Target Acquirer Value ($millions) Synopsis
ViroPharma Inc Shire PLC 3,601.7 Shire PLC of Ireland agreed to merge with ViroPharma Inc, an Exton- based manufacturer and wholesaler of biopharmaceuticals, for $50 in cash per share or a total value of $3.602 bil, via a tender offer. The offer was conditioned upon at least a majority of ViroPharma's shares being tendered.
Novartis AG-Blood Transfusion Grifols SA 1,675.0 Grifols SA of Spain, through a wholly-owned subsidiary, definitively agreed to acquire the blood transfusion diagnostic unit of Novartis AG, a Basel-based manufacturer and wholesaler of pharmaceuticals, for $1. 675 billion. The transaction was to include patents, brands, licenses, and royalties, and commercial offices in the US, Switzerland, and Hong Kong.
Brickman Group Ltd KKR & Co LP 1,600.0 KKR & Co LP (KKR), through its KKR North American Fund XI LP unit and other undisclosed funds, definitively agreed to acquire Brickman Group Ltd (Brickman), a Rockville-based provider of commercial landscaping services, from Leonard Green & Partners LP (Leonard), for $1.6 billion in cash, in a secondary buyout transaction. Originally, in August 2013, Leonard was rumored to be seeking a buyer for Brickman. KKR was named rumored potential bidder. Previously, Leonard acquired Brickman, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Gordon Trucking Inc Heartland Express Inc 320.0 Heartland Express Inc (Heartland) acquired the entire share capital of Gordon Trucking Inc, a Pacific-based provider of trucking services, for an estimated $320 million. The consideration was consisted of $110 million in cash, the issuance of $40 million in Heartland common shares, the assumption of $150 million in liabilities, and up to $20 million in profit-related payments. The transaction included certain associated assets.
MapMyFitness Inc Under Armour Inc 150.0 Under Armour Inc agreed to acquire MapMyFitness Inc, an Austin-based provider of online fitness services, for $150 million in cash.
Sealed Air Corp-Business Mason Wells Buyout Fund III LP 125.0 Mason Wells Buyout Fund III LP, a unit of Mason Wells Partners LLC, definitively agreed to acquire Rigid Medical Packaging Business from Sealed Air Corp, a Elmwood Park-based manufacturer of protective and specialty packaging products, for $125 million cash.
Innotrac Corp Sterling Capital Ltd 108.6 Sterling Capital Ltd, through its affiliate, definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Innotrac Corp (Innotrac), a Duluth-based provider of e-commerce services, via tender offer for $8.2 in cash per share, or a total value of $108. 613 million. The offer was conditioned upon at least a majority of Innotracs shares being tendered. Originally, in November 2014, Innotrac planned to divest the company to an undisclosed acquiror.
Adam Grant Bldg, SF, Cal Credit Suisse Group AG 105.0 Credit Suisse Group AG of Switzerland acquired the Adam Grant Building from Seagate Properties, a San Rafael-based real estate investment trust, for an estimated $105 million.
US Wind Farm Projects(9) Infigen Energy Ltd 95.0 Infigen Energy Ltd of Australia, agreed to acquire an undisclosed minority stake in nine US wind farm projects, located in the US, for $95 million.
MCE LP New Source Energy Partners LP 43.6 New Source Energy Partners LP acquired MCE LP, a New York-based oilfield services company, for $43. 609 million.
Hess Corp-US East Coast Aegean Marine Petro Net Inc 30.0 Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc of Greece, agreed to acquire the US East Coast bunkering business of Hess Corp, a New York-based manufacturer of refined petroleum products, for $30 million.
AES Corp-Wind Energy Projects ALLETE Clean Energy Inc 27.0 ALLETE Clean Energy Inc, a unit of ALLETE Inc, agreed to acquire three wind energy facilities of AES Corp, an Arlington-based electric utility company, for $27 million. Concurrently, ALLETE Clean Energy Inc was granted an option to acquire the wind energy facility, located in Armenia Mountain, Pennsylvania, from AES Corp.
SCB Bancorp Inc Horizon Bancorp,IN 18.2 Horizon Bancorp (Horizon) definitively agreed to merge with SCB Bancorp Inc (SCB), an East Lansing-based bank holding company, in a stock swap transaction valued at $18.234 million. Horizon offered 0.4904 common shares and $5.15 in cash per SCB stock. Based on Horizon's closing stock price of $21. 43 on 12 November 2013, the last full trading day prior to the announcement, each SCB stock was valued at $10. 509.
East Deck Motel ED 40 LLC 14.8 ED 40 LLC acquired East Deck Motel, a Montauk-based motel, from Alice Houseknecht, for $14.75 million.
