Target Acquirer Value ($millions) Synopsis
Express Scripts Holding Co Cigna Corp 69,770.2 Cigna Corp definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Express Scripts Holding Co, a St. Louis-based provider of pharmacy benefit management services, for USD 69.77 bil. The consideration will consist of USD 48.75 in cash and 0.243 common shares per Express Scripts common share, and the assumption of USD 15 bil in liabilities. Based on Cigna's closing stock price of USD 194.25 on 7 March 2018, the last full trading day prior to the announcement, each Express Scripts share was valued at USD 96.03. Upon completion of the deal, Cigna and Express Scripts shareholders will respectively own 64% and 36% of the combined entity.
Nordstrom Inc Investor Group 5,746.6 An investor group, comprising Blake W. Nordstrom, Peter E. Nordstrom, Erik B. Nordstrom, James F. Nordstrom, and Anne E. Gittinger, plans to launch a tender offer to acquire the remaining 68.67% stake or 114.391 mil common shares it does not already own in Nordstrom Inc, a Seattle-based owner and operator of apparel, shoes and accessories stores, for USD 50 in cash per share or a total of USD 5.747 bil.
Stevens Holding Co Inc Altra Industrial Motion Corp 2,961.0 Fortive Corporation has entered into a definitive agreement to combine four operating companies from its Automation & Specialty platform with Altra Industrial Motion Corp in a tax-efficient transaction, creating a pure-play firm in the power transmission and motion control market. Total consideration to Fortive and its shareholders is approximately USD 3bil, including USD 1.4bil in cash proceeds and debt reduction for Fortive and 35 million newly issued Altra common shares to Fortive’s shareholders, valued at approximately USD 1.6bil based on the 20-day volume weighted average stock price of Altra shares.
Sands Casino Resort,Bethlehem,Pennsylvania Wind Creek Hospitality 1,300.0 Wind Creek Hospitality agreed to acquire the Sands Casino Resort in Bethlehem from Las Vegas Sands Corp for USD 1.3 bil.
ABILITY Network Inc Inovalon Holdings Inc 1,200.0 Inovalon Holdings Inc definitively agreed to merge with ABILITY Network Inc, a Minneapolis-based provider of computer facilities management services, from Summit Partners LP for about USD 1.2 bil. The consideration will consist of USD 1.1 bil in cash and issuance of 7.6 mil restricted common shares valued at USD 100 mil. Originally, in February 2017, Ability was rumored to be seeking a buyer for the company.
CommerceHub Inc CommerceHub Inc SPV 1,056.3 CommerceHub Inc SPV, jointly owned by GTCR LLC and Sycamore Partners LLC, definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of CommerceHub Inc, an Albany-based provider of internet services, for USD 22.75 in cash per share or a total of USD 1.056 bil.
Kensho Technologies Inc S&P Global Inc 550.0 S&P Global Inc agreed to acquire Kensho Technologies Inc, a Cambridge-based software publisher, for USD 550 mil in cash and common shares. The consideration would consist of cash and common stock.
United Subcontractors Inc TopBuild Corp 475.0 Masco Corp's unit TopBuild Corp definitively agreed to acquire United Subcontractors Inc, a St. Paul-based drywall and insulation contractor, from Trilantic Capital Management LP for about USD 475 mil in cash.
Infineon Technologies AG-Certain Assets of Radio Frequency Power Business Cree Inc 425.6 Cree Inc acquired certain assets of the Radio Frequency Power Business of Infineon Technologies AG, a Neubiberg-based manufacturer of semiconductors and related devices, for about USD 425.558 mil in cash.
CRIC2 Funds LLC-Gartner I & Gartner II Class A Office Buildings Great Elm Capital Group Inc 61.0

Great Elm has partnered with CRIC2 Funds to recapitalize the Gartner I and Gartner II Class A office buildings and associated property in Fort Myers, Florida.

Under this deal, Great Elm will acquire an 80.1% stake in the property for a capital outlay of about USD 3mil. The total value of the transaction is USD 61mil, with USD 57.5mil of non-recourse debt remaining on the property. Currently, the property is leased, on a triple net basis, to Gartner until March 31, 2030, which may be extended as agreed.

