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BRE DDR-Shopping Centers(30) DDR Corp 1,516.0 DDR Corp agreed to acquire the remaining 95% interest, which it did not already own, in 30 shopping centers of BRE DDR Retail Holdings LLC, a real estate investment trust, from its joint-venture partner, Blackstone Real Estate Partners VII LP, for an estimated $1.516 billion. The consideration was to consist of $566 million in cash, the assumption of $804 million in liabilities and $146 million in preferred shares.
Gas Transmission Northwest LLC TC Pipelines LP 1,050.0 TC Pipelines LP (TC) agreed to raise its interest to 70% from 25%, by acquiring a further 45% stake, in Gas Transmission Northwest LLC, a Houston-based provider of natural gas transmission services, from TransCanada Corp. Concurrently, TC agreed to raise its interest to 70% from 25%, by acquiring a further 45% stake, in Bison Pipeline LLC. The two transactions were to have a combined value of $1.05 billion. The consideration was to consist of $904 million and the assumption of $146 million in liabilities.
Savage Sports Corp Alliant Techsystems Inc 315.0 Alliant Techsystems Inc agreed to acquire Savage Sports Corp, a Westfield- based manufacturer of rifles, from Norwest Equity Partners, for $315 million in cash.
Arkwin Industries Inc TransDigm Group Inc 286.0 TransDigm Group Inc definitively agreed to acquire Arkwin Industries Inc, a Westbury-based manufacturer and wholesaler of aircraft components, for approximately $286 million in cash.
D&I LLC Hi-Crush Partners LP 124.4 Hi-Crush Partners LP (Hi- Crush) definitively agreed to acquire &I LLC, a Sheffield- based wholesaler of frac sand, for $124.353 million. The consideration was to consist of $95 million in cash and 1. 579 million Hi-Crush common units valued at $29.353. The units were valued based on Hi- Crushs closing stock price of $18.59 on 13 May 2013, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
CFS Bancorp Inc First Merchants Corp 114.3 First Merchants Corp (First) agreed to acquire the entire share capital of CFS Bancorp Inc (CFS), a Munster- based bank holding company, in a stock swap transaction valued at $114.292 million. First offered 0.65 common shares per CFS share. Based on First's closing stock price of $16.135 on 10 May 2013, the last full trading day prior to the announcement, each CFS share was valued at $10.488.
Kotura Inc Mellanox Technologies Ltd 82.0 Mellanox Technologies Ltd of Israel definitively agreed to acquire Kotura Inc, a Monterey Park-based manufacturer and wholesaler of silicon photonics circuit products, for an estimated $82 million in cash.
Chartwell-Seniors Living Brookdale Senior Living Inc 80.9 Brookdale Senior Living Inc, through an undisclosed affiliate, agreed to acquire seven seniors living communities of Chartwell Retirement Residences, a Mississauga-based real estate investment trust, for an estimated $80.9 million. The consideration was to consist of the assumption of an estimated $60.6 million in liabilities and an estimated $20.3 million in cash.
Overhill Farms Inc Bellisio Foods Inc 80.9 Bellisio Foods Inc, a unit of Centre Partners, definitively agreed to merge with Overhill Farms Inc, a Vernon-based manufacturer and wholesaler of food products, and a unit of TreeCon Resources Inc, for $5 in cash per share or a total of $80.882.
EF&A Funding LLC Ares Commercial RE Corp 62.9 Ares Commercial Real Estate Corp definitively agreed to acquire EF&A Funding LLC, a Seattle-based provider of financial services, from Bolder Capital LLC's The Alliant Co LLC unit, for $62.892. The consideration was to consist of $52.98 million in cash and the issuance of 0.588 million Ares shares valued at $9. 912 million. The shares were valued based on Ares' closing stock price of $16.85 on 14 May 2013, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
Spectrum Dynamics(USA)Inc Biosensors International Group 51.0 Biosensors International Group Ltd of Singapore, agreed to acquire Spectrum Dynamics (USA) Inc, a Danville-based manufacturer and wholesaler of medical devices, for an estimated $51 million. The consideration was to consist of $51 million and undisclosed amount in profit- related payments.
