Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

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

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Teradata to Acquire Aster Data

March 7, 2011

Data warehouse leader expands into emerging big data market SAN DIEGO, March 3, 2011 - Teradata Corporation (NYSE: TDC) signed a definitive agreement to acquire Aster Data Systems, Inc., a market leader and pioneer in advanced analytics and the management of a variety of diverse data that is not structured. The... Read More

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Alcoa Acquires Full Ownership of Carbothermic Smelting Technology

March 7, 2011

NEW YOR - Alcoa (NYSE:AA) today announced that it has finalized a deal with ORKLA ASA to acquire full ownership of the technology associated with the carbothermic aluminum production process, previously jointly owned by the companies. Now in the research and development phase, the carbothermic aluminum production... Read More

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EarthLink Completes Acquisition of STS Telecom

March 7, 2011

Adds Hosted VoIP Expertise to EarthLink Business Product Portfolio ATLANTA, March 2, 2011 - EarthLink, Inc. (Nasdaq: ELNK), a leading IP infrastructure and services company,today announced that it has completed the acquisition of STS Telecom, a privately-held business providing voice, data and internet services to... Read More

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Shred-it Divests Its US-Based Records Management Business

March 7, 2011

Will continue to focus on organic and acquisition growth within its core document destruction business TORONTO, March 1, 2011 - Shred-it, the world-leading information security company providing document destruction services across 140 service locations in 16 countries, has today announced the divestiture of its... Read More

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Severstal North America Sells Warren, Wheeling, and Sparrows Point Facilities

March 7, 2011

DEARBORN, Mich., March 2, 2011 - Severstal North America, a subsidiary of OAO Severstal, today announced that The Renco Group, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to purchase Severstal's operations at Warren, OH, Wheeling, WV, and Sparrows Point, MD. The transaction is expected to close in March 2011, and is... Read More

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Smartcool Completes UK Acquisition

March 7, 2011

VANCOUVER, March 2, 2011 - Smartcool Systems Inc. (http://smartcool.net/) (TSX-V: SSC) is very pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of Smartcool Systems UK Ltd., the most well-established and successful distributor over the past twenty years of the Smartcool technology. In addition to a broad... Read More

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Trimble Acquires Mesta Software to Expand Its Construction Applications for the Nordic Markets

March 7, 2011

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 2, 2011 - Trimble (Nasdaq: TRMB) announced today that it has acquired a suite of software solutions from Mesta Entreprenor AS, a subsidiary of Mesta Konsern AS. Mesta Konsern AS is one of Norway's largest contracting groups for road and highway construction as well as related operations and... Read More

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UL Expands Capabilities in Global Lighting Technology Market with Acquisition of Lighting Sciences, Inc.

March 7, 2011

UL Proactively Developing Light Testing Capabilities to Meet the Ever-Growing Demand for Independent Photometric Testing Services in the Lighting Industry NORTHBROOK, Ill., March 2, 2011 - UL, a world leader in advancing safety, announced today that it has acquired Lighting Sciences, Inc. (LSI), a leading provider... Read More

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Equifax Acquires Market-Leading Wealth & Asset Data Business

March 7, 2011

New data will add a greater breadth of intelligence and insight for Equifax customers LONDON, March 3, 2011 - Equifax, a leading provider of consumer credit and business risk management services, has acquired Workload Financial Business Consultants Limited, the UK's leading provider of strategic intelligence to... Read More

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ADP Acquires AdvancedMD, a Leading Provider of Cloud-based Solutions for Practice Management, Electronic Health Records, and Revenue Cycle Management

March 7, 2011

ROSELAND, N.J., March 1, 2011 - ADP®, a leading provider of human resource, payroll and benefits administration services, today announced that it has acquired AdvancedMD, a highly respected, privately-held provider of practice management (PM) and electronic health records (EHR) solutions targeting small and... Read More

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Verizon Extends Tender Offer for All Outstanding Shares of Terremark Worldwide, Inc

March 4, 2011

Signs Memorandum of Understanding for Settlement of Merger Agreement Litigation NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2011 - Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) today announced that, in connection with the settlement of purported class action lawsuits that related to its agreement to acquire Terremark Worldwide, Inc... Read More

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Syngenta to Divest Materials Protection Business

March 4, 2011

BASEL, Switzerland, March 1, 2011 - o Sale of Materials Protection business to Lanxess o Exclusive licensing and supply agreements for related active ingredients and technologies Syngenta announced today that it has signed an agreement to divest its Materials Protection business to Lanxess. Under the terms... Read More