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Mindbody Inc Vista Equity Partners LLC 1,815.3 Vista Equity Partners LLC definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Mindbody Inc, a San Luis Obispo-based business management software developer, for $36.5 in cash per share or a total of $1.815 billion via a leveraged buyout transaction.
Caraustar Industries Inc Greif Inc 1,800.0 Greif Inc definitively agreed to acquire Caraustar Industries Inc, an Austell-based manufacturer of recycled paperboard and packaging products, from HIG Capital LLC for $1.8 billion in cash.
Fairway Outdoor Advertising-Billboard Operations Lamar Advertising Co 418.5 Lamar Advertising Co acquired the billboard operations of Fairway Outdoor Advertising, a Duncan-based provider of advertising related services jointly owned by ACON Investments LLC and Fairway Media Group LLC, for $418.5 million.
BuildingConnected Inc Autodesk Inc 275.0 Autodesk Inc definitively agreed to acquire BuildingConnected Inc, a San Francisco-based preconstruction platform developer, for $275 million in cash.
NGL Energy Partners LP-South Pecos Water Disposal Assets WaterBridge Resources LLC 238.8 WaterBridge Resources LLC plans to acquire the South Pecos water disposal assets of NGL Energy Partners LP, a Tulsa-based wholesaler of petroleum and petroleum products, for $238.8 million in cash.
Frestamp Inc Zhejiang Jinghua Laser Technology Co Ltd 200.0 Zhejiang Jinghua Laser Technology Co Ltd of China agreed to acquire a 58% stake in Frestamp Inc, a Roswell-based intermediator, from Vitali Prisacar (39%) and Vladimir Vacariuc (39%), for $200 million. Concurrently, Zhejiang Jinghua Laser Technology Co Ltd agreed to acquire a 54.46% stake in Zhuhai Ruiming Packing Material Co Ltd, 100% stake of Zhuhai Ouke Chuangying Cultural Creativity Co Ltd and Fresnel Plate Technology Co Ltd.
Heritage Bancorp Inc,Hinesville,Georgia CCF Holding Co 105.0 CCF Holding Co plans to merge with Hinesville-based Heritage Bancorp Inc. Concurrently, CCF plans to merge with Providence Bank via a three-way merger. The two transactions would have a combined value of $105 million. Upon completion of the deals, Heritage and Providence will become wholly-owned subsidiaries of CCF, with CCF to be renamed as Heritage Southeast Bancorp Inc.
Value Holding Inc LendingTree Inc 105.0 LendingTree Inc definitively agreed to acquire Value Holding Inc, a New York City-based provider of personal finance website, for $105 million in cash.
Potlatchdeltic Corp-El Dorado Medium Density Fiberboard Business Roseburg Forest Products Co 92.0 RLC Industries Co's unit Roseburg Forest Products Co agreed to acquire the El Dorado medium density fiberboard business of Potlatchdeltic Corp, a Spokane-based lessor of real estate property, for about $92 million in cash. The consideration would consist of $63 million in cash and the assumption of $29 million in liabilities.
Tredyffrin Township Municipal Authority-Valley Creek Trunk Sewer System Aqua Resources Inc 28.3 Aqua America Inc's unit Aqua Resources Inc acquired the Valley Creek trunk sewer system of the US state-owned Tredyffrin Township Municipal Authority for $28.3 mil.
Undisclosed Industrial Property,Barry,IL Innovative Industrial Properties Inc 19.0 Innovative Industrial Properties Inc acquired an industrial property in Barry, Illinois, which comprises approximately 75,000 sq ft of industrial space situated on approximately ten acres, for $19 million via a sale and leaseback transaction.
BOBO Intriguing Objects LLC Shayne International Holdings Ltd 5.5 Shane Global Holding Inc's unit Shayne International Holdings Ltd plans to acquire a 75% stake in BOBO Intriguing Objects LLC, an Atlanta-based home furnishing wholesaler, for $5.5 mil.
Transcription Express Inc VIQ Solutions Inc 5.4 VIQ Solutions Inc of Canada acquired Transcription Express Inc, a Gilbert-based provider of document preparation services, for about $5.421 million. The consideration consisted of an estimated $2.78 million in cash plus $1.67 in promissory note plus $0.97 million in common shares. Concurrently, VIQ acquired HomeTech Inc.
HomeTech Inc VIQ Solutions Inc 1.5 VIQ Solutions Inc of Canada acquired HomeTech Inc, a Seattle-based provider of document preparation services, for about $1.45 million. The consideration consisted of $0.25 million in cash plus $1.2 million in promissory note. Concurrently, VIQ acquired Transcription Express Inc.
Tautachrome Inc Com-Guard Com Inc 1.1 Com-Guard Com Inc agreed to acquire the remaining stake it does not already own in Tautachrome Inc, an Oro Valley-based software reproducer, for $1.1 mil.
Metals Of Americas Llc TNT Mines Ltd 0.1 Avenira Ltd's unit TNT Mines Ltd of Australia plans to acquire the entire share capital of Metals of Americas LLC, an Incline Village-based lead and zinc ore mine operator, for $0.1 mil.
Ingram Micro Inc Apollo Global Management LLC Apollo Global Management LLC is rumored to be planning to acquire Ingram Micro Inc, an Irvine-based wholesaler of computer and computer peripheral equipment and software, for around $7.5 billion via a leveraged buyout transaction from Tianjin Tianhai Investment Co Ltd, ultimately owned by HNA Technology Co Ltd.
HCI Alternatives Ascend Wellness Holdings LLC Ascend Wellness Holdings LLC plans to acquire HCI Alternatives, a Springfield-based drugs wholesaler.
