Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Quaker Chemical Acquires Summit Lubricants Inc.

January 5, 2011

Quaker becomes a leading specialty grease provider in the U.S. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Jan. 3, 2011 - Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) announced today that it has acquired Summit Lubricants Inc., a leading specialty grease manufacturer ("Summit Lubricants"), effective December 31, 2010. The purchase price of $30... Read More

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ConvergEx Group Completes Purchases of RealTick and LDB Consulting

January 5, 2011

Acquisitions Continue ConvergEx's Long-Standing Strategy of Growing its Technology Offering NEW YORK, Jan. 3, 2011 - ConvergEx Group, a leading technology company, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of RealTick® from Barclays Bank PLC. ConvergEx additionally announced today that it has also... Read More

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CoorsTek Acquires Saint-Gobain Advanced Ceramics

January 5, 2011

CoorsTek expands technical capabilities, product lines, and geographical reach GOLDEN, Colo., Jan. 3, 2011 - CoorsTek, Inc., now the world's largest technical ceramics manufacturer, announced today the completion of the purchase of the advanced ceramics business of Saint-Gobain. Augmenting an already expansive... Read More

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Cuming Acquisition Completed

January 5, 2011

New Joint Venture Formed HOUSTON, Jan. 3, 2011 - Deep Down, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: DPDW) ("Deep Down"), an oilfield services company specializing in products and services for the deepwater and ultra-deepwater oil and gas industry, today announced the formation of a new joint venture, Cuming Flotation... Read More

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IdentiSys Inc. Acquires Inland Business Products, Washington-based ID Reseller

January 5, 2011

Identification, Emergency Response, Security Solutions and On-site Service Provider expands into Washington and Idaho Eden Prairie, MN - January 3, 2011 - IdentiSys Inc., North America's largest sales and service integrator of identification, card issuance, emergency response, and access control security systems... Read More

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DemandTec Acquires Assets of Applied Intelligence Solutions, LLC

January 5, 2011

Transaction brings additional retail softline science, expertise, and technology to DemandTec SAN MATEO, Calif., Jan. 3, 2011 - DemandTec, Inc. (Nasdaq: DMAN), the collaborative optimization network for retailers and consumer products companies, announced that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of... Read More

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Dover Acquires Harbison-Fischer, Inc

January 5, 2011

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Jan. 3, 2011 - Dover Corporation (NYSE: DOV) today announced that it has acquired Harbison-Fischer, Inc., a leading designer and manufacturer of down-hole rod pumps and related products, for $402.5 million, subject to normal closing adjustments. Based in Crowley, Texas, Harbison-Fischer will... Read More

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SunPower Finalizes Sale of 13-Megawatt Solare Roma Power Plant in 2010

January 5, 2011

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 3, 2011 - SunPower Corp. (Nasdaq: SPWRA, SPWRB) today announced that it completed the sale of its 13-megawatt (MW) Solare Roma solar power plant to Allianz Renewable Energy Partners IV Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Allianz SE on December 30, 2010. SunPower designed and built the solar... Read More

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Saint-Gobain Finalizes the Divestiture of Its Advanced Ceramics Business

January 5, 2011

COURBEVOIE, France, January 3, 2011 - Following the approval of the competition authorities, on December 31, 2010, Saint-Gobain finalized the sale of its Advanced Ceramics business to CoorsTek for US $245 million, as announced on June 28, 2010. With this divestment, Saint-Gobain's Ceramic Materials activity is... Read More

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TransDigm Completes Acquisition of Actuation Business from Teleflex Incorporated

January 5, 2011

CLEVELAND, Jan. 3, 2011 - TransDigm Group Incorporated (NYSE: TDG), a leading global designer, producer and supplier of highly engineered aircraft components, today announced that it completed the acquisition of the Actuation Business of Telair International Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Teleflex Incorporated... Read More

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Stryker Completes Acquisition of the Neurovascular Division of Boston Scientific

