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Mergers & Acquisitions

The George Whalley Company Divests Cutting Tools and Industrial Supplies Division, Directs Focus to Coolant-Fed Tooling & Systems®

Cleveland, OH - January 24, 2011 - The George Whalley Company has recently sold the assets of their Cutting Tools and Industrial Supplies Division to Jergens Industrial Supply (JIS) of Cleveland, Ohio. The Coolant-Fed Tooling & Systems-® Division was not part of this transaction, and remains part of The George Whalley Company, a privately held corporation. This move allows us to focus...

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API Technologies Closes Merger with SenDEC Corporation

Vintage Capital Management Has Become Majority Shareholder NEW YORK, Jan. 24, 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, announced today the closing of the acquisition of SenDEC Corporation ( SenDEC ), a leading defense electronics...

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Logicalis UK Expands Video and Video Managed Services Business with Acquisition of Direct Visual Limited

SLOUGH, England, January 24, 2011 - Acquisition Cements Logicalis' Position as Leading UK Cisco/Tandberg Unified Communications, Video Conferencing, and Telepresence Partner Logicalis Group, the international IT and Communications solutions integrator, has reached an agreement and contracts have been exchanged to acquire Direct Visual Limited, a UK based Tandberg (now part of Cisco) Platinum...

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DuPont Commences Public Tender Offer to Acquire Danisco

WILMINGTON, Del., Jan. 21, 2011 - DuPont (NYSE: DD) today announced that DuPont Denmark Holding ApS, a wholly owned and fully controlled subsidiary of DuPont, has commenced its previously announced voluntary recommended public offer to purchase all of the outstanding shares of Danisco at a price of DKK 665 in cash per share. Our fully valued offer and significant premium recognize Danisco's...

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IDEX Corporation Acquires Advanced Thin Films, LLC

Lake Forest, IL, January 20, 2011 - IDEX Corporation (NYSE: IDEX) today announced that it has entered into an definitive agreement to purchase Advanced Thin Films, LLC (ATFilms). ATFilms, with approximately $9 million in revenue, specializes in optical components and coatings for applications in the fields of scientific research, defense, aerospace, telecommunications and electronics...

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ABB's Tender Offer for Baldor Common Stock Is Scheduled to Expire at 5:00 p.m. New York City Time on January 25, 2011

Zurich, Switzerland and Fort Smith, Arkansas, USA, January 24, 2011 - ABB Ltd (NYSE: ABB), the leading power and automation technology group, and Baldor Electric Company (NYSE: BEZ), a North American leader in industrial motors, confirmed today that the tender offer by ABB's subsidiary, Brock Acquisition Corporation, for all the outstanding shares of common stock of Baldor is scheduled to expire...

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Saddle Creek Corp. Acquires ProLog Logistics

Lakeland, Fla., Dec. 16, 2010 - Saddle Creek Corp., a nationwide third-party provider of integrated logistics, warehousing, transportation, and contract packaging services, announced today that it has acquired ProLog Logistics Inc. ProLog is a warehousing and fulfillment company headquartered in San Diego, Calif. The acquisition reflects Saddle Creek's strategic plans for growth and commitment to...

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Acquisition of a Major Homecare Provider in France

Ageing population and the rise of chronic diseases, both major public health challenges, lead to the development of homecare. The market for home respiratory assistance in Europe alone amounts to over Euros2 billion. Air Liquide, the European homecare leader, announces the acquisition in France of ADEP Assistance, a specialist in home respiratory healthcare. Created more than forty years ago...

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ATS Automation to Acquire World Leading Spealized Healthcare Assembly Systems Manufacturer

CAMBRIDGE, ON, March 25, 2010 /CNW/ - ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Sortimat Group, a world leading manufacturer of specialized assembly systems for medical products and pharmaceutical dosing devices. Headquartered in Germany, and established in 1959, Sortimat has significant experience in advanced system development,...

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FirstEnergy-Allegheny Energy Merger Approved by Maryland Public Service Commission

AKRON, Ohio, and GREENSBURG, Pa., Jan. 19, 2011 - FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) and Allegheny Energy, Inc. (NYSE: AYE) received an order from the Maryland Public Service Commission (MPSC) approving their merger with conditions that largely reflect the comprehensive settlement filed by the companies and the majority of parties to the case. The MPSC order provides a 30-day period for the companies to...

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