The Weekly Wrap: High Road Capital Partners, Morningstar Foods, Ryan Seacrest
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Target Name | Acquirer
Cloud Peak Energy-Decker Mine | Ambre Energy Pty Ltd
Ambre Energy Ltd of Australia agreed to acquire the remaining 50% interest, which it did not already own, in the Decker Mine, located in Montana, from Cloud Peak Energy Inc, a Gillette-based coal mining company, for $66.931 mil (AUD 64 mil) in cash.
Kayne-Student Housing | American Campus Comm Inc
American Campus Communities Inc acquired 19 student housing properties from Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors LP, an investment management services provider for $862.8 mil. The consideration was to consist of $467 mil in cash and the assumption of $395.8 mil in liabilities
Buysight Inc | AOL Inc
AOL Inc acquired Buysight Inc, a Sunnyvale- based provider of online display advertising services. Terms were not disclosed.
Wapiti Oil & Gas LLC-Ppty,TX | Argent Energy Holdings Inc
Argent Energy Holdings Inc, a unit of Argent Energy Trust agreed to acquire the producing petroleum properties of Wapiti Oil & Gas LLC and Wapiti Energy LLC, a Houston- based oil and gas exploration and production company, for $120 mil.
The Arsenal on the Charles | athenahealth Inc
athenahealth Inc agreed to acquire The Arsenal on the Charles, a Watertown-based owner and operator of an office complex, from Harvard University, for $168.5 mil.
Cardinal Midstream LLC-Assets Atlas Pipeline Mid-Continent
Atlas Pipeline Mid- Continent Holdings LLC, a unit of Atlas Pipeline Partners LP, definitively agreed to acquire the operating assets of Cardinal Midstream LLC, a Dallas-based oil and gas exploration and production company, for $600 mil in cash. The transaction was to include gas gathering, processing and treating facilities in Oklahoma, Texas and Arkansas and 60% interest in Centrahoma joint venture.
Blue Ribbon Motoring LLC | AutoZone Inc
AutoZone Inc definitively agreed to acquire Blue Ribbon Motoring LLC, doing business as AutoAnything, a San Diego- based retailer of automotive parts and accessories online.
Ropak Corp | BWAY Corp
BWAY Corp, a unit of Platinum Equity LLC's BWAY Parent Co Inc, definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Ropak Corp, a Fountain Valley-based manufacturer of plastic containers, from LINPAC Mouldings Ltd, a unit of the LINPAC Group Ltd subsidiary of MLLP Holdings Ltd's Montagu Private Equity Ltd unit, for an estimated $265 mil.
Competitor Group Inc | Calera Capital
Calera Capital acquired Competitor Group Inc, a San Diego-based provider of media and race management services, from Falconhead Capital LLC, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
Oodle Inc | California Voices LLC
California Voices LLC, a unit of Liberty Interactive Corp's QVC Inc subsidiary, definitively agreed to acquire entire share Oodle Inc, a San Mateo-based owner and operator of an online marketplace. Terms were not disclosed.
AllCom | Ceelox Inc
Ceelox Inc agreed to acquire AllCom, a developer of prepackaged software, in exchange for 48% of Ceelox's common stock outstanding.
Save-A-Lot | Cerberus Capital Management LP
Cerberus Capital Management LP was rumored to be planning to acquire Save-A- Lot, a St. Louis-based owner and operator of grocery stores, from Supervalu Inc. KKR & Co was also named potential bidder.
Spherix Consulting Inc | ChromaDex Corp
ChromaDex Corp acquired Spherix Consulting Inc, a Bethesda-based provider of scientific consulting services, from Spherix Inc.
Zenprise Inc | Citrix Systems Inc
Citrix Systems Inc definitively agreed to acquire Zenprise Inc, a Redwood City-based provider of software consulting services. Terms were not disclosed.
Maurisset Insurance Agency | Confie Seguros Inc
Confie Seguros Inc, a majority owned unit of Abry Partners LLC acquired Maurisset Insurance Agency, a Davie-based insurance agency. Concurrently, Confie acquired CNS Insurance Services, Briarway Insurance Agency Inc and Got Insurance LLC.
Salar Inc | Constellation HomeBuilder Sys
Constellation HomeBuilder Systems Inc, a wholly-owned unit of Constellation Software Inc, acquired the entire share capital of Salar Inc, a Baltimore-based developer of electronic clinical documentation and billing software.
