Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

SIXNET Acquires BlueTree Wireless Data

September 4, 2007

(Clifton Park, New York - August 27, 2007) SIXNET Holdings, LLC announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the outstanding shares of BlueTree Wireless Data, a leading supplier of Machine to Machine (M2M) Cellular Data Products. SIXNET and BlueTree have been working for some time to integrate... Read More

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VMETRO Acquires Micro Memory

September 4, 2007

Expanded Capabilities Increase VMETRO's Ability to Meet Customer Needs VMETRO and Micro Memory, LLC announce that VMETRO has acquired 100% of the shares of Micro Memory. VMETRO is a leading provider of embedded computing, data recording, storage and protocol analyzer products for over 20 years. Micro Memory, a... Read More

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Flextronics to Expand Medical Capabilities Through Acquisition of Avail

August 31, 2007

SINGAPORE, Aug. 30 / -- Flextronics (NASDAQ:FLEX), a global leading Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) provider and Avail Medical Products, Inc., the privately-held, market leader in disposable medical devices, today announced that the two companies have entered into a definitive agreement for Flextronics to... Read More

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Gerdau Ameristeel Announces Tender Offer for Chaparral Steel Senior Notes

August 31, 2007

TAMPA, FL, Aug. 30 / -- Gerdau Ameristeel Corporation (NYSE: GNA; TSX: GNA.TO) today announced it has commenced a cash tender offer to purchase any and all of Chaparral Steel Company's ("Chaparral") outstanding 10% Senior Notes due 2013 (the "Notes"), as well as a related consent solicitation to amend the indenture... Read More

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DCP Midstream and DCP Midstream Partners Complete Acquisitions

August 31, 2007

DCP Midstream purchases Momentum Energy Group Inc. (MEG) for $635 million - DCP Midstream Partners purchases certain MEG assets from general partner for $165 million DENVER, Aug. 29 / -- DCP Midstream, LLC, or DCP Midstream, has completed its previously announced acquisition of the stock of MEG for $635 million... Read More

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Global Consultants, Inc. Acquires Blue Hammock

August 30, 2007

Acquisition Strengthens GCI's Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence Practice MORRISTOWN, N.J., Aug. 28 / -- Global Consultants, Inc. (GCI), one of the fastest growing providers of end-to-end information technology services and solutions worldwide, today announced the acquisition of Blue Hammock, Inc. Blue... Read More

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U. S. Steel Agrees to Acquire Stelco

August 30, 2007

PITTSBURGH and HAMILTON, Ontario, Aug. 26 /-- United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) and Stelco Inc., (TSX: STE) announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement pursuant to which U. S. Steel will acquire Stelco for $38.50 (Canadian) in cash per share. Shareholders owning more than 76 percent of... Read More

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Wolters Kluwer Financial Services Acquires the AppOne Companies

August 30, 2007

Acquisition Combines Bankers Systems' Trusted Compliance Content with AppOne's Leading Technology Solutions MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 23 /-- Wolters Kluwer Financial Services, part of the Wolters Kluwer Corporate & Financial Services division, today announced the acquisition of the AppOne Companies (AppOne), a leading... Read More

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Spectracom Brand Goes Global

August 30, 2007

Rochester, N.Y.- August 28, 2007 Spectracom Corp., a leading provider of synchronization products, announces its merger with Temex Sync, a designer and manufacturer of time and frequency products for worldwide markets. The two companies will market their products and systems under the Spectracom brand name in a... Read More

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Cooper Announces Acquisitions of LED and Lighting Controls Businesses

August 30, 2007

Expanding portfolio of energy efficient products HOUSTON, August 27, 2007 -- Cooper Industries, Ltd. (NYSE:CBE) today announced that it has acquired Illinois-based io Lighting, a dedicated light-emitting diode ("LED") lighting fixture company, and Vermont-based Powerline Communications, Inc. ("PCI"), a manufacturer... Read More

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ST Telemedia Increases Equity Stake in Global Crossing

