Target Acquirer Value ($millions) Synopsis
NPS Pharmaceuticals Inc Shire PLC 5,138.9 Shire PLC (Shire) of Ireland agreed to acquire the entire share capital of NPS Pharmaceuticals Inc (NPS), a Bedminster-based biopharmaceutical company, for $46 in cash per share, or a total value of $5.139 bil, via tender offer. The offer was conditioned upon at least majority of the NPS' shares being tendered. Originally, Shire was rumored to be planning to acquire the entire share capital of NPS.
MWI Veterinary Supply Inc AmerisourceBergen Corp 2,455.6 AmerisourceBergen Corp, through its Roscoe Acquisition Corp subsidiary, definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of MWI Veterinary Supply Inc (MWI), a Boise-based wholesaler of animal health products, for $190 in cash per share or a total value of $2.456 bil, via tender offer. The offer was conditioned upon at least majority of MWI's shares being tendered.
Blackstone Group-Office Bldg Investor Group 2,200.0 An investor group comprised of Ivanhoe Cambridge Inc of Canada, a unit of Caisse de Depot & Placement du Quebec, and Callahan Capital Partners LLC acquired the Three Bryant Park office building of Blackstone Group LP (Blackstone), a New York-based private equity and investment firm, for $2.2 billion. Originally, the investor group was rumored to be planning to acquire an office building located at 1095 Avenue of the Americas of Blackstone.
Janssen Pharms Inc-NUCYNTA Depomed Inc 1,050.0 Depomed Inc definitively agreed to acquire the NUCYNTA product line of Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc, a Titusville-based manufacturer of pharmaceutical products and a unit of Janssen Pharmaceutica NV, ultimately-owned by Johnson & Johnson, for $1.05 billion in cash.
Foundation Medicine Inc Roche Holding AG 780.2 Roche Holding AG (Roche) of Switzerland definitively agreed to raise its interest to 61.736% from 14.981%, by acquiring a 46.755% stake, or 15.604 million common shares, in Foundation Medicine Inc (FMI), a Cambridge-based owner and operator of diagnostic imaging center, for $50 per share in cash, or a total of $780.214 mil, via a tender offer. Concurrently, Roche definitively agreed to acquire 14.981% stake, or 5 million new common shares in FMI.
Latisys Corp Zayo Group LLC 675.0 Zayo Group LLC, a unit of Zayo Group Holdings Inc, agreed to acquire Latisys Corp, an Englewood-based provider of data processing services, for $675 million.
Del Monte Capitol Meat Co Inc The Chefs Warehouse Inc 191.6 The Chefs Warehouse Inc (Chefs) definitively agreed to acquire Del Monte Capitol Meat Co Inc, a West Sacramento-based meat products merchant wholesaler, for a total of $191.636 million. The consideration was to consist of $127.5 million in cash, an issuance of 1.2 million common shares, valued at $25.936 million and $38.3 million in convertible subordinate notes. The shares were valued based on Chefs' closing stock price of $21.53 on 09 January 2015, the last full trading prior to the announcement.
Azure Midstream-Legacy System Marlin Midstream Partners LP 162.5 Marlin Midstream Partners LP definitively agreed to acquire the Legacy gathering system of Azure Midstream Energy LLC, a Dallas-based provider of natural gas distribution services, for $162.5 million.
Wharf Mine,South Dakota Coeur Mining Inc 105.0 Coeur Mining Inc definitively agreed to acquire Wharf Mine, a lead producing gold mine, from Goldcorp Inc, a Vancouver-based gold mining company, for an estimated $105 million in cash.
LPC Crude Oil Marketing LLC Investor Group 100.0 An investor group, comprised of EnLink Midstream LLC and EnLink Midstream Partners LP, through its subsidiary, definitively agreed to acquire LPC Crude Oil Marketing LLC, a Midland-based provider of crude oil gathering, transporting, and marketing services, for an estimated $100 million.
North American Breaker Co Inc Investor Group 78.0 An investor group led by PNC Riverarch Capital, a unit of PNC Financial Services Group Inc, acquired North American Breaker Co Inc, a Burbank-based electrical apparatuses and equipment merchant wholesaler, from Signature Group Holdings Inc for $78 million in cash in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Northpointe Investors LLC Preferred Apartment 76.0 Preferred Apartment Communities Inc (Preferred) definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Northpointe Investors LLC, a Houston-based owner and operator of multifamily community. Concurrently, Preferred definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Villas Fairfield Partners LLC. The two transactions were to have an estimated combined value of $76 million.
