Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

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

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Commercial Metals Company Acquires Shares of CMC Zawiercie Held by Polish State Treasury

March 7, 2007

IRVING, Texas, March 2 /-- Commercial Metals Company (NYSE:CMC), headquartered in Irving, Texas, announced today that its Polish steel mill, CMC Zawiercie S.A. (CMCZ), has purchased all of the shares of CMCZ owned by the Polish Ministry of State Treasury. The Ministry retained the minority interest in CMCZ at the... Read More

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Mueller Industries, Inc. Announces the Acquisition of Extruded Metals, Inc.

March 7, 2007

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 27 -- Mueller Industries, Inc. (NYSE:MLI), announced today that the Company acquired 100 percent of the outstanding stock of Extruded Metals, Inc. effective February 27, 2007. Extruded is based in Belding, Michigan, and is a manufacturer of brass rods of various shapes, sizes, and alloys for... Read More

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Cleveland-Cliffs Closes on Transaction to Acquire 30% Interest in Brazilian Mine Project

March 7, 2007

CLEVELAND, March 5: Cleveland-Cliffs Inc (NYSE:CLF) today announced that it has completed the previously announced transaction to acquire a 30 percent interest in the Amapa Mine, a Brazilian iron ore project. Cliffs purchased 100 percent of the shares of Centennial Asset Mining Fund LLC, an affiliate of MMX... Read More

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Nucor Acquires Over 96% of Harris Steel Group Inc. Shares

March 6, 2007

CHARLOTTE, N.C. and TORONTO, March 2: Nucor Corporation ("Nucor") (NYSE:NUE) and Harris Steel Group Inc. ("Harris Steel") (TSX: HSG) announced that as of 12:30 a.m. (Toronto time) on March 2, 2007, 25,998,212 common shares of Harris Steel, including shares deposited by guaranteed delivery, were deposited to the... Read More

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Optiant Announces Agreement to Acquire Leading Supply Chain Network Design Technology Provider, Slim Technologies

March 6, 2007

Boston, Mass., Feb. 23: In a move to strengthen its overall capabilities, Optiant, a leading provider of inventory planning and optimization solutions, today announced an agreement to acquire SLIM Technologies, a leading provider of supply chain network design technology solutions. Privately held and based in... Read More

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CECO Environmental Acquires Effox, Inc.

March 6, 2007

NEW YORK, March 1 -- CECO Environmental Corp. (NASDAQ:CECE), a leading provider of air pollution control and industrial ventilation systems, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Effox, Inc. in an all cash transaction. Effox, located in Cincinnati, Ohio, engineers and manufactures dampers and... Read More

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Leadis Technology Acquires Low-Power Audio Chipmaker Mondowave Inc.

March 6, 2007

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 1 -- Leadis Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:LDIS), a leading mixed-signal semiconductor developer of display driver ICs for small panel color displays, today announced the acquisition of Mondowave Inc., a privately held analog semiconductor company specializing in low-power consumer audio... Read More

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MiTAC to Acquire Brunswick Corporation's Brunswick New Technologies Personal Navigation Device Business (Navman)

March 6, 2007

TAIPEI, Taiwan, March 2: MiTAC International Corporation announced that it has signed a definitive agreement with Brunswick Corporation to purchase their Brunswick New Technologies (BNT) portable navigation device business, better known as Navman. A new complementary relationship The acquisition of BNT's portable... Read More

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Neenah Paper Completes Purchase of Fox River Paper

March 6, 2007

ALPHARETTA, Ga., March 1 -- (NYSE:NP) -- Neenah Paper, Inc. today announced that it completed the previously announced purchase of Fox Valley Corporation, which owns Fox River Paper Company, LLC ("Fox River"). Fox River is a leading U.S. producer of premium fine papers with well-known brands including STARWHITE... Read More

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Sartorius AG Combines its Biotechnology Division with Stedim Biosystems S.A. and Becomes the Majority Owner of the Combined Entity

