Target Acquirer Value ($millions) Synopsis
GeoSouthern Energy Corp-Eagle Devon Energy Corp 6,000.0 Devon Energy Corp (Devon) definitively agreed to acquire the Eagle Ford oil and gas assets of GeoSouthern Energy Corp (GEC), a Spring- based oil and gas exploration and production company, for an estimated $6 billion in cash. Originally, in November 2013, Devon was rumored to be planning to acquire GEC.
Coastal Energy Co CEPSA 2,167.3 Cia Espanola de Petroleos SA {CEPSA} of Spain, a majority-owned unit of United Arab Emirates state- owned International Petroleum Investment Co {IPIC}, through an undisclosed subsidiary, definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Coastal Energy Co (Coastal), a Houston-based oil and gas exploration and production company, for $18.156 in cash per share, or a total value of $2.167 bil, including the assumption of $48.734 million in liabilities. Originally, in September 2013, an investor group, comprised of CEPSA of Spain and Jynwel Capital Ltd of Hong Kong, was rumored to be planning to acquire the entire share capital of Coastal.
Patheon Inc DSM Pharmaceutical Products 1,394.5 DSM Pharmaceutical Products, a unit of Koninklijke DSM NV, definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Patheon Inc (Patheon), a Durham-based manufacturer of pharmaceutical products, from JLL Partners Fund V LP, a majority-owned unit of JLL Partners Inc, for $9.32 in cash per share or a total value of $1.394 bil, via scheme of arrangement. Upon completion, Patheon was to be delisted in the Toronto Stock Exchange.
Holiday Acquisition-Portfolio Newcastle Investment Corp 1,010.0 Newcastle Investment Corp, a unit of Fortress Investment Group LLC, definitively agreed to acquire the Holiday Portfolio of Holiday Acquisition Holdings LLC, an owner and operator of senior housings, for an estimated $1.01 billion.
DuPont-Glass Laminating Unit Kuraray Co Ltd 543.0 Kuraray Co Ltd of Japan definitively agreed to acquire the Glass Laminating Solutions/Vinyls unit of DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers, a Wilmington-based manufacturer of packaging products, and a unit of EI du Pont de Nemours & Co {DuPont}, for $543 million in cash.
Vital Signs Inc CareFusion Corp 500.0 CareFusion Corp definitively agreed to acquire Vital Signs Inc, a Totowa-based manufacturer and wholesaler of medical products, from GE Healthcare, a unit of General Electric Co, for $500 million.
Holiday Acq-Facilities(25) National Health Investors Inc 491.0 National Health Investors Inc definitively agreed to acquire the 25 independent living facilities of Holiday Acquisition Holdings LLC, an owner and operator of senior housings, and a unit of Fortress Investment Group LLC, for $491 million.
American Achievement Corp Jostens Inc 486.0 CANADA - Jostens Inc, a unit of Visant Corp definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of American Achievement Corp, an Austin- based manufacturer of class rings from Fenway Partners LLC, for $486 million .
10 & 120 South Riverside Plaza Ivanhoe Cambridge Inc 360.0 Ivanhoe Cambridge Inc, a unit of Caisse De Depot & Placement Du Quebec, acquired 10 & 120 South Riverside Plaza Towers, a Chicago-based owner and operator of office buildings, for an estimated $360 million.
Hoak Media Corp Gray Television Inc 335.0 Gray Television Inc agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Hoak Media Corp (Hoak), a Dallas-based owner and operator of Television broadcasting stations. The transaction was to include 15 network- affiliated television stations. Concurrently, Excalibur Broadcasting LLC agreed to acquire 4 television stations from Hoak. The two transactions were to have a combine value of $335 million in cash.
Delstar Technologies Inc Schweitzer-Maudit Intl Inc 231.5 Schweitzer-Mauduit International Inc definitively agreed to acquire Delstar Technologies Inc, a Middletown-based manufacturer of thermoplastic nets, from American Capital Ltd, for $231.5 million in cash.
Callidus Biopharma Inc Amicus Therapeutics Inc 130.0 Amicus Therapeutics Inc merged with Callidus Biopharma Inc, a Doylestown- based biopharmaceutical company, for an estimated $130 million. The consideration consisted of the issuance of 7.2 million common shares, valued at $15.624 mil, plus up to $114.376 million in profit- related payments. The shares were valued based on Amicus' closing stock price of $2. 17 on 19 November 2013, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
Harold K L Castle-Portfolio Alexander & Baldwin Inc 113.0 Alexander & Baldwin Inc agreed to acquire the Commercial Properties Portfolio from Harold K L Castle Foundation, a Kailua- based real estate investment trust, for $113 million.
