Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Exact Metrology Acquires Berding 3D Scanning

October 17, 2007

Algonquin, IL, September 28, 2007 - Exact Metrology, Inc. has recently acquired Berding 3D Scanning, a reverse engineering and laser scanning services firm based in Cincinnati, Ohio. The acquisition further strengthens Exact Metrology as one on the nation's leading metrology services providers. The combined company... Read More

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UltraVolt® Purchases High Voltage System Integration Company

October 17, 2007

RONKONKOMA, New York - October 2, 2007- UltraVolt, Inc., the world-leading manufacturer of standard-product high-voltage DC-DC converters, today announced it completed intensive growth financing, which included the purchase of a high-voltage system integration company, and is now poised to ensure significant future... Read More

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Garmin® Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire Danish Distributor

October 17, 2007

CAYMAN ISLANDS, Oct. 11 -- Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN) announced today that it has signed a letter of intent for the proposed acquisition of Fairpoint Navigation A/S ("Fairpoint"), the distributor of Garmin's consumer products in Denmark. The completion of the acquisition is subject to the negotiation and execution... Read More

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TRUMPF Inc. Acquired 100% of Advanced Fabricating Machinery (AFM), Canada

October 17, 2007

FARMINGTON, Conn., October XX, 2007 - On September 6th, 2007, AFM was formed on July 1, 1997 by TRUMPF Inc. and Robert Watson as an equal joint venture. The recent completion of the acquisition of AFM contributes to TRUMPF's leadership position in the field of fabricating and laser technology in North America. "Ten... Read More

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Inverness Medical Innovations Agrees to Acquire Panbio Ltd.

October 16, 2007

WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 8 /-- Inverness Medical Innovations (AMEX:IMA) today announced that it has entered into a Scheme Implementation Agreement with Panbio Ltd, an Australian company traded on the Australian Securities Exchange, under which it is proposed that Inverness will acquire all of the issued shares in Panbio... Read More

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McAfee, Inc. to Acquire SafeBoot B.V. for $350 Million

October 16, 2007

SafeBoot Acquisition Allows McAfee to Offer the Industry's Most Complete Data Protection Solution SANTA CLARA, Calif. and NAPLES, Fla., Oct. 8 /-- McAfee, Inc. (NYSE:MFE) today announced a definitive agreement to acquire privately owned SafeBoot B.V. for $350 million in cash. SafeBoot is an enterprise security... Read More

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L.B. Foster Announces Closing of DM&E Merger

October 16, 2007

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 5 /-- L.B. Foster Company ("Foster") (NASDAQ:FSTR), today announced that on October 4, 2007 a subsidiary of Canadian Pacific Railway Limited ("CP") consummated its merger with the Dakota Minnesota and Eastern Railroad ("DM&E"), in which Foster held a minority equity interest. In exchange for its... Read More

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Brooks Stevens and Ingenium Product Development to Merge

October 16, 2007

October 1, 2007 New Brooks Stevens will be among largest, most comprehensive product development firms in the United States Allenton, Wis. -- Brooks Stevens and Ingenium Product Development have announced plans to merge, positioning the new company to significantly enhance its range of product development... Read More

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SAP to Acquire Business Objects in Friendly Takeover; Combined Companies to Accelerate Leadership for Business User Applications

October 15, 2007

SAP and Business Objects to offer the industry's most comprehensive portfolio of business performance and optimization solutions for Business Users for companies of all sizes WALLDORF, Germany and PARIS, Oct. 7 / -- SAP AG (NYSE:SAP) and Business Objects S.A. (NASDAQ:BOBJ) (Euronext Paris ISIN code: FR0004026250... Read More

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Spansion Inc. to Acquire Long-Term Partner Saifun Semiconductor

October 15, 2007

Saifun to Operate as Wholly Owned Subsidiary and Drive Spansion's Technology Licensing Business SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 8 -- Spansion Inc. (NASDAQ:SPSN), the world's largest pure-play provider of Flash memory solutions and Saifun Semiconductors Ltd. (NASDAQ:SFUN), a provider of intellectual property solutions for... Read More

