Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Danfoss Enters into Agreement to Acquire a Controlling Stake in Sauer-Danfoss Inc.

March 14, 2008

CHICAGO, March 10 -- Sauer-Danfoss Inc. (NYSE:SHS) today announced that Sauer Holding GmbH, a company owned by the Murmann family, has entered into an agreement to sell 17.5% of the outstanding shares of Sauer-Danfoss Inc. to the Danfoss Group. Upon the closing of the transaction, Danfoss will become the majority... Read More

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EMC Completes Acquisition of Document Sciences

March 14, 2008

HOPKINTON, Mass. and CARLSBAD, Calif., March 6 -- EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC), the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Carlsbad, CA- based Document Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:DOCX), a leading provider of document output management (DOM) and... Read More

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Elsevier Acquires Windhover Information Inc., a Healthcare Business Intelligence Company

March 14, 2008

Acquisition Extends Elsevier's Ability to Gather Global Healthcare News and add to it in-Depth Analysis and Commentary That Will Dramatically Increase Business Value for Customers PHILADELPHIA, March 10 -- Elsevier, the world's leading publisher of science, technical and health information, announced today that... Read More

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Kontron AG Finalizes Acquisition of Thales Computers SA of France

March 12, 2008

Eching, Germany / Neuilly sur Seine, France, March 7, 2008 - Kontron AG, one of the world's leading suppliers of embedded computer systems, has finalized its announced acquisition of the French company Thales Computers SA, a subsidiary of the Thales Group. As already communicated by the respective companies, the... Read More

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eOn Communications to Outsource U.S. Operations Management to Cortelco

March 12, 2008

Companies to Combine Management for Cost Savings, Market Expansion and Integration Pending Anticipated Merger SAN JOSE, Calif., March 7 - eOn Communications Corporation(TM) (NASDAQ:EONC), a leading provider of telecommunications solutions, today reported that eOn and Cortelco Systems Holding Corp (Cortelco) have... Read More

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SKF® Profile Rail Guide Solutions Advance with Taiwanese Acquisition

March 12, 2008

SKF® announces its acquisition of ABBA Linear Tech Co., Ltd., a pioneering Taiwanese manufacturer of profile rail guides. This provides SKF with expanded production capacity and the capability to deliver the widest range of low cost and high quality linear guidance products. Profile rail guides enable precise... Read More

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Atmel Completes Acquisition of Quantum Research Group

March 12, 2008

Acquisition of Leading Developer of Touch Sensing Technologies Expands and Strengthens Atmel's Proprietary Microcontroller Product Portfolio SAN JOSE, Calif., March 7 -- Atmel® Corporation (NASDAQ:ATML) today announced that it has received all necessary regulatory approvals for and has completed its acquisition of... Read More

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EMC Completes Acquisition of Document Sciences

March 12, 2008

HOPKINTON, Mass. and CARLSBAD, Calif., March 6 - EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC), the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Carlsbad, CA- based Document Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:DOCX), a leading provider of document output management (DOM) and... Read More

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Plastipak Packaging Announces Acquisition of European Integrated Preform Business from the M&G Group

March 12, 2008

PLYMOUTH, Mich., March 7 -- Plastipak Packaging, Inc. ("Plastipak"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Plastipak Holdings, Inc., is pleased to announce that it has acquired 100% of the equity interests in two corporations, Europa Preforme S.r.l., and Preforme Sud S.r.l. With this purchase, Plastipak will acquire an... Read More

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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