Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions

Hanson Pipe & Precast Becomes One of the Largest Precast Concrete Producers in North Carolina with Carolina Precast Concrete Acquisition

Acquisition Adds Capability to Produce New Product for Northeast Region DALLAS, Aug. 13 /-- Maintaining its position as leader in the concrete industry, Hanson Pipe & Precast today announced the acquisition of shares of Carolina Precast Concrete, Inc., serving the North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia markets. Carolina Precast's facility is located near Raleigh and Fayetteville in Dunn,...

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Boston Scientific, Advanced Bionics Principals Announce Strategic Accord

BSC to assume sole control of Pain Management business and emerging indications program, Advanced Bionics principals to purchase Auditory business and drug pump program NATICK, Mass., Aug. 9 / -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to amend its merger agreement with Advanced Bionics, which it acquired in 2004, eliminating shared...

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CAE Acquires Flightscape

MONTREAL, Aug. 14 / -- CAE has signed an agreement to acquire Flightscape Inc. for approximately C$18 million. Flightscape is an Ottawa-based safety company providing expertise in flight data analysis and flight sciences. Flightscape's core product and product service offerings are based on the gathering and analysis of aircraft flight data to deliver improved flight safety. It offers a suite of...

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Closing of the Arrangement Between GL&V, its Shareholders and FLSmidth & Co. A/S

The new corporation GLV Inc., consisting of the Water Treatment Group, the Pulp and Paper Group and the Manufacturing unit, officially starts its operations and its shares will be traded on the TSX at the opening of the markets on August 13, 2007. Shareholders are entitled to receive one New GLV share for each share held in the former GL&V, along with a per-share consideration of $33 in cash....

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Communications & Power Industries Completes Acquisition of Malibu Research Associates

PALO ALTO, Calif., August 10 / -- Communications & Power Industries, Inc. (CPI), a leading provider of microwave, radio frequency, power and control solutions for critical defense, communications, medical, scientific and other applications, has completed its acquisition of Malibu Research Associates, Inc., a leader in the design, manufacture and integration of advanced antenna systems for radar,...

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Perot Systems Acquires JJWild

Acquisition Enhances MEDITECH Expertise PLANO, Texas, Aug. 13 / -- Perot Systems Corporation (NYSE:PER) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire JJWild, Inc., the preferred provider of integrated healthcare delivery solutions for organizations using the MEDITECH Healthcare Information System. Perot Systems will acquire the Canton, Massachusetts-based company for...

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Novell Expands Security Capabilities with Acquisition of Senforce Technologies

Specialist in endpoint security solutions will enhance Novell's enterprise management portfolio WALTHAM, Mass. -- Aug. 13, 2007 -- Novell today announced the expansion of its enterprise management services capabilities through the acquisition of Senforce Technologies, a leader in endpoint security management. With Senforce Technologies, Novell is extending its policy-based management offerings to...

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Smurfit-Stone Agrees to Sell Brewton, AL, Mill to Georgia-Pacific for $355 Million

CHICAGO and ATLANTA, Aug. 8 / -- Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation (NASDAQ:SSCC) and Georgia-Pacific LLC today announced that they have reached a definitive agreement for Georgia-Pacific to purchase the assets of the Brewton, AL, white top linerboard and bleached board mill from Smurfit-Stone for approximately $355 million. Net proceeds from the sale will be used by Smurfit-Stone for debt...

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American Oriental Bioengineering Enters Into a Legally Binding Letter of Intent to Acquire Guangxi Boke Pharmaceutical Company

NEW YORK, Aug. 8 / -- American Oriental Bioengineering, Inc. (NYSE:AOB) ( AOBO ), a leading manufacturer and distributor of plant-based pharmaceutical and nutraceutical products, today announced the signing of a legally binding letter of intent to acquire Guangxi Boke Pharmaceutical Company Limited ( Boke ), a privately owned plant-based healthcare company, in a transaction valued at...

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Inverness Medical Innovations to Acquire Hemosense, Inc.

WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 6 / -- Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc. (AMEX:IMA) and HemoSense, Inc. (AMEX:HEM) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for Inverness to acquire Hemosense in an all stock deal. Each holder of a share of HemoSense common stock will receive 0.274192 shares of Inverness common stock in the transaction, which represents a 37.5% premium, based on...

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