Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions

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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OM Group to Acquire Electronics Businesses from Rockwood Holdings

o 'Enabling acquisition' is key to growth of Electronic Chemicals platform o Global businesses serve high-growth markets o Transaction expected to be accretive in 2008 CLEVELAND, Oct. 8 -- Taking another key step in implementing its long-range growth strategy, OM Group, Inc. (NYSE:OMG) today announced that it has agreed to acquire all of Rockwood Holdings, Inc's Electronics business, excluding...

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Dialogic Corporation Acquires Cantata through Purchase of EAS Group, Inc.

Brooktrout, Excel Switching and SnowShore now also owned by Dialogic MONTREAL, Quebec. Oct 5th, 2007 - Dialogic Corporation ( Dialogic ) announced today that it has acquired all of the outstanding shares of EAS Group Inc. ( EAS ). Subsidiaries of EAS include Cantata Technology, Inc., Excel Switching Corporation, Brooktrout Technology, Inc. and SnowShore Networks Inc. The acquisition was a...

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Gateway Announces Plans to Acquire Packard Bell B.V.

IRVINE, Calif.-- Gateway, Inc. (NYSE:GTW) today announced that it has delivered a binding offer to acquire all of the shares of PB Holding Company S.Ã .r.l. from Lap Shun (John) Hui and Clifford Holdings Limited, an entity controlled by Hui. Hui currently owns a 75 percent interest in PB Holding, the parent company of Packard Bell B.V., a leading European PC vendor based in Paris. Under the...

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nLIGHT Acquires LIEKKI

Fastest growing semiconductor laser company will expand product offering with leading fiber products from LIEKKI VANCOUVER, Wash., and LOHJA, Finland, October 8, 2007 - nLIGHT Corporation, a leading manufacturer of high-power semiconductor lasers, today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire leading specialty fiber manufacturer LIEKKI Corporation based in Lohja, Finland....

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Inverness Medical Innovations Acquires Bio-Stat Healthcare Group

WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 3 -- Inverness Medical Innovations (AMEX:IMA) today announced that it has acquired Bio-Stat Healthcare Group, a distributor of both core laboratory and point of care diagnostic testing products to the UK market place, for approximately $33.4m. In addition Inverness will pay an earn out up to a maximum of approximately $14.6m based on Bio-Stat's 2007 results. Bio-Stat had...

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Valley National Gases Acquires Allegheny Welding and Industrial Supply

WASHINGTON, Pa., Oct. 3 / -- Valley National Gases, LLC announced today the acquisition of Allegheny Welding and Industrial Supply Inc., an industrial gas and welding supply distributor with operating locations in Johnstown, Greensburg and McKeesport, Pennsylvania. Michael Ziegler, Chief Executive Officer, stated, This acquisition increases our service capability in central and southwestern...

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Apertio Acquires Netzwert AG

Extends Portfolio with Policy Enabled Products Bristol, UK, 08 October 2007: Apertio, the leading independent provider of subscriber-centric networks, today announces it has acquired Netzwert AG, a privately held telecommunications software vendor based in Berlin, Germany. Netzwert is one of Europe's most innovative suppliers of telecommunications infrastructure, delivering software products,...

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Thermo Fisher Scientific Acquires Logistics Provider to Strengthen Clinical Trials Management Services

WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 3 /-- Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. today announced that it has acquired Priority Solutions International, a leading third-party logistics provider to the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries, following anti-trust clearance. Priority Solutions was previously majority-owned by Arsenal Capital Partners. With revenues of approximately $95 million in 2006, Priority Solutions...

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Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Acquires Haptogen Ltd. to Boost Biotechnology Drug Discovery

COLLEGEVILLE, Pa., Oct. 5 -- Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, a division of Wyeth (NYSE:WYE), announced today the signing of a definitive agreement under which it has acquired Haptogen Ltd., a Scottish company based in Aberdeen that is focused on the discovery of biopharmaceutical therapies. This acquisition significantly increases Wyeth's already robust biotechnology drug discovery capabilities. Haptogen...

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