Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Duke Energy CEO Jim Rogers and Progress Energy CEO Bill Johnson Available to Discuss Duke Energy/Progress Energy Merger

January 13, 2011

o $26 Billion Transaction Will Create Nation's Largest Utility with a Combined Enterprise Value of Approximately $65 Billion o Diversified Generation Portfolio in Six Regulated Service Territories o Transaction Expected to be Accretive to Adjusted Diluted Earnings in First Year Duke Energy (NYSE... Read More

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Air Products Extends Tender Offer to Acquire Airgas

January 13, 2011

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Jan. 7, 2011 - Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced that it has extended the expiration date of its tender offer for all outstanding common shares of Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG) for $70.00 per share in cash. The offer and withdrawal rights are now scheduled to expire at 12:00 midnight New York... Read More

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API Technologies Announces Merger with SenDEC Corporation

January 13, 2011

o Vintage Capital Management Will Become Majority Shareholder NEW YORK and ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 10, 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, has signed... Read More

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EF Johnson Technologies, Inc. to Sell 3eTI to Ultra Electronic Holdings plc

January 13, 2011

IRVING, Texas, Jan. 7, 2011 - EF Johnson Technologies, Inc. today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Ultra Electronic Holdings plc ("Ultra") whereby Ultra will acquire 3e Technologies International Inc. ("3eTI") from EFJohnson. Ultra, a public limited company formed under the laws of... Read More

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Duke Energy and Progress Energy to Merge

January 13, 2011

o $26 Billion Transaction Will Create Nation's Largest Utility with a Combined Enterprise Value of $65 Billion o Diversified Generation Portfolio in Six Regulated Service Territories o Transaction Expected to be Accretive to Adjusted Diluted Earnings in First Year CHARLOTTE, N.C. and RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 10, 2011... Read More

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DuPont to Acquire Danisco for $6.3 Billion

January 13, 2011

Combination Would Create a World Leader in Industrial Biotechnology WILMINGTON, Del., Jan. 9, 2011 - DuPont (NYSE: DD) has entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition of Danisco, a global enzyme and specialty food ingredients company, for $5.8 billion in cash and assumption of $500 million of Danisco... Read More

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Legrand Expands Data Center Capabilities with Acquisition of Electrorack in the United States

January 13, 2011

Acquisition demonstrates Legrand's commitment to innovation and leadership in data communications. West Hartford, CT, January 7, 2011 - Legrand, North America today announced the purchase of Electrorack Products Company, an American company specializing in cabinets, power and cooling solutions. The acquisition... Read More

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VASCO Data Security International, Inc. Announces the Acquisition of DigiNotar B.V., a Market Leader in Internet Trust Services in The Netherlands

January 13, 2011

DigiNotar's European Union certification as a trusted, third-party provider of digital certificates (certificate authority or CA) and digital signature solutions expand and strengthen VASCO's PKI and DIGIPASS as a Service offerings; Brings VASCO Strong Foothold in eGovernment and professional services markets... Read More

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VASCO Data Security International, Inc. Announces the Acquisition of DigiNotar B.V., a Market Leader in Internet Trust Services in The Netherlands

January 13, 2011

DigiNotar's European Union certification as a trusted, third-party provider of digital certificates (certificate authority or CA) and digital signature solutions expand and strengthen VASCO's PKI and DIGIPASS as a Service offerings; Brings VASCO Strong Foothold in eGovernment and professional services markets... Read More

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Robbins & Myers Shareholders Approve Acquisition of T-3 Energy Services, Inc.

