Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Actix Completes Acquisition of Radioplan GmbH

October 3, 2007

Radioplan officially becomes Actix GmbH, completing the Actix automated optimization suite of tools London, 24th September 2007 - Actix, the recognized global leader for systems that enhance mobile network customer experience while reducing the total cost of ownership, today announced the completion of the merger... Read More

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Trimble Acquires Ingenieurburo Breining GmbH in Germany to Expand Software Applications for the European Survey Market

October 2, 2007

LEIPZIG, Germany, Sept. 25 /-- Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) announced today that it has acquired Ingenieurburo Breining GmbH of Kirchheim, Germany, a provider of customized field data collection and office software solutions for the cadastral survey market in Germany. Financial terms were not disclosed. The addition of... Read More

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Air Liquide Becomes a Major Player in the UK Homecare Market

October 2, 2007

After entering the UK homecare and medical gases market in May with the acquisition of Linde UK, Air Liquide goes a step further with the acquisition of the respiratory homecare business of Allied Healthcare for approximately Euros51 million in cash, thus giving the Group a national footprint in the growing... Read More

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Emerson to Acquire Motorola's Embedded Communications Computing Business

October 1, 2007

Transaction to Strengthen Emerson's Position in $6 Billion Merchant Embedded Computing Industry ST. LOUIS & SCHAUMBURG, Ill--Sept. 28, 2007--Emerson (NYSE: EMR) and Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) today announced that the two companies have entered into a definitive agreement under which Emerson... Read More

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Air Liquide Agrees to Purchase US Company Scott Specialty Gases

October 1, 2007

American Air Liquide Holdings, Inc., a 100% Air Liquide affiliate, announces an agreement to purchase the assets of Scott Specialty Gases, Inc., a leading privately held international producer and supplier of value-added mixed and pure high specialty gases to the analytical, medical and electronics sectors, and of... Read More

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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