Target Acquirer Value ($millions) Synopsis
Strategic Hotels & Resorts Inc Blackstone Real Estate Partners VIII LP 6,000.0 Blackstone Real Estate Partners VIII LP, a unit of Blackstone Group LP, definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Strategic Hotels & Resorts Inc (SHRI), a Chicago-based real estate investment trust, for $14.25 in cash per share, or a total value of $6 billion including the assumption of $2.074 billion in liabilities in a leveraged buyout transaction. The transaction was to include membership units owned by SHRI in Strategic Hotels Funding LLC. Originally, in July 2015, SHRI was rumored to be seeking a buyer for the company.
Con-way Inc XPO Logistics Inc 3,015.7 XPO Logistics Inc (XPO) definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Con-Way Inc (CWI), an Ann Arbor-based provider of freight transportation and logistics services, via a tender offer for $47.6 in cash per share, or a total value of $3.016 billion including the assumption of $290 million in liabilities. Upon completion, CWI was to become a wholly-owned subsidiary of XPO.
Meredith Corp MGOC Inc 2,343.5 Media General Inc (Media) definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Meredith Corp (Meredith), a Des Moines-based publishing company, to form Meredith Media General (New Co) for $2.344 billion. Meredith common and common B shareholders were to receive $34.57 in cash and 1.5214 New Co shares and Media common shareholders were to receive one New Co share per Meredith share. Based on Media's closing stock price of $11.15 on 04 September 2015, the last full trading day prior to the announcement, each Meredith share was valued at $51.534.
Disability Reinsurance Management Services Inc Sun Life Assurance Co of Canada 975.0 Sun Life Assurance Co of Canada, a unit of Sun Life Financial Inc of Canada (SLF), definitively agreed to acquire Disability Reinsurance Management Services Inc (DRM), a Westbrook-based provider of disability risk management products and services, from Assurant Inc for $975 million. Originally, SLF was rumored to be planning to acquire DRM.
Premiere Global Services Inc Siris Capital Group LLC 655.3 Siris Capital Group LLC definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Premiere Global Services Inc, an Atlanta-based provider of collaboration software and services, for $14 in cash per share, or a total value of $655.318 million in a leveraged buyout transaction.
NEXTracker Inc Flextronics International Ltd 330.0 Flextronics International Ltd of Singapore definitively agreed to acquire NEXTracker Inc, a Fremont-based developer of smart solar tracking solutions, for $330 million. The consideration was to consist of $245 million in cash and up to $85 million in profit-related payments.
RF IDeas Inc Roper Technologies Inc 277.0 Roper Technologies Inc (Roper) acquired RF IDeas Inc, a Rolling Meadows-based manufacturer of proprietary identification card technology products. Concurrently, Roper acquired RF Atlantic Health Partners LLC. The two transaction had a combined value of $277 million.
Seahorse Bioscience Inc Agilent Technologies Inc 235.0 Agilent Technologies Inc definitively agreed to acquire Seahorse Bioscience Inc, a North Billerica-based provider of research and development services, for $235 million in cash.
31 West 52nd Street,New York City,New York Paramount Group Inc 230.0 Paramount Group Inc agreed to acquire the remaining 35.8% stake which it did not already own in 31 West 52nd Street, a New York City-based office building, for an estimated $230 million in cash.
TNS Inc-Caller Authentication Business NeuStar Inc 220.0 NeuStar Inc definitively agreed to acquire the caller authentication business of TNS Inc, a Reston-based provider of data communications services, for an estimated $220 million.
Baylake Corp Nicolet Bankshares Inc 140.0 Nicolet Bankshares Inc (Nicolet) definitively agreed to merge with Baylake Corp (Baylake), a Sturgeon Bay-based provider of general banking and trust services, for $139.981 million in a stock swap transaction. Nicolet offered 0.4517 common share per Baylake share. Based on Nicolet's closing stock price of $33.25 on 07 September 2015, the last full trading day prior to the announcement, each Baylake share was valued at $15.019.
Envivio Inc Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson 122.1 Telefonaktiebolaget LMEricsson of Sweden definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Envivio Inc, a South San Francisco-based manufacturer of wireless communications equipment, for $4.1 in cash per share, or a total value of $113.656 million via a tender offer.
Alpine Valley Bread Co Flowers Foods Inc 120.0 Flowers Foods Inc definitively agreed to acquire Alpine Valley Bread Co, a Mesa-based producer of organic and all natural breads, for $120 million in cash and common shares.
Robert Graham Holdings LLC Joes Jeans Inc 82.5 Joes Jeans Inc (Joes) definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Robert Graham Holdings LLC (Robert), a New York-based apparel retailer holding company, for $82.526 million. The consideration was to consist of $81 million in cash and the issuance of 8.871 million common shares valued at $1.526 million. The shares were valued based on Joes's closing stock price of $0.172 on 04 September 2015, the last full trading day prior to the announcement. Upon completion, Robert was to be merged with Joes's Hudson business and Joes was to be renamed Differential Brands Group Inc.
