Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Eisai Machinery U.S.A. Inc. Acquires Parenteral Product Line from M.W. Technologies, Inc.

May 29, 2007

HACKENSACK, N.J., May 1 // -- Eisai Machinery U.S.A. Inc., a pharmaceutical machinery marketing and maintenance subsidiary of Tokyo-based Eisai Co., Ltd., today announces the acquisition of the parenteral machinery line from M.W. Technologies, Inc. The machines offer a solution for customers to conduct manual and... Read More

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DCP Midstream and DCP Midstream Partners Announce Acquisitions

May 29, 2007

o DCP Midstream Expands Operating Footprint Into New Basins With $635 Million Acquisition o DCP Midstream Partners Agrees to Acquire Certain Assets From General Partner for $165 Million DENVER, May 21 / -- DCP Midstream, LLC today announced an agreement to acquire the stock of Momentum Energy Group Inc. (MEG) for... Read More

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Cleveland-Based State Industrial Products Acquires Ohio Soap Products

May 29, 2007

CLEVELAND, May 17 /-- Cleveland-based State Industrial Products, which operates manufacturing and distribution centers throughout North America, has acquired Ohio Soap Products of Parma, Ohio, a Cleveland suburb. Ohio Soap is a manufacturer and distributor of institutional ware washing equipment and cleaning... Read More

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Directed Electronics Acquires Trilogix Electronic Systems

May 29, 2007

VISTA, Calif., May 22: Directed Electronics, Inc., (NASDAQ:DEIX) announced today that it has acquired Trilogix Electronic Systems Inc. and its affiliates. Trilogix is a leader in vehicle integration solutions simplifying the installation of aftermarket remote start systems by providing innovative, software-based... Read More

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Drew Industries Acquires Manufacturer of Patented Motorhome Steps

May 29, 2007

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., May 22: Drew Industries Incorporated (NYSE:DW) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Lippert Components, acquired the assets and business of Ft. Worth-based Coach Step, a manufacturer of patented electric steps for motorhomes. The purchase price was approximately $3 million, which... Read More

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Newfield Exploration to Acquire Rocky Mountain Assets

May 25, 2007

Significant asset divestiture program underway HOUSTON, May 14 / -- Newfield Exploration Company (NYSE:NFX) today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire the Rocky Mountain assets of Stone Energy for $575 million. The assets expand Newfield's existing presence in the Uinta Basin and provide an entry... Read More

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Oracle to Buy Product Lifecycle Management Leader Agile Software

May 25, 2007

Agile Reports Preliminary Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2007 Financial Results SAN JOSE, Calif., May 15 -- Agile Software Corporation (NASDAQ:AGIL), a leading provider of product lifecycle management solutions (PLM), today announced a definitive agreement for Oracle to acquire Agile through a cash merger for $8.10 per... Read More

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Cisco Receives Foreign Regulatory Approvals Required to Acquire WebEx

May 25, 2007

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 18 -- Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) today announced that it has received the remaining foreign regulatory approvals required under the merger agreement for it to consummate the tender offer for all outstanding shares of WebEx Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:WEBX). The tender offer is... Read More

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Equifax Announces Results of Elections for Merger Consideration

May 25, 2007

ATLANTA, May 18 / -- As previously announced, Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) completed its acquisition of TALX Corporation on May 15, 2007. Equifax today announced the final results of elections made by TALX shareholders regarding their preferences as to the form of merger consideration they will receive in the... Read More

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Oracle Buys Product Lifecycle Management Leader Agile

May 25, 2007

Enables Oracle to Deliver Best-in-Class, Integrated, Enterprise PLM REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., May 15 -- Oracle (NASDAQ:ORCL) announced today that it has agreed to acquire Agile Software Corporation (NASDAQ:AGIL), a leading provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software solutions, through a cash merger for... Read More

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PennWell Acquires LEDs Magazine

May 25, 2007

TULSA, Okla., May 14 / -- PennWell Corporation, a diversified global media and information company, announced today that it has acquired LEDs Magazine, a business-to-business digital magazine and web site (http://www.ledsmagazine.com/) covering the technology and applications of Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs... Read More

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Andover Medical, Inc. Closes Acquisition of Ortho-Medical Products, Inc.

