Curtiss-Wright Acquires Predator Systems Incorporated

Leading Manufacturer of Hydraulic Motion Control Products for Aerospace and Defense Applications PARSIPPANY, N.J., Jan. 7, 2011 - Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE:CW) today announced that it has acquired Predator Systems Incorporated (PSI) for $13.25 million. PSI designs and manufactures motion control components and subsystems for ground defense, ordnance guidance and aerospace applications. PSI...

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

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 shares of Robbins & Myers entitled to vote on the transaction, and 99.8% of the...

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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

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; Reinforces VASCO's position in digital signature market OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. and...

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Air Products & Chemicals, Inc.

Air Products Extends Tender Offer to Acquire Airgas

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 City time on February 4, 2011, unless further extended. The tender offer was...

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API Technologies Announces Merger with SenDEC Corporation

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 a definitive merger agreement with Vintage Capital Management LLC ("Vintage") to...

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Duke Energy

Duke Energy and Progress Energy to Merge

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 - Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) and Progress Energy, Inc. (NYSE: PGN) announced today that...

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DuPont to Acquire Danisco for $6.3 Billion

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 net debt. Upon closing, this transaction would establish DuPont as a clear leader in...

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EF Johnson Technologies, Inc.

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

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 England and Wales and traded on the London Stock Exchange, will make the acquisition...

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FirstEnergy Corp

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

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 process -- another important step in our merger with Allegheny Energy," said...

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Pass & Seymour

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

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 is the latest in a series over the last 8 years that have helped Legrand's North...

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