Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Agilent Technologies to Acquire NetworkFab, a Developer of Advanced Signal Intelligence and Communications Systems

August 23, 2007

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 13, 2007 -- Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) and NetworkFab Corp. today announced that they have signed a definitive agreement for NetworkFab to join Agilent. Privately held NetworkFab designs and builds advanced signal intelligence, communications and jammer systems for the U.S... Read More

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Tenneco Acquires Mobile Emissions Business of Combustion Components Associates, Inc.

August 22, 2007

Company Advances Its Full-System SCR Emissions Capabilities To Meet Future Diesel Regulations LAKE FOREST, Ill., Aug. 20 /-- Tenneco Inc. (NYSE:TEN) today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire the mobile emissions business of Combustion Components Associates, Inc. (CCA), a manufacturer of air... Read More

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Motorola Completes Acquisition of Leapstone Systems

August 21, 2007

Privately-Held Company Contributes Leading Software Platform for Converged Services and Applications SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Aug 20, 2007 --Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) has completed the acquisition of privately-held Leapstone Systems, Inc. Leapstone is a leading communications software developer that provides a unified... Read More

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Bluephoenix Solutions Completes Acquisition of Amalgamated Software North America Inc. (ASNA)

August 21, 2007

ASNA's Unique Optimal Migration Solution for 750,000 IBM AS/400 Computers: Will Enable BluePhoenix to Address an Estimated $75 Billion Market HERZLIA, Israel, August 17 -- BluePhoenix Solutions Ltd. (NASDAQ: BPHX), a leading provider of value driven modernization solutions for legacy information systems, today... Read More

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eWorld Companies, Inc. Announces Completion of Corporate Merger, Finalization of Initial Financial Reports, and Impending Upgrade of OTCQX Market Tier Status

August 21, 2007

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 20 /-- eWorld Companies, Inc. (EWDI.PK) announced today that the Company's corporate restructuring resulting from a recent reverse merger has now been completed, and that it has also completed and is in the process of posting its initial financial statements since becoming a publicly traded company... Read More

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Thetford Corporation Acquires RV Sani-Con(TM)

August 21, 2007

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 20 / -- Thetford Corporation, America's leading supplier of sanitation and refrigeration products for the recreational vehicle (RV), marine and heavy-duty truck industries, has acquired RV Sani- Con(TM) Systems, a manufacturer of holding-tank management systems. Based in Lexington, Ky., RV... Read More

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Mitel and Inter-Tel Announce Completion of Merger

August 21, 2007

OTTAWA, ON, and TEMPE, AZ, Aug. 16 / -- Mitel Networks Corporation and Inter-Tel (Delaware), Incorporated today announced the completion of their merger. As a result of the merger, Inter-Tel is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of MitelĀ® and Inter-Tel stockholders will receive $25.60 in cash for each Inter-Tel share... Read More

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International Paper, Ilim Group Agree to Form 50:50 Joint Venture

August 21, 2007

IP to Purchase 50 Percent Stake in Ilim Holding S.A. for Approximately $650 Million MEMPHIS, Tenn. and ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, Aug. 17 /-- International Paper (NYSE:IP) and Ilim Holding S.A. have signed a definitive agreement to form a 50:50 joint venture, the largest foreign- domestic alliance in the Russian... Read More

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Autodesk Completes Acquisition of Opticore AB

August 21, 2007

Visualization Technology Strengthens Digital Prototyping Solution for the Automotive and Consumer Product Design Industries SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Aug. 20 -- Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of technology and product assets of Opticore, a wholly-owned subsidiary of... Read More

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El Paso Corporation Announces Acquisition of Peoples Energy Production Company

August 21, 2007

HOUSTON, Aug. 17 /-- El Paso Corporation (NYSE:EP) announced today that it is acquiring Houston-based Peoples Energy Production Company (Peoples Production), for $875 million in cash through its wholly-owned subsidiary, El Paso Exploration & Production Company (EPEP). Peoples Production, which is a subsidiary of... Read More

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CommScope and Andrew Receive Hart-Scott-Rodino Requests for Additional Information

August 21, 2007

HICKORY, N.C. and WESTCHESTER, Ill., Aug. 16 / -- CommScope, Inc. (NYSE:CTV) and Andrew Corporation (NASDAQ:ANDW) announced today that they have received requests for additional information (second requests) from the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) regarding CommScope's pending acquisition... Read More

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Lockheed Martin Acquires 3Dsolve, Inc.

