Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Workbrain Shareholders Approve the Acquisition of Workbrain by Infor Global Solutions European Finance, S.a.R.L.

June 4, 2007

TORONTO, May 23 / -- Workbrain Corporation ("Workbrain") (TSX:WB) announced today that its shareholders approved the acquisition of the issued and outstanding common shares of Workbrain by 2131365 Ontario Inc., a subsidiary of Infor Global Solutions European Finance, S.a.R.L., at its Annual and Special Meeting of... Read More

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Danaher Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire ChemTreat

June 4, 2007

WASHINGTON, May 24 /-- Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire ChemTreat Inc., a leading provider of water treatment products and services, for a cash purchase price of approximately $435 million including transaction costs and net of cash acquired. H... Read More

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Pacific Internet Hong Kong Acquires Services-Based Operator (SBO) Licence

June 4, 2007

Critical milestone achieved for entry into the IP Telephony Market in Hong Kong HONG KONG, May 22 /-- Pacific Internet (Hong Kong) Limited, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Pacific Internet Limited (NASDAQ:PCNTF), Asia Pacific's largest telco-independent Internet Communications Solutions Provider (ICSP) by geographic... Read More

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Curtiss-Wright Acquires Valve Systems And Controls

June 4, 2007

Expands Leadership in Oil and Gas Technology ROSELAND, N.J., June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE: CW) announced today that it has acquired certain assets and certain liabilities of Valve Systems and Controls (VSC) of Houston, Texas, for approximately $75 million. VSC provides... Read More

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MediaREADY, Inc. Engages China Direct, Inc. to Assist the Company with its Plan to Enhance its Business through Acquisitions

June 4, 2007

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 23 /-- MediaREADY, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: MRED) , a provider of innovative interactive, media- convergent entertainment devices, announced today that it has engaged China Direct, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: CHND) , a diversified management and consulting company for Chinese entities, to assist... Read More

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Brightstar Acquires Majority Interest in Consumer Electronics Distributor, WSA Mexico

June 4, 2007

New company to be called Brightstar Retail and will focus on delivering consumer electronics products to retailers in Latin America MIAMI, May 23 /-- Brightstar Corp., the world's largest wireless distribution and supply chain solutions company, announced it has acquired a majority interest in a new company... Read More

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Chevron Signs Agreement to Sell Benelux Fuels Marketing Business to Delek

June 1, 2007

SAN RAMON, Calif., May 24: Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) today announced the signing of an agreement by its subsidiaries in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg (Benelux) to sell their fuels marketing business to Dutch company Delek Benelux B.V., a subsidiary of Israeli company Delek Petroleum. This sale... Read More

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Rockwell Automation to Acquire ICS Triplex, A Leading Process Control Safety Solutions Provider

May 31, 2007

MILWAUKEE, May 24, 2007 - Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK) announced today that it has reached an agreement by which it will acquire Industrial Control Services Group Limited ("ICS") for £110 million (British pounds) in cash. ICS trades and does business as ICS Triplex, a leading global supplier of critical... Read More

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Gerber Scientific Announces the Acquisition of Data Technology, Inc.

May 31, 2007

SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn., May 22 / -- Gerber Scientific, Inc. (NYSE:GRB) announced the completion of its acquisition of Data Technology, Inc. Data Technology, based in Wilmington, MA, is a leading manufacturer of automated cutting hardware for the design, die making and short run production segments of the packaging and... Read More

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Cisco Announces Agreement to Acquire BroadWare Technologies

May 31, 2007

Cisco Systems has gotten a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held BroadWare Technologies, a leading provider of IP-based video surveillance software. BroadWare's software enables web-based monitoring, management, recording and storage of audio and video that can be accessed anywhere by authorized... Read More

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On2 Technologies Announces Acquisition of Hantro Products, a Leader in Embedded Video Technology

May 31, 2007

TARRYTOWN, N.Y. and OULU, Finland, May 21 -- On2 Technologies, Inc. (AMEX:ONT), a leader in video compression software and solutions, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Finland-based Hantro Products Oy, a market-leading provider of video technology for mobile devices. The... Read More

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Hancock Park Associates to Buy ASC's Convertible & Design Units

May 31, 2007

DETROIT, May 4 -- ASC Incorporated announced that Hancock Park Associates, a private-equity firm based in Los Angeles, has signed a definitive purchase agreement for the automotive "open air" roof-systems unit and the automotive design-services unit of ASC from its owner, American Specialty Cars Holdings LLC... Read More

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Kinder Morgan Sale of Terasen Utility Assets to Fortis Completed

May 30, 2007

HOUSTON, May 17 /-- Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI) today announced its sale of Terasen Inc. to Fortis Inc. (TSX: FTS) has closed. Terasen Inc.'s principal assets include Terasen Gas Inc. and Terasen Gas (Vancouver Island) Inc., comprising a large regulated distribution business that delivers natural gas and piped... Read More

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Pacific Insulation and All American Supply, Inc. Have Reached An Agreement

May 30, 2007

Steve Butler, Vice President and General Manager of Pacific Insulation Company, announced today that Pacific and All American Supply, Inc. have reached an agreement pursuant to which Pacific will purchase the operating assets of All American's distribution business located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. All American... Read More

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Motorola to Acquire Modulus Video

May 30, 2007

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. and SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 17: Motorola, Inc. (NYSE:MOT) and Modulus Video, Inc., a privately-held company, announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement, under which Motorola will acquire Modulus Video. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Modulus Video is a leader and... Read More

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Power Technology Signs Letter of Intent to Sell Sentry Power Subsidiary for $1,000,000

May 30, 2007

AUSTIN, Texas, May 22 : Alternative energy company Power Technology (BULLETIN BOARD: PWTCE) announced today that the company has entered into a letter of intent to sell its back up power supply subsidiary, Sentry Power Technology. The non-binding letter of intent proposes to sell the subsidiary for $1 million in... Read More

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Alcan's Board Recommends Shareholders Reject Alcoa Offer

May 30, 2007

MONTREAL, May 22 / -- Alcan Inc. (NYSE, TSX: AL) today announced that its Board of Directors unanimously recommends shareholders reject Alcoa Inc.'s (NYSE:AA) unsolicited offer to acquire Alcan. The Board determined that the offer is inadequate in multiple respects and is contrary to the best interests of Alcan's... Read More

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Providence Equity Partners Acquires Majority Control of Decision Resources

May 30, 2007

WALTHAM, Mass., May 21: Decision Resources, Inc., one of the world's leading research and advisory firms focusing on pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, announced today that Providence Equity Partners, a leading private equity firm with more than $21 billion under management, will acquire majority control of the... Read More

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IOMED, Inc. to Be Acquired by ReAble Therapeutics

May 30, 2007

SALT LAKE CITY and AUSTIN, Texas, May 18 : IOMED, Inc. (AMEX:IOX) and ReAble Therapeutics, Inc. (formerly known as Encore Medical Corporation) today announced the signing of a definitive agreement whereby ReAble will acquire all the outstanding shares of IOMED in an all-cash merger for $2.75 per share, subject to... Read More

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KV Pharmaceutical Company Completes Acquisition of U.S. Rights to EvaMist(TM)

May 30, 2007

ST. LOUIS, May 16: KV Pharmaceutical Company (NYSE:KV-A) reported today that it has completed its previously announced transaction with VIVUS, Inc. for the sublicense of exclusive rights and purchase of assets related to EvaMist(TM). Under the terms of the all-cash transaction, KV agreed to pay $10 million at... Read More