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Buckeye Technologies Inc Georgia-Pacific LLC 1,503.845 Georgia-Pacific LLC, a unit of Koch Industries Inc's Koch Forest Products Inc subsidiary, through its GP Cellulose Group LLC wholly owned subsidiary, definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Buckeye Technologies Inc, a Memphis- based manufacturer and wholesaler of specialty cellulose pulps, via tender offer, for $37.5 in cash per share, or a total value of $1.504 billion. The offer was conditioned upon at least 75% of shares being tendered.
Power-One Inc ABB Ltd 1,111.545 ABB Ltd of Switzerland agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Power-One Inc, a Camarillo-based manufacturer and wholesaler of power conversion products and inverters, for $6.35 per share, or a total value of 1.112 billion.
RAE Systems Inc Honeywell International Inc 340.00 Honeywell International Inc definitively agreed to acquire RAE Systems Inc, a San Jose-based manufacturer of gas and radiation detection products, from Vector Capital Corp, for $340 million in cash.
Communications Corp of America Investor Group 270.00 An investor group comprised of Nexstar Broadcasting Group Inc and Mission Broadcasting Inc, agreed to acquire Communications Corp of America, a Lafayette-based owner and operator of television stations. Concurrently, the investor group agreed to acquire White Knight Broadcasting Inc. The two transactions have a combined value of $270 million.
Met-Pro Corp CECO Environmental Corp 220.956 CECO Environmental Corp (CECO) definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Met-Pro Corp, a Harleysville-based manufacturer of pollution control, fluid handling and purification equipment, for $220.956 million. CECO offered a choice of 1.352 common shares or $13.75 in cash, subject to proration whereby approximately 53% of the Met- Pro Corp common shares will be exchanged for cash and 47% for CECO common shares. The shares were valued based on CECO's closing stock price of $USD 11.12 on 21 April 2013, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
Kindred Healthcare Inc-Non- Vibra Healthcare LLC 187.00 Vibra Healthcare LLC agreed to acquire 17 non- strategic facilities of Kindred Healthcare Inc, a Louisville-based provider of healthcare services, for $187 million.
MPG Office Trust Inc Brookfield Office Pptys Inc 181.195 Brookfield Office Properties Inc of Canada, a unit of Brookfield Asset Management Inc, definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of MPG Office Trust Inc (MPG), a Los Angeles-based real estate investment trust, via tender offer for $3.15 in cash per share or a total value of $181.195 million. The offer was conditioned upon at least a majority of MPG's shares being tendered. The transaction was to include its Los Angeles office assets.
Maharam Fabric Corp Herman Miller Inc 156.00 Herman Miller Inc agreed to acquire the entire capital of Maharam Fabric Corp, a New York-based manufacturer and wholesaler of interior textile products, for an estimated $156 million in cash.
NexGen Storage LLC Fusion-io Inc 119.706 Fusion-io Inc merged with NexGen Storage LLC, a Louisville-based manufacturer of storage system, for an estimated $119.706 million. The consideration consisted of $114 million in cash and the issuance of 0.34 million common shares valued at $5. 706 million. The shares were valued based on Fusion-ios closing stock price of $16. 8 on 23 April 2013, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
GFT GAIN Capital Holdings Inc 107.786 GAIN Capital Holdings Inc (GAIN) definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Global Futures & Forex Ltd, a Grand Rapids-based provider of retail forex and derivative trading services, from Gary L. Tilkin, for $107.786 million. The consideration was to consist of $80 million in cash and the issuance of up to 4. 944 million GAIN common shares, valued at $27.786 million. The shares were valued based on GAIN's closing stock price of $5.62 on 24 April 2013, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
Undis Multifam Res Ppty Port Starlight US Multi-Family Core 80.58 Starlight US Multi- Family Core Fund of Canada acquired an Undisclosed Multifamily Residential Property Portfolio, a Texas- based owner and operator of apartment buildings, for an estimated $80.58 million. The consideration was to consist of $46.65 in cash and $33.93 in assumed mortgages.
Gastar Exploration Ltd-Assets Cubic Energy Inc 46.00 Cubic Energy Inc definitively agreed to acquire the East Texas assets of Gastar Exploration Ltd, a Houston-based oil and gas exploration and production company, for an estimated $46 million.
Cool Springs Market Kite Realty Group Trust 37.50 Kite Realty Group Trust acquired Cool Springs Market, a Franklin-based owner and operator of a shopping center, for $37.5 million.
Aerosonic Corp TransDigm Group Inc 31.518 TransDigm Group Inc definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Aerosonic Corp, a Clearwater-based manufacturer of precision flight products, via a tender offer for $7. 75 in cash per share, or a total value of $31.518 million. The offer was conditioned upon at least a majority of Aerosonic Corp's shares being tendered.
