Immucor (BLUD), a maker of blood testing equipment, announced on Tuesday that it has agreed to be acquired by TPG Capital. The company expects the $1.97 billion or $27 per share deal sale to close in the second half of 2011.
Immucor shares are trading higher by thirty percent.
Also on Tuesday, Western Union (NYSE:WU) said it plans to purchase Travelex Global Business Payments for about $973.8 million in cash. The deal is expected to boost Western Union's earnings by 2 cents per share this year and 4 cents per share in 2012, and is expected to close later this year.
Shares of Western Union are trading lower by four percent.
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