Target Acquirer Value ($millions) Synopsis
Time Warner Cable Inc Comcast Corp 46,150.1 Comcast Corp (Comcast) definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Time Warner Cable Inc (Time), a New York-based provider of cable TV services, in a stock swap transaction valued at $46.15 bil, via a challenging offer. Comcast offered 2.875 common shares per Time share. Based on Comcast's closing stock price of $55.24 on 12 February 2014, the last full trading day prior to the announcement, each Time share was valued at $158.815. Upon completion, Comcast and Time were to hold 77% and 23% in the merged entity, respectively. Previously, Charter Communications Inc planned to launch an unsolicited tender offer to acquire the entire share capital of Time.
Veyance Technologies Inc Continental AG 1,910.2 Continental AG of Germany agreed to acquire Veyance Technologies Inc, a Fairlawn-based manufacturer and wholesaler of conveyer belts, from The Carlyle Group LLC, a unit of The Carlyle Group LP, for an estimated $1.91 billion.
Cadence Pharmaceuticals Inc Mallinckrodt PLC 1,341.3 Mallinckrodt PLC of Ireland definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Cadence Pharmaceuticals Inc (Cadence), a San Diego-based manufacturer of biopharmaceutical products, for $14 in cash per share, or a total value of $1.341 bil, via a tender offer. The offer was conditioned upon at least a majority of Cadence's shares being tendered. Upon completion, Cadence common shares were to be delisted in NASDAQ.
Amcol International Corp Imerys SA 1,332.5 Imerys SA of France definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Amcol International Corp (Amcol), a Hoffman Estates-based manufacturer of specialty minerals, for $41 in cash per share, or a total value of $1.333 billion via tender offer. The offer was conditional upon at least a majority of Amcol's shares being tendered.
Inland Diversified Real Estate Trust Inc Kite Realty Group Trust 1,239.2 Kite Realty Group Trust (Kite) definitively agreed to merge with Inland Diversified Real Estate Trust Inc (Inland) , an Oak Brook-based real estate investment trust, in a stock swap transaction valued at $1.239 bil, subject to a collar agreement. Kite offered 1.707 shares per Inland share. Based on Kite's closing stock price of $6. 15 on 07 February 2014, the last full trading day prior to the announcement of terms, each Inland share was valued at $10.498.
Victor Technologies Group Inc Colfax Corp 947.3 Colfax Corp agreed to acquire Victor Technologies Group Inc, a St Louis-based manufacturer and wholesaler of cutting and welding products, from Irving Place Capital Inc, for $947.3 mil, including the assumption of an undisclosed amount in liabilities.
Continental Assurance Co Wilton Reassurance Co Inc 615.0 Wilton Reassurance Co Inc, a unit of Wilton Re Holdings Ltd, definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Continental Assurance Co, a Chicago-based provider of life and group insurance services, from CNA Surety Corp, a unit of Loews Corp's CNA Financial Corp unit, for an estimated $615 million.
Supertex Inc Microchip Technology Inc 377.1 Microchip Technology Inc agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Supertex Inc, a Sunnyvale-based manufacturer of semiconductor devices. for $33 per share, or an estimated value of $377.084 million in cash.
Easton-Bell Sports Inc-Easton Baseball/Softball business Bauer Performance Sports Ltd 330.0 Bauer Performance Sports Ltd agreed to acquire the Easton Baseball/Softball business of Easton-Bell Sports Inc, a Van Nuys-based manufacturer and wholesaler of sporting and athletic goods and a unit of Fenway Partners LLC, for $330 million in cash. Upon completion, the business was to be renamed BRG Sports.
226 West Fifty-Second-Novotel M&C New York (Times Square) LLC 273.6 M&C New York (Times Square) LLC, a unit of the Millennium & Copthorne Hotels PLC subsidiary of Hong Leong Group Singapores City Developments Ltd unit, agreed to acquire the Novotel New York Times Square of 226 West Fifty-Second Street LLC, a New York-based owner and operator of a hotel, for $273.6 million in cash.
Continental Carbonic Products Inc Matheson Tri-Gas Inc 234.0 Matheson Tri-Gas Inc, a unit of Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corp, acquired Continental Carbonic Products Inc, a Decatur-based manufacturer and supplier of dry ice, for $234 million.
