Mergers & Acquisition

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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DOCdata Acquires Contributie Services B.V.

January 16, 2008

WAALWIJK, Netherlands, December 28 -- DOCdata N.V. today announces that Triple Deal B.V., a majority-owned subsidiary of DOCdata, has bought all issued shares of Contributie Services B.V. in Utrecht from Conclusion B.V., who founded the company. With the acquisition of Contributie Services B.V., DOCdata has taken... Read More

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Discovery Technologies, Inc. Acquires Green Agriculture Holding Corporation

January 16, 2008

Discovery Technologies, Inc. completes $20.519 million private placement SHAANXI, China, Dec. 27 -- Discovery Technologies, Inc. (the "Company") (BULLETIN BOARD: DCOV). On December 26, 2007, Discovery Technologies, Inc., a Nevada corporation acquired all of the issued and outstanding capital stock (the "Green... Read More

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Valley National Gases, LLC Acquires Wolfenden Industries, Ohio-Based Gas Distributor

January 16, 2008

Valley National Completes Acquisition of Portland Welding Supply WASHINGTON, Pa., Jan. 11 / -- Valley National Gases, LLC announced today that it has acquired Wolfenden Industries, a distributor of industrial, medical and special gases with three operating locations in Northeast Ohio. In addition, Valley National... Read More

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PolyOne Completes Acquisition of Ngai Hing PlastChem

January 16, 2008

Acquisition enhances globalization strategy CLEVELAND, Jan. 11 / -- PolyOne Corporation (NYSE:POL), a leading global provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, announced today that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of the assets and operations of Ngai Hing PlastChem... Read More

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Kyocera Mita Corporation Sets Stage for Aggressive Document Solutions Technology Development through Strategic Acquisition of Peerless' Intellectual Property

January 16, 2008

Purchase of Intellectual Property, Assets To Spur Market Share Growth, Accelerate Global R&D Pipeline OSAKA, JAPAN, Jan. 10, 2008 - Kyocera Mita Corporation (www.kyoceramita.com), a group company of Kyocera Corporation, and one of the world's largest manufacturers of office information equipment, including... Read More

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Dow Polyurethanes Completes Acquisition of Edulan A/S

January 16, 2008

Midland, MI - November 05, 2007 The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Edulan A/S, an independent polyurethane (PU) systems house specializing in rigid foam and elastomer formulation technologies. In addition to Edulan's business and production facility in Denmark... Read More

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Cisco Systems to Acquire Navini Networks for $330 Million

January 16, 2008

OYSTER BAY, NY-Cisco Systems has announced that it will acquire Navini Networks for $330 million. "This provides a way for Cisco to expand its wireless networking solutions from WLAN only to include WMAN and WAAN as well," comments Philip Solis, principal mobile broadband analyst at ABI Research. "4G networks move... Read More

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EMS, Escort Memory Systems, Officially Merges With Datalogic Automation

January 16, 2008

Datalogic Automation officially merges the Escort Memory Systems' Scotts Valley, CA office into the Datalogic Automation, Inc. office in Hebron, KY Hebron, KY January 14, 2008. Datalogic Automation is pleased to announce that as of January 1st, 2008, the Escort Memory Systems (EMS) Americas' organization, with... Read More