Chemtura
Target Acquirer Value ($millions) Synopsis
BATS Global Markets Inc CBOE Holdings Inc 3,047.1 CBOE Holdings Inc definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of BATS Global Markets Inc, a Lenexa-based provider of electronic stock trading services, for $3.047 billion via a stock swap transaction. CBOE offered a choice of $10 in cash and 0.3201 CBOE common shares per BATS share, $32.503 in cash per share or $32.503 in CBOE common shares. Based on CBOE's closing stock price of $70.30 on 23 September 2016, each BATS share was valued at $22.503. Upon completion of the deal, CBOE and BATS would respectively own 72% and 28% of the merged entity. Originally, in September 2016, CBOE is rumored to be planning to acquire BATS.
Vantage Energy LLC,Vantage Energy II LLC Rice Energy Inc 2,772.6

Rice Energy Inc agreed to acquire Vantage Energy LLC and Vantage Energy II LLC, Englewood-based producer of crude petroleum and natural gas, from Vantage Energy LLC, owned by Vantage Energy Inc and Vantage Energy II LLC, ultimately owned by Vantage Energy Inc. The value of the transaction was estimated at 2.77 billion. The consideration consisted of 39.1 million shares valued at closing stock price of $26.92 or a total of $1.052 billion worth of Rice Energy's common stock, $700 million debt reduction and $1.02 billion in cash. In connection with the acquisition, Rice Midstream Partners LP (RMP) will purchase the acquired midstream assets from Rice Energy for USD600 million. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2016, subject to customary closing conditions.

The exploration and production (E&P) assets to be acquired by Rice Energy include approximately 85,000 net core Marcellus acres in Greene County, Pennsylvania, with rights to the deeper Utica Shale on approximately 52,000 net acres and 37,000 net acres in the Barnett Shale. The core midstream assets to be acquired by RMP include 30 miles of dry gas gathering and compression assets.

Chemtura Corp Lanxess AG 2,109.7 Lanxess AG of Germany, definitely agreed to merge with Chemtura Corp, a Middlebury-based manufacturer of plastics materials, for $33.5 per share or a total of $2.11 billion. Upon completion of the deal, Chemtura common shares would be delisted in the New York Stock Exchange.
AppLovin Corp Orient Hongtai (Beijing) Investment Management Co Ltd 1,400.0 China's Orient Hongtai (Beijing) Investment Management Co Ltd, a unit of Orient Securities Co Ltd, agreed to acquire an undisclosed majority interest in AppLovin Corp, a San Francisco-based provider of marketing consulting services, for $1.4 billion via a leverage buyout transaction. Originally, in Aug 2016, Orient Hongtai was rumored to be planning to acquire AppLovin.
M3 Midstream LLC-Appalachia Gathering System DTE Energy Co 1,300.0 DTE Energy Co agreed to acquire Appalachia Gathering System of M3 Midstream LLC (M3), a Houston-based natural gas distributor. Concurrently, DTE agreed to acquire a 55% interest in stonewall Gas Gathering LLC from M3 (40%) and Vega Energy Partners Ltd (15%). Both transactions would have a combined value of $1.3 bil.
Steward Health Care Systems LLC-Acute Care Hospitals(9) Medical Properties Trust Inc 1,200.0 Medical Properties Trust Inc definitively agreed to acquire nine acute care hospitals from Boston's Steward Health Care Systems, ultimately owned by Cerberus Capital Management LP, for $1.2 billion via a sale and leaseback transaction. Concurrently, Medical definitively agreed to acquire an undisclosed minority stake in Steward for $50 million.
Columbia Pipeline Partners LP Columbia Pipeline Group Inc 848.0 Columbia Pipeline Group Inc, a unit of TransCanada Corp, plans to acquire the entire share capital of Columbia Pipeline Partners LP, a Houston-based owner and operator of natural gas transportation pipelines and related energy infrastructure assets, from NiSource Inc for $15.75 per share or a total of $848.035 million.
Vitol Holding BV-Crude Oil Business Sunoco Logistics Partners LP 760.0 Sunoco Logistics Partners LP agreed to acquire the crude oil business of Vitol Holding BV, a Rotterdam-based mineral merchant wholesaler, for around $760 million.
Rice Energy Inc-Midstream Assets Rice Midstream Partners LP 600.0 Rice Midstream Partners LP, a unit of Rice Energy Inc, plans to acquire midstream assets of Rice Energy Inc, a Canonsburg-based producer of crude petroleum and natural gas, for $600 million.
