Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions

Trinity Industries, Inc. Announces Construction Products Acquisition

DALLAS, April 5: Trinity Industries, Inc. (NYSE:TRN) announced today that its subsidiary, Transit Mix Concrete & Materials Company, has acquired a combined group of East Texas asphalt, ready mix concrete and aggregates businesses operating under the name Armor Materials. The businesses were owned by a common group of individuals and companies. The acquisition was made for cash and the purchase...

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Beckman Coulter Reaffirms Commitment to Acquire Biosite

Product lines evolve and change; please contact the company for current information. With Regulatory Filings Submitted, and Tender Offer Commenced, Proposed Acquisition Proceeding as Planned; To Close in the Next 30 Days FULLERTON, Calif. -- Beckman Coulter, Inc. (NYSE:BEC), a leading developer, manufacturer, and marketer of products that simplify, automate, and innovate complex biomedical...

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Wyeth Completes Purchase of Wyeth K.K. Japan

MADISON, N.J., April 3 -- Wyeth (NYSE:WYE) today announced the purchase of the final 20 percent stake of Wyeth K.K. (WKK), from Takeda Pharmaceuticals Company Limited (Takeda), bringing Wyeth's ownership interest in WKK to 100 percent. Wyeth entered into an Equity Transfer Agreement with Takeda in May 2003. Financial details of the equity transfer are confidential. The full ownership of WKK is...

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Telanetix Acquires Leading Audio Visual Integrators and Expands Telepresence Offering

Acquisition Adds Custom Telepresence Capabilities and Incremental Revenue Opportunities SAN DIEGO, April 4 /Telanetix, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: TNXI) , a leading developer of telepresence solutions, announced today that it has acquired two leading audio visual integrators; Union Labor Force One (ULF) and Audio Visual Systems Integration (AVS). The acquisition of these two firms adds custom...

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West Fraser Completes Acquisition of U.S. Lumber Business

VANCOUVER, March 31 -- West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. (TSX: WFT) announced today that, further to its news releases of November 29, 2006 and January 4, 2007, it has completed its acquisition of 13 sawmills located in the southern United States from International Paper Company (NYSE: IP). The business will be operated by a wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of West Fraser. About West Fraser Headquartered...

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ROFIN-SINAR Acquires 100% of Corelase Oy, a Specialist in Semiconductor, Optics and Fiber Technology

PLYMOUTH, Mich. and HAMBURG, Germany, April 2: ROFIN-SINAR Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:RSTI), one of the world's leading developers and manufacturers of high-performance laser beam sources and laser- based solutions, today announced that it has acquired 100% of the common stock of Corelase Oy, based in Tampere, Finland, in a cash transaction. Further terms of the acquisition have not been...

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Software AG to Acquire webMethods, Inc.

Establishes Leadership in High Growth SOA / BPM Market Major Step Towards Stated Goal of EUR 1 Billion Software Company DARMSTADT, Germany and FAIRFAX, Va., April 5 -- Software AG (TecDAX, ISIN DE 0003304002 / SOW), Europe's largest systems software and Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) provider, and webMethods, Inc. (NASDAQ:WEBM), a leading business integration and optimization software...

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Corporation Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire Composix Co.

SUNSHINE, Fla., April 5 -- Ceramic Protection Corporation ( CPC or the Corporation ), a leading manufacturer and distributor of advanced ballistic protective products, announced today that it has recently signed a non-binding Letter of Intent to acquire Composix Co. of Newark, Ohio. The transaction is subject to, among other things, the negotiation and signing of a Definitive Agreement. Other...

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Basic Energy Services Closes Sledge Drilling Holding Corporation Acquisition

MIDLAND, Texas, April 4: Basic Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:BAS) (Basic) announced today it has completed the previously announced acquisition of all of the outstanding capital stock of Sledge Drilling Holding, Corp. ( Sledge ) for a total acquisition price, net of estimated working capital, of approximately $56 million. The total acquisition price is comprised of approximately 430,000 shares of...

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Rolls-Royce Grows Global Fuel Cells Capability with US Acquisition

CANTON, Ohio, April 2 -- Rolls-Royce, a world leading provider of power systems and services for use on land, at sea and in the air, today announced it has enhanced its global fuel cell capability with a strategic acquisition in the US. Rolls-Royce Fuel Cell Systems (US) Inc. has acquired the assets of Ohio- based SOFCo-EFS Holdings LLC from McDermott International Inc. Founded in 2003, the...

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