Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

VMware and Cisco Announce Investment

August 1, 2007

PALO ALTO, Calif. and SAN JOSE, Calif., July 27 /-- VMware, Inc. today announced that Cisco Systems will acquire an equity stake in the company. Cisco will purchase $150 million of VMware Class A common shares currently held by EMC Corporation, VMware's parent company, subject to customary regulatory and other... Read More

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The Middleby Corporation Enters Agreement to Acquire Business of MP Equipment Company

August 1, 2007

ELGIN, IL.--June 14, 2007 -- The Middleby Corporation (NASDAQ:MIDD) today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire the assets of MP Equipment Company. The acquisition is expected to close on July 2, 2007. MP Equipment manufactures and distributes a variety of equipment for the food processing... Read More

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Westinghouse to Acquire IST Nuclear, Greatly Enhancing Nuclear Capabilities in Growing South African Market

August 1, 2007

o Company is Key Participant in Pebble Bed Modular Reactor Program o Engineering, Technical Staff to Support Service Work at Existing Nuclear Plants MONROEVILLE, Pa., July 23 /-- Westinghouse Electric Company today announced it has signed an agreement to purchase IST Nuclear (ISTN), a leading provider of services... Read More

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NSF International Makes Offer to Acquire CMi

August 1, 2007

Combined Business Addresses Growing Global Food Safety Concerns (ANN ARBOR, MI, USA & LONG HANBOROUGH, OXFORD, ENGLAND, UK) - NSF International, a global testing and certification company committed to public health protection, today announced that it has reached agreement on the terms of a recommended cash offer... Read More

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GlobalSantaFe Corporation and Transocean Inc. Agree to Combine

August 1, 2007

Merger Highlights: o Seasoned management and technical staffs of both companies led by Chief Executive Officer Robert L. Long and President and Chief Operating Officer Jon A. Marshall. o Equal representation on 14-member board, chaired by Robert E. Rose. o Geographic and asset diversity with 146-rig fleet... Read More

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Superior Essex Completes Acquisition of Nexans Tianjin Magnet Wire Operations

August 1, 2007

ATLANTA, July 26 / -- Superior Essex Inc. (NASDAQ:SPSX), one of the largest wire and cable manufacturers in the world, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of 80% of the common equity ownership of Nexans Tianjin Magnet Wires and Cables Co., Ltd. The purchase price is approximately $10 million in... Read More

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Redemtech Acquires Texas-Based PC Asset Recovery, Inc.

August 1, 2007

Acquisition Provides Streamlined IT Asset Recovery and Disposition Solutions for Small-to Mid-sized Businesses Columbus, Ohio-Redemtech (www.redemtech.com), a leading provider of Technology Change Management (TCM) services, today announced the acquisition of PC Asset Recovery, Inc., an IT asset recovery and... Read More

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Mistral Amalgamates Group Companies

August 1, 2007

Bangalore, 31 July 2007 - Mistral a leading product realization company specializing in real-time embedded solutions announced today the amalgamation of its group companies Mistral Software Pvt. Ltd. and Mistral Solutions Pvt. Ltd. The merged company will be called Mistral Solutions Pvt. Ltd. Established in... Read More

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QIAGEN Completes Exchange Offer for Digene Corporation

July 31, 2007

Anticipates Prompt Completion of Acquisition VENLO, Netherlands, July 26 /-- QIAGEN N.V. (Nasdaq: QGEN; Frankfurt, Prime Standard: QIA) today announced that it has successfully completed its exchange offer for all outstanding shares of common stock of Digene Corporation (NASDAQ:DIGE). The exchange offer expired at... Read More

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Continental AG and Siemens VDO Automotive AG Join Together To Form Automotive Supplier at Forefront of Global Market

July 31, 2007

o Biggest purchase in Continental's history clears way to excellent future prospects o Unsurpassed competence in chassis, safety, powertrain systems and infotainment o Consolidated innovative prowess and broad product portfolio with top technologies o Creative power of employees indispensable in carrying through... Read More

