Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Federal Signal to Acquire PIPS Technology

August 9, 2007

Tightens strategic focus: expands public safety and security solutions portfolio and considers strategic alternatives for tooling business OAK BROOK, Ill., Aug. 6 -- Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS), a leader in advancing security and well-being, today announced the acquisition of PIPS Technology, a... Read More

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Garmin® Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire Italian Distributor

August 9, 2007

CAYMAN ISLANDS, Aug. 3 / -- Garmin Ltd. announced today that it has signed a letter of intent for the proposed acquisition of Synergy S.p.A. ("Synergy") the distributor of Garmin's consumer products in Italy. The completion of the acquisition is subject to the negotiation and execution of a definitive acquisition... Read More

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Sandvik Acquires Doncasters Medical Technologies

August 9, 2007

SANDVIKEN, Sweden, JUNE 12, 2007--Sandvik Materials Technology has reached an agreement with Doncasters Group Ltd. to acquire the Doncasters Medical Technologies division. The acquisition is expected to be completed during the second quarter of 2007. Doncasters Medical Technologies is a contract manufacturer of... Read More

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SAIC Completes Acquisition of Benham Investment Holdings, LLC

August 9, 2007

SAN DIEGO and McLEAN, Va., Aug. 2 / -- Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE:SAI) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Benham Investment Holdings, LLC (Benham) and its subsidiaries. Benham is an engineering and life-cycle technology implementation firm that serves Fortune 500(R... Read More

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Norkom Technologies Consolidates Global Leadership & Accelerates Growth with Acquisition of Digital Harbor

August 9, 2007

DUBLIN, July 31/ -- Norkom Technologies, the leading provider of financial crime and compliance software to the global financial services industry, has today announced the acquisition of US based Digital Harbor; a company whose solution set and domain expertise complements its own. The deal will expand Norkom's... Read More

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Sensata Technologies B.V. Announces the Closing of Airpax Holdings, Inc.

August 9, 2007

ATTLEBORO, Mass., July 27 -- Sensata Technologies, Inc., a wholly-owned, indirect subsidiary of Sensata Technologies B.V., today announced that it has closed the previously announced acquisition of Airpax Holdings, Inc., a manufacturer of components and systems for power protection, sensing and control... Read More

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Royal Gold and Battle Mountain Amend Definitive Merger Agreement

August 9, 2007

DENVER, July 31 /-- ROYAL GOLD, INC. (Nasdaq: RGLD; TSX: RGL) ("Royal Gold") and BATTLE MOUNTAIN GOLD EXPLORATION CORP. (BULLETIN BOARD: BMGX) ("Battle Mountain") today announced that they have amended their definitive merger agreement signed on April 17, 2007, under which Royal Gold agreed to acquire 100% of the... Read More

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FutureDial and Sun Corporation Acquire Cellebrite

August 9, 2007

Complementary Mobile Device Management Offering Solidifies Industry Leadership SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 3 -- FutureDial Incorporated, the leader of mobile device management solutions to wireless carriers around the world, announced today that the company and one of its major shareholders - Sun Corporation in Japan... Read More

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Quality Distribution, Inc. Announces Acquisition of Boasso America Corporation

August 9, 2007

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 2 / -- Quality Distribution, Inc. (the "Company") (NASDAQ:QLTY) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of the outstanding stock of Boasso America Corporation ("Boasso") for approximately $60 million subject to purchase price adjustments. Boasso America, headquartered... Read More

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CounterPath Closes Acquisition of NewHeights

August 9, 2007

Company to expand its VoIP product suite to accelerate its growth strategy VANCOUVER, Aug. 2 -- CounterPath Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB: CTPS), a leading provider of multimedia VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) softphones and SIP applications, announced today that it has closed its acquisition of NewHeights Software... Read More

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WellPoint Completes Acquisition of American Imaging Management

