Target Acquirer Value ($millions) Synopsis
Boise Inc Packaging Corp of America 1,983.6 Packaging Corp of America, a majority-owned unit of Tenneco Inc, definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Boise Inc, a Boise- based manufacturer of packaging products and papers, for $12.55 in cash per share, or a total value of $1.984 bil, including the assumption of $714 million in liabilities, via tender offer.
Westfield Group-Shopping Malls Starwood Capital Group Global 1,640.0 Starwood Capital Group Global LLC agreed to acquire a 90% interest in seven shopping malls, located in the United States, from Westfield Group of Australia, a Sydney-based real estate investment firm, for $1.64 billion. Originally, Starwood Capital Group Global LLC was rumored to be planning to acquire seven shopping malls from Westfield Group.
Allegheny-Tungsten Materials Kennametal Inc 605.0 Kennametal Inc definitively agreed to acquire the Tungsten materials business of Allegheny Technologies Inc, a Pittsburgh-based manufacturer and wholesaler of specialty metals, for $605 million.
Ark Holding Co-Facilities(56) Omega Healthcare Investors Inc 525.0 Omega Healthcare Investors Inc, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, planned to acquire a 56 facilities of Ark Holding Co Inc, a Memphis-based owner and operator of facilities, for $525 mil, via a sale and leaseback transaction.
Harden Healthcare LLC Gentiva Health Services Inc 408.8 Gentiva Health Services Inc (Gentiva) definitively agreed to merge with Harden Healthcare LLC, an Austin- based provider of home healthcare services, for $408.8 million. The consideration was to consist of $355 million in cash plus the issuance of Gentiva common shares, valued at $53.8 million.
Agricore United Holdings Inc Post Holdings Inc 370.0 Post Holdings Inc definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Agricore United Holdings Inc (Agricore), a Delaware-based provider of grain handling and agriculture services, from Viterra Inc, a unit of Glencore Xstrata PLC, for $370 million in cash. The transaction was to include Dakota Growers Pasta Co Inc (Dakota). Originally, In July 2013, Agricore was rumored to be seeking a buyer for its Dakota unit.
Harsco-Infrastructure Division Clayton Dubilier & Rice LLC 300.0 Clayton Dubilier & Rice LLC (Clayton) agreed to acquire the infrastructure division of Harsco Corp (Harsco), a Camp Hill-based manufacturer of scaffoldings, plastic pipes and pipe fittings, to form a joint venture named Brand Energy & Infrastructure Services Inc (BEIS), in a transaction valued at an estimated $300 million in cash, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Upon completion, Harsco was to own 29% and Clayton the remaining 71% of the joint venture. Concurrently, Clayton definitively agreed to acquire (BEIS).
MetroCorp Bancshares Inc East West Bancorp Inc 274.3 East West Bancorp (East West) Inc definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of MetroCorp Bancshares Inc, a Houston- based bank holding company, for $14.60 per share, or a total value of $274.308 mil, subject to proration where by 66.667% is to paid in East West common shares and 33.333% in cash.
Towers Watson-Reinsurance Bsns Jardine Lloyd Thompson Grp PLC 250.0 Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group PLC of the UK agreed to acquire the reinsurance brokerage business of Towers Watson & Co, a New York-based provider of management consulting services, for $250 million in cash.
Wildcat Permian Services LLC JP Energy Development LP 210.0 JP Energy Development LP, a unit of CB Capital Partners Inc's JP Energy Partners LP subsidiary, agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Wildcat Permian Services LLC, a Dallas-based owner and operator of crude oil pipeline system, from Wildcat Midstream Mesquite LLC and Approach Midstream Holdings LLC, a unit of Approach Resources Inc, for an estimated $210 million.
2000 L Street Northwest Rockrose Development Corp 192.0 Rockrose Development Corp acquired an office building located in Washington, D.C., for $192 million.
Consorcio Comex SA de CV-Bus Sherwin-Williams Co 165.0 Sherwin-Williams Co acquired the US/Canada business of Consorcio Comex SA de CV, a Mexico city-based manufacturer and wholesaler of paint, varnishes and lacquers, and a unit of Comex Group, for $165 million. The consideration was to consist of $90 million in cash and the assumption of $75 million in liabilities.
