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K2M Group Holdings Inc Stryker Corp 1,241.3 Stryker Corp definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of K2M Group Holdings Inc, a Leesburg-based medical instruments manufacturer, from Welsh Carson Anderson & Stowe for $27.5 in cash per share or a total of $1.241 billion.
Brooks Automation Inc-Semiconductor Cryogenics Business Edwards Vacuum LLC 675.0 Atlas Copco AB's unit Edwards Vacuum LLC agreed to acquire the semiconductor cryogenics business of Brooks Automation Inc, a Chelmsford-based manufacturer of semiconductors and related device, for $675 million in cash. Concurrently, Edwards Vacuum plans to acquire a 50% stake in Ulvac Cryogenics Inc, jointly owned by Brooks Automation and Ulvac Inc.
Rex Energy Corp PennEnergy Resources LLC 600.5 PennEnergy Resources LLC agreed to acquire the entire share capital of the bankrupt Rex Energy Corp (REC), a State College-based oil and gas exploration and production company, for about $600.5 million. In May 2018, REC announced that it was seeking a buyer for the company.
Infoarmor Corp Allstate Corp 525.0 Allstate Corp agreed to acquire InfoArmor Corp, a Scottsdale-based software publisher, for $525 million in cash.
Cartiva Inc Wright Medical Group NV 435.0 Wright Medical Group NV of Netherlands definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Cartiva Inc, an Alpharetta-based manufacturer of surgical appliance and supplies, for about $435 million in cash.
Blue Ridge Mountain Resources Inc Eclipse Resources Corp 378.6 Eclipse Resources Holdings LP's unit Eclipse Resources Corp definitively agreed to merge with Blue Ridge Mountain Resources Inc, an Irving-based producer of crude petroleum and natural gas, for $378.647 million via a stock swap transaction. Eclipse offered 4.4259 common shares per Blue Ridge common share. Based on Eclipse's closing stock price of $1.68 on 24 August 2018, the last full trading day prior to the announcement, each Blue Ridge share was valued at $7.436. Upon completion of the deal, Eclipse and Blue Ridge will respectively own 57.5% and 42.5% of the merged entity.
Genesis Energy Lp-Powder River Basin Midstream Assets Silver Creek Midstream LLC 300.0 Silver Creek Midstream LLC definitively agreed to acquire the powder river basin midstream assets of Genesis Energy LP, a Houston-based provider of pipeline transportation services of crude oil, for about $300 million.
Road Ranger LLC Empresa Nacional De Energia Enex SA 289.0 Quinenco SA's unit Empresa Nacional De Energia Enex SA of Chile agreed to acquire Road Ranger LLC, a Rockford-based operator of gasoline stations with convenience stores, for $289 mil.
Andersen Corp-Silver Line Vinyl Window & Patio Door Division Ply Gem Holdings Inc 190.0 Clayton Dubilier & Rice LLC's unit Ply Gem Holdings Inc definitively agreed to acquire the silver line vinyl window & patio door division of Andersen Corp, a Bayport-based window supplier, for $190 mil.
CamberView Partners LLC PJT Partners Inc 165.0 PJT Partners Inc agreed to acquire the entire share capital of CamberView Partners LLC, a San Francisco-based investment advisor, for about $165 million via a stock swap transaction. The consideration would consist of $65 million in cash and $100 million in common shares.
GlobeComm Systems Inc SpeedCast International Ltd 135.0 SpeedCast International Ltd of Australia definitively agreed to acquire GlobeComm Systems Inc, a Hauppauge-based manufacturer of wireless communications equipment, from Wasserstein & Co LP for about $135 million.
The Ritz-Carlton Denver Xenia Hotels & Resorts Inc 100.3 Xenia Hotels & Resorts Inc acquired The Ritz-Carlton Denver, a 202-room luxury hotel in Denver, Colorado, for $100.25 million.
Letica Corp Graphic Packaging International Inc 95.0 Graphic Packaging Holding Co's unit Graphic Packaging International Inc agreed to acquire Letica Corp, a Rochester Hills-based paper packing products manufacturer, from RPC Group PLC for $95 mil.