Summit Bancshares Inc Commerce Bancshares Inc 40.6 Commerce Bancshares Inc agreed to merge with Summit Bancshares Inc, a Tulsa-based bank holding company, for an estimated $40.6 million.
Challenger Lifts Inc Snap-On Inc 38.0 Snap-On Inc acquired Challenger Lifts Inc, a Louisville-based manufacturer and wholesaler of car lifts, for an estimated $38 million in cash.
Mayflower Bancorp Inc Independent Bank Corp,MA 37.5 Independent Bank Corp (Independent) definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Mayflower Bancorp Inc (Mayflower), a Middleboro-based bank holding company, in a stock swap transaction valued at $37. 486 million. Independent offered 0.565 common shares per Mayflower share. Based on Independent's closing stock price of $32.03 on 13 May 2013, the last full trading day prior to the announcement, each Mayflower share was valued at $18.097.
High Noon Entertainment ITV 25.7 ITV acquired an undisclosed majority interest in High Noon Entertainment, a Santa Monica-based owner and operator of television stations, for $25.65 million.
Lightyear Network-Assets Birch Communications Inc 22.0 Birch Communications Inc agreed to acquire the assets of Lightyear Network Solutions LLC, a Louisville- based provider of telecommunication services, for $22 million.
Marriott-branded Hotels(2) Lightstone Value Plus REIT Inc 15.6 Lightstone Value Plus Real Estate Investment Trust Inc, a unit of Lightstone Group LLC, acquired two Marriott-branded hotels located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, for $15.6 million.
Thermal Technology LLC GT Advanced Technologies Inc 14.2 GT Advanced Technologies Inc (GT) acquired Thermal Technology LLC, a Santa Rosa- based manufacturer of vacuum furnaces, for an estimated 3. 4 million GT common shares valued at $14.212 million. The shares were valued based on GT's closing stock price of $4. 18 on May 15, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
Clear Task Inc Perficient Inc 11.6 Perficient Inc (Perficient) acquired Clear Task Inc, a San Francisco- based provider of online salesforce implementations and customizations services, for $11.6 million. The consideration consisted of $6.3 million in cash, an estimated $1.6 million in Perficient common shares and up to $3.7 million in profit- related payments.
FuGen Solutions Inc 8KMiles 7.5 8KMiles acquired FuGen Solutions Inc, a Sunnyvale- based provider of cloud solutions services, for $7. 5 million.
Golden Guernsey Dairy LLC Lifeway Foods Inc 7.4 Lifeway Foods Inc planned to acquire bankrupt Golden Guernsey Dairy LLC (Golden), a Waukesha-based producer of processed milk, from OpenGate Capital LLC (OpenGate). Originally, in May 2013, OpenGate was announced that it was seeking a buyer for its Golden unit.
Asterisk Commun-FM Stations JVC Broadcasting Inc 3.5 JVC Broadcasting Inc agreed to acquire five FM radio stations of Asterisk Communications Inc, a Fort Lauderdale-based owner and operator of radio broadcasting stations, for $3.5 million.
Piedmont International-Assets Rush Enterprises Inc 3.5 Rush Enterprises Inc, through its subsidiaries acquired the certain assets of Piedmont International Trucks, an owner and operator of truck dealership, for an estimated 3.5 million.
Fresenius-Dialysis Center American Realty Capital II 1.9 American Realty Capital Health II Inc acquired the dialysis center, located in Winfield, Alabama, of Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co KGaA, a Bad Homburg manufacturer and wholesaler of medical equipment, for $1.9 million.
