A mannequin displays menswear in the window of an Original Penguin clothes store, operated by Perry Ellis International.
A mannequin displays menswear in the window of an Original Penguin clothes store, operated by Perry Ellis International. Photo credit: Bloomberg News


TargetAcquirerValue ($millions)Synopsis
Echelon CorpAdesto Technologies Corp38.6Adesto Technologies Corp definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Echelon Corp, a San Jose-based manufacturer of computer peripheral equipment, for USD 8.5 in cash per share or a total of USD 38.609 mil.
Metalogix Software CorpQuest Software IncQuest Software Inc, a unit of Dell Inc, acquired Metalogix Software Corp, a Washington-based software publisher, from Permira Advisers LLP, owned by Permira Advisers Holdings Ltd.
Ext Acquisitions IncWindjammer Capital Investors LLCWindjammer Capital Investors LLC acquired Ext Acquisitions Inc, a San Mateo-based provider of financial investment services, via a leveraged buyout transaction.
Flowroute IncWest CorpWest Corp, a unit of Apollo Global Management LLC, agreed to acquire Flowroute Inc, a Seattle-based software publisher.
Nbs-CalibrationsTranscat IncTranscat Inc acquired NBS Calibrations Inc, a Tempe-based provider of calibration services.
Power Products Llc-Global Marine & Mobile BusinessBrunswick Corp910.0Brunswick Corp definitively agreed to pay USD 910 mil in cash to acquire the global marine & mobile business of Power Products Llc, a Menomonee Falls-based manufacturer of electronic components ultimately owned by Genstar Capital LLC.
Boilerroom Equipment IncThermal Energy International Inc2.6Thermal Energy International Inc of Canada acquired the entire share capital of Boilerroom Equipment Inc, a firm that sells products for the commercial and industrial steam boiler industry, for USD 2.6 mil. The consideration consisted of USD 2.25 mil in cash and up to USD .35 mil in profit-related payments.
Infield Digital LLCHS2 Solutions IncHS2 Solutions Inc acquired Infield Digital LLC, a San Francisco-based provider of computer systems design services.
Rake IncFusemachine IncFusemachine Inc acquired Rake Inc, a provider of custom computer programming services.
Welltodo LLCSensorrx IncSensorrx Inc acquired Welltodo LLC, a Prairie Village-based software publisher.
Shooting Gallery WinesE & J Gallo WineryE & J Gallo Winery plans to acquire Shooting Gallery Wines, a winery.
Digital MeasuresWatermarkWatermark acquired Digital Measures, a software publisher.
avectus LLCCenero LLCCenero LLC acquired avectus LLC, a Lebanon-based electrical contractor.
Union Metrics Software IncTrendkite IncTrendkite Inc merged with Union Metrics Software Inc, a San Francisco-based software publisher.
Blueknight Energy Partners LP-Asphalt Terminals(3)Ergon Asphalt & Emulsions Inc90.0Ergon Asphalt & Emulsions Inc, a unit of Ergon Inc, agreed to acquire 3 asphalt terminals of Blueknight Energy Partners LP, an Oklahoma City-based provider of pipeline transportation services of crude oil, for an estimated USD 90 mil.
In Market Automotive LLCCrediready LLCCrediready LLC acquired In Market Automotive LLC, a Fullerton-based provider of nondepository credit intermediation services.
Conway PlazaorlandofloridaNew Market Properties LLCNew Market Properties LLC, a unit of Preferred Apartment Communities Inc, acquired the Conway Plaza in Orlando.
SmartAnalyst IncUDG Healthcare PLC24.0Ireland's UDG Healthcare PLC acquired SmartAnalyst Inc, a New York City-based provider of data processing and hosting services, for USD 24 mil. The consideration consisted of USD 18 mil in cash and up to USD 6 mil in profit-related payments. Concurrently, UDG acquired Create Group Nyc LLC.
Casteel Heating & Cooling IncKnight Air Conditioning & Heating CoKnight Air Conditioning & Heating Co merged with Casteel Heating & Cooling Inc, a Marietta-based provider of heating, ventilation & air conditioning (HVAC), electrical, or plumbing repairs or installations services, from Horizon Services Inc, ultimately owned by Sun Capital Partners Inc.