Tolleson Lumber Co Inc International Forest Products Ltd 180.6 International Forest Products Ltd (International) of Canada agreed to acquire Tolleson Lumber Co Inc, a Perry-based manufacturer of lumber products, from OOO "Ilim Timber Indastri", for $180.588 million. The consideration was to consist of $129.9 million in cash and the assumption of liabilities and the issuance of 3.68 million International common shares valued at $50.688 million. The shares were valued based on International's closing stock price of $13.774 on 7 February 2014, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
Hotel Sofitel Chicago Water Tower Ashford Hospitality Prime Inc 153.0 Ashford Hospitality Prime Inc definitively agreed to acquire Hotel Sofitel Chicago Water Tower, a Chicago-based owner and operator of hotel, for $153 million in cash.
YMF Media LLC-Radio Stations(2) Emmis Communications Corp 131.0 Emmis Communications Corp agreed to acquire two radio stations from YMF Media LLC, a New York-based owner and operator of radio stations for $131 million in cash.
Nichols Aluminum LLC Aleris International Inc 110.0 Aleris International Inc agreed to acquire Nichols Aluminum LLC, a Davenport-based manufacturer of aluminum flat-rolled products, from Quanex Building Products Corp, for $110 million in cash. Originally, Quanex Building Products Corp was seeking a buyer for Nichols Aluminum.
Granite Broadcasting Corp-TV Stations(2) EW Scripps Co 110.0 EW Scripps Co, a majority-owned unit of The Edward W Scripps Trust, agreed to acquire two television stations of Granite Broadcasting Corp, a New York-based owner and operator of television and radio broadcasting stations, for $110 million in cash.
Newpark Resources Inc-Business ECOSERV LLC 100.0 ECOSERV LLC, a unit of Lariat Partners LP, definitively agreed to acquire the environmental services business of Newpark Resources Inc (Newpark), a Woodlands-based manufacturer and wholesaler of oil and gas equipments, for an estimated $100 million in cash. Originally, in May 2013, Newpark announced that it was seeking a buyer for its business.
VTI Instruments Corp AMETEK Inc 74.0 AMETEK Inc acquired VTI Instruments Corp, an Irvine-based manufacturer of precision test instrument, for $74 million.
Mountain West Financial Corp First Interstate BancSystem Inc 70.4 First Interstate Bancsystem Inc (First Interstate) definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Mountain West Financial Corp, a Helena-based commercial bank, for $70.415 million. First Interstate offered a choice between $7.125 in cash and 0.2552 Class A First Interstate common share per share, or entirely cash, or entirely Class A common share. The shares were valued based on First Interstate's closing stock price of $24.77 on 7 February 2013, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
First Private Holdings Inc IBERIABANK Corp 64.0 IBERIABANK Corp agreed to acquire the entire share capital of First Private Holdings Inc, a Dallas-based bank holding company for First Private Bank of Texas, for an estimated $64 million.
Manchester Pharmaceuticals Inc Retrophin Inc 62.5 Retrophin Inc agreed to acquire Manchester Pharmaceuticals Inc, a Fort Collins-based manufacturer of pharmaceuticals, for $62.5 million.
ForwardThink Group Inc Perficient Inc 44.8 Perficient Inc acquired the entire share capital of ForwardThink Group Inc, a New York-based provider of financial consulting services, for an estimated $44.768 million. The consideration consisted of $30 million in cash and the issuance of 0. 742 million common shares, valued at $14.768 million. The shares were valued based on Perficient Inc's closing stock price of $19.9 on 10 February 2013, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
ICG ADDCAR Systems LLC UGM Holdings Pty Ltd 21.0 UGM Holdings Pty Ltd acquired ICG ADDCAR Systems LLC, an Ashland-based manufacturer of highwall mining equipments for $21 million in cash.
HealthScienceMedia Inc Tarsus Group PLC 14.0 Tarsus Group PLC (Tarsus) of the UK agreed to acquire HealthScienceMedia Inc, a Trinton Falls-based provider of health conference services, for $14 million in cash. Concurrently, Tarsus agreed to acquire a 60% stake in Sada Uzmanlik Fuarlari Ticaret AS.
V3 Systems Inc Sphere 3D Inc 11.7 Sphere 3D Inc of Canada, a unit of TB Mining Ventures Inc, definitively agreed to acquire V3 Systems Inc, a Salt Lake City-based provider of desktop cloud management solutions, for $11.738. The consideration was to consist of $4 million in cash and the issuance of 1.090 million Sphere common shares valued at $7.738. The shares were valued based on Sphere's closing stock price of CAD 7. 10 on 10 February 2014, the last trading day prior to the announcement.
