Target Acquirer Value ($millions) Synopsis
Illinois Tool Works Inc-Asts The Carlyle Group LP 3,200.0 The Carlyle Group LP definitively agreed to acquire the Industrial Packaging segment of Illinois Tool Works Inc, a Glenview-based manufacturer and wholesaler of engineered components, for $3.2 bil, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Originally, in September 2013, Illinois Tool Works Inc, a Glenview-based manufacturer and wholesaler of engineered components, announced that it was seeking a buyer for its Industrial Packaging segment. Previously, Illinois Tool Works Inc planned to spin off its Industrial Packaging segment. Carlyle Group LP, Blackstone Group LP, Apollo Global Management LLC, Bain Capital LLC, Ares Management LLC and a consortium of Onex Corp and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board were named rumored bidders.
ArthroCare Corp Smith & Nephew PLC 1,739.8 Smith & Nephew PLC of UK definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of ArthroCare Corp, an Austin-based manufacturer and wholesaler of surgical and medical products, for $48.25 in cash per common share, restricted common share and performance stock share or a total value of $1.74 billion.
ATMI Inc Entegris Inc 1,105.9 Entegris Inc definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of ATMI Inc (ATMI), a Danbury-based manufacturer of materials and materials packaging products, for $34 in cash per share, or a total value of $1.106 billion. Previously, Pall Corp agreed to acquire the LifeSciences business of ATMI.
PreCision Dermatology Inc Valeant Pharm Intl Inc 500.0 Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc definitively agreed to acquire PreCision Dermatology Inc, a Cumberland-based manufacturer and wholesaler of dermatology products, for $500 million. The consideration was to consist of $475 million in cash and up to $25 million in profit- related payments.
Goldcorp Inc-Marigold Mine Silver Standard Resources Inc 275.0 Silver Standard Resources Inc of Canada agreed to acquire the Marigold mine (Marigold) of Goldcorp Inc (Goldcorp), a Vancouver-based gold mining company, and Barrick Gold Corp, for $275 million in cash. Originally, in November 2013, Goldcorp was rumored to be seeking a buyer for Marigold.
Interthinx Inc First American Financial Corp 155.0 First American Financial Corp agreed to acquire Interthinx Inc, an Agoura Hills-based provider of risk mitigation and regulatory compliance tools and services, from Verisk Analytics Inc, for $155 million in cash.
APPH Wichita Inc Heroux-Devtek Inc 124.0 US -Heroux-Devtek Inc acquired APPH Wichita Inc , a Wichita-based manufacturer of aerospace and industrial products for $124 million in cash. Concurrently, Heroux- Devtek acquired APPH Ltd.
Holly Hunt Enterprises Inc Knoll Inc 111.0 Knoll Inc acquired the entire share capital of Holly Hunt Enterprises Inc, a Chicago-based manufacturer and wholesaler of furniture, for $111 million in cash. The consideration consisted of $95 million in cash, and $16 million in profit-related payments.
Green Smoke Inc Nu Mark LLC 110.0 Nu Mark LLC, a unit of Altria Group Inc, agreed to acquire Green Smoke Inc, a Miami-based manufacturer of electronic cigarettes, for an estimated $110 million in cash.
Gould & Lamb LLC ExamWorks Group Inc 93.0 ExamWorks Group Inc acquired the entire share capital of Gould & Lamb LLC, a Bradenton-based provider of insurance services, from ABRY Partners LLC, for $93 million in cash. The consideration consisted of $75 million cash, and $18 million profit-related payments.
Deaconess HomeCare LLC LHC Group Inc 60.0 LHC Group Inc definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Deaconess HomeCare LLC, a Hattiesburg-based provider of home health care services, from BioScrip Inc, for $60 million in cash.
Mednet Healthcare Tech Inc CardioNet LLC 16.2 CardioNet LLC, a wholly- owned unit of BioTelemetry Inc, acquired Mednet Healthcare Technologies Inc, an Ewing-based manufacturer of cardiac monitoring devices, for an estimated $16.205 million. The consideration consisted of $5.5 million in cash, the issuance of .097 million BioTelemetry common shares valued at $.705 mil, and the assumption of an estimated 10 million in liabilities. The shares were valued based on BioTelemetry's closing stock price of $7.29 on 31 January 2013, the last full trading day prior to the announcement. The transaction included Mednet's subsidiaries, Heartcare Corp of America Inc, Universal Medical Inc, and Universal Medical Laboratory Inc.
M Rappaport Co Inc-Industrial JPMorgan Asset Management Inc 14.0 JPMorgan Asset Management Inc acquired an industrial building of M Rappaport Co Inc, a New York-based real estate agency, for $14 million.
