Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

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

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OMRON Finalizes Acquisition of Semiconductor Business Assets from Seiko Epson Subsidiary

April 20, 2007

Tokyo, Japan, Mar 30, 2007 - OMRON Corporation (TSE: 6645; ADR: OMRNY; 'OMRON'), a global leader in automation, sensing and control technology, announced that the preliminary agreement* that it previously reached to acquire the semiconductor business assets of Seiko Epson's consolidated subsidiary, Yasu... Read More

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Beckman Coulter Responds to Biosite Filing

April 19, 2007

Product lines evolve and change; please contact the company for current information. FULLERTON, Calif., April 10: Beckman Coulter, Inc. (NYSE:BEC), a leading developer, manufacturer, and marketer of products that simplify, automate, and innovate complex biomedical testing, today responded to the decision by the... Read More

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Aviall to Acquire Aircraft Brake, Wheel Services Provider Sisu Services Inc.

April 19, 2007

DALLAS, April 13 : Aviall, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA), has reached an agreement to acquire certain assets of Sisu Services Inc., a premier supplier of aircraft brake and wheel services, parts and technical information. Sisu Services, based in Crown Point, Ind., will operate as... Read More

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Deloitte & Touche LLP Acquires TI Consulting

April 19, 2007

WASHINGTON and ELKRIDGE, Md., April 9: Deloitte & Touche LLP ("Deloitte & Touche") has acquired the assets of TI Consulting, a privately held business serving the intelligence community in the implementation of Oracle/PeopleSoft ERP solutions. The addition of TI's team of more than 25 professionals to the Deloitte... Read More

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Environmental Data Resources Inc. Expands its Environmental Information Solutions with Acquisition of iTAG-PARCEL LLC

April 19, 2007

MILFORD, Conn., April 13: Environmental Data Resources Inc. (EDR), the nation's leading provider of environmental information, announced today it has acquired the assets of iTAG-PARCEL LLC from Jacques Whitford, an international environmental and engineering firm. iTAG-PARCEL is best known for developing PARCEL, a... Read More

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Equitable Resources Receives State Approval of Utility Acquisition, Prepares to Challenge Federal Trade Commission's Interference

April 19, 2007

PITTSBURGH, April 13: While welcoming the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission's (PUC) order approving its acquisition of Dominion Peoples, Equitable Resources Inc. (NYSE:EQT) announced it will challenge the Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) intrusion into a state utility issue -- an intrusion that is robbing... Read More

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Equifax and TALX Proposed Merger Registration Statement Declared Effective

April 19, 2007

ATLANTA and ST. LOUIS, April 9: Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) and TALX Corporation (NASDAQ:TALX) today announced that the Securities and Exchange Commission has declared effective the S-4 Registration Statement concerning their planned merger. The S-4 filing contains the Prospectus/Proxy Statement for the previously... Read More

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To Support Its Growth Ambitions, Air Liquide Widens Its Technological Capacity With The Purchase Of Lurgi

April 18, 2007

Air Liquide announces the acquisition of the engineering firm Lurgi, which is owned by Global Engineering Alliance (GEA Group AG), based on an equity value of approximately 550 million euros, which is equivalent to an enterprise value of 200 million euros after including the assumption of Lurgi's cash position as... Read More

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Cleaning Technologies Group, LLC Acquires from GE Osmonics' Division

April 18, 2007

Cincinnati OH / Minnetonka, MN - Cleaning Technologies Group, LLC. (CTG) today announced that its Ransohoff business unit has reached an agreement in principal with General Electric (GE) Osmonics Division to acquire the exclusive rights to design, manufacture, sell and support the full line of the WasteWizard... Read More

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Trinity Industries, Inc. Announces Construction Products Acquisition

April 17, 2007

DALLAS, April 5: Trinity Industries, Inc. (NYSE:TRN) announced today that its subsidiary, Transit Mix Concrete & Materials Company, has acquired a combined group of East Texas asphalt, ready mix concrete and aggregates businesses operating under the name Armor Materials. The businesses were owned by a common group... Read More

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Sierra Proto Express Acquires PC Boards Inc.

April 17, 2007

Sunnyvale, CA-Ken Bahl, president of Sierra Proto Express announced the acquisition of PC Boards Inc. in Chanute, Kansas. "PC Boards has everything we need to actualize our future growth plans," stated Bahl. "They represent a perfect complement to what we do in Sunnyvale. We handle high- technology, small-volume... Read More

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Wyeth Completes Purchase of Wyeth K.K. Japan

April 16, 2007

MADISON, N.J., April 3 -- Wyeth (NYSE:WYE) today announced the purchase of the final 20 percent stake of Wyeth K.K. (WKK), from Takeda Pharmaceuticals Company Limited (Takeda), bringing Wyeth's ownership interest in WKK to 100 percent. Wyeth entered into an Equity Transfer Agreement with Takeda in May 2003... Read More

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Telanetix Acquires Leading Audio Visual Integrators and Expands Telepresence Offering

April 16, 2007

Acquisition Adds Custom Telepresence Capabilities and Incremental Revenue Opportunities SAN DIEGO, April 4 /Telanetix, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: TNXI) , a leading developer of telepresence solutions, announced today that it has acquired two leading audio visual integrators; Union Labor Force One (ULF) and Audio... Read More

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West Fraser Completes Acquisition of U.S. Lumber Business

April 16, 2007

VANCOUVER, March 31 -- West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. (TSX: WFT) announced today that, further to its news releases of November 29, 2006 and January 4, 2007, it has completed its acquisition of 13 sawmills located in the southern United States from International Paper Company (NYSE: IP). The business will be operated... Read More

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ROFIN-SINAR Acquires 100% of Corelase Oy, a Specialist in Semiconductor, Optics and Fiber Technology

April 16, 2007

PLYMOUTH, Mich. and HAMBURG, Germany, April 2: 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 it has acquired 100% of the common stock of Corelase Oy, based in Tampere... Read More

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Beckman Coulter Reaffirms Commitment to Acquire Biosite

April 16, 2007

Product lines evolve and change; please contact the company for current information. With Regulatory Filings Submitted, and Tender Offer Commenced, Proposed Acquisition Proceeding as Planned; To Close in the Next 30 Days FULLERTON, Calif. -- Beckman Coulter, Inc. (NYSE:BEC), a leading developer, manufacturer, and... Read More

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Corporation Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire Composix Co.

April 16, 2007

SUNSHINE, Fla., April 5 -- Ceramic Protection Corporation ("CPC" or "the Corporation"), a leading manufacturer and distributor of advanced ballistic protective products, announced today that it has recently signed a non-binding Letter of Intent to acquire Composix Co. of Newark, Ohio. The transaction is subject to... Read More