Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

LyondellBasell Sells Flavors and Fragrances Business to Pinova Holdings, Inc.

December 28, 2010

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands, Dec. 22, 2010 - LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) today announced that Pinova Holdings, Inc. has purchased LyondellBasell Flavors & Fragrances, LLC in a transaction which closed today. "This divestiture is consistent with our objective to focus on developing our core businesses of olefins and... Read More

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CoreLogic Announces Sale of First Advantage Businesses

December 28, 2010

Executing on its strategy to focus on core businesses SANTA ANA, Calif., Dec. 23, 2010 - CoreLogic (NYSE: CLGX), a leading provider of information, analytics and business services, today announced an agreement to sell its Employer Services and Litigation Support businesses. The businesses will be acquired by... Read More

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Dover to Acquire the Sound Solutions Business Line of NXP

December 28, 2010

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Dec. 22, 2010 - Dover Corporation (NYSE: DOV) announced today it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Sound Solutions business line of NXP Semiconductors N.V. (Nasdaq: NXPI). Sound Solutions, which is headquartered in Vienna, Austria, will become part of Itasca, Illinois based... Read More

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Jacobs Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire Aker Solutions' Process and Construction Business

December 28, 2010

Acquisition Significantly Expands Presence in the Mining and Metals Market PASADENA, Calif., Dec. 21, 2010 - Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that it has reached a definitive agreement with Aker Solutions ASA (Aker) to purchase a number of Aker's operations within its Process and... Read More

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Assa Abloy to Acquire Secure ID Solutions Company Lasercard Corp

December 28, 2010

Stockholm, Sweden - Assa Abloy has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Lasercard Corporation, a NASDAQ-listed company and a leading provider of secure ID solutions to governments and commercial clients around the world. Lasercard's unique portfolio of card products, services, and solutions for complex ID... Read More

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Zimmer Announces Acquisition of SoPlus Orthopaedic Surgical Power Tools Company

December 28, 2010

Zimmer adds established manufacturing capabilities and a range of SoPlus products to portfolio WARSAW, Ind., Dec. 22, 2010 - Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZMH; SIX: ZMH), a global leader in musculoskeletal care, today announced it has acquired Sodem Diffusion S.A., the manufacturer of SoPlus Orthopaedic Surgical... Read More

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Ahlstrom's Divestment of Production Lines in Bethune Confirmed

December 28, 2010

Ahlstrom, a global leader in nonwovens and specialty papers, announces that it has completed the divestment of three dust filtration product lines in Bethune, SC, USA, to Andrew Industries. Ahlstrom announced earlier this month the sale of the three production lines in Bethune and its Wuxi plant in China to Andrew... Read More

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Teradata to Acquire Aprimo

December 28, 2010

Strategic move joins leaders in data warehousing and analytics and integrated marketing management to help corporations drive growth and profitable business engagements ATLANTA, Dec. 22, 2010 - Teradata Corporation (NYSE: TDC), the world's largest company solely focused on data warehousing and business analytics... Read More

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Teledyne Technologies to Acquire DALSA Corporation

December 28, 2010

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. and WATERLOO, Ontario - December 22, 2010 - Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE: TDY) ("Teledyne") and DALSA Corporation (TSX: DSA) ("DALSA") jointly announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement that provides for the acquisition of DALSA Corporation by a wholly-owned... Read More

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Bertram Capital to Acquire EDI, Positioning the Flat Die Manufacturer for Continued Expansion

December 28, 2010

CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI, U.S.A., December 22, 2010: Extrusion Dies Industries, LLC (EDI), a leading international supplier of flat extrusion and coating dies, announced today that it has agreed to be acquired by Bertram Capital, a private equity firm based in San Mateo, California. The parties did not disclose the terms... Read More

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Advanced Battery Technologies to Acquire Shenzhen Zhongqiang New Energy Science & Technology Co., Ltd.

