Date
Announced
Target Acquirer Value ($millions) Synopsis  
08/28/13 The Peabody Orlando Hyatt Hotels Corp 717.0 Hyatt Hotels Corp, through its undisclosed subsidiary, agreed to acquire The Peabody Orlando, an owner and operator of hotels, from Belz Enterprises' Peabody Hotel Group Inc subsidiary, for an estimated $717 mil. Upon completion, The Peabody Orlando was to change its name to Hyatt Regency Orlando Convention Center.  
08/26/13 TMS International Corp The Pritzker Organization LLC 692.3 The Pritzker Organization LLC definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of TMS International Corp (TMS), a Glassport-based provider of outsourced industrial services, for $17.5 in cash per share, or a total value of $692.297 ml, including the assumption of an undisclosed amount in liabilities. Upon completion, TMS common shares were to be delisted in the New York Stock Exchange.  
08/27/13 Hi-Tech Pharmacal Co Inc Akorn Inc 602.0 Akorn Inc, through an undisclosed subsidiary, definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Hi-Tech Pharmacal Co Inc, an Amityville-based manufacturer of pharmaceutical products, for $43.5 in cash per share or a total value of $601.989 mil.  
08/28/13 Capital Power-Power Plants(3) Emera Inc 541.0 Emera Inc of Canada agreed to acquire three New England power plants of Capital Power Corp, an Edmonton-based electric utility company, for $541 mil.  
08/26/13 Amplimmune Inc MedImmune Inc 500.0 MedImmune Inc, a wholly- owned unit of AstraZeneca PLC, definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Amplimmune Inc, a Gaithersburg-based biotechnology company, for an estimated $500 mil. The consideration was to consist of $225 million and up to $275 million in profit-related payments.  
08/26/13 GlobeComm Systems Inc Wasserstein & Co LP 338.6 Wasserstein & Co LP definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of GlobeComm Systems Inc, a Hauppauge-based provider of satellite communications services, for $14.15 in cash per share, or a total value of $338. 647 mil, in a leveraged buyout transaction.  
08/26/13 Sage Creek Gas Processing ONEOK Partners LP 305.0 ONEOK Partners LP planned to acquire the Sage Creek Gas Processing Plant, located in Wyoming, for $305 mil.  
08/29/13 F&M Bancorp Inc Prosperity Bancshares Inc 243.9 Prosperity Bancshares Inc (Prosperity) definitively agreed to merge with F&M Bancorp Inc, a Tulsa-based bank holding company, for $243.872 mil. The consideration was to consist of the issuance of 3.298 million Prosperity common shares, valued at $196.872 mil, and $47 million in cash. The shares were valued based on Prosperity's closing stock price of $59.69 on 28 August 2013, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.  
08/28/13 Boca Pharmacal LLC Generics Intl (US Parent) Inc 225.0 Generics International (US Parent) Inc dba Qualitest Pharmaceuticals Inc, a unit of Endo Health Solutions Inc, definitively agreed to acquire Boca Pharmacal LLC, a Coral Springs-based manufacturer of generic pharmaceuticals, for $225 million in cash.  
08/28/13 Westin Galleria Dallas Inland American Lodging Group 220.0 Inland American Lodging Group Inc (Inland), a unit of The Inland Real Estate Group of Cos Inc's Inland American Real Estate Trust Inc subsidiary, acquired Westin Galleria Dallas, a Dallas- based owner and operator of a hotel, from a joint venture between Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc and Hines. Concurrently, Inland acquired Westin Oaks Houston. The transaction had a combined value of approximately, $220 mil.  
08/28/13 Southernmost Hotel Collection LaSalle Hotel Properties 184.5 LaSalle Hotel Properties acquired Southernmost Hotel Collection, a Key West-based owner and operator of hotels, for $184.5 mil. Originally, in May 2013, Southernmost Hotel Collection was seeking a buyer for the company.  
08/27/13 ING Real Estate Finance-Loans Wells Fargo Bank NA 112.0 Wells Fargo Bank NA, a unit of Wells Fargo & Co, agreed to acquire a portfolio of 29 real estate loans of ING Real Estate Finance (ING), a New York-based provider of financial services, and a unit of ING Groep NV, for $112 mil, based on the 7% standard capitalization rate. Originally, ING was rumored to be seeking a buyer for its loan portfolio.  
08/28/13 Serrano Hotel,San Francisco LaSalle Hotel Properties 71.5 LaSalle Hotel Properties acquired Serrano Hotel, a San Francisco-based owner and operator of hotels, for $71.5 mil.  
