Date Target Acquirer Value ($millions) Synopsis
12/01/14 IndCor Properties Inc GIC Pte Ltd 8,100.0 Singaporean state-owned GIC Pte Ltd agreed to acquire IndCor Properties Inc, a Chicago-based real estate investment trust, from Blackstone Real Estate Partners VI LP and Blackstone Real Estate Partners VII LP, units of Blackstone Group LP, for $8.1 billion.
12/03/14 Hawaiian Electric Industries NextEra Energy Inc 4,301.3 NextEra Energy Inc. agreed to merge with Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc, a Honolulu-based provider of electric utility and banking services, for $4.301 billion. The consideration offered was to consist of 0.2413 NextEra Energy common shares per Hawaiian Electric Industries share and the assumption of $1.7 billion in liabilities. Concurrently, Hawaiian Electric Industries planned to spin off its ASB Hawaii Inc. unit to its shareholders.
12/02/14 Avanir Pharmaceuticals Inc Otsuka America Inc 3,059.2 Otsuka America Inc, a wholly-owned unit of Otsuka Holdings Ltd's Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co Ltd subsidiary, agreed to acquire Avanir Pharmaceuticals Inc, an Aliso Viejo-based biopharmaceutical company, for $17 in cash per share or a total value of $2.921 billion. The offer was conditioned upon at least majority of Avanir Pharmaceuticals's shares being tendered.
12/01/14 Spansion Inc Cypress Semiconductor Corp 1,684.8 Cypress Semiconductor Corp agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Spansion Inc, a Sunnyvale-based manufacturer and wholesaler of flash memory devices, in a reverse takeover transaction valued at $1.685 bil. Cypress Semiconductor offered 2.457 common shares per Spansion share. Based on Cypress Semiconductor's common share price of $10.6 on 28 November 2014, the last full trading day prior to the announcement, each Spansion share was valued at $26.044. Upon completion, Cypress Semiconductor and Spansion shareholders were to receive 50% each in the merged entity.
12/01/14 IPC Systems Inc Centerbridge Partners LP 1,200.0 Centerbridge Partners LP agreed to acquire IPC Systems Inc, a Jersey City-based provider of communication solution services, from Silver Lake Management LLC for an estimated $1.2 billion in cash in a leveraged buyout transaction. Originally, in October 2014, Silver Lake Management was rumored to be seeking a buyer for IPC Systems. Centerbridge Partners was named as a potential bidder.
12/01/14 Integrity Industries Inc LZ Holding Corp 825.0 LZ Holding Corp, a unit of Berkshire Hathaway Inc's Lubrizol Corp subsidiary, agreed to acquire Industry Integrities Inc, a Kingsville-based manufacturer and wholesaler of drilling fluid and oilfield specialty chemical products, from Integrity Energy International LLC, a unit of Weatherford International PLC, for an estimated $825 mil. The consideration offered was to consist of an estimated $750 mil in cash and up to $75 mil in profit-related payments. The transaction was to include the Engineered Chemistry division of Weatherford International, located in Houston, Texas.
12/04/14 PneumRx Inc BTG PLC 475.0 BTG PLC of the UK agreed to acquire PneumRx Inc, a Mountain View-based biotechnology company, for an estimated $475 mil. The consideration offered was to consist of $230 mil in cash and up to $245 mil in profit-related payments.
12/03/14 Carbonite Inc j2 Global Inc 404.5 j2 Global Inc. planned to launch an unsolicited tender offer to acquire the entire share capital of Carbonite Inc, a Boston-based provider of data data backup and recovery services, for $15 in cash per share, or a total value of $404.517 mil.
12/01/14 Freightquote.com Inc CH Robinson Worldwide Inc 365.0 C.H Robinson Worldwide Inc. agreed to acquire Freightquote.com Inc, a Kansas-based provider of online logistics services, for $365 million in cash.
12/04/14 CSP Technologies Inc Investor Group 360.0 An investor group comprised of Wendel SA and CSP Technologies Inc's management, planned to acquire the entire share capital of CSP Technologies, an Auburn-based manufacturer and wholesaler of plastic packaging and protection products, for an estimated $360 million. The consideration offere dwas to consist of $190 million and the assumption of $170 million in liabilities.
12/02/14 WPX Energy Inc-Oil and Gas Assets Southwestern Energy Co 300.0 Southwestern Energy Co agreed to acquire oil and gas assets of WPX Energy Inc, a Tulsa-based independent natural oil and gas exploration and production company, for an estimated $300 million.