Tomax Corp Demandware Inc 75.0 Demandware Inc agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Tomax Corp, a Salt Lake City-based developer of cloud-based data and retail management software, for $75 million. The consideration was to consist of $60 million in cash and up to $15 million in profit-related payments.
San Antonio Shopping Federal Realty Invstmnt Trust 66.2 Federal Realty Investment Trust acquired an undisclosed majority interest in San Antonio Shopping Center, a Mountain View-based owner and operator of shopping center, for $62.2 million.
Rome Strip Steel Inc Worthington Industries Inc 55.5 Worthington Industries Inc agreed to acquire Rome Strip Steel Inc, a Rome-based manufacturer of rolled strip steels, for an estimated $55.5 million.
Manhattan Bancorp Plaza Bank,Irvine,California 52.0 Plaza Bank (Plaza) definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Manhattan Bancorp (Manhattan), an El Segundo-based bank holding company, in a stock swap transaction valued at $52.043 million. Plaza offered $5.59 in cash and 1.2 Plaza shares per Manhattan share, subject to a proration whereby the aggregate consideration was to consist of 40.734% in cash and 59.266% in common shares. Based on Plaza's closing stock price of $2.95 on 30 December 2014, the last full trading day prior to the announcement, each Manhattan share was valued at $3.539.
The Manor Homes of Arborwalk Milestone Apartments REIT 37.3 Milestone Apartments Real Estate Investment Trust of Canada agreed to acquire The Manor Homes of Arborwalk, a Lee's Summit-based owner and operator apartment communities, for $37.25 million.
Lakeway Resort & Spa Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc 35.5 Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc definitively agreed to acquire Lakeway Resort & Spa, a Lakeway-based hotel operator, from Behringer Harvard Strategic Opportunity Fund I LP, for a total $35.5 million.
Red Lion Hotel Bellevue,Washington Wig Properties LLC 35.4 Wig Properties LLC agreed to acquire Red Lion Hotel Bellevue, a Bellevue-based hotel operator, from WHC823 LLC, for an estimated $35.4 million.
Coldstream Piramal Enterprises Ltd 30.7 Piramal Enterprises Ltd of India planned to acquire Coldstream Laboratories Inc, a Lexington-based pharmaceutical manufacturing firm, from University of Kentucky Research Foundation, owned by University of Kentucky, for $30.65 million.
Hyatt Hotels Corp-Hotel Portfolio BPR Properties Greensboro 30.0 BPR Properties Greensboro acquired a hotel portfolio of Hyatt Hotels Corp, a Chicago-based hotel operator, for $30 million.
DioGenix Inc Amarantus Biosciences Hldg Inc 10.9 Amarantus BioScience Holdings Inc acquired the entire share capital of DioGenix Inc, a Bethesda-based provider of diagnostic research services, from Nerveda Inc, for $10.9 million. The consideration consisted of $8 million in common shares, up to $2 million in profit-related payments, and $0.9 million.
Glasswall LLC-Certain Assets Tecnoglass Inc 9.0 Tecnoglass Inc (Tecnoglass) of Colombia acquired certain assets of Glasswall LLC, a Miami-based manufacturer of impact- resistant windows and door systems, for $9 million. The consideration consisted of $4 million in Tecnoglass ordinary shares and $5 million in loans.
Lehigh Hanson Inc-Buildings(2) Jaindl Farms LLC 8.4 Jaindl Farms LLC acquired two buildings of Lehigh Hanson Inc, an Irving-based manufacturer of cement, a unit of Oldcastle Inc, ultimately-owned by CRH PLC, for $8.4 million. The transaction included the buildings in Imperial Way and Upper Macungie Township.
MMS-Distribution Warehouse AIC Income Fund Oak Villa LLC 3.1 AIC Income Fund Oak Villa LLC acquired the distribution warehouse, located in Baton Rogue, Louisiana, of MMS, an Earth City-based wholesaler of medical equipment, for $3.1 million.
Quail Hollow Inn Kalthia Group Hotels 2.2 Kalthia Group Hotels acquired Quail Hollow Inn, a Benson-based owner and operator of hotel, for $2.2 mil, via an auction. Originally, in January 2015, Quail Hollow Inn announced it was seeking a buyer for itself.
Dispop Inc Admedo Ltd   Admedo Ltd of UK acquired Dispop Inc, a New York-based provider of online advertising and retargeting solutions services.