January 5, 2011

KALAMAZOO, Mich., Jan. 3, 2011 - Stryker Corporation (NYSE: SYK) announced today the closing of its previously announced acquisition of the assets of the Neurovascular division of Boston Scientific, the global leader in the approximately $900 million worldwide neurovascular market, which includes products used for... Read More

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Boston Scientific Completes Sale of Neurovascular Business

January 5, 2011

Company prepays $600 million of debt NATICK, Mass., Jan. 3, 2011 - Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced that it has completed the sale of its Neurovascular business to Stryker Corporation. The sale price is $1.5 billion, of which $1.45 billion was received at closing (including an upfront... Read More

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Univar Successfully Closes Quaron Acquisition

January 5, 2011

BRUSSELS, Jan. 3, 2011 - Univar, a leading global chemical distributor, announced today it has successfully completed the acquisition of the Quaron business in Belgium and the Netherlands. This step reflects Univar's commitment to growth and to strengthening its position, reach, service, technical expertise and... Read More

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Goldcorp Announces Completion of Acquisition of Andean Resources

January 4, 2011

HAIFA, Israel, December 30, 2010 - Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) ("Elbit Systems") announced that it has acquired the Brazilian companies, Ares Aeroespecial e Defesa S.A. ("Ares") and Periscopio Equipamentos Optronicos S.A. ("Periscopio"). The acquisition was accomplished in a series of transactions... Read More

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Raytheon Company Commences Tender Offer for All Shares of Applied Signal Technology, Inc.

January 4, 2011

WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 30, 2010 - Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is commencing today, through its wholly-owned subsidiary RN Acquisition Company, a cash tender offer to purchase all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Applied Signal Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: APSG). Raytheon announced on Monday, Dec. 20, 2010... Read More

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Johnson Controls to Acquire KEIPER and the Automotive Seat Business of RECARO

January 4, 2011

BURSCHEID, Germany, December 30, 2010 - Johnson Controls Automotive Experience Enhances Metal Components Business Johnson Controls, a leading global supplier of automotive interior systems and electronics, announced today that it has signed a purchase agreement to acquire KEIPER and the automotive sport and... Read More

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L.B. Foster Completes Merger of Foster Thomas Company into Portec Rail Products, Inc.

January 4, 2011

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 29, 2010 - L.B. Foster Company ("L.B. Foster", Nasdaq: FSTR) today announced that the merger of Foster Thomas Company with and into Portec Rail Products, Inc. ("Portec") has been effected as of December 27, 2010. Portec is now a wholly owned subsidiary of L.B. Foster. As of the close of trading on... Read More

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Cooper Industries Completes Acquisition of Hernis Scan Systems AS

January 4, 2011

DUBLIN, Dec. 30, 2010 - Cooper Industries plc (NYSE: CBE) announced today that Cooper Safety has completed the acquisition of Hernis Scan Systems AS, following receipt of regulatory clearances and the requisite shareholder approval from shareholders of Vislink plc (LSE: VLK.L). The acquisition of Hernis Scan... Read More

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Gerber Scientific, Inc. Closes on Sale of Gerber Coburn

January 4, 2011

SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn., Dec. 31, 2010 - Gerber Scientific, Inc. ("the Company") (NYSE: GRB) today announced that it had closed on the previously announced sale of its ophthalmic lens processing business unit, Gerber Coburn, to Coburn Technologies, Inc. for approximately $19 million, after fees and expenses. The... Read More

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Sigma-Aldrich Acquires Cerilliant Corporation to Strengthen Its Analytical Chemistry Portfolio

January 4, 2011

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 30, 2010 - Sigma-Aldrich® Corporation (Nasdaq: SIAL) announced today it has acquired all outstanding shares of Cerilliant Corporation of Round Rock, Texas to strengthen the Company's analytical chemistry product portfolio and to continue to deliver on its strategic growth plans. Cerilliant, a leading... Read More