Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

AEP Completes Purchase of Darby Plant from DPL Energy

May 3, 2007

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 25: Columbus Southern Power, a utility subsidiary of American Electric Power (NYSE:AEP), today completed the purchase of the Darby Electric Generating Station from DPL Energy, LLC, a subsidiary of DPL Inc. The purchase, valued at approximately $102 million, was announced in November 2006. The... Read More

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Caterpillar Completes Acquisition of European Remanufacturing Company, Eurenov S.A.S.

May 3, 2007

PEORIA, Ill., April 23: Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) announced today it has completed the purchase of Eurenov S.A.S. (Eurenov), a remanufacturer of engines, transmissions and components for leading European automotive manufacturers. Caterpillar Remanufacturing Services (Cat Reman) recently concluded the two-phase... Read More

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Captaris to Acquire Castelle

May 3, 2007

BELLEVUE, Wash. and MORGAN HILL, Calif., April 26 : Captaris, Inc. (NASDAQ:CAPA), a leading provider of software products that automate document-centric business processes today announced a definitive agreement for Captaris to acquire all of the outstanding stock of Castelle (NASDAQ:CSTL). For the year ended... Read More

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ESYNC to Merge with TranSystems, Fueling New Business Growth and Increasing Supply Chain Capabilities and Market Reach

May 2, 2007

Toledo, Ohio, April 25: TranSystems, a full-service transportation infrastructure and management consulting company, and ESYNC, a leading strategic supply chain consulting firm, announce the definitive agreement for a merger of the two companies. All ESYNC management and staff will be retained and ESYNC Principals... Read More

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EMS Group Acquires Pipeline Maintenance Company, Zaval-Tex.

May 2, 2007

Houston, March 2, 2007- Energy Maintenance Services Group, I LLC (EMS Group) announced the acquisition of Zaval-Tex, a pipeline maintenance company with an operational base in Beaumont, TX adding an additional 300 plus highly skilled employees to the EMS Group workforce. Zaval-Tex specializes in pipeline... Read More

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Harbour Group Acquires Tritex Corporation

May 2, 2007

ST. LOUIS, April 24,: Harbour Group has acquired Tritex Corporation, the parent company of the Haydon companies, Jeff Fox, Harbour Group's President and Chief Executive Officer, announced today. Haydon is a leading designer and manufacturer of high performance fractional horsepower linear actuators, lead screw... Read More

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AMETEK Acquires Seacon Phoenix

May 1, 2007

PAOLI, PA, April 18, 2007--AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE: AME) has acquired Seacon Phoenix, a privately held provider of undersea electrical interconnect subsystems to the global submarine market, for approximately $38 million in cash. Seacon Phoenix, which has annual sales of approximately $17 million, adds to AMETEK's... Read More

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American Access Technologies and M & I Electric Industries Extend Merger Agreement to May 18, 2007

May 1, 2007

American Access to Hold Special Meeting of Stockholders May 14, 2007 to Consider Merger Proposals KEYSTONE HEIGHTS, Fla. and HOUSTON, April 4, 2007 -- American Access Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:AATK) and M & I Electric Industries, Inc. today announced that they have entered into an amendment to their December 1... Read More

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Quest Diagnostics to Acquire AmeriPath in a Transaction Valued at $2 Billion

May 1, 2007

o Establishes Leading Position in Cancer Diagnostics with a Focus on Dermatopathology, Anatomic Pathology and Molecular Diagnostics -- o Strengthens Leadership in Hospital and Esoteric Testing -- o Enhances Position as World's Premier Diagnostic Testing Company -- LYNDHURST, N.J. and PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla... Read More

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Silicon Motion Announces Agreement to Acquire FCI, Inc.