Delaware Valley Resource | Covanta Holding Corp
Covanta Holding Corp acquired Delaware Valley Resource Recovery Facility, a Chester-based provider of waste management services, from GE Energy Financial Services Inc, for $94 mil.
Cyber-Thingy Inc | Dynasty Limousine Inc
Dynasty Limousine Inc acquired Cyber-Thingy Inc, a Coral Springs-based provider of e- commerce information services, in exchange for 100 mil - Dynasty Limousine restricted common shares.
CSC Credit Svcs Inc-Cert C Svc | Equifax Inc
Equifax Inc definitively agreed to acquire certain credit services business assets and operations of CSC Credit Services Inc, a Houston-based provider of consumer credit information services, from Computer Sciences Corp, for $1 bil in cash.
PowerPay LLC | EVO Payments International LLC
EVO Payments International LLC, a unit of EVO Merchant Services LLC, acquired PowerPay LLC, a Portland-based provider of ecommerce payment solutions services.
WhatsApp Inc | Facebook Inc
Facebook Inc had been rumored to be planning to acquire WhatsApp Inc, a Santa Clara-based developer of mobile messaging application software. Terms were not disclosed.
Atlas | Facebook Inc
Facebook Inc was rumored to be planning to acquire Atlas, a New York-based provider of digital marketing services, from aQuantive Inc, a unit of Microsoft Corp.
Discount Payment Processing | Financial Transaction Svcs LLC
Financial Transaction Services LLC acquired Discount Payment Processing, a Mars-based provider of electronic payment processing solutions. Terms were not disclosed.
Dynacon Inc | Forum Energy Technologies Inc
Forum Energy Technologies Inc acquired Dynacon Inc, a Bryan-based manufacturer of oil and gas machinery and equipment. Terms were not disclosed.
MicroStar Keg Management LLC | Freeman Spogli & Co
Freeman Spogli & Co planned to acquire MicroStar Keg Management LLC, a Greenwood Village-based provider of keg management services, from Trilantic Capital Management LLC, in a secondary buyout transaction.
McMoRan Exploration Co | Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold
Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc definitively agreed to acquire the remaining 64% interest or 103.604 mil common shares, which it did not already own, in McMoRan Exploration Co, a New Orleans- based oil and gas exploration and production company, for $2.1 bil. Freeport-McMoRan offered $14.75 in cash and 1.15 units of a royalty trust per McMoRan Exploration share. Concurrently, Freeport- McMoRan definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Plains Exploration & Production Co. The transaction was to include 31. 505% in McMoRan Exploration.
Global Forex Trading-Retail | GAIN Capital Holdings Inc
GAIN Capital Holdings Inc agreed to acquire the retail forex business of Global Forex Trading, a Bedminster-based provider of trading services. Terms were not disclosed.
Maxim Integrated Products Inc | Geo Semiconductor Inc
Geo Semiconductor Inc agreed to acquire the business unit of Maxim Integrated Products Inc, a Sunnyvale-based manufacturer and wholesaler of integrated circuits. Terms were not disclosed.
Faith Prosthetic-Orthotic Svcs | Hanger Inc
Hanger Inc acquired Faith Prosthetic-Orthotic Services Inc, a Concord-based owner and operator of orthotic and prosthetic centers. Concurrently, Hanger acquired SCOPe Orthotics & Prosthetics Inc.
NetLearning | HealthcareSource
HealthcareSource acquired NetLearning, a Knoxville-based developer of e-learning software, from Cengage Learning Inc. Terms were not disclosed.
Accurate Component Sales Inc | High Road Capital Partners
High Road Capital Partners acquired Accurate Component Sales Inc, a New Brighton-based manufacturer of metal fasteners. Terms were not disclosed.
SAFE Security Inc | ICV Partners LLC
ICV Partners LLC acquired SAFE Security Inc, a San Ramon-based manufacturer of security alarm equipment, from Rustic Canyon/Fontis Partners, in a secondary buyout transaction.
JanPak Inc | Interline Brands Inc
Interline Brands Inc, a unit of Isabelle Holding Co Inc's Isabelle Acquisition Sub Inc subsidiary, agreed to acquire JanPak Inc, a Davidson-based provider of cleaning and packaging solutions services, for $82.5 mil in cash.
KBTV,Beaumont,Texas | Investor Group
An investor group comprised of San Antonio Television LLC and Deerfield Media Licensee LLC acquired KBTV, a Beaumont-based owner and operator of a TV station, from Nexstar Broadcasting Group Inc, for $14 mil cash.
