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PLJ Enterprises LLC Lonestar West Inc 1,475.896 Lonestar West Inc (Lonestar) of Canada merged with PLJ Enterprises LLC, an Elk City-based provider of oil and gas field services, for $1.476 billion. The consideration was to consist of $885.479 million in cash, $590.319 million in promissory notes and the issuance of 0. 04 million Lonestar common shares valued at $0.098 million. The shares were valued based on Lonestars closing stock price of $2.46 on 28 March 2013, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
BGC Partners-eSpeed Platform NASDAQ OMX Group Inc 1,234.00 NASDAQ OMX Group Inc agreed to acquire the eSpeed electronic trading platform of BGC Partners Inc, a New York-based provider of securities brokerage services, for an estimated $1.234 billion. The consideration was to consist of $750 million in cash and up to a further $484 million in profit-related payments.
Panther Energy Co LLC-Oil- Midstates Petroleum Co Inc 620.00 Midstates Petroleum Co Inc definitively agreed to acquire the oil-weighted properties, located in Western Anadarko basin in Oklahoma and Texas, of Panther Energy Co LLC and Red Willow Mid-Continent LLC, an oil and gas exploration and production companies, a subsidiaries of Southern Ute Indian Tribe Growth Fund, and LINN Energy LLC, for $620 million in cash.
Eagle Ford Hunter Inc Penn Virginia Oil & Gas Corp 401.00 Penn Virginia Oil & Gas Corp, a wholly-owned unit of Penn Virginia Corp, definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Eagle Ford Hunter Inc, an oil and gas exploration and production company, from Magnum Hunter Resources Corp, for $401 mil.
Obagi Medical Products Inc Merz Pharma GmbH & Co KGaA 399.487 Merz Pharma GmbH & Co KGaA of Germany, planned to launch an unsolicited challenging offer to acquire the entire share capital of Obagi Medical Products Inc (Obagi), a Long Beach-based manufacturer and wholesaler of skin care systems and products, for $22 in cash per share, or a total value of $399.487 million. Previously, Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Obagi.
AndersonBrecon AndersonBrecon SPV 308.00 AndersonBrecon SPV, a special purpose acquisition vehicle created by Greenspring Associates Inc, QIC Global Private Equity, Thomas Mcnerney & Partners and Frazier Healthcare VI LP, definitively agreed to acquire AmerisourceBergen, a Rockford-based provider of packaging services to pharmaceutical businesses, from AmerisourceBergen Corp, for $308 million in cash, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Originally, in November 2012, AmerisourceBergen Corp, announced that it was seeking a buyer for its AmerisourceBergen unit.
Lexmark International Inc-Asts Funai Electric Co Ltd 100.00 Funai Electric Co Ltd of Japan agreed to acquire the Inkjet-Related Technology & Assets of Lexmark International Inc, a Lexington-based manufacturer and wholesaler of printers, for an estimated $101.698 million. The transaction was to include inkjet patents, R&D resources, manufacturing facility of Lexmark International (Philippines) Inc, and other technologies and assets.
Chesapeake Energy-Assets Gastar Exploration Ltd 85.00 Gastar Exploration Ltd agreed to acquire the Kingfisher & Canadian assets of Chesapeake Energy Corp, an Oklahoma City-based oil and gas exploration and production company, for $85 mil.
Multifamily Apartment(3) Panther Ppty Investment LLC 75.00 Panther Properties Investment LLC acquired a three-property multifamily apartment portfolio, located in Alabama, for $75 mil.
Morgan Group LLC The Yucaipa Cos LLC 75.00 The Yucaipa Cos LLC (Yucaipa) definitively agreed to acquire Morgan Group LLC, an owner and operator of hotel, from Morgans Hotel Group Co (MHG), for $75 million. The consideration was to consist of the issuance of 12. 5 million MHG convertible warrants valued at $6 per share, and MHG convertible notes and preference shares, held by Yucaipa, in a leveraged buyout transaction. The transaction was to include TLG Acquisition LLC.
