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Weekly Wrap: Google, Liberty Global, Toshiba

Google buys Channel Intelligence, Liberty Global acquires Virgin Media and Toshiba agreed to purchase Consert Inc.

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Perioperative Nurses Inc | Alliant Inc     

Alliant Inc acquired Perioperative Nurses Inc, an Arlington-based provider of healthcare staffing services.           

Ennovate Corp | Ameresco Inc 

Ameresco Inc acquired Ennovate Corp, an Aurora- based provider of energy engineering services. Terms were not disclosed.           

CIMI Professional-Certain Asts | AmWINS Program Underwriters            

AmWINS Program Underwriters, a unit of AmWINS Group Co, acquired certain assets of CIMI Professional, an insurance agency located in Oklahoma, and a unit of Chandler Insurance Managers Inc.     

ANTs Software Inc-ANTs Data | ANTs Software Inc         

ANTs Software Inc acquired the ANTs data server assets of Four J's Development Toos Europe Ltd, a Shannon-based developer of software.

Longshot Interactive LLC | Aspect Group Ltd      

Aspect Group Ltd of China, acquired Longshot Interactive LLC, a Las Vegas- based developer of casino gaming software.               

Opstera Inc | Avanade Inc          

Avanade Inc, a joint venture between Microsoft Corp and Accenture Ltd, acquired Opstera Inc, a Bellevue-based software developer. Terms were not disclosed.  

SureScreen Medical Inc | AVM Licensing Corp   

AVM Licensing Corp acquired an undisclosed majority interest in SureScreen Medical Inc, a Merritt Island-based manufacturer of electromedical apparatus, and a wholly-owned unit of Novation Holdings Inc, for an estimated $ 0.25 mil.               

TYSABRI | Biogen Idec Inc           

Biogen Idec Inc agreed to acquire the remaining 50% interest, which it did not already own, in TYSABRI, a Cambridge-based manufacturer of injectable pharmaceuticals, from joint venture partner Elan Corp PLC, for $ 3.25 bil in cash and up to a further undisclosed amount in profit-related payments.              

Modified Polymer Components | Biomedical Structures LLC

Biomedical Structures LLC merged with Modified Polymer Components, a Warwick- based manufacturer of polymer components.    

RedCycle Networks | BlueKite USA Inc 

BlueKite USA Inc acquired RedCycle Networks, a developer of bill-payment services.     

PDC Energy Inc | Piceance, NECO & Caerus Oil & Gas LLC

Caerus Oil & Gas LLC definitively agreed to acquire the Piceance, NECO, and non-core Colorado assets of PDC Energy Inc, a Denver- based an oil and natural gas exploration, development and production company, for an estimated $ 200 mil in cash.     

Optimum West | Charter Communications Inc  

Charter Communications Inc definitively agreed to acquire Optimum West, a Bethpage-based provider of cable and television services, from Cablevision Systems Corp, for $ 1. 625 bil in cash. Originally, in October 2012, Cablevision was rumored to be seeking a buyer for its Bresnan Communications LLC unit, a Bethpage-based provider of cable and television services.             

Cannello Agency Inc | Confie Seguros Inc            

Confie Seguros Inc (Confie Seguros), a unit of ABRY Partners LLC acquired Cannello Agency Inc a Niagara Falls-based insurance agency. Concurrently, Confie Seguros acquired Moose Insurance LLC.              

Moose Insurance LLC | Confie Seguros Inc          

Confie Seguros Inc, a unit of ABRY Partners LLC acquired Moose Insurance LLC, a Fort Lauderdale-based insurance agency. Concurrently, Confie Seguros acquired Cannello Agency Inc.      

IP-Winston Salem-Danby House | Cornerstone Healthcare Partner

Cornerstone Healthcare Partners LLC, a joint venture between Cornerstone Core Properties REIT Inc and Cornerstone Healthcare Real Estate Fund Inc, agreed to acquire Danby House, located in Winston-Salem, of IP- Winston Salem Health Holdings LLC, a Winston-Salem-based owner and operator of a healthcare facility, for $ 9.7 mil. 