Tech Hollywood Studios Corp Bitzio Inc 1.0 Bitzio Inc (Bitzio) signed a Letter of Intent {LoI} to acquire Tech Hollywood Studios Corp, a Los Angeles-based developer of interactive media software, in exchange for 64.015 million common shares valued at $1. 024 million. The shares were valued based on Bitzio's closing stock price of $0. 016 on 13 May 2013, the last full trading day prior to the announcement. The transaction was to include Looking Hollywood. Upon completion, Bitzio was to be renamed as Tech Hollywood Studios and will be based in Los Angeles, California.
AnalytixInsight Inc OMT Inc 0.7 OMT Inc (OMT) of Canada signed a Letter of Intent {LoI} to acquire the entire share capital of AnalytixInsight Inc, a New York-based developer of financial research and content solutions software, in exchange for 10 million OMT common shares valued at $0. 69 million. The shares were valued based on OMTs closing stock price of $0.069 on 24 April 2013, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
Vince & Associates Clinical Altasciences Group   Altasciences Group of Canada, a majority owned unit of Kilmer Capital Partners acquired Vince & Associates Clinical Research LLC, from Celerity Partners LP. Terms were not disclosed.
Enpirion Inc Altera Corp   Altera Corp definitively agreed to merge with Enpirion Inc, a Hampton-based manufacturer of analog semiconductors.
i Equity Corp-PharmaJanes Alternative Energy Partners   Alternative Energy Partners Inc (Alternative Energy) definitively agreed to acquire the PharmaJanes marketing operation (PharmaJanes) of i Equity Corp, a Pasadena-based provider or e-commerce retail services. Upon completion, Alternative Energy was to be renamed PharmaJanes.
Fluid Recovery Services Aquatech International Corp   Aquatech International Corp acquired Fluid Recovery Services, a Creekside-based provider of water management services. Terms were not disclosed.
Meridian Apps Inc Aruba Networks Inc   Aruba Networks Inc acquired Meridian Apps Inc, a Portland-based developr of mobile application software.
Navistar RV LLC ASV   Allied Specialty Vehicles Inc, a unit of Fleetwood RV Inc, subsidiary of American Industrial Partners Management Co Inc's, American Industrial Partners LP, acquired Navistar RV LLC, a Wakarusa-based manufacturer and wholesaler of recreational vehicles, from Navistar International Inc.
Tory Burch LLC Coach Inc   Coach Inc, a unit of Hillshire Brands Co, was rumored to be planning to acquire Tory Burch LLC, a New York-based manufacturer and retailer of sportswear. According to sources close to the transaction, the deal was to be valued at $3 billion.
Texas State Low Cost Insurance Confie Seguros Inc   Confie Seguros Inc, a unit of ABRY Partners LLC, acquired Texas State Low Cost Insurance, an Austin-based insurance agency.
Nurture Inc Danone SA   Danone SA of France agreed to acquire a 92% interest in Nurture Inc, a New York-based producer of organic baby and toddler food products. Terms were not disclosed.
Cartavi Inc DocuSign Inc   DocuSign Inc acquired Cartavi Inc, a Naperville- based provider of web-based document sharing services.
Trendslide LLC Dynamic Network Services Inc   Dynamic Network Services Inc acquired Trendslide LLC, a Manchester-based developer of mobile dashboard software.
Hartville Group Inc Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd   Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd of Canada agreed to merge with Hartville Group Inc, a North Canton-based provider of pet insurance services.
Goosecross Cellars Inc Golden Equity Investments   Golden Equity Investments acquired Goosecross Cellars Inc, a Yountville-based producer of luxury wines, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
Millbrook Inc Guidewire Software Inc   Guidewire Software Inc acquired Millbrook Inc, a Exton-based provider of data management and business intelligence services. Terms were not disclosed.
BSN SPORTS Inc Herff Jones Inc   Herff Jones Inc definitively agreed to merge with BSN SPORTS Inc, a Dallas- based retailer of sports apparel and equipment.
