Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Novell Drives Open Collaboration with SiteScape Acquisition

February 18, 2008

Merger will create interoperable, open source and open standards-based workspaces for team productivity WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 13 -- Novell today announced it has acquired SiteScape, a leader in open source team collaboration, extending Novell's leadership in, and commitment to, innovative and open collaboration... Read More

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Pope & Talbot Announces Agreements to Sell Fort St. James and Midway Sawmills

February 15, 2008

Agreements subject to approval by US Bankruptcy Court and Canadian Court. PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 12 -- Pope & Talbot, Inc. (Pink Sheets: PTBT) today announced that it has agreed to sell its Fort St. James and Midway sawmills. The Sinar Mas Group has agreed to purchase the Fort St. James Sawmill for approximately $6... Read More

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Microsoft Responds to Yahoo! Announcement

February 15, 2008

Reiterates Full and Fair Proposal for Microsoft-Yahoo! Combination REDMOND, Wash., Feb. 11 -- Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT) today issued the following statement in response to the announcement by Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) that its Board of Directors has rejected Microsoft's previously announced proposal to acquire... Read More

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FTI Consulting Acquires Rubino & McGeehin Consulting Group

February 15, 2008

Acquisition Extends FTI's Construction Industry and Government Contracts Solutions BALTIMORE, Feb. 12 - FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:FCN), the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance their enterprise value, announced today that it has acquired Rubino & McGeehin Consulting... Read More

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FTI Consulting, Inc. Announces the Acquisition of Strategic Discovery, Inc.

February 15, 2008

Acquisition greatly expands FTI Technology segment's West Coast platform, creates a bridge to the Asian market and increases its presence within the corporate client base NEW YORK, Feb. 12 - FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:FCN), the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance... Read More

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AZEK Building Products Acquires Composatron Railings

February 14, 2008

SCRANTON, Pa., Feb. 11 -- AZEK Building Products, Inc. today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire Composatron Manufacturing of Toronto, Canada. Composatron manufactures residential railing systems under the Premier and Trademark brands. "These railings have set a new standard of quality and... Read More

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Elmer's Acquires James Galt & Co. Ltd.

February 14, 2008

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 12 -- Elmer's Products, Inc., an industry leader in adhesives, arts and crafts, office, and educational products, announced today the completion of its acquisition of James Galt & Co. Ltd., an international children's arts and crafts and activity products company based in Cheshire... Read More

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Microsoft Agrees to Acquire Danger Inc., Strengthens Mobile Consumer Vision

February 14, 2008

Acquisition of popular software and mobile services company will enhance Microsoft's ability to broadly deliver compelling mobile experiences. REDMOND, Wash., Feb. 11 -- Microsoft Corp. today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Danger Inc., the company responsible for the software and services... Read More

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Cooper Announces the Acquisition of MTL Instruments Group plc

February 14, 2008

Manufactures and sells electronic instrumentation and protection equipment for use in harsh and hazardous environments HOUSTON, February 11, 2008 -- Cooper Industries, Ltd. (NYSE:CBE) today announced that its subsidiary, Cooper Controls (U.K.) Limited, has acquired more than 98 percent of the outstanding shares of... Read More

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Atempo Acquires E-Mail Archiving Technology Company; Further Expands Leadership in Data Protection and Archiving

February 14, 2008

Company to Integrate Lighthouse Global Technologies' E-Trail Digital Archive Solution with Atempo Archive Server Palo Alto, Calif., Feb. 12, 2008 - Atempo, Inc., a leading provider of cross-platform data protection and archiving solutions, today announced the acquisition of Lighthouse Global Technologies, Inc... Read More

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SAP France to Implement Squeeze-Out of Business Objects Securities

February 14, 2008

WALLDORF, Germany and PARIS, Feb. 11 -- SAP France S.A. ("SAP France") and SAP AG (NYSE:SAP) ("SAP") announced today that on February 18, 2008 SAP France, which as of February 8, 2008 owned 95.49% of Business Objects S.A. (NASDAQ:BOBJ) (Euronext Paris ISIN code: FR0004026250 - BOB) ("Business Objects"), will acquire... Read More

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Ricoh Americas Corporation Acquires BSA Business Solutions, Inc.