December 27, 2010

NEW YORK, Dec. 22, 2010 - Advanced Battery Technologies, Inc. ("ABAT" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:ABAT), a leading developer, manufacturer and distributor of rechargeable Polymer Lithium-Ion (PLI) batteries, as well as a manufacturer of electric vehicles, today announced that on December 20, 2010, the Company entered... Read More

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FleetPride Acquires Friction Materials Co of Eugene, Oregon

December 24, 2010

FleetPride to move its existing Eugene operations into new facility THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Dec. 20, 2010 - FleetPride, Inc., the nation's largest independent aftermarket distributor of heavy-duty truck and trailer parts, announced that it has acquired the assets of Friction Materials Co. The acquisition includes the... Read More

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Thermo Fisher Scientific Acquires German Provider of Laboratory Water Purification Systems

December 24, 2010

TKA Products Are Designed to Provide Versatility and Increase Reliability Across Multiple Applications MILFORD, Mass. (December 21, 2010) - Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of TKA Wasseraufbereitungssysteme GmbH, a European... Read More

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Mesa Labs Acquires the Biological Indicators Business of Apex Laboratories, Inc

December 24, 2010

LAKEWOOD, Colo., Dec. 21, 2010 - Mesa Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq: MLAB), a Lakewood, Colorado based manufacturer of electronic instruments and disposables today announced the acquisition of the biological indicators business of Apex Laboratories, Inc., a North Carolina based company. The acquisition of the Apex... Read More

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Boeing Completes Acquisition of Summit Aeronautic Group in Montana

December 24, 2010

Helena, Mont.-based hard-metals facility to be renamed Boeing Helena SEATTLE, Dec. 21, 2010 - Boeing (NYSE: BA) announced today the completion of the acquisition of the business and operations conducted by Summit Aeronautics Group in Helena, Montana. Terms of the transaction, announced on Nov. 22, were not... Read More

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CDI Acquires the Business of DSPCon

December 24, 2010

Adds Testing and Analytic Capabilities in Aerospace Engineering Vertical PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 20, 2010 - CDI Corp. (NYSE: CDI) announced today that it has acquired the business of DSPCon, Inc., an engineering and software development firm headquartered in Bridgewater, New Jersey. With approximately 40 employees... Read More

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DSM to Acquire Martek to Add New Nutrition Growth Platform

December 24, 2010

HEERLEN, Netherlands and COLUMBIA, Md., Dec. 21, 2010 - o DSM (NYSE Euronext: DSM KON) to offer US$31.50 for each share of Martek Biosciences Corporation (Nasdaq: MATK) in an all-cash transaction (through a tender offer) o Total consideration of US$1,087 million (about euro 829 million) o Offer price represents 35... Read More

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Owens Corning Reaches Definitive Agreement to Sell Masonry Products Business for a Minimum of $90 Million

December 24, 2010

TOLEDO, Ohio, Dec. 20, 2010 - Owens Corning (NYSE: OC), a world leader in building materials and glass fiber reinforcements, announced today that it has reached a definitive agreement with Boral Industries Ltd. to sell its Masonry Products business. The divestiture will be in two stages. Owens Corning will sell a... Read More

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ARCADIS Acquires Top 25 Program and Project Management Firm in the U.S

December 23, 2010

DENVER, Dec. 20, 2010 - ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the international design, consulting, engineering and management services company, today announced that it has acquired Rise International, L.L.C. (Rise), a Chicago based program and project management consulting firm that serves clients across a broad range of... Read More

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Anixter International Inc. Announces the Acquisition of Clark Security Products, Inc. and the Assets and Operations of General Lock, LLC

December 23, 2010

GLENVIEW, Ill., Dec. 20, 2010 - Anixter International Inc. (NYSE: AXE), a leading global distributor of communication and security products, electrical and electronic wire & cable, fasteners and other small parts, today announced that it has acquired all the outstanding shares of Clark Security Products, Inc. and... Read More