08/27/13 Maguire Aviation Group LLC Signature Flight Support Corp 69.0 Signature Flight Support Corp, a unit of BBA Aviation PLC, agreed to acquire Maguire Aviation Group LLC, a Van Nuys-based provider of fixed based operator services, for $69 million in cash.  
08/28/13 Xponential Inc-Pawnshops(34) Cash America International Inc 62.0 Cash America International Inc agreed to acquire 34 pawnshops of Xponential Inc, a Norcross- based owner and operator of pawnshops, for an estimated $62 million in cash.  
08/28/13 Hotel Modera Pebblebrook Hotel Trust 47.5 Pebblebrook Hotel Trust acquired Hotel Modera, an owner and operator of hotels, for $47.5 mil.  
08/28/13 National Education Seminars American Public Education Inc 46.0 American Public Education Inc definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of National Education Seminars Inc, a Westerville-based owner and operator of schools, for approximately $46 million in cash. The transaction was to include Hondros College, nursing programs.  
08/28/13 Piezotech LLC Meggitt PLC 41.2 Meggitt PLC of the UK agreed to acquire Piezotech LLC, a Indianapolis-based manufacturer of ultrasonic and sensor products, for $41.2 million in cash.  
08/28/13 Salt Life Holdings LLC To The Game LLC 37.0 To The Game LLC, a unit of Delta Apparel Inc, acquired Salt Life Holdings LLC, a Jacksonville-based manufacturer and wholesaler of ocean apparel and accessories, for $37 mil. The consideration consisted of $15 million in cash, $22 million in promissory notes, and up to an undisclosed amount in profit related payments.  
08/28/13 Analysts International Corp ACS Merger Corp 33.0 US -ACS Merger Corp, a wholly owned unit of American CyberSystems Inc definitively agreed to launch a tender offer to acquire the entire share capital of Analysts International Corp, a Minneapolis-based provider of information technology services, for $6.45 cash per share or a total value of $33.009 million.  
08/29/13 Teradek LLC Vitec Group PLC 30.5 Vitec Group PLC of the UK agreed to acquire Teradek LLC, an Irvine-based manufacturer and wholesaler of wireless video equipment, for $29.733 mil. The consideration was to consist of $12.9 million in cash, the issuance of 0.214 mil, valued at $2.07 mil, and up to $15.5 million in profit- related payments.. The shares were valued based on Vitec's closing stock price of $9. 633 million on 28 August 2013, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.  
08/28/13 Deer Grove Shopping Centre Ramco-Gershenson Properties 20.0 Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust acquired Deer Grove Shopping Centre, a Palatine-based owner and operator of shopping center, for $20 million in cash.  
08/26/13 Crown Reef Resort,Myrtle Beach Crown Reef Resport LLC 16.1 Crown Reef Resort LLC acquired the Crown Reef Resort, a Myrtle Beach-based owner and operator of a hotel, for $16.1 mil.  
08/27/13 Customer Focused Marketing Inc DealerTrack Technologies Inc 14.8 DealerTrack Technologies Inc agreed to acquire Customer Focused Marketing Inc, an Irving-based provider of customer relationship management and marketing services, for an estimated $14.75 mil. The consideration was to consist of $13 million in cash and up to $1.75 million in profit- related payments.  
08/28/13 1st Financial Services Corp First Citizens Bank & Trust Co 10.0 First Citizens Bank & Trust Co, a wholly-owned unit of First Citizens Bancshares Inc definitively agreed to merge with Hendersonville- based 1st Financial Services Corp, for $10 million in cash. The consideration was to consist of $2 million cash for all outstanding common shares and $8 million cash for all outstanding cumulative preferred shares A. The acquisition was to include Mountain 1st Bank & Trust Co.  
08/27/13 Cherokee Banking Inc Hamilton State Bancshares Inc 8.5 Hamilton State Bancshares Inc agreed to acquire Cherokee Banking Inc, a Canton-based bank holding company, for $8.5 million in cash.  
08/26/13 C & C Power Line Inc Power Corp of America 7.0 Power Corp of America, a wholly owned unit of Goldfield Corp planned to acquire C & C Power Line Inc, a Jacksonville-based provider of electrical construction services, for an estimated $7 mil.  
08/28/13 Purified Renewable-Plant West Ventures LLC 5.0 West Ventures LLC acquired the ethanol production plant of Purified Renewable Energy LLC (Purified), a Buffalo Lake- based manufacturer of ethanol, for $5 mil. Originally, In June 2012, Purified was seeking a buyer for its ethanol production plant, via an auction.  
