Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

MAG Industrial Automation Systems Continues Portfolio Expansion Agreement to Acquire Boehringer from IWKA Signed

February 21, 2007

STERLING HEIGHTS, MICHIGAN - Nov 27: MAG Industrial Automation Systems (MAG-IAS) announced it signed a contract November 22, 2006 to acquire the Boehringer group of companies from IWKA. The parties have agreed not to disclose the terms of the transaction and hope to complete the acquisition by year end, subject to... Read More

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Chemtura Announces Intent to Acquire Kaufman Holdings

February 21, 2007

Chemtura to Gain Strong Positions in High-Growth Lubricants for CFC-Free Refrigeration Compressors and High-Purity Synthetic Lubricants MIDDLEBURY, Conn. & FORDS, N.J.-- Dec. 21, 2006--Chemtura Corporation (NYSE: CEM) and Kaufman Holdings Corporation announced today that they have signed a letter of intent for... Read More

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Hill International Completes Acquisition of James R. Knowles (Holdings) PLC

February 21, 2007

MARLTON, N.J.-- Sept. 1, 2006--Hill International (Nasdaq:HINT), the worldwide construction consulting firm, announced today that its offer for all of the issued share capital of James R. Knowles (Holdings) PLC (LSE:JRK.L), has been declared unconditional in all respects. Hill now owns 20,431,031, or approximately... Read More

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Solutia Reaches Agreement in Principle to Purchase Akzo Nobel's 50 Percent Stake in Flexsys Joint Venture

February 21, 2007

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 15, 2006 -- Solutia Inc. (OTCBB:SOLUQ), a leading manufacturer and provider of interlayers for laminated glass, aftermarket window films, specialty chemicals and an integrated family of nylon products, today announced it has reached an agreement in principle to purchase Akzo Nobel N.V.'s stake in... Read More

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ConocoPhillips and EnCana Complete Transaction

February 21, 2007

HOUSTON, Jan. 3, 2007 --- ConocoPhillips [NYSE:COP and EnCana Corporation [TSX/NYSE:ECA today announced that they have closed their previously announced transaction to create an integrated North American oil business consisting of two 50/50 operating partnerships -- one Canadian upstream partnership and one U.S... Read More

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Ecolab Expands UK Textile Care Business

February 21, 2007

ST. PAUL, Minn.-- Sept. 1, 2006--Ecolab Inc. announced it has purchased Powles Hunt & Sons International Ltd's UK commercial laundry business from Quill International Group. Powles Hunt is a leading supplier of professional laundry products in the United Kingdom with annual sales of approximately $5 million. No... Read More

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GlaxoSmithKline Successfully Completes Tender Offer for Shares of PRAECIS PHARMACEUTICALS

February 21, 2007

PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, Feb. 16 -- GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE:GSK) announced today the successful completion of the tender offer by its wholly owned subsidiary Pilgrim Acquisition Corporation (PAC) for shares of common stock (including the associated preferred stock purchase rights) of PRAECIS PHARMACEUTICALS... Read More

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LSI Logic to Acquire SiliconStor, Inc. to Expand SAS and SATA Storage Solutions Portfolio

February 21, 2007

MILPITAS, Calif., Feb. 16 -- LSI Logic Corporation (NYSE:LSI) today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire SiliconStor, Inc., a privately held company that provides silicon solutions for enterprise storage networks. SiliconStor is headquartered in Fremont, Calif. and has approximately 30... Read More

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ConocoPhillips and EnCana to Create Integrated North American Heavy Oil Business

February 20, 2007

Production from Foster Creek and Christina Lake expected to reach 400,000 BPD by 2015; Heavy oil processing capacity at Wood River and Borger refineries to be expanded to 550,000 BPD by 2015 HOUSTON, Oct. 5, 2006 --- ConocoPhillips [NYSE:COP and EnCana Corporation [TSX/NYSE:ECA have entered into an agreement to... Read More

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Baldor Completes the Purchase of Dodge and Reliance Electric from Rockwell Automation

February 20, 2007

February 17, 2007 Fort Smith, Arkansas based Baldor Electric Company announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Power Systems, a division of Rockwell Automation. Power Systems consisted of Dodge mechanical power transmission products and Reliance Electric motors, and is located in Greenville, South... Read More

