Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

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

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Rocket Software Inc. and Seagull Holding N.V. Sign Definitive Merger Protocol Agreement

February 15, 2007

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, ATLANTA, and NEWTON, Mass., Feb. 9: Rocket Software and Seagull Software today announce that, with the approval of the Seagull Holding N.V. Supervisory Board, they have executed a binding Merger Protocol under which Rocket Software, or one of its wholly owned subsidiaries, agrees to make a... Read More

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Sigma-Aldrich Acquires Epichem Group Limited to Expand SAFC Hitech Capabilities

February 15, 2007

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 12: Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (NASDAQ:SIAL) announced today that it has acquired all of the outstanding shares of Epichem Group Limited of Bromborough, United Kingdom, to expand its SAFC Hitech business offering. The purchase price of $60 million was paid in cash. The acquisition of Epichem's $40... Read More

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Illinois Tool Works to Acquire Click Commerce

February 15, 2007

Sept. 5, 2006 Click Commerce, Inc. (NASDAQ:CKCM) today announced that it had reached a definitive agreement with Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) pursuant to which ITW will make a cash tender offer to acquire all of the common stock of Click Commerce, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand supply chain management... Read More

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Austrian Supplier of Refractories to Glass Industry Expands in U.S.

February 15, 2007

RHI buys assets of Monofrax Corp. for 45 Million USD RHI, one of the leading refractories companies in the world, will take over parts of the assets of New York based Monofrax. The takeover should enable RHI to foster its position in the U.S. market of specialty glasses, RHI announced. Monofrax is a subsidiary of... Read More

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Smith Micro to Acquire Assets of Insignia Solutions, plc, Developer of Mobile Device Management Software

February 15, 2007

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., and BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 11: 3GSM CONFERENCE -- Smith Micro Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMSI), a developer and marketer of a wide range of software and services for the wireless market, and Insignia Solutions, plc , a pioneer in mobile device management and a key provider of... Read More

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Nilfisk-Advance Inc Acquires U.S. Products

February 14, 2007

PLYMOUTH, MN, December 21, 2006 - Nilfisk-Advance, the world's largest manufacturer and supplier of professional floor cleaning equipment, announced today that is has agreed with U.S. Products to acquire all the assets of U.S. Products' business. U.S Products is a leader in the U.S. in the professional portable... Read More

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ProQuest Closes on Previously Announced Sale of Its Information and Learning Segment to Cambridge Information Group

February 14, 2007

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 12: ProQuest Company (NYSE:PQE) today reported that it has closed on its previously announced transaction with Cambridge Information Group (CIG), under which CIG has acquired its ProQuest Information and Learning segment for approximately $222 million. CIG will combine its Bethesda... Read More

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Barcoding Inc. Acquires Turn 2 Technologies

February 14, 2007

October 9, 2006 Barcoding Incorporated announced today the acquisition of Turn 2 Technologies based in Boston Massachusetts. This latest acquisition comes just two months after Barcoding Acquired Acuity ID, an RFID integration company. Read More

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Wienerberger Expands Direct Sales in the USA

February 14, 2007

o Acquisition of remaining shares in US masonry supplier Modern Concrete LLC o Key strategic step to strengthen direct sales network in Kentucky and Indiana o Expansion of market position in the USA Vienna, January 12, 2007- Wienerberger, the world's largest producer of bricks and the number two in clay roof tiles... Read More