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Schering-Plough Receives Approval from European Commission for Planned Acquisition of Organon BioSciences N.V.

KENILWORTH, N.J., Oct. 11 / -- Schering-Plough Corporation (NYSE:SGP) today announced that it has received approval from the European Commission for its planned acquisition of Organon BioSciences, N.V. from Akzo Nobel N.V., as announced March 12. Organon BioSciences is comprised mainly of Organon, the human pharmaceutical business, and Intervet, the animal health business. It also includes...

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Computershare Announces Plan to Acquire Restricted Stock Systems

Insider Trading Solutions will Enhance Computershare's Stock Plan and Compliance Expertise NEW YORK, Oct. 9 / -- Computershare Limited , a leading financial services provider for the global securities industry, today announced that Computershare Inc. has signed a merger agreement to acquire Restricted Stock Systems, Inc. (RSS), a leading provider of insider trading software and services to...

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Texas Instruments Acquires POWERPRECISE Solutions to Expand Power Management Business

Acquisition Strengthens TI's High-Performance Analog and Battery Power Management Portfolio DALLAS, Oct. 10 / -- Texas Instruments (TI) Incorporated today announced that it acquired POWERPRECISE Solutions, Inc., a fabless portable power management integrated circuit (IC) solutions company based in Herndon, Virginia. The acquisition combines POWERPRECISE advanced technologies, design expertise and...

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Avcorp Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Composite Design and Manufacturing Business

Completion of the acquisition will: o add advanced composite capabilities - provide access to new aerospace markets VANCOUVER, Oct. 10 /-- With reference to a previous announcement made April 3, 2007, Avcorp Industries Inc. (Avcorp) is pleased to announce it has concluded an agreement to acquire the shares of Comtek Advanced Structures Ltd (Comtek). This will add ongoing operations and expertise...

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ISS Recommends Hologic Stockholders Vote 'FOR' Merger with Cytyc

Updates Recommendation to Support Amendment to Hologic's 1999 Equity Incentive Plan BEDFORD, Mass., Oct. 11 /-- Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ:HOLX), a leading provider of state-of-the-art diagnostic and digital imaging systems directed towards women's health, today announced that ISS, the leading independent proxy advisory service, recommends that Hologic stockholders vote FOR the Company's proposed...

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KEMET Announces Closing of Transaction to Acquire Arcotronics

Greenville, South Carolina (October 12, 2007) - KEMET Corporation (NYSE:KEM) today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Arcotronics Italia S.p.A., from Blue Skye (Lux) S. r.l. The acquisition includes seven manufacturing facilities in Sasso Marconi, Monghidoro, and Vergato, Italy; Landsberg, Germany; Towchester, United Kingdom; Kyustendil, Bulgaria; and Anting-Shanghai, China....

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Merger of Packaging Solutions Provider TCP Reliable With DDL Establishes New Tier Packaging Engineering Firm.

Merger will allow TCP and DDL customers to achieve a new, consolidated level of packaging success Edison, NJ - September 20, 2007- TCP Reliable, a thermal packaging solutions manufacturer and DDL, the leading package testing services firm have announced a merger , making the combined company the leading packaging engineering group specializing in the medical device and biopharmaceutical...

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Emerson Acquires Motorola Embedded Communications Computing Group

Creates $620 Million Embedded Systems Market Leader Emerson Electric Company agreed to acquire the Motorola Embedded Communications Computing (MECC) business from Motorola Corporation for $350 million US. MECC is headquartered in Tempe, Arizona, has 1,100 employees and reported approximately $520 million US in sales in 2006. Founded in 1980, MECC supplies high-availability embedded communications...

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Thermo Fisher Scientific Acquires Leader in Micro-Volume Spectrophotometers, NanoDrop Technologies

WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 9 -- Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO), the world leader in serving science, today announced it has acquired NanoDrop Technologies, LLC, a leading manufacturer of micro-volume ultraviolet visible (UV-Vis) instrumentation. The acquisition will strengthen Thermo Fisher's portfolio of UV-Vis spectrophotometry instruments for applications involving small sample volumes....

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TMNG Global Acquires TWG Consulting

Complementary Offerings Expand TMNG's Capabilities Serving Telecommunications Providers OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Oct. 9 -- TMNG Global (NASDAQ:TMNG), a leading provider of management consulting services to the global communications, media and entertainment industries, today announced that it has acquired TWG Consulting, Inc. ( TWG ), a privately-held management consulting firm, for a total cash...

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