Bracco Diagnostics-Division Emergent BioSolutions Inc 26.00 Emergent BioSolutions Inc agreed to acquire the Healthcare Protective Products Division of Bracco Diagnostics Inc, a Princeton- based manufacturer of diagnostic pharmaceutical products, and a unit of Bracco SpA, for $26 million in cash.
Tong Well Service LLC Xi'An Huacheng Petroleum Tech 24.90 Xi'An Huacheng Petroleum Technology Service Co Ltd of China planned to acquire a 60% interest in Tong Well Service LLC, a oil exploration and production company and a wholly-owned unit of Tong Oil Tools Co Ltd of China's wholly-owned Tong Petrotech Inc subsidiary, for $24.9 million in a capital enlargement transaction.
Arch Therapeutics Inc Almah Inc 20.20 Almah Inc (Almah) of Ireland signed a Letter of Intent {LoI} to merge with Arch Therapeutics Inc, a Natick-based manufacturer of pharmaceutical, for 20 million common shares valued at $20.2 million. The shares were valued based on Almahs closing stock price of $1. 01 on 24 April 2013, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
Normandy Hotel Modus Hotels 16.00 Modus Hotels acquired Normandy Hotel, a Washington- based owner and operator of a hotel.
Affineon Lighting Evolucia Inc 12.00 Evolucia Inc signed a letter of intent {LoI} to acquire Affineon Lighting, a Coral Springs-based manufacturer of lighting products, for approximately $12 million.
Red Lion Hotels Corp-Kalispell WSPGB Mall LLC 11.60 WSPGB Mall LLC, a unit of Woodbury Strategic Partners and Goodale & Barbieri Co, acquired the Kalispell Center Mall of Red Lion Hotels Corp, a Spokane- based owns and operates hotels and motels, for $11. 6 million.
Titanium Asset Management Corp TAMCO Holdings LLC 7.824 TAMCO Holdings LLC planned to launch a tender offer to acquire the remaining 39.627 % stake, or 7.824 million common shares, which it did not own in Titanium Asset Management Corp, a Milwaukee-based blank check company, for $1 per share, or a total value of $7.824 million.
Idhasoft Ltd Prism Informatics Ltd 2.00 Prism Informatics Ltd, a unit of Idhasoft Ltd, agreed to raise its stake to 55.53% from 38.28%, by acquiring a 17.25% stake, in Idhasoft Ltd, an Atlanta-based provider of information technology services, for $2 million.
Scapa Holdings Georgia Inc Industrial Legacy Holdings Inc .25 Industrial Legacy Holdings Inc of Bermuda, a unit of Armour Group Holdings Ltd, acquired Scapa Holdings Georgia Inc, a Windsor-based manufacturer and wholesaler of bonding and adhesive products, from Scapa Group PLC, for $0.25 million in cash.
Scrubnuts Inc Hemp Inc .223 Hemp Inc (Hemp) acquired Scrubnuts Inc, a New York- based manufacturer of medical scrubs, in exchange for $0. 135 million and 2 million common shares valued at $0.223 million. The shares were valued based on Hemp's closing stock price of $0.044 on 22/ April/2013, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
FanTD LLC MGT Sports Inc .20 MGT Sports Inc, a wholly- owned unit of MGT Capital Investments Inc (Capital), agreed to acquire a 65% interest in FanTD LLC, a Saratoga Springs-based provider of online fantasy sports services, for $0.2 million in cash and the issuance of 0.628 million Capital restricted common shares.
TMR Inc 1-800 We Answer Inc   1-800 We Answer Inc acquired TMR Inc, a Broomall- based provider of data collection services.
Doctor Research Group Inc-Asst Abyrx Inc   Abyrx Inc acquired the assets of Doctor Research Group Inc, a Southbury-based provider of medical and health services. Terms were not disclosed. Concurrently, Abyrx Inc acquired the assets of ORTHOCON Inc.
ORTHOCON Inc-Assets Abyrx Inc   Abyrx Inc acquired the assets of ORTHOCON Inc, a Irvington-based provider of medical and health services. Terms were not disclosed. Concurrently, Abyrx Inc acquired the assets of Doctor Research Group Inc.
ParAccel Inc Actian Corp   Actian Corp acquired ParAccel Inc, a San Diego- based developer of software. Terms were not disclosed.
w2bi Inc Advantest Corp   Advantest Corp of Japan agreed to acquire w2bi Inc, a South Plainfield-based developer of software solutions. Terms were not disclosed.
Freedom Pharmaceuticals LLC Arseus NV   Arseus NV of Belgium acquired Freedom Pharmaceuticals LLC, a Tulsa- based wholesaler of pharmaceuticals. Terms were not disclosed.
Javelin Semiconductor Inc Avago Technologies Ltd   Avago Technologies Ltd acquired Javelin Semiconductor Inc, an Austin- based manufacturer of semiconductors. Terms were not disclosed.
