Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Avista Energy Operating Assets to Be Acquired by Coral Energy

April 26, 2007

SPOKANE, Wash., April 17: Avista Corp. (NYSE:AVA) today announced that Avista Energy, Inc., a subsidiary of Avista Corp., has signed a definitive agreement to sell substantially all of its contracts and ongoing operations to Coral Energy Holding, L.P. and certain of its subsidiaries (Coral Energy), a subsidiary of... Read More

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Arcelor Mittal Finalises Acquisition Of Mexican Long Steel Producer Sicartsa

April 25, 2007

Rotterdam/Luxembourg, April 23, 2007 - Arcelor Mittal announces today it has finalised on April 20 the acquisition of Sicartsa, a Mexican integrated steel producer, from Grupo Villacero, for an enterprise value of $1,439 million, following all required approvals of the transaction, including by US and Mexican... Read More

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Multisorb Technologies Acquires Silgel Packaging Ltd.

April 25, 2007

Buffalo, NY April 18: Multisorb Technologies International, the worldwide leader in active packaging technologies, today announced that it has acquired Silgel Packaging Ltd. (Telford, UK), a subsidiary of AMCOL Minerals Europe Ltd. (AME) and AMCOL International located in Arlington Heights, Illinois. The strategic... Read More

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IdentiPHI Acquires SAFsolution and SAFmodule Software

April 24, 2007

Acquisition broadens IdentiPHI's product base to provide enterprise-grade security to its customers AUSTIN, Texas, March 13 - IdentiPHI LLC, announces the purchase of SAFsolution and SAFmodule software from SaflinkĀ® Corporation and received certain rights under Saflink's patent portfolio. The terms of the... Read More

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Brady Corporation Acquires Sorbent Products Co., Inc

April 24, 2007

MILWAUKEE April 17: Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC) has announced that it has acquired Sorbent Products Co., Inc. (SPC) headquartered in Somerset, NJ. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. SPC is a leading manufacturer and marketer of synthetic sorbent materials used in a variety of industrial maintenance and... Read More

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KEMET Announces Final Results of Public Tender Offer for all Shares and Convertible Capital Loan Notes in Evox Rifa Group Oyj

April 24, 2007

Greenville, South Carolina April 17: KEMET Corporation (NYSE:KEM) today announced the final results of the public tender offer by KEMET Electronics Corporation ("KEMET"), a wholly owned direct subsidiary of KEMET Corporation, for all the shares and convertible capital loan notes in Evox Rifa Group Oyj ("Evox Rifa... Read More

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Lincoln Electric Announces the Acquisition of SPAWMET Sp. z.o.o.

April 24, 2007

Cleveland - Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: LECO) today announced that it has acquired SPAWMET Sp. z.o.o., a privately held manufacturer of stick electrode products. The company expects that the acquisition will not have a material impact on earnings in the first year. "We are very pleased to add the... Read More

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Sun Microsystems to Acquire Assets from SavaJe Technologies

April 24, 2007

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 12 -- Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ:SUNW) and SavaJe Technologies today announced that the two companies have entered into a definitive agreement pursuant to which Sun will acquire SavaJe's intellectual property assets. Additional information regarding the acquisition of these assets... Read More

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InfoLogix, Inc. Expands Intellectual Property Assets with Acquisition of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Patent Portfolio Company

April 24, 2007

HATBORO, Pa., April 11: InfoLogix, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: IFLG) , a leading provider of mobile intelligence technology solutions, announced today it acquired a cutting edge patent portfolio surrounding RFID technology that manages proper medication management and delivery. The acquisition strengthens InfoLogix's... Read More

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Saint-Gobain Building Distribution Sector Continues to Expand With 3 Acquisitions in Italy, Spain and Germany

April 24, 2007

COURBEVIOE, France, April 11 -- Saint-Gobain's Building Distribution Sector has just announced the acquisition of Vemac (Italy), Discesur (Spain) and Schafer (Germany). o On a highly fragmented Italian market, Vemac is one of the country's largest builders' merchants and a regional leader in Abruzzo. The business... Read More

