Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions

Plastipak Packaging Announces Acquisition of European Integrated Preform Business from the M&G Group

PLYMOUTH, Mich., March 7 -- Plastipak Packaging, Inc. ( Plastipak ), a wholly owned subsidiary of Plastipak Holdings, Inc., is pleased to announce that it has acquired 100% of the equity interests in two corporations, Europa Preforme S.r.l., and Preforme Sud S.r.l. With this purchase, Plastipak will acquire an integrated resin and preform facility in Verbania and an additional preform facility in...

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EMC Completes Acquisition of Document Sciences

HOPKINTON, Mass. and CARLSBAD, Calif., March 6 - EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC), the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Carlsbad, CA- based Document Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:DOCX), a leading provider of document output management (DOM) and customer communications management (CCM) software that facilitates highly personalized,...

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Atmel Completes Acquisition of Quantum Research Group

Acquisition of Leading Developer of Touch Sensing Technologies Expands and Strengthens Atmel's Proprietary Microcontroller Product Portfolio SAN JOSE, Calif., March 7 -- Atmel-® Corporation (NASDAQ:ATML) today announced that it has received all necessary regulatory approvals for and has completed its acquisition of Quantum Research Group Ltd. ( Quantum ). The acquisition of Quantum provides...

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Kontron AG Finalizes Acquisition of Thales Computers SA of France

Eching, Germany / Neuilly sur Seine, France, March 7, 2008 - Kontron AG, one of the world's leading suppliers of embedded computer systems, has finalized its announced acquisition of the French company Thales Computers SA, a subsidiary of the Thales Group. As already communicated by the respective companies, the acquisition has now received the required approvals from both the workforce...

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Airgas Acquires Northeast Gas Technologies Ltd. Based in Albany, New York

RADNOR, PA - March 3, 2008 - Airgas, Inc., (NYSE: ARG) today announced it has acquired the assets and operations of Northeast Gas Technologies Ltd., an Albany, NY-based distributor of industrial, medical, and specialty gases and related supplies. The acquired business, with five locations in upstate New York and Vermont, generated $10 million in revenues in 2007. Effective March 1, 2008, the...

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Devon Energy Agrees to Sell Assets in Cote d'Ivoire for $205 Million

OKLAHOMA CITY, March 6 - Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE:DVN) announced today that it has agreed to sell its oil and gas business in the African nation of Cote d'Ivoire to Afren plc for $205 million. The divestiture assets in Cote d'Ivoire include Devon's interests in offshore producing Block CI-11, offshore undeveloped Block CI-01 and the onshore Lion gas processing plant. Devon's current net...

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BancTec Acquires Regional Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) Leader DocuData Solutions

Agreement expands BancTec's BPO capabilities in the U.S. DALLAS, March 4 -- BancTec, a global provider of advanced, high volume document and payment processing solutions and services, has acquired DocuData Solutions, an imaging, content management and media storage business process outsourcing (BPO) services provider with operations centers throughout Texas. The acquisition supports BancTec's...

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Tyco International Reaches Agreement to Sell Nippon Dry-Chemical Unit to Daiwa Securities SMBC

PEMBROKE, Bermuda, March 5 - Tyco International Ltd. (NYSE:TYC)(NYSE:BSX:)(NYSE:TYC) today announced that it has sold its subsidiary, Nippon Dry-Chemical Co. Ltd., to the SPC owned by Daiwa Securities SMBC Principal Investments Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of Japan-based investment bank Daiwa Securities SMBC Co. Ltd., pursuant to an agreement entered into on February 19, 2008. Financial terms were not...

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SunGard Acquires Advanced Portfolio Technologies

NEW YORK, March 5 -- SunGard (http://www.sungard.com/) today announced that it has acquired Advanced Portfolio Technologies, Inc. (APT), a leading global provider of risk management systems and portfolio optimization software for asset managers, hedge funds, pension funds, broker/dealers and proprietary traders. The acquisition, the terms of which were not disclosed, is not expected to have a...

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