EndoChoice Holdings Inc Boston Scientific Corp 203.1 Boston Scientific Corp launched a tender offer to merge with EndoChoice Holdings Inc, an Alpharetta-based manufacturer of surgical appliance and supplies, for $per share or a total of $203.146 million.
GovDelivery Inc Vista Equity Partners LLC 153.0 Vista Equity Partners LLC definitively agreed to acquire GovDelivery Inc, a Saint Paul-based software publisher, from Internet Capital Group Inc, a unit of ICG Group Inc, for $153 million via a leveraged buyout transaction. The deal is subject to customary closing conditions.
Columbia Property Trust Inc-Office Complex in Englewood Angelo Gordon & Co LP 122.0 Angelo Gordon & Co LP acquired an office complex in Englewood from Columbia Property Trust Inc, an Atlanta-based owner and operator of Class-A office buildings, for $122 million.
Travelex Insurance Services Cover-More Group Ltd 105.0 Cover-More Group Ltd of Australia, a unit of Crescent Capital Partners Ltd, plans to acquire Travelex Insurance Services, an Omaha-based infrastructure fund, for $105 million.
Independence Realty Advisors LLC Independence Realty Trust Inc 43.0 Independence Realty Trust Inc definitively agreed to acquire Independence Realty Advisors LLC, a Woodstock-based provider of financial investment services, from RAIT Financial Trust for $43 million.
Ball Corp-Tin Manufacturing Facility Independent Can Co 25.0 Independent Can Co plans to acquire the tin manufacturing facility of Ball Corp, a Broomfield-based manufacturer of metal cans, for $25 million.
Media360 Licensing Inc NoHo Inc 5.4 NoHo Inc acquired the entire share capital of Media360 Licensing Inc, a Wyoming-based manufacturer of medicinal and botanical products, in exchange for 54 billion NoHo common shares collectively valued at $5.4 million. The shares were valued based on NoHo's closing stock price of $0.0001 on 27 September 2016, the last full trading day prior to the announcement. Upon completion of the deal, NoHo would change its name to Media360.
Clone Shipper THC BioMed Intl Ltd 1.0 THC BioMed Intl Ltd of Canada has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire the entire share capital of Clone Shipper, a Surprise-based provider of packaging and labeling services, for $1 million.
SwitchRay Inc 46 Labs LLC   46 Labs LLC acquired SwitchRay Inc, a Mission Viejo-based provider of telecommunications services.
DayNine Consulting Inc Accenture PLC   Ireland's Accenture PLC agreed to acquire DayNine Consulting Inc, a Pleasanton-based provider of Workday consulting and deployment services. Terms were not disclosed.
Raisbeck Engineering Inc Acorn Growth Companies   Acorn Growth Companies acquired Raisbeck Engineering Inc, a Seattle-based provider of engineering services, via a leveraged buyout transaction.
Concord Systems Inc Akamai Technologies Inc   Akamai Technologies Inc acquired Concord Systems Inc, a Boca Raton-based provider of data processing and hosting services.
Bella Monte Recovery LLC Alanco Behavioral Health Inc   Alanco Behavioral Health Inc, a unit of Alanco Technologies Inc, signed a Letter of Intent to acquire Bella Monte Recovery LLC, the operator of a drug addiction treatment center in Desert Hot Springs, California.
OrcaTV LLC Apogee Inc   Apogee Inc acquired OrcaTV LLC, a Philadelphia-based provider of data processing and hosting services.
Smith Management Group Associa   Associa acquired Smith Management Group, a St. Louis-based provider of office administrative services.
Ross Technologies Inc Assured Information Security Inc   Assured Information Security Inc acquired Ross Technologies Inc, a Baltimore-based provider of information technology consulting services.
Trellis Park Crossroads Apartments Bascom Group LLC   Bascom Group LLC acquired Trellis Park Crossroads Apartments, a North Las Vegas-based luxury apartment community, via a leveraged buyout transaction.
DNA Response Inc Bluewater Digital   Bluewater Digital acquired the entire share capital of DNA Response Inc, a Seattle-based provider of computer systems design services.
AdThrive LLC CafeMedia   CafeMedia acquired AdThrive LLC, a Powder Springs-based provider of computer systems design services.
PharmaCore Inc Cambrex Corp   Cambrex Corp plans to acquire PharmaCore Inc, a High Point-based manufacturer of pharmaceutical preparations, from TransTech Pharma Inc. Terms were not disclosed, but according to sources with knowledge of the matter, the deal is expected to be valued at $25 million.
Lakeland Commons,Flowood Chase Properties Ltd   Chase Properties Ltd acquired Lakeland Commons, a 211,654 square foot multi-tenant shopping center in Flowood, Mississippi.
