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BBV Vietnam S.E.A. Acquisition Corp. Announces Signing of Letter of Intent for Business Combination with Migami, Inc.

NEW YORK, July 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BBV Vietnam S.E.A. Acquisition Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: BBVUF, BBVVF and BBVWF) (the "Company") announced today that it has signed a non-binding letter of intent with Migami, Inc. to enter into a business combination. Pursuant to the pr...

JAG Media Holdings, Inc. Announces Completion of Acquisition of CardioGenics Inc.

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, July 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- JAG Media Holdings, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: JAGH) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of CardioGenics Inc. by JAG Media's Ontario, Canada subsidiary, CardioGenics ExchangeCo Inc. In connection with the acquisit...

NBTY Acquisition of Julian Graves Unconditionally Cleared

RONKONKOMA, N.Y., July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NBTY, Inc. (NYSE: NTY ) ( www.NBTY.com ), a leading global manufacturer and marketer of nutritional supplements, today announced that its acquisition of Julian Graves has been unconditionally cleared in the United Kingdom by the provisio...

JAG Media Holdings, Inc. Announces a Further Update of the Status of Its Acquisition of CardioGenics Inc.

BOCA RATON, Fla., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- JAG Media Holdings, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: JAGH) announced today a further update of the status of its acquisition of CardioGenics Inc. by its Ontario, Canada subsidiary, CardioGenics ExchangeCo. Inc. The closing date for the acquisition, currently...

Philips Expands Emergency Healthcare Offering With Acquisition of InnerCool Therapies, a Leader in Body Temperature Management

AMSTERDAM and SAN DIEGO, July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Royal Philips (AEX: PHI, NYSE: PHG ) announced today that it has reached an agreement to acquire the assets of InnerCool Therapies Inc., a pioneer in the field of therapeutic hypothermia, which involves the management of a pati...

iMedX Announces Acquisition of Medware Inc.

SHELTON, Conn., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- iMedX Inc., a leading healthcare software and services company, announced today that it has acquired Medware Inc. With this acquisition, iMedX expands its reach into the hospital market and emerges as one of the largest medical transcription companies in the...

SecureWorks Closes Acquisition of VeriSign's Managed Security Services Business

ATLANTA and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- SecureWorks, Inc.(R), a market leading provider of security services, has closed its acquisition of the Managed Security Services (MSS) business from VeriSign,Inc. (Nasdaq: VRSN ). VeriSign is the trusted provider of Internet infrastr...

Triple-S Management Corporation Completes Acquisition of La Cruz Azul de Puerto Rico, Inc.

Unified Blue Cross Blue Shield Brand Strengthens Competitive Position in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Triple-S Management Corporation (NYSE: GTS ) today announced that Triple-S Salud, Inc., its manage...

Gentiva(R) Health Services Acquisition Extends Certificate-of-Need Coverage in West Virginia

ATLANTA, July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gentiva Health Services, Inc. (Nasdaq: GTIV ), a leading provider of comprehensive home health services, announced today that it has purchased the assets of a homecare operation from the Nicholas County Commission on behalf of the Nicholas County Board o...

JAG Media Holdings, Inc. Announces a Further Update of the Status of Its Acquisition of CardioGenics Inc.

BOCA RATON, Fla., June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- JAG Media Holdings, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: JAGH) announced today a further update of the status of its acquisition of CardioGenics Inc. by its Ontario, Canada subsidiary, CardioGenics ExchangeCo. Inc. The closing date for the acquisition, curr...

NeuroTherm Completes Acquisition of the Micron Epidural Catheter

WILMINGTON, Mass., June 19, /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroTherm announces the acquisition of the Micron Catheter from private owners in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida on June 17, 2009. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090217/NE70925LOGO ) "This acquisition provides the opportunity...

Express Scripts Announces Expiration of Hart-Scott-Rodino Waiting Period for Acquisition of WellPoint's NextRx Subsidiaries

Deal Passes Regulatory Hurdle ST. LOUIS, May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today, Express Scripts, Inc. (Nasdaq: ESRX ), announced that the waiting period required under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act in connection with its premerger notification filing relating to its previously announced propos...

NXGen Holdings, Inc. Enters the $17.5 Billion Household and Industrial Cleaning Products Industry through the Acquisition of Green Bridge Industries, Inc.

SARANAC, Mich., May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NXGen Holdings, Inc. (Pink Sheets: NXGH) is pleased to announce that the Company is entering the $17.5 Billion Household and Industrial Cleaning Products Industry by completing the acquisition of Green Bridge Industries, Inc., a company which manufa...

