Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions

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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Kemet To Acquire Arcotronics

Greenville, South Carolina (August 10, 2007) KEMET Corporation (NYSE:KEM) announced today that it has agreed to acquire Arcotronics Italia S.p.A., a leading manufacturer of plastic film and metallized plastic film capacitors and wet tantalum capacitors, from Blue Skye (Lux) S.a r.l., a company owned by the special opportunities funds managed by D.B. Zwirn & Co., L.P. In addition to manufacturing...

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SiRF Technology Completes Acquisition of Centrality Communications

Strong, Value-Added SoC Product Portfolio To Broaden SiRF's Multifunction Offerings SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 6 / -- SiRF Technology Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRF), a leading provider of GPS-enabled silicon and premium software location platforms, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Centrality Communications Inc., a privately held developer of navigation processor solutions for...

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Samuel Manu-Tech Inc. Announces Acquisition of Dofasco Elizabethtown Inc.

TORONTO, Aug. 8 -- Samuel Manu-Tech Inc. (SMT-TSX) ( Samuel ) today announced the signing of a definitive purchase agreement to acquire the outstanding voting shares of Dofasco Elizabethtown Inc. ( Elizabethtown ). Elizabethtown is a leading manufacturer of stainless steel laser welded tubular products located in Elizabethtown, Kentucky. Combined with our flagship Associated Tube Industries...

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Saint-Gobain Doubles the Size of its Industrial Mortars Business Through the Acquisition of the Maxit Group

COURBEVOIE, France, August 7 -- Saint-Gobain (OTC: CODGF) has announced the acquisition from HeidelbergCement of Maxit group, manufacturer of industrial mortars. Maxit has 5,130 employees and in 2006 reported sales of EUR1,237 million. With this transaction, Saint-Gobain continues its leadership strategy in Construction Markets, doubling its size in industrial mortars (which, in 2006, already...

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Lime Energy Co. Acquires Preferred Lighting, Inc

Acquisition Brings New Customers and Expands Geographic Presence ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill., Aug. 9 / -- Lime Energy Co. (BULLETIN BOARD: LMEC) announced today that that it has acquired Preferred Lighting Inc., an energy efficiency and conservation company based in Redmond, Washington. The transaction valued at $500,000 consisted of a combination cash and Lime Energy common stock. Preferred Lighting...

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MSC.Software Enters the Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Marketspace with the Acquisition of pioneerSOLUTIONS, Inc.

SimEnterprise Multidiscipline Enterprise Simulation Expanded to Include CFD SANTA ANA, Calif., Aug. 7 / -- MSC.Software (NASDAQ:MSCS), the leading global provider of enterprise simulation solutions, including simulation software and services, today announced the acquisition of pioneerSOLUTIONS, Inc. Through this acquisition and the SimEnterprise open SOA, MSC.Software is able to deliver to its...

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Dofasco Tubular Products Announces Definitive Agreement to Sell Elizabethtown Stainless Tube Making Facility

HAMILTON, ON, Aug. 8 -- Dofasco Tubular Products Corporation today announced the signing of a definitive purchase agreement on the sale of its Elizabethtown, Kentucky stainless tube making facility to Samuel Manu-Tech Inc. of Mississauga, Ontario. After a strategic and operational review of its business, Dofasco Tubular Products engaged in the sale of its Elizabethtown stainless steel tubing...

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Autodesk Completes Acquisition of NavisWorks

Acquisition of NavisWorks to Enhance Autodesk Solutions for Construction and Plant Design Industries and Improve Interoperability SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Aug. 9 / -- Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) today announced it has completed the acquisition of NavisWorks for a purchase price of $26 million, plus a working capital adjustment. NavisWorks is a privately-held company based in Sheffield, England, that...

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IOMED Receives Shareholder Approval of Merger Agreement with ReAble Therapeutics

SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 8 / -- IOMED, Inc. (AMEX:IOX) today announced that its shareholders voted to adopt the definitive merger agreement pursuant to which IOMED will be acquired by ReAble Therapeutics, Inc. The shareholder vote is a condition to the closing of the acquisition. The proposed acquisition was announced on May 18, 2007 and is expected to close, subject to satisfaction or waiver of...

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