Target Acquirer Value ($millions) Synopsis
Consolidation Coal Co Murray Energy Corp 3,462.0 Murray Energy Corp agreed to acquire Consolidation Coal Co, a coal mining company, from CONSOL Energy Inc, for an estimated $3.462 billion. The consideration was to consist of $850 million in cash, the assumption of $2.428 billion in liabilities and up to $184 million in profit-related payments. The transaction was to include the acquisition of McElroy, Shoemaker, Loveridge, Robinson Run, and Blacksville mines.
CF Industries-Phosphate Bus The Mosaic Co 1,400.0 The Mosaic Co definitively agreed to acquire the phosphate mining and manufacturing business of CF Industries Holdings Inc, a Deerfield-based manufacturer and wholesaler of fertilizers, for an estimated $1.4 billion in cash.
MeadWestvaco Corp-Timberlands Plum Creek Timber Co Inc 934.0 Plum Creek Timber Co Inc definitively agreed to acquire the timberlands of MeadWestvaco Corp, a Richmond- based manufacturer and wholesaler of packaging systems and paper products, for $934 million. The consideration was to consist of an estimated $74 million in cash and $860 million in note.
Virtela Technology Services NTT Communications Corp 525.0 NTT Communications Corp of Japan (NTT Communications), a majority-owned unit of Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corp {NTT}, definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Virtela Technology Services Inc, a Greenwood Village-based developer of enterprise software, for an estimated $525 million in cash. Concurrently, NTT Communications definitively agreed to acquire RagingWire Enterprise Solutions Inc.
RagingWire Enterprise Solution NTT Communications Corp 350.0 NTT Communications Corp of Japan (NTT Communications), a majority-owned unit of Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corp {NTT}, definitively agreed to acquire 80% interest in RagingWire Enterprise Solutions Inc, a Sacramento-based, provider of data center hosting services, for $350 million. Concurrently, NTT Communications definitively agreed to acquire Virtela Technology Services Inc.
John Deere Landscapes Entrp Clayton Dubilier & Rice LLC 300.0 Clayton Dubilier & Rice LLC agreed to acquire a 60% interest in John Deere Landscapes Enterprise Services, an Alpharetta-based wholesaler of irrigation, outdoor lighting, nursery, landscape supplies, fertilizers, turf protection products, grass seed, turf care equipment, and golf course accessories, from Deere & Co, for an estimated $300 million in cash.
Blyth Inc CVSL Inc 268.2 CVSL Inc (CVSL) planned to launch an unsolicited tender offer to acquire the entire share capital of Blyth Inc (Blyth), a Greenwich- based manufacturer and wholesaler of home fragrance products, for $16.75 in cash per share or a total value of $268.21 million. Alternatively, CVSL offered $16.75 per share or total value of $268.21 million in CVSL common shares. Originally, in October 2013, CVSL was rumored to be planning to acquire the entire share capital of Blyth.
Confluent Surgical Inc Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corp 265.0 Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corp definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Confluent Surgical Inc, a Waltham-based manufacturer of medical and surgical equipments, from US Surgical Corp, a unit of Covidien PLC's Covidien Ltd subsidiary, for $265 million. The consideration was to consist of $235 million in cash and up to a further $30 million in profit-related payments. The transaction was to include the DuraSeal product lines.
Vidacare Corp Teleflex Inc 262.5 Teleflex Inc definitively agreed to acquire Vidacare Corp, a Shavano Park-based manufacturer, and wholesaler of medical devices, for $262.5 million.
Actuant Corp-Electrical Div Sentinel Capital Partners LLC 258.0 Sentinel Capital Partners LLC definitively agreed to acquire the electrical segment of Actuant Corp, a Menomonee Falls-based manufacturer of tools, equipment, and consumables, for an estimated $258 million in cash, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Originally in June 2013, Actuant announced that it was seeking a buyer for its electrical segment.
Net Optics Inc IXIA 190.0 IXIA definitively agreed to acquire Net Optics Inc, a Santa Clara-based developer of internet software, for $190 million in cash.
Aggregate Knowledge Inc NeuStar Inc 119.0 NeuStar Inc acquired Aggregate Knowledge Inc, a San Mateo-based provider of adverrtising and marketing services, for $119 million in cash.
LaSalle Invest Mgmt-Med Office Investor Group 114.0 An investor group comprised of NexCore Group Ltd, a unit of Nexcore Healthcare Capital Corp, and Heitman LLC, a unit of Old Mutual PLC, acquired the medical office portfolio, located in California and Arizona, of LaSalle Investment Management Inc, a Chicago-based provider of real estate investment management services, for $114 million.
