Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Emerson Acquires the Automation Group

January 15, 2008

Acquisition expands Emerson's process control engineering and project management capabilities for refining, petrochemical and related industries AUSTIN, TEXAS (January 8, 2008) - Emerson today announced that it has acquired The Automation Group (TAG) of Houston, Texas. TAG becomes part of Emerson Process... Read More

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BOS Announces Advanced Negotiations for the Acquisition of Assets of Dimex Systems Ltd.

January 15, 2008

RISHON LEZION, Israel, December 30 - B.O.S. Better Online Solutions Ltd. ("BOS" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: BOSC) (TASE: BOSC), a leading provider of enterprise software and RFID solutions, announced today that it is the course of advanced negotiations for the acquisition of assets of Dimex Systems Ltd. ("Dimex... Read More

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Industrial Scientific Acquires DBO2

January 14, 2008

PITTSBURGH, PA, USA - 09 Jan 2008 - Industrial Scientific Corporation announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Design Build Own Operate Inc. (DBO2), a leader in measuring human error in the workplace, for an undisclosed amount. Located in San Carlos, CA, DBO2 was founded in 2001 by Barry Nelson who... Read More

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Franklin Electric Announces the Acquisition of Industrias Schneider S.A., Joinville-SC, Brazil

January 14, 2008

BLUFFTON, Ind., Jan. 10 -- Franklin Electric Co., Inc. (Nasdaq: FELE), the world's largest manufacturer of submersible electric motors and a leading supplier of water pumping and fuel pumping systems, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of all of the outstanding shares of Industrias Schneider... Read More

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ACS Acquires Syan Holdings Limited to Broaden Global IT Capabilities

January 14, 2008

DALLAS, Jan. 9 / -- Affiliated Computer Services, Inc. (NYSE:ACS) today announced that it has acquired Syan Holdings Limited, a U.K.-based provider of information technology outsourcing (ITO) services and one of the United Kingdom's largest IBM Business Partners, for approximately $60 million (30.5 million pounds... Read More

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Minneapolis IT Firm Corporate Technologies Broadens Reach and Service Offerings with Acquisition of Idaho Technology Company, ITG

January 14, 2008

Corporate Technologies, a Minneapolis, MN based information technology firm, today announces the acquisition of Idaho technology services company ITG (Intermountain Technology Group). The acquisition is the latest in an aggressive expansion plan with Corporate Technologies now holding offices in California... Read More

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Captaris Completes Acquisition of Oce Document Technologies

January 11, 2008

BELLEVUE, Wash., Jan. 7 -- Captaris, Inc. (NASDAQ:CAPA), a leading provider of software products that automate document-centric processes, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Oce Document Technologies GmbH (ODT), a provider of software and solutions for document capture, text recognition and... Read More

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Inverness Medical Innovations Finalizes Acquisition of Panbio Ltd

January 11, 2008

WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 7 -- Inverness Medical Innovations (AMEX:IMA) today announced that its previously announced acquisition of Panbio Ltd has been successfully completed. The transaction was finalized with Inverness acquiring all outstanding shares for a total value of approximately $37 million. Panbio... Read More

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Autodesk Completes Acquisition of Hanna Strategies LLC

January 11, 2008

SHANGHAI, China, Jan. 7 -- Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) today announced it has completed the acquisition of Hanna Strategies, a software development firm with offices in Shanghai, Atlanta and Pune, India. On November 1, 2007, Autodesk announced its intention to acquire Hanna Strategies. Terms of the transaction were... Read More

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New Ulm Telecom, Inc. Completes Acquisition of Hutchinson Telephone Company

January 11, 2008

NEW ULM, Minn., Jan. 4 -- New Ulm Telecom, Inc. ("New Ulm") announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Hutchinson Telephone Company ("HTC") for approximately $78 million. HTC will continue to operate as a subsidiary of New Ulm. The acquisition has resulted in a combined company that provides phone... Read More

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Omnicom's BBDO Invests in China's Shunya Communications Group

January 11, 2008

BEIJING, Jan. 6 - Omnicom Group, the world's leading advertising and marketing services company, is taking a significant minority stake in China's Shunya Communications Group through BBDO. Shunya is one of China's leading integrated communications companies. The investment by BBDO represents a further strengthening... Read More

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Applied Materials to Accelerate Its Solar Roadmap with Acquisition of Baccini

January 11, 2008

Applied Materials, Inc. today announced an agreement to acquire Baccini S.p.A., a leading supplier of automated metallization and test systems for manufacturing crystalline silicon (c-Si) photovoltaic (PV) cells. This integrated equipment set addresses critical processing steps in c-Si solar cell production that... Read More

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Audiovox Completes Acquisition of Thomson's Consumer Electronics Audio Video Business

January 11, 2008

AUPPAUGE, N.Y., Jan. 3 -- Audiovox Corporation (NASDAQ:VOXX) announced today that on December 31, 2007, it completed its acquisition of Thomson's Consumer Electronics Audio Video Business outside of Europe, including the worldwide rights to the RCA brand for consumer electronics audio video product lines except TVs... Read More

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SunGard Acquires Financial Technology Integrators (FTI)

January 11, 2008

MALVERN, Pa., Jan. 7 -- SunGard (http://www.sungard.com/) today announced that it has acquired the assets of Financial Technology Integrators, LLC (FTI). FTI delivers portfolio management, pre-trade compliance, regulatory compliance, integrated performance reporting and modeling systems in a Web services... Read More

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CommScope Completes $2.65 Billion Acquisition of Andrew Corporation

January 11, 2008

HICKORY, N.C., Dec. 27 / -- CommScope, Inc. (NYSE:CTV) today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Andrew Corporation (NASDAQ:ANDW) for a total purchase price of approximately $2.65 billion. As of today, Andrew will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of CommScope. "We are delighted with the closing of... Read More

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KONE Strengthens Its Customer Base in Florida

January 10, 2008

MIAMI, January 2/ -- KONE has acquired an elevator maintenance company called Florida Coast Elevator, Inc. based in Fort Lauderdale, United States. The acquisition significantly increases KONE's maintenance base in the areas of Fort Lauderdale, Miami and Dade County. The company will be integrated to KONE's Miami... Read More

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Intertek Acquires Ageus Solutions

January 10, 2008

Ageus Solutions provides global environmental compliance consulting, technology services, and product stewardship to the electronics and other industries. Ageus helps clients facilitate corporate and product compliance with the myriad of global regulations related to the environment. Ageus Solutions is one of the... Read More

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Boston Scientific Completes Sale of Auditory Business and Drug Pump Development Prograam

January 10, 2008

Company retains ownership of Pain Management business NATICK, Mass., Jan. 4 -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) today announced that it has completed the sale of the controlling interests in its auditory business and drug pump development program to former principals and shareholders of Advanced Bionics... Read More

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Newmont Increases Ownership of Miramar to Approximately 93 Percent and Extends Offer for Miramar

January 10, 2008

Offer period extended to January 18, 2008 DENVER, Jan. 4 - Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE:NEM) announced today that Newmont Mining B.C. Limited, an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Newmont, has taken up 189,393,986 common shares of Miramar Mining Corporation (Amex: MNG; TSX: MAE) under its offer to acquire... Read More

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Air Products Completes Sale of High Purity Process Chemicals to KMG Chemicals

January 10, 2008

Sale Helps Position Electronics Business to Invest in and Serve Global Business LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Jan. 2 -- Air Products (NYSE:APD) today said it has completed the previously announced sale of its high purity process chemicals (HPPC) business for approximately $75 million to KMG Chemicals (NASDAQ:KMGB), a... Read More