The weekly wrap: IBM, Sentinel, Sovos Brands

IBM
The International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) logo is displayed in front of the company's offices in New York, U.S., on Monday, Oct. 14, 2013. Photographer: Craig Warga/Bloomberg

Target Acquirer Value ($millions) Synopsis
Red Hat Inc International Business Machines Corp 33,555.4 International Business Machines Corp definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Red Hat Inc, a Raleigh-based software publisher, for $190 in cash per common share or a total of $33.555 billion.
Newfield Exploration Co Encana Corp 7,194.3 Encana Corp of Canada definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Newfield Exploration Co, a producer of crude petroleum and natural gas based in The Woodlands, for $7.194 billion via a stock swap transaction. Encana offered 2. 672 common shares per Newfield share. Based on Encana's closing stock price of $13.44 on 31 October 2018, the last full trading day prior to the announcement, each Newfield share was valued at $35.91.
Wildhorse Resource Development Corp Chesapeake Energy Corp 3,260.6 Chesapeake Energy Corp definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Wildhorse Resource Development Corp, a Houston-based oil and natural gas company, for $3.261 bil, including the assumption of $930 million in liabilities, via a stock swap transaction. Chesapeake offered a choice of $3 in cash per share and 5.336 Chesapeake common shares or 5.989 Chesapeake common shares per Wildhorse common share. Based on Chesapeake's closing stock price of $3.72 on 29 October 2018, each Wildhorse share was valued at $22.85. Upon completion of the deal, Chesapeake and WRD shareholders will own 55% and 45% in the combined company, respectively.
Blue Racer Midstream LLC First Reserve Corp 1,500.0 First Reserve Corp definitively agreed to acquire a 50% interest in Blue Racer Midstream LLC, a Dallas-based producer of crude petroleum and natural gas jointly owned by Dominion Energy Inc and Caiman Energy II LLC, from Dominion for an estimated $1.5 billion via a leveraged buyout transaction. The consideration will consist of $1.2 billion in cash and up to $300 million in profit-related payments. Originally, in September 2018, Dominion announced that it was seeking a buyer for its 50% interest in Blue Racer.
Pacific Biosciences of California Inc Illumina Inc 1,236.4 Illumina Inc agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Pacific Biosciences of California Inc, a Menlo Park-based developer and manufacturer of sequencing systems, for $8 in cash per share or a total of $1.236 billion.
Penn Virginia Corp Denbury Resources Inc 1,201.7 Denbury Resources Inc definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of the bankrupt Penn Virginia Corp (PVC), a Houston-based producer of crude petroleum and natural gas, for $1.202 billion via a stock swap transaction. Denbury offered $25.86 plus 12.4 common shares per PVC share. Based on Denbury's closing stock price of $4.35 on 26 October 2018, the last full trading day prior to the announcement, each Crossman share was valued at $53.94. Denbury offered a choice of cash, stock or a combination of cash and stock. Originally, in February 2015, Penn was rumored to be seeking a buyer for the entire share capital of the company, with BP PLC named as a potential bidder.
Electro Scientific Industries Inc MKS Instruments Inc 1,024.1 MKS Instruments Inc agreed to acquire the entire share capital, or 34.138 million common shares of Electro Scientific Industries Inc, a Portland-based manufacturer of photonic systems for micro engineering applications, for $30 in cash per share or a total of $1.024 bil.
Alpha Technologies Services Inc EnerSys Inc 750.0 EnerSys Inc agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Alpha Technologies Services Inc, a Bellingham-based provider of commercial and industrial machinery and equipment repair and maintenance services, from Alphatec Ltd. Concurrently, EnerSys agreed to acquire Alpha Technologies Inc, the entire share capital of Alpha Technologies Ltd, and certain assets of Altair Advanced Industries Inc. The four transactions have a combined value of $750 million. The consideration will consist of $650 million in cash, and common shares valued at $100 mil.
