Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Illinois Tool Works Inc. Acquires Food Retail Weighing Business Avery Berkel

September 28, 2007

GLENVIEW, Ill., Sept. 20 -- Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) today announced that it has acquired the assets of Avery Berkel, the food retail weighing business of Avery Weigh-Tronix. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Avery Berkel will be a wholly owned business unit of ITW and part of the company's... Read More

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Niles Machine and Tool Works and Pacific Production Engineering Consulting Announce Official Merger

September 28, 2007

Both companies to be known as Integrated Manufacturing Group Livermore and Palo Alto, Calif. (September 10, 2007) - Niles Machine and Tool Works, LLC (Niles) and Pacific Production Engineering Consulting, LLC (PPEC) will be officially merged into one corporate entity as of October 1, 2007. The new company will be... Read More

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New Brunswick Scientific Completes Merger Transaction with Eppendorf

September 28, 2007

EDISON, N.J., Sept. 24 -- New Brunswick Scientific Co., Inc. ("NBS") (NASDAQ:NBSC), and Eppendorf Group ("Eppendorf") announced today the completion of the previously announced merger transaction in which Eppendorf acquired NBS for approximately $110 million in an all-cash transaction. As a result of the merger... Read More

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GCI Reaches Agreement in Acquisition of Alaska Wireless Communications

September 27, 2007

GCI continues rural wireless expansion with purchase of Dutch Harbor company ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Sept. 20 / -- GCI (NASDAQ:GNCMA) announced today the acquisition of Alaska Wireless Communications, LLC. Alaska Wireless is a GSM cellular provider with subscribers in the Dutch Harbor area. Alaska Wireless is locally... Read More

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Bristol-Myers Squibb to Acquire Adnexus Therapeutics

September 27, 2007

Bristol-Myers Squibb to Advance Biologics Strategy Through Targeted Biologics Acquisition PRINCETON, N.J. and WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 24 -- Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) and Adnexus(TM) Therapeutics announced today the companies have signed a definitive agreement under which Bristol-Myers Squibb will... Read More

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GlobalSantaFe Corporation and Transocean Inc. Announce Early Termination of U.S. Antitrust Waiting Period

September 27, 2007

HOUSTON, Sept. 20 / -- GlobalSantaFe Corporation (NYSE:GSF) and Transocean Inc. (NYSE:RIG) announced today that on September 19, 2007, the Premerger Notification Office of the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice granted early termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust... Read More

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Deloitte Consulting LLP to Acquire Xcelicor, a Leading Oracle® HCM Company

September 27, 2007

Transaction strengthens Deloitte Consulting's human capital consultancy; enhances their Oracle HR systems implementation consulting capabilities NEW YORK, Sept. 24 / -- Deloitte Consulting LLP (Deloitte Consulting), one of the nation's leading professional services organizations and a subsidiary of Deloitte... Read More

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BCE Shareholders Approve Acquisition by Teachers', Providence Equity and Madison Dearborn

September 27, 2007

MONTREAL, Quebec, Sept. 21 -- BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE) today announced that its shareholders overwhelmingly approved the plan of arrangement involving BCE and a consortium led by Teachers' Private Capital, the private investment arm of the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, Providence Equity Partners and Madison... Read More

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Competition Bureau clears Acquisition of BCE by Investor Group led by Teachers', Providence and Madison

September 27, 2007

MONTREAL, Quebec, Sept. 21 / -- BCE has today been informed by the Canadian Competition Bureau that the Bureau's review of the proposed acquisition of BCE by an investor group led by Teachers' Private Capital, the private investment arm of the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, Providence Equity Partners Inc. and... Read More

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Commercial Metals Company Closes Acquisition of Croatian Mill; Mill Renamed CMC Sisak

September 27, 2007

IRVING, Texas, Sept. 19 / -- Commercial Metals Company (NYSE:CMC), headquartered in Irving, Texas, announced today that its Swiss subsidiary, Commercial Metals International AG, has completed the acquisition of all outstanding shares of Valjaonica Cijevi Sisak (VCS) from the Croatian Privatization Fund and Croatian... Read More

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Elecsys Corporation Completes Acquisition of Radix Assets

September 27, 2007

OLATHE, Kan., Sept. 21 -- Elecsys Corporation (AMEX:ASY) announced today that it has completed its acquisition of the assets and the assumption of certain liabilities of Radix International Corporation and Radix Corporation of Salt Lake City, Utah. The transaction closed on September 17, 2007. The Company acquired... Read More

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Scott Rotary Seals Has Acquired Blakeslee Technologies, Inc.

