Selected 2001 M&A Transactions

Selected 2001 M&A Transactions

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In 2001, we handled more than 125 M&A transactions valued at more than $10 billion. Listed below are selected 2001 transactions:

  • Analog Devices — acquisition of Chiplogic — $99 million
  • Aquent — acquisition of Renaissance Worldwide — $110 million
  • Arch Wireless — sale of spectrum assets to Nextel Communications — $175 million
  • Bookham Technology — acquisition of Measurement Microsystems A-Z — $47.5 million
  • CareerBuilder — acquisition of HeadHunter.net — $200 million
  • Chubb — sale of Tesa Hardware business to Assa Abloy — $120 million
  • D&B — sale of receivable management business $90 million
  • FiberMark — acquisition of Decorative Specialties International from Rexam — $140 million
  • IDX Systems — sale of ChannelHealth to Allscripts — $225 million
  • Keane — acquisition of Metro Information Services — $203 million
  • MKS Instruments — acquisition of Applied Science and Technology — $300 million
  • Netegrity — acquisition of DataChannel — $54 million
  • NMT Medical — sale of Vena Cava Filter business to C.R. Bard — $50 million
  • Nortel Networks — sale of 81.25% interest in Arris Interactive to Antec — $491 million
  • Open Market — acquisition by Divine — $59 million
  • Parthus Technologies (now CEVA, Inc.) — acquisition of Chicory Systems — $45 million plus earnout
  • PerkinElmer — acquisition of Packard BioScience — $650 million
  • Prodigy — acquisition by SBC Communications — $465 million
  • RSA Security — acquisition of Securant Technologies — $140 million
  • Stream International — acquisition by Solectron — undisclosed
  • Thermo Electron — sale of Thermo CardioSystems to Thoratec Laboratories — $572 million