Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions

OMRON Finalizes Acquisition of SCIENTIFIC TECHNOLOGIES, INC.; Creating Global Market Leader in Safety Business for Factory Automation

Tokyo, Japan, Sept. 13, 2006 - (JCN Newswire) - OMRON Corporation (TSE: 6645, ADR: OMRNY) announced on September 13, 2006 that it had completed its previously announced acquisition of 100% of the shares of SCIENTIFIC TECHNOLOGIES, INCORPORATED, ('STI') for a purchase price of US$94 million. The terms of the transaction were approved by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on August 24,...

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Whaleback Systems Selects Sonus Networks for Premium Quality Voice Offering for Business Customers

CHELMSFORD, Mass., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sonus Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:SONS), a leading supplier of service provider Voice over IP (VoIP) infrastructure solutions, and Whaleback Systems, a managed services provider and a leader in IP PBX innovations, announced today Whaleback Systems is leveraging Sonus' industry-leading IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS)-ready architecture to support the...

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Motorola to Expand Enterprise Capabilities Through Acquisition of Symbol Technologies

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. and HOLTSVILLE, N.Y., Sept. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) and Symbol Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: SBL) announced today that the two companies have signed a definitive merger agreement, under which Motorola has agreed to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Symbol for $15 per share in cash. The transaction has a total equity value of approximately $3.9...

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Leviton Acquires Fiber Connect

Little Neck, NY, and Chicago, IL September 8, 2006 - The Leviton Manufacturing Company, North America's largest producer of electrical and electronic wiring devices and manufacturer of voice and data solutions, today announced its acquisition of Fiber Connect Incorporated, a Chicago-based provider of Data Center fiber optic solutions. With this acquisition, our second fiber optic-related...

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Shinano Kenshi Corporation Announces Merger with Plextor Corp

Los Angeles, Calif. Â-­ September 8, 2006 ­ Shinano Kenshi Corporation (SKC-U.S), a leading Los Angeles, CA-based manufacturer of electronic motors for the automotive, medical, office, and computer peripheral markets, has announced a merger and financial partnership with Plextor® Corp., a leading developer and manufacturer of high-performance digital media equipment. Effective...

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Verano Acquires e-DMZ Managed Security Service

MANSFIELD, Mass., Sept. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Verano, Inc., the SCADA security company, today announced the acquisition of the Managed Security Services Division of e-DMZ Security LLC. As a result of this acquisition, Verano is launching Industrial Defender Co-Managed Security, the market's only co-managed security service for the real-time SCADA and control environment. Industrial Defender...

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Bruker AXS Announces Acquisition of Quantron GmbH, a Metals Analysis Company with High-Performance Spark-OES Technology

KARLSRUHE and KLEVE, Germany - September 8, 2006 -- Bruker AXS GmbH today announces that it has acquired all of the equity of privately-held Quantron GmbH from Quantron's founders. The stock purchase agreement for Quantron was signed and the transaction was closed simultaneously on September 6, 2006. Quantron GmbH, located in Kleve, Germany, develops, manufactures and distributes worldwide...

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ADM to Expand Chocolate Manufacturing Capabilities in Europe

DECATUR, Ill., Sept. 8-- Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) today announced the expansion of its industrial chocolate manufacturing capabilities in Europe through the acquisition of Classic Couverture, a Liverpool, United Kingdom-based chocolate manufacturer, from Edward Billington and Son Ltd. This acquisition provides a solid platform for ADM Cocoa's expansion in European industrial...

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Norbain Acquires Business in Poland

The Upperpoint Group has acquired the business of Aasset Security Poland from its owner Mariusz Wojtas, who will continue to run the business under the Norbain umbrella. The company will be named Norbain Polska and aims to provide the Polish marketplace with the very best levels of service and technical support for which Norbain is renown. Commenting on the deal, Alun John, CEO of Upperpoint...

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Mitsui to Invest 18 Billion Yen in Erdos EPM

Tokyo (JCN) - Mitsui announced today that it had reached a basic agreement with Erdos Electrical Power & Metallurgical Co., Ltd. in Inner Mongolia, China, to acquire a 25% share in Erdos EPM through a third-party allotment of newly issued shares and a purchase of shares from an existing shareholder. The total investment amount, which is expected to be approximately 18 billion yen, represents...

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