Target Acquirer Value ($millions) Synopsis
Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc Lenovo Group Ltd 2,910.0 US - Lenovo Group Ltd (Lenovo) of Hong Kong definitely agreed to acquire Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc, a Libertyville-based manufacturer and wholesaler of integrated communication products, from Google Inc, for an estimated USD 2.91 bil. The consideration was to consist of USD 660 mil in cash, USD 750 mil in Lenovo shares, and USD 1.5 bil in a three-year promissory note.
Sedgwick Claims Mgmt Svcs Inc Investor Group 2,400.0 US - An investor group, comprised of KKR & Co LP, and Sedgwick Claims Management Services Inc's (SCMS) management, agreed to acquire an undisclosed majority interest in SCMS, a Memphis-based provider of claims administration services, from Sedgwick CMS Holdings Inc, for an estimated USD 2.4 bil, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Texas Industries Inc Martin Marietta Materials Inc 2,106.5 US - Martin Marietta Materials Inc (Martin) definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Texas Industries Inc (Texas), a Dallas-based manufacturer and wholesaler of construction and steel products, in a stock swap transaction valued at USD 2. 059 bil. Martin offered 0.7 common shares per Texas share. Based on Martins closing stock price of USD 102.78 on 27 January 2014, the last full trading day prior to the announcement, each Texas share was valued at USD 71. 946. Upon completion, Martin was to own 69% and Texas the remaining 31% of the combined company. Originally, in December 2013, Texas was rumored to be seeking a buyer for the company. Martin Marietta Materials was named rumored potential bidder.
Haas Group International Inc Wesco Aircraft Holdings Inc 550.0 US - Wesco Aircraft Holdings Inc, through its wholly owned subsidiary, definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Haas Group International Inc, a West Chester-based wholesaler of Aerospace chemicals, metals, and materials, from The Jordan Co LP, for USD 550 mil in cash.
International Paper Co-Xpedx Unisource Worldwide Inc 500.0 US - Unisource Worldwide Inc, a majority owned unit of Bain Capital LLC definitively agreed to merge with the xpedx assets of International Paper Co, a Memphis-based manufacturer and wholesaler of paper products, for an estimated USD 500 mil. The consideration was to consist of USD 400 mil in cash and up to USD 100 mil in profit related payments. The transaction was contingent upon the consummation of International Papers spin off of its xpedx to its shareholders. Upon completion, Unisource and International Paper shareholders were to own 49% and 51% of the merged entity respectively.
VantageSouth Bancshares Inc Yadkin Financial Corp 247.0 US - Yadkin Financial Corp (Yadkin) definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of VantageSouth BancShares Inc (VantageSouth), a Raleigh-based bank holding company, in a stock swap transaction valued at USD 247. 036 mil. Yadkin offered 0.313 common share for every VantageSouth share. The shares were valued based on Yadkin's closing stock price of USD 17.31 on 24 January 2014, the last full trading day prior to the announcement. Originally, VantageSouth was rumored to be planning to merge with Yadkin.
DVS Sciences Inc Fluidigm Corp 207.5 US - Fluidigm Corp definitively agreed to acquire DVS Sciences Inc, a Sunnyvale-based biotechnology company, for an estimated USD 207.5 mil in cash and Fluidigm common shares.
First Southern Bancorp Inc CenterState Banks Inc 189.5 US - CenterState Banks Inc definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of First Southern Bancorp Inc, a Boca Raton-based bank holding company, for USD 189.5 mil.
Digitalsmiths Corp TiVo Inc 135.0 US - Tivo Inc definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Digitalsmiths Corp, a Durham-based developer of digital video software, for USD 35 mil in cash.
Griffith Energy Services Inc Star Gas Partners LP 69.9 US - Star Gas Partners LP definitively agreed to acquire Griffith Energy Services Inc, a Columbia-based retailer of home heating fuels, from Central Hudson Enterprises Corp, a unit of the CH Energy Group Inc subsidiary of Fortis Inc's Cascade Acquisition Sub Inc unit, for an estimated USD 69.9 mil.
