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Sprint Nextel Corp DISH Network Corp 21,078.871 DISH Network Corp (DISH), through its DISH SBS Corp subsidiary, planned to launch an unsolicited challenging tender offer to acquire the entire share capital of Sprint Nextel Corp (Sprint), an Overland Park-based provider of telecommunication and internet services, for $21.079 billion. The transaction was to consist of $4.76 in cash and 0.05953 DISH shares per Sprint share. The shares were valued based on DISH's closing stock price of $37.63 on 12 April 2013, the last full trading day prior to the annoucement. Previously, SoftBank Corp of Japan definitively agreed to acquire a 70% interest, or 2. 103 bil common shares, in Sprint.
Life Technologies Corp Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc 15,477.914 Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Life Technologies Corp (Life), a Carlsbad-based biotechnology company, for $15.478 billion. The consideration was to consist of $76 in cash per share or a total value of $12. 949 billion, and the assumption of $2.2 bil in liabilities. Originally, In January 2013, Life was rumored to be seeking a buyer for the company. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc, KKR & Co LP, Blackstone Group LP, Bain Capital LLC, TPG Capital LP, Roche Holding AG, Hellman & Friedman LLC, Danaher Corp, Carlyle Group LP and Temasek Holdings were named potential bidders.
National Finl Partners Corp Madison Dearborn Partners LLC 1,016.031 Madison Dearborn Partners LLC, through its controlled affiliate, definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of National Financial Partners Corp (NFP), a New York-based provider insurance brokerage services, for $25.35 in cash per share, or a total value of $1.016 billion, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Originally, in March 2013, NFP announced that it was seeking a buyer for the company.
Managed Health Care Associates Roper Industries Inc 1,000.00 Roper Industries Inc definitively agreed to acquire Managed Health Care Associates Inc, a Florham Park-based provider of health care services, for $1 bil in cash.
TEAK Midstream LLC Atlas Pipeline Partners LP 1,000.00 Atlas Pipeline Partners LP definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of TEAK Midstream LLC, a Dallas-based provider of natural gas midstream services, from NGP Energy Capital Management LLC (NGP), for $1 bil in cash. Originally, in March 2013, NGP announced that it was seeking a buyer for its TEAK Midstream LLC unit. The transaction was to include a 75% interest in various joint venture agreements between TEAK and TexStar Mistream Services LP, two cryogenic processing plant and gas gathering pipelines.
Eastman Kodak Co-Document Brother Industries Ltd 277.00 Brother Industries Ltd of Japan agreed to acquire the document-imaging business (business) of bankrupt Eastman Kodak Co (Kodak), a Rochester-based manufacturer and wholesaler of still and video cameras, for $277 million, via an auction. The consideration was to consist of $210 mil in cash and the assumption of $67 mil in liabilities. Originally, in August 2012, Kodak announced that it was seeking a buyer of its business.
Anaren Inc Vintage Capital Management LLC 272.269 Vintage Capital Management planned to launch an unsolicited tender offer to acquire the remaining 87. 2% interest, or 11.481 mil common shares, which it did not own in Anaren Inc, an East Syracuse-based manufacturer, designer and wholesaler of microwave components, for $23 in cash per share, or a total value of $272.269 million, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Hamlin Inc Littelfuse Inc 145.00 Littelfuse Inc definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Hamlin Inc, a Lake Mills-based manufacturer of industrial controls and sensor technology products, from Key Safety Systems Inc, for an estimated $145 mil in cash. The transaction was to include Hamlin Mexico.
Archon Corp Esplanade Capital LLC 101.377 Esplanade Capital LLC planned to launch a tender offer to acquire all the outstanding common stock of Archon Corp (Archon), a Las Vegas-based owner and operator of coin-operated machine, for $17.5 in per share, or a total value of $101.377 million.
High Point-Operating Assets American Midstream Partners LP 90.00 American Midstream Partners LP (AMID) acquired the operating assets of High Point Infrastructure Partners LLC (HPIP), a US-based provider of natural gas gathering and transmission services, and a unit of ArcLight Capital Partners LLC, in exchange for $90 mil in Series A AMID convertible preferred shares. Concurrently, HPIP acquired 90% interest in American Midstream GP LLC. The ntrasaction was to include 100% subordinated units of AMID.
