Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Plymouth Tube Co. Acquires Trent Tube's Trentweld And Trent Processing Plants From Crucible Materials Corp.

August 16, 2007

WARRENVILLE, IL - Plymouth Tube Company announced today that an agreement has been achieved for the acquisition of Trent Tube from Crucible Materials Corporation effective August 11, 2007. The purchase includes the Trentweld Plant (East Troy, WI) and the Trent Processing Plant (Chicago, IL). Previously, Plymouth... Read More

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Perot Systems Acquires JJWild

August 16, 2007

Acquisition Enhances MEDITECH Expertise PLANO, Texas, Aug. 13 / -- Perot Systems Corporation (NYSE:PER) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire JJWild, Inc., the preferred provider of integrated healthcare delivery solutions for organizations using the MEDITECH Healthcare... Read More

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Hanson Pipe & Precast Becomes One of the Largest Precast Concrete Producers in North Carolina with Carolina Precast Concrete Acquisition

August 16, 2007

Acquisition Adds Capability to Produce New Product for Northeast Region DALLAS, Aug. 13 /-- Maintaining its position as leader in the concrete industry, Hanson Pipe & Precast today announced the acquisition of shares of Carolina Precast Concrete, Inc., serving the North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia... Read More

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Genco Shipping & Trading Limited Announces Agreement to Acquire Six Drybulk Vessels

August 16, 2007

Company to Host Conference Call on Wednesday, August 15, 2007 at 8:30 a.m. ET NEW YORK, Aug. 14 / -- Genco Shipping & Trading Limited (NYSE:GNK) today announced that it has agreed to acquire six drybulk vessels with an average age of approximately 2 years from affiliates of Evalend Shipping Co. S.A. for an... Read More

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Communications & Power Industries Completes Acquisition of Malibu Research Associates

August 16, 2007

PALO ALTO, Calif., August 10 / -- Communications & Power Industries, Inc. (CPI), a leading provider of microwave, radio frequency, power and control solutions for critical defense, communications, medical, scientific and other applications, has completed its acquisition of Malibu Research Associates, Inc., a leader... Read More

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Microsoft Completes Acquisition of aQuantive, Creates Advertiser and Publisher Solutions Group

August 16, 2007

New business group reflects increased focus on online advertising market opportunities. REDMOND, Wash., Aug. 13 -- Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT) has completed its acquisition of aQuantive Inc. The acquisition will help Microsoft deliver on its previously outlined goal to provide the advertising industry with a... Read More

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International Paper's xpedx Business to Acquire Central Lewmar, A Leading U.S. Paper & Packaging Distributor

August 16, 2007

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 13 / -- International Paper (NYSE:IP) today announced it has agreed to acquire Central Lewmar LLC, one of the largest privately held paper and packaging distributors in the United States, from Philadelphia-based private equity firm Chrysalis Capital Partners, Inc. for approximately $185 million... Read More

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CAE Acquires Flightscape

August 16, 2007

MONTREAL, Aug. 14 / -- CAE has signed an agreement to acquire Flightscape Inc. for approximately C$18 million. Flightscape is an Ottawa-based safety company providing expertise in flight data analysis and flight sciences. Flightscape's core product and product service offerings are based on the gathering and... Read More

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Closing of the Arrangement Between GL&V, its Shareholders and FLSmidth & Co. A/S

August 16, 2007

The new corporation GLV Inc., consisting of the Water Treatment Group, the Pulp and Paper Group and the Manufacturing unit, officially starts its operations and its shares will be traded on the TSX at the opening of the markets on August 13, 2007. Shareholders are entitled to receive one New GLV share for each... Read More

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Novell Expands Security Capabilities with Acquisition of Senforce Technologies

August 15, 2007

Specialist in endpoint security solutions will enhance Novell's enterprise management portfolio WALTHAM, Mass. -- Aug. 13, 2007 -- Novell today announced the expansion of its enterprise management services capabilities through the acquisition of Senforce Technologies, a leader in endpoint security management. With... Read More

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SiRF Technology Completes Acquisition of Centrality Communications

August 14, 2007

Strong, Value-Added SoC Product Portfolio To Broaden SiRF's Multifunction Offerings SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 6 / -- SiRF Technology Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRF), a leading provider of GPS-enabled silicon and premium software location platforms, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Centrality... Read More