August 30, 2007

Debt-to-Equity Conversion Is Part of Previously Announced Recapitalization Plan FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Aug. 28 / -- Global Crossing (NASDAQ:GLBC), a leading global IP solutions provider, today announced that STT Crossing Ltd, a subsidiary of Singapore Technologies Telemedia Pte Ltd, on Monday, August 27, 2007... Read More

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SPX Service Solutions to Acquire Matra-Werke GmbH

August 30, 2007

Acquisition Will Expand Global Distribution Capabilities to Support European Vehicle Manufacturers CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 29 / -- SPX (NYSE:SPW) Service Solutions today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Matra-Werke GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of KION Group GmbH located in... Read More

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Sipex Corporation Announces Results of Special Meeting of Stockholders Overwhemingly Approving the Proposed Merger Transaction with Exar Corporation

August 30, 2007

MILPITAS, Calif., Aug. 23 -- Sipex Corporation (NASDAQ:SIPX) today announced that at a Special Meeting of Sipex's stockholders, the stockholders adopted the merger agreement previously announced on May 8, 2007, among Sipex and Exar Corporation. Preliminary results indicate that more than 70% of the Sipex shares... Read More

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Electro-Motive Buys ITS Rail

August 30, 2007

LAGRANGE, Ill., Aug. 27 / -- Electro-Motive Diesel, Inc. (EMD) announced today that in striving to further enhance its aftermarket service offerings to customers worldwide, it has acquired certain assets of ITS Rail Services. EMD is the world's most successful builder of diesel-electric locomotives, and ITS is a... Read More

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Inverness Medical Innovations Agrees to Acquire Matritech, Inc.

August 30, 2007

WALTHAM, Mass. and NEWTON, Mass., Aug. 28 / -- Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc. (AMEX:IMA) and Matritech, Inc. (AMEX:MZT) today announced that they have entered into an asset purchase agreement pursuant to which Inverness will acquire substantially all of the assets of Matritech for aggregate consideration of $36... Read More

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Northrop Grumman Completes Acquisition of Scaled Composites, LLC

August 29, 2007

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 24 / -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) announced today that it has completed a transaction that increases its ownership in Scaled Composites, LLC from approximately 40 percent to 100 percent. Scaled Composites is an aerospace and specialty composites development company located in Mojave... Read More

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Nordson Corporation Acquires TAH Industries

August 29, 2007

WESTLAKE, Ohio, Aug. 23 / -- Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN) today announced that it has acquired TAH Industries, a manufacturer of motionless mixer dispensing systems for two component adhesives and sealants. The company is headquartered in Robbinsville, N.J., and employs approximately 180 people. TAH Industries... Read More

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GE, Mitsui Chemicals and Nagase Reach Agreement on Their Japan Joint Ventures

August 29, 2007

TOKYO, Japan - August 23, 2007 - GE, Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. (MCI) and Nagase & Co., Ltd. (Nagase) announced today that they have reached the following agreement regarding their Japanese joint ventures GE Plastics Japan Ltd. (GEPJ) and GEM PC Ltd. (GEMPC). GE Plastics Japan Ltd GE has acquired the entire equity... Read More

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Exatec Confirms GE Plastics' Acquisition of Bayer Materialscience's Share of Exatec Joint Venture

August 29, 2007

WIXOM, MICHIGAN - August 27, 2007 - Exatec, LLC announces that GE Plastics has agreed to acquire Bayer MaterialScience's share of the Exatec joint venture, which provides advanced glazing systems to the automotive industry. Under the terms of the deal, which is subject to regulatory approval, GE Plastics will... Read More

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Con-way Completes Acquisition of Contract Freighters, Inc.

August 29, 2007

$750 Million Acquisition Expands Capabilities, Creates Unique Transportation and Logistics Enterprise SAN MATEO, Calif. and JOPLIN, Mo., Aug. 23 -- Con-way Inc. (NYSE:CNW) today announced that it has completed its $750 million acquisition of Contract Freighters, Inc. (CFI), a privately held North American... Read More