Lonza Group AG-Water Care Business Unit Platinum Equity LLC 630.0 Platinum Equity LLC definitively agreed to acquire the Water Care business of Lonza Group AG, a Basel-based manufacturer of biological products, for an estimated $630 million via a leveraged buyout transaction. Originally, in May 2018, Lonza Group AG announced that it was seeking a buyer for its Water Care business.
Telular Corp Ametek Inc 525.0 Ametek Inc (Ametek) acquired Telular Corp, a Chicago-based manufacturer of telephone apparatuses, hardware and wireless devices, from Avista Capital Holdings LP, for an estimated $525 million in cash. Concurrently, AMETEK acquired Forza Silicon Corp.
Cordillera Communications LLC-Television Stations(15) EW Scripps Co 521.0 EW Scripps Co plans to pay $521 million to acquire 15 television stations of Cordillera Communications LLC, a Saint Paul-based television broadcaster ultimately owned by Evening Post Industries.
LSC Communications Inc Quad/Graphics Inc 380.6 Quad/Graphics Inc definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of LSC Communications Inc, a Chicago-based provider of commercial gravure printing services, via a stock swap transaction valued $380.64 million. Quad offered 0.625 common shares per LSC share. Based on Quad's closing stock price of $18.25 on 30 October 2018, the last full trading day prior to the announcement, each LSC share was valued at $11.406.
Rialto Capital Management LLC Stone Point Capital LLC 340.0 Stone Point Capital LLC agreed to acquire Rialto Capital Management LLC, a Miami-based real estate investment firm, from Lennar Corp for an estimated $340 million via a leveraged buyout transaction. Originally, in October 2018, Lennar was rumored to be seeking a buyer for Rialto, with Stone Point named as a potential bidder.
Liaison Technologies Inc OpenText Corp 310.0 OpenText Corp of Canada definitively agreed to acquire Liaison Technologies Inc, an Alpharetta-based software publisher, for an estimated $310 million in cash.
InMotion Entertainment Group LLC WH Smith PLC 198.0 WH Smith PLC of the UK agreed to acquire InMotion Entertainment Group LLC, a Jacksonville-based electronics retailer, from Bruckmann Rosser Sherrill & Co LLC and Palladin Consumer Retail Partners LLC for $198 mil.
Salin Bancshares Inc Horizon Bancorp,Michigan City,Indiana 135.3 Horizon Bancorp in Michigan City definitively agreed to merge with Salin Bancshares Inc, an Indianapolis-based commercial bank, for $135.255 million via a stock swap transaction. The consideration will consist of $24 million in cash and issuance of 6.564 million shares valued at $111.255. The shares were valued based on Horizon's closing stock price of $16.95 on 26 October 2018 the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
City Gear LLC Hibbett Sports Inc 113.0 Hibbett Sports Inc definitively agreed to acquire City Gear LLC, a Memphis-based retailer of men's apparel, footwear, and accessories, for $113 million. The consideration will consist of $88 million in cash and up to $25 million in profit-related payments.
F&A Dairy Products Inc Saputo Inc 85.0 Saputo Group Inc of Canada agreed to acquire F&A Dairy Products Inc, a Las Cruces-based cheese manufacturer, for $85 mil.
First Prestonsburg Bancshares Inc Peoples Bancorp Inc,Marietta, Ohio 45.4 Peoples Bancorp Inc in Marietta, Ohio definitively agreed to merge with First Prestonsburg Bancshares Inc, a Prestonsburg-based commercial bank, for an estimated $45.4 mil.
Forza Silicon Corp Ametek Inc 40.0 Ametek Inc acquired Forza Silicon Corp, a Pasadena-based manufacturer of imaging sensors, for an estimated $40 million. Concurrently, Ametek acquired Telular Corp.
Benton Hot Springs Healthcare Facilities Portfolio Carter Validus Mission Critical Reit II Inc 30.4 Carter Validus Mission Critical Reit II Inc acquired Benton Hot Springs Healthcare Facilities Portfolio, a lessor of nonresidential buildings, for an estimated $30.4 million.
