Brooks Automation To Buy PRI Automation

D.R. Horton will acquire Schuler Homes, and more merger news

Semiconductor equipment maker Brooks Automation Inc. (BRKS ) says it will acquire automation systems maker PRI Automation Inc. (PRIA ) in deal valued at about $380 million. Terms: 0.52 BRKS share per PRIA share. (10/24)

Homebuilder D.R. Horton (DHI ) says it will acquire Schuler Homes (SHLR ) for $653 million in cash and stock. Terms: $4.09 cash, 0.570 DHI share per SHLR share, subject to collar. (10/23)

Energy company Comstock Resources Inc. (CRK ) says it plans to buy rival DevX Energy Inc. (DVXE ) for about $93 million. Terms: $7.32 per DVXE share. (10/22)

Soft drink giant Coca-Cola (KO ) is said to be in talks to acquire Odwalla (ODWA ), a maker of beverage and food products: WSJ. (10/22)

SBC Communications (SBC ) sweetens its tender offer for its remaining stake in Prodigy (PRGY ) to $6.60 per share from $5.45 per share. (10/18)

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