Target Acquirer Value ($millions) Synopsis
Time Warner Cable Inc Charter Communications Inc 38,049.6 Charter Communications Inc (Charter) planned to merge with Time Warner Cable Inc (Time Warner), a New York-based provider of cable TV services, for $132.5 per share, or a total value of $38.05 bil, via unsolicited offer. The consideration was to consist of $83 in cash and $49. 5 in Charter common shares per Time Warner common share. Originally, in June 2013, Charter was rumored be planning to merge with Time Warner. Cox Communications Inc and Comcast Corp were named potential bidders.
Beam Inc Suntory Holdings Ltd 13,933.2 Suntory Holdings Ltd of Japan, a majority-owned unit of Kotobuki Realty Co Ltd, definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Beam Inc, a Deerfield-based producer and wholesaler of liquor and spirits, for $83.5 in cash per share, or a total value of $13.933 billion.
Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics Inc The Carlyle Group LP 4,150.0 The Carlyle Group LP (Carlyle) agreed to acquire Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics Inc (Ortho), a Rochester-based manufacturer of clinical laboratory equipments and diagnostic substances, from Johnson & Johnson (JJ), for $4.15 billion in cash, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Originally, in January 2012, JJ was rumored to be seeking a buyer for its Ortho unit. Carlyle, Danaher Corp and Blackstone Group LP were rumored potential bidders.
Nest Labs Inc Google Inc 3,200.0 Google Inc agreed to acquire Nest Labs Inc, a Palo Alto-based manufacturer of thermostat systems, for $3. 2 billion in cash.
Cetera Financial Group Inc RCS Capital Corp 1,150.0 RCS Capital Corp, a majority-owned unit of RCS Capital LLC, agreed to acquire Cetera Financial Group Inc, an El Segundo-based provider of broker- dealer services, for an estimated $1.15 billion in cash.
CEC Entertainment Inc Apollo Global Management LLC 947.8 Apollo Global Management LLC, through its subsidiary, definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of CEC Entertainment Inc (CEC), an Irving-based owner and operator of restaurants and entertainment center, via tender offer for $54 million in cash per share or a total value of $947. 769 mil, in a leveraged buyout transaction. The offer was conditioned upon at least 50% of CECs shares being tendered.
Allied Nevada Gold Corp China Gold Stone Mining 781.3 China Gold Stone Mining Development Ltd of Hong Kong launched a tender offer to acquire the entire share capital of Allied Nevada Gold Corp, a Reno-based gold mining company, for $7.5 in cash per share, or a total value of $781.312 million.
Eagleview Technology Corp Insurance Services Office Inc 650.0 Insurance Services Office Inc, a wholly-owned unit of Verisk Analytics Inc, agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Eagleview Technology Corp, a Rochester-based developer of geo- referenced aerial image capture and visual-centric data analytics software, for an estimated $650 million in cash.
Wright Insurance Group LLC Brown & Brown Inc 602.5 Brown & Brown Inc definively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Wright Insurance Group LLC, a Uniondale-based provider of property and casualty insurance services, from Aquiline Capital Partners and other shareholders, for $602.5 mil
Philadelphia Marriott Downtown Investor Group 270.0 An investor group, comprised of Oaktree Capital Management LP, a unit of Oaktree Capital Group LLC, and Clearview Hotel Capital LLC, acquired an 89% interest in the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, an owner and operator of a hotel, from Host Hotels & Resorts Inc, for $270.026 million.
Johnson Controls Inc-Business Visteon Corp 265.0 Visteon Corp (Visteon) agreed to acquire the automotive electronics business ( business) of Johnson Controls Inc (Johnson) , a Milwaukee-based manufacturer of industrial interior systems, for an estimated $265 million in cash. Originally, in March 2013, Johnson announced that it was seeking a buyer for the business. Delphi Automotive PLC, Visteon, Huayu Automotive Systems CoContinental AG, Valero SA and Harnan International Industries Inc were rumored to be potential bidders.
