Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Applied Industrial Technologies Acquires VYCMEX S.A. de C.V. of Mexico

December 18, 2007

CLEVELAND, Dec. 17 -- Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE:AIT) today announced the acquisition of VYCMEX S.A. de C.V. and its group of companies. VYCMEX, headquartered in Monterrey, is Mexico's largest independent fluid power distributor with over 70 employees. VYCMEX operates 5 service centers in Monterrey... Read More

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Zebra Technologies Completes Navis Acquisition

December 18, 2007

VERNON HILLS, Ill., Dec. 17 -- Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Navis Holdings, LLC., a global solutions provider for managing logistics, assets, inventories and cargo flows across the supply chain. As previously announced on October 15, 2007... Read More

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ON Semiconductor to Acquire AMIS Holdings, Inc. in an All-Stock Transaction Valued at Approximately $915 Million

December 18, 2007

o Combined company has cumulative last twelve months revenues of more than $2 billion and EBITDA of more than $500 million o ON Semiconductor also announces a 20 million share increase to its stock repurchase program o Transaction expected to result in significant cost savings o Acquisition enhances ON... Read More

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NewPage and Stora Enso Clear Hart-Scott-Rodino Waiting Period

December 17, 2007

Miamisburg, Ohio. - November 26, 2007 - NewPage Corporation announced today that the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 in connection with its previously announced acquisition of the North American operations of Stora Enso Oyj (NYSE: SEO) has expired. Expiration of the... Read More

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SunPower Signs Agreement to Acquire Italian Systems Integrator

December 17, 2007

Solar Solutions to Serve as Platform for Expansion into Italian Market SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 13 -- SunPower Corporation (NASDAQ:SPWR), a Silicon Valley-based manufacturer of high-efficiency solar cells, solar panels and solar systems, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Solar... Read More

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National Technical Systems, Inc., Acquires United States Test Laboratory

December 17, 2007

Calabasas, CA - December 11, 2007 -National Technical Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: NTSC) (NTS), a leading provider of engineering services, announced today the acquisition of United States Test Laboratory, LLC (USTL) located in Wichita, Kansas, a leading provider of testing of soft body armor, helmet, Firearm Safety... Read More

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Spansion Inc. and Saifun Semiconductors Announce Amendment to Merger Agreement

December 17, 2007

Cash Distribution Increased to $6.05 Per Share SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec. 13 -- Spansion Inc. (NASDAQ:SPSN), the world's largest pure-play provider of Flash memory solutions, and Saifun Semiconductors Ltd. (NASDAQ:SFUN), a provider of intellectual property solutions for the non-volatile memory (NVM) market, today... Read More

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NAVTEQ Announces Approval of Merger Agreement with Nokia

December 17, 2007

CHICAGO, Dec. 12 -- NAVTEQ Corporation (NYSE:NVT), a leading global provider of digital map data for vehicle navigation and location-based solutions, announced that its stockholders have approved the previously announced merger agreement entered into with Nokia at the special meeting of stockholders held earlier... Read More

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Microsoft Acquires One of Europe's Top Online Map Services

December 17, 2007

Acquisition of Multimap will help Microsoft deliver new, expanded services on the Web. LONDON, Dec. 12 -- Microsoft Corp. has acquired Multimap, one of the United Kingdom's top 100 technology companies and one of the leading online mapping services in the world. The acquisition gives Microsoft a powerful new... Read More

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Animatics Corp. Announces Acquisition

December 14, 2007

Animatics Acquires HLD LTD December 12, 2007- Animatics, Pioneers of the Fully Integrated Servo, or "SmartMotor(TM)" has acquired United Kingdom based Harmonic Linear Drive LTD. "When we discovered the HLD technology, we had to buy the company" says Robert Bigler, Animatics' CEO, further commenting: "The HLD... Read More

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Cal Dive Completes Acquisition of Horizon Offshore

