Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Tyco International to Acquire AbsorbaTack(TM) Technology From Sorbx LLC

May 8, 2007

PEMBROKE, Bermuda, April 23 / -- Tyco International Ltd. (NYSE:TYC) today announced that Tyco Healthcare's Surgical Devices business has acquired Sorbx LLC's AbsorbaTack(TM) product and related assets. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Sorbx, a privately-held business located in Jacksonville, Florida... Read More

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Cooper Industries Announces the Acquisition of MadahCom, Inc.

May 8, 2007

Industry-leading manufacturer of wireless Mass Notification Systems for military, commercial and industrial locations HOUSTON, May 1, 2007 -- Cooper Industries, Ltd. (NYSE:CBE) today announced the acquisition of MadahCom, Inc. for $43 million. MadahCom, based in Florida, is a privately owned manufacturer of secure... Read More

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Alcoa to Offer to Acquire Alcan for US$73.25 Per Share in Cash and Stock

May 8, 2007

US$33 Billion Transaction Will Create a Premier Global Aluminum Company with Enhanced Growth Opportunities Annual Cost Synergies Expected to be Approximately US$1 Billion Combined Company Will Have Dual Head Offices in Montreal and New York MONTREAL & NEW YORK--Alcoa Inc. (NYSE: AA) announced today that it will... Read More

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Kinetek Acquires Custom Motor Manufacturer, Howell Electric

May 8, 2007

Deerfield, IL, April 30, 2007 Kinetek, a global leader in the design and manufacture of motors and controls for a variety of industrial and commercial applications, has announced the acquisition of Howell Electric Motors, a leading producer of AC motors and gear motors for the commercial floor care and restaurant... Read More

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Symon Communications Announces Acquisition of Message-Link

May 8, 2007

Expands Symon Digital Signage Presence into the Hospitality Industry PLANO, Texas, April 23 -- Symon Communications, a global provider of real-time digital communications solutions announced today that it has acquired Message-Link, headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, a leading global provider of visual... Read More

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Preformed Line Products Expands Its Presence Into Central Europe With the Acquisition of BELOS S.A.

May 8, 2007

MAYFIELD VILLAGE, Ohio, April 23 / -- Preformed Line Products (PLP) today announced an agreement to acquire 84% of BELOS S.A., a manufacturer of fittings and equipment for power utility and mining applications based in Central Europe. The acquisition will strengthen PLP's platform in Europe while enhancing its... Read More

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Poly-Pacific International Inc. Acquires 100% Control

May 7, 2007

BURNABY, BC, April 20 / -- Poly-Pacific International Inc. ("Poly-Pacific" or the "Company") (TSX-V: "PMB"; OTCBB: "PLYPF"; Berlin: "A0LGDN"; Frankfurt: "POZ") is pleased to announce the successful negotiation with Poly-Ran Reclamation Inc. to acquire its 30% interest in the McAdoo Lane Landfill Site located near... Read More

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Netsmart Technologies Acquires Behavioral Health Assets of MainTree Systems

May 7, 2007

GREAT RIVER, N.Y., April 23: Netsmart Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise-wide software and services for health and human services organizations, today announced that it has acquired the behavioral health assets of MainTree Systems. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. MainTree Systems, a... Read More

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Oracle Buys Lodestar

May 7, 2007

Extends Oracle's Leadership in Utilities REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., April 24 / -- Oracle today announced that it has agreed to acquire Lodestar Corporation, a leading provider of meter data management and competitive energy solutions for the utilities industry. The combination of Lodestar's complementary products with... Read More

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Varian Medical Systems Signs Agreement to Acquire Bio-Imaging Research; Acquisition to Strengthen Varian's Security and Inspection Product Offerings

May 7, 2007

PALO ALTO, Calif., April 25: Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Bio-Imaging Research, Inc. (BIR), a privately-held supplier of X-ray imaging products for security and inspection. The acquisition will enable Varian to offer security and inspections customers... Read More

