Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Omnicell Announces Agreement to Acquire Rioux Vision, Inc.

December 5, 2007

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Nov. 30 - Omnicell, Inc. (NASDAQ:OMCL), a leading provider of system solutions to acute healthcare facilities, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Rioux Vision, Inc. in an all cash transaction valued at approximately $26 million, subject to adjustment... Read More

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Conversion of Millennium 4% Convertible Senior Debentures

December 5, 2007

HOUSTON, Dec. 3 -- As previously announced, shareholders of Lyondell Chemical Company (NYSE:LYO) have approved the Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of July 16, 2007, among Basell AF S.C.A., BIL Acquisition Holdings Limited and Lyondell, and the closing of the transaction is anticipated to occur on or about... Read More

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Continental AG: EU Commission Approves the Acquisition of Siemens VDO Automotive AG

December 5, 2007

o Closing of transaction expected for beginning of December 2007 o Wennemer: Biggest step in corporate history o Company has prepared integration to commence immediately after the closing HANOVER, Germany, Nov. 29 -- Continental AG has received the EU Commission's approval for the acquisition of Siemens VDO... Read More

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PennWell Acquires Leading Renewable Energy Web Site

December 5, 2007

TULSA, Okla., Nov. 29 -- PennWell Corporation, a diversified global media and information company, announced today that it has acquired a 51% interest in iCommerce & Marketing L.L.C., which operates RenewableEnergyAccess.com, the world's leading online-only publication and business-to-business community for... Read More

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TECSYS Acquires Streamline Information Systems, Launches a Major Push into Industrial Distribution

December 5, 2007

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Dec. 3, 2007) - TECSYS Inc. (TSX:TCS), an industry-leading supply chain management software company announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Streamline Information Systems Limited (Streamline), a leading Canadian software supplier in the industrial distribution sector. TECSYS has... Read More

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Cooper Industries Acquires Hyundai Explosion-Proof Electric Company

December 5, 2007

South Korean manufacturer of explosion-proof electrical equipment HOUSTON, December 3, 2007 -- Cooper Industries, Ltd. (NYSE:CBE) today announced the acquisition of Hyundai Explosion-Proof Electric Company ("HEPEC"), a South Korea-based manufacturer of explosion-proof electrical equipment. HEPEC specializes in... Read More

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WPCS Completes Acquisition of James Design Pty Ltd

December 5, 2007

EXTON, Pa., Dec. 3 / -- WPCS International Incorporated (NASDAQ:WPCS), a leader in design-build engineering services for specialty communication systems and wireless infrastructure, has announced that it has completed the acquisition of James Design Pty Ltd of Brisbane, Australia. Historically profitable, James... Read More

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Alliance Data Issues Statement

December 5, 2007

DALLAS, Nov. 29 / -- Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS), a leading provider of loyalty and marketing solutions derived from transaction-rich data, is today issuing a statement in response to certain rumors in the market regarding the status of Alliance Data's definitive agreement to be acquired by... Read More

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Wyle Acquires RS Information Systems

December 5, 2007

Strategic Acquisition Broadens Wyle's Presence in Information Technology Services El SEGUNDO, Calif., Dec. 3 / -- Wyle, a leading provider of high tech aerospace engineering, testing and research services and a portfolio company of Littlejohn & Co., today announced a definitive agreement to acquire RS Information... Read More

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Doosan Infracore Completes Acquisition of Bobcat, Utility Equipment and Attachments Businesses from Ingersoll Rand

December 5, 2007

SEOUL, KOREA, WEST FARGO, ND and CHARLOTTE, NC - November 30, 2007 - Doosan Infracore today announced that it has completed the acquisition of the Bobcat, Utility Equipment and Attachments businesses from Ingersoll Rand Company, Ltd. (NYSE: IR). Doosan said that the three entities will operate as individual... Read More

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Garmin® Completes Acquisition of Spanish Distributor

