Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Boston Scientific Completes Sale of Neurovascular Business

January 5, 2011

Company prepays $600 million of debt NATICK, Mass., Jan. 3, 2011 - Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced that it has completed the sale of its Neurovascular business to Stryker Corporation. The sale price is $1.5 billion, of which $1.45 billion was received at closing (including an upfront... Read More

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Univar Successfully Closes Quaron Acquisition

January 5, 2011

BRUSSELS, Jan. 3, 2011 - Univar, a leading global chemical distributor, announced today it has successfully completed the acquisition of the Quaron business in Belgium and the Netherlands. This step reflects Univar's commitment to growth and to strengthening its position, reach, service, technical expertise and... 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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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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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