Frontera Foods Inc,Red Fork Natural Foods LLC-Packaged Foods Businesses ConAgra Foods Inc   ConAgra Foods Inc acquired the packaged food businesses of Frontera Foods Inc and Red Fork Natural Foods LLC, a Chicago-based food manufacturer. Terms were not disclosed.
Vega Medical Professionals LLC Constellation Healthcare Technologies Inc   Constellation Healthcare Technologies Inc plans to acquire Vega Medical Professionals LLC, a Delaware-based producer of crude petroleum and natural gas. Terms were not disclosed, but according to sources with knowledge of the matter, the deal is estimated to be valued at $22 million.
Valley Commerce Bancorp, Visalia,California CVB Financial Corp,Ontario, California   CVB Financial Corp and Valley Commerce Bancorp (VCPB) have entered into a merger agreement. In line with this, CVB Financial will acquire Valley Commerce Bancorp (VCBP), the holding company for Valley Business Bank. In exchange for all of VCBP’s common stock and options, CVBF will pay aggregate consideration consisting of $23.4 million in cash and 1,942,673 shares of CVBF stock, currently valued at $57.5 million assuming CVBF’s current stock price of $17.56 as of September 22, 2016. Upon completion of the merger, Valley Business Bank will operate as Citizens Business Bank
Dick Clark Productions Inc Dalian Wanda Group Co Ltd   China's Dalian Wanda Group Co Ltd, a unit of Dalian Hexing Investment Co Ltd, is rumored to be planning to acquire Dick Clark Productions Inc, a Santa Monica-based producer of motion pictures and videos, from Eldrige Industries LLC. Terms were not disclosed, but according to sources with knowledge of the matter, the deal is estimated to be valued at $1 bil.
BioQuest LLC Diversified Search   Diversified Search acquired BioQuest LLC, a San Francisco-based provider of research and development services.
Stonewall Gas Gathering LLC DTE Energy Co   DTE Energy Co agreed to acquire a 55% interest in Stonewall Gas Gathering LLC, a pipeline transportation services of natural gas, from M3 Midstream LLC (40%) and Vega Energy Partners Ltd (15%). Concurrently, DTE Energy Co agreed to acquire Appalachia Gathering System from M3 Midstream LLC, a Houston-based natural gas distributor. Both transactions would have a combined value of $1.3 bil.
Embolden Design Inc Envision Technology Advisor LLC   Envision Technology Advisor LLC acquired Embolden Design Inc, a Pawtucket-based provider of telecommunications services.
Marquis Software Solutions Inc Falfurrias Capital Partners LLC   Falfurrias Capital Partners LLC acquired an undisclosed majority interest in Marquis Software Solutions Inc, a Plano-based provider of management consulting services, via a leveraged buyout transaction.
eMaint Enterprises LLC Fluke Corp   Fluke Corp, a unit of Danaher Corp, acquired eMaint Enterprises LLC, a Marlton-based software company.
The Commonwealth Medical College Geisinger Health Systems   Geisinger Health Systems plans to acquire The Commonwealth Medical College, a medical school in Scranton, Pennsylvania.
Green Plains Inc-Certain Ethanol Storage Assets Green Plains Partners LP   Green Plains Partners LP, a unit of Green Plains Inc, definitively agreed to acquire certain ethanol storage assets of Green Plains Inc, an Omaha-based manufacturer of chemical products, via an internal reorganization. The transaction would include certain ethanol storage assets in Mount Vernon, Indiana and York, Nebraska.
Charlottesville Medical Office Building Griffin-American Healthcare Reit IV Inc   Griffin-American Healthcare Reit IV Inc, a REIT co-sponsored by American Healthcare Investors and Griffin Capital Corporation, acquired the Charlottesville Medical Office Building, an approximately 74,000-square-foot class A medical office building in the Virginia city of Charlottesville, located approximately 70 miles from the state capital of Richmond.
ACMC Holding Inc Haydale Graphene Industries PLC   Haydale Graphene Industries PLC of the UK plans to acquire the entire share capital of ACMC Holding Inc, a California-based manufacturer of semiconductors and related device. Terms were not disclosed, but according to sources with knowledge of the matter, the deal is expected to be valued at $7 million.
Fanlogic LLC-Assets HeadsUp Entertainment International Inc   HeadsUp Entertainment International Inc, signed a letter of intent to acquire the assets of Fanlogic LLC, a Harrisonburg-based provider of social fantasy platform for in-game, daily, weekly, season-long, on-demand, eSports or event-driven fantasy games and promotions.
Eastwick Communications Inc Hotwire PR   Hotwire PR of the UK acquired Eastwick Communications Inc, a Redwood-based public relations agency.
