Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

CareFusion to Sell International Surgical Products Distribution Business to Medline for $130 Million

February 8, 2011

SAN DIEGO and MUNDELEIN, Ill., Feb. 3, 2011 - CareFusion Corporation (NYSE: CFN) a global, medical technology company, and Medline Industries, Inc., the nation's largest privately held manufacturer and distributor of healthcare products, today announced an agreement to sell the CareFusion International Surgical... Read More

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Industrial Video and Control Acquires Longwatch Technology

February 7, 2011

Two companies, focused on leading-edge video solutions for industrial and automation applications, join forces to expand the market Newton, MA - February 2, 2011 - Industrial Video and Control (IVC), a leading supplier of cameras and video systems for industrial, military, and commercial applications, announced the... Read More

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Aker Solutions Completes Sale of Its Principal Process and Construction Businesses to Jacobs Engineering Group

February 7, 2011

1 February 2011 - Aker Solutions has on 1 February 2011 completed the sale of the principal operations within its Process and Construction business area to Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (Jacobs). As disclosed on 22 December 2010, the transaction does not include the US EPC centre in Houston, and the Union... Read More

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OpenText Enters into Agreement to Acquire Metastorm

February 7, 2011

WATERLOO, ON, Feb. 2 - Open Text(TM) Corporation (NASDAQ:OTEX) (TSX: OTC), today announcedit has entered into an agreement and plan of merger to acquire Metastorm Inc. through a merger of Metastorm with a subsidiary of OpenText. Headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, Metastorm is a provider of Business Process... Read More

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PLC Systems Completes Sale of TMR Business to Novadaq

February 7, 2011

FRANKLIN, Mass., Feb. 2, 2011 - PLC Systems Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: PLCSF), a company focused on innovative medical device-based technologies, today announced that it had completed the sale of its Transmyocardial Revascularization (TMR) business toNovadaq Technologies Inc. (TSX: NDQ), a developer of real-time... Read More

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Trend Micro Completes Acquisition of Mobile Armor

February 7, 2011

CUPERTINO, Calif., Feb. 2, 2011 - Trend Micro Inc., a global leader in Internet content security, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Mobile Armor, Inc. as of close of business on February 1, 2011. The acquisition agreement between Trend Micro and Mobile Armor was announced on November 29, 2010... Read More

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VWR International, LLC Acquires AMRESCO Inc.

February 7, 2011

Acquisition Provides VWR Life Science Customers Even Greater Choice and Value RADNOR, Pa., Feb. 2, 2011 - VWR International, LLC, a global leader in distributing laboratory supplies and services, announced today that it has acquired AMRESCO Inc., a manufacturer and supplier of high quality biochemicals and reagents... Read More

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FleetPride Acquires Gooch Brake & Equipment Company

February 7, 2011

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Jan. 26, 2011 - FleetPride, Inc., the nation's largest independent aftermarket distributor of heavy-duty truck and trailer parts, announced that it has acquired the assets of two Page Brake locations in Missouri, previously operating under the name of Gooch Brake & Equipment Company. The... Read More

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FleetPride Acquires Page Brake's Assets in New Mexico

February 7, 2011

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Jan. 26, 2011 - FleetPride, Inc., the nation's largest independent aftermarket distributor of heavy-duty truck and trailer parts, announced that it has acquired the assets of two New Mexico operations from Page Brake. The acquisition includes locations in Albuquerque and Aztec, New... Read More

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Kirby Corporation Signs Agreement to Purchase Ship Bunkering Operations of Enterprise Marine Services

February 7, 2011

o Signed an agreement to purchase the ship bunkering operations of Enterprise Marine Services, consisting of 21 tank barges and 15 boats, for approximately $53 million in cash HOUSTON, Feb. 1, 2011 - Kirby Corporation ("Kirby") (NYSE: KEX) today announced the signing of an agreement to purchase the ship bunkering... Read More

