Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

RFMD® Completes Acquisition of Filtronic Compound Semiconductors Ltd

March 11, 2008

GREENSBORO, N.C.--March 3, 2008--RF Micro Devices (Nasdaq GS: RFMD), a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance radio frequency systems and solutions, today announced the completion of its acquisition of Filtronic Compound Semiconductors Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Filtronic PLC... Read More

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Airgas Acquires Northeast Gas Technologies Ltd. Based in Albany, New York

March 11, 2008

RADNOR, PA - March 3, 2008 - Airgas, Inc., (NYSE: ARG) today announced it has acquired the assets and operations of Northeast Gas Technologies Ltd., an Albany, NY-based distributor of industrial, medical, and specialty gases and related supplies. The acquired business, with five locations in upstate New York and... Read More

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Stora Enso Divests Its Merchant Business Papyrus to Altor

March 10, 2008

The Total Enterprise Value of the Transaction is Approximately EUR 640 Million HELSINKI, March 6 - Stora Enso has signed an agreement to sell its merchant business Papyrus to Altor Fund II for an enterprise value of approximately EUR 640 million. The transaction consideration consists of approximately EUR 490... Read More

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International Game Technology and Cyberview Technology, Inc. Announce Preliminary Merger Discussions

March 10, 2008

RENO, Nev. and LONDON, March 4 - International Game Technology (NYSE:IGT) and Cyberview Technology, Inc. today announced that they are engaged in preliminary discussions regarding IGT's potential acquisition of Cyberview. The parties have agreed to an exclusive negotiating period. Under the terms being discussed... Read More

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Graphic Packaging and Altivity Packaging Combination Approved by U.S. Department of Justice

March 10, 2008

MARIETTA, Ga., March 5 - Graphic Packaging Corporation (NYSE:GPK) and Altivity Packaging, LLC today announced that they have reached an agreement with the United States Department of Justice that will allow completion of their combination. Graphic and Altivity have signed a consent decree with the Department of... Read More

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SunGard Acquires Advanced Portfolio Technologies

March 10, 2008

NEW YORK, March 5 -- SunGard (http://www.sungard.com/) today announced that it has acquired Advanced Portfolio Technologies, Inc. (APT), a leading global provider of risk management systems and portfolio optimization software for asset managers, hedge funds, pension funds, broker/dealers and proprietary traders. The... Read More

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BancTec Acquires Regional Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) Leader DocuData Solutions

March 10, 2008

Agreement expands BancTec's BPO capabilities in the U.S. DALLAS, March 4 -- BancTec, a global provider of advanced, high volume document and payment processing solutions and services, has acquired DocuData Solutions, an imaging, content management and media storage business process outsourcing (BPO) services... Read More

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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