Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Amgen to Acquire BioVex, a Privately Held Biotechnology Company Headquartered in Woburn, Mass

January 31, 2011

Acquisition Includes a Therapeutic in Phase 3 Clinical Trials for the Treatment of Advanced Melanoma and Head and Neck Cancer THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. and WOBURN, Mass., Jan. 24, 2011 - Amgen (Nasdaq: AMGN) and Group, Inc. today announced that the companies have entered into a definitive acquisition agreement under... Read More

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Monfort Electronics and Bruce Dawson & Associates Merge to Form New Company

January 31, 2011

Union Creates Powerhouse Rep Organization for Upper Midwest & Great Lakes Region. Indianapolis, IN (January 26, 2011) - Two of the industry's leading manufacturer's rep organizations have merged to form Monfort Electronics/BDA, a new entity with even greater industry presence and strength than that of the two... Read More

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The George Whalley Company Divests Cutting Tools and Industrial Supplies Division, Directs Focus to Coolant-Fed Tooling & Systems®

January 31, 2011

Cleveland, OH - January 24, 2011 - The George Whalley Company has recently sold the assets of their Cutting Tools and Industrial Supplies Division to Jergens Industrial Supply (JIS) of Cleveland, Ohio. The Coolant-Fed Tooling & Systems® Division was not part of this transaction, and remains part of The George... Read More

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ISSI Announces Acquisition of Si En Integration Holdings Limited

January 31, 2011

Accretive Acquisition Diversifies Product Offerings; Expands Growth Opportunities SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 24, 2011 - Integrated Silicon Solution, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISSI) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Si En Integration Holdings Limited ("Si En"), a privately held fabless provider of... Read More

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CA Technologies Acquires Torokina Networks, Expands Support for Fast Growing Communications Service Provider Market

January 31, 2011

CSPs Can Now Manage Internal and Customer Facing Networks with One Service Assurance Management Solution ISLANDIA, N.Y., Jan. 25, 2011 - CA Technologies (Nasdaq: CA) today announced it has acquired privately-held Torokina Networks, a leader in delivering state-of-the-art service assurance management solutions to... Read More

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Saddle Creek Corporation Acquires ServiceCraft Logistics

January 31, 2011

Lakeland, Fla., Saddle Creek Corporation announced today that it has acquired ServiceCraft Logistics, a third-party logistics company headquartered in Buena Park, Calif. The acquisition reflects Saddle Creek's strategic focus on bringing integrated logistics solutions to new markets and provides customers with... Read More

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Acquisition of a Major Homecare Provider in France

January 28, 2011

Ageing population and the rise of chronic diseases, both major public health challenges, lead to the development of homecare. The market for home respiratory assistance in Europe alone amounts to over Euros2 billion. Air Liquide, the European homecare leader, announces the acquisition in France of ADEP... Read More

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Saddle Creek Corp. Acquires ProLog Logistics

January 28, 2011

Lakeland, Fla., Dec. 16, 2010 - Saddle Creek Corp., a nationwide third-party provider of integrated logistics, warehousing, transportation, and contract packaging services, announced today that it has acquired ProLog Logistics Inc. ProLog is a warehousing and fulfillment company headquartered in San Diego, Calif... Read More

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IDEX Corporation Acquires Advanced Thin Films, LLC

January 28, 2011

Lake Forest, IL, January 20, 2011 - IDEX Corporation (NYSE: IDEX) today announced that it has entered into an definitive agreement to purchase Advanced Thin Films, LLC (ATFilms). ATFilms, with approximately $9 million in revenue, specializes in optical components and coatings for applications in the fields of... Read More

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DuPont Commences Public Tender Offer to Acquire Danisco

January 28, 2011

WILMINGTON, Del., Jan. 21, 2011 - DuPont (NYSE: DD) today announced that DuPont Denmark Holding ApS, a wholly owned and fully controlled subsidiary of DuPont, has commenced its previously announced voluntary recommended public offer to purchase all of the outstanding shares of Danisco at a price of DKK 665 in cash... Read More

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ABB's Tender Offer for Baldor Common Stock Is Scheduled to Expire at 5:00 p.m. New York City Time on January 25, 2011

January 28, 2011

Zurich, Switzerland and Fort Smith, Arkansas, USA, January 24, 2011 - ABB Ltd (NYSE: ABB), the leading power and automation technology group, and Baldor Electric Company (NYSE: BEZ), a North American leader in industrial motors, confirmed today that the tender offer by ABB's subsidiary, Brock Acquisition... Read More

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ATS Automation to Acquire World Leading Spealized Healthcare Assembly Systems Manufacturer

January 28, 2011

CAMBRIDGE, ON, March 25, 2010 /CNW/ - ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Sortimat Group, a world leading manufacturer of specialized assembly systems for medical products and pharmaceutical dosing devices. Headquartered in Germany, and... Read More

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API Technologies Closes Merger with SenDEC Corporation

January 28, 2011

Vintage Capital Management Has Become Majority Shareholder NEW YORK, Jan. 24, 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, announced today the closing of... Read More

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Logicalis UK Expands Video and Video Managed Services Business with Acquisition of Direct Visual Limited

January 28, 2011

SLOUGH, England, January 24, 2011 - Acquisition Cements Logicalis' Position as Leading UK Cisco/Tandberg Unified Communications, Video Conferencing, and Telepresence Partner Logicalis Group, the international IT and Communications solutions integrator, has reached an agreement and contracts have been exchanged... Read More

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Jacobson Companies Acquires Hong Kong based CGL Ltd.

January 26, 2011

Establishes International 3PL Platform in Asia Pacific Des Moines, IA - (January 21, 2011) - JHCI Holdings, Inc., parent of the Jacobson Companies, a leading 3PL logistics provider, today announced the acquisition of Chimerica Global Logistics, Ltd. (CGL), a logistics service company headquartered in Hong Kong... Read More

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Pratt & Whitney Purchases Patented Technology for EcoPower® Engine Wash

January 26, 2011

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Jan. 18, 2011 - Today, Pratt & Whitney closed on an agreement with Gas Turbine Efficiency to purchase the assets of the company's aviation business, which provides patented technology for Pratt & Whitney's EcoPower engine wash service. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX... Read More

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FirstEnergy-Allegheny Energy Merger Approved by Maryland Public Service Commission

January 26, 2011

AKRON, Ohio, and GREENSBURG, Pa., Jan. 19, 2011 - FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) and Allegheny Energy, Inc. (NYSE: AYE) received an order from the Maryland Public Service Commission (MPSC) approving their merger with conditions that largely reflect the comprehensive settlement filed by the companies and the majority of... Read More

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Ball Completes Acquisition of Aerocan S.A.S.

January 26, 2011

Highlights o Ball has completed its previously announced acquisition of Aerocan S.A.S. o Aerocan is a leading supplier of extruded aluminum aerosol cans and bottles in Europe o The acquisition, combined with Ball's 2010 acquisition of Neuman Aluminum in the U.S., makes Ball a leading global supplier of aluminum... Read More

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Boston Scientific to Acquire Atritech

January 26, 2011

Innovative left atrial appendage closure device offers alternative for patients with atrial fibrillation and strengthens Company's position in emerging structural heart markets NATICK, Mass., Jan. 19, 2011 - Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement... Read More

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JDA Makes Fast Inroads with New Acquisitions

January 25, 2011

The Asia Pacific President of JDA Software says rapid growth has been achieved in the 'unique' Australian market since the global parent's strategic acquisition of two marquee software suites. In the first two quarters since buying the Manugistics and I2 brands globally, the regional arm, JDA Software Australia... Read More