September 27, 2007

Acquisition sets major milestone in expanding Scott Rotary Seals leadership in rotary timing valve technology Scott Rotary Seals (a division of DSTI, Minneapolis, MN) today announced an agreement to acquire Blakeslee Technologies of Olean, New York. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The leadership of... Read More

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EyeWonder, Inc., Acquires German-Based Interactive Digital Advertising Firm Vendi Interactive

September 27, 2007

EyeWonder's purchase of vendi coincides with the opening of its new London office and the expansion of its Dublin operation ATLANTA, Sept. 25 -- EyeWonder, Inc., interactive digital advertising's fastest growing innovator, today announced it has acquired Cologne, Germany-based vendi interactive, one of the... Read More

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Gate Gourmet Completes deSter/Supplair Acquisition

September 27, 2007

RESTON, Va., Sept. 19 / -- Gate Gourmet announced today that it has completed the purchase of deSter Holding BV of Amsterdam, the world's top provider of in-flight hospitality items and owner of Supplair, the innovative supplier of packaged airline meals. The deal with Stockholm based EQT, a private equity fund... Read More

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Industry Canada Approves Acquisition of Telesat Canada by Loral and PSP Investments

September 25, 2007

NEW YORK, Sept. 19 / -- Loral Space & Communications Inc. today announced that Industry Canada has approved the acquisition of Telesat Canada by Loral and its Canadian partner, the Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP Investments). "We are very pleased that Industry Canada has approved the application," said... Read More

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mindSHIFT Technologies Merges with Invision

September 25, 2007

Invision Expands mindSHIFT's Managed Hosting and e-Business Applications Capabilities FAIRFAX, Va. and Commack, N.Y., Sept. 19 -- Managed services providers mindSHIFT Technologies and Invision today announced the merger of these Northeast-based IT services companies. The merger expands mindSHIFT's comprehensive... Read More

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Hologic Acquires Biolucent, Inc.

September 25, 2007

A Leader in Mammography Comfort Technology BEDFORD, Mass., Sept. 19 / -- Hologic, Inc., a leading provider of diagnostic imaging and state-of-the-art digital imaging systems directed towards women's health, today announced it has completed the acquisition of BioLucent, Inc. ("BioLucent"), a market leader in its... Read More

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Gate Gourmet Completes deSter/Supplair Acquisition

September 25, 2007

RESTON, Va., Sept. 19 -- Gate Gourmet announced today that it has completed the purchase of deSter Holding BV of Amsterdam, the world's top provider of in-flight hospitality items and owner of Supplair, the innovative supplier of packaged airline meals. The deal with Stockholm based EQT, a private equity fund that... Read More

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Key Energy Enters Agreement to Acquire the Moncla Companies and Acquires Advanced Measurements

September 25, 2007

HOUSTON, Sept. 19 / -- Key Energy Services, Inc. announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Moncla Companies. The Company also announced that it has acquired Advanced Measurements, Inc. The Company will host an investor conference call to discuss these transactions on Monday... Read More

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EMS Group Acquires Business and Assets from BlackWatch Energy Services Trust

September 25, 2007

Houston, August 24, 2007 - EMS Acquisition Canada, Inc, a wholly owned subsidiary of Energy Maintenance Service Group, I LLC ("EMS Group"), and BlackWatch Energy Services Trust ("BlackWatch") (TSX: BWT.UN) announces the signing of a binding agreement that took place on August 23, 2007 for the acquisition of the... Read More