March 6, 2007

Sartorius AG combines its Biotechnology Division with Stedim Biosystems S.A. and becomes the majority owner of the combined entity oSartorius has signed a binding agreement with Stedim and its founders thereby acquiring the control of Stedim oSartorius will combine its Biotechnology Division with Stedim to create... Read More

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Oklahoma Manufacturer Sells to Amsterdam-based Company

March 6, 2007

Amsterdam company acquires NMW A company based in Amsterdam,the Netherlands, has acquired the operations of a Nowata manufacturer. Amafiltergroup BV, which designs, manufactures and services critical process filtration products in a wide array of industries, has purchased NMW Inc., a privatelyowned manufacturer of... Read More

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CorVu Enters into Definitive Merger Agreement with Rocket Software, Inc.

March 6, 2007

CorVu to be Acquired for $0.40 Per Share of Common Stock MINNEAPOLIS, March 5 -- CorVuĀ® Corporation (BULLETIN BOARD: CRVU) , an innovative provider of Business Intelligence and Performance Management software solutions, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Rocket Software, Inc. and... Read More

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Panasonic partners with Cogiscan for RFID smart feeders

March 6, 2007

Bromont, Canada - Panasonic Factory Solutions Company of America and Cogiscan are pleased to announce their new partnership. The first step of this collaboration is based on the development of an RFID smart feeder kit for the IPAC machine. This new kit will be shown at the Panasonic booth #2521 at APEX in Los... Read More

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Humana Completes Purchase of DefenseWeb® Technologies, Inc.

March 6, 2007

Acquisition Complements Department of Defense Business Initiatives LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 2 /-- Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) announced today that it has completed its acquisition of California-based DefenseWeb Technologies, Inc. This transaction will assist Humana's subsidiary, Humana Military Healthcare Services... Read More

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Commercial Metals Company to Buy Assets of Nicholas J. Bouras, Inc. and Affiliates in Expansion of CMC Joist Operations

March 6, 2007

IRVING, Texas, March 5 -- Commercial Metals Company (NYSE:CMC), headquartered in Irving, Texas, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase substantially all the operating assets of Nicholas J. Bouras, Inc., United Steel Deck, Inc., The New Columbia Joist Company, and ABA Trucking... Read More

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Fluke Corporation Acquires DH Instruments, Inc.

March 6, 2007

Pressure and gas flow calibration leader expands Fluke's line of precision measurement products and services EVERETT, WA -- Fluke Corporation, a worldwide leader in portable, professional electronic test tools, today announced the acquisition of DH Instruments, Inc (DHI). DHI is an industry leading manufacturer of... Read More

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Acquisition Gives Pflow's Product Line A Lift

March 5, 2007

Pflow Industries, Inc., the leading manufacturer of vertical conveyors designed to transport materials between two or more levels, has purchased The Langley Manufacturing Company located in Victor, New York. According to Ted Ruehl, President of Pflow, "this is a natural product line extension as Langley has been... Read More

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Roper Industries Acquires Dynisco, Leading Provider of Highly Engineered Sensors and Software Used in Testing, Measurement and Control Applications

March 5, 2007

Duluth, Georgia, December 15, 2006...Roper Industries, Inc. (NYSE: ROP) today announced that it has acquired Dynisco LLC from Audax Group for $243 million. Headquartered in Franklin, Massachusetts with facilities in the United States, Germany and a new facility in Malaysia, Dynisco is a leading global supplier of... Read More

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API Electronics Group and Rubincon Ventures Announce Closing of Merger And Commencement of Trading as API Nanotronics

March 5, 2007

New York, NY November 6, 2006 - API Electronics Group Corp. ("API") (OTCBB: AEGCF) and Rubincon Ventures, Inc. ("Rubincon") (OTCBB: RBCV) today announced that, further to the news release issued on November 1, 2006, the merger of the two companies has received regulatory approval and has now closed. As previously... Read More