Affirmative Insurance-Retail Confie Seguros Inc 120.0 Confie Seguros Inc, a unit of ABRY Partners LLC, definitively agreed to acquire the retail distribution business of Affirmative Insurance Holdings Inc, an Addison- based provider of automobile insurance services, for $120 million. The consideration was to consist of $100 million in cash and up to $20 million in profit-related payments.
Purcell Systems Inc EnerSys Inc 115.0 EnerSys Inc definitively agreed to acquire Purcell Systems Inc, a Spokane Valley- based manufacturer and wholesaler of enclosed equipments, for an estimated $115 million in cash.
Citadel Commun-TV Stations(3) Nexstar Broadcasting Group Inc 88.0 Nexstar Broadcasting Group Inc definitively agreed to acquire three TV stations, located in Des Moines, Iowa, Rock Island, Illinois and Sioux City, Iowa, of Citadel Communications LP, an owner and operator of TV stations, for $88 million.
The Insco Dico Group AmTrust Financial Services Inc 85.0 AmTrust Financial Services Inc definitively agreed to acquire The Insco Dico Group, an Irvine-based provider of surety services, for an estimated $85 million.
Transcept Pharmaceuticals Inc Retrophin Inc 75.0 Retrophin Inc planned to acquire Transcept Pharmaceuticals Inc, a Pt Richmond-based manufacturer specialty pharmaceuticals, for $4 million in cash, or a total value of $75.040 million.
Evergreen Oil Inc Clean Harbors Inc 60.0 Clean Harbors Inc acquired bankrupt Evergreen Oil Inc (Evergreen), an Irvine-based an oil refinery company. Originally, in April 2013, Evergreen announced that it was seeking a buyer for the company.
Verenium Corp BASF Corp 52.4 BASF Corp, a unit of BASF AG, agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Verenium Corp, a San Diego- based manufacturer and wholesaler of cellulosic ethanol, via a tender offer, for $4 in cash per share, or a total value of $52. 416 million. The offer was conditioned upon at least 51% of Verenium Corp's shares being tendered.
Cenveo Inc-Custom Envelope Ennis Inc 47.3 Ennis Inc signed a Letter of Intent {LoI} to acquire the Custom Envelope division of Cenveo Inc, a Stamford-based provider of priting and visual communication services, for $47.25 mil, including the assumption of undisclosed amount in liabilities.
Fiesta Key RV Resort Equity Lifestyle Ppty Inc 24.6 Equity Lifestyle Properties Inc acquired Fiesta Key RV Resort, a Layton-based owner and operator of a resort, for approximately $24.6 million in cash.
Stainless Bdcstg-TV Stn(2) Mission Broadcasting Inc 15.3 Mission Broadcasting Inc definitively agreed to acquire two TV stations, located in Binghamton, New York, of Stainless Broadcasting LP, a Vestal- based owner and operator of TV stations, for $15.25 million.
Clymer Manuals Haynes Publishing Group PLC 9.3 Haynes Publishing Group PLC of UK, acquired Clymer Manuals, an Overland Park- based publisher of business and trade magazines, from Penton Business Media Inc, a unit of the Prism Business Group Inc subsidiary of Ripplewood Holdings LLC's MidOcean Partners LLP unit, for $9.25 million.
Springer Mining Co Americas Bullion Royalty Corp 5.0 Americas Bullion Royalty Corp signed a Letter of Intent {LoI} to acquire Springer Mining Co (Springer), an Imlay-based tungsten mining company, from EMC Metals Corp (EMC), for $5 million. Originally, in August 2010, EMC announced that it was seeking a buyer for its Springer.
BioCompatibles Inc-Business Eckert & Ziegler BEBIG AG 5.0 Eckert & Ziegler BEBIG AG of Germany, a wholly-owned unit of Eckert & Ziegler Strahlen- und Medizintechnik AG agreed to acquire the brachytherapy business from BioCompatibles Inc, a Oxford- based biotechnology company, a unit of BTG PLC's Biocompatibles International PLC subsidiary, for an estimated $5 million.
