Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

ICE Statement on Definitive Agreement to Acquire Winnipeg Commodity Exchange

July 24, 2007

ATLANTA, July 17 /-- IntercontinentalExchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE) issued the following statement today regarding its definitive agreement reached in June to acquire the Winnipeg Commodity Exchange (WCE): ICE is aware of the preliminary third party proposal made to the Winnipeg Commodity Exchange. ICE and WCE remain... Read More

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Shared Technologies Inc. Announces Expanded Pennsylvania Service Area with Acquisition of New Customer Base

July 24, 2007

COPPELL, Texas, July 16 /-- Shared Technologies Inc. (STI), a leading provider of converged voice and data communications solutions, announced today that it has completed a transaction with Commonwealth Communication, LLC, a Citizens Communications Company doing business under the Frontier Communications Solutions... Read More

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Ontario Superior Court Approves Arrangement with SSAB

July 24, 2007

LISLE, Ill., and STOCKHOLM, Sweden, July 17 -- IPSCO Inc. (NYSE/TSX: IPS) and SSAB Svenskt Stal AB (SSAB) announced today that the Ontario Superior Court of Justice has issued the final order approving the Plan of Arrangement whereby SSAB Canada Inc., a subsidiary of SSAB, will acquire all of the outstanding shares... Read More

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Sipex Corporation Announces Date of Special Stockholders' Meeting in Connection with Proposed Exar Corporation Merger Transaction

July 24, 2007

MILPITAS, Calif., July 16 / -- Sipex Corporation (NASDAQ:SIPX) today the date of August 23, 2007 for a special meeting of its stockholders to consider the adoption of the proposed merger agreement between Exar Corporation and Sipex Corporation. The record date for voting at the special meeting is July 16, 2007. The... Read More

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Constellation Energy Partners to Acquire Oil and Gas Properties in Cherokee Basin for $240 Million; Acquisition Establishes CEP as One of Top Producers in Cherokee Basin

July 24, 2007

BALTIMORE, July 13 /-- Constellation Energy Partners LLC (NYSE:CEP) today announced that it has agreed to acquire AMVEST Osage, Inc, a subsidiary of AMVEST Corporation, a privately held company, for an aggregate purchase price of $240 million, subject to purchase price adjustments. AMVEST Osage owns producing and... Read More

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Synopsys Agrees to Acquire MOSAID Semiconductor IP Assets

July 24, 2007

Purchase to Expand Industry-leading Standards-based Connectivity IP Solutions MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 16 / -- Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS), a world leader in semiconductor design software, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the semiconductor IP assets of MOSAID Technologies Inc... Read More

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Cenveo to Acquire Commercial Envelope

July 24, 2007

Significantly enhances Cenveo's direct mail capabilities Transaction expected to be accretive to earnings STAMFORD, Conn., July 17 /-- Cenveo, Inc. (NYSE:CVO) announced today the signing of a definitive purchase agreement pursuant to which Cenveo will acquire Commercial Envelope Manufacturing Inc. ("Commercial... Read More

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Brunswick Signs Agreement to Sell Fleet Management Segment of Its New Technologies Unit

July 23, 2007

LAKE FOREST, Ill., July 16 -- Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to sell Brunswick New Technologies' (BNT) fleet management business unit to Navman Wireless Holdings L.P. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed, and completion of the sale is subject to... Read More

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Belden Sells Telecom Cable Operation in Czech Republic

July 23, 2007

ST. LOUIS, July 16 -- Belden (NYSE:BDC) today announced that it has completed the sale of its copper telecommunications cable operation, Kabelovna Decin Podmokly (KDP) in Decin, Czech Republic, to the Willms-Gruppe of Menden, Germany. The transaction closed in July and included the real estate and working capital... Read More

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Bateman Litwin Buys Delta-T, Gains Ethanol Technology Edge

July 23, 2007

Acquisition of U.S. Technology Designer Positions Dutch Company to Take Global Leadership Role in New-Generation Biorefinery Production. AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, and WILLIAMSBURG, Va., July 17 -- Shuki Raz, Chief Executive Officer of Bateman Litwin, announced a definitive agreement under which his company will... Read More

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Basell to Acquire Lyondell Chemical Company for $48 Per Share

July 23, 2007

HOOFDDORP, Netherlands, and HOUSTON, July 17 -- Basell, the global leader in polyolefins, and Lyondell Chemical Company (NYSE:LYO), one of the world's largest chemical companies, announced today that they have signed a definitive agreement pursuant to which Basell will acquire Lyondell's outstanding common shares... Read More

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GlassHouse Technologies, Inc. Acquires RapidApp

July 23, 2007

Acquisition enables GlassHouse to offer expanded services in server virtualization, virtual storage, and application delivery and deployment FRAMINGHAM, Mass., July 11 /-- GlassHouse Technologies, the leading independent IT infrastructure consulting and services firm, today announced it has acquired Chicago-based... Read More

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Gerdau Ameristeel Announces Agreement to Acquire Chaparral Steel Company for US$4.22 Billion in Cash

July 23, 2007

TAMPA, FL, July 10 / -- Gerdau Ameristeel Corporation (NYSE: GNA; TSX: GNA) announced today that it has signed a definitive merger agreement to acquire Chaparral Steel Company, for US$86.00 per share in cash. Chaparral Steel Company's Board of Directors has unanimously approved the transaction and will recommend to... Read More

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Broadcom Completes Acquisition of Global Locate, Inc.

July 23, 2007

IRVINE, Calif. and SAN JOSE, Calif., July 12 -- Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ:BRCM), a global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Global Locate, Inc., a privately-held, fabless provider of industry-leading global positioning system... Read More

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Chaparral Steel Company to Be Acquired by Gerdau Ameristeel Corporation for $86.00 Per Share

July 23, 2007

MIDLOTHIAN, Texas, July 10 / -- Chaparral Steel Company announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Gerdau Ameristeel Corporation for $86.00 per share in cash. The merger agreement was unanimously approved by the Boards of Directors of both companies. "After an extensive... Read More

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Motorola Completes Acquisition of Terayon Communication Systems

July 23, 2007

Transaction strengthens Motorola's capabilities in the delivery of an end-to-end next generation digital video solution SCHAUMBURG, Ill., July 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Terayon Communication Systems, Inc... Read More

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Air Liquide Finalises Lurgi Acquisition

July 23, 2007

Air Liquide has finalised on 20 July 2007, its acquisition of the engineering firm Lurgi for an enterprise value of 􀀁200 million, after obtaining approval from the relevant competition authorities and as described in the press release dated 17 April 2007. The integration of Lurgi into the Air Liquide group will... Read More

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Aperture Technologies Acquires the Advantage Group (TAG)

July 20, 2007

o Acquisition brings only real-time, vendor-neutral data center management solution to market that meets the most challenging and complex data center issues related to power, cooling, and environmental management STAMFORD, Conn., July 16 /-- Aperture Technologies Inc., the leading global provider of software for... Read More

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Agile Software Corporation Announced Stockholder Approval of Merger with Oracle Corporation

July 20, 2007

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 13 /-- Agile Software Corporation (NASDAQ:AGIL) today announced that its stockholders have voted to adopt a merger agreement pursuant to which a wholly-owned subsidiary of Oracle Corporation will be merged with and into Agile, and Agile will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Oracle. More... Read More

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SonicWALL Completes Acquisition of Aventail

July 19, 2007

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 11 -- SonicWALL, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNWL), a leading provider of data protection and security solutions, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Aventail Corporation, a privately-held provider of market-leading SSL VPN secure remote access solutions. A pioneer in SSL VPN, Aventail was... Read More