Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Mercury Computer Announces Acquisition of LNX Corporation and Provides Preliminary Financial Results for Second Quarter of Fiscal 2011

January 18, 2011

o LNX acquisition increases Mercury content on the JCREW3.3 Counter IED program by over 40% o Acquisition enhances Mercury's capabilities in the Signals Intelligence, Communications Intelligence and Electronic Attack markets CHELMSFORD, Mass. - January 12, 2011 - Mercury Computer Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRCY... Read More

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GE to Bring High-Efficiency Energy Solutions to Telecommunications and Datacenter Industries with Acquisition of Lineage Power from the Gores Group

January 18, 2011

Explosive Growth of Mobile Internet, Cloud Computing and Datacenters Drives Demand for Efficient and Reliable DC Power to Expand Network Capacity and Reduce Energy Costs ATLANTA - 13 January 2011 - GE (NYSE: GE) today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire privately-held Lineage Power Holdings, Inc., from... Read More

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Hawkins, Inc. Announces Agreement to Acquire the Assets of Vertex Chemical Corporation

January 18, 2011

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 10, 2011 - Hawkins, Inc. (Nasdaq: HWKN) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all the assets of Vertex Chemical Corporation and its affiliates. Hawkins Chief Executive Officer, John R. Hawkins, commented, "We are extremely pleased to be welcoming... Read More

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Arch Coal Acquires Equity Interest in West Coast Terminal

January 17, 2011

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 12, 2011 - Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) today announced that it has acquired a 38 percent interest in Millennium Bulk Terminals-Longview, LLC ("MBT"), the owner of a bulk commodity terminal on the Columbia River near Longview, Wash., in exchange for $25 million plus additional consideration upon the... Read More

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Cargill Announces Acquisition of German Chocolate Business

January 17, 2011

MOUSCRON, Belgium, Jan. 12, 2011 - Cargill is expanding its cocoa and chocolate business in Europe through the acquisition of the business of Schwartauer Werke GmbH & Co. KG Kakao Verarbeitung Berlin, ("KVB"), an integrated chocolate company based in Germany. KVB has two production plants, both in Berlin, Germany... Read More

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Magna Seating Continues Expansion in South America with Acquisition of Pabsa

January 17, 2011

SAO PAULO, Brazil, Jan. 12 - Magna Seating, an operating unit of Magna International which develops and manufactures complete seating solutions and mechanisms, continues its growth in South America with the acquisition of automotive seat supplier Pabsa S.A. The new entity will operate as Magna Seating... Read More

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Stonebranch and OpsWise Announce Agreement to Merge

January 17, 2011

Combined Company Positioned for Rapid Growth, Offering Most Modern and Complete Workload Automation Solutions Spanning from Mainframe to Distributed to Cloud ATLANTA, Jan. 12, 2011 - Stonebranch, Inc. and OpsWise Software today announced that they have signed a definitive agreement to merge. The combined company... Read More

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Manatron, Inc. Acquires International Land Systems, Creates New International Division

January 14, 2011

PORTAGE, Mich., Jan. 10, 2011 - Manatron, Inc., a global leader in integrated property tax and records management software for state and local governments, today announced it has acquired International Land Systems (ILS) Inc., creating a new division: Manatron International. The acquisition was led by private equity... Read More

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LNS Group Takes Over Italian Oil Mist Collector Specialist Fox IFS

January 14, 2011

Expanding the One-Stop-Shop: The Swiss LNS Group, world market leader for machine-tool peripherals, purchases the Italian company Fox IFS. The enterprise with headquarters in Azzano San Paolo in the Lombardy region is specialized in producing industrial air filtration systems including oil mist collectors. Orvin... Read More

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Ryan Electronics Corporation (Gardner, MA) has Announced the Sale of Substantially all Assets to Ryan Electronics Corp. (Bristol, CT)

January 14, 2011

Ryan Electronics Corporation (Gardner, MA) has announced the sale of substantially all assets to Ryan Electronics Corp. (Bristol, CT), an acquisition company formed by the management of Multi/Cable Corp. (Bristol, CT), a leading manufacturer of custom multiconductor cable. The companies are completely autonomous... Read More

