Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Xiotech Acquires Seagate's Advanced Storage Architecture Group

November 19, 2007

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Nov. 7 / -- Xiotech® Corporation announced today it has acquired Seagate Technology's® (NYSE:STX) Advanced Storage Architecture (ASA) group. In the acquisition, Xiotech purchased certain assets of the ASA business and acquired a license to the associated technology. Dr. Ellen Lary will serve as... Read More

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Iron Mountain Continues Expansion in Ireland with Acquisition of Datastroy

November 19, 2007

LONDON, November 6 - Company Expands Portfolio of Services in Region With Secure Shredding Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE: IRM), the global leader in information protection and storage services, continued its expansion in Ireland with the acquisition of Datastroy, an Irish secure shredding company. The... Read More

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SIXNET Completes Acquisition of BlueTree Wireless Data

November 19, 2007

(Clifton Park, New York - November 7, 2007) SIXNET Holdings, LLC announced today that it has completed the acquisition of BlueTree Wireless Data, Inc., a leading supplier of Machine to Machine (M2M) Cellular Data Products. SIXNET is a leading manufacturer of process automation, Ethernet connectivity and PSTN... Read More

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Air Products in Advanced Discussions with Wacker over Polymers Business

November 19, 2007

Portfolio Management Move Continues Focus on Growth Businesses LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Nov. 6 / -- Air Products (NYSE:APD) and Wacker Chemie AG are in advanced discussions over Wacker's purchase of Air Products' shareholdings in their two joint ventures, Wacker Polymer Systems (WPS) and Air Products Polymers (APP... Read More

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SIONIX Corporation Acquires R. J. Metals Company

November 19, 2007

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 8 / -- James J. Houtz, President of SIONIX Corporation today announced the acquisition of R. J. Metals Company of Anaheim, California. Their entire machine shop operation was moved into SIONIX' new 60,000 square foot manufacturing and assembly facility in Garden Grove, California. The move and... Read More

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Saint-Gobain is Setting Up in Vietnam

November 19, 2007

PARIS, November 8 / -- Saint-Gobain Gypsum (Construction Products Sector of Saint-Gobain) announces the acquisition of all the stockholder's equity of the Vietnamese company Vinh Tuong Joint Venture, created at the beginning of 2007 and owned by Vinh Tuong Corporation, Universal Cement (Taiwan) and Compact Resources... Read More

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SYMX Completes Acquisition of Guest Technologies

November 15, 2007

MIAMI, Nov. 15 -- SYMX Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise visibility solutions using wireless networks to accurately locate and manage assets and people in multiple environments, announced today it has acquired Guest Technologies, LLC, Laguna Hills, CA, a leading provider of RFID-based interactive... Read More

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IBM Completes Acquisition of Princeton Softech

November 14, 2007

ARMONK, NY - 13 Sep 2007: IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced it has completed its acquisition of Princeton Softech Inc., a privately held company based in Princeton, New Jersey. IBM announced an agreement to acquire Princeton Softech on August 3, 2007. Princeton Softech's operations will be integrated into IBM's... Read More

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SPX to Acquire APV

November 14, 2007

Acquisition to Expand SPX Global Process Equipment Manufacturing and Distribution Operations CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 31 / -- SPX Corporation (NYSE:SPW) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire APV, a global manufacturer of process equipment and engineered solutions primarily for the... Read More

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Varian, Inc. Acquires Analogix Business

November 14, 2007

PAULO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 5 / -- Varian, Inc. (NASDAQ:VARI) today announced that it has acquired the assets of Analogix, Inc., a privately owned company based in Burlington, Wisconsin, for approximately $11 million in cash plus assumed net debt, subject to certain net asset adjustments. The transaction also includes... Read More

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VWR International, LLC Acquires Netherlands-Based Omnilabo International B.V.

November 14, 2007

WEST CHESTER, Pa., Nov. 6 / -- VWR International, LLC, a leading supplier to the global research laboratory industry, today announced that it has acquired Omnilabo International B.V., a Netherlands-based laboratory supply distributor. Omnilabo has 42 employees based in the Netherlands and Belgium. Manuel... Read More

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Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. Acquires Portland Bunkers International Ltd.

November 14, 2007

Creates Presence in United Kingdom by Acquiring Terminal; Acquisition Represents Company's Third New Marine Fuel Service Center in 2007 PIRAEUS, Greece, Nov. 1 / -- Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. (NYSE:ANW), an international marine fuel logistics company that markets and physically supplies marine fuel and... Read More

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Linamar Announces the Signing of a Purchase Agreement by Skyjack Inc., a Linamar Company, for Carelift Equipment Limited

November 14, 2007

August 15, 2007, Guelph, Ontario - Skyjack Inc., a Linamar Company (LNR:TSX), today announced the signing of a Share Purchase Agreement regarding the purchase, by Skyjack, of CareLift Equipment Limited, a manufacturer of telehandlers located in Breslau, Ontario Canada. Skyjack is interested in the CareLift business... Read More

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Caterpillar Announces Acquisition of Blount's Forestry Division and Transition of Pioneer Machinery to Six Caterpillar Dealers

November 14, 2007

Two deals strengthen Caterpillar's position in forestry industry PEORIA, Ill., Nov. 5 -- Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) and Blount International, Inc. (NYSE:BLT) announced today that Caterpillar is acquiring the assets of Blount's Forestry Division. In a separate transaction, six Caterpillar dealers have agreed in... Read More

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Titanium Group Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire Multimilion Dollar Medical Software Company and Its Existing Sales Network

November 14, 2007

Company Anticipates Acquisition Could More Than Double its Current Revenue Stream and Fuel Market Entry Into the Medical and Healthcare Industry SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 2 / -- Titanium Group Limited (BULLETIN BOARD: TTNUF) , a leading biometric and security solutions provider, announced today the company has... Read More

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Siemens Completes Acquisition of Dade Behring

November 14, 2007

Complementing business of Siemens Medical Solutions Diagnostics ERLANGEN, Germany, Nov. 6 / -- Siemens has successfully completed the acquisition of Dade Behring Holdings, Inc. The laboratory diagnostics company joins the existing business of Siemens Medical Solutions Diagnostics. As the market leader in the... Read More

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Edwards Lifesciences to Acquire CardioVations Product Line of Ethicon

November 14, 2007

Transaction Expands Edwards' Portfolio of Minimally Invasive Surgical Offerings IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 5 / -- Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE:EW), the world leader in the science of heart valves, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire certain assets of the CardioVations... Read More

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Honeywell Agrees to Acquire Maxon Corporation

November 14, 2007

Acquisition Expands Combustion Business beyond Residential and Commercial Applications into Global Industrial Combustion Segment MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 5 / -- Honeywell (NYSE:HON) today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Maxon Corp., a privately held industrial combustion controls business based... Read More

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Lubrizol Completes Acquisition of Croda's Refrigeration Lubricants Business

November 13, 2007

CLEVELAND, Nov. 1 -- The Lubrizol Corporation (NYSE:LZ) announces that today it has completed its acquisition of Croda International Plc's refrigeration lubricants business. Revenues of that business over the last 12 months were approximately $84 million. The acquisition includes Croda's polyol ester and alkyl... Read More

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Pirelli Acquires 12.4% of Avanex from Alcatel-Lucent for 33.4 Million Euros

November 13, 2007

Within the framework of this transaction, Alcatel-Lucent signed supply agreements with both Pirelli and Avanex in next generation photonics Pirelli Broadband Solutions and Avanex, which have complementary technology capabilities, will explore collaboration to supply Alcatel-Lucent with innovative photonic... Read More