Wholesale Inc RumbleON Inc 23.0 RumbleON Inc (RMBL) acquired Wholesale Inc, a Madison-based motorcycle dealer, for $23 million. The consideration consisted of $16 million in cash and $7 million in RMBL class B common shares.
Randall Bearings Inc Council Rock 19.7 Council Rock definitively agreed to merge with Randall Bearings Inc, provider of financial investment services, for $42 in cash per share or a total of $19.656 mil.
Adler Hot Oil Service LLC EnservcoCorp 12.5 EnserveCO Corp acquired the entire share capital of Adler Hot Oil Service LLC, a Vernal-based provider of support services for oil and gas operations, from Adler Hot Oil Holdings LLC for an estimated $12.5 million. The consideration consisted of UDS 4.7 million in cash, $4.8 million in debt, up to $1 million in profit-related payments, and $2 million in assumed liabilities.
Inception 4 Inc Ophthotech Corp 11.8 Ophthotech Corp acquired Inception 4 Inc, a San Diego- based manufacturer of pharmaceutical preparations, in exchange for 5.2 million in common share valued at $11.752 million. The shares were valued based on Ophthotech's closing stock price of $2.26 on 30 October 2018, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
Ocala Broadcasting Corp LLC-Radio Stations(4) Saga Communications Inc 9.3 Saga Communications Inc agreed to acquire 4 radio stations of Ocala Broadcasting Corp LLC, a Gainesville-based radio station operator, for a total of $9.3 mil.
Comnet Telecom Supply Inc RAP Acquisition Inc 4.2 RAP Acquisition Inc acquired Comnet Telecom Supply Inc, an East Brunswick-based wholesaler of telecommunications and data products, from RF Industries Ltd for $4.2 million in cash.
Offsite Vision Holdings Inc RightCrowd Ltd 1.5 RightCrowd Ltd of Australia acquired the entire share capital of Offsite Vision Holdings Inc, a Red Bank-based provider of security systems services, for an estimated $1.486 million via a stock swap transaction. The consideration consisted of an estimated $0.005 million cash plus 0.831 million in ordinary shares plus up to $0.65 million in profit-related payments.
Reserve Rentals Domio Inc 1.4 Domio Inc acquired Reserve Rentals, a Chicago-based lessor of residential buildings and dwellings, for $1.4 mil.
Ft Mill Biz Center 10 Federal Self Storage Acquisition 1 Co LLC 10 Federal Self Storage Acquisition 1 Co LLC acquired Ft Mill Biz Center, which houses miniwarehouses and self-storage units.
Fun Spot Manufacturing LLC Abeo SA Abeo SA of France, a unit of Jalenia SC, acquired Fun Spot Manufacturing LLC, a Hartwell-based sporting goods retailer.
Kiss My Face LLC Aliph Brands LLC Aliph Brands LLC acquired Kiss My Face LLC, a Gardiner-based manufacturer and wholesaler of personal care products, via a leveraged buyout transaction.
Tecta America Corp Altas Partners LP Altas Partners LP of Canada definitively agreed to acquire Tecta America Corp, a Rosemont-based roofing contractor, from Oncap Management Partners LP, ultimately owned by Onex Corp, via a secondary buyout transaction. Originally, Oncap acquired Tecta.
McNeil & Co Inc Arch Capital Group Ltd Arch Capital Group Ltd of Bermuda plans to acquire McNeil & Co Inc, a Cortland-based insurance agency.
Superior Technical Ceramics Corp Artemis Capital Partners Artemis Capital Partners acquired Superior Technical Ceramics, a Saint Albans-based manufacturer of noncurrent-carrying wiring devices, via a leveraged buyout transaction.
The Walsh Agency Inc Arthur J Gallagher & Co Arthur J Gallagher & Co acquired The Walsh Agency Inc, a Hatboro-based insurance agency.
