Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Trinity Industries, Inc. Announces Construction Products Acquisition

April 17, 2007

DALLAS, April 5: Trinity Industries, Inc. (NYSE:TRN) announced today that its subsidiary, Transit Mix Concrete & Materials Company, has acquired a combined group of East Texas asphalt, ready mix concrete and aggregates businesses operating under the name Armor Materials. The businesses were owned by a common group... Read More

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Sierra Proto Express Acquires PC Boards Inc.

April 17, 2007

Sunnyvale, CA-Ken Bahl, president of Sierra Proto Express announced the acquisition of PC Boards Inc. in Chanute, Kansas. "PC Boards has everything we need to actualize our future growth plans," stated Bahl. "They represent a perfect complement to what we do in Sunnyvale. We handle high- technology, small-volume... Read More

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West Fraser Completes Acquisition of U.S. Lumber Business

April 16, 2007

VANCOUVER, March 31 -- West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. (TSX: WFT) announced today that, further to its news releases of November 29, 2006 and January 4, 2007, it has completed its acquisition of 13 sawmills located in the southern United States from International Paper Company (NYSE: IP). The business will be operated... Read More

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Wyeth Completes Purchase of Wyeth K.K. Japan

April 16, 2007

MADISON, N.J., April 3 -- Wyeth (NYSE:WYE) today announced the purchase of the final 20 percent stake of Wyeth K.K. (WKK), from Takeda Pharmaceuticals Company Limited (Takeda), bringing Wyeth's ownership interest in WKK to 100 percent. Wyeth entered into an Equity Transfer Agreement with Takeda in May 2003... Read More

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Telanetix Acquires Leading Audio Visual Integrators and Expands Telepresence Offering

April 16, 2007

Acquisition Adds Custom Telepresence Capabilities and Incremental Revenue Opportunities SAN DIEGO, April 4 /Telanetix, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: TNXI) , a leading developer of telepresence solutions, announced today that it has acquired two leading audio visual integrators; Union Labor Force One (ULF) and Audio... Read More

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ROFIN-SINAR Acquires 100% of Corelase Oy, a Specialist in Semiconductor, Optics and Fiber Technology

April 16, 2007

PLYMOUTH, Mich. and HAMBURG, Germany, April 2: ROFIN-SINAR Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:RSTI), one of the world's leading developers and manufacturers of high-performance laser beam sources and laser- based solutions, today announced that it has acquired 100% of the common stock of Corelase Oy, based in Tampere... Read More

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Beckman Coulter Reaffirms Commitment to Acquire Biosite

April 16, 2007

Product lines evolve and change; please contact the company for current information. With Regulatory Filings Submitted, and Tender Offer Commenced, Proposed Acquisition Proceeding as Planned; To Close in the Next 30 Days FULLERTON, Calif. -- Beckman Coulter, Inc. (NYSE:BEC), a leading developer, manufacturer, and... Read More

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Corporation Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire Composix Co.

April 16, 2007

SUNSHINE, Fla., April 5 -- Ceramic Protection Corporation ("CPC" or "the Corporation"), a leading manufacturer and distributor of advanced ballistic protective products, announced today that it has recently signed a non-binding Letter of Intent to acquire Composix Co. of Newark, Ohio. The transaction is subject to... Read More

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Software AG to Acquire webMethods, Inc.

April 16, 2007

Establishes Leadership in High Growth SOA / BPM Market Major Step Towards Stated Goal of EUR 1 Billion Software Company DARMSTADT, Germany and FAIRFAX, Va., April 5 -- Software AG (TecDAX, ISIN DE 0003304002 / SOW), Europe's largest systems software and Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) provider, and webMethods... Read More

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Basic Energy Services Closes Sledge Drilling Holding Corporation Acquisition

April 16, 2007

MIDLAND, Texas, April 4: Basic Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:BAS) (Basic) announced today it has completed the previously announced acquisition of all of the outstanding capital stock of Sledge Drilling Holding, Corp. ("Sledge") for a total acquisition price, net of estimated working capital, of approximately $56... Read More