Adams Global Communications Adams Cable Equipment Inc 2.0 Adams Cable Equipment Inc agreed to acquire Adams Global Communications LLC, an Overland Park-based retailer of cable television equipment, from ADDvantage Technologies Group Inc, for an estimated $2 million in cash.
ClearPower Systems Inc Questor Technology Inc 0.9 Questor Technology Inc of Canada acquired the entire share capital of CleanPower Systems Inc, an owner and operator of an organic Rankine cycle, for $0.9 million in cash.
Wayne Engineering Nanton Nickel Corp 0.1 Nanton Nickel Corp (Nanton) of Canada agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Wayne Engineering, a Chicago-based provider of engineering services, for $0.142 million. The consideration was to consist of $0.075 million and the issuance of 0.25 million Nanton common shares valued at $0.067 million. The shares were valued based on Nanton's closing stock price of $0.27 on 31 January 2014, the last full trading day prior to the transaction.
SafeNet Inc-ProtectDrive 2FA Inc   2FA Inc definitively agreed to acquire ProtectDrive of SafeNet Inc, a Belcamp-based developer of network security and remote access client software and a unit of Vector Capital Corp.
Lake Region Medical Inc Accellent Inc   Accellent Inc definitively agreed to acquire Lake Region Medical Inc, a Chaska-based manufacturer and wholesaler of medical devices. Terms were not disclosed but, according to sources close to the situation, the deal was valued at an estimated $1 billion.
Fox-Headquarteres AIC Ventures   AIC Ventures acquired the corporate headquarters from Fox Service Co, an Austin-based provider of plumbing, heating and air- conditioning services.
TekMate Inc Alaska Commun Sys Grp Inc   Alaska Communications Systems Group Inc acquired the remaining 51% interest, which it did not already own, in TekMate Inc, an Anchorage-based provider of information technology services.
AMG Energy Group LLC AMG Renewables LLC   AMG Renewables LLC agreed to acquire an undisclosed majority interest in AMG Energy Group LLC, a Florida-based provider of research and development services.
Blue Point Brewing Co Anheuser-Busch Inbev   Anheuser-Busch Inbev of Belgium agreed to acquire Blue Point Brewing Co, a Patchogue-based producer of beer. Terms were not disclosed.
AirSure Ltd AssuredPartners Inc   US AssuredPartners Inc, a unit of GTCR LLC, acquired AirSure Limited LLC, a Golden-based provider of aviation insurance brokerage services. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Capewell Components Co LLC CapitalWorks LLC   CapitalWorks LLC acquired Capewell Components Co LLC, a South Windsor-based manufacturer of electronic components and tools, from Meriwether Capital LLC, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Patra Oil & Gas LLC-Cert Asts Castleton Commodities Intl LLC   Castleton Commodities International LLC, a unit of DF Energy Acquistion LLC, acquired the certain East Texas assets and operations of Patra Oil & Gas LLC, a Houston-based oil and gas exploration and production company.
W.B. Johnston Grain Co CGB Enterprises Inc   CGB Enterprises Inc signed a letter of intent (LOI) to acquire W.B Johnston Grain Co, an Enid-based operator of grain elevator and wholesaler of grain and related products.
DataCenter.BZ LLC Cologix Inc   Cologix Inc acquired DataCenter.BZ LLC, a Columbus-based provider of data center services.
1 Stop Financial Service Ctr Confie Seguros Inc   Confie Seguros Inc, a unit of ABRY Partners LLC acquired 1 Stop Financial Service Centers of America, an Austin-based provider of property insurance services.
Staff Management Group LLC Corporate Resource Services   Corporate Resource Services Inc acquired Staff Management Group LLC, a New Brunswick-based provider of temporary staffing services.
Medallion Mortgage Co Inc Crossline Capital Inc   Crossline Capital Inc, a unit of Stonegate Mortgage Corp, acquired Medallion Mortgage Co Inc, an Agoura Hills-based provider of mortgage banking services.
Oakhurst Dairy DFA   Dairy Farmers of America Inc acquired Oakhurst Dairy, a Portland-based wholesaler of refrigerated milk and dairy products. Terms were not disclosed.
Vantage Mobilty Intl LLC Evergreen Pacific Partners LLC   Evergreen Pacific Partners LLC acquired an undisclosed majority interest in Vantage Mobility International LLC, a Phoenix-based manufacturer of wheelchair and scooter lifts. Terms were not disclosed.
Sinclair & Co Inc FCStone Group Inc   FCStone Group Inc, a wholly-owned unit of INTL FCStone Inc, acquired Sinclair & Co Inc, a Twin Falls-based provider of introducing brokerage services. Terms were not disclosed.
The Good Egg First Watch Restaurants Inc   First Watch Restaurants Inc acquired The Good Egg, a Scottsdale-based owner and operator of restaurants. Terms were not disclosed.
