Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Doncasters Announces Acquisition of FastenTech

March 12, 2007

MELBOURNE, United Kingdom --Doncasters, the international precision engineering group, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire US-based manufacturer of fasteners and precision components FastenTech Inc. from Citigroup Venture Capital for $492 million. The deal is subject to the customary regulatory... Read More

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Celadon Group Announces Acquisition of Truckload Van Assets from Warrior Xpress

March 12, 2007

INDIANAPOLIS-- Celadon Group Inc. (Nasdaq:CLDN) announced that on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2007, one of its wholly-owned subsidiaries purchased the truckload business and certain tractors and trailers of Warrior Services Inc. d/b/a Warrior Xpress ("Warrior") for approximately $8.3 million. According to the seller's... Read More

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Avcorp Acquires Machining Operation

March 9, 2007

New acquisition adds CAD$ 2 million EBITDA and CAD$ 11 million in revenue - expands machining capacity and capabilities and adds to customer base - continues strategy to grow core business, as announced with expansion of leadership team VANCOUVER, March 7 -- Avcorp Industries Inc. (TSX."AVP") is pleased to announce... Read More

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Dynasil Completes Acquisition of Evaporated Metal Films Corporation

March 9, 2007

WEST BERLIN, N.J. Oct 2: Dynasil Corporation of America (OTCBB: DYSL) and Evaporated Metal Films Corp. of Ithaca, New York ("EMF") are pleased to announce the completion of Dynasil's acquisition of EMF. Dynasil is a manufacturer of optical blanks from synthetic fused silica and other optical materials as well as... Read More

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Air Liquide Acquires Linde Gas UK

March 9, 2007

Air Liquide announces the purchase of Linde Gas UK. The transaction is based on an entreprise value of 105 million euros, and its completion is subject to approval by the European competition authorities. Linde Gas UK has total revenues of around 60 million euros derived from a very diversified industrial, medical... Read More

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Ecolab Expands U.S. Protein Market Leadership

March 9, 2007

ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept 12: Ecolab Inc. announced today that it has purchased DuChem Industries, Inc. DuChem, based in Newnan, Georgia, manufactures and markets cleaning and sanitizing products for the food and beverage processing market. DuChem's focus is on the protein (meat and poultry) segment of the food and... Read More

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Intelligent Video Appliances Provider ioimage Acquires Technology Assets of Unisor

March 9, 2007

Acquisition boosts leadership position of ioimage in intelligent video appliance market HERZLIYA, Israel, March 7 -- ioimage, the pioneer of intelligent video appliances designed for simplicity, announced today it has acquired the technological assets of Unisor, a software and hardware design and manufacturing... Read More

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Taleo Announces Acquisition of JobFlash

March 9, 2007

Talent Management Leader Acquires Assets of JobFlash, Adding IVR, Interview Scheduling and High Volume Hourly Capabilities to Taleo's Enterprise and SMB Offerings DUBLIN, Calif., March 7 -- Taleo (NASDAQ:TLEO), the leading provider of on demand talent management solutions, today announced that it has entered into... Read More

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Basic Energy Services Closes JetStar Consolidated Holdings Acquisition

March 9, 2007

MIDLAND, Texas, March 7 -- Basic Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:BAS) (Basic) announced today it has completed the previously announced acquisition of all of the outstanding capital stock of JetStar Consolidated Holdings, Inc. ("JetStar") for a total acquisition price, net of estimated working capital, of approximately... Read More

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Detroit Diesel Reman Corporation to Acquire DMR Electronics

March 9, 2007

DETROIT, Feb. 28 -- Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing Corporation (DDR) announced today that it has reached an agreement to acquire DMR Electronics of Hibbing, MN, in order to meet the expanding needs of its remanufacturing business. Details of the purchase were not disclosed. DMR Electronics has been an... Read More

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Atlas Copco Has Completed the Acquisition of Rodcraft

