Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

CyberSource Stockholders Approve Acquisition of Authorize.Net

October 29, 2007

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 23 -- CyberSource Corporation, (NASDAQ:CYBS), a leading provider of electronic payment and risk management solutions, today announced that at a special meeting held on October 23, 2007, its stockholders voted to approve the issuance of CyberSource common stock in connection with the... Read More

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Oracle Buys Strategic Operational Planning Technology Provider Interlace Systems

October 29, 2007

Extends Oracle's Industry-leading Enterprise Performance Management System REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., Oct. 24 -- Oracle announced today that it has agreed to acquire Interlace Systems, a provider of strategic operational planning software. A key part of the enterprise performance management (EPM) segment, Interlace... Read More

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Pioneer® Surgical Technology Acquires Angstrom(TM) Medica, Inc.

October 29, 2007

Pioneer Surgical expands footprint in Orthobiologics Market MARQUETTE, Mich., Oct. 24 -- Pioneer Surgical Technology (PST) today announced its acquisition of Angstrom Medica, Inc., headquartered in Woburn, MA. Angstrom is the first company to obtain Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for a nanotechnology... Read More

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Lamson & Sessions Shareholders Approve Merger with Thomas & Betts; Deal Expected to Close November 5, 2007

October 29, 2007

CLEVELAND, Oct. 24 / -- Lamson & Sessions announced today that its shareholders have approved the Company's $450 million merger agreement with Thomas & Betts Corporation (NYSE:TNB). Of the 15.85 million Lamson & Sessions common shares outstanding, approximately 77 percent of the outstanding shares were voted; and... Read More

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Oracle Buys Automated Applications Controls Leader LogicalApps

October 29, 2007

Strengthens Oracle's Governance, Risk and Compliance Suite with Real-time Policy Enforcement REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., Oct. 9 / / -- Oracle announced today that it has agreed to acquire LogicalApps, a leading provider of automated Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) controls management solutions. The acquisition... Read More

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Bioenvision Shareholders Approve Acquisition by Genzyme Corporation

October 26, 2007

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., and NEW YORK, Oct. 22 / -- Genzyme Corporation and Bioenvision, Inc. announced this afternoon that Bioenvision stockholders have voted to approve the acquisition of the company by Genzyme at a reconvened special shareholder meeting in New York. The transaction will be effective tomorrow... Read More

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Abitibi-Consolidated and Bowater Combination approved by U.S. Department of Justice; Companies Announce Date for Q3 Earnings Release

October 26, 2007

MONTREAL, QC and GREENVILLE, SC, Oct. 23 -- Abitibi-Consolidated Inc. (NYSE:ABY)(NYSE:TSX:)(NYSE:A) and Bowater Incorporated (NYSE: BOW)(NYSE:TSX:)(NYSE:BWX) today announced that they have reached an agreement with the United States Department of Justice that will allow the completion of the proposed combination of... Read More

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GCI to Purchase Communications Operations of United Companies, Inc.

October 26, 2007

Access to Regional Long-Haul Microwave Network and Local Exchange Company Workforce Will Facilitate Deployment of GCI's Rural Wireless Solution To 60 Rural Alaska Communities ANCHORAGE, Ala., Oct. 15 -- GCI (NASDAQ:GNCMA), Sea Lion Corporation (the Alaska Native village corporation for Hooper Bay), and Togiak... Read More

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Schneider Electric Finalizes Acquisition of Pelco, Worldwide Leader in Video Security Systems

October 25, 2007

Rueil-Malmaison, October 17th, 2007 - Schneider Electric completed yesterday the acquisition of Pelco, a worldwide leader in the design, development and manufacturing of video security systems. With the acquisition of Pelco, Schneider Electric significantly reinforces the offering of its Building Automation... Read More

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Marathon Oil Corporation Completes Acquisition of Western Oil Sands

October 25, 2007

HOUSTON, Oct. 18 / -- Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Western Oil Sands Inc. (TSX: WTO) through a cash and securities transaction of approximately US$5.8 billion, plus Western's outstanding debt valued at approximately US$1.1 billion, for a total... Read More

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Hologic Stockholders Approve Merger with Cytyc

October 25, 2007

BEDFORD, Mass., Oct. 18 / -- Hologic, Inc. today announced that its stockholders voted overwhelmingly at a Special Meeting of Stockholders to approve the transactions contemplated by Hologic's previously announced merger with Cytyc. More than 90 percent of the shares represented at the meeting and more than 70... Read More

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American Oriental Bioengineering Completes Acquisition of Guangxi Boke Pharmaceutical Company Ltd.

