Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Goodrich Corporation Signs Agreement to Acquire Microtecnica

April 6, 2011

Acquisition complements existing flight control actuation business and strengthens Goodrich's position in the helicopter market CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 1, 2011 - Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) has signed an agreement with SSCP Aero Holdings S.C.A., a company backed by the European private equity firm Stirling... Read More

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UTC Fire & Security Completes Sale of U.K. Manned Guarding Business

April 6, 2011

FARMINGTON, Conn., April 1, 2011 - The sale of UTC Fire & Security's Chubb Security Personnel manned guarding business in the U.K. to an affiliate of Securitas AB of Sweden has closed. The sale was first announced in January of this year. UTC Fire & Security is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). About... Read More

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SAIC Announces Agreement to Sell Its Global Oil and Gas IT Services Business; Reconfirms Growth Strategy in Other Energy Verticals

April 6, 2011

MCLEAN, Va., April 1, 2011 - Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) today announced it has reached an agreement to sell to Wipro Ltd. (NYSE: WIT) certain SAIC operations focused on providing specialized IT services to oil and gas companies. The operations being sold comprise SAIC's U.S... Read More

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GM Announces Sale of Its Stake in Delphi Automotive for $3.8 Billion

April 6, 2011

DETROIT, March 31, 2011 - General Motors Company (NYSE: GM) today announced the sale of its Class A Membership Interest in Delphi Automotive LLP (Delphi) back to Delphi for $3.8 billion. GM acquired the Class A Membership Interest in October 2009 in conjunction with the creation of Delphi. "We are systematically... Read More

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NC4 Signs E-SPONDER Deal to Rapidly Expand Availability of SharePoint-Based Solutions to the Emergency Management Community

April 5, 2011

Acquisition will Enable NC4 to Leverage E-SPONDER and Microsoft SharePoint Capabilities across the NC4 Situational Readiness Solution Suite EL SEGUNDO, Calif., March 29, 2011 - NC4 Inc., the leader in Situational Readiness solutions, is proud to announce its agreement to purchase all of the assets of E-SPONDER, LLC... Read More

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EAG Acquisition of Chemir Expands Service Offerings for Customers

April 5, 2011

World Leader in Surface Analysis and Materials Characterization Acquires Additional Investigational, Regulatory and Product Development Capabilities to Better Serve Diversifying Client Base Sunnyvale, California - April 4, 2011 Evans Analytical Group, Inc. (EAG) the leading global provider of surface analysis and... Read More

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Ashland Inc. Completes Sale of Distribution Business to Nexeo Solutions, LLC

April 5, 2011

COVINGTON, Ky., March 31, 2011 - Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced that it has closed the sale of its global distribution business, known as Ashland Distribution, to Nexeo Solutions, LLC, an affiliate of TPG Capital, for a purchase price of approximately $979 million in cash, including an adjustment for... Read More

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Robbins & Myers, Inc. Sells Romaco Group to Deutsche Beteiligungs AG

April 5, 2011

Karlsruhe/Germany, 31.03.2011. Robbins & Myers, Inc. (R&M) announced today the sale of its Romaco Group (Romaco) to Deutsche Beteiligungs AG (DBAG) and its managed closed-end private equity Fund V in a management buyout. R&M and DBAG, signed a contract to that effect. The purchase price is Euro 61 million. DBAG... Read More

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Inmarsat to Acquire Ship Equip International AS

April 5, 2011

LONDON, March 31, 2011 -- Inmarsat plc (LSE: ISAT.L), the world's leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, today announces the acquisition of Ship Equip International A.S. ("Ship Equip") for a total consideration of USD 159.5 million. Based in Alesund, Norway, Ship Equip is a leading... Read More

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Glen Road Systems, Inc. & Invata Intralogistics Announce Merger Agreement

April 5, 2011

Merger Combines GRSI Advanced Supply Chain Automation Software Suite with Invata's System Integration Capabilities PROMAT SHOW, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - March 22, 2011 -; GRSI, a global provider of supply chain execution software, distribution center automation and system integration; and Invata Intralogistics, Inc., a... Read More

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Salesforce.com Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Radian6, the Industry's Leading Social Media Monitoring Platform

