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Altran to acquire 100% of Massachusetts-based Foliage, Inc.

Paris, France, 12-2-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Altran has announced the acquisition of 100% of Foliage, a Burlington, Massachusetts-based company founded in 1991. This strategic acquisition will reinforce the Group’s offer in innovative product development, a segment where Altran is already active through its subsidiary … Read the full press release

Romanian sugar market: AGRANA Zucker GmbH to acquire Urziceni and Liesti sugar refinery plants from Lemarco S.A.

Vienna, Austria, 10-2-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — AGRANA Zucker GmbH has reached agreement with the Romanian sugar producer Lemarco S.A. to acquire the latter’s plants in Urziceni and Liesti. “AGRANA’s intention here is not only to increase its sugar beet production but also … Read the full press release

Deutsche Börse AG subsidiary Eurex Zürich AG to acquire 5-percent stake in Taiwanese futures exchange TAIFEX for $47 million

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 6-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Eurex: Eurex Zürich AG, a subsidiary of Deutsche Börse AG, is becoming a minority shareholder of the Taiwanese futures exchange TAIFEX. Subject to regulatory approval by the Taiwanese authorities (Investment Commission, Ministry of … Read the full press release

Orange Business Services to acquire IT identity and security pioneer Atheos

Orange Business Services today announced the acquisition of Atheos, becoming the largest European cyberdefense company and strengthening its position as a leading global player in advanced security services.  Paris, France, 6-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Founded in 2002, Atheos is a pioneer of … Read the full press release

Daimler AG closed its strategic 12% investment in leading Chinese manufacturer BAIC Motor

Following green light from Chinese authorities: Official closing ceremony in Beijing for Daimler AG’s 12% stake in leading Chinese manufacturer BAIC Motor Daimler is first non-Chinese automotive company to acquire an interest in a Chinese OEM Dr. Dieter Zetsche: “Strategic … Read the full press release

Hexagon AB to acquire Brazil based mining industry software company Devex

Stockholm, Sweden, 09-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Hexagon AB, leading global provider of design, measurement and visualisation solutions, has signed an agreement to acquire Devex, a leading player in the field of automation solutions for mining operations. Devex is a Brazilian company with … Read the full press release

E.ON Connecting Energies to acquire Matrix, UK market leader in energy management and energy efficiency services for commercial buildings

06-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Today, E.ON Connecting Energies entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Matrix (“The Company”), the UK market leader in energy management and energy efficiency services for commercial buildings. The agreement covers the purchase of 100 percent of the … Read the full press release

United Internet AG agreed with Arsys Internet S.L. owners, Carlyle Group and Mercapital for the acquisition of Spanish webhosting and cloud specialist Arsys

Montabaur, 02-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — United Internet AG continues to drive the internationalization of its webhosting and cloud computing business. As the company announced today, United Internet has agreed a deal with the owners of Arsys Internet S.L. (C\Chile 54, 26007 Logroño, Spain), … Read the full press release

Bulgarian First Investment Bank AD to acquire 100% of shares of MKB Unionbank from Hungarian MKB

19-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — First Investment Bank AD (Fibank) has signed with the Hungarian MKB a share purchase agreement to acquire 100% of shares of MKB Unionbank. The transaction will be closed after the customary regulatory approval process. Fibank is a … Read the full press release

Atmospheric observation leader Vaisala to acquire Second Wind Systems Inc. leader in remote sensing technology and data services for the wind energy industry

Helsinki, Finland, 16-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Vaisala, a global leader in atmospheric observation, announces the acquisition of Second Wind Systems Inc. Second Wind is a global leader in remote sensing technology and data services for the wind energy industry. The two companies’ … Read the full press release

Sika AG offers CHF 320M to acquire the Building Adhesives Business of the Dutch company AkzoNobel

12-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Sika has made a binding offer of CHF 320 million to acquire the Building Adhesives Business of the Dutch company AkzoNobel. With annual sales of CHF 228 million, AkzoNobel Building Adhesives is a top-three player in its … Read the full press release

Essilor International to acquire 51% stake in Florida based photochromic lenses leader Transitions Optical owned by PPG

Charenton-le-Pont, France, 08-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Essilor International announces the signature of an agreement to acquire the 51% stake in Transitions Optical owned by PPG. Transitions Optical is a leading provider of photochromic lenses to optical manufacturers worldwide. Following the transaction, Essilor … Read the full press release

Eurobank Ergasias S.A. signed with Hellenic Financial Stability Fund to acquire 100% of the shares and voting rights of New TT Hellenic Postbank and S.A. New Proton Bank S.A.

