Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions

Danaher to Acquire Beckman Coulter, Inc.

ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., Feb. 7, 2011 - Beckman Coulter, Inc. (NYSE: BEC), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of products that simplify, automate and innovate complex biomedical testing, and Danaher, a diversified technology leader that designs, manufactures, and markets innovative products and services to professional, medical, industrial, and commercial customers, announced today that...

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Beijer Electronics Acquires the Data Communications Company Korenix

Beijer Electronics has signed an agreement to acquire a majority of the Taiwanese technology and industrial data communications company Korenix Technology Co. Ltd. Together with Westermo, a world-leading offering in the business area Industrial Data Communications (IDC) is formed. Earlier this year, Beijer Electronics acquired a minority stake in Korenix. At the same time Beijer Electronics-'...

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Omnicom Group's Diversified Agency Services (DAS) Acquires Communispace

NEW YORK, Feb. 7, 2011 - Diversified Agency Services (DAS), a division of Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC), announced today that it has acquired Communispace Corporation, the research pioneer of online consumer insight communities for the world's leading brands. Communispace uses innovative market research practices and proprietary social media tools to build and manage vibrant online communities...

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Milwaukee's RCB Awards Expands Operation with Acquisition of Brookfield Awards

Milwaukee-based RCB Awards, a custom awards, trophy and recognition program provider, recently announced the acquisition of Brookfield Awards. The announcement follows the retirement of Brookfield Awards proprietor. Brookfield Awards has been in business nearly forty years. RCB will retain all Brookfield Awards employees, phone numbers and plans to convert currently underutilized warehouse space...

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UL Environment Expands Portfolio with Addition of GREENGUARD Certification Programs

UL Environment acquires indoor air quality market leaders Air Quality Sciences and its certifying body GREENGUARD Environmental Institute NORTHBROOK, Ill., Feb. 2, 2011 - UL Environment, a business unit of UL (Underwriters Laboratories), an independent product safety certification organization, announced today that it has reached an agreement with Air Quality Sciences, Inc. (AQS) to acquire AQS...

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Synchronica Acquires Neustar NGM's IM Business: Adds Eleven Carrier and Two OEM Contracts to Synchronica's Client Base

Royal Tunbridge Wells, February 4, 2011. - Synchronica plc (AIM: SYNC, TSX-V: SYN), the international provider of next-generation mobile messaging services, has entered into an agreement to acquire Neustar NGM's instant messaging (IM) business. The deal includes eleven contracts with tier one / tier two mobile operators and two contracts with tier one device manufacturers. The acquisition also...

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GE Completes $3 Billion Acquisition of Dresser, Inc.

Move Marks Latest Expansion of GE's Global Energy Infrastructure Business ATLANTA - 01 February 2011 - GE (NYSE: GE) today announced the successful closing of its $3 billion acquisition of Dresser, Inc., a global energy infrastructure technology and service provider, from funds managed by Riverstone Holdings LLC and First Reserve Corporation, Dresser management and its other stockholders. The...

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

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 Products (ISP) distribution business to Medline for approximately $130 million. The...

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Newmont Expands Nevada Growth Potential with Acquisition of Fronteer Gold

DENVER, Feb. 3, 2011 - Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) ( Newmont or the Company ) and Fronteer Gold Inc. (TSX, NYSE Amex: FRG) ( Fronteer Gold ) today announced that they have entered into an agreement pursuant to which Newmont will acquire all of the outstanding common shares of Fronteer Gold by way of a Plan of Arrangement. Under the Plan of Arrangement, shareholders of Fronteer Gold...

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GE Completes $3 Billion Acquisition of Dresser, Inc

Move Marks Latest Expansion of GE's Global Energy Infrastructure Business ATLANTA - 01 February 2011 - GE (NYSE: GE) today announced the successful closing of its $3 billion acquisition of Dresser, Inc., a global energy infrastructure technology and service provider, from funds managed by Riverstone Holdings LLC and First Reserve Corporation, Dresser management and its other stockholders. The...

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