Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Lynch Centers Grow Holdings Of Metals USA

July 17, 2007

CHICAGO -- Metals USA holdings Corp., Houston, has purchased Lynch Metals Inc., Union, N.J., and Lynch Metals of California Inc., Anaheim, Calif., its second expansion in a little more than a year. C. Lourenco Goncalves, the service center's chairman, president and chief executive officer, declined to... Read More

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Cleveland-Cliffs Agrees to Sell Wabush Interest

July 17, 2007

CLEVELAND, June 6 -- Cleveland-Cliffs Inc (NYSE:CLF) today announced that the Company has accepted an offer to sell its 26.8% interest in the Wabush Mines joint venture. Under the definitive purchase agreement contemplated in the offer accepted today, Consolidated Thompson Iron Mines Ltd. (TSX Venture: CLM) would... Read More

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CMS Energy Subsidiaries Reach Agreements to Sell GasAtacama of Chile and Jamaica Private Power Company Limited for a Combined $94 Million

July 17, 2007

JACKSON, Mich., June 1-- CMS Energy subsidiaries have entered into an agreement to sell their interests in GasAtacama of Chile and a separate agreement to sell their interests in Jamaica Private Power Company Limited (JPPC) to Ashmore Energy International (AEI) for a combined $94 million. AEI is an owner and... Read More

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Curtiss-Wright Acquires Valve Systems and ControlsCurtiss-Wright Acquires Valve Systems and Controls

July 17, 2007

Expands Leadership in Oil and Gas Technology ROSELAND, N.J., June 1 / -- Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE:CW) announced today that it has acquired certain assets and certain liabilities of Valve Systems and Controls (VSC) of Houston, Texas, for approximately $75 million. VSC provides critical valve, automation... Read More

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IXI Mobile, Inc. Announces the Closing of the Merger Between Israel Technology Acquisition Corp. and IXI Mobile

July 16, 2007

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 6 /-- IXI Mobile, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: ISLTU.OB, ISLT.OB, ISLTW.OB) today announced the closing of the merger between Israel Technology Acquisition Corp. ("ITAC"), a specified purpose acquisition corporation, and IXI Mobile, the maker of the Ogo(TM) family of devices and... Read More

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Flextronics to Acquire Solectron

July 16, 2007

o Stock and Cash Transaction Estimated At $3.6 Billion in Equity Value o Combination Creates Leading Global EMS Company With More Than $30 Billion in Annual Revenue SINGAPORE and MILPITAS, Calif., June 4 -- Flextronics International Ltd. ("Flextronics") (NASDAQ:FLEX) and Solectron Corporation ("Solectron... Read More

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LinkShare, Leading Pay-Per-Action Marketing Network, Acquires Online Lead Generation Firm Traffic Strategies.com

July 16, 2007

NEW YORK, June 4 / -- LinkShare Corporation, a leading pay-per- action marketing network, announced today that it has acquired Traffic Strategies.com, a privately held Tampa, Florida-based online lead generation firm. The acquisition expands LinkShare's lead generation capabilities, continues the international... Read More

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Lime Energy Co. Acquires Texas Energy Products and Completes Private Placement

July 16, 2007

Acquisition Brings New Customers, Expands Geographic Presence with Service Capabilities in One of the Nation's Most Populated and Significant Energy Using States ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill., June 6 / -- Lime Energy Co. (BULLETIN BOARD: LMEC) announced today that it has acquired Texas Energy Products, an energy... Read More

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Lab Safety Supply Acquires McFeely's Square Drive Screws

July 16, 2007

CHICAGO, June 1 / -- Grainger, a leading North American industrial distributor, today announced its Lab Safety Supply (LSS) subsidiary has acquired substantially all of the assets of McFeely's Square Drive Screws of Lynchburg, Virginia. McFeely's is a business-to-business direct marketer of specialty fasteners... Read More

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Foster-Miller Acquisition of Automatika and Applied Perception Completed

July 16, 2007

WALTHAM, Mass., June 6 -- Foster-Miller, Inc., a QinetiQ North America company, announced today that the company's purchase of Pittsburgh-based robotics companies Automatika and Applied Perception has been completed. "The addition of these two companies introduces new robotics platforms and autonomous navigation... Read More

