Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Hamilton Sundstrand to Acquire France-based Dosatron International

February 23, 2007

WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn., Feb. 20: Hamilton Sundstrand, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), signed an agreement to acquire Dosatron International, a leading designer and manufacturer of specialized dosing/metering pumps. Dosatron is a privately held company, and terms of the deal were not disclosed... Read More

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UCN Closes on the Purchase of ScheduleQ Workforce Management Software

February 23, 2007

inContact® the First Unified Contact Distribution / Workforce Management Solution in the Hosted Contact Center Market SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 15 /-- UCN, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: UCNN) the leading provider of all-in-one, off-premises contact handling technology services delivered over the UCN VoIP network, today... Read More

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KEMET Corporation to Make a Public Tender Offer for Evox Rifa

February 23, 2007

GREENVILLE, S.C., Feb. 19 /-- KEMET Corporation (NYSE:KEM) and Evox Rifa Group Oyj have today entered into a combination agreement whereby KEMET, or a wholly owned subsidiary, will make a public tender offer to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares in Evox Rifa. The offer price for the shares in Evox... Read More

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Intertek Acquires Polychemlab from DSM

February 23, 2007

HOUSTON & GELEEN, Netherlands-- Sept. 4, 2006--Intertek Group Plc ("Intertek") has acquired from Chemelot BV ("Chemelot"), a subsidiary of DSM NV ("DSM"), the Polychemlab operations based in Geleen, Netherlands. Intertek Group plc ("Intertek") is a leading international provider of quality and safety services to a... Read More

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Equifax Announces Agreement to Acquire TALX Corporation in a Transaction Valued at $1.4 Billion

February 23, 2007

ATLANTA and ST. LOUIS, Feb. 14: Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) and TALX Corporation (NASDAQ:TALX) announced today that Equifax will acquire TALX in a stock and cash transaction valued at approximately $1.4 billion, including the assumption of debt. The acquisition is subject to certain regulatory approvals, approval by... Read More

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Deere Agrees To Acquire LESCO, Inc., Leader In Landscape Consumables

February 22, 2007

MOLINE, Ill., Feb. 19: Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) and LESCO, Inc. (NASDAQ:LSCO) announced today that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement for Deere to acquire LESCO for $14.50 per common share in cash. LESCO, a Cleveland, Ohio-based company, is a leading supplier of consumable products, such as... Read More

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Atlas Copco Completes Acquisition of Company in Healthcare Sector

February 22, 2007

STOCKHOLM, Sweden-- Aug. 25, 2006--Atlas Copco North America Inc. has acquired Beacon Holdings Corporation (parent company to BeaconMedaes and Medaes), United States, from The Riverside Company. The BeaconMedaes group is a solutions provider, predominantly of medical air systems and medical utility delivery systems... Read More

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Cooper Announces Tender Offer for Polaron plc

February 22, 2007

HOUSTON, Feb. 20: Cooper Industries, Ltd. (NYSE:CBE) today announced that its subsidiary, Cooper Controls (U.K.) Limited, made a binding offer for all outstanding shares of Polaron plc, a publicly traded company (LSE:POL) based in the United Kingdom. Polaron is a leading manufacturer of intelligent lighting control... Read More

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Optical Communication Products, Inc. Announces Closing of Transaction with GigaComm Corporation

February 22, 2007

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif.-- Aug. 25, 2006--Optical Communication Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:OCPI), a leading manufacturer of optical subsystems and modules, today announced it has completed its acquisition of privately-held GigaComm Corporation, a Taiwan-based supplier of passive optical network (PON) fiber-to-the-home... Read More

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Dofasco Integration With Arcelor-Mittal to Proceed

February 22, 2007

HAMILTON, ON, Feb. 20: Dofasco President and Chief Executive Officer Jacques Chabanier announced today that, now that the US Department of Justice has required Arcelor-Mittal to divest its Sparrows Point facility, Dofasco's integration with Arcelor-Mittal can proceed. "Proceeding with the integration of Dofasco and... Read More

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Telebyte, Inc. Completes Merger with TBTIA, Inc.

February 22, 2007

GREENLAWN, N.Y.-- Sept. 1, 2006--Telebyte, Inc. announced today that the merger with TBTIA Inc. previously approved by shareholders on July 21 was completed today and that former shareholders and option holders will be contacted by Telebyte's exchange agent with instructions for surrendering their common stock and... Read More

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Trimble Acquires INPHO GmbH to Address the Geospatial Information Industry

February 22, 2007

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 14 -- Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) announced today it has acquired privately-held INPHO GmbH of Stuttgart, Germany in an all-cash transaction. INPHO is a leader in photogrammetry and digital surface modeling for aerial surveying, mapping and remote sensing applications. Financial terms were not... Read More

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Schneider Electric Finalizes Acquisition of American Power Conversion, Creating a Worldwide Leader in Critical Power and Cooling Services

February 22, 2007

RUEIL-MALMAISON, France and WEST KINGSTON, R.I., Feb. 14 -- Schneider Electric (Euronext: SCHN) announced today the completion of the acquisition of American Power Conversion Corporation (NASDAQ:APCC) (APC) following satisfaction of the closing conditions of the merger agreement. The combination of APC and MGE UPS... Read More

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Parker Acquires Cabett Subsea

February 21, 2007

Adds Strength to Portfolio of Solutions for Oil and Gas Market CLEVELAND, Dec. 4 -- Parker Hannifin (NYSE: PH), the world leader in motion and control technologies, today announced the acquisition of Cabett Subsea, a designer and manufacturer of fluid handling systems and services used in deepwater oil and gas... Read More

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Avocent Completes LANDesk Acquisition

February 21, 2007

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.-- Sept. 1, 2006--Avocent Corporation (NASDAQ:AVCT) announced today it completed the acquisition of LANDesk Group Limited, a privately-held corporation, on August 31, 2006. LANDesk was acquired for an initial consideration of approximately $400 million, including $200 million in Avocent stock and... Read More

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Beacon Roofing Supply Announces Acquisition of Minnesota-Based Roof Depot

February 21, 2007

PEABODY, Mass.-- Aug. 25, 2006--Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. (Nasdaq: BECN) ("Beacon") announced today the acquisition of Roof Depot, Inc. ("Roof Depot"), a Minnesota-based distributor of residential and commercial roofing and other related building products with locations in Minneapolis and Stillwater, Minn. Roof... Read More

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Parker Acquires Chilean Provider of Hydraulic Cylinders and Services

February 21, 2007

CLEVELAND, Dec. 13 -- Parker Hannifin (NYSE: PH), the world leader in motion and control technologies, today announced the acquisition of Ingenieria y Servicios Metalcrom Limitada, a Chilean industrial and mobile hydraulic cylinder manufacturer and cylinder repair service provider. Revenues of the acquired business... Read More

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Petro-Canada Acquires Long-Life Gas Assets in Syria

February 21, 2007

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 1, 2006) - Petro-Canada announced today that it has completed an agreement with a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marathon Oil Corporation to purchase a 90% interest in Marathon's production sharing contract (PSC) in the Ash Shaer and Cherrife natural gas fields in central... Read More

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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