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Charter Manufacturing Announces European Acquisition Under Milwaukee Wire Products Division

February 20, 2007

England's Valve Train Components will enhance Milwaukee Wire Products and Charter Manufacturing's position as a global supplier Acquisition complements existing offices in the U.S., Europe, Japan and manufacturing facilities in Canada and the U.S. MILWAUKEE, Wis., USA - Charter Manufacturing Company of Mequon... Read More

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Sunbelt Rentals Completes Acquisition of NationsRent

February 20, 2007

CHARLOTTE, N.C.-- Sept. 1, 2006--Sunbelt Rentals, Inc., one of the leading US equipment rental companies serving the commercial construction and industrial markets, today announced the completion of the acquisition by merger of NationsRent Companies, Inc. The acquisition, valued at over $1 billion, of NationsRent... Read More

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Unifin Acquires GE Heat Transfer

February 19, 2007

Providing RCP(TM) coolers for effective, reliable performance in demanding application London, Ontario - Unifin, a world-leading supplier of cooling equipment and transformer oil pumps and valves to the Power Generation and Power Transformer industries, announces the completion of its GE Heat Transfer acquisition... Read More

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Yankee Group Acquires Trendsmedia, Inc.

February 16, 2007

Acquisition Expands Yankee Group Reach in Global Connectivity Change BOSTON-- Sept. 15, 2006--Yankee Group Research Inc. today announced that it acquired Trendsmedia, Inc., a premier integrated media firm serving emerging technology markets. The acquisition will accelerate Yankee Group's growth and expand its reach... Read More

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EDO Completes Acquisition of IST; Consolidates Intelligence-Related Operations

February 16, 2007

NEW YORK-- Sept. 15, 2006--EDO Corporation (NYSE: EDO) today completed the acquisition of Impact Science & Technology Inc (IST), a privately-held company that provides Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) systems and analysis support to the intelligence community, and advanced countermeasures and electronic-attack systems... Read More

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Munters Acquires Market Leading Portable Heater Manufacturer SIAL S.p.A

February 16, 2007

STOCKHOLM, Sweden-- Munters (STO:MTRS) has concluded an agreement to purchase the European market leading manufacturer of portable heaters, so called spot heaters, for use in commercial, industrial and agricultural applications. Located in Mondovi, South of Turin, Italy, SIAL also manufactures and sells evaporative... Read More

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US LEC and PAETEC Prepared for Merger

February 16, 2007

S-4 Registration Statement Declared Effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission; Stockholders' Meetings Set for February 28, 2007 CHARLOTTE, N.C. and FAIRPORT, N.Y., Feb. 8 -- US LEC CORP. ("US LEC") (NASDAQ:CLEC) and privately owned PAETEC CORP. ("PAETEC") today announced that the Securities and Exchange... Read More

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Freescale Semiconductor Reaches Agreement with Private Equity Consortium in $17.6 Billion Transaction; Freescale Stockholders Offered $40 per Share in Cash

February 16, 2007

AUSTIN, Texas-- Sept. 15, 2006--Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. (NYSE: FSL) (NYSE: FSL.B), a global leader in the design and manufacture of embedded semiconductors for wireless, networking, automotive, consumer and industrial markets, announced today that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement to be... Read More

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Zimmer Holdings, Inc. Announces Agreement to Acquire Endius, Inc., A Leader in Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery

February 15, 2007

WARSAW, Ind., Feb. 9 /-- Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ZMH) and Endius, Inc., a privately held Massachusetts company, announced today that Zimmer has agreed to acquire Endius in a cash transaction. Under the agreement, Endius will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Zimmer. Zimmer says it expects the transaction to... Read More

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Atex, the World's Leading Developer of Software Solutions for the Media Industry, Acquires Mactive

February 15, 2007

READING, England, Feb 12: Atex (www.atex.com), the world's leading developer of software solutions for the media industry, has today announced that it has acquired Mactive. Mactive, with 108 employees, provides software development, sales and support for the newspaper and magazine publishing industry from offices... Read More