August 21, 2007

BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 17 / -- Lockheed Martin Corporation announced it has acquired 3Dsolve, Inc. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. 3Dsolve is a privately held company that creates simulation-based learning solutions for government, military and corporate applications. The company's innovative software... Read More

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Color Kinetics Announces U.S. and Germany Anti-Trust Clearance for its Acquisition by Philips

August 21, 2007

BOSTON, Aug. 15 / -- Color Kinetics Incorporated (NASDAQ:CLRK), which had previously announced its agreement to be acquired by Philips Holding USA Inc., for $34.00 per share in cash, today announced that the 30-day waiting period for the transaction under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as... Read More

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TI Acquires Integrated Circuit Designs, Inc. to Expand Low-Power RF Design Resources

August 21, 2007

DALLAS, Aug. 15 / -- Texas Instruments (TI) Incorporated (NYSE:TXN) today announced that it has acquired Integrated Circuit Designs, Inc. (ICD), a privately-held company that specializes in the design of radio-frequency (RF) integrated circuits (ICs). Combining ICD's design expertise with TI's extensive... Read More

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Incentra Solutions Acquires Helio Solutions, Leading Provider of IT and Data Center Solutions in California/Arizona

August 21, 2007

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 20 -- Incentra Solutions, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: ICNS) , a provider of complete IT and storage management solutions to enterprises and managed service providers in North America and Europe, today announced that it has acquired Santa Clara, CA-based Helio Solutions, Inc... Read More

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Lamson & Sessions Completes Strategic Evaluation, Enters Into All-Cash Merger Agreement With Thomas & Betts

August 21, 2007

o Lamson & Sessions Shareholders to Receive $27.00 Per Share in Cash o Additionally, Lamson Board Declares a Special Dividend of $0.30 Per Share Conditioned on, and Payable at, Closing for Total Cash Consideration of $27.30 Per Share o Transaction Valued at Approximately $450 Million, Pending Shareholder and... Read More

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AGP Board Rejects Hostile Takeover Bid

August 21, 2007

OMAHA, Neb., Aug. 15 -- The Ag Processing Inc (AGP) Board of Directors met for the purpose of responding to an unsolicited letter of intent that they view as a hostile takeover attempt by Ag Processors Alliance, LLC (APA), a company formed exclusively for the takeover of AGP. "AGP's Board of Directors and... Read More

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Badenoch & Clark Acquires Judd Farris

August 21, 2007

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 16 -- MPS Group, Inc. (NYSE:MPS), a leading provider of specialty staffing, consulting and business solutions, today announced that Badenoch & Clark, its United Kingdom-based professional services unit, has acquired Judd Farris, a leading global provider of property recruitment... Read More

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HitachiSoft Invests in Lattice Technology

August 20, 2007

3D Security Business is Strengthened August 07, 2007, San Francisco, CA - LATTICE TECHNOLOGY, Inc., developers of the XVL ultra-compressed 3D data format, announced today a significant investment from Hitachi Software Engineering Co.Ltd., HitachiSoft has acquired 800 shares (9.85%) of Lattice Technology. The... Read More

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Royal Gold Files S-4 Registration Statement to Advance Merger with Battle Mountain Gold Exploration

August 17, 2007

DENVER, Aug. 9 -- ROYAL GOLD, INC. (Nasdaq: RGLD; TSX: RGL) ("Royal Gold"), the world's leading precious metals royalty company, today announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-4 with the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to the merger transaction with Battle Mountain Gold Exploration... Read More