Shares of SodaStream International Ltd (NASDAQ: SODA) gained about 3.4% after the company announced its plans to buy its Nordic and Baltic distribution business from Empire AB for EU7.8 million. The transaction is likely to close in early January 2012.
Shares of eBay Inc (NASDAQ: EBAY) gained about 1.1% after the company reported that it bought BillSAFE, a leading provider of purchase-on-invoice technology in Germany. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Shares of Jiayuan.com International Ltd (NASDAQ: DATE) gained about 9.7% after the company's board of directors approved a US$10 million share repurchase program.
Shares of Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) rose about 2.2% after the company announced its plans to acquire the StruCad and StruEngineer business from AceCad Software. The deal is likely to close in the first quarter of 2012. However, financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Shares of WCA Waste Corp (NASDAQ: WCAA) surged about 30.5% after the company agreed to be bought by Macquarie Infrastructure Partners II for around $526 million. MIP II will buy all of the outstanding common stock of WCA Waste for $6.50 per share in cash.
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