Aircraft Medical Enters Anaesthesia Monitoring Market With Acquisition of Morpheus Medical, S.L.

EDINBURGH, Scotland, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Aircraft Medical (Aircraft), the UK medical devices company, today announces that it has entered the emergent Depth of Anaesthesia monitoring market with the acquisition of Morpheus Medical (Morpheus), the Barcelona-based developer of medical equipme...

Beckman Coulter Pending Acquisition of Olympus Diagnostics Systems Passes Milestone with U.S. Regulatory Approval

ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Beckman Coulter, Inc. (NYSE: BEC ), a leading developer, manufacturer, and marketer of products that simplify, automate, and innovate complex biomedical testing, today announced that the Federal Trade Commission has terminated its review un...

Apex Bioventures Acquisition Corp. Sets Date for Special Meeting of Stockholders to Approve Dissolution

HILLSBOROUGH, Calif., May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Apex Bioventures Acquisition Corporation (NYSE Amex: PEX ) ("Apex") announced today that a special meeting of stockholders will be held at 10:00 a.m. local time on Tuesday, June 2, 2009, at the offices of Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky &...

Sarnova Announces Acquisition to Expand Bound Tree Medical Business

Specialty Health Care Distributor Appoints Industry Leader to Board of Directors as it Focuses on Continued Growth SYLMAR, Calif. and DUBLIN, Ohio, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Sarnova, the nation's leading specialty distributor of health care products in the emergency medical services (EMS) and res...

JAG Media Holdings, Inc. Announces Update of the Status of its Proposed Acquisition of CardioGenics Inc.

BOCA RATON, Fla., April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- JAG Media Holdings, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: JAGH) announced today an update of the status of its proposed acquisition of CardioGenics Inc. by a to-be-created Canadian subsidiary of JAG Media, for which the parties entered into a Letter of Inte...

NuVasive Announces Acquisition of Cervical Total Disc Replacement Device

SAN DIEGO, April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NuVasive, Inc. (Nasdaq: NUVA ), a medical device company focused on developing products for minimally disruptive surgical treatments for the spine, announced today that it has agreed to purchase Cervitech(R) Inc., a New Jersey based company focused o...

Haemonetics Expands Its Blood Management Leadership With Acquisition of Neoteric Technology Ltd

BRAINTREE, Mass. and VANCOUVER, April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE: HAE ), a global blood management solutions company, today announced that it has acquired Neoteric Technology Ltd., a privately held medical information management company effective April 16, 2009. ...

Helen of Troy Limited Announces Closing of Global Infusium Brand Acquisition From Procter & Gamble

EL PASO, Texas, April 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Helen of Troy Limited (Nasdaq: HELE ), designer, developer and worldwide marketer of brand-name personal care and household consumer products, today announced the March 31, 2009 closing of its previously reported agreement to acquire the global I...

Haemonetics Bolsters Blood Bank Information Management Portfolio With Acquisition of Altivation Software

BRAINTREE, Mass. and CHICO, Calif., April 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Haemonetics Corporation (NYSE: HAE ), a global blood management solutions company, today announced that it has acquired Altivation Software, a privately held information management company. Altivation provides resource manage...

MD IT Expands in the Northwest with Acquisition of Seattle's Pro Scribe

MD IT, a national provider of medical documentation services and software, announced today that it has acquired Pro Scribe Inc. of Seattle, an innovative medical documentation company that serves more than 450 healthcare professionals throughout Washington and the Northwest. ...

DST Systems, Inc. Completes Acquisition of Remaining 50% of Argus Health Systems, Inc.

KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DST Systems, Inc. (NYSE: DST ) has completed the acquisition of the remaining 50% of Argus Health Systems, Inc. ("Argus"). Argus is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of DST. The information and comments in this press release may include for...

JLL Partners Announces Completion of Acquisition of PharmaNet

NEW YORK, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- JLL Partners, a leading private equity investment fund ("JLL"), today announced the completion of its acquisition of PharmaNet Development Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: PDGI ), a leading provider of clinical development services ("PharmaNet"). The acquisition was compl...

Golub Capital Provides Debt Financing to Support the Acquisition of Network Express, Inc., by Ace Expediters, Inc.

NEW YORK, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Golub Capital today announced that it has provided a $27.5 million senior credit facility and equity to support the acquisition of Network Express, Inc., by Ace Expediters, Inc., a portfolio company of Atlantic Street Capital. The combination of Ace Expedit...

Roche Completes Acquisition of Genentech

BASEL, Switzerland and SAN FRANCISCO, March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Roche (SWX: ROG.VX; RO.S, OTCQX: RHHBY) and Genentech (NYSE: DNA ) announced today that Roche has completed its acquisition of Genentech pursuant to a short-form merger in which Genentech became a wholly-owned member of the...