Magnetek Inc Investor Group 48.143 An investment group comprised of Blott Asset Management LLC and Talanta Investment Group LLC, planned to launch a tender offer to acquire all the outstanding common stock of Magnetek Inc (Magnetek), a Menomonee Falls- based manufacturer of digital power and motion control systems, for an estimated $15 per share, or a total value of $48.143 mil.
Headquarters Village,Plano,TX Whitestone REIT 25.70 Whitestone REIT acquired Headquarters Village, a Plano- based owner and operator of an office and shopping center, for $25.7 in cash.
W New Orleans-French Quarter Chesapeake Lodging Trust 25.50 Chesapeake Lodging Trust acquired W New Orleans-French Quarter, a New Orleans-based owner and operator of hotel, from Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc, for $25.5 mil.
Ferro Pfanstiehl Laboratories PLI Holdings Inc 24.90 PLI Holdings Inc, a unit of Med Opportunity Partners LLC, acquired Ferro Pfanstiehl Laboratories Inc (Ferro Pfanstiehl), a Mayfield Heights-based manufacturer of pharmaceutical products, from Ferro Corp, for $24.9 mil, in a leveraged buyout transaction. The consideration was to consist of $16.9 million in cash and up to $8 million in profit- related payments. On completion, Ferro Pfanstiehl was renamed Pfanstiehl Inc.
Cardiac Science-Product Line Mortara Instrument Inc 21.00 Mortara Instrument Inc agreed to acquire the Diagnostic Cardiology product line of Cardiac Science Corp, a Bothell-based manufacturer and wholesaler of diagnostic and therapeutic cardiology products, for approximately $21 mil, from Opto Circuits(India)Ltd.
Sup-R-Jar LLC-Certain Assets Logan International Inc 17.20 Logan International Inc of Canada, agreed to acquire the certain assets of Sup-R- Jar LLC, a unit of the W-H Energy Services Inc subsidiary of Schlumberger Ltds Smith International Inc unit, for $17.2 million in cash and assumption of undisclosed amount in liabilities.
Livemocha Inc Rosetta Stone Inc 8.50 Rosetta Stone Inc acquired the entire share capital of Livemocha Inc, a Seattle-based provider of online language learning services, for $8.5 million in cash.
Holiday Mobile Village UMH Properties Inc 7.25 UMH Properties Inc acquired Holiday Mobile Village, a Nashville-based owner and operator of a manufactured home community, for $7.25 mil.
Kenwick Place & Canterbury Resource Real Estate REIT 6.85 Resource Real Estate Opportunity REIT Inc, a unit of Resource America Inc, acquired Kenwick Place and Canterbury Apartments, a Lexington-based owner and operator of apartment buildings, for $6.85 mil.
NAVEX Global-Field Research In-Touch Survey Systems Ltd 1.00 In-Touch Survey Systems Inc of Canada acquired the Field Research division of NAVEX Global Inc, a Lake Oswego-based provider of enterprise risk solution services, and a unit of Riverside Co, for $1 million in cash.
On The Curb LLC Bassline Productions Inc .035 Bassline Productions Inc (Bassline), a unit of Taanen LP, acquired the entire share capital of On The Curb LLC, a Henderson-based provider of travel management and production services, in exchanged for 0.01 million Bassline common shares valued at $0.035 million. The shares were valued based on Bassline's closing stock price of $3.51 on 2 April 2013, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
PBS Real Estate LLC ABS Partners Real Estate LLC   ABS Partners Real Estate LLC merged with PBS Real Estate LLC, a New York-based provider of real estate consulting services.
Pivot Technology Solutions Inc Acme Capital Corp   Pivot Technology Solutions Inc merged with Acme Capital Corp in a reverse takeover transaction.
RCM Capital Management LLC Allianz Global Investors US   Allianz Global Investors US LLC, a majority-owned unit of Allianz SEs Allianz Global Investors AG subsidiary, merged with RCM Capital Management LLC, a San Francisco-based provider of investment management services, from Travelers Group Inc.
