Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

PEP Acquires Trigon International

May 20, 2015

Attleboro, MA — Precision Engineered Products (PEP), a leading manufacturer of medical devices and components, today announced the acquisition of Trigon International, specialized in design, engineering, manufacturing and assembly services for orthopedic products. End applications range from trauma, knee, hip... Read More

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ISSI Acknowledges Unsolicited Offer from Cypress Semiconductor; Authorizes Discussions with Cypress Semiconductor

May 19, 2015

MILPITAS, Calif. – Integrated Silicon Solution, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISSI) today acknowledged the receipt of an unsolicited offer from Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (Nasdaq: CY) to acquire all of the outstanding common stock of ISSI for $19.75 per share in cash. As previously announced, ISSI entered into an Agreement... Read More

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TransDigm Completes Acquisition of Aerospace Business of Pexco LLC, Successful Notes Offering and Incremental Term Loan

May 19, 2015

CLEVELAND –TransDigm Group Incorporated (the "Company") (NYSE: TDG) announced today that it completed the acquisition of the assets of the aerospace business of Pexco LLC ("Pexco Aerospace"), a portfolio company of Odyssey Investment Partners, LLC, for approximately $496 million in cash. The acquisition was... Read More

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Chemetall Acquires Aluminum Finishing Business of Chemal GmbH & Co. KG

May 19, 2015

BATON ROUGE, La. – Chemetall, a global business unit of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), announced today that it has acquired the business of Chemal GmbH and Co. KG, based in Hamm, Germany. This transaction will enhance Chemetall's integrated portfolio for the Aluminum Finishing industry. Founded in 1975, Chemal... Read More

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ZF Completes Acquisition of TRW Automotive

May 19, 2015

• Antitrust clearances have been granted • Closing is starting signal for integration • TRW will be integrated into ZF as the new "Active Passive Safety Technology" division FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany – ZF Friedrichshafen AG, a global leader in driveline and chassis technology, and TRW Automotive Holdings Corp... Read More

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O-I to Acquire Vitro's Food and Beverage Business for $2.15 Billion

May 18, 2015

Provides a Leading Position in Mexico; Expected to be Accretive to Cash Flow and EPS in 2016 Perrysburg, Ohio  - Owens-Illinois, Inc. (NYSE: OI) announced today that it has reached a definitive agreement with Vitro, S.A.B. de C.V. (BMV: VITROA), to acquire Vitro's food and beverage glass container business in an... Read More

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Sabre to Acquire Abacus International

May 18, 2015

Leading GDS in Asia Pacific will enable accelerated global growth for Sabre SOUTHLAKE, Texas and SINGAPORE - Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Abacus International, the leading global distribution system (GDS) in the Asia-Pacific region... Read More

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BASF Acquires Intellectual Property for a New Manufacturing Process of High Molecular Weight Polyisobutene (HM PIB) from LANXESS

May 18, 2015

• Innovative production process • Additional capacities to support growth of global high molecular weight polyisobutene (HM PIB) market Ludwigshafen/Köln, Germany – BASF and LANXESS have signed an agreement on BASF’s purchase of the polyisobutene business consisting mainly of intellectual property for a new... Read More

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Teradyne and Universal Robots Announce Agreement for Teradyne to Acquire Universal Robots, Leader in Collaborative Robots

May 18, 2015

• Collaborative Robotics is an emerging $100 million market with forecasted rapid growth • Universal Robots is the leader in collaborative robots with over 4,000 units sold • Establishes Teradyne position early in a high growth segment of industrial automation • Teradyne provides revenue synergies, financial... Read More

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MAUSER Acquires Greif Plastic Drum and IBC Business in Brazil

May 15, 2015

Bruehl, Germany  - MAUSER Group, a worldwide leading company in industrial packaging based in Bruehl, Germany, acquired the plastic drum and IBC business of Greif in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The acquisition was effective May 1, 2015 with the newly added business providing MAUSER a broader customer base to supply its... Read More

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Airgas Acquires Valley Air Supply, Inc.

