Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions

H.C. Starck Sells Clevios to Heraeus

H.C. Starck GmbH, headquartered in Goslar, Germany, has signed a contract to sell its global Conductive Polymers Business Unit to Heraeus, Hanau, Germany. The Business Unit, which is based in Leverkusen, sells liquid polymer chemicals under the brand name Clevios. Due to their highly conductive nature, these chemicals are used in a wide range of applications, primarily in the electronics...

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CA Technologies to Acquire Arcot Systems, Inc., a Visionary in Fraud Prevention, Advanced Authentication

Acquisition Supports Cloud Strategy, Extends Market Opportunity for Leading Identity and Access Management Offerings ISLANDIA, N.Y., Aug. 30 - CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Arcot Systems, Inc., a leader in providing advanced authentication and fraud prevention solutions through on premises software or cloud services, in...

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WPCS Addresses Buyout Offer

EXTON, Pa., Aug. 27 -- WPCS International Incorporated (NASDAQ:WPCS), a leader in design-build engineering services for communications infrastructure, has acknowledged a Schedule 13D/A filing made jointly by Riley Investment Partners L.P., Riley Investment Management LLC, B. Riley & Co., LLC, Bryant R. Riley, Lloyd I. Miller, III and Telecom Global Inc. (collectively, the Riley Group"), dated...

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Ghent Manufacturing Acquires WoodWare Furniture

Lebanon, Ohio (August 31, 2010) - Ghent Manufacturing, Inc. has announced the acquisition of Ephrata, Pennsylvania based WoodWare Furniture Company, a privately held manufacturer of furniture that is designed for use with education and business equipment, including computers and projectors. This expansion strengthens Ghent Manufacturing's position in furniture products and represents another...

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L.B. Foster and Portec Announce Second Amendment to Merger Agreement and Extension of Tender Offer

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 30 -- L.B. Foster Company ( L.B. Foster", Nasdaq: FSTR) and Portec Rail Products, Inc. ("Portec", Nasdaq: PRPX) today announced that they have executed a second amendment (the "Second Amendment") to the Agreement and Plan of Merger dated February 16, 2010 ("Merger Agreement"), which was initially amended on May 13, 2010. Pursuant to the Second Amendment, L.B. Foster and Portec...

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Spectra Energy Completes Acquisition of Bobcat Gas Storage Assets

HOUSTON, Aug. 31 - Spectra Energy Corp (NYSE:SE) has completed the previously announced $540 million acquisition of the Bobcat Gas Storage assets and development project (Bobcat) from Haddington Energy Partners III LP and GE Energy Financial Services. The company expects to invest an additional $400 to $450 million to fully develop the facility by the end of 2015, bringing the facility's total...

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Tektronix Communications Completes Acquisition of Arbor Networks

PLANO, Texas, Aug. 31 - Tektronix Communications, a leading worldwide provider of Network Intelligence and communications test solutions, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Arbor Networks, a leading provider of network security and management solutions for converged carrier networks and next-generation data centers. The terms of the acquisition are not disclosed. Upon...

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TI Completes Acquisition of Spansion Japan Wafer Fabrication Facility

DALLAS, Aug. 31 - Texas Instruments Incorporated (NYSE:TXN) has completed its acquisition of two wafer fabs and equipment in Aizu-Wakamatsu, Japan, cost-effectively increasing the company's production capacity. The facility was previously operated by Spansion Japan Limited (SJL) and was acquired under a court-approved plan of reorganization. The 200mm wafer fab in Aizu is capable of expanding...

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Celestica Completes Allied Panels Acquisition

TORONTO, Aug. 30 -- Celestica Inc. (NYSE, TSX: CLS), a global leader in the delivery of end-to-end product lifecycle solutions, today announced it has completed its acquisition of Allied Panels Entwicklungs-und Produktions Gmbh ( Allied Panels"), a leading medical engineering and manufacturing service provider, offering concept-to-full production solutions, with a core focus on diagnostic imaging...

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Deere Reaches Agreement for Sale of Wind Energy Business

MOLINE, Ill., Aug. 31 - Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell John Deere Renewables, LLC, its wind energy business, to Exelon Generation Company, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Exelon Corporation. As Deere sharpens its own strategic focus, we have concluded that the company's resources are best invested in growing our core equipment...

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