Allergan Inc-Lap-Band Business Apollo Endosurgery Inc 110.0 Apollo Endosurgery Inc definitively agreed to acquire the Lap-Band business of Allegen Inc, an Irvine- based manufacturer of eye and skin care products, for $110 million. The consideration was to consist of $75 million in cash, $15 million in stocks and up to a further $20 million contingent upon the achievement of certain regulatory and sales milestones. Originally, in October 2012, Allegen Inc announced that it was seeking a buyer for its Lap-Band business.
Allergan Inc-Obesity Business Apollo Endosurgery Inc 110.0 Apollo Endosurgery Inc definitively agreed to acquire the obesity intervention business of Allergan Inc, an Irvine-based manufacturer of eye care, neuromodulator and skin care products, for $110 million. The consideration was to consist of $75 million cash, $20 million in profit-related payments, and $15 million in minority equity interest. Originally in February 2013, Allergan announced that it was seeking a buyer for its obesity business.
The Lorien Hotel & Spa Inland American Lodging Group 45.0 Inland American Lodging Group Inc, a wholly-owned unit of The Inland Real Estate Group Cos Inc's Inland American Real Estate Trust Inc subsidiary, acquired The Lorien Hotel & Spa, an Alexandria-based owner and operator of hotel, for an estimated $45 million.
Mac Fasteners Inc TriMas Corp 40.0 Trimas Corp acquired Mac Fasteners Inc, an Ottawa- based manufacturer of aerospace fasteners, for $40 million. The consideration consisted of $34 million and up to $6 million in profit- related payments.
Sundance Energy-Williston Natural Resource Partners LP 35.5 Natural Resource Partners LP definitively agreed to acquire the Williston Basin Phoenix Prospect of Sundance Energy Australia Ltd, an Adelaide- based oil and gas exploration and production company, for $35.5 million in cash.
Quallion LLC EnerSys Inc 30.0 EnerSys Inc agreed to acquire Quallion LLC, a Sylmar-based manufacturer of lithium ion cells and batteries, for $30 million.
GMEA Eternity Healthcare Inc 25.2 Eternity Healthcare Inc (Eternity) of Canada, agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Global Medical Equipment of America Inc, a Phoenix-based manufacturer and wholesaler of medical equipment, supplies and accessories, in exchange for 40 million new Eternity common shares valued at $25.2 million. The shares were valued based on Eternitys closing stock price of $0.63 on 29 October 2013, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
Eaton Natl Bnk&Trst,Eaton,Ohio LCNB Corp 24.8 LCNB Corp definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Eaton National Bank & Trust Co, an Eaton-based commercial bank, from Colonial Banc Corp, for $24.75 million in cash.
Imperial Holdings Inc-Business Blacstone Tactical Opp Adv LLC 12.0 Blackstone Tactical Opportunities Advisors LLC, a unit of Blackstone Group LP, acquired the Structured Settlements Business of Imperial Holdings Inc, a Boca Raton-based specialty finance company, for $12 million.
Imperial Holdings Inc Majestic Opco LLC 12.0 Majestic Opco LLC acquired Imperial Holdings Inc, a Boca Raton-based provider of specialty financial services, for $12 million.
Empire Die Casting Co Inc New Growth Capital Group LLC 11.7 New Growth Capital Group LLC acquired Empire Die Casting Co Inc, a Macedonia- based manufacturer of die- casting products, for $11. 7 million in cash and assumed liabilities. Originally, in October 2013, Empire Die Casting Co Inc announced that it was seeking a buyer for the company.
Kommonwealth Inc-Certain Asset Rocky Brands Inc 11.0 Rocky Brands Inc definitively agreed to acquire the certain assets of Kommonwealth Inc, a Los Angeles-based manufacturer and wholesaler of footwear, for $11 million. The transaction was to include Creative Recreation.
McCarty-Apartment Buidlings(4) Aderhold Properties Inc 10.0 Aderhold Properties Inc acquired a portfolio of four apartment buildings from McCarty Properties Group, a Macon-based owner and operator of apartment buildings, for $10 million. The portfolio includes Katherine Court, Terrace Apartments, Broadway Lofts and Cherokee Lofts.
Uranium One Inc-Shootaring Black Range Minerals Ltd 10.0 Black Range Minerals Ltd of Australia agreed to acquire the Shootaring Canyon Mill from Uranium One Inc, a Toronto-based uranium mining company, for $10 million.