KZO Innovations Inc Bedford Funding   Bedford Funding acquired KZO Innovations Inc, a Reston- based provider of online video technology services, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Strategic Partners Blackstone Group LP   Blackstone Group LP agreed to acquire Strategic Partners, a private equity firm, from Credit Suisse Group AG, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
Midwest Sales Inc Distribution International Inc   Distribution International Inc, a unit of Audax Group LP, acquired Midwest Sales Inc, a Saginaw- based wholesaler of insulation products.
Lakeside Credit Union Educators Credit Union   Educators Credit Union merged with Lakeside Credit Union, an Oak Creek-based provider of credit services.
Synagro Technologies Inc EQT Infrastructure II GP BV   EQT Infrastructure II GP BV of the Netherlands, a unit of EQT Partners BV, agreed to acquire Synagro Technologies Inc (STI), a Houston-based provider of waste management and disposal services, from The Carlyle Group LLC (Carlyle), a unit of The Carlyle Group LP. Originally, in January 2013, Carlyle was rumored to be seeking a buyer for its Synagro unit. An undisclosed Swedish private equity firm was rumored to be a potential bidder.
Parse Inc Facebook Inc   Facebook Inc (Facebook) agreed to acquire Parse Inc, a San Francisco-based developer of mobile application software, from Ignition Venture Partners and other shareholders. Terms were not disclosed but, according to people familiar with the transaction, the deal was valued at an estimated $85 million in cash and Facebook common stock.
Georgian Manganese LLC Georgian American Alloys Inc   Georgian American Alloys Inc acquired the remaining undisclosed stake, which it did not already own, in Georgian Manganese LLC, an investment holding company.
Radomes Inc Global Aviation Co   Global Aviation Co acquired Radomes Inc, a Norcross-based wholesaler of replacement components.
Springs Window Fashions Golden Gate Capital   Golden Gate Capital definitively agreed to acquire Springs Window Fashions LLC, a Middleton- based manufacturer of drapery hardware, blinds, and shades, from Heartland Industrial Partners LP, a unit of VF II Holdings LLC, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
Wavii Inc Google Inc   Google Inc was rumored to be planning to acquire Wavii Inc, a Seattle-based developer of news summarization application software. Terms were not disclosed but, according to people familiar with the transaction, the deal was valued at an estimated $30 million in cash.
Pegasus Financial Services LLC HIG Capital LLC   HIG Capital LLC acquired Pegasus Financial Services LLC, a Dallas-based provider of payment processing services, from Pegasus Solutions Inc, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
UrbanCode Inc IBM Corp   International Business Machines Corp {IBM} acquired UrbanCode Inc, a Cleveland- based developer of software delivery solutions.
TDCI Inc Infor Global Solutions Inc   Infor Global Solutions Inc, a unit of Golden Gate Capital, signed a Letter of Intent {LoI} to acquire TDCI Inc, a Columbus-based developer of enterprise solutions software. Terms were not disclosed.
Tatano Wire & Steel-Certain Insteel Wire Products Co   Insteel Wire Products Co, a wholly-owned unit of Insteel Industries Inc, acquired the certain assets of Tatano Wire & Steel Inc, a Canonsburg-based manufacturer and wholesaler of steel wire products.
Willamette Valley-Berry Bus Inventure Foods Inc   Inventure Foods Inc signed a Letter of Intent {LoI} to acquire the berry processing business of Willamette Valley Fruit Co LLC, a Salem-based producer and wholesaler of berry products.
Neon Workforce Technologies Investor Group   A management-led investor group acquired Neon Workforce Technologies Inc, a Gadsden-based provider of tax credit recovery services, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
White Knight Broadcasting Inc Investor Group   An investor group comprised of Nexstar Broadcasting Group Inc and Mission Broadcasting Inc, agreed to acquire White Knight Broadcasting Inc, a Lafayette-based owner and operator of television stations. Concurrently, the investor group agreed to acquire Communications Corp of America. The two transactions have a combined value of $270 million.
Southern Aerosols Inc John Roach   John Roach acquired Southern Aerosols Inc, a Cleveland-based manufacturer of industrial coatings. Terms were not disclosed.
Aegis Security Insurance Co K2 Insurance Services LLC   K2 Insurance Services LLC acquired Harrisburg-based Aegis Security Insurance Co.
Thilmany LLC KPS Capital Partners LP   KPS Capital Partners LP definitively agreed to acquire Thilmany LLC, a Kaukauna-based manufacturer of packaging equipment and other paper packaging products, from Kohlberg & Co LLC, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Tradesman Truck-Assets Lund Intl Holdings Inc   Lund International Holdings Inc, a unit of Lund International Holdings Inc SPV, acquired the assets of Tradesman Truck Accessories LLC, a Winters-based manufacturer and wholesaler of automotive accessories.
