Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

eSkye® Acquires Modular Information Systems (MIS), a Leading Provider of Winery Management Software Solutions

March 28, 2007

Acquisition to increase eSkye winery software operations by 25% and enables eSkye to offer a complete end-to-end solution including tasting room, wine club, financials and POS MIS CEO Lisa Levsen Corbett to Join eSkye as VP Winery Product Sales GLEN ELLEN, Calif., March 26 / -- eSkye Solutions, Inc., the leading... Read More

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Tyco International to Acquire Suture Manufacturer in Brazil

March 27, 2007

PEMBROKE, Bermuda, March 22: Tyco International Ltd. (NYSE:TYC) today announced that Tyco Healthcare's Surgical Devices business has acquired Polysuture, a Brazilian suture manufacturer. Terms of the transaction, which is subject to regulatory approval in Brazil, were not disclosed. "Tyco Healthcare's acquisition... Read More

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Venoco, Inc. Signs Agreements to Acquire Fields in Texas and California

March 27, 2007

DENVER, March 21: Venoco, Inc. (NYSE:VQ) today announced it has recently signed two purchase and sale agreements including one to acquire the West Montalvo field located in Ventura County, California. The other, separate agreement was signed to acquire several Texas Gulf Coast fields, including the Manvel field in... Read More

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Toyota Acquires ProLift Industrial Equipment Co., LLC

March 27, 2007

IRVINE, Calif. (February 28, 2007) - Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU) announced today the acquisition of ProLift Industrial Equipment Co., LLC, one of Toyota's most successful lift truck dealerships based in Louisville, Ky., with branches in Evansville, Ind.; Cincinnati, Ohio; Lexington, Ky.; Dayton... Read More

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Verder Group Acquires Autoclude

March 27, 2007

The Verder Group and Samuel Hodge announced that they have reached an in principle agreement under which the Verder Group will acquire 100% of the shares in Autoclude Ltd. Autoclude designs and manufactures peristaltic pumps for mainly the OEM and the laboratory market. The company has distributors in many... Read More

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Kennametal to Acquire Advanced Materials Business

March 26, 2007

LATROBE, Pa., March 22 -- Kennametal Inc. (NYSE:KMT) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Purity Metal Holdings, Inc. and its wholly-owned subsidiary, International Specialty Alloys, Inc. (ISA). Closing is planned for April 2007 and remains subject to customary regulatory approvals... Read More

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Jacobs Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire Edwards and Kelcey

March 26, 2007

PASADENA, Calif., March 22 -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today that they signed a letter of intent to acquire Edwards and Kelcey, a 1,000-person firm headquartered in Morristown, N.J. Founded in 1946, Edwards and Kelcey is a nationally recognized engineering, design, planning, and... Read More

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Univar and CHEMCENTRAL Agree to Revised Merger Terms

March 26, 2007

ROTTERDAM, The Netherlands, March 21 /- Univar N.V. (Euronext Amsterdam: UNIVR), a world leader in chemical distribution, today announced that its US subsidiary, Univar USA, has entered into a revised agreement to acquire 100% of the shares of CHEMCENTRAL Corporation. Univar originally announced on March 12, 2007... Read More

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NuVox Communications and FDN Communications Announce Merger Plans

March 26, 2007

Two leading communications companies sign definitive agreement GREENVILLE, S.C. and MAITLAND, Fla., March 21 -- NuVox Communications and FDN Communications today jointly announced that they have signed a definitive agreement to merge the two privately held facilities-based communications providers. Following a... Read More

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Gleason Acquires LeCount Assets

March 26, 2007

ROCHESTER, NY, February 28, 2007. Gleason Corporation today announced it has acquired the assets and business of LeCount, Inc. of White River Junction, Vermont, a leading producer of expanding mandrels and other workholding equipment for inspection and machining applications including grinding, sharpening and... Read More

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Sensata Completes Acquisition of SMaL Camera Business Unit from Cypress

