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The Weekly Wrap: High Road Capital Partners, Morningstar Foods, Ryan Seacrest

High Road Capital Partners buys Accurate Component Sales, Morningstar Foods picks up WhiteWave Foods and

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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