Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

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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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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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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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

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MSC.Software Strengthens Its Position in Thermal Management Markets with Acquisition of Network Analysis, Inc.

January 30, 2008

Move Strengthens MD strategy with Advanced Thermal Simulation SANTA ANA, Calif., Jan. 14 -- MSC.Software (NASDAQ:MSCS), the leading global provider of enterprise simulation solutions, including simulation software and services, expands its world-class thermal solution portfolio through its acquisition of... Read More

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IBM to Acquire Cognos to Accelerate Information on Demand Business Initiative

January 29, 2008

ARMONK, NY and OTTAWA, November 12, 2007 - IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Cognos® (NASDAQ: COGN) (TSX: CSN) today announced that the two companies have entered into a definitive agreement for IBM to acquire Cognos, a publicly-held company based in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, in an all-cash transaction at a price of approximately... Read More

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IBM Acquires XIV

January 29, 2008

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL and ARMONK, NY - 02 Jan 2008: IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced it has acquired XIV, a privately held storage technology company based in Tel Aviv, Israel. XIV, its technologies and employees, will become part of the IBM System Storage business unit of the IBM Systems and Technology Group. Financial... Read More

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Dell to Complete Acquisition of Dell Financial Services

January 29, 2008

Round Rock, Texas, December 20, 2007 Dell has exercised its option to purchase CIT's 30 percent interest in Dell Financial Services (DFS) and plans to complete the purchase by the end of calendar year 2007, making it the sole owner of the financial services company. Dell currently owns 70 percent of DFS, which... Read More

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Morgan Crucible Company Agrees to Acquire Carpenter Technology Corporation's Technical Ceramics Business for $147 Million

January 29, 2008

Morgan Crucible, parent company to Morgan Technical Ceramics, has agreed to acquire two technical ceramics businesses, Certech and Carpenter Advanced Ceramics, from Carpenter Technology Corporation. These businesses will be acquired on a cash and debt free basis for a cash consideration of $147 million. Certech is... Read More

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IBM to Acquire Solid Information Technology to Broaden Information on Demand Portfolio

January 29, 2008

HELSINKI, FINLAND and ARMONK, NY - 21 Dec 2007: IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Solid Information Technology, a privately held company based in Cupertino, California, and Helsinki, Finland, that provides in-memory database software. Financial details were not disclosed... Read More