Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

ITW Performance Polymers Acquires M&C Specialties

July 2, 2007

DANVERS, MA - ITW Performance Polymers, an Illinois Tool Works company, has acquired M&C Specialties Co., a Pennsylvania-based contract manufacturer of custom-fabricated die-cut adhesive components, tapes, and labels to markets around the world. M&C Specialties also sells adhesive subassemblies, foils, and double... Read More

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Aspen Technology Announces Acquisition of Australian Channel Partner

July 2, 2007

Acquisition of Plant Solutions PTY LTD Australian Channel Partner Strengthens Presence in Asia Pacific Region CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - June 7, 2007 - Aspen Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: AZPN), a leading provider of software and services to the process industries, today announced its acquisition of Plant Solutions Pty, Ltd... Read More

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SRA International, Inc. to Acquire Constella Group, LLC

June 29, 2007

FAIRFAX, Va., June 20 /-- SRA International, Inc. (NYSE:SRX), a leading provider of technology and strategic consulting services and solutions to federal government organizations, today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire Constella Group, LLC, a privately-held provider of global health... Read More

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Moldflow Corporation Announces Agreement to Sell Moldflow Manufacturing Solutions Division to Husky Injection Molding Systems Ltd

June 29, 2007

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--June 25, 2007--Moldflow Corporation (NASDAQ: MFLO), today announced that it has signed an asset purchase agreement pursuant to which it will sell substantially all of the assets related to its Manufacturing Solutions division to Husky Injection Molding Systems Ltd. (TSX: HKY) located in Bolton... Read More

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LVI Services Acquires Mazzocchi Wrecking, East Coast Demolition Specialty Company

June 29, 2007

NEW YORK, June 19 / -- LVI Services Inc., the nation's largest environmental remediation and facility services firm with more than 30 offices across the country, announced today that it has acquired the business of Mazzocchi Wrecking, Inc., a demolition and wrecking company serving the northeastern United States... Read More

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Errata Press Release from Autodesk

June 28, 2007

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., June 20 /-- On Monday, June 18, Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) issued a press release detailing its intention to acquire Sweden-based Opticore. The business outlook section of the release should have read: This transaction is expected to have no impact on targeted GAAP or non-GAAP EPS for fiscal... Read More

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Wacom Acquires TouchKO to Expand Human Interface Solutions

June 28, 2007

VANCOUVER, Wash., June 20 -- Wacom® Company Ltd., the leading manufacturer of digital pen input devices, recently announced its acquisition of Touchscreen Konnection Oasis, Inc. (TouchKO), an Austin, Texas based company specializing in touch input. The acquisition expands Wacom's human interface technology portfolio... Read More

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Intercim and Pertinence Announce Business Merger

June 27, 2007

EAGAN, Minn., June 20 -- Intercim, Inc. announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to merge with Pertinence S.A., of Paris, France and Boston. The combined company, Intercim, LLC, will offer the industry's most complete enterprise execution solution comprising Intercim's manufacturing execution... Read More

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Anacomp Enters Litigation Support Services with the Acquisition of CaseLogistix

June 27, 2007

Promises to Deliver True One-Stop Litigation Lifecycle Services, Support and Software SAN DIEGO, June 20 / -- Anacomp® Inc., a leader in document and business process management solutions, recently announced the acquisition of CaseLogistix®, a premiere evidence and litigation management software solution. While... Read More

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Algoma Steel Announces Closing of Its Acquisition by Essar

June 27, 2007

SAULT STE. MARIE, ON, June 20 / -- Algoma Steel Inc. today announced the completion of the arrangement involving the acquisition by a subsidiary of Essar Steel Holdings Limited of all of Algoma's outstanding common shares for all cash consideration of $56 per share. Algoma Steel Inc. is an integrated steel producer... Read More

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WRG Design Merges with Australian Leader in Physical & Social Engineering

