Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Standard Management/Universal Healthcare Company, LLC Announces Execution of Purchase Agreement to Acquire California Institutional Pharmacy

May 11, 2007

INDIANAPOLIS, May 1 -- Standard Management Corporation ("Standard Management" or the "Company") , an Indiana based management company, announced today that through Universal Healthcare Company, LLC ("Universal" or "UHCC"), a definitive agreement has been signed to acquire In-House Pharmacies, Inc. of San Diego... Read More

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Superior Essex Announces Completion of Acquisition of Nexans Canada's Magnet Wire Operations

May 11, 2007

ATLANTA, April 27 -- Superior Essex Inc. (NASDAQ:SPSX), one of the largest wire and cable manufacturers in the world, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Nexans' magnet wire operations in Simcoe, Ontario, Canada. The transaction consists of the acquisition of key operating assets, including... Read More

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GFI Group Inc. to Acquire Retail Energy Procurement Business of Gulf States Energy

May 11, 2007

NEW YORK, April 26 -- GFI Group Inc. (NASDAQ:GFIG) and Gulf States Energy, Inc. announced today that GFI has agreed to acquire the assets of the retail energy procurement and consulting business of GSE Consulting L.P. ("GSEC"), an affiliate of Gulf States Energy, a privately- held, full service energy commodities... Read More

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TIBCO to Acquire Spotfire

May 11, 2007

Acquisition Complements Predictive Business Strategy; Combines Real-Time Infrastructure with Enterprise Analytics to Deliver Next-Generation Business Intelligence TUCON(TM), SAN FRANCISCO, May 1 -- TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ:TIBX) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Spotfire Inc... Read More

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Rocket Software Europe Holding B.V. and Seagull Holding N.V. Announce Settlement of Public Offer on Shares in Seagull Holding N.V.

May 11, 2007

AMSTERDAM, ATLANTA and NEWTON, Mass., April 27: Further to the press releases of 5 December 2006, 11 January 2007, 2 February 2007, 9 February 2007, 16 March 2007, 24 April 2007 and to the offer memorandum dated 15 March 2007, Rocket Software Europe Holding B.V. ("Rocket") and Seagull Holding N.V. ("Seagull... Read More

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Transtar Industries Acquires Axiom Automotive Technologies

May 11, 2007

Combined companies will offer customers broader market presence, the most comprehensive product line and best-in-class distribution in auto transmission aftermarket parts CLEVELAND, May 1 -- Transtar Industries, Inc., a leading national distributor of aftermarket auto transmission repair parts, today announced that... Read More

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Thule Acquires Case Logic, Inc., a Global Leading Supplier of Storage and Organization Solutions

May 11, 2007

Thule Acquires Case Logic, Inc., a Global Leading Supplier of Storage and Organization Solutions MALMO, Sweden, April 30 /-- Thule, the world leader in Sports Utility Transportation, acquires Case Logic, Inc. and all subsidiaries of the US based storage and organization solutions company. Case Logic is a leading... Read More

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U.S. Energy Corp. Closes on Sale of Uranium Properties to sxr Uranium One

May 11, 2007

U.S. Energy and Crested Corp. Receive 6.6 Million Uranium One Common Shares and $6.6 Million in Cash RIVERTON, Wyo., May 1 -- U.S. Energy Corp. (NASDAQ:USEG) and Crested Corp. (BULLETIN BOARD: CBAG) , natural resource exploration and development companies, today announced the April 30, 2007 completion of their... Read More

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Mitel Announces US$723 Million Agreement to Acquire Inter-Tel

May 10, 2007

Creates A Market Leader In IP Communications Solutions For The Enterprise And SMB Markets OTTAWA, ON, and TEMPE, AZ, April 26 / -- Mitel Networks Corporation and Inter-Tel (Delaware) Incorporated (NASDAQ:INTL), today announced they have signed a definitive merger agreement whereby Mitel will acquire Inter-Tel, a... Read More

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Johnson Controls to Discontinue Efforts to Acquire Fiamm's Automotive Battery Business

May 10, 2007

HANOVER, Germany and MILWAUKEE, April 30: Johnson Controls, Inc. (NYSE:JCI) today announced that it has discontinued its efforts to acquire Fiamm's automotive battery business as the two firms were unable to reach an agreement on commercial terms. Johnson Controls is a global leader in interior experience, building... Read More

