Target Acquirer Value ($millions) Synopsis
LSI Corp Avago Technologies Ltd 6,685.5 Avago Technologies Ltd definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of LSI Corp, a San Jose-based manufacturer of integrated circuits, for $11.15 in cash per share, or a total value of $6.686 billion.
International Lease Finance AerCap Holdings NV 5,432.2 AerCap Holdings NV (AerCap) of the Netherlands, a majority-owned unit of Cerberus Capital Management LP, definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of International Lease Finance Corp (International Lease), a Los Angeles-based provider of aircraft leasing services, from state majority-owned American International Group Inc {AIG}, for $5.432 billion. The consideration was to consist of $3 billion in cash and the issuance of 97.561 million AerCap ordinary shares valued at $2.432 billion. The shares were valued based on AerCap's closing stock price of $24.93 on 13 December 2013, the last full trading day prior to the announcement. Originally, in December 2013, AerCap was rumored to be in negotiations to acquire International Lease.
Bristol-Myers Squibb-Diabetes AstraZeneca AB 4,325.0 AstraZeneca AB of Sweden, a majority-owned unit of AstraZeneca PLC, agreed to acquire the diabetes business of Bristol-Myers Squibb Co, a New York-based manufacturer of pharmaceutical and medical products, for $4.325 billion. The consideration was to consist of an estimated $2. 925 billion and up to a further $1.4 billion in profit-related payments. The transaction was to include manufacturing facilities in Ohio and Indiana.
KKR Financial Holdings LLC KKR & Co LP 2,609.4 KKR & Co LP (KKR) definitively agreed to merge with KKR Financial Holdings LLC (KKR Financial), a San Francisco-based provider of financial services, in a stock swap transaction valued at $2.609 billion. KKR offered 0.51 share for every KKR Financial share held. Based on KKR's closing stock price of $24.98 on 13 December 2013, the last full trading day prior to the announcement, each KKR Financial share was valued at $12.74.
S New England Telephone Co Frontier Communications Corp 2,000.0 Frontier Communications Corp definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Southern New England Telephone Co, a New Haven-based provider of wireline residential and business services, from New England Telecommunications Corp, a unit of AT&T Inc, for $2 billion in cash. The transaction was to include the entire share capital of SNET America Inc.
Valassis Communications Inc Harland Clarke Holdings Corp 1,410.1 Harland Clarke Holdings Corp, a unit of MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc's M&F Worldwide Corp subsidiary, definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Valassis Communications Inc (Valassis), a Livonia-based provider of marketing services, for $34.04 in cash per share, or a total value of $1.410 bil, via a tender offer. The offer was conditioned upon at least a majority of Valassis' shares being tendered. Upon completion, Valassis common shares will be delisted in the New York Stock Exchange.
Dealer.com Inc DealerTrack Technologies Inc 993.7 Dealertrack Technologies Inc definitively agreed to acquire Dealer.com Inc, a Burlington-based provider of online marketing solutions services for the automotive industry, for an estimated $993.665 million. The consideration was to consist of $620 million in cash and the issuance of approximately 8.7 million Dealertrack common shares, valued at $373.665 million. The shares were valued based on Dealertrack Technologies Inc's closing stock price of $42.95 on 18 December 2013, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
Jabil Circuit Inc-Aftermarket iQor Holdings Inc 725.0 iQor Holdings Inc (iQor), a unit of HGGC LLC, definitively agreed to acquire the aftermarket service business of Jabil Circuit Inc, a St. Petersburg- based manufacturer of computer circuit boards, for $725 million. The consideration was to consist of $765 million in cash and $50 million in iQor senior nonconvertible preferred stock.
Bastrop,Frontera,Paris Station Blackstone Group LP 685.0 Blackstone Group LP agreed to acquire Bastrop Energy Partners LP, Frontera Generation LP, and Paris Generation LP, owners and operators of gas-fired power stations, from Direct Energy Power Holdings Inc, and a unit of Centrica PLC, for $685 million in cash, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
DE-Gas Fired Power (3) Blackstone Group LP 685.0 Blackstone Group LP acquired Direct Energy- Gas- Fired Power Generation Facilities(3) from Direct Energy Services LLC , a Houston-based provider of residential and commercial electric services , for $685 million in cash.
Inland Diversified-RE Asts(84) Realty Income Corp 503.0 Realty Income Corp agreed to acquire the 84 real estate assets of Inland Diversified Real Estate Trust Inc, an Oak Brook-based real estate investment trust, for an estimated $503 million.
