Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

3M Acquires Developer of 3-D Imaging Technology for Digital Dentistry, Brontes Technologies Inc.

March 2, 2007

ST. PAUL, Minn.----3M today acquired Brontes Technologies Inc., a Lexington, Mass.-based developer of proprietary 3-D intraoral imaging technology for $95 million in cash. The acquisition adds to 3M's oral care business proprietary intraoral scanning technology that enables capturing 3-D digital dental impressions... Read More

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3M Reaches Agreements to Sell its Pharmaceuticals Business

March 2, 2007

ST. PAUL, Minn.----3M (NYSE:MMM) announced today that it has entered into agreements to sell its global branded pharmaceuticals business for approximately $2.1 billion in the following regions: o Graceway Pharmaceuticals Inc. has agreed to acquire 3M's pharmaceutical operations in the United States, Canada, and... Read More

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ITW Performance Polymers Acquires Franklynn Industries

March 2, 2007

DANVERS, MA - ITW Performance Polymers, an Illinois Tool Works company, has acquired Franklynn Industries, Inc., the Ohio-based manufacturer of DIAMONDKOTE(TM) and QUALIFT(TM) environmentally safe mold release coatings. Developed from innovative research, these water-based coatings are used worldwide in the... Read More

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CDC Software Acquires MVI Technology, a Leading Provider of Real-Time Performance Management (RPM) Solutions

March 2, 2007

Profitable company is accretive addition to CDC Software and provides expertise and production monitoring solutions to complement Ross ERP and SCM solutions ATLANTA, BIRMINGHAM UK, October 9, 2006 - CDC Software, a wholly owned subsidiary of CDC Corporation (NASDAQ: CHINA) and a provider of enterprise software... Read More

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3M Completes Acquisition of Biotrace International PLC

March 2, 2007

ST. PAUL, Minn.-3M announced today it has completed its acquisition of Biotrace International PLC, a Bridgend, UK-based manufacturer and supplier of industrial microbiology products used in food processing safety, health care, industrial hygiene and defense applications. This acquisition allows 3M to provide food... Read More

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Natural Resource Partners L.P. Acquires Overriding Royalty in the Powder River Basin

March 2, 2007

HOUSTON, Feb. 27 -- Natural Resource Partners L.P. (NYSE:NRP)(NYSE:and)(NYSE:NYSE:)(NYSE:NSP) today reported that it has acquired an overriding royalty on 225 million tons of coal in the Powder River Basin from an affiliate of Westmoreland Coal Company for $12.7 million. The coal reserves are located in the Rocky... Read More

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Mangrove Enhances Product Offerings through BenefitOne Acquisition

March 1, 2007

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 23: Mangrove Software, a leading provider in web-based Human Resource, Payroll and Self Service solutions, announces the acquisition of BenefitOne of America, a full-service Employee Benefits Administration company. Established in 1986, in Saint Petersburg, Florida, BenefitOne provides full... Read More

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Farrel Corporation Completes Merger

March 1, 2007

ANSONIA, Conn., Feb. 23 -- Farrel Corporation ("Farrel", OTC: FARL) announced that its merger will be completed at 5:00 p.m. today, at which time Farrel common stock will cease trading. About Farrel Corporation Farrel Corporation is a leading designer and manufacturer of machinery used to process rubber and... Read More

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Filmquest Acquires Two Companies, Plans More, Adds Three Directors

March 1, 2007

ST. CHARLES, Ill., Feb. 26 -- Filmquest Group Inc, has completed what its management calls the first stage of a "bold acquisition plan." After several years of strategic planning, the company in late February more than tripled its size by acquiring Film Products, Bolingbrook, Illinois, and Patison Trading Co, Inc... Read More

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3M to Acquire SoftMed Systems Inc., Health Information Management Solutions Provider

March 1, 2007

ST. PAUL, Minn--3M announced today it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire SoftMed Systems Inc., a provider of health information management software and services that improve the workflow and efficiency for health care organizations. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.As health care providers... Read More

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K-TEK Acquires KAB Instruments, Manufacturer of State-of-the-Art Ultrasonic Level Measurement Devices