Sirna Therapeutics Inc Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc 191.9 Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc (Alnylam) agreed to acquire Sirna Therapeutics Inc, a San Francisco-based biotechnology company, from Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp, for $175 million. The consideration was consisted of $25 million in cash and the issuance of 2.52 million Alnylam common shares valued at $166.852 million. The shares were valued based on Alnylam's closing stock price of $66. 21 on 10 January 2014, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
Teche Holding Co,New Iberia,LA IBERIABANK Corp 148.9 Iberiabank Corp (IBKC) definitively agreed to merge with Teche Holding Co (Teche) , a New Iberia-based bank holding company, in a stock swap transaction valued at $148.886 million. IBKC offered 1.162 common shares per Teche share. Based on the closing stock price of IBKC of $62. 1 on 10 January 2014, the last full trading day prior to the announcement, each Teche share was valued at $72.16.
SierraPine-Industrial Plants Flakeboard America Ltd 120.0 Flakeboard America Ltd, a unit of the subsidiary Flakeboard Co Ltd of Celulosa Arauco y Constitucion SA {Arauco}'s Arauco Canada Ltd, agreed to acquire the 3 industrial plants, located in Oregon and California, of SierraPine Ltd, a Roseville-based manufacturer of MDF (medium density fiberboard) and particle board, for $120 million. Arauco was a unit of the subsidiary Empresas Copec SA of Grupo Angelini's Antarchile SA.
GLL Re Partners GmbH-Towers Blackstone Group LP 82.5 Blackstone Group LP acquired the office towers, located in Santa Ana, California, of GLL Real Estate Partners GmbH, a Munich-based provider of real estate funds management services, and a unit of Lend Lease Group and Assicurazioni Generali SpA, for $82.5 mil, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Ideeli Inc Groupon Inc 43.0 Groupon Inc acquired the entire share capital of Ideeli Inc, a New York-based owner and operator of e- commerce retail sites, for an estimated $43 million in cash.
Mills Pharmaceuticals LLC Galena Biopharma Inc 42.7 Galena Biopharma Inc acquired the entire share capital of Mills Pharmaceuticals LLC, a manufacturer of pharmaceuticals, for an estimated $42.7 million. The consideration consisted of $1.6 million in cash and up to $41.1 million in profit- related payments.
Hawk Designs Inc Cherokee Inc 19.0 Cherokee Inc acquired Hawk Designs Inc, a Huntington Beach-based retailer of signature apparel, from Quicksilver Inc, for $19 million.
Eagle Publishing Inc Salem Communications Corp 17.0 Salem Communications Corp acquired Eagle Publishing Inc, a Washington-based publishing company, from Phillips Publishing Inc, for $17 million. The consideration consisted of $8.5 million in cash and up to $8.5 million in profit-related payments.
Transdyn Inc Kapsch TrafficCom AG 16.0 Kapsch TrafficCom AG of Austria, a unit of Kapsch AG, acquired Transdyn Inc, a Pleasanton-based developer of traffic management software, for $16 million.
Merchants Square,Atlanta,Georg Slate US Opportunity (No. 3) 15.3 Slate US Opportunity (No. 3) Realty Trust of Canada, a unit of Slate Properties Inc, agreed to acquire Merchants Square, an Atlanta-based owner and operator of a shopping center, for $15. 250 million.
AutoUSA Inc Autobytel Inc 11.0 Autobytel Inc acquired AutoUSA Inc, a Fort Lauderdale-based retailer of automobiles, from AutoNation Inc, for $11 million. The consideration consisted of $10 million in cash plus $1 million in convertible note.
Bethel Hub Shopping Center Urstadt Biddle Properties Inc 9.0 Urstadt Biddle Properties Inc (Urstadt) acquired Bethel Hub Shopping Center, a Bethel-based owner and operator of shopping center, for $9 million in cash.
Miltope-Ruggedized Printer Astro-Med Inc 6.7 Astro-Med Inc definitively agreed to acquire the ruggedized printer product line of Miltope Corp, a Hope Hull-based manufacturer of computers, servers/storage, network peripherals, and airborne solutions, for an estimated $6.7 million in cash.
Cannon Station,Fort Oglethorpe Agree Realty Corp 5.8 Agree Realty Corp acquired Cannon Station, a Fort Oglethorpe-based owner and operator of retail center, for an estimated $5.8 million.
Community Bank of San Joaquin Bay Coml Bk,Walnut Creek,CA 4.8 Bay Commercial Bank definitively agreed to acquire Community Bank of San Joaquin, a Stockton-based commercial bank for $4.8 million in cash.
mVisum Inc Vocera Communications Inc 3.5 Vocera Communications Inc acquired mVisum Inc, a provider of alarm management solutions services, for $3. 5 million.
