GE Agrees to Acquire InVision Technologies

Xicor agrees to be acquired by Intersil, and more deal news

General Electric (GE ) agrees to acquire InVision Technologies (INVN ), a maker of explosives detection systems that are used at airports for screening checked passenger baggage, in an all-cash deal valued at $900 million, or $50 per share. (3/15)

Xicor (XICO ) agreed to be acquired by Intersil (ISIL ) in a $529 million deal. Terms: $8.00 cash and 0.335 Intersil share for each Xicor share. (3/15)

Humboldt Bancorp (HBEK ) agrees to be acquired by Umpqua Holdings Corp. (UMPQ ) in a stock deal valued at about $340 million. Terms: one UMPQ share for each HBEK share.

Electronic Data Systems (EDS ) agreed to sell its UGS PLM Solutions software unit for $2.05 billion cash to a group of three private equity firms: Bain Capital, Silver Lake Partners, and Warburg Pincus. (3/15)

Newell Rubbermaid (NWL ) will sell three businesses (Burnes Picture Frame, Anchor Glass, and Mirro Cookware) to Global Home Products, LLC, an affiliate of Cerberus Capital Management. Newell expects gross proceeds of $310 million. (3/15)

Ecolab (ECL ) agrees to buy Alcide (ALCD ) for $21 per share in ECL stock. (3/12)

Kforce (KFRC ) says the outcome of its planned purchase of Hall, Kinion & Associates (HAKI ) is uncertain. (3/12)

Titan Corp. (TTN ) delays stockholder vote on its pending merger with Lockheed Martin (LMT ) until April 12. (3/12)

General Dynamics (GD ) agrees to buy Alvis PLC for £309 million ($556 million) in cash. (3/11)

CGI Group (GIB ) agrees to buy American Management Systems (AMSY ) for $19.40 per share, or about $858 million. (3/11)

Lincoln Bancorp (LNCB ) agrees to buy First Shares Bancorp (FBGI ) for 0.75 LNCB share, or $14.80 per FBGI share. (3/11)

Sovereign Bancorp (SOV ) agrees to buy Waypoint Financial (WYPT ) for $28 per share, or 1.262 SOV share, or a combination of cash and SOV stock. (3/9)

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