Impact Innovations Inc IG Design Group PLC 72.7 IG Design Group PLC of the UK agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Impact Innovations Inc, a Clara City-based fiber boxes manufacturer, for $72.74 million in cash.
Resolute Forest Products Inc-Recycled Bleached Kraft Pulp Mill ND Paper LLC 55.0 Nine Dragons Paper Ltd's unit ND Paper LLC of Hong Kong definitively agreed to acquire the recycled bleached kraft pulp mill of Resolute Forest Products Inc, a Montreal-based manufacturer and wholesaler of newsprint, coated publication paper, market pulp and wood products, for $55 million in cash.
TGI Systems Corp QMS Media Ltd 40.0 QMS Media Ltd of Australia agreed to acquire a 90% stake in TGI Systems Corp, a Chicago-based advertising agency, for about $40 million. The deal would include a 90% stake in TGI Europe GmbH.
Calyx Engineers & Consultants Inc NV5 Global Inc 36.0 NV5 Global Inc acquired Calyx Engineers & Consultants Inc, a Cary-based provider of engineering and environmental services, for $36 million in cash and common stock.
North Ranch Gateway,Westlake Village,California The Sterling Organization LLC 35.0 The Sterling Organization LLC acquired North Ranch Gateway, a 86,520 square foot shopping center in Westlake Village, for $35 mil.
Digium Inc Sangoma Technologies Corp 29.0 Sangoma Technologies Corp of Canada definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Digium Inc, a Hunstville-based software publisher, for $28.992 million. The consideration will consist of $24.3 million in cash and the issuance of 3.943 million common shares. The shares were valued based on Sangoma's closing stock price of $1.19 on 23 August 2018, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
Fat Pattys ARC Group Inc 12.3 ARC Group Inc agreed to acquire the four-unit Fat Patty's franchise in Ashland for $12.3 mil.
Concept Development Inc One Stop Systems Inc 5.6 One Stop Systems Inc definitively agreed to acquire Concept Development Inc, an Irvine-based manufacturer of computer peripheral equipment, for $5.594 million. The consideration would consist of $0.667 million in cash and $4.927 million in One Stop common shares.
Pixowl Inc Animoca Brands Corp Ltd 4.9 Animoca Brands Corp Ltd of Hong Kong agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Pixowl Inc, a San Francisco-based software publisher, for about $4.875 million via a stock swap transaction. The consideration would consist of an estimated $0.52 million in cash plus an estimated $4.355 million in ordinary shares.
Monzite Corp Omni-Lite Industries Canada Inc 1.4 Omni-Lite Industries Canada Inc agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Monzite Corp, a Nashua-based electronic components manufacturer, for about $1.402 million via a stock swap transaction. The consideration will consist of 1.225 million common shares valued at an estimated $1. 062 million plus the assumption of $0.34 million in liabilities. The shares were valued based on Omni's closing stock price of $0.867 on 24 Aug 2018, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
Best Choice Nuts Candy & Specialties Inc M Line Holdings Inc 0.5 M Line Holdings Inc signed a letter of intent to acquire Best Choice Nuts Candy & Specialties Inc, a Florida-based non-chocolate confectionery manufacturer, for $0.5 million in cash.
Peppermint Jim LLC Liberated Energy Inc 0.3 Liberated Energy Inc acquired a 51% stake in Peppermint Jim LLC, a Tucson-based mint farming establishment, from Marani Brands Inc for $0.25 million in Liberated Series B preferred shares.
Arras Keathley Adcom Group Adcom Group acquired Arras Keathley, a Cleveland-based provider of marketing consulting services.
Kovitz Investment Group LLC AFAM Capital Inc AFAM Capital Inc definitively agreed to acquire Kovitz Investment Group LLC, a Chicago-based provider of asset management and advisory services.
Scworx Corp Alliance MMA Inc Alliance MMA Inc plans to acquire the entire share capital of Scworx Corp, a Tampa-based provider of data processing and hosting services.
Workplace Training American Association For Laboratory Accreditation Inc American Association for Laboratory Accreditation Inc acquired Workplace Training, a Wayzata-based provider of exam preparation and tutoring services.
Tuscany Collection Architectural Surfaces Group Architectural Surfaces Group acquired Tuscany Collection, a Las Vegas-based building materials dealer.