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Nokia Completes the Enpocket Acquisition

October 15, 2007

ESPOO, Finland, October 8/ -- Nokia (NYSE: NOK)today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Enpocket, a global leader in mobile advertising providing technology and services that allow brands to plan, create, execute, measure and optimize mobile advertising campaigns around the world. "The Enpocket... Read More

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Softchoice Acquires Assets of NexInnovations

October 15, 2007

Enterprise hardware customers gain access to Softchoice's full range of IT solutions TORONTO, Oct. 5 / -- Softchoice Corporation (TSX:SO), a leading North American provider of technology products and services, today announced that it has entered into a Purchase and Sale Agreement to acquire the products division... Read More

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CONSOL Energy Purchases River Transport Group

October 15, 2007

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 5 -- CONSOL Energy Inc. (NYSE:CNX) has acquired Tri-River Fleeting Harbor Services, Inc., and Tri-River Marine, Inc. Terms of the purchase were not disclosed, and the deal was closed on October 3. With the arrangement, CONSOL Energy acquires control of eight towboats that operate along the... Read More

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Corporate Express Acquires Contracta Office Furnishings in Dallas

October 15, 2007

Acquisition to Strengthen Corporate Express Furniture Position in North Texas BROOMFIELD, Colo., Oct. 8 -- Corporate Express US Inc., part of the Dutch-based Corporate Express NV (NYSE:CXP), announced today that it has acquired Contracta Office Furnishings, a contract furniture dealer in Dallas, Texas. Corporate... Read More

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OM Group to Acquire Electronics Businesses from Rockwood Holdings

October 15, 2007

o 'Enabling acquisition' is key to growth of Electronic Chemicals platform o Global businesses serve high-growth markets o Transaction expected to be accretive in 2008 CLEVELAND, Oct. 8 -- Taking another key step in implementing its long-range growth strategy, OM Group, Inc. (NYSE:OMG) today announced that it... Read More

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Websense Completes Acquisition of SurfControl - Establishes Industry Standard for Intelligent Content Protection

October 15, 2007

Company Pledges Support to SurfControl Customers and Channel Partners SAN DIEGO, Oct. 3 / -- Websense, Inc. today closed its acquisition of SurfControl plc, as the scheme of arrangement relating to the recommended offer for SurfControl plc, at a price of 700 pence per share, has now become effective. The final... Read More

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Dialogic Corporation Acquires Cantata through Purchase of EAS Group, Inc.

October 12, 2007

Brooktrout, Excel Switching and SnowShore now also owned by Dialogic MONTREAL, Quebec. Oct 5th, 2007 - Dialogic Corporation ("Dialogic") announced today that it has acquired all of the outstanding shares of EAS Group Inc. ("EAS"). Subsidiaries of EAS include Cantata Technology, Inc., Excel Switching Corporation... Read More

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nLIGHT Acquires LIEKKI

October 12, 2007

Fastest growing semiconductor laser company will expand product offering with leading fiber products from LIEKKI VANCOUVER, Wash., and LOHJA, Finland, October 8, 2007 - nLIGHT Corporation, a leading manufacturer of high-power semiconductor lasers, today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire... Read More

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i-flex Solutions Increases its Stake in Castek to 100%

October 12, 2007

On Completion of the Acquisition, Castek will be a Wholly Owned Subsidiary of i-flex solutions MUMBAI, India, Oct. 4 -- i-flex® solutions (Reuters: IFLX.BO & IFLX.NS), a leading IT solutions provider to the global financial services industry, today announced that it has acquired a 100% stake in Castek Software... Read More

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Inverness Medical Innovations Acquires Bio-Stat Healthcare Group

October 12, 2007

WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 3 -- Inverness Medical Innovations (AMEX:IMA) today announced that it has acquired Bio-Stat Healthcare Group, a distributor of both core laboratory and point of care diagnostic testing products to the UK market place, for approximately $33.4m. In addition Inverness will pay an earn out up to a... Read More