Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Hologic Stockholders Approve Merger with Cytyc

October 25, 2007

BEDFORD, Mass., Oct. 18 / -- Hologic, Inc. today announced that its stockholders voted overwhelmingly at a Special Meeting of Stockholders to approve the transactions contemplated by Hologic's previously announced merger with Cytyc. More than 90 percent of the shares represented at the meeting and more than 70... Read More

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American Oriental Bioengineering Completes Acquisition of Guangxi Boke Pharmaceutical Company Ltd.

October 25, 2007

NEW YORK, Oct. 18 / -- American Oriental Bioengineering, Inc. (NYSE:AOB) ("AOBO"), a leading manufacturer and distributor of plant-based pharmaceutical and nutraceutical products, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Guangxi Boke Pharmaceutical Company Limited ("Boke"). The purchase price for... Read More

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Danaher to Acquire Tektronix, Inc. for $38.00 Per Share, or $2.8 Billion

October 24, 2007

o Tektronix Board of Directors unanimously recommends acceptance of all- cash offer o Addition of Tektronix would significantly expand Danaher's leading global position in Electronic Test WASHINGTON, and BEAVERTON, Ore., Oct. 15 / -- Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) and Tektronix, Inc. (NYSE:TEK) today announced they... Read More

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CIBER in Sweden Acquires Condevor AB

October 24, 2007

Significant Addition to CIBER's SAP Business in the Nordic Region STOCKHOLM and GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., Oct. 15 - CIBER, Inc. (NYSE:CBR) today announced a major expansion of its SAP capabilities in Sweden with the acquisition of Condevor AB, a specialist SAP consultancy company based in Stockholm, Malmo and... Read More

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Honeywell Announces Agreement to Acquire Hand Held Products Inc. - Imaging and Mobile Innovator

October 24, 2007

Acquisition Provides Entry into Large and Growing Automatic Identification and Data Collection Marketplace, Expands Pervasive Wireless Technology Expertise MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 15 /-- Honeywell (NYSE:HON) today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Hand Held Products Inc., a privately held... Read More

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Petroleum Development Corporation Enters Into a Definitive Agreement with Castle Gas Company, Inc.

October 23, 2007

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va., Oct. 15 / -- Petroleum Development Corporation (NASDAQ:PETD) today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase a majority working interest in approximately 760 natural gas wells located in southwestern Pennsylvania, which are operated by Castle Gas Company, Inc. The purchase... Read More

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Marathon's Acquisition of Western Oil Sands Approved by Western Shareholders

October 23, 2007

HOUSTON, Oct. 16 / -- Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) has been advised that its proposed acquisition of Western Oil Sands Inc. was approved by more than 99 percent of the Western shareholders who voted in a special meeting held today in Calgary. In addition, the final court order was issued by the Court of the... Read More

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Zebra Technologies to Acquire Navis

October 23, 2007

Acquisition enhances Zebra's ability to deliver asset tracking and location solutions; Company also announces acquisition of RTLS provider proveo VERNON HILLS, Ill., Oct. 15 / -- Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA) today announced that it has agreed to acquire all of the shares of Navis Holdings, LLC, a... Read More

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Apria Healthcare Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Coram, Inc.

October 23, 2007

Acquisition significantly expands Apria's national infusion footprint and adds broad network of ambulatory infusion suites to Apria's existing service offering Adds strength in fast-growing specialty pharmacy services segment Expands managed care service capabilities; diversifies payor and product mix Creates the... Read More

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Zimmer's Offer to Acquire ORTHOsoft is Successful

October 23, 2007

Offer Is Extended Until October 26, 2007 WARSAW, Ind. and MONTREAL, Oct. 16 / -- Zimmer Holdings, Inc. ("Zimmer") ,a leader in the orthopaedics industry, and its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary ZMH Acquisition Co. ("Offeror"), announced today that the bid to acquire ORTHOsoft Inc. ("ORTHOsoft") (TSX-Venture... Read More

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Huntsman Stockholders Approve Merger with Hexion

October 23, 2007

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Oct. 16 / -- Peter R. Huntsman, President and CEO of Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN), today announced that, at a special meeting held earlier in the day, the company's stockholders voted to approve the merger agreement with Hexion Specialty Chemicals, Inc. (Hexion). "We are pleased that our... Read More

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American Water Receives Approval for Acquisition

October 23, 2007

Pelican Island Joins New Jersey American Water CHERRY HILL, N.J., Oct. 17 -- American Water today announced the completion of the Pelican Island water system acquisition by its New Jersey subsidiary. The Pelican Island water system's service area, located within the borders of Dover and Berkeley Townships on... Read More

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Autodesk Completes Acquisition of Skymatter, Makers of Mudbox 3D Brush-based Modeling Software

October 23, 2007

Strengthens Autodesk's Entertainment and Design Offering SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Oct. 16 -- Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) has completed the acquisition of substantially all the assets of Skymatter Limited, the New Zealand-based, privately held developer of Mudbox 3D modeling software. On August 6, 2007, Autodesk... Read More

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Audiovox to Acquire Thomson's Consumer Electronics Audio Video Business Outside Europe, Including the Worldwide Rights to the RCA Brand for Consumer Electronics Audio Video Products

October 23, 2007

o Purchase price is $19.7 million, plus a net asset payment, plus a five- year fee related to the RCA brand in the consumer electronics audio video product field. o Proposed acquisition to add approximately $150 million in annual sales as well as the ability to generate royalty income and should positively impact... Read More

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SAP to Acquire YASU Technologies and Add Leading Business Rules Management System to SAP NetWeaver®

October 23, 2007

SAP Increases Business Process Management Footprint; Enables Customers to More Easily Define and Apply Business Rules MUNICH, Germany, Oct. 17 / -- Recognizing the increasing importance of the new breed of professionals who help companies create and manage business processes, SAP AG (NYSE:SAP) today announced the... Read More

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Mediware to Acquire Integrated Marketing Solutions to Enhance Blood Center Solution Offerings

October 23, 2007

Acquisition will extend ClosedLoop(TM) capabilities to blood centers and deliver integrated Donor Relationship Management. LENEXA, Kan., Oct. 16 / -- Mediware Information Systems, Inc., (NASDAQ:MEDW), a provider of ClosedLoop(TM) clinical systems for blood and medication management, announced that the Company has... Read More

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Newmont to Acquire Miramar Mining for C$6.25 Cash Per Share; Miramar Board to Unanimously Recommend Offer

October 19, 2007

DENVER and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 9 / -- Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE:NEM) and Miramar Mining Corporation (TSX: MAE; Amex: MNG) announced today that they have entered into a definitive support agreement that provides for the acquisition by Newmont, with the unanimous support of the Miramar board of... Read More

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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