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Mergers & Acquisition

Oracle Letter Proposes to Buy BEA Systems for $17.00 per Share in Cash

October 19, 2007

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., Oct. 12 / -- Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ:ORCL) today confirmed that it delivered a letter to the Board of Directors of BEA Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:BEAS) on October 9 in which Oracle proposes to acquire BEA for $17.00 per share in cash. The $17.00 per share offer is a 25% premium over... Read More

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Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. Announces Acquisition of Marine Fuel Logistics Company

October 19, 2007

Expands Global Network of Marine Fuel Service Centers into Northern Europe; Company Acquires Two Bunkering Tankers PIRAEUS, Greece, Oct. 10 / -- Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. (NYSE:ANW), an international marine fuel logistics company that markets and physically supplies refined marine fuel and lubricants to... Read More

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Thermo Fisher Scientific Acquires Leader in Micro-Volume Spectrophotometers, NanoDrop Technologies

October 18, 2007

WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 9 -- Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO), the world leader in serving science, today announced it has acquired NanoDrop Technologies, LLC, a leading manufacturer of micro-volume ultraviolet visible (UV-Vis) instrumentation. The acquisition will strengthen Thermo Fisher's portfolio of UV-Vis... Read More

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TMNG Global Acquires TWG Consulting

October 18, 2007

Complementary Offerings Expand TMNG's Capabilities Serving Telecommunications Providers OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Oct. 9 -- TMNG Global (NASDAQ:TMNG), a leading provider of management consulting services to the global communications, media and entertainment industries, today announced that it has acquired TWG... Read More

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Waste Industries USA, Inc. Announces Three Acquisitions

October 18, 2007

RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 10 / -- Waste Industries USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:WWIN), a regional, non-hazardous solid waste services company, announced the acquisition of three hauling operations that are expected to add approximately $3.1 million in annualized revenues. The company acquired the assets and customers of... Read More

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Emerson Acquires Motorola Embedded Communications Computing Group

October 18, 2007

Creates $620 Million Embedded Systems Market Leader Emerson Electric Company agreed to acquire the Motorola Embedded Communications Computing (MECC) business from Motorola Corporation for $350 million US. MECC is headquartered in Tempe, Arizona, has 1,100 employees and reported approximately $520 million US in... Read More

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ISS Recommends Hologic Stockholders Vote 'FOR' Merger with Cytyc

October 18, 2007

Updates Recommendation to Support Amendment to Hologic's 1999 Equity Incentive Plan BEDFORD, Mass., Oct. 11 /-- Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ:HOLX), a leading provider of state-of-the-art diagnostic and digital imaging systems directed towards women's health, today announced that ISS, the leading independent proxy advisory... Read More

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Avcorp Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Composite Design and Manufacturing Business

October 18, 2007

Completion of the acquisition will: o add advanced composite capabilities - provide access to new aerospace markets VANCOUVER, Oct. 10 /-- With reference to a previous announcement made April 3, 2007, Avcorp Industries Inc. (Avcorp) is pleased to announce it has concluded an agreement to acquire the shares of... Read More

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Merger of Packaging Solutions Provider TCP Reliable With DDL Establishes New Tier Packaging Engineering Firm.

October 18, 2007

Merger will allow TCP and DDL customers to achieve a new, consolidated level of packaging success Edison, NJ - September 20, 2007- TCP Reliable, a thermal packaging solutions manufacturer and DDL, the leading package testing services firm have announced a merger , making the combined company the leading... Read More

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KEMET Announces Closing of Transaction to Acquire Arcotronics

October 18, 2007

Greenville, South Carolina (October 12, 2007) - KEMET Corporation (NYSE:KEM) today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Arcotronics Italia S.p.A., from Blue Skye (Lux) S. r.l. The acquisition includes seven manufacturing facilities in Sasso Marconi, Monghidoro, and Vergato, Italy; Landsberg, Germany... Read More

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Texas Instruments Acquires POWERPRECISE Solutions to Expand Power Management Business