August 9, 2007

INDIANAPOLIS and DEERFIELD, Ill., Aug. 1 /-- WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE:WLP), the nation's leading health benefits provider, today announced the completion of its acquisition of American Imaging Management (AIM), a leading radiology benefit management and technology company. AIM will remain headquartered in Deerfield... Read More

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CHS Acquires DDG Business of Commodity Specialists Company

August 9, 2007

ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 3 -- CHS (NASDAQ:CHSCP), a leading grains, food and energy company, and Commodity Specialists Company (CSC) have entered into a definitive purchase agreement for CHS to acquire the distillers dried grain (DDG) marketing business of CSC. The transaction has been approved by the boards of both... Read More

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QIAGEN Announces Completion of Digene Acquisition

August 9, 2007

VENLO, The Netherlands, July 30 /-- QIAGEN N.V. (Nasdaq: QGEN; Frankfurt, Prime Standard: QIA) announced today the successful completion of its acquisition of Digene Corporation (NASDAQ:DIGE). QIAGEN completed the acquisition through a tender offer and subsequent merger of Digene with and into a wholly owned... Read More

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Redemtech Acquires Texas-Based PC Asset Recovery, Inc.

August 9, 2007

Acquisition Provides Streamlined IT Asset Recovery and Disposition Solutions for Small- to Mid-sized Businesses - COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 31 -- Redemtech (www.redemtech.com), a leading provider of Technology Change Management (TCM) services, today announced the acquisition of PC Asset Recovery, Inc., an IT asset... Read More

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Inovis Acquires Freeway Commerce to Accelerate European Expansion and Growth

August 9, 2007

Acquisition increases Inovis presence by 300%, builds on 75% Managed Services growth in 2006 ATLANTA and LONDON, Aug. 1 -- Inovis, a leading provider of on-demand business community management solutions, today announced that it has acquired 100 percent of the share capital of Freeway Commerce, Ltd, specialists in... Read More

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Metastorm Acquires Proforma Corporation, Aligns Market Leaders and Disciplines

August 9, 2007

Killer Combination of EA, BPA, and BPM Closes Strategy-Execution Gap to Accelerate Value Creation BALTIMORE and LONDON, Aug. 1 / -- Metastorm, a leading provider of Business Process Management (BPM) software for organizational agility, innovation, and governance, today announced the acquisition of Proforma... Read More

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Veri-Tek Announces Acquisition of Noble Rough-Terrain Forklift Business

August 9, 2007

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill., Aug. 1 / -- Veri-Tek International, Corp. (AMEX:VCC), a leading North American manufacturer of engineered lifting equipment, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Noble Rough-Terrain Forklift business from GT Distribution. This transaction is expected to close... Read More

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Manatron Acquires Sigma Systems Technology

August 9, 2007

Over 25 clients, representing more than 3.5 million parcels Extensive 'subject matter expertise,' including regression and modeling Annual revenues of $1.1 million, of which $450,000 is recurring KALAMAZOO, Mich., Aug. 1 / -- Manatron, Inc. (NASDAQ:MANA) the nation's leading provider of property tax solutions for... Read More

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Astec Industries, Inc. Acquires Peterson, Inc., Manufacturer of Environmental, Wood, Construction Debris and Waste Product Processing Equipment

August 9, 2007

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., July 31 /-- Astec Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASTE) finalized today the previously announced purchase of Peterson, Inc. ("Peterson") located in Eugene, Oregon. The final purchase price including closing adjustments was $21,100,000 with the possibility of additional payments of up to $3,000,000 in... Read More

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Tucows Acquires ItsYourDomain.com

August 9, 2007

Adds Thousands of Wholesale Customers and Over 700,000 Domains Under Management TORONTO, July 27 / -- Tucows Inc. (AMEX:TCX)(AMEX:TSX:TC) announced today that it has acquired ItsYourDomain.com (IYD), a privately held, profitable ICANN-accredited registrar offering domain services through a worldwide wholesale... Read More