Saturday, July 30, 2011

Arbitron Acquires Zokem Oy

Arbitron (NYSE:ARB) has acquired Zokem Oy, Finland, which provides mobile audience measurements and analytics for approximately USD 11.7 million plus possible additional amounts based on future financial performance. Zokem operates mobile research panels and provides measurement tools. It currently operates in 14 countries.

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Wednesday, July 20, 2011

New Wave Group to Acquire Ahead

New Wave Group, Sweden, plans to acquire Ahead in the United States, for approximately USD 22.4 million. Ahead markets headware, apparel and accessories and is located in New Bedford, Massachusetts.

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Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Saab Group to Acquire Sensis Corporation

SAAB AB, Sweden, has agreed to acquire Sensis Corporation, U.S., for USD 155 million. Sensis is a leading provider of air traffic management solutions and surveillance technologies serving the global civil aviation and defense industries.

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Harvard Bioscience Acquires Part of CMA Microdialysis

Harvard Bioscience (Nasdaq:HBIO) has acquired the preclinical business of CMA Microdialysis AB, Sweden, a privately held company which pioneered the microdialysis technique for in vivo sampling and monitoring of organs and tissues.

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Phillips Plastics to Acquire Medisize

Phillips Plastics, U.S., has agreed to acquire Medisize, Finland, from Ratos AB, Sweden, and other shareholders for an enterprise value of Euro 127.5 million. Medisize is a contract manufacturer specialised in medical devices for delivery and administration of drugs and pharmaceutical packaging and single-use plastic products for anaesthesia and intensive care with 860 employees. Phillips Plastics is controlled by U.S. private equity group Kohlberg & Co.

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Monday, July 11, 2011

Scanbio to be Acquired by Paine & Partners

Scanbio Marine Group, Norway, will be acquired by the U.S. private equity group Paine & Partners from Scanbio AS which is owned by which is owned by Rolf Eide, Per Arne Eide and Verdane Capital. Scanbio a leading producer of fish protein concentrate, fish meal and fish oil from fresh and ensiled fish by-products.

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