Newmarket International Inc Amadeus North America Inc 500.0 Amadeus North America Inc, a unit of Amadeus IT Holding SA's Amadeus IT Group SA subsidiary, agreed to acquire Newmarket International Inc, a Portsmouth-based provider of information technology services, for $500 million.
Aqua Pharmaceuticals LLC Almirall SA 402.6 Almirall SA of Spain definitively agreed to acquire Aqua Pharmaceuticals LLC, a West Chester-based manufacturer of pharmaceuticals, from RoundTable Healthcare Partners LLC, for $402.6 million. The consideration was to consist of $327.6 million in cash and up to $75 million in profit-related payments.
111 East 48th St. Holdings Constellation Barclay Holding 240.0 Constellation Barclay Holding US LLC, a unit of Constellation Hotels Holding Ltd, agreed to acquire an 80% interest in 111 East 48th Street Holdings LLC, a New York-based holding company of the InterContinental New York Barclay, and a wholly-owned unit of InterContinental Hotels Group PLC, for $240 million.
Solta Medical Inc Valeant Pharm Intl Inc 235.8 Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Solta Medical Inc, a Hayward-based manufacturer and wholesaler of aesthetic medical devices, for $2.92 in cash per share, or a total value of $235.76 million.
Nicholas Financial Inc Prospect Capital Corp 195.3 Prospect Capital Corp definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Nicholas Financial Inc, a Clearwater-based provider of specialized consumer finance services, for $16 in cash per share or a total of $195.260 mil, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
NuPathe Inc Endo Health Solutions Inc 188.0 Endo Health Solutions Inc definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of NuPathe Inc, a Conshohocken-based manufacturer of pharmaceuticals, via a tender offer, for $188.044 million. The consideration of the transaction was to consist of $2.85 in cash per share, and up to $98.723 million in profit-related payments. The offer was conditioned upon at least 51% of NuPathe Inc's shares being tendered.
Allens Inc-Canning Operations Seneca Foods Corp 148.0 Seneca Foods Corp agreed to acquire the canning operations of bankrupt Allens Inc, a Siloam Springs-based producer of canned vegetables, for an estimated $148 million in cash, via an auction.
Penn Virginia Corp-Assets HPIP Lavaca LLC 100.0 HPIP Lavaca LLC, a unit of ArcLight Capital Partners LLC, definitively agreed to acquire the Eagle Ford Shale Natural Gas Midstream Assets of Penn Virginia Corp, a Radnor-based oil and gas exploration and production company, for $100 million in cash.
Precision Gear Holdings LLC Rexnord Corp 78.0 Rexnord Corp acquired Precision Gear Holdings LLC , a Delaware -based wholesaler of machinery and equipment to wind power, aerospace, aviation, oil and mining industries for $78 million in cash.
WANDL Inc Juniper Networks Inc 60.0 Juniper Networks Inc definitively agreed to acquire WANDL Inc, a Piscataway-based developer of network software solutions, for an estimated $60 million.
Arbor Hills,Ann Arbor Glimcher Realty Trust 52.6 Glimcher Realty Trust acquired Arbor Hills, an Ann Arbor-based owner and operating of shopping centers, for $52.6 million.
Central Bancorp Inc,Garland Harmony Merger Sub Inc 50.0 Harmony Merger Sub Inc, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hanmi Financial Corp, definitively agreed to merge with Central Bancorp Inc, a Texas-based bank holding company, for $50 million cash. Upon completion, Central Bancorp Inc will remain.
Globe Wireless LLC Inmarsat PLC 45.0 Inmarsat PLC agreed to acquire Global Wireless LLC , a Palm Bay-based provider of teleceommunications, operational and IT services to maritime industry for $45 million in cash.
The First Bexley Bank,Bexley First Financial Bank NA,OH 44.5 First National Bank NA, Hamilton,Ohio, a wholly owned unit of First Financial Bancorp, Cincinnati, Ohio definitively agreed to merge with an Ohio-based The First Bexley Bank, for an estimated $44.5 million in cash and common stock.
Syntroleum Corp Renewable Energy Group Inc 40.3 Renewable Energy Group Inc agreed to acquire Syntroleum Corp , a Tulsa- based provider of synthetic fuel production services. The consideration was to consist of 3.796 million shares of Renewable Energy Group Inc's common stock. Based on Renewable Energy Group Inc's closing stock price of $10. 61 on 16 December 2013, the last full trading day prior to the announcement, the transaction was to have an estimated value of $40.276 million.
ARC Physical Therapy+ US Physical Therapy Inc 36.0 US Physical Therapy Inc acquired a 90% interest in ARC Physical Therapy+, an Overland Park-based provider of physical therapy services, for $36 million.
