Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Applied Kilovolts Buys Power Supply Rival Brandenburg

July 11, 2007

High voltage power supply specialists Applied Kilovolts have announced the acquisition of West Midlands competitor Brandenburg. Applied Kilovolts' managing director Kevin Wheelhouse commented: "The acquisition is an ideal match, since Brandenburg's products are closely related but complementary to our own and there... Read More

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Rockwell Automation Acquires ICS Triplex

July 11, 2007

MILWAUKEE, July 2, 2007 - Rockwell Automation, Inc. announced today that it has acquired Industrial Control Services Group Limited which does business as ICS Triplex. As first announced on May 25, 2007, the deal is valued at £110 million (British pounds) in cash. The process of delivering cash to ICS shareholders... Read More

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VWR International, Inc. Announces Completion of Acquisition by Madison Dearborn Partners

July 11, 2007

WEST CHESTER, PA., June 29, 2007 - VWR International, Inc., a leader in the global laboratory supply industry, today announced that an affiliate of Madison Dearborn Partners (MDP) has completed the acquisition of the company. VWR announced on May 2, 2007 that its parent company, CDRV Investors, an affiliate of... Read More

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Metals USA Announces Acquisition of Lynch Metals

July 10, 2007

HOUSTON, July 3 -- Metals USA Holdings Corp. ("Metals USA") announced today the acquisition of Lynch Metals, Inc. and Lynch Metals of California, Inc. ("Lynch Metals"). Lynch Metals is a metal service center business that provides specialized aluminum processing capabilities to the aerospace and industrial... Read More

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Correct Building Products® LLC Acquires Tendura Corporation

July 10, 2007

Deal Combines Polypropylene-Based Composite Manufacturing Expertise with #1 Brand in Porch Decking BIDDEFORD, Maine, June 29 -- Correct Building Products LLC, via its wholly owned subsidiary Tendura Marketing LLC, announced today the acquisition of Tendura Corporation, combining the leading manufacturer of... Read More

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Newfield Exploration Completes Acquisition of Stone Energy's Rocky Mountain Assets

July 10, 2007

HOUSTON, June 29 / -- Newfield Exploration Company today announced the closing of its previously announced acquisition of Stone Energy's Rocky Mountain assets for $577.9 million. These assets increase Newfield's existing presence and provide an entry into large developments in many of the Rocky Mountain's most... Read More

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Consolidated Communications Reaches a Definitive Merger Agreement to Acquire North Pittsburgh Systems, Inc. for $375.1 Million

July 10, 2007

o Expands Consolidated's Markets by Adding over 127,000 Access Line Equivalents - o Free Cash Flow Accretive in First Year - o Maintains Current Dividend and Improves Payout Ratio - MATTOON, Ill. and GIBSONIA, Pa., July 2 -- Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CNSL) announced today that it has... Read More

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Hologic and Cytyc Announce Expiration of Hart-Scott-Rodino Waiting Period

July 10, 2007

Hologic and Cytyc Announce Expiration of Hart-Scott-Rodino Waiting Period BEDFORD, Mass. and MARLBOROUGH, Mass., July 3 / -- Hologic, Inc. and Cytyc Corporation today announced the expiration of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, in connection with the companies... Read More

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Constellation NewEnergy Gas Division Completes Acquisition of Cornerstone Energy, Inc.

July 10, 2007

Expansion Significantly Enhances Scale, Provides Entry to New Markets BALTIMORE, July 2 -- Constellation Energy (NYSE:CEG) announced today that its subsidiary, Constellation NewEnergy Gas Division (CNE Gas), has completed the acquisition of Cornerstone Energy, Inc., creating one of the nation's largest natural gas... Read More

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L-com Connectivity Products Acquires Hyperlink Technologies

July 10, 2007

L-com Connectivity Products Acquires Hyperlink Technologies North Andover, MA - June 29, 2007 - L-com Connectivity Products, a leading manufacturer of cable assemblies, connectors, and other connectivity devices, is pleased to announce that it has acquired HyperLink Technologies of Boca Raton, FL. HyperLink... Read More

