Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Polk Acquires AIC® Price and Specification Business from Autobytel

February 9, 2007

Industry-leading data strengthens Polk's global offering, Autobytel Internet strategy SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Feb. 1 -- Autobytel Inc. (NASDAQ:ABTL) and R. L. Polk & Co. today announced Polk has purchased Automotive Information Center (AIC)®, the price and specification business of Autobytel. Through this acquisition... Read More

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Dynitech Systems to Merge with Earnest & Associates

February 9, 2007

BALTIMORE, Feb. 1 -- Earnest & Associates, Inc. ('E&A') a value-added provider of software systems and services, is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement to merge with Dynitech Systems, Inc. ('Dynitech') of Springfield, Illinois. The combined company will provide information technology services to over... Read More

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Pfizer to Acquire BioRexis to Access Novel Technology Platform and Early Stage Diabetes Pipeline

February 9, 2007

Acquisition is a Further Step in Pfizer Strategy to Accelerate Business Development and Licensing Activity NEW YORK, Feb. 1 -- Pfizer Inc today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire BioRexis Pharmaceutical Corporation, a privately-held biopharmaceutical company with a number of diabetes... Read More

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MOCAP Inc. Acquired The Dip Molding Division From Steere Enterprises

February 9, 2007

MOCAP Inc. in St. Louis, MO recently acquired the Dip Molding Division from Steere Enterprises in Tallmadge, Ohio. All molding operations are being moved to MOCAP's plant located in Park Hills, Missouri. The move will be completed by the end of the first quarter of 2007. This acquisition combines Steere's 57... Read More

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Spectrum Control Acquires EMF Systems, Inc.

February 9, 2007

Further Expands Spectrum's Rapidly Growing Microwave Business FAIRVIEW, Pa., Jan. 29 -- Spectrum Control, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPEC), a leading designer and manufacturer of electronic control products and systems, announced today that Spectrum Microwave, Inc., its wholly owned subsidiary, has acquired substantially all of... Read More

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U.S. Energy Corp. and Crested Corp. Boards of Directors Approve and Execute Merger Agreement

February 9, 2007

Definitive Documents and Proxy/Prospectus to Be Prepared RIVERTON, Wyo., Jan. 30 /- U.S. Energy Corp. (NASDAQ:USEG) and Crested Corp. (BULLETIN BOARD: CBAG) d/b/a USECC announced that on January 23, 2007, the boards of directors of U.S. Energy Corp. ("USE") and Crested Corp. ("Crested") approved and executed a... Read More

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Belden Agrees to Purchase LTK Wiring Co. Ltd.

February 9, 2007

Acquisition of Hong Kong based cable manufacturer fulfills Belden's strategic goal to increase its presence in faster growing markets. LTK Wiring provides manufacturing capacity in China and a strong platform for regional growth. ST. LOUIS, Feb. 7 -- Belden (NYSE:BDC), a leading provider of signal transmission... Read More

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Applied Mechanical Makes Strategic Acquisition of Cleanroom Sciences, Inc.

February 9, 2007

PHOENIX, Feb. 7 -- Applied Mechanical Corporation of Austin, TX announced today the acquisition of Phoenix-based Cleanroom Sciences in an all cash transaction. Applied Mechanical will now offer Test, Certification, and Maintenance services for cleanrooms and mini-environments. This strategic move further... Read More

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Polycom to Acquire SpectraLink Corporation for Approximately $220M in Cash

February 9, 2007

Acquisition Leverages Mobility Into IP-Based Unified Collaboration PLEASANTON, Calif. and BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 7 -- Polycom, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLCM), the world's leading provider of unified collaborative communications solutions, and SpectraLink Corp. (NASDAQ:SLNK), the leader in workplace wireless telephony, today... Read More

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Lear Receives Acquisition Proposal From American Real Estate Partners LP, An Affiliate of Carl C. Icahn, For $36.00 Per Share

