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MANAVIGATOR-October 12, 2010-M&A Navigator: Deal pipeline - 6 October (C)2010 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com
The following is a list of deals covered in detail by M&A Navigator this week: - US THERMADYNE AGREES TO TAKEOVER BY IRVING PLACE CAPITAL US Thermadyne Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:THMD), a maker of metal cutting and welding products, has agreed to be bought by private equity company Irving Place Capital in a deal worth some USD422m (EUR306m). Status: Agreed - US CA TECHNOLOGIES CLOSES USD200M BUY OF ARCOT US enterprise software firm CA Technologies (NASDAQ:CA) said it had finalised the USD200m (EUR144.9m) all-cash takeover of California-based Arcot Systems, a provider of authentication and fraud prevention solutions. Status: Closed - US VAIL RESORTS EXPANDS IN SOUTH LAKE TAHOE REGION US holding company Vail Resorts Inc (NYSE:MTN) said it had taken over Accommodation Station, a property management company active in the South Lake Tahoe region, for an undisclosed sum. Status: Closed - US CELLFISH MEDIA ANNOUNCES AIRBORNE MOBILE TAKEOVER New York-based mobile-Internet publisher Cellfish Media has purchased Montreal-headquartered Airborne Mobile, a company specialising in mobile-application publishing, but did not reveal the deal price. Status: Closed - US HOMEAWAY TAKES OVER INSTANT SOFTWARE US-based HomeETHway, an operator of online vacation rental marketplace, said it had acquired local Instant Software Inc, a provider of vacation rental management software, for an unrevealed sum. Status: Closed - ORACLE STRIKES DEAL TO BUY ESSO SYSTEMS FIRM PASSLOGIX US enterprise software specialist Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ:ORCL) has entered into an agreement to take over New York-based enterprise single sign-on (ESSO) solutions provider Passlogix for an undisclosed sum. Status: Agreed - US CRGT REVEALS BUY OF JOHNSTON MCLAMB US CRGT, a full-service government system integrator, has wrapped up the takeover of local Johnston McLamb, a provider of technology management services, in a move to expand its market share and diversify its client base. Status: Closed - US SPECTRUM FINALISES BUY OF GOLD MINER AVALON US mining and technology company Spectrum Acquisition (PINK:SPAH) said it had wrapped up the purchase of Avalon Perspectives, owner of gold claims on Graham Gulch Gold Mines in California. Status: Closed - YAHOO! IN DEAL TO TAKE OVER AD PLATFORM DAPPER Yahoo! (NASDAQ:YHOO) said it had entered a definitive deal to buy display advertising platform Dapper (www.dapper.net), without …