Adam's Dairy Landing TitanStar Properties Inc 58.30 TitanStar Properties Inc agreed to acquire a 90% interest in Adam's Dairy Landing, a Blue Springs-based owner and operator of a department store.
Spectrum Sensors & Controls Measurement Specialties Inc 51.40 Measurement Specialties Inc acquired the entire share capital of Spectrum Sensors & Controls Inc, a Grass Valley- based manufacturer of controller and sensor technology, from Spectrum Control Inc, a unit of API Technologies Corp, for $51. 4 mil in cash.
AdCare Health Systems Inc Brogdon Family LLC 50.777 Brogdon Family LLC (BFL) planned to launch a tender offer to raise its interest to 55% from 11.7%, by acquiring a 43.3% stake, or 6. 347 mil common shares, in AdCare Health Systems Inc (AdCare), a Roswell-based owner and operator of nursing homes, for $8 in cash per share, or a total value of $50.777 million. Concurrently, BFL planned to launch a tender offer to raise its interest to 63% from 55%, by acquiring an 8% stake, or 1. 173 mil common shares, in AdCare.
Vistas at Hackberry Creek,TX Pure Multi-Family REIT LP 45.40 Pure Multi-Family REIT LP agreed to acquire Vistas at Hackberry Creek, an Irving- based owner and operator of apartment buildings, for $45.4 million.
CPP Group PLC-North American AMT Warranty Corp 40.00 AMT Warranty Corp, a wholly-owned unit of Amtrust Financial Services Inc, planned to acquire the North American business of CPP Group PLC, a York-based provider of life insurance products and services, for $40 million.
Montelena Apartments,Hayward Kennedy-Wilson Holdings Inc 34.00 Kennedy-Wilson Holdings Inc acquired Montelena Apartments, a Hayward-based owner and operator of an apartment community, for $34 million.
Knowledge Reservoir LLC RPS Group PLC 27.00 RPS Group PLC of the UK acquired the entire share capital of Knowledge Reservoir LLC, a Houston- based provider of upstream exploration and production consulting services, for $27 million. The consideration was to consist of $20 mil in cash and a further $7 mil in profit-related payments.
Skilled Nursing Facilities,TX National Health Investors Inc 26.30 National Health Investors Inc acquired two skilled nursing facilities, located in Texas, for $26. 3 million.
Nagawaukee Center Phase II Ramco-Gershenson Properties 22.70 Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust (Ramco) acquired Nagawaukee Center Phase II, a Milwaukee-based owner and operator of shopping center, for $22.7 mil
Lyon Workspace Products LLC Investor Group 22.20 An investor group, led by Echelon Capital, planned to acquire the bankrupt Lyon Workspace Products LLC, a Montgomery-based manufacturer and wholesaler of workspace products, for $22.2 million.
Seattle-Northwest Securities Piper Jaffray Cos 21.00 Piper Jaffray Cos definitively agreed to acquire Seattle-Northwest Securities Corp for an estimated $21 million.
Travelcorp LLC Corporate Travel Mgmt Ltd 19.793 Corporate Travel Management Ltd (Corporate) of Australia agreed to acquire Travelcorp LLC, a New Orleans- based travel agency, for $19.793 million. The consideration was to consist of $7.313 mil in cash, $3 mil in Corporate common shares and up to $9.48 mil in profit related payments.
Solais Lighting Inc Powersecure International Inc 14.75 Powersecure International Inc (Powersecure) agreed to acquire all the outstanding shares of Solais Lighting Inc, a Stamford-based manufacturer of LED lamps and fixtures, in exchange for $6.5 mil plus 675,160 Powersecure common shares values at $14.750 million. The shares were valued based on Powersecure's closing price of $12.22 on April 12, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
Prime Time Medical Inc Sanomedics Inter Holdings Inc 3.00 Sanomedics International Holdings Inc definitively agreed to acquire Prime Time Medical Inc, a Largo-based wholesaler and retailer of medical equipment, for $3 million.
