Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

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

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Schweitzer-Mauduit Announces Acquisition

December 27, 2007

ALPHARETTA, Ga., Dec. 21 / -- Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. (NYSE:SWM) today reported that two of its French subsidiaries have entered into an agreement to purchase the 28 percent minority interest in LTR Industries S.A., the Company's reconstituted tobacco leaf business in France, owned by Societe... Read More

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Apogee Extends Architectural Product Offerings with Purchase of Tubelite Inc.

December 27, 2007

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (December 21, 2007) -- Apogee Enterprises, Inc. (Nasdaq:APOG) today announced that it has purchased 100 percent of the stock of Michigan-based Tubelite Inc., which fabricates aluminum storefront, entrance and curtainwall products for the U.S. commercial construction industry, for approximately $44... Read More

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Industrial Controls Announces Merger with Piedmont Instruments and Controls

December 27, 2007

Wanamassa, NJ -December 26, 2007 - Industrial Controls Distributors LLC, the leading distributor of HVAC controls, process instrumentation and industrial automated valves in the Eastern United States, is pleased to announce its merger with Piedmont Instruments and Controls of Charlotte, NC. Piedmont will integrate... Read More

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AMETEK Acquires California Instruments Corporation

December 27, 2007

Acquisition Broadens Scope of AMETEK's Power Instruments Business Paoli, PA, December 14, 2007 -- AMETEK, Inc. has acquired privately held California Instruments Corporation. Based in San Diego, California Instruments is a leader in programmable alternating current (AC) power sources used to test electrical and... Read More

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Graco Enters into a Definitive Agreement to Acquire Cohesant Technologies' Glascraft Subsidiary

December 27, 2007

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (December 3, 2007) - Graco Inc. (NYSE: GGG) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Cohesant Technologies' (NASDAQ: COHT) GlasCraft Inc. ("GlasCraft") subsidiary for $35 million, which amount includes certain assumed debt and transaction costs. The acquisition will... Read More

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ARRIS Announces Final Allocation for C-COR Acquisition

December 27, 2007

SUWANEE, Ga., Dec. 20 -- ARRIS (NASDAQ:ARRS) today announced the final allocation of the merger consideration in its recent acquisition of C-COR Incorporated. In the merger, shareholders of C-COR were offered a choice of receiving cash or stock consideration consisting of shares of ARRIS common stock and a small... Read More

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Basell and Lyondell Complete Merger Creating LyondellBasell Industries

December 27, 2007

ROTTERDAM, The Netherlands, Dec. 20 -- Basell AF and Lyondell Chemical Company today completed their merger, creating LyondellBasell Industries, the world's third-largest independent chemical company. LyondellBasell businesses include polymers, chemicals, fuels and technology with combined pro forma revenues of... Read More