Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Raytheon Company Commences Tender Offer for All Shares of Applied Signal Technology, Inc.

January 4, 2011

WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 30, 2010 - Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is commencing today, through its wholly-owned subsidiary RN Acquisition Company, a cash tender offer to purchase all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Applied Signal Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: APSG). Raytheon announced on Monday, Dec. 20, 2010... Read More

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Goldcorp Announces Completion of Acquisition of Andean Resources

January 4, 2011

HAIFA, Israel, December 30, 2010 - Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) ("Elbit Systems") announced that it has acquired the Brazilian companies, Ares Aeroespecial e Defesa S.A. ("Ares") and Periscopio Equipamentos Optronicos S.A. ("Periscopio"). The acquisition was accomplished in a series of transactions... Read More

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Johnson Controls to Acquire KEIPER and the Automotive Seat Business of RECARO

January 4, 2011

BURSCHEID, Germany, December 30, 2010 - Johnson Controls Automotive Experience Enhances Metal Components Business Johnson Controls, a leading global supplier of automotive interior systems and electronics, announced today that it has signed a purchase agreement to acquire KEIPER and the automotive sport and... Read More

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L.B. Foster Completes Merger of Foster Thomas Company into Portec Rail Products, Inc.

January 4, 2011

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 29, 2010 - L.B. Foster Company ("L.B. Foster", Nasdaq: FSTR) today announced that the merger of Foster Thomas Company with and into Portec Rail Products, Inc. ("Portec") has been effected as of December 27, 2010. Portec is now a wholly owned subsidiary of L.B. Foster. As of the close of trading on... Read More

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Cooper Industries Completes Acquisition of Hernis Scan Systems AS

January 4, 2011

DUBLIN, Dec. 30, 2010 - Cooper Industries plc (NYSE: CBE) announced today that Cooper Safety has completed the acquisition of Hernis Scan Systems AS, following receipt of regulatory clearances and the requisite shareholder approval from shareholders of Vislink plc (LSE: VLK.L). The acquisition of Hernis Scan... Read More

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Gerber Scientific, Inc. Closes on Sale of Gerber Coburn

January 4, 2011

SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn., Dec. 31, 2010 - Gerber Scientific, Inc. ("the Company") (NYSE: GRB) today announced that it had closed on the previously announced sale of its ophthalmic lens processing business unit, Gerber Coburn, to Coburn Technologies, Inc. for approximately $19 million, after fees and expenses. The... Read More

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Sigma-Aldrich Acquires Cerilliant Corporation to Strengthen Its Analytical Chemistry Portfolio

January 4, 2011

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 30, 2010 - Sigma-Aldrich® Corporation (Nasdaq: SIAL) announced today it has acquired all outstanding shares of Cerilliant Corporation of Round Rock, Texas to strengthen the Company's analytical chemistry product portfolio and to continue to deliver on its strategic growth plans. Cerilliant, a leading... Read More

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Ferguson Acquires Summit Pipe and Supply - Grows Footprint in the Southeastern US Waterworks Market

January 4, 2011

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Jan. 1, 2011 - Ferguson announces the acquisition of Summit Pipe and Supply Co. Inc. and Summit Pipe and Supply Company of Mississippi, Inc. (collectively, "Summit") in an asset transaction completed Dec. 31, 2010. Summit is a waterworks distributor with three locations in Northport and Wetumpka... Read More