Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions

Hospira Acquisition of Mayne Pharma Clears U.S. Antitrust Review

LAKE FOREST, Ill., Jan. 18 -- Hospira, Inc. (NYSE:HSP), a leading global hospital products company, and Mayne Pharma Limited , a leading Australia-based specialty injectable pharmaceuticals company, today announced that, subject to the divestiture of certain overlapping products, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has cleared the way for Hospira to proceed with its proposed acquisition of...

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Nycomed Officially Launched as Combined Group

MELVILLE, N.Y. and FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Jan. 16 -- Today Nycomed announced the official launch of the combined group following the acquisition of ALTANA Pharma AG which was completed on December 31, 2006. Nycomed will now focus on integrating the two companies, while ensuring that the high level of customer service is maintained. Today's launch marks the beginning of the active phase of...

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Parker Acquires Power Systems Integrator in India

CLEVELAND, Jan. 10-- Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE: PH) has acquired SSD Drives India, Pvt. Ltd. from the UniDEL India Group, a privately held automation and technology group, for an undisclosed amount. SSD Drives India, Pvt. Ltd., which had fiscal 2006 annual sales of approximately $7 million, will be integrated within Parker's Automation Group as the SSD India business unit. The acquisition...

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Parker Acquires the Business of Airtek, a Leading Provider of Drying and Filtration Equipment for Compressed Air

CLEVELAND, Jan. 15-- Parker Hannifin (NYSE: PH), the world leader in motion and control technologies, today announced the acquisition of the business of Airtek, a leading provider of drying and filtration equipment for compressed air. The Lancaster, New York-based company employs approximately 130 and had revenues of $18 million in 2006. Earnings are expected to be accretive to Parker in the...

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Moog Announces Medical Devices Acquisition

EAST AURORA, N.Y., Jan. 12 -- Moog Inc. (NYSE:MOG.A)(NYSE:and)(NYSE:MOG.B) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire ZEVEX International, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZVXI) for $13.00 in cash per share of ZEVEX common stock. The agreement also provides that each holder of options for ZEVEX common stock will receive an amount equal to the difference between $13.00 and the exercise...

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Federal Signal Corporation Acquires Codespear

Broadens Integrated Security Solutions Portfolio OAK BROOK, Ill., Jan. 15 -- Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS) announced today that it has acquired the business and assets of Birmingham, Michigan, based Codespear, LLC. Codespear is a privately held developer of specialized software used in emergency management situations. Applications for the software include integrated interoperable...

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Kinder Morgan Energy Partners to Own 100% of Cochin Pipeline

HOUSTON, Jan. 15 -- Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE:KMP) today announced it has entered into an agreement with affiliates of BP to increase KMP's ownership stake in the Cochin Pipeline System to 100 percent. BP Canada Energy Company currently operates Cochin and owns just over 50 percent of the system. KMP, which presently has an almost 50 percent stake in Cochin, will assume operations...

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MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. Announces Completion of Acquisition of J & L Industrial Supply

Melville, NY, June 8, 2006 - MSC INDUSTRIAL DIRECT CO., INC. (NYSE: MSM), MSC or the Company" one of the premier distributors of MRO supplies to industrial customers throughout the United States, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of J & L America, Inc. DBA as J & L Industrial Supply (J & L), a subsidiary of Kennametal Inc. (NYSE:KMT) (Kennametal), for $349.5 million. MSC...

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Schenck AccuRate parent Schenck Process Acquires Stock Equipment Company Darmstadt, Germany

1st of June 2006 - Schenck Process announces agreement on the acquisition of Stock Equipment Company ( Stock"). This acquisition further strengthens the position of Schenck Process as the leading global supplier of weighing, feeding, screening, and automation solutions throughout the process industries. Stock, together with its Redler and Solvera products is the global leader in the design,...

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 Merger of Thermo Electron and Fisher Scientific Completed, Forming Thermo Fisher Scientific

New combined company creates the leading provider of products and services in the high-growth life, laboratory and health sciences industry WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 9 - Thermo Electron Corporation and Fisher Scientific International Inc. today announced that the merger of the two companies has been completed, creating Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science. The companies...

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