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Mergers & Acquisitions

Compress Technologies, Inc. Proceeds with Acquisitions

SARASOTA, Fla., Oct. 2 /-- The Board of Directors of Compress Technologies, Inc. (OTC Pink Sheets: CTLG.PK) announced it has tendered an offer to purchase a related technology developer and distributor. Acquisition of this company would provide access to domestic as well as foreign markets for CTLG technology. The prospective company currently develops and distributes products produced in the...

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ev3 and FoxHollow Technologies Announce Completion of Merger

PLYMOUTH, Minn. and REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 4 /-- ev3 Inc. (NASDAQ:EVVV) and FoxHollow Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXH) announced today the successful completion of their previously announced merger under which ev3 has now acquired all the outstanding shares of FoxHollow common stock, resulting in FoxHollow becoming a wholly owned subsidiary of ev3. ev3 and FoxHollow have combined to create an...

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SPX Service Solutions Completes Acquisition of Matra-Werke GmbH

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 1 -- SPX (NYSE:SPW) Service Solutions today announced it has completed the acquisition of Matra-Werke GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of KION Group GmbH located in Wiesbaden, Germany. SPX first announced that it had entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the company on August 29. This strategic acquisition complements our portfolio of capabilities to assist our...

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CACI Announces Intent to Acquire Dragon Development Corporation

Acquisition to Expand CACI's Support for Intelligence Community ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 3 /-- CACI International Inc (NYSE:CAI) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Dragon Development Corporation (DDC). DDC is a rapidly growing, leading provider of professional, technical, and engineering services to the Intelligence Community. Closing is anticipated by November 1,...

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Energizer Holdings, Inc. Completes Acquisition of Playtex Products, Inc.

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 1 / -- Energizer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ENR), announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Playtex Products, Inc. (NYSE:PYX) for $18.30 per share in cash plus the assumption of Playtex's debt. Shareholders of Playtex approved the merger of Playtex with a wholly owned subsidiary of Energizer on September 27, 2007. Energizer also announced that, under the previously...

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Meretek Diagnostics and Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc. Announce Completion of Merger

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 2 -- Meretek Diagnostics, Inc. and Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc. (OAPI) today announced the completion of a merger between the two companies. The merger forms a new division of OAPI called Meretek Diagnostics Group of Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc. OAPI was established in 1989 by Otsuka America, Inc. (OAI), which is wholly owned by Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd....

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Hardy Instruments Acquired by Roper Industries

SAN DIEGO, CA - OCTOBER 2007 - Hardy Instruments, a San Diego-based manufacturer of process weighing, vibration monitoring and tension control solutions, announces its acquisition by Roper Industries, Inc. (NYSE: ROP). Hardy Instruments has been providing superior, innovative products and excellent customer service for more than 85 years. Its process weighing technology provides new opportunities...

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First American Announces Acquisition of Proxix Solutions

Purchase of Advanced Geospatial Technology Company Expands First American's Ability to Spatially-enable Data and Create Analytical Solutions - SANTA ANA, Calif., Oct. 1 / -- The First American Corporation (NYSE:FAF), America's largest provider of business information, announced today that it has acquired Proxix Solutions, a leader in the geospatial industry. Terms of the transaction were not...

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Flextronics Completes Acquisition of Solectron

SINGAPORE, Oct. 1 / -- Flextronics International Ltd. (NASDAQ:FLEX) announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Solectron Corporation (NYSE:SLR) creating the most diversified and premier global provider of advanced design and vertically integrated electronics manufacturing services ( EMS ). As a result of this acquisition, Flextronics has the broadest worldwide EMS capabilities, from...

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Inverness Medical Innovations and HemoSense Corporation Announce Expiration of Hart-Scott-Rodino Waiting Period

WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 2 / -- Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc. (AMEX:IMA) and HemoSense Corporation (AMEX:HEM) today announced that the waiting period required under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 with respect to Inverness' proposed acquisition of HemoSense has expired. We are delighted to be able to move forward expeditiously with closing this deal pending approval by...

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