Xpress Global Systems Inc Aterian Investment Partners LLC Aterian Investment Partners LLC acquired Xpress Global Systems Inc, a Chattanooga-based provider of freight transportation arrangement services, via a leveraged buyout transaction from US Xpress Enterprises Inc, ultimately owned by Mountain Lake Acquisition Co.
Cambridge Sound Management Inc Biamp Systems Corp Highlander Partners LP's unit Biamp Systems Corp acquired Cambridge Sound Management Inc, a Waltham-based manufacturer of audio and video equipment.
Cargill Inc-Malt Unit Boortmalt NV Axereal SCA's unit Boortmalt NV of Belgium plans to acquire the malt unit of Cargill Inc, a Minneapolis-based soybean processor. In September 2018, Cargill Inc, a Minneapolis-based soybean processor, was rumored to be seeking a buyer for its malt unit.
Cabrillo Hoist Brand Industrial Services Inc Brand Industrial Services Inc, a unit of Clayton Dubilier & Rice LLC, acquired Cabrillo Hoist, a Fontana-based manufacturer of relays and industrial controls.
Koru Careers Inc Capp & Co Ltd Capp & Co Ltd of the UK acquired Koru Careers Inc, a Seattle-based provider of human resources and executive search consulting services.
Providence Bank,Alpharetta,Georgia CCF Holding Co CCF Holding Co plans to merge with Alpharetta-based Providence Bank. Concurrently, CCF plans to merge with Heritage Bancorp Inc via in a three-way merger. The two transactions would have a combined value of $105 million. Upon completion of the deal, Heritage and Providence will become wholly-owned subsidiaries of CCF, with CCF to be renamed as Heritage Southeast Bancorp Inc.
Metrigraphics LLC CIRTEC Medical Systems LLC Century Park Capital Partners II LP's unit CIRTEC Medical Systems LLC acquired Metrigraphics LLC, a Lowell-based electronic components manufacturer.
Best Friends Pet Care Inc Employee Stock Ownership Plan Best Friends Pet Care Inc ESOP acquired the entire share capital of Best Friends Pet Care Inc, a Kent-based provider of pet care services, from Belvoir Investment Corp.
Syncarpha Capital-16.2 Mw Operating Solar Portfolio Excelsior Energy Inc Excelsior Energy Inc acquired the 16.2 mw operating solar portfolio of Syncarpha Capital, a New York City-based financial sponsor.
Casto Travel Inc Flight Centre Travel Group Limited Flight Centre Travel Group Limited of Australia acquired Casto Travel Inc, a Santa Clara-based travel agency operator.
Reged Inc Gryphon Investors Inc Gryphon Investors Inc acquired Reged Inc, a Morrisville-based software publisher, from Fiserv Inc via a leveraged buyout transaction.
Original Rainier Brewery,Seattle,Washington Investor Group An investor group, comprising ScanlanKemperBard Cos LLC and RGA Reinsurance Co, acquired Original Rainier Brewery, a mixed-use collection of designated landmark structures in Georgetown, from Sabey Corp.
Inland Pipe Rehabilitation LLC JF Lehman & Co JF Lehman & Co acquired Inland Pipe Rehabilitation LLC, a constructor for water and sewer line based in The Woodlands, via a leveraged buyout transaction.
Kenall Manufacturing Co Legrand North America LLC Legrand SA's unit Legrand North America LLC acquired Kenall Manufacturing Co, a Gurnee-based residential electric lighting fixtures manufacturer.
Rosenthal Collins Group LLC-Customer Business Marex Spectron Group Ltd Marex Spectron Group Ltd of the UK agreed to acquire the customer business of Rosenthal Collins Group LLC, a Chicago-based securities brokerage.
Rosenthal Collins-Customer Business Marex Spectron Group Ltd Marex Spectron Group Ltd of the UK agreed to acquire the customer business of Rosenthal Collins, a Chicago-based securities brokerage.
Sensata Technologies Inc-Magnetic Speed & Position Sensors Business Minda Industries Ltd Minda Industries Ltd of India plans to acquire the magnetic speed & position sensors business of Sensata Technologies Inc, an Attleboro-based manufacturer of semiconductors and related device owned by Sensata Technologies Holding NV.
Impression Homes LLC Misawa Homes Co Ltd Toyota Home's unit Misawa Homes Co Ltd of Japan plans to acquire a 51% stake in Impression Homes LLC, a Southlake-based housing constructor, from IH Holdings Ltd. Concurrently, Misawa was granted an option to acquire a 49% stake in Impression Homes.
Strategic Investment Group LLC Northill Capital LLP Securis Investment Partners LLP's unit Northill Capital LLP of the UK acquired a majority interest in Strategic Investment Group LLC, an Arlington-based investment advisor, from FFL Partners LLC via a leveraged buyout transaction.
Cielo Inc Permira Advisers LLP Permira Advisers Holdings Ltd's unit Permira Advisers LLP of the UK definitively agreed to acquire a majority interest in Cielo Inc, a Brookfield-based provider of executive search services, via a leveraged buyout transaction from Accel-KKR LLC, jointly owned by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co LP and Accel Partners & Co Inc.
Simplicity Esports LLC Smaaash Entertainment Inc Smaaash Entertainment Inc definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Simplicity Esports LLC, a Boca Raton-based sports club.
Orchid Underwriters Agency Inc TowerBrook Capital Partners LP TowerBrook Capital Partners LP acquired Orchid Underwriters Agency Inc, a Vero Beach-based carrier for direct property and casualty insurance, from Gryphon Investors Inc.
Fleet Car Carriers United Road Services Inc The Carlyle Group LP's unit United Road Services Inc acquired Fleet Car Carriers Inc, a Commerce City-based provider of specialized freight trucking services.
US M&A Deals Announced December 20 to 27, 2018
Source: Thomson Reuters
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