RadiSys CorpReliance Industries Ltd68.1Reliance Industries Ltd of India definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of RadiSys Corp, a Hillsboro-based manufacturer of computer peripheral equipment, for USD 1.72 in cash per share or a total of USD 68.129 mil.
SBE Entertainment Group LLCAccor SA125.0Accor SA of France signed a letter of intent to acquire a 50% stake in SBE Entertainment Group LLC, a Los Angeles-based owner and operator of management and development firms, from Cain International for USD 125 mil.
Mediaring.Com IncKeshav Manglam Impex Pvt LtdKeshav Manglam Impex Pvt Ltd (KMI) of India agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Mediaring.Com Inc, a Fremont-based telecommunications reseller, from S i2i Ltd for a nominal consideration of USD 1. Concurrently, KMI agreed to acquire a 60% stake in Peremex SDN BHD, Delteq Systems (M) SDN BHD, and Centia Pte Ltd. KMI was also granted an option to acquire the remaining 40% stake it does not already own in Premex, Delteq and Centia.
Western Utility Contractors IncHylan Datacom & Electrical LLCHylan Datacom & Electrical LLC acquired Western Utility Contractors Inc, a University Park-based electrical contractor, from Tetra Tech Inc. Concurrently, Hylan acquired Tetra Tech Utility Construction.
Tetra Tech Utility ConstructionHylan Datacom & Electrical LLCHylan Datacom & Electrical LLC acquired Tetra Tech Utility Construction, which provides infrastructure construction services for utilities in the US and Canada, from Tetra Tech Inc. Concurrently, Hylan acquired Western Utility.
Zeekee IncBell Media LLCBell Media LLC acquired Zeekee Inc, a Birmingham-based advertising agency.
Grand Canyon University IncGazelle University853.1Gazelle University acquired Grand Canyon University Inc, a Phoenix-based provider of educational support services, from Grand Canyon Education Inc for about USD 853.1 mil.
NXT Capital LLCORIX USA CorpORIX USA Corp, a unit of ORIX Corp, definitively agreed to acquire NXT Capital LLC, a Chicago-based provider of sales financing services.
AXM Pharma IncAS Industries CameroonAS Industries Cameroon of Cameroon agreed to acquire the entire share capital of AXM Pharma Inc, a Las Vegas-based manufacturer of pharmaceutical preparations, via a stock swap reverse takeover transaction. Upon completion, the merged entity will be known as Aaron Sparks Industries Inc.
Atco Rubber Products IncMueller Industries Inc162.8Mueller Industries Inc acquired Atco Rubber Products Inc, a Fort Worth-based manufacturer of plastics pipes and pipe fittings, for an estimated USD 162.8 mil.
Focus Four LLCMood Media CorpMood Media Corp, a unit of Mood Media Corp SPV, acquired Focus Four LLC, a Pelham-based display advertising agency, from Driehaus Private Equity LLC.
Perry Ellis International IncRanda Accessories Leather Goods LLC444.3Randa Accessories Leather Goods LLC offered to acquire Perry Ellis International Inc, a Miami-based apparel cutting and sewing contractor, for USD 28 in cash per share or a total of USD 444.276 mil in cash via an unsolicited offer. Originally, an investor group comprising George Feldenkreis and Fortress Investment Group LLC definitively agreed to acquire the remaining 89.196% stake or 14.174 mil common shares it does not already own in Perry. The board's special committee reaffirmed its recommendation that shareholders vote for the Feldenkreis proposal.
Gordian Group IncFortive Corp775.0Fortive Corp definitively agreed to acquire Gordian Group Inc, a Greenville-based provider of management consulting services, from Warburg Pincus LLC for an estimated USD 775 mil in cash.
