Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

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

Mergers & Acquisition

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

Mergers & Acquisition

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

Mergers & Acquisition

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

Mergers & Acquisition

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

Mergers & Acquisition

NetScout Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Network General

September 25, 2007

Combination to yield more powerful Performance Management Solutions and immediate return on current investments for both customers and shareholders WESTFORD, Mass. - September 20, 2007-NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTCT), an industry pacesetter for advanced network and service assurance solutions, today announced... Read More

Mergers & Acquisition

Volvo Construction Equipment Strengthens Forestry Offering

September 25, 2007

Assets of Canadian timber handling machinery manufacturer, Technologies Direct, have been acquired by Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) in a move that will extend its forestry application product range. Volvo CE has acquired certain assets of Canadian forestry machinery manufacturer Technologies Direct. The... Read More

Mergers & Acquisition

Lincoln Industrial Acquires Lincoln Helios (India), Ltd.

September 25, 2007

ST. LOUIS, August 27, 2007 - Lincoln Industrial, a Harbour Group company, completed the acquisition of Lincoln Helios (India), Ltd. (LHI), Jeff Fox, Harbour Group's chief executive officer, announced. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. LHI designs and manufactures automatic lubrication systems, ink... Read More

Mergers & Acquisition

ITW Acquires Hwa Meir Packing

September 25, 2007

GLENVIEW, Ill., Sept. 19 / -- Illinois Tool Works Inc. today announced that it has acquired the assets of Hwa Meir Packing Daily Commodities Co. Ltd., a manufacturer of air-evacuable storage bags. Located in the Guangdong province of China, Hwa Meir will be a wholly owned business unit of ITW and part of the... Read More

Mergers & Acquisition

ITW Purchases Assets of Yellow Jacket LLP

September 24, 2007

The assets of Yellow Jacket LLP have been purchased by Illinois Tool Works, Inc. (ITW). The Yellow Jacket brand name, equipment and sales/marketing focus will still remain, though they will move to the ITW Business Unit, ITW-GaleWrap in Douglasville, GA. The Yellow Jacket business will be led by GaleWrap's... Read More

Mergers & Acquisition

Carrier Completes Acquisition of E.B. Ward & Company

September 21, 2007

FARMINGTON, Conn., Sept. 18 -- Carrier Corp. has completed its acquisition of E.B. Ward & Company/Valair, a long-standing Carrier distributor of residential, light commercial and commercial products. E.B. Ward/Valair serves Carrier customers in Northern California and parts of Nevada with 140 employees. It has... Read More

Mergers & Acquisition

Universal Energy Corp. Expands Drill Ready Portfolio with Acquisition of High Impact Prospect in Galveston Bay, Texas

September 20, 2007

HOUSTON, Sept. 18 / -- Universal Energy Corp. (BULLETIN BOARD: UVSE.OB) , continuing their model of growth through the drill bit, announced, today, that the Company has entered into a participation agreement for a major oil and gas prospect in Texas. The prospect, known as Lone Oak, is a 3-D drill ready prospect... Read More

Mergers & Acquisition

Avaya Inc. Announces Favorable ISS and Glass Lewis Recommendations for Special Stockholder Vote on Proposed Acquisition

September 20, 2007

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Sept. 17 /-- Avaya Inc., (NYSE:AV) a leading global provider of business communications applications, software and services, today announced that Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) and Glass Lewis & Co., both independent proxy advisory firms, have recommended that Avaya stockholders vote... Read More

Mergers & Acquisition

Telanetix Acquires AccessLine Communications

September 20, 2007

DRIVES RECURRING REVENUE FROM SMBs SAN DIEGO, Sept. 18 -- Telanetix, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: TNXI) , a leading developer of telepresence solutions, closed the $34.9 million acquisition, previously announced on September 4, of AccessLine Communications, an award winning provider of hosted VoIP services. "Telanetix... Read More

Mergers & Acquisition

Sontra Medical and Echo Therapeutics Announce Merger

September 20, 2007

Combined Company Boasts Complementary Suite of Transdermal Drug Delivery Technologies and Strategic Relationship with Cato Research FRANKLIN, Mass., and DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 17 -- Sontra Medical Corporation (BULLETIN BOARD: SONT.OB) , a leader in transdermal technology, and Echo Therapeutics, Inc., a privately... Read More

Mergers & Acquisition

Nokia to Acquire Enpocket to Create a Global Mobile Advertising Leader

September 20, 2007

Enpocket to Provide Nokia With a Platform to Accelerate Scaling of Its Mobile Advertising Business ESPOO, Finland, September 17 -- Nokia (NYSE: NOK) and Enpocket today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for Nokia to acquire Enpocket (http://www.enpocket.com). Enpocket is a global leader... Read More

Mergers & Acquisition

Fujitsu Acquires New York-Based OKERE

September 20, 2007

Fujitsu Consulting adds Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) capability to serve growing client demand for new service delivery model EDISON, N.J. and SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 17 -- Fujitsu Consulting, the North America consulting and services arm of Fujitsu Limited, today announced that it has acquired OKERE, a... Read More

Mergers & Acquisition

Genesee Group Acquired by Kachi Partners

September 20, 2007

Dallas, TX, August 23, 2007 -- Kachi Partners, a private equity firm in Boulder, Colorado announced today that it has acquired Genesee Group, a precision metal stamping and fabricating company with operations in Tennessee and Texas, in a leveraged buy-out transaction. The acquisition was financed with debt from... Read More

Mergers & Acquisition

Duke Energy Recommends Rejection of Mini-Tender Offer by TRC Capital Corporation

September 20, 2007

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 18 -- Duke Energy (NYSE:DUK) today announced that it has been notified of an unsolicited "mini- tender offer" by TRC Capital Corporation to purchase up to 4 million shares of Duke Energy's common stock, representing approximately 0.317 percent of Duke Energy's outstanding shares. TRC... Read More

Mergers & Acquisition

Sun Microsystems Expands High Performance Computing Portfolio With Definitive Agreement to Acquire Assets of Cluster File Systems, Including the Lustre File System

September 19, 2007

Sun to Offer Most Complete and Open Solution for Solaris and Linux HPC Clusters SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 12 / -- Sun Microsystems, Inc. today announced a definitive agreement pursuant to which Sun will acquire the majority of Cluster File Systems, Inc.'s intellectual property and business assets, including the... Read More