Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

CorVu Enters into Definitive Merger Agreement with Rocket Software, Inc.

March 6, 2007

CorVu to be Acquired for $0.40 Per Share of Common Stock MINNEAPOLIS, March 5 -- CorVuĀ® Corporation (BULLETIN BOARD: CRVU) , an innovative provider of Business Intelligence and Performance Management software solutions, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Rocket Software, Inc. and... Read More

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Panasonic partners with Cogiscan for RFID smart feeders

March 6, 2007

Bromont, Canada - Panasonic Factory Solutions Company of America and Cogiscan are pleased to announce their new partnership. The first step of this collaboration is based on the development of an RFID smart feeder kit for the IPAC machine. This new kit will be shown at the Panasonic booth #2521 at APEX in Los... Read More

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Humana Completes Purchase of DefenseWeb® Technologies, Inc.

March 6, 2007

Acquisition Complements Department of Defense Business Initiatives LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 2 /-- Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) announced today that it has completed its acquisition of California-based DefenseWeb Technologies, Inc. This transaction will assist Humana's subsidiary, Humana Military Healthcare Services... Read More

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Commercial Metals Company to Buy Assets of Nicholas J. Bouras, Inc. and Affiliates in Expansion of CMC Joist Operations

March 6, 2007

IRVING, Texas, March 5 -- Commercial Metals Company (NYSE:CMC), headquartered in Irving, Texas, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase substantially all the operating assets of Nicholas J. Bouras, Inc., United Steel Deck, Inc., The New Columbia Joist Company, and ABA Trucking... Read More

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Fluke Corporation Acquires DH Instruments, Inc.

March 6, 2007

Pressure and gas flow calibration leader expands Fluke's line of precision measurement products and services EVERETT, WA -- Fluke Corporation, a worldwide leader in portable, professional electronic test tools, today announced the acquisition of DH Instruments, Inc (DHI). DHI is an industry leading manufacturer of... Read More

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Acquisition Gives Pflow's Product Line A Lift

March 5, 2007

Pflow Industries, Inc., the leading manufacturer of vertical conveyors designed to transport materials between two or more levels, has purchased The Langley Manufacturing Company located in Victor, New York. According to Ted Ruehl, President of Pflow, "this is a natural product line extension as Langley has been... Read More

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Roper Industries Acquires Dynisco, Leading Provider of Highly Engineered Sensors and Software Used in Testing, Measurement and Control Applications

March 5, 2007

Duluth, Georgia, December 15, 2006...Roper Industries, Inc. (NYSE: ROP) today announced that it has acquired Dynisco LLC from Audax Group for $243 million. Headquartered in Franklin, Massachusetts with facilities in the United States, Germany and a new facility in Malaysia, Dynisco is a leading global supplier of... Read More

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API Electronics Group and Rubincon Ventures Announce Closing of Merger And Commencement of Trading as API Nanotronics

March 5, 2007

New York, NY November 6, 2006 - API Electronics Group Corp. ("API") (OTCBB: AEGCF) and Rubincon Ventures, Inc. ("Rubincon") (OTCBB: RBCV) today announced that, further to the news release issued on November 1, 2006, the merger of the two companies has received regulatory approval and has now closed. As previously... Read More

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Laird Technologies Acquires Supercool

March 5, 2007

Acquisition Helps Build Thermoelectric Module Product Line ST. LOUIS, MO. USA - (December 6, 2006) - Laird Technologies, the world's leading designer and manufacturer of antenna solutions, electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding products, telematics and thermal management solutions, today announced the... Read More

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Laird Technologies Acquires Steward, Inc. and Its Subsidiaries

March 5, 2007

ST. LOUIS, MO. USA - (December 6, 2006) - Laird Technologies, the world's leading designer and manufacturer of antenna solutions, electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding products, telematics and thermal management solutions, today announced the acquisition of Steward, Inc. and its subsidiaries for $52.5... Read More

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Stewart & Stevenson Announces Acquisition of Crown Energy Technologies