James J Boyle & Co Hitachi Transport System Ltd   Hitachi Transport System Ltd of Japan, a unit of Hitachi Ltd, acquired a 87% interest in James J Boyle & Co, a San Bruno-based provider of international freight services. Terms were not disclosed.
Sense Security-Assets Homeland Security Corp   Homeland Security Corp acquired the security and biometric assets of Sense Security Technologies Inc, a Wrightwood-based developer of integrated hardware and proprietary software.
Keadle Lumber Enterprises Inc International Forest Prod Ltd   International Forest Products Ltd of Canada, agreed to acquire Keadle Lumber Enterprises Inc, a Thomaston-based manufacturer and wholesaler of pine lumber products.
Create Digital Inc Investor Group   A management-led investor group, comprised of Create Digital Inc's (CDI) president, Brett Lewis, and vice president, Kendall Morris, acquired CDI, a Glen Allen-based provider of digital marketing services, from Hot Technology Holdings LLC, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Tick Data Inc Investor Group   A management-led investor group comprised of CFA Neal Falkenberry and Thomas Myers acquired Tick Data Inc, a Great Falls-based provider of historical intraday time series data services, from Penson Worldwide Inc, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Global Conference Partners LLC iotum Inc   iotum Inc acquired Global Conference Partners LLC, a Glendale-based provider of wireless telecommunication services, from American Capital Ltd. Terms were not disclosed.
KIT digital Inc Irdeto BV   Irdeto BV of the Netherlands, a unit of Naspers Ltd, planned to acquire a 90% interest in KIT digital Inc, a New York-based provider of IP-based video solutions.
Information Storage Iron Mountain Inc   Iron Mountain Inc acquired Information Storage Consolidation Co LLC, a Carrollton-based provider of records management services. The transaction included Safe Records Center, Archives USA, and The Document Bank.
Global Telelinks Inc iTalk Inc   iTalk Inc signed a Letter of Intent {LoI} to acquire Global Telelinks Inc, an Atlanta-based provider of telecommunications services. Terms were not disclosed.
StreamOnce Inc Jive Software Inc   Jive Software Inc acquired StreamOnce Inc, a San Jose-based developer of social business software. Terms were not disclosed.
Capella Technologies Inc Levi Ray & Shoup Inc   Levi Ray & Shoup Inc acquired Capella Technologies Inc, an Anaheim-based developer of document output management software.
Bonnier Corp-Digital Assets Meredith Corp   Meredith Corp acquired the digital assets of Bonnier Corp, a Winter Park-based publisher of magazines. Terms were not disclosed. The assets were to include the Parenting and Babytalk magazines.
Actavis Inc Mylan Inc   Mylan Inc was rumored to be planning to acquire the entire share capital of Actavis Inc, a Parsippany- based manufacturer of pharmaceutical products, from Watson Pharmaceutical Inc's Actavis Group subsidiary. Terms were not disclosed, but according to sources familiar with the transaction, the deal had a value of $5 billion.
The HOTH Corp Next Net Media LLC   Next Net Media LLC acquired The HOTH Corp, based in Chicago, Illinois provide outsourcing services. Terms were not disclosed.
Fischbein LLC Odyssey Invest Partners LLC   Odyssey Investment Partners LLC (Odyssey) acquired Fischbein LLC, a Statesville-based manufacturer of packaging equipment, from MSouth Equity Partners LLC (MSouth), in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed. Originally, Odyssey was rumored to be planning to acquire Fischbein, from MSouth, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Jackson Ins Brokerage LLC Peoples Insurance Agency LLC   Peoples Insurance Agency LLc, a unit of Peoples Bancorp, acquired Jackson- based Jackson Insurance Brokerage LLC, for an undisclosed amount in cash. The transaction included FreedomChoice Benefits Group.