Liberty Plastics-Fixed Assets Atkore Plastic Pipe Corp 2.5 Atkore Plastic Pipe Cor, a unit of Atkore International Holdings Inc, agreed to acquire certain fixed assets from Liberty Plastics LLC, a Holland-based manufacturer of plastic products, for $2.5 million.
Yes Trans Inc Roadrunner Transp Sys Inc 2.3 Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc acquired Yes Trans Inc, a Salisbury-based provider of trucking services, for an estimated $2.3 million. The consideration consisted of an estimated $1.2 million and up to $1.1 million in profit- related payments.
AGK Consulting Inc Phonetime Inc 1.7 Phonetime Inc (Phonetime) of Canada agreed to acquire AGK Consulting Inc, an Orlando-based developer of telecommunications software, in exchange for 20 million Phonetime common shares, valued at $1.744 million. The shares were valued based on Phonetime's closing stock price of CAD 0.087 on 16 September 2013, the last full trading day prior to the announcement. Concurrently, Phonetime agree to acquire the US retail telecommunications business of Netel Inc.
Netel Inc-US Retail Phonetime Inc 1.7 Phonetime Inc (Phonetime) of Canada agreed to acquire the US retail telecommunications business of Netel Inc, a Hallandale Beach-based provider of telecommunications services, in exchange for 20 million Phonetime common shares, valued at $1.744 million. The shares were valued based on Phonetime's closing stock price of CAD 0.087 on 16 September 2013, the last full trading day prior to the announcement. Concurrently, Phonetime agreed to acquire AGK Consulting Inc.
Validus Ventures-Auditing Bsns Where Food Comes From Inc 1.5 Where Food Comes From Inc (WFCF) acquired a 60% interest in the auditing business of Validus Ventures LLC, an Urbandale-based provider of production certification services, for $1.5 million. The consideration consisted of $0.565 million in cash and the issuance of 0.709 million WFCF common shares, valued at $0.935 million. The shares were valued based on WFCF's closing stock price of $1. 32 on 16 September 2013, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
NASCO Specialty Brands LLC 22nd Century Group Inc 1.0 22nd Century Group Inc agreed to acquire the entire share capital of NASCO Specialty Brands LLC, a Winston-Salem-based manufacturer of tobacco, for $1 million. The consideration was to consist of $0.2 million in cash and $0.8 million in common shares.
Reach Engineering LLC Akron Brass Co   Akron Brass Co, a wholly- owned unit of Premier Farnel PLC, acquired Reach Engineering LLC, a manufacturer and wholesaler of electronic products.
TopCoder Inc Appirio Inc   Appirio Inc acquired TopCoder Inc, a Glastonbury- based developer of software.
Crestline Hotels & Resorts Inc AR Capital LLC   AR Capital LLC acquired an undisclosed majority interest in Crestline Hotels & Resorts Inc, a Bethesda- based owner and operator of hotels, from Barcelo Crestline Corp, a unit of Barcelo Corporacion Empresarial SA's Barcelo Gestion Hotelera SL.
Transure Services Inc Ascension Insurance Inc   Ascension Insurance Inc, a unit of Parthenon Capital Partners and Century Capital Management LLC, acquired Transure Services, a Whitsett- based insurance agency.
Heritage Plastics Inc Atkore International Inc   Atkore International definitively agreed to acquire Heritage Plastics, a Carrolton-based manufacturer of PVC Conduit and Pipe products. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
The Palisades Group LLC Banc of California Inc   Banc of California Inc acquired The Palisades Group LLC, a Irvine-based provider of financial services. Terms were not disclosed.
Advanced Wireless Group LLC Boingo Wireless Inc   Boingo Wireless Inc agreed to acquire Advanced Wireless Group LLC, a Doral- based provider of wireless Internet services. Terms were not disclosed.
Lightlife Foods Inc Brynwood Partners VI LP   Brynwood Partners VI LP, a unit of Brynwood Partners LP acquired Lightlife Foods Inc, Turners Falls-based producer of frozen food products, from ConAgra Foods Inc, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
3PC Media Celerity Consulting Group Inc   Celerity Consulting Group Inc, a wholly-owned unit of Excellere Capital Management LLC, acquired 3PC Media, a developer of software.
sEnergy Thermal LLC Central England Supplies Ltd   Central England Supplies Ltd of UK, a wholly owned unit of Brammer PLC's The BSS Group PLC subsidiary acquired sEnergy Thermal LLC, a Nashua- based developer of data center infrastructure management software.