12/02/14 Orange-Co LP-Certain Assets Alico Inc 274.0 Alico Inc, a unit of 734 Agriculture LLC, acquired certain assets of Orange-Co LP, an Arcadia-based owner and operator of citrus grove properties, for $274 million.
12/01/14 Baby Jogger LLC Newell Rubbermaid Inc 210.0 Newell Rubbermaid Inc. agreed to acquire Baby Jogger LLC, a Richmond-based manufacturer and seller of baby strollers, bicycle trailers and related accessories, from Riverside Co for an estimated $210 million.
12/05/14 McCleskey Mills Inc Olam International Ltd 176.0 Olam International Ltd of Singapore agreed to acquire the entire share capital of McCleskey Mills Inc, a Smithville-based provider of crop postharvesting services, for $176 million.
12/03/14 Cliffs Natural Resources-Assets Coronado Coal II LLC 175.0 Coronado Coal II LLC, a unit of Coronado Coal LLC, agreed to acquire the Logan County coal assets of Cliffs Natural Resources Inc, a Cleveland-based iron ore and coal mining company, for $175 million in cash including the assumption of liabilities.
12/02/14 PBF Energy Inc-Toledo Storage PBF Logistics LP 150.0 PBF Logistics LP agreed to acquire the Toledo storage facility of PBF Energy Inc, a Parsippany-based manufacturer and wholesaler of petroleum products, for $150 million. The consideration offered was to consist of $135 million in cash and $15 million in limited partner interests.
12/04/14 Solid State Equipment LLC Veeco Instruments Inc 150.0 Veeco Instruments Inc. acquired Solid State Equipment LLC, a Horsham-based manufacturer of power boilers and heat exchangers, for an estimated $150 million.
12/01/14 Apartment Realty Advisors Inc BGC Partners Inc 110.0 BGC Partners Inc. agreed to acquire Apartment Realty Advisors Inc, a Atlanta-based provider of real estate brokerage services, for an estimated $110 million in cash and an undisclosed amount in profit-related payments.
12/03/14 Business Records Management LLC Recall Holdings Ltd 77.0 Recall Holdings Ltd of Australia acquired Business Records Management LLC, a Pittsburgh-based provider of logistics consulting services, for $77 million.
12/02/14 Gastroenterology Anesthesia Associates LLC CRH Medical Corp 73.2 CRH Medical Corp of Canada acquired Gastroenterology Anesthesia Associates LLC, an Orlando-based provider of anesthesiology services to gastroenterologists, for $73.2 million. The consideration offered consisted of $58.6 mil and up to $14.6 million in profit-related payments.
12/03/14 734 Citrus Holdings LLC Alico Inc 72.0 Alico Inc, a unit of 734 Agriculture LLC, agreed to acquire 734 Citrus Holdings LLC, a Frostproof-based owner and operator of citrus groves, for $72 mil. The consideration offered was to consist of $43.328 mil, the issuance of 0.8 mil Alico common shares valued at $28.672 mil and an undisclosed amount in profit-related payments. The shares were valued based on Alico's closing stock price of $35.84 on 2 December 2014, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
12/01/14 Wolf-tec Inc John Bean Technologies Corp 54.0 John Bean Technologies Corp acquired Wolf-tec Inc, a Kingston-based manufacturer of food processors, for an estimated $54 mil.
12/01/14 Accella Performance Materials Inc-Assets PolyOne Corp 49.0 Polyone Corp acquired the specialty assets of Accella Performance Materials Inc, a Maryland Heights-based manufacturer of custom formulated plastics and chemicals, coated fabrics and recycled rubber products, for $49 million.
12/04/14 Veredus Corp Hays PLC 44.0 Hays plc of the UK acquired an 80% interest in Veredus Corp, a Tampa-based provider of IT staffing services, for an estimated $44 million in cash. Concurrently, Hays was granted an option to acquire the remaining 20% interest which it did not already own in Veredus.
12/01/14 Athas Health LLC Northstar Healthcare Inc 34.5 Northstar Healthcare Inc. acquired the entire share capital of Athas Health LLC, a Dallas-based provider of healthcare marketing services, for $37.213 mil. The consideration offered was to consist of $3 mil in cash, the issuance of 11.333 mil Northstar Healthcare common shares valued at $19.493 million and $12 million in promissory notes.
12/02/14 PPV Inc Acquired Sales Corp 18.0 Acquired Sales Corp signed a letter of intent to acquire the entire share capital of PPV Inc, a Portland-based provider pretreatment of industrial and commercial wastewater and sludge services, for an estimated $18 million. The consideration offered was to consist of $7.5 million in cash and $10.5 million in Acquired Sales common shares. The transaction was to include Bravo Environmental NW Inc.
