Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions

DSM to Acquire Martek to Add New Nutrition Growth Platform

HEERLEN, Netherlands and COLUMBIA, Md., Dec. 21, 2010 - o DSM (NYSE Euronext: DSM KON) to offer US$31.50 for each share of Martek Biosciences Corporation (Nasdaq: MATK) in an all-cash transaction (through a tender offer) o Total consideration of US$1,087 million (about euro 829 million) o Offer price represents 35% premium to Martek's closing share price on December 20, 2010 o Martek Board of...

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Boeing Completes Acquisition of Summit Aeronautic Group in Montana

Helena, Mont.-based hard-metals facility to be renamed Boeing Helena SEATTLE, Dec. 21, 2010 - Boeing (NYSE: BA) announced today the completion of the acquisition of the business and operations conducted by Summit Aeronautics Group in Helena, Montana. Terms of the transaction, announced on Nov. 22, were not disclosed. The newly acquired business will be named Boeing Helena. It will become part of...

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CDI Acquires the Business of DSPCon

Adds Testing and Analytic Capabilities in Aerospace Engineering Vertical PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 20, 2010 - CDI Corp. (NYSE: CDI) announced today that it has acquired the business of DSPCon, Inc., an engineering and software development firm headquartered in Bridgewater, New Jersey. With approximately 40 employees, DSPCon creates, sells and services real-time data acquisition and analysis systems used...

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Thermo Fisher Scientific Acquires German Provider of Laboratory Water Purification Systems

TKA Products Are Designed to Provide Versatility and Increase Reliability Across Multiple Applications MILFORD, Mass. (December 21, 2010) - Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of TKA Wasseraufbereitungssysteme GmbH, a European provider of laboratory water purification systems. Based in Niederelbert, Germany, TKA...

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FleetPride Acquires Friction Materials Co of Eugene, Oregon

FleetPride to move its existing Eugene operations into new facility THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Dec. 20, 2010 - FleetPride, Inc., the nation's largest independent aftermarket distributor of heavy-duty truck and trailer parts, announced that it has acquired the assets of Friction Materials Co. The acquisition includes the leasing of Friction Materials' 15,000 square foot facility in Eugene, Oregon....

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Mesa Labs Acquires the Biological Indicators Business of Apex Laboratories, Inc

LAKEWOOD, Colo., Dec. 21, 2010 - Mesa Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq: MLAB), a Lakewood, Colorado based manufacturer of electronic instruments and disposables today announced the acquisition of the biological indicators business of Apex Laboratories, Inc., a North Carolina based company. The acquisition of the Apex business is expected to be immediately accretive to Mesa's earnings per share. Apex...

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Owens Corning Reaches Definitive Agreement to Sell Masonry Products Business for a Minimum of $90 Million

TOLEDO, Ohio, Dec. 20, 2010 - Owens Corning (NYSE: OC), a world leader in building materials and glass fiber reinforcements, announced today that it has reached a definitive agreement with Boral Industries Ltd. to sell its Masonry Products business. The divestiture will be in two stages. Owens Corning will sell a 50 percent stake in its Masonry Products business to Boral Industries Ltd. for $45...

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Seco Tools Makes Acquisitions in the USA

Seco Tools has signed an agreement to acquire the American companies NC Industries (NCI) and Diamond Tool Coating (DTC). NCI is a producer of solid carbide end mills under the Niagara Cutters and Arch Micro Tools brands and is among the largest local producers in the USA of these products. DTC is a producer of wear resistant diamond coatings. Most of the customers are found in the aircraft and...

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GTEC Completes the Acquisition of Signature Government Solutions, LLC

Adds Intelligence Community customer depth and comprehensive capabilities in mission-systems IT, Cyber Security and Intelligence Analysis MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 20, 2010 - Global Defense Technology & Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: GTEC), a provider of mission-critical, technology-based systems, solutions and services for national security agencies and programs of the U.S. government, announced that on...

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National Technical Systems Completes Acquisition of Mechtronic Solutions, Inc

Engineering Services Firm Adds Extensive Product Design, Development and Analysis Capabilities to NTS Portfolio; Increases Aerospace and Defense Customer Base CALABASAS, Calif., Dec. 20, 2010 - National Technical Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: NTSC) (NTS), a leading provider of engineering services, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of privately-held Mechtronic Solutions, Inc. (MSI)....

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