Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Oceaneering to Acquire Norse Cutting & Abandonment AS

March 10, 2011

HOUSTON, March 7, 2011 - Oceaneering International, Inc. (NYSE: OII) announced it has entered into a definitive purchase agreement to acquire Norse Cutting & Abandonment AS (NCA), for approximately $60 million. The purchase is expected to close by March 31, 2011. NCA is an oilfield technology company that... Read More

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Accuray to Acquire TomoTherapy for Approximately $277 Million in Cash and Stock

March 10, 2011

Combination of Two Best-in-Class Technologies Creates the Premier Radiation Oncology Company Acquisition Expected to be Accretive to Accuray's FY2013 Earnings SUNNYVALE, Calif. and MADISON, Wis., March 7, 2011 - Accuray (Nasdaq: ARAY), a global leader in the field of radiosurgery, and TomoTherapy Incorporated... Read More

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Western Digital to Acquire Hitachi Global Storage Technologies

March 10, 2011

Combination of Hard Drive Companies Will Create Industry's Broadest Product Portfolio and a Significant Pool of Resources for Innovation IRVINE, Calif. and SAN JOSE, Calif., March 7, 2011 - Western Digital (NYSE: WDC) and Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE: HIT / TSE:6501) announced today that they have entered into a definitive... Read More

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Aggregate Industries Acquires Lattimore Materials Corp.

March 10, 2011

ROCKVILLE, Md., March 7, 2011 - Aggregate Industries US Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Holcim Ltd, announced today that Lattimore Materials Corp. (LMC), a Texas-based aggregates and ready-mix concrete producer, has become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Aggregate Industries US Inc. Prior to this transaction, a... Read More

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Here Enterprises Negotiating for Acquisition of Solar Energy Company

March 10, 2011

LAS VEGAS, March 7, 2011 - Here Enterprises, Inc. (Pink Sheets: HRTE), a growing developer of clean wind energy, has entered into direct negotiations to acquire a Texas-based solar energy company. Here Enterprises recently announced completion of the first phase of construction at its Cycle Ranch wind energy project... Read More

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InStar Services Group Expands Further into California--Additional Acquisitions to Follow

March 10, 2011

TROY, Mich., March 7, 2011 - InStar Services Group, LP (InStar) announced it completed the acquisition of a majority of the stock of Oakwood Construction and Restoration Services, Inc. Headquartered in Brea, Calif., Oakwood is a leader in disaster restoration and reconstruction serving Southern California providing... Read More

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InterCall Expands Its Streaming Services Portfolio with Acquisition of Unisfair

March 10, 2011

OMAHA, Nebraska, March 7, 2011 - InterCall, a subsidiary of West Corporation and the world's largest conferencing and collaboration services provider, today announced the acquisition of Unisfair, a leading global provider of virtual events and business environments. Unisfair enables companies to create branded and... Read More

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Barco Broadens its Digital Cinema Offering through the Acquisition of the XDC CineStore Knowhow

March 9, 2011

Kortrijk, Belgium, 4 March 2011 - Digital Cinema pioneer Barco has announced the extension of its digital cinema product offering through the acquisition of the CineStore activities of cinema solutions provider XDC. The acquisition fits within Barco's broader strategy to move up in the value chain from digital... Read More

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Newpark Resources to Acquire Australian Drilling Fluids Business from Rheochem PLC

March 9, 2011

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, March 4, 2011 - Newpark Resources, Inc. (NYSE: NR) today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement with Rheochem PLC to acquire its drilling fluids and engineering services unit. Rheochem PLC is a publicly-traded Australian-based oil and gas company. Rheochem provides drilling... Read More

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Amgen Completes Acquisition of BioVex

March 9, 2011

Acquisition Includes a Therapeutic in Phase 3 Clinical Trials for the Treatment of Advanced Melanoma and Head and Neck Cancer THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., March 4, 2011 -- Amgen (Nasdaq: AMGN), today announced the completion of the acquisition of BioVex Group, Inc., a privately held biotechnology company based in Woburn... Read More

