Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions

LNS Group Takes Over Italian Oil Mist Collector Specialist Fox IFS

Expanding the One-Stop-Shop: The Swiss LNS Group, world market leader for machine-tool peripherals, purchases the Italian company Fox IFS. The enterprise with headquarters in Azzano San Paolo in the Lombardy region is specialized in producing industrial air filtration systems including oil mist collectors. Orvin (Switzerland), 11 January 2011 - The LNS Group is expanding: The world market leader...

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Ryan Electronics Corporation (Gardner, MA) has Announced the Sale of Substantially all Assets to Ryan Electronics Corp. (Bristol, CT)

Ryan Electronics Corporation (Gardner, MA) has announced the sale of substantially all assets to Ryan Electronics Corp. (Bristol, CT), an acquisition company formed by the management of Multi/Cable Corp. (Bristol, CT), a leading manufacturer of custom multiconductor cable. The companies are completely autonomous and each plan to continue operating as usual. Ryan Electronics is a stocking...

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Manatron, Inc. Acquires International Land Systems, Creates New International Division

PORTAGE, Mich., Jan. 10, 2011 - Manatron, Inc., a global leader in integrated property tax and records management software for state and local governments, today announced it has acquired International Land Systems (ILS) Inc., creating a new division: Manatron International. The acquisition was led by private equity firm Thoma Bravo, LLC. Financial terms were not disclosed. Founded in 1996 and...

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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 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 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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