Edison Nation LLCXspand Products Lab Inc8.5Xspand Products Lab Inc agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Edison Nation LLC, a Charlotte-based provider of marketing consulting services, for USD 8.542 mil via a stock swap transaction. The consideration was to consist of USD 0.85 mil in cash and the assumption of an undisclosed amount in liabilities and issuance of 0.99 mil common shares valued at USD 7.692 mil. The shares were valued at closing stock price of USD 7.77 on 29 June 2018, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
MWA Intelligence IncKonica Minolta Business Solutions USA IncKonica Minolta Business Solutions USA Inc, a unit of Konica Minolta Inc, acquired MWA Intelligence Inc, a Scottsdale-based software publisher.
Health Special Risk IncBrown & Brown IncBrown & Brown Inc acquired Health Special Risk Inc, a Carrollton-based insurance agency.
Motor Home Specialist LPRV Retailer LLCRV Retailer LLC acquired Motor Home Specialist LP, an Alvarado-based recreational vehicle dealer.
Mustang Energy Services IncBlue Wolf Capital Partners LLCBlue Wolf Capital Partners LLC acquired an undisclosed majority stake in Mustang Energy Services Inc, a Fort Worth-based provider of support services for oil and gas operations, via a leveraged buyout transaction.
Bakercorp International Holdings IncUnited Rentals Inc715.0United Rentals Inc agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Bakercorp International Holdings Inc, a New York-based provider of support services for oil and gas operations, for USD 715 mil.
Shore Premier FinanceHome BancShares Inc402.7Home BancShares Inc acquired Shore Premier Finance, an Elizabeth City-based provider of consumer lending services, from Union Bank & Trust Co, ultimately owned by Union Bankshares Corp, for USD 402.7 mil. The consideration consisted of USD 384.5 mil in cash and 1.25 mil Home common shares valued at USD 28.2 mil. The shares were valued based on Home's closing stock price of USD 22.56 on 29 June 2018, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
Aquesta Insurance Services IncNFP CorpNFP Corp, a unit of Madison Dearborn Partners LLC, acquired Aquesta Insurance Services Inc, a Cornelius-based insurance agency, from Aquesta Financial Holdings.
Seventh Wave Laboratories LLCBioanalytical Systems IncBioanalytical Systems Inc agreed to acquire Seventh Wave Laboratories LLC, a Maryland Heights-based testing laboratory.
The Learning Experience Holding CorpGolden Gate Capital IncGolden Gate Capital Inc acquired The Learning Experience Holding Corp, a Deerfield Beach-based school operator, via a leveraged buyout transaction.
Symply IncGlobal Distribution GroupGlobal Distribution Group of the UK acquired Symply Inc, a Torrance-based manufacturer of computer storage devices.
Precision X-Ray IncDRMC X-RAY IncDRMC X-RAY Inc acquired the entire share capital of Precision X-Ray Inc, a North Branford-based diagnostic imaging center operator.
Tc TechnologySSP Innovations LLCSSP Innovations LLC acquired TC Technology, a provider of computer systems design services.
Bateman Community LivingElior Group SAElior Group SA of France planned to acquire Bateman Community Living, a firm that offers catering and management services.
Applied Defense Solutions IncL3 Technologies Inc50.0L3 Technologies Inc acquired Applied Defense Solutions Inc, a Columbia-based software publisher, for an estimated USD 50 mil.
Pink Adventure ToursHerschend Family Entertainment CorpHerschend Family Entertainment Corp acquired Pink Adventure Tours, a Sedona-based tour operator.
Promident LLCYoung Innovations IncYoung Innovations Inc, a unit of The Jordan Co LP, acquired Promident LLC, a Valley Cottage-based wholesaler of medical equipment and supplies.
NoupeJotform IncJotform Inc acquired Noupe, an internet portal operator.
StudyBlue IncChegg Inc20.8Chegg Inc acquired StudyBlue Inc, a San Francisco-based internet portal operator, for an estimated USD 20.8 mil in cash.
128-bed French Hospital,Los Angeles,CAInvestor Group17.0An investor group, comprising Apollo Medical Holdings Inc's unit Network Medical Management Inc and Allied Physicians of California IPA acquired a 50% stake in Pacific Alliance Medical Center, a 128-bed hospital in Los Angeles from La Societe Francaise De Bienfaisance Mutuelle De Los Angeles (better known as the French Society) for USD 17 mil.
