Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Elgin Fastener Group Expands through Acquisition

March 7, 2011

Elgin Fastener Group has announced the latest addition to their expanding production capabilities through the acquisition of Silo Fasteners, Kansas City, MO, effective February 7, 2011. Silo Fasteners was established in 1990 and has provided fasteners for highway construction, concrete form, and general... Read More

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GTEC to Be Acquired by an Affiliate of Ares Management LLC through Cash Tender Offer

March 7, 2011

Stockholders to Receive $24.25 Per Share in Cash; Transaction Valued at $315 Million MCLEAN, Va., March 3, 2011 - Global Defense Technology & Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: GTEC), a provider of mission-critical, technology-based systems, solutions and services for national security agencies and programs of the U.S... Read More

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Teradata to Acquire Aster Data

March 7, 2011

Data warehouse leader expands into emerging big data market SAN DIEGO, March 3, 2011 - Teradata Corporation (NYSE: TDC) signed a definitive agreement to acquire Aster Data Systems, Inc., a market leader and pioneer in advanced analytics and the management of a variety of diverse data that is not structured. The... Read More

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Alcoa Acquires Full Ownership of Carbothermic Smelting Technology

March 7, 2011

NEW YOR - Alcoa (NYSE:AA) today announced that it has finalized a deal with ORKLA ASA to acquire full ownership of the technology associated with the carbothermic aluminum production process, previously jointly owned by the companies. Now in the research and development phase, the carbothermic aluminum production... Read More

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EarthLink Completes Acquisition of STS Telecom

March 7, 2011

Adds Hosted VoIP Expertise to EarthLink Business Product Portfolio ATLANTA, March 2, 2011 - EarthLink, Inc. (Nasdaq: ELNK), a leading IP infrastructure and services company,today announced that it has completed the acquisition of STS Telecom, a privately-held business providing voice, data and internet services to... Read More

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Shred-it Divests Its US-Based Records Management Business

March 7, 2011

Will continue to focus on organic and acquisition growth within its core document destruction business TORONTO, March 1, 2011 - Shred-it, the world-leading information security company providing document destruction services across 140 service locations in 16 countries, has today announced the divestiture of its... Read More

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Severstal North America Sells Warren, Wheeling, and Sparrows Point Facilities

March 7, 2011

DEARBORN, Mich., March 2, 2011 - Severstal North America, a subsidiary of OAO Severstal, today announced that The Renco Group, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to purchase Severstal's operations at Warren, OH, Wheeling, WV, and Sparrows Point, MD. The transaction is expected to close in March 2011, and is... Read More

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Smartcool Completes UK Acquisition

March 7, 2011

VANCOUVER, March 2, 2011 - Smartcool Systems Inc. (http://smartcool.net/) (TSX-V: SSC) is very pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of Smartcool Systems UK Ltd., the most well-established and successful distributor over the past twenty years of the Smartcool technology. In addition to a broad... Read More

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Trimble Acquires Mesta Software to Expand Its Construction Applications for the Nordic Markets

March 7, 2011

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 2, 2011 - Trimble (Nasdaq: TRMB) announced today that it has acquired a suite of software solutions from Mesta Entreprenor AS, a subsidiary of Mesta Konsern AS. Mesta Konsern AS is one of Norway's largest contracting groups for road and highway construction as well as related operations and... Read More

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UL Expands Capabilities in Global Lighting Technology Market with Acquisition of Lighting Sciences, Inc.

March 7, 2011

UL Proactively Developing Light Testing Capabilities to Meet the Ever-Growing Demand for Independent Photometric Testing Services in the Lighting Industry NORTHBROOK, Ill., March 2, 2011 - UL, a world leader in advancing safety, announced today that it has acquired Lighting Sciences, Inc. (LSI), a leading provider... Read More

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Equifax Acquires Market-Leading Wealth & Asset Data Business

March 7, 2011

New data will add a greater breadth of intelligence and insight for Equifax customers LONDON, March 3, 2011 - Equifax, a leading provider of consumer credit and business risk management services, has acquired Workload Financial Business Consultants Limited, the UK's leading provider of strategic intelligence to... Read More

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ADP Acquires AdvancedMD, a Leading Provider of Cloud-based Solutions for Practice Management, Electronic Health Records, and Revenue Cycle Management

March 7, 2011

ROSELAND, N.J., March 1, 2011 - ADP®, a leading provider of human resource, payroll and benefits administration services, today announced that it has acquired AdvancedMD, a highly respected, privately-held provider of practice management (PM) and electronic health records (EHR) solutions targeting small and... Read More

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Verizon Extends Tender Offer for All Outstanding Shares of Terremark Worldwide, Inc

March 4, 2011

Signs Memorandum of Understanding for Settlement of Merger Agreement Litigation NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2011 - Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) today announced that, in connection with the settlement of purported class action lawsuits that related to its agreement to acquire Terremark Worldwide, Inc... Read More

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Syngenta to Divest Materials Protection Business

March 4, 2011

BASEL, Switzerland, March 1, 2011 - o Sale of Materials Protection business to Lanxess o Exclusive licensing and supply agreements for related active ingredients and technologies Syngenta announced today that it has signed an agreement to divest its Materials Protection business to Lanxess. Under the terms... Read More

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Thermo Fisher Scientific Acquires Polystyrene Roller Bottle Product Line Assets from BD

March 4, 2011

Additional product line reinforces commitment to being the most comprehensive partner in bioproduction ROCHESTER, N.Y. (March 1, 2011) - Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire certain assets of the polystyrene roller bottle... Read More

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Derycz Scientific to Meet Growing Information Logistics Demand in Europe through Acquisition of TAAG

March 4, 2011

Company Continues Expansion of Customer Base and Physical Presence in Europe Expected to Add $13 Million in Annual Revenues SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 28, 2011 - Derycz Scientific, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: DYSC), a company pioneering a fresh way of facilitating information flow from content publishers to... Read More

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PolyOne Announces Sale of SunBelt Investment

March 4, 2011

CLEVELAND, Feb. 28, 2011 - PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL) announced today the sale of its 50% ownership interest in SunBelt Chlor Alkali Partnership to Olin Corporation. SunBelt, a chlor alkali manufacturer, is a 50/50 joint venture formed in 1996 between PolyOne (formerly The Geon Company) and Olin. PolyOne's... Read More

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Fiserv Acquires Credit Union On-Line Inc.

March 4, 2011

o Acquisition provides Fiserv clients with additional choice for delivery of XP2, one of the credit union industry's most advanced account processing solutions o Transitioned clients to receive direct support and access to the comprehensive portfolio of Fiserv value-added solutions Brookfield, Wis., March 1, 2011... Read More

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Central National-Gottesman Acquires Hudson Valley Paper Company

March 4, 2011

PURCHASE, N.Y., March 1, 2011 - Central National-Gottesman Inc. today announced that its Lindenmeyr Munroe division has acquired the assets and business of Hudson Valley Paper Company, one of upstate New York and New England's oldest and most respected fine paper merchants. Hudson Valley is headquartered in Albany... Read More

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Cytec Completes Sale of Building Block Chemicals Business

March 4, 2011

Woodland Park, New Jersey, February 28, 2011 - Cytec Industries Inc. (NYSE:CYT) announced today that it has completed the previously announced sale of its Building Block Chemicals business to an affiliate of H.I.G. Capital, LLC for approximately $180 million which includes a 6 year Note for $15 million. The total... Read More