Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Ford, ACH and Neapco Drivelines Sign Final Agreements for Sale of Automotive Components Holdings' Driveshaft Business

January 25, 2008

o Ford Motor Company, Automotive Components Holdings (ACH) and Neapco Drivelines have signed definitive agreements for the sale of ACH's driveshaft business. o This sale will be the third for ACH operations and it demonstrates progress in Ford's strategy to reduce material costs over time by selling or idling ACH... Read More

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Software AG to Acquire the Application Modernization Business of Jacada for $26 Million Cash

January 25, 2008

o This asset deal strengthens Software AG's leadership position in the Application Modernization market o Jacada's Application Modernization products generate circa $12 revenue million annually, predominantly in the US o The acquisition will be earnings accretive in 2008 o Over 200 Jacada enterprise customers... Read More

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HP Targets High-Growth Document Automation Market with Acquisition of Exstream Software

January 25, 2008

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 22, 2008 - HP today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Exstream Software, LLC, a privately-held leading provider of enterprise software that streamlines the creation and delivery of personalized documents and other communications materials. Exstream is a... Read More

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Trimble Acquires HHK Datentechnik GmbH in Germany to Localize Software Applications for the European Survey and Data Collection Markets

January 25, 2008

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 22 -- Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) announced today that it has acquired privately-held HHK Datentechnik GmbH of Braunschweig, Germany, a provider of customized office and field software solutions for the cadastral survey market in Germany. Financial terms were not disclosed. The addition of HHK... Read More

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Verizon Wireless to Purchase SureWest Communications' Wireless Assets in Northern California

January 25, 2008

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Jan. 22 -- Verizon Wireless and SureWest Communications announced today they have signed a definitive agreement for Verizon Wireless to purchase SureWest Communications' wireless assets in northern California, operating as SureWest Wireless, for $69.0 million. The purchase includes SureWest... Read More

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Elsevier Acquires Edra S.p.A

January 25, 2008

MILAN, Italy, January 22 -- Elsevier has acquired Edra S.p.A, an online publishing company in the healthcare field. Together, Elsevier and Edra will be able to provide professional and promotional support to pharmaceutical companies by combining Elsevier's content and services with Edra's electronic capabilities and... Read More

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Metso Further Strengthens Its Metal Recycling Business with a U.S. Acquisition

January 24, 2008

Metso has acquired Mueller Engineering Inc (MEI). The company, a leading provider of equipment and service for high voltage drive systems to the North American shredder industry, is located in New Berlin, Wisconsin. The sellers are members of the Mueller family. The acquisition price is approximately EUR 6 million... Read More

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QMI Acquires Roll-a-Way Storm & Security Shutters

January 24, 2008

ITASCA, Ill., Jan. 23 -- QMI, the largest manufacturer of rolling shutters for security and hurricane protection in North America, today announced it has acquired the assets of privately held Roll-a-way Storm & Security Shutters, a St. Petersburg, Fla.-based manufacturer and installer of storm and security... Read More

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Rudolph Announces Intellectual Property and Asset Purchase from RVSI Inspection LLC

January 24, 2008

Recent acquisitions keep Rudolph on the back-end fast track FLANDERS, NJ (January 22, 2008)-Rudolph Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ-RTEC), a leading provider of process characterization equipment and software used in wafer processing and semiconductor final manufacturing (back-end) facilities, announced today that it... Read More

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CMP Acquires Think Service, Inc. - The Leading Membership Association for IT Service and Support Professionals

January 24, 2008

Think Service's HDI and CMP's International Customer Management Institute Create Powerful Customer Support Portfolio MANHASSET, N.Y. and COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Jan. 23 -- CMP, a media, marketing solutions and services company serving the technology industry, today announced that it has acquired Colorado-based... Read More

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Sonoco to Acquire Corrugated Construction Form Maker VoidForm® International

January 24, 2008

Hartsville, S.C. - Sonoco (NYSE: SON), the market and technology leader in the manufacture of fiber-based concrete forms, today announced it has signed a letter of intent to acquire the assets of VoidForm International Ltd., a privately held maker of fiber-based concrete construction void forms. Terms of the pending... Read More

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Timken Adds to Growing Aerospace Business with New Power-Transmission Capabilities

January 24, 2008

Acquisition of The Purdy Corp. Complete CANTON, Ohio--Oct. 23, 2007--The Timken Company (NYSE:TKR) today announced the addition of new power-transmission products and capabilities to its rapidly growing aerospace business. Timken completed its acquisition of the assets of The Purdy Corp., a leading precision... Read More

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Oracle Buys Document Capture Leader Captovation

January 23, 2008

Extends Oracle's Industry-leading Enterprise Content Management Solution REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., Jan. 16 -- Oracle announced today that it has agreed to acquire Captovation, a leading provider of document capture solutions that streamline the process of capturing mission-critical content for access from within... Read More

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Multi-Color Corporation Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Collotype International

January 23, 2008

SHARONVILLE, Ohio, Jan. 21 -- Multi-Color Corporation (NASDAQ:LABL) ("Multi-Color") today announced it has signed a binding agreement to acquire Collotype International Holdings Pty. Ltd. ("Collotype") for approximately US$175 million plus an additional $10 million upon achieving certain financial targets. This... Read More

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NUR Macroprinters to Sell Its Business to HP

January 23, 2008

LOD, Israel, Monday, December 10, 2007 - NUR Macroprinters Ltd. (NURMF.PK), a leading supplier of wide-format inkjet production printers for the printing industry, announced today it has signed a definitive agreement with Hewlett Packard Company (HP) under which HP will acquire substantially all the assets of NUR... Read More

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ProQuest Acquires RefWorks

January 22, 2008

Integration in COS will Deliver Powerful New Services to Researchers ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 18 / -- ProQuest, a Cambridge Information Group company, has acquired RefWorks LLC, a leading provider of web-based research management, writing and collaboration services for the academic and research communities... Read More

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Garmin® Completes Acquisition of Danish Distributor

January 22, 2008

CAYMAN ISLANDS, Jan. 17 / -- Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Fairpoint Navigation A/S ("Fairpoint"), the distributor of Garmin's automotive, outdoor recreation, fitness and marine products in Denmark. The company will be renamed Garmin Danmark A/S and will retain... Read More

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Fedders Corporation Sells Fedders Islandaire, Inc.

January 22, 2008

LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. and EAST SETAUKET, N.Y., Jan. 18 -- Fedders Corporation, a leading global manufacturer of air treatment products, announced that it has sold the assets of its Fedders Islandaire, Inc. ("Islandaire") subsidiary to Robert E. Hansen, Jr., President of Islandaire. The sale was completed today... Read More

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Global Imaging Acquires Image Quest Inc.

January 22, 2008

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 20, 2007 -- Global Imaging Systems, a Xerox (NYSE: XRX) company, has expanded its growing network of office technology suppliers into Kansas with the acquisition of Wichita-based Image Quest Inc. The acquisition, Global's first in the Sunflower State, furthers the company's strategy of supporting... Read More

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Fiserv Completes Acquisition of CheckFree

January 22, 2008

Brookfield, Wis., December 4, 2007 - Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV), a leading provider of information technology services to the financial industry, today announced the completion of its acquisition of CheckFree Corporation, a world leader in financial electronic commerce services and products, including electronic... Read More