Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions

Rockwell Automation Acquires ProsCon Holdings Ltd., a Leading Process Solutions Systems Integrator

MILWAUKEE, Feb. 1, 2007 - Rockwell Automation Inc. (NYSE: ROK) today announced it has acquired ProsCon Holdings Ltd., a privately held engineering firm offering proven and technically unique design solutions to the process industry. Areas of expertise include process technology, control systems and information technology. ProsCon also provides modular solutions as an innovative and cost-effective...

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National Semiconductor Acquires Leading-Edge Data Converter Developer Xignal Technologies

Key Technology and Development Expertise to Accelerate National's Leadership Position in High-Speed Data Converters SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 31 -- National Semiconductor Corporation (NYSE:NSM) today announced that it is acquiring Xignal Technologies AG, a German-based developer of high-speed data converters. Xignal is a pioneer in the development of continuous-time sigma delta analog-to-digital...

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Thiele Technologies Announces Acquisition of SWF Companies from Dover Corporation

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - Feb. 1, 2007 - Robert H. Chapman, Chairman and CEO of Barry- Wehmiller Companies, Inc., and Larry Smith, President and CEO of Thiele Technologies, Inc., have announced the acquisition of SWF Companies of Reedley, Calif., a long-established provider of automated packaging machinery, from Dover Corporation (NSYE: DOV). The acquisition positions Thiele Technologies as one of the...

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NCI Building Systems Completes Purchase of Garco Building Systems, Inc.

HOUSTON, Jan. 31 / -- NCI Building Systems, Inc. (NYSE:NCS) today announced the completion of the previously announced purchase of substantially all the operating assets of Garco Building Systems, Inc. ( Garco ), headquartered in Spokane, Washington. Garco primarily manufactures and markets general purpose, engineered steel buildings in the northwestern United States and western Canada. The...

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Varian Medical Systems Completes Acquisition of ACCEL Instruments GmbH

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 29: Varian Medical Systems, Inc., (NYSE:VAR) today announced it has successfully completed the acquisition of ACCEL Instruments GmbH, a privately-held supplier of scientific research instruments and proton therapy systems for cancer treatment. Varian paid approximately $30 million to acquire 100 percent of ACCEL, including its bank debt. We are pleased to add this...

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Haemonetics® Acquires IDM Medical Software Company

BRAINTREE, Mass., and ROSEMONT, IL, Jan. 30 -- Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE:HAE), a global leader in blood collection technology, announced today that it acquired the assets of Information Data Management, Inc. ( IDM ), a leading developer of software for blood collection agencies for about $9 million in cash. IDM's software applications for blood collection, blood laboratory operations, and...

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Perot Systems Closes Acquisition of QSS Group, Inc.

FAIRFAX, Va., Jan. 30 / -- Perot Systems Corporation (NYSE:PER) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of QSS Group, Inc., a U.S. federal government information technology services company based in Lanham, MD. With this acquisition, Perot Systems Government Services will have more than 3,400 associates serving the federal government and is expected to report 2007 full year revenue...

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Sandvik to Acquire US Producer of Diamond-Based Materials

Sandvik Tooling has reached an agreement with the American private equity company Littlejohn & Co., LLC to acquire Diamond Innovations Inc., formerly the Superabrasives Division of General Electric, in the US. The acquisition is expected to be completed during the first quarter of 2007. Diamond Innovations is a world-leading company in the development and production of synthetic diamond and Cubic...

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Rinker Announces Two Further Acquisitions in Tennessee and Utah

SYDNEY, Australia, Jan.29 -- Rinker Group Limited ( Rinker ; NYSE: RIN; ASX: RIN) today announced two acquisitions by its US subsidiary Rinker Materials -- in Utah in western US and Tennessee, in the US south-east. The Utah acquisition comprises a quarry, other aggregates assets and four concrete plants from JR & Sons Ready Mix. It enables Rinker Materials to enter a new market in one of the...

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OMNI to Acquire Assets of Cypress Energy

Acquisition Adds $20 Million of Seismic Drilling Backlog, Expands Core Business Segments With Addition of Employee Leasing and Will Be Immediately Accretive to Earnings CARENCRO, La., Jan. 29 -- OMNI ENERGY SERVICES CORP. (NASDAQ:OMNI) announced today the execution of an Asset Purchase Agreement to acquire certain assets of Cypress Consulting Services, Inc. d/b/a/ Cypress Energy ( Cypress ) for...

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