Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Kontron Signs Contract to Acquire Thales Computers

February 26, 2008

Greater market access and development resources Eching, Munich, February 20, 2008. Kontron, one of the leading suppliers of embedded computer technology, signed an agreement on February 15th via one of its subsidiary companies to acquire 100% of the shares of the French Thales Computers S.A., a subsidiary of Thales... Read More

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CMP Channel Acquires Vision Events®, Creating a Technology Event Powerhouse Dedicated to Driving IT Sales

February 26, 2008

Deepens and Broadens the CMP Channel Portfolio with Robust Events in the Channel, Retail, International, Government and Specialized IT Marketplaces MANHASSET, N.Y., Feb. 21 /- CMP Channel, the number one destination for technology vendors and marketers looking to reach the $390 billion solution provider channel... Read More

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Imperium Partners Group, LLC to Acquire ESS Technology, Inc.

February 26, 2008

FREMONT, Calif., Feb. 22 / -- ESS Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ESST) and Imperium Partners Group, LLC announced that they entered into a definitive agreement yesterday under which Imperium will acquire all outstanding shares of ESS Technology for $1.64 per share in cash, representing a 36.67% premium over the closing... Read More

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EMC to Acquire Pi Corporation, Developer of Personal Information Management Technology

February 26, 2008

Pi Founder and CEO Paul Maritz, a Former Microsoft Executive, to Lead EMC's New Cloud Infrastructure and Services Division HOPKINTON, Mass., and SEATTLE, Feb. 21 / -- EMC Corporation, the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire... Read More

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Rockford Silk Screen Process, Inc. Announces the Completion of the Acquisition of Legible Signs, Inc.

February 26, 2008

Rockford, IL, Feb. 25 -- Rockford Silk Screen Process, Inc., an industry leader in custom Screen and Digital printed products announced today the completion of its acquisition of Legible Signs, Inc., a leading producer of sign and identification products for industrial, workplace and environmental safety compliance... Read More

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Sandata Technologies, Inc. Adds TeleTimecard to Its Service Offering

February 25, 2008

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., Feb. 21 -- Sandata Technologies, Inc., a leading IT services provider to the home health care and social services community, today announced it has acquired certain assets from TeleTimecard(TM) LLC, headquartered in Rochester, Minnesota. TeleTimecard is an Application Service Provider (ASP... Read More

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SpringCM Acquires the Privia Government Proposal and Contract Management Product from Synchris, Inc.

February 21, 2008

Acquisition Adds Key Technology and Market Expertise for Leading Provider of On-Demand Enterprise Content Management SAN MATEO, Calif., Feb. 20 - SpringCM, the leader in on- demand document management and workflow solutions, today announced the acquisition of assets of Synchris, Inc., including its Privia line of... Read More

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Pace Analytical Services, Inc., Purchases Laucks Testing Laboratory, Inc.

February 21, 2008

Acquisition Extends Pace's Laboratory Network to the West Coast MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 19 - Pace Analytical Services, Inc., (Pace Analytical) is pleased to announce that, effective February 19, 2008, Pace Analytical Services, Inc., has purchased the assets of Laucks Testing Laboratory, Inc. in Seattle, Washington... Read More

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NAVTEQ Announces Nokia Regulatory Filing in Europe

February 21, 2008

CHICAGO, Feb. 19 -- NAVTEQ Corporation (NYSE:NVT), a leading global provider of digital map data for vehicle navigation and location-based solutions, announced that today Nokia Corporation filed the necessary notification to the European Commission in regards to its pending acquisition of NAVTEQ. Completion of the... Read More

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Hercules Offshore Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Three Jackup Drilling Rigs

February 21, 2008

HOUSTON, Feb. 15 -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (NASDAQ:HERO) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Transocean Inc. (NYSE:RIG) to purchase three jackup drilling rigs and related equipment for $320 million. The rig package includes the Adriatic III, a 350' Marathon LeTourneau 116C, and the... Read More