March 5, 2007

HOUSTON, Feb. 27 -- Stewart & Stevenson LLC announced today the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Crown Energy Technologies, Inc. and subsidiaries. The purchase price was not disclosed. Headquartered in Calgary with multiple U.S. operations, Crown is a leading manufacturer of drilling, well... Read More

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Loading Automation, Inc. and Joloda / Hydraroll Ltd. Acquire Advanced Handling Systems (AHS), a Division of Morgan Truck Body, LLC

March 2, 2007

Dec. 20, 2006 WILMINGTON, N.C., Dec. 20 -- Loading Automation, Inc., a global leader in automated trailer loading systems, is proud to announce the acquisition of Advanced Handling Systems (AHS), a division of Morgan Truck Body, LLC (previously Morgan Corp.), creating a strategic alliance between the two... Read More

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Sekisui Voltek, LLC Acquires Youngbo America and Expands Capacity of North American

March 2, 2007

Production of XLPE and XLPP Roll Products to Meet Growing Demand LAWRENCE, Mass. (July 14, 2006) - Sekisui Voltek, LLC, a U. S. subsidiary of Sekisui Chemical Co. Ltd of Tokyo Japan (Sekisui Japan) has acquired 100% of the stock of Youngbo America, Inc., a California Corporation, from Youngbo Chemical Co., Ltd of... Read More

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3M Completes Acquisition of Nylonge Corp.

March 2, 2007

ST. PAUL, Minn--3M announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Nylonge Corp., a global provider of household cleaning products including cellulose sponges, scrub sponges and household wipes. Nylonge operations will remain in Elyria, Ohio. This acquisition expands 3M's global manufacturing capabilities... Read More

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JDSU to Acquire Picolight

March 2, 2007

Enhances JDSU's Position in High-Growth Pluggable Optics Market MILPITAS, Calif., Feb. 27 -- JDSU (NASDAQ:JDSU), a leading enabler of broadband and optical innovation, today announced a definitive agreement to acquire Picolight, Inc., a leading designer and manufacturer of optical pluggable transceivers. The... Read More

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CDC Software Acquires MVI Technology, a Leading Provider of Real-Time Performance Management (RPM) Solutions

March 2, 2007

Profitable company is accretive addition to CDC Software and provides expertise and production monitoring solutions to complement Ross ERP and SCM solutions ATLANTA, BIRMINGHAM UK, October 9, 2006-CDC Software, a wholly owned subsidiary of CDC Corporation (NASDAQ: CHINA) and a provider of enterprise software... Read More

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3M to Acquire Biotrace International PLC

March 2, 2007

ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M and Biotrace International PLC announced today an offer to acquire the entire issued and to be issued share capital of Biotrace International PLC, a Bridgend, UK-based manufacturer and supplier of industrial microbiology products whose shares are listed on the London Stock... Read More

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3M Acquires Developer of 3-D Imaging Technology for Digital Dentistry, Brontes Technologies Inc.

March 2, 2007

ST. PAUL, Minn.----3M today acquired Brontes Technologies Inc., a Lexington, Mass.-based developer of proprietary 3-D intraoral imaging technology for $95 million in cash. The acquisition adds to 3M's oral care business proprietary intraoral scanning technology that enables capturing 3-D digital dental impressions... Read More

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Umicore Invests in Korean Electronic Materials Company

March 2, 2007

Umicore today signed an agreement at the Seoul Stock Exchange to acquire a minority stake in Duksan Hi-Metal Co. Ltd. (Duksan). Duksan is a publicly-traded company based in Ulsan, South Korea, and specializes in materials for electronic packaging applications. Through the agreement Umicore will acquire a 14% stake... Read More

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3M Reaches Agreements to Sell its Pharmaceuticals Business

March 2, 2007

ST. PAUL, Minn.----3M (NYSE:MMM) announced today that it has entered into agreements to sell its global branded pharmaceuticals business for approximately $2.1 billion in the following regions: o Graceway Pharmaceuticals Inc. has agreed to acquire 3M's pharmaceutical operations in the United States, Canada, and... Read More