Perdito Sediment-Hosted Oxide Great Bear Uranium Corp .882 Great Bear Uranium Corp (Great Bear) of Canada agreed to acquire a 100% interest in the Perdito Sediment-Hosted Oxide Gold Project, a Inyo County-based gold mining project, for $0.882 million. The consideration was to consist of $0.692 mil in cash plus 6.5 mil Great Bear common shares valued at $0. 19 million. The shares were valued based on Great Bear's closing stock price of $0. 03 on April 16, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
YTB International-Certain Asts Jamraval Inc .42 Jamraval Inc, a unit of a joint venture between Wood River Capital LLC and Wrightwood Financial Group Inc, definitively agreed to acquire the certain assets of YTB International Inc, a Wood River-based provider of Internet-based travel booking services, for $0.42 million.
Artfest International Inc ProTek Capital Inc .205 ProTek Capital Inc (ProTek) signed a Letter of Intent {LoI} to acquire the entire share capital of Artfest International Inc (Artfest), a Dallas-based publisher and wholesaler of paintings, in a stock swap transaction, valued at $0. 205 million. Protek offered 1 common share for each Artfest share. Based on ProTek's closing stock price of $0. 0002 on 17 April 2013, the last full trading day prior to the announcement, each Artfest share was valued at $0.0002.
Digital Angel Corp-Bus Assets MGT Capital Investments Inc .137 MGT Capital Investments Inc agreed to acquire the mobile game application business assets of Digital Angel Corp, a South Saint Paul-based manufacturer of identification and security products, for $0.137 mil in cash and 0.05 mil restricted common shares.
New Sunrise LLC-Sunrise Iron Titan Iron Ore Corp .025 Titan Iron Ore Corp signed a Letter of Intent {LoI} to acquire the Sunrise Iron Mining Complex, located in Platte County, Wyoming, of New Sunrise LLC, an iron ore mining company, for $0.025 million.
Air Systems Group LLC Transfer Technology Intl Corp   Transfer Technology International Corp signed a Letter of Intent {LoI} to acquire Air Systems Group LLC, a Tampa-based provider of air conditioning installation services.
ALCO Services Inc Investor Group   An investor group, comprised of Merex Inc and Dubin Clark & Co Inc, acquired ALCO Services Inc, a Livermore-based provider of aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services. Terms were not disclosed.
American Midstream GP LLC High Point Infrastructure   High Point Infrastructure Partners LLC (HPIP), a unit of ArcLight Capital Partners LLC, acquired a 90% interest in American Midstream GP LLC, a Foster City-based provider of natural gas production and distribution services, from AIM Midstream Holdings LLC, a unit of American Infrastructure MLP Funds LP. The transaction included 100% of the subordinated units of American Midstream Partners LP (AMPL). Concurrently, AMPL acquired the operating assets of HPIP.
AxelaCare Holdings Inc Harvest Partners LP   Harvest Partners LP acquired AxelaCare Holdings Inc, a Lenexa-based provider of healthcare services, from Excellere Partners, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
Backstage LLC Guggenheim Partners LLC   Guggenheim Partners LLC (Guggenheim) acquired the remaining undisclosed majority interest, which it did not already own, in Backstage LLC, a New York- based publishing company, from Prometheus Global Media LLC, a joint venture between Guggenheim and Pluribus Capital Management.
Chesapeake-Woodbine/Eagle Ford Energy & Exploration Partners   Energy & Exploration Partners Inc acquired the Woodbine/Eagle Ford assets, located in Texas, of Chesapeake Energy Corp, a Oklahoma City-based oil and gas exploration and production company.
Chromcraft Revington Inc RMMJ LLC   RMMJ LLC, a new company formed by the management of Chromcraft Revington Inc (Chromcraft), for the purpose of making an acquisition, signed a Letter of Intent {LoI} to acquire all of the outstanding common stock of Chromcraft, a West Lafayette- based manufacturer and wholesaler of residential and commercial furnitures, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Community General Hospital,TX Prospect Medical Holdings Inc   Prospect Medical Holdings Inc, a unit of Ivy Holdings Inc's Ivy Merger Sub Corp, acquired Community General Hospital, a Dilley- based owner and operator of an acute care hospital.
