Target | Acquirer            

Ferro Corp | A Schulman Inc      

A Schulman Inc planned to launch an unsolicited offer to acquire the entire share capital of Ferro Corp, a Mayfield Heights-based manufacturer and wholesaler of performance materials, for $3.25 in cash and $3.25 in common stock, or a total value of $562.5 mil, including the assumption of an undisclosed amount in liabilities.

Radiant Development | Accelovance Inc              

Accelovance Inc acquired Radiant Development, a Chicago-based provider of clinical research services, from Radiant Research Inc, a majority-owned unit of ICICI Bank Ltd's ICICI Venture Funds Management Co Ltd subsidiary. Terms were not disclosed.

Hill Associates Healthcare | AdvantEdge Healthcare        

AdvantEdge Healthcare acquired Hill Associates Healthcare Management Systems, a Plaistow-based developer of medical billing software.

SeniorTrust of Florida Inc-(5) | Advocat Inc         

Advocat Inc definitively agreed to acquire the 5 skilled nursing centers of SeniorTrust of Florida Inc, a provider of medical and health service, for an estimated $15.5 million.

Single Tenant Assets,US(3) | Agree Realty Corp

Agree Realty Corp acquired three single tenant properties, located in the US, for $6.4 million. The transaction included Dollar General Market in Statham, Georgia, AutoZone in North Las Vegas, Nevada and Family Dollar in Memphis, Tennessee.

Althea Technologies Inc | Ajinomoto Co Inc        

Ajinomoto Co Inc of Japan definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Althea Technologies Inc, a San Diego- based manufacturer and developer of pharmaceutical products, for an estimated $175 million.

Cone Health | Alamance Regional Med Ctr          

Alamance Regional Medical Center planned to merge with Cone Health, a Greensboro-based provider of health care services.

Jardogs LLC | Allscripts Healthcare           

Allscripts Healthcare Solutions Inc (Allscripts) acquired Jardogs LLC, a Springfield-based developer of medical communication software. Concurrently, Allscripts acquired dbMotion Ltd.

Workhorse Custom Chassis-Plant | AMP Holding Inc      

AMP Holding Inc definitively agreed to acquire the assembly plant of Workhorse Custom Chassis LLC, a Union City- based manufacturer of vehicle chassis, and a unit of SoCal Penske LLC. The transaction was to include Workhorse brand, logo, IP, and patents.

IVANS Inc-Property & Casualty | Applied Systems Inc.   

Applied Systems Inc, a majority-owned unit of Bain Capital LLC definitively agreed to acquire the Property & Casualty business of Ivans Inc, a Stamford- based provider of information technology services.

Metzler Bros Insurance | Arthur J Gallagher & Co             

Arthur J Gallagher & Co acquired a Kansas City-based Metzler Bros Insurance. Terms were not disclosed.

Ohrt's Mobile Village | Athena Real Estate LLC   

Athena Real Estate LLC acquired Ohrt's Mobile Village, a Sebring-based owner and provider of RV parks.

BNL Financial Corp | Aurigen USA Holdings Inc   

Aurigen USA Holdings Inc, a unit of Aurigen Capital Ltd, defintively agreed to acquire BNL Financial Corp, an Austin-based insurance company, from Ameritas Life Insurance Corp.

Commerce Corp | Big Lots Stores Inc     

Big Lots Stores Inc, a wholly-owned unit of Big Lots Inc, agreed to acquire bankrupt Commerce Corp, a Baltimore-based wholesaler of garden products.

904 Las Olas Inc | Big Three Restaurants Inc        

Big Three Restaurants Inc signed a Letter of Intent{LoI} to acquire the entire share capital of 904 Las Olas Inc, a Fort Lauderdale-based owner and operator of a restaurant and entertainment lounge, for $8.112 million. The transaction was to include the land and building.

Advanced H2O LLC | Canada Pension Plan           

Kainos Capital LLC, a unit of Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, planned to acquire Advanced H2O LLC, a Mercer Island- based producer of bottled mineral water products, from HM Capital Sector Performance Fund, a unit of HM Capital Partners LLC, and undisclosed investors, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Kainos planned to acquire Milk Specialties Global and Natural Selection Food (Natural). The three transactions were to have a combined value of $468 million. Originally, in January 2013, CPPI was rumored to be planning to acquire an undisclosed minority stake in Natural, Milk, and Advanced.

