Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Valmont Acquires 70% of West Coast Engineering Group

February 7, 2008

OMAHA, Neb., Feb. 6 - Valmont Industries, Inc. (NYSE:VMI), a leading global manufacturer of engineered support structures for infrastructure, mechanized irrigation equipment for agriculture, and a provider of coating services and tubular products, announced today that it has acquired a 70% interest in West Coast... Read More

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Noble Systems® Announces Acquisition of AMCAT(TM)

February 7, 2008

Atlanta, GA - November 7, 2007: Noble Systems Corporation, a global leader in innovative contact center technology solutions, announced today that it has acquired AMCAT(TM), AMCAT UK LTD, and AMCAT Germany GmbH. Noble Systems and AMCAT are significant providers in the contact center technology space all across the... Read More

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BOS Announces the Signing of a Definitive Agreement for the Acquisition of Assets of Dimex Systems Ltd.

February 7, 2008

RISHON LEZION, Israel, January 30/ -- B.O.S. Better Online Solutions Ltd. ("BOS" or the "Company")(NASDAQ: BOSC)(TASE: BOSC), a leading provider of enterprise software and RFID solutions, announced today that it entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition of assets and activities of Dimex Systems Ltd... Read More

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Microsoft Proposes Acquisition of Yahoo! for $31 Per Share

February 7, 2008

Transaction valued at approximately $44.6 billion in cash and stock; Provides 62 percent premium to current trading price for Yahoo! shareholders; Combined entity to create a more competitive company while providing superior value to shareholders and better choice and innovation for customers and partners... Read More

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ON Semiconductor Completes Acquisition of CPU Voltage and PC Thermal Monitoring Business from Analog Devices, Inc.

February 7, 2008

PHOENIX, Ariz. - Jan. 2, 2008 - ON Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: ONNN) today announced that it has completed its acquisition of the voltage regulation and thermal monitoring products for computing applications from Analog Devices, Inc. (NYSE: ADI). On Nov. 8, 2007, ON Semiconductor announced that it signed a... Read More

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Caterpillar Completes Acquisition of Shandong SEM Machinery Co., Ltd.

February 5, 2008

Caterpillar will continue investing in employee development, product improvements and customer support programs at SEM QINGZHOU CITY, China, Jan. 31 -- Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) has received final regulatory approval and completed the purchase of the remaining shares of Shandong SEM Machinery (SEM), a leading... Read More

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Automated Logic Corp. Establishes Branch Operations in Georgia, North Carolina, Wisconsin, Florida and Alabama

February 5, 2008

KENNESAW, Ga., Feb. 1 / -- Automated Logic Corp (ALC) has acquired the business of ALC Controls, Inc. (ALCC), an independent controls contractor with branch offices in Georgia, North Carolina, Wisconsin, Central Florida, and Central Alabama. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Established in 1991, ALCC designs... Read More

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Sunburst EMS Announces Strategic Acquisition of New England Wire Assemblies

February 5, 2008

West Bridgewater Massachusetts, USA - Sunburst EMS announces the strategic acquisition of Salem, Mass. - based New England Wire Assemblies ('NEWire') on Friday, February 1, 2008. New England Wire Assemblies was founded in 1983 and specializes in the production of custom wire harnesses and cable assemblies. In... Read More

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DuPont Acquires Chemtura Fluorine Chemicals Business

February 5, 2008

Expands Specialty Businesses, Advances Development Strategy for More Sustainable Products WILMINGTON, Del., Feb. 1 -- DuPont (NYSE:DD) today announced that it has completed its purchase of Chemtura Corporation's fluorine chemicals business. The move is part of DuPont's strategy to expand its fluorochemicals... Read More

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Siemens to Acquire Heat-Recovery Steam Generator-Business of Balcke Dürr Austria

February 5, 2008

Erlangen, 2007-Dec-07 Siemens Power Generation (PG) has reached an agreement with Balcke-Durr GmbH Deutschland on the acquisition of the heat-recovery steam generator-business of Vienna-based Balcke Durr Austria GmbH. With this acquisition Siemens PG will add heat-recovery steam generators for combined cycle power... Read More

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March Networks Announces Offer to Acquire Cieffe S.p.A.

