Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Agreement to Sell KMI to Investor Group Receives Approval From Three State Regulatory Commissions

March 7, 2007

HOUSTON, March 2: Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI) today announced that state regulatory utility commissions in Colorado, Nebraska and Wyoming have approved the proposed acquisition of KMI by investors including Chairman and CEO Richard D. Kinder, other senior members of KMI management, co-founder Bill Morgan, current... Read More

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Lilly Announces Acquisition of Hypnion

March 7, 2007

Deal Will Bolster Lilly's Sleep Disorder Research With Promising Insomnia Compound INDIANAPOLIS, and LEXINGTON, Mass., March 5 -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY) and Hypnion, Inc. today announced that they have signed a definitive merger agreement whereby Lilly will acquire Hypnion, a privately held neuroscience... Read More

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Bridgetech Acquires Controlling Interest in ECash, Inc. for Its Domestic Operation

March 7, 2007

SAN DIEGO, March 5 -- Bridgetech Holdings International Inc., a company focused on maximizing the potential of emerging healthcare products and services in China, announces the purchase of a controlling interest in ECash, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: ECSI) through the merger of our wholly owned subsidiary, Clarity Imaging... Read More

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Hella Acquires German-Based Enko Automotive

March 7, 2007

PLYMOUTH TWP., Mich., March 5 -- Hella KGaA Hueck & Co., a global tier-one supplier of automotive lighting and electronic equipment, has purchased Enko Automotive GmbH. Based in Schortens, Germany, Enko Automotive is a developer of sensor and body electronics hardware and software for the automotive industry. Enko... Read More

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GlassHouse Technologies, Inc. Expands Global Reach With Acquisition of MBI and Integrity Systems

March 7, 2007

Acquisition Enables GlassHouse to Offer Expanded IT Transformation Services in Database and Server Environments, Opens New Opportunities in Middle Eastern Markets FRAMINGHAM, Mass., March 5 -- GlassHouse Technologies, the global leader in independent storage services, today announced it has acquired MBI and its... Read More

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Merrill Corporation Announces Acquisition of Lextranet®

March 7, 2007

Web-based Technology and Industry Leadership Enhance Existing Legal Solutions ST. PAUL, Minn., March 1 -- Merrill Corporation, a leading global provider of technology-enabled services for the legal, financial, real estate and other corporate markets, today announced the acquisition of Lextranet®, a leading provider... Read More

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Gray Energy Services Announces Acquisition of Falcon Wireline, LLC

March 7, 2007

Strategic Acquisition in Oklahoma Panhandle Region Expands Gray's Presence in Cased-Hole Wireline Industry FORT WORTH, Texas, March 1 -- Gray Wireline Service, Inc., a subsidiary of Gray Energy Services LLC, completed the acquisition of Falcon Wireline, LLC. Falcon is a leading provider of cased-hole wireline... Read More

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Oracle Buys Enterprise Performance Management Leader Hyperion

March 7, 2007

12,000 Companies Use Hyperion Software Including 91 of the Fortune 100 REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., March 1 -- Oracle (NASDAQ:ORCL) today announced that it has agreed to buy Hyperion Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:HYSL), a leading global provider of performance management software solutions, through a cash tender offer... Read More

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Donaldson Company Acquires Aerospace Filtration Systems, Inc.

March 7, 2007

MINNEAPOLIS, March 1 -- Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE:DCI) announced today that it has acquired 100 percent of the shares of Aerospace Filtration Systems, Inc. ("AFS") from Westar Aerospace and Defense Group, Inc. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. AFS, based in St. Charles, Mo., is the industry leader... Read More

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RPM's Rust-Oleum Acquires Tor Coatings Limited

March 7, 2007

MEDINA, Ohio, March 2 : RPM International Inc. (NYSE:RPM) announced today that its subsidiary, Rust-Oleum Corporation ("Rust-Oleum"), has acquired Tor Coatings Limited ("Tor"), a leading manufacturer and marketer of specialty coatings in the United Kingdom. Terms were not disclosed. Tor is based in Birtley... Read More

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Commercial Metals Company Acquires Shares of CMC Zawiercie Held by Polish State Treasury

March 7, 2007

IRVING, Texas, March 2 /-- Commercial Metals Company (NYSE:CMC), headquartered in Irving, Texas, announced today that its Polish steel mill, CMC Zawiercie S.A. (CMCZ), has purchased all of the shares of CMCZ owned by the Polish Ministry of State Treasury. The Ministry retained the minority interest in CMCZ at the... Read More

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Mueller Industries, Inc. Announces the Acquisition of Extruded Metals, Inc.