Allied Nevada Gold-Properties West Kirkland Mining Inc 30.0 US - West Kirkland Mining Inc of Canada agreed to acquire the Hasbrouck & Three Hills Properties of Allied Nevada Gold Corp, a Reno-based gold mining company, for USD 30 mil cash.
Rationalwave Analytics Inc Bottomline Technologies Inc 8.0 US - Bottomline Technologies Inc (Bottomline) acquired Rationalwave Analytics Inc, a Brooklyn-based provider of predictive analytics services, for USD mil. The consideration was to consist of USD 1.2 mil in cash and the issuance of 0.206 mil Bottomline common shares valued at USD 6.786 mil. The shares were valued based on Bottomlines closing stock price of USD 32.94 on 30 January 2014, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
Portus-Portus Cloud business Dane Exploration Inc 7.5 US - Dane Exploration Inc agreed to acquire the Portus Cloud business from Portus Holdings Inc, a Fort Lauderdale-based manufacturer of storage devices. The consideration was to consist of 50 mil common shares of Dane Exploration valued at USD 7.5 mil. The shares were valued based on Dane Exploration's closing stock price of USD 0.15 on 28 January 2014, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
National Pain Centers LLC Wellness Center USA Inc 2.6 US - Wellness Center USA Inc (Wellness) agreed to acquire the entire share capital of National Pain Centers LLC, a Hoffman Estates-based provider of medical services, in exchanged for 5 mil Wellness common shares valued at USD 2.6 mil. The shares were valued based on Wellness' closing stock price of USD 0.52 on 27 January 2014, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
Hess Corp-Utica Shale American Energy Partners LP   US - American Energy Partners LP was rumored to be planning to acquire the Utica Shale of Hess Corp, a New York-based manufacturer of refined petroleum products. Terms of the deal were not disclosed but, according to people familiar with the transaction, the deal was valued at USD 928 mil.
Paradise on Wings Franchise American Restaurants Concepts   US - American Restaurant Concepts Inc (ARC) acquired a 50% interest in Paradise on Wings Franchise Group LLC, a Salt Lake City-based provider of restaurant franchise lease services, for an undisclosed amount in cash and ARC common shares.
Hackettstown Regional Medical Atlantic Health System Inc   US - Atlantic Health System Inc agreed to acquire Hackettstown Regional Medical Center, a Hackettstown-based owner and operator of an acute care hospital, from Adventist HealthCare Inc.
MyAssist Inc Berkshire Hathaway Specialty   US - Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance, a wholly owned unit of Berkshire Hathaway Inc agreed to acquire MyAssist Inc, a Stevens Point-based provider of mobile application services, from Noel Group. The transaction was to include Insure America LLC. Terms were not disclosed.
Collagen Solutions LLC Collbio Ltd   US - Collbio Ltd of the UK acquired Collagen Solutions LLC, a San Jose-based provider of medical grade bovine collagen, corium, and tendon. Terms were not disclosed.
NiNielsen Audio-Certain Assets ComScore Inc   US - comScore Inc agreed to acquire certain assets related to cross-platform audience measurement services of Nielsen Audio, a Columbia-based provider of media and marketing research services, and a unit of Nielsen Holdings NV.
Petty Oilfield Services Inc Cunningham Oilfield Services   US - Cunningham Energy merged with Petty Oilfield Services Inc, a Hamlin-based provider of oilfield support services. On completion, the merged entity was named Cunningham Oilfield Services.
Kirkland Sign Co Design Center Signs Inc   US - Design Center Signs Inc acquired Kirkland Sign Co, a Tyler-based manufacturer of signs.
