Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions

IBM Closes Acquisition of Storwize

Extends real-time data compression technology to help IBM clients improve storage efficiency by reducing storage requirements up to 80% ARMONK, N.Y., Aug. 30 - IBM (NYSE:IBM) today announced that it completed the acquisition of Storwize, a privately-held company based in Marlborough, MA. Financial details were not disclosed. The companies announced in July a definitive agreement to pursue the...

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Gerdau Ameristeel Corporation and Serdau S.A. Announce Closing of Transaction

TAMPA, FL, Aug. 30 - Gerdau Ameristeel Corporation (TSX: GNA, NYSE: GNA) and Gerdau S.A. (Bovespa: GGBR, NYSE: GGB, Latibex: XGGB) announced the completion today of the acquisition of Gerdau Ameristeel by way of a plan of arrangement (the Arrangement"). Pursuant to the Arrangement, Gerdau S.A. acquired all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Gerdau Ameristeel not already owned,...

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HP Announces Revised Proposal to Acquire 3PAR for $30 per Share in Cash

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 27, 2010 - HP today announced that it has increased its proposal to acquire all of the outstanding shares of 3PAR Inc. (NYSE: PAR) to $30 per share in cash, or an enterprise value of $2.0 billion. The proposal represents an 11 percent premium above the most recent price offered by Dell Inc. of $27 per share. HP's proposal is not subject to any financing contingency and has...

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GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. Announces the Acquisition of New England Bioassay, Inc.

MANCHESTER AND BLOOMFIELD, CT AND NORWOOD, MA...ISSUED SEPTEMBER 1, 2010... GZA GeoEnvironmental Inc., a leading environmental and geotechnical consulting firm, has announced the acquisition of the assets of New England Bioassay Inc. in a transaction which is expected to create the largest specialty testing laboratory of its kind in New England. New England Bioassay Inc. (NEB) is a high quality...

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Ericsson Invests in Novatium Solutions Acquires Minority Stake and Board Participation

Chennai, 30th Aug 2010 - Novatium Solutions Private Limited, a Company with a vision to provide superior, simple to use 'Computing for the next billion', today announced a strategic minority investment by Ericsson India. With this investment Novatium gains valuable global market reach and deep rooted telecom infrastructure and operator relationships worldwide expertise. This strategic investment...

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ServerEngines Acquired by Emulex

Acquisition Enhances Network Convergence Strategy and Business Model SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 25 - ServerEngines Corporation, a privately held, fabless semiconductor company founded in 2004 and headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, today announced that it has completed its acquisition by Emulex Corporation. The ServerEngines acquisition adds the BladeEngine(TM) family of 10Gb/s Ethernet ASICs,...

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Golden Phoenix Signs July 2010 Option Agreement to Acquire 80% Interest in Mhakari Coyote Fault Gold and Silver Project - 24 Month Acquisition Plan Continues

SPARKS, Nev., Aug. 26 -- Golden Phoenix Minerals, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: GPXM) is pleased to announce that on July 6, 2010, it entered into a definitive Option Agreement to acquire an undivided 80% interest in the Coyote Fault gold and silver property in Esmeralda County, Nevada, referred to as the Mhakari Nevada Properties excluding Vanderbilt Mine in the Company's Form 8-K filed with the SEC on...

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Air Products Files Hart-Scott-Rodino Notification for Acquisition of Airgas

Notification Follows Execution of Consent Decree with FTC Staff LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Aug. 24 -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced it has filed notification with the Federal Trade Commission ( FTC") as required under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvement Act of 1976 for the acquisition of Airgas (NYSE:ARG). The HSR waiting period will expire on September 8, 2010 unless earlier...

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Golden Phoenix Advances 24 Month Acquisition Plan with July 2010 Signing of Purchase Agreement to Acquire 80% Interest in Vanderbilt Silver and Gold Project

SPARKS, Nev., Aug. 25 -- Golden Phoenix Minerals, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: GPXM) is pleased to announce that in furtherance of launching its 24-month acquisition plan, on July 6, 2010, it entered into a definitive asset Purchase Agreement to acquire an undivided 80% interest in the historic Vanderbilt Silver/Gold Mine ( Vanderbilt") in Esmeralda County, Nevada, as detailed in the Company's Form 8-K,...

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