Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Goodyear Completes Sale of Latin American Farm Tire Business

April 7, 2011

AKRON, Ohio, April 1, 2011 - The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NYSE: GT) announced today that it has completed the previously announced sale of its Latin American farm tire business to Titan Tire Corporation, a subsidiary of Titan International Inc. Goodyear completed the sale for approximately $99 million... Read More

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Huntsman Acquires Chemicals Business of Laffans Petrochemicals Ltd.

April 7, 2011

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, April 2, 2011 - Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Indian chemical producer Laffans Petrochemicals Ltd., and has taken ownership of the manufacturer's 60kt ethylene oxide derivatives facility in Ankleshwar, Gujarat. The purpose-built plant... Read More

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Advanced Laser Materials (ALM), Strategic Partner of EOS, Acquires Majority Stake of the Laser Sintering Service Company Integra

April 7, 2011

Agreement will further strengthen the EOS service capabilities in the US Krailling, Germany/Temple, Texas, April 4, 2011 - Advanced Laser Materials (ALM) announced today that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Integra Services. ALM, a developer and manufacturer of materials for rapid manufacturing... Read More

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VASCO Announces Acquisition of Alfa & Ariss (The Netherlands)

April 7, 2011

Alfa & Ariss is a specialist in open identity and access management; Acquisition provides technical know-how that is expected to enhance VASCO's DIGIPASS as a Service infrastructure and strengthens VASCO's Enterprise Security offerings; Brings additional engineering capabilities to VASCO OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., and... Read More

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QIAGEN Makes Proposal to Acquire Australian Diagnostics Company Cellestis Limited

April 7, 2011

o QIAGEN to acquire Cellestis Limited (CST:AU) via a Scheme of Arrangement (the Scheme) for approximately A$341 million(1) (US$355 million), or A$3.55 per share o Unanimous support from Cellestis board of directors(2); QIAGEN granted options to acquire up to 19.9% of Cellestis ordinary shares under certain... Read More

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VeriFone and Hypercom Announce Agreement to Sell Hypercom's U.S. Payment Systems Business

April 7, 2011

SAN JOSE, Calif., & SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.-April 4, 2011-VeriFone Systems, Inc. (NYSE:PAY), and Hypercom Corporation (NYSE:HYC) announced today that they have reached an agreement to sell the U.S. payment systems business of Hypercom to Ingenico S.A. The transaction is expected to close immediately prior to completion... Read More

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P2 Energy Solutions Acquires Leading Canadian Land Software Firm

April 7, 2011

EXPLORER Software Solutions Adds Land Products, Canadian Market Expansion DENVER, April 1, 2011 - EXPLORER(TM) Software Solutions Ltd., the leading oil and gas land management software company in Canada, has been acquired today by P2 Energy Solutions, a technology company that provides a comprehensive range of... Read More

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Pace Analytical Services, Inc. Purchases Laboratory Division of Northeast Technical Services, Inc. in Virginia, MN

April 7, 2011

Acquisition will improve access to Pace laboratory services in northern Minnesota MINNEAPOLIS, April 1, 2011 - Pace Analytical is pleased to announce that it has purchased the assets of the laboratory division and a portion of the field sampling division of Northeast Technical Services, Inc. (NTS) based in... Read More

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Pentair to Acquire Norit's Clean Process Technologies, Accelerating Growth in Filtration Systems and Solutions

April 7, 2011

o Strengthens Presence In Fast Growth Regions, Including China, Latin America and Middle East o Provides Proprietary, Innovative Membrane Technology and Leading Position in Ultrafiltration o Broadens and Deepens Pentair's Water Offerings in Desalination, Potable Water, Water Reuse & Industrial Applications; Expands... Read More

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Coates International, Ltd. Has Signed a Letter of Intent to Merge with an Established Chinese Industrial Engine and Generator Manufacturer

April 6, 2011

WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J., April 1, 2011 - Coates International, Ltd. (OTCBB: COTE) - Coates International Ltd. (the "Company") has signed a letter of intent to merge with an industrial engine and generator manufacturing company in China. Management believes that if our company is to get into mass production soon, it... Read More

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QSI Corporation Becomes Beijer Electronics, Inc.

April 6, 2011

Salt Lake City, UT.1 April 2011 - Today, QSI Corporation legally changed its name to Beijer Electronics, Inc. and is now the North American division of Beijer Electronics. Beijer Electronics [BELE is a publicly traded company out of Malmo, Sweden with offices in sixteen countries around the world. Their human... Read More

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Industrial Equipment Division of Toyota Canada Aligns with Toyota Global Material Handling Division

April 6, 2011

IRVINE, Calif. - (April 1, 2011) - As part of Toyota Industries Corporation's (TICO) global strategy to focus on its material handling business, Irvine, Calif.-based Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU) announced today that effective Oct. 1, 2011 it will acquire the Industrial Equipment Division (IED) of... Read More

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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