Architectural Testing Inc Intertek Group PLC 95.0 Intertek Group PLC of the UK agreed to acquire Architectural Testing Inc, a York-based provider of architectural testing services, for $95 million in cash.
Summit Financial Services RCS Capital Corp 49.0 RCS Capital Corp agreed to merge with Summit Financial Services Group Inc, a Boca Raton-based securities brokerage firm, for $49 million. The consideration was to consist of $39.2 million cash and $9.8 million in common shares.
Wet 'n' Wild Phoenix CNL Lifestyle Properties Inc 25.5 CNL Lifestyle Properties Inc, a unit of CNL Financial Group Inc's CNL Income Corp subsidiary, agreed to acquire Wet 'n' Wild Phoenix, a Glendale-based owner and operator of water park, from Village Roadshow Ltd, for $25.453 million in cash.
Gassaway Bancshares Inc Premier Finl Bancorp,WV 20.3 Premier Financial Bancorp Inc definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Gassaway- based Gassaway Bancshares Inc, for an estimated $20.25 million in cash.
Infinity Franchise Capital LLC Pacific Premier Bancorp Inc 16.0 Pacific Premier Bancorp Inc (Pacific) definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Infinity Franchise Capital LLC, a Montvale-based provider of financing services, from Infinity Franchise Holdings LLC, for an estimated $16 million. The consideration was to consist of an estimated $8 million in cash and the issuance of Pacific common shares valued at $8 million.
Franklin Security Bancorp Inc ESSA Bancorp Inc,PA 15.7 ESSA Bancorp Inc definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Franklin Security Bancorp Inc, a Wilkes-Barre- based bank holding company, for $15.698 million in cash.
226 Commerce LLC- Warehouse Flagstaff Holdings LLC 4.0 Flagstaff Holdings LLC acquired the warehouse building of 226 Commerce LLC, a Bloomfield-based owner and operator of warehouse buildings, for $4 million.
To Go Brands Inc Cell-nique Corp 2.5 Cell-nique Corp acquired To Go Brands Inc, a unit of Cardium Therapeutics Inc, a- San Diego-based manufacturer of pharmaceutical, for an estimated $2.5 million in preferred equity.
Score Networks Inc Golden Virtue Resources Inc 1.0 Golden Virtue Resources Inc (Golden Virtue) of Canada, signed a Letter of Intent {LoI} to acquire the entire share capital of Score Networks Inc, a Idaho-based software developer, from Score Technologies Inc, via stock swap, for 25.1 million Golden Virtue common shares valued at $0.961. The shares were valued based on Golden Virtue's closing stock price of $0.04 on November 8, the last full trading day prior to the announcement. Upon completion, Golden Virtue was to change its name to Score Networks Inc.
Root9B LLC Premier Alliance Group Inc 0.3 Premier Alliance Group Inc definitively agreed to merge with Root9B LLC, a Colorado Springs-based provider cyber security and advanced technology training, operational support and consulting services, for $0.343 million. The consideration was to consist of $0.343 million in cash and the issuance 2.242 million in restricted common shares.
QuantumSphere Inc Way Cool Imports Inc 0.1 Way Cool Imports Inc (Way) planned to merge with QuantumSphere Inc (Quantum), a Santa Ana-based manufacturer of catalyst materials and electrode devices, in a stock swap transaction valued at an estimated $0.05 mi. Way offered 1 common share per Quantum share, and $0.05 million in cash.
Blue Hawaiian Helicopters Air Methods Corp   Air Methods Corp definitively agreed to acquire Blue Hawaiian Helicopters (Blue), a Kahului- based provider of helicopter tour services. The transaction was to include Blue's affiliates.
Biometics Intl-Certain Assets AL Global Corp   AL Global Corp, a unit of Youngevity International Inc definitively agreed to acquire certain assets of Biometics International Inc, a Camarillo-based producer of liquid nutritional supplements.
Bandit Industries Inc Alamo Group Inc   Alamo Group Inc signed a Letter of Intent {LoI} to acquire Bandit Industries Inc, a Remus-based manufacturer and supplier of wood equipment. Terms were not disclosed.
WhiteFence Allconnect Inc   Allconnect Inc acquired WhiteFence, a Houston-based provider of online service transactions. Terms were not disclosed.