Personnel Decisions Intl | Korn/Ferry International
Korn/Ferry International definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Personnel Decisions International Corp, a Minneapolis-based provider of talent management services, for an estimated $95 mil. The consideration was to consist of 80 mil in cash and up to a further $15 mil in profit-related payments.
Venta Medical LLC | Laserage Technology Corp
Laserage Technology Corp acquired Venta Medical LLC, a Union City-based manufacturer of medical devices.
Fuel Service Stations(24) | Lehigh Gas Partners LP
Lehigh Gas Partners LP agreed to acquire the 24 fuel service stations from Dunmore Oil Co Inc, Jojo Oil Co Inc, and Joseph Gentile Jr., for $29 mil.
Young Innovations Inc | Linden LLC
Linden LLC definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Young Innovations Inc, an Earth City-based manufacturer and wholesaler of dental equipment, for $39.5 in cash per share, or a total value of $315.116 mil, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Valent Aerostructures LLC | LMI Aerospace Inc
LMI Aerospace Inc agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Valent Aerostructures LLC, a Kansas- based manufacturer of aircraft parts, for an estimated $286.7 mil. The consideration was to consist of $218.18 mil in cash plus the issuance of 1 mil LMI common shares, valued at $18.82 mil, the assumption of $9.7 mil in liabilities, and up to $40 mil in profit-related payments. The shares were valued based on LMI's closing stock price of $18.82 on 5 December 2012, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
Skyrockit-Music Label Assets | Mandalay Digital Group Inc
Mandalay Digital Group Inc definitively agreed to acquire the music label assets of Skyrockit, a San Francisco-based provider of digital and mobile music services, from Intel Capital Corp, a unit of Intel Corp.
Brower Insurance Agency LLC | Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC
Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC, a wholly-owned unit of Marsh Inc, acquired Brower Insurance Agency LLC, a Dayton-based insurance agency. Terms were not disclosed.
iPhonesIntoCash.com | Mindful eCycling LLC
Mindful eCycling LLC, a unit of ValueICR LLC, acquired iPhonesIntoCash.com, a Kansas City-based provider of electronic trade-in services. Terms were not disclosed.
Aldila Inc | Mitsubishi Rayon America Inc
Mitsubishi Rayon America Inc, a unit Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corp's Mitsubishi Rayon Co Ltd subsidiary, agreed to merge with Aldila Inc, a Poway- based manufacturer and wholesaler of graphite golf club shafts for $21.552 mil in cash.
WhiteWave Foods Co-Cert Asts | Morningstar Foods LLC
Morningstar Foods LLC, a majority-owned unit of Dean Foods Co, agreed to acquire certain assets of The WhiteWave Foods Co, a Broomfield-based producer and wholesaler of dairy and food products, for $60 mil.
Mohler Nixon & Williams | Moss Adams LLP
Moss Adams LLP agreed to acquire Mohler Nixon & Williams, a Campbell-based provider of accounting and auditing services. Terms were not disclosed.
AFE Consulting Inc | Navigant Consulting Inc
Navigant Consulting Inc acquired AFE Consulting Inc, an Oakland-based provider of economic consulting services.
SportsTime Ohio | News Corp
News Corp was rumored to be planning to acquire SportsTime Ohio, a Cleveland- based owner and operator of a TV station. According to sources close to the transaction, the deal was to be valued at $230 mil.
CPV-Cimarron I Wind Energy Ctr | NextEra Energy Resources LLC
NextEra Energy Resources LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of NextEra Energy Inc, acquired the Cimarron I Wind Energy Center from CPV Renewable Energy Co LLC, a subsidiary of Warburg Pincus LLC's Competitive Power Ventures Inc, a Silver Spring- based provider of wind and solar power energy. Terms were not disclosed.
Global Parts Distributors LLC | Omega Environmental
Omega Environmental Technologies merged with Global Parts Distributors LLC, a Macon-based manufacturer of motor vehicle parts, from Global Temperature Control LLC. Terms were not disclosed.
Santech Industries Inc | Omega Environmental
Omega Environmental Technologies merged with Santech Industries Inc, a Forth Worth-based manufacturer of automotive air conditioning components, from Global Temperature Control LLC. Terms were not disclosed.
OneStopPlus Group | OneStopPlus Group SPV
OneStopPlus Group SPV, a special purpose acquisition vehicle formed by Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC and Webster Capital Management LLC, definitively agreed to acquire OneStopPlus Group, an Indianapolis-based provider of ecommerce retailing services, from Redcats USA LP, a unit of PPR SA's Redcats SA subsidiary, for $525 mil in cash, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
BBAM LLC | Onex Corp
Onex Corp of Canada agreed to acquire a 50% interest in BBAM LLC, a San Francisco-based provider of commercial aircraft leasing, financing and management services, from its management (35%) and Fly Leasing Ltd (15%), for $165.896 mil.