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Rolls-Royce Grows Global Fuel Cells Capability with US Acquisition

April 16, 2007

CANTON, Ohio, April 2 -- Rolls-Royce, a world leading provider of power systems and services for use on land, at sea and in the air, today announced it has enhanced its global fuel cell capability with a strategic acquisition in the US. Rolls-Royce Fuel Cell Systems (US) Inc. has acquired the assets of Ohio- based... Read More

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Plug Power Announces Completion of Cellex Power Acquisition

April 13, 2007

LATHAM, N.Y. and VANCOUVER, April 4: Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUG), a leader in providing clean, reliable on-site energy products, today announced that the Company has completed its previously announced acquisition of Cellex Power Products Inc., a private company and a leader in providing fuel cell power solutions... Read More

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Parker Strengthens Global Fluid Handling Business with Acquisition of Rectus AG

April 13, 2007

CLEVELAND, April 2: Parker Hannifin (NYSE:PH), the global leader in motion and control technologies, today announced the acquisition of Rectus AG, a leading manufacturer of quick disconnect couplings and related products for pneumatic, hydraulic, medical and chemical processing applications. The company employs... Read More

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Datalogic and PSC Inc. Complete Integration Into Datalogic Scanning, Inc.

April 12, 2007

EUGENE, Ore., April 2: A worldwide leader in automatic data-capture technology, products, and services, Datalogic Scanning, Inc. is pleased to announce that the integration of the Datalogic Handheld Scanner Division with Eugene-based PSC Inc. is complete effective April 2, 2007. Datalogic Scanning now offers the... Read More

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Dresser-Rand Purchases Gimpel Valve Business from Tyco Flow Control

April 12, 2007

HOUSTON, April 5 -- Dresser-Rand Group Inc. ["Dresser-Rand" or the "Company" (NYSE:DRC) today announced that it has acquired the Gimpel business from Tyco Flow Control, a reporting unit of Tyco International (NYSE: TYC; Brussels). Gimpel products include a line of trip, trip throttle, and non-return valves to... Read More

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Coleman Cable Completes Copperfield Acquisition and Related Financings

April 12, 2007

WAUKEGAN, Ill., April 2 -- Coleman Cable, Inc. (NASDAQ:CCIX) ("Coleman Cable") announced today the closing of its acquisition of Copperfield, LLC. Pursuant to the acquisition agreement, originally announced on March 11, 2007, Coleman Cable acquired all of the equity interests of Copperfield, LLC for $213 million in... Read More

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Comcast Corporation to Acquire Patriot Media

April 12, 2007

PHILADELPHIA, April 3 -- Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA)(NASDAQ:CMCSK), the nation's leading provider of cable, entertainment and communications products and services, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the cable systems owned and operated by Patriot Media & Communications, a privately-held... Read More

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CMS Energy and Government of Venezuela Sign Purchase and Sale Agreement for Sale of Venezuelan Electric Utility and Related Assets

April 12, 2007

JACKSON, Mich., April 4 -- CMS Energy and Petroloeos de Venezuela, S.A. which is owned by the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela signed today a purchase and sale agreement for the sale of the company's interest in Sistema Electrico de Nueva Esparta, C.A. (SENECA), including its 88 percent equity ownership, certain... Read More

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Harris Interactive Extends European Capabilities with Acquisition of German Online Market Research Firm MediaTransfer AG

April 12, 2007

LONDON and HAMBURG, Germany, April 2 -- Harris Interactive(R) (Nasdaq: HPOL) has acquired MediaTransfer AG Netresearch & Consulting, a private European online research firm based in Hamburg, Germany which will provide greater access to the $2.2 billion (USD) German market research market. MediaTransfer, founded in... Read More

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Munters Acquires Des Champs Technologies, Experts in Indoor Air Quality and Energy Recovery

April 12, 2007

SAN ANTONIO, April 4: Munters has concluded an agreement to purchase U.S.-based Des Champs Technologies. The company holds a technology-leading position in energy-efficient air treatment solutions, complementing Munters' Commercial Dehumidification product range. Des Champs employs approximately 200 people, and the... Read More