Laddawn Inc Berry Global Group Inc Berry Global Group Inc acquired Laddawn Inc, a Devens-based manufacturer of blown polyethylene bags and films.
Milford Ice Pavilion Black Bear Sports Group Inc Black Bear Sports Group Inc acquired Milford Ice Pavilion, a 1,000-seat skating rink in Milford, Connecticut.
NEP Group Inc Carlyle Global Partners LP The Carlyle Group LP's unit Carlyle Global Partners LP agreed to acquire a majority interest in NEP Group Inc, a Pittsburgh-based provider of postproduction services, from Crestview Partners LP.
CTS Capital Advisors LLC Cherry Bekaert & Holland LLP Cherry Bekaert & Holland LLP acquired CTS Capital Advisors LLC, a Bethesda-based investment advisor.
Kahiki Foods Inc Cj Cheiljedang Corp CJ CheilJedang Corp of South Korea plans to acquire the entire share capital of Kahiki Foods Inc, a Gahanna-based specialty foods manufacturer, from ABARTA Inc.
Zoombang Inc Code Green Apparel Corp. Code Green Apparel Group of Canada plans to acquire Zoombang Inc, a Houston-based apparels manufacturer.
Self Storage Center,Florida Compass Self Storage Compass Self Storage acquired Self Storage Center, a Tavares-based provider of warehousing and storage services.
Rain2day Inc Cross Country Infrastructure Services Inc Cross Country Infrastructure Services Inc acquired Rain2day Inc, a Las Vegas-based water and sewer line constructor.
Data Specialists Inc Dairy.com Dairy.com, a unit of Momentx, acquired Data Specialists Inc, an Elkhorn-based software publisher.
Blueprint Registry Inc David's Bridal Inc Clayton Dubilier & Rice LLC's unit David's Bridal Inc acquired Blueprint Registry Inc, a Seattle-based provider of online wedding registry services for couples.
QSpace Inc Deloitte LLP Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Ltd's unit Deloitte LLP acquired QSpace Inc, a San Francisco-based queer architectural research organization, from iPlace Inc, owned by Move Inc.
Bulger Partners LLC Ernst & Young LLP Ernst & Young LLP acquired Bulger Partners LLC, a Boston-based investment advisor.
AnalytiX Data Services Inc Erwin Inc Parallax Capital Partners LLC's unit Erwin Inc acquired AnalytiX Data Services Inc, a Chantilly-based software publisher.
Adler Real Estate Partners Llc-Industrial Building Portfoliotexasnorth Carolina(20) Exeter Property Group LLC Exeter Property Group LLC acquired a portfolio of 20 industrial buildings from Adler Real Estate Partners LLC, an Aventura-based lessor of real estate property.
Designation Labs LLC Flatiron School LLC Flatiron School LLC, a unit of WeWork Cos Inc, acquired Designation Labs LLC, a Chicago-based computer training services provider.
Hazard Management Services Inc Forensic Analytical Consulting Services Inc Forensic Analytical Consulting Services Inc acquired Hazard Management Services Inc, a Modesto-based provider of risk management training for hazardous materials.
Fitz Casino & Hotel Tunica Robinsonville Foundation Gaming & Entertainment LLC Foundation Gaming & Entertainment LLC, a unit of Foundation Gaming Group LLC, acquired Fitz Casino & Hotel in Tunica.
Flight Plan LLC Garmin Ltd Garmin Ltd of Switzerland acquired Flight Plan LLC, a Southbury-based flight planning company.
Dreamcard LLC GD Entertainment & Technology Inc GD Entertainment & Technology Inc acquired Dreamcard LLC, a San Jose-based provider of card printing services.
Kimpton Palladian Hotel Gem Real Estate Group Inc Gem Real Estate Group Inc acquired Kimpton Palladian Hotel, a 4-star hotel in Seattle.
A Self Storage Mt. Juliet Go Store It Management LLC Go Store It has acquired A + Self Storage in Mt. Juliet, TN. The property measuring 90,000 sq ft contains a total of 685 units.
Urban Armor Gear LLC Hammond Kennedy Whitney & Co Inc Via a leveraged buyout transaction, Hammond Kennedy Whitney & Co Inc acquired Urban Armor Gear LLC, a Laguna Niguel-based wholesaler of electronic parts and equipment.