Dean Health Systems Inc SSM Health Care Systems,MO   SSM Health Care Systems agreed to merge with Dean Health Systems Inc, a Madison- based provider of health care services. Terms were not disclosed.
Digital Broadcasting Group Inc Alloy Digital LLC   Alloy Digital LLC, a unit of ZelnickMedia Corp's Alloy Inc unit, acquired Digital Broadcasting Group Inc, a New York-based provider of digital media services. Terms were not disclosed.
Digital Sandbox Inc Haystax Technology Inc   Haystax Technology Inc , a unit of Lazard Ltd's The Edgewater Funds subsidiary, acquired Digital Sandbox Inc, a McLean-based software company, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Dignity Health-Lab-Related Quest Diagnostics Inc   Quest Diagnostics Inc definitively agreed to acquire the Lab-related clinical outreach operations of Dignity Health, a San Francisco-based provider of health services.
Dimension One Spas Inc Jacuzzi Brands Corp   Jacuzzi Brands Corp, a unit of Apollo Global Management LLC's Apollo Management LP subsidiary, acquired Dimension One Spas Inc, a Vista-based manufacturer of bath, home spa and aquatic fitness fixtures, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
EP&H Insurance Services LLC Hilb Group LLC   The Hilb Group LLC acquired Engle Paxson & Hawthorne Insurance Services LLC, a Leesburg-based provider of insurance brokerage services.
Hubler Express Collision ABRA Inc   ABRA Inc acquired Hubler Express Collision, an Indianapolis-based provider of automobile body repair services.
IBM-X86 Server hardware Bus Lenovo Group Ltd   In April 2013, Lenovo Group Ltd was rumored to be planning to acquire the x86 server hardware business of International Business Machines Corp {IBM}, an Armonk-based manufacturer of computer products.
INVeSHARE Inc Computershare Ltd   Computershare Ltd was granted an option to acquire the remaining 75% interest, which it did not already own in INVeSHARE Inc, an Alpharettabased provider of ecommerce information services. Concurrently, Computershare agreed to acquire a 25% stake in INVeSHARE.
KMS ISPA Technology LLC   ISPA Technology LLC acquired Key Management Systems Inc, a Colorado Springs-based provider of information technology services. Terms were not disclosed.
Lincoln Village Shopping Ctr Misuma Holdings LLC   Misuma Holdings LLC acquired Lincoln Village Shopping Center, an Austin- based owner and operator of a shopping center.
Martin/Alexiou/Bryson PC Vanasse Hangen Brustlin Inc   Vanasse Hangen Brustlin Inc acquired Martin/Alexiou/ Bryson PC, a Raleigh-based provider of transportation planning and design services.
Mashery Inc Intel Corp   Intel Corp planned to acquire Mashery Inc, a San Francisco-based developer of application programming interfaces (API) strategy software. Terms were not disclosed.
MATTER Publishing Inc Medium LLC   Medium LLC acquired MATTER Publishing Inc, a San Francisco-based provider of ecommerce information services. Terms were not disclosed.
National Canal Museum Delaware & Lehigh National   Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor planned to merge with National Canal Museum, an Easton-based owner and operator of a museum.
Natural Resource Group Inc Diversified Resources Inc   Diversified Resources Inc signed a Letter of Intent {LoI} to acquire the entire share capital of Natural Resource Group Inc, a Minneapolis-based provider of environmental consulting services, from Stone Arch Capital LLC. Terms were not disclosed.
NeighborMD Investor Group   An investor group, comprised of TriStar Health System Inc and CareSpot Express Healthcare, a unit of Frances Annette Scott Revocable Trust, acquired NeighborMD, a Tennessee-based owner and operator of medical and health clinics. On completion, the locations of NeighborMD operated under the name CareSpot.