January 13, 2011

DAYTON, Ohio, Jan. 7, 2011 - Robbins & Myers, Inc. (NYSE: RBN) announced that at a special shareholders' meeting held today, the shareholders of Robbins & Myers approved the merger of T-3 Energy Services, Inc. with a wholly-owned subsidiary of Robbins & Myers. The merger was approved by approximately 90.5% of the... Read More

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FirstEnergy-Allegheny Energy Merger Filing Clears U.S. Department of Justice Review

January 13, 2011

AKRON, Ohio, and GREENSBURG, Pa., Jan. 7, 2011 - FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) and Allegheny Energy, Inc. (NYSE: AYE) today were notified that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) completed its review of the companies' proposed merger and has closed its investigation. "We are pleased to have completed the DOJ review... Read More

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Parker Expands Presence in the Latin America Hydraulic Filtration Market with Acquisition of HDA of Brazil

January 12, 2011

CLEVELAND, Jan. 7, 2011 - Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE: PH), the global leader in motion and control technologies, today announced that it has acquired HDA Acessorios e Equipamentos Ltd. of Sao Paulo, Brazil. HDA is a manufacturer of hydraulic filters and accessories typically used in the mobile equipment... Read More

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ProQuest Acquires ebrary

January 12, 2011

Stage is set to accelerate the process of serious research ANN ARBOR, Mich. Jan. 6, 2011 - As its content-unifying new search platform rolls out to libraries around the world, ProQuest has acquired acclaimed e-book pioneer ebrary, setting the stage for significant acceleration of the process of serious research... Read More

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Salesforce.com Acquires Dimdim

January 12, 2011

Acquisition will extend salesforce.com's Chatter collaboration platform with critical real-time communication technologies Follows the proven Facebook model of combining real-time collaboration and communication into a single integrated service Enables salesforce.com to build on momentum of 60,000 Chatter... Read More

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GE Intelligent Platforms Acquires SmartSignal Corporation

January 12, 2011

Predictive diagnostics and analytics solution company broadens GE's software capabilities used to maximize the performance of critical equipment in Power Generation and Oil & Gas industries CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA JANUARY 6, 2011 GE Intelligent Platforms today announced that it has completed the acquisition of... Read More

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Hawkeye Renewables Announces Sale of Ethanol Plants to Flint Hills Resources Renewables

January 12, 2011

AMES, Iowa, Jan. 6, 2011 - Hawkeye Renewables, LLC announced today that it entered into an agreement to sell its ethanol plants located in Iowa Falls and Fairbank, Iowa, to Flint Hills Resources Renewables, LLC in an all-cash transaction. Flint Hills Resources Renewables is an affiliate of Koch Industries, Inc. and... Read More

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EchoStar Acquires Assets of Move Networks, Leader in Adaptive Streaming for Over-the-Top Video Solutions

January 12, 2011

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. and AMERICAN FORK, Utah, Jan. 6, 2011 - EchoStar Advanced Technologies L.L.C., a wholly owned subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation (Nasdaq: SATS), announced today that it has acquired assets of Utah-based Move Networks, the technology innovator delivering advanced solutions for large scale streaming... Read More

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AAM Acquires Full Ownership of AAM Sona Axle Private Limited

January 12, 2011

DETROIT, Mich., Jan. 7, 2011 - American Axle & Manufacturing (AAM), today announced that it has assumed full ownership of the AAM Sona Axle Private Limited Joint Venture (AAM Sona Axle) in Pantnagar, India. AAM Sona Axle, previously a joint venture between AAM and Sona Koyo Limited to manufacture and sell light... Read More

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Aeroflex Announces Agreement to Acquire Spectrum Analyzer Assets from Lignex-1

January 12, 2011

Stevenage, United Kingdom and Seoul, South Korea - January 6, 2011. Aeroflex Limited ("Aeroflex" or the "Company"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Aeroflex Holding Corp. (NYSE:ARX) announced today it has signed an asset purchase agreement to acquire the spectrum analyzer assets from LIGNex1 Co., Ltd ("LIGNex1"). The... Read More

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Altair Engineering Acquires ACUSIM Software

January 12, 2011

Acquisition solidly positions Altair as a major player in the CFD market and at the forefront of multi-physics simulation TROY, Mich. - January 11, 2010 - Altair Engineering, Inc., a leading global provider of simulation technology and engineering services that empower client innovation and decision-making... Read More