Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

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

Mergers & Acquisition

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

Mergers & Acquisition

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

Mergers & Acquisition

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

Mergers & Acquisition

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

Mergers & Acquisition

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

Mergers & Acquisition

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

Mergers & Acquisition

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

Mergers & Acquisition

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

Mergers & Acquisition

Burgon Tool Steel, Co., Inc. Acquires Kloster Steel Corp.

January 17, 2008

Burgon Tool Steel, Co., Inc. announced the acquisition of Kloster Steel Corp., Chicago, IL. Kloster Steel enjoys an outstanding reputation having served the upper Midwest region with the highest quality tool steel products since 1926. "We at Kloster Steel are truly excited about becoming part of the Burgon Tool... Read More

Mergers & Acquisition

Oracle to Acquire BEA Systems

January 17, 2008

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., Jan. 16 / -- Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ:ORCL) and BEA Systems (NASDAQ:BEAS) announced today they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Oracle will acquire all outstanding shares of BEA for $19.375 per share in cash. The offer is valued at approximately $8.5 billion, or $7.2... Read More

Mergers & Acquisition

Agilent Technologies Completes Acquisition of Velocity11, a Leader in Life Science Lab Automation and Robotics

January 17, 2008

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 20, 2007 Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced it has completed the acquisition of Velocity11, a leader in automated liquid handling and laboratory robotics for the life science market. Financial details were not disclosed. The acquisition of privately held Velocity11... Read More

Mergers & Acquisition

Dominion, Equitable Terminate Agreement for Sale of Peoples, Hope Gas Utilities

January 17, 2008

o Dominion to pursue other offers for purchase of the two utilities o Equitable cites need to focus on other significant organic growth opportunities RICHMOND, Va. and PITTSBURGH, Jan. 15 / -- Dominion (NYSE:D) and Equitable Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EQT) announced today that they have terminated their agreement for... Read More

Mergers & Acquisition

Fabrik Acquires G-Technology, Inc.

January 17, 2008

Fast-Growing Storage and Web Services Company Purchases Leading Supplier of Specialized Storage Solutions for Mac and Creative Pro Markets SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 15 / -- Macworld Conference & Expo -- Fabrik, Inc., (http://www.fabrik.com/), a leading provider of innovative storage, memory and next-generation online... Read More

Mergers & Acquisition

EWS Tool Technologies of Germany Purchases MN-Based Command Tooling Systems

January 17, 2008

RAMSEY, MN-January 14, 2008-EWS Tool Technologies of Germany ("EWS"), a leading manufacturer of driven and static tools, announces the purchase of Command Tooling Systems, LLC ("Command"), a U.S. manufacturer of CNC Toolholders. Headquartered in Uhingen, Germany, EWS offers worldwide distribution including... Read More

Mergers & Acquisition

Fujitsu Acquires Quebec-Based Promaintech Novaxa

January 17, 2008

Fujitsu Consulting adds proven business process optimization competencies and qualifications to its suite of enterprise services Montreal, QC, October 23, 2007 - Fujitsu Consulting, the North America consulting and services arm of Fujitsu Limited, today announced the acquisition of Promaintech Novaxa, a consulting... Read More

Mergers & Acquisition

Manpower Inc. Acquires Clarendon Parker Middle East to Become Market Leader in Employment Services

January 16, 2008

Clarendon Parker Middle East, the Region's Largest Employment Services Provider, to Operate Under the Manpower Inc.'s Manpower Professional, Right Management, and Manpower Business Solutions Service Brands MILWAUKEE, Jan. 10 -- Manpower Inc. (NYSE:MAN), a world leader in the employment services industry, announced... Read More

Mergers & Acquisition

Brady Corporation Acquires Security-Sealing Company Transposafe Systems, Headquartered in Amsterdam

January 16, 2008

Milwaukee and Amsterdam (November 13, 2007)--Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC) has announced that it has acquired Transposafe Systems, a specialist in security sealing and identification solutions for protecting assets during transport. Transposafe is headquartered near Amsterdam (The Netherlands), with operations in... Read More

Mergers & Acquisition

Cummins to Sell Universal Silencer to Management-Led Investor Group

January 16, 2008

October 11, 2007 NASHVILLE, TENN. - Cummins Inc. (NYSE:CMI) today announced that it has reached an agreement to sell Universal Silencer Inc. (USI) to the Stirling Group, led by current USI general manager Randy Eppli. The newly formed Stirling Group includes other key members of Universal Silencer's management... Read More

Mergers & Acquisition

EMC Announces Plan to Acquire Document Sciences Corp. Leading Provider of Customer Communications Solutions

January 16, 2008

EMC Further Extends Its Enterprise Content Management Leadership and Vision with Best-in-Class Document Output Management (DOM) HOPKINTON, Mass. and CARLSBAD, Calif., Dec. 27 -- EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC), the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, and Document Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:DOCX... Read More