Aires Pharmaceuticals Inc Mast Therapeutics Inc 5.2 Mast Therapeutics Inc (Mast) definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Aires Pharmaceuticals Inc, a San Diego-based manufacturer of pharmaceuticals, in exchange for 6.163 million Mast common shares valued at $5.226 million. The shares were valued based on Mast's closing stock price of $0.848 on 7 February 2014, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
First Mariner Bank,Baltimore,MD RKJS Bank,MD 4.8 RKJS Bank agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Baltimore-based First Mariner Bank, from First Mariner Bancorp Inc, for $4.775 million in cash.
SiteLark LLC Flotek Industries Inc 0.6 Flotek Industries Inc signed a letter of intent (LOI) to acquire SiteLark LLC, a Plano-based provider of engineering services for $. 6 million in cash.
Medcare Products Inc Prism Medical Ltd 0.3 Prism Medical Ltd of Canada acquired the remaining 51% interest, which it did not already own, in Medcare Products Inc, a Burnsville-based manufacturer and wholesaler of patient lift equipment, for $0.286 million.
PVPower Inc-Assets Juhl Energy Inc 0.1 Juhl Energy Inc agreed to acquire the assets of PVPower Inc, a Chicago-based provider of solar distribution services, in exchange for .600 million Juhl common shares valued at $. 114 million. The shares were valued based on Juhls closing stock price of $0.19 on 07 February 2014, the last trading day prior to the announcement.
ReachLogic Media A6 Corp   A6 Corp acquired ReachLogic Media, a Manhattan-based provider of computer design system services. Terms were not disclosed.
Anderson Daymon Worldwide LLC Acosta Sales & Marketing Co   Acosta Sales & Marketing Co, a unit of Thomas H Lee Cos Thomas H Lee Partners LP unit, definitively agreed to acquire Anderson Daymon Worldwide LLC, an Issaquah-based provider of sales and marketing services.
Tricon Security Group LLC Actron Alarm Co   Actron Alarm Co merged with Tricon Security Group LLC, a Lincoln Park-based provider of security services.
Bio-Medical Services Inc ALK-Abello A/S   ALK-Abello A/S of Denmark, acquired Bio-Medical Services Inc, an Austin-based provider of veterinary reference laboratory services. Terms were not disclosed.
Dynamic Flowform Corp Allegheny Technologies Inc   Allegheny Technologies Inc acquired Dynamic Flowform Corp, a Billerica-based manufacturer of metal components.
Data Physics Corp Battery Ventures LP   Battery Ventures LP acquired an undisclosed majority interest in Data Physics Corp, a San Jose-based manufacturer of test and measurement equipment, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Kentucky Diversified Fuels LLC Blaze Energy Corp   Blaze Energy Corp definitively agreed to acquire Kentucky Diversified Fuels LLC, a Kentucky-based coal mining company.
Molecular Imprints Inc Canon Inc   Canon Inc of Japan agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Molecular Imprints Inc, an Austin-based developer of nano-imprint lithography systems for high resolution and 3-dimensional pattern replication. Terms were not disclosed.
Pet Carousel Inc Cargill Inc   Cargill Inc acquired Pet Carousel Inc, a Sanger-based manufacturer of animal food products. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Stop-n-Go Stores(24) Casey's General Stores Inc   Casey's General Stores Inc agreed to acquire 24 Stop- n-Go Stores, located in North Dakota (20) and Minnesota (4).
Building Portfolio(2) Dalfen America Corp   Dalfen America Corp of Canada, a unit of Dalfens Ltd, acquired the two building portfolio located in Jacksonville, Florida. Terms were not disclosed.
Audio Visual Management Group Inc Freeman Co   Freeman Co acquired Audio Visual Management Group Inc, a Richardson-based provider of integrated marketing services. Terms were not disclosed.
Qualfin Inc Fusta Blinds SL   Fusta Blinds SL acquired Qualfin Inc, a San Diego-based manufacturer of wooden Venetian blinds.
Lumidigm Inc HID Global Corp   HID Global Corp, a unit of Assa Abloy AB of Sweden, acquired Lumidigm Inc, an Albuquerque-based manufacturer of biometric fingerprint sensors.
Photon Technology Intl Inc HORIBA Instruments Inc   HORIBA Instruments Inc, a unit of Horiba Ltd, acquired the entire share capital of Photon Technology International Inc, a Birmingham-based manufacturer and wholesaler of electro- optical instruments. Terms were not disclosed.
Pharmacy Creations LLC Imprimis Pharmaceuticals Inc   Imprimis Pharmaceuticals Inc agreed to acquire Pharmacy Creations LLC, a Randolph-based owner and operator of pharmacies. Terms were not disclosed.
Young Ready-Mix Inc Ingram Concrete LLC   Ingram Concrete LLC, a unit of US Concrete Inc, acquired Young Ready-Mix Inc, a Brady-based manufacturer of ready-mix concrete.