May 1, 2007

Expands Product Portfolio TAIPEI, Taiwan, April 18 -- Silicon Motion Technology Corporation (NASDAQ:SIMO), a leading fabless semiconductor company that designs, develops, and markets universally compatible, high-performance, low-power semiconductor solutions for the multimedia consumer electronics market, announced... Read More

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USi Acquires Leading WebSphere Commerce Implementation and Integration Firm

May 1, 2007

Daniel IT Acquisition Answers Market Demand for End-to-End WebSphere Commerce Solution ANNAPOLIS, Md., April 17 -- USi (http://www.usi.com/), an AT&T subsidiary and a leading Application Service Provider (ASP), today announced that it has acquired Daniel IT, a leading consultant for world-class IBM WebSphere... Read More

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VantageMed Announces Closing of Merger with Nightingale

May 1, 2007

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., April 18 -- VantageMed Corporation (BULLETIN BOARD: VMDC.OB) today announced that at a special meeting of VantageMed stockholders held today, VantageMed stockholders approved the merger of VantageMed with an entity controlled by Nightingale Informatix Corporation (TSX-V: NGH) of Ontario... Read More

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GDS Continues Aggressive Acquisition Strategy with Second Purchase in 2007

May 1, 2007

(April 20, 2007): Global Display Solutions (GDS) Ltd., market leader in the design and manufacture of industrial display solutions, continues its acquisition strategy with the announcement of its second acquisition of 2007. The Italy headquartered GDS firstly acquired Oregon-based Clearview Displays LLC, providers... Read More

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Essar Global to Acquire Algoma Steel for CDN$1.85 billion

May 1, 2007

MUMBAI, INDIA and SAULT STE. MARIE, ON, April 15 -- Essar Global Limited, through its wholly owned subsidiary Essar Steel Holdings Limited, ("Essar") and Algoma Steel Inc. ("Algoma") today announced that they have signed a definitive arrangement agreement providing for the acquisition by Essar of all of the common... Read More

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Software AG Commences Cash Tender Offer for webMethods, Inc

April 30, 2007

DARMSTADT, Germany, April 18 -- Software AG (TecDAX, ISIN DE 0003304002 / SOW), Europe's largest systems software and Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) provider, today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Wizard Acquisition, Inc., has commenced a tender offer for all outstanding shares of webMethods, Inc... Read More

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Royal Gold and Battle Mountain Gold Exploration Sign Definitive Merger Agreement

April 30, 2007

DENVER, April 18 / -- ROYAL GOLD, INC. (NASDAQ:RGLD) ("Royal Gold") and Battle Mountain Gold Exploration Corp. (BULLETIN BOARD: BMGX) ("Battle Mountain") announced today that they have signed a definitive merger agreement under which Royal Gold will acquire 100% of the fully diluted shares of Battle Mountain in an... Read More

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Oracle Closes Acquisition of Hyperion

April 30, 2007

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., April 18 /-- Oracle today announced that it has completed its tender offer for Hyperion Solutions Corporation. The subsequent offering period for the offer expired at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on April 18, 2007. Oracle purchased a total of 55,703,835 shares in the offer, representing... Read More

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Lockheed Martin Acquires RLM Systems, Ltd.

April 30, 2007

Acquisition Expands Lockheed Martin's Defense and Intelligence Capabilities in Australia BETHESDA, Md., Apr. 16 -- Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT), today announced it has acquired the defense and intelligence business of RLM Systems Pty, Ltd., an Australia-based provider of system engineering, software... Read More

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Commercial Metals Company Closes Purchase of Nicholas J. Bouras, Inc. and Affiliates

April 27, 2007

IRVING, Texas, April 17 / -- Commercial Metals Company (NYSE:CMC), headquartered in Irving, Texas, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of substantially all the operating assets of Nicholas J. Bouras, Inc., United Steel Deck, Inc., The New Columbia Joist Company, and ABA Trucking Corporation. This... Read More

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Endwave Acquires ALC Microwave, Inc.

April 27, 2007

Endwave Adds New Product Capability and Key Defense Customer Relationships SAN JOSE, Calif., April 19 / -- Endwave Corporation (NASDAQ:ENWV), a leading provider of high-frequency RF modules for telecommunications networks, defense electronics and homeland security systems, today announced the acquisition of... Read More