Laser Design Inc CyberOptics Corp 2.7 CyberOptics Corp definitively agreed to acquire Laser Design Inc, a Minneapolis-based manufacturer of 3D scanning equipment, for $2.65 million in cash.
LCP Oregon Holdings LLC CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust 1.0 CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust Inc agreed to acquire the entire share capital of LCP Oregon Holdings LLC, a provider of petroleum storage services, from Lightfoot Capital Partners LP, for an estimated $1 million.
Safe Site Northwest Inc Access Information Management   Access Information Management acquired Safe Site Northwest Inc, a Delaware-based provider of records and information management services.
DataSite Business Archives Inc Access Information Management   Access Information Management acquired DataSite Business Archives Inc, a SeaTac-based provider of records and information management services.
VOIPNetX Inc Apex 9 Inc   Apex 9 Inc agreed to acquire VOIPNetX Inc, a Las Vegas-based provider of telecommunication services.
IdenTrust Inc Assa Abloy AB   Assa Abloy AB of Sweden, acquired IdenTrust Inc, a San Francisco-based developer of identity authentication software, from Parallax Capital Partners LLC and Stepstone Group LLC.
Williams & Bennett BBX Capital Corp   BBX Capital Corp, through an undisclosed subsidiary, acquired Williams & Bennett, a Boynton Beach-based producer and wholesaler of chocolates.
Maxcess International Holding Bertram Capital Management LLC   Bertram Capital Management LLC acquired Maxcess International Holding Corp, an Oklahoma-based provider of guiding, winding, slitting and tension control systems for web fed converting applications.
CCBR-SYNARC BioClinica Inc   BioClinica Inc agreed to merge with CCBR-SYNARC, a Newark-based provider of clinical services. Terms were not disclosed.
MyEdu Corp Blackboard Inc   Blackboard Inc, a unit of Providence Equity Partners LLC, acquired MyEdu Corp, an Austin-based provider of a platform for academic repository on course, grade history, and degree information. Terms were not disclosed.
CloudUp Networks CipherCloud Inc   CipherCloud Inc acquired CloudUp Networks, a provider of SaaS application security services.
Sibley Solutions LLC CS3 Inc   CS3 Inc agreed to merge with Sibley Solutions LLC, a Memphis-based provider of facility maintenance services.
Cuba News LLC Cuba Standard Inc   Cuba Standard Inc agreed to merge with Cuba News LLC, a Miami-based provider of online news services.
Medite Inc CytoCore Inc   CytoCore Inc agreed to acquire Medite Inc, an Orlando-based manufacturer and wholesaler of cancer diagnostic equipment, from Medite GmbH.
Poca Blending LLC Etowah River Terminal LLC   Etowah River Terminal LLC (Etowah) merged with Poca Blending LLC, a Nitro-based manufacturer of chemicals for coal mining industry. Concurrently, Etowah acquired Crete Technologies LLC.
Crete Technologies LLC Etowah River Terminal LLC   Etowah River Terminal LLC (Etowah) merged with Poca Blending LLC, a Nitro-based manufacturer of chemicals for coal mining industry. Concurrently, Etowah acquired Poca Blending LLC.
Stretch Inc EXAR Corp   Exar Corp acquired Stretch Inc, a Fremont-based manufacturer of semiconductors for the software configurable processors used in compute- intensive applications.
Branch Media Inc Facebook Inc   Facebook Inc acquired Branch Media Inc, a New York-based developer of social network software. Terms were not disclosed but, according to sources close to the situation, the deal was valued at an estimated $15 million.
Outcast Media Holdings Inc Gilbarco Veeder-Root   Gilbarco Veeder-Root acquired Outcast Media Holdings Inc, a Santa Monica-based provider of gasoline station media services. Terms were not disclosed.
Impermium Corp Google Inc   Google Inc acquired Impermium Corp, a Redwood-based developer of SaaS application software. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Boulevard Bank-Branches(2) Great Sthrn Bk,Springfield,MO   Great Southern Bank, a unit of Great Southern Bancorp Inc, definitively agreed to acquire the two branches of St Louis-based Boulevard Bank.
West Loop Hldgs-West Loop Grubb & Ellis Healthcare REIT   Griffin-American Healthcare REIT II Inc, a unit of BGC Partners Inc's Grubb & Ellis Co, acquired the West Loop portfolio of West Loop Holdings LLC, a Housto-based owner and operator of a senior housing community. Terms were not disclosed.