Tekni-Plex Inc American Securities LLC   American Securities LLC definitively agreed to acquire Tekni-Plex LLC (Tekni) , a Pennsylvania-based manufacturer of electrical PVC and packaging products, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed. Originally, in July 2013, Oaktree Capital Group LLC announced that it was seeking a buyer for its undisclosed minority interest in Tekni.
Midcap Financial LLC Apollo Global Management LLC   Apollo Global Management LLC, through an undisclosed affiliate, acquired MidCap Financial LLC (MidCap), a Bethesda-based provider of financial services, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed. Originally, in June 2013, MidCap was rumored to be seeking a buyer for the company. Apollo Investment Corp and Fifth Third Bancorp were named rumored potential bidders.
Inland Industrial Services Aquilex Corp   Aquilex Corp, a unit of Centerbridge Partners LP, agreed to acquire Inland Industrial Services Group LLC, a Deer Park-based provider of industrial cleaning services, from Strength Capital Partners LLC.
Calistoga Ranch Auberge Resorts   Auberge Resorts acquired Calistoga Ranch, a Napa Valley-based owner and operator of a resort, from Olympus Real Estate Partners. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Muhammad Ali Enterprises LLC Authentic Brands Group LLC   Authentic Brands Group LLC acquired Muhammad Ali Enterprises LLC, a unit of Apollo Global Management LLCs subsidiary CORE Media Group, a New York-based provider of licensing, marketing and merchandising services. Terms were not disclosed.
Elite Preferred Realty Berkshire Hathaway HomeService   Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty, a wholly-owned unit of WCI Communities Inc, acquired Elite Preferred Realty, a Lakewood Ranch-based real estate agency. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Branson Creek Golf Club Big Cedar Lodge   Big Cedar Lodge acquired Branson Creek Golf Club, a Branson-based owner and operator of golf course.
Silverstone Solutions Inc BiologicTx LLC   BiologicTx LLC acquired Silverstone Solutions Inc, a San Francisco-based provider of medical technology solutions.
Dickinson Logan Todd & Barber Capital Advisors Inc   Capital Advisors Inc, a unit of Royal Bank of Canadas RBC Centura Banks Inc subsidiary, definitively agreed to merge with Dickinson Logan Todd & Barber Inc, a Raleigh-based provider of commercial real estate finance and investment services. Upon completion, the merged entity was to be named as Capital Advisors.
Heritage Funeral Homes Carriage Services Inc   Carriage Services Inc acquired Heritage Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, a Chattanooga-based owner and operator of funeral homes.
Rockford Health System CDH-Delnor Health System Inc   CDH-Delnor Health System Inc planned to merge with Rockford Health System, an owner and operator of hospitals.
Tier 3 LLC CenturyLink Inc   CenturyLink Inc acquired Tier 3 LLC, a Bellevue-based developer of cloud software. Terms were not disclosed.
Multi Packaging Solutions Inc Chesapeake Ltd   Chesapeake Ltd of the UK, a unit of The Carlyle Group LP, agreed to merge with Multi Packaging Solutions Inc, a New York-based provider of multi-color printing services, from Madison Dearborn Partners LLC.
JE Jamerson & Sons Inc CL Lewis & Co Inc   CL Lewis & Co Inc acquired JE Jamerson & Sons Inc, an Appomattox-based construction company.
Ursa Resources Group II-Ppty Comstock Resources Inc   Comstock Resources Inc agreed to acquire a 70% interest in Certain Oil & Gas Properties of Ursa Resources Group II LLC, a Houston-based oil and gas exploration and production company.
Executive Conversation Inc Corporate Visions Inc   Corporate Visions Inc acquired Executive Conversation Inc, a Seattle- based provider of sales training services.
iSECUREtrac Corp Corrisoft LLC   Corrisoft LLC acquired the entire share capital of iSECUREtrac Corp, an Omaha- based manufacturer of electronic monitoring equipment.
SH 130 Concession Company LLC Creditors   SH 130 Concession Company LLC, a Buda-based provider of road and highway construction services, rumored to be planning a debt restructuring transaction with Creditors. Terms were not disclosed but, according to people familiar with the transaction, the book value of the existing debt that will be exchanged under the terms of the offer is $1.1 bil).
Corporate Recycling Solutions Ever-Green Recycling   Ever-Green Recycling merged with Corporate Recycling Solutions LLC, a Greenville-based provider of commercial recycling services.
MidSouth Bank,Murfreesboro Franklin Synergy Bank   Franklin Synergy Bank acquired Murfreesboro-based MidSouth Bank.
