Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

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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Dell Plans to Acquire EqualLogic

January 29, 2008

Catalyst for Simplifying and Virtualizing IT with Partners Globally November 5, 2007 Round Rock, Texas, and NASHUA, N.H. Dell has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire EqualLogic, a leading provider of high-performance iSCSI storage area network (SAN) solutions uniquely optimized for virtualization. The... 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

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Flextronics Completes Acquisition of Avail

January 29, 2008

SINGAPORE, Jan. 28 -- Flextronics (NASDAQ:FLEX) today announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Avail Medical Products Inc., a privately-held, market leader in manufacturing disposable medical devices. As a division of the Flextronics Medical segment, Avail will continue to operate as a... Read More

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The Halifax Group Partners with North American Video

January 28, 2008

NAV To Pursue New Global Growth Opportunities in the Security Integration Industry BRICK, N.J., Jan. 24 / -- The Halifax Group ("Halifax") today announced the acquisition of North American Video ("NAV"), a worldwide leader in the implementation of integrated video surveillance and security systems. Cynthia... Read More

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Autodesk Announces Intent to Acquire Robobat

January 28, 2008

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Nov. 15 -- Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) today announced its intent to acquire Robobat, a privately held company based in Grenoble, France that specializes in analysis, design, and steel and concrete detailing software for the structural engineering industry for approximately $42.5 million in... Read More

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Nature Vision Acquires Castaic Softbaits

January 28, 2008

BRAINERD, Minn., Jan. 23 / -- Outdoor technologies firm Nature Vision, Inc. (NASDAQ:NRVN) announced today purchase of Castaic Softbaits. Throughout the fishing tackle industry, Castaic remains the recognized inventor of the swimbait category, currently the hottest lures for big bass in North America. Recognized by... Read More

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Oil Refineries Subsidiary Carmel Olefins Acquires 49% of Netherland-Based Domo Polypropylene

January 28, 2008

HAIFA, Israel, January 24/ -- Oil Refineries Ltd. (the "Company" or "ORL"), Israel's largest oil refiner, announced today that a wholly owned foreign subsidiary of Carmel Olefins Ltd. (a private company in which ORL holds 50%, hereinafter: "COL") signed an agreement to acquire 49% of the outstanding share capital of... Read More

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Trimble Acquires Geo-3D Inc. to Provide Transportation Infrastructure Inventory Solutions

January 28, 2008

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 24 - Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) announced today it has acquired privately-held Geo-3D Inc. of Montreal, Canada in an all-cash transaction. Geo-3D is a leader in roadside infrastructure asset inventory solutions. Financial terms were not disclosed. The acquisition of Geo-3D extends Trimble's... Read More

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Dell Completes Acquisition of ASAP Software

January 28, 2008

Dell, ASAP Software to Simplify IT for Customers with Total Software Solutions Round Rock, Texas and Buffalo Grove, Ill. Dell announced today that it has completed the acquisition of ASAP Software, a leading software solutions and licensing services provider and a former subsidiary of Corporate Express. The... Read More

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Dell Completes Acquisition of Everdream

January 28, 2008

Advances Dell's Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions for remote-service management Round Rock, Texas, December 20, 2007 Dell today completed the acquisition of privately-held Everdream Corp., a leading provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions for remote-service management. The purchase price and terms... Read More