Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

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

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Monsanto Company Reaches Agreement with U.S. Department of Justice on Elements of Consent Decree, Set to Complete Its Acquisition of Delta and Pine Land Company

June 11, 2007

ST. LOUIS, May 31: Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) announced today that it has reached an agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) that will allow it to complete its proposed acquisition of Delta and Pine Land Company. Under terms of the agreement, which was filed today in Federal Court in Washington, D.C... Read More

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Quest Diagnostics Plans to Complete Acquisition of AmeriPath on May 31

June 11, 2007

LYNDHURST, N.J., May 30: Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE:DGX), the leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services, announced today that it plans to complete its previously announced acquisition of AmeriPath, Inc. on May 31, 2007. The waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust... Read More

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Quest Diagnostics Completes Acquisition of AmeriPath

June 11, 2007

LYNDHURST, N.J., MAY 31: Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE:DGX), the leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services, announced that today it completed its previously announced acquisition of AmeriPath, Inc., a national diagnostic testing company. "This acquisition creates the world's premier... Read More

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Universal Compression Partners Agrees to Acquire Additional Assets From Universal Compression Holdings

June 11, 2007

HOUSTON, May 29 -- Universal Compression Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:UCO) and Universal Compression Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ:UCLP) announced today that Universal Compression Partners has agreed to acquire from Universal Compression Holdings a fleet of approximately 715 compressor units, comprising approximately 270,000... Read More

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Anacomp Completes Acquisition of CaseLogistix

June 8, 2007

SAN DIEGO, May 30: Anacomp Inc. , a leader in document and business process management solutions, today announced it has completed the acquisition of CaseLogistix Inc., a leading provider of evidence and litigation management solutions. CaseLogistix market leading solutions allow legal teams to quickly collect... Read More

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Cisco Completes Acquisition of WebEx

June 8, 2007

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 29 / -- Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) today announced the completion of its acquisition of WebEx Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:WEBX). WebEx is a market leader in on-demand collaboration applications, and its network-based solution for delivering business-to-business collaboration extends... Read More

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CheckFree Closes Acquisition of Upstream Technologies LLC

June 8, 2007

ATLANTA, May 31 / -- CheckFree Corporation (NASDAQ:CKFR) today announced that it has completed its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Upstream Technologies LLC, a Boston-based provider of advanced investment decision support and trade order management tools. The business will be integrated with the... Read More

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Autodesk Extends 3D Leadership with Acquisition of NavisWorks

June 8, 2007

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., May 31: Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire NavisWorks, a privately-held company based in Sheffield, England that provides software for 3D coordination, collaboration and sequencing in design and construction for approximately $25 million in USD... Read More

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Alcan Inc. Reaches Agreement in Principle for the Sale of Its Vlissingen Smelter to Klesch & Company Limited

June 8, 2007

PARIS, May 31: Alcan announced today that it has reached an agreement in principle with UK-based Klesch & Company Limited (Klesch) regarding the sale of its Vlissingen smelter in the Netherlands. Alcan owns 85% of the smelter and Hunter Douglas, which holds the remaining 15% interest, has confirmed its intention to... Read More