Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

MKS Instruments Acquires Yield Dynamics

November 28, 2007

Provides MKS Total Solution to Enable Process Yield Improvement WILMINGTON, Mass., Nov. 8 / -- MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI), a leading worldwide provider of monitoring and control technologies for improving productivity in semiconductor and other advanced manufacturing processes, announced that it has... Read More

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MediaREADY and Shandong Jiajia International Agree to Extend Letter of Intent until January 31, 2008

November 28, 2007

Both Companies Working Towards Completion of Acquisition FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 16, 2007 -- MediaREADY, Inc.(OTC Bulletin Board: MRED), a provider of innovative interactive, media-convergent entertainment devices,announced today that the company has agreed along with Shandong Jiajia International Freight... Read More

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Microsoft Intends to Acquire Musiwave

November 28, 2007

Acquisition of Musiwave would build on Microsoft's commitment to deliver Connected Entertainment vision to consumers. REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 12 / -- Microsoft Corp. today announced it has entered into an exclusivity agreement around its intention to acquire Musiwave SA, an Openwave company and a leading provider of... Read More

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Calnetix Announces the Acquisition of Elliott Energy Systems

November 27, 2007

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 15 / -- Calnetix, Inc., a global leader in high efficiency electric motors and generators, today announced the acquisition of Elliott Energy Systems, Inc. (EESI), a microturbine manufacturer, which is located in Stuart, Florida. Calnetix has significant background and experience in the... Read More

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Olympus Corporation and Gyrus Group PLC Agree to Commence Acquisition Process

November 27, 2007

TOKYO, November 19/ -- Olympus Corporation today formally announced that it intends to acquire all the ordinary shares of Gyrus Group PLC (LSE: GYG), a medical equipment manufacturer headquartered in the United Kingdom. In accordance with the UK Takeover Panel, Olympus and Gyrus have jointly announced the... Read More

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Westinghouse Announces Acquisition of Carolina Energy Solutions

November 27, 2007

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 13 / -- Westinghouse Electric Company has acquired Carolina Energy Solutions (CES), a leading supplier of welding and machining services to the nuclear, fossil and hydropower generation, waste-to- energy, petro-chemical, gas and general fabrication industries. Located in Rock Hill, S.C., CES and... Read More

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ISG Completes Acquisition of TPI, the Global Leader in Sourcing Advisory Services

November 27, 2007

First Step in Building World Class Information-Based Services Company STAMFORD, Conn., Nov. 16 / -- Information Services Group, Inc. (ISG) (AMEX:III.U)(AMEX:III)(AMEX:III.WS) announced today that it has completed its acquisition of TPI, the largest independent sourcing advisory firm in the world, focusing on the... Read More

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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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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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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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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