American Academy of Nurse American College of Nurse   American College of Nurse Practitioners merged with American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, an Austin-based provider of medical and health services.
Helixstorm LLC American Digital Corp   American Digital Corp acquired Helixstorm LLC, a Murrieta-based provider of information technology services.
Jaco-Bryant Printers Inc American Paper Optics LLC   American Paper Optics LLC acquired Jaco-Bryant Printers Inc, a Memphis-based provider of printing services.
UVP LLC Analytik Jena AG   Analytik Jena AG of Germany agreed to acquire the entire share capital of UVP LLC, an Upland-based manufacturer of digital imaging equipment. Terms were not disclosed. The transaction was to include Ultra-Violet Products Ltd.
Vantria Federal Credit Union Apple Federal Credit Union   Apple Federal Credit Union agreed to merge with Springfield-based Vantria Federal Credit Union. Terms were not disclosed.
ABA Arthur J Gallagher & Co   Arthur J Gallagher & Co acquired Advanced Benefit Advisors Inc, a Cherry Hill- based provider of employee benefit consulting services. Terms were not disclosed.
Canberra Industries Inc Astorg Partners SAS   Astorg Partners SAS (Astorg) of France, a unit of Astorg et Associes, agreed to acquire Canberra Industries Inc (Canberra), a Meriden- based manufacturer of measurement devices, from Areva Inc, a majority-owned subsidiary of Areva SA, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Originally, Areva announced that it was seeking a buyer for its Canberra unit. Astorg was named potential bidder.
BancLeasing LLC BancVue Ltd   BancVue Ltd acquired BancLeasing LLC, a Plano- based provider of financial software services. Terms were not disclosed.
VGFive Bay Acquisition Corp   Bay Acquisition Corp acquired VGFive, a provider of online video game trading services.
James Cable LLC-Assets BCI Broadband   BCI Broadband, a unit of Cablevision Systems Corps Optimum West subsidiary, definitively agreed to acquire the assets of James Cable LLC, a Bloomfield Hills- based provider of cable TV services, and a unit of GoldenTree Asset Management LP.
Apricus Pharmaceuticals-Totect Biocodex USA   Biocodex USA, a unit of Biocodex, acquired the Totect brand of Apricus Pharmaceuticals USA Inc, a biotechnology company, and a unit of Apricus Biosciences Inc. Concurrently, Mist Pharmaceuticals LLC acquired NitroMist, from Apricus Biosciences Inc.
Villas at Westheimer Carroll Organization   Carroll Organization (Carroll) acquired Villas at Westheimer, a Houston-based owner and operator of apartment buildings. Concurrently, Carroll acquired Waterford on Westheimer.
Waterford on Westheimer Carroll Organization   Carroll Organization (Carroll) acquired Waterford on Westheimer, a Houston- based owner and operator of apartment buildings. Concurrently, Carroll acquired Villas at Westheimer.
Mohave Cellular Ltd Cellco Partnership Inc   Verizon Wireless Inc acquired Mohave Cellular Ltd Partnership, a Kingman-based provider of wireless telecom services, from Frontier Communications Corp.
Pruitt Real Estate Coldwell Banker Residential RE   Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate LLC (Coldwell), a unit of the NRT LLC subsidiary of Apollo Investment Fund LP's Realogy Holdings Corp unit, acquired Pruitt Real Estate, a Melbourne-based provider of real estate brokerage services. Concurrently, Coldwell acquired Keldorff Inc.
Keldorff Inc Coldwell Banker Residential RE   Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate LLC (Coldwell), a unit of the NRT LLC subsidiary of Apollo Investment Fund LP's Realogy Holdings Corp unit, acquired Keldorff Inc dba ERA Showcase Properties & Investments, a Merritt Island-based provider of real estate brokerage services. Concurrently, Coldwell acquired Pruitt Real Estate.
Manekin LLC Colliers International   Colliers International Property Consultants Inc, a unit of FirstService Corp, planned to merge with Manekin LLC, a Columbia-based commercial real estate company. Upon completion, the combined entity was to be renamed Colliers International Baltimore.
