Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Gulf Resources Agrees to Acquire Crude Salt Field

January 7, 2011

NEW YORK and SHANDONG, China, Jan. 4, 2011 - Gulf Resources, Inc. (Nasdaq: GFRE) ("Gulf Resources" or the "Company"), a leading manufacturer of bromine, crude salt and specialty chemical products in China, today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Shouguang City Haoyuan Chemical Company Limited ("SCHC") has... Read More

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Nicholson Acquires Advanced Foundation Systems

January 7, 2011

PITTSBURGH, PA - January 3, 2011 - Nicholson Construction Company has acquired Advanced Foundation Systems, Inc., a geotechnical contractor located in Denver, Colorado. The acquisition strengthens Nicholson's position in the Western United States, where Advanced Foundation Systems has completed numerous of... Read More

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Platts Completes Acquisition of BENTEK Energy, Broadening Its Analytical Services in Natural Gas and Related Power Markets

January 7, 2011

NEW YORK, Jan. 3, 2011 - Platts, a leading global provider of energy and metals information and a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. (NYSE: MHP), today completed for an undisclosed cash sum its acquisition of BENTEK Energy, LLC, a privately held energy market analytics company headquartered in Evergreen... Read More

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PolyOne Acquires Second Specialty Business in Brazil

January 7, 2011

CLEVELAND, Jan. 3, 2011 - PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), a premier global provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, has acquired Uniplen Industria de Polimeros Ltda. (Uniplen), a leading Brazilian producer of specialty engineered materials and distributor of thermoplastics. "The Uniplen... Read More

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Protexic Brands Announces Acquisition of Createc Corporation

January 7, 2011

Arlington Heights, January 3, 2011 - Protexic Brands, a Strategic Business Unit of Tegrant Corporation, today announced the acquisition of Createc Corporation, a leading manufacturer of highly-engineered, custom molded foam products, including protective packaging solutions, automotive components and specialty... Read More

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ArvinMeritor Announces Sale of Body Systems Business

January 7, 2011

TROY, Mich., Jan. 3, 2011 - ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) today announced that it has completed the sale of its Body Systems business to an affiliate of Inteva Products, LLC. The estimated purchase price at closing was $27.27 million, consisting of $12.27 million in cash at closing (adjusted for estimated balances... Read More

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ON Semiconductor Completes Acquisition of SANYO Semiconductor from SANYO Electric

January 5, 2011

Strategic transaction greatly expands ON Semiconductor's presence in Japan and is expected to further the company's growth on a global basis PHOENIX, Ariz., U.S. and TOKYO, Japan - Jan. 3, 2011 - ON Semiconductor Corporation (Nasdaq: ONNN), today announced the completion of the acquisition of SANYO Semiconductor... Read More

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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