Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Audiovox Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Technuity, Inc.

November 13, 2007

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., Nov. 1 / -- Audiovox Corporation announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary Audiovox Accessories Corporation (AAC) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Technuity, Inc. for a purchase price of $16.5 million, plus the repayment of $4 million of debt and an earn-out if certain sales and... Read More

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Graphel Corporation Announces Merger With Carbon Products, Inc.

November 12, 2007

WEST CHESTER, OHIO: Graphel Corporation announces a merger with Carbon Products, Inc., of Ramsey, Minnesota and Germantown, Wisconsin. Graphel Corporation, in existence since 1965, offers its customers a full range of graphite machining and EDM services, as well as design, concurrent, and reverse engineering... Read More

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X-Rite to Acquire Pantone, Inc. Extending Reach in the Color Industry

November 12, 2007

Acquisition expected to leverage X-Rite's worldwide leadership in color hardware, software and services with Pantone's innovations in color standards and color communication Grand Rapids, Michigan, August 23, 2007 - X-Rite, Incorporated (Nasdaq: XRIT) a leading provider of color solutions for measuring... Read More

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HP Broadens Presence in Wide-Format Printing

November 12, 2007

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 13, 2007 - HP today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire MacDermid ColorSpan Inc., a manufacturer of wide-format digital inkjet printers, from MacDermid Printing Solutions LLC, a subsidiary of privately held MacDermid Incorporated, which is based in Denver. Based in... Read More

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Arrow Electronics Completes Acquisition of Centia Group Limited and AKS Group Nordic AB

November 12, 2007

Expands Software Solutions Business in Europe MELVILLE, N.Y., Sep 04, 2007 - Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Centia Group Limited and AKS Group Nordic AB ("Centia/AKS") for a purchase price of approximately $32 million, including the... Read More

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Rockwell Automation to Acquire Pavilion Technologies

November 9, 2007

Acquisition expands process automation software offerings MILWAUKEE, Oct. 25, 2007 - Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK) today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to buy Pavilion Technologies, Inc., a privately held company that is a recognized leader in advanced process control, production... Read More

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Universal Lighting Technologies Enters Acquisition Agreement

November 9, 2007

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (October 26, 2007) - Universal Lighting Technologies, a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-efficiency lighting ballasts and control systems, has entered into an acquisition agreement with Matsushita Electric Works, Ltd.(hereinafter referred to as MEW) (TSE: 6991). Through this... Read More

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Danaher and Tektronix Announce Expiration of HSR Act Waiting Period in Connection with Tender Offer

November 9, 2007

WASHINGTON and BEAVERTON, Ore., Oct. 31 -- Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) and Tektronix, Inc. (NYSE:TEK) jointly announced today the expiration of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended, applicable to the tender offer by an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of... Read More

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Kaydon Corporation Announces Acquisition of Avon Bearings Corporation

November 8, 2007

Ann Arbor, Michigan - October 29, 2007 Kaydon Corporation today announced that it has acquired Avon Bearings Corporation ("Avon") in a cash transaction valued at $55 million. The acquisition of Avon is expected to be accretive to Kaydon's earnings within the first full year of ownership and immediately accretive... Read More

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SATO America, Inc. Signs Agreement to Acquire TrakIT Systems, Inc.

November 8, 2007

CHARLOTTE, NC - November 1, 2007 - SATO America, Inc., a global leader in barcode printing, labeling, and EPC/RFID solutions, today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire TrakIT Systems, Inc., a privately held corporation based in Nashville, Tennessee. TrakIT is a leading global provider of end-to-end... Read More

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CACI Completes Acquisition of Dragon Development Corporation

November 8, 2007

Expands CACI's Services and Solutions for Intelligence Community ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 1 - CACI International Inc (NYSE:CAI) announced today that it has completed its transaction to acquire Dragon Development Corporation (DDC). DDC provides professional, technical, and engineering services to the Intelligence... Read More

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Extech Instruments Announces Agreement to Be Acquired by Flir Systems Inc.

November 8, 2007

Acquisition by world leader in thermal imaging and stabilized camera systems will create new opportunities in distribution, product development and branding Extech Instruments, a major supplier of test and measurement equipment and portable receipt printers with distribution in over 90 countries, announces that the... Read More

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HP Completes Tender Offer for Opsware Inc.; Expects to Complete Acquisition within Several Days

November 8, 2007

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 17, 2007 HP today announced that it has completed its tender offer for Opsware Inc. HP's tender offer for all of the outstanding shares of Opsware expired at 5 p.m., New York City time, on September 14, 2007. As of that time, approximately 104.2 million shares, representing approximately... Read More

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Shared Technologies Inc. Announces Strategic Acquisition of Communication Management Services (CMS)

November 7, 2007

COPPELL, Texas, Oct. 17 / / - In January of 2007, Shared Technologies Inc. unveiled a comprehensive strategy for delivering security and management solutions for converged voice and data environments. As a key component of that evolving strategy, Shared Technologies today announces the acquisition of Communication... Read More

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Parker Hannifin Acquires Aerospace Equipment Manufacturer Shaw Aero Devices, Inc.

November 7, 2007

CLEVELAND, Nov. 1 / -- Parker Hannifin Corporation's(NYSE: PH) Parker Aerospace today announced that it has acquired Shaw Aero Devices, Inc. a producer of aerospace components and equipment. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Based in Naples, Florida, Shaw Aero Devices, Inc. was founded in 1956 and has 250... Read More

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CSC Agrees to Acquire First Consulting Group

November 7, 2007

Acquisition Increases CSC's Domestic and Offshore Healthcare Expertise and Service Delivery Capabilities EL SEGUNDO, Calif. and LONG BEACH, Calif., Oct. 31 -- Computer Sciences Corporation (NYSE:CSC) and First Consulting Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FCGI) today announced that they have entered into an agreement and plan of... Read More

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CyberSource Announces Completion of Authorize.Net Acquisition

November 7, 2007

Conference call to discuss Q4 guidance for combined entity scheduled for November 8 MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. and MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Nov. 1 -- CyberSource Corporation, (NASDAQ:CYBS), a leading provider of electronic payment and risk management solutions, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of... Read More

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Air Liquide Finalizes the Acquisition of Scott Specialty Gases

November 7, 2007

Air Liquide America Specialty Gases LLC, a 100% Air Liquide affiliate, has finalized the purchase of the assets of Scott Specialty Gases, Inc., a leading privately held international producer and supplier of mixed and pure specialty gases to the analytical, medical and electronics sectors, and of high-performance... Read More

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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