Date
Announced
Target Industry Seller Synopsis
02/23/15 PTC Therapeutics Inc Drugs PTC Therapeutics Inc. In February 2015, PTC Therapeutics Inc., a South Plainfield-based biopharmaceutical company, was rumored to be seeking a buyer for the entire share capital of the company. Shire Plc and BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. were named as rumored potential bidders.
02/23/15 Computer Sciences Corp-Coml Business Services Computer Sciences Corp. In February 2015, Computer Sciences Corp., a Falls Church-based provider of information technology services, was rumored to be seeking a buyer for its commercial business unit. CGI Group In.c was named as a rumored bidder.
02/23/15 Precision Sys Mnfg Inc Machinery AAR Corp. In February 2015, AAR Corp. announced that it was seeking a buyer for its Precision Systems Manufacturing Inc. unit, a Liverpool-based manufacturer of industrial machinery and equipment.
02/23/15 Sitel Worldwide Corp Business Services Onex Corp. In February 2015, Onex Corp. was rumored to be seeking a buyer for its Sitel Worldwide Corp. unit, a Nashville-based provider of call center services. Terms were not disclosed, but according to people familiar with the transaction, the deal was valued at an estimated $1 billion.
02/24/15 Cushman & Wakefield Inc Real Estate; Mortgage Bankers and Brokers Cushman & Wakefield Inc. In February 2015, Cushman & Wakefield Inc., a New York-based real estate agency, was rumored to be seeking a buyer for the company.
02/25/15 Atkins Nutritionals Inc Food and Kindred Products Roark Capital Group In February 2015, Roark Capital Group was rumored to be seeking a buyer for its Atkins Nutritionals Inc. unit, a Denver-based manufacturer of nutritional food products. Terms were not disclosed, but according to people familiar with the transaction, the deal was valued at an estimated $1 billion.
02/25/15 Chassix Inc-US Plants Transportation Equipment Chassix Inc. In February 2015, Chassix Inc., a Southfield-based manufacturer of utility vehicles, was rumored to be seeking a buyer for its US plants.
02/25/15 Pharmacyclics Inc Drugs Pharmacyclics Inc. In February 2015, Pharmacyclics Inc., a Sunnyvale-based manufacturer of pharmaceuticals, was rumored to be seeking a buyer for the company. Terms were not disclosed, but according to the people familiar with the transaction, the deal was valued at an estimated $18 billion. Johnson & Johnson and Novartis AG were named potential bidders.
02/25/15 Town Sports Int Holdings Inc Amusement and Recreation Services Town Sports International Holdings Inc. In February 2015, Town Sports International Holdings Inc., a New York-based owner and operator of membership sports clubs, announced that it was seeking a buyer for the company.
02/26/15 Cast & Crew Ent Svcs LLC Business Services Cast & Crew Entertainment Services LLC In February 2015, Cast & Crew Entertainment Services LLC, a Burbank-based provider of payroll services, was rumored to be seeking a buyer for the company.
02/27/15 Penn Virginia Corp Oil and Gas; Petroleum Refining Penn Virginia Corp. In February 2015, Penn Virginia Corp., a Radnor-based oil and gas exploration and production company, was rumored to be seeking a buyer for the entire share capital of the company.
US M&A Seeking Buyer Deals Announced February 22 - February 27, 2015        
Source: Thomson Reuters        

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