Pension Works Inc Ascensus Inc Ascensus Inc, jointly owned by Genstar Capital LLC and Aquiline Capital Partners LLC, acquired Pension Works Inc, a Colchester-based provider of insurance related services.
DoubleTree by Hilton,Pikesville,Maryland Blue Ocean Capital Investments Inc Blue Ocean Capital Investments Inc acquired DoubleTree by Hilton, a Pikesville-based hotel operator, from Hilton Hotels Corp, jointly owned by Blackstone Group LP and Hilton Worldwide Inc.
Talen Energy Supply LLC Bondholders Talen Energy Supply LLC, an Allentown-based provider of electric services, plans a debt restructuring transaction with bondholders. Upon completion of the deal, bondholders will receive $950.00 per $1,000 principal amount for every 4.600% Senior Notes due 2021 and $670.00 per $1,000 principal amount for every 6.500% Senior Guaranteed Notes due 2024. The book value of the existing debt that will be exchanged under the terms of the offer is $674.057 mil.
Megawood Enterprises Inc C21 Investments Inc C21 Investments Inc of Canada acquired Megawood Enterprises Inc, a Portland-based drugs wholesaler.
ImageFIRST Healthcare Laundry Specialists Calera Capital Management Inc Calera Capital Management Inc acquired an undisclosed majority interest in ImageFIRST Healthcare Laundry Specialists, a King of Prussia-based laundry and drycleaner operator, via a leveraged buyout transaction.
Columbia Care LLC Canaccord Genuity Growth Corp Canaccord Genuity Growth Corp of Canada entered into a letter of intent to acquire the entire share capital of Columbia Care LLC, a New York City-based manufacturer of medical cannabis products, via scheme of arrangement. Sources revealed that the transaction was valued at around $1.35 bil.
Direct Urgent Care Carbon Health Carbon Health acquired Direct Urgent Care, a provider of ambulatory health care services.
Boon & Sons Inc Casella Waste Systems Inc Casella Waste Systems Inc acquired Boon & Sons Inc, a North Chili-based provider of landscape architectural services.
Innovative Micro Technology Inc Cerium Technology LLC Cerium Technology LLC acquired an undisclosed majority interest in Innovative Micro Technology Inc, a Santa Barbara-based manufacturer of semiconductors and related devices.
Finish Line Products Inc CertainTeed Corp CertainTeed Corp, a unit of Cie de Saint-Gobain SA, acquired Finish Line Products Inc, a Winder-based drywall and insulation contractor.
Midwest Gaming Holdings LLC Churchill Downs Inc Churchill Downs Inc plans to acquire Midwest Gaming Holdings LLC, a Chicago-based casino hotel operator, for $326 mil.
Cactus Semiconductor Inc Ciretc Medical Systems LLC Cirtec Medical Systems LLC, a unit of Century Park Capital Partners II LP, acquired Cactus Semiconductor Inc, a Chandler-based manufacturer of semiconductors and related devices.
Health Solutions Plus Inc Conduent Inc Conduent Inc definitively agreed to acquire Health Solutions Plus Inc, a Melville-based provider of healthcare payer administration solutions software.
DiscoverReady LLC Consilio LLC Consilio LLC, a unit of GI Partners LLP, acquired DiscoverReady LLC, a New York-based provider of telephone answering services, from Dolan Co.
Bonide Products Inc Control Solutions Inc Control Solutions Inc, a unit of Adama Agricultural Solutions Ltd, agreed to acquire Bonide Products Inc, an Oriskany-based manufacturer of agricultural chemicals.
Carver Industries Inc Covercraft Industries LLC Covercraft Industries LLC acquired Carver Industries Inc, a Landrum-based textile bag mill operator.
FloraMedex Cresco Labs LLC Cresco Labs LLC definitively agreed to acquire FloraMedex, an Elmwood Park-based owner and operator of marijuana dispensary.
Manage.Com Group Inc Criteo SA Criteo SA of France acquired Manage.Com Group Inc, a Mountain View-based software publisher.
