Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions

Datalogic and PSC Inc. Complete Integration Into Datalogic Scanning, Inc.

EUGENE, Ore., April 2: A worldwide leader in automatic data-capture technology, products, and services, Datalogic Scanning, Inc. is pleased to announce that the integration of the Datalogic Handheld Scanner Division with Eugene-based PSC Inc. is complete effective April 2, 2007. Datalogic Scanning now offers the largest line of bar code scanners available today. The last few months have been a...

Read More »
Mergers & Acquisitions

Dresser-Rand Purchases Gimpel Valve Business from Tyco Flow Control

HOUSTON, April 5 -- Dresser-Rand Group Inc. [ Dresser-Rand or the Company (NYSE:DRC)] today announced that it has acquired the Gimpel business from Tyco Flow Control, a reporting unit of Tyco International (NYSE: TYC; Brussels). Gimpel products include a line of trip, trip throttle, and non-return valves to protect steam turbines and related equipment in industrial and marine applications. Terms...

Read More »
Mergers & Acquisitions

Comcast Corporation to Acquire Patriot Media

PHILADELPHIA, April 3 -- Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA)(NASDAQ:CMCSK), the nation's leading provider of cable, entertainment and communications products and services, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the cable systems owned and operated by Patriot Media & Communications, a privately-held company owned by cable veteran Steven J. Simmons, Spectrum Equity Investors and Spire...

Read More »
Mergers & Acquisitions

Commercial Metals Bids to Acquire Second Croatian Mill

IRVING, Texas, April 6 : Commercial Metals Company (NYSE:CMC), headquartered in Irving, Texas, announced that its Swiss subsidiary, Commercial Metals International AG (CMI), has submitted a bid to acquire Zeljezara Split d.d. Kastel Sucurac (Split) from the Croatian Privatization Fund. Split is an electric arc furnace steel reinforcing bar mill with a wire mesh facility. This is the second of...

Read More »
Mergers & Acquisitions

Acquisition of Centex Construction a Major Step in Balfour Beatty's U.S. Strategy

Balfour Beatty's U.S. revenues to top $3.5 billion in 2007/2008 DALLAS, April 5 -- Balfour Beatty plc, UK's largest construction company has completed the acquisition of Centex Construction, a leading U.S. construction management company, for a cash consideration of $367 million. The acquisition from Centex Corporation, a leading U.S. homebuilder, is a key milestone in the British construction,...

Read More »
Mergers & Acquisitions

AboveNet Acquires Metro Fiber from AT&T and Verizon

Fiber Access Facilities Expanded in Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, Washington/Baltimore and Philadelphia NEW YORK, April 4 -- AboveNet, Inc., a provider of fiber based connectivity solutions for businesses and carriers, today announced the acquisition of IRUs in, or service agreements for, 60 building access fiber connections held by AT&T in Los Angeles and Chicago as well as 180 building access...

Read More »
Mergers & Acquisitions

AAR Acquires Brown International

WOOD DALE, Ill., April 3 -- AAR (NYSE:AIR) today announced that it has acquired Brown International Corporation (Brown), a privately held defense contractor that provides engineering, design, manufacturing and systems integration services. The acquired business will operate as part of AAR's Structures and Systems segment. There are excellent synergies between Brown's technical and systems...

Read More »
Mergers & Acquisitions

Allied Waste Industries, Inc. Announces Completion of Buy Sell Transaction

PHOENIX, April 2: Allied Waste Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AW) today announced that it has acquired the Arizona collection operations of Waste Services, Inc., (NASDAQ:WSII) two transfer stations and a landfill also located in Arizona. Additionally, Allied Waste Industries, Inc. sold its south Florida operations to Waste Services, Inc., consisting of a collection operation, a transfer station and a...

Read More »
Mergers & Acquisitions

Andover Medical, Inc. to Acquire Ortho-Medical Products, Inc.

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass., April 4: Andover Medical, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: ADOV.OB) , a single source provider of orthopedic, podiatric and urological durable medical equipment ( DME ) and incontinence treatment solutions, announced today that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement to acquire Ortho-Medical Products, Inc. ( OMI ). The transaction marks Andover's first acquisition as a public...

Read More »
Mergers & Acquisitions

ATK to Acquire Swales Aerospace

MINNEAPOLIS and BALTIMORE, April 3: Alliant Techsystems (NYSE:ATK) announced today that it intends to acquire Swales Aerospace, a premier provider of satellite components and subsystems, small spacecraft and engineering services for NASA, Department of Defense and commercial satellite customers. The transaction is subject to Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) review, and approval by a majority of the...

Read More »