Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

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

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Airgas Acquires Smith Welding/Bayer Welding Near Detroit

February 28, 2008

RADNOR, PA - January 2, 2008 - Airgas, Inc., (NYSE: ARG) today announced it has acquired the assets and operations of Smith Welding Supply & Equipment, Inc. and its affiliated company, Bayer Welding Supply, LLC. Effective December 31, 2007, six acquired locations in the Detroit area have been integrated with Airgas... Read More

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Novell to Acquire Data Center Management Leader PlateSpin

February 28, 2008

Novell to extend interoperability leadership with the industry's first solutions to help enterprises manage workloads across both physical and virtual infrastructures WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 25 - Novell today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire PlateSpin Ltd. This acquisition will extend... Read More

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Trend Micro Acquires Identum for Identity-Based Email Encryption

February 28, 2008

Trend Micro's content- and Web-security solutions to be enhanced by email encryption experts, technology and products. CUPERTINO, Calif., Feb. 25 - Trend Micro Incorporated , a global leader in Internet content security, announced today the acquisition of UK-based Identum, a developer of email encryption... Read More

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Matthews International Corporation Signs Definitive Agreement for the Purchase of a Majority Interest in Saueressig GmbH & Co. KG

February 28, 2008

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 25 -- Matthews International Corporation (NASDAQ:MATW) today announced that the Company has signed a definitive agreement for the purchase of a 78% ownership interest in Saueressig GmbH & Co. KG ("Saueressig"). Saueressig is a leading European provider of pre-press services and gravure printing... Read More

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Motorola to Enhance Digital Cable Set-Top Box Portfolio through Strategic Acquisition in China

February 28, 2008

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Feb. 24 -- Motorola, Inc. (NYSE:MOT) today announced that it has acquired the assets related to digital cable set-top products of Zhejiang Dahua Digital Technology Co., LTD and Hangzhou Image Silicon (collectively, Dahua Digital). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Dahua Digital is a... Read More

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Aperture's Board of Directors Agrees to Acquisition by Emerson

February 27, 2008

The addition of Aperture to Emerson's technology portfolio to increase Aperture's global reach and enable customers of Emerson's data center power and cooling products to manage data centers more easily STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 25 - Aperture, the leading global provider of software for managing the physical... Read More

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ACS Acquires Bowers & Associates to Strengthen Health Information Capabilities

February 27, 2008

DALLAS, Feb. 22 - Affiliated Computer Services, Inc. (NYSE:ACS) today announced that it has acquired Bowers & Associates, Inc., a Wisconsin-based provider of quality care and productivity management services and healthcare data analytics, for $8 million, plus contingent payments based on future financial... Read More

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Unitrac Acquires Donovan EDH and Trackwork Solutions

February 27, 2008

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 21 - Unitrac Railroad Materials, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Healey Railroad Corporation and a specialty trackwork manufacturer and distributor of new and relay rail, announced today that it has acquired Donovan EDH and Trackwork Solutions (D.E.T.S.). Donovan EDH and Trackwork... Read More

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Battelle Acquires Optical Materials and Millimeter Wave Technology from Optimer Photonics, Inc.

February 27, 2008

Acquisition opens doors to breakthroughs in wireless data transmission, spectroscopy and standoff detection COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 21 -- Battelle announced today that it has recently acquired the intellectual property and other assets of Optimer Photonics, Inc. including 14 U.S. Patents, several international... Read More

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RealNetworks to Acquire Trymedia from Macrovision

February 27, 2008

Acquisition Doubles RealGames' Syndication Partners SEATTLE, Feb. 22 -- Digital entertainment services company RealNetworks® (NASDAQ:RNWK) today announced that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Trymedia, a pioneer in Casual Games syndication, from Santa Clara, Calif.-based Macrovision... Read More

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EMCORE Completes Acquisition of Intel's Optical Telecom Assets

February 26, 2008

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Feb. 22 -- EMCORE Corporation (NASDAQ:EMKR), a leading provider of compound semiconductor-based components and subsystems for the broadband, fiber optic, satellite and terrestrial solar power markets, today announced completion of the acquisition of the telecom- related portion of Intel's Optical... Read More

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Kontron Signs Contract to Acquire Thales Computers

February 26, 2008

Greater market access and development resources Eching, Munich, February 20, 2008. Kontron, one of the leading suppliers of embedded computer technology, signed an agreement on February 15th via one of its subsidiary companies to acquire 100% of the shares of the French Thales Computers S.A., a subsidiary of Thales... Read More

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CMP Channel Acquires Vision Events®, Creating a Technology Event Powerhouse Dedicated to Driving IT Sales

February 26, 2008

Deepens and Broadens the CMP Channel Portfolio with Robust Events in the Channel, Retail, International, Government and Specialized IT Marketplaces MANHASSET, N.Y., Feb. 21 /- CMP Channel, the number one destination for technology vendors and marketers looking to reach the $390 billion solution provider channel... Read More

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Imperium Partners Group, LLC to Acquire ESS Technology, Inc.

February 26, 2008

FREMONT, Calif., Feb. 22 / -- ESS Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ESST) and Imperium Partners Group, LLC announced that they entered into a definitive agreement yesterday under which Imperium will acquire all outstanding shares of ESS Technology for $1.64 per share in cash, representing a 36.67% premium over the closing... Read More