08/26/13 CRI Inc Synalloy Corp 4.6 Synalloy Corp acquired CRI Inc, a Fountain Inn-based manufacturer of industrial chemicals, for $4.55 mil.  
08/28/13 InaVein LLC LeMaitre Vascular Inc 3.9 LeMaitre Vascular Inc acquired InaVein LLC, a Lexington-based manufacturer of medical instrument, for $3.9 mil. The transaction consisted of $2.5 million in cash and up to $1.4 million in profit related payments.  
08/27/13 PrecisionIR Group Inc Issuer Direct Corp 3.5 Issuer Direct Corp acquired the entire share capital of PrecisionIR Group Inc, a Richmond-based provider of communication solutions, for an estimated $3.45 million in cash.  
08/26/13 Pathwork Diagnostics Inc Response Genetics Inc 1.1 Response Genetics Inc (Response Genetics)acquired Pathwork Diagnostics Inc, a Redwood City-based provider of research and development services, for $1.14 mil. The consideration was to consist of $0.2 million in cash and the issuance of 0.5 million Response Genetics common shares, valued at $0.94 mil. The shares were valued based on Response Genetics' closing stock price of $1. 88 on 23 August 2013, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.  
08/26/13 eDiets.com-Fresh & Frozen Bus Chefs Diet National Co LLC 1.1 Chefs Diet National Co LLC, a unit of Chef's Diet Holding Co LLC, agreed to acquire the fresh and frozen meal delivery business of eDiets.com Inc (eDiets), a Pompano Beach-based provider of online diet, nutrition, fitness, and motivation information services, and a unit of As Seen On TV Inc, for an estimated $1.1 mil. Originally, in October 2010, eDiets announced that it was seeking a buyer for certain non-strategic assets.  
08/26/13 Ceregene Inc Sangamo BioSciences Inc 1.0 Sangamo BioSciences Inc (Sangamo) definitively agreed to acquire Ceregene Inc, a San Diego-based biotechnology company, for $0.999 mil. The consideration was to consist of the issuance of 0. 1 million Sangamo common shares, valued at $0.999 mil, and up to an undisclosed amount in profit-related payments. The shares were valued based on Sangamo's closing stock price of $9.99 on 23 August 2013, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.  
08/26/13 Swan Valley Gas Corp Manitoba Hydro Electric Board 0.2 CANADA - Manitoba Hydro Electric Board agreed to acquire Swan Valley Gas Corp, a provider of natural gas distribution services, from Saskenergy Inc.  
08/26/13 Direct Edge Holdings LLC BATS Global Markets Inc   BATS Global Markets Inc (BATS) definitively agreed to merge with Direct Edge Holdings LLC (Direct), a Jersey City-based provider of security brokerage services. Terms were not disclosed. Originally, in August 2013, BATS was rumored to be planning to merge with Direct.  
08/26/13 E&R Industrial Sales Inc WW Grainger Inc   WW Grainger Inc acquired E&R Industrial Sales Inc, a Sterling Heights-based wholesaler of industrial supplies. Terms were not disclosed.  
08/26/13 Elypsis Winery WineDirect   WineDirect acquired Elypsis Winery, a Napa-based provider of software products and consulting services.  
08/26/13 Dakota Plains Cooperative CHS Inc   CHS Inc, a unit of Hamilton Farm Bureau Co- Operative Inc, planned to merge with Dakota Plains Cooperative, a Valley City- based producer and wholesaler of seeds and feeds.  
08/26/13 American Roland Food Corp Vestar Capital Partners VI LP   Vestar Cuapital Partners VI LP, a unit of Vestar Capital Partners Inc, definitively agreed to acquire an undisclosed majority interest in, American Roland Food Corp, a New York-based producer of specialty food products, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed. The transaction was to include Bruno Scheidt Inc, Pro Warehouse Corp and Costamar Corp.  
08/26/13 Dickinson & Associates Inc Arthur J Gallagher & Co   Arthur J Gallagher & Co acquired Dickinson & Associates Inc, a Chicago- based provider of employee benefits insurance brokerage and SAP management consulting services. Terms were not disclosed.  
08/26/13 Medtronic Inc-Pioneer Plus Volcano Corp   Volcano Corp agreed to acquire the Pioneer Plus Re- Entry Catheter product line of Medtronic Inc, a Minneapolis-based manufacturer and wholesaler of medical and surgical devices.  
08/26/13 Cardiothoracic & Vascular OhioHealth Corp   OhioHealth Corp acquired Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgical Specialists Inc, a Columbus-based owner and operator of surgical center.  