Beacon Hotel,Washington,DC Rockpoint Group LLC 39.0 Rockpoint Group LLC acquired the 199-room Beacon Hotel in Washington DC from Capital Hotels & Suites for USD 39 mil via a leveraged buyout transaction.
Trans World Corp FEC Investment (US) Ltd 38.7 FEC Overseas Investment (UK) Ltd's unit FEC Investment (US) Ltd agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Trans World Corp, a New York-based casino operator, for USD 4.1 per share or a total of USD 38.69 mil.
Cranberry Square Shopping Center Investor Group 23.5 An investor group, comprising M&J Wilkow LTD and Alto Real Estate Funds, acquired the 141,450 sq ft Cranberry Square Shopping Center in Westminster from Saul Centers Inc for USD 23.5 mil.
Namesilo Llc Brisio Innovations Inc 9.5 Brisio Innovations Inc of Canada agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Namesilo LLC, a Phoenix-based provider of custom computer programming services, for USD 9.512 mil.
Ricardo PLC-Chicago technical facility Power Solutions International Inc 5.5 Power Solutions International Inc agreed to acquire the Chicago technical facility of Ricardo PLC, a West Sussex-based provider of engineering services, for USD 5.5 mil.
Earth Born Inc-Irie CBD Product Line Freedom Leaf Inc 0.7 Freedom Leaf Inc definitively agreed to acquire the Irie CBD product line of Earth Born Inc, a San Diego-based manufacturer of medicinals and botanicals, for about USD 0.711 mil. The transaction would consist of USD 0.4 mil in cash and an estimated 1.8 mil Freedom common shares valued at USD 0.311 mil.
Thrudermic LLC Pivot Pharmaceuticals Inc 0.6 Pivot Pharmaceuticals Inc of Canada plans to acquire the entire share capital of Thrudermic LLC, a Wilmington-based biological products manufacturer, in exchange for 0.5 mil Pivot common shares valued at USD 0.625 mil. The shares were valued based on Pivot's closing stock price of USD 1.25 on 5 March 2018, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
Recoil Energy Systems LLC Ace Gathering Holdings LLC Ace Gathering Holdings LLC acquired Recoil Energy Systems LLC, a Trent-based producer of crude petroleum and natural gas.
Aronson Security Group Adt Inc ADT Inc acquired Aronson Security Group (ASG), a Seattle-based provider of security systems services.
Med Advantage Advantum Health LLC Advantum Health LLC acquired Med Advantage, an Orlando-based provider of data processing and hosting services.
Bluelounge Pte Ltd Advantus Corp Advantus Corp acquired Bluelounge Pte Ltd, a Pasadena-based manufacturer of fiber optic cables.
Advanced Analytical Technologies Inc Agilent Technologies Inc Agilent Technologies Inc plans to acquire Advanced Analytical Technologies Inc, an Ames-based biological products manufacturer.
Benefit Planning Services LLC Alera Group Inc Alera Group Inc acquired Benefit Planning Services LLC, a Norwalk-based insurance agency. The transaction included IMG Benefits Group LLC.
IMG Benefits Group LLC Alera Group Inc Alera Group Inc acquired IMG Benefits Group LLC, a Houston-based insurance agency.
PF Eastern NC LLC Altamont Capital Partners LLC Altamont Capital Partners LLC acquired PF Eastern NC LLC, an operator of fitness and recreational sports center, from Planet Fitness Inc via a leveraged buyout transaction.
Wild Things LLC Asgard Partners & Co LLC Asgard Partners & Co LLC acquired Wild Things LLC, a Middletown-based manufacturer of technical outerwear and gear, from Mission Ready Services Inc.
Manufacturing & Distribution Facility,Sacramento,CA Axalta Coating Systems Ltd Axalta Coating Systems Ltd acquired a manufacturing and distribution facility in Sacramento, CA.
Graffiti Entertainment LLC Azure Holding Group Corp Azure Holding Group Corp acquired Graffiti Entertainment LLC, a Redwood City-based software publisher, from Signetics Corp.