Acxiom Corp-Acxiom Marketing Solutions BusinessInterpublic Group Of Cos Inc2,300.0Interpublic Group of Cos Inc definitively agreed to acquire Acxiom Marketing Solutions business (AMS) of Acxiom Corp (Acxiom), a Conway-based provider of data processing and hosting services, for USD 2.3 bil in cash. Originally, in February 2018, Acxiom announced that it was seeking a buyer for AMS, with Interpublic and Dentsu Corp named as potential bidders.
Kremsa DigitalPastilla InstitutePastilla Institute acquired Kremsa Digital, an advertising agency.
SPX Corp-Heat Transfer BusinessGodrej & Boyce Manufacturing Co LtdGodrej & Boyce Manufacturing Co Ltd of India acquired heat transfer business of SPX Corp, a Charlotte-based manufacturer of metal forming machine tools.
PLI Card Marketing SolutionsPlatinum Equity LLCPlatinum Equity LLC acquired PLI Card Marketing Solutions, a North Las Vegas-based provider of commercial gravure printing services, via a leveraged buyout transaction.
Huen Electric IncMYR Group Inc47.1MYR Group Inc, a unit of ArcLight Capital Partners LLC, acquired Huen Electric Inc, a Broadview-based electrical contractor, for USD 47.1 mil. The transaction included Huen Electric New Jersey Inc and Huen New York Inc.
Insurance Associates IncMarsh & McLennan Agency LLCMarsh & McLennan Agency LLC, a unit of Marsh Inc, acquired Insurance Associates Inc, a Rockville-based insurance agency.
Koma Kulshan Project,Seattle,WAAtlantic Power Corp11.8Atlantic Power Corp plans to acquire the remaining 50% stake it does not already own in Koma Kulshan Project, a Seattle-based hydroelectric power generation facility operator, for USD 11.8 mil.
Landscape Express IncSiteOne Landscape Supply IncSiteOne Landscape Supply Inc acquired Landscape Express Inc, a Boston-based provider of landscaping services.
Create Group Nyc LLCUDG Healthcare PLC58.4Ireland's UDG Healthcare PLC acquired Create Group Nyc LLC, a New York City-based advertising agency, for USD 58.4 mil. The consideration consisted of USD 17 mil and up to USD 41.4 mil in profit-related payments. Concurrently, UDG acquired SmartAnalyst Inc.
Midtronics Inc-Stationary Power DivisionFranklin Electric Co IncFranklin Electric Co Inc acquired the stationary power division of Midtronics Inc, a Willowbrook-based manufacturer of battery and charging products.
Quartz Media LLCUzabase Inc75.0Uzabase Inc of Japan plans to acquire Quartz Media LLC, a New York-based internet portal operator, from Atlantic Media for USD 75 mil. The consideration will consist of USD 50 mil cash and USD 25 mil common shares.
MotivateLyft IncLyft Inc, a unit of Enterprise Holdings LLC, acquired Motivate, a Brooklyn-based firm that designs, deploys, and manages bicycle sharing systems.
Cathay Industries Asia Pacific Ltd-High-Purity Iron Oxides BusinessSun Chemical CorpSun Chemical Corp, a unit of Sun Chemical Group Cooperatief UA, acquired the high-purity iron oxides business of Cathay Industries Asia Pacific Ltd, a Kowloon-based manufacturer of organic chemicals.
Intrepid Aviation Group Holding LLC-US management unitAmedeo Capital LtdIreland's Amedeo Capital Ltd plans to acquire the US management unit of Intrepid Aviation Group Holding LLC, a Stamford-based provider of commercial transportation equipment rental and leasing services. Concurrently, Amedeo plans to acquire an undisclosed minority stake in Intrepid. Concurrently, Amedeo plans to acquire an undisclosed minority stake in Intrepid.
Midwest Holding IncVespoint LLCVespoint LLC acquired an undisclosed majority stake in Midwest Holding Inc, a Lincoln-based provider of life insurance services.
Retail Value IncShareholdersDDR Corp completed the spin off Retail Value Inc, a Beachwood-based lessor of real estate property.
