Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

McAfee's New Secure Web Platform Steers Millions of Consumers to the Secure Internet

February 13, 2008

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 7 -- McAfee, Inc. (NYSE:MFE) today announced that it is making the Internet safer for all users by completing the acquisition of privately held ScanAlert, Inc. ScanAlert is the creator of the HACKER SAFE web site security certification service, which protects over 50 million e-commerce... Read More

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Multi-Color Announces Impact to Earnings per Share from Acquisition of Collotype International Holdings

February 13, 2008

SHARONVILLE, Ohio, Feb. 7 / -- Multi-Color Corporation (NASDAQ:LABL) announced today that its acquisition of Collotype International Holdings Pty. Ltd. ("Collotype") is expected to close by the end of February 2008. Both parties are in the process of finalizing closing documentation to satisfy the conditions and... Read More

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Etigra Acquires Super Boll® and FreeFall® Cotton Products from DuPont

February 13, 2008

WILMINGTON, Del., and CARY, N.C., Feb. 8 /- DuPont (NYSE:DD) and Etigra today announced that Etigra has acquired the DuPont Super BollĀ® brand ethephon trademark, registration and assets, as well as the DuPont FreeFallĀ® brand thidiazuron cotton defoliation trademark. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. The... Read More

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Laird Technologies, Inc. Acquires EZURiO, Ltd.

February 13, 2008

Acquisition Enhances Laird Technologies' M2M Solutions with Bluetooth and Wi-Fi RF Modules and Systems St. Louis, Missouri, USA - February 11, 2008 - Laird Technologies, Inc., a global leader in the design and supply of critical components and systems for advanced electronics and wireless products, today announced... Read More

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Nucor to Acquire David J. Joseph Company

February 12, 2008

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 8 -- Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) announced today that it has signed a Purchase Agreement to acquire the stock of SHV North America Corporation, which owns 100% of The David J. Joseph Company ("DJJ"), its related affiliates and real estate, for approximately $1.44 billion. The David J. Joseph... Read More

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Flextronics to Acquire the FRIWO Mobile Power Business Unit of CEAG

February 12, 2008

SINGAPORE, Feb. 7 - Flextronics (NASDAQ:FLEX) today announced plans to acquire the FRIWO Mobile Power (FMP) business unit of CEAG AG, a global market leader for power supplies and chargers for mobile telephones. FMP develops, produces and markets power supply and charging devices for mobile applications in the... Read More

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Setaram Inc. Acquires HY-Energy LLC

February 12, 2008

The First Choice for Challenging Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry Applications February 1st, 2008 Setaram Inc. (Pensauken, NJ and Caluire, France), a leading manufacturer of Thermal Analysis and alorimetry instruments announces the acquisition of Hy-Energy LLC (Newark, CA), a manufacturer of high performance gas... Read More

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Carmeuse and Oglebay Norton Receive FTC Approval for Pending Transaction

February 12, 2008

Transaction Expected to Close Shortly LOUVAIN-LA-NEUVE, Belgium, PITTSBURGH and CLEVELAND, Feb. 8 -- Carmeuse Lime & Stone, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Carmeuse Group, and Oglebay Norton Company (Pink Sheets: OGBY.PK) today announced that they have received approval from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) under... Read More

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LexisNexis Acquires Axxia to Strengthen Practice Management Offering for Mid-Sized Law Firms

February 11, 2008

Axxia Acquisition Reinforces LexisNexis's Role as a Total Solutions Provider in the Mid-Sized Law Firm Market LONDON, February 5 -- LexisNexis, a leading global provider of business information solutions, today announced the acquisition of Axxia - a leading provider of back-office and integrated solutions in the... Read More

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Cree to Acquire LED Lighting Fixtures, Inc.