Plixer LLC Battery Ventures LP Battery Ventures LP acquired Plixer LLC, a Kennebunk-based software publisher, via a leveraged buyout transaction.
Casterline Associates PC BDO USA LLP BDO International Ltd's unit BDO USA LLP acquired Casterline Associates PC, a Valley Forge-based accounting firm.
Carted Bell Media LLC Bell Media LLC acquired Carted, an online shopping and digital marketing provider for grocers.
Molecular Response LLC BioDuro LLC BridgeWest LLC's unit BioDuro LLC acquired Molecular Response LLC, a San Diego-based provider of biotechnology research and development services.
Veloxint Corp Braidy Industries Inc Braidy Industries Inc acquired the entire share capital of Veloxint Corp, a Framingham-based non-ferrous metals processor.
The Frontier Group Usa Career Management Partners Career Management Partners plans to merge with The Frontier Group USA, a provider of human resources and executive search consulting services based in Peachtree Corners.
Community Medical Holdings Corp Centene Corp Centene Corp definitively agreed to acquire Community Medical Holdings Corp, a North Miami Beach-based provider of ambulatory health care services.
Abaca Llc CGX Life Sciences Inc MPX Bioceutical Corp's unit CGX Life Sciences Inc plans to acquire the entire share capital of Abaca LLC, a Texas-based pharmaceutical preparations manufacturer, for about USD 15 mil.
Engage2Excel Inc Comvest Partners Comvest Partners acquired Engage2Excel Inc, a Statesville-based provider of human resources and executive search consulting services, from Gridiron Capital LLC via a leveraged buyout transaction.
Octiv Inc Conga Conga, a unit of Insight Venture Partners LLC, plans to acquire Octiv Inc, a Berkeley-based software publisher, from Plantronics Inc.
Zia Concrete Supply Co Inc Construction Supply Holdings LLC Construction Supply Holdings LLC, a unit of The Sterling Group LP, acquired Zia Concrete Supply Co Inc, an Albuquerque-based retailer.
Alphacorp Inc Convergint Technologies LLC Ares Management LP's unit Convergint Technologies LLC acquired Alphacorp Inc, a West Valley City-based provider of data processing and hosting services.
OG GROUP LLC Corix Bioscience Inc Corix Bioscience Inc plans to acquire a 60% stake in OG GROUP LLC, a Merritt Island-based operator of cannabis distillery and refinery space.
Read Window Products Inc Culp Inc Culp Inc plans to acquire Read Window Products Inc, a Knoxville-based home furnishing wholesaler.
KeyPoint Government Solutions DXC Technology Co DXC Technology Co plans to acquire the remaining stake it does not already own in KeyPoint Government Solutions, a Loveland-based provider of security systems services. Concurrently, DXC also plans to merge with Vencore Holding Corp.
Vencore Holding Corp DXC Technology Co DXC Technology Co plans to acquire the remaining stake it does not already own in Vencore Holding Corp, a Chantilly-based provider of financial investment services, via a three-way merger. Concurrently, DXC also plans to merge with Keypoint Government Solutions.
SoCore Energy LLC ENGIE North America Inc ENGIE North America Inc agreed to acquire SoCore Energy LLC, a Chicago-based electric power distributor, from Edison International Corp.
OmniClaim Inc Equian LLC Equian LLC, a unit of New Mountain Capital LLC, acquired OmniClaim Inc, a Woburn-based provider of overpaid claims recovery services.
VE Global Solutions LLC EVOCA SpA Lone Star Funds's unit EVOCA SpA of Italy acquired VE Global Solutions LLC, a Cleveland-based wholesaler of electronic appliances.
National Bearings Co Fenner PLC Fenner PLC of the UK acquired National Bearings Co, a Lancaster-based bearings manufacturer.
Cablemasters Corp Focus Universal Inc Focus Universal Inc plans to acquire Cablemasters Corp, an Erie-based electrical contractor.
Valor Bank- Certain Assets Frazer Bank Frazer Bank, a unit of First Altus Bancorp Inc, plans to acquire certain assets of Valor Bank, a Grandfield-based commercial bank ultimately owned by First of Grandfield Corp.