The Park,Anaheim Rexford Industrial Realty Inc 10.6 Rexford Industrial Realty Inc acquired the Park, an Anaheim-based owner and operator of buildings, for $10.6 million.
Babar Enterprises LLC Agility Health Inc 3.6 Agility Health Inc (Agility) of Canada acquired the entire share capital of Babar Enterprises LLC, a St. Charles-based provider of physical therapy services, for an estimated $3.6 million. The consideration consisted of an estimated $3.6 million in cash, the issuance of 1. 898 million restricted Agility common shares, and an up to an undisclosed amount in profit-related payments.
Williams Bus Lines Inc Student Transp of America Inc 3.4 Student Transportation of America Inc, a unit of Student Transportation Inc, acquired Williams Bus Lines Inc, a Wilkes-Barre-based provider of school bus transportation services, for $3.4 million in cash.
Eastern Shores Inc-Theater Digital Cinema Destinations 2.5 Digital Cinema Destinations Corp agreed to acquire a theater, located in Londonderry, from Eastern Shores Inc, a Londonderry- based owner and operator of movie theaters, for an estimated $2.5 million.
Avcom Inc MGT Capital Investments Inc 1.6 MGT Capital Investments Inc agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Avcom Inc, a New York-based developer of casino games software, in exchange for common shares, valued at $1.55 million.
Property Portfolio (6) City of Knoxville, TN 1.5 City of Knoxville, Tennessee acquired a property portfolio based in Knoxville, Tennessee, for $1.45 million. The portfolio is comprised of six properties including McClung Warehouses and other dilapidated properties.
Aqua Handling of Texas LLC HII Technologies Inc 1.3 HII Technologies Inc (HII) acquired the entire share capital of Aqua Handling of Texas LLC, a Southlake-based provider of frac water transfer services, for $1.32 million. The consideration consisted of $0.3 million in cash, $0.5 million in notes, and the issuance of 1.444 million common shares, valued at $0.52 million. The shares were valued based on HII's closing stock price of $0.36 on 5 November 2013, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
Prestige Solar Products Inc Trans Global Group Inc 0.2 Trans Global Group Inc agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Prestige Solar Products Inc, a Miami- based wholesaler of solar products, for $0.2 million.
Precise Machining Accurus Aerospace Corp   Accurus Aerospace Corp, a wholly owned unit of Liberty Hall Capital Partners LP acquired Precise Machining & Manufacturing LLC, a Tulsa- based manufacturer and wholesaler of engineered machined parts. Terms were not disclosed.
Velocius Networks Akamai Technologies Inc   Akamai Technologies Inc acquired Velocius Networks, a provider of traffic optimizing services.
AES Corp-Wind Energy Facility ALLETE Clean Energy Inc   ALLETE Clean Energy Inc, a unit of ALLETE Inc, was granted an option to acquire a wind energy facility, located in Armenia Mountain, Pennsylvania, of AES Corp, an Arlington-based electric utility company. Concurrently, ALLETE Clean Energy Inc agreed to acquire three wind generating facilities of AES Corp.
Lee F Murphy Insurance Group AssuredPartners Inc   AssuredPartners Inc, a unit of GTCR LLC, Lee F Murphy Insurance Group, a St. Paul- based insurance agency, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
AHM Financial Group LLC AssuredPartners Inc   AssuredPartners Inc acquired AHM Financial Group LLC, a St. Louis-based provider of insurance services, in a leverage buyout transaction. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Greenline Systems A-T Solutions Inc   A-T Solutions Inc acquired Greenline Systems, an Arlington-based developer of maritime facilitation software and services. Terms were not disclosed.
Community Bank & Trust,Sheboyg Baylake Bank,Sturgeon Bay,WI   Baylake Bank, a wholly- owned unit of Baylake Corp, signed a Letter of Intent {LoI} to acquire Sheboygan- based Community Bank & Trust, from Community Banc-Corp of Sheboygan Inc.
Lovelace Health Plan Blue Cross & Blue Shield of NM   Blue Cross And Blue Shield Of New Mexico, a unit of Health Care Service Corp, definitively agreed to acquire Lovelace Health Plan, an Albuquerque-based provider of health plan services, from Lovelace Health Systems.
Catapult Systems LLC ChinaSoft International Ltd   ChinaSoft International Ltd, of China, agreed to acquire a 92.5% interest in Catapult Systems LLC, an Austin-based provider of Microsoft-focused information technology consulting services. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
IVANS Inc Contingent Network Services   Contingent Network Services LLC acquired the entire share capital of IVANS Inc, a Stamford-based provider of information technology services, from ABILITY Network Inc. Terms were not disclosed.
