Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Smart Move, Inc. Announces Signed Letter of Intent to Acquire Star Relocation Network Alliance, Inc. Business

January 8, 2008

Company Believes the Acquisition will Significantly Enhance Smart Move's Participation in Relocation Industry Programs and Leverage Synergies with Major Van Line Carriers. DENVER, Jan. 2 - Smart Move, Inc., (AMEX:MVE) a Denver based asset logistics manager today announced that it had entered into a letter of... Read More

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Rio Tinto Alcan Reaches Agreement to Sell the Majority of Its European Service Centres Business to Amari Metals

January 8, 2008

Rio Tinto Alcan, Nov. 8 - Rio Tinto Alcan announced today that it had received an irrevocable offer for a substantial majority of its European Service Centres distribution business from Amari Metals. Amari Metals is a private US-based company with a significant metals distribution business in Europe. Rio Tinto... Read More

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Rio Tinto Alcan Sells Automotive Die-Casting Activity in Slovenia

January 8, 2008

Rio Tinto Alcan, Nov. 5 - Rio Tinto Alcan announced today that it has sold its share in two aluminium die-casting operations in Slovenia: wholly-owned Alcan Koper d.o.o., and Alcan Tomos d.o.o., of which Rio Tinto Alcan owned 67 percent. The Alcan Tomos facility produces aluminium die-castings for the European... Read More

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SPX Corporation Completes Acquisition of APV

January 8, 2008

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 31 - 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 markets around... Read More

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Softchoice Completes Acquisition of Optimus Solutions

January 8, 2008

TORONTO, Jan. 3 - Yesterday Softchoice Corp. (TSX: SO) announced that it had reached a definitive agreement to acquire Optimus Solutions, a comprehensive IT products and solutions company focused on helping U.S. enterprise and mid-market clients plan, build and maintain their information technology infrastructure... Read More

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SVTC Joins Forces with SEMATECH Foundry ATDF

January 8, 2008

ATDF and SVTC Technologies today announced a merger that could change the landscape for semiconductor and nanotechnology development by expanding secure, cost-effective access to advanced process tools and capabilities for a wide range of technology companies. Austin-based ATDF is the research and development (R&D... Read More

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Dow Polyurethanes Continues Growth in Asia Pacific

January 8, 2008

Dow to Acquire Remaining Joint Venture Shares of Pacific Plastics (Thailand) Ltd. Midland, MI - November 13, 2007 Dow Polyurethanes, a business group of The Dow Chemical Company (Dow), announced today that Dow will acquire the remaining shares of Pacific Plastics (Thailand) Limited (PPTL). A joint venture between... Read More

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Dow Completes Divestiture of ETHAFOAM(TM) Business

January 8, 2008

Midland, MI - November 16, 2007 The Dow Chemical Company announced today that it has completed the sale of its ETHAFOAM(TM) performance foam business to Sealed Air Corporation. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. "As a leading global innovator and manufacturer of packaging and... Read More

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Dow Epoxy Completes Systems Acquisitions

January 8, 2008

Hong Kong - November 29, 2007 Dow Epoxy, a global business unit of The Dow Chemical Company and its affiliates ("Dow"), announced today that it has completed the acquisitions of three epoxy systems formulators - UPPC AG in Germany, and GNS Technologies and POLY-CARB Inc. in the United States. Dow announced its... Read More

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Siemens to Acquire Morgan Construction Company

January 8, 2008

LINZ, Austria, Jan. 2 - The Siemens Division Industrial Solutions (IS) strengthens its position in metals technologies with the acquisition of Morgan Construction Co., Worcester, MA, U.S.A., a designer and producer of high-quality rolling-mill products and services for the metals industry worldwide. In 2006, Morgan... Read More

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Robert Bosch GmbH to Acquire Extreme CCTV Inc.

January 8, 2008

Acquisition Extends Bosch Security Systems' Product Portfolio and Geographic Presence in Canada, U.K. and U.S. VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Canada, December 13, 2007. Extreme CCTV Inc. ("Extreme") (TSX:EXC) and Robert Bosch GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany ("Bosch") today jointly announced that they have entered into a... Read More

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Checkpoint Systems, Inc. Announces Acquisition of SIDEP and Shanghai Asialco Electronics

January 8, 2008

Acquisition of SIDEP and Asialco Builds on Strategic Initiative to Expand Asian Presence THOROFARE, N.J .-- Nov. 12, 2007--Checkpoint Systems, Inc. (NYSE: CKP), a leading manufacturer and marketer of shrink management solutions for the retail industry and its supply chain, today announced that it has acquired... Read More

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OM Group Completes Acquisition of Electronics Businesses from Rockwood Holdings

January 7, 2008

CLEVELAND, Jan. 2 -- OM Group, Inc. (NYSE:OMG) today announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of the electronics businesses from Rockwood Holdings, Inc. for approximately $315 million in cash, plus customary post closing adjustments. Included in the transaction is Rockwood's French... Read More

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TRW Completes Purchase of Certain North American Braking Machining and Module Assembly Assets from Delphi

January 7, 2008

LIVONIA, Mich., Jan. 2 -- TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (NYSE:TRW) announced today that its subsidiary, TRW Integrated Chassis Systems LLC, completed the purchase of a portion of Delphi Corporation's North American brake component machining and module assembly assets, including production inventory, for... Read More

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Basell to Acquire Solvay Engineered Polymers, Inc.

January 2, 2008

Basell, the global leader in advanced polyolefins, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement with Solvay by which Basell will acquire Solvay Engineered Polymers, Inc., a leading supplier of polypropylene compounds in North America. The transaction is subject to relevant regulatory approvals and is... Read More

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Textron Reaches Agreement to Acquire United Industrial Corporation

January 2, 2008

Acquisition provides superb strategic fit and growth potential Providence, RI - October 8, 2007. - In a move to extend core capabilities in its aerospace and defense business, Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire United Industrial Corporation (NYSE: UIC) in... Read More

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Exopack Buys DuPont's Whitby Performance-Films Plant

January 2, 2008

DuPont Liquid Packaging Systems (www.liquidpackaging.dupont.com) says Nov. 1 that it will sell its performance-films business segment and its Whitby, Ontario, Canada, operating facility to Exopack Performance Films, Inc. (www.exopack.com), an affiliate of private-equity firm Sun Capital Partners. The deal is... Read More

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Sonoco Acquires Caraustar's Fiber Containers and Plastics Assets

January 2, 2008

HARTSVILLE, S.C., October 03, 2007 - Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today completed the acquisition of the fiber containers and industrial plastic carriers assets of Caraustar Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSAR). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The acquisition... Read More

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Eurotech, Parvus Parent Company, Acquires Japanese Embedded Systems Company Advanet

January 2, 2008

Tokyo, October 4th, 2007 - Eurotech, a company engaged in the design, development and commercialization of miniaturized and high performance computers announced that it has entered into a contract to acquire 65% of the share capital of Advanet (headquartered in Okayama, Japan) and its subsidiaries Spirit 21, Vantech... Read More

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GE Energy Completes Acquisition of Sondex, a Global Oilfield Technology Company

January 2, 2008

ATLANTA, GEORGIA - October 26, 2007 : - GE Energy announced today it has completed the acquisition of Sondex plc to further expand its capability and expertise in oil & gas drilling and wireline technology. Sondex is headquartered in Hampshire in the United Kingdom and specializes in the engineering and manufacture... Read More