FAR Chemical Inc Cyalume Technologies Holdings Inc Cyalume Technologies Holdings Inc, a unit of Arsenal Capital Partners LP, acquired FAR Chemical Inc, a Palm Bay-based manufacturer of organic chemicals, from Edgewater Capital Partners LP.
Fizz & Bubble LLC Decathlon Capital Partners LLC Decathlon Capital Partners LLC acquired an undisclosed majority interest in Fizz & Bubble LLC, a Wilsonville-based manufacturer of bath bombs and beauty products, via a leveraged buyout transaction.
Airware Inc Delair-Tech SAS Delair-Tech SAS of France agreed to acquire Airware Inc, a San Francisco-based manufacturer of aircraft parts and auxiliary equipment.
Viewpoint Creative Dolphin Entertainment Inc Dolphin Entertainment Inc acquired Viewpoint Creative, a Newton-based provider of marketing consulting services. Sources revealed that the transaction was valued at around $2 mil.
Cloud b Inc Edison Nation LLC Edison Nation LLC, a unit of Xspand Products Lab Inc, acquired a 72.5% interest in Cloud b Inc, a Gardena-based manufacturer and wholesaler of children products and accessories, via a stock swap transaction.
Avenues 85 Apartments Emma Capital Investments Inc Emma Capital Investments Inc of Canada acquired Avenues 85 Apartments in Atlanta for an estimated $35.672 mil.
Alpha Technologies Inc EnerSys Inc EnerSys Inc agreed to acquire Alpha Technologies Inc, a Bellingham-based manufacturer of power, distribution and specialty transformers. Concurrently, EnerSys agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Alpha Technologies Services Inc and Alpha Technologies Ltd, and certain assets of Altair. The four transactions have a combined value of $750 million.
Altair Advanced Industries Inc-Certain Assets EnerSys Inc EnerSys Inc agreed to acquire certain assets of Altair Advanced Industries Inc, a Bellingham-based manufacturer of electrical equipment. Concurrently, EnerSys agreed to acquire Alpha Technologies Inc and acquire the entire share capital of Alpha Technologies Services Inc and Alpha Technologies Ltd. The four transactions have a combined value of $750 mil.
Plymouth Rock Energy LLC Engie Resources Inc Engie Resources Inc, a unit of ENGIE North America Inc, agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Plymouth Rock Energy LLC, a Woodmere-based electric power generation facility operator, from MVC Private Equity Fund LP, a unit of MVC Capital Inc.
NewTex Landscape Inc Enhanced Landscape Management Enhanced Landscape Management acquired NewTex Landscape Inc, a Henderson-based provider of landscaping services.
Birch Finance LLC EvenFinancial Inc Even Financial Inc acquired Birch Finance LLC, a Gainesville-based software publisher.
Hitechnique Executech Utah Inc Executech Utah Inc acquired Hitechnique, a Spokane-based software publisher.
Wylie LP Gas Inc Ferrellgas Partners LP Ferrellgas Partners LP acquired Wylie LP Gas Inc, a Lubbock-based natural gas distributor.
Missy Farren & Associates Ltd Finn Partners Inc Finn Partners Inc acquired Missy Farren & Associates Ltd, a New Rochelle-based provider of marketing consulting services.
Premier Georgia Printing & Labels Fortis Solutions Group LLC Fortis Solutions Group LLC acquired Premier Georgia Printing & Labels, a Flowery Branch-based provider of packaging and labeling services.
10 Day Media Inc Global Services Group Inc Global Services Group Inc acquired 10 Day Media Inc, a Phoenix-based public relations agency.
PhysAssist Scribes Inc Healthchannels Healthchannels acquired PhysAssist Scribes Inc, a Fort Worth-based provider of document preparation services, from Team Health Holdings Inc, ultimately owned by Blackstone Group LP.
Specialty Silicone Products Inc Heico Corp HEICO Corp acquired Specialty Silicone Products Inc, a Ballston Spa-based manufacturer of organic chemicals.
