Target Acquirer Value ($millions) Synopsis
Phillips Specialty Products Berkshire Hathaway Inc 1,420.0 Berkshire Hathaway Inc agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Phillips Specialty Products Inc, a Houston-based manufacturer of polymers, from Phillips 66 Co in exchange for 19 million common shares of Phillips 66 held by Berkshire Hathaway valued at $1.42 billion. The shares were valued based on Phillips 66's closing stock price of $74.75 on 27 December 2013, the last full trading prior to the announcement of the board.
ANADARKO E&P Onshore LLC-Assets Encore Energy Partners 581.0 Encore Energy Partners Operating LLC, a unit of Vanguard Natural Resources LLC's wholly-owned Encore Energy Partners LP subsidiary, agreed to acquire the natural oil and gas producing assets of ANADARKO E&P Onshore LLC, a Spring-based oil and gas exploration and production company, for $581 million.
ThingWorx Inc PTC Inc 130.0 PTC Inc acquired ThingWorx Inc, an Exton-based developer of software, for an estimated $130 million. The consideration offered consisted of $112 million and up to $18 million in profit-related payments.
Nexen Petroleum Offshore-Asts EPL Oil & Gas Inc 70.4 EPL Oil & Gas Inc agreed to acquire the oil and gas assets located in the Gulf of Mexico of Nexen Petroluem Offshore USA Inc, a Dallas-based oil and gas exploration and production company and a unit of Nexen Petroleum USA Inc, a subsidiary of CNOOC Canada Holding Ltd's Nexen Inc, for $70.4 million. CNOOC Canada Holding Ltd was a unit of China National Offshore Oil Corp's CNOCC Ltd.
VideoIQ Inc Avigilon Corp 32.0 Avigilon Corp of Canada definitively agreed to acquire VideoIQ Inc, a Bedford-based manufacturer and wholesaler of video surveillance systems, for $32 million in cash.
TPC Eagle Trace Golf Club ClubLink Enterprises Ltd 3.4 ClubLink Enterprises Ltd of Canada acquired TPC Eagle Trace Golf Club, a Coral Springs-based provider of golf country club services, for $3.4 million in cash.
KUSH Inc Ultra Sun Corp 1.0 Cannabis Sativa Inc was granted an option to acquire KUSH Inc, a manufacturer of cosmetic products, for $1 million.
Texas Oilpatch Services Corp Applied Industrial Tech Inc   Applied Industrial Technologies Inc acquired Texas Oilpatch Services Corp, a Houston-based provider of oilfield services. Terms were not disclosed.
Mondelez Global LLC-Snackwell Back to Nature Foods Inc   Back To Nature Foods Inc, a unit of Byrnwood Partners LP, acquired the Snackwell's cookies and snacks business of Mondelez Global LLC, a Chicago-based producer and wholesaler of packaged food products and a unit of Mondelez International Inc. Terms were not disclosed.
Bobs Discount Furniture Bain Capital LLC   Bain Capital LLC definitively agreed to acquire an undisclosed majority interest in Bob's Discount Furniture, a Manchester-based retailer of furniture, from Apax Partners LP in a leveraged buyout transaction. Originally, in October 2013, Apax Partners LP was rumored to be seeking a buyer for its undisclosed majority interest in Bob's Discount Furniture. Terms were not disclosed, but according to sources familiar with the transaction, the deal was valued at $350 million.
Heritage Square I & II Brookwood Financial Partners   Brookwood Financial Partners LLC acquired Heritage Square I and II, a Dallas-based two-building multi-tenant office property.
Insurance Claims Adjusters Inc Brown & Brown Inc   Brown & Brown Inc acquired Insurance Claims Adjusters Inc, a Charlotte-based provider of insurance adjustment services.
Addus HealthCare-Harrisburg Continuum Care Holdings LLC   Continuum Care Holdings LLC acquired the Harrisburg operations of Addus HealthCare Inc, a Palatine-based provider of home health care services and a unit of Addus HomeCare Corp.
Howard Wershbale & Co Deimling Forbes & Associates   Deimling Forbes & Associates Inc merged with Howard Wershbale & Co, a Cleveland-based provider of accounting and auditing services.
Semprae Laboratories Inc Innovus Pharmaceuticals Inc   Innovus Pharmaceuticals Inc acquired Semprae Laboratories Inc, a Saddle Brook-based manufacturer of arousal oils.
Planview Inc Insight Venture Partners LLC   Insight Ventures Partners acquired an undisclosed majority interest in Planview Inc, an Austin-based developer of enterprise software.
Circle Entertainment Inc Investor Group   An investor group comprised of Paul C Kanavos, Robert FX Sillerman and Brett Torino signed a letter of intent to acquire the remaining 24% stake, or 15.618 million common shares which it did not already own in Circle Entertainment Inc, a real estate development firm.
Lifecare Innovations Inc Lifecare Innovations Inc SPV   Lifecare Innovations Inc SPV, a special purpose acquisition vehicle formed by Bow River Capital Partners and Private Equity Capital Corp, acquired Lifecare Innovations Inc, a Burr Ridge-based provider of lifecare management services, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Summit Anesthesia Associates MEDNAX Inc   MEDNAX Inc acquired Summit Anesthesia Associates PA, a Summit-based provider of physician group practice services, for an undisclosed amount in cash.
Permalok Corp Northwest Pipe Co   Northwest Pipe Co acquired Permalok Corp, a St Louis-based manufacturer of fabricated steel pipes.
Natural American Foods Inc Peak Rock Capital LLC   Peak Rock Capital LLC acquired Natural American Foods Inc, an Onsted-based producer and wholesaler of honey, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
New England Coffee Co Reily Foods Co   Reily Foods Co acquired New England Coffee Co, a Malden-based manufacturer of tea and coffee. Terms were not disclosed.
Fabrus LLC Senesco Technologies Inc   Senesco Technologies Inc signed a letter of intent to merge with Fabrus LLC, a La Jolla-based biotechnology company.
Source: Thomson Reuters      

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