Milk Specialties Global | Canada Pension Plan    

Kainos Capital LLC (Kainos), a unit of Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, planned to acquire Milk Specialties Global, a Carpentersville-based producer of whey protein, from HM Capital Sector Performance Fund, a unit of HM Capital Partners LLC, and undisclosed investors, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Kainos planned to acquire Advanced H2O LLC and Natural Selection Food (Natural). The three transactions were to have a combined value of $468 million. Originally, in January 2013, CPPI was rumored to be planning to acquire an undisclosed minority stake in Natural, Milk, and Advanced.

Natural Selection Foods Inc | Canada Pension Plan          

Kainos Capital LLC (Kainos), a unit of Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, planned to acquire Natural Selection Food (Natural), a San Juan Bautista-based provider of organic food processing services, from HM Capital Sector Performance Fund, a unit of HM Capital Partners LLC, and undisclosed investors, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Kainos planned to acquire Milk Specialties Global (Milk) and Advanced H2O LLC (Advanced). The three transactions were to have a combined value of $468 million. Originally, in January 2013, CPPI was rumored to be planning to acquire an undisclosed minority stake in Milk, Advanced, and Natural.

Universal Health Care Group | CarePoint Healthcare      

CarePoint Healthcare acquired bankrupt Universal Health Care Group Inc, a St Petersburg- based provider of health insurance services, for $33.25 million in cash, via an auction. Originally, in February 2013, Universal announced that it was seeking a buyer for the company, and Kiran Patel and BankUnited Inc were named potential bidders.

Lakeland Regional Medical | Clark & Daughtrey Medical Grp

Clark & Daughtrey Medical Group acquired Lakeland Regional Medical Center, an owner and operator of health clinic.

SlideRocket Inc | ClearSlide        

ClearSlide acquired SlideRocket Inc, a San Francisco-based developer of presentation software, from VMware Inc, a majority-owned unit of EMC Corp.

Cole Holdings Corp | Cole Credit Ppty Tr III Inc   

Cole Credit Property Trust III Inc definitively agreed to merge with Cole Holdings Corp, a Phoenix-based real estate investment trust, for $20 million. The consideration was to consist of $20 million in cash, issuance of 10.711 million in stock, and an undisclosed amount in profit-related payments. Upon completion, CCPT III was to be named Cole Real Estate Investments Inc.

Cargill Inc-Flour Milling Bus | ConAgra Foods Inc-Business            

ConAgra Foods Inc definitively agreed to merge its North American flour milling business with the North American flour milling business of Cargill Inc, a Minneapolis- based producer and wholesaler of grain and field beans, to form a joint venture named Ardent Mills. Concurrently, ConAgra definitively agreed to merge its North American flour milling business with the North American flour milling business of CHS Inc (CHS). Upon completion, ConAgra and Cargill were to own 44% each, and CHS Inc the remaining 12% of the joint venture.

CHS Inc- Flour Milling Bus | ConAgra Foods Inc-Business               

ConAgra Foods Inc definitively agreed to merge its North American flour milling business with the North American flour milling business of CHS Inc, an Inver Grove Heights- based producer and wholesaler of grains and flours, and a unit of Hamilton Farm Bureau Co-Operative Inc, to form a joint venture named Ardent Mills. Concurrently, ConAgra definitively agreed to merge its North American flour milling business with the North American flour milling business of Cargill Inc. Upon completion, ConAgra and Cargill were to own 44% each, and CHS Inc the remaining 12% of the joint venture.

AquaSpring Water Co | DS Waters of America Inc            

DS Waters of America Inc, a wholly-owned unit of Kelso & Co, acquired AquaSpring Water Co, a Houston-based producer and wholesaler of bottled water.

Root-1 Inc | Edmodo     

Edmodo acquired Root-1 Inc, a Palo Alto-based provider of online learning service.

Environmental Land Surveying | Elk Lake Capital LLC       

Elk Lake Capital LLC acquired Environmental Land Surveying & Services, an Indiana-based provider of surveying and mapping services. The transaction was to include the acquisition of Environmental Services Laboratories Inc.

Asset Acceptance Capital Corp | Encore Capital Group Inc            

Encore Capital Group Inc agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Asset Acceptance Capital Corp, a Warren-based provider of charged-off consumer debt recovering services, for $6.50 per share, or a total value of $200 million.

