Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Atlas Copco Has Completed the Acquisition of Rodcraft

March 9, 2007

STOCKHOLM, Sweden -- Atlas Copco Holding GmbH (STO:ATCOA) (STO:ATCOB) has completed the acquisition of Rodcraft Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH, Germany, and all its subsidiary companies. The Rodcraft Group of companies has an annual revenue of approximately MSEK 208 (MEUR 23) and 78 employees in 2006. Rodcraft Group... Read More

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W. L. GORE & Associates Acquires Amesil

March 8, 2007

Purchase expands product offerings to the biopharmaceutical market NEWARK, Del., Feb. 28 -- W. L. Gore & Associates today announced it has acquired Amesil, a privately held, US-based provider of non- reactive fluid transport, containment and sampling solutions to the pharmaceutical and bioprocess markets. Amesil... Read More

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Nano Chemical Systems Holdings to Merge with SolarDiesel

March 8, 2007

Company Is Positioned to Become Largest Biodiesel Producer With 45 Million Gallon Per Year Plant SEAFORD, Del., March 7 -- Nano Chemical Systems Holdings, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: NCSH) , announced today plans to merge with SolarDiesel, Inc. a biodiesel manufacturing and distribution operations. The transaction has... Read More

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Vitria Stockholders Approve Merger

March 8, 2007

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 5: Vitria Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:VITR) announced that, at a Special Meeting of Stockholders held today, March 5, 2007, the stockholders of Vitria approved the Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of September 20, 2006, among Innovation Technology Group, Inc., ITG Acquisition, Inc., a... Read More

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Hanson Pipe & Precast Acquires Price Brothers Company

March 8, 2007

Acquisition Expands Company's Presence in the Concrete Pressure Pipe Market IRVING, Texas, March 6 -- Hanson Pipe & Precast today announced the purchase of all outstanding shares of Price Brothers Company, a Dayton, Ohio - based manufacturer of concrete pressure pipe. Acquisition of the Price Brothers Company... Read More

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Wenzel's Strategic Global Expansion Continues With the Acquisition of Xspect Solutions, Inc.

March 8, 2007

WIXOM, Mich., Mar. 5: Wenzel GmbH of Germany, the world's 4th largest manufacturer of Coordinate Measuring Machines (CMM) has acquired Xspect Solutions, Inc. of Wixom, Michigan, USA. Xspect Solutions has been the distribution partner of Wenzel in North America since its formation in 2002, and has been the Wenzel... Read More

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Curtiss-Wright Announces Purchase of TechSwan, Inc

March 8, 2007

Stress Wave Analysis Technology for Critical Equipment Monitoring ROSELAND, N.J. - September 5, 2006 - Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE: CW) announced today that it has acquired the assets and certain liabilities of TechSwan, Inc. (dba Swantech) of Fort Lauderdale, FL for $3.6 million. Swantech has developed... Read More

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CoorsTek Acquires Gaiser Tool Company

March 8, 2007

CoorsTek expands micro-component capabilities and Asian presence with purchase of high-quality semiconductor bonding tool manufacturer. Ventura, California, January 3, 2007 -CoorsTek, Inc., a large technical ceramics supplier and manufacturer of critical components for high-technology markets, today officially... Read More

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Audiovox Announces Acquisition of OEHLBACH Kabel GmbH

March 7, 2007

Well-known Accessory company to compliment European Consumer Electronics Operation HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., March 5 -- Audiovox Corporation (NASDAQ:VOXX), announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Audiovox German Holdings GmbH, has completed the acquisition of OEHLBACH Kabel GmbH, a European market leader in the... Read More

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Bushwick Metals Acquires Koons Steel

March 7, 2007

BUTLER, Pa., March 2 -- Bushwick Metals, Inc. of Bridgeport, Connecticut, has acquired Koons Steel, Inc., according to Rick Perlen, Bushwick Metals president. The transaction was finalized on March 2, 2007. The new company will be called Bushwick-Koons Steel. Founded in 1935 by Frank Koons Sr., the firm is a... Read More

