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Mergers & Acquisition

Exar Corporation and Sipex Corporation Announce Early Termination of Hart Scott Rodino Act Waiting Period

July 13, 2007

FREMONT, Calif., July 5 -- Exar Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAR) and Sipex Corporation (NASDAQ:SIPX) announced that they received notification from the Federal Trade Commission of early termination of the waiting period under the Hart Scott Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act notification of 1976 (HSR), as amended, relating... Read More

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Websense Acquisition of SurfControl Receives Clearance from U.K. Office of Fair Trading

July 13, 2007

Transaction Expected to Close in October 2007 SAN DIEGO, July 6 / -- Websense, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBSN) today announced that the U.K. Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has decided not to refer the proposed acquisition of SurfControl PLC to the Competition Commission, thereby granting merger control clearance. The... Read More

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Equinix to Acquire European Network-Neutral Data Center Operator IXEurope in $482 Million Deal

July 13, 2007

Equinix Continues Expansion Efforts to Further Strengthen Position as Leader in Colocation and Network Exchange Services Market, and to Provide Customers with Comprehensive Global Solution TOKYO, July 10 -- Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ:EQIX), the leading provider of network-neutral data centers and Internet exchange... Read More

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NETGEAR Acquires Infrant Technologies for USD 60 Million

July 12, 2007

Strategic move enables NETGEAR to expand storage product portfolio with ReadyNAS(TM) range for SMBs, SOHOs and homes July 5, 2007 NETGEAR, a worldwide provider of technologically advanced, branded networking products, has announced its acquisition of Infrant Technologies, Inc, a US-based manufacturer of... Read More

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Motorola to Acquire Leapstone Systems

July 12, 2007

Privately-Held Company to Contribute Leading Software Platform for Converged Services and Applications SCHAUMBURG, Ill. and SOMERSET, N.J., July 10, 2007 -- Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) has signed a definitive merger agreement to acquire privately held Leapstone Systems, Inc. Leapstone is a leading communications... Read More

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CardioTech's Sale of Gish Biomedical to Medos Medizintechnik AG Has Been Completed

July 12, 2007

WILMINGTON, Mass., July 9 -- CardioTech International, Inc. (AMEX:CTE), a developer and manufacturer of advanced materials and medical devices for the treatment of cardiovascular and other diseases, announced today that its agreement to sell its Gish Biomedical, Inc. subsidiary in a stock transaction to Medos... Read More

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Albemarle to Acquire Controlling Stake in Antioxidant Joint Ventures in China

July 12, 2007

The 'Jinhai Albemarle' joint ventures are the leading antioxidant suppliers to China BATON ROUGE, La., July 5 -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) has completed definitive agreements with its Chinese partner to increase Albemarle's ownership from 25% to 75% in two joint ventures: Ningbo Jinhai Albemarle Chemical... Read More

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Frutarom Acquires the U.S. Company Abaco

July 12, 2007

Continues Implementing its Rapid Growth Strategy Abaco Sales for 2006 Reached $US3.2 Million Abaco Develops, Produces and Markets Unique Ingredients for the Flavor and Fragrance Industry HAIFA, Israel, July 4/ -- Frutarom Industries Ltd. (LSE: FRUTq, TASE: FRUT, OTC: FRUTF) announced today that on July 3, 2007... Read More

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Hayes Lemmerz Completes Sale of Wabash, Indiana Powertrain Components Facility

July 12, 2007

NORTHVILLE, Mich., July 5 -- Hayes Lemmerz International, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAYZ) today announced the sale of Hayes Lemmerz International - Wabash, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary that operates its Wabash, Indiana facility, to Harvey Industries LLC, a privately held company based in Michigan. Under the agreement... Read More

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Computershare Acquires World's Leading Supplier of Entity Management Solutions

July 12, 2007

BRISTOL, England, July 5/ -- Computershare Limited (ASX:CPU) has today completed the acquisition of the Datacare Software Group (Datacare); the world's leading supplier of entity management and subsidiary governance solutions. Founded in Ireland in 1983, Datacare has 63 employees in 5 countries, delivering... Read More