Wounded EOD Warrior Foundation | EOD Memorial Foundation              

EOD Memorial Foundation merged with Wounded EOD Warrior Foundation, a Bluemont-based non-profit organization. Terms were not disclosed.

Total Quality Inc | Forward Air Corp        

Forward Air Corp acquired Total Quality Inc, a Grand Haven-based provider of logistic services and a subsidiary of Thayer Hidden Creek, from HCI Equity Partners III LP, HCI Co- Investors III LP, Melon Patch Acquisition LLC, Fewless Investments LLC, and Alexander J Hollenbeck, for an estimated $71 million. The consideration was to consist of $66 million in cash and up to $5 million in profit- related payments.

Equipment & Trucks Inc | Goldspan Resources Inc           

Goldspan Resources Inc signed a letter of intent  to acquire 80% interest in Equipment & Trucks Inc, a Loveland-based provider of heavy equipment services.

Medical Offices Portfolio(5) | Grubb & Ellis Healthcare REIT         

Griffin-American Healthcare REIT II Inc, a majority-owned unit of Grubb & Ellis Co, acquired a medical offices portfolio that consists of 5 buildings, located in Colorado, Louisiana and Texas, for an estimated $47 million.

CURRENT Group LLC | Grupo Ormazabal SL         

Grupo Ormazabal SL of Spain acquired CURRENT Group LLC, a Germantown-based manufacturer and wholesaler of current-carrying products. Terms were not disclosed.

Computers & Tele-Comm Inc | IceWEB Inc          

IceWEB Inc signed a letter of intent to acquire Computers & Tele-Comm Inc, an Independence-based interenet services provider, from Streamline Parnters LLC.

iSekurity Inc-Customer Assets | IDR Processing LLC         

IDR Processing LLC, a subsidiary of ID Watchdog Inc definitively agreed to acquire the customer assets from iSekurity Inc, a Warren-based provider of identity theft and security services, for 1 million ID Watchdog common shares valued at $0.02 million. The shares were valued based on ID Watchdog's closing stock price in Feb. 28, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.

AQS Inc | Insurity Inc     

The purpose of the transaction was for Insurity Inc to have new product offering and expand its P&C insurance market.

Energy Investor Fund-Portfolio | Investor Group             

An investor group, comprised of Tyr Energy Inc, a unit of Itochu Corp's Itochu International Inc, John Hancock Financial Services, a unit of Manulife Financial Corp, and Prudential Capital Group, a unit of Prudential Financial Inc, agreed to acquire the power project portfolio of Energy Investors Funds Group LLC, a Mill Valley-based private equity fund. Terms were not disclosed.

David Lerner Collection | Jerry Leigh of California Inc      

Jerry Leigh of California Inc acquired David Lerner Collection, a manufacturer of apparel.

Scotts & Co LLC | Johnstone, Graydon & Thomson          

Johnstone, Graydon & Thomson CPAs acquired Scotts & Co LLC, a provider of accounting and auditing services. Terms were not disclosed.

Gardner Denver Inc | KKR & Co LP          

KKR & Co LP definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Gardner Denver Inc, a Wayne-based manufacturer and wholesaler of compressors, blowers and pumps, for $76 in cash per share, or a total value of $3.749 billion, including the undisclosed amount in liabilities, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Originally, in October 2012, Gardner Denver Inc announced that it was seeking a buyer for the company. According to sources familiar with the transaction, the deal is valued at $3.5 billion. TPG Capital, Onex Corp, KKR & Co, Blackstone Group LP, Bain Capital LLC, and SPX Corp were named potential bidders.

Parker Boat Co-Retail Boat | MarineMax Inc       

MarineMax Inc acquired the retail boat sales and service operations of Parker Boat Co, an Orlando-based retailer of recreational boats.

Ecker & Associates Inc | Market Decisions Corp

Market Decisions Corp acquired Ecker & Associates Inc, a San Francisco-based provider of consulting services. Terms were not disclosed.

Time Warner Inc-Magazine Bus | Meredith Corp              

Meredith Corp planned to acquire the magazine businesses of Time Warner Inc, a New York-based provider of cable television services. Originally, Meredith was rumored to be planning to acquire the magazine businesses of Time Warner.

Bannerman & Johnson PA | Montgomery & Andrews   

Montgomery & Andrews merged with Bannerman & Johnson PA, an Albuquerque-based provider of legal services.

