Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Houston Exploration Special Meeting of Stockholders Scheduled for June 5, 2007

May 10, 2007

HOUSTON, April 30 / -- The Houston Exploration Company (NYSE:THX) today announced that it has scheduled a special meeting of stockholders on June 5, 2007, at 11:00 a.m. Central time at the Four Seasons Hotel, 1300 Lamar Street, Houston, Texas 77010, to consider and vote on the proposal to adopt the Agreement and... Read More

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Masco Corporation Acquires Erickson Construction Company and Guy Evans, Inc.

May 10, 2007

TAYLOR, Mich., May 1 / -- Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) has acquired Erickson Construction Company and Guy Evans, Inc. Erickson offers a turnkey framing solution for residential homebuilders, providing pre-fabricated wall panels and millwork in Arizona, California and Nevada. Guy Evans, Inc., is a leading installer... Read More

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Belden Completes Acquisition of Lumberg Automation Components

May 9, 2007

ST. LOUIS, April 30: Belden (NYSE:BDC), a world leader in the development of signal transmission solutions, has completed purchase of the assets of Lumberg Automation Components from The Lumberg Group for an undisclosed cash price. Lumberg Automation is a leading supplier of industrial connectors, high performance... Read More

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CenturyTel Completes Madison River Purchase

May 9, 2007

MONROE, La., April 30: CenturyTel, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Madison River Communications Corp. CenturyTel used the net proceeds from its recent issuances of $500 million of 10-year 6.0% Senior Notes and $250 million of 6-year 5.5% Senior Notes along with additional... Read More

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Sentex Sensing Technology, Inc. Signs Binding MoU to Acquire ICOM Holdings Ltd. to Broaden and Support European Businesses of Sentex

May 9, 2007

CLEVELAND, April 25: Sentex Sensing Technology, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: SNTX.OB) (http://www.sentextech.com/). Henrik Rubinstein, President signed a binding Memorandum of Understanding to acquire ICOM Holdings Ltd. to support the future sale of biometrics driven Sentex products in the European Union. ICOM, which... Read More

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Air Products Completes Purchase of BOC Gazy from Linde

May 9, 2007

Air Products is Now the Largest Industrial Gas Supplier in Poland LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., April 30 -- Air Products (NYSE:APD) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of the industrial gas business of BOC Gazy Sp z o.o. from The Linde Group for 370 million euros or about $503 million. With this... Read More

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AIG Highstar Capital Enters into Agreement to Purchase AMPORTS, Inc from Lincolnshire Management

May 9, 2007

NEW YORK, April 26 -- AIG Global Investment Group (AIGGIG) and Lincolnshire Management Inc. (Lincolnshire) today announced that Highstar Harbor Holdings II, Inc., a subsidiary of AIG Highstar Capital (Highstar), entered into a definitive agreement with Lincolnshire Equity Fund III, L.P., a fund managed by... Read More

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Commercial Metals' Bid to Acquire Croatian Mill Accepted

May 9, 2007

IRVING, Texas, April 27: Commercial Metals Company (NYSE:CMC), headquartered in Irving, Texas, announced today that the second bid dated April 17, 2007, of its Swiss subsidiary, Commercial Metals International AG, to acquire Valjaonica Cijevi Sisak (VCS) has been accepted by the Croatian Privatization Fund and... Read More

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DealerTrack to Acquire Arkona, Inc.

May 9, 2007

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y. and SOUTH JORDAN, Utah, April 27 / -- DealerTrack Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRAK) and Arkona, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: ARKN) have signed a definitive agreement for DealerTrack to acquire Arkona for $1.38 per share of common stock. The total purchase price of the transaction is approximately $58.9... Read More

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CommScope Completes Acquisition of Signal Vision, Inc.

