Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Weyerhaeuser Completes Sale of Canadian Distribution Assets; Negotiations Continue for Select U.S. Sites

July 18, 2007

FEDERAL WAY, Wash., June 4 / -- Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE:WY) today announced it has completed the sale and transfer of its Canadian building materials distribution assets to Platinum Equity of Los Angeles, Calif. Terms of the sale were not disclosed. The sale includes all of the company's distribution centers in... Read More

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Unit Corporation Announces Acquisition of Drilling Company and Other Operations Updates

July 18, 2007

TULSA, Okla., June 6 /-- Unit Corporation (NYSE:UNT) today announced the following information regarding certain of its subsidiaries. Unit Drilling Company Unit Drilling Company closed the acquisition of a privately owned drilling company operating primarily in the Texas Panhandle. The acquired company owns nine... Read More

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TIBCO Completes Acquisition of Spotfire

July 18, 2007

PALO ALTO, Calif., June 6 -- TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ:TIBX) today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Spotfire Holdings, Inc., a privately held software company headquartered in Somerville, Mass. with more than 200 employees. With the completion of this transaction, Spotfire will operate as a... Read More

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Tollgrade to Acquire Broadband Test Division of Teradyne, Inc.

July 18, 2007

Acquisition of Software, Hardware and Professional Services Expands Global Footprint of Broadband Network Testing PITTSBURGH, Pa., May 31 -- Tollgrade Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:TLGD) today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of the Broadband Test Division of Teradyne, Inc... Read More

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VSE Corporation Acquires Integrated Concepts and Research Corporation

July 18, 2007

Acquisition Builds on Growth Strategy ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 4 / -- VSE Corporation (NASDAQ:VSEC) announced today that it has acquired Integrated Concepts and Research Corporation (ICRC) of Alexandria, Virginia. The purchase price was approximately $11.6 million in cash, with the potential for additional payments of... Read More

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Answers Corp. To Acquire Dictionary.com

July 18, 2007

Answers Corp. to Acquire Dictionary.com for $100 Million Strategic Addition of Dictionary.com, Thesaurus.com and Reference.com Propels Company Into Leadership Position as Online Information Publisher Acquisition Expected to be Accretive to 2008 EBITDA, Excluding Stock-Based Compensation, per Share Company... Read More

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Carboline Company Acquires Finnaren & Haley Marine & Industrial Assets

July 17, 2007

ST. LOUIS, June 1 -- Carboline Company announced today that it has acquired the Marine and Industrial Assets of Finnaren & Haley, a national supplier of marine, industrial and architectural products. Terms were not disclosed. Finnaren & Haley is a well established, privately-held paint manufacturer and retailer... Read More

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AmbironTrustWave Acquires SecureTrust Corporation

July 17, 2007

Leading Data Security and Compliance Management Firm to Offer Extended Validation SSL Certificates CHICAGO, June 6 /-- AmbironTrustWave, a leading provider of data security and compliance management solutions, is now directly issuing Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificates as a result of the company's acquisition... Read More

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Alcan Completes Joint Venture in India for the Manufacturing of ALUCOBOND®

July 17, 2007

PARIS, France, June 5 / -- Alcan Inc. announced that it is acquiring 76% of the shares of Alukbond India Private Ltd. from its owner, Mr. Navin Keswani. The Company will be renamed Alcan Composites India Private Ltd. Mr. Keswani will continue in the Company as a minority shareholder, and a member of the Board of... Read More

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Pioneer Surgical Technology Acquires Encelle, Inc.