12/01/14 Portage Precision Polymers Inc HEXPOL AB 13.2 Hexpol AB of Sweden acquired Portage Precision Polymers Inc, a Ravenna-based producer and manufacturer of custom-mix elastomer compounds for manufacturing and fabricating businesses, for $13.2 million in cash.
12/03/14 Volt Delta Resources LLC NewNet Communication Technologies LLC 10.0 NewNet Communication Technologies LLC, a unit of Skyview Capital LLC, acquired Volt Delta Resources LLC, a New York-based provider of cloud-based contact center services, from Volt Information Sciences Inc. for $10 million in notes.
12/02/14 TMC Group Inc Corporate Travel Management Ltd 9.5 Corporate Travel Management Ltd of Australia planned to acquire TMC Group Inc, a Reston-based provider of travel management services, for an estimated $9.5 million. Concurrently, Corporate Travel Management planned to acquire Chambers Travel.
12/02/14 Titan Energy Worldwide Inc Pioneer Power Solutions Inc 6.8 Pioneer Power Solutions Inc. acquired an undisclosed majority interest in Titan Energy Worldwide Inc, an Eden Prairie-based provider of energy generation services, for $6.8 million.
12/03/14 Great Northern Paper Co LLC Hackman Capital Partners 5.4 Hackman Capital Partners planned to acquire bankrupt Great Northern Paper Co LLC, a Millinocket-based manufacturer and wholesaler of wood paper, for $5.4 mil via an auction. Originally, in November 2014, Great Northern Paper announced that it was seeking a buyer for the company.
12/02/14 South Coast Specialty Compounding Inc Imprimis Pharmaceuticals Inc 4.5 Imprimis Pharmaceuticals Inc. agreed to acquire the entire share capital of South Coast Specialty Compounding (dba Park Compounding), a manufacturer of customized sterile and non-sterile dosage forms, for $4.456 million.
12/01/14 Lexaria Corp-Belmont Lake Oil Cloudstream Belmont Lake LP 1.4 Cloudstream Belmont Lake LP agreed to acquire the Belmont Lake oil assets of Lexaria Corp, a Vancouver-based oil and gas exploration and production company, for $1.4 million in cash.
12/01/14 Global Outreach Ventures Inc Professional Diversity Network 1.0 Professional Diversity Network Inc. acquired Global Outreach Ventures Inc, a Detroit-based provider of career consultation services. The consideration offered included the assumption of $1 million in liabilities.
11/30/14 Southeastern Technology Inc Autocam Medical Devices LLC   Autocam Medical Devices LLC acquired Southeastern Technology Inc, a Murfreesboro-based manufacturer of surgical appliance and supplies. The consideration offered consisted of an undisclosed amount in cash.
12/01/14 Acompli Inc Microsoft Corp   Microsoft Corp acquired Acompli Inc, a San Francisco-based developer of mobile email application software.
12/01/14 Bad Love Cosmetics Co LLC VIASPACE Inc   VIASPACE Inc. signed a letter of intent to acquire the entire share capital of Bad Love Cosmetics Co LLC, an Avada-based manufacturer and wholesaler of face and body creme, in exchange for VIASPACE common shares.
12/01/14 Compass Efficient Model Victory Capital Management Inc   Victory Capital Management Inc, a unit of Crestview Partners LP, agreed to acquire Compass Efficient Model Portfolios LLC, a Brentwood-based provider of investment products. Terms were not disclosed.
12/01/14 Vidible Inc AOL Inc   AOL Inc. acquired Vidible Inc, a Bellevue-based provider of cross-screen video management and exchange platform services. Terms were not disclosed.
12/01/14 Wallaby Financial Inc Bankrate Inc   Bankrate Inc. acquired Wallaby Financial Inc, a Pasadena-based developer of credit card data and consumer information mobile application software. Terms were not disclosed.
12/01/14 SeaFire Insurance Services LLC Victor O Schinnerer & Co Inc   Victor O Schinnerer & Co Inc, a unit of Marsh & McLennan Cos Inc, agreed to acquire SeaFire Insurance Services LLC, an Overland Park-based provider of property and casualty insurance services, from Preferred Concepts LLC. Terms were not disclosed.
12/01/14 Buyers Protection Group Fidelity National Financial Inc   Fidelity National Financial Inc. agreed to acquire Buyers Protection Group, an provider of home warranty and inspection services.