Wetpaint Inc Viggle Inc 30.0 Viggle Inc (Viggle) acquired Wetpaint Inc, a Seattle-based provider of social media content and data processing services, for $30 million in cash and Viggle common shares.
SignalDemand Inc PROS Inc 13.5 PROS Inc acquired SignalDemand Inc , a San Francisco-based developer of on-demand margin optimization software products for food and consumer goods manufacturers , for $13.5 million in cash.
Mindspeed Tech-Wireless Bus Intel Corp 12.0 Intel Corp definitively agreed to acquire the wireless infrastructure business of Mindspeed Technologies Inc, a Newport Beach-based manufacturer and wholesaler of semiconductor networking solutions, for $12 million.
Quickcue LLC OpenTable Inc 11.5 OpenTable Inc acquired QuickCue LLC , a Chattanooga- based provider of guest management systems for restaurants for $11.5 million in cash.
Frederick's of Hollywood Grp FOHG Holdings LLC 10.6 US -FOHG Holdings LLC, a special purpose acquisition vehicle created by HGI Funding LLC, agreed to acquire Frederick's of Hollywood Group Inc , a New York -based manufacturer and seller of women's apparel and related products , for $0. 27 per share for an estimated value of $10.604 million.
Hayes Technology Group Inc Attunity Ltd 10.4 Attunity Ltd acquired Hayes Technology Group Inc, a Buffalo Grove-based developer of software, for an estimated $10.4 million. The consideration consisted of an estimated $6.2 million in cash and shares and up to $4.2 million in profit-related payments.
Alexander Place,NC Focus Carolina Realty Group 7.8 Focus Carolina Realty Group LLC acquired Alexander Place, a Raleigh-based owner and operator of shopping center, for $7.8 million.
Springer Mining Co Silver Predator Corp 5.0 Silver Predator Corp agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Springer Mining Co, an Imlay-based tungsten mining company, from Americas Bullion Royalty Corp, for $5 million. The transaction was to include the entire share capital of Nevada Royalty Corp.
Apoyo Financiero Inc Financiera Independencia SA 3.8 Financiera Independencia SAB de CV SOFOM ENR of Mexico acquired the remaining 23% stake, which it did not already own, in Apoyo Financiero Inc, a Walnut Creek-based provider of microfinancing services, for $3.8 million.
At Home Health Services LLC Accelera Innovations Inc 1.4 Accelera Innovations Inc agreed to acquire the entire share capital of At Home Health Services LLC, a Mokena- based provider of home health care services, from Rose Gallagher, for $1.43 million in cash. The transaction was to include All Staffing Services LLC.
MediaNews Group Inc 21st Century Media Newspaper   MediaNews Group Inc agreed to merge with 21st Century Media Newspaper LLC, a Yardley-based newspaper and periodical publisher.
GoPago Inc Amazon.com Inc   Amazon.com Inc was rumored to have acquired GoPago Inc, a San Francisco- based provider of cloud-based commerce services.
Constar International Holdings Amcor Ltd   Amcor Ltd agreed to acquire bankrupt Constar International Holdings LLC, a New York-based manufacturer of plastic food and drink containers.
TesTex Inspection LLC Applus Servicios Tecnologicos   Applus Servicios Tecnologicos SL of Spain acquired TesTex Inspection LLC, a Pittsburgh-based provider of technical inspection services.
Certara LP Arsenal Capital Partners LP   Arsenal Capital Partners LP acquired Certara LP, a St Louis-based provider of scientific consulting services, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Alliance Marine Risk Managers AssuredPartners Inc   AssuredPartners Inc, a unit of GTCR LLC acquired Alliance Marine Risk Managers Inc, a Fort Lauderdale-based insurance agency, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
Uniguest Inc Atlantic St Capital Mgmt LLC   Atlantic Street Capital Management LLC acquired Uniguest Inc, a Nashville- based developer of end-to-end information delivery software, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Vertical/Trigen Holdings LLC Avista Capital Holdings LP   Avista Capital Holdings LP acquired an undisclosed majority interest in Vertical/ Trigen Holdings LLC, a Sayreville-based manufacturer and wholesaler of pharmaceuticals, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
GEM Insurance Agencies LP BancorpSouth Ins Svcs Inc   BancorpSouth Insurance Services Inc, a unit of BancorpSouth Inc's BancorpSouth Bank subsidiary, definitively agreed to acquire Houston-based GEM Insurance Agencies LP. Terms were not disclosed.
Citibank NA-Branches(21),Texas BB&T Corp   BB&T Corp agreed to acquire 21 brances, locate di in Texas, of New York-based Citibank NA.