Iatric Systems Inc Harris Healthcare Harris Healthcare, a unit of Harris Computer Systems Inc, acquired Iatric Systems Inc, a Wakefield-based software publisher.
MyFly WiFi Inc HPIL Holding HPIL Holding acquired MyFly WiFi Inc, a Boca Raton-based manufacturer of telephone apparatuses, from My Boca Holdings Inc.
Hydromer Inc-T-HEXX Animal Healthcare business Huvepharma Inc Huvepharma AD Sofia's unit Huvepharma Inc acquired the T-HEXX Animal Healthcare business of Hydromer Inc, a Branchburg-based plastics materials manufacturer.
Dragon Seeds LLC iFresh Inc iFresh Inc signed a letter of intent to acquire a 70% stake in Dragon Seeds LLC, a Vero Beach-based wholesaler of Mibao dragon fruit.
Polestar Benefits Inc Infinisource Inc Infinisource Inc acquired Polestar Benefits Inc, a Lake Oswego-based insurance agency.
D&S Factors Internet Truckstop Group LLC Internet Truckstop Group LLC acquired D&S Factors, a Fruitland-based provider of factoring services.
Pacific Union International Inc John L Scott Inc John L. Scott Inc plans to acquire the remaining stake it does not already own in Pacific Union International Inc, a San Francisco-based residential property manager.
Ausley Associates Inc MAG Aerospace MAG Aerospace acquired Ausley Associates Inc, a Lexington Park-based provider of engineering services.
Gould Technical Services LLC Maxim Crane Works LP Maxim Crane Works LP, a unit of Maxim Crane Works Holdings Inc, acquired Gould Technical Services LLC, a lessor of machinery and equipment.
Northland Communications Corp Mega Broadband Investments LLC Mega Broadband Investments LLC, a unit of GTCR LLC, definitively agreed to acquire Northland Communications Corp, a Seattle-based provider of subscription programming services, from Northland Telecom Corp via a leveraged buyout transaction.
Reis Inc Moodys Corp Moody's Corp plans to acquire the entire share capital of Reis Inc, a New York-based commercial real estate data company, for around $278 mil.
Hospitality Mints LLC Mount Franklin Foods LLC Mount Franklin Foods LLC acquired Hospitality Mints LLC, a Boone-based manufacturer of chocolate and confectionery, from Linsalata Capital Partners Inc.
Opcity Inc Move Inc Move Inc, a unit of News Corp, plans to acquire Opcity Inc, an Austin-based provider of real estate services.
Tommark Inc Munch's Supply LLC Rotunda Capital Partners LLC's unit Munch's Supply LLC acquired Tommark Inc, a Jackson-based wholesaler of air-conditioning equipment and supplies.
Dayspring Water LLC Nestle Waters North America Inc Perrier Vittel SA's unit Nestle Waters North America Inc acquired Dayspring Water LLC, a Trappe-based retailer.
Kaufmann & Goble Associates Inc Northwest Plan Services Inc Northwest Plan Services Inc acquired Kaufmann & Goble Associates Inc, a San Jose-based provider of management consulting services.
Info-Link Technologies Inc NuMSP LLC NuMSP LLC acquired Info-Link Technologies Inc, a Mount Vernon-based information technology firm.
Overland Petroleum LLC Offen Petroleum Inc Offen Petroleum Inc plans to acquire Overland Petroleum LLC, a St. George-based wholesaler of petroleum and petroleum products.
Missouri Valley Petroleum Inc Parkland USA LLC Parkland Fuel Corp's unit Parkland USA LLC agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Missouri Valley Petroleum Inc, a Mandan-based wholesaler of petroleum and petroleum products.
Maxis360 PowerNet Global Communications PowerNet Global Communications acquired the remaining stake it did not already own in Maxis360, an Altamonte Springs-based software publisher.
Blacktree Tv Press Media Group Inc Press Media Group Inc plans to acquire BlackTree TV, a radio and television broadcasting station.
Abatement Industries Group Inc Prism Spectrum Holdings LLC White Oak Group Inc's unit Prism Spectrum Holdings LLC acquired Abatement Industries Group Inc, a West Haven-based metal wholesaler.
