Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

BSG Alliance Acquires Iconixx Corporation

March 10, 2008

Creates a Major Force in On-Demand Talent Management Solutions AUSTIN, Texas, March 5 -- BSG Alliance, the on-demand platform for next generation enterprises, today announces the acquisition of Iconixx Corporation. Iconixx is a leading provider of on-demand solutions for global talent management in large and... Read More

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AAR Completes Acquisition of Avborne Heavy Maintenance, Inc.

March 10, 2008

WOOD DALE, Ill., March 5 -- AAR (NYSE:AIR) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Avborne Heavy Maintenance, Inc. (Avborne), an independent provider of aircraft heavy maintenance checks, modifications and painting services located in Miami, Florida. The newly acquired business will operate as part... Read More

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Tyco International Reaches Agreement to Sell Nippon Dry-Chemical Unit to Daiwa Securities SMBC

March 10, 2008

PEMBROKE, Bermuda, March 5 - Tyco International Ltd. (NYSE:TYC)(NYSE:BSX:)(NYSE:TYC) today announced that it has sold its subsidiary, Nippon Dry-Chemical Co. Ltd., to the SPC owned by Daiwa Securities SMBC Principal Investments Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of Japan-based investment bank Daiwa Securities SMBC Co. Ltd... Read More

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Devon Energy Agrees to Sell Assets in Cote d'Ivoire for $205 Million

March 10, 2008

OKLAHOMA CITY, March 6 - Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE:DVN) announced today that it has agreed to sell its oil and gas business in the African nation of Cote d'Ivoire to Afren plc for $205 million. The divestiture assets in Cote d'Ivoire include Devon's interests in offshore producing Block CI-11, offshore... Read More

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Tulsa Winch Group Announces the Acquisition of LANTEC Winch & Gear Inc.

March 7, 2008

NEW YORK, March 3 - Tulsa Winch Group, an operating company within the Material Handling platform of Dover Corporation's (NYSE:DOV) Industrial Products segment, and an industry leader in the manufacture of winch, gear box and load systems, announced today the acquisition of Canadian-based LANTEC Winch & Gear, Inc... Read More

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Brocade to Acquire Strategic Business Systems

March 7, 2008

Acquisition Will Expand Brocade Professional Services Offerings for Evolving Data Centers SAN JOSE, Calif., March 4 - Brocade® (NASDAQ:BRCD), the leading provider of data center networking solutions that help enterprises connect and manage their information, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement... Read More

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United Technologies Proposes Acquisition of Diebold for $40.00 Per Share in Cash

March 7, 2008

Proposal Represents 66 Percent Premium Over Diebold's Current Trading Price HARTFORD, Conn., March 2 - United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) today announced that it has made a proposal to the Board of Directors of Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE:DBD) to acquire all the outstanding shares of Diebold for $40.00 per... Read More

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Broadcom Acquires Sunext Design, Inc. for Optical Drive Technologies to Enable Single-Chip High Definition Blu-Ray Disc® Players and Recorders

March 7, 2008

Purchase Accelerates Time to Integration of Front-End and Back-End Blu-ray Disc Capabilities into Next Generation Broadcom® Consumer Electronics Products IRVINE, Calif. and SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 3 - Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ:BRCM), a global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications, today... Read More

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JDV Products Inc. Acquires Standard Pneumatic & Electric Tool Company

March 7, 2008

As of July 1st 2007, JDV Products Inc., whose corporate headquarters is located in Fair Lawn, New Jersey, is proud to announce the acquisition of Standard Pneumatic & Electronic Tool Company from the Hamilton Group located in Reno, Nevada. JDV Products Inc. will take ownership of all naming rights and intellectual... Read More

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New Acquisition Expands Bag Product Line

March 7, 2008

Starting with laundry bags in nylon and mesh LBU has expanded its product line over 2 decades to include sports bags and duffels, backpacks and waist packs, insulated combination bags and bottle bags. Hotel and resort travel, cosmetic, industrial and institutional industries can count on a fast turn around for all... Read More

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Cardinal Health Agrees to Acquire ChloraPrep® Manufacturer for $490 Million

March 7, 2008

Expands Offerings to Help Hospitals Prevent Infections DUBLIN, Ohio, March 4 - Cardinal Health, a global provider of products and services that improve the safety and productivity of health care, today announced a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of privately held Enturia Inc. for $490 million. The cash... Read More

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SMART Modular Technologies Completes Acquisition of Adtron Corporation

March 7, 2008

Combined Companies to Target Enterprise Storage Market with Industry-Leading SSD Products and Technology FREMONT, Calif., March 4 -- SMART Modular Technologies (WWH), Inc. ("SMART" or the "Company") (NASDAQ:SMOD), a leading independent manufacturer of memory modules, embedded computing subsystems, and TFT-LCD... Read More

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Sirit and RSI ID Technologies to Join Forces

March 7, 2008

Strategic union creates comprehensive suite of RFID solutions TORONTO, March 4 -- Sirit Inc. ("Sirit") (TSX: SI), a leading provider of radio frequency identification ("RFID") technology, announces that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire RSI ID Technologies, Inc. ("RSI"). RSI is an industry... Read More

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Dominion, Competitive Power Ventures Announce Dominion's Purchase of CPV Power Station Development Project in Warren County, Va.

March 7, 2008

o Project already has all permits for combined-cycle power station o Station would generate about 600 megawatts, enough electricity for 600,000 homes RICHMOND, Va., March 4 / -- Dominion (NYSE:D), one of the nation's largest producers of energy, and Competitive Power Ventures (CPV), a Silver Spring, MD-based power... Read More

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Waste Industries USA, Inc. Announces Acquisition

March 7, 2008

RALEIGH, N.C., March 3 - Waste Industries USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:WWIN), a regional, non-hazardous solid waste services company, announced that it has acquired American Disposal Services, LLC. which is a commercial and industrial hauling service provider in Hendersonville, Tennessee. This acquisition will be a tuck-in to... Read More

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Cree Completes Acquisition of LED Lighting Fixtures, Inc.

March 6, 2008

DURHAM, N.C., MARCH 3, 2008 - Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), a market leader in LED solidstate lighting, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of privately held LED Lighting Fixtures, Inc. ("LLF"). Cree's agreement to acquire LLF was announced February 8, 2008. At closing, Cree issued 1,852,335 shares... Read More

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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