Shops at Oasis Comanche Acquisitions LLC   Comanche Acquisitions LLC acquired an undislcosed majority stake in Shops at Oasis, an owner and operator of a shopping center.
TMW CoorsTek Inc   CoorsTek Inc acquired Tulsa Machine Works & Manufacturing, a Tulsa-based manufacturer of oilfield and industrial crankshafts. Terms were not disclosed.
Loxcreen MetalSource Dunbarton Corp   Dunbarton Corp acquired Loxcreen MetalSource, a West Columbia-based manufacturer of aluminum products.
Viecore FSD E OIR Technologies Inc   E OIR Technologies Inc, a unit of Accelpath LLCs AccelPath Inc unit, agreed to acquire Viecore Federal Systems Division, a Mahwah- based provider of information technology consulting and applications services, from Nuance Communications Inc.
Semphonic Ernst & Young LLP   Ernst & Young LLP acquired Semphonic, a Novato- based provider of data analytics services.
Infoglide Software Corp Fair Isaac Corp   Fair Isaac Corp acquired Infoglide Software Corp, an Austin-based developer of business intelligence software.
Western Petro-Propane Op Ferrellgas Partners LP   Ferrellgas Partners LP acquired the propane operations of Western Petroleum Inc, a Vernal-based wholesaler of fuel, lubricants, and propane. Terms were not disclosed.
AmeriTitle Inc Futura Title & Escrow   Futura Title & Escrow acquired AmeriTitle Inc, a Bend-based provider of title and escrow services.
Horsburgh & Scott Co GenNx360 Capital Partners LLC   GenNx360 Capital Partners LLC acquired Horsburgh & Scott Co (Horsburgh), a Cleveland- based manufacturer of gears, drives and replacement parts, in a secondary buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed. Previously, Bolder Capital LLC acquired Horsburgh, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Gateway-Distribution Center Golden State Foods Corp   Golden State Foods Corp acquired a distribution Center, located in Illinois, from Gateway Distribution Inc, a Cincinnati-based provider of logistics services.
Rocky Mountain Hydroponics LLC Growlife Inc   Growlife Inc signed a Letter of Intent {LoI} to acquire Rocky Mountain Hydroponics LLC, a Colorado Springs investment company. Concurrently, Growlife Inc, signed a Letter of Intent {LoI} to acquire Evergreen Garden Center LLC, and 58Hydro.com.
Evergreen Garden Center LLC Growlife Inc   Growlife Inc signed a Letter of Intent {LoI} to acquire Evergreen Garden Center LLC, a Brunswick-based investment company. Concurrently, Growlife Inc, signed a Letter of Intent {LoI} to acquire Rocky Mountain Hydroponics LLC, and 58Hydro.com.
58Hydro.com Growlife Inc   Growlife Inc signed a Letter of Intent {LoI} to acquire 58Hydro.com, an Edwards-based wholesaler of garden equipments. Concurrently, Growlife Inc, signed a Letter of Intent {LoI} to acquire Rocky Mountain Hydroponics LLC, and Evergreen Garden Center LLC.
IBM-ShowCase Software Port Help/Systems LLC   Help/Systems LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Summit Partners LP, acquired the ShowCase business intelligence software portfolio of International Business Machines Corp, a Armonk-based manufacturer of computer products. Terms were not disclosed.
Triangle Urological Group Highmark Inc   Highmark Inc acquired Triangle Urological Group, a Pittsburgh-based provider of urological treatment services.
LAuberge de Sedona IMH Financial Corp   IMH Financial Corp agreed to acquire LAuberge de Sedona, a Sedona-based owner and operator of hotel. The transaction was to include Orchards Inn.
PE-Nexus LLC IntraLinks Holdings Inc   IntraLinks Holdings Inc (IntraLinks) acquired PE- Nexus LLC, a Miami-based provider of online deal exchange services.
Biscayne Plaza,Miami,FL Investor Group   An investor group comprised of Global Fund Investments LLC and MMG Equity Partners acquired Biscayne Plaza, a Miami-based owner and operator of shopping center. Terms were not disclosed.
