Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Harris Interactive Extends European Capabilities with Acquisition of German Online Market Research Firm MediaTransfer AG

April 12, 2007

LONDON and HAMBURG, Germany, April 2 -- Harris Interactive(R) (Nasdaq: HPOL) has acquired MediaTransfer AG Netresearch & Consulting, a private European online research firm based in Hamburg, Germany which will provide greater access to the $2.2 billion (USD) German market research market. MediaTransfer, founded in... Read More

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Munters Acquires Des Champs Technologies, Experts in Indoor Air Quality and Energy Recovery

April 12, 2007

SAN ANTONIO, April 4: Munters has concluded an agreement to purchase U.S.-based Des Champs Technologies. The company holds a technology-leading position in energy-efficient air treatment solutions, complementing Munters' Commercial Dehumidification product range. Des Champs employs approximately 200 people, and the... Read More

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Commercial Metals Bids to Acquire Second Croatian Mill

April 12, 2007

IRVING, Texas, April 6 : Commercial Metals Company (NYSE:CMC), headquartered in Irving, Texas, announced that its Swiss subsidiary, Commercial Metals International AG (CMI), has submitted a bid to acquire "Zeljezara Split" d.d. Kastel Sucurac (Split) from the Croatian Privatization Fund. Split is an electric arc... Read More

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Deep Down Executes Definitive Agreement to Acquire ElectroWave USA

April 12, 2007

HOUSTON, April 3: Deep Down, Inc. announced today it has completed due diligence and executed a definitive purchase agreement for the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of ElectroWave USA, Inc., a Texas corporation, an electronic monitoring and control systems development company operating in the... Read More

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ERP Vendors XKO Software Ltd and CMS Software Inc to Merge

April 12, 2007

CHERTSEY, Surrey, April 2 -- XKO Software Limited and CMS Software, Inc of Toronto, Canada have agreed to merge, creating a new international force in ERP software. Marlin Equity Partners of Los Angeles, California has provided financial backing to the transaction. The combined business will have sales of over... Read More

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Level 3 Completes Purchase of AT&T Divestiture Assets

April 12, 2007

BROOMFIELD, Colo., April 4: Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:LVLT) today announced that its operating subsidiary has purchased certain assets from AT&T Corporation that were ordered divested as a result of the merger between AT&T and SBC Communications Inc. The acquired assets consist of indefeasible rights of... Read More

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Lilly Announces Completion of Hypnion Acquisition

April 12, 2007

INDIANAPOLIS, April 3: Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY) today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Hypnion, Inc., a privately held neuroscience drug discovery company focused on sleep disorder research. The deal, valued at a total purchase price of $315 million, bolsters Lilly's pipeline with several... Read More

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Leggett & Platt Announces Divestiture of Prime Foam Operations

April 12, 2007

CARTHAGE, Mo., April 3: FORTUNE 500 diversified manufacturer, Leggett & Platt Incorporated, today announced the sale of its Prime Foam operations to Comfort Co., a company controlled by Catterton Partners, a private equity firm based in Greenwich, CT. The sale of this business, with 2006 annual revenue of... Read More

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Land O'Lakes Completes Sale of Cheese & Protein International

April 12, 2007

MINNEAPOLIS, April 2: Land O'Lakes, Inc. announced today the completion of the sale of assets of its Cheese & Protein International (CPI) operations, located in Tulare, Calif., to a US subsidiary of Saputo Inc. The sale includes substantially all of CPI's cheese manufacturing operations and cut-and-wrap operations... Read More

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LSI Completes Merger with Agere Systems

April 12, 2007

MILPITAS, Calif., April 2:LSI Logic Corporation (NYSE:LSI) announced today that it has completed its merger with Agere Systems Inc. (NYSE:AGR), effective April 2, and that it will rename the newly merged company LSI Corporation. The company will continue to trade under the stock symbol LSI on the New York Stock... Read More

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Georgia-Pacific Completes Acquisition of International Paper Wood Products Facilities

April 12, 2007

ATLANTA, April 2 -- Georgia-Pacific LLC today announced that Georgia-Pacific Wood Products South LLC has completed the purchase of five wood products sites from International Paper. Announced last December, the acquisition totaled approximately $237 million, including working capital. "These are value-added... Read More

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Granite Construction Completes Superior Acquisition

April 12, 2007

WATSONVILLE, Calif., April 3 -- Granite Construction Incorporated (NYSE:GVA) announced today the completion of its acquisition of certain assets of The Superior Group of Companies, a Pacific Northwest-based construction materials producer and asphalt paving company. The acquisition closed consistent with the details... Read More

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Racine Federated Announces the Acquisition of the Liquid Vortex Flow Meter Product Line from Asahi/America, Inc

April 11, 2007

Racine, Wisconsin, USA, April 1: Racine Federated Inc. (RFI), President and CEO John E. Erskine and Harry Aiba, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Asahi/America, Inc. of Malden, MA announce the signing of an agreement for the acquisition of the Asahi/America vortex flow meter product lines by Racine Federated... Read More

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Parker Acquires Asian Technology Company Which Produces Critical Elastomer Seals for Precision Markets

April 11, 2007

CLEVELAND, April 3 -- Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE: PH), the world leader in motion and control technologies, today announced the acquisition of Rayco Technologies, an Asian elastomer and seal technology company with compounding, mixing and precision molding capabilities that serves several high-end markets... Read More

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AAR Acquires Brown International

April 11, 2007

WOOD DALE, Ill., April 3 -- AAR (NYSE:AIR) today announced that it has acquired Brown International Corporation (Brown), a privately held defense contractor that provides engineering, design, manufacturing and systems integration services. The acquired business will operate as part of AAR's Structures and Systems... Read More

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Avcorp Acquires Composites Operation

April 11, 2007

VANCOUVER, April 3: Avcorp Industries Inc. (TSX."AVP") is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement to acquire all of the shares of Comtek Advanced Structures Ltd (Comtek), which has expertise in the design and low-cost manufacture of advanced composite aerostructures. "The combined companies would... Read More

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CheckFree Completes Carreker Acquisition

April 11, 2007

ATLANTA, April 2 -- CheckFree Corporation (NASDAQ:CKFR) today announced it has completed its acquisition of Carreker Corporation. Under the terms of the agreement, CheckFree has acquired all of the outstanding shares of Carreker common stock at a price of $8.05 per share, for a total purchase price of approximately... Read More

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AudioCodes Announces Completion of Acquisition of CTI Squared Ltd.

April 11, 2007

LOD, Israel, April 4: AudioCodes, a leading provider of Voice over Packet (VoP) technologies and Voice Network products, today announced the successful completion of its previously announced acquisition of CTI Squared Ltd. ("CTI2"), a leading provider of enhanced messaging and communications platforms deployed... Read More

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ATK to Acquire Swales Aerospace

April 11, 2007

MINNEAPOLIS and BALTIMORE, April 3: Alliant Techsystems (NYSE:ATK) announced today that it intends to acquire Swales Aerospace, a premier provider of satellite components and subsystems, small spacecraft and engineering services for NASA, Department of Defense and commercial satellite customers. The transaction is... Read More

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Andover Medical, Inc. to Acquire Ortho-Medical Products, Inc.

April 11, 2007

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass., April 4: Andover Medical, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: ADOV.OB) , a single source provider of orthopedic, podiatric and urological durable medical equipment ("DME") and incontinence treatment solutions, announced today that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement to acquire Ortho-Medical... Read More