March 9, 2007

STOCKHOLM, Sweden -- Atlas Copco Holding GmbH (STO:ATCOA) (STO:ATCOB) has completed the acquisition of Rodcraft Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH, Germany, and all its subsidiary companies. The Rodcraft Group of companies has an annual revenue of approximately MSEK 208 (MEUR 23) and 78 employees in 2006. Rodcraft Group... Read More

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W. L. GORE & Associates Acquires Amesil

March 8, 2007

Purchase expands product offerings to the biopharmaceutical market NEWARK, Del., Feb. 28 -- W. L. Gore & Associates today announced it has acquired Amesil, a privately held, US-based provider of non- reactive fluid transport, containment and sampling solutions to the pharmaceutical and bioprocess markets. Amesil... Read More

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Nano Chemical Systems Holdings to Merge with SolarDiesel

March 8, 2007

Company Is Positioned to Become Largest Biodiesel Producer With 45 Million Gallon Per Year Plant SEAFORD, Del., March 7 -- Nano Chemical Systems Holdings, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: NCSH) , announced today plans to merge with SolarDiesel, Inc. a biodiesel manufacturing and distribution operations. The transaction has... Read More

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Vitria Stockholders Approve Merger

March 8, 2007

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 5: Vitria Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:VITR) announced that, at a Special Meeting of Stockholders held today, March 5, 2007, the stockholders of Vitria approved the Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of September 20, 2006, among Innovation Technology Group, Inc., ITG Acquisition, Inc., a... Read More

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Hanson Pipe & Precast Acquires Price Brothers Company

March 8, 2007

Acquisition Expands Company's Presence in the Concrete Pressure Pipe Market IRVING, Texas, March 6 -- Hanson Pipe & Precast today announced the purchase of all outstanding shares of Price Brothers Company, a Dayton, Ohio - based manufacturer of concrete pressure pipe. Acquisition of the Price Brothers Company... Read More

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Wenzel's Strategic Global Expansion Continues With the Acquisition of Xspect Solutions, Inc.

March 8, 2007

WIXOM, Mich., Mar. 5: Wenzel GmbH of Germany, the world's 4th largest manufacturer of Coordinate Measuring Machines (CMM) has acquired Xspect Solutions, Inc. of Wixom, Michigan, USA. Xspect Solutions has been the distribution partner of Wenzel in North America since its formation in 2002, and has been the Wenzel... Read More

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Curtiss-Wright Announces Purchase of TechSwan, Inc

March 8, 2007

Stress Wave Analysis Technology for Critical Equipment Monitoring ROSELAND, N.J. - September 5, 2006 - Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE: CW) announced today that it has acquired the assets and certain liabilities of TechSwan, Inc. (dba Swantech) of Fort Lauderdale, FL for $3.6 million. Swantech has developed... Read More

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CoorsTek Acquires Gaiser Tool Company

March 8, 2007

CoorsTek expands micro-component capabilities and Asian presence with purchase of high-quality semiconductor bonding tool manufacturer. Ventura, California, January 3, 2007 -CoorsTek, Inc., a large technical ceramics supplier and manufacturer of critical components for high-technology markets, today officially... Read More

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Audiovox Announces Acquisition of OEHLBACH Kabel GmbH

March 7, 2007

Well-known Accessory company to compliment European Consumer Electronics Operation HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., March 5 -- Audiovox Corporation (NASDAQ:VOXX), announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Audiovox German Holdings GmbH, has completed the acquisition of OEHLBACH Kabel GmbH, a European market leader in the... Read More

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Bushwick Metals Acquires Koons Steel

March 7, 2007

BUTLER, Pa., March 2 -- Bushwick Metals, Inc. of Bridgeport, Connecticut, has acquired Koons Steel, Inc., according to Rick Perlen, Bushwick Metals president. The transaction was finalized on March 2, 2007. The new company will be called Bushwick-Koons Steel. Founded in 1935 by Frank Koons Sr., the firm is a... Read More