Green Room Green Spirit Industries Inc Green Spirit Industries Inc plans to acquire Green Room, a retail store front cannabis operation in Mendocino County.
Central Wisconsin Senior Care Portfolio Griffin-American Healthcare Reit IV Inc Griffin-American Healthcare Reit IV Inc acquired two properties under the Central Wisconsin Senior Care Portfolio in Waunakee with a total of 254 beds for around USD 22.6 mil.
American Management Association International-AMACOM HarperCollins Publishers LLC 21st Century Fox Inc's unit HarperCollins Publishers LLC has acquired the trade book assets of AMACOM from the American Management Association International (AMA). HarperCollins will take over all front list and backlist publication, sales, distribution, and licensing of the more than 600 books in AMACOM's catalog.
CaerVision Corp-Digital Assets Health Media Network LLC Health Media Network LLC acquired the digital assets of CaerVision Corp, a Frederick-based provider of research and development services. Concurrently, HMN acquired the digital assets of Healthcare News Network LLC and iPort Media LLC.
Healthcare News Network LLC-Digital Assets Health Media Network LLC Health Media Network LLC (HMN) acquired the digital assets of Healthcare News Network LLC, a Cape Coral-based internet portal operator. Concurrently, HMN acquired the digital assets of iPORT Media LLC and CaerVision Corp.
iPort Media LLC-Digital Assets Health Media Network LLC Health Media Network LLC (HMN) acquired the digital assets of iPort Media LLC, a Chicago-based provider of marketing consulting services. Concurrently, HMN acquired the digital assets of Healthcare News Network LLC and CaerVision Corp.
Team Car Care LLC Heartland Automotive Services Inc SPV Heartland Automotive Services Inc SPV, jointly owned by Wynnchurch Capital LLC and Mid-Atlantic Lubes Inc, acquired Heartland Automotive Services Inc, an Irving-based provider of automotive repair services, via a leveraged buyout transaction from Heartland Automotive Services Holdings Inc, ultimately owned by Sun Capital Partners Inc.
Gibraltar Business Capital LLC Hercules Capital Inc Hercules Capital Inc acquired the entire share capital of Gibraltar Business Capital LLC, a Northbrook-based financing services provider.
Leitao Insurance Inc Hub International Ltd Hub International Ltd, a unit of Hellman & Friedman LLC, acquired Ludlow-based Leitao Insurance Inc.
Rubino Enterprises Inc Hub International Ltd Hub International Ltd, a unit of Hellman & Friedman LLC, acquired Rubino Enterprises Inc, an Arlington-based insurance agency.
Gateway Hospitality Group Inc-Management Platform Interstate Hotels & Resorts Inc Kohlberg & Co LLC's unit Interstate Hotels & Resorts Inc acquired the management platform of Gateway Hospitality Group Inc, a Twinsburg-based hotel operator.
TeamPassword Inc Jungle Disk Inc Jungle Disk Inc acquired TeamPassword Inc, a Baltimore-based software publisher.
Rockhill Insurance Group-General Liability & Gas & Propane Distribution Business K2 Insurance Services LLC K2 Insurance Services LLC acquired the General Liability and Gas & Propane Distribution business of Rockhill Insurance Group, a Kansas City-based direct property and casualty insurance carrier ultimately owned by State Automobile Mutual Insurance Co.
Dahlicious Llc Keen Growth Capital Advisors LLC Keen Growth Capital Advisors LLC acquired Dahlicious LLC, a Leominster-based fluid milk manufacturer, via a leveraged buyout transaction.
Heartland Dental Care LLC KKR & Co LP KKR & Co LP definitively agreed to acquire a majority interest in Heartland Dental Care LLC, an Effingham-based provider of office administrative services, via a secondary buyout transaction from Teachers' Private Capital (TPC), ultimately owned by Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan. Originally, TPC acquired a majority interest in Heartland.
THG Corp KLX Inc KLX Inc acquired THG Corp, a Northborough-based wholesaler of industrial supplies.
Cryptobontix Knight Financial Products (Knight Trading Group Inc) Knight Financial Products, a unit of Knight Trading Group Inc, plans to acquire Cryptobontix, a provider of financial transactions services.
