Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions

International Paper, Ilim Group Agree to Form 50:50 Joint Venture

IP to Purchase 50 Percent Stake in Ilim Holding S.A. for Approximately $650 Million MEMPHIS, Tenn. and ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, Aug. 17 /-- International Paper (NYSE:IP) and Ilim Holding S.A. have signed a definitive agreement to form a 50:50 joint venture, the largest foreign- domestic alliance in the Russian forest sector. The joint venture will operate as Ilim Group (Ilim). After extensive...

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Lamson & Sessions Completes Strategic Evaluation, Enters Into All-Cash Merger Agreement With Thomas & Betts

o Lamson & Sessions Shareholders to Receive $27.00 Per Share in Cash o Additionally, Lamson Board Declares a Special Dividend of $0.30 Per Share Conditioned on, and Payable at, Closing for Total Cash Consideration of $27.30 Per Share o Transaction Valued at Approximately $450 Million, Pending Shareholder and Regulatory Approvals o Closing Expected in Late 2007 CLEVELAND, Aug. 15 -- Lamson &...

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Thetford Corporation Acquires RV Sani-Con(TM)

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 20 / -- Thetford Corporation, America's leading supplier of sanitation and refrigeration products for the recreational vehicle (RV), marine and heavy-duty truck industries, has acquired RV Sani- Con(TM) Systems, a manufacturer of holding-tank management systems. Based in Lexington, Ky., RV Sani-Con supplies a broad range of recreational vehicle manufacturers, including...

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TI Acquires Integrated Circuit Designs, Inc. to Expand Low-Power RF Design Resources

DALLAS, Aug. 15 / -- Texas Instruments (TI) Incorporated (NYSE:TXN) today announced that it has acquired Integrated Circuit Designs, Inc. (ICD), a privately-held company that specializes in the design of radio-frequency (RF) integrated circuits (ICs). Combining ICD's design expertise with TI's extensive high-performance analog and low-power microcontroller product portfolio will enhance TI's...

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HitachiSoft Invests in Lattice Technology

3D Security Business is Strengthened August 07, 2007, San Francisco, CA - LATTICE TECHNOLOGY, Inc., developers of the XVL ultra-compressed 3D data format, announced today a significant investment from Hitachi Software Engineering Co.Ltd., HitachiSoft has acquired 800 shares (9.85%) of Lattice Technology. The company becomes the 2nd largest stockholder next to Toyota Motor Corporation. Lattice's...

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Walter Industries, Inc. Announces Share Repurchase Program and Acquisition of Tuscaloosa Resources, Inc.

o Board Approves $25.0 Million Open Market Share Repurchase Program o Company Agrees to Acquire Birmingham, Ala.-based Surface Coal Miner TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 14 /-- Walter Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WLT) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a $25.0 million open market share repurchase program. The Company also announced the acquisition of Tuscaloosa Resources, Inc., a Birmingham,...

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GE Inspection Technologies to Acquire phoenix|x-ray

Billerica, Mass. - July 31, 2007 - GE Inspection Technologies has signed a definitive agreement to acquire phoenix|x-ray, a leader in high-resolution computed tomography (CT) / X-Ray technology used in non-destructive testing (NDT) applications. The transaction, terms of which are not being disclosed, will be completed upon receipt of regulatory approvals. The acquisition will broaden GE's...

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Royal Gold Files S-4 Registration Statement to Advance Merger with Battle Mountain Gold Exploration

DENVER, Aug. 9 -- ROYAL GOLD, INC. (Nasdaq: RGLD; TSX: RGL) ( Royal Gold"), the world's leading precious metals royalty company, today announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-4 with the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to the merger transaction with Battle Mountain Gold Exploration Corp. ("Battle Mountain"). As announced in the Company's July 31, 2007 press...

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Telmar Network Technology Acquires Precision Communications

Positioning Telmar as an Industry Leader of Independent Repair Services IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 13 / -- Telmar Network Technology, Inc., a global resource for product and service solutions to the communications industry, announced today that the Company has acquired Precision Communications (PCS). PCS's repair capabilities fully complement Telmar's broad range of repair services -- reinforcing...

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RFMD to Acquire Sirenza Microdevices

Combination Will Create the World's Largest, Most Diversified and Best Positioned RF Company GREENSBORO, N.C., and BROOMFIELD, Colo., Aug. 13 / -- RF Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:RFMD), a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance radio systems and solutions for applications that drive mobile communications, and Sirenza Microdevices (NASDAQ:SMDI), a supplier of radio frequency...

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