Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Avista Capital Partners Completes Acquisition of Bristol-Myers Squibb Medical Imaging

January 15, 2008

NEW YORK, Jan. 8 -- Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) and Avista Capital Partners, a leading private equity firm, announced today that Avista has completed its acquisition of Bristol-Myers Squibb Medical Imaging, a business unit of Bristol-Myers Squibb. Bristol- Myers Squibb Medical Imaging is a leading... Read More

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Trimble Acquires Engineering and Construction Accessories Company

January 15, 2008

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 10 / -- Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) announced today it has acquired privately-held Crain Enterprises, Inc. of Mound City, Illinois, in an all-cash transaction. Crain is a leading manufacturer of accessories for the geomatics, surveying, mapping, and construction industries. Financial terms were not... Read More

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ATK to Acquire Information Systems and Geospatial Businesses of MacDonald Dettwiler and Associates

January 15, 2008

Strategic Acquisition Creates an International, Full-spectrum Space Company to Provide Mission Critical Information Solutions Acquisition Expected to Accelerate Long-term Sales and Earnings Growth MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 8 / -- Alliant Techsystems (NYSE:ATK) announced today that it has negotiated definitive agreements... Read More

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Deep Down Announces Funding of Mako Technologies Acquisition

January 15, 2008

HOUSTON, Jan. 9 - Deep Down, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: DPDW) today announced that it has closed on its anticipated additional $6,000,000 in debt financing with Prospect Capital Corporation to fund its acquisition of Mako Technologies, Inc. ("Mako"). Headquartered in Morgan City, Louisiana, Mako serves the growing... Read More

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GE Inspection Technologies Completes Acquisition of Phoenix X-Ray

January 15, 2008

Acquisition expands GE Inspection Technologies' X-ray offerings to include 3D CT, micro- and nano-technology systems Billerica, MA, USA - October 26, 2007 - GE Inspection Technologies, a unit of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE), announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Phoenix X-ray, a leader in... Read More

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Hillman Acquires All Points

January 15, 2008

CINCINNATI, Dec. 28 -- The Hillman Companies, Inc. (AMEX:HLM_P) (the "Company" or "Hillman"), announced today that its Hillman Group, Inc. subsidiary purchased All Points Industries, Inc.("All Points"), a Pompano Beach, Florida based distributor of commercial and residential fasteners and related products. Annual... Read More

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Genesee & Wyoming Completes Acquisition of Maryland Midland Railway

January 15, 2008

GREENWICH, Conn., January 1, 2008 -- Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (GWI) (NYSE:GWR) announced today that it has completed its acquisition of 87.4% of Maryland Midland Railway, Inc. (Maryland Midland) for cash consideration of approximately $29.1 million, to be adjusted for final working capital. Maryland Midland, located... Read More

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Emerson Acquires the Automation Group

January 15, 2008

Acquisition expands Emerson's process control engineering and project management capabilities for refining, petrochemical and related industries AUSTIN, TEXAS (January 8, 2008) - Emerson today announced that it has acquired The Automation Group (TAG) of Houston, Texas. TAG becomes part of Emerson Process... Read More

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BOS Announces Advanced Negotiations for the Acquisition of Assets of Dimex Systems Ltd.

January 15, 2008

RISHON LEZION, Israel, December 30 - B.O.S. Better Online Solutions Ltd. ("BOS" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: BOSC) (TASE: BOSC), a leading provider of enterprise software and RFID solutions, announced today that it is the course of advanced negotiations for the acquisition of assets of Dimex Systems Ltd. ("Dimex... Read More

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Industrial Scientific Acquires DBO2

January 14, 2008

PITTSBURGH, PA, USA - 09 Jan 2008 - Industrial Scientific Corporation announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Design Build Own Operate Inc. (DBO2), a leader in measuring human error in the workplace, for an undisclosed amount. Located in San Carlos, CA, DBO2 was founded in 2001 by Barry Nelson who... Read More

