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December 6, 2011

Resolute Forest Products has announced its intention to acquire all the issued and outstanding common shares of Fibrek Inc. The offer of C$1 per share in cash, or C$0.55 in cash and 0.0284 of a Resolute Forest Products common share will expire on or before Dec. 31.

According to Resolute, the offer represents a premium of approximately 39% over the closing price of Fibrek's shares on Nov. 28, and a premium of approximately 31% over the volume-weighted average trading price of the shares on the Toronto Stock Exchange or the 20 trading days ending on that date.

August 10, 2011

New Britain, Conn.-based Stanley Black & Decker's wholly owned Swedish subsidiary has acquired in total 72,005,890 class B shares of global security firm Niscayah Group.

The shares represent approximately 19.8% of the outstanding shares and approximately 13.9% of the total number of votes in Niscayah.

The acquisition of these shares was made through purchases outside of the company’s pending tender offer to acquire all the outstanding shares and warrants of Niscayah. 

July 26, 2011

BlueLinx Holdings has raised approximately $58.5 million after investors fully subscribed to a $60 million rights offering that expired on July 22.  Following the issuance of the newly subscribed shares, which is expected to occur on or about July 28, 2011, BlueLinx will have approximately 61.8 million total shares outstanding. 

Cerberus ABP Investor will remain the majority stockholder, owning approximately 55% of BlueLinx' common stock.