Brand Energy & Infrastructure Clayton Dubilier & Rice LLC   Clayton Dubilier & Rice LLC (Clayton) definitively agreed to acquire Brand Energy & Infrastructure Services Inc (BEIS), a Kennesaw-based provider of scaffolding services, from First Reserve Corp (FRC), in a secondary leveraged buyout transaction. Previously, FRC acquired BEIS, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Originally, in September 2009, FRC announced that it was seeking a buyer for its BEIS unit. Concurrently, Clayton agreed to acquire the infrastructure division of Harsco Corp.
Arena Trucking Container First Service   Container First Service acquired Arena Trucking, a trucking company.
FriendFinder Networks Inc Creditors   FriendFinder Networks Inc (FFI), a Boca Raton-based provider of online social networking and other multimedia services, planned to a debt restructuring transaction with Bondholders (BHs). Upon completion, First- lien noteholders were to receive notes and cash and Second-lien notesholders were to receive of all the new common stock and cash in the restructured FFI. The book value of the existing debt that will be exchanged under the terms of the offer is $565.1 million.
Caesars Entertainment Corp Creditors   Caesars Entertainment Corp, a Nevada-based owner and operator of casino and hotels, planned to a debt restructuring transaction with Creditors (CRs). The book value of the existing debt that will be exchanged under the terms of the offer is $4 billion.
Ovation Benefits Group LLC Digital Insurance Inc   Digital Insurance Inc, a unit of Fidelity National Financial Inc, acquired Ovation Benefits Group LLC, a Farmington-based provider of employee benefits services.
Shifting Sands Stereo Dow Electronic Materials   Dow Electronic Materials, a unit of the Dow Chemical Co, agreed to acquire Shifting Sands Stereo Distributing, a Dania-based wholesaler of stereos. Terms were not disclosed.
Sunbury Medical Associates Eastern Maine Medical Center   Eastern Maine Medical Center acquired Sunbury Medical Associates, a Bangor- based provider of healthcare services. Terms were not disclosed.
Bump Technologies Inc Google Inc   Google Inc acquired Bump Technologies Inc, a Mountain View-based developer of file sharing software. Terms were not disclosed.
SideTour Inc Groupon Inc   Groupon Inc acquired SideTour Inc, a New York- based provider of online activity hosting and booking services. Terms were not disclosed.
Corporate Energy Consultants Henderson Engineers Inc   Henderson Engineers Inc acquired Corporate Energy Consultants Ltd, a provider of engineering services. Terms were not disclosed.
adeptCloud Inc Hightail   Hightail acquired adeptCloud Inc, a San Mateo- based provider of information retrieval services.
Christus St Catherine,Christus Houston Methodist Hospital   Houston Methodist Hospital acquired Christus St Catherine and Christus St John, Katy-based owners and operators of hospitals.
CPAC Equipment Inc Integrated Med Tech Inc   Integrated Medical Technologies Inc acquired CPAC Equipment Inc, Leicester- based manufacturer of dry heat sterilizers, medical x- ray illuminators.
Coastal Energy Co Investor Group   An investor group, compried of Cia Espanola de Petroleos SA {CEPSA} of Spain and Jynwel Capital Ltd of Hong Kong, was rumored to be planning to acquire the entire share capital of Coastal Energy Co, a Houston- based oil and gas exploration and production company.
UBM Tech Channel Investor Group   A management-led investment group acquired UBM Tech Channel, a Framingham- based provider of channel information services, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
Metropolitan-Hospitalist Asset IPC The Hospitalist Co Inc   IPC The Hospitalist Co Inc acquired the hospitalist- related assets of Metropolitan Pulmonary & Hospital Medicine PC, a Lee's Summit-based owner and operator of a primary care clinic.
Lighthouse International LLC Jewish Guild Healthcare LLC   Jewish Guild Healthcare LLC acquired Lighthouse International LLC, a New York- based provider of healthcare services.
