Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions

Nypro Inc. Has Entered into a Definitive Agreement to Acquire 100% of the Shares of Schlosser Medizintechnik GmbH of Knittlingen, Germany

CLINTON, Massachusetts; October 11, 2010 - Nypro Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 100% of the shares of Schlosser Medizintechnik GmbH of Knittlingen, Germany. The agreement was announced jointly today by Ted Lapres, President and CEO of Nypro, here and Peter Pronath, President, General Manager and major shareholder of Schlosser. Founded in 1969, Schlosser is a well-known...

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MSA Completes Acquisition of General Monitors

California Company Strengthens MSA's Presence in Oil, Gas and Petrochemical Markets PITTSBURGH, Oct. 14 - MSA (NYSE: MSA) today announced it has completed the acquisition of General Monitors of Lake Forest, Ca., a leading innovator and developer of fixed systems for gas and flame detection. General Monitors is a privately held company that employs approximately 225 people globally and had 2009...

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Broadcom Corporation to Acquire Beceem Communications Inc., a Leader in 4G Wireless

Combined Company will Accelerate the Availability of Multimode LTE / WiMAX Cellular Solutions for use in Handsets, Broadband Wireless Gateways, Mobile Computing and Consumer Electronics Devices IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 13 - Broadcom Corporation (Nasdaq: BRCM), a global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire...

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Recent G4S Acquisitions Expand Technology Capabilities.

Incorporating Innovations From NSSC, Touchcom, Adesta And G4S Technology. Dallas, TX (October 12, 2010) - Building on a legacy as the premier supplier of security manpower, G4S Secure Solutions (USA) is staking claim on a new category of integrated security solutions that combines manpower and technology. Through acquisition of several industry-leading technology companies in the security arena,...

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Met-Pro Corporation Acquires Patented Biological Technology

Provides new global municipal and industrial market opportunities Strengthens Met-Pro's Total Air Solutions value proposition HARLEYSVILLE, Pa., Oct. 12 - Raymond J. De Hont, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Met-Pro Corporation (NYSE: MPR), announced today that the Company has acquired substantially all of the assets including the patents and technology of Bio-Reaction Industries LLC ( BRI...

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IBM Acquires PSS Systems

ARMONK, N.Y., Oct. 13 - IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that it has acquired PSS Systems, a privately held company based in Mountain View, Calif. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. PSS Systems' software helps organizations analyze, automate and implement information governance policies across massive amounts of electronic business information and dispose of that information in an...

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Apache Completes Acquisition of BP Canada Assets

HOUSTON, Oct. 12 - Apache Corporation (NYSE, Nasdaq: APA) today announced that its subsidiary has completed its acquisition of substantially all of BP's upstream natural gas business in western Alberta and British Columbia. The transaction is the second closing of Apache's previously announced three-part acquisition of BP assets. Apache Canada Ltd. acquired assets with estimated proved reserves...

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Grainger Announces Acquisition of SafetyCertified

CHICAGO, Oct. 14 - Grainger (NYSE: GWW), North America's leading broad line distributor of facilities maintenance products, today announced it has acquired substantially all of the assets of SafetyCertified, Inc. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. As North America's largest distributor of safety products, we are committed to helping businesses and institutions manage and operate safe and...

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GE Acquires Opal Software - Strengthens Smart Grid Software Portfolio

ATLANTA -14 October 2010 - GE (NYSE: GE) has expanded its smart grid software portfolio with the acquisition of data migration and SCADA simulation specialists Opal Software. The acquisition allows GE's Digital Energy business to deliver greater operational and network productivity to utility customers and increase the development speed and delivery of new solutions-securing GE as a smart grid...

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Univar to Acquire Basic Chemical Solutions

REDMOND, Wash. and REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 12 - Univar Inc., a leading global chemical distributor, and Basic Chemical Solutions, L.L.C. (BCS), a global distributor and trader of commodity chemicals, announced today that they have signed a definitive agreement for Univar to acquire BCS. The acquisition is expected to close in the first quarter of 2011, subject to customary closing conditions....

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