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James River Coal Company to Acquire International Resource Partners LP and Logan & Kanawha Coal Company, LLC

March 9, 2011

o All Cash Transaction for $475 million o Substantial Increase in the Production and Shipment of Metallurgical Coal o Substantial Increase in Shipments to Global Seaborne Coal Markets o Logan & Kanawha Coal Company, LLC, a Wholly Owned Subsidiary of IRP, is a Coal Marketing and Trading Company with Direct Long-Term... Read More

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Peerless Electronics, Inc. Acquires Circuit Breaker Panel Assembly Business from Sensata Technologies

March 9, 2011

Peerless Electronics Inc. of Bethpage, N.Y has announced the acquisition of the Sensata Technologies Airpax Circuit Breaker Panel and Battery Disconnect Business. The transfer of the panel business will allow Peerless to expand their Value Added Center while allowing Sensata Technologies to refocus their business... Read More

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The Planning Center and Design Community & Environment (DC&E) Announce Merger

March 8, 2011

Deal will leverage experience and success of both firms toward larger geographic imprint and new opportunities COSTA MESA, Calif., March 2, 2011 - The merger of two major planning firms, The Planning Center of Costa Mesa, CA, and DC&E of Berkeley, CA, was announced today. The Planning Center is a full-service... Read More

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Autodesk Completes Acquisition of Scaleform Corporation - Provider of User Interface Solutions for the Games Industry

March 7, 2011

Acquisition Expands Autodesk's Reach in Console, Casual and Mobile Games Market SAN RAFAEL, Calif. - Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) has acquired Scaleform Corporation, a privately held middleware and user interface (UI) tools company, for approximately $36 million in cash. Autodesk announced its intent to acquire... Read More

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Misys Completes the Acquisition of Sophis Creating the No.1 Capital Markets Solution Provider

March 7, 2011

2 March 2011 - Misys plc (FTSE: MSY.L), the global application software and services company, today announces the completion of its acquisition of Sophis. The acquisition, which was approved by Misys shareholders on 11 February 2011, has brought together two of the leading software and services providers in capital... Read More

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FleetPride Acquires Fleet Supply Warehouse

March 7, 2011

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, March 2, 2011 - FleetPride, Inc., the nation's largest independent aftermarket distributor of heavy-duty truck and trailer parts, announced today that it acquired Fleet Supply Warehouse (FSW) in Houston, Texas. Fleet Supply Warehouse is owned by XL Parts, a Houston-based... Read More

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LMS Acquires McCann's Piggyback Consolidation to Add Intermodal Offerings, Create Subsidiary

March 7, 2011

New LMS subsidiary to offer freight brokerage, intermodal services ST. LOUIS - Logistics Management Solutions (LMS), a non-asset-based third party logistics provider, announced today that it has acquired McCann's Piggyback Consolidation, Inc, an Intermodal Marketing Company (IMC) in Fenton, Mo. Through the... Read More

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GTEC to Be Sold to an Affiliate of Ares Management

March 7, 2011

Proceeds to be Used by GLOBAL to Pursue New Investment Opportunities in Defence and National Security LONDON, March 3, 2011 - Global Strategies Group (GLOBAL), the former owner and now largest shareholder in GLOBAL Defense Technology and Systems (GTEC), and the GTEC board have accepted an offer to sell the GTEC... Read More

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Elgin Fastener Group Expands through Acquisition

March 7, 2011

Elgin Fastener Group has announced the latest addition to their expanding production capabilities through the acquisition of Silo Fasteners, Kansas City, MO, effective February 7, 2011. Silo Fasteners was established in 1990 and has provided fasteners for highway construction, concrete form, and general... Read More

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GTEC to Be Acquired by an Affiliate of Ares Management LLC through Cash Tender Offer

March 7, 2011

Stockholders to Receive $24.25 Per Share in Cash; Transaction Valued at $315 Million MCLEAN, Va., March 3, 2011 - Global Defense Technology & Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: GTEC), a provider of mission-critical, technology-based systems, solutions and services for national security agencies and programs of the U.S... Read More