Flagstar Bank-Coml Bkg Bus | Customers Bancorp Inc     

Customers Bancorp Inc planned to acquire the commercial banking business, located in New England, of Flagstar Bank, a Troy-based commercial bank and a wholly- owned unit of MatlinPatterson Global Adviser LLCs majority- owned Flagstar Bancorp subsidiary, for an estimated $ 149.037 mil.         

Buildings  | DCT Industrial Trust Inc         

DCT Industrial Trust Inc acquired 15 buildings, located in Chicago, Houston, Northern California, Seattle and Southern California, for $ 163.6 mil.            

T&K Inspection Inc | Desert NDT LLC      

Desert NDT LLC, a majority-owned unit of Sterling Partners, acquired T&K Inspection Inc, a Williston-based provider of industrial testing services. Terms were not disclosed.    

Capital Benefits Group | Digital Insurance Inc     

GSE Holding Inc, a wholly-owned unit of Fidelity National Financial Inc, acquired Capital Benefits Group, a Brentwood-based insurance agency.           

Alexander/Ryan Marine & Safety | Drew Marine             

Drew Marine, a unit of JF Lehman & Co, acquired Alexander/Ryan Marine & Safety & Sea Technology, a Houston-based manufacturer and wholesaler of offshore and marine industrial equipment.      

Poling Transportation Inc | Eberhart Capital LLC

Eberhart Capital LLC acquired Poling Transportation Inc, an Omaha- based trucking company, for an undisclosed amount in cash and stock, in a leveraged buyout transaction.          

Thomson Reuters Corp-Law | Eureka Growth Capital Mgmt LP

Eureka Growth Capital Management LP acquired the law school publishing division of Thomson Reuters Corp, a New York-based provider of integrated information solutions, and a unit of Woodbridge Co Ltd, in a leveraged buyout transaction.

Sponsor Me Inc | FreeButton Inc             

FreeButton Inc signed a Letter of Intent {LoI} to acquire the entire share capital of Sponsor Me Inc, an Irvine-based provider of action sports network services.        

JAWOOD | Genpact Ltd               

Genpact Ltd (Genpact) acquired JAWOOD, a Bingham Farms-based provider of healthcare solutions services. Concurrently, Genpact acquired Felix Software Solutions Pty Ltd.         

IDC Global Inc | Global Telecom & Tech Inc         

Global Telecom & Technology Inc acquired IDC Global Inc, a Lombard-based provider of network and data center services, from GBS Enterprises Inc.           

Channel Intelligence Inc | Google Inc     

Google Inc definitively agreed to acquire Channel Intelligence Inc, a Celebration-based developer of ecommerce software, from ICG Group Inc, for $ 125 mil in cash.             

ExpressInternetCompanies.com | Greatland Corp          

Greatland Corp acquired ExpressInternetCompanies.com, a Portland-based manufacturer of compliant electronic documents. The transaction include ExpressTaxForms.com and ExpressChecks.com brands. Terms were not disclosed.

SynTec LLC | GSE Holding Inc

GSE Holding Inc, a majority-owned unit of CHS Capital LLC, acquired the entire share capital of SynTec LLC, a Baltimore-based manufacturer of geosynthetics products, for an estimated $ 10 mil in cash.            

NSF International | Guelph Food Technology Centre

Guelph Food Technology Centre of Canada merged with NSF International, an Ann Arbor-based public health and safety services. On completion, the merged entity was renamed NSF-GFTC.    

Merit 99 Office-Office Bldg(2) | Hartman Short Term Income Ppty           

Hartman Short Term Income Properties XX Inc agreed to acquire the office building portfolio, located in Dallas, Texas, of Merit 99 Office Portfolio LP, a Dallas- based owner and operator of office buildings, for $ 9. 75 mil. The transaction was to include Parkway Plaza I and II.   

Ferro Corp-Solar Pastes Bus | Heraeus Holding GmbH   

Heraeus Holding GmbH of Germany acquired the solar pastes business from Ferro Corp, a Mayfield Heights- based manufacturer and wholesaler of performance materials.             

Cross Country-Clinical Trial | ICON PLC   

Icon PLC of Ireland agreed to acquire the clinical trial services business of Cross Country Healthcare Inc, a Boca Raton- based provider of healthcare staffing services, for $ 55. 75 mil. The consideration was to consist of $ 52 mil and up to $ 3.75 mil in profit related payments.             

