Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Ecolab Expands Its Dairy Hygiene Business in Ireland

December 31, 2007

ST. PAUL, Minn., Dec 04, 2007 -- Ecolab Inc. announced it has purchased the Irish dairy hygiene business from Novartis Animal Health Ireland Limited. The business, which has annual sales of approximately $3 million, will be integrated into the existing Ecolab Food & Beverage business in Ireland. No further details... Read More

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Redwood Plastics Acquires BC Rubber

December 28, 2007

Redwood Plastics Corporation, a division of The Redco Group of companies is pleased to announce that it has acquired BC Rubber Supply Ltd. as of November 5, 2007. BC Rubber will operate as a separate entity with Gerry Balmer and his hard working staff continuing to operate at its current location; 103-20175 100A... Read More

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Acquisition of Delphi Catalyst Completed

December 28, 2007

Umicore today confirmed that the transaction to acquire the automotive catalyst business of Delphi Corp. has been completed. Regulatory clearance for the transaction has already been obtained. A dedicated team has been established to ensure a swift and smooth integration of the acquired activities within Umicore's... Read More

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LeMaitre Vascular Acquires Biomateriali, a Vascular Graft Manufacturer

December 28, 2007

BURLINGTON, Mass., Dec. 21 / -- LeMaitre Vascular, Inc. (NASDAQ:LMAT), a provider of peripheral vascular devices and implants, yesterday acquired Biomateriali S.r.l., a privately held Italian vascular graft manufacturer, for euro 1.8 million in cash, the assumption of euro 0.8 million in intercompany liabilities... Read More

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ITT Completes Acquisition of EDO Corporation, Broadens High-Technology Aerospace and Defense Portfolio

December 28, 2007

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Dec. 20 - ITT Corporation (NYSE:ITT) today announced it has completed the acquisition of EDO Corporation, a global aerospace and defense company, for $56.00 per share plus the assumption of debt, which values the transaction at approximately $1.7 billion. The agreement to purchase EDO was... Read More

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The NewPage Acquisition of Stora Enso's North American Business Is Completed

December 28, 2007

MIAMISBURG, Ohio, Dec. 21 - NewPage Corporation today announced the completion of the previously-announced acquisition of Stora Enso Oyj's (NYSE:SEO) North American paper manufacturing operations. "NewPage, majority owned by Cerberus Capital Management, completed the $2.556 billion financing arranged by Goldman... Read More

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MTC Signs Merger Agreement

December 28, 2007

DAYTON, Ohio, Dec. 21 / -- MTC Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq Global Select Market: MTCT), an industry-recognized provider of aircraft modernization and sustainment, professional services, C4ISR, and logistics solutions to the Department of Defense and national security agencies, announced today that it has signed a... Read More

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CommScope and Andrew Announce Form of Final Merger Consideration

December 28, 2007

$13.50 in Cash and $1.50 in CommScope Stock HICKORY, N.C. and WESTCHESTER, Ill., Dec. 24 / -- CommScope, Inc. (NYSE:CTV) and Andrew Corporation (NASDAQ:ANDW) today announced the final merger consideration for CommScope's acquisition of Andrew. The consideration to be paid for each outstanding share of Andrew... Read More

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Caraustar Announces Acquisition of Mayers Fibre Tube & Core

December 28, 2007

ATLANTA, Dec. 21 / -- Caraustar Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSAR), today announced that it has acquired Mayers Fibre Tube & Core, located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Mayers is a manufacturer of construction tubes, waxed void tubes, paper cores, plastic test cyclinder molds, paper mailing tubes and metal end... Read More

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Valley National Gases, LLC to Acquire Portland Welding Supply

December 28, 2007

WASHINGTON, Pa., Dec. 21 / -- Valley National Gases, LLC announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Portland Welding Supply, an industrial gas and welding supply and tool distributor with annual sales in excess of $30 million, 11 operating locations, and approximately 130 employees... Read More