Promontory Financial Group LLC International Business Machines Corp   International Business Machines Corp plans to acquire Promontory Financial Group LLC, a Washington-based special purpose finance company. The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions. Terms were not disclosed.
(5) multifamily apartment properties,(5)student housing properties Investcorp International Inc   Investcorp International Inc, a unit of Investcorp Bank BSC, acquired five multifamily apartments and five student housing in several major metropolitan markets across the United States..
Irvin Automotive Products Inc Irvin Acquisition LLC   Irvin Acquisition LLC, a unit of Piston Group, acquired Irvin Automotive Products Inc, a Pontiac-based manufacturer of motor vehicle seats and interior trims, from Takata Corp, ultimately owned by TKJ Corp. Originally, in February 2016, Takata announced it was seeking a buyer for Irvin Automotive. Terms were not disclosed.
Coquille Bay Field Krewe Energy LLC   Krewe Energy LLC, a unit of Sage Road Capital, acquired Coquille Bay Field, a Plaqumines Parish-based producer of crude petroleum and natural gas.
Muhlenbergford Ford Leckner Automotive Services Inc   Leckner Automotive Services Inc acquired Muhlenberg Ford, a Woodstock-based new car dealer.
GREINER FORD LINCOLN Lithia Motors Inc   Lithia Motors Inc acquired Greiner Ford Lincoln, a Casper-based new car dealer.
Suburban Radiologic Consultants MedQuest Associates Inc   MedQuest Associates Inc, a unit of Novant Health Inc, acquired Suburban Radiologic Consultants, a Minneapolis-based diagnostic imaging center operator.
Moody National REIT I Inc Moody National Reit II Inc   Moody National Reit II Inc, a unit of Moody National REIT I Inc, plans to acquire the entire share capital of Moody National REIT I Inc, a Houston-based lessor of real estate property. The proposed acquisition will take the form of a merger, with gross merger consideration of $11.00 per share of common stock of REIT I before the payment of disposition fees and profit sharing amounts payable to REIT I's sponsor, financial advisory and legal fees payable by REIT I, and other transaction and closing costs incurred by REIT I.
Rountree-Moore Motors LLLP Morgan Auto Group LLC   Morgan Auto Group LLC acquired Rountree-Moore Motors LLLP, a Lake City-based new car dealer.
Spillman Technologies Inc Motorola Solutions Inc   Motorola Solutions Inc plans to acquire Spillman Technologies Inc, a Salt Lake City-based software publisher.
Immediate Clinic Seattle Inc MultiCare Health System   MultiCare Health System plans to acquire Immediate Clinic Seattle Inc, a physician's office operator, from The Ensign Group Inc.
Jefferson National Financial Corp Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co   Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co acquired Jefferson National Financial Corp, a Louisville-based provider of financial investment services.
Cancalia Engineering & Consulting LLC One Energy LLC   One Energy LLC acquired Cancalia Engineering & Consulting LLC, an Oakland-based provider of engineering services.
MRCT OneDigital Health & Benefits   OneDigital Health & Benefits acquired MRCT, a Clayton-based government administration establishment for human resources.
Sea Launch Complex OOO S7 Tour   Russia's OOO S7 Tour, a unit of Aviakompaniia Sibir' PAO, plans to acquire the Sea Launch Complex, a Long Beach-based manufacturer of guided missile and space vehicle propulsion unit and propulsion unit parts, from Sea Launch Co LLC, ultimately owned by Energia Overseas Ltd.
WhatCounts Inc OSG Billing Services LLC   OSG Billing Services LLC acquired WhatCounts Inc, a Seattle-based internet service provider, from Mansell Group Inc, ultimately owned by Riverside Co.
Touchstone Property Management Ltd Pacific Quorum Properties Inc   Pacific Quorum Properties Inc of Canada plans to acquire Touchstone Property Management Ltd, a Fort Collins-based home builder.
Global ID Group LLC Paine & Partners LLC   Paine & Partners LLC plans to acquire Global ID Group LLC, a Fairfield-based global private equity investment firm, from LFE Capital LLC via a leveraged buyout transaction.
ExecuPharm Inc PAREXEL International Corp   PAREXEL International Corp definitively agreed to acquire ExecuPharm Inc, a King of Prussia-based manufacturer of pharmaceutical preparations.
Livonia Plaza,Livonia,Michigan Phillips Edison Grocery Center REIT II Inc   Phillips Edison Grocery Center REIT II Inc acquired Livonia Plaza, a 137,391 square feet grocery store-anchored shopping center in Livonia, Michigan, from Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust.
