Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Kontron Finalizes Acquisition of Intel's® Communication Rackmount Server Operation

October 15, 2008

Eching, Germany, October 10, 2008 - Kontron, one of the world's leading suppliers of embedded computer systems, has finalized its announced acquisition of Intel's® Communication Rackmount Server Operation. This means Kontron America Inc., a 100 percent Kontron subsidiary, based in San Diego, is now the owner of the... Read More

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Court Enters Order Approving the Sale of the Plastics Films and Molded Products Businesses of Atlantis Plastics, Inc.

October 14, 2008

ATLANTA, Oct. 8 -- Atlantis Plastics, Inc. (the "Company") is pleased to announce that on Monday, October 6, 2008, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Georgia entered an order approving the previously announced acquisition of substantially all of the assets of the Company's Plastic Films... Read More

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GSI Announces Closing of Sale of U. S. Optics Business

October 14, 2008

BEDFORD, Mass., Oct. 9 -- GSI Group Inc., (NASDAQ:GSIG), a leading supplier of precision technology and semiconductor systems, today announced that it has completed the sale of its General Optics business unit located in Moorpark, California to Gooch & Housego plc. for $21 million. The Company also stated that its... Read More

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Gichner Acquires Charleston Marine Containers, Inc.

October 9, 2008

Dallastown, Pennsylvania - October 6, 2008 - Gichner Systems Group, Inc. ("Gichner"), the leading supplier of tactical military shelters to the US Armed Forces, announced today that it has acquired Charleston Marine Containers, Inc. ("CMCI"), located in Charleston, South Carolina. CMCI is the leading domestic... Read More

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MTS Completes Acquisition of SANS Group

October 8, 2008

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Oct. 2 -- MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ:MTSC) today announced that it has acquired the assets of SANS Group (SANS), a privately held company based in Shenzhen, China. The value of the transaction is approximately $43.6 million. "SANS is an excellent strategic complement to our Test business... Read More

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Sequa sells MEGTEC Systems to Hamilton Robinson Capital Partners

October 8, 2008

De Pere, Wisconsin, USA. (September 24, 2008) - Hamilton Robinson Capital Partners, a private equity firm based in Connecticut, announced today that together with MEGTEC Systems management, it has acquired MEGTEC from parent company Sequa Corporation. The transaction involves all MEGTEC businesses, including the... Read More

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Parker Maintains Long-Term Focus on Strategic Acquisitions and Growth

October 7, 2008

Acquires Three Companies Contributing a Combined $452 Million in Annualized Revenues and Supporting International Expansion and New Market Growth Opportunities CLEVELAND, Oct. 1 - Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE:PH), the world leader in motion and control technology, today announced that it has acquired three... Read More

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Tyco Electronics Completes the Sale of Its Radio Frequency Components and Subsystem and Automotive Radar Sensors Businesses

October 7, 2008

PEMBROKE, Bermuda, Sept. 29 - Tyco Electronics Ltd. (NYSE:TEL) has completed the previously announced sale of its Radio Frequency Components and Subsystem business, which was formerly part of the company's Wireless Systems segment. The business, which designs and manufactures RF components and subsystems for the... Read More

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Advanced Instruments Acquires D & F Control Systems Inc.

October 6, 2008

NORWOOD, MASSACHUSETTS, USA, October 2, 2008 -- Advanced Instruments, Inc., of Norwood, Massachusetts, announced today that it has acquired 100% of the shares of D & F Control Systems, Inc., of Dublin, CA. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. D & F Control Systems manufactures and markets milk... Read More

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General Finance Corporation Announces Closing Of Pac-Van, Inc.

October 3, 2008

ACQUISITION, REVISED GUIDANCE FOR FISCAL 2009, APPOINTMENT OF NEW DIRECTOR AND COMMENCEMENT OF TRADING ON THE NASDAQ STOCK MARKET Pasadena, CA - October 1, 2008 - General Finance Corporation ("General Finance") (NASDAQ: GFN, GFNCW and GFNCU) today announced that it completed its acquisition of Pac-Van, Inc... Read More

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Niantic Seal Acquires Northeast Rubber Products, Inc.

