Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions

Siemens Expands Anaerobic Digestion Product Offering

Siemens Water Technologies has acquired the JetMix hydraulic mixing system from Liquid Dynamics Corp. This proprietary system agitates sludge within the anaerobic digestion process, optimizing digestion and methane production. The latter can be captured and used as energy within a wastewater treatment facility. Compared to similar mixing systems, the JetMix system allows operators to schedule...

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Panda Security Acquires Canadian Franchise and Continues International Expansion

Company also opens new franchises in Europe, Asia and Latin America in 2010; now present in 61 countries ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 30, 2010 - Panda Security, the Cloud Security Company, today announced that it has acquired its exclusive distributor in Canada, continuing to propel the company's strategic international expansion and consolidation efforts. Since Investindustrial and other financial...

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Cenveo Acquires Gilbreth Packaging Solutions

Expands Cenveo's packaging product offering STAMFORD, Conn., Nov. 29, 2010 - Cenveo, Inc. (NYSE: CVO) announced today that through its subsidiaries, the Company has acquired Impaxx, Inc., the sole owner of Gilbreth Packaging Solutions, Inc. (www.gilbrethusa.com), from affiliates of Aurora Capital Group, a Los Angeles private equity firm. Gilbreth operates a state of the art facility located in...

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CoorsTek Acquires the Flowguard Pressure Control Business

CoorsTek to expand pulsation equipment markets including subsea oil and gas, chemical and pharmaceutical, food and beverage, and other industrial markets GOLDEN, Colo., Nov. 29, 2010 - CoorsTek, Inc., a large technical ceramics supplier and manufacturer of heavy-duty pulsation mitigation equipment for the oil and gas industries, today announces the acquisition of the Flowguard pressure control...

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ABB to Acquire Baldor Electric Company to Become a Global Leader in Industrial Motion

o Agreed transaction: ABB and Baldor announce a recommended offer for ABB to acquire Baldor for $63.50 per share, an overall transaction value of $4.2 billion, including net debt of $1.1 billion. o In line with ABB's strategy: establishes ABB as a leader in the multibillion dollar North American industrial motors business and a global leader for movement and control in industrial applications...

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European Commission Approves BASF's Acquisition of Cognis

LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany, Dec. 1, 2010 -- The European Commission today approved the acquisition of Cognis Holding GmbH by BASF SE. The approval is subject to the divestiture of businesses that accounted for sales of significantly less than euro 100 million, which is less than 3% of Cognis' total sales. In addition, the Chinese authorities today approved the acquisition. The transaction has now...

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Appriss® Acquires Open Portal Solutions

Indiana company specializes in government information management LOUISVILLE, Ky., Nov. 30, 2010 -- Appriss, a leading provider of information services that keep the public safe and informed, announced today that is has acquired Open Portal Solutions (OPS). OPS is an Indiana-based company specializing in document and content management solutions that provide government and private-industry clients...

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Brady Set to Become Largest European Commodities Software Provider

LONDON, November 29, 2010 - Brady plc (http://www.bradyplc.com/ ) (BRY.L), the leading supplier of trading and risk management solutions for metals and commodities, announced today their acquisition of Viz Risk Management (http://www.viz.no/ ) ( Viz"), the leading provider of risk management and trading solutions to the European energy markets, principally electricity, gas, emission certificates...

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UNIT4 Completes Acquisition of Teta S.A.

SLIEDRECHT, The Netherlands, November 29, 2010 -- o Investment in Leading Polish ERP and HR Software Provider o Expansion of Customer Base and Product Portfolio in New High Growth Market UNIT4 N.V. ( UNIT4"), the world's leading provider of ERP and financial management software for fast changing organizations, today announced completion of the acquisition of Teta S.A, one of Poland's leading ERP...

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TransDigm to Acquire Actuation Business from Teleflex Incorporated

CLEVELAND, Nov. 29, 2010 -- TransDigm Group Incorporated (NYSE: TDG), announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Actuation Business (Actuation or the Business) of Telair International Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE: TFX), for approximately $94 million in cash. The acquisition, subject to receipt of Hart-Scott-Rodino approval and...

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