Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Sontra Medical and Echo Therapeutics Announce Merger

September 20, 2007

Combined Company Boasts Complementary Suite of Transdermal Drug Delivery Technologies and Strategic Relationship with Cato Research FRANKLIN, Mass., and DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 17 -- Sontra Medical Corporation (BULLETIN BOARD: SONT.OB) , a leader in transdermal technology, and Echo Therapeutics, Inc., a privately... Read More

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Nokia to Acquire Enpocket to Create a Global Mobile Advertising Leader

September 20, 2007

Enpocket to Provide Nokia With a Platform to Accelerate Scaling of Its Mobile Advertising Business ESPOO, Finland, September 17 -- Nokia (NYSE: NOK) and Enpocket today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for Nokia to acquire Enpocket (http://www.enpocket.com). Enpocket is a global leader... Read More

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Fujitsu Acquires New York-Based OKERE

September 20, 2007

Fujitsu Consulting adds Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) capability to serve growing client demand for new service delivery model EDISON, N.J. and SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 17 -- Fujitsu Consulting, the North America consulting and services arm of Fujitsu Limited, today announced that it has acquired OKERE, a... Read More

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Genesee Group Acquired by Kachi Partners

September 20, 2007

Dallas, TX, August 23, 2007 -- Kachi Partners, a private equity firm in Boulder, Colorado announced today that it has acquired Genesee Group, a precision metal stamping and fabricating company with operations in Tennessee and Texas, in a leveraged buy-out transaction. The acquisition was financed with debt from... Read More

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Duke Energy Recommends Rejection of Mini-Tender Offer by TRC Capital Corporation

September 20, 2007

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 18 -- Duke Energy (NYSE:DUK) today announced that it has been notified of an unsolicited "mini- tender offer" by TRC Capital Corporation to purchase up to 4 million shares of Duke Energy's common stock, representing approximately 0.317 percent of Duke Energy's outstanding shares. TRC... Read More

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Sun Microsystems Expands High Performance Computing Portfolio With Definitive Agreement to Acquire Assets of Cluster File Systems, Including the Lustre File System

September 19, 2007

Sun to Offer Most Complete and Open Solution for Solaris and Linux HPC Clusters SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 12 / -- Sun Microsystems, Inc. today announced a definitive agreement pursuant to which Sun will acquire the majority of Cluster File Systems, Inc.'s intellectual property and business assets, including the... Read More

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VMware Acquires Dunes Technologies

September 19, 2007

New automation solution will help VMware customers standardize and automate IT management processes on VMware Infrastructure SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 11 -- VMware, Inc., the virtualization leader, today announced it has acquired Dunes Technologies, a company that provides IT process orchestration software for virtual... Read More

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ActiveGrid Acquires TurboAJAX Group: Accelerates Enterprise Adoption of the Dojo Toolkit

September 19, 2007

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 17 / -- ActiveGrid, Inc., a leading provider of Enterprise Web 2.0(TM) solutions, has announced the acquisition of the TurboAJAX Group, a leading provider of JavaScript components built on the Dojo Toolkit. The TurboAJAX Group provides some of the most impressive components available for the... Read More

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Mediagrif Announces Closing of the Acquisition of epipeline

September 19, 2007

LONGUEUIL, QC, Sept. 10 / -- Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc., a world-leading developer of e-business networks and provider of complete e-business solutions, announced today that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of epipeline, inc., a leading online source of research for government... Read More

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Gerdau Ameristeel Announces Completion of Acquisition of Chaparral Steel Company

September 19, 2007

TAMPA, FL., Sept. 14 / -- Gerdau Ameristeel Corporation (NYSE: GNA; TSX: GNA) announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Chaparral Steel Company, broadening Gerdau Ameristeel's product portfolio and giving it a full range of structural steel products. Chaparral's shareholders approved the merger at a... Read More

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Devgen to Acquire Rice, Sunflower, Sorghum and Pearl Millet Businesses in India and Other Asian Countries from Monsanto