ExpenseWire LLC | Paychex Inc
Paychex Inc acquired ExpenseWire LLC, a Wooster- based developer of travel expense report management software, from Rearden Commerce Inc. Terms were not disclosed.
John M Campbell & Co | PetroSkills
PetroSkills acquired John m Campbell & Co, a Norman-based provider of technical training services.
FSP Phoenix-Phoenix Tower | PKY 3200 SW Freeway LLC
Parkway Properties Inc, through its wholly-owned unit PKY 3200 SW Freeway LLC, agreed to acquire Phoenix Tower of FSP Phoenix Tower LP, a Wakefield-based owner and operator of an office building, and a unit of FSP Phoenix Tower Corp, for $123.75 mil.
US Dvlp Group LLC-Terminals(5) | Plains All American Pipeline
Plains All American Pipeline LP definitively agreed to acquire five crude oil rail terminals of US Development Group LLC, a Pasadena-based provider of terminal operation and management services, for an estimated $500 mil.
Teton Outfitters LLC | Polaris Industries Inc
Polaris Industries Inc acquired Teton Outfitters LLC, a Rigby-based manufacturer and wholesaler of motorsport equipment. Terms were not disclosed.
Seesmart Inc | Revolution Ltg Tech Inc
Revolution Lighting Technologies Inc definitively agreed to acquire Seesmart Inc, a Simi Valley-based manufacturer and wholesaler of LED lighting equipment, for $20 mil in cash and common stock.
Morpho Detection Inc | Safran SA
Safran SA of France acquired the remaining 19% interest, which it did not already own, in Morpho Detection Inc, a Newark-based manufacturer and wholesaler of detection systems, from General Electric Co, for $117.494 mil.
Twin Bay Medical Inc | Saint-Gobain Performance
US -Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corp, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cie de Saint- Gobain SA, acquired Twin Bay Medical Inc, a South Williamsburg-based manufacturer of biopharmaceutical products. Terms were not disclosed.
Morningstar Foods LLC | Saputo Inc
Saputo Inc of Canada definitively agreed to acquire Morningstar Foods LLC (Morningstar), a Dallas-based producer of dairy products, from Dean Foods Co, for $1.45 bil. Originally, in September 2012, Dean Foods announced that it was seeking a buyer for its Morningstar unit. Saputo and Michael Foods were named as potential bidders.
Civic Entertainment Group | Seacrest Global Group
Seacrest Global Group acquired an undisclosed majority interest in Civic Entertainment Group, a New York-based marketing agency. Terms were not disclosed.
Southwest Eye Clinics | Southwestern Eye Center
Southwestern Eye Center acquired Southwest Eye Clinics, a Las Cruces-based provider of eye care services.
MorganFranklin-National Sec | SRA International Inc
SRA International Inc, a wholly-owned unit of Providence Equity Partners LLC, definitively agreed to acquire the National Security Solutions business of MorganFranklin Corp, a McLean- based provider of business management and information technology consulting services.
Story City Herald | Stephens Media Iowa LLC
Stephens Media Iowa LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of WEHCO Media Inc's Stephens Media group unit, acquired Story City Herald, a Story City-based publisher of newspapers.
Special Situations Funds Group | TCW Group Inc
TCW Group Inc, a majority-owned unit of Societe Generale SA, acquired the Special Situations Funds Group of Regiment Capital Advisors LP, a Boston-based provider of investment management services. Terms were not disclosed.
Epoch Holding Corp | Toronto-Dominion Bank
Toronto-Dominion Bank of Canada definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Epoch Holding Corp, a New York-based provider of investment advisory services, for $28 in cash per share, or a total value of $662.9 mil.
Crux Biomedical Inc | Volcano Corp
Volcano Corp agreed to acquire Crux Biomedical Inc, a Menlo Park-based provider of medical services for $42.1 mil in cash.
OnTheAir | Yahoo! Inc
Yahoo! Inc acquired OnTheAir, a Sunnyvale-based provider of internet search engine services for videos. Terms were not disclosed.
Affiniscape Inc | YourMembership.com Inc
YourMembership.com Inc, a unit of The Riverside Co, merged with Affiniscape Inc, an Austin-based developer of membership software.
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