Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Balluff Adds Capacitive Sensor Capability to Its Product Mix Through Acquisition of SIE Sensorik Industrie

November 27, 2007

Florence, KY: November 2008 - Balluff Incorporated, the North American headquarters has announced that its parent company, Balluff GmbH, located in Neuhausen, Germany, has acquired SIE Sensorik Industrie GmbH, based in Viernheim, Germany. SIE is a leader in capacitive sensors. Kent Howard, President of Balluff... Read More

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Konica Minolta Acquires Hughes-Calihan

November 27, 2007

Acquisition Increases Company Presence in Growing Southwestern U.S.A. Market RAMSEY, N.J., Nov. 19 / -- Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta), a leading provider of advanced imaging and networking technologies from the desktop to the print shop, today announced that it has acquired... Read More

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Inverness Medical Innovations Acquires Alere Medical

November 27, 2007

WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 19 / -- Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc. (AMEX:IMA) today announced the completion of its acquisition of Alere Medical, Inc. at a purchase price of $302 million, comprising approximately $128 million in cash and $174 million in Inverness common stock and assumed options. Alere, headquartered... Read More

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Iron Mountain Acquires Xepa Digital, LLP

November 27, 2007

Acquisition Expands Iron Mountain's Film and Sound Archive Services Portfolio BOSTON, Nov. 19 / -- Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE:IRM), the global leader in information protection and storage services, today announced its acquisition of Xepa Digital, LLP, a leader in the conversion of analog and outmoded digital... Read More

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Parker Acquires Scan Subsea Expanding Presence in Offshore Oil Exploration

November 27, 2007

CLEVELAND, Nov. 16 -- Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE: PH), the world leader in motion and control technologies, today announced that it has acquired the shares of Norwegian manufacturer Scan Subsea ASA. Scan Subsea, publicly traded on the Oslo Exchange, has projected sales of approximately $130 million this... Read More

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AAR to Acquire Summa Technology, Inc.

November 26, 2007

WOOD DALE, Ill., Nov. 9 -- AAR CORP. (NYSE:AIR) announced today that it has signed a definitive merger agreement to acquire Summa Technology, Inc., ("Summa"), a leading provider of high-end sub-systems and precision machining, fabrication, welding, engineering and test services to both commercial and government... Read More

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Washington Group International Stockholders Approve Merger with URS Corporation

November 26, 2007

BOISE, Idaho, Nov. 15 - Washington Group International (NYSE:WNG) announces that, at a special meeting of stockholders held earlier today, its stockholders adopted and approved Washington Group's amended merger agreement with URS Corporation (NYSE:URS), providing for the acquisition of Washington Group by URS. The... Read More

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Acquisition of SEMCO ENERGY, Inc. by Cap Rock Holding Corporation Completed

November 26, 2007

PORT HURON, Mich., Nov. 9 -- SEMCO ENERGY, Inc. (NYSE:SEN) and Cap Rock Holding Corporation (Cap Rock) today announced that they have completed Cap Rock's acquisition of all the outstanding Common Stock and 5% Series B Preferred Stock of SEMCO ENERGY. Under the terms of the agreement reached in February 2007 (the... Read More

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PG&E to Acquire Ownership of Colusa Generating Station

November 26, 2007

Colusa Generation Station to Provide Enough Electricity to Power Nearly 500,000 Customers SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 15 -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company today announced it has reached agreement to accelerate the acquisition of the Colusa Generating Station from E&L Westcoast, LLC (E&L Westcoast) to maintain the 2010... Read More

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Jervis B. Webb Announces Sale of Company to Daifuku Co., Ltd.

November 26, 2007

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Nov. 14 -- Jervis B. Webb Company ("Webb") of Farmington Hills, Mich., U.S.A., - a world leader in material handling solutions - has announced an agreement with Daifuku Co., Ltd. , headquartered in Osaka, Japan, ("Daifuku") for the sale of 100 percent of the outstanding shares of Webb to... Read More

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General Dynamics Acquires Mediaware International

November 26, 2007

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Nov. 14 - General Dynamics (NYSE:GD) has acquired Mediaware International Pty Ltd., a leading developer of real-time full-motion compressed digital video processing software and systems for defense, intelligence and commercial customers. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Mediaware... Read More

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Metastorm Acquires Process Competence

November 26, 2007

Global Enterprise Software Vendor Acquires European Firm, Further Strengthens Process Expertise and International Presence BALTIMORE and BRUSSELS, Belgium, Nov. 15 -- Metastorm, a leading provider of Business Process Management (BPM), Business Process Analysis (BPA), and Enterprise Architecture (EA) software for... Read More

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PolyOne to Acquire TPE Custom Solutions Provider GLS Corporation

November 26, 2007

Transaction will advance specialization strategy, open new market opportunities CLEVELAND, Nov. 14 -- PolyOne Corporation (NYSE:POL), a leading global provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire GLS Corporation ("GLS"), the... Read More

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CMP Acquires Portelligent, the Leading Provider of Teardown Analysis to the Global Electronics Industry

November 26, 2007

Integration with CMP's Semiconductor Insights Creates Analyst Powerhouse SAN FRANCISCO and OTTAWA, Canada, Nov. 12 -- CMP, a media and marketing solutions company serving the technology industry, today announced that it has acquired Portelligent (www.teardown.com), the leading provider of product teardowns to the... Read More

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Atna and Canyon Agree to Merge

November 26, 2007

VANCOUVER, B.C. and GOLDEN, Colo., Nov. 19 - Atna Resources Ltd. ("Atna") (TSX: ATN) and Canyon Resources Corporation ("Canyon") (AMEX:CAU) jointly announced today a transaction whereby Atna will acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of common stock of Canyon for a total value of approximately C$25.3... Read More

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CGGVeritas Acquires Minority Interest in Eastern Echo

November 26, 2007

PARIS, November 12 -- CGGVeritas (ISIN: FR0000120164 - NYSE: CGV) announced today that it has acquired 30.9 million shares of Eastern Echo Holding plc (ECHO NO) for a total consideration of approximately NOK 431 million, representing 12.67 percent of Eastern Echo's issued share capital. Our intent, with this... Read More

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ARCADIS Expands Chilean Presence

November 26, 2007

ARNHEM, The Netherlands, November 19 - ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the international consultancy and engineering company, today announced that it has expanded its activities in South America by acquiring 100% of Idesol Engineering Company (Idesol), based in Chile. Idesol has 70 employees, producing EUR 4 million of... Read More

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HP to Expand Data Center Services with Acquisition of Global Consulting Company EYP Mission Critical Facilities

November 26, 2007

PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 12, 2007 - HP today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire EYP Mission Critical Facilities Inc. (EYP MCF), a consulting company specializing in strategic technology planning, design and operations support for large-scale data centers. By acquiring EYP MCF, HP will be... Read More

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Raytheon Purchases Sarcos' Robotics Technologies

November 26, 2007

TEWKSBURY, Mass., Nov. 12, 2007 -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has acquired the robotics technologies and capabilities of Sarcos. Based in Salt Lake City, Utah, Sarcos researches and develops technologies in the advanced field of micro-electro mechanical systems. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. "With... Read More

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Intertek Acquires Plastics Technology Laboratories, Inc.

November 26, 2007

(Houston, TX) Intertek, the leading international provider of quality and safety services to a wide range of global and local industries, announces that its Oil, Chemical and Agri group has acquired Plastics Technology Laboratories, Inc. (PTLI), in Pittsfield, MA PTLI is a leader in polymer testing, providing... Read More