Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions

EarthLink to Acquire One Communications Corp

Expands EarthLink Business Fiber Network and Customer Base in Northeast, Midwest and Mid-Atlantic Regions ATLANTA, Dec. 20, 2010 -- o Builds on Deltacom Acquisition, Further Establishes EarthLink as a Leading IP Infrastructure and Services Company o EarthLink Intends to Set New Quarterly Dividend Rate to Retain Financial Flexibility for Additional Strategic Initiatives EarthLink, Inc. (Nasdaq:...

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EMC Completes Tender Offer for Isilon Systems

Acquisition Expected To Close Tomorrow HOPKINTON, Mass., Dec. 20, 2010 - EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC), the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, today announced the successful completion of its tender offer for all outstanding shares of common stock of Isilon Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISLN). The tender offer expired at 12:00 midnight Eastern Standard Time (EST) on December 17, 2010....

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Anixter International Inc. Announces the Acquisition of Clark Security Products, Inc. and the Assets and Operations of General Lock, LLC

GLENVIEW, Ill., Dec. 20, 2010 - Anixter International Inc. (NYSE: AXE), a leading global distributor of communication and security products, electrical and electronic wire & cable, fasteners and other small parts, today announced that it has acquired all the outstanding shares of Clark Security Products, Inc. and the assets and operations of General Lock, LLC (collectively Clark"). Clark, based...

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ARCADIS Acquires Top 25 Program and Project Management Firm in the U.S

DENVER, Dec. 20, 2010 - ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the international design, consulting, engineering and management services company, today announced that it has acquired Rise International, L.L.C. (Rise), a Chicago based program and project management consulting firm that serves clients across a broad range of sectors. Rise, now a wholly-owned subsidiary of ARCADIS U.S., has more than 180...

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Nortek Completes Acquisition of Ergotron, Inc.

Innovative leader of ergonomic digital display mounting and mobility products to enhance Nortek's business portfolio. PROVIDENCE, R.I., Dec. 17, 2010 - Nortek, Inc. ( Nortek") (OTC QB: NTKS), a leading diversified global manufacturer of innovative, branded residential and commercial ventilation, HVAC and home technology convenience and security products, announced today it has completed the...

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Pentair to Acquire Hidro Filtros do Brasil

Pentair, an industry leader in water filtration, strengthens position in Brazil MINNEAPOLIS and CAXIAS DO SUL, Brazil, Dec. 17, 2010 - Pentair, Inc. (NYSE: PNR), a global leader in water products and systems, today announced an agreement to acquire Hidro Filtros do Brasil, a leading manufacturer of water filters and filtering elements for residential and industrial applications operating in...

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Belden Completes Sale of Trapeze Networks

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 17, 2010 - Belden Inc. (NYSE: BDC), a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission critical applications, announced today that it has completed the sale of Trapeze Networks to Juniper Networks, Inc. for a purchase price of approximately $152.1 million. Ten percent of the purchase price was deposited into an escrow account according to terms negotiated between the...

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Darling International Inc. Completes Merger with Griffin Industries, Inc.

IRVING, Texas, Dec. 17 - Darling International Inc. (NYSE: DAR),a leading provider of rendering, recycling and recovery solutions to the nation's food industry, today announced that it has completed its merger with Griffin Industries, one of the largest independent, privately owned rendering, bakery by-product and used cooking oil recycling companies in North America headquartered in Cold Spring,...

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Rohde & Schwarz Takes over DVS Digital Video Systems AG

Effective December 14, 2010, Hanover-based DVS Digital Video Systems AG has been integrated into the Rohde & Schwarz group of companies. DVS, which was founded in 1985 and now has 110 employees, is a leading international manufacturer of hardware and software for professional film and video postproduction. We are confident that this partnership will result in the transfer of valuable technology...

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FirstEnergy-Allegheny Energy Merger Application Receives Approval from Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

AKRON, Ohio, and GREENSBURG, Pa., Dec. 16, 2010 - FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) and Allegheny Energy, Inc. (NYSE: AYE) today announced that they have received approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for their proposed merger. This as an important milestone in the completion of our merger, and we are pleased to have the support of FERC," said Anthony J. Alexander, President...

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