Romano's Macaroni Grill | Ignite Restaurant Group Inc  

Ignite Restaurant Group Inc agreed to acquire Romano's Macaroni Grill, a Dallas-based owner and operator of restaurants, from Golden Gate Capital, for an estimated $ 55 mil in cash.       

Crossroads Distribution Center | IndCor Properties Inc  

IndCor Properties Inc, a unit of Blackstone Group LP, acquired Crossroads Distribution Center, an Orlando-based owner and operator of a warehouse, for $ 22 mil.   

Mecca Water Works Inc | Indiana American Water Co Inc

Indiana American Water Co Inc, a unit of American Water Works Co Inc, acquired Mecca Water Works Inc, a Mecca-based water utility company, for an estimated $ 0.445 mil.

iTrade Risk & Insurance Svcs | Integro Insurance Brokers Ltd

Integro Insurance Brokers Ltd, a subsidiary of Integro Ltd, acquired iTrade Risk & Insurance Services, a Parsippany-based provider of risk and insurance services, from Navigators Management Company Inc. Terms were not disclosed.               

Doubletree Hotel | Investor Group        

An investor group, comprised of Richfield Hospitality Inc, a unit of the City E-Solutions Ltd subsidiary of Hong Leong Group Singapores City Developments Ltd unit, and Shelbourne Falcon Investors LP, acquired Doubletree Hotel, a Burlington-based owner and operator of a hotel, from Rich Burlington Hotel LLC, in a formation of a joint venture. Terms were not disclosed.

About.me | Investor Group       

An investor group comprised of Tony Conrad, Ryan Freitas, and Tim Young, including undisclosed investors, acquired About.me, a San Francisco-based provider social network services, from AOL Inc.            

Dell Inc | Silver Lake Partners

Silver Lake Partners, a unit of Silver Lake Management LLC, agreed to acquire the remaining 86% interest or 1.494 bil common shares, which Dell CEO Michael Dell did not already own, in the Round Rock-based manufacturer of computers. The price was$13.65 in cash per share, or a total of $ 20. 472 bil, in a management buyout transaction. Originally, IG was rumored to be in negotiations to acquire Dell.   

The Washington Post Co - Assets | Investor Group         

An investor group, comprised of Black Press Ltd of Canada and Sound Publishing Inc, agreed to acquire the newspaper assets from The Washington Post Co, a Washington-based provider of education and media services. The assets include The Herald and La Raza newspapers. Terms were not disclosed.               

UBS Wealth Mgmt-Center(40) | Investor Group               

An investor group, comprised of Blackstone Group LP (67%) and Kimco Realty Corp (15%), planned to acquire the remaining 82% ownership interest, which it did not already own, in 40 shopping centers, located in New York, Washington, DC, San Francisco and San Diego, of UBS Wealth Management North American Property Fund Ltd, a real estate investment firm and a majority-owned unit UBS AG's majority-owned UBS Wealth Management Global Property Fund Ltd subsidiary, for an estimated $ 902 mil. The consideration was to consist of an estimated $ 335 mil in cash and the assumption of $ 567 mil in liabilities.            

Nypro Inc | Jabil Circuit Inc          

Jabil Circuit Inc agreed to acquire Nypro Inc, a Clinton-based manufacturer of injection-molded plastics, for an estimated $ 665 mil.

Massive Health | Jawbone         

Jawbone acquired Massive Health, a developer of mobile application. Terms were not disclosed. Concurrently, Jawbone acquired Visere.              

Visere | Jawbone           

Jawbone acquired Visere, a developer of mobile application. Terms were not disclosed. Concurrently, Jawbone acquired Massive Health.               

Ark Restaurants Corp | Landry's Inc        

Landry's Inc planned to acquire the entire share capital of Ark Restaurants Corp, a New York-based owner and operator of restaurants and bars, for $ 22 in cash per share or $ 71.387 mil.

Addus HealthCare-Home Business | LHC Group Inc         

LHC Group Inc definitively agreed to acquire the home health business, located in Arkansas, Nevada, South Carolina, California, and Illinois, of Addus HealthCare Inc, a Palatine-based provider of home health care services, and a wholly-owned unit of Addus HomeCare Corp, for $ 20 mil in cash.           