October 25, 2007

NEW YORK, Oct. 18 / -- American Oriental Bioengineering, Inc. (NYSE:AOB) ("AOBO"), a leading manufacturer and distributor of plant-based pharmaceutical and nutraceutical products, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Guangxi Boke Pharmaceutical Company Limited ("Boke"). The purchase price for... Read More

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Danaher to Acquire Tektronix, Inc. for $38.00 Per Share, or $2.8 Billion

October 24, 2007

o Tektronix Board of Directors unanimously recommends acceptance of all- cash offer o Addition of Tektronix would significantly expand Danaher's leading global position in Electronic Test WASHINGTON, and BEAVERTON, Ore., Oct. 15 / -- Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) and Tektronix, Inc. (NYSE:TEK) today announced they... Read More

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CIBER in Sweden Acquires Condevor AB

October 24, 2007

Significant Addition to CIBER's SAP Business in the Nordic Region STOCKHOLM and GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., Oct. 15 - CIBER, Inc. (NYSE:CBR) today announced a major expansion of its SAP capabilities in Sweden with the acquisition of Condevor AB, a specialist SAP consultancy company based in Stockholm, Malmo and... Read More

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Honeywell Announces Agreement to Acquire Hand Held Products Inc. - Imaging and Mobile Innovator

October 24, 2007

Acquisition Provides Entry into Large and Growing Automatic Identification and Data Collection Marketplace, Expands Pervasive Wireless Technology Expertise MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 15 /-- Honeywell (NYSE:HON) today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Hand Held Products Inc., a privately held... Read More

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Petroleum Development Corporation Enters Into a Definitive Agreement with Castle Gas Company, Inc.

October 23, 2007

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va., Oct. 15 / -- Petroleum Development Corporation (NASDAQ:PETD) today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase a majority working interest in approximately 760 natural gas wells located in southwestern Pennsylvania, which are operated by Castle Gas Company, Inc. The purchase... Read More

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Marathon's Acquisition of Western Oil Sands Approved by Western Shareholders

October 23, 2007

HOUSTON, Oct. 16 / -- Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) has been advised that its proposed acquisition of Western Oil Sands Inc. was approved by more than 99 percent of the Western shareholders who voted in a special meeting held today in Calgary. In addition, the final court order was issued by the Court of the... Read More

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Zebra Technologies to Acquire Navis

October 23, 2007

Acquisition enhances Zebra's ability to deliver asset tracking and location solutions; Company also announces acquisition of RTLS provider proveo VERNON HILLS, Ill., Oct. 15 / -- Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA) today announced that it has agreed to acquire all of the shares of Navis Holdings, LLC, a... Read More

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Apria Healthcare Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Coram, Inc.

October 23, 2007

Acquisition significantly expands Apria's national infusion footprint and adds broad network of ambulatory infusion suites to Apria's existing service offering Adds strength in fast-growing specialty pharmacy services segment Expands managed care service capabilities; diversifies payor and product mix Creates the... Read More

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Zimmer's Offer to Acquire ORTHOsoft is Successful

October 23, 2007

Offer Is Extended Until October 26, 2007 WARSAW, Ind. and MONTREAL, Oct. 16 / -- Zimmer Holdings, Inc. ("Zimmer") ,a leader in the orthopaedics industry, and its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary ZMH Acquisition Co. ("Offeror"), announced today that the bid to acquire ORTHOsoft Inc. ("ORTHOsoft") (TSX-Venture... Read More