Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions

JBT Corporation Acquires Leading Liquid Foods Solutions Provider

CHICAGO –- JBT Corporation (NYSE: JBT), a global technology solutions provider to the food processing and air transportation industries, announced today the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire the shares of Stork Food Dairy Systems B.V. ( SFDS or the Company ), a leading filling and sterilization solutions provider. The purchase price will be EUR47 million, before customary...

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Synopsys Completes Acquisition of Seeker from Quotium

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq:SNPS) has completed its acquisition of certain assets of Quotium (NYSE Euronext: QTE), including the Seeker® product and RD team. The asset acquisition adds talent and technology that will accelerate Synopsys' efforts in the software application security market and extend the company's Coverity® platform with interactive application security...

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Airgas Announces Acquisition of Weldinghouse, Inc. and the Nitrogen Services Business of Priority Energy Services

RADNOR, PA- – Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG), one of the nation's leading suppliers of industrial, medical, and specialty gases, and related products, today announced that it has recently acquired the assets and operations of Weldinghouse, Inc. and its affiliates, effective July 17, 2015, and Priority Energy Services, LLC, effective July 20, 2015. Financial terms of the transactions were not...

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Cargill Welcomes Clearance from European Commission for Purchase of ADM's Chocolate Business

AMSTERDAM –- The European Commission has granted conditional clearance for Cargill to acquire Archer Daniels Midland's (NYSE: ADM) chocolate business in Europe. Together with the approvals granted earlier by the US Department of Justice, this completes the regulatory approval process for the global deal. The acquisition underlines Cargill's commitment to meeting our customers' needs and...

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Victrex Further Enhances Solution Provider Capability Following Acquisition of Kleiss Gears

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA USA – Victrex is further enhancing its ability to provide complete ‘integrated’ solutions following its acquisition of US-based polymer gears specialist Kleiss Gears. The acquisition by Victrex, the leading global PEEK polymer-based solutions provider, will help facilitate the rapid development of answers to key challenges facing customers across industries, including...

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Univar Acquires Chemical Associates

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. and COPLEY, Ohio –- Univar Inc. (NYSE: UNVR) ( Univar ) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Univar USA Inc. ( Univar USA ), has acquired the assets of Chemical Associates, Inc. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Founded in 1981, Chemical Associates is a marketer, manufacturer, and distributor of oleochemicals, including tall oil fatty...

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Acquisition of Hitco Carbon Composites Business

DELTA, BC –- Avcorp Industries Inc. (the Company or Avcorp ) (AVP:TSX) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a definitive agreement (the Agreement ) to acquire the US-based composite aerostructures division of a subsidiary of Frankfurt-listed SGL Carbon SE ( SGL ). The transaction will significantly expand the capabilities of Avcorp in composites and offer a strong platform to grow...

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MOCAP Acquires William Beckett Plastic Packaging Ltd

MOCAP LLC, of Park Hills, MO, through its subsidiary of MOCAP Ltd., has successfully completed the acquisition of William Beckett Plastic Packaging of Sheffield, England, a manufacturer of specialized protective plastic packaging containers for applications including cutting tools, DIY, technical and consumer/retail. This step by MOCAP, a leading manufacturer of quality plastic and rubber...

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OKI Acquires Wide Format Printer Business from SII

Move strengthens position in professional printer market TOKYO –- OKI Data Corporation, an OKI Group company specializing in the printer business, today announced that, OKI Data Corporation and Seiko Instruments Inc. (“SII” hereinafter) signed an agreement on July 8, 2015, whereby OKI Data Corporation will acquire the globally-deployed wide format printer business of Seiko I Infotech Inc....

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Magna Enters Into Agreement to Acquire Getrag

AURORA, Ontario –- Magna International Inc. (TSX: MG, NYSE: MGA) today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire the Getrag Group of Companies ( Getrag ), one of the world's largest suppliers of automotive transmissions. Getrag has an 80-year history in transmissions and is a technology leader, offering a range of transmission systems which include manual, automated-manual,...

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