Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions

Inverness Medical Innovations Agrees to Acquire Panbio Ltd.

WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 8 /-- Inverness Medical Innovations (AMEX:IMA) today announced that it has entered into a Scheme Implementation Agreement with Panbio Ltd, an Australian company traded on the Australian Securities Exchange, under which it is proposed that Inverness will acquire all of the issued shares in Panbio for AUD 0.65 cash per share. The proposed Scheme, which values the issued share...

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L.B. Foster Announces Closing of DM&E Merger

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 5 /-- L.B. Foster Company ( Foster ) (NASDAQ:FSTR), today announced that on October 4, 2007 a subsidiary of Canadian Pacific Railway Limited ( CP ) consummated its merger with the Dakota Minnesota and Eastern Railroad ( DM&E ), in which Foster held a minority equity interest. In exchange for its DM&E preferred stock, warrants and common stock, Foster received approximately $148.8...

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McAfee, Inc. to Acquire SafeBoot B.V. for $350 Million

SafeBoot Acquisition Allows McAfee to Offer the Industry's Most Complete Data Protection Solution SANTA CLARA, Calif. and NAPLES, Fla., Oct. 8 /-- McAfee, Inc. (NYSE:MFE) today announced a definitive agreement to acquire privately owned SafeBoot B.V. for $350 million in cash. SafeBoot is an enterprise security software vendor that is a leader in the rapidly growing market for data protection via...

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Corporate Express Acquires Contracta Office Furnishings in Dallas

Acquisition to Strengthen Corporate Express Furniture Position in North Texas BROOMFIELD, Colo., Oct. 8 -- Corporate Express US Inc., part of the Dutch-based Corporate Express NV (NYSE:CXP), announced today that it has acquired Contracta Office Furnishings, a contract furniture dealer in Dallas, Texas. Corporate Express US is a leading business-to-business supplier in the U.S. of office products,...

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CONSOL Energy Purchases River Transport Group

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 5 -- CONSOL Energy Inc. (NYSE:CNX) has acquired Tri-River Fleeting Harbor Services, Inc., and Tri-River Marine, Inc. Terms of the purchase were not disclosed, and the deal was closed on October 3. With the arrangement, CONSOL Energy acquires control of eight towboats that operate along the Monongahela and Ohio rivers. The addition of eight additional vessels through this...

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Websense Completes Acquisition of SurfControl - Establishes Industry Standard for Intelligent Content Protection

Company Pledges Support to SurfControl Customers and Channel Partners SAN DIEGO, Oct. 3 / -- Websense, Inc. today closed its acquisition of SurfControl plc, as the scheme of arrangement relating to the recommended offer for SurfControl plc, at a price of 700 pence per share, has now become effective. The final purchase price is approximately pounds Sterling 204 million, including deferred...

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SAP to Acquire Business Objects in Friendly Takeover; Combined Companies to Accelerate Leadership for Business User Applications

SAP and Business Objects to offer the industry's most comprehensive portfolio of business performance and optimization solutions for Business Users for companies of all sizes WALLDORF, Germany and PARIS, Oct. 7 / -- SAP AG (NYSE:SAP) and Business Objects S.A. (NASDAQ:BOBJ) (Euronext Paris ISIN code: FR0004026250 - BOB) today announced that the companies have reached an agreement that will bring...

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Spansion Inc. to Acquire Long-Term Partner Saifun Semiconductor

Saifun to Operate as Wholly Owned Subsidiary and Drive Spansion's Technology Licensing Business SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 8 -- Spansion Inc. (NASDAQ:SPSN), the world's largest pure-play provider of Flash memory solutions and Saifun Semiconductors Ltd. (NASDAQ:SFUN), a provider of intellectual property solutions for the non-volatile memory (NVM) market, today announced that they have signed a...

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Softchoice Acquires Assets of NexInnovations

Enterprise hardware customers gain access to Softchoice's full range of IT solutions TORONTO, Oct. 5 / -- Softchoice Corporation (TSX:SO), a leading North American provider of technology products and services, today announced that it has entered into a Purchase and Sale Agreement to acquire the products division of Toronto-based NexInnovations Inc. This transaction is subject to court approval...

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Nokia Completes the Enpocket Acquisition

ESPOO, Finland, October 8/ -- Nokia (NYSE: NOK)today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Enpocket, a global leader in mobile advertising providing technology and services that allow brands to plan, create, execute, measure and optimize mobile advertising campaigns around the world. The Enpocket acquisition is a logical step in establishing Nokia as a leader in Internet services....

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