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Thursday, March 15, 2012

Deals of the day -- mergers and acquisitions, (NASDAQ: CSCO)

The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals involving European, U.S. and Asian companies were reported by 0900 GMT on Thursday. ** NDS, which develops software for multi-channel television networks, is in advanced talks to be acquired by Cisco Systems for $5 billion, Israel's Calcalist financial newspaper reported on Thursday.** Meiban Group Ltd Chairman and CEO George Goh Tiong Yong has offered to take the Singapore-listed maker of plastic injection moulded components private in a deal that values the firm at $101.2 million.

Cisco Systems, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells Internet protocol (IP)-based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology (IT) industry and provide services associated with these products and their use. Shares of CSCO remained unchanged at $20.20. In the past year, the shares have traded as low as $13.30 and as high as $20.49. On average, 42183100 shares of CSCO exchange hands on a given day and today's volume is recorded at 0.