Efficient Drivetrains IncCummins IncCummins Inc plans to acquire Efficient Drivetrains Inc, a Milpitas-based manufacturer of hybrid and fully-electric power solutions for commercial markets.
Juniper Pharmaceuticals IncCatalent Inc139.7Catalent Inc definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Juniper Pharmaceuticals Inc, a Boston-based manufacturer of pharmaceutical preparations, for USD 11.50 in cash per share, or a total of USD 139.666 mil via tender offer. The offer was conditional upon at least a majority of the shares being tendered.
Right Choice Insurance Agency IncHub International LtdHub International Ltd, a unit of Hellman & Friedman LLC, acquired Right Choice Insurance Agency Inc, a Warren-based insurance agency.
Predictive Synergistic SystemsPredictive Index LLCPredictive Index LLC acquired Predictive Synergistic Systems, a Cranberry Township-based provider of management consulting services.
Klein Agency IncMarsh & McLennan Agency LLCMarsh & McLennan Agency LLC, a unit of Marsh Inc, acquired Klein Agency Inc, a Saint Paul-based insurance agency.
Exterior Wood IncTaiga Building Products Ltd42.0Canada's Taiga Building Products Ltd, a unit of Avarga Ltd, agreed to acquire Exterior Wood Inc, a Washougal-based provider of wood preservation services, for an estimated USD 42 mil.
Intac Actuarial Services IncAscensus IncAscensus Inc, jointly owned by Genstar Capital LLC and Aquiline Capital Partners LLC, agreed to acquire Intac Actuarial Services Inc, a Ridgewood-based provider of human resources and executive search consulting services.
Lauren Manufacturing LLCCooper-Standard Holdings IncCooper-Standard Holdings Inc agreed to acquire Lauren Manufacturing LLC, a New Philadelphia-based manufacturer of molded and extruded polymer solutions, from Lauren International Ltd. The transaction will include Lauren Plastics.
WH Acquisitions IncBerwind CorpBerwind Corp acquired WH Acquisitions Inc, an intermediator.
Drysdales Inc-Certain AssetsBoot Barn Holdings IncBoot Barn Holdings Inc, a unit of Freeman Spogli & Co, acquired certain assets of Drysdales Inc, a Tulsa-based owner and operator of cowboy apparel retail stores.
Hunter Douglas NV-North American Ceilings BusinessCie de Saint-Gobain SACie de Saint-Gobain SA of France agreed to acquire the North American ceilings business of Hunter Douglas NV, a Rotterdam-based manufacturer and wholesaler of window coverings and sheets including aluminum blinds, venetian blinds and honeycomb shades.
Sierra Pictures LLCEntertainment One LtdEntertainment One Ltd of Canada acquired the remaining stake it did not already own in Sierra Pictures LLC, a Beverly Hills-based producer of motion pictures and videos.
Affinion Group Holdings Inc-Affinion Insurance Solutions DivisionMill Point Capital Partners LPMill Point Capital Partners LP, a unit of Millstein & Co LP, definitively agreed to acquire the insurance business of Affinion Group Holdings Inc, a Stamford-based provider of marketing consulting services, via a leveraged buyout transaction.
Door SystemsAssa Abloy ABAssa Abloy AB of Sweden acquired Door Systems, a Naperville-based building equipment contractor.
SchoolCity IncIlluminate Education IncIlluminate Education Inc, a unit of Insight Venture Partners LLC, merged with SchoolCity Inc, a Santa Clara-based software publisher, via a five-way merger. Concurrently, Illuminate merged with IO Education LLC, Alpine Achievement Systems Inc, and Key Data Systems LP.
Alpine Achievement Systems IncIlluminate Education IncIlluminate Education Inc, a unit of Insight Venture Partners LLC, merged with Alpine Achievement Systems Inc, a Centennial-based provider of educational support services, via a five-way merger. Concurrently, Illuminate merged with IO Education LLC, SchoolCity Inc, and Key Data Systems LP.
Key Data Systems LPIlluminate Education IncIlluminate Education Inc, a unit of Insight Venture Partners LLC, merged with Key Data Systems LP, a Lake Elsinore-based provider of educational support services, via a five-way merger. Concurrently, Illuminate merged with IO Education LLC, SchoolCity Inc, and Alpine Achievement Systems Inc.