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Smurfit-Stone Agrees to Sell Brewton, AL, Mill to Georgia-Pacific for $355 Million

August 14, 2007

CHICAGO and ATLANTA, Aug. 8 / -- Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation (NASDAQ:SSCC) and Georgia-Pacific LLC today announced that they have reached a definitive agreement for Georgia-Pacific to purchase the assets of the Brewton, AL, white top linerboard and bleached board mill from Smurfit-Stone for approximately... Read More

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American Oriental Bioengineering Enters Into a Legally Binding Letter of Intent to Acquire Guangxi Boke Pharmaceutical Company

August 14, 2007

NEW YORK, Aug. 8 / -- American Oriental Bioengineering, Inc. (NYSE:AOB) ("AOBO"), a leading manufacturer and distributor of plant-based pharmaceutical and nutraceutical products, today announced the signing of a legally binding letter of intent to acquire Guangxi Boke Pharmaceutical Company Limited ("Boke"), a... Read More

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Samuel Manu-Tech Inc. Announces Acquisition of Dofasco Elizabethtown Inc.

August 14, 2007

TORONTO, Aug. 8 -- Samuel Manu-Tech Inc. (SMT-TSX) ("Samuel") today announced the signing of a definitive purchase agreement to acquire the outstanding voting shares of Dofasco Elizabethtown Inc. ("Elizabethtown"). Elizabethtown is a leading manufacturer of stainless steel laser welded tubular products located in... Read More

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Inverness Medical Innovations to Acquire Hemosense, Inc.

August 14, 2007

WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 6 / -- Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc. (AMEX:IMA) and HemoSense, Inc. (AMEX:HEM) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for Inverness to acquire Hemosense in an all stock deal. Each holder of a share of HemoSense common stock will receive 0.274192 shares of... Read More

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Quebec Superior Court Issues Final Order Approving the Merger of Abitibi-Consolidated and Bowater

August 14, 2007

MONTREAL, QC and GREENVILLE, SC, Aug. 7 /-- Abitibi-Consolidated Inc. (NYSE:ABY)(NYSE:TSX:)(NYSE:A) and Bowater Incorporated (NYSE: BOW)(NYSE:TSX:)(NYSE:BWX) today announced that the Superior Court of Quebec has issued a final order approving the Plan of Arrangement for the merger of the two companies. The Court's... Read More

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Saint-Gobain Doubles the Size of its Industrial Mortars Business Through the Acquisition of the Maxit Group

August 14, 2007

COURBEVOIE, France, August 7 -- Saint-Gobain (OTC: CODGF) has announced the acquisition from HeidelbergCement of Maxit group, manufacturer of industrial mortars. Maxit has 5,130 employees and in 2006 reported sales of EUR1,237 million. With this transaction, Saint-Gobain continues its leadership strategy in... Read More

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Kemet To Acquire Arcotronics

August 14, 2007

Greenville, South Carolina (August 10, 2007) KEMET Corporation (NYSE:KEM) announced today that it has agreed to acquire Arcotronics Italia S.p.A., a leading manufacturer of plastic film and metallized plastic film capacitors and wet tantalum capacitors, from Blue Skye (Lux) S.a r.l., a company owned by the special... Read More

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Dofasco Tubular Products Announces Definitive Agreement to Sell Elizabethtown Stainless Tube Making Facility

August 13, 2007

HAMILTON, ON, Aug. 8 -- Dofasco Tubular Products Corporation today announced the signing of a definitive purchase agreement on the sale of its Elizabethtown, Kentucky stainless tube making facility to Samuel Manu-Tech Inc. of Mississauga, Ontario. After a strategic and operational review of its business, Dofasco... Read More

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IOMED Receives Shareholder Approval of Merger Agreement with ReAble Therapeutics

August 13, 2007

SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 8 / -- IOMED, Inc. (AMEX:IOX) today announced that its shareholders voted to adopt the definitive merger agreement pursuant to which IOMED will be acquired by ReAble Therapeutics, Inc. The shareholder vote is a condition to the closing of the acquisition. The proposed acquisition was announced... Read More