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Mergers & Acquisitions

GCI to Purchase Communications Operations of United Companies, Inc.

Access to Regional Long-Haul Microwave Network and Local Exchange Company Workforce Will Facilitate Deployment of GCI's Rural Wireless Solution To 60 Rural Alaska Communities ANCHORAGE, Ala., Oct. 15 -- GCI (NASDAQ:GNCMA), Sea Lion Corporation (the Alaska Native village corporation for Hooper Bay), and Togiak Natives Limited (the village corporation for Togiak) announced today that they have...

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Abitibi-Consolidated and Bowater Combination approved by U.S. Department of Justice; Companies Announce Date for Q3 Earnings Release

MONTREAL, QC and GREENVILLE, SC, Oct. 23 -- Abitibi-Consolidated Inc. (NYSE:ABY)(NYSE:TSX:)(NYSE:A) and Bowater Incorporated (NYSE: BOW)(NYSE:TSX:)(NYSE:BWX) today announced that they have reached an agreement with the United States Department of Justice that will allow the completion of the proposed combination of the two companies. Under the terms of the agreement, which was signed and filed...

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Bioenvision Shareholders Approve Acquisition by Genzyme Corporation

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., and NEW YORK, Oct. 22 / -- Genzyme Corporation and Bioenvision, Inc. announced this afternoon that Bioenvision stockholders have voted to approve the acquisition of the company by Genzyme at a reconvened special shareholder meeting in New York. The transaction will be effective tomorrow. Bioenvision shares have now ceased trading and the company will be delisted from Nasdaq....

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Schneider Electric Finalizes Acquisition of Pelco, Worldwide Leader in Video Security Systems

Rueil-Malmaison, October 17th, 2007 - Schneider Electric completed yesterday the acquisition of Pelco, a worldwide leader in the design, development and manufacturing of video security systems. With the acquisition of Pelco, Schneider Electric significantly reinforces the offering of its Building Automation business, which encompasses power and HVAC control, electronic security and fire safety,...

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American Oriental Bioengineering Completes Acquisition of Guangxi Boke Pharmaceutical Company Ltd.

NEW YORK, Oct. 18 / -- American Oriental Bioengineering, Inc. (NYSE:AOB) ( AOBO ), a leading manufacturer and distributor of plant-based pharmaceutical and nutraceutical products, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Guangxi Boke Pharmaceutical Company Limited ( Boke ). The purchase price for this all cash transaction is approximately USD$36.5 million (RMB 274 million) and the...

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Marathon Oil Corporation Completes Acquisition of Western Oil Sands

HOUSTON, Oct. 18 / -- Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Western Oil Sands Inc. (TSX: WTO) through a cash and securities transaction of approximately US$5.8 billion, plus Western's outstanding debt valued at approximately US$1.1 billion, for a total transaction value of US$6.9 billion. Under the terms of the agreement, Western shareholders...

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Hologic Stockholders Approve Merger with Cytyc

BEDFORD, Mass., Oct. 18 / -- Hologic, Inc. today announced that its stockholders voted overwhelmingly at a Special Meeting of Stockholders to approve the transactions contemplated by Hologic's previously announced merger with Cytyc. More than 90 percent of the shares represented at the meeting and more than 70 percent of the outstanding shares of Hologic were voted in favor of the transactions at...

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Honeywell Announces Agreement to Acquire Hand Held Products Inc. - Imaging and Mobile Innovator

Acquisition Provides Entry into Large and Growing Automatic Identification and Data Collection Marketplace, Expands Pervasive Wireless Technology Expertise MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 15 /-- Honeywell (NYSE:HON) today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Hand Held Products Inc., a privately held Automatic Identification and Data Collection (AIDC) company based in Skaneateles Falls,...

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Danaher to Acquire Tektronix, Inc. for $38.00 Per Share, or $2.8 Billion

o Tektronix Board of Directors unanimously recommends acceptance of all- cash offer o Addition of Tektronix would significantly expand Danaher's leading global position in Electronic Test WASHINGTON, and BEAVERTON, Ore., Oct. 15 / -- Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) and Tektronix, Inc. (NYSE:TEK) today announced they have reached a definitive agreement under which Danaher will make a cash tender...

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CIBER in Sweden Acquires Condevor AB

Significant Addition to CIBER's SAP Business in the Nordic Region STOCKHOLM and GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., Oct. 15 - CIBER, Inc. (NYSE:CBR) today announced a major expansion of its SAP capabilities in Sweden with the acquisition of Condevor AB, a specialist SAP consultancy company based in Stockholm, Malmo and Gothenburg. The acquisition of Condevor brings with it 33 SAP specialists with a...

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