Fidelis SecureCare of Michigan Centene Corp   Centene Corp agreed to acquire an undisclosed majority interest in Fidelis SecureCare of Michigan Inc, a Detroit-based provider of health plans services, from Fidelis SeniorCare Inc.
Collaborate.com Cisco Systems Inc   Cisco Systems Inc acquired Collaborate.com, a Boston-based provider of information retrieval services.
Prospect Global Resources Inc Creditors   Prospect Global Resources Inc, a Denver-based potash mining company, agreed to a debt restructuring with Creditors (CRs). Upon completion, CRs were to receive cash at approximately 17 cents on the dollar in exchange for existing outstanding senior debt. The book value of the existing non-convertible debt that will be exchanged under the terms of the offer is $148 million.
Entrust Inc DataCard Corp   Datacard Corp, a unit of Seedamm Inc, agreed to acquire Entrust Inc, a Dallas- based developer of information security software, from Thoma Bravo LLC.
Vasari LLC Eagle Merchant Partners   Eagle Merchant Partners acquired Vasari LLC, a Fort Worth-based owner and operator of restaurants, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
oDesk Corp Elance Inc   oDesk Corp agreed to merge with Elance Inc , a Mountain view -based operator of online work platform.
Inventergy Inc eOn Communications Corp   eOn Communications Corp (eOn) definitively agreed to acquire Inventergy Inc, a Cupertino-based provider of IP investing and licensing services. Upon completion, eOn will be renamed as Inventergy Global Inc.
Thomson Reuters-Tax Businesses Ernst & Young LLP   Ernst & Young LLP acquired the tax preparation and court accounting outsourcing businesses of Thomson Reuters Corp, a New York-based provider of integrated information services, and a majority- owned unit of Woodbridge Co Ltd.
Quinnova Pharmaceuticals Inc Everett Laboratories Inc   Everett Laboratories Inc, a unit of Grupo Chemo, acquired Quinnova Pharmaceuticals Inc, a Jamison-based manufacturer of specialty pharmaceuticals, from Amneal Enterprises LLC. Terms were not disclosed.
SportStream Facebook Inc   Facebook Inc agreed to acquire SportStream, a San Francisco-based provider of sports data aggregation, filter, and display services. Terms were not disclosed.
Wood Stone Corp Henny Penny Corp   Henny Penny Corp acquired Wood Stone Corp, a Bellingham-based manufacturer of cooking equipments.
Autotronic Controls Corp Hot Rod Brands LLC   US Hot Rod Brands LLC, a wholly-owned unit of Z Capital Partners LLC agreed to acquire Autotronic Controls Corp, an El Paso- based manufacturer of motor vehicle parts, from Valueact Capital Partners LP.
The Frankel Group Associates L Huron Consulting Group Inc   Huron Consulting Group Inc agreed to acquire The Frankel Group Associates LLC, a Dover-based provider of life sciences consulting services. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Aspera Inc IBM Corp   International Business Machines Corp definitively agreed to acquire Aspera Inc, an Emeryville-based developer of transfer technology software. Terms were not disclosed.
IMG Worldwide Inc Investor Group   An investor group, comprised of William Morris Endeavor Entertainment LLC, Silver Lake Partners, and Mubadala Development Co PJSC, agreed to acquire IMG Worldwide Inc, a New York- based provider of sports management services, from Forstman Little & Co. Terms were not disclosed, but according to sources familiar with the transaction, the deal was valued at $2.4 billion. Originally, in February 2013, Forstman Little & Co was rumored to be seeking a buyer for its IMG Worldwide Inc unit. Creative Artists Agency LLC, backed by TPG, Carlyle Group LP, CVC Capital Partners and William Morris Endeavor Entertainment LLC were rumored potential bidders.
Frontier Spinning Mills Inc Investor Group   An investor group, comprised of American Securities LLC and Frontier Spinning Mills Inc's (FSM) management, acquired FSM, a Sanford-based manufacturer of yarn products, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Bruce G Johnson DO PC IPC The Hospitalist Co Inc   IPC The Hospitalist Co Inc acquired Bruce G Johnson DO PC, a Roseville-based healthcare services provider. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Allen Trager DO PC IPC The Hospitalist Co Inc   IPC The Hospitalist Co Inc acquired Allen Trager DO PC, a Flint-based provider of healthcare services. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
CopySource Inc Konica Minolta Bus Solutions   Konica Minolta Business Solutions USA Inc, a unit of Konica Minolta Inc, acquired CopySource Inc, a Coral Springs-based wholesaler of office equipments.