Lantana Investments LLC Hubilu Venture Corp Hubilu Venture Corp agreed to acquire Lantana Investments LLC, a Beverly Hills-based lessor of real estate property.
Assemblage Inc Idera Inc Idera Inc, a unit of TA Associates Management LP, plans to acquire Assemblage Inc, a Philadelphia-based software publisher, from Cisco Systems Inc.
Midwest Curtainwalls Inc Innovest Global Inc Innovest Global Inc signed a letter of intent to acquire Midwest Curtainwalls Inc, a Cleveland- based manufacturer of curtainwalls.
Racing Electronics International Speedway Corp International Speedway Corp plans to acquire Racing Electronics, a Concord-based online retailer.
eHarmony Inc Investor Group An investor group, comprising ProSiebenSat1 Media SE's unit NCG NuCom Group SE and PARSHIP ELITE Group GmbH, acquired the entire share capital of eHarmony Inc, a Los Angeles-based internet service provider.
Intersections Inc Investor Group An investor group plans to acquire Intersections Inc, a Chantilly-based provider of consumer lending services.
International Marine & Industrial Applicators LLC JF Lehman & Co JF Lehman & Co acquired International Marine & Industrial Applicators LLC, a Spanish Fort-based manufacturer of coatings, from IMIA Group Inc via a leveraged buyout transaction. The transaction included Craft and Technical Solutions LLC.
Babo Botanicals LLC Laboratoires Expanscience SA Laboratoires Expanscience SA of France acquired Babo Botanicals LLC, a Scarsdale-based manufacturer of toilet preparations.
Rosette LLP Lapena Law Corp Lapena Law Corp acquired the remaining stake, which it did not already own, in Rosette LLP, a Chandler-based law firm
Superior Mason Products LLC Latium USA Trading Inc Latium USA Trading Inc acquired Superior Mason Products LLC, a Birmingham- based provider of specialty trade contractor services.
Pixelogic Media Partners LLC Lopito Ileana & Howie Inc Lopito Ileana & Howie Inc of Puerto Rico merged with Pixelogic Media Partners LLC, a Burbank-based provider of photofinishing services.
BSC Group MariMed Advisors Inc MariMed Advisors Inc, a unit of Worlds Online Inc, acquired BSC Group, a provider of management consulting services.
Kannaboost Technology Inc MedMen Enterprises Inc MedMen Enterprises Inc plans to acquire the entire share capital of Kannaboost Technology Inc, a Flagstaff-based provider of ambulatory health care services., for an estimated $33 million. Concurrently MedMen Enterprises Inc acquired CSI Solutions LLC.
CSI Solutions LLC MedMen Enterprises Inc MedMen Enterprises Inc plans to acquire the remaining stake it does not already own in CSI Solutions LLC, a Noman-based provider of ambulatory health care services. Concurrently MedMen Enterprises Inc acquired Kannaboost Technology Inc.
Associates In Diagnostic Radiology Mednax Inc Mednax Inc acquired Associates In Diagnostic Radiology, a Chattanooga-based diagnostic imaging center operator.
Genex Services Inc Mitchell International Inc Mitchell International Inc, a unit of KKR & Co LP, plans to acquire the remaining stake it does not already own in Genex Services Inc, a Wayne-based provider of management consulting services, from Stone Point Capital LLC.
ENGS Commercial Finance Co Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance Co Ltd Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance Co Ltd of Japan agreed to acquire the entire share capital of ENGS Commercial Finance Co, an Itasca-based commercial finance company, from Aquiline Capital Partners LLC.
4d Technology Ltd Nanometrics Inc Nanometrics Inc plans to acquire 4d Technology Ltd, a manufacturer of electrical signals measuring and testing instruments.
Catalyst Clinical Research LLC NovaQuest Capital Management LLC NovaQuest Capital Management LLC acquired an undisclosed majority interest in Catalyst Clinical Research LLC, a Durham-based provider of research services, via a leveraged buyout transaction.
