Dawson Geophysical Announces Termination of Merger With TGC

Dawson Geophysical and TGC Industries  have terminated the definitive merger agreement pursuant to which Dawson would have acquired TGC in a tax-free stock-for-stock transaction.

As of the result of the 10-day volume weighted average price for Dawson’s stock as of October 25, 2011 falling outside the designated range specified in the merger agreement, Dawson and TGC engaged in discussions and exchanged letters concerning possible adjustments to the merger exchange ratio of Dawson stock for TGC stock prior to and on October 26 and 27, 2011.  However, the parties were unable to reach agreement regarding an adjustment to the exchange ratio.

Dawson Geophysical Company is a provider of U.S. onshore seismic data acquisition services.

TGC Industries  provides project management for acquisition of 3D seismic data.

Also see:

TransUnion to acquire Neustar for $3.1B

TransUnion has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Neustar from a private investment group led by Golden Gate Capital and with minority participation by GIC.

Huvr raises $5M

Huvr, a cloud-based industrial asset management solution company, has raised $5 million.

American Express acquires fintech company Kabbage

American Express has entered into an agreement to acquire Kabbage, a financial technology company that provides cash flow management solutions to small businesses.

AP to equip visual journalists globally with Sony imaging products

Sony and The Associated Press (AP) have inked a collaboration that will make Sony the exclusive imaging products and support provider for AP news photographers and video journalists globally.

Equifax acquires Ansonia

Equifax has acquired Ansonia, a provider of business credit, collections, and account receivable data used by financial institutions, creditors, and businesses focused on the transportation and logistics industries.