12/01/14 Beacon Equipment Leasing Corp Mobile Mini Inc   Mobile Mini Inc. acquired Beacon Equipment Leasing Corp, a Buffalo-based provider of portable storage services. Terms were not disclosed.
12/01/14 Federal News Service LLC CQ-Roll Call Inc   CQ-Roll Call Inc, a unit of The Economist Group of the UK, ultimately-owned by Pearson PLC of the UK, acquired Federal News Service LLC, a Washington-based provider of transcript news coverage of national politics and elections, from Dolan Co. Terms were not disclosed.
12/01/14 Emmi AG-Aseptic Dairy Products KanPak LLC   KanPak LLC, a unit of Golden State Foods Corp, agreed to acquire the US-based aseptic dairy products production facility of Emmi AG, a Lucerne-based producer and wholesaler of dairy products. Terms were not disclosed.
12/01/14 Shea Family-Skilled Nursing(9) The Ensign Group Inc   The Ensign Group Inc. acquired nine skilled nursing and assisted living operations of Shea Family, a El Cajon-based owner and operator of skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, for an undisclosed amount in cash. Concurrently, Ensign Group acquired Guardian Angel Hospice.
12/01/14 Guardian Angel Hospice Inc The Ensign Group Inc   The Ensign Group Inc. acquired Guardian Angel Hospice Inc, a Kokomo-based provider of hospice services for the terminally ill. Concurrently, Ensign Group acquired nine skilled nursing and assisted living operations of Shea Family Care.
12/01/14 Paramount Gold & Silver Corp Coeur Mining Inc   Coeur Mining Inc. was rumored to be planning to acquire the entire share capital of Paramount Gold & Silver Corp, a Winnemucca-based precious metals mining company, for an undisclosed number in Coeur Mining common shares.
12/01/14 Presidio Networked Solutions Apollo Global Management LLC   Apollo Global Management Inc, through its affiliates, agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Presidio Networked Solutions Inc, a New York-based provider of information technology infrastructure solutions and services, from American Securities LLC and other undisclosed investors in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
12/02/14 Zenverge Inc Freescale Semiconductor Inc   Freescale Semiconductor Inc. acquired Zenverge Inc, a Cupertino-based reproducer of software. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
12/02/14 John O. Bronson Co Hub International Ltd   Hub International Ltd, a unit of Hellman & Friedman LLC, acquired John O. Bronson Co, a Sacramento-based insurance agency. Terms were not disclosed.
12/02/14 Care Group of Texas Care Group of Texas SPV   Care Group of Texas SPV, a special purpose acquisition vehicle formed by Elm Creek Partners, 747 Capital LLC, Bowside Capital LLC and Roy Spradlin, acquired Care Group of Texas, a Houston-based provider of home health care services, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
12/02/14 Cheetah Technologies LP Alpha Technologies Inc   Alpha Technologies Inc. acquired Cheetah Technologies LP, a Pittsburgh-based developer of power management systems software.
12/02/14 Fox Metals & Alloys Inc Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co   Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co acquired the entire share capital of Fox Metals & Alloys Inc, a Houston-based manufacturer of carbon, alloy and stainless steel bar products. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
12/02/14 IPSA International Inc root9B Technologies Inc   root9B Technologies Inc. signed a letter of intent to acquire IPSA International Inc, a New York-based provider of risk advisory services.
12/02/14 Dugas & Leblanc Field,Louisiana Grand Gulf Energy Ltd   Grand Gulf Energy Ltd of Australia agreed to raise its interest to 55.3% from 40% by acquiring a 15.3% stake in Dugas & Leblanc Field, located in Assumption Parish, Louisiana, from its joint venture partner OGI Group Ltd.
12/02/14 Scene LLC Ziff Davis LLC   Ziff Davis LLC, a unit of j2 Global Inc, acquired Scene LLC, a provider of broadband and mobile speed testing services.
12/02/14 HD Supply Distribution Services LLC Home Depot Inc   Home Depot Inc. agreed to acquire HD Supply Distribution Services LLC, an Aliso Viejo-based hardware merchant wholesaler, from HD Supply Holdings Inc.
12/02/14 DAP Technologies Inc-Vehicle-Mount Terminals Operations JLT Mobile Computers AB   JLT Mobile Computers AB of Sweden acquired the vehicle-mount terminals operations of DAP Technologies Inc, a Tempe-based manufacturer of handheld computers and a unit of Roper Industries Inc.
12/02/14 Capital Southwest-Control Assets Shareholders   Capital Southwest Corp, a Dallas-based development company, planned to spin off its control assets to shareholders.
