Date Target Seller Industry Synopsis
05/04/15 Patterson Cos Inc. - Medical Rehab Patterson Cos. Wholesale Trade; Durable Goods Patterson Cos, a St. Paul-based medical equipment and supplies merchant wholesaler, announced that it was seeking a buyer for its medical rehabilitation business. Concurrently, Patterson definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Animal Health International Inc for an estimated $1.1 billion in cash.
05/06/15 Ascensus Inc. Crump Group Inc. Insurance Crump Group, a unit of JC Flowers & Co LLC, rumored to be seeking a buyer for its Ascensus unit, a provider of insurance and retirement services. Terms were not disclosed, but accoring to sources close to the situation, the deal was valued at an estimated $1 billion.
05/06/15 Wendy's - Restaurants and Bakery Business Wendy's Co. Retail; Food & Beverage Wendy's, the Dublin, Ohio-based fast food company, announced that it was seeking a buyer for 640 of its restaurants. Concurrently, Wendy's announced that it was seeking a buyer for its bakery business located in Zanesville, Ohio.
05/07/15 Yelp Inc. Yelp Business Services Yelp, a San Francisco-based provider of online business and consumer review platform services, was rumored to be seeking a buyer for the company.
Source: Thomson Reuters        

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