Network Medics Inc NuMSP LLC NuMSP LLC acquired Network Medics Inc, a Minneapolis-based provider of IT managed services.
Sofos CBD Inc One Step Vending Corp One Step Vending Corp acquired the entire share capital of Sofos CBD Inc, a New York City-based commercial equipment wholesaler.
Medicannabis SAS Organto Foods Inc Organto Foods Inc of Canada plans to acquire Medicannabis SAS, a manufacturer of medicinals and botanicals.
Essential Design PA Consulting Group Ltd PA Consulting Group Ltd of the UK acquired Essential Design, a Boston-based provider of industrial design services.
Health Warrior Inc PepsiCo Inc PepsiCo Inc acquired Health Warrior Inc, a Richmond-based food manufacturer.
Elixiter Inc Perficient Inc Perficient Inc acquired Elixiter Inc, a Bozeman-based provider of marketing consulting services.
Charter Health Care Group LLC Pharos Capital Group LLC Pharos Capital Group LLC acquired an undisclosed majority interest in Charter Health Care Group LLC, a Covina-based provider of home health care services, via a leveraged buyout transaction.
Essex Securities LLC Pinnacle Holding Co LLC Pinnacle Holding Co LLC plans to acquire Essex Securities LLC, a Topsfield-based securities brokerage.
Jostens Inc Platinum Equity LLC Platinum Equity LLC is rumored to be planning to acquire Jostens Inc, a Minneapolis-based manufacturer school-related affinity products, via a leveraged buyout transaction from Visant Corp, owned by Visant Holding Corp. Sources revealed that the transaction was valued at around $1.3 bil.
Luzano Apartments Praedium Group LLC Praedium Group LLC plans to acquire the Luzano Apartments in Pompano Beach.
Cutter Drilling Systems LLC Premium Oilfield Technologies LLC Premium Oilfield Technologies LLC, a unit of Quantum Energy Partners, acquired Cutter Drilling Systems LLC, an Odessa-based industrial wholesaler of mud pump expendables, handling tools, mud valves, and other drilling-related products.
Electus LLC Propagate Content LLC Propagate Content LLC acquired Electus LLC, a West Hollywood-based independent production and distribution company, from IAC/ InterActiveCorp. The transaction included a majority interest in Artists First.
Layered Insight Qualys Inc Qualys Inc acquired Layered Insight, a Pleasanton-based software publisher.
Quest Ira Inc Quest Trust Co Quest Trust Co acquired the remaining stake it did not already own in Quest Ira Inc, a Houston-based provider of fiduciary services.
Transportation Data Source Randall Reilly Publishing Co LLC Randall Reilly Publishing Co LLC, a unit of Aurora Capital Group, acquired Transportation Data Source, a Salt Lake City-based provider of local freight trucking services.
Spectrum Label Corp Resource Label Group LLC Resource Label Group LLC, a unit of First Atlantic Capital Ltd, plans to acquire Spectrum Label Corp, a Hayward-based business association.
Arkin Youngentob Associates LLC Risk Strategies Co Inc Risk Strategies Co Inc, a unit of Kelso & Co, acquired Arkin Youngentob Associates LLC, a Bethesda-based full-service insurance and benefits planners for employee and executives.
Satellite Phones Direct LLC Roadpost Usa Inc Roadpost Usa Inc acquired Satellite Phones Direct LLC, a Norcross-based manufacturer of telephone apparatuses.
EDI Ltd Ross & Baruzzini Inc Ross & Baruzzini Inc acquired EDI Ltd, an Atlanta- based provider of consulting and design services.
Macqueen Equipment Inc Rotunda Capital Partners LLC Rotunda Capital Partners LLC acquired an undisclosed majority interest in Macqueen Equipment Inc, a Saint Paul-based wholesaler of construction and mining machinery and equipment, via a leveraged buyout transaction.
