Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Quest Diagnostics to Acquire Celera, Strengthening Position as World's Leading Innovator in Molecular Diagnostics and Development

March 23, 2011

Provides Immediate Access to Proprietary Genetic Tests and Pipeline of Biomarkers to Drive Sustainable Growth Berkeley HeartLab Brings Unique Esoteric Cardiovascular Test Offering and Specialized Sales Force Adds Leading Genetic IVD Products and Development Capability Transaction Valued at Approximately $344... Read More

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Roanwell Enhances Product Line with Handset Purchase

March 23, 2011

BRONX, N.Y., March 17, 2011 - Roanwell Corporation ("Roanwell"), est. 1948, a leading designer and manufacturer of rugged communications equipment, today announced the purchase of Star Dynamic Corporation's H-207, H-250, and H-350 Handset product lines and operations. Roanwell intends to manufacture the handsets at... Read More

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Utah Medical Products, Inc. Acquires Femcare Group Limited

March 23, 2011

Salt Lake City, Utah - Utah Medical Products, Inc. (Nasdaq: UTMD) announces it has purchased all of the common shares of Femcare Holdings Limited of the United Kingdom, including its trading subsidiaries, Femcare-Nikomed Ltd. of Southampton, England and Femcare Australia. Femcare is best known for its leading global... Read More

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Copart UK Limited Acquires Hewitt International

March 23, 2011

FAIRFIELD, Calif., March 18, 2011 - Copart, Inc. (Nasdaq: CPRT), a leading provider of online auctions and vehicle remarketing services in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, today announced that its UK subsidiary, Copart UK Limited, has completed the acquisition of privately-held Hewitt International... Read More

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Schenck Process Acquires Clyde Process Solutions

March 22, 2011

Schenck Process has grown yet again. Since the end of February the Darmstadt, Germany based company has been the sole shareholder of Clyde Process Solutions, a leading supplier of air filtration, pneumatic conveying and injection technologies. The shareholders of the previously listed U.K. company voted in favor of... Read More

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NewPage Subsidiary Signs Agreement to Sell Rumford Cogeneration Energy Assets to Unit of ReEnergy Holdings

March 22, 2011

MIAMISBURG, Ohio, March 17, 2011 - NewPage Corporation, the largest coated paper manufacturer in North America, announced today that its subsidiary, Rumford Paper Company, based in Rumford, Maine, has signed an agreement to sell its cogeneration energy assets to a unit of ReEnergy Holdings LLC, a company which... Read More

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Herley Industries, Inc. Announces Expiration of HSR Waiting Period

March 22, 2011

LANCASTER, Pa., March 16, 2011 -- Herley Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: HRLY), a leader in the design, development and manufacture of microwave technology solutions for the defense, aerospace and medical industries worldwide, today announced the expiration of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott Rodino Antitrust... Read More

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Logicalis Offers Customers a Smarter Future with Acquisition of Inca Software

March 22, 2011

SLOUGH, England, March 17, 2011 - Logicalis UK Acquires Award-Winning IBM Business Analytics Solutions Provider Logicalis UK, the international solutions provider, has agreed to acquire Inca Software from Avisen Plc. The acquisition creates one of the first UK system integrators capable of delivering the full suite... Read More

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Trimble Enters into Definitive Agreement to Acquire OmniSTAR Business Assets for Land Applications

March 21, 2011

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 16, 2011 -- Trimble (Nasdaq: TRMB) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire certain assets related to the OmniSTAR(TM) Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) signal corrections business from Fugro N.V. The acquisition is expected to significantly expand... Read More

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Optima Group Acquires CC Metals & Alloys

March 21, 2011

CALVERT CITY, Ky., March 15, 2011 - Optima Group LLC has acquired 100% of the membership interest of the ferroalloys producer, CC Metals & Alloys, LLC from CCA Acquisition & Holding, Inc. and other investors. Certain of the owners of Optima Group are also partial owners of Felman Production, Inc., which produces... Read More

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Hillman Group Closes TagWorks Acquisition

March 21, 2011

CINCINNATI, March 16, 2011 - The Hillman Companies, Inc. announced today that its subsidiary, The Hillman Group, Inc., has closed its previously announced acquisition of TagWorks, L.L.C. In connection with the closing of the acquisition, the Hillman Group also closed its previously announced offering of $50 million... Read More

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ABB Investment Sharpens Solar Focus

March 21, 2011

Stake in Novatec Solar supports development of power generation projects with Concentrated Solar Power technology Zurich, Switzerland, March 16, 2011 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has agreed to buy a 35 percent stake in Novatec Solar (formerly Novatec Biosol), an innovative Concentrated... Read More

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EnerSys Purchases Battery Manufacturing Assets in Greece from Ergon Batteries Ltd.

March 21, 2011

READING, Pa., March 15, 2011 - EnerSys (NYSE: ENS), the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications, today announced that it has finalized the acquisition of certain assets from Ergon Batteries Ltd., a Greek registered company based near Athens. Ergon Batteries manufactures, assembles and... Read More

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Christenson Electric Acquires Tanner Creek Energy to Expand Its Energy Services Offerings

March 18, 2011

PORTLAND, Ore., March 15, 2011 - Christenson Electric, one of the Northwest's largest and most respected electrical contractors, today announced the acquisition of local energy solution provider and general contractor Tanner Creek Energy. The acquisition will enable Christenson to expand its renewable energy and... Read More

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CoreLogic Acquires Dorado Network Systems Corporation

March 18, 2011

Open technology platforms enable loan processing workflow and integrated mortgage finance transaction management for analytical decision making SANTA ANA, Calif., March 15, 2011 - CoreLogic (NYSE: CLGX), a leading provider of information, analytics and business services, announced today that it completed its... Read More

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Longtop Signs Agreement to Acquire FNDSoft, a Leading Core Insurance Solution Provider in China

March 18, 2011

HONG KONG, March 15, 2011 - Longtop Financial Technologies Limited ("Longtop") (NYSE: LFT), a leading software developer and solutions provider targeting the financial services industry in China, today announced that the Company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 100% of FNDSoft, a leading provider... Read More

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WESCO International, Inc. Announces the Acquisition of RECO, LLC

March 18, 2011

PITTSBURGH, March 15, 2011 - WESCO International, Inc. (NYSE: WCC), a leading provider of electrical, industrial, and communications MRO and OEM products, construction materials, and advanced supply chain management and logistics services, today announced that it has acquired the business of RECO, LLC... Read More

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Ryerson Acquires Singer Steel

March 18, 2011

CHICAGO, March 14, 2011 - Ryerson Inc., a leading distributor and processor of metals in North America and China, announced today that it has acquired Singer Steel Company ("Singer"), a value-added flat rolled steel processor based in Streetsboro, Ohio. Terms of the transaction were not announced. Singer is a... Read More

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FirstEnergy Enters into Definitive Agreement on Sale of Fremont Energy Center

March 17, 2011

AKRON, Ohio, March 14, 2011 - FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) today entered into a definitive agreement to sell the Fremont Energy Center in Fremont, Ohio, to American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP). Under terms of the agreement, the facility would be purchased by AMP for approximately $485 million, based on 685... Read More

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ESCO Announces Acquisition of Test Solutions Provider

March 17, 2011

ST. LOUIS, March 14, 2011 - ESCO Technologies Inc. (NYSE: ESE) today announced that it has acquired EMV Elektronische Messgerate Vertriebs-G.m.b.H., together with its subsidiary EMSCREEN Electromagnetic Screening G.m.b.H. (collectively, "EMV"). EMV, with operations in Taufkirchen, Germany, provides turnkey systems... Read More