08/26/13 U Pull It Auto Parts Inc-Used Pull-A-Part   Pull-A-Part acquired the 2 used auto parts businesses, located in Brownsville, Texas and Tucson, Arizona, of U Pull It Auto Parts Inc, a Sandusky-based wholesaler of used and recycled auto parts, from The Johnson Development Corp, a unit of Magic Johnson Enterprises.  
08/26/13 Colorado CustomWare Inc Seeking Buyer   In August 2013, bankrupt Colorado CustomWare Inc, a Fort Collins-based developer of prepackaged software, was rumored to be seeking a buyer for the company.  
08/26/13 Means Knaus Partners LP Jones Lang LaSalle Inc   Jones Lang LaSalle Inc acquired Means Knaus Partners LP, a Houston-based real estate investment and management firm.  
08/26/13 Summit CMT S.W. Cole Engineering Inc   US- S. W. Cole Engineering Inc acquired Summit CMT, a Lewiston-based construction material testing.  
08/26/13 BestVendor Inc Docstoc Inc   Docstoc Inc acquired BestVendor Inc, a New York- based provider of ecommerce services.  
08/26/13 Nellson Nutraceutical Inc Kohlberg & Co LLC   Kohlberg & Co LLC acquired Nellson Nutraceutical Inc, an Irwindale-based producer of nutritional supplements, from Calera Capital, in a secondary buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed. Originally, in April 2013, Calera Capital was rumored to be seeking a buyer for its Nellson Nutraceutical Inc unit. Previously, an investor group, comprised of management and Fremont Partners acquired Nellson Neutraceutical Inc in a leveraged buyout transaction.  
08/27/13 Mid-Tex Distribution Co Inc Distribution International Inc   Distribution International Inc, a unit of Audax Group LP, acquired Mid- Tex Distribution Co Inc, a San Antonio-based wholesaler of insulation products. Terms were not disclosed.  
08/27/13 Golseth & Gregson Insurance AssuredPartners Inc   AssuredPartners Inc, a unit of GTCR LLC, acquired Golseth & Gregson Insurance Services Inc, a Tucson-based insurance agency, in a leveraged buyout transaction.  
08/27/13 Livin' Lite Thor Industries Inc   Thor Industries Inc planned to acquire Livin' Lite, a Wakarusa-based manufacturer of tent campers and utility trailers.  
08/27/13 Insulation Services Inc-Certai Distribution International Inc   Distribution International Inc, a unit of Audax Group LP, acquired certain assets of Insulation Services Inc, a Greenville- based wholesaler of insulation products.  
08/27/13 Stateline Service Corp Snyder's-Lance Inc   Snyder's-Lance Inc acquired Stateline Service Corp, a wholesaler of snack foods.  
08/27/13 Sunrise Bank of Arizona First Fidelity Bk NA,Oklahoma   First Fidelity Bank, a wholly-owned unit of First Fidelity Bancorp, acquired Sunrise Bank of Arizona.  
08/27/13 ETS-Scholarship & Recognition International Scholarship & Tu   International Scholarship & Tuition Services Inc acquired Scholarship & Recognition Programs Division of Educational Testing Service, a Princeton-based provider of assessment and related services.  
08/27/13 Save Mart Supermarkets Inc-(2) Phillips Edison-ARC Shopping   Phillips Edison-ARC Shopping Center REIT Inc acquired 2 undisclosed shopping centers, an owner and operator of supermarkets, from Save Mart Supermarkets Inc.  
08/27/13 Fast Food Enterprises II-(14) Goldco LLC   Goldco LLC acquired the 14 Burger King branches of Fast Food Enterprises II LP, an owner and operator of restaurants.  
08/27/13 Interstate Waste-Assets Action Environmental Group Inc   Action Environmental Group Inc acquired the hauling, transfer station and recycling assets, located in New York and New Jersey, of Interstate Waste Services Inc, a Basking Ridge-based provider of waste management and disposal services, from Highstar Capital Fund II LP, a unit of Highstar Capital LP.  
08/27/13 Menomonee Falls Radisson Hotel Seeking Buyer   In August 2013, Menomonee Falls Radisson Hotel, a Menomonee Falls- based owner and operator of hotel, announced that it was seeking a buyer for the company.  
08/27/13 Acurian Inc Pharmaceutical Prod Dvlp Inc   Pharmaceutical Product Development LLC acquired Acurian Inc, a Horsham-based developer of patient enrollment and retention software.  
08/27/13 Shmaltz Brewing Co-Coney A&S Brewing Collaborative LLC   A&S Brewing Collaborative LLC, a wholly- owned unit of Boston Beer Co Inc acquired the Coney Island beer brand of Shmaltz Brewing Co, a Clifton Park-based manufacturer of beer.  
