Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

March Networks Announces Offer to Acquire Cieffe S.p.A.

February 4, 2008

Company Will Expand European Footprint with Acquisition of Award-Winning IP Video Surveillance Solutions Developer OTTAWA, Jan. 30 -- March Networks(TM) (TSX:MN; AIM:MNW), a leading provider of intelligent IP video and business analysis applications, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement... Read More

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TAM Share Buy-Back Program

February 4, 2008

SAO PAULO, Brazil, Jan. 30 / -- TAM (Bovespa: TAMM4 and NYSE: TAM) reports that, at a meeting conducted today, its Board of Directors approved the acquisition of preferred shares issued by the Company to be held in treasury and subsequently cancelled or transferred, without reducing the company's capital stock. The... Read More

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SWsoft Acquires WebHost Automation Ltd., Maker of Helm Control Panel

February 4, 2008

HERNDON, Va., December 20, 2007 - SWsoft today announced it has acquired WebHost Automation Ltd., maker of the Helm control panel and billing software for Windows with nearly 1.5 million end users worldwide. WebHost Automation is based in Bristol, U.K. The acquisition adds more Windows platform expertise to SWsoft... Read More

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ICE Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire YellowJacket

February 4, 2008

Leading Provider of Peer-to-Peer Communications, Price Transparency and OTC Trade Network ATLANTA, Jan. 31 / -- IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE:ICE), a leading operator of global exchanges and over-the-counter (OTC) markets, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire YellowJacket Software, Inc... Read More

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TriMas Subsidiary Cequent Acquires Australian Parkside Towbars

February 4, 2008

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., Jan. 31 -- TriMas Corporation (NYSE:TRS) - a diversified growth company of high-end, specialty niche businesses - today announced that its Cequent group acquired Parkside Towbars, located in Western Australia. With annual revenues of approximately $5 million, Parkside Towbars adds to... Read More

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austriamicrosystems Completes Equity Investment in Micro Motor Manufacturer New Scale Technologies

February 1, 2008

Leading analog IC provider forms strategic business and technical partnership with privately-held developer and manufacturer of miniature motion systems Unterpremstaetten, Austria and Victor, NY USA (January 17, 2008) - austriamicrosystems (SWX:AMS), a leading worldwide designer and manufacturer of high performance... Read More

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CONSOL Energy to Offer to Acquire Remaining Shares of CNX Gas

January 31, 2008

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 29 -- CONSOL Energy Inc. (NYSE:CNX) intends to offer to acquire all of the outstanding shares of CNX Gas Corporation (NYSE:CXG) that it does not currently own in a stock-for- stock transaction. CONSOL Energy currently owns approximately 81.7 percent of the approximately 151 million shares of CNX... Read More

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ES&S Acquires Assets of AutoMARK Technical Systems, LLC.

January 31, 2008

Acquisition Means ES&S will Manufacture and Market Widely Praised Voter Assist Terminal OMAHA, Neb., Jan. 28 -- Today, Election Systems & Software (ES&S) announced that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of AutoMARK Technical Systems (ATS), LLC. As a result, ES&S will both manufacture and market the... Read More

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CounterPath Makes Strategic Move into Mobile Enterprise Space with Acquisition of FirstHand Technologies

January 31, 2008

Launches integrated SIP and mobile technologies, further broadening VoIP product portfolio VANCOUVER, Jan. 29 -- CounterPath Corporation (OTCBB: COPA), a leading provider of multimedia VoIP softphones and SIP applications, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire FirstHand... Read More

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Fox Electronics Expands Semiconductor Design Capabilities with Acquisition of Jet City Electronics, Inc.

January 31, 2008

Fort Myers, Fla. January 2008 - Fox Electronics, America's leading supplier of frequency control solutions, has announced its acquisition of Jet City Electronics, Inc., a Seattle, Washington-based fabless semiconductor design firm. The acquisition positions Fox as not only one of the leading semiconductor companies... Read More

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VMware to Expand Desktop Virtualization Solution with Acquisition of Thinstall

January 31, 2008

Thinstall's Best-of-Breed, Agentless Application Virtualization to Join VMware's Desktop Portfolio; VMware Also Acquires Virtualization Services Assets from Foedus PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 15 -- VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW), the virtualization software leader, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement... Read More

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Teltronics Acquires the Assets of Access Communications/Collier Business Systems

January 30, 2008

Relationship Extends Opportunities for Teltronics to Sell Communications Products Direct to Consumers and to Increase the Current Customer Base SARASOTA, Fla., Jan. 28 -- Teltronics, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: TELT) , a world class manufacturer of high quality, dependable communications products and services... Read More

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Greenbrier to Purchase Assets of Wheel Services and Railcar Parts Provider, American Allied

January 30, 2008

Acquisition strengthens Greenbrier's leadership position; transaction expected to be immediately accretive to earnings LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., Jan. 28 - The Greenbrier Companies (NYSE:GBX) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all of the operating assets of American... Read More

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Symmetry Medical Completes Acquisition of DePuy Orthopaedic Instrument Facility

January 30, 2008

WARSAW, Ind., Jan. 25 -- Symmetry Medical Inc. (NYSE:SMA), an independent provider of products to the global orthopaedic device industry and other medical markets, announced today that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc's facility for orthopaedic instrument manufacturing... Read More

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Nokia to Acquire Trolltech to Accelerate Software Strategy

January 30, 2008

Trolltech's Qt Based Technology Assets Facilitate Application Development for Multiple Platforms and Devices ESPOO, Finland and OSLO, Norway, January 28 -- Nokia (NYSE:NOK) and Trolltech ASA today announced that they have entered into an agreement that Nokia will make a public voluntary tender offer to acquire... Read More

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BravoSolution Completes Acquisition of Verticalnet

January 30, 2008

LONDON, January 28 Combination Yields a US$60m Supply Management Solutions Leader With Balanced Strength in US and Europe BravoSolution, a leading provider of global supply management solutions today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Verticalnet, Inc, one of the premier vendors of full-suite... Read More

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Acquisition Announcement

January 30, 2008

Roll Forming Corporation, ("RFC") today announced that it has acquired Sharon Custom Metal Forming ("SCMF"), a recognized leader in the design, engineering, manufacturing and supply of custom roll formed and welded shapes. As a member of the Profilform Division, voestalpine AG, Krems, Austria, RFC is part of the... Read More

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AEP River Operations Purchases or Leases B&H Towing Assets

January 30, 2008

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 28 / -- AEP MEMCO, LLC, a subsidiary of American Electric Power (NYSE:AEP) and part of its AEP River Operations division, has leased five towboats and purchased related assets from B&H Towing, Inc. and its affiliate, Lay Leasing, Inc. (the "Lay Companies") of Paducah, Ky. The Lay Companies are... Read More

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SPX Completes Acquisition of APV

January 30, 2008

Charlotte, NC - December 31, 2007 - SPX Corporation (NYSE: SPW) today announced that it completed the acquisition of APV, a global manufacturer of process equipment and engineered solutions primarily for the sanitary market. "The acquisition of APV greatly enhances our process equipment operations serving key... Read More

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Stewart EFI, LLC Acquires El Paso, TX Plating and Metal Finishing Division of P&J Industries, Inc. Further Expanding Its Capabilities for the Mexican & Southwestern US

January 30, 2008

El Paso, TX - January, 2008 - Stewart EFI, LLC has acquired the equipment and assets of the El Paso, TX Plating and Metal Finishing Division of P&J Industries, Inc., a Toledo, OH based company. This new subsidiary of Stewart EFI, LLC will remain at its 48,000 square foot (4,460 m²) 44 Butterfield Circle, El Paso... Read More