IO Education LLCIlluminate Education IncIlluminate Education Inc, a unit of Insight Venture Partners LLC, merged with IO Education LLC, an Atlanta-based provider of instruction services, via a five-way merger. Concurrently, Illuminate merged with SchoolCity Inc, Alpine Achievement Systems Inc, and Key Data Systems LP.
Jennifer Convertibles IncMorris Holdings Ltd35.0Morris Holdings Ltd of Hong Kong, a unit of Morris Capital Ltd, definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Jennifer Convertibles Inc, a Woodbury-based manufacturer of non-upholstered wood household furniture, for USD 35 mil in cash.
HackedSecureSet AcademySecureSet Academy acquired Hacked, a trade school operator.
Global Allied Pharmaceuticals Pvt LtdCalifornia Software Co LtdCalifornia Software Co Ltd of India (California Software), a unit of Kemoil Ltd, planned to acquire an undisclosed majority stake in Global Allied Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd, an Orlando-based provider of biotechnology research and development services. Concurrently, California Software planned to acquire clinical data management, monitoring & conducting hardware & software assets of Hysynth Biotechnologies Pvt Ltd, and a majority stake in PSL Softech Pvt Ltd.
The Rock Creek Group LPInvestor GroupAn investor group plans to acquire an undisclosed majority stake in The Rock Creek Group LP, a Washington-based hedge fund.
Vstar Entertainment Group LLCCirque Du SoleilCirque Du Soleil of Canada acquired Vstar Entertainment Group LLC, a Shoreview-based event promoter.
Muller ToyotaWorld Auto Group IncWorld Auto Group Inc acquired Muller Toyota, a Clinton-based new car dealer.
Criterion IncBoston Scientific Corp202.0Boston Scientific Corp definitively agreed to acquire the remaining 65% stake it does not already own in Criterion Inc, a provider of ambulatory health care services, for USD 202 mil.
PR VEINMarque Media IncMarque Media Inc plans to acquire PR VEIN, a Dallas-based public relations agency.
Landair IncCovenant Transportation Group Inc83.0Covenant Transportation Group Inc acquired the entire share capital of Landair Inc, a Greeneville-based provider of logistics consulting services, for an estimated USD 83 mil in cash.
Brooks & Barber Tree ManagementSavATree LLCSavATree LLC, a unit of CI Capital Partners LLC, acquired Brooks & Barber Tree Management, a Bedminster-based provider of landscaping services.
Greenhat Minerals Holdings LtdUnited Lithium CorpUnited Lithium Corp of Canada plans to acquire Greenhat Minerals Holdings Ltd, a nonmetallic mineral mine operator.
IOG Gonzales 1835 LLC-Certain Producing Properties,Eagle Ford,TXSummit Discovery Resources II LLCSumitomo Corporation's unit Summit Discovery Resources II LLC has reached an agreement with IOG Gonzales 1835 LLC, an entity managed by IOG Capital, Covington Equity Investments LLC and 1836 Resources, to acquire certain oil-producing Eagle Ford properties in South Texas. The asset is set across 624 acres in Karnes County, Texas, known by many as the core of the Eagle Ford shale play, where there is an abundance of production history. Peak production for the asset is estimated at 3,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day.
InvestorJunkie.comXLMedia PLC5.8XLMedia PLC of Jersey plans to acquire InvestorJunkie.com, a Garden City Park-based internet portal operator, for USD 5.8 mil in cash.
Selmet IncConsolidated Precision Products CorpConsolidated Precision Products Corp definitively agreed to acquire Selmet Inc, an Albany-based nonferrous die-casting foundry operator, from Blue Point Capital Partners LP.
Xplore Technologies CorpZebra Technologies Corp-wireless LAN businessZebra Technologies Corp-wireless LAN business, a unit of Zebra Technologies Corp, plans to acquire the entire share capital of Xplore Technologies Corp, an Austin-based manufacturer of electronic computers, for about USD 90 mil.
U.S. M&A deals announced June 29 to July 5, 2018
 Source: Thomson Reuters