Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions

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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Lytron Announces Strategic Acquisition to Expand Custom Cold Plate Capabilities

May 1, 2006, Woburn, MA: Lytron, Inc., a leading supplier of liquid cooling products to OEMs around the world, announced today the acquisition of Lockhart Industries, Inc., a subsidiary of Wakefield Thermal Solutions. Based in Paramount, California, Lockhart designs and manufactures advanced aluminum-brazed cooling components for the military and electronics markets. Lytron plans to move and...

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Avocent to Acquire Landesk in $416 Million Transaction Creating a Leading Provider of IT Infrastructure Management and Security Products and Solutions

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., April 27, 2006 - Avocent Corporation (NASDAQ: AVCT), the leading supplier of IT infrastructure for the centralized management of enterprise data centers, branch offices and small to medium sized businesses, and LANDesk Group, Ltd., of Salt Lake City, Utah, a recognized leader in software for the centralized management and protection of information technology assets, today...

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Covance to Increase Phase I/IIA Capacity with Acquisition of Eight Early Clinical Development Sites From Radiant Research

Princeton, New Jersey, April 20, 2006 - Covance (NYSE: CVD) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the eight early phase clinical development sites of Radiant Research Inc. for approximately $65 million. This acquisition will give Covance a significant expansion of clinical pharmacology bed capacity and broaden our access to special patient populations for...

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Southwire Invests in Canadian Market with Cable Tech Acquisition

Deal Includes Purchase of Manufacturing Facility in Stouffville, Ontario (Carrollton, Georgia - April 3, 2006) -Southwire Company today completed its acquisition of Cable Tech's wire and cable assets. These assets include Cable Tech's plant in Stouffville, Ontario, which manufactures wire and cable products used in the residential, commercial construction and original equipment manufacturer (OEM)...

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Jervis B. Webb Company Announces Acquisition of Mentor AGVS

Webb Company expands automatic guided vehicle capabilities FARMINGTON HILLS, MICH., (March 20, 2006) - Jervis B. Webb Company - a world leader in material handling solutions - today announced the acquisition of Mentor AGVS, a supplier of Automatic Guided Vehicle (AGV) systems based in Warrensville Heights, Ohio. Webb acquired Mentor AGVS from Formtek Metal Forming, Inc., a subsidiary of Mestek,...

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Gems Sensors & Controls Announces The Acquisition Of Precision Dynamics Inc.

Plainville, CT.-March 13, 2006-Gems Sensors announces the acquisition of Precision Dynamics, Inc. (PreDyne®), a leading manufacturer of custom miniature solenoid valves, manifolds assemblies, and fluidic systems. Gems Sensors will become Gems Sensors & Controls. PreDyne valves and manifold assemblies will continue to be manufactured at the New Britain, CT facility, and PreDyne's sales and...

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Emerson Acquires Bristol Babcock

Acquisition expands portfolio of measurement and control products, technologies, and services for process industries worldwide ST. LOUIS (March 17, 2006) - Emerson (NYSE: EMR) today announced it has acquired Bristol Babcock from FKI plc (LSE: FKI) of Loughborough, England, for $121 million. To be renamed Bristol, it becomes part of Emerson Process Management and adds industry-leading measurement...

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Novell Acquires e-Security, Redefines Security and Compliance

Novell will bridge the gap between systems, security and identity management and compliance monitoring and reporting WALTHAM, Mass. -- April 19, 2006 -- Novell today announced its acquisition of e-Security, Inc., a move that will make Novell a pioneer in delivering a single view of security and compliance activities across the entire enterprise. The deal combines the benefits of Novell's identity...

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Sirit Inc. Completes Acquisition of SAMSys' Assets

TORONTO, April 13 /CNW/ - Sirit Inc. ( Sirit") (TSX: SI), a leading provider of radio frequency identification (RFID) technology today confirms the completion of its acquisition of the assets and undertaking of SAMSys Technologies Inc. ("SAMSys") out of the court appointed receivership proceedings. Sirit paid $4.0 million, exclusive of deal costs, for the assets of SAMSys which included cash...

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