April 4, 2011

Radian6 is used by more than half of the FORTUNE 100 and companies like AAA, Dell, GE, Kodak, Molson Coors, Pepsico, and UPS to monitor, analyze and engage in social media conversations Radian6's unique technology monitors hundreds of millions of conversations every day across Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, blogs and... Read More

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Elbit Systems Completes the Acquisition of the Balance of Elisra's Shares Held by Elta

April 4, 2011

HAIFA, Israel, March 30, 2011 - Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) ("Elbit Systems") announced today, further to its announcement of February 22, 2011, that it completed the acquisition of the balance of the shares of Elisra Electronic Systems Ltd. held by Elta Systems Ltd. a subsidiary of Israel Aerospace... Read More

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Genco Shipping & Trading Limited Completes Acquisition of 13 Supramax Vessels

April 4, 2011

Takes Delivery of Genco Rhone NEW YORK, March 29, 2011 - Genco Shipping & Trading Limited (NYSE: GNK) today announced that it has taken delivery of the Genco Rhone, a Supramax newbuilding. The Genco Rhone is the final vessel to be delivered to the Company under Genco's agreement previously announced on June 25... Read More

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DuPont Extends Danisco Tender Offer Period to Accommodate Ongoing Regulatory Reviews

April 4, 2011

Process on Track for Offer to Close in the Second Quarter WILMINGTON, Del., March 30, 2011 - DuPont (NYSE: DD) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary DuPont Denmark Holding ApS is extending the tender offer period relating to its acquisition of Danisco A/S shares. The extension provides additional time to... Read More

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Classic Fire Acquisition Completed by Spartan Motors

April 4, 2011

CHARLOTTE, Mich., April 1, 2011 -- Spartan Motors, Inc. (Nasdaq:SPAR) today announced it has completed the acquisition of Classic Fire, a designer and manufacturer of fire apparatus known for performance, innovation and practicality. The acquisition was announced on March 7, 2011 with a transaction close date of... Read More

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Velcon Filters, LLC, a Portfolio Company of the Sterling Group, Completes Acquisition of Twin Filters B.V.

April 4, 2011

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., March 31, 2011 - Velcon Filters, LLC, a manufacturer of industrial filtration systems, today announced that it has acquired Twin Filters B.V. Velcon is a portfolio company of The Sterling Group and was acquired in 2009 as a platform to execute a buy-and-build strategy. With headquarters in... Read More

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GE Energy to Acquire Converteam, Accelerating Momentum in High-Efficiency, Fully Electric Solutions

April 1, 2011

o Adds significant product and services capabilities in power electronics, industrial automation, and process controls, capitalizing on electrification demands of customers; o Expands GE's offering in rapid growth sectors that demand high energy efficiency, such as oil and gas, thermal power generation, and... Read More

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Cooper Standard Acquires USi, Inc.; Expands Technology Capabilities

April 1, 2011

NOVI, Mich., March 28, 2011 - Cooper Standard Automotive Inc. today announced its acquisition of USi, Inc. from Ikuyo Co. Ltd. of Japan, effective immediately. USi, based in Rockford, Tenn., provides an exclusive hard coating process for use in automotive and industrial applications, including bright trim assemblies... Read More

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Smiths Detection Product Inspection Division for Food X-Ray Inspection is Acquired by Mettler-Toledo

April 1, 2011

Eagle customers to benefit from increased focus on food x-ray inspection technologies and service. 31st March 2011, Greifensee, Switzerland: Mettler-Toledo has announced that it has acquired the Smiths Detection Product Inspection division and will adopt the well-known Eagle brand of food x-ray inspection systems... Read More

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Cephalon Launches Recommended Takeover Bid for Australian Biopharmaceutical Company, ChemGenex Pharmaceuticals Limited

April 1, 2011

Bid values ChemGenex shares and options at approximately A$225 million (US$231 million) ChemGenex Directors unanimously recommend the bid, in the absence of a superior offer Cephalon exercises options and converts convertible notes to acquire pre-bid stake of 27.6 percent FRAZER, Pa. and MELBOURNE, Australia... Read More