Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions

PG&E to Acquire Ownership of Colusa Generating Station

Colusa Generation Station to Provide Enough Electricity to Power Nearly 500,000 Customers SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 15 -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company today announced it has reached agreement to accelerate the acquisition of the Colusa Generating Station from E&L Westcoast, LLC (E&L Westcoast) to maintain the 2010 target completion date. In addition, PG&E filed an application with the California...

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Washington Group International Stockholders Approve Merger with URS Corporation

BOISE, Idaho, Nov. 15 - Washington Group International (NYSE:WNG) announces that, at a special meeting of stockholders held earlier today, its stockholders adopted and approved Washington Group's amended merger agreement with URS Corporation (NYSE:URS), providing for the acquisition of Washington Group by URS. The merger is expected to close later today. Under the terms of the amended merger...

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Intertek Acquires Plastics Technology Laboratories, Inc.

(Houston, TX) Intertek, the leading international provider of quality and safety services to a wide range of global and local industries, announces that its Oil, Chemical and Agri group has acquired Plastics Technology Laboratories, Inc. (PTLI), in Pittsfield, MA PTLI is a leader in polymer testing, providing services to major producers and end-users of plastics, elastomers, composites, packaging...

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Miller Products Gets A Rename

Goodyear Industrial Products Company, LLC announces the acquisition of the Rubber and Plastics Division of Miller Products Company, Inc. Founded in 1930, Miller is one of the pioneers of the small rubber parts industry and currently supplies molded, extruded, stamped, and die-cut rubber and plastic parts to a wide assortment of industries, such as gift/novelty, electronics, display/point of...

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ESCO Announces Agreement to Acquire Global Electric Supplier

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 7 / -- ESCO Technologies Inc. (NYSE:ESE) today announced that it has signed a definitive stock purchase agreement to acquire Doble Engineering Company (Doble) for $319 million in cash, subject to closing working capital adjustments. Doble, headquartered in Watertown, Massachusetts, is a worldwide leader in providing high-end, diagnostic test solutions for the electric utility...

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Inverness Medical Innovations Acquires HemoSense, Inc.

WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 7 / -- Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc. (AMEX:IMA) today announced that it completed the acquisition of HemoSense, Inc., a developer and marketer of point of care testing products for therapeutic drug monitoring. The transaction was structured as a stock for stock deal, with HemoSense shareholders receiving 0.274192 shares of Inverness common stock for each HemoSense...

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SIXNET Completes Acquisition of BlueTree Wireless Data

(Clifton Park, New York - November 7, 2007) SIXNET Holdings, LLC announced today that it has completed the acquisition of BlueTree Wireless Data, Inc., a leading supplier of Machine to Machine (M2M) Cellular Data Products. SIXNET is a leading manufacturer of process automation, Ethernet connectivity and PSTN (landline) modem products used in harsh industrial, commercial and military applications....

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Air Products in Advanced Discussions with Wacker over Polymers Business

Portfolio Management Move Continues Focus on Growth Businesses LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Nov. 6 / -- Air Products (NYSE:APD) and Wacker Chemie AG are in advanced discussions over Wacker's purchase of Air Products' shareholdings in their two joint ventures, Wacker Polymer Systems (WPS) and Air Products Polymers (APP), including APP's vinyl acetate-ethylene activities. Air Products holds 65 percent of...

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Saint-Gobain is Setting Up in Vietnam

PARIS, November 8 / -- Saint-Gobain Gypsum (Construction Products Sector of Saint-Gobain) announces the acquisition of all the stockholder's equity of the Vietnamese company Vinh Tuong Joint Venture, created at the beginning of 2007 and owned by Vinh Tuong Corporation, Universal Cement (Taiwan) and Compact Resources (Singapore). The company, Vinh Tuong Joint Venture, has a manufacturing plant...

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SIONIX Corporation Acquires R. J. Metals Company

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 8 / -- James J. Houtz, President of SIONIX Corporation today announced the acquisition of R. J. Metals Company of Anaheim, California. Their entire machine shop operation was moved into SIONIX' new 60,000 square foot manufacturing and assembly facility in Garden Grove, California. The move and operational status was completed in five days. R. J. Metals has manufactured parts...

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