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CSC Acquires Multinational Software Testing Firm to Boost Application Development

Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has acquired the world’s largest pure-play software testing and quality management provider, AppsLabs Technologies, for an undisclosed amount. CSC said it expects the move to provide emerging technologies, methodologies and a sales force, which will enhance its application testing capabilities. CSC also said AppLabs complements its …

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ITT Completes Acquisition of Global Water Analytics Firm YSI Inc.

ITT Systems Corp. (NYSE: ITT) has completed its acquisition of YSI Inc., a developer and manufacturer of sensors, instruments, software and data collection platforms for environmental water monitoring. ITT said the move forms a water-focused analytics business approximately $300 million annual revenue. YSI reported 2010 global revenues of $101 million. …

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Iron Bow CEO Rene LaVigne, Other Execs Acquire Controlling Interest in Company

  Iron Bow Technologies President and CEO  Rene LaVigne has acquired a controlling interest in the company with other company executives through a management buyout from New Mountain Capital LLC. The company said it will not experience any organizational changes as a result.   New Mountain and other selling shareholders will retain a minority interest …

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CSC Acquires Healthcare IT Firm Specializing in Data Management; Jim Sheaffer Comments

  Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has acquired healthcare IT business intelligence and data management firm Maricom Systems, Inc for an undisclosed amount. CSC said the move strengthens its support of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and enables it to make IT improvements in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. CSC …

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IBM to Acquire Intelligence Analytics Firm to Enhance Defense, Public Safety Offerings

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has entered a definitive agreement to acquire intelligence analytics firm i2 Group. i2 provides intelligence and investigation management software for law enforcement, defense, national security and private sector organisations and has more than 4, 500 customers in 150 countries. IBM said the move will expand its business analytics capabilities …

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Honeywell Completes Tender Offer for EMS Technologies, On Door Step of Completing Acquisition

Honeywell‘s (NYSE: HON) wholly-owned subsidiary Egret Acquisition Corp. has completed its tender offer for all shares of common stock of EMS Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ELMG), for $33.00 per share, or $491 million. EMS provides connectivity solutions for mobile networks and satellite communcations. The offer’s expiration on Friday, Aug. 15, 2011 meant …

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HP to Acquire Software Firm Autonomy Corp. for $11.7B Cash; CEO Leo Apotheker Comments

Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) has placed a recommended cash offer to purchase prominent U.K. software firm Autonomy Corp. for $42.23 per share, or over $11.7 billion. HP’s new HP Vision subsidiary will acquire the enterprise information software management firm. Autonomy founder and CEO Mike Lynch will continue to lead its operations. The boards of both companies …

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Honeywell Has Full Approval to Acquire EMS Technologies, Tender Offer Expires This Week

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has received all the regulatory approvals required for its Egret Acquisition Corp. subsidiary to acquire EMS Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ELMG) for $33.00 per share in cash. Honeywell received regulatory approval from the Federal Communications Commission on Aug. 15. It previously had received early termination of the waiting period under …

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