The Online Traffic School Inc American Safety Council Inc   American Safety Council Inc, a majority-owned unit of Falfurrias Capital Partners LLC acquired The Online Traffic School Inc, a Camarillo-based provider of online traffic school services. Terms were not disclosed.
BRC Rail Car Service Co Appalachian Railcar Services   Appalachian Railcar Services Inc acquired BRC Rail Car Service Co, a Lynchburg-based provider of rail car services.
E3 Financial Inc Arthur J Gallagher & Co   Arthur J Gallagher & Co acquired E3 Financial Inc, a Newport Beach-based insurance agency. Terms were not disclosed.
Razor Insights LLC athenahealth Inc   athenahealth Inc planned to acquire Razor Insights LLC, a Kennesaw-based derveloper of healthcare information software.
B.Roberts Foods LLC Bakkavor Group Ltd   Bakkavor Group Ltd of the UK acquired B.Roberts Foods LLC, a Charlotte-based manufacturer of frozen specialty foods. Terms were not disclosed.
Leonid Systems Inc BroadSoft Inc   BroadSoft Inc acquired Leonid Systems Inc, a Falls Churc-based developer of telecommunication software.
Level Money Inc Capital One Financial Corp   Capital One Financial Corp acquired Level Money Inc, a San Francisco-based developer of money management applications software. Terms were not disclosed.
Allied Protective Systems Inc Central Security Group   Central Security Group Nationwide Inc, a unit of Allied Protective Systems Inc, an Oklahoma city-based provider of interactive security, home automation, video monitoring and energy management services.
American Partnership Board Central Trade & Transfer   Central Trade & Transfer acquired American Partnership Board, a Centennial-based provider of secondary market trade services.
Sanbolic Inc Citrix Systems Inc   Citrix Systems Inc acquired Sanbolic Inc, a Waltham-based developer of data management software. Terms were not disclosed.
Yellowstone Landscape Grp Inc CIVC Partners LP   CIVC Partners LP, a unit of Bank of America Corp, acquired Yellowstone Landscape Group Inc, a St. Bunnell-based provider of landscape architectural services, from Gridiron Capital LLC in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Xcellence Inc Clearview Capital Fund III LP   Clearview Capital Fund III LP, a unit of Clearview Capital LLC, partnered with the management of Xcellence Inc to acquire Xcellence, a Mission-based provider of data processing and hosting services, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Ravinia Green Country Club ClubCorp Inc   ClubCorp Inc, a unit of KSL Capital Partners LLC, acquired Ravinia Green Country Club, a Dallas-based provider of golf and tennis membership services.
NOI Strategies LLC CohnReznick LLP   CohnReznick LLP, a unit of Reznick Group PC, signed a Letter of Intent {LoI} to acquire NOI Strategies LLC, an Oak Brook-based provider of real estate consulting services.
BuildingBlok LLC Contractors Register Inc   Contractors Register Inc acquired BuildingBlok LLC, a New York-based developer of software. Terms were not disclosed.
Terranova Inc Cosmos Holding Inc   Cosmos Holding Inc signed a Letter of Intent {LoI} to acquire a 70% interest in Terranova Inc, a Chicago-based developer of AI technology.
Chopper Trading LLC DRW Holdings LLC   DRW Holdings LLC acquired Chopper Trading LLC, a Chicago-based provider of fixed-income trading services.
Amer Mnfg Equip Inc Elgi Rubber Company LLC   Elgi Rubber Co LLC (Elgi) , a unit of Elgi Rubber Co Ltd, agreed to acquire the entire share capital of American Manufacturing & Equipment Inc, an Aztec-based manufacturer of storage tanks, for an estimated $2 million. Concurrently, Elgi agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Parani Steel Pvt Ltd.
Emergency Medical Associates EmCare Inc   EmCare Inc (EmCare ), a unit of Envision Healthcare Corp, ultimately-owned by Envision Healthcare Holdings Inc, agreed to acquire Emergency Medical Associates, a Parsippany-based provider of emergency medicine and unscheduled care management services, from MedAmerica Inc. Concurrently, EmCare agreed to acquire Scottsdale Emergency Associates Ltd.
Scottsdale Emergency Assoc Ltd EmCare Inc   EmCare Inc (EmCare), a unit of Envision Healthcare Corp, ultimately-owned by Envision Healthcare Holdings Inc, agreed to acquire Scottsdale Emergency Associates Ltd, a Scottsdale-based provider of emergency medical services. Concurrently, EmCare agreed to acquire Emergency Medical Associates.