May 25, 2007

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass., May 18 -- Andover Medical, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: ADOV.OB) , a single source provider of orthopedic, podiatric and urological durable medical equipment ("DME") and incontinence treatment solutions, announced today that it has closed the acquisition of Ortho-Medical Products, Inc. ("OMI"). To... Read More

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EGL Announces Board is Continuing to Evaluate CEVA Proposal

May 25, 2007

HOUSTON, May 17 / -- EGL, Inc. (NASDAQ:EAGL) ("EGL" or the "Company"), announced today that the Special Committee of its Board of Directors did not by the end of business on May 16, 2007 receive a revised proposal from entities affiliated with James R. Crane, EGL's largest shareholder, Chief Executive Officer and... Read More

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Alcoa Reaffirms Offer for Alcan as the Most Compelling Choice for Alcan's Shareholders

May 25, 2007

MONTREAL, Quebec & NEW YORK, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA) today reaffirmed its pending offer to acquire all outstanding common shares of Alcan Inc. (TSX:AL)(NYSE:AL) for US$58.60 in cash and 0.4108 of a share of Alcoa common stock as the most compelling choice for Alcan's shareholders. Commenting on... Read More

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Unifrax Announces Acquisition Deal

May 25, 2007

Niagara Falls, NY, May 16, 2007 - Unifrax I LLC ("Unifrax"), the Niagara Falls, NY based manufacturer of ceramic fiber insulation products, announced today that it has entered into an agreement with UNION LESNI BRANA, a.s. ("ULB") to acquire the ceramic fiber business of its wholly owned subsidiary company... Read More

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EGL Announces Increase in Offer from CEVA to $47.50 and Determines that it is a Superior Proposal

May 25, 2007

HOUSTON, May 21 / -- EGL, Inc. (NASDAQ:EAGL) ("EGL" or the "Company"), announced today that the Special Committee of its Board of Directors has received a revised definitive proposal from CEVA Group Plc, a UK public company that is owned by affiliates of Apollo Management, L.P. (the "CEVA group"), increasing the... Read More

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CheckFree Strengthens Investment Services Leadership with Acquisition of Upstream Technologies LLC

May 25, 2007

ATLANTA, May 21 -- CheckFree Corporation (NASDAQ:CKFR) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of Upstream Technologies LLC, a Boston-based provider of advanced investment decision support and trade order management tools to the investment management... Read More

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CH2M HILL in Acquisition Discussions with VECO Corporation

May 25, 2007

DENVER, May 18 -- CH2M HILL and VECO Corporation have reached an agreement to enter into exclusive discussions regarding the acquisition of VECO by CH2M HILL. Rob Smith, President of CH2M HILL's Energy, Chemicals and Industrial Systems Business Group, said, "We are very enthusiastic about the prospect of this... Read More

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Hawkins, Inc. Announces Agreement to Acquire Trumark, Inc.

May 25, 2007

o Strategic Acquisition Accelerates Hawkins Growth in Expanded Markets o Combination of Hawkins and Trumark Products Creates Enhanced Product and Service Options for Customers o Further Enhances Hawkins' Growth Strategy MINNEAPOLIS, May 16 / -- Hawkins, Inc. (NASDAQ:HWKN) (www.hawkinsinc.com) today announced an... Read More

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HBD Industries Acquires Precision Metal Products, Significantly Expanding Closed Die Forging Offerings

May 25, 2007

May 9, 2007 (Dublin, OH and El Cajon, CA) - HBD Industries Acquires Precision Metal Products, Significantly Expanding Closed Die Forging Offerings HBD Industries, Inc. ("HBD") is pleased to announce the acquisition of the business and assets of Precision Metal Products, Inc. ("PMP") to expand its closed die... Read More