February 8, 2007

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Feb. 5: Lear Corporation (NYSE:LEA), a leading global supplier of automotive seating, electronics and electrical distribution systems, today announced that following discussions with the Company, American Real Estate Partners LP, an affiliate of Carl C. Icahn, has made an offer to acquire all of... Read More

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BWAY Corporation Acquires Assets of Vulcan Containers

February 8, 2007

ATLANTA, Feb. 1 -- BWAY Corporation announced today that through a Canadian subsidiary it has finalized the acquisition of substantially all of the assets, and certain liabilities, of Vulcan Containers Ltd. including their general line steel pail and metal decorating businesses. Vulcan Containers, headquartered in... Read More

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Motorola Completes Acquisition of Netopia, Inc.

February 8, 2007

Transaction Expands Motorola's Portfolio of Voice and Data Solutions for the Telecom Connected Home SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Feb. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) announced that it has completed its acquisition of Netopia, Inc. (Nasdaq: NTPA). The transaction has a... Read More

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Smithfield Foods and Premium Standard Farms Certify Substantial Compliance with Second Request; Enter Timing Agreement with Antitrust Division

February 8, 2007

SMITHFIELD, Va., Feb. 5 -- Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD) and Premium Standard Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:PORK) today announced that each has certified substantial compliance with the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (the "Antitrust Division") in response to its Request for Additional Information... Read More

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Cadmus Communications to Acquire Printing Operations of LexisNexis® in Charlottesville, VA and Conklin, NY

February 8, 2007

Companies Enter Into Five-Year Agreement for Printing and Related Services RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 5 -- Cadmus Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:CDMS) announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire LexisNexis' conventional printing operations in Charlottesville, Virginia and its digital printing... Read More

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Energy West, Incorporated Agrees to Acquire Two Natural Gas Utilities from Sempra Energy

February 8, 2007

GREAT FALLS, Mont., Feb. 5 -- ENERGY WEST, INCORPORATED (NASDAQ:EWST), a natural gas, propane, and energy marketing company serving the Rocky Mountain states, and Sempra Energy, a provider of electric and natural gas products and services to customers in the United States, Europe, Canada, Mexico, South America, and... Read More

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Advent Acquires East Circle Solutions

February 8, 2007

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 1: Advent Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADVS), the leading provider of software and solutions for the investment management industry, announced today that the Company, in a cash transaction, has acquired East Circle Solutions, a New York-based company that develops software to automate the billing... Read More

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Announcing the Merger of Firstechnology Inc. and American Testing Co., Inc.

February 8, 2007

Firstechnology Inc. is pleased and excited to announce its merger with American Testing Company, Inc. of Bedford Heights, Ohio. American Testing is an environmental laboratory with an industrial/government/consultant client base including a microbiological department. The combined operation will be the largest... Read More

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China.com Invests in Leading Web 2.0 Online Community

February 8, 2007

Investment Enables CDC Mobile to Launch Mobile Web2.0 through 3G Services BEIJING, Feb. 5 -- China.com, a leading Internet services provider in China and a Hong Kong listed subsidiary of CDC Corporation (NASDAQ:CHINA), announced today that it has acquired a five percent interest in Beijing Menlo Network Science... Read More

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Material Technologies, Inc. Acquires License for Residual Stress Measurement

February 8, 2007

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 2 -- Material Technologies, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: MTTG) , a company that engages in the research and development of technologies to monitor and measure metal fatigue, today announced that they have acquired Stress Analysis Technologies, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of UTEK a specialty finance... Read More

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Document Sciences Announces Acquisition of CambridgeDocs

February 8, 2007

CARLSBAD, Calif., Feb. 2 -- Document Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:DOCX), a global market leader in providing customer communications management solutions, announced today it has completed the acquisition of CambridgeDocs (www.cambridgedocs.com), a leading provider of document transformation and repurposing... Read More