Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Curtiss-Wright Completes Acquisition of BASF's Surface Technologies Business

April 13, 2011

Leading Provider of Thermal Spray Coatings for Turbine Engines PARSIPPANY, N.J., April 11, 2011 -- Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE:CW) today announced that it has completed its purchase of the assets of BASF's Surface Technologies business from BASF Corporation. The Surface Technologies business is a leading... Read More

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GE Acquires Technology Assets of CSense Systems

April 13, 2011

Analytics technology enhances GE's ability to help customers proactively optimize industrial process efficiency and reliability CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA April 11, 2011 GE Intelligent Platforms today announced the acquisition of technology assets from CSense Systems (Pty) Ltd. of Pretoria, South Africa. This acquisition... Read More

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RailAmerica Announces Agreement to Acquire Three Alabama Railroads

April 13, 2011

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 11, 2011 - RailAmerica, Inc. (NYSE: RA) announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire the assets of three short-line freight railroads in the state of Alabama for a total purchase price of $12.7 million. The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter of 2011 and is... Read More

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Verizon Completes Terremark Acquisition

April 13, 2011

New Unit to Drive 'Everything-as-a-Service' Global Cloud Strategy NEW YORK, April 11, 2011 - Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) today closed its previously announced acquisition of Terremark Worldwide, Inc., clearing the way for Verizon to lead the rapidly evolving global managed IT infrastructure and... Read More

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FISHER/UNITECH Acquires SolidWorks® Software Business Unit from Pennsylvania Reseller

April 13, 2011

Troy, MI (April 11, 2011) - FISHER/UNITECH, a product lifecycle management solutions provider, announces its acquisition of Roney Software for Manufacturing, Inc.'s SolidWorks software business. SolidWorks 3D computer-aided design (CAD) software provides best-in-class tools for product design, validation, technical... Read More

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Graphic Packaging Holding Company Announces 47.0 Million Share Common Stock Offering, Acquisition of Sierra Pacific Packaging, and Preliminary First Quarter Results

April 13, 2011

MARIETTA, Ga., April 11, 2011 - Graphic Packaging Holding Company ("Graphic Packaging") (NYSE: GPK) today announced the commencement of a 47.0 million share public offering of its common stock, to be underwritten by Goldman, Sachs & Co., BofA Merrill Lynch, J.P. Morgan and Deutsche Bank Securities as joint... Read More

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Kline & Company Acquires Prochaska & Company, a Leading Agrochemical Information Provider

April 12, 2011

PARSIPPANY, N.J., April 7, 2011 - Kline & Company announced this week the acquisition of the business of Prochaska & Company, a strategic advisor to companies in the agricultural, ag bio-tech, and specialty horticultural markets. This transaction will enhance Kline's Agricultural and Specialty Pesticides Practice... Read More

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M5 Networks Acquires Call Center Software Provider Callfinity

April 12, 2011

Combined teams and technology set to offer next generation contact center solution ROCHESTER, N.Y., April 7, 2011 - M5 Networks (www.m5.net), the market leader in unified communications and hosted, managed VoIP, announced today its acquisition of Callfinity, provider of innovative contact center software and one of... Read More

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Newmont Completes Acquisition of Fronteer Gold

April 12, 2011

DENVER, April 6, 2011 - Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) today announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of all of the outstanding common shares of Fronteer Gold Inc. for aggregate cash consideration of approximately Cdn $2.3 billion (with a net cash acquisition cost of Cdn $2.2... Read More

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Epiq Systems Expands E-discovery Market Share with Acquisition

April 12, 2011

Kansas City, KS (April 4, 2011) - Epiq Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:EPIQ), a leading global provider of technology solutions for the legal profession, today announced the acquisition of Encore Discovery Solutions for $100 million cash. With this transaction, Epiq further strengthens its worldwide e-discovery franchise... Read More

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Califone® Acquires Headphones & Headsets from Telex®