March 7, 2007

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 27 -- Mueller Industries, Inc. (NYSE:MLI), announced today that the Company acquired 100 percent of the outstanding stock of Extruded Metals, Inc. effective February 27, 2007. Extruded is based in Belding, Michigan, and is a manufacturer of brass rods of various shapes, sizes, and alloys for... Read More

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Cleveland-Cliffs Closes on Transaction to Acquire 30% Interest in Brazilian Mine Project

March 7, 2007

CLEVELAND, March 5: Cleveland-Cliffs Inc (NYSE:CLF) today announced that it has completed the previously announced transaction to acquire a 30 percent interest in the Amapa Mine, a Brazilian iron ore project. Cliffs purchased 100 percent of the shares of Centennial Asset Mining Fund LLC, an affiliate of MMX... Read More

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Nucor Acquires Over 96% of Harris Steel Group Inc. Shares

March 6, 2007

CHARLOTTE, N.C. and TORONTO, March 2: Nucor Corporation ("Nucor") (NYSE:NUE) and Harris Steel Group Inc. ("Harris Steel") (TSX: HSG) announced that as of 12:30 a.m. (Toronto time) on March 2, 2007, 25,998,212 common shares of Harris Steel, including shares deposited by guaranteed delivery, were deposited to the... Read More

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Optiant Announces Agreement to Acquire Leading Supply Chain Network Design Technology Provider, Slim Technologies

March 6, 2007

Boston, Mass., Feb. 23: In a move to strengthen its overall capabilities, Optiant, a leading provider of inventory planning and optimization solutions, today announced an agreement to acquire SLIM Technologies, a leading provider of supply chain network design technology solutions. Privately held and based in... Read More

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CECO Environmental Acquires Effox, Inc.

March 6, 2007

NEW YORK, March 1 -- CECO Environmental Corp. (NASDAQ:CECE), a leading provider of air pollution control and industrial ventilation systems, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Effox, Inc. in an all cash transaction. Effox, located in Cincinnati, Ohio, engineers and manufactures dampers and... Read More

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Leadis Technology Acquires Low-Power Audio Chipmaker Mondowave Inc.

March 6, 2007

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 1 -- Leadis Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:LDIS), a leading mixed-signal semiconductor developer of display driver ICs for small panel color displays, today announced the acquisition of Mondowave Inc., a privately held analog semiconductor company specializing in low-power consumer audio... Read More

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MiTAC to Acquire Brunswick Corporation's Brunswick New Technologies Personal Navigation Device Business (Navman)

March 6, 2007

TAIPEI, Taiwan, March 2: MiTAC International Corporation announced that it has signed a definitive agreement with Brunswick Corporation to purchase their Brunswick New Technologies (BNT) portable navigation device business, better known as Navman. A new complementary relationship The acquisition of BNT's portable... Read More

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Neenah Paper Completes Purchase of Fox River Paper

March 6, 2007

ALPHARETTA, Ga., March 1 -- (NYSE:NP) -- Neenah Paper, Inc. today announced that it completed the previously announced purchase of Fox Valley Corporation, which owns Fox River Paper Company, LLC ("Fox River"). Fox River is a leading U.S. producer of premium fine papers with well-known brands including STARWHITE... Read More

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Sartorius AG Combines its Biotechnology Division with Stedim Biosystems S.A. and Becomes the Majority Owner of the Combined Entity

March 6, 2007

Sartorius AG combines its Biotechnology Division with Stedim Biosystems S.A. and becomes the majority owner of the combined entity oSartorius has signed a binding agreement with Stedim and its founders thereby acquiring the control of Stedim oSartorius will combine its Biotechnology Division with Stedim to create... Read More