February 4, 2008

Company Will Expand European Footprint with Acquisition of Award-Winning IP Video Surveillance Solutions Developer OTTAWA, Jan. 30 -- March Networks(TM) (TSX:MN; AIM:MNW), a leading provider of intelligent IP video and business analysis applications, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement... Read More

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TAM Share Buy-Back Program

February 4, 2008

SAO PAULO, Brazil, Jan. 30 / -- TAM (Bovespa: TAMM4 and NYSE: TAM) reports that, at a meeting conducted today, its Board of Directors approved the acquisition of preferred shares issued by the Company to be held in treasury and subsequently cancelled or transferred, without reducing the company's capital stock. The... Read More

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SWsoft Acquires WebHost Automation Ltd., Maker of Helm Control Panel

February 4, 2008

HERNDON, Va., December 20, 2007 - SWsoft today announced it has acquired WebHost Automation Ltd., maker of the Helm control panel and billing software for Windows with nearly 1.5 million end users worldwide. WebHost Automation is based in Bristol, U.K. The acquisition adds more Windows platform expertise to SWsoft... Read More

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ICE Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire YellowJacket

February 4, 2008

Leading Provider of Peer-to-Peer Communications, Price Transparency and OTC Trade Network ATLANTA, Jan. 31 / -- IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE:ICE), a leading operator of global exchanges and over-the-counter (OTC) markets, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire YellowJacket Software, Inc... Read More

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TriMas Subsidiary Cequent Acquires Australian Parkside Towbars

February 4, 2008

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., Jan. 31 -- TriMas Corporation (NYSE:TRS) - a diversified growth company of high-end, specialty niche businesses - today announced that its Cequent group acquired Parkside Towbars, located in Western Australia. With annual revenues of approximately $5 million, Parkside Towbars adds to... Read More

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austriamicrosystems Completes Equity Investment in Micro Motor Manufacturer New Scale Technologies

February 1, 2008

Leading analog IC provider forms strategic business and technical partnership with privately-held developer and manufacturer of miniature motion systems Unterpremstaetten, Austria and Victor, NY USA (January 17, 2008) - austriamicrosystems (SWX:AMS), a leading worldwide designer and manufacturer of high performance... Read More

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CONSOL Energy to Offer to Acquire Remaining Shares of CNX Gas

January 31, 2008

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 29 -- CONSOL Energy Inc. (NYSE:CNX) intends to offer to acquire all of the outstanding shares of CNX Gas Corporation (NYSE:CXG) that it does not currently own in a stock-for- stock transaction. CONSOL Energy currently owns approximately 81.7 percent of the approximately 151 million shares of CNX... Read More

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ES&S Acquires Assets of AutoMARK Technical Systems, LLC.

January 31, 2008

Acquisition Means ES&S will Manufacture and Market Widely Praised Voter Assist Terminal OMAHA, Neb., Jan. 28 -- Today, Election Systems & Software (ES&S) announced that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of AutoMARK Technical Systems (ATS), LLC. As a result, ES&S will both manufacture and market the... Read More

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CounterPath Makes Strategic Move into Mobile Enterprise Space with Acquisition of FirstHand Technologies

January 31, 2008

Launches integrated SIP and mobile technologies, further broadening VoIP product portfolio VANCOUVER, Jan. 29 -- CounterPath Corporation (OTCBB: COPA), a leading provider of multimedia VoIP softphones and SIP applications, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire FirstHand... Read More

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Fox Electronics Expands Semiconductor Design Capabilities with Acquisition of Jet City Electronics, Inc.

January 31, 2008

Fort Myers, Fla. January 2008 - Fox Electronics, America's leading supplier of frequency control solutions, has announced its acquisition of Jet City Electronics, Inc., a Seattle, Washington-based fabless semiconductor design firm. The acquisition positions Fox as not only one of the leading semiconductor companies... Read More