Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Monsanto Company Acquires Agroeste Sementes, a Brazilian Corn Seed Company

September 18, 2007

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 11 / -- Monsanto Company announced today that it has acquired Agroeste Sementes, a leading Brazilian corn seed company, for slightly more than $100 million. Agroeste focuses on hybrid corn seed production and serves farmers throughout Brazil, the world's third largest corn production area. Under... Read More

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SAP Acquires Software License and Maintenance Business from Exclusive Partner SAP Arabia to Strengthen Operations in the Middle East and North Africa

September 18, 2007

Acquisition to Help SAP Support Growing Market Demand and to Reinforce Its Commitment to Customer Needs WALLDORF, Germany, Sept. 11 / -- SAP AG (NYSE:SAP) today announced the acquisition of the software license and maintenance business of SAP Arabia, its exclusive long-term partner in the region. Under the terms of... Read More

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SAIC Completes Acquisition of Scicom Technologies

September 18, 2007

SAN DIEGO and MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 12 / -- Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE:SAI) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Scicom Technologies Private Limited (Scicom), a provider for onsite and offshore hydrocarbon exploration product development services and technology consulting... Read More

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GoAmerica® Announces Agreement to Merge with Hands On Video Relay Services, Inc.

September 18, 2007

HACKENSACK, N.J., Sept. 12 -- GoAmerica, Inc. (NASDAQ:GOAM), a provider of communications services for people who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, or speech-disabled, today announced the execution of a definitive merger agreement with Hands On Video Relay Services, Inc. for $35.0 million in cash and 6.7 million shares of... Read More

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Nabi Biopharmaceuticals Announces Sale of Nabi Biologics to Biotest AG

September 18, 2007

Cash Purchase of Biologics Strategic Business Unit for $185 Million; Deal Expected to Close in the Fourth Quarter 2007 BOCA RATON, Fla., Sept. 11 -- Nabi Biopharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:NABI) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Biotest AG, Dreieich, Germany to sell the Nabi Biologics... Read More

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Chaparral Steel Company Stockholders Approve Merger with Gerdau Ameristeel Corporation

September 18, 2007

MIDLOTHIAN, Texas, Sept. 12 / -- Chaparral Steel Company announced that its stockholders at a special meeting held in Dallas, Texas today adopted the merger agreement under which Chaparral is to be acquired by Gerdau Ameristeel Corporation. Approximately 99.7% of the shares voted were cast in favor of the merger... Read More

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Kepware Technologies Announces the Purchase of all COI Software Assets Including the iSNMP Related Products and PATENT for Integrating Network Management with Process Control

September 17, 2007

Sept 11th, 2007 - Kepware Technologies, of Portland, Maine, U.S.A. announces that they have purchased all rights to the COI Software Brand, Website, and iSNMP products, including COI Software's patent on "System and Method for Integrating Process Control and Network Management" (U.S. Patent No. 6,728,262). Simple... Read More

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FLSmidth RAHCO Inc. Acquires Material Handling Business of RAHCO International, Inc. and Innoveq International, Inc.

September 14, 2007

FLSMIDTH RAHCO INC. is pleased to announce the acquisition of the material handling business of RAHCO International, Inc., and Innoveq International, Inc. With this acquisition FLSmidth RAHCO joins the FLSmidth Minerals Group (formerly FFE Minerals). The group partners now have the capability of providing a full... Read More

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VUANCE to Acquire Credential Division of Disaster Management Solutions

September 14, 2007

Acquisition to Expand and Enhance Company's Credentialing Product Offerings QADIMA, Israel and MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 10 -- Vuance Ltd. (formerly SuperCom Ltd.) (Nasdaq: VUNC; Euronext: VUNC), a leading provider of incident management and active RFID solutions to homeland security, public safety, commercial... Read More

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Excellon Expands Offerings with Automa-Tech / ORCi Merger

September 13, 2007

Rancho Dominguez, CA September 5, 2007 - Roy Cripps, Vice President of Sales and Marketing announced today that with the announced merger of Automa-Tech with its branch company, ORC imaging Corporation Excellon Automation is now offering the entire combined product line to selected States in North... Read More

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Danville Partners LLC Acquires Oil Skimmers Inc.

