Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Cephalon Launches Recommended Takeover Bid for Australian Biopharmaceutical Company, ChemGenex Pharmaceuticals Limited

April 1, 2011

Bid values ChemGenex shares and options at approximately A$225 million (US$231 million) ChemGenex Directors unanimously recommend the bid, in the absence of a superior offer Cephalon exercises options and converts convertible notes to acquire pre-bid stake of 27.6 percent FRAZER, Pa. and MELBOURNE, Australia... Read More

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CryoLife Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Cardiogenesis

April 1, 2011

Acquisition represents significant addition to CryoLife's cardiovascular surgery portfolio All-cash transaction values Cardiogenesis at approximately $22 million and is expected to be break-even to slightly accretive to CryoLife diluted net earnings per share in 2011, excluding acquisition-related charges and... Read More

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Coleman Cable, Inc. and Technology Research Corporation Announce Acquisition Agreement

April 1, 2011

TRC Shareholders to Receive $7.20 Per Share In Cash In $51.5 Million Transaction Addition of TRC Power Management and Storage Business Will Broaden Coleman Product Portfolio Acquisition Will Deliver Increased Scale to Enhance Coleman's Long-Term Growth WAUKEGAN, Ill. and CLEARWATER, Fla., March 28, 2011 - Coleman... Read More

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International Paper Announces Strategic Entry into India, Agrees to Purchase Shares of Andhra Pradesh Paper Mills

April 1, 2011

MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 29, 2011 - International Paper (NYSE: IP) has entered into agreements with Mr. L.N. Bangur, and related family members and affiliates to purchase approximately 53.5 percent of the outstanding shares of Andhra Pradesh Paper Mills Limited (NSE: APPAPER | BSE: 502330) for approximately US$257... Read More

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API Technologies to Acquire Spectrum Control

March 30, 2011

ORLANDO, Fla. and FAIRVIEW, Pa., March 28, 2011 - API Technologies Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: ATNY) ("API"), a provider of secure communications, electronic components and subsystems, and contract manufacturing services to the global defense and aerospace industries, and Spectrum Control, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPEC... Read More

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Kroff Materials Reprocessing, Inc. Acquires Waste Oil Assets and Client Base from 7M Pumpers

March 30, 2011

Growing Division of Kroff, Inc. Operates New Facility in Belcamp, Md. PITTSBURGH, March 24, 2011 - Kroff, Inc., one of the fastest-growing water treatment companies in the United States, has further expanded the reach of Kroff Materials Reprocessing, Inc. (KMR), a division of Kroff, with the recent acquisition of... Read More

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Alpine Investors Acquires Linx Technologies

March 30, 2011

Merlin, Oregon - March 22, 2011 - Alpine Investors (Alpine), a middle-market private equity firm based in San Francisco, announces that it has acquired Linx Technologies (Linx), a leading provider of cost-effective wireless modules, antennas, connectors and wireless design services. Linx enables Wireless Made... Read More

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Solutia Expands High-Tech Film Manufacturing Footprint to Asia

March 29, 2011

Added capacity will support growing technology and energy markets in region ST. LOUIS, March 24, 2011 - Solutia Inc. (NYSE: SOA), a market-leading performance materials and specialty chemicals company, today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire selected assets of Aimcore Technology Co., Ltd., a... Read More

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KSB Acquires South Korean Valve Manufacturer

March 29, 2011

FRANKENTHAL, Germany, March 24, 2011 - 24 March 2011 saw KSB buy the South Korean valve specialist Seres Co. Ltd. The company was founded in 1982 and has a total workforce of over 130 employed at its Seoul headquarters and its production site in Busan, South Korea's second biggest city. The acquisition of Seil... Read More

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Franklin Electric Announces Agreement to Purchase Majority Interest in Turkish Groundwater Pumping Systems Leader Impo

March 29, 2011

BLUFFTON, Ind., March 24, 2011 - Franklin Electric Co., Inc. (Nasdaq:FELE) announced today it has reached a definitive agreement to buy eighty percent of the outstanding shares of Ýmpo Motor Pompa Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S. (Impo) of Izmir, Turkey. Impo, which has approximately $25 million in annual sales, is a leader... Read More