Neuralog LLP-NeuraDB Business petroWEB Inc   petroWEB Inc definitively agreed to acquire the NeuraDB business of Neuralog LLP, a Houston- based provider of solutions services. Terms were not disclosed.
Concentra Inc-Clinical Lab Bus Quest Diagnostics Inc   Quest Diagnostics Inc acquired the Toxicology and Clinical Laboratory Business of Concentra Inc, a Addison- based provider of health care services, a unit of Humana Inc. Terms were not disclosed.
Professional Merchant Advance Rapid Financial Services LLC   Rapid Financial Services LLC acquired Professional Merchant Advance Capital LLC, a Hauppauge-based provider of financing services. Terms were not disclosed.
Wheelz Inc RelayRides Inc   RelayRides Inc acquired Wheelz Inc, a San Francisco- based provider of car rental services.
The Greater Wilmington Robert Preville   Robert Preville acquired a 50% interest in The Greater Wilmington Business Journal, a publishing company. Terms were not disclosed.
85 Broads Unlimited LLC Sallie Krawcheck   Sallie Krawcheck acquired 85 Broads Unlimited LLC, a Greenwich-based provider of online networking services.
Inventures Inc SmithBucklin Corp   SmithBucklin Corp acquired Inventures Inc, a San Ramon-based provider of alliance management services.
Youth Service Bureau Inc Southwestern Healthcare Inc   Southwestern Healthcare Inc merged with Youth Service Bureau Inc, a Evansville- based provider of social services.
Cox Media Group Inc-Radio(27) Summit Media LLC   Summit Media LLC acquired the 27 radio stations of Cox Media Group Inc, an Atlanta-based owner and operator of radio and television stations, and a unit of Cox Enterprises inc.
Bison Pipeline LLC TC Pipelines LP   TC Pipelines LP (TC) agreed to raise its stake to 70% from 25% by acquiring a further 45% stake in Bison Pipeline LLC, a Houston-based provider of natural gas transmission and distribution services, from TransCanada Corp. Concurrently, TC agreed to raise its interest to 70% from 25% by acquiring a further 45% stake in Gas Transmission Northwest LLC. The two transactions had a combined value of $1.05 billion. The consideration consisted of $904 million and the assumption of $146 million in liabilities.
Applied Communication Sciences The SI Organization Inc   The SI Organization Inc acquired Applied Communication Sciences Inc, a Basking Ridge-based provider of advanced research and consulting services. Terms were not disclosed.
Tramec Sloan LLC Tramec LLC   Tramec LLC acquired Sloan Transportation Products (Sloan), a Holland-based manufacturer of motor vehicle parts. On completion, Sloan was renamed Tramec Sloan LLC.
Hebco Products Inc Tramec LLC   Tramec LLC acquired Hebco Products Inc, a Bucyrus- based manufacturer of motor vehicle brake parts, from Qualitor Inc. Terms were not disclosed
Gist Design Inc TrueFit Solutions Inc   TrueFit Solutions Inc acquired Gist Design Inc, a Pittsburgh-based provider of product development services.
Lucky Sort Inc Twitter Inc   Twitter Inc acquired Lucky Sort Inc, a Portland- based developer of information interfaces. Terms were not disclosed.
First Bank Association Bk Svcs Union Bank NA,San Francisco,CA   Union Bank NA, a unit of the UnionBanCal Corp subsidiary of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc's Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ Ltd unit, definitively agreed to acquire certain assets of First Bank Association Bank Services, a Vallejo-based provider of specialized banking services, and a unit of First Banks Inc.
Sky Security Services Inc Universal Protection Service   Universal Protection Service Inc, a unit of Universal Services of America, acquired Sky Security Services Inc, a Burbank-based provider of security services.
Tumblr Inc Yahoo! Inc   Yahoo! Inc was rumored to be planning to acquire Tumblr Inc, a New York-based provider of blogging services. Terms were not disclosed, but according to persons familiar with the transaction, the deal was valued at $1 billion.

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