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Parata Systems Acquires Prescription Pickup Kiosk Technology

April 23, 2007

DURHAM, N.C., April 10 : Parata Systems, LLC today announced it acquired the assets of Amistar (BULLETIN BOARD: AMTA.PK) and Distributed Delivery Networks Corporation related to automated product machine (APM) technology, which enables prescription pickup via self-service kiosks. The sale was completed for cash... Read More

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Patrick Industries to Acquire Adorn, LLC

April 23, 2007

ELKHART, Ind., April 11: Patrick Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:PATK) has agreed to acquire Adorn, LLC ("Adorn"), a manufacturer and supplier of interior components to the recreational vehicle ("RV") and manufactured housing ("MH") industries. Patrick expects to close the acquisition within six to eight weeks and expects... Read More

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ROFIN-SINAR Acquires 100% of ES Technology Ltd., a Manufacturer of Custom Laser Marking Systems

April 23, 2007

PLYMOUTH, Mich. and HAMBURG, Germany, April 12 -- ROFIN-SINAR Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:RSTI), one of the world's leading developers and manufacturers of high-performance laser beam sources and laser- based solutions, today announced that its British subsidiary, Rofin-Baasel UK Ltd., has acquired 100% of the common... Read More

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QIAGEN Signs Agreement for the Acquisition of eGene

April 23, 2007

VENLO, The Netherlands, April 12: QIAGEN N.V. (Nasdaq: QGEN; Frankfurt, Prime Standard: QIA), the world's leading provider of sample and assay technologies for research in life sciences, applied testing and molecular diagnostics, today announced, that its subsidiary QIAGEN North American Holdings, Inc. has signed a... Read More

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Preformed Line Products Forms PLP Solar with the Acquisition of the Direct Power and Water Corporation

April 23, 2007

CLEVELAND, April 12: Preformed Line Products (PLP) announced the formation of a new solar energy division with its acquisition of Direct Power and Water Corporation (DP&W), a leading designer, manufacturer and installer of solar power systems based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Established in 1993, DP&W employs... Read More

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NCH (UK) LTD to Acquire Nation Water Treatments Ltd; Acquisition Strengthens Fast-growing Water Treatment Service Company

April 23, 2007

WEST BROMWICH, England, April 13 -- NCH (UK) Ltd (a wholly owned subsidiary of NCH Corporation(i)) announced today that it is acquiring Nation Water Treatments Ltd (NWT), a leading UK water treatment company and is merging it with Chem-Aqua, its water treatment division. The combined company is the fastest growing... Read More

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ILOG Completes Acquisition of Supply Chain Vendor LogicTools

April 20, 2007

PARIS and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 11 -- ILOGĀ® (Nasdaq: ILOG; Euronext: ILO; ISIN: FR0004042364) today announced it has completed its acquisition of LogicTools, a Chicago-based provider of supply chain planning applications, creating a new business division focused on supply chain applications sales and... Read More

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IPSCO Comments on Rumors

April 20, 2007

LISLE, Ill., April 12 -- In response to market rumors and noting recent appreciation in its stock price, IPSCO Inc. (NYSE/TSX: IPS) confirmed today that it is currently in discussions that could lead to a potential acquisition of the Company. There can be no assurance that any transaction will occur, or as to the... Read More

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Keane Announces Special Meeting of Shareholders to Vote on Caritor Acquisition of Keane

April 20, 2007

BOSTON, April 13 -- Keane, Inc. (NYSE:KEA), a leading business process and IT services firm, today announced that it has filed a definitive proxy statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission and scheduled a special meeting of shareholders to vote on the previously announced definitive agreement under which... Read More

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Gerber Scientific Announces Signing of Letter of Intent to Acquire Data Technology, Inc.

April 20, 2007

SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn., April 13: Gerber Scientific, Inc. (NYSE:GRB) announced today that it has signed a non-binding letter of intent to acquire Data Technology, Inc., a leading manufacturer of automated cutting hardware for the design, die making and short run production segments of the packaging and graphics... Read More