Orlando MF Partners LLC CapGain Properties Inc   CapGain Properties Inc of Canada (CapGain) was granted an option to raise its stake to 80% from 30% by acquiring a further 50% interest, which it did not already own, in Orlando MF Partners LLC (Orlando), a real estate development firm. Concurrently, CapGain agreed to acquire a 30% stake in Orlando.
Planet Biopharmaceuticals Inc Ares Life Sciences AG   Ares Life Sciences AG of Switzerland definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Planet Biopharmaceuticals Inc, a Danbury-based manufacturer and wholesaler of allergen avoidance products, in a leveraged buyout transaction. The transaction was to include Antigen Laboratories Inc.
Raisio Oyj-Plant Avoca Inc   Avoca Inc, a unit of Pharmachem Laboratories Inc, acquired the esterification plant of Raisio Oyj, a producer and wholesaler of foodstuffs.
Realty Group Realtors Sibcy Cline Realtors   Sibcy Cline Realtors acquired Realty Group Realtors, a Vandalia-based provider of real estate brokerage services. Terms were not disclosed.
Robinson Towne Center, Forest City Enterprises Inc   Forest City Enterprises Inc (forest) acquired the remaining 50% interest, which it did not already own, in Robinson Towne Center, a Pittsburgh-based owner and operator of shopping centers. Concurrently, Forest acquired the remaining 28% stake, which it did not already own, in Robinson Towne Center.
R-Quest Hydroponics Inc Anything Technologies Media   Anything Technologies Media Inc acquired the entire share capital of R-Quest Hydroponics Inc, a Placerville-based manufacturer of hardware and software. Terms were not disclosed.
Socotherm La Barge ShawCor Ltd   ShawCor Ltd acquired the remaining 49% stake, which it did not already own, in Socotherm La Barge, a manufacturer of iron pipes coating, from Labarge Pipe & Steel Co. Terms were not disclosed.
Telegraph Publishing Co Ogden Newspapers Inc   Ogden Newspapers Inc acquired Telegraph Publishing Co, a Hudson-based publishing company.
TerraSim Inc Bohemia Interactive Simulation   Bohemia Interactive Simulations sro, a unit of Riverside Co, acquired TerraSim Inc, a Pittsburgh- based developer of software solutions.
The Mall at Robinson,Pittsburg Forest City Enterprises Inc   Forest City Enterprises Inc (forest) acquired the remaining 28% stake, which it did not already own, in The Mall at Robinson, a Pittsburgh-based owner and operator of shopping centers. Concurrently, Forest acquired the remaining 50% interest, which it did not already own, in Robinson Towne Center.
The Tierra Cos-Pipeline Assets TexStar Midstream Services LP   TexStar Midstream Services LP, a wholly-owned unit of Regency Energy Partners LP, acquired the pipeline assets of The Tierra Cos, a Converse-based provider of midstream energy services. Terms were not disclosed.
ThinkBinder Inc Echo360 Inc   Echo 360 Inc, a unit of Anystream Inc acquired ThinkBinder Inc, a New York- based developer of online learning software. Terms were not disclosed.
Tripology Inc USA Today Travel Media Group   USA Today Travel Media Group, a unit of Gannett Co Inc, acquired Tripology Inc, a Skokie-based provider of online travel referral services, from Rand McNally & Co, a unit of Patriarch Partners LLC. Terms were not disclosed.
Utica Enterprises-Plant Bsns KUKA AG   Kuka AG of Germany acquired the plant engineering business of Utica Enterprises Inc, a Shelby Township-based manufacturer and wholesaler of welding equipment.
Viridian Spirits LLC-Brand Hood River Distilleries Inc   Hood River Distilleries Inc acquired the Lucid Absinthe brand of Viridian Spirits LLC, a New York-based producer and wholesaler of alcoholic beverages.
West Coast Associates WinWholesale Inc   WinWholesale Inc acquired West Coast Associates (West), a Tampa- based a manufacturer of fire sprinkler systems. Upon completion, West was renamed West Coast Winsupply.
Westbound Transpacific Transpacific Stabilization   Transpacific Stabilisation Agreement merged with Westbound Transpacific Stabilisation Agreement, an Oakland-based business association.

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