XL Foods Inc-Certain US Op JBS USA Holdings Inc   JBS USA Holdings Inc, a wholly-owned unit of JBS SA, planned to acquire the certain US operations, located in Omaha, Nebraska and Nampa, Idaho of XL Foods Inc, a Calgary-based producer of beef and cattle products.
Life-Tech Inc-Anesthesia Kimberly-Clark Corp   Kimberly-Clark Corp acquired the anesthesia business of Life-Tech Inc, a Stafford-based manufacturer and wholesaler of medical equipments. Terms were not disclosed.
Beth Israel Deaconess Med Ctr Lahey Health System Inc   Lahey Health System Inc planned to merge with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Inc, a Boston-based owner and operator of a hospital, from Harvard University.
Filter Advertising Inc Laughlin Constable Inc   Laughlin Constable Inc acquired Filter Advertising Inc, a New York-based provider of advertising services
Infirmary Hospice Care LHC Group Inc   LHC Group Inc acquired Infirmary Hospice Care, a Mobile-based provider of medical and health services.
HYFN Inc LIN Television Corp   LIN Television Corp, a unit of LIN TV Corp, acquired an undisclosed majority interest in HYFN Inc, a Hermosa Beach-based prepackaged software developer.
SCS Refrigerated Svcs LLC-Asts Lineage Logistics Holdings LLC   Lineage Logistics Holdings LLC acquired the assets of SCS Refrigerated Services LLC, an Algona-based provider of refrigerated warehousing services. Terms were not disclosed. Concurrently, Lineage Logistics Holdings LLC acquired the facilities of SCS Refrigerated Services LLC.
SCS Refrigerated Svcs LLC-Fclt Lineage Logistics Holdings LLC   Lineage Logistics Holdings LLC acquired the facilities of SCS Refrigerated Services LLC, an Algona-based provider of refrigerated warehousing services. Terms were not disclosed. Concurrently, Lineage Logistics Holdings LLC acquired the assets of SCS Refrigerated Services LLC.
AlphaCore Pharma MedImmune Inc   Medimmune Inc, a wholly- owned subsidiary of Astrazeneca PLC, acquired AlphaCore Pharma, an Ann Arbor-based biotechnology company. Terms were not disclosed.
The Daily Buzz LLC Mojo Brands Media LLC   Mojo Brands Media LLC acquired The Daily Buzz LLC, a Lake Mary-based provider of cable television services, from ACME Communications Inc. Terms were not disclosed.
Tyler Machine Tool Co Mori Seiki USA LLC   Mori Seiki USA LLC, a wholly owned unit of Mori Seiki Co Ltd of Japan acquired Tyler Machine Tool Co, a Seabrook-based manufacturer of machine tools.
rProjects Inc-Technology Asts Musinart LLC   Musinart LLC acquired the technology assets of rProjects Inc, a New York- based provider of information retrieval services.
Ultimate Mobility Inc Numotion   Numotion, a subsidiary of Audax Group LP, acquired Ultimate Mobility Inc, a Worcester-based manufacturer of rehab and adaptive equipment. Terms were not disclosed.
OKIRON Design Inc Pacific Software Publishing   Pacific Software Publishing Inc merged with OKIRON Design Inc, a San Diego-based provider of web development and hosting services. Terms were not disclosed.
VirtualSharp Software Corp PHD Virtual Technologies Inc   PHD Virtual Technologies Inc acquired VirtualSharp Software Corp, a McLean-based developer of recovery software.
Providence Med Ctr,St John Prime Healthcare Services Inc   Prime Healthcare Services Inc acquired Providence Medical Center and Saint John Hospital, owner and operators of hospitals, from SCL Health System.
Steritech Group-Supply Chain SAI Global Ltd   SAI Global Ltd of Australia planned to acquire the supply chain certification services of The Steritech Group Inc, a Charlotte-based provider of brand protection services.