Virgin Media Inc | Liberty Global Inc       

Liberty Global Inc agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Virgin Media Inc, a New York-based provider of wireless telecommunication services, for $ 16.037 bil, in a stock swap transaction. Liberty offered $ 17.5 in cash per share, 0.2582 Liberty Series A common shares and 0.1928 Liberty Series C common shares for each Virgin share. The shares were valued based on Liberty's common A closing stock price of $ 69.46 and Liberty's common C closing stock price of $ $ 64.5 on 4 February 2012, the last trading day prior to the suspension of trading.   

Constellation Energy - Assets | Louis Dreyfus Highbridge              

Louis Dreyfus Highbridge Energy LLC, a joint venture between Highbridge Capital Management LLC, a unit of JPMorgan Chase & Co, and Louis Dreyfus SAS, through its subsidiary definitively agreed to acquire the Robinson Bend Field assets and operations, located in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama of Constellation Energy Partners LLC, a Houston-based oil and gas exploration and production company.   

Three Rivers Scrap Metal-Asset | Metalico Inc   

Metalico Inc acquired the assets of Three Rivers Scrap Metal Inc, a Pittsburgh- based provider of metal recycling services. Terms were not disclosed.          

Utah Medical Ins Assoc | Minnesota Med Ins Exchange

Minnesota Medical Insurance Exchange agreed to acquire Utah Medical Insurance Association, a Salt Lake City-based insurance company. Terms were not disclosed.

Bethlehem Iron Ore Corp | Natan Resources Ltd              

Natan Resources Ltd of Canada agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Bethlehem Iron Ore Corp, a Nevada-based mineral mining company, in exchange for 1 mil Natan common shares valued at $ 0.13 mil. The shares were valued based on Natan's closing stock price of $ 0.13 on Feb. 6, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.    

Equifax Settlement Svcs Hldg | Nationstar Mortgage Hldg Inc     

Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Inc acquired Equifax Settlement Services Holding LLC, a provider of appraisal, title insurance and settlement services, from Equifax Inc.          

KSEE TV | Nexstar Broadcasting Inc          

Nexstar Broadcasting Inc, a subsidiary of Nexstar Broadcasting Group Inc, agreed to acquire KSEE TV, a Fresno-based owner and operator of television stations, from Granite Broadcasting Corp, for $ 26. 5 mil in cash.          

Holt Equipment Co-Assets | Nortrax      

Nortrax, a wholly-owned unit of Deere & Co, acquired the assets of Holt Equipment Co, a Louisville-based wholesaler of industrial equipment.   

Acme Packet Inc | Oracle Corp  

Oracle Corp agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Acme Packet Inc, a Bedford-based manufacturer of computer communications equipment, for $ 29.25 in cash per share or a total value of $ 2.02 bil.    

Performance Assessment Network | Performance Assessment SPV      

Performance Assessment Network Inc, a special purpose acquisition vehicle formed by Spire Capital Partners LP, acquired the entire share capital of Performance Assessment Network Inc, a Carmel-based provider of testing services, from Equifax Workforce Solutions, a unit of Equifax Inc.          

Ecolutions Inc | Poly Shield Technologies Inc      

Poly Shield Technologies Inc (Poly) agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Ecolutions Inc a wholesaler and retailer of emission solution products, in exchange for 0.1 mil Poly common shares valued at $ 0. 052 mil. The shares were valued based on Polys closing stock price of $ 0.52 on 5 February 2013, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.        

Kip Solutions | Post Beam           

Post Beam acquired Kip Solutions, a provider of information technology services.            

NuCO2 Inc | Praxair Inc

Praxair Inc agreed to acquire NuCO2 Inc, a Stuart- based producer and wholesaler of industrial inorganic products, from Aurora Capital Group (Aurora), for $ 1.1 bil in cash. Originally, in January 2013, Aurora was rumored to be seeking a buyer for its NuCO2 unit.          

Pinnacle Security Inc-Cert Ast | Protection One Inc         

Protection One Inc, a unit of GTCR LLC, acquired certain assets of Pinnacle Security Inc, an Orem-based provider of residential and commercial security systems services, from Golden Gate Capital, in a leveraged buyout transaction.       

