Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions

Project-Based Manufacturers to Benefit from Acquisition of Encompix ERP Software by Made2Manage

5/22/2006 On Monday, March 13, 2006, Indianapolis-based Made2Manage Systems, Inc. completed its acquisition of Encompix, Inc. The acquisition was Made2Manage Systems' fifth during the past 20 months. When one software company acquires or merges with another, there are primarily three assets involved, the product(s), the customer base, and the employees. In the past many of these acquisitions...

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Cardinal Health Completes Acquisition Of Denver Biomedical, A Manufacturer Of Specialized Medical Devices

McGaw Park, Ill., May 23, 2006 - Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE: CAH), the leading provider of products and services supporting the health-care industry, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Denver Biomedical, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of specialized medical products for chronic fluid management in the chest and abdomen. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Based in...

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Spirax Purchases Flow Meter Company, AFTCO

BLYTHEWOOD, SC -Spirax Sarco, Inc., (SSI) has purchased Advanced Flow Technology Company (AFTCO) from AMJ Equipment Corp of Lakeland, Florida. Following the purchase, AFTCO will be merged into Spirax Sarco's EMCO Flow Systems division, which Spirax acquired in June 2005. The addition of AFTCO complements our existing range of flow meters," said Mark Vernon, SSI President. "AFTCO brings a unique...

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Mooresville Steeple Maker Purchases Competitor

Piedmont Fiberglass, Inc. Buys Amity Fiberglass Steeples Mooresville, NC-May 8, 2006- One of the nation's premier manufacturers of church steeples, Mooresville-based Piedmont Fiberglass, Inc., has purchased Amity Fiberglass Steeples of Stony Point, NC. This asset only purchase will allow Piedmont Fiberglass greater expansion in the small steeple market and further solidifies our commitment to the...

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Artesyn Shareholders Approve Acquisition by Emerson Electric

Boca Raton, Fla., April 28, 2006 - Artesyn Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATSN), a world leader in power conversion and embedded board solutions for communications infrastructure applications, announced today that its shareholders have voted to approve the acquisition via merger of Artesyn by Emerson Electric Co. At a special meeting of Artesyn shareholders held today, the merger was approved by...

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FlexLink Acquires TOPS Conveyor Systems in Canada

An agreement has been reached between FlexLink and TOPS Conveyor Systems, Inc., of Burlington, Ontario, covering the acquisition by FlexLink of all shares effective May 31. The new company will operate as FlexLink Systems Canada, Inc. TOPS Conveyor Systems employs 30 people and net sales were $8.2 million (CAD) in 2005. The acquisition follows FlexLink's growth strategy in the production...

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Rockwell Automation to Acquire European Change Management Software Company

GEPA mbH part of the company's long-term strategy for expanding plant-wide information software suite and third-party support and connectivity MILWAUKEE, May 10, 2006 - Rockwell Automation today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire GEPA mbH, a leading European provider of change management software for industrial automation, process control and industrial information...

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Thermo Electron and Fisher Scientific to Combine in Industry-Transforming Transaction

o Combination creates leading provider of laboratory products and services in the life, laboratory and health sciences industry o Accelerates revenue growth and expected to result in a 20 percent compound annual growth rate in adjusted EPS over three years o Generates $200 million in synergies o Transaction expected to be approximately 18 percent accretive to Thermo's 2007 consensus adjusted EPS...

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Horizon Wimba Acquires Brownstone Research Group

Horizon Wimba Adds Test-Generation and Homework Management Tools to Its Suite of Collaboration Software for Online Education NEW YORK, April 3, 2006 -- Horizon Wimba, a provider of collaborative software applications for online education, announced today that it has acquired Brownstone Research Group, a leading developer of simple, powerful assessment tools for teaching and learning. With the...

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SPL Acquires Sidewinder

Scheduling and optimisation technology will power SPL enSUMIT Strategic Utility Management suite. Existing Sidewinder field service and logistics business will expand. London, May 5, 2006 - SPL today announces that it has purchased the Sidewinder business from Sidewinder Holdings Ltd. Sidewinder is a leading provider of real-time mobile resource optimisation software for vehicles and field...

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