Progressive Medical Intl Sarnova Inc   Sarnova Inc, a wholly- owned unit of Water Street Healthcare Partners LLC, acquired Progressive Medical International, a Vista-based wholesaler of healthcare products. Terms were not disclosed.
Abadin Cook Sedgwick LLP   Sedgwick LLP acquired Abadin Cook, a Miami-based law firm.
Sherman Clay & Co Inc-Stores Steinway & Sons Inc   Steinway & Sons Inc planned to acquire two stores, located in California, of Sherman Clay & Co Inc, a San Bruno-based owner and operator of a piano store. The transaction was to include stores in San Francisco and Walnut Creek.
Galaxie Home LLC Steve DeZara   Steve DeZara acquired bankrupt Galaxie Home LLC, a Lincolnwood-based construction company.
Westroc Inc Summit Materials LLC   Summit Materials LLC acquired Westroc Inc, a Pleasant Grove-based provider of aggregates and ready-mix concrete services. Terms were not disclosed. Concurrently, Summit Materials LLC acquired certain assets from Lafarge North America Inc.
Lafarge North America-Assets Summit Materials LLC   Summit Materials LLC acquired certain assets from Lafarge North America Inc, a Chicago-based manufacturer and wholesaler of cement and concrete products, a subsidiary of Lafarge SA. Terms were not disclosed. Concurrently, Summit Materials LLC acquired Westroc Inc.
Caleel+Hayden Swander Pace Capital LLC   Swander Pace Capital LLC acquired Caleel + Hayden Holdings Inc (Caleel + Hayden) , a Denver-based manufacturer and wholesaler of skin care products, from North Castle Partners LLC (North Castle), in a secondary buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed. Previously, North Castle acquired Caleel + Hayden in a leveraged buyout transaction.
TelJet Longhaul LLC Tech Valley Communications Inc   Tech Valley Communications Inc acquired TelJet Longhaul LLC, a Williston-based provider of telecommunications services. Terms were not disclosed.
Contact Centers of America LLC Teleconsultants Network Inc   TeleConsultants Network Inc acquired Contact Centers of America LLC, an Orlando- based provider of call center services.
Arkansas Credit Union League Texas Credit Union League   Texas Credit Union League merged with Arkansas Credit Union League, a credit union company.
San Marcos,The Courtyard,La The Ensign Group Inc   The Ensign Group Inc acquired the San Carlos, The Courtyard, and La Villa Rehabilitation and Healthcare Centers, a provider of skilled nursing services, in cash.
Royalty Lawn & Landscaping Inc Transfer Technology Intl Corp   Transfer Technology International Corp signed a Letter of Intent {LoI} to acquire Royalty Lawn & Landscaping Inc, a Wesley Chapel-based provider of lawn care and landscaping services.
John Wiley & Sons Inc-Certain Turner Publishing Inc   Turner Publishing Inc, a wholly-owned unit of Turner Broadcasting System Inc, acquired the certain assets of John Wiley & Sons Inc, a Hoboken-based publisher of books and magazines.
Merced Property & Casualty Co United Heritage Finl Grp Inc   United Heritage Financial Group Inc acquired a 94% interest in Merced Property & Casualty Co, an Atwater-based provider of property and casualty insurance services. Terms were not disclosed.
Allegiance Security Group LLC Universal Protection Service   Universal Protection Service Inc, a unit of Universal Services of America, acquired Allegiance Security Group LLC, a provider of security services, from Trivest Partners LP.
Micronics Inc Vance Street Capital LLC   Vance Street Capital LLC acquired an undisclosed majority interest in Micronics Inc, a Portsmouth- based manufacturer of filter cloth, plates, and presses, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
Solari Hospice Care Vitas Healthcare Corp   VITAS Healthcare Corp, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Chemed Corp, acquired Solari Hospice Care, a Bellaire- based provider of hospice care services. Terms were not disclosed.
AutoNation-Volkswagen,McKinney World Class Automotive Group   World Class Automotive Group acquired the McKinney Volkswagen dealership from AutoNation Inc, a Fort Lauderdale-based owner and operator of automobile dealerships.

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