Preferred Imaging Inc | Quantum Discovery LLC

Quantum Discovery LLC acquired Preferred Imaging Inc, an Indianapolis-based provider of document management solutions and services. 

Metals USA Holdings Corp | Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co         

Reliance Steel & Aluminum Steel Co definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Metals USA Holdings Corp, a Fort Lauderdale-based wholesaler of processed metal products, from Apollo Global Management LLC, for $ 20.65 in cash per share, or a total value of $ 770.845 mil.          

First M&F Corp,Kosciusko,MS | Renasant Corp 

Renasant Corp definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of First M&F Corp, a Kosciusko-based bank holding company, in a stock swap transaction valued at $ 115.098 mil. Renasant offered 0.6425 common share per M&F share. Based on Renasant's closing stock price of $ 19.44 on 06 February 2013, the last full trading day prior to the announcement, each M&F share was valued at $ 12.49. 

Intervisual Technology Inc | RVPLUS Inc               

RVPlus Inc signed a Letter of Intent {LoI} to merge with Intervisual Technology Inc, a Hollywood- based provider of online education and managements services. 

Evolving Gold Corp-Rattlesnake | Shareholders

Evolving Gold Corp (EGC), a Vancouver-based gold mining company, planned to spin off its Rattlesnake Hills Property, to its shareholders, to create Rattlesnake Mining Corp (RMC), via a scheme of arrangement. EGC common shareholders were to receive 0.1 RMC common share per EGC share held.      

ProTec Games Inc | SHFL entertainment Inc       

SHFL entertainment Inc acquired ProTec Games Inc, a Las Vegas-based developer of gaming software.

Our Lady of Lourdes Parish | St Donato Parish   

St Donato Parish merged with Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, a Montclair-based religious organization.       

Sunset Mechanical Service | Sustainable Building Solutions         

Sustainable Building Solutions LLC acquired Sunset Mechanical Service, a Charlotte-based provider of heating and cooling services. Terms were not disclosed.       

Hello Direct Inc | Synergy Communication Mgmt              

Synergy Communication Management LLC agreed to acquire Hello Direct Inc, a Nashua-based manufacturer and wholesaler of telephone products, from GN Netcom Inc, a unit of GN Store Nord A/S GN Great Nordic Communications AS unit.      

EPPA | Team Health Holdings Inc             

Team Health Holdings Inc acquired Emergency Physicians Professional Association Ltd , a Minnetonka-based provider of medical services. Terms were not disclosed. Concurrently, Team Health acquired Valley Emergency Physicians Medical Group Inc.          

Valley Emergency Physicians | Team Health Holdings Inc

Team Health Holdings Inc acquired Valley Emergency Physicians Medical Group Inc, a Walnut Creek- based provider of medical and health services. Terms were not disclosed. Concurrently, Team Health acquired Emergency Physicians Professional Association Ltd.     

Consert Inc | Toshiba Corp         

Toshiba Corp of Japan acquired Consert Inc, a San Antonio-based provider of energy management services.      

MDT Personnel LLC | TrueBlue Inc          

TrueBlue Inc acquired MDT Personnel LLC, a Clearwater-based provider of temporary staffing services, for $ 48 mil. The consideration was to consist of $ 12 mil in cash and the assumption of $ 36 mil in debt.   

Bluefin Labs Inc | Twitter Inc      

Twitter Inc acquired Bluefin Labs Inc, a Cambridge-based provider of social television analytics services. Originally, Twitter was rumored to be planning to acquire Bluefin.

All Phase Security Inc | Universal Protection Service       

Universal Protection Service Inc, a unit of Universal Services of America, acquired All Phase Security Inc, a West Sacramento-based provider of security services.             

Integrative Stem Cell| YaFarm Technologies Inc

YaFarm Technologies Inc definitively agreed to acquire Integrative Stem Cell Institute, a Pembroke Pines- based manufacturer of cell- based regenerative pharmaceutical products.       

Axis Holdings Ltd | York Risk Services Group Inc

York Risk Services Group Inc acquired Axis Holdings Ltd, a Miami-based provider of claims management services. Terms were not disclosed.        

 

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