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Tiercel Technology Corp. Acquires Second Wind Air Purifier

March 29, 2011

Tiercel Technology Corp. is pleased to announce the acquisition of Second Wind Air Purifier, Company of Medina, New York. Since 1990, Second Wind Air Purifier has been the recognized leader in ultraviolet air purification equipment across residential, commercial and medical applications. Second Wind was the... Read More

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Portola Packaging to Acquire Closure Manufacturer Integra-Seal Industries

March 29, 2011

NAPERVILLE, Ill., March 23, 2011 - Portola Packaging, Inc. announces its pending acquisition of Integra-Seal Industries, LLC, Kingsport, Tenn., for an undisclosed amount. The sale is expected to close by the end of March. Founded in 1999, Integra-Seal is a manufacturer of low-density polyethylene tamper-evident... Read More

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Budge Industries Announces Acquisition

March 28, 2011

Road Wrap®, Rug Wrap(TM) and Snow Wrap(TM) Protective Film Products LANSDALE, Pa., March 23, 2011 - Budge Industries, LLC, a leading provider of protective covers and protective asset solutions, is pleased to announce the acquisition of a product line of protective films from World Class Concepts, LLC. The new... Read More

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HP Completes Acquisition of Vertica Systems, Inc.

March 28, 2011

Customers can analyze massive amounts of big data at speed and scale PALO ALTO, Calif., March 22, 2011 - HP today announced it has completed its acquisition of Vertica Systems, Inc., a real-time analytics platform company. The acquisition, initially announced in February, will provide customers with a powerful... Read More

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Motorola Mobility Announces Intent to Acquire Dreampark

March 28, 2011

LIBERTYVILLE, Ill., March 23, 2011 - Motorola Mobility, Inc. (NYSE: MMI) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Dreampark, a leading IPTV software provider based in Norrkoping, Sweden. The acquisition is expected to close in the second quarter of 2011. Terms of the transaction were not... Read More

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SPX Completes Acquisition of Teradyne Diagnostics Solutions

March 25, 2011

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 22, 2011 - SPX Corporation (NYSE: SPW) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Teradyne Diagnostics Solutions, a global supplier of diagnostic solutions for transportation OEMs and automotive dealerships. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Teradyne Diagnostics... Read More

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IBM to Acquire TRIRIGA, Inc. to Accelerate Smarter Buildings Transformation

March 25, 2011

ARMONK, N.Y., March 22, 2011 - IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held TRIRIGA, Inc., a Las Vegas, Nevada-based provider of facility and real estate management software solutions. The move aims to accelerate IBM's smarter buildings initiatives by adding advanced intelligence... Read More

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SPEED's Electric Machine Software to Complement CD-adapco's Flagship Analysis Tool, STAR-CCM+

March 25, 2011

NEW YORK and LONDON, March 22, 2011 - CD-adapco (www.cd-adapco.com), the leading provider of CAE engineering simulation tools for fluid dynamics and heat transfer, announced today at its STAR European Conference 2011 that it has reached an in-principle agreement with the University of Glasgow to acquire the... Read More

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Capital Safety Group Acquires Uniline Safety Systems and Strengthens Its Global Fall Protection Systems Business

March 25, 2011

Capital Safety Group announced today it is acquiring all shares and assets in Uniline Safety Systems, a leading fall protection systems design and manufacturing company in Worcestershire, United Kingdom. The company offers a variety of products and services catering to fall protection market, with key customers in... Read More

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Swiss Investor Group Acquires Riveting Machine-Manufacturer BalTec from Feintool

March 24, 2011

With immediate effect, a Swiss investor group is acquiring the globally active manufacturer of riveting machines from Feintool International Holding AG. The buyer's entrepreneurial philosophy will create an excellent basis on which BalTec can further strengthen its leadership within the riveting machine market. All... Read More