Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions

Olympus Acquires Assets of NY/NJ Scientific

Will Sell Microscope and Imaging Systems Directly in New York and New Jersey CENTER VALLEY, PA, November 2, 2006 -- Olympus America Inc. has announced an asset purchase agreement with New York/New Jersey Scientific, Inc., a distributor and value added reseller of scientific instrumentation and systems based in Middlebush, NJ. Effective November 1, Olympus will directly service NY/NJ Scientific's...

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Coleman Cable, Inc. to Acquire Copperfield, LLC

WAUKEGAN, Ill., March 11 / -- Coleman Cable, Inc. (NASDAQ:CCIX) ( Coleman Cable ) and Copperfield, LLC ( Copperfield ) announced today that Coleman Cable has agreed to acquire all of the equity interests in Copperfield for $213 million in cash. Management believes that the Coleman Cable-Copperfield combination will result in one of the premier U.S. based manufacturers of electrical and electronic...

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Wilkins Acquisition

Wareham, MA October 20, 2006- The H.L. Bouton Co. of Wareham and Buzzards Bay is pleased to announce the acquisition of the assets of The Wilkens Company, located in Cortland, NY. All inventory, machinery for manufacturing and records have been relocated to H.L. Bouton's two facilities in Massachusetts. The Wilkins Co. products complement the lens cleaning and related products already a part of...

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Illinois Tool Works Inc. Purchases Quasar International, Inc.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., March 12 // -- Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW), a leading designer and producer of highly engineered components, equipment, consumable systems, and specialty products for customers around the world, announces the purchase of Quasar International, Inc., the inventor of PCRT (Process Compensated Resonant Testing), a revolutionary new NDT (Nondestructive Test) method. Quasar...

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EDS to Acquire RelQ Software Private Limited

Acquisition to accelerate EDS' existing global software testing, validation and verification services for enterprise clients Integrating RelQ's vast experience in high quality testing into EDS' existing user compliance and acceptance testing capabilities PLANO, Texas, March 12 / -- EDS today announced it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire RelQ Software Private Ltd., a privately owned...

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Rofin-Sinar Acquires 80% of m2k-laser GmbH, a Manufacturer of High-Power Laser Diodes

PLYMOUTH, Mich. and HAMBURG, Germany, March 12 // -- Rofin-Sinar Laser GmbH, an affiliate company of 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 80% of the common stock of m2k-laser GmbH, Freiburg, Germany, in a cash transaction. Further...

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Gordon Brush Announces Acquisition of JEK, Inc.

COMMERCE, CA, Sept. 29, 2006 - Gordon Brush Mfg. Co., Inc. has signed an agreement to acquire the assets of JEK, Inc, a leading manufacturer of brushes and abrasives for the printed circuit board and surface finishing and conditioning industries. Gordon Brush will relocate all of JEK's assets to their modern 51,000 square foot facility outside Los Angeles, California. The company is excited to...

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Cree to Acquire COTCO Luminant Device Ltd.

DURHAM, NC, March 12, 2007 - Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), a leader in LED lighting, today announced a definitive agreement to acquire privately held COTCO Luminant Device Ltd. ( COTCO ), headquartered in Hong Kong, in a combined stock and cash transaction valued at approximately US $200 million. The acquisition of COTCO, a leading supplier of high brightness LEDs in China, will provide Cree with...

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GE To Acquire Smiths Aerospace, Extending Aviation Offerings; Plans JV With Smiths Group To Build Global Detection Business

$4.8 billion cash deal reflects GE strategy to invest in high-growth businesses FAIRFIELD, CT. - January 15, 2007 - General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) announced today that it agreed to purchase Smiths Aerospace, a U.K.-based supplier of integrated systems for aircraft manufacturers and components for engine builders, for $4.8 billion in cash. The deal is subject to approval by Smiths Group...

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Schering-Plough to Acquire Organon BioSciences

Acquisition Builds Strength And Scale For The Long Term, Adding Five Phase III Projects To Pipeline And Expanding Human And Animal Biologics Capabilities KENILWORTH, N.J., March 12 // -- Schering-Plough Corporation (NYSE:SGP) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a transaction under which Schering-Plough will acquire Organon BioSciences N.V., the human and animal health care...

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