Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Omnicom Group's Diversified Agency Services (DAS) Acquires Communispace

February 10, 2011

NEW YORK, Feb. 7, 2011 - Diversified Agency Services (DAS), a division of Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC), announced today that it has acquired Communispace Corporation, the research pioneer of online consumer insight communities for the world's leading brands. Communispace uses innovative market research practices... Read More

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Synchronica Acquires Neustar NGM's IM Business: Adds Eleven Carrier and Two OEM Contracts to Synchronica's Client Base

February 9, 2011

Royal Tunbridge Wells, February 4, 2011. - Synchronica plc (AIM: SYNC, TSX-V: SYN), the international provider of next-generation mobile messaging services, has entered into an agreement to acquire Neustar NGM's instant messaging (IM) business. The deal includes eleven contracts with tier one / tier two mobile... Read More

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UL Environment Expands Portfolio with Addition of GREENGUARD Certification Programs

February 9, 2011

UL Environment acquires indoor air quality market leaders Air Quality Sciences and its certifying body GREENGUARD Environmental Institute NORTHBROOK, Ill., Feb. 2, 2011 - UL Environment, a business unit of UL (Underwriters Laboratories), an independent product safety certification organization, announced today that... Read More

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GE Completes $3 Billion Acquisition of Dresser, Inc.

February 9, 2011

Move Marks Latest Expansion of GE's Global Energy Infrastructure Business ATLANTA - 01 February 2011 - GE (NYSE: GE) today announced the successful closing of its $3 billion acquisition of Dresser, Inc., a global energy infrastructure technology and service provider, from funds managed by Riverstone Holdings LLC... Read More

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Newmont Expands Nevada Growth Potential with Acquisition of Fronteer Gold

February 8, 2011

DENVER, Feb. 3, 2011 - Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) ("Newmont" or "the Company") and Fronteer Gold Inc. (TSX, NYSE Amex: FRG) ("Fronteer Gold") today announced that they have entered into an agreement pursuant to which Newmont will acquire all of the outstanding common shares of Fronteer Gold by way of a... Read More

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Cenveo Completes Acquisition of MeadWestvaco's Envelope Products Business

February 8, 2011

STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 1, 2011 - Cenveo, Inc. (NYSE: CVO) announced today that it completed its previously announced acquisition of the Envelope Products Group of MeadWestvaco (NYSE: MWV). The Envelope Products Group manufactures and distributes envelope products for the billing, financial and direct mail markets and... Read More

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GE Completes $3 Billion Acquisition of Dresser, Inc

February 8, 2011

Move Marks Latest Expansion of GE's Global Energy Infrastructure Business ATLANTA - 01 February 2011 - GE (NYSE: GE) today announced the successful closing of its $3 billion acquisition of Dresser, Inc., a global energy infrastructure technology and service provider, from funds managed by Riverstone Holdings LLC... Read More

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Atalasoft Announces Acquisition of TWAIN Toolkit Vendor Dosadi, LLC

February 8, 2011

EASTHAMPTON, Mass., Feb. 2, 2011 - Atalasoft, provider of software tools that power Microsoft .NET scanning and imaging applications, today announced the acquisition of Dosadi LLC, provider of popular controls and utilities for adding TWAIN document capture to web and Windows applications. Dosadi's technologies... Read More

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CareFusion to Sell International Surgical Products Distribution Business to Medline for $130 Million

February 8, 2011

SAN DIEGO and MUNDELEIN, Ill., Feb. 3, 2011 - CareFusion Corporation (NYSE: CFN) a global, medical technology company, and Medline Industries, Inc., the nation's largest privately held manufacturer and distributor of healthcare products, today announced an agreement to sell the CareFusion International Surgical... Read More

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Industrial Video and Control Acquires Longwatch Technology

February 7, 2011

Two companies, focused on leading-edge video solutions for industrial and automation applications, join forces to expand the market Newton, MA - February 2, 2011 - Industrial Video and Control (IVC), a leading supplier of cameras and video systems for industrial, military, and commercial applications, announced the... Read More

