Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions

Caterpillar to Acquire Bucyrus Creating Mining Equipment Company with Unmatched Product Range, Unrivaled Customer Support; Highly Complementary Combination Expected to Drive Strong Synergies

PEORIA, Ill. and SOUTH MILWAUKEE, Wis., Nov. 15, 2010 - Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) and Bucyrus International, Inc. (Nasdaq: BUCY) announced today they have entered into an agreement under which Caterpillar will acquire Bucyrus International in a transaction valued at approximately $8.6 billion (including net debt). The acquisition is based on Caterpillar's key strategic imperative to expand its...

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Webex Acquires REM Manufacturing

Webex, Inc. to make and sell REM slitter/rewinders (Neenah, Wis.) - Webex, Inc. a leading provider of precision process rolls for the converting industry located in Neenah, Wisconsin, finalized acquisition of REM Manufacturing, an established producer of slitter/rewinders located in Hackettstown, New Jersey. Serving customers throughout North America since 1985, REM Manufacturing has engineered...

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New Energy Acquires Kim Fai Solar Energy Technology Co. Ltd. for $24.0 Million in Stock and Seller Note

Acquisition expands New Energy's Anytone® and New Power product segments Expected to be accretive to earnings Acquisition price is 4.8x projected 2011 net income Forecasted to generate $24.0 million of revenue and $5.0 million of net income in 2011 SHENZHEN, China, Nov. 12, 2010 -- New Energy Systems Group (NYSE Amex: NEWN) ( New Energy" or the "Company"), a vertically integrated original...

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Advantech Acquires ACA Digital Taiwan

(Cincinnati, Ohio - 11/12/10) - Advantech, a global embedded computing leader providing embedded platform solutions across multiple vertical markets, announced it will spend NTD$ 93 million in cash to acquire 100% shares of ACA Digital Corporation. ACA Digital Corporation is a Taiwan-based company founded in 2005. The company consists of 58 employees. ACA Digital specializes in industrial...

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Saint-Gobain and SAGE Electrochromics Join Forces to Build the World's First Large-Scale Manufacture of Electrochromic Glass Plant

PARIS, November 10, 2010 - Saint-Gobain Glass has acquired 50 percent of the equity of the U.S. company SAGE Electrochromics for the large-scale manufacture of electrochromic glass. Activated by a low-voltage current, electrochromic glass adapts its light and heat transmission - and so its tint - to the level of sunlight and the building's ambient temperature, without hindering external...

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Agilent Technologies Acquires Assets of Signametrics

Deal Expands Agilent's Portfolio of PXI, VXI, PCI and USB DMMs, and Modular Switching Products SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 9, 2010 -- Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced it has acquired certain assets of Signametrics, a manufacturer of PXI, VXI, PCI and USB digital multimeters (DMMs), and modular switching products. These test and measurement products are commonly used in...

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Cooper Industries Announces Acquisitions of Mount Engineering plc and Apex Lighting Controls

Acquisitions expand extensive harsh and hazardous product portfolio and energy-efficient lighting technology offering DUBLIN, Nov 10, 2010 - Cooper Industries plc (NYSE: CBE) today announced the acquisitions of Mount Engineering plc, a United Kingdom based manufacturer of specialty threaded adaptors and reducers for harsh and hazardous environments, and Apex Lighting Controls Ltd., a private...

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ADP Completes the Acquisition of Byte Software House S.p.A in Italy

MILAN, November 10, 2010 -- Strengthening its Payroll and Personnel Administration Products and Services in Italy ADP ®, a leading provider of HR, payroll and benefits administration services, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Byte Software House, a premier provider of integrated payroll, personnel administration, time management and human resources products and...

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Apache Completes Merger with Mariner Energy

HOUSTON, Nov. 10, 2010 -- Apache Corporation (NYSE, Nasdaq: APA) today announced that it has completed its merger with Mariner Energy (NYSE: ME). The merger closed today following its approval by Mariner's stockholders and subsequent completion of documentation. Apache issued approximately 17.5 million shares of its common stock and paid approximately $800 million in cash to Mariner stockholders....

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DuPont Expands Sustainable Solutions Capabilities and Emerging Markets Reach by Signing Agreement to Acquire MECS

Clean Technology Growth Opportunity Advances Commitment to Innovations That Help Protect the Environment WILMINGTON, Del., Nov. 10, 2010 -- DuPont (NYSE: DD) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire MECS, Inc., from affiliates of American Securities LLC, advancing the company's capabilities to deliver sustainable solutions and further expand its reach in emerging markets. The acquisition will...

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