Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Bosch Acquires FHP Manufacturing Company

February 5, 2007

Bosch acquires FHP Manufacturing Company; Acquisition of a U.S. manufacturer of water-source heat pumps; Boost for the promising renewable-energy field Takeover of FHP marks Bosch's entry into attractive U.S. market U.S. heat pump market shows high growth rates FHP generates sales of $51 million with workforce of... Read More

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Superior Essex Announces Agreement to Purchase Nexans' Magnet Wire Operations in Canada and China

February 5, 2007

Updates Outlook for Fourth Quarter 2006 Financial Results ATLANTA, Jan. 30 -- Superior Essex Inc. (NASDAQ:SPSX), one of the largest wire and cable manufacturers in the world, today announced that it has entered into definitive agreements to acquire Nexans' remaining magnet wire operations in China and Canada. The... Read More

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Patrick Industries Acquires Supplier of Industrial Hardwoods Products

February 5, 2007

Deal Expected to be Immediately Accretive to Earnings ELKHART, Ind., Jan. 31 -- Patrick Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:PATK) today announced it has acquired the net assets and business of Phoenix-based American Hardwoods, Inc., a supplier of hardwood products to the industrial markets, for cash financed with borrowings... Read More

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Eaton Completes Purchase of Fine Filtration Business

February 5, 2007

Tue Sep 5, 2006-CLEVELAND ... Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation (NYSE:ETN) today announced it has completed its purchase of the Ronningen-Petter industrial fine filtration business from Dover Resources, Inc. Terms were not disclosed. Dover Resources is a subsidiary of Dover Corporation... Read More

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ARRIS Releases Details of $1.2B Acquisition of TANDBERG Television

February 5, 2007

SUWANEE, Ga., Jan. 15 // -- ARRIS Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARRS) has agreed to launch a public tender offer for TANDBERG Television, one of the world's leading suppliers of digital video and IPTV hardware, software and services for 96 Norwegian Kroner per share, comprised of a mix of cash and newly issued ARRIS shares... Read More

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Baldor Electric Company Announces Completion of Acquisition

February 5, 2007

FORT SMITH, Ark., Jan. 31 -- Baldor Electric Company (NYSE:BEZ) markets, designs, and manufactures industrial electric motors, drives, and generators and is based in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Baldor announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Reliance Electric Company, including Dodge® mechanical and... Read More

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Johnson & Johnson Completes Acquisition of Conor Medsystems, Inc.

February 5, 2007

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Feb. 1 -- Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) today announced the closing of its previously announced acquisition of Conor Medsystems, Inc., a cardiovascular device company with a unique controlled drug delivery technology. "The completion of the acquisition of Conor Medsystems adds an important... Read More

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Caterpillar Remanufacturing Services Expands Product and Service Offering With Acquisition of Remy International Subsidiary Companies

February 5, 2007

Caterpillar's purchase of Franklin Power Products, Inc. and International Fuel Systems, Inc. will provide a strong platform for future remanufacturing growth opportunities. PEORIA, Ill., Jan. 31 -- Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) and Remy International, Inc. announced today that Caterpillar Inc. is acquiring certain... Read More

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Air Products to Acquire Polish Industrial Gas Business from Linde

February 5, 2007

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa. (January 8, 2007) - Air Products (NYSE:APD) today announced it has reached definitive agreement with The Linde Group to acquire the industrial gas business of BOC Gazy Sp z o.o. for 370 million euros ($481 million). The transaction is subject to regulatory approval and customary closing... Read More

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Air Products STB Becomes Wholly Owned Subsidiary of Air Products in Malaysia

February 5, 2007

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa. (January 15, 2007) - Air Products (NYSE:APD) today announced that Air Products STB Sdn Bhd has become its wholly owned subsidiary in Malaysia. The company has completed the acquisition of the remaining 30% equity interest of Air Products STB from its joint venture partner Sitt Tatt Berhad (STB... Read More

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Eaton Acquires Assets from Catalytica Energy Systems Inc.