September 19, 2007

ST. LOUIS, and GHENT, Belgium, Sept. 14 -- Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) and Devgen nv (Eurolist: DEVG) today announced that Devgen nv and its Affiliates have signed agreements with Monsanto's Asia subsidiaries for the acquisition of Monsanto's hybrid rice, sunflower, sorghum and pearl millet businesses and certain... Read More

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Monsanto Company Acquires Agroeste Sementes, a Brazilian Corn Seed Company

September 18, 2007

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 11 / -- Monsanto Company announced today that it has acquired Agroeste Sementes, a leading Brazilian corn seed company, for slightly more than $100 million. Agroeste focuses on hybrid corn seed production and serves farmers throughout Brazil, the world's third largest corn production area. Under... Read More

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SAP Acquires Software License and Maintenance Business from Exclusive Partner SAP Arabia to Strengthen Operations in the Middle East and North Africa

September 18, 2007

Acquisition to Help SAP Support Growing Market Demand and to Reinforce Its Commitment to Customer Needs WALLDORF, Germany, Sept. 11 / -- SAP AG (NYSE:SAP) today announced the acquisition of the software license and maintenance business of SAP Arabia, its exclusive long-term partner in the region. Under the terms of... Read More

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SAIC Completes Acquisition of Scicom Technologies

September 18, 2007

SAN DIEGO and MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 12 / -- Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE:SAI) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Scicom Technologies Private Limited (Scicom), a provider for onsite and offshore hydrocarbon exploration product development services and technology consulting... Read More

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GoAmerica® Announces Agreement to Merge with Hands On Video Relay Services, Inc.

September 18, 2007

HACKENSACK, N.J., Sept. 12 -- GoAmerica, Inc. (NASDAQ:GOAM), a provider of communications services for people who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, or speech-disabled, today announced the execution of a definitive merger agreement with Hands On Video Relay Services, Inc. for $35.0 million in cash and 6.7 million shares of... Read More

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Nabi Biopharmaceuticals Announces Sale of Nabi Biologics to Biotest AG

September 18, 2007

Cash Purchase of Biologics Strategic Business Unit for $185 Million; Deal Expected to Close in the Fourth Quarter 2007 BOCA RATON, Fla., Sept. 11 -- Nabi Biopharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:NABI) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Biotest AG, Dreieich, Germany to sell the Nabi Biologics... Read More

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Chaparral Steel Company Stockholders Approve Merger with Gerdau Ameristeel Corporation

September 18, 2007

MIDLOTHIAN, Texas, Sept. 12 / -- Chaparral Steel Company announced that its stockholders at a special meeting held in Dallas, Texas today adopted the merger agreement under which Chaparral is to be acquired by Gerdau Ameristeel Corporation. Approximately 99.7% of the shares voted were cast in favor of the merger... Read More

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Kepware Technologies Announces the Purchase of all COI Software Assets Including the iSNMP Related Products and PATENT for Integrating Network Management with Process Control

September 17, 2007

Sept 11th, 2007 - Kepware Technologies, of Portland, Maine, U.S.A. announces that they have purchased all rights to the COI Software Brand, Website, and iSNMP products, including COI Software's patent on "System and Method for Integrating Process Control and Network Management" (U.S. Patent No. 6,728,262). Simple... Read More

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FLSmidth RAHCO Inc. Acquires Material Handling Business of RAHCO International, Inc. and Innoveq International, Inc.

September 14, 2007

FLSMIDTH RAHCO INC. is pleased to announce the acquisition of the material handling business of RAHCO International, Inc., and Innoveq International, Inc. With this acquisition FLSmidth RAHCO joins the FLSmidth Minerals Group (formerly FFE Minerals). The group partners now have the capability of providing a full... Read More

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VUANCE to Acquire Credential Division of Disaster Management Solutions

September 14, 2007

Acquisition to Expand and Enhance Company's Credentialing Product Offerings QADIMA, Israel and MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 10 -- Vuance Ltd. (formerly SuperCom Ltd.) (Nasdaq: VUNC; Euronext: VUNC), a leading provider of incident management and active RFID solutions to homeland security, public safety, commercial... Read More