June 27, 2007

Merger with Cardno Limited puts Portland-based WRG on the global map PORTLAND, Ore., June 19 -- WRG Design has joined forces with global firm Cardno Limited in a merger that takes effect June 18. The merger with Cardno, a professional services firm founded in 1945 in Brisbane, Australia, means that 350-person... Read More

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Steel Dynamics Agrees to Acquire the Techs

June 27, 2007

FORT WAYNE, Ind., June 13 /-- Steel Dynamics, Inc. (NASDAQ:STLD) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire The Techs, a Pennsylvania-based flat-rolled-steel galvanizing company. The company includes three hot-dip galvanizing facilities in the Pittsburgh, PA, area. Steel Dynamics... Read More

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ATS Medical to Acquire CryoCath Technologies' Surgical Cryoablation Business

June 27, 2007

Acquisition Expected to Enable ATS to Achieve Profitability in 2008 Company Raises 2007 Revenue Guidance Company to Host Conference Call MINNEAPOLIS, June 19 / -- ATS Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATSI) manufacturer and marketer of state-of-the-art cardiac surgery products and services, and CryoCath Technologies, Inc... Read More

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Synopsys Acquires ArchPro Design Automation

June 27, 2007

ArchPro's Power Management Technologies to Enhance Synopsys' Low Power Design and Verification Solution MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 18 /-- Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS), a world leader in semiconductor design software, today announced that it has acquired ArchPro Design Automation Inc. ArchPro's technologies enable... Read More

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Pacific Coast Steel, a Gerdau Ameristeel JV, Acquires Las Vegas Contractor Business

June 26, 2007

TAMPA, FL, June 13 / -- Gerdau Ameristeel Corporation (NYSE: GNA; TSX: GNA) today announced that Pacific Coast Steel (PCS), a Gerdau Ameristeel joint venture, has agreed to purchase the assets of Valley Placers, Inc. (VPI), a reinforcing steel contractor in Las Vegas, Nevada. The transaction is expected to close in... Read More

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American Oriental Bioengineering Enters Into a Letter-of-Intent to Acquire Established Plant Based Pharmaceutical Company

June 26, 2007

NEW YORK, June 13 /-- American Oriental Bioengineering (NYSE:AOB) announced today the signing of a letter of intent to acquire Changchun Xinan Pharmaceutical Group Company Limited (CCXA), a privately owned plant based pharmaceutical company in a transaction the company expects not to exceed US$30 million. Pursuant... Read More

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Evotec Enhances its Fragment-Based Drug Discovery Business by the Addition of NMR Screening Assets from Combinature

June 26, 2007

HAMBURG, Germany and OXFORD, England, June 13/-- Evotec AG (Frankfurt Stock Exchange: EVT) announced today that it has enhanced its Fragment-Based Drug Discovery business through the acquisition of selected assets from Combinature Biopharm. Evotec has acquired equipment and expertise in NMR screening as well as... Read More

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Harbin Electric Signs Asset Purchase Agreement: Expands Presence in Electric Motors for Automotive Applications

June 26, 2007

HARBIN, China, June 18 /Xinhua -- Harbin Electric, Inc. (NASDAQ:HRBN) a developer and manufacturer of customized linear motors and other special electric motors, today announced that its has entered into a definitive asset purchase agreement to acquire all of the non cash assets of Harbin Taifu Auto Electric Co... Read More

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C&D Technologies Agrees to Sell Power Electronics Division to Murata Manufacturing

June 26, 2007

C&D Technologies has announced the signing of a definitive agreement to sell its Power Electronics Division (PED) to Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd of Japan (Murata) for $85 million cash, subject to customary working capital adjustments. The transaction is subject to regulatory and other approvals. With annual... Read More

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Fort Dearborn Company Acquires Renaissance Mark

June 26, 2007

ELK GROVE, Ill., June 18 /-- Fort Dearborn Company today announced that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Renaissance Mark. The acquisition combines the two leading suppliers of "cut & stack" labels and expands Fort Dearborn's scale and presence. With this combination, Fort Dearborn reinforces its... Read More