Water Works Manufacturing LLC | Nelson Global Products Inc   

Nelson Global Products Inc, a unit of Wind Point Partners, acquired Water Works Manufacturing LLC, a Cambridge-based provider of engineering services. Terms were not disclosed.

Visual Revenue Inc | Outbrain Inc           

Outbrain Inc acquired Visual Revenue Inc, a New York-based developer of analytics software. Terms were not disclosed.

Exam Design Inc | Pearson VUE

Pearson VUE, a wholly- owned unit of Pearson PLC, acquired Exam Design Inc, a Miami-based developer of software.

AccessVia Inc | Perceptive Software LLC              

Perceptive Software LLC, a wholly-owned unit of Lexmark International Inc, acquired AccessVia Inc, a Seattle-based provider of marketing consultancy services. Concurrently, Perceptive acquired Twistage Inc. The two transactions had a combined value of an estimated $31.5 mil.

Twistage Inc | Perceptive Software LLC

Perceptive Software LLC, a wholly-owned unit of Lexmark International Inc, acquired Twistage Inc, a New York-based provider of online video hosting services. Concurrently, Perceptive acquired AccessVia Inc. The two transactions had a combined value of an estimated $31.5 mil.

Arlington Gateway-Office Bldg | Piedmont Office Realty Trust   

Piedmont Office Realty Trust acquired the Arlington Gateway from Arlington Gateway Investors LLC, an owner and operator of an office building, for $175. 6 million.

Diebold-Manufacturing Op | Porter's Group LLC               

Porter's Group LLC agreed to acquire the manufacturing operations, located in Virginia and North Carolina, of Diebold Inc, a North Canton-based manufacturer and wholesaler of automated teller machines.

ClinStar LLC | PRA           

PRA of Russia acquired ClinStar LLC, a Walnut Creek- based provider of research and development services. Terms were not disclosed.

The Power Co USA LLC | Premier Holding Corp  

Premier Holding Corp was granted an option to acquire the remaining 20% stake, which it did not already own, in The Power Co USA LLC, a Chicago- based provider of energy consulting services. Concurrently, Premier acquired an 80% interest in The Power Co USA LLC.

Combat Energy Products LLC | ProTek Capital Inc             

ProTek Capital Inc acquired Combat Energy Products LLC, a Miramar Beach- based manufacturer of energy drinks and supplements.

Western Precision Aero LLC | RBC Bearings Inc  

RBC Bearings Inc acquired Western Precision Aero LLC, a Garden Grove- based manufacturer of precision components and assemblies, for an estimated $2.6 mil.

UTEX Industries Inc | Riverstone Holdings LLC    

Riverstone Holdings LLC definitively agreed to acquire UTEX Industries Inc, a Houston-based manufacturer and wholesaler of sealing products, from Rhone Capital LLC, a unit of Rhone Group LLC, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed. Originally, in January 2013, UTEX, was rumored to be seeking a buyer for the company, via an auction. Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co and First Reserve Corp were named potential bidders.

OPKO Health Inc-RNAi-related | RXi Pharmaceuticals Corp          

RXi Pharmaceuticals Corp agreed to acquire the RNAi- related assets of OPKO Health Inc, a Miami-based manufacturer and wholesaler of pharmaceuticals.

Applied Biprocess Containers | Saint-Gobain Performance          

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corp, a wholly-owned unit of Cie de Saint-Gobain SA, acquired Applied Biprocess Containers, a Plymouth-based manufacturer of plastic products.

Time Inc | Shareholders               

Time Warner Inc planned to spin off its Time Inc unit, to its shareholders.

IgDraSol Inc | Sorrento Therapeutics Inc               

Sorrento Therapeutics Inc was granted an option to acquire the entire share capital of IgDraSol Inc, a Fountain Valley-based biotechnology company, for $26.126 million. The consideration was to consist of the issuance of 76.199 million Sorrento common shares, valued at $18.288, and up to $7.828 million in profit- related payments. The shares were valued based on Sorrento's closing stock price of $0.24 on 05 March 2013, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.

HSBC Finance-Loan Portfolio | SpringCastle Acquisition LLC         

SpringCastle Acquisition LLC, a unit of Fortress Investment Group LLC's Springleaf Finance Inc, and Newcastle Investment Corp, agreed to acquire the personal unsecured and homeowner loan portfolio of HSBC Finance Corp, a Prospect Heights-based provider of finance services, and a unit of HSBC Holdings PLC. Concurrently, Springleaf agreed to acquire the loan servicing facility and related assets of HSBC Finance. The two transactions were to have a combined value of an estimated $224 mil, based on the Standard Capitalization Rate of 7%.

