Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions

Valeo Signs Agreement to Acquire Japanese Company Niles

PARIS, February 23, 2011 - Valeo announced today the signing of an agreement with RHJ International SA and Nissan to acquire Niles, a Japanese automotive supplier which would reinforce Valeo's Comfort and Driving Assistance Systems Business Group. The transition amounts to 320 million euros (enterprise value). With this acquisition, Valeo would strengthen its position in Asia (Japan, China,...

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KPMG to Provide Broader Global Outsourcing Advisory Services through Acquisition of EquaTerra

Acquisition Reflects KPMG Growth Strategy to Identify Service Opportunities for High Demand Market Sectors NEW YORK and LONDON, Feb. 22, 2011 - KPMG LLP (US), KPMG Holdings Limited (UK) and KPMG International today announced the closing of an agreement to acquire the business of advisory firm EquaTerra. The acquisition creates one of the broadest global sourcing and shared services advisory...

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Elbit Systems Reaches Agreement to Acquire Balance of Elisra's Shares Held by Elta Systems for $67.5 Million

HAIFA, Israel, February 22, 2011 - Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE :ESLT) ( Elbit Systems ) announced today that it has reached an agreement to acquire the remaining 30% of the shares of Elisra Electronic Systems Ltd. ( Elisra ), held by Elta Systems Ltd. ( Elta ) (a subsidiary of Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd.) for $67.5 million. Elbit Systems currently owns 70% of Elisra's shares, and...

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Harris Corporation to Acquire Carefx - a Leading Provider of Healthcare Interoperability Workflow Solutions

MELBOURNE, Fla. and SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 22, 2011 Highlights: o Acquisition will expand Harris' ability to provide trusted solutions at the intersection of life and data to government and commercial healthcare providers o Carefx solution suite used by more than 800 hospitals, healthcare systems and health information exchanges across North America, Europe and Asia o Fusionfx(TM) platform gives...

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Quickparts Joins 3D Systems Corporation

Atlanta, GA - February 22, 2011 - Quickparts (http://www.quickparts.com), a leading provider of custom designed parts, ranging from rapid prototyping to plastic injection molding, announced today that it was acquired by 3D Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: TDSC). Quickparts has served the product development market since 1999, utilizing their patented QuickQuote® instant quoting technology. The...

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Tyco International to Acquire Signature Security

Transaction Brings Together Signature Security with Tyco's ADT Business, Creating Stronger Player in the Australian and New Zealand Security Industry SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, Feb. 23, 2011 - Tyco International Ltd. (NYSE: TYC) announced today that it has reached an agreement with Oceania Capital Partners Limited (ASX: OCP) to acquire OCP's Signature Security Group for AU $171 million. Tyco...

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EnPro Industr22ies Announces Completion of Mid Western Companies Acquisition

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 22, 2011 - EnPro Industries, Inc. (NYSE: NPO), a leading manufacturer of engineered industrial products, announced today that it has closed the acquisition of the Mid Western companies, privately held businesses primarily serving the oil and gas drilling, production and processing industries in Western Canada. EnPro announced an agreement to acquire the Mid Western companies...

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Lockheed Martin Enters into Definitive Agreement to Sell Its PAE Business to Lindsay Goldberg, LLC

BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 22, 2011 - Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Pacific Architects and Engineers Incorporated (PAE) business to Lindsay Goldberg, LLC. Our decision to divest PAE followed a comprehensive review of our portfolio to find ways to continuously provide the best, most affordable solutions for our...

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Monsanto Acquires Agricultural Technology Leader Divergence, Inc.

St. Louis-based companies to combine expertise to deliver products for control of pests ST. LOUIS, Feb. 22, 2011 - Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced that it has acquired Divergence, Inc., a privately-held St. Louis-based biotechnology research and development company. Divergence's current focus is its work with parasitic nematodes, including developing biotechnology traits for nematode...

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Belzberg Technologies Inc. Announces Strategic Direction and Acquisition of Frontline Technologies Inc.

Company to refocus on technology. Combined entity to leverage expertise, scale and reach to deliver competitive technologies and services for the professional trading community. TORONTO, Feb. 23 - Belzberg Technologies, Inc. (TSX: BLZ) and Frontline Technologies Corp. announces a definitive agreement to merge the two companies through an acquisition of Frontline by Belzberg. The Frontline...

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