Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions

FTI Consulting, Inc. Announces the Acquisition of Strategic Discovery, Inc.

Acquisition greatly expands FTI Technology segment's West Coast platform, creates a bridge to the Asian market and increases its presence within the corporate client base NEW YORK, Feb. 12 - FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:FCN), the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance their enterprise value, today announced the acquisition of Strategic Discovery, Inc. (...

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FTI Consulting Acquires Rubino & McGeehin Consulting Group

Acquisition Extends FTI's Construction Industry and Government Contracts Solutions BALTIMORE, Feb. 12 - FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:FCN), the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance their enterprise value, announced today that it has acquired Rubino & McGeehin Consulting Group, Inc. ( RMCG ). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 1980...

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Microsoft Responds to Yahoo! Announcement

Reiterates Full and Fair Proposal for Microsoft-Yahoo! Combination REDMOND, Wash., Feb. 11 -- Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT) today issued the following statement in response to the announcement by Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) that its Board of Directors has rejected Microsoft's previously announced proposal to acquire Yahoo!: It is unfortunate that Yahoo! has not embraced our full and fair proposal...

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Elmer's Acquires James Galt & Co. Ltd.

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 12 -- Elmer's Products, Inc., an industry leader in adhesives, arts and crafts, office, and educational products, announced today the completion of its acquisition of James Galt & Co. Ltd., an international children's arts and crafts and activity products company based in Cheshire, England. This acquisition complements and strengthens Elmer's strategic focus and leadership in...

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Ricoh Americas Corporation Acquires BSA Business Solutions, Inc.

WEST CALDWELL, N.J., Feb. 12 -- Ricoh Americas Corporation, a leading provider of office equipment in the United States has acquired select assets and the associated customer base of BSA Business Solutions, Inc., of Tempe, AZ. BSA was an authorized Savin dealer with sales offices in Phoenix, Tempe and Tucson, AZ and also in Palm Desert, CA. The acquisition of BSA Business Solutions, Inc.,...

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AZEK Building Products Acquires Composatron Railings

SCRANTON, Pa., Feb. 11 -- AZEK Building Products, Inc. today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire Composatron Manufacturing of Toronto, Canada. Composatron manufactures residential railing systems under the Premier and Trademark brands. These railings have set a new standard of quality and aesthetics becoming one of the fastest growing in the industry, said Ralph Bruno,...

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Atempo Acquires E-Mail Archiving Technology Company; Further Expands Leadership in Data Protection and Archiving

Company to Integrate Lighthouse Global Technologies' E-Trail Digital Archive Solution with Atempo Archive Server Palo Alto, Calif., Feb. 12, 2008 - Atempo, Inc., a leading provider of cross-platform data protection and archiving solutions, today announced the acquisition of Lighthouse Global Technologies, Inc., developer of E-Trail Digital Archive, a feature-rich, open architecture e-mail...

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Cooper Announces the Acquisition of MTL Instruments Group plc

Manufactures and sells electronic instrumentation and protection equipment for use in harsh and hazardous environments HOUSTON, February 11, 2008 -- Cooper Industries, Ltd. (NYSE:CBE) today announced that its subsidiary, Cooper Controls (U.K.) Limited, has acquired more than 98 percent of the outstanding shares of The MTL Instruments Group plc ( MTL ), a publicly traded company (LSE:MTI) based in...

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Microsoft Agrees to Acquire Danger Inc., Strengthens Mobile Consumer Vision

Acquisition of popular software and mobile services company will enhance Microsoft's ability to broadly deliver compelling mobile experiences. REDMOND, Wash., Feb. 11 -- Microsoft Corp. today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Danger Inc., the company responsible for the software and services powering many popular consumer handsets. The acquisition will align Danger's nearly 10...

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SAP France to Implement Squeeze-Out of Business Objects Securities

WALLDORF, Germany and PARIS, Feb. 11 -- SAP France S.A. ( SAP France ) and SAP AG (NYSE:SAP) ( SAP ) announced today that on February 18, 2008 SAP France, which as of February 8, 2008 owned 95.49% of Business Objects S.A. (NASDAQ:BOBJ) (Euronext Paris ISIN code: FR0004026250 - BOB) ( Business Objects ), will acquire the Business Objects securities that it does not already directly or indirectly...

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