HSBC Finance Corp-Assets | Springleaf Finance Inc          

Springleaf Finance Inc, a unit of Fortress Investment Group LLC, agreed to acquire the loan servicing facility and related assets of HSBC Finance Corp, a Prospect Heights-based provider of finance services, and a unit of HSBC Holdings PLC. Concurrently, SpringCastle Acquisition LLC agreed to acquire the personal unsecured and homeowner loan portfolio of HSBC Finance. The two transactions were to have a combined value of an estimated $224 mil, based on the Standard Capitalization Rate of 7%.

ANATECH Corp | Structural Integrity Assoc          

Structural Integrity Associates Inc, a unit of Muenchener Rueckversicherungs- Gesellschaft AG{Munich Re}'s HSB Group Inc subsidiary, acquired ANATECH Corp, a San Diego-based provider of engineering and scientific consulting services.

Sabio Instruments Inc | Sutron Corp      

Sutron Corp acquired Sabio Instruments Inc, a Georgetown-based manufacturer of environmental monitoring products, for $1.2 million in cash.

Dexmet Corp | Sverica International      

Sverica International acquired Dexmet Corp, a Branford-based manufacturer of metals, foils and polymers, from MCM Capital Partners LP. Previously, MCM Capital Partners acquired Dexmet Corp, in a leveraged buyout transaction.

Hot Topic Inc | Sycamore Partners LLC   

Sycamore Partners LLC definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Hot Topic Inc, a City of Industry-based owner and operator of clothing and accessories stores, for $14 in cash per share, or a total value of $592.357 million, in a leveraged buyout transaction.

Belmay Inc | Symrise AG             

Symrise AG of Germany acquire Belmay Inc, a Yonkers- based manufacturer of fragrances and perfume oils.

Elite Home Health & Hospice | The Ensign Group Inc      

The Ensign Group Inc acquired Elite Home Health & Hospice, a Clarkston-based provides hospice care services, from Tri-State Memorial Hospital & Medical Campus.

GE Healthcare Strategic | The Gores Group LLC 

The Gores Group LLC acquired GE Healthcare Strategic Sourcing, a Wilbraham-based provider of electronic billing and electronic medical records outsourcing services, and a unit of General Electric Co {GE}'s GE Healthcare unit, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed. Upon completion, GEH was renamed Meridian Medical Management.

Activa Resources AG-Non-Core | Thurston Energy LLC  

Thurston Energy LLC acquired non-core assets, located in Texas, of Activa Resources AG, a Bad Homburg- based an oil and natural gas exploration and production company, for $0.575 million in cash.

Adobe CE LLC | Titan Machinery Inc        

Titan Machinery Inc acquired Adobe CE LLC, an Albuquerque-based wholesaler of case construction equipment.

Baxano Inc | Trans1 Inc

TranS1 Inc definitively agreed to merge with Baxano Inc, a San Jose-based manufacturer and wholesaler of medical devices, for $23.638 million. The consideration was to consist of the issuance of 10. 4 million Trans common shares valued at $23.088 million and $0.55 million in cash. The shares were valued based on Trans closing stock price of $2.22 on 01 March 2013, the last full trading day prior to the announcement. On completion, Trans and Baxano were to own 72.4% and 27.6% in the merged entity, respectively.

Whitley Prod-Trade & Cert Asts | Tricorn Group PLC       

Tricorn Group PLC of the UK agreed to acquire the trade and certain assets of Whitley Products Inc, a Warsaw-based manufacturer of fabricated pipes, and a unit of TMB Industries, for $2. 99 million in cash.

CertainTeed-Pipe & Foundation | Westlake Chemical Corp         

Westlake Chemical Corp definitively agreed to acquire the Pipe & Foundation Group of CertainTeed Corp, a Valley Forge-based manufacturer of building products and a majority-owned unit of Cie de Saint-Grobain SA, for an estimated $175 million in cash.

Applied Computer Research Inc | Wired Real Estate Group Inc  

Wired Real Estate Group Inc acquired Applied Computer Research Inc, a Phoenix-based provider of IT executive database publishing services.

Lighthouse Practice Mgmt Group | Yodle Inc      

Yodle Inc acquired Lighthouse Practice Management Group, a Sugar Hill-based dental software development company.

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