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Haemonetics Boosts Blood Management Expertise Through Acquisition of Infonale

July 12, 2007

BRAINTREE, Mass., and WEST CHESTER, Pa., July 10 / -- Haemonetics Corporation, a global leader in blood management solutions, announced today that it has acquired Infonale, Inc. for $1.3 million in cash plus contingent consideration based upon future operating performance. Infonale is a leading developer of IT... Read More

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Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. Announces the Acquisition of the Assets of Surefit, LLC

July 12, 2007

BETHESDA, Md., July 9 / -- Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. (Hanger) (NYSE:HGR) is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Southern Prosthetics Supply, Inc. (SPS) has acquired certain assets of SureFit, LLC (SureFit), a leading manufacturer and distributor of therapeutic footwear for diabetic patients in... Read More

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Genzyme Completes Tender Offer to Acquire Bioenvision, Inc.

July 12, 2007

Proxy Statement to Be Prepared for Shareholder Meeting on Merger CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 10 / -- Genzyme Corporation (NASDAQ:GENZ) announced today that it has completed its tender offer to acquire shares of Bioenvision, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIVN) capital stock and that a proxy statement will now be prepared by Bioenvision... Read More

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Cimatron Completes the Increase of its Holding in Microsystem to 51%

July 12, 2007

Consolidated Results From Q3 2007 GIVAT SHMUEL, Israel, July 5 -- Cimatron Limited (NASDAQ: CIMT), a leading provider of integrated CAD/CAM solutions for the toolmaking and manufacturing industries, today announced that it has completed the exercise of its previously disclosed first call option to acquire an... Read More

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AREP Increases Lear Offer to $37.25 Per Share

July 12, 2007

Annual Meeting of Stockholders to be adjourned until July 16, 2007 SOUTHFIELD, Mich., July 9 / -- Lear Corporation (NYSE:LEA) ("Lear"), a leading global supplier of automotive seating, electronics and electrical distribution systems, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved an amendment to the... Read More

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DHR Completes ChemTreat Acquisition

July 11, 2007

Washington, D.C., July 2, 2007 -- Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR) announced today that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of ChemTreat, Inc. With revenues of approximately $200 million in its most recently completed fiscal year, ChemTreat is a leading provider of industrial water treatment... Read More

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CSC Completes Acquisition of Covansys

July 11, 2007

Acquisition Advances CSC's Growth Strategy EL SEGUNDO, Calif., July 2 /-- Computer Sciences Corporation (NYSE:CSC) today announced that the company has completed its acquisition of Covansys for $34.00 per share in an all-cash transaction. The announcement follows approval of the acquisition by the holders of a... Read More

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Invensys Completes Cimnet Acquisition on Schedule and Will Integrate Acquisition Into Its Wonderware Business Unit

July 11, 2007

Wonderware is integrating Cimnet MES technology, using Invensys' ArchestrA industrial SOA, to accelerate MES software & solutions across Invensys units LONDON, UK - July 2, 2007 - Invensys® today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Cimnet, Inc (OTC BB: CIMK), a Manufacturing Execution System ("MES... Read More

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DCP Midstream Partners Completes $270 Million Acquisition from General Partner

July 11, 2007

DENVER, July 2 /-- DCP Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:DPM), or the Partnership, has completed its previously announced acquisition of partial ownership interests in DCP East Texas Holdings, LLC and Discovery Producer Services LLC from DCP Midstream, LLC, the owner of the Partnership's general partner, for... Read More

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Assa Abloy ITG Acquires Irish Inlay Manufacturer Aontec

July 11, 2007

Acquisition enables further expansion and helps to meet growing demands of the global market for electronic identification documents Walluf, July 3rd, 2007 - Assa Abloy Identification Technologies (ITG), one of the leading providers of products and services in the RFID market, has announced the acquisition of... Read More