Mesirow Advanced Strategies Inc Lighthouse Investment Partners LLC Navigator Global Investments Ltd's unit Lighthouse Investment Partners LLC definitively agreed to acquire Mesirow Advanced Strategies Inc, a Chicago-based investment advisor, from Mesirow Financial Holdings Inc, ultimately owned by Roosevelt Investment Group Inc.
Altai Partners LLC Lineage Grow Co Ltd Lineage Grow Company Ltd of Canada plans to acquire the entire share capital of Altai Partners LLC, a provider of crop production services.
Builder's Glass & Hardware Inc Majestic Kitchen & Bath Creations Majestic Kitchen & Bath Creations acquired Builder's Glass & Hardware Inc, a Wilmington-based flat glasses manufacturer.
Componex Corp Maxcess International Holding Corp Maxcess International Holding Corp acquired Componex Corp, an Edgerton-based manufacturer of aluminum extruded products.
Traust Sollus Wealth Management LLC Mercer Advisors Inc Genstar Capital LLC's unit Mercer Advisors Inc acquired Traust Sollus Wealth Management LLC, a New York City-based wealth management firm.
HAPPY Software Inc MRI Software LLC MRI Software LLC, a unit of GI Partners LLP, acquired HAPPY Software Inc, a Saratoga Springs-based software publisher.
CRG Events Opus Events Agency Opus Events Agency acquired CRG Events, a highly respected Seattle-based event management agency.
BeneFLEX HR Resources Inc Paylocity Holding Corp Paylocity Holding Corp acquired BeneFLEX HR Resources Inc, a Louis-based provider of human resources and executive search consulting services.
SheKnows LLC Penske Media Corp Penske Media Corp acquired SheKnows LLC, a Scottsdale-based internet portal operator, from AtomicOnline LLC.
Haleakala Solar Inc Petersen-Dean Inc Petersen-Dean Inc acquired Haleakala Solar Inc, an Aiea-based alternative energy sources establishment.
Energy Services International Ltd Petrolink USA LLC Petrolink USA LLC acquired Energy Services International Ltd, a Seabrook-based wholesaler of chemical and allied products, from Parman Capital Investments Inc.
ARxCare LLC PharmScript LLC PharmScript LLC acquired ARxCare LLC, a Pembroke-based drug store operator. Concurrently, PharmScript acquired Vinze Pharmacare Inc.
Vinze Pharmacare Inc PharmScript LLC PharmScript LLC acquired Vinze Pharmacare Inc, a Columbus-based drug store operator. Concurrently, PharmScript acquired ARxCare LLC.
Sculpt Fusion Yoga Point Loma Yoga LLC Point Loma Yoga LLC acquired Sculpt Fusion Yoga, a Carmel Valley-based fitness and recreational sports center operator.
Chicago Technology Advisors Porcaro Stolarek Mete Partners LLC Porcaro Stolarek Mete Partners LLC acquired Chicago Technology Advisors, a Chicago-based provider of marketing consulting services.
Smart ERP Solutions Inc Provade Inc Pinnacle Technical Resources Inc's unit Provade Inc acquired Smart ERP Solutions Inc, a software publisher.
HCR ManorCare Inc Quality Care Properties Inc Quality Care Properties Inc agreed to acquire the entire share capital of the bankrupt HCR ManorCare Inc, a Toledo-based nursing care facility operator, from The Carlyle Group LLC, ultimately owned by The Carlyle Group LP.
Treat Bake Shop LLC Quince & Apple LLC Quince & Apple LLC acquired Treat Bake Shop LLC, a Milwaukee-based commercial bakery.
Central Bank & Trust Co,Hutchinson,Kansas RCB Holding Co Inc RCB Holding Co Inc plans to acquire Central Bank & Trust Co, a Hutchinson-based commercial bank.
CyberDeadbolt-Assets Rivetz Corp Rivetz Corp acquired the assets of CyberDeadbolt, a software publisher.
OPC Pest Control Services Inc Rollins Inc Rollins Inc acquired OPC Pest Control Services Inc, a Louisville-based provider of exterminating and pest control services.