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VWR International, Inc. Announces Completion of Acquisition by Madison Dearborn Partners

July 10, 2007

WEST CHESTER, Pa., June 29 /-- VWR International, Inc., a leader in the global laboratory supply industry, today announced that an affiliate of Madison Dearborn Partners (MDP) has completed the acquisition of the company. VWR announced on May 2, 2007 that its parent company, CDRV Investors, an affiliate of Clayton... Read More

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Terayon Announces Results of Special Meeting of Stockholders

July 10, 2007

Stockholders Approve Merger between Terayon and Motorola SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 29 /-- Terayon Communication Systems, Inc. (Pink Sheets: TERN) (Terayon) announced that yesterday at a Special Meeting of Terayon's stockholders, the stockholders adopted the merger agreement previously announced on April 23, 2007... Read More

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Steel Dynamics Completes Acquisition of the Techs

July 10, 2007

FORT WAYNE, Ind., July 2 /-- Steel Dynamics, Inc. (NASDAQ:STLD) today announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of The Techs, a Pennsylvania-based flat-rolled-steel galvanizing company. Steel Dynamics paid approximately $370 million for the company, inclusive of certain purchase price... Read More

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Natural Gas Services Merges Wholly Owned Subsidiary Screw Compression Systems, Inc. into Natural Gas Services Group, Inc.

July 10, 2007

MIDLAND, Texas, July 2 -- Natural Gas Services (AMEX:NGS), a leading equipment and services provider to the oil and natural gas industry, announces that on June 19, 2007, the Board of Directors of Natural Gas Services Group, Inc. (NGS) voted to merge Screw Compression Systems, Inc., a Texas corporation and... Read More

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Tecumseh Products Company Announces Agreement to Sell the Majority of Its Electrical Components Operations to Regal Beloit Corporation

July 10, 2007

TECUMSEH, Mich., July 3 -- Tecumseh Products Company (Nasdaq: TECUA; TECUB) ("Tecumseh" or the "Company") today announced that it has signed an agreement with Regal Beloit Corporation (NYSE:RBC), to sell to Regal Beloit the majority of Tecumseh's Electrical Components business operations for $220 million in cash... Read More

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New Century Transportation Acquires P&P Transport, Inc.

July 10, 2007

N.J. based trucking company to be merged into New Century Transportation WESTAMPTON, N.J., June 29 -- New Century Transportation, Inc. ("NCT") announced today it has acquired New Jersey-based P&P Transport, Inc. ("P&P"). P&P, a 20-year old concern, utilizes a hybrid less-than- truckload/truckload business model to... Read More

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Huntsman to Acquire Baroda Division of Metrochem Industries

July 10, 2007

BASEL, Switzerland, July 2 / -- Huntsman Corporation today announced that its Textiles Effects business has signed an agreement to acquire the Baroda division of Metrochem Industries Ltd for $46.5 million in cash. The division to be acquired by Huntsman is a textile dyes and intermediates manufacturer based in... Read More

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Garmin® Completes Acquisition of GPS GmbH

July 10, 2007

German Distributor becomes Garmin Deutschland CAYMAN ISLANDS, July 2 /-- Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of GPS Gesellschaft fur Professionelle Satellitennavigation mbH, the exclusive distributor of Garmin's consumer products in Germany. The company will be renamed... Read More

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Consolidated Graphics Acquires Pikes Peak Lithographing Co. in Colorado Springs, Colorado

July 10, 2007

HOUSTON, July 3 -- Consolidated Graphics, Inc. (NYSE:CGX) announced today that it has acquired Pikes Peak Lithographing Co. in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Pikes Peak is a boutique commercial printing company offering high quality large format sheetfed printing. The company specializes in printing banners, fine art... Read More

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Genzyme Extends Tender Offer to Acquire Bioenvision, Inc.

July 10, 2007

Waives Minimum Tender Condition; 100 Percent of Preferred Shares Now Tendered CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 2 /-- Genzyme Corporation (NASDAQ:GENZ) announced today that it is waiving the condition to its tender offer that it acquire at least 50 percent of the outstanding shares of common stock of Bioenvision, Inc... Read More