Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Acer Inc. - Gateway, Inc.: Completion of Merger

October 19, 2007

TAIPEI, Taiwan--Acer Inc. (TSE:2353) (LSE:AM50), announced today that it has completed the merger of its indirect wholly owned subsidiary with Gateway, Inc. (NYSE:GTW). Gateway common stock will be suspended from trading on New York Stock Exchange as of the close of business today, October 16, 2007, New York City... Read More

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GoAmerica® Files Preliminary Proxy Statement in Connection with Proposed Transactions; GoAmerica® Announces Preliminary Third Quarter Operating Results

October 19, 2007

HACKENSACK, N.J., October 11 -- GoAmerica, Inc. (NASDAQ:GOAM), a provider of communications services for people who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, or speech-disabled, today announced the filing of a preliminary proxy statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") associated with the Company's previously... Read More

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Delaware Court Approves Bioenvision, Genzyme Joint Petition

October 19, 2007

Special Meeting to be Reconvened on October 22 NEW YORK and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 10 / -- Bioenvision, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIVN) and Genzyme Corporation (NASDAQ:GENZ) announced today that the Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware granted a petition filed yesterday by both companies to reconvene Bioenvision's special... Read More

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Computershare Announces Plan to Acquire Restricted Stock Systems

October 19, 2007

Insider Trading Solutions will Enhance Computershare's Stock Plan and Compliance Expertise NEW YORK, Oct. 9 / -- Computershare Limited , a leading financial services provider for the global securities industry, today announced that Computershare Inc. has signed a merger agreement to acquire Restricted Stock... Read More

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Schering-Plough Receives Approval from European Commission for Planned Acquisition of Organon BioSciences N.V.

October 19, 2007

KENILWORTH, N.J., Oct. 11 / -- Schering-Plough Corporation (NYSE:SGP) today announced that it has received approval from the European Commission for its planned acquisition of Organon BioSciences, N.V. from Akzo Nobel N.V., as announced March 12. Organon BioSciences is comprised mainly of Organon, the human... Read More

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Acro Signs a Non-Binding Letter of Intent to Acquire RAY Detection Technology Group

October 19, 2007

RAY's Innovative Solutions Detect Concealed Explosives in Bulk Goods and Cargo NEW YORK, October 16/ -- Acro, Inc. (OTC BB:ACRI), a developer of explosive detection solutions, today announced it has signed a non-binding letter of intent to acquire RAY Detection Technology Group (RAY) in an all-stock transaction... Read More

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GlassHouse Technologies, Inc. Acquires Data Center Moves International

October 19, 2007

Acquisition enables GlassHouse to leverage unique software tool for managing data center migrations and defining 'green' strategies FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Oct. 9 -- GlassHouse Technologies, the leading independent IT infrastructure consulting and services firm, today announced it has acquired London-based data center... Read More

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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