Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Subex Azure Consolidates OSS Standing With Syndesis Integration

October 8, 2007

BANGALORE, India, October 1 -- Subex Azure Ltd, a leading global provider of Operations Support Systems (OSS) solutions for telecom operators, announced today that it has completed 180 days of successful integration of Syndesis Ltd, a leading provider of telecom OSS solutions, with recognised leadership in... Read More

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West Virginia Investor Group Acquires Charles Ryan Associates

October 8, 2007

CHARLESTON, W.Va., Oct. 1 / -- A West Virginia investment group led by Henry Harmon, President and CEO of Triana Energy, today announced it has purchased Charles Ryan Associates, the state's largest and oldest public relations/advertising firm. According to Harmon, the final signing and closing of the transactions... Read More

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II-VI Incorporated Announces Agreement to Acquire Majority Interest in HIGHYAG Lasertechnologie GmbH

October 8, 2007

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 2 / -- II-VI Incorporated (NASDAQ:IIVI) announced today it has executed a definitive stock purchase agreement whereby a wholly owned subsidiary of II-VI Incorporated (II-VI) will acquire 74.9% of the equity interests of HIGHYAG Lasertechnologie GmbH (HIGHYAG) in exchange for cash. The remaining... Read More

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GlobalSantaFe Corporation and Transocean Inc. to Hold Shareholder Meetings to Vote on Merger

October 8, 2007

HOUSTON, Oct. 1 - GlobalSantaFe Corporation (NYSE:GSF) and Transocean Inc. (NYSE:RIG) announced today that they will hold separate meetings of their shareholders on Nov. 9, 2007, in connection with the proposed merger between the two companies. GlobalSantaFe shareholders will be asked to approve the merger, while... Read More

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Synopsys Acquires Sandwork Design

October 8, 2007

Sandwork's Technologies Expand Synopsys' Portfolio with Advanced Analog and Mixed-signal Verification Solutions MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 2 -- Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS), a world leader in semiconductor design software, today announced that it has acquired Sandwork Design, Inc., a privately held, Mountain... Read More

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U.K. Court Sanctions Scheme of Arrangement for SurfControl

October 8, 2007

Acquisition Expected to Close on October 3, 2007 SAN DIEGO, Oct. 2 / -- Websense, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBSN) today announced that the High Court of Justice of England and Wales has sanctioned the Scheme of Arrangement to implement the recommended offer for SurfControl plc by Websense SC Operations Limited, a wholly owned... Read More

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Nokia to Acquire NAVTEQ

October 8, 2007

The combined entity would create a leading global player in the fast growing location based services market NAVTEQ to support existing customers as before CHICAGO, Oct. 1 -- Nokia and NAVTEQ today announced a definitive agreement for Nokia to acquire NAVTEQ. Under the terms of the agreement, Nokia will pay $78... Read More

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Steel Dynamics to Acquire OmniSource Corporation

October 8, 2007

FORT WAYNE, Ind., Oct. 1 -- Steel Dynamics, Inc. (NASDAQ:STLD) and OmniSource Corporation have announced the execution of a definitive agreement whereby Steel Dynamics (SDI) will acquire OmniSource, one of North America's largest scrap recycling companies, a privately held company based in Fort Wayne... Read More

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Cal Dive and Horizon Receive Second Request Under Hart-Scott-Rodino Merger Notification

October 8, 2007

HOUSTON, Sept. 28 / -- Cal Dive International, Inc. (NYSE:DVR) and Horizon Offshore, Inc. (NASDAQ:HOFF) announced today that they have each received a request for additional information (commonly referred to as a "second request") from the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice regarding Cal Dive's... Read More

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El Paso Corporation Announces Completion of Acquisition of Peoples Energy Production Company

October 8, 2007

HOUSTON, Sept. 28 / -- El Paso Corporation (NYSE:EP) announced today that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Peoples Energy Production Company through its indirect wholly owned subsidiary, El Paso E&P Company, L.P. The total purchase price was $879.1 million in cash, which reflected customary... Read More

