Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Valmont Acquires PennSummit Tubular

January 22, 2008

OMAHA, Neb., Jan 17 -- Valmont Industries, Inc. (NYSE:VMI), a leading global manufacturer of engineered support structures for infrastructure, mechanized irrigation equipment for agriculture, and a provider of coating services and tubular products, announced today that it has acquired the assets of PennSummit... Read More

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Zilog Responds to UEI Unsolicited Acquisition Proposal

January 22, 2008

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 18 -- Zilog, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZILG) today announced that it has received from Universal Electronics, Inc. an unsolicited, non-binding and conditional proposal to acquire the company. Zilog also announced that it has received a copy of the Schedule 13D filed today by Riley Investment Management... Read More

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Sun Hydraulics Pursues Equity Stake in High Country Tek, Inc.

January 22, 2008

SARASOTA, FL, Nov 01, 2007 -- Sun Hydraulics Corporation (NASDAQ: SNHY) today announced its intention to acquire up to 48% of the shares of High Country Tek, Inc. (HCT), which would represent approximately 36% of its shares on a fully diluted basis. The price is expected to be $2.4 million. The proposed transaction... Read More

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DHR Completes Acquisition of Tektronix

January 21, 2008

Washington, D.C., November 21, 2007 - Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR) announced today that it has completed the merger of its indirect wholly owned subsidiary into Tektronix, Inc. and, as a result, Tektronix has become an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Danaher. Tektronix's common stock will now cease to be... Read More

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OMNI Energy Completes Acquisition of B.E.G. Liquid Mud Services Corp.

January 21, 2008

Acquisition will Expand Transportation and Equipment Leasing Core Business Units Acquisition will Extend Fluid Services into Barnett Shale and East Texas Acquisition Expected to be Immediately Accretive to Earnings CARENCRO, La., Jan. 18 / -- OMNI ENERGY SERVICES CORP. (NASDAQ:OMNI) announced today that it has... Read More

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Eaton Agrees to Acquire The Moeller Group and Launches Tender Offer to Acquire Phoenixtec Power Company Ltd.

January 21, 2008

CLEVELAND ... Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation (NYSE:ETN) today announced plans for two electrical acquisitions, one in Europe and one in Asia Pacific, which will significantly increase the capabilities, size, and geographic breadth of Eaton's electrical business. The acquisitions' combined... Read More

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Eaton Acquires Arrow Hose & Tubing Inc.

January 21, 2008

CLEVELAND ... Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation (NYSE:ETN) today announced it has acquired Arrow Hose & Tubing Inc. Terms were not disclosed. Arrow Hose & Tubing Inc. is a manufacturer of specialty thermoplastic hose and tubing for the industrial, food and beverage, and agricultural markets. The... Read More

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Goodrich Corporation Completes Acquisition of Skyline Industries, Inc.

January 21, 2008

Acquisition provides military helicopter seating market position and capabilities CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 18 -- Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) today announced the acquisition of Skyline Industries, Inc. (Skyline), a leading manufacturer of lightweight crashworthy military helicopter seats and helicopter floor armor... Read More

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BAE Systems Acquires Pitch Technologies

January 18, 2008

28 Nov 2007 Acquisition will expand company's capabilities in training and simulation solutions Orlando, Florida - BAE Systems has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Swedish high-tech company Pitch Technologies AB (Pitch) for a cash consideration of 61.3 MSEK. Founded in 1991 and headquartered in... Read More

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SKF's Acquisition of Leading Magnetic Bearing Company Now Closed

January 18, 2008

SKF acquisition of S2M, a leading company in magnetic bearings, has now been closed. SKF had already earlier 12% of the share capital in S2M. S2M has annual sales of around EUR 40 million and 200 employees. The company is headquartered in Vernon, France, where it also has its manufacturing facilities. SKF pays... Read More

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Arbor Networks Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire Ellacoya Networks

January 18, 2008

January 17, 2008 - Arbor Networks, a leading provider of secure service control solutions for global business networks, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Ellacoya Networks, a leading provider of carrier-class broadband service optimisation solutions. Terms of the transaction were... Read More

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Malvern Instruments Acquires Viscotek Corporation

January 18, 2008

17 January 2008: Malvern, UK: Materials characterization company Malvern Instruments has acquired Viscotek Corporation, a leading provider of chromatography solutions for the characterization of natural and synthetic polymers and proteins. Malvern Instruments is a world-class supplier of systems for the... Read More

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CPI Card Group Acquires Didier

January 18, 2008

LITTLETON, Colo., Jan. 17 -- CPI Card Group announces that it has acquired Didier Printing Company, a privately owned secure card manufacturer based in Fort Wayne, Indiana. This acquisition will allow CPI Card Group to expand the services offered to its customers with highly flexible and responsive customer card... Read More

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Continental Resources Announces $60 Million Williston Basin Property Acquisition and Conference Presentation

January 18, 2008

ENID, Okla., January 14 / -- Continental Resources (NYSE:CLR) announced today the execution of a definitive agreement to acquire producing oil properties in North Dakota and Montana from an affiliate of Chesapeake Energy Corporation for $60 million. The Williston Basin properties currently produce approximately 700... Read More

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New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co., Inc. Acquires Stabler Companies Inc.

January 17, 2008

NEW ENTERPRISE, Pa., Jan. 14 -- New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co., Inc. announced today it has acquired Stabler Companies Inc., a producer of construction materials and highway contractor in Pennsylvania and supplier of construction related safety services throughout the United States. "The acquisition of Stabler... Read More

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Autodesk Completes Acquisition of Robobat

January 17, 2008

Acquisition Extends Autodesk's Leadership in Structural Engineering SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Jan. 15 / -- Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Robobat for approximately $42.5 million in USD cash subject to a working capital adjustment. On November 15, 2007, Autodesk... Read More

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DocuSys Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire Prompte

January 17, 2008

MOBILE, Ala., Jan. 15 / -- DocuSys, Inc., a leading anesthesia information management system (AIMS) and medication management system provider, has finalized a Letter of Intent to acquire Prompte, LLC, a Chicago- based software provider of solutions designed to standardize and streamline the earliest stages of... Read More

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Spreadtrum Communications Completes Acquisition of Quorum Systems

January 17, 2008

SHANGHAI, China, Jan. 16 - Spreadtrum Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPRD), one of China's leading wireless baseband chipset providers, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Quorum Systems, Inc. ("Quorum"), a San Diego-based fabless semiconductor company that specializes in the design of highly... Read More

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NeuStar Acquires Webmetrics

January 17, 2008

STERLING, Va., Jan. 15 -- NeuStar, Inc. (NYSE:NSR) announced today that it has acquired San Diego, CA-based Webmetrics, a leading provider of web and network performance testing, monitoring and measurement services, in an all-cash transaction. Webmetrics enables companies to maximize the profitability of web-based... Read More

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Manatron Announces Definitive Agreement to Be Acquired by Thoma Cressey Bravo in a Transaction Valued at Approximately $66 Million

January 17, 2008

Shareholders to receive $12.00 per share in cash KALAMAZOO, Mich., Jan. 15 -- Manatron, Inc. (NASDAQ:MANA) the nation's leading provider of integrated, enterprise-level property tax solutions for state and local governments, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by an affiliate... Read More