Catalyst LED's LLC ForceField Energy Inc   Forcefield Energy Inc acquired Catalyst LED's LLC, a Coeur d'Alene-based manufacturer of customized LED lighting products for an undisclosed amount in cash and common shares.
Conroe Plastics Molding Inc Gardner Denver Inc   Gardner Denver Inc, a unit of KKR & Co LP, acquired Conroe Plastics Molding Inc, a Conroe-based manufacturer of seals, gaskets and specialty products.
Lincoln Dental Supply Henry Schein Inc   Henry Schein Inc acquired Lincoln Dental Supply, a Cherry Hill-based wholesaler of dental equipments and products, from Keystone Industries Inc, a unit of Amsted Industries Inc's Varlen Corp subsidiary. Terms were not disclosed.
Stiles Machinery Inc Homag Group AG   Homag Group AG of Germany acquired the remaining 73.3% interest, which it did not already own, in Stiles Machinery Inc, a Grand Rapids-based manufacturer of woodworking equipment.
The Tammariello Group LLC HUB Int Gulf South Ltd   Hub international Gulf South Ltd acquired The Tammariello Group LLC, a Lafayette-based property and casualty insurance company. Terms were not disclosed.
Baldrica & Company Inc Hub International Insurance   Hub International Insurance Services acquired Baldrica & Company Inc, a Colorad0 Springs-based property and casualty insurance company. Terms were not disclosed.
GlobalHealth Inc Kinderhook Industries LLC   Kinderhook Industries LLC acquired GlobalHealth Inc, an Oklahoma-based provider of healthcare services, in a leveraged buyout. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Nelligan Sports Marketing Inc Learfield Sports LLC   Learfield Sports LLC acquired Nelligan Sports Marketing Inc, a Little Falls-based provider of collegiate sports marketing services.
NuStar Asphalt LLC Lindsay Goldberg LLC   Lindsay Goldberg LLC agreed to acquire a 50% stake in Nustar Asphalt LLC, a Wilmington-based manufacturer of asphalt used for industrial applications, from Nustar Energy LP.
Island Honda Of Kahului Lithia Motors Inc   Lithia Motors Inc acquired Island Honda Of Kahului, a Kahului-based owner and operator of automobile dealership.
Barney & Barney LLC Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC   Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC, a unit of Marsh & McLennan Cos Inc's Marsh Inc subsidiary, acquired Barney & Barney LLC, a San Diego-based provider of insurance brokerage services. Terms were not disclosed.
Great Lakes Employee Benefit Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC   Marsh & Mclennan Agency LLC, a unit of Marsh Inc, acquired Great Lakes Employee Benefit Services Inc, a Troy-based provider of employee benefit consulting practice services. Terms were not disclosed.
The Bond Network Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC   Marsh & Mclennan Agency LLC, a unit of Marsh Inc, acquired The Bond Network, a Charlotte-based provider of surety bonding services. Terms were not disclosed.
Engrade Inc McGraw-Hill Higher Education   Mcgraw-Hill Education agreed to acquire Engrade Inc, a Santa Monica-based provider of online education platform.
North Fork Miller Energy Resources Inc   Miller Energy Resources Inc acquired North Fork, an oil and gas property.
YMCA Young Leaders Academy Milwaukee College Prep School   Milwaukee College Prep School agreed to acquire YMCA Young Leaders Academy, a Milwaukee-based provider of educational services. Terms were not disclosed.
Trilithic-Filter Product Line MtronPTI Inc   MtronPTI Inc acquired the filter product line assets from Trilithic Inc, an Indianapolis-based manufacturer of telecommunication products.
RSV Opco 1 Inc Nanigans Inc   Nanigans Inc acquired RSV Opco 1 Inc, a Cambridge-based provider of online social media services. Terms were not disclosed.
Carroll Area Wind Farm Project NJR Clean Energy Ventures Corp   NJR Clean Energy Ventures Corp, a unit of New Jersey Resources Inc's NJR Energy Investments Corp acquired Carroll Area wind farm project, a Carroll County-based owner and operator of wind farm.
V-S Industries Inc NN Inc   NN Inc acquired V-S Industries Inc, a Wheeling-based manufacturer of precision-machined products. Terms were not disclosed.
Occupational Medicine Norton Healthcare Inc   Norton Healthcare Inc acquired Occupational Medicine Physicians PC, a Clarksville-based provider of health management services.
Westport Research Associates Novra Technologies Inc   Novra Technologies Inc (Novra) of Canada, planned to acquire Westport Research Associates Inc, a Raytown-based manufactures display terminals. Concurrently, Novra agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Wegener Corp.
