Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions

Vonage Acquires Three Key VoIP Patents fom Digital Packet Licensing Inc.

HOLMDEL, N.J., July 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE: VG - News), a leading provider of broadband telephone services, today announced that it has acquired ownership of three patents from Digital Packet Licensing Inc. that enable voice over internet protocol technology (VoIP). The three acquired patents, U.S. Patent Nos. 4,782,485, 5,018,136 and 5,444,707, are directed to...

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Bosch to Acquire Telex Communications, Significantly Strengthening Security Systems Division In American Market

Fairport, New York --The Bosch Group announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement for the acquisition of Telex Communications Holding, Inc. through the merger of a wholly-owned subsidiary of Robert Bosch GmbH into Telex. The merger agreement provides for an aggregate purchase price of US $420 million; includes the assumption of Telex indebtedness, subject to certain post-closing...

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Cicoil Corporation Acquired by Investor Group

June 23, 2006, Valencia, CA. The Cicoil Corporation, a leading manufacturer of high performance cable assemblies, has been acquired by an investor group. The investor group is lead by Howard Lind, who is the incoming President and CEO of Cicoil. Mr. Lind has a successful background in building manufacturing companies in the motion control, military/aerospace, and equipment industries. As the...

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Thermo Electron Acquires Omega Data Systems and Further Strengthens its Market-leading Elemental Analysis Offering

Waltham, MA (June 27, 2006) - Thermo Electron Corporation, the world leader in analytical instruments, recently announced it has acquired Netherlands-based Omega Data Systems, developer of the world renowned UniQuant® XRF analysis package. This latest acquisition further strengthens Thermo's market-leading elemental analysis offering and continues the company's commitment to set industry...

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Malvern Instruments Acquires Spectral Dimensions Inc.

Chemical imaging technology adds exciting new capabilities to Malvern range 4 July 2006 Malvern, UK: Malvern Instruments Ltd (Malvern, Worcs, UK), a world leader in particle and rheological characterization systems, has acquired the assets of Spectral Dimensions, Inc. (Olney MD, USA) a privately held company producing near infrared (NIR) chemical imaging instrumentation and software. Spectral...

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Tenaxol, Inc. Sold to Chemtool Incorporated; Changes Name

On April 7, 2006, the final papers were signed, selling the assets of Tenaxol, Inc. of Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Mr. Jim Athans, owner of Chemtool Incorporated of Crystal Lake, Illinois. Representing Tenaxol in the agreement was Mr. Larry Jarvis, the company's president. The new company will be named Tenaxol Technologies, Inc. and will continue to operate at the present location in Milwaukee. Mr....

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Global Vacuum, Inc. Acquires Plasti-Vac, Inc., Adopts Name Change

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 5, 2006 -- Global Vacuum, Inc. today announced that it has acquired all of the assets of Charlotte, N.C.-based Plasti-Vac, Inc. (PVI) and changed its name to PlastiVac, Inc. PVI manufactures vacuum-forming and thermoforming equipment that is used to mold thousands of different products, including spas, point-of-purchase displays and automotive parts just to name a few. All...

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Alcoa Takes Full Ownership of Intalco and Eastalco Smelters in Washington and Maryland; Signs Agreements For NW Power

NEW YORK--June 29, 2006--Alcoa (NYSE:AA) today announced it has reached agreement to acquire the minority interests in its Intalco and Eastalco aluminum smelters in Ferndale, Washington and Frederick, Maryland. Affiliates of both Mitsui & Co. Ltd. and YKK Corporation will sell their combined 39 percent stake in the two smelters, which will result in Alcoa having sole ownership of the two...

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Covance Expands Its Antibody Products and Services With the Acquisition of Signet Laboratories

PRINCETON, N.J., May 31 / / -- Covance Inc. (NYSE: CVD) today announced that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Signet Laboratories, Inc. for $8.95 million. Signet, which is based in Dedham, MA, is a leading provider of monoclonal antibodies used in the research of cancer, infectious disease and neurodegenerative disease. This acquisition strengthens Covance's leadership position...

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Telco Systems Plans to Acquire Metrobility Optical Systems

Acquisition Will Strengthen Ethernet Demarcation Offering and Expand Footprint in Cable Provider Market FOXBORO, MASSACHUSETTS (June 22, 2006) -- Telco Systems, a provider of carrier-class transport and access solutions for public and private IP and TDM networks, today announced it has agreed to acquire Metrobility Optical Systems, a pioneer and leader in optical Ethernet demarcation solutions...

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