Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Biosite Receives Revised Offer from Inverness Medical Regarding Possible Cash Tender Offer

May 21, 2007

SAN DIEGO, May 10 -- Biosite Incorporated (NASDAQ:BSTE) today announced that it has received a letter from Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc. (AMEX:IMA) contemplating an offer by Inverness to purchase, by way of a cash tender offer, 100% of the outstanding shares of common stock of Biosite not already owned by... Read More

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Plug Power Announces Acquisition of General Hydrogen

May 21, 2007

LATHAM, N.Y.; RICHMOND, British Columbia, May 7: Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUG), a leader in providing clean, reliable on-site energy products, today announced the acquisition of General Hydrogen Corporation, a leader in the development and commercialization of fuel cell power units that provide motive power for... Read More

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Biosite Determines That Revised Binding Offer from Inverness Constitutes a 'Superior Proposal'

May 21, 2007

SAN DIEGO, May 14: Biosite Incorporated (NASDAQ:BSTE) today announced that its Board of Directors has received a revised binding offer from Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc. (AMEX:IMA) to acquire, by way of a cash tender offer, 100% of the outstanding shares of common stock of Biosite not already owned by... Read More

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Beckman Coulter Advises It Will Not Increase Its Offer to Acquire Biosite Beyond $90.00 Per Share

May 21, 2007

Product lines evolve and change; please contact the company for current information. FULLERTON, Calif., May 14: Beckman Coulter, Inc. (NYSE:BEC) today announced that it would not increase the price offered for shares of the common stock (the "Shares") of Biosite Incorporated (NASDAQ:BSTE) in Beckman Coulter's... Read More

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SAP Extends Leadership in Delivering Solutions to the CFO with Acquisition of OutlookSoft Corporation

May 21, 2007

Delivers Most Comprehensive Solution for CFOs - Spanning Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) and Corporate Performance Management (CPM) WALLDORF, Germany and STAMFORD, Conn., May 8 / -- Extending its leadership in delivering complete solutions for the CFO, SAP AG (NYSE:SAP... Read More

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BioVeris Announces Date of Special Meeting of Shareholders and Expiration of HSR Review Period in Connection with Roche Transaction

May 21, 2007

GAITHERSBURG, Md., May 15: BioVeris Corporation ("BioVeris") (NASDAQ:BIOV) announced today that its Board of Directors has set a date for a special meeting of shareholders to vote on the proposal to adopt the previously announced Agreement and Plan of Merger pursuant to which BioVeris would be acquired by Roche for... Read More

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DCP Midstream Partners Completes Acquisition of Oklahoma Natural Gas Gathering System

May 21, 2007

DENVER, May 9: DCP Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:DPM) has completed its previously announced acquisition of certain natural gas gathering and compression assets in Oklahoma from Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) for $180.3 million in cash, subject to customary purchase price adjustments. The midstream assets... Read More

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Barloworld Scientific Signs Agreement for the Sale of Melles Griot

May 18, 2007

Carlsbad, CA - Barloworld Scientific Ltd, today announced that an agreement has been signed with CVI, to acquire Melles Griot. The terms of the transaction have not been disclosed, but it is expected to close in the next few weeks. The acquisition brings together two leaders in optical and laser technology. With... Read More

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Moog Announces Acquisition in Components Segment

May 18, 2007

EAST AURORA, N.Y., May 3 -- Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A; MOG.B) announced today that it has acquired Thermal Control Products Inc. for $7.5 million, including $4.3 million in cash with the balance due in notes payable over 3 years. Thermal Control Products, a Camarillo, CA company, specializes in the design, prototype... Read More

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NETGEAR® to Acquire Infrant Technologies

May 18, 2007

RAID-based NAS Products for SMB, SOHO and Home to Expand NETGEAR's Storage Solutions SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 3 -- NETGEAR, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTGR), a worldwide provider of technologically advanced, branded networking products, today announced the execution of a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Infrant... Read More