Endo Pharmaceuticals Completes Acquisition of Indevus Pharmaceuticals

CHADDS FORD, Pa., March 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Endo Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: ENDP ) today announced the successful completion of its acquisition of Indevus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Endo acquired Indevus through a tender offer and subsequent merger upon which Indevus became a wholly owned sub...

NBTY Acquisition of Julian Graves Referred to U.K. Competition Commission

RONKONKOMA, N.Y., March 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NBTY, Inc. (NYSE: NTY ) ( www.NBTY.com ), a leading global manufacturer and marketer of nutritional supplements, today announced that its acquisition of Julian Graves has been referred in the United Kingdom by the Office of Fair Trading to the...

Parties in Los Gatos Hospital Acquisition Agree on Terms Allowing El Camino Hospital an Early Close of Escrow

Re-opening now scheduled for mid-July; existing medical equipment to be acquired as part of purchase MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- In a presentation to the Los Gatos Town Council last evening, El Camino Hospital officials announced that the property owner, Tenet...

Tepnel Shareholders Approve Acquisition by Gen-Probe

SAN DIEGO, March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gen-Probe Incorporated (Nasdaq: GPRO ) announced that shareholders of Tepnel Life Sciences, PLC (AIM: TED) approved the acquisition of Tepnel by Gen-Probe by the requisite majorities at Court and General Meetings held in London earlier today. Mo...

NeuroFocus Expands Into the UK and Europe Through Acquisition of Neuroco

World's Leading Neurological Testing Company Purchases Leading UK Firm In The Fast Growing Field of Brainwave-Based Market Research BERKELEY, Calif., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroFocus, the world's leading company in the rapidly-expanding field of neuromarketing, announced that it has conclu...

Apex Bioventures Acquisition Corp. To Seek Stockholder Approval To Liquidate and Dissolve

HILLSBOROUGH, Calif., March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Apex Bioventures Acquisition Corporation (NYSE Alternext US: PEX) ("Apex") announced today that its board of directors has determined that Apex will not consummate a business combination in the time frame required by its Second Amended and Re...

China Healthcare Acquisition Corp. Announces Stockholder Approval of Charter Amendment to Permit Early Distribution of Its Trust Fund and to Permit Its Continued Existence Without Blank Check Company Provisions and Sets Payment Date

PASADENA, Calif., March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Healthcare Acquisition Corp. (the "Company") (NYSE Alternext US: CHM, CHM-U, CHM-WS) announced that at its annual meeting held today, March 5, 2009, its stockholders voted in favor of a charter amendment to allow the early distribution of t...

NDC Completes Acquisition of Phase One Medical(R) Anchoring Technology

FREMONT, Calif., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Nitinol Devices & Components, Inc. (NDC) announced today that they recently acquired a novel medical device anchoring technology from Phase One Medical, LLC, brokered by Hatch Medical, LLC. This anchoring technology integrates the superelastic material...

Abbott Completes Acquisition of Advanced Medical Optics

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abbott ( NYSE: ABT ) today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Advanced Medical Optics (AMO). AMO is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Abbott and has been renamed Abbott Medical Optics Inc. The acquisition of AMO enha...

Access Pharmaceuticals Closes Acquisition of MacroChem Corp.

- Acquisition of Four Clinical Stage Product Candidates Adds to Robust Pipeline - DALLAS, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Access Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCBB: ACCP) announced today that it has closed the acquisition of MacroChem Corporation through the issuance of 2.5 million shares of Acce...

Abbott Receives European Commission Clearance on Acquisition of Advanced Medical Optics

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Feb. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abbott ( NYSE: ABT ) today announced that it has received merger control clearance from the European Commission for its acquisition of Advanced Medical Optics (AMO) through a cash tender offer for the outstanding shares of common stock of AMO....

China Healthcare Acquisition Announces Record Date for Trust Fund Distribution

PASADENA, Calif., Feb. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Healthcare Acquisition Corp. (the "Company") (NYSE Alternext US: CHM, CHM-U, CHMW) announced today that its Board of Directors has set March 5, 2009 as the record date for determining the stockholders entitled to receive liquidating distr...

Hard To Treat Diseases (HTDS) Closes Acquisition of Mellow Hope, China

BEIJING, Feb. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Hard to Treat Diseases (HTDS) www.htdsmedical.com is pleased to announce that it has closed the merger agreement with Shenzhen Mellow Hope Pharm Industrial Co., Ltd. (Mellow Hope). The acquisition has been structured through a Belize based corporation; H...
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