July 17, 2007

Pioneer Surgical to Enter Orthobiologics Market MARQUETTE, Mich., June 4 /-- Pioneer Surgical Technology today announced its acquisition of Encelle, Inc., headquartered Raleigh, NC with research and pilot production in Greenville. Encelle is a developer of novel products for tissue regeneration including... Read More

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Lynch Centers Grow Holdings Of Metals USA

July 17, 2007

CHICAGO -- Metals USA holdings Corp., Houston, has purchased Lynch Metals Inc., Union, N.J., and Lynch Metals of California Inc., Anaheim, Calif., its second expansion in a little more than a year. C. Lourenco Goncalves, the service center's chairman, president and chief executive officer, declined to... Read More

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Cleveland-Cliffs Agrees to Sell Wabush Interest

July 17, 2007

CLEVELAND, June 6 -- Cleveland-Cliffs Inc (NYSE:CLF) today announced that the Company has accepted an offer to sell its 26.8% interest in the Wabush Mines joint venture. Under the definitive purchase agreement contemplated in the offer accepted today, Consolidated Thompson Iron Mines Ltd. (TSX Venture: CLM) would... Read More

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CMS Energy Subsidiaries Reach Agreements to Sell GasAtacama of Chile and Jamaica Private Power Company Limited for a Combined $94 Million

July 17, 2007

JACKSON, Mich., June 1-- CMS Energy subsidiaries have entered into an agreement to sell their interests in GasAtacama of Chile and a separate agreement to sell their interests in Jamaica Private Power Company Limited (JPPC) to Ashmore Energy International (AEI) for a combined $94 million. AEI is an owner and... Read More

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Curtiss-Wright Acquires Valve Systems and ControlsCurtiss-Wright Acquires Valve Systems and Controls

July 17, 2007

Expands Leadership in Oil and Gas Technology ROSELAND, N.J., June 1 / -- Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE:CW) announced today that it has acquired certain assets and certain liabilities of Valve Systems and Controls (VSC) of Houston, Texas, for approximately $75 million. VSC provides critical valve, automation... Read More

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IXI Mobile, Inc. Announces the Closing of the Merger Between Israel Technology Acquisition Corp. and IXI Mobile

July 16, 2007

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 6 /-- IXI Mobile, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: ISLTU.OB, ISLT.OB, ISLTW.OB) today announced the closing of the merger between Israel Technology Acquisition Corp. ("ITAC"), a specified purpose acquisition corporation, and IXI Mobile, the maker of the Ogo(TM) family of devices and... Read More

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Flextronics to Acquire Solectron

July 16, 2007

o Stock and Cash Transaction Estimated At $3.6 Billion in Equity Value o Combination Creates Leading Global EMS Company With More Than $30 Billion in Annual Revenue SINGAPORE and MILPITAS, Calif., June 4 -- Flextronics International Ltd. ("Flextronics") (NASDAQ:FLEX) and Solectron Corporation ("Solectron... Read More

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LinkShare, Leading Pay-Per-Action Marketing Network, Acquires Online Lead Generation Firm Traffic Strategies.com

July 16, 2007

NEW YORK, June 4 / -- LinkShare Corporation, a leading pay-per- action marketing network, announced today that it has acquired Traffic Strategies.com, a privately held Tampa, Florida-based online lead generation firm. The acquisition expands LinkShare's lead generation capabilities, continues the international... Read More

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Lime Energy Co. Acquires Texas Energy Products and Completes Private Placement

July 16, 2007

Acquisition Brings New Customers, Expands Geographic Presence with Service Capabilities in One of the Nation's Most Populated and Significant Energy Using States ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill., June 6 / -- Lime Energy Co. (BULLETIN BOARD: LMEC) announced today that it has acquired Texas Energy Products, an energy... Read More

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Lab Safety Supply Acquires McFeely's Square Drive Screws

July 16, 2007

CHICAGO, June 1 / -- Grainger, a leading North American industrial distributor, today announced its Lab Safety Supply (LSS) subsidiary has acquired substantially all of the assets of McFeely's Square Drive Screws of Lynchburg, Virginia. McFeely's is a business-to-business direct marketer of specialty fasteners... Read More

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Foster-Miller Acquisition of Automatika and Applied Perception Completed

July 16, 2007

WALTHAM, Mass., June 6 -- Foster-Miller, Inc., a QinetiQ North America company, announced today that the company's purchase of Pittsburgh-based robotics companies Automatika and Applied Perception has been completed. "The addition of these two companies introduces new robotics platforms and autonomous navigation... Read More