Shops Around Lenox Deutsche Asset & Wealth Mgmt   US - Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management, a unit of the RREEF Alternative Investments subsidiary of Deutsche Bank AG's Deutsche Asset Management GmbH unit, acquired Shops Around Lenox, an Atlanta-based owner and operator of shopping center.
Peligroso-Peligroso Tequila Diageo PLC   US - Diageo PLC acquired the Peligroso tequila brand from Peligroso Spirits Co LLC, a San Clemente-based manufacturer and wholesaler of alcoholic beverages. Terms were not disclosed.
American Homecare Federation Inc Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy   US - Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy acquired American Home Care Federation Inc, an Enfield-based owner and operator of pharmacies.
Mill Hardware & Food Services Diversified Foodservice Supply   US - Diversified Foodservice Supply Inc, a unit of KRG Capital Partners LLCs KRG Capital Fund IV LP unit, acquired Mill Hardware & Food Services Inc, a Willoughby-based wholesaler of refrigeration equipment and replacement parts.
BP PLC-Aviation Turbine Oils Eastman Chemical Co   US - Eastman Chemical Co agreed to acquire the Aviation Turbine Oils business of BP PLC, a London-based oil and gas exploration and production company. Terms were not disclosed.
Cardinal Engineering Inc Enviro Clean Products & Servic   US - Enviro Clean Products & Services acquired the entire share capital of Cardinal Engineering Inc, an Oklahoma City-based provider of environmental consulting services. Terms were not disclosed.
Embassy Suites Orlando-Lake ESLBV Property Owner LLC   US - ESLBV Property Owner LLC, a unit of GF Management LLC acquired Embassy Suites Orlando-Lake Buena Vista, an Orlando-based owner and operator of hotel.
Millrock Resources Inc-Alaska First Quantum Minerals Ltd   US - First Quantum Minerals Ltd of Canada was granted an option to acquire an 80% interest in the Alaska Peninsula Project of Millrock Resources Inc, a Vancouver-based gold, silver and copper mining company.
Aragen Bioscience Inc GVK Biosciences Pvt Ltd   US - GVK Biosciences Pvt Ltd of India definitively agreed to acquire Aragen Bioscience Inc, a Morgan Hill-based small-molecule contract research organization. Terms were not disclosed.
Nerve.com HowAboutWe.com   US - Howaboutwe.Com acquired Nerve.com, a provider of online dating services.
Turbine Generator Maintenance Investor Group   US - An investor group, comprised of Azalea Fund III LP, a unit of Azalea Capital LLC, and the management of Turbine Generator Maintenance Inc (Turbine), acquired Turbine, a Cape Coral-based provider of generation inspection, testing, and repair services, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Basic Concepts Inc Justrite Manufacturing Co LLC   US - Justrite Manufacturing Co LLC, a unit of Robert W Baird & Co Incs Baird Capital Partners unit, Basic Concepts Inc, an Anderson-based manufacturer of spill containment products. Terms were not disclosed.
Vista Engineering Technologies Kurion Inc   US - Kurion Inc acquired Vista Engineering Technologies Inc, a Richland-based provider of engineering design services.
Federated Media Publishing Inc LIN Digital Media LLC   US - LIN Digital Media LLC, a unit of LIN Television Corp, definitively agreed to acquire Federated Media Publishing Inc, a Sausalito-based provider of online publishing services.
Grove Realty Partners LLC Magnolia Lane Financial Corp   US - Magnolia Lane Financial Corp (Magnolia) of Canada acquired the entire share capital of Grove Realty Partners LLC, a real estate development firm. Concurrently, Magnolia acquired the entire share capital of Walker Partners LLC.
Walker Partners LLC Magnolia Lane Financial Corp   US - Magnolia Lane Financial Corp (Magnolia) of Canada acquired the entire share capital of Walker Partners LLC, a real estate development firm. Concurrently, Magnolia acquired the entire share capital of Grove Realty Partners LLC.