12/02/14 Talenti I LLC Unilever NV   Unilever NV of the Netherlands acquired Talenti I LLC, a Minneapolis-based producer of ice cream.
12/02/14 Oakstone Publishing LLC Ebix Inc   Ebix Inc. acquired the entire share capital of Oakstone Publishing LLC, a Birmingham-based publisher of professional reference and continuing education materials, from BV Investment Partners LLC.
12/02/14 Ariosa Diagnostics Inc Roche Holding AG   Roche Holding AG of Switzerland planned to acquire Ariosa Diagnostics Inc, a San Jose-based molecular diagnostics company. Terms were not disclosed.
12/03/14 Allied 100 LLC Ridgemont Equity Partners   Ridgemont Equity Partners acquired Allied 100 LLC, a Woodruff-based medical equipment and supplies merchant wholesaler, from Thompson Street Capital Partners LP in a secondary buyout transaction. Previously, Thompson Street Capital Partners acquired Allied 100 in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
12/03/14 Les Bois Credit Union Mountain America Federal Credit Union   Mountain America Federal Credit Union planned to merge with Les Bois Credit Union, a Garden City-based federal credit union. Originally, in November 2014, Mountain America Federal Credit Union was rumored to be planning to merge with Les Bois Credit Union.
12/03/14 The Swift Collective Inc Possible Worldwide Inc   POSSIBLE Worldwide Inc, a unit of WPP Digital, ultimately-owned by WPP PLC, acquired The Swift Collective Inc, a Portland-based provider of digital marketing services.
12/03/14 Holmes Murphy & Assoc-St. Louis Operations USI Insurance Services LLC   USI Insurance Services LLC, a unit of USI Holdings Corp, acquired the St. Louis operations of Holmes Murphy & Associates, a West Des Moines-based provider of risk management and insurance brokerage services.
12/03/14 Fairfield Village of Layton CNL Healthcare Properties Inc   CNL Healthcare Properties Inc, a unit of CNL Financial Group Inc, acquired Fairfield Village of Layton, a Layton-based owner and operator of a senior housing community.
12/03/14 CurtCo Robb Media LLC Investor Group   An investor group comprised of Rockbridge Growth Equity LLC and the management of CurtCo Robb Media LLC acquired CurtCo Robb Media LLC, a Malibu-based publisher of luxury magazines, from Curt Co Media Labs LLC in a leveraged buyout transaction.
12/03/14 Varied Industries Corp Church & Dwight Co Inc   Church & Dwight Co Inc. acquired Varied Industries Corp, a Mason-based producer of fermented feed ingredients for animals.
12/03/14 Light Iron Digital LLC Panavision Inc   Panavision Inc, a unit of PX Holding Corp, ultimately-owned by MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc, agreed to acquire Light Iron Digital LLC, a Hollywood-based provider of motion production services.
12/03/14 EI du Pont de Nemours-Asana Insecticide Business Sumitomo Chemical Co Ltd   Sumitomo Chemical Co Ltd of Japan agreed to acquire the Asana insecticide business of EI du Pont de Nemours & Co, a Wilmington-based manufacturer of agricultural chemicals. Terms were not disclosed.
12/03/14 Packers Sanitation Svcs Inc Leonard Green & Partners LP   Leonard Green & Partners LP acquired Packers Sanitation Services Inc, a Mt Pleasant-based provider of contract cleaning and night sanitation services, from Packers Holdings LLC, a unit of Harvest Partners LP. Terms were not disclosed. Originally, in August 2014, Harvest Partners was rumored to be seeking a buyer for Packers Sanitation Services.
12/03/14 Abraham Lincoln Hotel Al Habtoor Group LLC   Al Habtoor Group LLC of United Arab Emirates agreed to acquire President Abraham Lincoln Hotel & Conference Center, a Springfield-based hotel.
12/04/14 Veredus Corp Hays PLC   Hays PLC of the UK was granted an option to acquire the remaining 20% interest which it did not already own in Veredus Corp, a Tampa-based provider of IT staffing services. Concurrently, Hays acquired an 80% interest in Veredus.
12/04/14 IdeaTek Systems Inc Zayo Group LLC   Zayo Group LLC, a unit of Zayo Group Holdings Inc, agreed to acquire IdeaTek Systems Inc, a Buhler-based provider of information technology services.
12/04/14 Oro Valley Country Club ClubCorp Holdings Inc   ClubCorp Holdings Inc, a unit of KSL Capital Partners LLC, acquired Oro Valley Country Club, an Oro Valley-based golf course and country club operator.
         
Source: Thomson Reuters        

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