December 14, 2007

HOUSTON, Dec. 11 - Cal Dive International, Inc. (NYSE:DVR) announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Horizon Offshore following approval by Horizon's shareholders on December 10, 2007. As a result of the acquisition, each share of Horizon common stock has been converted into the right to receive... Read More

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Cooper Announces Acquisitions of GS Metals and Clarity Lighting

December 14, 2007

Continues to transition product portfolio towards more technology-oriented and end-user specified solutions HOUSTON, December 11, 2007 -- Cooper Industries, Ltd. (NYSE:CBE) today announced that it has acquired Illinois-based GS Metals, a leading manufacturer of customized metal safety grating systems, bolted... Read More

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eOn Communications to Purchase Cortelco Systems Holding Corporation

December 14, 2007

SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 11 / -- eOn Communications Corporation(TM) (NASDAQ:EONC), a leading provider of telecommunications solutions today announced that the Company has executed a definitive Agreement and Plan of Merger to acquire Cortelco Systems Holding Corporation ("Cortelco") for up to $11,000,000 in stock and... Read More

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Inverness Medical Innovations Proposes to Acquire BBI Holdings Plc

December 14, 2007

WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 11 -- Inverness Medical Innovations (AMEX:IMA) and BBI Holdings Plc today announced that they have reached agreement on a proposal for Inverness to acquire all of BBI's outstanding share capital. BBI, located in the United Kingdom, specializes in the development and manufacture of non-invasive... Read More

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Iomega Enters Definitive Agreement to Acquire ExcelStor Group

December 14, 2007

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 12 -- Iomega Corporation (NYSE:IOM) today announced that it has entered into a definitive share purchase agreement to acquire ExcelStor Great Wall Technology Limited, a Cayman Islands company, and Shenzhen ExcelStor Technology Limited, a PRC company (collectively, with their subsidiaries... Read More

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JDSU to Acquire American Bank Note Holographics, Inc.

December 14, 2007

JDSU Builds Comprehensive Overt Security Solutions Portfolio With Market Leading Security Hologram Technologies MILPITAS, Calif. and ROBBINSVILLE, N.J., Dec. 11 -- JDSU (Nasdaq: JDSU; and TSX: JDU) and American Bank Note Holographics, Inc. ("ABNH") (BULLETIN BOARD: ABHH) today announced a definitive agreement for... Read More

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STMicroelectronics to Acquire Genesis Microchip

December 14, 2007

Acquisition strengthens STMicroelectronics's position as a semiconductor technology leader in the consumer electronics market GENEVA, Switzerland and SANTA CLARA, California, December 11, 2007 - STMicroelectronics (NYSE:STM) and Genesis Microchip Inc. (NASDAQ:GNSS) announced today that they have entered into a... Read More

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LGInternational Signs Agreement to Acquire United Colours, Penang Malaysia

December 14, 2007

Portland, OR, December 10, 2007 - LGInternational, manufacturer of advanced labeling solutions, today announced that LGInternational has signed a definitive agreement to acquire United Colours, a Malaysian manufacturer of labels and die cut components. The acquisition is expected to be final within 60 days, subject... Read More

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Omnicell Completes Acquisition of Rioux Vision, Inc.

December 14, 2007

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 12 -- Omnicell, Inc. (NASDAQ:OMCL), a leading provider of system solutions to acute healthcare facilities, today announced it has completed the acquisition of mobile cart technologies leader, Rioux Vision, Inc. under terms of a definitive agreement announced on November 30, 2007. Rioux... Read More

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ArvinMeritor Expands Its Remanufacturing Operations Through Acquisition of Canadian-Based Mascot Truck Parts Ltd.

December 14, 2007

TROY, Mich., Dec. 11 / -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE:ARM) has entered into an agreement to acquire Mascot Truck Parts Ltd., a major remanufacturer of transmissions, drive axle carriers, steering gears and drivelines, based in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Mascot's 170... Read More