September 13, 2007

CLEVELAND, Sept. 7 -- Cleveland-based business development and private equity firm, Danville Partners LLC announced its acquisition of Oil Skimmers Inc., a manufacturer of oil skimming equipment located in Cleveland, Ohio. The acquisition was completed on August 31, 2007. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed... Read More

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Zimmer Holdings Offer and ORTHOsoft Directors' Circular Mailed to Shareholders

September 13, 2007

WARSAW, Ind. and MONTREAL, Sept. 7 -- Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ZMH), a leader in the orthopaedics industry, and ORTHOsoft Inc. (TSX-Venture: OSH), a leader in computer navigation for orthopaedic surgery, announced that Zimmer's indirect wholly owned subsidiary, ZMH Acquisition Co., has mailed today its offer and... Read More

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ISS and Glass Lewis Recommend Cholestech Stockholders Vote 'FOR' Merger

September 13, 2007

HAYWARD, Calif., Sept. 10-- Cholestech Corporation (NASDAQ:CTEC) today announced that Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) and Glass Lewis, two leading independent proxy advisory firms, recommended that Cholestech stockholders vote "FOR" the merger transaction between Cholestech and Inverness Medical... Read More

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CH2M HILL Finalizes Acquisition of VECO

September 13, 2007

DENVER, Sept. 7 -- CH2M HILL, a global full-service engineering, construction and operations firm, announced today that it has finalized the acquisition of VECO. The two companies signed a Letter of Intent for exclusive negotiations on May 15, 2007, and this agreement finalizes the details of the acquisition and... Read More

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MediaREADY Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire Shandong Jiajia International

September 13, 2007

Diversified Chinese Company Brings Over $36 million in Annual Revenue FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Sept. 10 -- MediaREADY, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: MRED) , a provider of innovative interactive, media-convergent entertainment devices, announced today that it has signed a letter of intent to acquire controlling interest of... Read More

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Universal Protection Service Expands Presence in Northern California

September 13, 2007

SANTA ANA, Calif., Sept. 10 -- Universal Protection Service, a leading privately held security company, announced on Friday, September 7, its acquisition of Ligouri Associates, Inc. A regional security service provider in northern California, Ligouri Associates, Inc., was previously headquartered in Napa... Read More

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ITT Corporation Completes Acquisition of International Motion Control

September 13, 2007

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Sept. 10 -- ITT Corporation (NYSE:ITT) today announced it has completed the acquisition of International Motion Control (IMC). Buffalo, N.Y.-based IMC is a global developer of motion control products with 2006 revenues of approximately $200 million. The acquisition agreement was announced on... Read More

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Martel Electronics Corporation Acquires Murch Associates and New Facility

September 12, 2007

Martel Electronics Corporation announced that it will acquire Murch Associates, a supplier, manufacturer and assembler of mechanical parts for hydraulic and pneumatic test pumps. Martel has also announced that it will be moving all of its offices and manufacturing to a newly built facility in late 2008... Read More

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Ingersoll-Rand to Sell its Bobcat, Utility Equipment and Attachments Business Units for $4.9 Billion

September 12, 2007

Hamilton, Bermuda, July 29, 2007-Ingersoll-Rand Company Limited (NYSE:IR) today announced that it has agreed to sell its Bobcat, Utility Equipment and Attachments business units to Doosan Infracore for cash proceeds of approximately $4.9 billion. The sale is subject to customary closing conditions and is targeted to... Read More

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TANDBERG to Acquire Codian  

September 12, 2007

o Acquisition provides immediate products, solutions and resources for seizing current growth opportunities; enhances TANDBERG technology leadership NEW YORK and OSLO, Norway, September 6, 2007 - TANDBERG® (OSLO: TAA.OL), a global leader in visual communication, today announced the acquisition of Codian, an... Read More