US Chemical Storage LLC Justrite Manufacturing Co LLC   Justrite Manufacturing Co LLC, a unit of Baird Capital Partners, acquired US Chemical Storage LLC, a Boone- based manufacturer of storage buildings.
East Burnside Plaza,Portland Phillips Edison-ARC Shopping   Phillips Edison-ARC Shopping Center REIT Inc acquired East Burnside Plaza, a Portland-based owner and operator of shopping center.
serVelocity Project Partners LLC   Project Partners LLC acquired serVelocity, a provider of consulting services.
Personal Commun Devices LLC Quality One Wireless Inc   Quality One Wireless Inc, a unit of Assisted Care Corp, agreed to acquire Personal Communications Devices LLC (Personal). Originally, in August 2013, bankrupt Personal announced that it was seeking a buyer for the company.
American Cadastre LLC Riverside Partners LLC   Riverside Partners LLC acquired American Cadastre LLC, a Herndon-based provider of software solutions services, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
US Intermodal Logistics RoadOne IntermodaLogistics   RoadOne IntermodaLogistics, a unit of RTS Holdings LLC, acquired QLS Logistic Services, an Elizabeth-based provider of trucking and drayage services.
Rapid Financial Services LLC Rockbridge Growth Equity LLC   Rockbridge Growth Equity LLC acquired Rapid Financial Services LLC, a Bethesda- based provider of financing services, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Craftsman Credit Union Security Credit Union   Security Credit Union acquired Craftsman Credit Union, a Detroit-based federal credit union.
Agilent Tech-Electn Business Shareholders   Agilent Technologies Inc, a Santa Clara-based manufacturer of electronic test and measurement equipments, planned to spin off its electronic measurement business, to its shareholders.
Northwest Signal Supply Inc Signal Group Inc   Signal Group Inc acquired Northwest Signal Supply Inc, a Tualatin-based manufacturer and wholesaler of traffic control products.
BugSense Inc Splunk Inc   Splunk Inc agreed to acquire BugSense Inc, a San Francisco-based developer of support software. Terms were not disclosed.
Gem Shopping Network Inc Sun Capital Partners Inc   Sun Capital Partners Inc acquired Gem Shopping Network Inc, a Duluth-based provider of television network services for jewelry and gemstones, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
SoftWriters Holdings Inc TA Associates Mgmt LP   TA Associates Management LP acquired an undisclosed majority interest in SoftWriters Holdings Inc, an Allison Park-based developer of pharmacy management software, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
Arxan Technologies Inc TA Associates Mgmt LP   TA Associates Management LP acquired an undisclosed majority interest in Arxan Technologies Inc, a Bethesda- based developer of security solutions software, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Extended Results Inc TIBCO Software Inc   TIBCO Software Inc acquired Extended Results Inc, a Redmond-based developer of data processing software.
Prolinx Services Inc Tiffany Stuart Solutions Inc   Tiffany Stuart Solutions Inc acquired Prolinx Services Inc, a provider of staffing services.
Adobe Title LLC-Assets Timios National Corp   Timios National Corp agreed to acquire the assets of Adobe Title LLC, a Dallas- based title insurance firm. Terms were not disclosed.
Hornell Waste Material Co Inc Upstate Shredding LLC   Upstate Shredding LLC acquired Hornell Waste Material Co Inc, a Hornell- based recycling company, for an undisclosed amount in cash.
FracRock International Inc Vision Global Solutions Inc   Vision Global Solutions Inc definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of FracRock International Inc, a provider of oil and gas field services. Upon completion, the merged entity was to be renamed Eco- Stim Energy Solutions Inc.
Newmont Mining Corp-Midas Waterton Global Resource Manag   Waterton Global Resource Management Inc of Canada signed a Letter of Intent {LoI} to acquire the Midas operation of Newmont Mining Corp, a Greenwood Village- based gold mining company.
Citizens Community-Walmart Westby Co-Op Credit Union   Westby Co-Op Credit Union agreed to acquire the Walmart branch of Citizens Community Bancorp Inc, an Eau Claire-based bank holding company. Terms were not disclosed.
Source: Thomson Reuters      

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