Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

WellPoint Completes Acquisition of American Imaging Management

August 9, 2007

INDIANAPOLIS and DEERFIELD, Ill., Aug. 1 /-- WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE:WLP), the nation's leading health benefits provider, today announced the completion of its acquisition of American Imaging Management (AIM), a leading radiology benefit management and technology company. AIM will remain headquartered in Deerfield... Read More

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CounterPath Closes Acquisition of NewHeights

August 9, 2007

Company to expand its VoIP product suite to accelerate its growth strategy VANCOUVER, Aug. 2 -- CounterPath Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB: CTPS), a leading provider of multimedia VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) softphones and SIP applications, announced today that it has closed its acquisition of NewHeights Software... Read More

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CHS Acquires DDG Business of Commodity Specialists Company

August 9, 2007

ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 3 -- CHS (NASDAQ:CHSCP), a leading grains, food and energy company, and Commodity Specialists Company (CSC) have entered into a definitive purchase agreement for CHS to acquire the distillers dried grain (DDG) marketing business of CSC. The transaction has been approved by the boards of both... Read More

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QIAGEN Announces Completion of Digene Acquisition

August 9, 2007

VENLO, The Netherlands, July 30 /-- QIAGEN N.V. (Nasdaq: QGEN; Frankfurt, Prime Standard: QIA) announced today the successful completion of its acquisition of Digene Corporation (NASDAQ:DIGE). QIAGEN completed the acquisition through a tender offer and subsequent merger of Digene with and into a wholly owned... Read More

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Redemtech Acquires Texas-Based PC Asset Recovery, Inc.

August 9, 2007

Acquisition Provides Streamlined IT Asset Recovery and Disposition Solutions for Small- to Mid-sized Businesses - COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 31 -- 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... Read More

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Inovis Acquires Freeway Commerce to Accelerate European Expansion and Growth

August 9, 2007

Acquisition increases Inovis presence by 300%, builds on 75% Managed Services growth in 2006 ATLANTA and LONDON, Aug. 1 -- Inovis, a leading provider of on-demand business community management solutions, today announced that it has acquired 100 percent of the share capital of Freeway Commerce, Ltd, specialists in... Read More

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Metastorm Acquires Proforma Corporation, Aligns Market Leaders and Disciplines

August 9, 2007

Killer Combination of EA, BPA, and BPM Closes Strategy-Execution Gap to Accelerate Value Creation BALTIMORE and LONDON, Aug. 1 / -- Metastorm, a leading provider of Business Process Management (BPM) software for organizational agility, innovation, and governance, today announced the acquisition of Proforma... Read More

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Veri-Tek Announces Acquisition of Noble Rough-Terrain Forklift Business

August 9, 2007

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill., Aug. 1 / -- Veri-Tek International, Corp. (AMEX:VCC), a leading North American manufacturer of engineered lifting equipment, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Noble Rough-Terrain Forklift business from GT Distribution. This transaction is expected to close... Read More

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Manatron Acquires Sigma Systems Technology

August 9, 2007

Over 25 clients, representing more than 3.5 million parcels Extensive 'subject matter expertise,' including regression and modeling Annual revenues of $1.1 million, of which $450,000 is recurring KALAMAZOO, Mich., Aug. 1 / -- Manatron, Inc. (NASDAQ:MANA) the nation's leading provider of property tax solutions for... Read More

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Astec Industries, Inc. Acquires Peterson, Inc., Manufacturer of Environmental, Wood, Construction Debris and Waste Product Processing Equipment

August 9, 2007

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., July 31 /-- Astec Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASTE) finalized today the previously announced purchase of Peterson, Inc. ("Peterson") located in Eugene, Oregon. The final purchase price including closing adjustments was $21,100,000 with the possibility of additional payments of up to $3,000,000 in... Read More

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Tucows Acquires ItsYourDomain.com

August 9, 2007

Adds Thousands of Wholesale Customers and Over 700,000 Domains Under Management TORONTO, July 27 / -- Tucows Inc. (AMEX:TCX)(AMEX:TSX:TC) announced today that it has acquired ItsYourDomain.com (IYD), a privately held, profitable ICANN-accredited registrar offering domain services through a worldwide wholesale... Read More

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Managed Health Care Associates and Diamond Castle Announce Acquisition of MHA

August 9, 2007

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Aug. 1 / -- Managed Health Care Associates, Inc. (MHA), the nation's largest alternate site GPO, and Diamond Castle Holdings LLC, a leading private equity firm based in New York City, announced today that Diamond Castle has partnered with the MHA management team to acquire MHA. The entire MHA... Read More

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XTO Energy Completes Acquisition of Select Properties from Dominion

August 9, 2007

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 31 /-- XTO Energy Inc. (NYSE:XTO) has closed its previously announced acquisition of natural gas and oil properties from Dominion Resources, Inc. (NYSE:D) for $2.5 billion. The proved reserves purchased are estimated to be 1.06 trillion cubic feet of gas equivalent (Tcfe), 64% of which are... Read More

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Sybase iAnywhere Acquires Geographic Information System Provider Coboplan

August 9, 2007

Furthers Unwired Enterprise Expansion in the Area of Context-Aware, Location-Based Applications DUBLIN, Calif., Aug. 6 -- Sybase iAnywhere today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Coboplan, a market-leading Japanese provider of Geographic Information System (GIS) software solutions... Read More

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Synopsys Completes Acquisition of MOSAID Semiconductor IP Assets

August 9, 2007

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 30 / -- Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS), a world leader in semiconductor design software, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of the semiconductor intellectual property (IP) assets of MOSAID Technologies, Inc. (TSX: MSD), a developer and licensor of semiconductor IP. The... Read More

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Medtronic to Acquire Kyphon for US$3.9 Billion

August 9, 2007

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota, July 27/- Combination to Drive Growth With Treatments for Debilitating Spinal Conditions Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) and Kyphon (NASDAQ: KYPH) today announced that the companies have signed a definitive merger agreement under which Medtronic will acquire all of the outstanding shares of... Read More

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Superior Essex Completes Acquisition of Invex's European Magnet Wire Operations

August 9, 2007

ATLANTA, July 31 / -- Superior Essex Inc. (NASDAQ:SPSX), one of the largest wire and cable manufacturers in the world, today completed the acquisition of 100% of the outstanding common stock of Invex S.p.A. from Italian private equity firm Investitori Associati. The cash purchase price was approximately 30.1... Read More

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Verizon Wireless to Acquire Rural Cellular Corporation, Expand the Nation's Most Reliable Wireless Network

August 9, 2007

Acquisition Will Expand Coverage in Rural Markets in 15 States BASKING RIDGE, N.J., July 30 /-- In a move to expand its wireless service coverage in rural markets, Verizon Wireless, a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD), announced today that it has entered into an... Read More

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SPX to Acquire European Diagnostics Division of Johnson Controls

August 9, 2007

Information Diagnostics Group to Expand SPX Global Engineering and Production Expertise in Europe CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 31 /-- SPX Corporation (NYSE:SPW) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the European diagnostics division of Johnson Controls. The business unit is based in... Read More

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Toyota Acquires Prolift Industrial Equipment Co., LLC

August 7, 2007

IRVINE, Calif. (February 28, 2007) Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU) announced today the acquisition of ProLift Industrial Equipment Co., LLC, one of Toyota's most successful lift truck dealerships based in Louisville, Ky., with branches in Evansville, Ind.; Cincinnati, Ohio; Lexington, Ky.; Dayton... Read More