May 9, 2007

HICKORY, N.C., May 1: CommScope, Inc. (NYSE:CTV), a world leader in infrastructure solutions for communication networks, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Signal Vision, Inc. (SVI), a leading supplier of broadband RF (Radio Frequency) subscriber products. Signal Vision's product lines include... Read More

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Tyco Electronics and OATSystems Form Alliance to Provide Comprehensive RFID Solutions

May 8, 2007

HARRISBURG, Pa. - April 30, 2007 - Harrisburg, PA-Tyco Electronics announced a strategic alliance with OATSystems to provide a series of radio frequency identification (RFID) solutions to a variety of vertical markets that include aerospace and defense, transportation, and industrial segments. "Customers are... Read More

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Tyco International to Acquire AbsorbaTack(TM) Technology From Sorbx LLC

May 8, 2007

PEMBROKE, Bermuda, April 23 / -- Tyco International Ltd. (NYSE:TYC) today announced that Tyco Healthcare's Surgical Devices business has acquired Sorbx LLC's AbsorbaTack(TM) product and related assets. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Sorbx, a privately-held business located in Jacksonville, Florida... Read More

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Cooper Industries Announces the Acquisition of MadahCom, Inc.

May 8, 2007

Industry-leading manufacturer of wireless Mass Notification Systems for military, commercial and industrial locations HOUSTON, May 1, 2007 -- Cooper Industries, Ltd. (NYSE:CBE) today announced the acquisition of MadahCom, Inc. for $43 million. MadahCom, based in Florida, is a privately owned manufacturer of secure... Read More

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Alcoa to Offer to Acquire Alcan for US$73.25 Per Share in Cash and Stock

May 8, 2007

US$33 Billion Transaction Will Create a Premier Global Aluminum Company with Enhanced Growth Opportunities Annual Cost Synergies Expected to be Approximately US$1 Billion Combined Company Will Have Dual Head Offices in Montreal and New York MONTREAL & NEW YORK--Alcoa Inc. (NYSE: AA) announced today that it will... Read More

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Kinetek Acquires Custom Motor Manufacturer, Howell Electric

May 8, 2007

Deerfield, IL, April 30, 2007 Kinetek, a global leader in the design and manufacture of motors and controls for a variety of industrial and commercial applications, has announced the acquisition of Howell Electric Motors, a leading producer of AC motors and gear motors for the commercial floor care and restaurant... Read More

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Symon Communications Announces Acquisition of Message-Link

May 8, 2007

Expands Symon Digital Signage Presence into the Hospitality Industry PLANO, Texas, April 23 -- Symon Communications, a global provider of real-time digital communications solutions announced today that it has acquired Message-Link, headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, a leading global provider of visual... Read More

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Preformed Line Products Expands Its Presence Into Central Europe With the Acquisition of BELOS S.A.

May 8, 2007

MAYFIELD VILLAGE, Ohio, April 23 / -- Preformed Line Products (PLP) today announced an agreement to acquire 84% of BELOS S.A., a manufacturer of fittings and equipment for power utility and mining applications based in Central Europe. The acquisition will strengthen PLP's platform in Europe while enhancing its... Read More

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Poly-Pacific International Inc. Acquires 100% Control

May 7, 2007

BURNABY, BC, April 20 / -- Poly-Pacific International Inc. ("Poly-Pacific" or the "Company") (TSX-V: "PMB"; OTCBB: "PLYPF"; Berlin: "A0LGDN"; Frankfurt: "POZ") is pleased to announce the successful negotiation with Poly-Ran Reclamation Inc. to acquire its 30% interest in the McAdoo Lane Landfill Site located near... Read More

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Netsmart Technologies Acquires Behavioral Health Assets of MainTree Systems

May 7, 2007

GREAT RIVER, N.Y., April 23: Netsmart Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise-wide software and services for health and human services organizations, today announced that it has acquired the behavioral health assets of MainTree Systems. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. MainTree Systems, a... Read More

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Oracle Buys Lodestar

May 7, 2007

Extends Oracle's Leadership in Utilities REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., April 24 / -- Oracle today announced that it has agreed to acquire Lodestar Corporation, a leading provider of meter data management and competitive energy solutions for the utilities industry. The combination of Lodestar's complementary products with... Read More