February 14, 2008

WEST CALDWELL, N.J., Feb. 12 -- Ricoh Americas Corporation, a leading provider of office equipment in the United States has acquired select assets and the associated customer base of BSA Business Solutions, Inc., of Tempe, AZ. BSA was an authorized Savin dealer with sales offices in Phoenix, Tempe and Tucson, AZ... Read More

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PPD to Acquire InnoPharm Ltd.

February 13, 2008

Strengthening PPD's presence in Eastern Europe WILMINGTON, N.C., Feb. 6 / -- PPD, Inc. (NASDAQ:PPDI) today announced it has signed an agreement to purchase InnoPharm Ltd., an independent contract research organization, or CRO, based in Smolensk, Russia. The acquisition will expand PPD's global reach with... Read More

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Specialty Coating Systems Acquires Parylene Japan K.K.

February 13, 2008

INDIANAPOLIS - Specialty Coating Systems, Inc. (SCS) completed its acquisition of Parylene Japan K.K. (PJKK) on September 14, 2007. PJKK, a joint venture between SCS and Three Bond Co., Ltd., was established in 1990 to provide world-class Parylene conformal coating services and technologies in Japan. Sole ownership... Read More

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McAfee's New Secure Web Platform Steers Millions of Consumers to the Secure Internet

February 13, 2008

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 7 -- McAfee, Inc. (NYSE:MFE) today announced that it is making the Internet safer for all users by completing the acquisition of privately held ScanAlert, Inc. ScanAlert is the creator of the HACKER SAFE web site security certification service, which protects over 50 million e-commerce... Read More

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Multi-Color Announces Impact to Earnings per Share from Acquisition of Collotype International Holdings

February 13, 2008

SHARONVILLE, Ohio, Feb. 7 / -- Multi-Color Corporation (NASDAQ:LABL) announced today that its acquisition of Collotype International Holdings Pty. Ltd. ("Collotype") is expected to close by the end of February 2008. Both parties are in the process of finalizing closing documentation to satisfy the conditions and... Read More

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Etigra Acquires Super Boll® and FreeFall® Cotton Products from DuPont

February 13, 2008

WILMINGTON, Del., and CARY, N.C., Feb. 8 /- DuPont (NYSE:DD) and Etigra today announced that Etigra has acquired the DuPont Super BollĀ® brand ethephon trademark, registration and assets, as well as the DuPont FreeFallĀ® brand thidiazuron cotton defoliation trademark. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. The... Read More

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Laird Technologies, Inc. Acquires EZURiO, Ltd.

February 13, 2008

Acquisition Enhances Laird Technologies' M2M Solutions with Bluetooth and Wi-Fi RF Modules and Systems St. Louis, Missouri, USA - February 11, 2008 - Laird Technologies, Inc., a global leader in the design and supply of critical components and systems for advanced electronics and wireless products, today announced... Read More

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Nucor to Acquire David J. Joseph Company

February 12, 2008

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 8 -- Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) announced today that it has signed a Purchase Agreement to acquire the stock of SHV North America Corporation, which owns 100% of The David J. Joseph Company ("DJJ"), its related affiliates and real estate, for approximately $1.44 billion. The David J. Joseph... Read More

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Flextronics to Acquire the FRIWO Mobile Power Business Unit of CEAG

February 12, 2008

SINGAPORE, Feb. 7 - Flextronics (NASDAQ:FLEX) today announced plans to acquire the FRIWO Mobile Power (FMP) business unit of CEAG AG, a global market leader for power supplies and chargers for mobile telephones. FMP develops, produces and markets power supply and charging devices for mobile applications in the... Read More