Servio CrowdSource   CrowdSource definitively agreed to acquire Servio, a San Francisco-based provider of crowdsourcing solutions.
Boyd Bros Transportation Inc Daseke Inc   Daseke Inc merged with Boyd Bros Transportation Inc, a Clayton-based provider of trucking services. The transaction included WTI Transport, Mid Seven Transportation, Boyd Intermodal, and Boyd Logistics.
Mackall Crounse & Moore PLC DeWitt Ross & Stevens SC   DeWitt Ross & Stevens SC planned to merge with Mackall Crounse & Moore PLC, a Minneapolis-based law firm. Upon completion, Mackall Crounse & Moore PLC was to be renamed DeWitt Mackall Crounse & Moore SC.
AdviStor Inc ePlus Technology Inc   ePlus Technology Inc, a unit of ePlus Inc, acquired AdviStor Inc, a Pittsford- based provider of data storage services. Terms were not disclosed.
Snapchat Inc Facebook Inc   Facebook Inc was rumored to be planning to acquire Snapchat Inc, a Pacific Palisades-based developer of photo messaging applications software. Terms of the deal were not disclosed but, according to sources close to the situation, the deal was valued at an estimated $3 billion.
Fannie Mae Fairholme Capital Mgmt LLC   Fairholme Capital Management LLC planned to acquire the entire share capital of Federal National Mortgage Association, a Washington-based provider of home mortgage and loans services.
TOFU Marketing Fit Marketing   Fit Marketing acquired TOFU Marketing, a Salt Lake City-based provider of internet marketing services. Terms were not disclosed.
Moritz BMW/Mini/Cadillac Group 1 Automotive Inc   Group 1 Automotive Inc acquired Moritz BMW/Mini/ Cadillac, a Arlington-based owner and operator of automobile dealerships. Terms were not disclosed.
EFS Cogen Holdings I LLC Highstar Capital IV LP   Highstar Capital IV LP, a unit of Highstar Capital LP, agreed to acquire 50% interest in EFS Cogen Holdings I LLC, a Delaware- based investment company, from GE Energy Financial Services Inc, a unit of General Electric Co's GE Commercial Finance Inc subsidiary.
Fiberlink Communications Corp IBM Corp   International Business Machines Corp definitively agreed to acquire Fiberlink Communications Corp, a Blue Bell-based developer of mobility management platform software. Terms were not disclosed.
Genova Diagnostics Inc Investor Group   An investor group, comprised of Levine Leichtman Capital Partners V LP, a unit of Levine Leichtman Capital Inc, and the management of Genova Diagnostics Inc (Genova), acquired Genova, an Asheville-based provider of specialty clinical laboratory services. Terms were not disclosed.
Elkhorn Holdings Inc John Wood Group PLC   John Wood Group PLC of the UK, agreed to acquire Elkhorn Holdings Inc, an Evanston-based provider of industrial and plant construction and maintenance services. Terms were not disclosed.
Northern Seed LLC Lariat Partners LP   Lariat Partners LP acquired an undisclosed majority interest in Northern Seed LLC, a Butte-based provider of agricultural services, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Sprayglo USA Inc Maaco Franchising Inc   Maaco Franchising Inc, a unit of Driven Brands Inc, planned to acquire Sprayglo USA Inc, a Hahira-based provider of auto painting services. Terms were not disclosed.
Sprayglo Maaco Franchising Inc   Maaco Franchising Inc, a unit of Driven Brands Inc, agreed to acquire Sprayglo Auto Refinishing and Body Repair, a Hahira-based provider of auto repair services.
Carmagen Engineering Inc Mistras Group Inc   Mistras Group Inc acquired Carmagen Engineering Inc, a Rockaway-based provider of engineering consulting services.
Biozone Pharmaceuticals-Assets MusclePharm Corp   MusclePharm Corp agreed to acquire certain assets from Biozone Pharmaceuticals Inc, a Englewood Cliffs-based manufacturer of over-the- counter pharmaceutical and cosmetic products.
Childrens Network LLC NBCUniversal Media LLC   NBCUniversal Media LLC, a joint venture between Comcast Group Inc and General Electric Co, acquired the remaining stake, which it did not alredy own, in Children's Network LLC, a Philiadelphia- based owner and operator of a television station.
New Leaf Community Markets New Seasons Market   New Seasons Market acquired New Leaf Community Markets, a Santa Cruz-based owner and operator of natural food stores. Terms were not disclosed.
