Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

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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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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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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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

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Indianapolis-Based Horner Industrial Purchases R.L. Nevitt

March 3, 2011

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - R.L. Nevitt & Associates, LLC of Louisville has been sold to Horner Industrial Services, Inc., headquartered in Indianapolis. R.L. Nevitt, a family-owned and operated business, has over 40 years of experience servicing the industrial and mechanical markets in Kentucky and southern Indiana... Read More

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East Meets West - Control, Inc. Acquires Northwest Bank Supply

March 3, 2011

It was 1869 in Promontory Point, Utah where west met east! On May 10, 1869, the completion of the transcontinental railroad ushered in new cooperation and economic advantage for both coasts. Oregon, October 18th, 2010 It happened again. Control Inc., a leading provider of banking supplies across the United States... Read More

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ON Semiconductor Completes Acquisition of CMOS Image Sensor Business Unit from Cypress

March 3, 2011

Company is now a Top 10 worldwide image sensor supplier offering a complete range of products between 1D and 2D sensors and across multiple end-markets PHOENIX, Ariz. - Feb. 28, 2011 - ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ONNN), a premier supplier of high performance silicon solutions for energy efficient electronics, has... Read More

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Wabtec Acquires Brush Traction, a UK-Based Provider of Locomotive Overhauls, Services

March 3, 2011

WILMERDING, Pa., Feb. 28, 2011 - Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) has acquired Brush Traction Group, a UK-based provider of locomotive overhauls, services and aftermarket components, for about $31 million. With facilities in Loughborough, England and Kilmarnock, Scotland, the company has annual sales of about $55... Read More

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FirstEnergy-Allegheny Energy Merger Closes Effective Today

March 2, 2011

AKRON, Ohio, Feb. 25, 2011 - FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) announced that its merger with Allegheny Energy, Inc. (NYSE: AYE), has closed, effective today, marking the beginning of combined operations. This follows the company's acceptance of conditions included in yesterday's Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission... Read More

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Arbinet Announces Stockholder Approval of Merger with Primus

March 2, 2011

HERNDON, Va., Feb. 25, 2011 - Arbinet Corporation (Nasdaq: ARBX), a leading provider of telecommunications services to fixed and mobile operators, announced today that the company's stockholders have approved and adopted Arbinet's merger agreement with Primus. At a special meeting of Arbinet stockholders held... Read More

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Quest Diagnostics to Acquire Athena Diagnostics, Establishing Leading Position in Rapidly Growing Neurology Testing Market

March 1, 2011

Addition of Premier Provider of Neurology Testing to Complement Quest Diagnostics' Leadership in Testing for Cancer, Infectious Disease and Cardiovascular Disease MADISON, N.J., Feb. 24, 2011 - Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services... Read More