May 15, 2015

RADNOR, PA - Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG), one of the nation's leading suppliers of industrial, medical, and specialty gases, and related products, today announced that it has acquired the assets and operations of Valley Air Supply, Inc. Headquartered in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, Valley Air Supply is an industrial gas and... Read More

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Moseley Associates, Inc. Acquires Assets of REMEC Broadband Wireless Holdings and REMEC Broadband Wireless LLC

May 15, 2015

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Moseley Associates, Inc. announced that it has completed an agreement to acquire the assets and intellectual property rights, as well as key employees, of REMEC Broadband Wireless Holdings (RBWH) and REMEC Broadband Wireless LLC. (RBH). The RBWH-RBW business will be conducted through a new... Read More

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Red-D-Arc Welderentals, an Airgas Company, Acquires eKipro Rentals and Grupo Industrial Daymaga in Mexico

May 14, 2015

RADNOR, PA – Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG), one of the nation's leading suppliers of industrial, medical, and specialty gases, and related products, today announced that Red-D-Arc Welderentals, an Airgas company, has acquired the assets and operations of eKipro Rentals and Grupo Industrial Daymaga, known collectively as... Read More

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Spectris Plc Acquisition of ESG Solutions Prompts International Expansion and R&D Advancement in Mining and Geotechnical Division

May 14, 2015

KINGSTON, Ontario - Spectris plc (SXS: LSE), a UK based company with annual revenues of over C$2 billion and over 8,000 employees in more than 30 countries, has recently acquired ESG Solutions (ESG), an industry leader in microseismic technology and services. Since ESG was acquired by Spectris in December of 2014... Read More

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Penske Logistics Completes Acquisition of Transfreight North America

May 14, 2015

READING, Pa - Penske Logistics announced it has successfully completed its planned acquisition of Transfreight North America, a provider of third-party logistics and supply chain solutions, from Mitsui Co., Ltd. Financial terms were not disclosed. “We’re pleased to have successfully completed the acquisition,” said... Read More

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American Fast Freight, Inc. Acquires Caribbean Shipping Services, Inc.

May 14, 2015

FIFE, Wash - American Fast Freight, Inc. (AFF) today announced that it acquired Caribbean Shipping Services, Inc. (Caribbean Shipping). Caribbean Shipping is based in Jacksonville, Florida and is a leading cold chain provider. Caribbean Shipping operates primarily in the Puerto Rico market specializing in... Read More

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KapStone to Acquire Victory Packaging

May 14, 2015

Provides for Unique System Optimization and Growth KapStone Investor Conference Call at 11:30 A.M. ET, May 5 NORTHBROOK, IL – KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS) (“KapStone”) and Victory Packaging/Golden State Container (“Victory”) jointly announced today that they have signed an agreement for... Read More

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Microchip Technology to Acquire Micrel

May 14, 2015

Expands Microchip's solutions for Industrial, Automotive and Communications Markets CHANDLER, Ariz. and SAN JOSE, Calif. - Microchip Technology Incorporated (NASDAQ: MCHP), a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, and Micrel, Incorporated (NASDAQ: MCRL) today announced... Read More

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AMETEK Announces Acquisition of Global Tubes

May 14, 2015

Acquisition Broadens AMETEK's Specialty Metals Offerings BERWYN, Pa. - AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE: AME) today announced the acquisition of Global Tubes, a leading manufacturer of high precision, small diameter metal tubing, for approximately $200 million. The business has annual sales of approximately $120 million. Global... Read More

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Corporate Update - Merger and Acquisitions

May 14, 2015

VANCOUVER, - Avcorp Industries Inc. (TSX: AVP) (the "Company" or "Avcorp") The Company is providing an update on merger and acquisition opportunities that are currently being explored. The Company has been in discussions with arm's length parties for the possible acquisition of certain business units which are... Read More