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Franklin Electric Announces the Acquisition of Industrias Schneider S.A., Joinville-SC, Brazil

January 14, 2008

BLUFFTON, Ind., Jan. 10 -- Franklin Electric Co., Inc. (Nasdaq: FELE), the world's largest manufacturer of submersible electric motors and a leading supplier of water pumping and fuel pumping systems, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of all of the outstanding shares of Industrias Schneider... Read More

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ACS Acquires Syan Holdings Limited to Broaden Global IT Capabilities

January 14, 2008

DALLAS, Jan. 9 / -- Affiliated Computer Services, Inc. (NYSE:ACS) today announced that it has acquired Syan Holdings Limited, a U.K.-based provider of information technology outsourcing (ITO) services and one of the United Kingdom's largest IBM Business Partners, for approximately $60 million (30.5 million pounds... Read More

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Minneapolis IT Firm Corporate Technologies Broadens Reach and Service Offerings with Acquisition of Idaho Technology Company, ITG

January 14, 2008

Corporate Technologies, a Minneapolis, MN based information technology firm, today announces the acquisition of Idaho technology services company ITG (Intermountain Technology Group). The acquisition is the latest in an aggressive expansion plan with Corporate Technologies now holding offices in California... Read More

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Captaris Completes Acquisition of Oce Document Technologies

January 11, 2008

BELLEVUE, Wash., Jan. 7 -- Captaris, Inc. (NASDAQ:CAPA), a leading provider of software products that automate document-centric processes, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Oce Document Technologies GmbH (ODT), a provider of software and solutions for document capture, text recognition and... Read More

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Inverness Medical Innovations Finalizes Acquisition of Panbio Ltd

January 11, 2008

WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 7 -- Inverness Medical Innovations (AMEX:IMA) today announced that its previously announced acquisition of Panbio Ltd has been successfully completed. The transaction was finalized with Inverness acquiring all outstanding shares for a total value of approximately $37 million. Panbio... Read More

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Autodesk Completes Acquisition of Hanna Strategies LLC

January 11, 2008

SHANGHAI, China, Jan. 7 -- Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) today announced it has completed the acquisition of Hanna Strategies, a software development firm with offices in Shanghai, Atlanta and Pune, India. On November 1, 2007, Autodesk announced its intention to acquire Hanna Strategies. Terms of the transaction were... Read More

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New Ulm Telecom, Inc. Completes Acquisition of Hutchinson Telephone Company

January 11, 2008

NEW ULM, Minn., Jan. 4 -- New Ulm Telecom, Inc. ("New Ulm") announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Hutchinson Telephone Company ("HTC") for approximately $78 million. HTC will continue to operate as a subsidiary of New Ulm. The acquisition has resulted in a combined company that provides phone... Read More

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Omnicom's BBDO Invests in China's Shunya Communications Group

January 11, 2008

BEIJING, Jan. 6 - Omnicom Group, the world's leading advertising and marketing services company, is taking a significant minority stake in China's Shunya Communications Group through BBDO. Shunya is one of China's leading integrated communications companies. The investment by BBDO represents a further strengthening... Read More

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Applied Materials to Accelerate Its Solar Roadmap with Acquisition of Baccini

January 11, 2008

Applied Materials, Inc. today announced an agreement to acquire Baccini S.p.A., a leading supplier of automated metallization and test systems for manufacturing crystalline silicon (c-Si) photovoltaic (PV) cells. This integrated equipment set addresses critical processing steps in c-Si solar cell production that... Read More

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Audiovox Completes Acquisition of Thomson's Consumer Electronics Audio Video Business

January 11, 2008

AUPPAUGE, N.Y., Jan. 3 -- Audiovox Corporation (NASDAQ:VOXX) announced today that on December 31, 2007, it completed its acquisition of Thomson's Consumer Electronics Audio Video Business outside of Europe, including the worldwide rights to the RCA brand for consumer electronics audio video product lines except TVs... Read More