Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

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

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Autodesk Completes Acquisition of NavisWorks

August 13, 2007

Acquisition of NavisWorks to Enhance Autodesk Solutions for Construction and Plant Design Industries and Improve Interoperability SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Aug. 9 / -- Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) today announced it has completed the acquisition of NavisWorks for a purchase price of $26 million, plus a working capital... Read More

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Lime Energy Co. Acquires Preferred Lighting, Inc

August 13, 2007

Acquisition Brings New Customers and Expands Geographic Presence ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill., Aug. 9 / -- Lime Energy Co. (BULLETIN BOARD: LMEC) announced today that that it has acquired Preferred Lighting Inc., an energy efficiency and conservation company based in Redmond, Washington. The transaction valued at... Read More

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Microtek Medical Holdings and Ecolab Enter Definitive Merger Agreement

August 13, 2007

Ecolab to acquire Microtek Medical for $6.30 per share in cash transaction ALPHARETTA, Ga., Aug. 7 / -- Microtek Medical Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:MTMD) and Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) announced today that the companies have entered into a definitive agreement and plan of merger whereby Ecolab will acquire Microtek... Read More

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MSC.Software Enters the Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Marketspace with the Acquisition of pioneerSOLUTIONS, Inc.

August 13, 2007

SimEnterprise Multidiscipline Enterprise Simulation Expanded to Include CFD SANTA ANA, Calif., Aug. 7 / -- MSC.Software (NASDAQ:MSCS), the leading global provider of enterprise simulation solutions, including simulation software and services, today announced the acquisition of pioneerSOLUTIONS, Inc. Through this... Read More

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GoAmerica® Announces Agreement to Acquire Verizon's Telecommunications Relay Services Division

August 10, 2007

Transaction Will Bolster Market Position and Increase Revenues HACKENSACK, N.J., Aug. 2 / -- GoAmerica, Inc. today announced the execution of a definitive agreement under which it will acquire the assets of Verizon's Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS) division for $50 million in cash and up to an additional $8... Read More

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ITEX Corporation Enters Into Agreement to Acquire Intagio Commercial Trading System

August 10, 2007

$3.15 Million purchase increases business member count to 24,000 BELLEVUE, Wash., July 30 / -- ITEX Corporation (BULLETIN BOARD: ITEX) , The Membership Trading Community(SM), a leading marketplace for cashless business transactions in North America, has entered into an agreement to acquire the trade exchange... Read More

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ITEX Corporation Completes Intagio Acquisition

August 10, 2007

Franchisee Purchases Rights to Manage Selected Former Intagio Members BELLEVUE, Wash., Aug. 1 / -- ITEX Corporation (BULLETIN BOARD: ITEX) , The Membership Trading Community(SM), a leading marketplace for cashless business transactions in North America, today announced it had completed the acquisition of the trade... Read More

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CONSOL Energy Completes AMVEST Corporation Acquisition

August 10, 2007

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 1 -- CONSOL Energy Inc. (NYSE:CNX) has completed the previously announced acquisition of AMVEST Corporation and certain of its subsidiaries and affiliates, including AMVEST West Virginia Coal and Vaughan Railroad Company. Included in the acquisition are approximately 200 million tons of low-sulfur... Read More

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Creation Technologies Acquires Two EMS Providers - Manufacturer expands Presence in the Central and Eastern USA Through Taytronics and SMC Acquisitions

August 10, 2007

VANCOUVER, Aug. 1 -- Creation Technologies, a global Top 50 Electronic Manufacturing Service (EMS) provider and expert in manufacturing complex electronics products, today announced it has acquired SMC, Inc. of Lexington, Kentucky and finalized its acquisition of Taytronics, Inc. of Saint Peter, Minnesota. These... Read More

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DealerTrack Completes AutoStyleMart Acquisition

August 10, 2007

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Aug. 1 -- DealerTrack Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRAK) today announced that it has acquired AutoStyleMart, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand software solutions and services that enable auto dealers to procure, manage and sell vehicle accessories. AutoStyleMart is a privately held company... Read More