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Microsoft Completes Acquisition of Tellme Networks

May 18, 2007

Acquisition to accelerate speech innovation. REDMOND, Wash., May 3 -- Microsoft Corp. today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Tellme Networks Inc., the Mountain View, Calif.-based provider of voice services for everyday life, including nationwide directory assistance, enterprise customer service... Read More

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Deere & Company Completes Acquisition of LESCO

May 18, 2007

MOLINE, Ill., May 7 -- Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) announced today that it has completed its acquisition of LESCO, Inc. (NASDAQ:LSCO), an Ohio-based company and a leading supplier of lawn care, landscape, golf course and pest control products. The transaction was closed today. Deere and LESCO had announced a... Read More

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Microsoft Acquires Mobile Advertising Pioneer ScreenTonic

May 18, 2007

ScreenTonic's mobile ad serving and management expertise increase advertiser opportunity across Microsoft Digital Advertising Solutions. REDMOND, Wash., May 3 -- Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT) today announced it has agreed to acquire ScreenTonic SA, a Europe-based mobile advertising pioneer, in a move that combines... Read More

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Duke Energy Announces Plans to Purchase Southern Company Interest in Proposed South Carolina Nuclear Plant

May 18, 2007

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 7-- Duke Energy announced today that, subject to board approval, it intends to purchase Southern Company's 500- megawatt interest in the proposed William States Lee III nuclear power project, making the plant's total output available to electric customers in the Carolinas. Demand in Duke Energy... Read More

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Alcatel-Lucent Announces Agreement to Acquire NetDevices

May 18, 2007

PARIS, May 14: Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announced a definitive agreement to acquire privately held NetDevices, a developer of services gateway products for enterprise branch networks, based in Sunnyvale, California. NetDevices delivers a market recognized, innovative and flexible... Read More

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Sierra Wireless and AirLink Communications Amend Merger Agreement Terms

May 17, 2007

VANCOUVER, May 9 /-- Sierra Wireless, Inc. (NASDAQ: SWIR)(NASDAQ:TSX:)(NASDAQ:SW) announced today that it has agreed with AirLink Communications, Inc. ("AirLink") to amend the terms of the agreement to acquire AirLink. AirLink is a privately-held developer and supplier of high value fixed, portable and mobile... Read More

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Applied Innovation Stockholders Approve Acquisition by Keg Holdings

May 17, 2007

DUBLIN, Ohio, May 8 -- Applied Innovation (NASDAQ:AINN) (the "Company") announced that its stockholders have voted to approve and adopt the previously announced merger agreement providing for the merger of the Company and a wholly owned subsidiary of KEG Holdings, Inc. at the Company's special meeting of... Read More

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VWR International, Inc. to be Acquired by Madison Dearborn Partners

May 17, 2007

WEST CHESTER, Pa., May 2: VWR International, Inc., a portfolio company of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, Inc. (CD&R) and a leader in the global laboratory supply industry, today announced that CDRV Investors, Inc., its parent company, has entered into a definitive agreement that will result in VWR being acquired by... Read More

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Kohler Co. Signs Agreement to Acquire Lombardini Engine Companies From Mark IV

May 17, 2007

KOHLER, Wis., May 9: Kohler Co.'s Global Power Group, a global leader in engines and power generator systems, has entered into an agreement to purchase Lombardini Srl from Mark IV Luxembourg S.A.R.L., a subsidiary of Mark IV Industries, Inc. The acquisition agreement is subject to relevant regulatory... Read More

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Nordson Corporation Adds Two Businesses to Its Advanced Technology Systems Segment

May 17, 2007

WESTLAKE, Ohio, May 8: Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN) today announced that it has acquired YESTech Inc. and PICO Dosiertechnik (PICODOSTEC) in two separate transactions. Both companies will become part of Nordson's Advanced Technology Systems segment. YESTech Inc. is a leading provider of Automated Optical... Read More