Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Measurement Specialties Announces Visyx Acquisition

November 29, 2007

HAMPTON, Va., Nov. 20 -- Measurement Specialties, Inc. (NASDAQ:MEAS), a global designer and manufacturer of sensors and sensor- based systems, announced today that it has acquired the assets of California- based Visyx Technologies (www.visyx.com). The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Based on a unique... Read More

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Philips to Acquire Genlyte in an All-Cash Transaction for USD 95.50 Per Share

November 29, 2007

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Nov. 26 -- The Genlyte Group Incorporated (NASDAQ:GLYT) ("Genlyte"), a leading manufacturer of lighting fixtures, controls, and related products for the commercial, industrial and residential markets, today announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement with Philips Holding USA... Read More

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Lyondell Announces Result of Shareholder Vote on Its Acquisition by Basell

November 29, 2007

HOUSTON, Nov. 20 -- Lyondell Chemical Company (NYSE:LYO) announced that, at a Special Meeting of Shareholders held today (the "Meeting"), shareholders approved the Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of July 16, 2007, among Basell AF, BIL Acquisition Holdings Limited ("Basell") and Lyondell pursuant to which... Read More

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Moog Announces Acquisition

November 29, 2007

EAST AURORA, N.Y., Nov. 20 -- Moog Inc. (NYSE:MOG.A)(NYSE:and)(NYSE:MOG.B) announced today that it has acquired PRIZM Advanced Communications Electronics Inc. for $12 million in cash. PRIZM, a Baltimore, Maryland based company, specializes in the design and manufacture of fiber optic and wireless video and data... Read More

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Camber Corporation Acquires Complex Solutions, Inc

November 29, 2007

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Nov. 21 -- Camber Corporation, a leading provider of full-service education, training, acquisition management, and engineering solutions to defense audiences worldwide, has acquired Honolulu- based Complex Solutions, Inc (CSI), a premier international training provider with significant US and UN... Read More

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Danaher Completes Acquisition of Tektronix

November 29, 2007

WASHINGTON, Nov. 21 -- Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) announced today that it has completed the merger of its indirect wholly owned subsidiary into Tektronix, Inc. and, as a result, Tektronix has become an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Danaher. Tektronix's common stock will now cease to be traded on the New... Read More

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Qualcomm to Acquire Mobile Banking Leader Firethorn

November 28, 2007

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 14 / -- Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM), a leading developer and innovator of Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) and other advanced wireless technologies, today announced it has agreed to acquire Atlanta-based Firethorn Holdings, LLC, an industry-leading mobile banking enabler. The addition of... Read More

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Oglebay Norton Shareholders Overwhelmingly Approve Merger with Carmeuse

November 28, 2007

CLEVELAND, Nov. 9 / -- Oglebay Norton Company (OTC Pink Sheets: OGBY.PK) today announced that Oglebay Norton shareholders voted overwhelmingly to approve the company's merger with Carmeuse North America, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Carmeuse Group, at a special meeting of shareholders held today. "We are extremely... Read More

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MKS Instruments Acquires Yield Dynamics

November 28, 2007

Provides MKS Total Solution to Enable Process Yield Improvement WILMINGTON, Mass., Nov. 8 / -- MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI), a leading worldwide provider of monitoring and control technologies for improving productivity in semiconductor and other advanced manufacturing processes, announced that it has... Read More

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MediaREADY and Shandong Jiajia International Agree to Extend Letter of Intent until January 31, 2008

November 28, 2007

Both Companies Working Towards Completion of Acquisition FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 16, 2007 -- MediaREADY, Inc.(OTC Bulletin Board: MRED), a provider of innovative interactive, media-convergent entertainment devices,announced today that the company has agreed along with Shandong Jiajia International Freight... Read More

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Microsoft Intends to Acquire Musiwave

November 28, 2007

Acquisition of Musiwave would build on Microsoft's commitment to deliver Connected Entertainment vision to consumers. REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 12 / -- Microsoft Corp. today announced it has entered into an exclusivity agreement around its intention to acquire Musiwave SA, an Openwave company and a leading provider of... Read More

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Calnetix Announces the Acquisition of Elliott Energy Systems

November 27, 2007

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 15 / -- Calnetix, Inc., a global leader in high efficiency electric motors and generators, today announced the acquisition of Elliott Energy Systems, Inc. (EESI), a microturbine manufacturer, which is located in Stuart, Florida. Calnetix has significant background and experience in the... Read More

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Olympus Corporation and Gyrus Group PLC Agree to Commence Acquisition Process

November 27, 2007

TOKYO, November 19/ -- Olympus Corporation today formally announced that it intends to acquire all the ordinary shares of Gyrus Group PLC (LSE: GYG), a medical equipment manufacturer headquartered in the United Kingdom. In accordance with the UK Takeover Panel, Olympus and Gyrus have jointly announced the... Read More

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Westinghouse Announces Acquisition of Carolina Energy Solutions

November 27, 2007

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 13 / -- Westinghouse Electric Company has acquired Carolina Energy Solutions (CES), a leading supplier of welding and machining services to the nuclear, fossil and hydropower generation, waste-to- energy, petro-chemical, gas and general fabrication industries. Located in Rock Hill, S.C., CES and... Read More

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ISG Completes Acquisition of TPI, the Global Leader in Sourcing Advisory Services

November 27, 2007

First Step in Building World Class Information-Based Services Company STAMFORD, Conn., Nov. 16 / -- Information Services Group, Inc. (ISG) (AMEX:III.U)(AMEX:III)(AMEX:III.WS) announced today that it has completed its acquisition of TPI, the largest independent sourcing advisory firm in the world, focusing on the... Read More

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Balluff Adds Capacitive Sensor Capability to Its Product Mix Through Acquisition of SIE Sensorik Industrie

November 27, 2007

Florence, KY: November 2008 - Balluff Incorporated, the North American headquarters has announced that its parent company, Balluff GmbH, located in Neuhausen, Germany, has acquired SIE Sensorik Industrie GmbH, based in Viernheim, Germany. SIE is a leader in capacitive sensors. Kent Howard, President of Balluff... Read More

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Konica Minolta Acquires Hughes-Calihan

November 27, 2007

Acquisition Increases Company Presence in Growing Southwestern U.S.A. Market RAMSEY, N.J., Nov. 19 / -- Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta), a leading provider of advanced imaging and networking technologies from the desktop to the print shop, today announced that it has acquired... Read More

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Inverness Medical Innovations Acquires Alere Medical

November 27, 2007

WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 19 / -- Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc. (AMEX:IMA) today announced the completion of its acquisition of Alere Medical, Inc. at a purchase price of $302 million, comprising approximately $128 million in cash and $174 million in Inverness common stock and assumed options. Alere, headquartered... Read More

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Iron Mountain Acquires Xepa Digital, LLP

November 27, 2007

Acquisition Expands Iron Mountain's Film and Sound Archive Services Portfolio BOSTON, Nov. 19 / -- Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE:IRM), the global leader in information protection and storage services, today announced its acquisition of Xepa Digital, LLP, a leader in the conversion of analog and outmoded digital... Read More

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Parker Acquires Scan Subsea Expanding Presence in Offshore Oil Exploration

November 27, 2007

CLEVELAND, Nov. 16 -- Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE: PH), the world leader in motion and control technologies, today announced that it has acquired the shares of Norwegian manufacturer Scan Subsea ASA. Scan Subsea, publicly traded on the Oslo Exchange, has projected sales of approximately $130 million this... Read More