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Rainmaker Expands Asia and Offshore Capabilities with Acquisition of Philippines-Based Qinteraction

July 31, 2007

CAMPBELL, Calif., July 23 /-- Rainmaker Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:RMKR), a leading provider of sales and marketing solutions combining hosted application software and execution services, today announced it has acquired privately held Qinteraction, an offshore call center located in the central business district of... Read More

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PRA International Enters Into Merger Agreement With Genstar Capital

July 31, 2007

PRA Stockholders to Receive $30.50 Per Share in Cash; Transaction Valued at $790 Million RESTON, Va., July 25 / -- PRA International (NASDAQ:PRAI), a leading global clinical research organization, today announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement to be acquired by affiliates of Genstar... Read More

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Owens Corning to Acquire Saint-Gobain's Reinforcement and Composites Business

July 31, 2007

Converts previously announced joint venture agreement into outright acquisition Accelerates Owens Corning's global growth strategy Improves Owens Corning's ability to serve Composites customers on a global and regional basis TOLEDO, Ohio, July 27 / - Owens Corning (NYSE:OC) today announced the signing of a... Read More

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Huntsman Acquires Global Fluorochemical Product Line for Nonwovens from DuPont

July 31, 2007

BASEL, Switzerland, July 25 /-- Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) today announced that its Textiles Effects business has signed an agreement to acquire DuPont's global fluorochemical business for the nonwovens industry. The DuPont(TM) Zonyl® fluorochemical product line is used on nonwovens as effective repellents for... Read More

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Federal Signal Acquires Riverchase

July 31, 2007

Forms municipal and government systems business to speed deployment of comprehensive public safety and security system solutions OAK BROOK, Ill., July 25 / -- Federal Signal Corporation, a leader in advancing security and well-being, announced today that it has acquired the business and assets of Birmingham... Read More

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Hifn(TM) Acquires Secure Storage Innovator Siafu Software

July 31, 2007

Acquisition Gives Information Security Leader Hifn Additional Storage Security Software and Expertise, while Expanding Revenue Opportunities and Products to Better Serve the Market LOS GATOS, Calif., July 23 /-- Hifn(TM) (NASDAQ:HIFN), the power behind network and information security, today announced its... Read More

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Constellation Energy Partners (CEP) Closes Acquisition of Oil and Gas Properties in Cherokee Basin

July 31, 2007

BALTIMORE, July 25 /-- Constellation Energy Partners LLC (NYSE:CEP) today announced that it has closed its previously announced acquisition of AMVEST Osage, Inc, a subsidiary of AMVEST Corporation, a privately held company, for an aggregate purchase price of approximately $240 million. "This acquisition is... Read More

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Microsoft to Acquire AdECN, Inc.

July 31, 2007

Deal furthers Microsoft commitment to provide advertisers and publishers with a comprehensive search and display advertising platform REDMOND, Wash., July 26 -- Microsoft Corp. today announced it has agreed to acquire AdECN, Inc., an advertising exchange platform company based near Santa Barbara, Calif. AdECN's... Read More

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Intercim - Pertinence Merger Complete

July 31, 2007

EAGAN, Minn., July 25 /-- Intercim, Inc. and Pertinence, S.A. formally closed the merger they announced in June, forming Intercim, LLC headquartered in suburban St. Paul, Minn. Combining the industry leaders in Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) and Enterprise Manufacturing Intelligence (EMI) positions Intercim... Read More

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Valley National Gases Announces Acquisition

July 31, 2007

WASHINGTON, Pa., July 26 / -- Valley National Gases Incorporated announced today the recent acquisition of Mitchell Industrial Supply Inc, an industrial gases and welding supply distributor located in Elkhart, Indiana. Mitchell serves customers throughout Northern Indiana and Southwest Michigan. Michael Ziegler... Read More