March 23, 2007

ATTLEBORO, Mass. and SAN JOSE, Calif., March 14: Sensata Technologies and Cypress Semiconductor Corp. jointly announced that Sensata has completed its acquisition of SMaL Camera Technologies, Inc., the automotive imaging business unit of Cypress. Located in Cambridge, Mass., the SMaL Camera business unit provides... Read More

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ADM Acquires Ukrainian Sunseed Crushing Facility

March 23, 2007

DECATUR, Ill., March 16 / -- Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) has completed the acquisition of all outstanding shares in Ilitchevskiy Maslo Extractionniy Zavod joint stock company (IMEZ) from Risoil S.A. IMEZ operates a sunseed crushing facility close to the port of Odessa in the Ukraine. ADM and Risoil... Read More

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CH2M HILL Acquires Wade & Associates, Inc.

March 21, 2007

DENVER, March 15: CH2M HILL, a global full-service engineering, construction, and operations firm has completed the acquisition of Wade & Associate, Inc., a Kansas-based engineering consulting firm specializing in wastewater conveyance. "Joining CH2M HILL will allow Wade & Associates to expand our suite of services... Read More

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Bioscrypt Completes A4Vision Acquisition and Adds US$6.4 Million in New Capital

March 21, 2007

TORONTO, March 14: Bioscrypt Inc. (TSX: BYT), a leading provider of enterprise access control technology, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of A4Vision, a privately-held company headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, that specializes in advanced identification systems using 3D facial imaging... Read More

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3M Completes Acquisition of Security Printing and Systems Limited

March 20, 2007

ST. PAUL, Minn.----Aug. 1, 2006--3M announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Security Printing and Systems Limited (SPSL), a leading producer of finished, personalized passports and secure cards headquartered in Manchester, U.K. The addition of SPSL to 3M's line of products for secure documents such... Read More

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Parker Acquires Acofab, Leading European Supplier of EMI Shielding and Thermal Management Products

March 20, 2007

CLEVELAND, July 6-- Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE: PH), the world leader in motion and control, today announced the acquisition of Acofab SAS and its common majority shareholder Adecem SARL, a leading European supplier of electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding and thermal management products. Revenues of... Read More

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Parker Strengthens Asian Hydraulics and Pneumatics Businesses by Acquiring Majority Stake in Japan-based Taiyo Ltd.

March 20, 2007

CLEVELAND, June 26 -- Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE: PH) has strengthened its global motion and control capabilities by becoming the majority shareholder in Taiyo Ltd., an Osaka, Japan based leader in hydraulic and pneumatic technologies. Earnings are expected to be accretive in the first full year. Parker... Read More

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Parker Acquires Cabett Subsea

March 20, 2007

Adds Strength to Portfolio of Solutions for Oil and Gas Market CLEVELAND, Dec. 4-- Parker Hannifin (NYSE: PH), the world leader in motion and control technologies, today announced the acquisition of Cabett Subsea, a designer and manufacturer of fluid handling systems and services used in deepwater oil and gas... Read More

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Franklin Electric Announces the Acquisition of Healy Systems, Inc.

March 20, 2007

Bluffton, Indiana - September 15, 2006 -- Franklin Electric Co., Inc. (NASDAQ: FELE), the world's largest manufacturer of submersible electric motors and a global supplier of water pumping systems and fuel pumping systems announced today that it acquired Healy Systems, Inc., Hudson, New Hampshire ("Healy Systems... Read More

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Parker Adds Sensors to Hydraulic Portfolio With Acquisition of Power Components of Midwest, Inc.

March 20, 2007

CLEVELAND, Oct. 12- Parker (NYSE: PH), the world leader in motion and control, today announced the acquisition of Power Components of Midwest Inc., a designer and manufacturer of sensors and switches for original equipment manufacturers in the agricultural, off-road vehicle, heavy truck and general industrial... Read More