Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Moog Announces Acquisition in Components Segment

May 18, 2007

EAST AURORA, N.Y., May 3 -- Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A; MOG.B) announced today that it has acquired Thermal Control Products Inc. for $7.5 million, including $4.3 million in cash with the balance due in notes payable over 3 years. Thermal Control Products, a Camarillo, CA company, specializes in the design, prototype... Read More

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NETGEAR® to Acquire Infrant Technologies

May 18, 2007

RAID-based NAS Products for SMB, SOHO and Home to Expand NETGEAR's Storage Solutions SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 3 -- NETGEAR, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTGR), a worldwide provider of technologically advanced, branded networking products, today announced the execution of a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Infrant... Read More

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Microsoft Completes Acquisition of Tellme Networks

May 18, 2007

Acquisition to accelerate speech innovation. REDMOND, Wash., May 3 -- Microsoft Corp. today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Tellme Networks Inc., the Mountain View, Calif.-based provider of voice services for everyday life, including nationwide directory assistance, enterprise customer service... Read More

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Deere & Company Completes Acquisition of LESCO

May 18, 2007

MOLINE, Ill., May 7 -- Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) announced today that it has completed its acquisition of LESCO, Inc. (NASDAQ:LSCO), an Ohio-based company and a leading supplier of lawn care, landscape, golf course and pest control products. The transaction was closed today. Deere and LESCO had announced a... Read More

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Microsoft Acquires Mobile Advertising Pioneer ScreenTonic

May 18, 2007

ScreenTonic's mobile ad serving and management expertise increase advertiser opportunity across Microsoft Digital Advertising Solutions. REDMOND, Wash., May 3 -- Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT) today announced it has agreed to acquire ScreenTonic SA, a Europe-based mobile advertising pioneer, in a move that combines... Read More

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Duke Energy Announces Plans to Purchase Southern Company Interest in Proposed South Carolina Nuclear Plant

May 18, 2007

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 7-- Duke Energy announced today that, subject to board approval, it intends to purchase Southern Company's 500- megawatt interest in the proposed William States Lee III nuclear power project, making the plant's total output available to electric customers in the Carolinas. Demand in Duke Energy... Read More

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Alcatel-Lucent Announces Agreement to Acquire NetDevices

May 18, 2007

PARIS, May 14: Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announced a definitive agreement to acquire privately held NetDevices, a developer of services gateway products for enterprise branch networks, based in Sunnyvale, California. NetDevices delivers a market recognized, innovative and flexible... Read More

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Sierra Wireless and AirLink Communications Amend Merger Agreement Terms

May 17, 2007

VANCOUVER, May 9 /-- Sierra Wireless, Inc. (NASDAQ: SWIR)(NASDAQ:TSX:)(NASDAQ:SW) announced today that it has agreed with AirLink Communications, Inc. ("AirLink") to amend the terms of the agreement to acquire AirLink. AirLink is a privately-held developer and supplier of high value fixed, portable and mobile... Read More

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Applied Innovation Stockholders Approve Acquisition by Keg Holdings

May 17, 2007

DUBLIN, Ohio, May 8 -- Applied Innovation (NASDAQ:AINN) (the "Company") announced that its stockholders have voted to approve and adopt the previously announced merger agreement providing for the merger of the Company and a wholly owned subsidiary of KEG Holdings, Inc. at the Company's special meeting of... Read More

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VWR International, Inc. to be Acquired by Madison Dearborn Partners

May 17, 2007

WEST CHESTER, Pa., May 2: VWR International, Inc., a portfolio company of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, Inc. (CD&R) and a leader in the global laboratory supply industry, today announced that CDRV Investors, Inc., its parent company, has entered into a definitive agreement that will result in VWR being acquired by... Read More

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Kohler Co. Signs Agreement to Acquire Lombardini Engine Companies From Mark IV

May 17, 2007

KOHLER, Wis., May 9: Kohler Co.'s Global Power Group, a global leader in engines and power generator systems, has entered into an agreement to purchase Lombardini Srl from Mark IV Luxembourg S.A.R.L., a subsidiary of Mark IV Industries, Inc. The acquisition agreement is subject to relevant regulatory... Read More

