Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

ATK Completes the Acquisition of Swales Aerospace

June 20, 2007

Strategic Acquisition Establishes ATK as an Industry Leader in Satellite Components, Subsystems and Small Spacecraft MINNEAPOLIS, June 8 -- Alliant Techsystems (NYSE:ATK) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Swales Aerospace, a premier provider of satellite components and subsystems, small... Read More

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Ford and Meridian Sign MOU Outlining Sale of Automotive Components Holdings Sandusky Plant

June 20, 2007

The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) announced today is another significant step forward in ACH's strategy to sell its operations. With this announcement, ACH has sold one plant and signed MOUs related to eight additional plants during the past six months. ACH has made significant improvements in the... Read More

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Astec Industries, Inc. to Acquire Peterson, Inc., Manufacturer of Environmental, Wood, Construction Debris and Waste Product Processing Equipment

June 20, 2007

Strong Management and Product Line Expansion Among Principal Benefits CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., June 11 -- Astec Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASTE) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 100% of Peterson, Inc. ("Peterson") located in Eugene, Oregon. Peterson is a leading manufacturer of... Read More

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Patterson Pope Acquires United Business Systems; Becomes Sole Spacesaver® Distributor in Florida, Gains Alabama Territory

June 18, 2007

Fort Atkinson, Wis. (June 7, 2007) - Spacesaver Corp. has announced that Patterson Pope, a member of the nationwide Spacesaver Group of distributors, has acquired United Business Systems, making it the sole Spacesaver distributor in Florida. With the acquisition, Patterson Pope also expands its territory into 10... Read More

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FCI Acquires Smartag, Expands RFID Offering

June 18, 2007

May 31, FCI acquired Smartag, a specialized player in RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) tags manufacturing. This acquisition will allow the group to strengthen its RFID offer in a very dynamic market. Trierenberg Holding AG and Delfortgroup AG, the former owners, were advised by Societe Generale Corporate and... Read More

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BlueCielo ECM Solutions Acquires DataCore Technology

June 15, 2007

Miami, FL - June 6, 2007 - BlueCielo ECM Solutions Inc, a leading global provider of Engineering Content Management (ECM) software solutions, announced today that it has acquired DataCore Technology in an all-cash transaction. DataCore Technology is a specialist in implementing electronic data management (EDM... Read More

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Severn Trent Services Acquires the Business of Quay Technologies Ltd.

June 15, 2007

Acquisition expands company's ultraviolet product offering to meet high market demand for alternative disinfection technologies FORT WASHINGTON, Pa. - June 6, 2007 - Severn Trent Services has announced the acquisition of the business of Quay Technologies Ltd. of Berks, United Kingdom, manufacturers of a... Read More

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NTS Certification Division - NQA, USA - Acquires TRA Certification

June 14, 2007

CALABASAS, CA - June 1, 2007 - National Technical Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTSC) (NTS), a leading provider of engineering services, announced today the acquisition of TRA Certification, located in Elkhart, Indiana, by its joint venture company, National Quality Assurance, USA (NQA). Terms of the acquisition were not... Read More

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Unifrax Completes Acquisition

June 14, 2007

Niagara Falls, NY, June 1, 2007- Unifrax I LLC ("Unifrax"), the Niagara Falls, NY based manufacturer of ceramic fiber insulation products, announced today that it had completed the previously announced acquisition of the ceramic fiber business of KERAUNION, a.s. ("Keraunion") from UNION LESNI BRANA, a.s. Terms of... Read More

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Infor Closes Workbrain and Hansen Acquisitions

June 14, 2007

Infor Adds Applications, Domain Expertise to Increase Leadership in Areas of Human Capital Management and Local Government Solutions ATLANTA - June 1, 2007 - Infor today announced the closing of two acquisitions, Hansen Information Technologies and Workbrain Corporation. The acquisitions continue to move Infor to... Read More

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Genco Shipping & Trading Limited Acquires Minority Stake in Jinhui Shipping and Transportation Limited

June 12, 2007

NEW YORK, May 2: Genco Shipping & Trading Limited (NYSE:GNK) today issued the following statement: On May 2, 2007, Genco Shipping & Trading Limited acquired 4,440,900 shares of the capital stock of Jinhui Shipping and Transportation Limited. Jinhui Shipping and Transportation Limited is a drybulk shipping owner... Read More

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Material Technologies, Inc. Acquires License for a Structural Damage Assessment System

June 12, 2007

LOS ANGELES, May 2 / -- Material Technologies (OTC Bulletin Board: MTTG) ("MATECH") a company that engages in the research and development of technologies to monitor and measure metal fatigue, today announced that they have acquired Damage Assessment Technologies, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of UTEK, a specialty... Read More

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LESCO, Inc. Shareholders Approve Merger Agreement

June 12, 2007

CLEVELAND, May 3 / -- LESCO, Inc. (NASDAQ:LSCO), an Ohio-based company and a leading supplier of lawn care, landscape, golf course and pest control products, announced that, at its special meeting of shareholders held today, the Company's shareholders approved and adopted the Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as... Read More

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Aepona, Appium Announce Merger

June 12, 2007

Belfast, Northern Ireland, June 5 : Aepona, a global provider of telecoms software products and services headquartered in Belfast, United Kingdom and Appium, a leading technology vendor offering Telecom Application Server and Service Creation Environment products based in Malmö, Sweden, today announced that they... Read More

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JDSU Completes Acquisition of Picolight

June 11, 2007

MILPITAS, Calif., May 29 /-- JDSU, a leading enabler of broadband and optical innovation, today announced the completion of its acquisition of Picolight, a leading designer and manufacturer of optical pluggable transceivers. The acquisition significantly strengthens JDSU's position in high-growth pluggable optics... Read More

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Land Development Consulting Firm Atwell-Hicks Merges with HEC Engineering, LLC; Expands National Presence

June 11, 2007

PHOENIX, May 31 /-- National land development consulting firm Atwell-Hicks announced today that it has expanded into the Southwest region as a result of the company's merger with HEC Engineering, LLC a Mesa, AZ-based firm serving greater Phoenix. The merger is a result of Atwell-Hicks' continuing national expansion... Read More

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Harris Corporation to Acquire Multimax Incorporated, an IT and Communications Services Provider to the U.S. Government

June 11, 2007

Also Provides Updated Fiscal Year 2007 and 2008 Earnings Guidance WASHINGTON and MELBOURNE, Fla., May 31 /-- Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Multimax Incorporated, a leading provider of information... Read More

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Western Refining Completes Acquisition of Giant Industries

June 11, 2007

EL PASO, Texas, May 31: Western Refining, Inc. (NYSE:WNR) today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Giant Industries, Inc. With this acquisition, Western is the fourth largest publicly-traded independent refiner and marketer in the United States, with a total crude oil throughput capacity of... Read More

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Kinder Morgan, Inc. Going-Private Transaction Closes

June 11, 2007

HOUSTON, May 30 /-- Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI) today announced that the acquisition of KMI by investors including Chairman and CEO Richard D. Kinder has closed. Additional investors in the going-private transaction include other senior members of KMI management, co-founder Bill Morgan, board members Fayez... Read More

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Software AG Assumes Ownership of webMethods, Inc.

June 11, 2007

DARMSTADT, Germany, May 29 -- Software AG (TecDAX, ISIN DE 0003304002 / SOW), today announced that webMethods shareholders tendered approximately 53,107,722 shares, representing 93.4% of the shares outstanding. Pursuant to the terms of Software AG's offer for all of the outstanding common stock of webMethods which... Read More