Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Setaram Inc. Acquires HY-Energy LLC

February 12, 2008

The First Choice for Challenging Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry Applications February 1st, 2008 Setaram Inc. (Pensauken, NJ and Caluire, France), a leading manufacturer of Thermal Analysis and alorimetry instruments announces the acquisition of Hy-Energy LLC (Newark, CA), a manufacturer of high performance gas... Read More

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Carmeuse and Oglebay Norton Receive FTC Approval for Pending Transaction

February 12, 2008

Transaction Expected to Close Shortly LOUVAIN-LA-NEUVE, Belgium, PITTSBURGH and CLEVELAND, Feb. 8 -- Carmeuse Lime & Stone, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Carmeuse Group, and Oglebay Norton Company (Pink Sheets: OGBY.PK) today announced that they have received approval from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) under... Read More

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LexisNexis Acquires Axxia to Strengthen Practice Management Offering for Mid-Sized Law Firms

February 11, 2008

Axxia Acquisition Reinforces LexisNexis's Role as a Total Solutions Provider in the Mid-Sized Law Firm Market LONDON, February 5 -- LexisNexis, a leading global provider of business information solutions, today announced the acquisition of Axxia - a leading provider of back-office and integrated solutions in the... Read More

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Cree to Acquire LED Lighting Fixtures, Inc.

February 11, 2008

DURHAM, N.C., FEBRUARY 8, 2008 - Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), a market leader in LED solid-state lighting components, today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held LED Lighting Fixtures, Inc. (LLF) in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $77 million, plus up to an... Read More

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CounterPath Establishes Leadership Position in VoIP Market with Strategic Acquisition of BridgePort Networks

February 8, 2008

Becomes first VoIP solution "one stop shop" for service provider and enterprise customers by adding carrier-class Fixed Mobile Convergence (FMC) solutions to growing portfolio VANCOUVER, Feb. 5 - CounterPath Corporation (OTCBB: COPA), a leading provider of desktop and mobile VoIP software products and solutions... Read More

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NVIDIA to Acquire AGEIA Technologies

February 8, 2008

PhysX on GeForce Will Bring Amazing Physics Dynamics to Millions of Gamers SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 4 -- NVIDIA (NASDAQ:NVDA), the world leader in visual computing technologies and the inventor of the GPU, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire AGEIA Technologies, Inc., the industry... Read More

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DE-STA-CO Acquires Industrial Motion Control, LLC

February 8, 2008

Auburn Hills, Michigan, February 6, 2008 - DE-STA-CO, the worldwide leader in robotic tooling, workholding and flexible industrial automation solutions, recently announced the acquisition of Industrial Motion Control, LLC (IMC). Headquartered in Wheeling, Illinois, with additional facilities in Belgium and China... Read More

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Constellation Energy Wins Bidding for Unfinished Calpine Gas Plant in Alabama

February 8, 2008

Plant Expected to be Operational in 2010 and Produce 774 Megawatts BALTIMORE, Feb. 6 - Constellation Energy (NYSE:CEG) today announced that its subsidiary, CER Generation, LLC, has won a court-approved auction for Calpine Corporation's (NYSE:CPN-WI) Hillabee Energy Center, a partially completed gas-fired power... Read More

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Exar Acquires Exclusive Ownership for Digital Power Patents

February 8, 2008

FREMONT, Calif., Feb. 6 - Exar Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAR) today announced that it had acquired exclusive rights to all of Fyrestorm Inc.'s intellectual property, including rights to 30 patents related to digital predictive algorithms. Fyrestorm was a private venture-funded company that developed an all-digital... Read More

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APS Dynamics, Manufacturer of Vibration Shakers & Systems, Is Acquired by SPEKTRA, Manufacturer of Calibration & Vibration Control Systems

February 7, 2008

5 February 2008, Carlsbad, CA, USA - APS Dynamics, Inc., a leading designer and manufacturer of vibration shakers and systems for modal test excitation, low frequency calibration and component test, is pleased to announce that the Assets and Product Line have been acquired by SPEKTRA, the foremost designer and... Read More

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MTC Technologies, Inc. Announces Special Meeting of Stockholders to Adopt Agreement and Plan of Merger with BAE Systems, Inc.