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Nordson Corporation Adds Two Businesses to Its Advanced Technology Systems Segment

May 17, 2007

WESTLAKE, Ohio, May 8: Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN) today announced that it has acquired YESTech Inc. and PICO Dosiertechnik (PICODOSTEC) in two separate transactions. Both companies will become part of Nordson's Advanced Technology Systems segment. YESTech Inc. is a leading provider of Automated Optical... Read More

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Fidelity National Information Services Acquires Marketing Solutions, Inc.

May 16, 2007

CRM solutions add value to FIS offerings JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 2 -- Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (NYSE:FIS) announced today it has acquired Marketing Solutions, Inc. (MSI), one of the fastest-growing providers of customer relationship management (CRM) and profitability offerings to community... Read More

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Alcan Responds to Alcoa Announcement

May 16, 2007

MONTREAL, Canada, May 7 -- Alcan Inc. today announced that it has received from Alcoa notice of intent to file an unsolicited offer to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Alcan for US$58.60 in cash and 0.4108 of a share of Alcoa common stock for each outstanding common share of Alcan. Consistent with its... Read More

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Abitibi-Consolidated and Bowater Amend Combination Agreement

May 16, 2007

A (TSX) BWX (TSX) ABY (NYSE) BOW (NYSE) MONTREAL and GREENVILLE, SC, May 8 / -- Abitibi-Consolidated Inc. and Bowater Incorporated announced today that they have amended the combination agreement signed on January 29, 2007 pursuant to which Abitibi-Consolidated and Bowater agreed to combine their companies in an... Read More

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IPSCO to be Acquired By SSAB for U.S. $160 Per Share For a Total Equity Value of U.S. $7.7 Billion

May 16, 2007

LISLE, Ill., and STOCKHOLM, Sweden, May 3 -- IPSCO Inc. (NYSE/TSX: IPS) and SSAB Svenskt Stal AB (STO: SSAB.A, SSAB.B) today announced that they have entered into an agreement providing for IPSCO to be acquired by SSAB for U.S. $160 per share in cash for a total equity value of U.S. $7.7 billion. The transaction has... Read More

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Broadcom to Acquire Octalica, Inc. for Technologies Enabling Advanced Home Networking Over Coaxial Cable Infrastructures

May 16, 2007

Purchase Accelerates Time to Integration of Multimedia Over Coaxial Cable Capabilities in Next Generation Broadcom® Set-Top Box and Broadband Access Products IRVINE, Calif. and NEWTON CENTRE, Mass., May 3 -- Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ:BRCM), a global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless... Read More

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Axia Group, Inc. Completes Agreement to Sell International Building Technologies Inc. Subsidiary

May 16, 2007

SAN DIEGO, May 3/-- Axia Group, Inc., announced today that it has finalized the agreement to sell its subsidiary, International Building Technologies, Inc. (IBT) to Motorsports Emporium, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: MSEM) . MSEM has reorganized as a company dedicated to the manufacture and deployment of the panel... Read More

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Biosite and Beckman Coulter Amend Definitive Merger Agreement

May 16, 2007

Beckman Coulter to Acquire Biosite in $90 Per Share Cash Tender Offer SAN DIEGO, May 2 -- Biosite Incorporated (NASDAQ:BSTE) today announced that it and Beckman Coulter, Inc. (NYSE:BEC) have entered into an amendment to their existing merger agreement dated March 24, 2007. Under the terms of the amendment to the... Read More

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Avanquest Seals Deal with UK Software Giant GSP

May 16, 2007

LONDON, May 3/ o UK Consumers to Benefit From Greater Choice and Wider Range of Software Titles Following Recent Acquisitions Ticker: AVQ ISIN: FR0004026714 Reuters: AVQ.PA Bloomberg: AVQ:FP Avanquest Software, a leading developer and publisher of business and consumer software for the global PC market, has... Read More