February 5, 2007

Thu Oct 26, 2006 - CLEVELAND ... Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation (NYSE:ETN) today announced it has acquired the diesel fuel processing technology and associated business assets of Catalytica Energy Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CESI) for $2.4 million. Under the terms of the Asset Purchase Agreement... Read More

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Eaton Completes Acquisition of Schréder-Hazemeyer SA

February 5, 2007

Fri Dec 1, 2006-CLEVELAND ... Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation (NYSE:ETN) today announced it has acquired the remaining 50 percent ownership of Schréder-Hazemeyer (S-H) from Schréder SA for an undisclosed cash amount. Schréder-Hazemeyer is a manufacturer of low and medium voltage electrical... Read More

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Genlyte Group Announces Acquisition of Hanover Lantern Business

February 5, 2007

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Feb. 1 -- The Genlyte Group Incorporated (NASDAQ:GLYT) announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Hanover Lantern, located in Hanover, Pennsylvania. Hanover Lantern is a privately held lighting fixture company servicing the outdoor commercial, decorative, municipal, and residential... Read More

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AMETEK Acquires Southern Aeroparts, Inc.

February 5, 2007

Acquisition Expands Growth Opportunities in Aerospace Aftermarket Dec 13, 2006 Paoli, PA, AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE: AME) has acquired Southern Aeroparts, Inc. ("SAI"), a Tulsa, OK-based provider of third-party maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services to the commercial aerospace industry. The privately held SAI... Read More

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Honeywell Acquires PAS Advanced Process Controls Business

February 5, 2007

Houston, TX - January 30, 2007 - PAS, a leading global supplier of software products and consulting services for the process industries, announced today that it has sold its highly-regarded Advanced Control & Optimization (APC&O) business to Honeywell International. The transaction includes the linear and... Read More

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Watson Wyatt Completes Acquisition of Long-Time Partner in the Netherlands

February 5, 2007

WASHINGTON, Feb. 2 -- Watson Wyatt Worldwide, a leading global consulting firm, today announced the completion of the acquisition of Watson Wyatt Brans & Co., its long-time alliance partner in the Netherlands. "We are pleased to complete the acquisition, as the Netherlands, with its strong defined benefit system... Read More

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Rocket Software Inc. and Seagull Holding N.V. Reach Agreement on Revised Offer Price of euro 4.33 per Share

February 5, 2007

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, ATLANTA, and NEWTON, Mass., Feb. 2 -- Rocket Software and Seagull Software announce that they have reached agreement on a revised offer price of euro 4.33 per share for Rocket Software's intended public offer to acquire 100% of the shares and outstanding stock options of Seagull Holding N.V... Read More

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AAR Acquires Reebaire Aircraft, Inc.

February 5, 2007

WOOD DALE, Ill., Jan. 16-- AAR (NYSE:AIR) today announced that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Reebaire Aircraft, Inc. (Reebaire), a regional aircraft MRO located in Hot Springs, Arkansas. The newly acquired business will operate under the name AAR Aircraft Services - Hot Springs. The acquisition... Read More

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Advanced Medical Optics Acquires WaveFront Sciences

February 5, 2007

SANTA ANA, Calif., Jan. 16-- Advanced Medical Optics, Inc. (AMO) (NYSE:EYE), a global ophthalmic surgical and eye care products company, today announced the acquisition of WaveFront Sciences, Inc., a leading provider of proprietary wavefront diagnostic systems for refractive surgery and medical research. WaveFront... Read More

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Altair to Acquire Controlling Interest in Hicare, Italian Developer of Business Intelligence Software

February 5, 2007

Innovative Database Architecture, Data Analysis and Dashboard Tools Expand Altair's Enterprise Data Management Solution for Business and Engineering TROY, Mich. and TORINO, Italy, Jan. 16-- Altair Engineering, Inc., a leading global provider of technology to strengthen client innovation, today announced it has... Read More