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Barnes International, Inc. Acquires Superior Filtration, Inc

December 28, 2007

Barnes International, Inc. is pleased to announce the acquisition of Superior Filtration, Inc as part of its on-going 100th year anniversary growth strategy. Superior Filtration is a leader in vacuum filter technology with equipment and systems installed in the major US automotive and auto parts manufacturers as... Read More

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Inverness Medical Innovations Acquires ParadigmHealth

December 28, 2007

WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 21 - Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc. (AMEX:IMA) today announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of ParadigmHealth, Inc. ParadigmHealth, headquartered in New Jersey, is a leading provider of innovative, consumer- centric decision support technologies and expert... Read More

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Newmont Acquires Control of Miramar

December 28, 2007

155,456,377 Common shares of Miramar tendered Offer period extended to January 4, 2008 DENVER, Dec. 21 -- Newmont Mining Corporation ("Newmont") (NYSE:NEM) announced today that Newmont Mining B.C. Limited, an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Newmont, has taken up 155,456,377 common shares of Miramar Mining... Read More

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Energy West, Incorporated to Acquire Natural Gas Utility in Cut Bank, Montana

December 28, 2007

GREAT FALLS, Mont., Dec. 20 / -- ENERGY WEST, INCORPORATED (NASDAQ:EWST), a natural gas utility and energy marketing company and Cut Bank Gas Company, a natural gas utility serving Cut Bank Montana, today jointly announced the execution of a stock purchase agreement among Energy West and certain shareholders of Cut... Read More

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Edwards Lifesciences Completes Acquisition of CardioVations Product Line

December 28, 2007

Transaction Expands Edwards' Portfolio of Minimally Invasive Surgical Offerings IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 21 / -- Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE:EW), the world leader in the science of heart valves, announced today that it has completed its acquisition of certain assets of the CardioVations Division of Ethicon... Read More

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Lockheed Martin Agrees to Acquire PercepTek, Inc.

December 28, 2007

Purchase Strengthens Autonomous Technology Capabilities BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 20 / -- Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) has acquired PercepTek, Inc., a Colorado-based provider of advanced autonomous software technologies. Terms of the transaction, which will not have a material impact on the Corporation, were... Read More

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InteliCoat Technologies Acquires the Museo Family of Digital Fine Art Papers from Crane & Co.

December 27, 2007

Digital Imaging Leader to Expand its Fine Art and Photo Portfolio SOUTH HADLEY, MA (December 18, 2007) - InteliCoat Technologies, Inc. ("InteliCoat"), a world leader in the manufacture of coated paper, film, and specialty substrates for digital imaging technologies, today announced the acquisition of Museo Digital... Read More

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Saint-Gobain Acquires the Third Largest Danish Builders' Merchant and Launches Exclusive Negotiations for the Purchase of Estonia's Leading Builders' Merchant

December 27, 2007

COURBEVOIE, France, December 20 -- Saint-Gobain's Building Distribution Sector announces the acquisition of DLH's building materials distribution division and the launch of exclusive negotiations for the purchase of the Estonian building materials distributor Famar Desi. o With estimated sales of DKK1.82... Read More

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Captaris to Acquire Oce Document Technologies

December 27, 2007

Major Milestone in Fully Enabling Document Capture, Collaboration and Workflow BELLEVUE, Wash., Dec. 20 -- Captaris, Inc. (NASDAQ:CAPA), a leading provider of software products that automate document-centric processes, announced today that it has agreed to acquire Oce Document Technologies GmbH (ODT), a provider... Read More

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Royal Philips Electronics to Acquire Respironics for USD $66.00 Per Share

December 27, 2007

MURRYSVILLE, Pa., Dec. 21 -- RESPIRONICS, INC. (NASDAQ:RESP) today announced it has entered into a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which Royal Philips Electronics (Philips) will commence a tender offer to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Respironics for USD 66.00 in cash per share, or a total... Read More