NxGen Brands LLC Pyramidion Technology Group Inc Pyramidion Technology Group Inc signed a letter of intent to acquire NxGen Brands LLC, a Denver-based internet portal operator.
Provant Health Solutions LLC Quest Diagnostics Inc Quest Diagnostics Inc agreed to acquire Provant Health Solutions LLC, an East Greenwich-based provider of ambulatory health care services, from Hooper Holmes Inc.
Optim Earth Inc RoadSafe Traffic Systems Inc RoadSafe Traffic Systems Inc acquired Optim Earth Inc, a Reno-based provider of surveying and mapping services.
Lifeway Mobility Llc Rockwood Equity Partners LLC Via a leveraged buyout transaction, Rockwood Equity Partners LLC plans to acquire a majority interest in Lifeway Mobility LLC, a Hartford-based manufacturer of navigational, measuring, electromedical and control instruments.
Ritman & Associates Inc Seeman Holtz Property & Casualty Inc Seeman Holtz Property & Casualty Inc acquired Ritman & Associates Inc, a Noblesville-based provider of insurance and pension funds administration services.
Be Locally SEO SEO Werkz SEO Werkz acquired Be Locally SEO, a South Jordan-based search engine optimization (SEO) company.
D Software INC Smartbear Software Inc Francisco Partners LP's unit Smartbear Software Inc plans to acquire D Software Inc, a San Jose-based provider of custom computer programming services.
Probuilt Professional Lighting LLC Southwire Co LLC Southwire Co LLC acquired Probuilt Professional Lighting LLC, a Mundelein-based wholesaler of industrial machinery and equipment.
Key Resources Inc Staffing 360 Solutions Inc Staffing 360 Solutions Inc acquired Key Resources Inc, a Greensboro-based provider of human resources and executive search consulting services, from Culver Staffing Services.
MercuryGate International Inc Summit Partners LP Summit Partners LP acquired MercuryGate International Inc, a Cary-based software publisher, from Warburg Pincus LLC via a leveraged buyout transaction.
Ntp Wireless System One System One acquired NTP Wireless, a Chicago-based wireless telecommunications carrier.
Westport Business Group LLC Tallgrass Freight Co Tallgrass Freight Co acquired Westport Business Group LLC, a provider of freight trucking services.
Big Time Products LLC The Hillman Group Inc The Hillman Co Inc's unit The Hillman Group Inc definitively agreed to acquire Big Time Products LLC, a Rome-based gloves manufacturer.
Freedompop Truconnect Truconnect acquired Freedompop's ETC platform, a Los Angeles-based operator of wireless internet and mobile virtual network jointly owned by STS Media Inc and Dish Network Mexico.
ClariCare Inc True Nature Holding Inc True Nature Holding Inc signed a letter of intent to acquire ClariCare Inc, an Indianapolis-based software reproducer, for around $3 mil.
Dr Graphx Inc Tukaiz Communications LLC PriNexus Inc's unit Tukaiz Communications LLC acquired Dr. Graphx Inc, a Chicago-based provider of graphic design services.
The Auto Shops LLC Turn 5 Inc Turn 5 Inc acquired The Auto Shops LLC, a Pepperell-based online retail shop.
Alexandria Eye Clinic Pa Vance Thompson Vision Vance Thompson Vision plans to acquire Alexandria Eye Clinic PA, an Alexandria-based medical practice.
MAP Enterprises Inc Versalift LLC Time Manufacturing Co's unit Versalift LLC acquired MAP Enterprises Inc, a Graham-based manufacturer of construction machinery.
CloudHealth Technologies Inc VMware Inc EMC Corp's unit VMware Inc definitively agreed to acquire CloudHealth Technologies Inc, a Boston-based provider of cloud service management platform.
Paris Presents Inc Yellow Wood Partners LLC Yellow Wood Partners LLC definitively agreed to acquire Paris Presents Inc, a Gurnee-based manufacturer and wholesaler of beauty products and personal care accessories, from EagleTree Capital LP, Ontario Pension Board, and Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co via a leveraged buyout transaction.
US M&A Deals Announced August 24 to 30, 2018
Source: Thomson Reuters
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