Group Mobile International LLC Route1 Inc Route1 Inc of Canada plans to acquire Group Mobile International LLC, a Chandler-based wholesaler of electronic parts and equipment.
DermOne LLC-New Jersey Offices(9) Schweiger Dermatology Group PLLC Schweiger Dermatology Group PLLC acquired 9 New Jersey offices from DermOne LLC, a Manahawkin-based medical firm.
Axa Equitable Holdings Inc Shareholders AXA SA was rumored to be planning to spin-off AXA Equitable Holdings Inc, a New York City-based insurance agency, to its shareholders.
NanGate Inc Silvaco Inc Silvaco Inc acquired NanGate Inc, a Santa Clara-based software publisher.
GUND Inc Spin Master Corp Spin Master Corp of Canada acquired GUND Inc, an Edison-based manufacturer of dolls and stuffed toys.
Advantage Funding Management Co Inc Sterling National Bank,Montebello,New York Sterling Bancorp's unit Sterling National Bank definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Advantage Funding Management Co Inc, a Lake Success-based provider of sales financing services, from Macquarie Group Ltd.
EmergiNet LLC-clinical operations business Team Health Holdings Inc Blackstone Group LP's unit Team Health Holdings Inc acquired the clinical operations business of EmergiNet LLC, an Atlanta-based nursing care facility operator.
Chesapeake Energy Corp-Louisiana Drilling Fields Tellurian Inc Tellurian Inc is rumored to be planning to acquire the Louisiana drilling fields of Chesapeake Energy Corp, an Oklahoma City-based oil and gas exploration and production company, for around USD 2 bil.
Zagat Survey LLC The Infatuation Inc The Infatuation Inc agreed to acquire Zagat Survey LLC, a New York-based provider of online survey-based dining and travel information services, from Google Inc, ultimately owned by Alphabet Inc.
iBasis Inc Tofane Global Tofane Global of France agreed to acquire iBasis Inc, a Lexington-based internet service provider, from Koninklijke KPN NV.
Multifilm Packaging Corp Transcontinental Inc Transcontinental Inc of Canada acquired Multifilm Packaging Corp, an Elgin-based manufacturer of plastics packaging films and sheets.
Mario Tricoci Hair Salon & Day Spa Tricoci Family The Tricoci family acquired The Mario Tricoci Hair Salon and Day Spa in Palatine from Elizabeth Arden Salon Holdings.
Recruiterbox Inc Turn/River Capital LP Turn/River Capital LP acquired Recruiterbox Inc, a San Francisco-based software publisher, via a leveraged buyout transaction.
Golden Spread Redi-Mix Inc US Concrete Inc US Concrete Inc acquired Golden Spread Redi-Mix Inc, an Amarillo-based manufacturer of ready-mix concrete.
Gramann Reporting Ltd US Legal Support Inc US Legal Support Inc acquired Gramann Reporting Ltd, a Milwaukee-based provider of stenotype services.
Student Housing Portfolio(2) Vesper Holdings LLC Vesper Holdings, a privately-held real estate investment firm based in New York City, has acquired the 336-bed Carrollton Crossing and 504-bed River Pointe student housing near the University of West Georgia.
CoolHomepages.com Wellspring Search LLC Wellspring Search LLC acquired CoolHomepages.com, a provider of web design services.
RED Manufacturing Corp Wire-Mesh Products Inc Wire-Mesh Products Inc has merged with RED Manufacturing Corp, a Lancaster-based steel mill operator.
Firecracker Inc Wolters Kluwer Health LLC Wolters Kluwer Health LLC, a unit of Wolters Kluwer NV, acquired Firecracker Inc, a Boston-based software publisher.
Manufactured home communities(9) YES Communities Inc YES Communities Inc acquired a portfolio of nine manufactured home communities.
Epsen Fuller & Associates LLC-Certain Assets Z Resource Group Inc Z Resource Group Inc acquired certain assets of Epsen Fuller & Associates LLC, a New York-based executive search and talent management consulting firm.
Marketing Digest Inc Zicix Corp Zicix Corp plans to acquire Marketing Digest Inc, a Springfield-based software publisher.
 Source: Thomson Reuters


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