Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions

Invensys Building Systems Merges with TAC

o Nearly US $1.3 billion in Combined Revenues Forecasted for 2006 o Creates Formidable Player in the Controls Market o Complete Solutions for Energy Efficiency in Buildings o Industry leading Open Integrated Systems o Full range of Security products BOSTON - July 31, 2006 - Schneider Electric, parent company of TAC, today announced the completion of the acquisition of Invensys Building Systems...

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Motorola to Acquire Broadbus Technologies, Extend Portfolio of 'Seamless Video Anywhere' Solutions

ROSEMONT, Ill., July 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) today announced that it will acquire privately-held Broadbus Technologies, Inc., a Boxborough, Ma.-based provider of technology solutions for Television On-Demand (TOD(R)). Broadbus Technologies' industry-leading, carrier-class technology solutions enable the distribution of on-demand content to consumers through...

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Whitney Blake Company Announces Acquisition of Adirondack Wire & Cable

Strategic Acquisition Strengthens Whitney Blake's Presence in Telecom Industry Bellows Falls, VT- Whitney Blake Company, a leader in interconnect solutions, announces the acquisition of Adirondack Wire & Cable (AWC), a division of ASC Industries. AWC is a leading manufacturer of cable and cable assemblies for telecom, voice and data communications. Clear strategic synergies between the two...

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Illinois Tool Works Acquires QMI/Ever-Wear

DANVERS, MA - ITW Performance Polymers, an Illinois Tool Works company, has acquired QMI, Inc., a leading manufacturer of automotive and industrial maintenance fluids based in Lakeland, Florida. QMI/Ever-Wear specializes in lubricating and cleaning additives that contain PTFE (polytetrafluoroethylene) to enhance the performance and extend the longevity of engines and transmissions. These are sold...

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Philips Acquires Bodine, A Leading Player In Emergency Lighting Sector

Acquisition of market leader in North America positions Philips to enter new market segments Amsterdam, The Netherlands and Collierville, Tennessee - Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE:PHG, AEX:PHI) announced today that it acquired The Bodine Company, a leading Collierville, Tennessee-based manufacturer of emergency ballasts with revenues of over $30 million in 2005. The transaction is completed. No...

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Rexel to Acquire GE Supply

PARIS, France, and LOUISVILLE, KY, U.S. - July 11, 2006 - The Rexel Group (Rexel), the world's leading distribution network of electrical supplies, and GE Consumer & Industrial, a unit of General Electric (NYSE:GE), today announced the signing of an agreement for Rexel to acquire GE Supply, GE's electrical distribution business. The acquisition, for a total consideration of U.S. $ 725 million,...

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Microsoft Strengthens Secure Access Platform With Close of Whale Acquisition

Special Promotion Gives Customers 25 Percent Off Combined Microsoft-Whale Solution REDMOND, Wash., July 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT) today announced it has completed the acquisition of Whale Communications Ltd., strengthening Microsoft's secure access platform (http://www.microsoft.com/isaserver/default.mspx ). Whale's best-of-breed product line includes the...

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Evalue and BCM Announced Completion of Merger to Expand Customer Service Offerings

Taipei, Taiwan, July 26th, 2006 Evalue Technology Inc., a leading global designer and manufacturer of embedded computers, announced yesterday on July 25th that it has entered into a Letter of Agreement to purchase BCM Advanced Research, a renowned supplier of industrial motherboards for the embedded computer industry. Evalue has been credited with supplying small foot-print embedded computer...

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Spirax Enhances Pure Steam Capabilities with Acquisition of Ultrapure Group

BLYTHEWOOD, SC- Spirax Sarco, Inc., (SSI) announces the acquisition of majority interest in UltraPure Group Limited, Inc., a Florida-based company that manufactures pure steam generators and water stills for the bio-pharmaceutical industry. The company has been renamed Spirax UltraPure, LLC, and has joined SSI as a business unit within Spirax-Sarco Engineering plc. Established since 1993,...

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RedPrairie Acquires BlueCube Software

Milwaukee, WI - RedPrairie Corporation, the world's leading consumer driven optimization company, announced today that it has completed its acquisition of BlueCube Software. The combined company will unify and support all products and services from both organizations within RedPrairie's revolutionary end-to-end E2eTM suite, offering an expanded customer base access to more abundant and rich...

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