market: MTCT), an industry-recognized provider of aircraft modernization and sustainment, professional services, C4ISR, and logistics solutions to the Department of Defense and national security agencies, announced today that the stockholders of... Read More

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NUR Macroprinters Finalizes Sale of Its Business to HP

March 4, 2008

LOD, Israel, March 3 - NUR Macroprinters Ltd. (OTC: NURMF), a leading supplier of wide-format inkjet production printers for the printing industry, announced today that it has finalized the sale of substantially all its assets to Hewlett-Packard Company (HP) in accordance with the asset purchase agreement signed on... Read More

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Airgas Acquires Merriam-Graves Corporation Operating in New England and New York

March 3, 2008

RADNOR, PA - February 4, 2008 - Airgas, Inc., (NYSE: ARG) today announced it has acquired Merriam-Graves Corporation, an independent distributor of industrial, medical, and specialty gases and related supplies operating in 25 locations in New England and New York. The acquired business generated $47 million in... Read More

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Carrier Corp. Acquires Environmental Market Solutions, Inc.

March 3, 2008

FARMINGTON, Conn., Feb. 26 -- Carrier Corp., a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), has acquired Environmental Market Solutions, Inc. (EMSI), an environmental and green building consulting company with offices in Washington, D.C., Missouri, Beijing and Shanghai. Terms of the deal were not... Read More

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Department of Justice Clears Oracle's Acquisition of BEA Systems

March 3, 2008

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., Feb. 27 - Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ:ORCL) today announced that the U.S. Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission have granted early termination of the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) review period for Oracle's proposed acquisition of BEA Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:BEAS). As previously... Read More

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Fisher-Klosterman, Inc. Acquired by CECO Environmental Corp.

March 3, 2008

National City Capital Markets facilitates sale for $16.0 million plus earn-out payment CLEVELAND, Feb. 27 - National City Capital Markets (NYSE:NCC) announced today that its Investment Banking Group served as financial advisor to Fisher-Klosterman, Inc., a leader and innovator in designing, manufacturing, and... Read More

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BEA Schedules Special Meeting of Stockholders

February 28, 2008

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 25 -- BEA Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:BEAS), a world leader in enterprise infrastructure software, today announced that it has called a special meeting of its stockholders, to be held at 10:00 a.m. Pacific time on Friday, April 4, 2008 at Techmart, located at 5201 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara... Read More

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FleetPride Acquires Oklahoma Truck Supply

February 28, 2008

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Feb. 26 -- FleetPride, Inc., the nation's largest independent aftermarket distributor of heavy-duty truck parts, announced today that it is expanding its national reach with the acquisition of certain assets of Oklahoma Truck Supply in Tulsa, Oklahoma. "Oklahoma Truck Supply was chosen for... Read More

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AAR to Acquire Avborne Heavy Maintenance, Inc.

February 28, 2008

WOOD DALE, Ill., Feb. 26 -- AAR (NYSE:AIR) today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Avborne Heavy Maintenance, Inc. (Avborne) and a related entity from AHM Holding, Corp. Avborne is an independent provider of aircraft heavy maintenance checks, modifications, installations and painting services to... Read More

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Airgas Acquires Wright Welding in Iowa, Basin Welding in Texas, and Mainland Welding in BC

February 28, 2008

RADNOR, PA - December 3, 2007 -- Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG) today announced it has acquired Wright Welding Supply, Inc., an industrial gas and welding supply distributor headquartered in Des Moines, IA, and two other distributors in Texas and British Columbia. All three transactions closed effective December 1, 2007... Read More