Trench Plate Rental Co Power Opportunities Group   Power Opportunities Group acquired Trench Plate Rental Co, a Downey-based provider of machinery and equipment rental and leasing services, from Perella Weinberg Partners LP.
United States Sports Insurance Co Randall & Quilter Investment Holdings PLC   Randall & Quilter Investment Holdings PLC of Bermuda acquired United States Sports Insurance Co, a Runoff-based insurance agency.
Genomas Inc Rennova Health Inc   Rennova Health Inc plans to acquire the remaining stake it does not already own in Genomas Inc, a Hartford-based manufacturer of pharmaceutical preparations.
Great Expressions Dental Centers Inc Roark Capital Group   Roark Capital Group acquired Great Expressions Dental Centers Inc, a Bloomfield Hills-based dentistry practice, from GEDC Super Holdings Inc.
Altiscale Inc SAP SE   SAP SE of Germany acquired Altiscale Inc, a Palo Alto-based provider of purpose-built cloud services. Originally, in August 2016, SAP was rumored to be planning to acquire Altiscale.
Plat.One Inc SAP SE   SAP SE of Germany acquired Plat.One Inc, a Palo Alto-based provider of computer systems design services.
Searchers Investigating Co Inc Sapient Investigations Inc   Sapient Investigations Inc acquired Searchers Investigating Co Inc, a Rancho Mirage-based provider of management consulting services.
Applied Research & Consulting LLC Sard Verbinnen & Co   Sard Verbinnen & Co, a unit of Incepta Group PLC, acquired Applied Research & Consulting LLC, a Suite 480-based provider of research and development services.
Royal Palm Insurance Advisors Seeman Holtz Property & Casualty Inc   Seeman Holtz Property & Casualty Inc acquired Royal Palm Insurance Advisors, a Boca Raton-based insurance agency. Concurrently, Seeman Holtz Property & Casualty Inc acquired Neighbors Insurance Advisors, a Boca Raton-based insurance agency.
Neighbors Insurance Advisors Seeman Holtz Property & Casualty Inc   Seeman Holtz Property & Casualty Inc acquired Neighbors Insurance Advisors, a Boca Raton-based insurance agency. Concurrently, Seeman Holtz Property & Casualty Inc acquire Royal Palm Insurance Advisors, a Boca Raton-based insurance agency.
BioLucid Inc Sharecare Inc   Sharecare Inc acquired BioLucid Inc, a Sarasota-based software publisher.
Prairie States Surgical Center LLC Sioux Falls Specialty Hospital LLP   Sioux Falls Specialty Hospital LLP, a unit of Medical Facilities Corp, plans to acquire Prairie States Surgical Center LLC, a Sioux Falls-based hospital operator.
Taqua LLC Sonus Networks Inc   Sonus Networks Inc acquired Taqua LLC, a Richardson-based manufacturer of telephone apparatuses, from Genband Inc. Terms were not disclosed, but according to sources with knowledge of the matter, the deal was valued at around $20 million.
TransCentra Inc SourceHOV LLC   SourceHOV LLC acquired TransCentra Inc, a Norcross-based software publisher, from Cerberus Capital Management LP.
TDA Group Inc The Marketing Group Plc   The Marketing Group Plc of the UK acquired TDA Group Inc, a Los Altos-based provider of marketing consulting services, from Cyber Media India Ltd. Concurrently, it acquired Addiction Advertising PTE LTD.
Petsense LLC Tractor Supply Co   Tractor Supply Co acquired Petsense LLC, a Scottsdale-based retailer. Terms were not disclosed, but according to sources with knowledge of the matter, the deal was valued at $116 million.
CADD Edge Inc TriMech Solutions LLC   TriMech Solutions LLC plans to acquire the remaining stake it does not already own in CADD Edge Inc, a Westborough-based software publisher.
AWS Truepower LLC Underwriters Laboratories Inc   Underwriters Laboratories Inc acquired AWS Truepower LLC, an Albany-based provider of management consulting services.
Screencastify LLC VLinks Media LLC   VLinks Media LLC acquired an undisclosed majority interest in Screencastify LLC, a Chicago-based software publisher.
Steven Feller PE PL Yenni Capital Inc   Yenni Capital Inc acquired Steven Feller PE PL, a Fort Lauderdale-based provider of engineering services.
Tritech Industries Inc ZP Enterprises LLC   ZP Enterprises LLC acquired Tritech Industries Inc, a North Carolina-based manufacturer of paint spraying equipment, via a leveraged buyout transaction.
US M&A Deals Announced September 23 to September 29, 2016      
Source: Thomson Reuters      

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