Patch Media Corp Hale Global   Hale Global planned to acquire an undisclosed majority interest in Patch Media Corp, a New York-based provider of online platform services.
United Process Inc Hamilton Robinson Capital   Hamilton Robinson Capital Partners LLC acquired United Process Inc, an Agawam-based manufacturer of noise control products, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
THRO Ltd Home Decor Holding Co   Home Decor Holding Co, a majority owned unit of Linsalata Capital Partners Inc acquired THRO Ltd, an Islip-based manufacturer and wholesaler of home accessories, from Woodbridge International Holdings Ltd and a unit of Woodbridge Co Ltd.
Star Packaging InterFlex Group Inc   Interflex Group Inc, a unit of Nicolet Capital Partners LLC, acquired Star Packaging Corp, an Atlanta-based manufacturer of packaging product, from Azalea Capital LLC.
Interacel Holdings LLC InternetQ PLC   InternetQ PLC agreed to acquire Interacel Holdings LLC, a US-based provider of wireless telecommunication services.
Green Light Energy Services IronGate Energy Services, LLC   IronGate Energy Services LLC acquired Green Light Energy Services, a Williston Basin-based provider of rental services to exploration and production operators.
Tougher Industries Enterprises John W Danforth Co   John W Danforth Co acquired Tougher Industries Enterprises LLC, an Albany-based manufacturer of heating and air conditioning equipments. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Sleep Train Inc Mattress Firm Holding Corp   Mattress Firm Holding Corp was rumored to be planning to acquire Sleep Train Inc, a Sacramento-based retailer of mattresses.
RxAnte Inc Millennium Laboratories Inc   Millennium Laboratories Inc acquired RxAnte Inc, a McLean-based provider of healthcare analytics platform.
Zuke LLC Nestle Purina PetCare Co   Nestle Purina PetCare Co, a wholly-owned unit of Nestle SA of Switzerland acquired Zuke LLC, a Durango-based wholesaler of dog and cat food and treats, from Encore Consumer Capital. Terms were not disclosed.
Go Charts Marine LLC PV Enterprises Inc   PV Enterprises International Inc acquired all the outstanding shares of Go Charts Marine LLC, developer of consumer & commercial charts for GPS navigation and mapping for national and international boating destinations.
Time Warner Center Related Cos LP   Related Cos LP agreed to acquire Time Warner Center, a New York-based owner and operator of office buildings. Terms were not disclosed but, according to sources close to the situation, the deal was valued at an estimated $1. 3 billion.
Mill City Tec Inc Resilience Capital Partners   Resilience Capital Partners LLC acquired Mill City TEC Inc, a provider of civil and electrical construction and maintenance services, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
New Carbon Co Inc Roch Capital   Roch Capital acquired New Carbon Co Inc, a South Bend-based producer and wholesaler of pancake and waffle flour products.
La Comunidad Corp SapientNitro USA Inc   SapientNitro USA Inc, a unit of Sapient Corp, acquired La Comunidad Corp, a Miami-based provider of advertising services.
RG Sales Inc Sterling Consolidated Corp   Sterling Consolidated Corp signed a Letter of Intent {LOI} to acquire RG Sales Inc, a West Alexander-based distributor of industrial parts.
Unibased Sys Architecture Inc Streamline Health Solutions   Streamline Health Solutions Inc definitively agreed to acquire Unibased Systems Architecture Inc, a St Louis-based developer of healthcare information technology software.
Parts Town LLC Summit Partners LP   Summit Partners LP acquired an undisclosed majority interest in Parts Town LLC, an Addison-based wholesaler of repair and maintenance parts, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
Financial Health Strategies In United Recovery Systems LP   United Recovery Systems LP, a unit of Audax Group LP, acquired Financial Health Strategies Inc, a Gaithersburg-based provider of collection services for hospitals. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
National Fiber Universal Forest Products Inc   US -Universal Forest Products Inc agreed to acquire National Fiber, a Belchertown-based manufacturer of cellulose insulation.
Holiday Island Dvlp-RE Holding VillageEDOCS Inc   VillageEDOCS Inc was granted an option to acquire the rela estate holdings of Holiday Island Development Corp, a Holiday Island-based real estate development firm.
Source: Thomson Reuters      

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