Apogee Imaging Systems Inc Andor Technology PLC 4.1 Andor Technology PLC of the UK acquired the entire share capital of Apogee Imaging Systems Inc, a Roseville-based manufacturer and wholesaler of cooled CCD cameras, for $4.09 million. The consideration consisted of $3.75 million in cash and up to $0.34 million in profit related payments.
Seminole Office Ctr-Office(2) Seminole Office LP 2.0 Seminole Office LP acquired the two office buildings of Seminole Office Center Inc, an owner and operator of office buildings, for $1.98 million.
Gamzio Inc Marine Drive Mobile Corp 1.8 Marine Drive Mobile Corp (Marine) acquired the entire share capital of Gamzio Inc, an Irvine-based developer of social casino gaming software, in exchange 30 million Marine common shares valued at $1. 8 million. The shares were valued based on Marine's closing stock price of $on 25 October 2013, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
DesignLine Corp Wonderland Investment Group 1.6 Wonderland Investment Group planned to acquire DesignLine Corp, a Charlotte- based manufacturer of buses, for $1.6 million. Originally, in October 2013, the board of DesignLine Corp announced that it was seeking a buyer for the company.
Videoware Inc Valdor Technology Intl Inc 1.3 Valdor Technology International Inc of Canada signed a Letter of Intent {LoI} to acquire Videoware Inc, a Riverton-based manufacturer of fiber optic cables, from ViewCast.com Inc, for $1.25 million.
MAG Exploration-Uranium Assets ANFIELD Resources Inc 0.9 ANFIELD Resources Inc (ANFIELD) acquired the uranium assets of MAG Exploration Services Inc, an Apache Junction-based Mineral mining company, for $0.945 million The consideration consisted of $0.600 million in cash and the issuance of 1.5 million ANFIELD common shares valued at $0.345 million.
Energy Innovative Products Inc AccelPath Inc   AccelPath Inc agreed to acquire the remaining 19% stake, which it did not own, in Energy Innovative Products Inc, in a reverse takeover transaction.
Austex Holdings Inc ActionView International Inc   ActionView International Inc of Canada merged with Austex Holdings Inc, a construction company.
Newborhood.com American Nortel Communications   American Nortel Communications Inc acquired Newborhood.com, a Dallas- based provider of online networking services.
Eastern Insurance Acquisition AssuredPartners Inc   AssuredPartners Inc, a unit of GTCR LLC, acquired Wilkes Barre-based Eastern Insurance Acquisition Agency LLC, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
Hangar Ten Aviation Services Atlantic Aviation Corp   Atlantic Aviation Corp, a wholly owned unit of Macquarie Group Ltd's Macquarie Infrastructure Co LLC agreed to acquire Hangar Ten Aviation Services LLC, a Kansas City-based provider of aviation services. Terms were not disclosed.
Gary-Chicago Intl Airport Auth Aviation Facilities Co Inc   Aviation Facilities Co Inc a unit of Heico Corp's Heico Aerospace subsidiary, was rumored to be planning Gary-Chicago International Airport Authority, a Gary- based owner and operator of airports.
KASON CORP Baird Capital Partners   Baird Capital Partners acquired Kason Corp, Millburn- based of industrial filtration and separation processors. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Remed Recovery Care Centers Bregal Partners   Bregal Partners acquired ReMed Recovery Care Centers LLC , a Paoli-based provider of brain injury rehabilitation services. Terms were not disclosed.
Hanley Bros Auto Specialists Caliber Collision Centers Inc   Caliber Collision Centers Inc acquired Hanley Brothers Auto Specialists, a Houston-based provider of collision repair services.
Fitting Group C-leveled LLC   C-Leveled LLC merged with Fitting Group, a Pittsburgh-based provider of advertising and marketing services.
Slice Networks LLC Cloud Security Corp   Cloud Security Corp signed a Letter of Intent {LoI} to acquire Slice Networks LLC, a Costa Mesa- based provider of network management services, from Intelicloud Holdings Inc.
ServiceMesh Computer Sciences Corp   Computer Sciences Corp definitively agreed to acquire ServiceMesh, a Santa Monica-based provider of cloud storage services.
Green Field Energy Services Creditors   Green Field Energy Services Inc, a Lafayette- based oil and gas exploration and production, planned to a debt restructuring transaction with Creditors. The book value of the existing debt that will be exchanged under the terms of the offer is $434.5 million.