GT STRUDL Intergraph Process, Power & Marine   Intergraph Process, Power & Marine, a unit of Hexagon AB's Intergraph Corp subsidiary, acquired GT STRUDL, a Madison-based developer of structural engineering solutions software, from Georgia Tech Research Corp. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Eagleton Engineering LLC Jacobs Engineering Group Inc   Jacobs Engineering Group Inc acquired Eagleton Engineering LLC, a Houston-based provider of pipeline engineering from Keystone Capital Inc.
YOU Technology Brand Svcs Inc Kroger Co   Kroger Co acquired YOU Technology Brand Services Inc, a San Francisco-based provider of brand marketing services. Terms were not disclosed.
Hammer Lane Volkswagen Lithia Motors Inc   Lithia Motors Inc acquired Hammer Lane Volkswagen (Hammer), a Stockton-based owner and operator of automotive dealerships. On completion, Hammer was renamed Volkswagen of Stockton.
Klout Inc Lithium Technologies Inc   Lithium Technologies Inc was rumored to be planning to acquire Klout Inc, a San Francisco-based provider of monitoring user reach services.
Staybridge Suites,Omaha,NE Lodging Dynamics Hospitality Group   Lodging Dynamics Hospitality Group acquired Staybridge Suites, an Omaha-based owner and operator of hotel.
Montana Seed Grain & Chemical LLC Northern Seed LLC   Northern Seed LLC, a majority-owned unit of Lariat Partners LP, acquired Montana Seed Grain & Chemical LLC, a Billings-based wholesaler of seeds and grains. Terms were not disclosed.
Advantage Business Media LLC Owner Resource Group LLC   Owner Resource Group LLC acquired Advantage Business Media LLC, a Rockaway-based publisher of news articles, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Advanced Beauty Inc-Dr Teal's Parfums de Coeur Ltd   Parfums De Coeur Ltd acquired the Dr. Teal's Therapeutic Solutions brand of Advanced Beauty Inc, a Dallas-based manufacturer of health and beauty products. Terms were not disclosed.
Women's Marketing Inc PNC Riverarch Capital   PNC RiverArch Capital, a unit of PNC Financial Services Group Inc, acquired an undisclosed majority interest in Women's Marketing Inc, a Westport-based provider of media planning and marketing consulting services, from Halyard Capital, Steelpoint Capital Partners LP, and other shareholders, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
Faus Group Inc QEP Co Inc   QEP Co Inc signed a Letter of Intent {LoI} to acquire Faus Group Inc (FGI), a Calhoun-based manufacturer and wholesaler of laminated floors, from Industrias Auxiliares Faus SL (IAF). Originally, in November 2013, IAF announced that it was seeking a buyer for its FGI unit.
Granite Broadcasting Corp-Radio(4) Quincy Newspapers Inc   Quincy Newspapers Inc agreed to acquire four radio stations of Granite Broadcasting Corp, a New York-based owner and operator of television and radio stations. Terms were not disclosed.
Malara Broadcast Group Inc-TV Quincy Newspapers Inc   Quincy Newspapers Inc (Quincy) definitively agreed to acquire a television station from Malara Broadcast Group Inc, a Sarasota-based owner and operator of television stations. Terms were not disclosed. Concurrently, Quincy definitively agreed to acquire three television stations from Granite Broadcasting Corp.
Bookt LLC RealPage Inc   RealPage Inc acquired Bookt LLC, a Hollywood-based developer of software for online booking and managing of vacation rentals. Terms were not disclosed.
Altruik Inc SearchDex LLC   SearchDex LLC acquired Altruik Inc, a New York-based provider of ecommerce services.
Processes Unlimited International Inc Stantec Inc   Stantec Inc of Canada signed a Letter of Intent {LOI} to acquire Processes Unlimited International Inc, a Bakersfield-based provider of full-service planning, engineering, design, project management and safety services. Terms were not disclosed.
Atlantic Express Transportation Group Inc-California Operations Student Transportation Inc   Student Transportation Inc of Canada acquired two California operations of Atlantic Express Transportation Group Inc, a Staten Island-based provider of bus transportation services.
WIT Water Transfer LLC TETRA Technologies Inc   TETRA Technologies Inc acquired WIT Water Transfer LLC, a Beaumont-based provider of water management services.
Alfrebro LLC WILD Flavors Inc   WILD Flavors Inc acquired Alfrebro LLC, a Monroe-based manufacturer of flavor extracts and aroma chemicals.
Source: Thomson Reuters      

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