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Deal of the Week: Houston-based nutritional products manufacturer sold for $500M

The company completed a review of strategic alternatives between September 2015 and May 2016, and it announced in February it would begin a review of strategic alternatives for its human nutrition business segment......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 13th, 2017

Canadian co. to buy Houston-based nutritional products manufacturer for $500M

A Canadian seafood supplier and distributor will acquire Houston-based Omega Protein Corp. (NYSE: OME) in a deal valued at $500 million. New Brunswick, Canada-based Cooke Inc. will buy Omega Protein for $22 per share in cash, according to a press r.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 6th, 2017

Parrot food manufacturer squawks over trademark infringement

A Shawnee-based maker of animal feed has filed suit essentially claiming that a competitor is parroting one of its products. Premium Nutritional Products Inc., which makes the ZuPreem line of animal feeds, is suing Wisconsin-based Kaytee Products In.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 2nd, 2017

Valero announces new Texas pipeline deal

San Antonio-based refining company Valero Energy Corp. will soon be able to move up to 60,000 barrels of gasoline and other refined products per day from its facilities in Houston to the Austin suburb of Round Rock. Valero (NYSE: VLO) announced on We.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 6th, 2017

Deal of the Week: Kirby Corp. to buy Stewart & Stevenson for $710M, future deals possible

Houston-based Kirby Corp. (NYSE: .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 16th, 2017

Deal of the Week: SemGroup to buy Houston terminal co. for $2B, expands footprint

Tulsa, Oklahoma-based SemGroup Corp. will buy Houston Fuel.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 9th, 2017

IPOs This Week: Manufacturing Firm Gardner Denver Seeks $1 Billion

Six initial public offerings (IPOs) are on the calendar for the coming week, including a $1 billion deal from Milwaukee-based manufacturer Gardner Denver......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMay 7th, 2017

Trimble (TRMB) Buys BOS Forestry to Boost Forest Management

Trimble Navigation Ltd. (TRMB), an original equipment manufacturer of positioning, surveying and machine control products, recently acquired Canadian-based BOS Forestry. The financial details of the deal have been kept under .....»»

Category: topSource: zacksApr 11th, 2017

N.Y.C. specialty print packaging manufacturer is sold in $2.3 billion deal

A New York City-based specialty print packaging manufacturer has reached an agreement to be acquired. Norcross, Georgia-based WestRock Co. (NYSE: WRK) — an American corrugated packaging company formed in May 2015 from the merger of MeadWestvaco a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 25th, 2017

Friedrich Air Conditioning one step ahead of Kigali climate change deal (video/slideshow)

A climate change deal recently signed in Africa will ban the use of a popular refrigerant, and San Antonio-based manufacturer Friedrich Air Conditioning is keeping one step ahead of regulations with new products using environmentally friendly alternatives.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 17th, 2016

Jimmy John"s sells majority stake, may be positioning for global expansion

Jimmy John's said yes this week to a capital infusion from an Atlanta-based private equity group, a deal that could position the Champaign-based sandwich chain for expansion into global markets. The company said Thursday it sold a majority stake to an aff.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneSep 8th, 2016

Chicago firm buys Katy Industries, most of board resigns

Katy Industries, a Maryland Heights, Missouri-based manufacturer, importer and distributor of commercial cleaning and consumer storage products, said its holding company has sold all of its stock to Victory Park Capital Advisors of Chicago. The transacti.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 5th, 2016

75% of Katy Industries’ board resigns following sale

Katy Industries (OTC: KATY), a Maryland Heights-based manufacturer, importer and distributor of commercial cleaning and consumer storage products, said this month that its holding company has sold all of its stock to Victory Park Capital Advisors LLC of C.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 5th, 2016

Should I invest in General Mills?

General Mills, Inc. is a manufacturer and marketer of branded consumer foods sold through retail stores. The Company is a supplier of branded and unbranded food products to the North American foodservice and comme.....»»

Category: blogSource: dividendgrowthinvestorOct 17th, 2017

AmeriPride to be sold to Aramark for $1 billion

Aramark Corp. has reached a deal to acquire uniform-services business AmeriPride Services Inc. in a $1 billion deal, the companies said Monday. Minnetonka-based AmeriPride employs 5,800 in the United States and Canada, with approximately 775 worker.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 16th, 2017

Mason Jar, Mia"s Table opening new locations in Katy

Two Houston-born restaurants are constructing new buildings in Katy. Houston-based Mac Haik Realty sold two tracts of land near Grand Parkway and Kingsland Boulevard where a new Mason Jar and Mia’s Table will debut next year, according to a press rele.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 12th, 2017

BlackBerry signs license deal with Florida"s BLU, ends patent dispute

(Reuters) - BlackBerry Ltd said on Thursday it signed a new license agreement with BLU Products Inc, a Florida-based maker of low-end Android phones, that would end patent disputes between the two companies......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 12th, 2017

Wood Group completes Amec Foster Wheeler acquisition, launches new brand, plans office closures

Scotland-based Wood Group closed on its $2.7 billion all-share acquisition of London-based Amec Foster Wheeler this week, according to an Oct. 9 press release.  Both companies have had a significant presence in Houston, but changes are coming to t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 11th, 2017

Fast-growing ABQ manufacturer acquires Austin company

Albuquerque-based chip manufacturing firm Skorpios Technologies, Inc. has acquired another manufacturer from Austin, Texas, the company announced this week. Skorpios now owns semiconductor manufacturer Novita Technologies, which had $40 million in.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 4th, 2017

Report: Olayan’s Sony Building acquisition tops resale deal list from past 5 years

The Chetrit Group netted the biggest short-term resale gain in the city during the past five years when it sold 550 Madison Avenue, the former Sony Building, to the Saudi Arabia-based Olayan Group in 2016 for $1.4 billion. Sony sold the.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyOct 3rd, 2017

Houston investment co. and Laredo Petroleum sell oil transport system for nearly $2B

Energy and Minerals Group, a Houston-based private equity firm, has sold its majority stake in the largest privately held crude oil transportation in the Midland Basin portion of the Permian Basin. The firm and Tulsa, Oklahoma-based Laredo Petroleum .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 3rd, 2017