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Mergers & Acquisitions

Parker Acquires International Manufacturer of Integrated Electro-Pneumatic Control Systems

CLEVELAND, Nov. 1 /-- Parker Hannifin Corporation(NYSE: PH), the world leader in motion and control technologies, today announced that it has acquired Kay Pneumatics Ltd., a manufacturer of pneumatic valves, cylinders and precision electro-pneumatic control systems for transportation, semi-conductor, medical and general industrial markets. Known as KV Automation, the company is headquartered in...

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Motorola Commences Tender Offer to Acquire Controlling Interest in Vertex Standard Co., Ltd., to Form Joint Venture With Tokogiken

Transaction to Enhance Motorola's 2-Way Radio Product Offering, Development Expertise and Channels to Market SCHAUMBURG, Ill. and TOKYO, Nov. 5 -- Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) announced today that its subsidiary, MI, Inc., will launch a tender offer to acquire a controlling interest in Vertex Standard Co., Ltd. (JASDAQ: 6821), a global provider of 2-way radio communication solutions. Upon...

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Raytheon Completes Acquisition of Oakley Networks

Integration of Oakley capabilities enhances strong information security portfolio GARLAND, Texas, Oct. 23, 2007 /-- Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN) announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Oakley Networks, Inc., a privately held technology company based in Salt Lake City, Utah, and a recognized leader in cyber-security and data leakage prevention systems. The purchase of Oakley...

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Trend Micro to Acquire Provilla for Global Data Leak Prevention

Trend Micro will augment content-security solutions with the addition of innovative data leak prevention experts, technology and products CUPERTINO, Calif. and TOKYO, Oct. 25 -- Trend Micro Incorporated , a leader in network antivirus and Internet content security software and services, announced today a definitive agreement to acquire Provilla, Inc., a leading provider of fingerprint-based...

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Alcan Joins Rio Tinto to Create Global Aluminium Leader

MONTREAL, Oct. 25 / -- Alcan today joined the Rio Tinto group following the successful Offer for Alcan by a subsidiary of Rio Tinto. The expanded aluminium product group, formed by the combination of Alcan and Rio Tinto's existing aluminium assets, today became the new global leader in aluminium and will be known as Rio Tinto Alcan. Rio Tinto chief executive, Tom Albanese and Rio Tinto Alcan...

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Royal Gold Completes Acquisition of Battle Mountain

DENVER, Oct. 25 / -- ROYAL GOLD, INC., the world's leading precious metals royalty company, today announced the completion of a merger agreement with Battle Mountain Gold Exploration Corp. ( Battle Mountain ), under which Royal Gold acquired 100% of the fully diluted shares of Battle Mountain. Royal Gold paid approximately $3.4 million in cash and issued 1.14 million shares of its common stock to...

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Oracle Buys Automated Applications Controls Leader LogicalApps

Strengthens Oracle's Governance, Risk and Compliance Suite with Real-time Policy Enforcement REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., Oct. 9 / / -- Oracle announced today that it has agreed to acquire LogicalApps, a leading provider of automated Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) controls management solutions. The acquisition will strengthen Oracle's GRC application suite by integrating real-time policy...

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Oracle Buys Strategic Operational Planning Technology Provider Interlace Systems

Extends Oracle's Industry-leading Enterprise Performance Management System REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., Oct. 24 -- Oracle announced today that it has agreed to acquire Interlace Systems, a provider of strategic operational planning software. A key part of the enterprise performance management (EPM) segment, Interlace Systems software helps organizations, quickly and collaboratively, combine functional...

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CyberSource Stockholders Approve Acquisition of Authorize.Net

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 23 -- CyberSource Corporation, (NASDAQ:CYBS), a leading provider of electronic payment and risk management solutions, today announced that at a special meeting held on October 23, 2007, its stockholders voted to approve the issuance of CyberSource common stock in connection with the acquisition of Authorize.Net Holdings, Inc. ( Authorize.Net ) by CyberSource....

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