February 7, 2008

DAYTON, Ohio, Feb. 6 -- MTC Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq Global Select Market: MTCT), an industry-recognized provider of aircraft modernization and sustainment, professional services, C4ISR, and logistics solutions to the Department of Defense and national security agencies, announced today that a special meeting of... Read More

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Equinix Expands Operations to the Netherlands with Acquisition of Network-Neutral Data Center Provider Virtu

February 7, 2008

Customer Demand Fuels Expansion of European Operations Foster City, CA - February 6, 2008 - Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the leading provider of network-neutral data centers and Internet exchange services, today announced that it has expanded the company's global data center operations with the acquisition of... Read More

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Praxair Acquires Packaged Gases Business

February 7, 2008

DANBURY, Conn., February 4, 2008 - Praxair Distribution, Inc., a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), has acquired Kirk Welding Supply, Inc. of Kansas City, Missouri. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The acquired company had sales of $28 million in 2007. Through 10 locations in eastern... Read More

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CBIZ Acquires Major Provider of Innkeepers' Insurance

February 7, 2008

CLEVELAND, Feb. 5 - CBIZ, Inc. (NYSE:CBZ) today announced that effective February 1, 2008, it has acquired substantially all the assets of NAIS, Inc., which provides innkeepers insurance programs marketed through James Wolf Insurance and Old Line Insurance. NAIS, Inc., located in Frederick, MD, is one of the... Read More

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ChoicePoint® Acquires Optimal Decision Group (ODG) to Enhance Insurance Analytics Capabilities

February 7, 2008

ALPHARETTA, Ga., Feb. 5 - ChoicePoint (NYSE:CPS) today announced it is acquiring Optimal Decision Group, a firm that develops and deploys advanced analytics and software to the insurance industry. The purchase of ODG will create additional value for clients by integrating ODG's pricing optimization into... Read More

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Compuware Covisint Extends Commitment to Healthcare Industry with Acquisition of Hilgraeve, Inc.

February 7, 2008

Combined Offering Positions Covisint as a Leader in Physician Connectivity DETROIT, Feb. 5 - Compuware Corporation (NASDAQ:CPWR) today announced that it has acquired privately held Hilgraeve, Inc. of Monroe, Mich. This acquisition makes Compuware Covisint the world's largest on-demand collaboration platform for... Read More

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Valmont Acquires 70% of West Coast Engineering Group

February 7, 2008

OMAHA, Neb., Feb. 6 - Valmont Industries, Inc. (NYSE:VMI), a leading global manufacturer of engineered support structures for infrastructure, mechanized irrigation equipment for agriculture, and a provider of coating services and tubular products, announced today that it has acquired a 70% interest in West Coast... Read More

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Noble Systems® Announces Acquisition of AMCAT(TM)

February 7, 2008

Atlanta, GA - November 7, 2007: Noble Systems Corporation, a global leader in innovative contact center technology solutions, announced today that it has acquired AMCAT(TM), AMCAT UK LTD, and AMCAT Germany GmbH. Noble Systems and AMCAT are significant providers in the contact center technology space all across the... Read More

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BOS Announces the Signing of a Definitive Agreement for the Acquisition of Assets of Dimex Systems Ltd.

February 7, 2008

RISHON LEZION, Israel, January 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 entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition of assets and activities of Dimex Systems Ltd... Read More

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Microsoft Proposes Acquisition of Yahoo! for $31 Per Share

February 7, 2008

Transaction valued at approximately $44.6 billion in cash and stock; Provides 62 percent premium to current trading price for Yahoo! shareholders; Combined entity to create a more competitive company while providing superior value to shareholders and better choice and innovation for customers and partners... Read More