October 2, 2008

Deal Combines Two Well Known and Respected Performance Materials Companies Lincoln, RI (July 1, 2008) - Niantic Seal Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of The INSCO Group, announced today the acquisition of Northeast Rubber Products, Inc., a leading distributor and fabricator of industrial rubber products. The new... Read More

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Matrix Service to Acquire Engineering and Construction Assets and Technology from CB&I

September 19, 2008

TULSA, Okla., Sept. 15 / -- Matrix Service Co. (NASDAQ:MTRX), a leading industrial services company, today announced an agreement with CB&I (NYSE:CBI) to acquire engineering and construction resources and technology used to design, engineer and construct single and full containment LNG storage tanks, LIN/LOX storage... Read More

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Wonderware Business Unit of Invensys Acquires SAT Corporation to Offer Mobile Solutions

September 18, 2008

LAKE FOREST, Calif., -- Wonderware, a business unit of Invensys, today announced that it has acquired Houston-based SAT Corporation to offer mobile solutions that will help drive operational excellence for its customers. With this acquisition, Wonderware will form a new mobile solutions group that further expands... Read More

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KEMET Announces the Sale of Its Wet Tantalum Assets

September 18, 2008

GREENVILLE, S.C. September 15, 2008 - KEMET Corporation (NYSE:KEM) today announced that it has sold its Wet Tantalum assets to a wholly-owned subsidiary of Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE:VSH) for $35.2 million and other consideration in the form of a three-year term loan of $15 million. Sales... Read More

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Baldor Electric Company Announces Acquisition of Maska Power Transmission Business

September 17, 2008

Fort Smith, Arkansas - Baldor Electric Company (NYSE:BEZ) markets, designs, and manufactures industrial electric motors, power transmission products, drives, and generators and is based in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Today Baldor announced that it has acquired Poulies Maska, Inc. of Ste-Claire, Quebec, Canada. Maska is... Read More

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Fiberguide Industries Acquired by Halma

September 17, 2008

Acquistion to promote product innovation and extend reach into global markets Stirling, N.J. (16 September 2008) Further extending its presence into global markets, optical fiber manufacturer, Fiberguide Industries, has announced its acquisition by the leading sensor, safety and technology group, Halma p.l.c... Read More

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Onyx Power, Inc. Acquired By Power Distribution, Inc.

September 17, 2008

Onyx Power, Inc. Acquired By Power Distribution, Inc. California company acquired by Virginia-based power distribution equipment manufacturer Santa Ana, CA., September 12, 2008 - Onyx Power, Inc. a leading designer and manufacturer of custom power magnetics and power distribution equipment for the data center... Read More

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Republic Private Equity Teams with VAC-TRON Equipment

September 16, 2008

Investment strengthens VAC-TRON and positions the company for continued growth Aurora, Colo. - Aug. 18, 2008 - Republic Private Equity (RPE), a Denver- based private equity investment firm that invests in privately held family- and founder-owned businesses to help them grow, announced today that it has acquired a... Read More

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Airgas Completes Acquisition of Oilind Safety

September 16, 2008

RADNOR, PA - July, 1 2008 - Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG) today announced that effective at the close of business on July 1, 2008, it has completed the acquisition of Energy Safety Services Incorporated, doing business as Oilind Safety. The business, a leading U.S. provider of rental safety equipment and safety... Read More

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Airgas Completes Acquisition of Refron

September 16, 2008

RADNOR, PA - August 1, 2008 - Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG) today announced it has completed the acquisition of the assets and operations of Refron, Inc. effective at the close of business on July 31, 2008. Refron, a nationwide reseller and distributor of refrigerants that also provides technical services and... Read More