PGI Commercial LLC DUAL International Ltd   DUAL International Ltd of UK, a unit of General Atlantic Hawthorn BV's Hyperion Insurance Group Ltd subsidiary, planned to acquire PGI Commercial LLC, a Naples-based provider of underwriting services.
OHA Holdings Inc FinCor Holdings Inc   FinCor Holdings Inc agreed to acquire OHA Holdings Inc,a Columbus-based investment holding company.
Verifications Inc First Advantage Corp   First Advantage Corp definitively acquired Verification Inc, Minneapolis- based, provider of background checking and drug testing services.
NexTraq LLC FleetCor Technologies Inc   FleetCor Technologies Inc (FleetCor) acquired NexTraq LLC, an Atlanta-based provider of GPS fleet and asset tracking services. Concurrently, FleetCor acquired Epyx.
Columbia Solar Energy LLC Hanergy Solar Group Ltd   Hanergy Solar Group Ltd of Hong Kong agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Columbia Solar Energy LLC, a Pleasanton- based owner and operator of electric generating facility, from LSP Generation Holdings LLC.
Edgewater Bank-Decatur,MI Honor Credit Union   Honor Credit Union acquired the branch of Edgewater Bank in Decatur, Michigan from Edgewater Bank, a St. Joseph -based commercial bank. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Choice Solutions Inc Houghton Mifflin Harcourt   Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Co acquired Choice Solutions Inc, a Marlborough-based provider of computer of consulting services, from Convergent Communications Inc.
NextBio Inc Illumina Inc   Illumina Inc definitively agreed to acquire NextBio Inc, a Santa Clara-based developer of clinical and genomic informatics solutions software.
Farsite Group LLC Information Control Co   Information Control Co acquired Farsite Group LLC, a Columbus-based provider of research services.
Shipwire Inc Ingram Micro Inc   Ingram Micro Inc definitively agreed to acquire Shipwire Inc, a Palo Alto-based provider of online logistics services. Terms were not disclosed.
Health & Beyond LLC Intelligent Living Corp   Intelligent Living Corp signed a Letter of Intent {LoI} to acquire Health & Beyond LLC, a Florida-based manufacturer of nutritional products.
Catalina Health Resource inVentiv Health Inc   Inventiv Health Inc acquired Catalina Health Resource, a St. Petersburg- based provider of medical/ health information services about patients medical conditions and medications, from Catalina Marketing Corp.
Mktg Invest Decision Analysis Keen Strategy   Keen Strategy LLC acquired Marketing Investment Decision Analytics LLC, a Raleigh-based provider of marketing consultancy services.
Peak Outdoor-Billboard Assets Lind Media Co   Lind Media Co acquired billboard assets located in Ohio from Peak Outdoor Advertising Inc, a Chesterfield-based provider of advertising services.
FC Outdoor Midwest-Assets Lind Media Co   Lind Media Co acquired billboard assets located in Ohio from FC Outdoor Midwest, a Fayette-based provider of outdoor advertising services.
ZTEC Instruments Inc LitePoint Corp   LitePoint Corp, a unit of Teradyne Inc, acquired ZTEC Instruments Inc, an Albuquerque-based manufacturer of wireless test equipment.
Dr LeWinn's International McPherson's Ltd   AUSTRALIA - McPherson's Ltd acquired Dr LeWinn's International, a Bridgewater- based wholesaler and retailer of cosmetics.
CUsource LLC Member Driven Technologies   Member Driven Technologies acquired CUsource LLC, a Great Falls- based provider of information technology services.
Imgenex Corp Novus Biologicals LLC   Novus Biologicals LLC, a majority owned unit of Mainsail Partners acquired Imgenex Corp, a San Diego- based biotechnology company.
Frank Howard Allen Realtors NRT LLC   NRT LLC, a unit of Apollo Investment Fund LP's Realogy Holdings Corp, acquired Frank Howard Allen Realtors, a Novato-based real estate agency.
Novalon Games OBJ Enterprises Inc   OBJ Enterprises Inc acquired the undisclosed remaining interest, which it did not own, in Novalon Games, a developer of mobile application software, from its joint venture partner Source Street LLC.
MFM Industries Inc-Clay Cat Li Oil-Dri Corp of America   Oil-Dri Corp of America agreed to acquire the clay cat litter business assets of MFM Industries Inc, an Ocala- based wholesaler of cat litter products.
Helgeson Enterprises Inc Parago Inc   US Parago Inc acquired Helgeson Enterprises Inc, a White Bear Lake -based provider of rebate processing and promotion fulfillment services.