October 18, 2007

Acquisition Strengthens TI's High-Performance Analog and Battery Power Management Portfolio DALLAS, Oct. 10 / -- Texas Instruments (TI) Incorporated today announced that it acquired POWERPRECISE Solutions, Inc., a fabless portable power management integrated circuit (IC) solutions company based in Herndon... Read More

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Exact Metrology Acquires Berding 3D Scanning

October 17, 2007

Algonquin, IL, September 28, 2007 - Exact Metrology, Inc. has recently acquired Berding 3D Scanning, a reverse engineering and laser scanning services firm based in Cincinnati, Ohio. The acquisition further strengthens Exact Metrology as one on the nation's leading metrology services providers. The combined company... Read More

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UltraVolt® Purchases High Voltage System Integration Company

October 17, 2007

RONKONKOMA, New York - October 2, 2007- UltraVolt, Inc., the world-leading manufacturer of standard-product high-voltage DC-DC converters, today announced it completed intensive growth financing, which included the purchase of a high-voltage system integration company, and is now poised to ensure significant future... Read More

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Garmin® Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire Danish Distributor

October 17, 2007

CAYMAN ISLANDS, Oct. 11 -- Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN) announced today that it has signed a letter of intent for the proposed acquisition of Fairpoint Navigation A/S ("Fairpoint"), the distributor of Garmin's consumer products in Denmark. The completion of the acquisition is subject to the negotiation and execution... Read More

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TRUMPF Inc. Acquired 100% of Advanced Fabricating Machinery (AFM), Canada

October 17, 2007

FARMINGTON, Conn., October XX, 2007 - On September 6th, 2007, AFM was formed on July 1, 1997 by TRUMPF Inc. and Robert Watson as an equal joint venture. The recent completion of the acquisition of AFM contributes to TRUMPF's leadership position in the field of fabricating and laser technology in North America. "Ten... Read More

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Inverness Medical Innovations Agrees to Acquire Panbio Ltd.

October 16, 2007

WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 8 /-- Inverness Medical Innovations (AMEX:IMA) today announced that it has entered into a Scheme Implementation Agreement with Panbio Ltd, an Australian company traded on the Australian Securities Exchange, under which it is proposed that Inverness will acquire all of the issued shares in Panbio... Read More

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McAfee, Inc. to Acquire SafeBoot B.V. for $350 Million

October 16, 2007

SafeBoot Acquisition Allows McAfee to Offer the Industry's Most Complete Data Protection Solution SANTA CLARA, Calif. and NAPLES, Fla., Oct. 8 /-- McAfee, Inc. (NYSE:MFE) today announced a definitive agreement to acquire privately owned SafeBoot B.V. for $350 million in cash. SafeBoot is an enterprise security... Read More

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L.B. Foster Announces Closing of DM&E Merger

October 16, 2007

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 5 /-- L.B. Foster Company ("Foster") (NASDAQ:FSTR), today announced that on October 4, 2007 a subsidiary of Canadian Pacific Railway Limited ("CP") consummated its merger with the Dakota Minnesota and Eastern Railroad ("DM&E"), in which Foster held a minority equity interest. In exchange for its... Read More

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Brooks Stevens and Ingenium Product Development to Merge

October 16, 2007

October 1, 2007 New Brooks Stevens will be among largest, most comprehensive product development firms in the United States Allenton, Wis. -- Brooks Stevens and Ingenium Product Development have announced plans to merge, positioning the new company to significantly enhance its range of product development... Read More

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SAP to Acquire Business Objects in Friendly Takeover; Combined Companies to Accelerate Leadership for Business User Applications

October 15, 2007

SAP and Business Objects to offer the industry's most comprehensive portfolio of business performance and optimization solutions for Business Users for companies of all sizes WALLDORF, Germany and PARIS, Oct. 7 / -- SAP AG (NYSE:SAP) and Business Objects S.A. (NASDAQ:BOBJ) (Euronext Paris ISIN code: FR0004026250... Read More