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Curtiss-Wright Acquires Scientech, LLC

May 10, 2007

Expands Capabilities in High Growth Commercial Nuclear Power Market ROSELAND, N.J., May 8 / -- Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE: CW) announced today that it has acquired the assets of Scientech, LLC of Idaho Falls, Idaho, for approximately $57.8 million. Scientech is a global provider of commercial nuclear... Read More

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Houston Exploration Special Meeting of Stockholders Scheduled for June 5, 2007

May 10, 2007

HOUSTON, April 30 / -- The Houston Exploration Company (NYSE:THX) today announced that it has scheduled a special meeting of stockholders on June 5, 2007, at 11:00 a.m. Central time at the Four Seasons Hotel, 1300 Lamar Street, Houston, Texas 77010, to consider and vote on the proposal to adopt the Agreement and... Read More

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Masco Corporation Acquires Erickson Construction Company and Guy Evans, Inc.

May 10, 2007

TAYLOR, Mich., May 1 / -- Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) has acquired Erickson Construction Company and Guy Evans, Inc. Erickson offers a turnkey framing solution for residential homebuilders, providing pre-fabricated wall panels and millwork in Arizona, California and Nevada. Guy Evans, Inc., is a leading installer... Read More

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Belden Completes Acquisition of Lumberg Automation Components

May 9, 2007

ST. LOUIS, April 30: Belden (NYSE:BDC), a world leader in the development of signal transmission solutions, has completed purchase of the assets of Lumberg Automation Components from The Lumberg Group for an undisclosed cash price. Lumberg Automation is a leading supplier of industrial connectors, high performance... Read More

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CenturyTel Completes Madison River Purchase

May 9, 2007

MONROE, La., April 30: CenturyTel, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Madison River Communications Corp. CenturyTel used the net proceeds from its recent issuances of $500 million of 10-year 6.0% Senior Notes and $250 million of 6-year 5.5% Senior Notes along with additional... Read More

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Sentex Sensing Technology, Inc. Signs Binding MoU to Acquire ICOM Holdings Ltd. to Broaden and Support European Businesses of Sentex

May 9, 2007

CLEVELAND, April 25: Sentex Sensing Technology, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: SNTX.OB) (http://www.sentextech.com/). Henrik Rubinstein, President signed a binding Memorandum of Understanding to acquire ICOM Holdings Ltd. to support the future sale of biometrics driven Sentex products in the European Union. ICOM, which... Read More

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Air Products Completes Purchase of BOC Gazy from Linde

May 9, 2007

Air Products is Now the Largest Industrial Gas Supplier in Poland LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., April 30 -- Air Products (NYSE:APD) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of the industrial gas business of BOC Gazy Sp z o.o. from The Linde Group for 370 million euros or about $503 million. With this... Read More

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AIG Highstar Capital Enters into Agreement to Purchase AMPORTS, Inc from Lincolnshire Management

May 9, 2007

NEW YORK, April 26 -- AIG Global Investment Group (AIGGIG) and Lincolnshire Management Inc. (Lincolnshire) today announced that Highstar Harbor Holdings II, Inc., a subsidiary of AIG Highstar Capital (Highstar), entered into a definitive agreement with Lincolnshire Equity Fund III, L.P., a fund managed by... Read More

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Commercial Metals' Bid to Acquire Croatian Mill Accepted

May 9, 2007

IRVING, Texas, April 27: Commercial Metals Company (NYSE:CMC), headquartered in Irving, Texas, announced today that the second bid dated April 17, 2007, of its Swiss subsidiary, Commercial Metals International AG, to acquire Valjaonica Cijevi Sisak (VCS) has been accepted by the Croatian Privatization Fund and... Read More

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DealerTrack to Acquire Arkona, Inc.

May 9, 2007

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y. and SOUTH JORDAN, Utah, April 27 / -- DealerTrack Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRAK) and Arkona, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: ARKN) have signed a definitive agreement for DealerTrack to acquire Arkona for $1.38 per share of common stock. The total purchase price of the transaction is approximately $58.9... Read More