Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Autodesk Extends Visualization Leadership with Acquisition of Opticore AB

June 25, 2007

Visualization technology strengthens Autodesk's position as a strategic partner and supplier to the automotive design business SAN RAFAEL, Calif., June 18 -- Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire certain assets of Opticore, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Design... Read More

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Agilysys Completes Acquisition of InfoGenesis

June 25, 2007

BOCA RATON, Fla., June 18 / -- Agilysys, Inc. (NASDAQ:AGYS), a leading provider of innovative IT solutions and hospitality software solutions, today announced it has completed its acquisition of InfoGenesis, a privately held, independent software vendor (ISV) and solution provider to the hospitality market. At... Read More

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CH2M HILL and VECO Reach Agreement on Terms of Acquisition

June 25, 2007

DENVER, June 16 /-- CH2M HILL and VECO announced today that agreement has been reached on the terms of the acquisition of VECO by CH2M HILL. The deal places a value of $463 million on VECO. "We are delighted with this agreement," said Ralph Peterson, Chairman and CEO of CH2M HILL. "We believe the CH2M HILL family... Read More

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U. S. Steel Completes Purchase of Lone Star Technologies

June 22, 2007

PITTSBURGH, June 14 -- United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) announced today the completion of its acquisition of Lone Star Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:LSS). Commenting on the acquisition, U. S. Steel Chairman and CEO John P. Surma said, "This acquisition significantly expands our tubular product offerings, our... Read More

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Perma-Fix Completes Acquisition of PEcoS' Radioactive and Mixed Waste Treatment Facility

June 22, 2007

ATLANTA, June 14 -- Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc. (Nasdaq: PESI; BSE: PESI; Germany: PES.BE), today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Nuvotec USA, Inc. (Nuvotec) and its wholly owned subsidiary, Pacific EcoSolutions, Inc. (PEcoS), for $11.2 million. PEcoS, based in Richland, Washington is... Read More

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ISS Recommends That BioVeris Shareholders Vote for Merger

June 22, 2007

GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 14 -- BioVeris Corporation (NASDAQ:BIOV), today released the following comment on the recommendation by Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) that shareholders of BioVeris should vote FOR BioVeris' pending merger with a subsidiary of Roche Holding Ltd at BioVeris' special meeting to... Read More

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KV Pharmaceutical Company Acquires Technologies and Assets of Particle and Coating Technologies Inc.

June 21, 2007

Acquisition Expands KV's Capabilities in Drug Delivery Technologies and Accelerates Drug Development ST. LOUIS, June 14 / -- KV Pharmaceutical Company announced today that it has acquired all the technologies, assets and related intellectual property of Particle and Coating Technologies Inc. (PCT), a privately... Read More

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Huntsman Takes Majority Share in Saudi Polyurethanes Joint Venture

June 21, 2007

GULF REGION JV WILL BE RE-NAMED HUNTSMAN APC BRUSSELS, Belgium, June 14 -- Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) and Basic Chemical Industries Limited (BCI) today announced they have signed an agreement to transfer majority ownership in the two companies' existing Arabian Polyol Company (APC) joint venture in Saudi... Read More

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OMNI Completes Acquisition of Bailey Operating, Inc.

June 21, 2007

Acquisition Extends Transportation and Environmental Services in Barnett Shale Region; Geographically Broadens Rental Operations Offered in Barnett Shale; Should Improve Asset Utilization; Immediately Accretive to Earnings CARENCRO, La., June 7 / -- OMNI ENERGY SERVICES CORP. (NASDAQ:OMNI) announced today the... Read More

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Hub Group, Inc. Announces a Definitive Agreement to Acquire Assets of Interdom Partners

June 21, 2007

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., June 6 -- Hub Group (NASDAQ:HUBG) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Interdom Partners. Hub will hold a conference call at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9:00 a.m. Central Time) on June 7 to discuss the transaction. Interdom is a privately held... Read More