April 12, 2011

Purchases four legacy brand names used in classrooms and libraries SAN FERNANDO, Calif., April 4, 2011 -- Califone, a subsidiary of School Specialty® (NASDAQ: SCHS), announced today that it has reached an agreement to acquire the Discovery(TM), Odyssey(TM), Explorer(TM) and 610(TM) brand names of headphones... Read More

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TransDigm Group Completes Divestiture of AQS

April 12, 2011

CLEVELAND, April 8, 2011 - TransDigm Group Incorporated (NYSE: TDG), a leading global designer, producer and supplier of highly engineered aircraft components, announced today that it has completed the divestiture of Aero Quality Sales ("AQS") to Satair A/S (NASDAQ OMX: Satair) for approximately $30 million in... Read More

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TETRA Technologies, Inc. Announces Strategic Transaction

April 12, 2011

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, April 7, 2011 - TETRA Technologies, Inc. (TETRA or the Company) (NYSE: TTI) today announced that its wholly-owned Maritech Resources, Inc. subsidiary (Maritech) has entered into an agreement with Tana Exploration Company LLC (Tana), a wholly-owned subsidiary of TRT Holdings, Inc. (TRT), to... Read More

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Duke Energy, Progress Energy Make Regulatory Filings for Merger Approval

April 12, 2011

CHARLOTTE, N.C., and RALEIGH, N.C., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy Corp. and Progress Energy, Inc. today filed applications seeking regulatory approval of the merger the companies announced Jan. 10. An application to the N.C. Utilities Commission (NCUC) filed today outlines numerous customer benefits... Read More

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Proposed Demerger of Aker Solutions; Publication of Information Memorandum

April 11, 2011

6 April 2011 - In accordance with the strategy previously disclosed, the Board of Directors of Aker Solutions ASA ("Aker Solutions") has resolved to propose to the shareholders of Aker Solutions that Aker Solutions is to be demerged. Through the proposed demerger, Kværner ASA ("Kværner") - a company established for... Read More

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Walter Meier Acquires UK-Based JS Humidifiers

April 11, 2011

With the acquisition of the UK market leader in humidification, the climate and manufacturing technology group Walter Meier is consolidating its leading position in the global humidification market. Following its recent acquisition of its distributor in Denmark, the purchase of JS Humidifiers is a further... Read More

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Teradata Completes Acquisition of Aster Data

April 11, 2011

Bringing together two leaders to deliver powerful insights for organizations SAN DIEGO, April 6, 2011 -- Teradata (NYSE: TDC) has completed its acquisition of Aster Data Systems, Inc., a leader in big data analytics. The acquisition will expand Teradata's portfolio and bring businesses greater depth of analytic... Read More

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Berlin Packaging Completes Integration with Continental Packaging

April 11, 2011

Expands Footprint to Over 80 Sales & Warehouse Locations CHICAGO, April 6, 2011 - Berlin Packaging, a leading full-service supplier of plastic, glass, and metal containers and closures, announced today that it has completed the integration of all operations of Chicago-based Continental Packaging Solutions following... Read More

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Transcat Completes Acquisition of CMC Instrument Services, Inc.

April 11, 2011

o Furthers strategy to expand market share in calibration services through acquisitions o Fourth calibration services acquisition in less than two years ROCHESTER, NY, April 5, 2011 - Transcat, Inc. (Nasdaq: TRNS) ("Transcat" or the "Company"), a leading distributor of professional grade handheld test and... Read More

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Rochester Medical Completes Acquisition of Laprolan

April 11, 2011

STEWARTVILLE, Minn., April 7, 2011 -- Rochester Medical Corporation (NASDAQ: ROCM) today announced that it has now completed the previously announced purchase of Laprolan B.V., the former Medical Supplies Division and wholly owned subsidiary of Fornix BioSciences N.V. Under the terms of the purchase agreement the... Read More