Roche acquires InterMune for $8.3 Billion

Roche acquires InterMune for $8.3 Billion

Roche, the Swiss drug maker, agreed to acquire specialists in treatment for breathing diseases InterMune for $8.3 Billion. Under the terms of the deal, Roche will pay $74 a share in cash, its 38 percent premium toInterMune’s closing price. Closing of the transaction is expected to end of 2014. “We are very pleased that we…

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Dynegy acquires Duke energy’s power assets for $6.25 Billion

Dynegy acquires Duke energy's power assets for $6.25 Billion

Dynegy, the power producer, which exited Chapter 11 bankruptcy in 2012, announced two deals for natural gas and coal generation assets worth a total of $6.25 Billion. This deal includes power plants in the Midwest from Duke Energy and its reatil business for $2.8 Billion and plants in New England, Pennsylvania and the Midwest from…

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Infineon acquires International Rectifier

Infineon acquires International Rectifier

German chip maker Infineon Technologies AG agreed to acquire International Rectifier Corporation, specialty semiconductor producer and world leader in power management technology, in cash deal for about $3 Billion. Under the terms of the deal Infineon will pay $40 a share, a roughly 50 percent premium to International Rectifier shares closed on Tuesday. “With their…

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Sensata Technologies acquires Schrader International

Sensata Technologies acquires Schrader International

Sensata Technologies Holding N.V., one of the world’s leading suppliers of sensing, electrical protection, control and power management solutions, agreed to acquire the Schrader companies from Madison Dearborn Partners, the private equity firm. Schrader makes tire pressure monitoring sensors and related products. “The acquisition of Schrader extends Sensata’s leadership position in pressure sensing and provides…

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