Mike's Tree Surgeons Inc SavATree LLC SavATree LLC, a unit of CI Capital Partners LLC, acquired Mike's Tree Surgeons Inc, a Troy-based provider of landscaping services.
High Performance Industries Inc Sentinel Capital Partners LLC Sentinel Capital Partners LLC acquired High Performance Industries Inc, a Bowling Green-based manufacturer of engine parts, from Lincolnshire Management Inc via a leveraged buyout transaction.
Executive Alliance Inc Sikich LLP Sikich LLP acquired Executive Alliance Inc, a Marlborough, MA-based human resource technology consulting firm.
MJG Global LLC Silverseal Corp Silverseal Corp acquired MJG Global LLC, a New York City-based provider of security guard and patrol services.
Superior Solar Systems LLC Solar Source Solar Source agreed to acquire Superior Solar Systems LLC, an Altamonte Springs-based provider of electric utility services, from Redshift Capital LLC.
Noosa Yoghurt LLC Sovos Brands Intermediate Inc Sovos Brands Intermediate Inc, a unit of Advent International LLC, agreed to acquire the remaining stake it does not already own in Noosa Yoghurt LLC, a Bellvue-based manufacturer of frozen desserts.
Stanley Manne Childrens Research Institute Sterling Bay Sterling Bay acquired Stanley Manne Children's Research Institute, a Chicago-based provider of research and development services.
Paya Inc Stewardship Technology Inc Stewardship Technology Inc acquired Paya Inc, an Atlanta-based software publisher.
First Empire Holding Corp Stifel Financial Corp Stifel Financial Corp agreed to acquire First Empire Holding Corp, a New York City-based provider of financial investment services.
BBMC Mortgage LLC-Certain Assets Synergy One Lending Inc Synergy One Lending Inc, a unit of Mutual of Omaha Bank, definitively agreed to acquire certain assets of BBMC Mortgage LLC, a Lombard-based national mortgage company, owned by Bridgeview Bank Group.
Michael O Ramsey PA The Law Office Of Ross W Albers LLC Ross W Albers LLC acquired Michael O Ramsey PA, a Baltimore-based law firm.
Signature Brands LLC Traub Capital Traub Capital acquired Signature Brands LLC, an Ocala-based producer and wholesaler of baked and dessert products, from Hero AG, owned by FIM AG.
Takit Inc Truck Accessories Group LLC Truck Accessories Group LLC, a unit of JB Poindexter & Co LP, signed letter of intent to acquire Takit Inc, a Medford-based manufacturer of truck bed cargo trays.
Republic Metals Corp Valcambi SA Valcambi SA of Switzerland, a unit of European Gold Refineries Holding SA, agreed to acquire Republic Metals Corp, a Miami-based processor of nonferrous metals.
MasterPac Corp VisiPak Inc VisiPak Inc, a unit of Sinclair & Rush Inc, acquired MasterPac Corp, a St. Louis-based manufacturer of plastics materials.
GameDay Films Vype LLC Vype LLC acquired GameDay Films, a Houston-based provider of filming and photography services.
Q10 Capital LLC Walker & Dunlop Inc Walker & Dunlop Inc acquired Q10 Capital LLC, a Greenville-based loan broker, from First Horizon National Corp.
AppsChopper Webby Central LLC Webby Central LLC acquired AppsChopper, a New York City-based software publisher.
ReadyLIFT Suspension Inc Wheel Pros LLC Wheel Pros LLC, a unit of Clearlake Capital Group LP, acquired ReadyLIFT Suspension Inc, a Henderson-based manufacturer of motor vehicle steering and suspension components.
Aes Clean Technology Inc Wjfs Inc WJFS Inc acquired Aes Clean Technology Inc, a Montgomeryville-based provider of specialty trade contractor services.
Pure Barre LLC Xponential Fitness LLC Xponential Fitness LLC acquired Pure Barre LLC, a Denver-based fitness and recreational sports center operator.
US M&A Deals Announced October 26 to November 1, 2018
Source: Thomson Reuters
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