Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions

Merchants Leasing Acquires ALD Automotive USA

PARIS and MANCHESTER, N.H., Sept. 2 -- Merchants Leasing is proud to announce the acquisition of ALD Automotive USA, the North American arm of ALD Automotive, one of the largest fleet providers in Europe. As a result of this transaction, Merchants Leasing will acquire ALD's US customer base and a fleet of about 3,300 vehicles and reinforce its leading position in fleet leasing and fleet...

Read More »
Mergers & Acquisitions

Synopsys Completes Acquisition of Virage Logic Corporation

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 2 -- Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS), a world leader in software and IP for semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing, has completed its acquisition of Virage Logic Corporation (NASDAQ:VIRL), a leading independent provider of semiconductor intellectual property (IP) for the design of complex integrated circuits. Virage Logic's offering complements Synopsys'...

Read More »
Mergers & Acquisitions

Verenium Closes Sale of Cellulosic Biofuels Business to BP

Company to focus on growing commercial enzyme business CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 2 -- Verenium Corporation (NASDAQ: VRNM), a pioneer in the development and commercialization of high-performance industrial enzyme solutions, today announced the closing of the sale of its cellulosic biofuels business to BP Biofuels North America for $98.3 million, subject to the additional financial terms of the...

Read More »
Mergers & Acquisitions

Hale Global Completes Acquisition of QL2 Software

SEATTLE, Sept. 3 - Hale Global and QL2 Software, Inc. today announced that they have completed the plan of reorganization previously approved by the bankruptcy court. The reorganized company is named QL2 Software, LLC. The plan of reorganization pays allowed creditor claims in full, with consideration for equity holders and exit financing to support the growth of QL2. After six months of work, we...

Read More »
Mergers & Acquisitions

Alcatel-Lucent Acquires OpenPlug, a Cross-Platform Mobile Software Development Tool Provider

Acquisition Expands Company's Developer Tools to Make Applications Available on Diverse Operating Systems and in More Service Provider Stores PARIS, September 1, 2010 -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announced that it has acquired OpenPlug, a mobile software and applications development tools vendor. Through this acquisition, Alcatel-Lucent deepens its role in the...

Read More »
Mergers & Acquisitions

Alterian Acquires Intrepid, an International Social Media Analytics Firm

Acquisition enables Alterian to provide packaged solutions that will help Customers and Partners to accelerate their Social Media strategies LONDON, Sept. 1 -- Alterian , the leader in customer engagement technology and solutions, today announced that it has acquired Intrepid, an international market research and social media analytics consultancy. The acquisition further strengthens Alterian's...

Read More »
Mergers & Acquisitions

comScore Acquires Nedstat, Global Analytics and Online Optimization Provider

Acquisition Adds New Products and Capabilities to 'Unified Digital Measurement' Platform RESTON, Va., Sept. 1 - comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today announced that it has acquired Nedstat, a leading provider of web analytics and innovative video measurement solutions for approximately $36.7 million. Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Nedstat...

Read More »
Mergers & Acquisitions

Waste Management Announces Expansion of Organics Recycling Services

Acquisition of Garick enables Waste Management to expand organic recycling services and commercial and consumer organic products across North America HOUSTON, Sept. 1 - Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced it has acquired a majority equity interest in Garick LLC, a leading manufacturer, marketer and distributor of organic lawn and garden products that will accelerate the expansion of...

Read More »
Mergers & Acquisitions

Hyland Software Acquires Hershey Systems

Makes company one of the largest enterprise content management (ECM) software suite vendors in the higher education market CLEVELAND, Sept. 1 - Hyland Software has purchased privately held Hershey Systems, a provider of Web-based ECM solutions focused primarily on the higher education market. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Acquisitions continue to accelerate our growth in key...

Read More »
Mergers & Acquisitions

Nokia Completes Acquisition of Motally, Inc.

ESPOO, Finland, September 1, 2010 - Nokia (NYSE: NOK) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Motally, Inc., initially announced on August 20, 2010. Motally's mobile analytics service enables developers and publishers to optimize the development of their mobile applications through increased understanding of how users engage. The service offering is planned to be adapted for Qt,...

Read More »