Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

GlobalSantaFe Corporation and Transocean Inc. Announce Early Termination of U.S. Antitrust Waiting Period

September 27, 2007

HOUSTON, Sept. 20 / -- GlobalSantaFe Corporation (NYSE:GSF) and Transocean Inc. (NYSE:RIG) announced today that on September 19, 2007, the Premerger Notification Office of the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice granted early termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust... Read More

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Deloitte Consulting LLP to Acquire Xcelicor, a Leading Oracle® HCM Company

September 27, 2007

Transaction strengthens Deloitte Consulting's human capital consultancy; enhances their Oracle HR systems implementation consulting capabilities NEW YORK, Sept. 24 / -- Deloitte Consulting LLP (Deloitte Consulting), one of the nation's leading professional services organizations and a subsidiary of Deloitte... Read More

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BCE Shareholders Approve Acquisition by Teachers', Providence Equity and Madison Dearborn

September 27, 2007

MONTREAL, Quebec, Sept. 21 -- BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE) today announced that its shareholders overwhelmingly approved the plan of arrangement involving BCE and a consortium led by Teachers' Private Capital, the private investment arm of the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, Providence Equity Partners and Madison... Read More

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Competition Bureau clears Acquisition of BCE by Investor Group led by Teachers', Providence and Madison

September 27, 2007

MONTREAL, Quebec, Sept. 21 / -- BCE has today been informed by the Canadian Competition Bureau that the Bureau's review of the proposed acquisition of BCE by an investor group led by Teachers' Private Capital, the private investment arm of the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, Providence Equity Partners Inc. and... Read More

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Commercial Metals Company Closes Acquisition of Croatian Mill; Mill Renamed CMC Sisak

September 27, 2007

IRVING, Texas, Sept. 19 / -- Commercial Metals Company (NYSE:CMC), headquartered in Irving, Texas, announced today that its Swiss subsidiary, Commercial Metals International AG, has completed the acquisition of all outstanding shares of Valjaonica Cijevi Sisak (VCS) from the Croatian Privatization Fund and Croatian... Read More

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Elecsys Corporation Completes Acquisition of Radix Assets

September 27, 2007

OLATHE, Kan., Sept. 21 -- Elecsys Corporation (AMEX:ASY) announced today that it has completed its acquisition of the assets and the assumption of certain liabilities of Radix International Corporation and Radix Corporation of Salt Lake City, Utah. The transaction closed on September 17, 2007. The Company acquired... Read More

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Scott Rotary Seals Has Acquired Blakeslee Technologies, Inc.

September 27, 2007

Acquisition sets major milestone in expanding Scott Rotary Seals leadership in rotary timing valve technology Scott Rotary Seals (a division of DSTI, Minneapolis, MN) today announced an agreement to acquire Blakeslee Technologies of Olean, New York. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The leadership of... Read More

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EyeWonder, Inc., Acquires German-Based Interactive Digital Advertising Firm Vendi Interactive

September 27, 2007

EyeWonder's purchase of vendi coincides with the opening of its new London office and the expansion of its Dublin operation ATLANTA, Sept. 25 -- EyeWonder, Inc., interactive digital advertising's fastest growing innovator, today announced it has acquired Cologne, Germany-based vendi interactive, one of the... Read More

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Gate Gourmet Completes deSter/Supplair Acquisition

September 27, 2007

RESTON, Va., Sept. 19 / -- Gate Gourmet announced today that it has completed the purchase of deSter Holding BV of Amsterdam, the world's top provider of in-flight hospitality items and owner of Supplair, the innovative supplier of packaged airline meals. The deal with Stockholm based EQT, a private equity fund... Read More

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mindSHIFT Technologies Merges with Invision

September 25, 2007

Invision Expands mindSHIFT's Managed Hosting and e-Business Applications Capabilities FAIRFAX, Va. and Commack, N.Y., Sept. 19 -- Managed services providers mindSHIFT Technologies and Invision today announced the merger of these Northeast-based IT services companies. The merger expands mindSHIFT's comprehensive... Read More

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Industry Canada Approves Acquisition of Telesat Canada by Loral and PSP Investments

September 25, 2007

NEW YORK, Sept. 19 / -- Loral Space & Communications Inc. today announced that Industry Canada has approved the acquisition of Telesat Canada by Loral and its Canadian partner, the Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP Investments). "We are very pleased that Industry Canada has approved the application," said... Read More

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Hologic Acquires Biolucent, Inc.

