Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Wacker Acquires Silicon-Metal Production Site in Norway

July 7, 2010

Munich, July 1, 2010 - Wacker Chemie AG has successfully concluded its acquisition of the silicon-metal production site in Holla from FESIL Group (Norway). The transaction announced early last month has now been cleared by the relevant antitrust authorities and approved by WACKER's and FESIL's supervisory bodies... Read More

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ATS Automation Discontinues Discussions in Relation to Potential Acquisition of Rohwedder Group

July 6, 2010

CAMBRIDGE, ON, June 30, 2010 - ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. ("ATS" or the "Company") today announced that it has withdrawn from acquisition discussions relating to its non-binding indicative offer to the insolvency administrator of Rohwedder AG. ATS has a stated strategy of actively pursuing acquisition... Read More

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Alcoa to Acquire Traco

June 29, 2010

NEW YORK--Alcoa (NYSE:AA) announced today it has agreed to purchase privately held Traco, a premier maker of windows and doors for the commercial building and construction market. Traco will become part of Alcoa's global Building and Construction Systems business. Terms were not disclosed. "Traco's strong brand and... Read More

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uShip Acquires UK Courier Exchange boxby.co.uk

June 28, 2010

Purchase Supports uShip's Global Expansion Whilst Giving UK Couriers More Opportunity to Fill Extra Space in Lorries LONDON, June 22 - uShip, the global online transport marketplace, today announced the acquisition of boxby.co.uk, the UK's first web site to offer a transport exchange for couriers. The transaction... Read More

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Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Waiting Period Expires for SAP's Acquisition of Sybase, Inc.

June 25, 2010

WALLDORF, Germany, June 17 -- SAP today announced the expiration of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act (HSR Act) at 11:59 p.m. EDT, on June 16, 2010, with respect to SAP's previously announced proposed acquisition of Sybase, Inc. As previously announced, on May 26, 2010 SAP's... Read More

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Gent-L-Kleen Announces its Acquisition by Dreumex

June 22, 2010

York, PA  Gent-L-Kleen Products, Inc. of York, Pennsylvania USA has announced new ownership with its recent acquisition by Dreumex B.V. of OSS, the Netherlands. Founded by C.E. (Bud) Strickler in 1949, Gent-L-Kleen is a manufacturer of professional hand care products specializing in heavy-duty hand cleaners and... Read More

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FMC Corporation Acquires Herbicide from Kumiai and Ihara

June 21, 2010

PHILADELPHIA, June 15 -- FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC) announced today it has acquired the herbicide fluthiacet-methyl from Kumiai Chemical Industry Co., Ltd., and Ihara Chemical Industry Co., Ltd., both of Tokyo. FMC has been distributing fluthiacet-methyl in the United States under the brand name Cadet® herbicide... Read More

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SymCom Announces the Acquisition of SSAC from ABB

June 21, 2010

Rapid City, SD - SymCom Incorporated announced today that the owners of SymCom have acquired Solid State Advanced Controls , SSAC, a leader in low-voltage electrical and electronic products, from ABB. SSAC Management and Employees will continue to operate from the Baldwinsville, NY facility as SSAC, LLC. The... Read More