LMG LLC Entertainment Technology   Entertainment Technology Partners LLC acquired LMG LLC, an Orlandon-based provider of video, audio and lighting support services. Terms were not disclosed.
Moore Financial Group LLC EP Wealth Advisors Inc   EP Wealth Advisors Inc merged with Moore Financial Group LLC, a Littleton-based provider of wealth management services.
Loving Care Agency Inc Epic Health Services Inc   Epic Health Services Inc, a unit of Webster Capital Management LLC, definitively agreed to acquire Loving Care Agency Inc, a Hasbrouck Heights-based provider of home health care services.
DuPont Theatre Grand Opera House Inc   Grand Opera House Inc agreed to acquire DuPont Theatre (DuPont), a Wilmington-based provider of theater production services, from EI du Pont de Nemours & Co. Terms were not disclosed. Upon completion, DuPont was to be renamed as The Playhouse on Rodney Square.
Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Corp Hawaiian Host Chocolates of LA   Hawaiian Host Chocolates of LA Inc agreed to acquire Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Corp, a Hilo-based producer of macadamia nuts, from Hershey Co.
ADS Florida LLC Henry Schein Inc   Henry Schein Inc acquired ADS Florida LLC, a Naples-based provider of dental practice transition and brokerage services. Terms were not disclosed.
Magic Pixel Games Kabam Inc   Kabam Inc acquired Magic Pixel Games, a Los Angeles-based reproducer of software. Concurrently, Kabam acquired TapZen Inc. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
TapZen Inc Kabam Inc   Kabam Inc acquired TapZen Inc, a Los Angeles-based reproducer of software. Concurrently, Kabam acquired Magic Pixel Games. Terms were not disclosed.
GCF Inc Kaman Corp   Kaman Corp agreed to acquire GC Fabrication Inc, a Northvale-based wholesaler of electric equipment.
Cargill Cattle Feeders-Feed Lofton Trust   Lofton Trust acquired the feed yard of Cargill Cattle Feeders LLC, a Lockney-based owner and operator of feed yards and a unit Cargill Inc. Terms were not disclosed.
Brushfire Inc Marketsmith Inc   Marketsmith Inc acquired Brushfire Inc, a Cedar Knolls-based provider of marketing services.
Asentinel LLC Marlin Equity Partners LLC   Marlin Equity Partners LLC acquired Asentinel LLC, a Memphis-based developer of telecommunications lifecycle management software, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Ulticom Inc Mavenir Systems Inc   Mavenir Systems Inc definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Ulticom Inc, a Mount Laurel-based developer of signaling software, from Utah Intermediate Holding Corp, a unit of Platinum Equity LLC.
ESS Insurance Group LLC Nextier Insurance Services LLC   Nextier Insurance Services LLC, a wholly-owned unit of NexTier Inc merged with ESS Insurance Group LLC, a Greensburg-based insurance agency. Terms were not disclosed. On completion, the company will be renamed ESS NexTier Insurance Group LLC.
NAP USA Inc Northcote Energy Ltd   Northcote Energy Ltd of the UK agreed to acquire the entire share capital of NAP USA Inc, an oil and gas exploration and production company, from North American Petroleum PLC.
Cypress Shores,Coconut Creek Northland Investment Corp   Northland Investment Corp (Northland) acquired Cypress Shores, a Coconut Creek-based lessor of residential buildings and dwellings. Concurrently, Northland acquired Village Place.
Village Place,W Palm Northland Investment Corp   Northland Investment Corp (Northland) acquired Village Place, a West Palm Beach-based lessor of residential buildings and dwellings. Concurrently, Northland acquired Cypress Shores.
B J Petruso Agency & Assoc Inc Northwest Bancshares Inc   Northwest Bancshares Inc acquired B J Petruso Agency & Assoc Inc, a Meadville-based insurance agency.
Wilton Family YMCA Norwalk YMCA   Norwalk YMCA merged with Wilton Family YMCA, a Wilton-based provider of community services.
M&M Environmental Group LLC OMEGA CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LLC   Omega Capital Management LLC acquired an undisclosed majority stake in M&M Environmental Group LLC, a Conway-based provider of environmental solutions to the oil and gas industry, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Phenix Flooring LLC Pharr Yarns LLC   Pharr Yarns LLC planned to acquire Phenix Flooring LLC, a Dalton-based manufacturer of residential carpets.