Locke Lord LLP Patton Boggs LLP   Patton Boggs LLP was rumored to be planning to merge with Locke Lord LLP, a Dallas-based law firm.
Landmark Medical Center Prime Healthcare Services Inc   Prime Healthcare Services Inc planned to acquire Landmark Medical Center, a Woonsocket-based owner and operator of medical and surgical hospital.
Booz & Co Inc PwC   PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP agreed to merge with Booz & Co Inc, a New York-based provider of management consulting services. Terms were not disclosed.
ioWorldMedia Inc Radioio Inc   Radioio Inc (Radioio) definitively agreed to merge with ioWorldMedia Inc (ioWorldMedia), a Tampa-based developer and wholesaler of enterprise application software, for an undisclosed amount in common shares. Radioio offered 0.01 shares per ioWorldMedia common share.
Active Building LLC RealPage Inc   RealPage Inc acquired Active Building LLC, a Seattle-based developer of apartment management software.
Heartbeat Ideas Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness   Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness, a unit of Publicis Group SA's Saatchi & Saatchi PLC subsidiary, merged with Heartbeat Ideas, a New York- based provider of advertising and marketing services.
Cornerstone Research Grp-NONA Shareholders   Cornerstone Research Group Inc, a Dayton-based provider of research and development services, planned to spin off its NONA Composites unit, to its shareholders.
Cornerstone Research-Advantic Shareholders   Cornerstone Research Group Inc, a Dayton-based provider of research and development services, planned to spin off its Advantic unit, to its shareholders.
Cornerstone Research-Aridian Shareholders   Cornerstone Research Group Inc, a Dayton-based provider of research and development services, planned to spin off its Aridian unit, to its shareholders.
OsCompSystems-Virtual Pipeline Shareholders   OsComp Systems Inc, a Houston-based developer of natural gas technology, planned to spin off its Virtual Pipeline division unit, to its shareholders.
Lands' End Inc Shareholders   Sears Holdings Corp planned to spin off its Lands' End Inc unit, a Dodgeville-based retailer of apparel and home products, to its shareholders.
Starwood Waypoint Residential Shareholders   Starwood Property Trust Inc (Starwood Property) planned to spin off its Starwood Waypoint Residential Trust (Starwood Waypoint) unit, to its shareholders. Starwood Property shareholders were to receive 0.2 Starwood Waypoint common share per Starwood Property share held.
Auto Emissions-Testing Stores Speedemissions Inc   Speedemissions Inc acquired seven emission testing stores of Auto Emissions Express LLC, a Newnan-based provider of vehicle emission testing services.
Statesville Country Club Statesville Club Properties   Statesville Club Properties LLC planned to acquire Statesville Country Club, a Statesville-based owner and operator of country club.
Crunchyroll Inc The Chernin Group LLC   The Chernin Group LLC was rumored to be planning to acquire an undisclosed majority interest in Crunchyroll Inc, a San Francisco-based provider of online video services.
STK Miami The ONE Group LLC   The ONE Group LLC, a unit of Committed Capital Acquisition Corp, acquired the remaining 40%, which it did not already own, in STK Miami, a Miami Beach-based owner and operator of a restaurant.
MESA Pharmacy Inc The PAWS Pet Co Inc   The PAWS Pet Co Inc agreed to acquire MESA Pharmacy Inc, an Irvine-based wholesaler and retailer of pharmaceutical products, from Pharmaceutical Development Corp.
Claridge Hotel Tower Tjm Properties Inc   TJM Properties Inc agreed to acquire Claridge Hotel Tower, Atlantic City- based historic hotel. Upon completion, TJM will continue to operate the hotel, and add non-gaming amenities to the property. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
CityLites USA Van Wagner Communications LLC   Van Wagner Communications LLC acquired CityLites USA, a Minneapolis- based provider of outdoor advertising services.
Fast Forward Medical Vention Medical Inc   Vention Medical Inc acquired Fast Forward Medical, a Plymouth-based manufacturer of surgical and medical products.
Victrio Inc Verint Systems Inc   Verint Systems Inc definitively agreed to acquire Victrio Inc, a Menlo Park-based provider of voice biometric services.
Intel Corp-Internet TV Svc Bus Verizon Communications Inc   Verizon Communications Inc was rumored to be in negotiations to acquire the Internet TV service business of Intel Corp, a Santa Clara- based manufacturer and wholesaler of semiconductors.
Avado Inc WebMD Health Corp   WebMD Health Corp acquired Avado Inc, a Seattle- based developer of patient relationship management software.
Source: Thomson Reuters      

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