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DealerTrack Closes Arkona, Inc. Acquisition

July 16, 2007

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., June 6 / -- DealerTrack Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRAK), a leading provider of on-demand software and data solutions for the U.S. automotive retail industry, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Arkona, Inc. Following a successful tender offer, Arkona has been merged with a... Read More

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Mitsui Completes Steel Technologies Acquisition

July 16, 2007

NEW YORK, June 1 / -- Mitsui & Co., Ltd. through its wholly owned subsidiary Mitsui & Co. (U.S.A.), Inc. ("Mitsui USA") today completed the previously announced acquisition of Steel Technologies Inc. ("Steel Technologies"). The all-cash transaction was valued at approximately $534 million, including retained debt of... Read More

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Frutarom Acquires Raychan Food Industries

July 16, 2007

Frutarom Continues Implementing Rapid Growth Strategy Raychan Sales for 2006 Reached About US$5.5 Million Raychan Develops, Produces and Markets Flavor Compounds and Functional Ingredients for the Food Industry HAIFA, Israel, June 5 -- Frutarom Industries Ltd. (LSE: FRUTq, TASE: FRUT, OTC: FRUTF) announced today... Read More

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QIAGEN and Digene Announce Merger Creating Market and Technology Leader in Molecular Diagnostics

July 16, 2007

Transaction Valued at Approximately US$1.6 Billion Expected to be Accretive in 2008 to QIAGEN's Earnings Per Share VENLO, Netherlands and GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 3 -- QIAGEN N.V. (Nasdaq: QGEN; Frankfurt, Prime Standard: QIA) and Digene Corp. (NASDAQ:DIGE) announced today a definitive agreement to combine the two... Read More

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GSI Group Announces Acquisition of Thales Optronics Beryllium Business

July 16, 2007

BILLERICA, Mass., June 4 -- GSI Group Inc., (NASDAQ:GSIG), today announced the purchase of the beryllium mirrors and structures business of UK-based Thales Optronics for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition combines a global leader in the design and manufacture of beryllium mirrors and structures with GSI's... Read More

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Avaya Enters into Merger Agreement with Silver Lake and TPG Capital

July 16, 2007

Transaction Valued at Approximately $8.2 Billion or $17.50 Per Share BASKING RIDGE, N.J., June 4 /-- Avaya Inc. (NYSE:AV) today announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement with Silver Lake, the leading investment firm focused on large-scale investments in technology-driven growth industries... Read More

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EMC Announces Acquisition of Verid

July 16, 2007

Acquisition to Broaden, Strengthen and Simplify RSA® Identity Protection Portfolio; Adds Key Knowledge-Based Authentication Technology HOPKINTON, Mass., June 4 / -- EMC Corporation , the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, today announced that it has acquired Verid, Inc., a privately held... Read More

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Kensey Nash Announces Acquisition of Assets of MacroPore Biosurgery Business Unit from Cytori Therapeutics

July 16, 2007

EXTON, Pa., June 1 /-- Kensey Nash Corporation (NASDAQ:KNSY) today announced that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of the MacroPore Biosurgery spinal and orthopaedic business unit of Cytori Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:CYTX) for $3.2 million cash. Since 1996, MacroPore Biosurgery has been a leading... Read More

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Marathon Eng. & Env. Services, Aqua Terra, Merger Announced

July 13, 2007

SWEDESBORO, N.J., July 9 / -- Marathon Engineering & Environmental Services, Inc. announced today that it has merged with Aqua Terra, P.A. This merger solidifies Marathon's position as a major engineering and environmental services provider in the Delaware Valley region. With the addition of Aqua Terra, Marathon... Read More

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SAIC Signs Agreement to Acquire Benham Investment Holdings, LLC

July 13, 2007

SAN DIEGO and MCLEAN, Va., July 6 / -- Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE:SAI) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Benham Investment Holdings, LLC (Benham) and its subsidiaries. Benham is an engineering and life-cycle technology implementation firm that serves... Read More