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Duke Energy Selling Gas Peaking Plant to TVA

February 21, 2008

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 15 -- Duke Energy (NYSE:DUK) today announced it has entered into an agreement with the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) for TVA's purchase of Duke Energy's 480-megawatt natural gas- fired peaking generating station located near Brownsville, Tenn. Under the agreement, TVA will pay $55 million... Read More

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SGI HPC Momentum Continues with Acquisition and Investment

February 20, 2008

SGI Acquires Assets of Linux Networx, a Leader in Clustered HPC Oak Investment Partners and Lehman Brothers Invest in SGI SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 14 / -- SGI (NASDAQ:SGIC) demonstrated continued momentum in the HPC market today with the announcement of its acquisition of the core assets of Linux Networx, Inc. and... Read More

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MeadWestvaco Specialty Chemicals to Expand Performance Chemicals Business

February 20, 2008

Company to Acquire Pine Chemicals Product Lines from Eastman Chemical Company CHARLESTON, SC, February 15, 2008 - MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE: MWV) Specialty Chemicals Division today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire Eastman Chemical Company's (NYSE: EMN) pine chemicals product lines... Read More

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ProQuest Acquires WebFeat

February 20, 2008

Merger with Serials Solutions is planned ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 14 / -- ProQuest, a Cambridge Information Group company, has acquired WebFeat, acclaimed pioneer of federated search, a technology that enables simultaneous search of all an organization's databases, dramatically increasing research productivity... Read More

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Ikanos Communications Completes Purchase of Centillium's DSL Technology and Assets

February 20, 2008

Updated Guidance Provided & Conference Call Details Included FREMONT, Calif., Feb. 13 -- Ikanos Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:IKAN), a leading developer and provider of Fiber Fast(TM) broadband solutions, today announced that it has completed the purchase of Centillium's DSL technology and assets in an all-cash... Read More

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JDSU Completes Acquisition of American Bank Note Holographics, Inc.

February 20, 2008

MILPITAS, Calif., Feb. 13 -- JDSU today announced that it has completed the acquisition of American Bank Note Holographics, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: ABHH) ("ABNH"), a market leader in the origination, production and marketing of holograms for security applications and the leading supplier of optical security devices... Read More

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Boston Scientific Completes Sale of Fluid Management and Venous Access Businesses to Avista Capital Partners

February 19, 2008

NATICK, Mass., Feb. 14 -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) today announced that it has completed the sale of its Fluid Management and Venous Access businesses to Avista Capital Partners for $425 million in cash. The sale follows the definitive agreement announced on December 13, 2007. The Company expects... Read More

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Autodesk Expands Sustainable Design Product Portfolio

February 19, 2008

Acquisitions of Analysis Technologies from Green Building Studio and Carmel Software Will Help Architects and Engineers Leverage Power of Building Information Modeling to Design More Efficient Buildings SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Feb. 12 -- Autodesk, Inc.(NASDAQ: ADSK) is expanding its portfolio of software solutions to... Read More

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Inverness Medical Innovations Completes Acquisition of BBI Holdings Plc

February 19, 2008

WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 13 -- Inverness Medical Innovations (AMEX:IMA) today announced that its previously announced acquisition of BBI Holdings Plc was successfully completed on February 12, 2008. BBI, located in the United Kingdom, specializes in the development and manufacture of non-invasive lateral flow tests and... Read More

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Wi-Tron, Inc. Enters into a Non-Binding Letter of Intent with Cellvine Ltd. with Respect to a Potential Merger

February 19, 2008

RARITAN, N.J., Feb. 12 / -- Wi-Tron, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: WTRO) , a manufacturer of power amplifiers, today announced that it has signed a non-binding Letter of Intent with Cellvine Ltd., a private Israeli corporation that develops and markets coverage and capacity solutions for the wireless telecommunications... Read More