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KEMET Announces Approval of Arcotronics Purchase By German Regulatory Authority

October 8, 2007

Greenville, South Carolina (October 1, 2007) - KEMET Corporation (NYSE:KEM) announced today that the German Federal Cartel Office has given its approval for the Company to acquire Arcotronics Italia S.p.A. with no restrictions. With no other regulatory approvals required, the Company expects to complete this... Read More

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AT&T Announces Agreement to Acquire Interwise - Leading IP Voice/Video/Web Conferencing Provider

October 8, 2007

$121 Million Acquisition Will Bolster AT&T's Position in Conferencing and Collaboration SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 01, 2007 - AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) announced today that it has agreed, through one of its subsidiaries, to acquire privately held Interwise®, a leading global provider of voice, Web and video conferencing services... Read More

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Respironics Acquires Apollo Light Systems, Inc., Expands into Circadian Rhythm Device-Based Therapy Market

October 8, 2007

MURRYSVILLE, Pa., Oct. 2 / -- Respironics, Inc. today announced that it has acquired 100% of the outstanding shares of Apollo Light Systems, Inc., a 20-year-old, privately held company and a leading manufacturer of light therapy systems for melatonin suppression and circadian rhythm sleep disorders. Operating under... Read More

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InfoLogix Acquires Healthcare Informatics Associates Inc. (HIA)

October 8, 2007

Adds Premier Healthcare Consulting Firm and Systems Integrator InfoLogix Cements Position as Leading 'Single Source' Provider for Healthcare Technology Based Mobility Solutions HATBORO, Pa., Oct. 2 - InfoLogix, Inc. (NASDAQ:IFLG), a leading technology provider of mobile enterprise solutions for the healthcare and... Read More

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Wilden Acquires Griswold Pump

October 5, 2007

Wilden announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Griswold Pump Company, a Thomasville, Georgia-based manufacturer of centrifugal pumps and peripheral products. With the acquisition of Griswold, Wilden, a division of Dover Corporation, will have annualized sales in excess of $140 million. Griswold... Read More

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Gate Gourmet Acquires Aviation Services Provider

October 5, 2007

ZURICH, Switzerland, Sept. 27 -- Gate Gourmet, the world's largest independent airline caterer and logistics provider, announced today that it will expand the scope of its business into airline ground handling and support through the acquisition of a leading U.K.-based group operating under the Fernley and... Read More

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HP Closes Neoware Acquisition

October 5, 2007

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 1, 2007 - HP today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Neoware Inc., a provider of thin client computing and virtualization solutions, at a fully diluted, enterprise value (net of cash) basis of approximately $214 million. With the acquisition of King of Prussia, Pa.-based... Read More

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Flextronics Shareholders and Solectron Stockholders Approve Acquisition

October 5, 2007

SINGAPORE and MILPITAS, Calif., Sept. 27 -- Flextronics International Ltd. (NASDAQ:FLEX) and Solectron Corporation (NYSE:SLR) today announced that Flextronics shareholders and Solectron stockholders have approved the completion of Flextronics's proposed acquisition of Solectron. Solectron stockholders, at a special... Read More

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Siemens Extends Tender Offer for Acquisition of Dade Behring

October 5, 2007

MUNICH, Germany, Sept. 27 / -- Siemens has extended the expiration date for the cash tender offer for all outstanding shares of Dade Behring Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:DADE) to Wednesday, October 31, 2007, 12:00 midnight (EDT), as Siemens awaits merger control clearance by the European Commission. The European... Read More

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Royal Adhesives and Sealants LLC Acquires Industrial Adhesives Inc.'s (IAC) Bond-Plus® Packaging Adhesives and Coatings Product Line

October 5, 2007

SOUTH BEND, Ind., Sept. 25 -- Royal Adhesives and Sealants LLC announced today the completion of its acquisition of the assets of IAC Bond-Plus(R) water base adhesives and coatings product line. The acquired product line consists of EVA, PVA and, acrylic latex water based adhesives and coatings that are primarily... Read More