Villas Fairfield Partners LLC Preferred Apartment   Preferred Apartment Communities Inc (Preferred) definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Villas Fairfield Partners LLC, a Houston-based owner and operator of multifamily community. Concurrently, Preferred definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Northpointe Investors LLC. The two transactions were to have an estimated combined value of $76 million.
Phase One Consulting Group LLC RLJ Equity Partners LLC   RLJ Equity Partners LLC acquired Phase One Consulting Group LLC, an Alexandria-based provider of technology-based consulting services, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Climatec LLC Robert Bosch Corp   Robert Bosch Corp, a unit of Robert Bosch GmbH, acquired Climatec LLC, a Phoenix-based manufacturer of energy efficiency, building automation, security and life-safety products, from Pegasus Capital Advisors LP. Terms were not disclosed.
International Food Network Inc Safe Foods International Holdi   Safe Foods International Holdings LLC acquired International Food Network Inc, an Ithaca-based consulting firm.
Kroening Stangel Swetlik & Zin Schenck SC   Schenck SC agreed to merge with Kroening Stangel Swetlik & Zinkel LLP, a Manitowoc-based provider of accounting and tax services. Terms were not disclosed.
CellBlox Inc Securus Technologies Inc   Securus Technologies Inc, a unit of ABRY Partners LLC, acquired CellBlox Inc, a Hunstville-based provider of managed access systems services.
Enverv Inc Semtech Corp   Semtech Corp acquired Enverv Inc, a Milpitas-based manufacturer of semiconductors. Terms were not disclosed.
AdWerx Inc Shareholders   USD - ReverbNation.com spun off AdWerx Inc, a Redondo Beach-based provides online advertising services to its shareholders.
Sentry Control Systems Inc Skidata AG   Skidata AG of Austria, ultimately-owned by Kudelski SA, acquired a undislcosed majority interest in Sentry Control Systems Inc, a Van Nuys-based developer of parking space management software.
Gateway Energy & Coke Co LLC SunCoke Energy Partners LP   SunCoke Energy Partners LP, a unit of SunCoke Energy Inc (SEI), ultimately-owned by Energy Transfer Partners LP, acquired a 75% interest in Gateway Energy & Coke Co LLC, a Granite City-based manufacturer of coke, from SEI.
NimbleTV Inc Synacor Inc   Synacor Inc acquired NimbleTV Inc, a New York-based developer of cloud based software for hosting television shows.
WTS Proprietary Trading LLC T3 Trading Group LLC   T3 Trading Group LLC acquired WTS Proprietary Trading LLC, a Boston-based provider of financial services.
OnCore Biopharma Inc Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp   Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp of Canada, agreed to acquire the entire share capital of OnCore Biopharma Inc, a Doylestown-based manufacturer of biopharmaceutical products.
Kings River-Malaga Peaking The Carlyle Group LP   The Carlyle Group LP agreed to acquire the Malaga Peaking Plant of US state-owned Kings River Conservation District, a Fresno-based public agency, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
US Farathane Corp The Gores Group LLC   The Gores Group LLC acquired US Farathane Corp, an Auburn Hills-based manufacturer of engine parts, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
Tilley Fire Equipment Co The Tustin Group   The Tustin Group acquired Tilley Fire Equipment Co, a Doylestown-based provider of fire protection services.
Tappy Co Tinder Inc   Tinder Inc, a unit of IAC/InterActiveCorp, acquired Tappy Co, developer of mobile applications software. Terms were not disclosed.
Crush Ads Inc Tracsion Inc   Tracsion Inc, a unit of BluTonic Inc acquired Crush Ads Inc, a provider of marketing services.
Giact Systems Inc Tritium Partners LLC   Tritium Partners LLC acquired an undisclosed majority interest in Giact Systems Inc, an Allen-based provider of risk management solutions, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
DB Ricks Inc Uni-Select USA Inc   Uni-Select USA Inc, a unit of Uni-Select Inc, acquired DB Ricks Inc, a Rochester-based wholesaler of automotive parts and paint products.
Bale Equipment Solutions Wilson Equipment Co Inc   Wilson Equipment Co Inc acquired Bale Equipment Solutions, a Louisville-based provider of construction equipment rental services. Terms were not disclosed.
Wanderspot LLC Zomato Media Pvt Ltd   Zomato Media Pvt Ltd of India, a unit of Info Edge (India) Ltd, acquired Wanderspot LLC, doing business as Urbanspoon, a Seattle-based provider of online local restaurant guide and services, from IAC/ InterActiveCorp.
US M&A Deals Announced January 11 - January 16, 2015      
Source: Thomson Reuters      

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