Link Analytics LLC KPMG LLP   KPMG LLP, a unit of KPMG International, planned to acquire Link Analytics LLC, an Atlanta-based provider of analytical data services. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Hostway Corp Littlejohn & Co LLC   Littlejohn & Co LLC acquired Hostway Corp, a Chicago-based provider of web hosting services, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Flatrolled Steel Inc Majestic Steel USA Inc   Majestic Steel USA Inc acquired Flatrolled Steel Inc, a Houston-based manufacturer of flatrolled steel.
PT Solutions LLC New Harbor Capital LLC   New Harbor Capital LLC acquired PT Solutions LLC, a Acworth-based operator of outpatient clinics. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Hi Score Corp Olie Inc   Olie Inc agreed to acquire Hi Score Corp , a Dania Beach -based manufacturer and wholesaler of LED lights.
Amian Health Services Oncologix Tech Inc   Oncologix Tech Inc acquired Amian Health Services , a Lafayette-based provider of healthcare services.
Techno-Sciences Inc Orolia SA   Orolia SA of France, a unit of Asscher Finance Ltd, agreed to acquire Techno- Sciences Inc, a Beltsville- based manufacturer of search and rescue satellite equipment. Terms were not disclosed.
Dulcinea Farms LLC Pacific Trellis Fruit LLC   Pacific Trellis Fruit Llc planned to acquire Dulcinea Farms LLC, a Ladera Ranch-based owner and operator of fruit farms, from Syngenta AG. Terms were not disclosed.
StackMob Inc Paypal Inc   Paypal Inc, a unit of Ebay Inc, acquired StackMob Inc, a San Francisco-based developer of a development platform for the management of mobile payment applications. Terms were not disclosed.
Rafuse Hill & Hodges LLP Polsinelli Shughart PC   Polsinelli Shughart PC acquired Rafuse Hill & Hodges LP, an Atlanta-based law firm.
TargetSpot Inc Radionomy SA   Radionomy SA of Belgium, a unit of MusicMatic France SAS, merged with TargetSpot Inc, a New York-based provider of online advertising services focused on streaming audio marketing and advertising.
Collins Capital Management Inc Retirement Strategies Inc   Retirement Strategies Inc acquired Collins Capital Management Inc, a Jacksonville-based provider of wealth management services. Terms were not disclosed.
Naylor LLC RLJ Equity Partners LLC   RLJ Equity Partners LLC acquired Naylor LLC, a Gainesville-based provider of publishing services, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Janus International Corp Saw Mill Capital Partners LP   Saw Mill Capital Partners LP, a fund managed by Saw Mill Capital LLC acquired Janus International Corp, a Temple-based manufacturer of roll up doors and building components, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
FanSnap Inc SeatGeek Inc   SeatGeek Inc acquired FanSnap Inc, a San Mateo- based provider of ticket comparison shopping services, from NexTag Inc, a unit of Providence Equity Partners LLC. Terms were not disclosed.
Wabash Technologies Inc Sensata Tech Hldg NV   Sensata Technologies Holding NV of the Netherlands agreed to acquire Wabash Technologies Inc, a Huntington-based manufacturer of sensors and actuators, from DriveSol Worldwide Inc, a unit of Sun Capital Partners Inc. Terms were not disclosed.
Red Lobster Seafood Shareholders   Darden Restaurants Inc planned to spin off its Red Lobster Seafood Restaurants unit, an Orlando-based owner and operator of seafood restaurants, to its shareholders.
Hess-Commercial Fuels Business Sprague Resources LP   Sprague Resources LP agreed to acquire Hess Corp- Commercial fuels business from Hess Corp , a New York- based manufacturer of refined petroleum products.
Austaco Ltd Tacala LLC   Tacala LLC, a unit of Altamont Capital Partners LLC, acquired Austaco Ltd, an Austin-based owner and manager of restaurant chains. Terms were not disclosed.
William Laboratories Inc Temptime Corp   Temptime Corp acquired William Laboratories Inc, an Enfield-based manufacturer of temperature monitoring equipments.
BTX Trader LLC WPCS International Inc   WPCS International Inc agreed to acquire the entire share capital of BTX Trader LLC, a developer of trading platform software.
PeerCDN Yahoo! Inc   Yahoo! Inc acquired PeerCDN, a California-based provider of a javascript code that turbocharges a website. Terms were not disclosed.
Line 6 Inc Yamaha Corp   Yamaha Corp of Japan, planned to acquire the entire share capital of Line 6 Inc, a Calabasas-based retailer of musical instruments including guitars, POD's, amplifiers and microphones.
Source: Thomson Reuters      

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