Wellness Clinics of America Incumaker Inc   Incumaker Inc signed (Incumaker) a Letter of Intent {LoI} to acquire the entire share capital of Wellness Clinics of America LLC, an Alpharetta-based owner and operator of a health center, in exchange for an undisclosed amount in Incumaker restricted common shares.
Prestwick Services LLC Intuit Inc   Intuit Inc definitively agreed to acquire Prestwick Services LLC, a Sudbury-based provider of payroll based billing and payment solutions services, from Prestwick Holdings PLC, a unit of TT Electronics PLC. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
3840 South Wadsworth Investor Group   An investor group, comprised of Alex Brown Realty Inc and Northstar Commercial Partners, acquired 3840 South Wadsworth, a Lakewood-based owner and operator of office buildings.
CKE Restaurants Inc Investor Group   An investor group, comprised of Roark Capital Group and CKE Restaurants Incs (CKE) senior management, definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of CKE, a Carpinteria- based owner and operator of fast food restaurants, from Columbia Lake Acquisition Holdings Inc, a unit of Apollo Management LLCs Apollo Management LP subsidiary, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed. Originally, in July 2013, CKE was rumored to be seeking a buyer for the company.
MetaSource LLC Investor Group   An investor group, comprised LaSalle Capital Group LP and the management acquired MetaSource LLC, a Bristol-based provider of business process outsourcing services, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
BS&W Solutions LLC Investor Group   An investor group, comprised of Lakewood Midstream LLC and Energy Spectrum Capital LP acquired BS&W Solutions LLC, a Woodward-based provider of oilfield services, in a leveraged buyout transaction. The transaction was to include West OK Disposal LLC and West OK Trucking Inc.
Neapolitan Inpatient Care LLC IPC The Hospitalist Co Inc   IPC The Hospitalist Co Inc (IPC) acquired Neapolitan Inpatient Care LLC, a Naples- based owner and operator of acute care hospital. Concurrently, IPC acquired Venetian Hospitalist Services LLC.
Venetian Hospitalist Services IPC The Hospitalist Co Inc   IPC The Hospitalist Co Inc (IPC) acquired Venetian Hospitalist Services LLC, a Venice-based owner and operator of acute care hospital. Concurrently, IPC acquired Neapolitan Inpatient Care LLC.
InnoVisit LLC-Video Assets Lattice Inc   Lattice Inc acquired Video Conferencing Technology Assets from InnoVisit LLC, a Deatsville-based provider of video conferencing services. Terms were not disclosed.
Vitamin FIZZ LP-Vitamin FIZZ B Level 5 Beverage Co Inc   Level 5 Beverage Co Inc, a wholly owned unit of Minerco Resources Inc of the US acquired VitaminFIZZ brand of VitaminFizz LP, a Studio City-based producer of sparkling water.
Trust Technology Services Marco Inc   Marco Inc acquired Trust Technology Services, a Bemidji-based provider of information technology services. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
OmniSYS LLC Moelis Capital Partners LLC   Moelis Capital Partners LLC, a unit of Moelis & Co, acquired OmniSYS LLC, a Dallas-based provider of medical processing services, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
Wendys Co-Restaurants(54) NPC International Inc   NPC International Inc, a unit of Olympus Partners LPs subsidiary NPC International Holdings LLC, planned to acquire 54 restaurants from Wendys Co, a Dublin-based owner and operator of restaurants. Terms were not disclosed.
Settlement Management Series 1 Olie Inc   Olie Inc acquired Settlement Management Series 1 LLC, a Delaware-based provider of financing services. Terms were not disclosed.
Caliber Collision Centers Inc OMERS Private Equity   OMERS Private Equity of Canada, a unit of Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System {OMERS}, acquired Caliber Collision Centers Inc (Caliber), a Lewisville-based provider of collision repair services, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Originally, in November 2013, Caliber was rumored to be seeking a buyer for the company.
CTS Engines LLC Palm Beach Capital Corp   Palm Beach Capital Corp acquired a 60% interest in CTS Engines LLC, a Fort Lauderdale-based provider of aircraft repair services, in a secondary buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
Legacy Locker LLC PasswordBox LLC   PasswordBox LLC acquired Legacy Locker LLC, a San Francisco-based provider of application services.
Aaron Industries Inc PL Developments Inc   PL Developments Inc definitively agreed to acquire Aaron Industries Inc, a Clinton-based manufacturer of pharmaceutical products.
Coldwell Banker Johnson Realty Prudential Manasco Realty   Prudential Manasco Realty merged with Coldwell Banker Johnson Realty, a Danville-based provider of real estate brokerage services.