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Aker Solutions Completes Sale of Its Principal Process and Construction Businesses to Jacobs Engineering Group

February 7, 2011

1 February 2011 - Aker Solutions has on 1 February 2011 completed the sale of the principal operations within its Process and Construction business area to Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (Jacobs). As disclosed on 22 December 2010, the transaction does not include the US EPC centre in Houston, and the Union... Read More

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OpenText Enters into Agreement to Acquire Metastorm

February 7, 2011

WATERLOO, ON, Feb. 2 - Open Text(TM) Corporation (NASDAQ:OTEX) (TSX: OTC), today announcedit has entered into an agreement and plan of merger to acquire Metastorm Inc. through a merger of Metastorm with a subsidiary of OpenText. Headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, Metastorm is a provider of Business Process... Read More

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PLC Systems Completes Sale of TMR Business to Novadaq

February 7, 2011

FRANKLIN, Mass., Feb. 2, 2011 - PLC Systems Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: PLCSF), a company focused on innovative medical device-based technologies, today announced that it had completed the sale of its Transmyocardial Revascularization (TMR) business toNovadaq Technologies Inc. (TSX: NDQ), a developer of real-time... Read More

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Trend Micro Completes Acquisition of Mobile Armor

February 7, 2011

CUPERTINO, Calif., Feb. 2, 2011 - Trend Micro Inc., a global leader in Internet content security, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Mobile Armor, Inc. as of close of business on February 1, 2011. The acquisition agreement between Trend Micro and Mobile Armor was announced on November 29, 2010... Read More

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VWR International, LLC Acquires AMRESCO Inc.

February 7, 2011

Acquisition Provides VWR Life Science Customers Even Greater Choice and Value RADNOR, Pa., Feb. 2, 2011 - VWR International, LLC, a global leader in distributing laboratory supplies and services, announced today that it has acquired AMRESCO Inc., a manufacturer and supplier of high quality biochemicals and reagents... Read More

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FleetPride Acquires Gooch Brake & Equipment Company

February 7, 2011

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Jan. 26, 2011 - FleetPride, Inc., the nation's largest independent aftermarket distributor of heavy-duty truck and trailer parts, announced that it has acquired the assets of two Page Brake locations in Missouri, previously operating under the name of Gooch Brake & Equipment Company. The... Read More

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FleetPride Acquires Page Brake's Assets in New Mexico

February 7, 2011

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Jan. 26, 2011 - FleetPride, Inc., the nation's largest independent aftermarket distributor of heavy-duty truck and trailer parts, announced that it has acquired the assets of two New Mexico operations from Page Brake. The acquisition includes locations in Albuquerque and Aztec, New... Read More

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Kirby Corporation Signs Agreement to Purchase Ship Bunkering Operations of Enterprise Marine Services

February 7, 2011

o Signed an agreement to purchase the ship bunkering operations of Enterprise Marine Services, consisting of 21 tank barges and 15 boats, for approximately $53 million in cash HOUSTON, Feb. 1, 2011 - Kirby Corporation ("Kirby") (NYSE: KEX) today announced the signing of an agreement to purchase the ship bunkering... Read More

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RESIN (Products & Technology) BV to Acquire Yparex® Business from DSM Engineering Plastics

February 4, 2011

ENSCHEDE, THE NETHERLANDS - RESIN (Products & Technology) BV, a privately held Dutch specialty-resin compounder headquartered here, today announced that it is in the process of acquiring the Yparex® adhesive tie-layer business of DSM Engineering Plastics (Sittard, The Netherlands). Transaction details are not... Read More

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BorgWarner Finalizes Acquisition of Haldex Traction Systems

February 4, 2011

BorgWarner Expands Product Portfolio with New Technologies to Accelerate Global Growth in All-Wheel Drive Markets AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Feb. 1, 2011 - Global powertrain supplier BorgWarner has completed its acquisition of the Traction Systems division of Haldex Group. From production facilities in Sweden, Mexico and... Read More