29-7-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Eurobank Ergasias S.A. (“Eurobank”) signed today two binding agreements with the Hellenic Financial Stability Fund (“HFSF”) to acquire 100% of the shares and voting rights of New TT Hellenic Postbank S.A. (“HPB”) and New Proton Bank S.A. (“Proton”). … Read the full press release

Borealis acquired mineral fertilizer manufacturer Rosier SA from TOTAL

issued under Article 8, paragraph 1 of the Belgian Royal Decree of April 27, 2007 on public takeover bids and update on press release issued on February 6th, 2013 19-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Borealis, a leading provider of innovative solutions in … Read the full press release

DONG Energy announced it divested its Norwegian gas-fired power plant Energiverk Mongstad to Statoil

12-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — DONG Energy has today signed an agreement with Statoil under which Statoil will acquire DONG Energy’s entire ownership stake of 100% of the shares in DONG Generation Norge AS which owns and operates the Norwegian gas-fired power plant, Energiverk Mongstad. … Read the full press release

LeasePlan Corporation N.V. to acquire the Austrian vehicle leasing and fleet management from BAWAG P.S.K. Leasing GmbH

3-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — LeasePlan Corporation N.V., the world’s leading fleet and vehicle management company, today announced that it has signed an agreement with BAWAG P.S.K. Leasing GmbH, the leasing subsidiary of BAWAG P.S.K, to purchase their vehicle leasing and fleet … Read the full press release

Bayer acquired 100% of the shares of Steigerwald Arzneimittelwerk GmbH

Transaction includes Iberogast® and Laif® brands Leverkusen, Germany, 21-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  Bayer signed an agreement Thursday to acquire 100% of the shares of Steigerwald Arzneimittelwerk GmbH, Darmstadt, Germany, a privately held pharmaceutical company specializing in pharmacy-only herbal medicines. Steigerwald’s product … Read the full press release

Telenor signs with OTE Greece to acquire the second largest mobile operator in Bulgaria Globul

Oslo, Norway, 27-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Telenor has today signed an agreement with OTE to acquire Bulgarian mobile operator Globul for a total amount of EUR 717 million on a cash and debt free basis. Globul is the second largest mobile operator … Read the full press release

Safran to purchase the Rolls-Royce 50% share of the joint RTM322 helicopter engine programme

Paris, 24-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Safran (NYSE Euronext Paris: SAF) today announced that it has reached an agreement with Rolls-Royce to acquire Rolls-Royce’s 50% share in their joint RTM322 helicopter engine programme. Upon closing, Turbomeca (Safran’s world leading helicopter engine business) … Read the full press release

ABB to acquire Power-One for approximately $1B and become the leading global supplier of solar inverters – the “intelligence” behind a solar PV system

The boards of ABB and Power-One have agreed to a transaction in which ABB will acquire Power-One at $6.35 per share or approximately $1 billion equity value, which includes Power-One’s net cash of $266 million Combination creates global leader in … Read the full press release

Cement Australia to be operated as a joint venture by HeidelbergCement and Holcim

HeidelbergCement and Holcim intend joint control of Cement Australia 15-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — HeidelbergCement and Holcim intend to balance their respective interests in Cement Australia and to operate the company as a joint venture. HeidelbergCement plans to acquire from Holcim … Read the full press release

Investors led by Joh. A. Benckiser intends to make an offer of € 12.50 per ordinary share of D.E MASTER BLENDERS 1753

Transaction highlights  Investor group led by JAB and DEMB have reached conditional agreement on a recommended full public offer for D.E MASTER BLENDERS 1753 of € 12.50 (cum dividend) in cash per ordinary share  The Offer price represents a … Read the full press release