Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions

L.B. Foster Company Announces Extension of Tender Offer for Portec Rail Products, Inc

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 16 - L.B. Foster Company ( L.B. Foster", Nasdaq: FSTR) today announced that it is extending its previously announced cash tender offer, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Foster Thomas Company, for all outstanding shares of common stock of Portec Rail Products, Inc., until 12:00 midnight, New York City time, on August 30, 2010. The tender offer was previously set to expire at...

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SAIC Completes Acquisition of Reveal Imaging Technologies, Inc.

MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 16 - Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE:SAI) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Reveal Imaging Technologies, Inc., a leading threat detection products and services company. Reveal is headquartered in Bedford, Mass. Reveal supports the efforts of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), and other customers in the airport and...

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Airgas Comments on Air Products' Tender Offer Extension and Announcement Regarding Consent Decree

RADNOR, PA - August 16, 2010 - Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG) today issued a statement regarding the third extension by Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE: APD) ( Air Products") of its unsolicited tender offer. The Airgas Board of Directors continues to believe that Air Products' unsolicited tender offer is extremely opportunistic and does not fairly compensate Airgas stockholders for Airgas'...

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Air Products Signs Consent Decree with FTC Staff for Airgas Acquisition

Extends Tender Offer LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Aug. 16 - Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced it has reached an agreement with the Staff of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on the terms of a Consent Decree in connection with the acquisition of Airgas, Inc. (NYSE:ARG). The Consent Decree would permit Air Products to acquire Airgas subject to the divestiture of certain assets and would also permit,...

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Computershare Acquires Stake in Solium Capital

Expanding offering to North American stock option plan clients NEW YORK and TORONTO, Aug. 16 -- Computershare Limited , a leading financial services provider for the global securities industry, today announced it is acquiring a 20% stake in Solium Capital Inc. ( Solium") (TSX: SUM), a leading, global provider of web-based stock option plan administration technology and services and a publicly...

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Trimble Acquires Accubid Assets to Expand Its Building Construction Solutions

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 13 - Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today it has acquired the assets of privately-held Accubid Systems based in Concord, Ontario, Canada. Accubid is a leading provider of estimating, project management and service management software and services for electrical and mechanical contractors. Financial terms were not disclosed. Accubid's family of software products allow...

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Francisco Partners Completes Acquisition of EF Johnson Technologies, Inc.

IRVING, Texas, Aug. 13 - EF Johnson Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFJI) today announced that FP-EF Holding Company, Inc., an affiliate of Francisco Partners, a global technology-focused private equity fund, has completed its acquisition of EF Johnson Technologies, Inc. Under the terms of the merger agreement approved by stockholders, FP-EF Holding Company has acquired all of the outstanding shares...

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IBM to Acquire Unica Corporation

Accelerates IBM initiatives to help organizations better understand their customers and transform marketing campaign execution ARMONK, N.Y. and WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 13 - IBM (NYSE:IBM) and Unica Corporation (NASDAQ:UNCA) today announced they have entered into a definitive agreement for IBM to acquire Unica in a cash transaction at a price of $21 per share, or at a net price of approximately $480...

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OriGene Technologies Acquires Blue Heron Biotechnology, a Leading U.S. based Gene Synthesis Company

ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 12 - OriGene Technologies, Inc., a gene-centric life sciences company, announces the acquisition of Blue Heron Biotechnology, a pioneer in the gene synthesis business since 1999. Blue Heron is one of the oldest and most successful gene synthesis companies in the world, providing customers solutions for complex DNA synthesis. It supplies synthetic DNA to the majority of the...

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Telestream Executes Definitive Agreement with Anystream Division

Deal will Extend Telestream's Leading Position in Enterprise-Class Video Transcoding and Live Encoding Markets NEVADA CITY, Calif., Aug. 13 - Telestream, the leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, today announced the execution of a definitive agreement to acquire the business operations of the Anystream division of Grab Networks. The combination will further extend...

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