Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions

BMC Software to Purchase BladeLogic

Transforms BMC into the Service Automation leader HOUSTON, March 17, 2008 - BMC Software (NYSE: BMC) has signed a definitive agreement to purchase BladeLogic (NSDQ: BLOG), the leading and fastest growing data center automation company, for $28.00 per outstanding share of BladeLogic common stock in cash or approximately $800 million, net of cash acquired. When completed, the BladeLogic acquisition...

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Northrop Grumman to Sell Electro-Optical Systems to L-3 Communications

LOS ANGELES, March 12 - Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has signed a definitive agreement to sell its Electro-Optical Systems business for $175 million in cash to L-3 Communications (NYSE:LLL). Completion of the transaction, subject to customary conditions including Hart-Scott-Rodino approval, is expected in the second quarter of 2008. Electro-Optical Systems, a part of the company's...

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York Label Acquires Etiprak, S.A. and Etiquetas Industriales, Ltda.

OMAHA, Neb., March 13 / -- York Label announced Tuesday, March 11, it has acquired Etiprak, S.A. through its Cameo-Marinetti joint venture, and a 50% interest in Etiquetas Industriales Ltda., both located in Santiago, Chile. These Chilean acquisitions provide the platform for York Label to continue its aggressive expansion path to become a global provider of premium and innovative labeling...

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Bosch Acquires Accu Industries Inc. in the U.S.

o Accu Industries: roughly $16 million sales, 45 associates o Addition to the Diagnostics business unit of the Bosch Automotive Aftermarket division o Broader distribution base strengthens workshop equipment business in North America STUTTGART, Germany, March 13 -- The Bosch Group is acquiring the operating assets of Accu Industries Inc. in Ashland, Virginia. An agreement to this effect was...

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Microsoft Announces Acquisition of Rapt

Rapt solutions will provide Microsoft with advanced technology and services for digital media publishers. REDMOND, Wash., March 14 -- Microsoft Corp. today announced plans to acquire Rapt Inc., the leading provider of advertising yield management solutions for digital media publishers. Rapt's technology, along with its information and advisory services offerings, will become key components of the...

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InterFlex Group Acquires UK Converter and Expands US Manufacturing Facilities

WILKESBORO, N.C., March 12 - The InterFlex Group, a flexible packaging company with facilities in the USA, Scotland and Brazil, is pleased to announce the acquisition of EBR Limited, a leading flexible packaging converter with strong market positions in the UK bakery and snack food sectors. The transaction was completed through InterFlex's subsidiary, InterFlex Scotland, and in conjunction with...

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Kimberly-Clark to Acquire Remaining Interest in Its South African Affiliate

DALLAS, March 12 -- Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) today announced it has reached an agreement to purchase the remaining stake in its South African subsidiary, Kimberly-Clark of South Africa (K-CSA), from The Lion Match Company (Proprietary) Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of FASIC Investment Corporation Limited. Kimberly-Clark currently owns slightly more than 50 percent of K-CSA. The...

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Qualcomm Acquires Xiam Technologies Limited, Leading Provider of Wireless Content Discovery and Recommendations Technology

SAN DIEGO, March 11 Deal Accelerates Commercialization of Intelligent Targeting Technology for Mobile Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), a leading developer and innovator of advanced wireless technologies and data solutions, today announced that it has acquired Xiam Technologies Limited (Xiam), an Ireland-based pioneer of wireless content targeting solutions. Xiam's My Personal Offers System...

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EMC Acquires Leading IT Service Management (ITSM) Software Provider, Infra

Further Solidifies EMC's 'Closed-Loop Service Orchestration' Strategy HOPKINTON, Mass., March 10 -- EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC), the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, today announced that it has acquired privately-held Infra Corporation Pty Limited -- a market- leading provider of IT Service Management (ITSM) software. This acquisition further solidifies EMC's Closed Loop...

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Iomega Corporation Receives Unsolicited Acquisition Proposal and Determines That it is Not a Superior Proposal

SAN DIEGO, March 10 -- Iomega Corporation (NYSE:IOM) announced today the receipt of an unsolicited non-binding indication of interest from EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC), in which EMC indicated that it is prepared to offer to acquire the outstanding common stock of Iomega for $3.25 per share, assuming a total of approximately 54.8 million outstanding shares. Iomega's board of directors met on March...

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