Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions

Biosite Announces Expiration of Hart-Scott-Rodino Waiting Period for Tender Offer With Beckman Coulter

SAN DIEGO, April 17: Biosite Incorporated (NASDAQ:BSTE) today announced that the waiting period required under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 expired without a request for additional information from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission with respect to the proposed acquisition of shares of Biosite by Beckman Coulter, Inc. (NYSE:BEC) pursuant to the tender offer described...

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Arcelor Mittal Finalises Acquisition Of Mexican Long Steel Producer Sicartsa

Rotterdam/Luxembourg, April 23, 2007 - Arcelor Mittal announces today it has finalised on April 20 the acquisition of Sicartsa, a Mexican integrated steel producer, from Grupo Villacero, for an enterprise value of $1,439 million, following all required approvals of the transaction, including by US and Mexican competition authorities. Arcelor Mittal had initially announced this transaction on...

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Multisorb Technologies Acquires Silgel Packaging Ltd.

Buffalo, NY April 18: Multisorb Technologies International, the worldwide leader in active packaging technologies, today announced that it has acquired Silgel Packaging Ltd. (Telford, UK), a subsidiary of AMCOL Minerals Europe Ltd. (AME) and AMCOL International located in Arlington Heights, Illinois. The strategic purchase of Silgel bolsters Multisorb's suite of advanced active packaging...

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IdentiPHI Acquires SAFsolution and SAFmodule Software

Acquisition broadens IdentiPHI's product base to provide enterprise-grade security to its customers AUSTIN, Texas, March 13 - IdentiPHI LLC, announces the purchase of SAFsolution and SAFmodule software from Saflink® Corporation and received certain rights under Saflink's patent portfolio. The terms of the agreement were composed of an up-front cash investment as well as ongoing royalties for...

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Saint-Gobain Building Distribution Sector Continues to Expand With 3 Acquisitions in Italy, Spain and Germany

COURBEVIOE, France, April 11 -- Saint-Gobain's Building Distribution Sector has just announced the acquisition of Vemac (Italy), Discesur (Spain) and Schafer (Germany). o On a highly fragmented Italian market, Vemac is one of the country's largest builders' merchants and a regional leader in Abruzzo. The business has 10 branches, employs 187 people and recorded net sales of EUR66 million in 2006....

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Sun Microsystems to Acquire Assets from SavaJe Technologies

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 12 -- Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ:SUNW) and SavaJe Technologies today announced that the two companies have entered into a definitive agreement pursuant to which Sun will acquire SavaJe's intellectual property assets. Additional information regarding the acquisition of these assets will be unveiled at the annual JavaOne Conference being held in San Francisco, May...

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InfoLogix, Inc. Expands Intellectual Property Assets with Acquisition of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Patent Portfolio Company

HATBORO, Pa., April 11: InfoLogix, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: IFLG) , a leading provider of mobile intelligence technology solutions, announced today it acquired a cutting edge patent portfolio surrounding RFID technology that manages proper medication management and delivery. The acquisition strengthens InfoLogix's ability to extend the functionality of its Mobile Care Stations(TM) with automated...

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Brady Corporation Acquires Sorbent Products Co., Inc

MILWAUKEE April 17: Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC) has announced that it has acquired Sorbent Products Co., Inc. (SPC) headquartered in Somerset, NJ. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. SPC is a leading manufacturer and marketer of synthetic sorbent materials used in a variety of industrial maintenance and environmental applications for spill clean-up, containment and control. Available in...

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KEMET Announces Final Results of Public Tender Offer for all Shares and Convertible Capital Loan Notes in Evox Rifa Group Oyj

Greenville, South Carolina April 17: KEMET Corporation (NYSE:KEM) today announced the final results of the public tender offer by KEMET Electronics Corporation ( KEMET ), a wholly owned direct subsidiary of KEMET Corporation, for all the shares and convertible capital loan notes in Evox Rifa Group Oyj ( Evox Rifa ) which commenced on March 12, 2007, and ended on April 12, 2007. According to the...

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Lincoln Electric Announces the Acquisition of SPAWMET Sp. z.o.o.

Cleveland - Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: LECO) today announced that it has acquired SPAWMET Sp. z.o.o., a privately held manufacturer of stick electrode products. The company expects that the acquisition will not have a material impact on earnings in the first year. We are very pleased to add the SPAWMET product line and strong personnel team to Lincoln's product offering and...

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