08/28/13 BondDesk Group LLC Seeking Buyer   US In August 2013, BondDesk Group LLC, a Mill Valley- based provider of securities solutions services, announced that it was seeking a buyer for the company.  
08/28/13 International Fiber Corp Arsenal Capital Partners LP   Arsenal Capital Partners LP acquired International Fiber Corp (IFC), a North Tonawanda-based producer of fiber products, in a secondary buyout transaction. Previously, Swander Pace Capital LLC acquired IFC, in a leveraged buyout transaction.  
08/28/13 Quantum Loyalty Solutions Inc Fandango Inc   Fandango Inc, a unit of Comcast Corp, agreed to acquire Quantum Loyalty Solutions Inc, a Lake Tahoe- based provider of movie ticketing services.  
08/28/13 Trendrr Twitter Inc   Twitter Inc acquired Trendrr, a New York-based provider of TV tracking services.  
08/28/13 Westin Oaks Houston at the Inland American Lodging Group   Inland American Lodging Group Inc (Inland), a unit of The Inland Real Estate Group of Cos Inc's Inland American Real Estate Trust Inc subsidiary, acquired Westin Oaks Houston at the Galleria, a Dallas-based owner and operator of a hotel, from Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. Concurrently, Inland acquired Westin Galleria Dallas. The transaction had a combined value of approximately, $220 mil.  
08/28/13 Whole Foods Assn-Stores(5) Green Acres of Wichita LLC   Green Acres of Wichita LLC agreed to acquire the five stores of Whole Foods Association, a Wichita-based owner and operator of natural and organic food stores. Terms were not disclosed.  
08/28/13 Western Reserve Senior Care Kindred Healthcare Inc   Kindred Healthcare Inc definitively agreed to acquire Western Reserve Senior Care, a Streetsboro- based provider of senior home care services. Terms were not disclosed.  
08/28/13 Liberty Savings Bank FSB,PA Gratz Bank,Pennsylvania   Gratz Bank, a unit of GNB Financial Services Inc, agreed to merge with Pottsville-based Liberty Savings Bank FSB, from Liberty Centre Bancorp Inc, for undisclosed amount in cash.  
08/28/13 Brandvold & Ku Inc-Assets First Insurance Co Of Hawaii   First Insurance Co Of Hawaii Ltd, a unit of Tokio Marine Holdings Incs Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co Ltd unit, planned to acquire the assets of Brandvold Ku Inc, a Honolulu-based an insurance company.  
08/28/13 South Lube Inc-Stores(33) Heartland Automotive Services   Heartland Automotive Services Inc, a wholly-owned unit of Quad-C Management Inc acquired 33 stores of South Lube Inc, an Orange Park- based provider of auto maintenance services.  
08/29/13 Clyne & Associates PA Lydecker Diaz LLC   Lydecker Diaz LLC acquired Clyne & Associates PA, a Coral Gables-based law firm.  
08/29/13 WeComply Inc Thomson Reuters Corp   Thomson Reuters Corp, a unit of Woodbridge Co Ltd, acquired WeComply Inc, a Mahwah-based provider of online education services.  
08/29/13 First Carolina Bancshares CresCom Bank   CresCom Bank acquired First Carolina Bancshares.  
08/29/13 Ashford Hospitality Prime Inc Shareholders   Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc (AHT) planned to spin off 80% of its Ashford Hospitality Prime Inc (Ashford Prime) unit, to its shareholders. AHT common shareholders were to receive 0.2 Ashford Prime common shares per AHT share held.  
08/29/13 R&R Images Shutterfly Inc   Shutterfly Inc acquired R&R Images, a Phoenix-based provider of marketing services.  
08/29/13 Ivesco Holdings LLC MWI Veterinary Supply Inc   MWI Veterinary Supply Inc agreed to acquire Ivesco Holdings LLC, a wholesaler of veterinary supply products.  
08/29/13 Verizon Wireless Capital LLC Verizon Communications Inc   Verizon Communications Inc (Verizon) planned to acquire the remaining 45% stake, which it did not already own, in Verizon Wireless Capital LLC, a Basking Ridge-based provider of wireless telecommunication services, from Vodafone Group PLC (Vodafone). Terms were not disclosed, but according to sources familiar with the transaction, the deal was valued at $130 bil. Originally, Vodafone was rumored to be seeking a buyer for its 45% stake in Verizon Wireless Capital LLC. Verizon was named potential bidder.  
           
Source: Thomson Reuters          
           
Note: List excludes recapitalizations, self-tenders, exchange offers, repurchases and minority stake purchases          
           
           

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