Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Carrier Completes Acquisition of E.B. Ward & Company

September 21, 2007

FARMINGTON, Conn., Sept. 18 -- Carrier Corp. has completed its acquisition of E.B. Ward & Company/Valair, a long-standing Carrier distributor of residential, light commercial and commercial products. E.B. Ward/Valair serves Carrier customers in Northern California and parts of Nevada with 140 employees. It has... Read More

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Universal Energy Corp. Expands Drill Ready Portfolio with Acquisition of High Impact Prospect in Galveston Bay, Texas

September 20, 2007

HOUSTON, Sept. 18 / -- Universal Energy Corp. (BULLETIN BOARD: UVSE.OB) , continuing their model of growth through the drill bit, announced, today, that the Company has entered into a participation agreement for a major oil and gas prospect in Texas. The prospect, known as Lone Oak, is a 3-D drill ready prospect... Read More

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Avaya Inc. Announces Favorable ISS and Glass Lewis Recommendations for Special Stockholder Vote on Proposed Acquisition

September 20, 2007

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Sept. 17 /-- Avaya Inc., (NYSE:AV) a leading global provider of business communications applications, software and services, today announced that Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) and Glass Lewis & Co., both independent proxy advisory firms, have recommended that Avaya stockholders vote... Read More

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Telanetix Acquires AccessLine Communications

September 20, 2007

DRIVES RECURRING REVENUE FROM SMBs SAN DIEGO, Sept. 18 -- Telanetix, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: TNXI) , a leading developer of telepresence solutions, closed the $34.9 million acquisition, previously announced on September 4, of AccessLine Communications, an award winning provider of hosted VoIP services. "Telanetix... Read More

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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