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RESIN (Products & Technology) BV to Acquire Yparex® Business from DSM Engineering Plastics

February 4, 2011

ENSCHEDE, THE NETHERLANDS - RESIN (Products & Technology) BV, a privately held Dutch specialty-resin compounder headquartered here, today announced that it is in the process of acquiring the Yparex® adhesive tie-layer business of DSM Engineering Plastics (Sittard, The Netherlands). Transaction details are not... Read More

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BorgWarner Finalizes Acquisition of Haldex Traction Systems

February 4, 2011

BorgWarner Expands Product Portfolio with New Technologies to Accelerate Global Growth in All-Wheel Drive Markets AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Feb. 1, 2011 - Global powertrain supplier BorgWarner has completed its acquisition of the Traction Systems division of Haldex Group. From production facilities in Sweden, Mexico and... Read More

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Sigma-Aldrich Continues to Expand Analytical Suite with Resource Technology Corporation Acquisition

February 4, 2011

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 31, 2011 - Sigma-Aldrich® Corporation (Nasdaq: SIAL) announced today that it has acquired the assets of Resource Technology Corporation (RTC) of Laramie, Wyoming, an industry leader in analytical standards and certified reference materials. The acquisition of RTC's business complements the recently... Read More

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Jacobs Completes Acquisition of Majority of Aker Solutions' Process & Construction Business

February 4, 2011

PASADENA, Calif., Feb. 1, 2011 - Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of a number of Aker Solutions' operations within its Process and Construction (P&C) business area. The acquisition, which Jacobs initially announced on Dec. 21, 2010, has a cash purchase... Read More

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Solutia Announces Sale of Certain Other Rubber Chemicals Businesses

February 4, 2011

Continues strategic focus on high-value products with world-leading positions ST. LOUIS, Feb. 1, 2011 - Solutia Inc. (NYSE: SOA) announced today that it has sold its dithiocarbamates (DTCs) and tetrabenzylthiuram disulfide (TBzTD) businesses to Performance Additives Europe GmbH, a subsidiary of Behn Meyer Chemical... Read More

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Cargill Intends Acquiring Royal Nedalco

February 4, 2011

MECHELEN, Belgium, February 1, 2011 - Cargill has announced its intention to acquire Royal Nedalco's alcohol operations from its parent company, Royal Cosun. Cargill and Nedalco - who operate plants adjacent to each other in both the Netherlands and the UK - have been business partners for many years. Cargill's... Read More

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Herman Miller Settles Nemschoff Acquisition Contingencies

February 4, 2011

ZEELAND, Mich., Jan. 31, 2011 - Herman Miller, Inc. (Nasdaq: MLHR), today announced that it has reached an agreement to settle the remaining contingency-based purchase price elements of its acquisition of Nemschoff Chairs, LLC ("Nemschoff"). The settlement was agreed to by the former shareholders of Nemschoff... Read More

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DealerTrack Completes Acquisition of triVIN Holdings, Inc.

February 4, 2011

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Feb. 1, 2011 - DealerTrack Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: TRAK) today announced that it has completed its acquisition of triVIN Holdings, Inc. ("triVIN"), a leading provider of automobile title management services to lenders and vehicle registration services to automobile dealers for approximately $131... Read More

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Lincoln Electric Acquires Arc Products

February 4, 2011

CLEVELAND, Jan. 31, 2011 - Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: LECO) announced today that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Arc Products, a privately-held manufacturer of orbital welding systems and welding automation components based inSouthern California. Orbital welding systems are designed... Read More

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Xilinx Acquires AutoESL to Enable Designer Productivity and Innovation with FPGAs and Extensible Processing Platform

February 3, 2011

Company expands design methodology to include high-level synthesis to bring the benefits of programmable platforms to broader customer base SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 31, 2011 - Xilinx, Inc. (Nasdaq: XLNX), the world's leading provider of programmable platforms, today announced the acquisition of high level synthesis... Read More