Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Motorola Commences Tender Offer to Acquire Controlling Interest in Vertex Standard Co., Ltd., to Form Joint Venture With Tokogiken

November 6, 2007

Transaction to Enhance Motorola's 2-Way Radio Product Offering, Development Expertise and Channels to Market SCHAUMBURG, Ill. and TOKYO, Nov. 5 -- Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) announced today that its subsidiary, MI, Inc., will launch a tender offer to acquire a controlling interest in... Read More

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Simrit Expands Rubber Diaphragm Offering Through Acquisition

November 6, 2007

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Oct. 31, 2007 - Simrit, a division of Freudenberg-NOK, announced the acquisition of the assets of Precision Industries Corporation of Germantown, Wis., a developer and manufacturer of specialized custom diaphragms. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Precision was established in 1986 as a... Read More

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Parker Acquires International Manufacturer of Integrated Electro-Pneumatic Control Systems

November 6, 2007

CLEVELAND, Nov. 1 /-- Parker Hannifin Corporation(NYSE: PH), the world leader in motion and control technologies, today announced that it has acquired Kay Pneumatics Ltd., a manufacturer of pneumatic valves, cylinders and precision electro-pneumatic control systems for transportation, semi-conductor, medical and... Read More

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Raytheon Completes Acquisition of Oakley Networks

November 1, 2007

Integration of Oakley capabilities enhances strong information security portfolio GARLAND, Texas, Oct. 23, 2007 /-- Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN) announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Oakley Networks, Inc., a privately held technology company based in Salt Lake City, Utah, and a recognized leader... Read More

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Trend Micro to Acquire Provilla for Global Data Leak Prevention

October 31, 2007

Trend Micro will augment content-security solutions with the addition of innovative data leak prevention experts, technology and products CUPERTINO, Calif. and TOKYO, Oct. 25 -- Trend Micro Incorporated , a leader in network antivirus and Internet content security software and services, announced today a... Read More

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Alcan Joins Rio Tinto to Create Global Aluminium Leader

October 30, 2007

MONTREAL, Oct. 25 / -- Alcan today joined the Rio Tinto group following the successful Offer for Alcan by a subsidiary of Rio Tinto. The expanded aluminium product group, formed by the combination of Alcan and Rio Tinto's existing aluminium assets, today became the new global leader in aluminium and will be known as... Read More

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Royal Gold Completes Acquisition of Battle Mountain

October 30, 2007

DENVER, Oct. 25 / -- ROYAL GOLD, INC., the world's leading precious metals royalty company, today announced the completion of a merger agreement with Battle Mountain Gold Exploration Corp. ("Battle Mountain"), under which Royal Gold acquired 100% of the fully diluted shares of Battle Mountain. Royal Gold paid... Read More

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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