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Mergers & Acquisitions

Carrier Corp. Acquires Environmental Market Solutions, Inc.

FARMINGTON, Conn., Feb. 26 -- Carrier Corp., a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), has acquired Environmental Market Solutions, Inc. (EMSI), an environmental and green building consulting company with offices in Washington, D.C., Missouri, Beijing and Shanghai. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Established in 2000, EMSI provides sustainable design consulting services to building...

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AAR to Acquire Avborne Heavy Maintenance, Inc.

WOOD DALE, Ill., Feb. 26 -- AAR (NYSE:AIR) today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Avborne Heavy Maintenance, Inc. (Avborne) and a related entity from AHM Holding, Corp. Avborne is an independent provider of aircraft heavy maintenance checks, modifications, installations and painting services to commercial airlines, international cargo carriers and major aircraft leasing...

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FleetPride Acquires Oklahoma Truck Supply

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Feb. 26 -- FleetPride, Inc., the nation's largest independent aftermarket distributor of heavy-duty truck parts, announced today that it is expanding its national reach with the acquisition of certain assets of Oklahoma Truck Supply in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Oklahoma Truck Supply was chosen for several reasons. They have a solid 30-plus year reputation in Tulsa. Prior to this...

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BEA Schedules Special Meeting of Stockholders

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 25 -- BEA Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:BEAS), a world leader in enterprise infrastructure software, today announced that it has called a special meeting of its stockholders, to be held at 10:00 a.m. Pacific time on Friday, April 4, 2008 at Techmart, located at 5201 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, California, to consider and vote on the proposal to adopt the previously...

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Novell to Acquire Data Center Management Leader PlateSpin

Novell to extend interoperability leadership with the industry's first solutions to help enterprises manage workloads across both physical and virtual infrastructures WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 25 - Novell today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire PlateSpin Ltd. This acquisition will extend Novell's leadership position in the next-generation data center by providing the only...

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Matthews International Corporation Signs Definitive Agreement for the Purchase of a Majority Interest in Saueressig GmbH & Co. KG

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 25 -- Matthews International Corporation (NASDAQ:MATW) today announced that the Company has signed a definitive agreement for the purchase of a 78% ownership interest in Saueressig GmbH & Co. KG ( Saueressig ). Saueressig is a leading European provider of pre-press services and gravure printing forms. Saueressig is headquartered in Vreden, Germany and has manufacturing operations...

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Motorola to Enhance Digital Cable Set-Top Box Portfolio through Strategic Acquisition in China

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Feb. 24 -- Motorola, Inc. (NYSE:MOT) today announced that it has acquired the assets related to digital cable set-top products of Zhejiang Dahua Digital Technology Co., LTD and Hangzhou Image Silicon (collectively, Dahua Digital). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Dahua Digital is a privately held, developer, manufacturer, and marketer of cable set-tops and related...

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Trend Micro Acquires Identum for Identity-Based Email Encryption

Trend Micro's content- and Web-security solutions to be enhanced by email encryption experts, technology and products. CUPERTINO, Calif., Feb. 25 - Trend Micro Incorporated , a global leader in Internet content security, announced today the acquisition of UK-based Identum, a developer of email encryption technology, as well as the world's first fourth generation cryptography system. Under its new...

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Airgas Acquires Smith Welding/Bayer Welding Near Detroit

RADNOR, PA - January 2, 2008 - Airgas, Inc., (NYSE: ARG) today announced it has acquired the assets and operations of Smith Welding Supply & Equipment, Inc. and its affiliated company, Bayer Welding Supply, LLC. Effective December 31, 2007, six acquired locations in the Detroit area have been integrated with Airgas Great Lakes, one of the regional companies within Airgas. Smith and Bayer had...

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Airgas Acquires Wright Welding in Iowa, Basin Welding in Texas, and Mainland Welding in BC

RADNOR, PA - December 3, 2007 -- Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG) today announced it has acquired Wright Welding Supply, Inc., an industrial gas and welding supply distributor headquartered in Des Moines, IA, and two other distributors in Texas and British Columbia. All three transactions closed effective December 1, 2007, adding a total of $22 million in acquired annual sales. Wright Welding Supply,...

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