March 1, 2007

Prairieville, LA (February 26, 2007) - K-TEK LLC, a leading manufacturer of state-of-the-art level instrumentation, today announced the acquisition of KAB Instruments Pty. Ltd. and their line of non-contact ultrasonic level measurement equipment. KAB, located in South Africa, serves the mining, plastics, pulp and... Read More

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Ddomtar Securityholders Approve Transaction to Combine with Weyerhaeuser's Fine Paper Business

March 1, 2007

TICKER SYMBOL DTC (TSX, NYSE) MONTREAL, Feb. 26 -- Domtar Inc. (TSX/NYSE: DTC) announces that its securityholders have approved the Plan of Arrangement required for its proposed combination with Weyerhaeuser's fine paper business and related assets at a special meeting held earlier today. In accordance with the... Read More

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SEMCO ENERGY, Inc. to Be Acquired by Cap Rock Holding Corporation for $8.15 per Share in Cash

March 1, 2007

PORT HURON, Mich., Feb. 23 /-- SEMCO ENERGY, Inc. (NYSE:SEN) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement under which Cap Rock Holding Corporation will acquire all of the outstanding Common Stock and 5% Series B Preferred Stock of SEMCO. Under the terms of the agreement, SEMCO's shareholders will... Read More

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Lyondell Chemical Company Announces Sale of Inorganic Chemicals Business to National Titanium Dioxide Company Ltd. (Cristal)

March 1, 2007

HOUSTON, Feb. 26: Lyondell Chemical Company (NYSE:LYO) and the National Titanium Dioxide Company Ltd. (Cristal), today announced that they have signed an agreement for a proposed sale by Lyondell of its worldwide inorganic chemicals business to Cristal in a transaction valued at approximately $1.2 billion, including... Read More

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Trelleborg's Acquisition of Danish Roofing Operations Finalized

March 1, 2007

STOCKHOLM, Sweden-- Trelleborg's acquisition of operations in Hetag Tagmaterialer A/S with about 20 employees and annual sales of approximately SEK 100 M has been finalized. Hetag Tagmaterialer A/S, which distributes roofing products in the Danish market, is privately owned and based in Hedensted, Denmark. In... Read More

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Trelleborg Strengthens Its Position in Diving Suits with Hunter Diving

March 1, 2007

STOCKHOLM, Sweden-- Trelleborg (STO:TRELB), through its Trelleborg Engineered Systems business area, has acquired Hunter Diving Ltd., a company based in Dumfries, Scotland. Hunter, which is privately owned, manufactures dry diving suits for professional divers who are active in advanced rescue services and defense... Read More

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Weyerhaeuser Announces Approval by Security Holders of Domtar Inc.

March 1, 2007

FEDERAL WAY, Wash., Feb. 26 -- Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE:WY) announced that the security holders of Domtar Inc. (NYSE:DTC) have voted to approve the plan of arrangement to combine Domtar Inc. with the fine paper business of Weyerhaeuser to be contributed to a new company called Domtar Corporation. Weyerhaeuser... Read More

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Applied Innovation to be Acquired by KEG Holdings, Inc.

March 1, 2007

DUBLIN, Ohio and HILLSBORO, Oregon, Feb. 23 / -- Applied Innovation Inc. (NASDAQ:AINN), a leading provider of network management solutions for the communications industry, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement with KEG Holdings, Inc. (KEG), the parent company of Kentrox, LLC (Kentrox), a supplier... Read More

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American Power Conversion to be Acquired by Schneider Electric in a Transaction Valued at Approximately $6.1 Billion

March 1, 2007

oAll Cash Transaction of $31.00 Per Share Represents 30% Premium Over Most Recent Closing Stock Price oCreates a Global Leader in Single- and Three-Phase Uninterruptible Power Supply Market WEST KINGSTON, R.I. October 30, 2006 American Power Conversion Corporation (Nasdaq:APCC) (APC), a global leader in power... Read More

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Microsoft Demonstrates Further Commitment to Healthcare Market With Planned Acquisition of Web Search Company

March 1, 2007

NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 26: Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT) today announced that it has agreed to acquire Medstory Inc., a privately held company based in Foster City, Calif., that develops intelligent Web search technology specifically for health information. The acquisition represents a strategic move for Microsoft in the... Read More