Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions

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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EMC Acquires Bus-Tech

Accelerates the Ability of Mainframe Users to Migrate Off Aging Tape-Based Storage Infrastructures HOPKINTON, Mass., Nov. 10, 2010 -- EMC® Corporation (NYSE: EMC), the world's leading provider of information infrastructure solutions, today announced it has acquired Bedford, Massachusetts-based Bus-Tech®, Inc. Bus-Tech is a privately held provider of VTL (Virtual Tape Library)...

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MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Rutland Tool & Supply Co.

o Expands presence in West Coast with Addition of Local Market Leader MELVILLE, N.Y., Nov. 9, 2010 -- MSC INDUSTRIAL DIRECT CO., INC. (NYSE: MSM), MSC" or the "Company," one of the largest direct marketers and premier distributors of Metalworking and Maintenance, Repair and Operations ("MRO") supplies to industrial customers throughout the United States,today announced that it has signed a...

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Crawford & Company Italia s.r.l. and Studio Bolton & Associati s.r.l. Announce Potential Acquisition Discussions

ATLANTA and LONDON, Nov. 11, 2010 -- Mark Harman, CEO, Crawford & Company (NYSE: CRDA, CRDB), Continental Europe, Middle East & Africa, and Paul Ogni, Country Manager of Crawford & Company Italia, together with William Bolton, Chairman of Studio Bolton & Associati, today jointly announced that the two businesses are currently in discussions regarding the potential acquisition of Studio Bolton &...

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IBM Completes Acquisition of Netezza

ARMONK, N.Y., Nov. 11, 2010 -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the closing of its acquisition of Netezza Corporation. Netezza will expand IBM's business analytics initiatives to help clients gain faster insights into their business information, with increased performance at a lower cost of ownership. IBM announced a definitive agreement to acquire Netezza on September 20, 2010. Netezza data...

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MSA Professional Services Acquires HDC/ASD Divisions of the Devonshire Group

Merger to offer more diversified engineering, architecture, and planning services in Central Illinois CHAMPAIGN, Ill., Nov. 9, 2010 -- MSA Professional Services has finalized the merger of ASD Architects and HDC Engineering, divisions of the Champaign based Devonshire Group. The merger will create a stronger, more diversified company, combining the private sector experience of the Devonshire...

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PLC Systems Signs TMR Asset Sale Agreement with Novadaq

FRANKLIN, Mass., Nov. 8, 2010 -- PLC Systems Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: PLCSF), a company focused on innovative medical device-based technologies, today announced that it had signed a definitive agreement to sell all of its Transmyocardial Revascularization (TMR) assets toNovadaq Technologies Inc. (TSX: NDQ), a developer of real-time imaging systems for use in the operating room. Novadaq has been...

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AMETEK Acquires Atlas Material Testing Technology

Highly Differentiated Weathering Test Solutions Provider Strengthens AMETEK's Position in Materials Test and Measurement PAOLI, Pa., Nov. 9, 2010 - AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE: AME) today announced that it has acquired Atlas Material Testing Technology LLC, the world's leading provider of weathering test instruments and related testing and consulting services, from Industrial Growth Partners for...

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