Freedom OSS Inc-Cetain Assets Luxoft Ltd   Luxoft Ltd of Russia, a unit of Information Business Systems {IBS} acquired the certain assets and open- source solutions of Freedom OSS Inc, a Newtown-based provider of information technology services.
Cornerstone Accounting Group Marcum LLP   Marcum LLP merged with Cornerstone Accounting Group LLP, a New York-based provider of accounting and assurance services.
Walt's Auto Care Centers Inc Meineke Car Care Centers Inc   Meineke Car Care Centers Inc, a unit of Harvest Partners LPs Driven Brands Inc unit, acquired Walt's Auto Care Centers Inc, a Tacoma-based provider of automotive repair services.
Tippr LLC,Groupalicious LLC nCrowd Inc   nCrowd Inc acquired Tippr LLC and Groupalicious LLC, a Seattle-based providers of ecommerce retail services.
IGI Corp Nekoosa Coated Products LLC   Nekoosa Coated Products LLC, a wholly-owned unit of Wingate Partners LP, acquired IGI Corp, a South Plainfield- based manufacturer and distributor of digital printing products. Terms were not disclosed.
Nuveen Mun High Inc Opp Fd 2 Nuveen Muni High Income Fd   Nuveen Municipal High Income Opportunity Fund (Nuveen) planned to acquire the entire outstanding common shares of Nuveen Municipal High Income Opportunity Fund 2, a Chicago-based closed-end investment fund, in exchange for newly-issued Nuveen common shares and preferred shares.
Lucid Appeal LLC OneUp Games LLC   OneUp Games LLC acquired Lucid Appeal LLC, a Los Angeles-based developer of mobile software.
Coinmach Service Corp Pamplona Capital Management   Pamplona Capital Management LLP of the UK acquired Coinmach Service Corp, a Plainview-based provider of outsourced laundry services, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Hartville Centre Phillips Edison-ARC Shopping   Phillips Edison-ARC Shopping Center REIT Inc acquired Hartville Centre, an Akron-based owner and operator of shopping centers. Terms were not disclosed.
Lebanon Valley Flowers & Gifts Royer's Flowers & Gifts   Royer's Flowers & Gifts, a wholly-owned unit of Gerald Stevens Inc, acquired Lebanon Valley Flowers & Gifts, a Lebanon-based wholesaler of flowers. Terms were not disclosed.
Royalty Management Co Shareholders   Theravance Inc planned to spin off its Royalty Management Co unit, a manufacturer of prescription pharmaceuticals, to its shareholders.
Shannon Group SJL Holdings LLC   SJL Holdings LLC acquired Shannon Group, a Washington-based provider of legal career consulting and recruitment services.
Hoigaard's Inc Specialty Sports Venture LLC   Specialty Sports Venture LLC, a unit of Vail Resorts Inc, acquired Hoigaard's Inc, a Minneapolis-based retailer of outdoor equipment and apparel.
Cambric Corp Tata Technologies Ltd   Tata Technologies Ltd of India, a unit of Tata Motors Ltd, definitively agreed to acquire Cambric Corp, a Salt Lake City-based provider of end-to-end engineering services.
TSD Crane & Rigging Inc TNT Crane & Rigging Inc   TNT Crane & Rigging Inc (TNT), a unit of Odyssey Investment Partners LLC, acquired TSD Crane & Rigging Inc, a Mesquite-based provider of crane rental services. Concurrently, TNT acquired Greenergy Construction & Maintenance LLC.
Greenergy Construction LLC TNT Crane & Rigging Inc   TNT Crane & Rigging Inc (TNT), a unit of Odyssey Investment Partners LLC, acquired Greenergy Construction & Maintenance LLC, a Mineral Wells-based provider of crane rental services. Concurrently, TNT acquired TSD Crane & Rigging Inc.
BridgeLux Inc-GaN-on-Silicon Toshiba Corp   Toshiba Corp of Japan agreed to acquire the GaN-on- Silicon technology and related assets of BridgeLux Inc, Livermore-based manufacturer of light- emitting diode and a unit of Harris & Harris Group Inc.
Ocera Therapeutics Inc Tranzyme Pharma Inc   Tranzyme Pharma Inc (Tranzyme), through its wholly owned unit definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Ocera Therapeutics Inc (Ocera), a San Diego- based biopharmaceutical company. Upon completion, Tranzyme were to own 27.4% stake in Ocera.
Sew Unique Embroidery Van's Flags & Flagpoles   Van's Flags & Flagpoles acquired Sew Unique Embroidery, a Rockville-based manufacturer of embroidery products.
Saxis Group LLC Weeden Investors LP   Weeden Investors LP acquired Saxis Group LLC, a New York-based provider of brokerage services. Terms were not disclosed.

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