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Agreement to Sell KMI to Investor Group Receives Approval From Three State Regulatory Commissions

March 7, 2007

HOUSTON, March 2: Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI) today announced that state regulatory utility commissions in Colorado, Nebraska and Wyoming have approved the proposed acquisition of KMI by investors including Chairman and CEO Richard D. Kinder, other senior members of KMI management, co-founder Bill Morgan, current... Read More

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Lilly Announces Acquisition of Hypnion

March 7, 2007

Deal Will Bolster Lilly's Sleep Disorder Research With Promising Insomnia Compound INDIANAPOLIS, and LEXINGTON, Mass., March 5 -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY) and Hypnion, Inc. today announced that they have signed a definitive merger agreement whereby Lilly will acquire Hypnion, a privately held neuroscience... Read More

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Bridgetech Acquires Controlling Interest in ECash, Inc. for Its Domestic Operation

March 7, 2007

SAN DIEGO, March 5 -- Bridgetech Holdings International Inc., a company focused on maximizing the potential of emerging healthcare products and services in China, announces the purchase of a controlling interest in ECash, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: ECSI) through the merger of our wholly owned subsidiary, Clarity Imaging... Read More

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Hella Acquires German-Based Enko Automotive

March 7, 2007

PLYMOUTH TWP., Mich., March 5 -- Hella KGaA Hueck & Co., a global tier-one supplier of automotive lighting and electronic equipment, has purchased Enko Automotive GmbH. Based in Schortens, Germany, Enko Automotive is a developer of sensor and body electronics hardware and software for the automotive industry. Enko... Read More

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GlassHouse Technologies, Inc. Expands Global Reach With Acquisition of MBI and Integrity Systems

March 7, 2007

Acquisition Enables GlassHouse to Offer Expanded IT Transformation Services in Database and Server Environments, Opens New Opportunities in Middle Eastern Markets FRAMINGHAM, Mass., March 5 -- GlassHouse Technologies, the global leader in independent storage services, today announced it has acquired MBI and its... Read More

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Merrill Corporation Announces Acquisition of Lextranet®

March 7, 2007

Web-based Technology and Industry Leadership Enhance Existing Legal Solutions ST. PAUL, Minn., March 1 -- Merrill Corporation, a leading global provider of technology-enabled services for the legal, financial, real estate and other corporate markets, today announced the acquisition of Lextranet®, a leading provider... Read More

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Gray Energy Services Announces Acquisition of Falcon Wireline, LLC

March 7, 2007

Strategic Acquisition in Oklahoma Panhandle Region Expands Gray's Presence in Cased-Hole Wireline Industry FORT WORTH, Texas, March 1 -- Gray Wireline Service, Inc., a subsidiary of Gray Energy Services LLC, completed the acquisition of Falcon Wireline, LLC. Falcon is a leading provider of cased-hole wireline... Read More

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Oracle Buys Enterprise Performance Management Leader Hyperion

March 7, 2007

12,000 Companies Use Hyperion Software Including 91 of the Fortune 100 REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., March 1 -- Oracle (NASDAQ:ORCL) today announced that it has agreed to buy Hyperion Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:HYSL), a leading global provider of performance management software solutions, through a cash tender offer... Read More

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Donaldson Company Acquires Aerospace Filtration Systems, Inc.

March 7, 2007

MINNEAPOLIS, March 1 -- Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE:DCI) announced today that it has acquired 100 percent of the shares of Aerospace Filtration Systems, Inc. ("AFS") from Westar Aerospace and Defense Group, Inc. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. AFS, based in St. Charles, Mo., is the industry leader... Read More

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RPM's Rust-Oleum Acquires Tor Coatings Limited

March 7, 2007

MEDINA, Ohio, March 2 : RPM International Inc. (NYSE:RPM) announced today that its subsidiary, Rust-Oleum Corporation ("Rust-Oleum"), has acquired Tor Coatings Limited ("Tor"), a leading manufacturer and marketer of specialty coatings in the United Kingdom. Terms were not disclosed. Tor is based in Birtley... Read More