WelchmanPierpoint LLC Magus Research Ltd   US - Magus Research Ltd of the UK acquired WelchmanPierpoint LLC, a Baltimore-based provider of enterprise digital governance consulting services.
Physicians Anesthesia Assoc MEDNAX Inc   US - MEDNAX Inc acquired Physicians Anesthesia Associates PA, a Baltimore-based provider of anesthesiology services, in cash. Terms were not disclosed.
Crashworks Inc Oversee.net   US - Oversee.net acquired Crashworks Inc, a Venice-based developer of mobile application software. Terms were not disclosed.
Eagle Downhole Solutions LLC Packers Plus Energy Services   US - Packers Plus Energy Services Inc of Canada acquired Eagle Downhole Solutions LLC, a Conroe-based manufacturer of oil and gas tools and equipment. The transaction included CMC Machine Works LLC.
Industrial Air Tool LP Pipeline Supply & Service LLC   US - Pipeline Supply & Services LLC acquired Industrial Air Tool LP, a Pasadena-based wholesaler of industrial products. Terms were not disclosed.
Purple Door Productions Race Day Events LLC   US - Race Day Events LLC acquired Purple Door Productions, a Madison-based provider of events management services.
LoopFuse Inc Salesfusion Inc   US - Salesfusion Inc acquired LoopFuse Inc, an Atlanta-based developer of marketing automation software, from Nearstream Inc. Terms were not disclosed.
Rayonier-Performance Fibers Shareholders   US - Rayonier Inc, a Jacksonville-based owner and operator of timberlands, planned to spin off its performance fibers business unit, to its shareholders.
Bay Area EMS Silicon Turnkey Solutions   US - Silicon Turnkey Solutions acquired Bay Area EMS, a Milpitas-based provider of system integration services.
Boyd & Nicholas Inc Simione Healthcare Consultants   US - Simione Healthcare Consultants LLC acquired Boyd & Nicholas Inc, a Rohnert Park-based provider of consulting services.
Bourbon Brothers Holding Co Smokin Concepts Dvlp Corp   US - Smokin Concepts Development Corp (Smokin) acquired the entire share capital of Bourbon Brothers Holding Co LLC (Bourbon), an owner and operator of restaurants, in a reverse takeover transaction. On completion, Bourbon held an 80% interest in Smokin.
De La Rosa & Co Stifel Financial Corp   US - Stifel Financial Corp agreed to acquire De La Rosa & Co, a Los Angeles-based investment bank. Terms were not disclosed.
Applied Weather Technology Inc StormGeo AS   US - StormGeo AS of Norway, a unit of Reiten & Co AS' Reiten & Co Capital Partners VII LP subsidiary, acquired Applied Weather Technology Inc, a Sunnyvale-based manufacturer of marine routing systems and software.
Redstar- Assets, Nevada True Grit Resources Ltd   US - True Grit Resources Ltd agreed to acquireRedstar Gold assets in Nevada from Redstar Gold Corp, a Vancouver-based gold mining company.
Travers, O'Keefe & Associates USI Insurance Services LLC   US - USI insurance Services LLC acquired Travers, O'Keefe & Associates Inc, a New York-based provider of employment services. Terms were not disclosed.
Bucksport Energy LLC Verso Paper Corp   US - Verso Paper Corp, a unit of Apollo Global Management LLC, acquired the remaining 72% interest, which it did not own, in Bucksport Energy LLC, a Bucksport-based owner and operator of gas turbine generator. Terms were not disclosed.
Homax Products Inc-Cleaning Weiman Products LLC   US - Weiman Products LLC, a unit of Cortec Group Inc, acquired the cleaning products division of Homax Products Inc, a Bellingham-based wholesaler of specialty- application consumer products, and a unit of Olympus Partners LP.
Tomfoolery Inc Yahoo! Inc   US - Yahoo! Inc was rumored to be planning to acquire Tomfoolery Inc, a San Francisco-based developer of mobile applications software.
Source: Thomson Reuters      

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