February 11, 2008

DURHAM, N.C., FEBRUARY 8, 2008 - Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), a market leader in LED solid-state lighting components, today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held LED Lighting Fixtures, Inc. (LLF) in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $77 million, plus up to an... Read More

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CounterPath Establishes Leadership Position in VoIP Market with Strategic Acquisition of BridgePort Networks

February 8, 2008

Becomes first VoIP solution "one stop shop" for service provider and enterprise customers by adding carrier-class Fixed Mobile Convergence (FMC) solutions to growing portfolio VANCOUVER, Feb. 5 - CounterPath Corporation (OTCBB: COPA), a leading provider of desktop and mobile VoIP software products and solutions... Read More

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NVIDIA to Acquire AGEIA Technologies

February 8, 2008

PhysX on GeForce Will Bring Amazing Physics Dynamics to Millions of Gamers SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 4 -- NVIDIA (NASDAQ:NVDA), the world leader in visual computing technologies and the inventor of the GPU, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire AGEIA Technologies, Inc., the industry... Read More

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DE-STA-CO Acquires Industrial Motion Control, LLC

February 8, 2008

Auburn Hills, Michigan, February 6, 2008 - DE-STA-CO, the worldwide leader in robotic tooling, workholding and flexible industrial automation solutions, recently announced the acquisition of Industrial Motion Control, LLC (IMC). Headquartered in Wheeling, Illinois, with additional facilities in Belgium and China... Read More

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Constellation Energy Wins Bidding for Unfinished Calpine Gas Plant in Alabama

February 8, 2008

Plant Expected to be Operational in 2010 and Produce 774 Megawatts BALTIMORE, Feb. 6 - Constellation Energy (NYSE:CEG) today announced that its subsidiary, CER Generation, LLC, has won a court-approved auction for Calpine Corporation's (NYSE:CPN-WI) Hillabee Energy Center, a partially completed gas-fired power... Read More

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Exar Acquires Exclusive Ownership for Digital Power Patents

February 8, 2008

FREMONT, Calif., Feb. 6 - Exar Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAR) today announced that it had acquired exclusive rights to all of Fyrestorm Inc.'s intellectual property, including rights to 30 patents related to digital predictive algorithms. Fyrestorm was a private venture-funded company that developed an all-digital... Read More

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APS Dynamics, Manufacturer of Vibration Shakers & Systems, Is Acquired by SPEKTRA, Manufacturer of Calibration & Vibration Control Systems

February 7, 2008

5 February 2008, Carlsbad, CA, USA - APS Dynamics, Inc., a leading designer and manufacturer of vibration shakers and systems for modal test excitation, low frequency calibration and component test, is pleased to announce that the Assets and Product Line have been acquired by SPEKTRA, the foremost designer and... Read More

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MTC Technologies, Inc. Announces Special Meeting of Stockholders to Adopt Agreement and Plan of Merger with BAE Systems, Inc.

February 7, 2008

DAYTON, Ohio, Feb. 6 -- MTC Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq Global Select Market: MTCT), an industry-recognized provider of aircraft modernization and sustainment, professional services, C4ISR, and logistics solutions to the Department of Defense and national security agencies, announced today that a special meeting of... Read More

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Equinix Expands Operations to the Netherlands with Acquisition of Network-Neutral Data Center Provider Virtu

February 7, 2008

Customer Demand Fuels Expansion of European Operations Foster City, CA - February 6, 2008 - Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the leading provider of network-neutral data centers and Internet exchange services, today announced that it has expanded the company's global data center operations with the acquisition of... Read More

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Praxair Acquires Packaged Gases Business

February 7, 2008

DANBURY, Conn., February 4, 2008 - Praxair Distribution, Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), has acquired Kirk Welding Supply, Inc. of Kansas City, Missouri. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The acquired company had sales of $28 million in 2007. Through 10 locations in eastern... Read More

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CBIZ Acquires Major Provider of Innkeepers' Insurance

February 7, 2008

CLEVELAND, Feb. 5 - CBIZ, Inc. (NYSE:CBZ) today announced that effective February 1, 2008, it has acquired substantially all the assets of NAIS, Inc., which provides innkeepers insurance programs marketed through James Wolf Insurance and Old Line Insurance. NAIS, Inc., located in Frederick, MD, is one of the... Read More