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Curtiss-Wright Acquires Predator Systems Incorporated

January 13, 2011

Leading Manufacturer of Hydraulic Motion Control Products for Aerospace and Defense Applications PARSIPPANY, N.J., Jan. 7, 2011 - Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE:CW) today announced that it has acquired Predator Systems Incorporated (PSI) for $13.25 million. PSI designs and manufactures motion control components... Read More

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Duke Energy CEO Jim Rogers and Progress Energy CEO Bill Johnson Available to Discuss Duke Energy/Progress Energy Merger

January 13, 2011

o $26 Billion Transaction Will Create Nation's Largest Utility with a Combined Enterprise Value of Approximately $65 Billion o Diversified Generation Portfolio in Six Regulated Service Territories o Transaction Expected to be Accretive to Adjusted Diluted Earnings in First Year Duke Energy (NYSE... Read More

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Air Products Extends Tender Offer to Acquire Airgas

January 13, 2011

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Jan. 7, 2011 - Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced that it has extended the expiration date of its tender offer for all outstanding common shares of Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG) for $70.00 per share in cash. The offer and withdrawal rights are now scheduled to expire at 12:00 midnight New York... Read More

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API Technologies Announces Merger with SenDEC Corporation

January 13, 2011

o Vintage Capital Management Will Become Majority Shareholder NEW YORK and ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 10, 2011 - API Technologies Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: ATNYD) ("API" or the "Company"), a provider of secure communications, electronic components and subsystems to the global defense and aerospace industries, has signed... Read More

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EF Johnson Technologies, Inc. to Sell 3eTI to Ultra Electronic Holdings plc

January 13, 2011

IRVING, Texas, Jan. 7, 2011 - EF Johnson Technologies, Inc. today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Ultra Electronic Holdings plc ("Ultra") whereby Ultra will acquire 3e Technologies International Inc. ("3eTI") from EFJohnson. Ultra, a public limited company formed under the laws of... Read More

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Duke Energy and Progress Energy to Merge

January 13, 2011

o $26 Billion Transaction Will Create Nation's Largest Utility with a Combined Enterprise Value of $65 Billion o Diversified Generation Portfolio in Six Regulated Service Territories o Transaction Expected to be Accretive to Adjusted Diluted Earnings in First Year CHARLOTTE, N.C. and RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 10, 2011... Read More

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DuPont to Acquire Danisco for $6.3 Billion

January 13, 2011

Combination Would Create a World Leader in Industrial Biotechnology WILMINGTON, Del., Jan. 9, 2011 - DuPont (NYSE: DD) has entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition of Danisco, a global enzyme and specialty food ingredients company, for $5.8 billion in cash and assumption of $500 million of Danisco... Read More

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Legrand Expands Data Center Capabilities with Acquisition of Electrorack in the United States

January 13, 2011

Acquisition demonstrates Legrand's commitment to innovation and leadership in data communications. West Hartford, CT, January 7, 2011 - Legrand, North America today announced the purchase of Electrorack Products Company, an American company specializing in cabinets, power and cooling solutions. The acquisition... Read More

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VASCO Data Security International, Inc. Announces the Acquisition of DigiNotar B.V., a Market Leader in Internet Trust Services in The Netherlands

January 13, 2011

DigiNotar's European Union certification as a trusted, third-party provider of digital certificates (certificate authority or CA) and digital signature solutions expand and strengthen VASCO's PKI and DIGIPASS as a Service offerings; Brings VASCO Strong Foothold in eGovernment and professional services markets... Read More

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VASCO Data Security International, Inc. Announces the Acquisition of DigiNotar B.V., a Market Leader in Internet Trust Services in The Netherlands

January 13, 2011

DigiNotar's European Union certification as a trusted, third-party provider of digital certificates (certificate authority or CA) and digital signature solutions expand and strengthen VASCO's PKI and DIGIPASS as a Service offerings; Brings VASCO Strong Foothold in eGovernment and professional services markets... Read More