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Dell Shifts Focus to Oracle-Like Acquisition Campaign

It seems like Dell aiming at becoming the leading computer OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) in the US market — a step that will surely help the companies standing in the current market scenario. However, this goal requires big to be made to the same market. Microsoft has recently made great progress in the global market, offering its niche products to the market. Oracle, on the other hand, relies on a diversified portfolio that comprises of acquisitions. Dell Inc. currently ranks second in the computer manufacturing sector. The company has long been under Hewlett-Packard both in the US as well as globally. Dell founder, Michael Dell seems to have other plans in mind. His decision led the company to stick to the development of the manufacturing sector and top the charts that way.

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Merger Flurry In The Health And Medical Sector

Health care merger and acquisition spending reached $66.5 billion in the third quarter of 2010. That is 47% more than what was seen in the last quarter — according to reports published by Irving Levin Associates Inc. The total spending amount shot up by 74 percent as compared to the third quarter of 2009, which was at $ 38.2 billion.

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Synthetech And Grace Merger Gets Approval From Bankruptcy Court U.S.

W.R. Grace & Co. has finally received the go ahead signal from the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware for the previously announced transactions considered by the Agreement and Plan of Merger dated September 13, 2010. In which W.R Grace & Co.-Conn, a fully owned subsidiary of W.R. Grace & Co, will purchase Synthetech, Inc.
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Mergers And Acquisitions: Gymboree Corp. Gets Acquired By Bain Capital Partners

Gymboree Corp. [NASDAQ:GYMB] has been acquired by private equity group Blain Capital Partners LLC. The children’s clothes retailer announced this on Monday along with a figure of $1.8Billion. The definitive agreement between the two companies provides for the buyer to acquire all of Gymboree’s outstanding shares at a rate of $65.40 per share.

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Mergers & Acquisitions: Texas Goes In To A Merger Frenzy

Multiple mergers have hit the US at end of September as news of two potential deals that could reshape the markets surfaced less than a week ago.

To nobody’s surprise Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe figured prominently in one of the potential mergers. The firm that has developed a reputation as a serial merger partner had earlier in the year confirmed news of having initiated talking to SJ Berwin about a possible deal. It had initiated its latest round of discussion in the final days of September with Continue reading Mergers & Acquisitions: Texas Goes In To A Merger Frenzy