Capital Eye Medical Group NVISION Corp   NVISION Corp acquired Capital Eye Medical Group, a Carmichael-based owner and operator of eye care facility. Terms were not disclosed.
CRI Lifetree PRA International Inc   PRA International Inc planned to acquire CRI Lifetree, a Mount Laurel- based provider of clinical research services.
DataClues Inc Precision Discovery Inc   Precision Discovery Inc acquired DataClues Inc, a Fountain Valley-based provider of consulting services.
Ohio Neurologic Institute Ltd Premier Health Partners   Premier Health Partners acquired Ohio Neurologic Institute, a Boardman-based provider of neurological diagnostic and treatment services. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Jacobs Automation Rockwell Automation Inc   Rockwell Automation Inc agreed to acquire Jacobs Automation, an Erlanger-based manufacturer of industrial motion control device.
SemCrude Pipeline LLC Rose Rock Midstream LP   Rose Rock Midstream LP planned to raise its interest to 66.6% from 33.3% by acquiring a further 33.3% stake in SemCrude Pipeline LLC, a Tulsa-based owner and operator of crude oil pipelines, from SemCrude LP. Terms were not disclosed.
India Equity Partners Roshan Banan   US -Roshan Banan was rumored to be planning to acquire a 75% majority interest in India Equity Partners, a New York City-based private equity firm.
Endeavour Intl Corp-Assets Samson Exploration LLC   Samson Exploration LLC, a wholly-owned unit of Samson Energy Co LLC, acquired a 50% interest in the upstream and midstream assets of Endeavour International Corp, a Houston- based oil and gas exploration and production company, upon a formation of a joint venture.
A-Mark Precious Metals Inc Shareholders   Spectrum Group International Inc (Spectrum) planned to spin off its A- Mark Precious Metals Inc (A- Mark) unit, to its shareholders. Spectrum common shareholders were to receive 1 A-Mark common share per Spectrum share held.
Stop the Sun Inc Solar Art Window Film   Solar Art Window Film acquired Stop the Sun Inc, a Escondido-based provider of window film installation services.
Inpatient Care Unified-Certain Sound Inpatient Physicians Inc   Sound Inpatient Physicians Inc acquired certain assets of Inpatient Care Unified Inc, a Norwalk- based owner and operator of a health maintenance organization.
Crossline Capital Inc Stonegate Mortgage Corp   Stonegate Mortgage Corp definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Crossline Capital Inc, a Lake Forest-based provider of mortgage lending services.
Mining Assets,Wattenberg Field Synergy Resources Corp   Synergy Resources Corp acquired Mining Assets, located in Wattenberg Field, Colorado. The assets include 38 producing wells, 9 non- operated wells, a 25% interest in a Class II disposal well and 100 net acres in the Northern Extension Area of the Wattenberg Field.
Metrokane Inc Taylor Precision Products Inc   Taylor Precision Products Inc acquired Metrokane Inc, a New York- based manufacturer of wine accessories and barware products.
Wolverine Anesthesia Team Health Holdings Inc   Team Health Holdings Inc acquired Wolverine Anesthesia Consultants MD PA, an Orlando- based provider of anesthesia and pain management services.
Application Security Inc Trustwave Holdings Inc   Trustwave Holdings Inc acquired Application Security Inc, a New York-based developer of data security software.
Westfire Inc Tyco International Ltd   Tyco International Ltd acquired Westfire Inc, an Arvada-based provider of fire protection services.
Fab Pipe Inc United States Pipe & Foundry   United States Pipe & Foundry LLC, a unit of The Comvest Group and Wynnchurch Capital Ltd's USP Holdings Inc subsidiary, acquired Fab Pipe Inc, a Rogers-based manufacturer of ductile iron and steel process piping products. Terms were not disclosed.
upLynk LLC Verizon Digital Media Services   Verizon Digital Media Services, a unit of Verizon Communications Inc, acquired uplink LLC, a Newbury Park- based technology and television cloud company.
MNIT Viracor-IBT Laboratories Inc   Viracor-IBT Laboratories Inc definitively agreed to acquire Mendez National Institute of Transplantation, a Los Angeles-based provider of research, technical service and educational programs related to transplantation.
Curbed.Com LLC Vox Media Inc   Vox Media Inc acquired Curbed.Com LLC, a New York- based provider of online real estate news.
Jon Michael Franks PC Wynne Law Firm   Wynne Law Firm merged with Jon Michael Franks PC, a Grapevine-based law firm.
COMPASS Corp for Recovery Svcs Zepf Center   Zepf Center planned to merge with COMPASS Corp for Recovery Services, a Toledo- based owner and operator of an HMO.
Source: Thomson Reuters      

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