Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Novacoast Announces Acquisition of Integrated Network Solutions

March 20, 2008

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., March 14 -- Novacoast, Inc., an IT professional services and product development firm announces the acquisition of Integrated Network Systems, LLC, a privately held company that has served the Gulf Coast market since 1997. Integrated Network Systems' core competencies include desktop... Read More

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Microsoft to Expand Investment in Desktop Virtualization with Acquisition of Kidaro

March 20, 2008

Addition to Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack will provide IT professionals with capability for managing Virtual PCs across the enterprise. REDMOND, Wash., March 12 -- Microsoft Corp. today announced its intended acquisition of Kidaro, a leading provider of desktop virtualization solutions for enterprises. In... Read More

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Canyon Resources Announces Shareholder Approval of the Merger with Atna Resources

March 20, 2008

GOLDEN, Colo., March 13 - Canyon Resources Corporation ("Canyon") (AMEX:CAU). On March 13, 2008, Canyon Resources Corporation, a Colorado based mining company, held a special stockholder meeting. The stockholders voted to approve and adopt the Agreement and Plan of Merger dated November 16, 2007, by and among Atna... Read More

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Avensys Inc. Announces Its Intention to Acquire the Assets of Willer Engineering Limited

March 20, 2008

Avensys Inc.'s Environmental Solutions Division Signs Definitive Asset Purchase Agreement The Business Combination Is Expected to generate $15 Million Dollar in Annual Revenues MONTREAL, March 11 -- Avensys Inc., a leading manufacturer and distributor of fiber optic components and integrator of instrumentation... Read More

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International Paper Agrees to Purchase Weyerhaeuser's Packaging Business

March 20, 2008

Creates premier global containerboard business with expanded mill and converting presence in key geographies IP Investor Webcast at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 17 -- International Paper (NYSE:IP) has signed an agreement with Weyerhaeuser to purchase its Containerboard, Packaging and Recycling... Read More

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BMC Software to Purchase BladeLogic

March 19, 2008

Transforms BMC into the Service Automation leader HOUSTON, March 17, 2008 - BMC Software (NYSE: BMC) has signed a definitive agreement to purchase BladeLogic (NSDQ: BLOG), the leading and fastest growing data center automation company, for $28.00 per outstanding share of BladeLogic common stock in cash or... Read More

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Bosch Acquires Accu Industries Inc. in the U.S.

March 18, 2008

o Accu Industries: roughly $16 million sales, 45 associates o Addition to the Diagnostics business unit of the Bosch Automotive Aftermarket division o Broader distribution base strengthens workshop equipment business in North America STUTTGART, Germany, March 13 -- The Bosch Group is acquiring the operating... Read More

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InterFlex Group Acquires UK Converter and Expands US Manufacturing Facilities

March 18, 2008

WILKESBORO, N.C., March 12 - The InterFlex Group, a flexible packaging company with facilities in the USA, Scotland and Brazil, is pleased to announce the acquisition of EBR Limited, a leading flexible packaging converter with strong market positions in the UK bakery and snack food sectors. The transaction was... Read More

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Microsoft Announces Acquisition of Rapt

March 18, 2008

Rapt solutions will provide Microsoft with advanced technology and services for digital media publishers. REDMOND, Wash., March 14 -- Microsoft Corp. today announced plans to acquire Rapt Inc., the leading provider of advertising yield management solutions for digital media publishers. Rapt's technology, along... Read More

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Kimberly-Clark to Acquire Remaining Interest in Its South African Affiliate

March 18, 2008

DALLAS, March 12 -- Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) today announced it has reached an agreement to purchase the remaining stake in its South African subsidiary, Kimberly-Clark of South Africa (K-CSA), from The Lion Match Company (Proprietary) Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of FASIC Investment Corporation... Read More

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Northrop Grumman to Sell Electro-Optical Systems to L-3 Communications

March 18, 2008

LOS ANGELES, March 12 - Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has signed a definitive agreement to sell its Electro-Optical Systems business for $175 million in cash to L-3 Communications (NYSE:LLL). Completion of the transaction, subject to customary conditions including Hart-Scott-Rodino approval, is expected... Read More

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York Label Acquires Etiprak, S.A. and Etiquetas Industriales, Ltda.

March 18, 2008

OMAHA, Neb., March 13 / -- York Label announced Tuesday, March 11, it has acquired Etiprak, S.A. through its Cameo-Marinetti joint venture, and a 50% interest in Etiquetas Industriales Ltda., both located in Santiago, Chile. These Chilean acquisitions provide the platform for York Label to continue its aggressive... Read More

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Iomega Corporation Receives Unsolicited Acquisition Proposal and Determines That it is Not a Superior Proposal

March 17, 2008

SAN DIEGO, March 10 -- Iomega Corporation (NYSE:IOM) announced today the receipt of an unsolicited non-binding indication of interest from EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC), in which EMC indicated that it is prepared to offer to acquire the outstanding common stock of Iomega for $3.25 per share, assuming a total of... Read More

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Qualcomm Acquires Xiam Technologies Limited, Leading Provider of Wireless Content Discovery and Recommendations Technology

March 17, 2008

SAN DIEGO, March 11 Deal Accelerates Commercialization of Intelligent Targeting Technology for Mobile Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), a leading developer and innovator of advanced wireless technologies and data solutions, today announced that it has acquired Xiam Technologies Limited (Xiam), an Ireland-based... Read More

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Alcatel-Lucent to Acquire ReachView Technologies to Expand Operations Support Systems (OSS) and Professional Service Offerings

March 17, 2008

ReachView Enhances Alcatel-Lucent's Service Assurance Capabilities PARIS, March 10 - Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU), announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire ReachView Technologies, one of the largest service assurance consulting and integration firms in North America. Upon... Read More

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EMC Acquires Leading IT Service Management (ITSM) Software Provider, Infra

March 17, 2008

Further Solidifies EMC's 'Closed-Loop Service Orchestration' Strategy HOPKINTON, Mass., March 10 -- EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC), the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, today announced that it has acquired privately-held Infra Corporation Pty Limited -- a market- leading provider of IT Service... Read More

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SAIC Signs Agreement to Acquire Icon Systems, Inc.

March 14, 2008

SAN DIEGO and MCLEAN, Va., March 10 -- Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE:SAI) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Icon Systems, Inc. (Icon) a recognized leader in the design, development and production of state-of-the- art laser-based systems and products for... Read More

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SunGard Acquires Corporate Payments Division of Payformance

March 14, 2008

NEW YORK, March 10 - SunGard (http://www.sungard.com/) today announced that it has acquired the corporate payments division of Payformance Corporation (http://www.payformance.com/), a Jacksonville, Florida based company that provides payment processing solutions for corporations and health care organizations. The... Read More

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Datascope to Sell Patient Monitoring Business to Mindray in All-Cash Deal

March 14, 2008

Gross Proceeds to Approximate $240 Million New Focus on Cardiac and Vascular Products Montvale, NJ, March 11, 2008 . . . Datascope Corp. (NASDAQ: DSCP) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Patient Monitoring business to Mindray Medical International Limited (NYSE: MR... Read More

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LSI to Purchase Infineon Hard Drive Semiconductor Business

March 14, 2008

MILPITAS, Calif., March 10 -- LSI Corporation (NYSE:LSI) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of the hard disk drive semiconductor (HDD) business of Infineon Technologies AG (FSE/ NYSE: IFX). "Through the addition of the Infineon HDD business, LSI has taken another... Read More