September 25, 2007

A Leader in Mammography Comfort Technology BEDFORD, Mass., Sept. 19 / -- Hologic, Inc., a leading provider of diagnostic imaging and state-of-the-art digital imaging systems directed towards women's health, today announced it has completed the acquisition of BioLucent, Inc. ("BioLucent"), a market leader in its... Read More

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Gate Gourmet Completes deSter/Supplair Acquisition

September 25, 2007

RESTON, Va., Sept. 19 -- Gate Gourmet announced today that it has completed the purchase of deSter Holding BV of Amsterdam, the world's top provider of in-flight hospitality items and owner of Supplair, the innovative supplier of packaged airline meals. The deal with Stockholm based EQT, a private equity fund that... Read More

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Key Energy Enters Agreement to Acquire the Moncla Companies and Acquires Advanced Measurements

September 25, 2007

HOUSTON, Sept. 19 / -- Key Energy Services, Inc. announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Moncla Companies. The Company also announced that it has acquired Advanced Measurements, Inc. The Company will host an investor conference call to discuss these transactions on Monday... Read More

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EMS Group Acquires Business and Assets from BlackWatch Energy Services Trust

September 25, 2007

Houston, August 24, 2007 - EMS Acquisition Canada, Inc, a wholly owned subsidiary of Energy Maintenance Service Group, I LLC ("EMS Group"), and BlackWatch Energy Services Trust ("BlackWatch") (TSX: BWT.UN) announces the signing of a binding agreement that took place on August 23, 2007 for the acquisition of the... Read More

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NetScout Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Network General

September 25, 2007

Combination to yield more powerful Performance Management Solutions and immediate return on current investments for both customers and shareholders WESTFORD, Mass. - September 20, 2007-NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTCT), an industry pacesetter for advanced network and service assurance solutions, today announced... Read More

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Volvo Construction Equipment Strengthens Forestry Offering

September 25, 2007

Assets of Canadian timber handling machinery manufacturer, Technologies Direct, have been acquired by Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) in a move that will extend its forestry application product range. Volvo CE has acquired certain assets of Canadian forestry machinery manufacturer Technologies Direct. The... Read More

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Lincoln Industrial Acquires Lincoln Helios (India), Ltd.

September 25, 2007

ST. LOUIS, August 27, 2007 - Lincoln Industrial, a Harbour Group company, completed the acquisition of Lincoln Helios (India), Ltd. (LHI), Jeff Fox, Harbour Group's chief executive officer, announced. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. LHI designs and manufactures automatic lubrication systems, ink... Read More

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ITW Acquires Hwa Meir Packing

September 25, 2007

GLENVIEW, Ill., Sept. 19 / -- Illinois Tool Works Inc. today announced that it has acquired the assets of Hwa Meir Packing Daily Commodities Co. Ltd., a manufacturer of air-evacuable storage bags. Located in the Guangdong province of China, Hwa Meir will be a wholly owned business unit of ITW and part of the... Read More

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ITW Purchases Assets of Yellow Jacket LLP

September 24, 2007

The assets of Yellow Jacket LLP have been purchased by Illinois Tool Works, Inc. (ITW). The Yellow Jacket brand name, equipment and sales/marketing focus will still remain, though they will move to the ITW Business Unit, ITW-GaleWrap in Douglasville, GA. The Yellow Jacket business will be led by GaleWrap's... Read More