American Care Air Ambulance REVA Air Ambulance   REVA Air Ambulance, a majority-owned unit of The Beekman Group LLC, acquired American Care Air Ambulance, a San Diego-based provider of air ambulance services.
American Care Air Ambulance REVA Air Ambulance   REVA Air Ambulance, a unit of Aero Jet International Inc, acquired American Care Air Ambulance, a San Diego-based provider of air ambulance and transportation services. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
HCD Software LLC Reynolds & Reynolds Co   Reynolds & Reynolds Co acquired HCD Software LLC, doing business as XtreamService, a Charlotte- based developer of automobile retail software. Terms were not disclosed.
Redhawk Network Engineering Securio Group LLC   Securio Group LLC acquired Redhawk Network Engineering Inc, a Bend-based provider of cyber security services.
Archonix Systems LLC Securus Technologies Inc   Securus Technologies Inc, a unit of ABRY Partners LLC, acquired Archonix Systems LLC, a Marlton-based developer of public safety software. Terms were not disclosed.
Medical Anesthesia Consultants Sheridan Healthcare Inc   Sheridan Healthcare Inc, a unit of Hellman & Friedman LLC, acquired Medical Anesthesia Consultants Inc, a San Ramon-based provider of healthcare services.
WeHostels LLC StudentUniverse LLC   StudentUniverse LLC acquired WeHostels LLC, a New York-based travel agency. Terms were not disclosed.
Shefsky & Froelich Ltd Taft Stettinius & Hollister   Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP planned to merge with Shefsky & Froelich Ltd, a Chicago-based law firm.
Morris & Co LLP Tax Projects Group LLP   Tax Projects Group LLP merged with Morris & Co LLP, a Costa Mesa-based provider of tax planning and preparation services. On, completion the merged entity was named THINK LLP. Terms were not disclosed.
Tesoro Refining-Logistics Asts Tesoro Logistics LP   Tesoro Logistics LP, a majority-owned unit of Tesoro Corp (Tesoro), definitively agreed to acquire the Los Angeles logistics assets of Tesoro Refining & Marketing LLC, a San Antonio-based manufacturer of petroleum products, and a unit of Tesoro.
Stulmaker, Kohn & Richardson The Bonadio Group LLC   The Bonadio Group agreed to merge with Stulmaker, Kohn & Richardson LLP, an Albany- based public accounting firm. Upon completion, the combined firm will operate under the Bonadio name.
Benghiat Marketing & Commun The Brandon Agency   The Brandon Agency acquired Benghiat Marketing & Communications Inc, a Beachwood-based provider of marketing services.
ACR Electronics Inc The Jordan Co LP   The Jordan Co LP (Jordan) , through an undisclosed affiliate, acquired ACR Electronics Inc (ACR), a Fort Lauderdale-based manufacturer of safety and survival equipment, from JF Lehman & Co (JF), in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed. Concurrently, Jordan acquired Drew Marine, in a secondary buyout transaction. Previously, JF acquired ACR, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Drew Marine The Jordan Co LP   The Jordan Co LP (Jordan) , through an undisclosed subsidiary, acquired Drew Marine (Drew), a Whippany- based manufacturer of advanced performance chemicals and safety products, from JF Lehman & Co (JF), in a secondary buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed. Concurrently, Jordan acquired ACR Electronics Inc. Previously, JF acquired Drew, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Third Coast Daily Urban Milwaukee   Urban Milwaukee acquired Third Coast Daily, a Milwaukee-based provider of online news services. Terms were not disclosed.
Biggs Gilmore Communications VML Inc   VML Inc, a unit of WPP PLC agreed to acquire Biggs Gilmore Communications Inc, a Kalamazoo-based provider of digital advertising services.
FSH Comm-Payphone Assets WiMacTel Inc   WiMacTel Inc acquired the payphone assets of FSH Communications LLC, a Chicago- based provider of telecommunications services. Terms were not disclosed.
Nuclear Safety Associates Inc WS Atkins PLC   WS Atkins PLC of the UK agreed to acquire Nuclear Safety Associates Inc, a Charlotte-based provider of safety and licensing services.
Techbargains.com LLC Ziff Davis Inc   Ziff Davis Inc, a wholly- owned unit of J2 Global Inc, acquired Techbargains.com LLC, a San Francisco-based provider of online search services, from Exponential Interactive Inc. Terms were not disclosed.
Source: Thomson Reuters      

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