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Meridian Signs Memorandum of Understanding to Acquire Automotive Components Holdings' Sandusky, Ohio Facility

June 21, 2007

ALLEN PARK, Mich., June 12 /-- Meridian Automotive Systems, Inc. ("Meridian") announced today that they have executed a Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") with Ford Motor Company ("Ford") and Automotive Components Holdings, LLC ("ACH") outlining their planned acquisition of ACH's Sandusky, Ohio facility. This... Read More

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Stratos Shareholders Approve Acquisition by CIP Canada

June 21, 2007

Closing expected by end of third quarter following final regulatory approvals BETHESDA, MD, June 12 / -- Stratos Global Corporation ("Stratos" or the "Corporation") today announced shareholder approval of the plan of arrangement between Stratos and CIP Canada Investment Inc. ("CIP Canada") by which CIP Canada will... Read More

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SSAB and IPSCO Jointly Announce Expiration of Hart-Scott-Rodino Waiting Period

June 21, 2007

LISLE, Ill. and STOCKHOLM, Sweden, June 12 / -- IPSCO Inc. (NYSE/TSX: IPS) and SSAB Svenskt Stal AB (SSAB) jointly announced today the expiration of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended, in connection with the proposed plan of arrangement pursuant to which... Read More

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Wicks Broadcast Solutions, LLC Merger with Marketron International, Inc.

June 21, 2007

NEW YORK, June 11 /-- Wicks Broadcast Solutions, LLC ("WBS") today announced its merger with Marketron International, Inc. ("Marketron"). Pete D'Acosta, CEO of WBS, will remain as CEO of the new company, operating under the name of Marketron Broadcast Solutions. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Both WBS... Read More

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Algoma Steel Announces Result of Shareholder Vote on its Acquisition by Essar

June 20, 2007

SAULT STE. MARIE, ON, June 11 -- Algoma Steel Inc. today announced that, at its Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders held today (the "Meeting"), shareholders approved an arrangement involving the acquisition by a subsidiary of Essar Steel Holdings Limited ("Essar") of all of Algoma's outstanding common shares... Read More

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Consolidated Graphics to Acquire the Cyril Scott Company

June 20, 2007

HOUSTON, June 11 /-- Consolidated Graphics, Inc. (NYSE:CGX) announced today that it has signed a memorandum of understanding to acquire The Cyril Scott Company, headquartered in Lancaster, Ohio. The present management team, led by Leslie "Mac" McClelland, will remain with the company following the completion of the... Read More

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Dominion Enterprises Acquires Autobase, Inc.

June 20, 2007

Makes first CRM acquisition in automotive industry NORFOLK, Va., June 12 / -- Dominion Enterprises, a leading media and information services company, announced today that it has acquired Autobase, the leading supplier of auto dealership marketing and sales solutions. Terms of the transaction were not... Read More

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Authentidate Completes Sale of its Document Management and Systems Integration Businesses

June 20, 2007

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J., June 7 -- Authentidate Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:ADAT), a worldwide provider of software and web-based services that enable enterprises and individuals to exchange information securely and conduct trusted business transactions, today announced that it has completed the previously announced sale... Read More

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Broadcom to Acquire Global Locate, Inc., a Provider of Industry-Leading GPS Chips and Software

June 20, 2007

Broadcom Enters Fast-Growing GPS Market with Single-Chip Solutions Targeted at Personal Navigation Devices and Mobile Phones IRVINE, Calif. and SAN JOSE, Calif., June 12 -- Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ:BRCM), a global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications, today announced that it has... Read More

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Cal Dive International to Acquire Horizon Offshore

June 20, 2007

HOUSTON, June 11-- Cal Dive International, Inc. (NYSE:DVR) and Horizon Offshore, Inc. (NASDAQ:HOFF) announced today that they have signed a definitive merger agreement under which Cal Dive will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Horizon in a stock and cash transaction valued at approximately $650 million... Read More