Wegener Corp Novra Technologies Inc   Novra Technologies Inc (Novra) of Canada, agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Wegener Corp, a Duluth-based manufacturer of satellite communication equipment. Concurrently, Novra planned to acquire Westport Research Associates Inc.
Professional Underwriters NSM Insurance Group Inc   NSM Insurance Group Inc acquired Professional Underwriters Agency Inc, an Oak Brook-based insurance agency. Terms were not disclosed.
Valued Relationships Inc Pamlico Capital LLC   Pamlico Capital LLC acquired an undisclosed majority interest in Valued Relationships Inc, a Franklin-based provider of home health care services.
Cloudsquads Inc Persistent Systems Ltd   Persistent Systems Ltd of India definitively agreed to acquire Cloudsquads Inc, a Palo Alto-based developer of social software. Terms were not disclosed.
Taida Co LLC Playbutton Corp   Playbutton Corp merged with Taida Co LLC, a Lalolla-based manufacturer of music players. The merged entity was named ComHear Inc.
GoldMail Inc PointAcross Inc   US -PointAcross inc acquired GoldMail Inc, a San Francisco-based provider of voice-over- visual communications services. Terms were not disclosed.
PowerBar Inc Post Holdings Inc   Post Holdings Inc agreed to acquire Powerbar Inc, a Glendale-based producer of energy bars, from Nestle SA. Originally, in September 2013, Nestle SA was rumored to be seeking a buyer for its PowerBar Inc unit.
Hi-Temp Coatings Tech Co Inc PPG Industries Inc   PPG Industries Inc definitively agreed to acquire Hi-Temp Coatings Technology Co Inc, an Acton-based manufacturer of high- temperature-resistant coatings. Terms were not disclosed.
Praxair Distn Mid-Atlantic LLC Praxair Inc   Praxair Inc acquired the remaining undisclosed interest, which it did not already own, in Praxair Distribution Mid-Atlantic LLC, an Allentown-based manufacturer and wholesaler of industrial gases. Terms were not disclosed.
EB Bradley Co PSP Capital Partners LLC   PSP Capital Partners LLC acquired EB Bradley Co, a Los Angeles-based manufacturer and wholesaler of hadware surfacing products, from Industrial Opportunity Partners LLC, in a secondary buyout transaction. Previously, Industrial Opportunity Partners LLC acquired EB Bradley Co in a leveraged buyout transaction.
UniGraphic Inc Quad/Graphics Inc   Quad/Graqphics Inc acquired UniGraphic Inc, a Woburn-based provider of digital and commercial printing and mailing services. Terms were not disclosed.
Be Green Packaging LLC Riverside Co   Riverside Co acquired Be Green Packaging LLC, a Santa Barbara-based manufacturer and wholesaler of packaging products, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
REC Solar Inc-Residential Divi Sunrun Inc   Sunrun Inc acquired the residential division business of REC Solar Inc, a San Luis Obispo-based electric utility company. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Betterfly TakeLessons   US TakeLessons acquired Betterfly, a Chicago-based provider of online tutoring services. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Vastardis Capital Services The Conifer Group LLC   The Conifer Group LLC agreed to merge with Vastardis Capital Services Holdings LP, a New York-based provider of full-service, outsourced investment administration, portfolio accounting, performance measurement and reporting, investor and tax services.
Quake Kare Inc The Lighthouse for the Blind   The Lighthouse For The Blind acquired Quake Kare Inc, a St Louis-based manufacturer of emergency supplies. Terms were not disclosed.
Bristol Theatre Arts The Repertory Theatre   The Repertory Theatre acquired Bristol Theatre Arts, a provider of theater production services.
Global HealthCare Exchange LLC Thoma Bravo LLC   Thoma Bravo LLC definitively agreed to acquire Global Healthcare Exchange LLC, a Louisville-based developer of medical software. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Towne Park Apartments Timberland Partners Inc   Timberland Partners Inc acquired Towne Park Apartments, a Troy-based owner and operator of apartments.
iHookup Social Inc Titan Iron Ore Inc   Titan Iron Ore Inc agreed to merge with iHookup Social Inc , a Silicon Valley-based provider of mobile social platform for communication services.
JA Cosmetics Corp TPG Growth LLC   TPG Growth LLC, a unit of TPG Capital LP, acquired an undisclosed majority interest in JA Cosmetics Corp (JA), a New York-based manufacturer and wholesaler of cosmetic and make up products, from TSG Consumer Partners LLC, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed, but according to sources familiar with the transaction, the deal was valued at $300 million. Originally, in January 2014, JA announced that it was seeking a buyer for the company.
Document Resources Inc Underground Vaults & Storage   Underground Vaults & Storage Inc acquired Document Resources Inc, a Manhattan-based provider of document destruction services.
Source: Thomson Reuters      

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