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NetEnrich Announces Acquisition of Luminalto to Become a Leading Provider of IT Infrastructure Management and Optimization Services

May 7, 2007

SAN FRANCISCO, April 23 : GARTNER SYMPOSIUM/ITxpo -- NetEnrich, a leading provider of award winning Virtual Private Management (VPM) technologies and services for remote site IT infrastructure management, today announced the acquisition of Luminalto, a leading provider of IT infrastructure management and... Read More

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Motorola to Acquire Terayon Communication Systems

May 7, 2007

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. and SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 23: Motorola, Inc. (NYSE:MOT) and Terayon Communication Systems, Inc. (Pink Sheets: TERN.PK) today announced that the two companies have signed a definitive merger agreement, under which Motorola will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Terayon's common stock for... Read More

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Novadaq Acquires Portfolio of Fluorescence Endoscopy Patents from Xillix

May 7, 2007

TORONTO, April 23 / -- Novadaq® Technologies Inc. (TSX: NDQ), a developer of real-time medical imaging systems and image guided therapies for the operating room, announced today that it has entered into an asset purchase agreement to acquire certain business assets of Xillix Technologies Corp. (Richmond, British... Read More

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Coherent, Inc. Acquires Nuvonyx, Inc.

May 4, 2007

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 24 -- Coherent, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHR) today announced that it has acquired privately held Nuvonyx, Inc., (Saint Louis, MO). Nuvonyx is a technology leader in high-power (powers in excess of 1 Kilowatt) laser diode components, arrays, and industrial laser systems for materials processing and... Read More

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Foster-Miller Acquires Two Pittsburgh Robotics Companies

May 4, 2007

WALTHAM, Mass., April 23 -- Foster-Miller, Inc., a QinetiQ North America company, today announced it has purchased Pittsburgh-based robotics companies Automatika, Inc., and Applied Perception, Inc. The transaction will close upon receipt of appropriate government regulatory approvals. "Both Automatika and Applied... Read More

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Finch, Pruyn Shareholders Approve Sale to Finch Paper Holdings LLC

May 4, 2007

GLENS FALLS, N.Y., April 24 -- Finch, Pruyn & Co., Inc., today announced that the company's shareholders have voted to accept an offer from Finch Paper Holdings LLC (formerly Atlas Paper Resources LLC) to purchase all of the company's assets, including its pulp and paper manufacturing facilities in Glens Falls and... Read More

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KEMET Announces the Decisions from the Evox Rifa Group Oyj Annual General Meeting

May 4, 2007

GREENVILLE, S.C., April 23 / -- KEMET Corporation (NYSE:KEM) today announced the final decisions from the Annual General Meeting of Evox Rifa Group Oyj ("Evox Rifa") held in Helsinki, Finland, on April 23, 2007. As previously announced, KEMET Electronics Corporation ("KEMET"), a wholly owned direct subsidiary of... Read More

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BT to Acquire Comsat International

May 4, 2007

Latin American acquisition to improve BT's global reach LONDON, April 20 / -- BT has announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Comsat International, a leading provider of data communication services for corporations and public sector organizations in Latin America. The acquisition of Comsat... Read More

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Constellation Energy Partners Closes Acquisition of Coalbed Methane Properties in Kansas and Oklahoma

May 4, 2007

BALTIMORE, April 23 -- Constellation Energy Partners LLC (NYSE Arca: CEP) today announced that it has closed its previously announced acquisition of certain coalbed methane properties from EnergyQuest Resources LP, a Quantum Energy Partners III LP, portfolio company, for an aggregate purchase price of approximately... Read More

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Power Distribution, Inc. Acquired By Bertram Capital

May 4, 2007

Power Distribution, Inc. acquired by Bertram Capital Virginia company acquired by California private equity group RICHMOND, VA; May 1, 2007 -- Power Distribution, Inc. (PDI), the largest independent designer, manufacturer and servicer of a full spectrum of mission-critical power distribution, power monitoring and... Read More