December 5, 2007

CAYMAN ISLANDS, Nov. 30 / -- Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Electronica Trepat S.A. ("Electronica Trepat"), the principal distributor of Garmin's consumer products in Spain. The company will be renamed Garmin Iberia S.A. and will retain its management, sales... Read More

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Colfax Corporation Announces Acquisition of Fairmount Automation

December 5, 2007

Adds Proven Controls Capability and Broadens Defense Business Product Offering RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 30 -- Colfax Corporation announced today it has completed the acquisition of Fairmount Automation, Inc. ("Fairmount"), a manufacturer of proprietary programmable automation controllers headquartered in Newtown... Read More

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Lucas-Milhaupt Acquires Omni Technologies Corporation

December 4, 2007

MILWAUKEE, WI (November 5, 2007)-Lucas-Milhaupt, Inc., a subsidiary of Handy & Harman., announces the acquisition of Omni Technologies Corporation of Danville, a New Hampshire based company specializing in the manufacture and distribution of aluminum-based brazing and soldering materials. Lucas-Milhaupt is North... Read More

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Johnson Mfg. Acquires Assets of S.A. Day

December 3, 2007

November, 2007 Johnson Manufacturing Company, Princeton, Iowa announces the recent acquisition of certain assets of The S.A. Day Mfg. Co. The newly named S.A. Day Buffalo Flux Facility will continue to operate at the same location, 1489 Niagara Street in Buffalo, NY 14213. Products included in the sale are fluxes... Read More

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U.S. Energy Corp. Acquires Crested Corp.

November 30, 2007

RIVERTON, Wyo., Nov. 27 -- U.S. Energy Corp. (NASDAQ:USEG) today announced that on Monday, November 26, 2007, the Crested Corp. ("Crested") shareholders voted in favor of the Agreement and Plan of Merger to merge Crested into USEG. The merger was completed on November 27, 2007, and Crested has been merged into USEG... Read More

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Beckman Coulter to Acquire Exclusive Rights to Break-Through Technologies

November 30, 2007

Product lines evolve and change; please contact the company for current information. Acquisition of Remainder of NexGen Diagnostics Captures Promising Intellectual Property FULLERTON, Calif., Nov. 28 / -- Beckman Coulter, Inc. (NYSE:BEC), a leading developer of products that simplify and automate complex... Read More

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Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. Announces Three Acquisitions Totaling over $3.5 Million of Annual Net Revenue

November 30, 2007

BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 28 -- Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. (NYSE:HGR) is pleased to announce that it has acquired Stagner Orthopedic Services, Specialized Prosthetic & Orthotic Technologies, Inc., and MHC Prosthetics LLC. These acquisitions will provide Hanger with additional patient care centers in Tennessee, Utah... Read More

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El Paso Corporation Acquires Interest in Gulf LNG Project

November 30, 2007

HOUSTON, Nov. 28 -- El Paso Corporation (NYSE:EP) announced today a subsidiary of the company has entered into an agreement to acquire a 50 percent interest in the Gulf LNG Clean Energy Project, a planned liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Pascagoula, Mississippi. A subsidiary of El Paso will operate the... Read More

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Gold Fields Sells 60% Stake in Essakane Project for US$200 Million and Acquires 12.2% Interest in Orezone Resources Inc.

November 30, 2007

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, November 27 -- Gold Fields Limited ("Gold Fields") (NYSE, JSE, DIFX: GFI) is pleased to announce the successful closing of the transaction announced on 10 October 2007, as a result of which Gold Fields sold its 60% stake in the Essakane Project located in Burkina Faso, West Africa to its... Read More

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GlobeTel Acquires Exclusive Technology Licenses and Sales Rights from TAO Technologies

November 30, 2007

Companies Move Closer to Completion of Agreement to Form Sanswire-Tao FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. and STUTTGART, Germany, Nov. 27 -- GlobeTel Communications Corp. (Pink Sheets: GTEM) and TAO Technologies GmbH today announced that, pursuant to their previously announced agreement in principle, TAO has agreed to convey to... Read More