University Commons,Boca Raton,Florida Regency Centers Corp 80.5 Regency Centers Corp acquired University Commons, a Boca Raton-based shopping center, for $80.5 million.
Sorelle,Atlanta,Georgia Investor Group 65.5 An investor group comprised of Starlight US Multi-Family (No.3) Core Fund, a unit of Starlight Investments Ltd, and Starlight US Multi-Family Core Fund acquired Sorelle, an Atlanta-based apartment complex, for $65.5 million.
BAM Labs Inc Select Comfort Corp 58.0 Select Comfort Corp planned to acquire the remaining 82% interest which it did not already own in BAM Labs Inc, a San Jose-based manufacturer of biometric sensor beds, for $58 million.
Prepared Holdings LLC Meridian Insurance Holdings Inc 35.7 Meridian Insurance Holdings Inc definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Prepared Holdings LLC, a Tampa-based provider of insurance services, for an estimated $35.7 million in cash.
Great Wall Semiconductor Inc Intersil Corp 23.0 Intersil Corp acquired Great Wall Semiconductor Inc, a Tempe-based manufacturer of semiconductors and related devices, for an estimated $23 million in cash.
Johnson Controls Security Systems Versar Inc 20.0 Versar Inc definitively agreed to acquire Johnson Controls Security Systems, a Gaithersburg-based provider of integrated security system services, from Johnson Controls Inc for $20 million.
Joes Jeans Inc-Certain Operating Assets Global Brands Group Holdings Ltd 13.0 Global Brands Group Holdings Ltd of Hong Kong definitively agreed to acquire certain operating assets of Joes Jeans Inc, a Commerce-based manufacturer of apparel, for $13 million.
Enaptive Inc-Assets Brady PLC 2.0 Brady PLC of the UK acquired assets of Enaptive Inc, a Jacksonville-based provider of information technology-related products and services, for $2 million.
neuroFix Therapeutics LLC Medgenics Inc 2.0 Medgenics Inc acquired neuroFix Therapeutics LLC, a developer of NFC-1, for $2 million in cash.
Knoxville Gastroenterology Anesthesia Associates LLC CRH Medical Corp 1.4 CRH Medical Corp (CRH) of Canada acquired a 51% interest in Knoxville Gastroenterology Anesthesia Associates LLC, a Knoxville-based medical company, in exchange for .356 million new common shares valued at $1.435 million and an undisclosed amount in cash. The shares were valued based on CRHs' closing stock price of $3.82 on 09 September 2015, the last full trading prior to the announcement.
NeoForce Group Inc Capnia Inc 1.0 Capnia Inc, a unit of Vivo Ventures Fund V LP, acquired NeoForce Group Inc, an Ivyland-based manufacturer of pulmonary resuscitation products and equipment, for $1 million.
National Geographic Society-Assets 21st Century Fox Inc   21st Century Fox Inc (21st) agreed to acquire the assets of National Geographic Society (NatGeo), a Washington-based nonprofit scientific and educational organization, to form a joint venture. Upon completion, 21st was to own 73% and NatGeo the remaining 27% of the joint venture.
Premium Spray Products Inc Accella Performance Materials Inc   Accella Performance Materials Inc acquired Premium Spray Products Inc, a Marietta-based manufacturer of spray foams.
ZS Pharma Inc Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd   Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd of Switzerland was rumored to be planning to acquire the entire share capital of ZS Pharma Inc, a Coppell-based biopharmaceutical company. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed, but according to sources close to the transaction, the value was estimated at $2.5 billion.
United Launch Alliance LLC Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings Inc   Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings Inc was rumored to be planning to acquire United Launch Alliance LLC, a Centennial-based manufacturer of guided missiles and space vehicles which was jointly-owned by Lockheed Martin Corp and Boeing Co. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed, but according to sources close to the transaction, the value was estimated at $2 billion.
Power Systems Manufacturing LLC Ansaldo Energia SpA   Ansaldo Energia SpA (Ansaldo) of Italy planned to acquire Power Systems Manufacturing LLC, a Jupiter-based manufacturer of gas turbine components, from Alstom Power Inc, ultimately-owned by Alstom SA. Originally, in August 2015, Ansaldo was rumored to be planning to acquire the gas assets of General Electric Co.
Nisssin Brake Ohio Inc-Brake Control and Brake Apply Business Autoliv ASP Inc   Autoliv ASP Inc of US (Autoliv ASP), a unit of Autoliv Inc, agreed to acquire the brake control and brake apply business of Nisssin Brake Ohio Inc, a Findlay, Ohio-based manufacturer and wholesaler of motor vehicle bodies ultimately-owned by Nissin Kogyo Co Ltd (Nissin Kogyo), in the formation of a joint venture named Autoliv Nissin Brake Systems America LLC. Upon completion, Nissin Kogyu was to own 49% and Autoliv ASP was to own 51% in the joint venture. Concurrently, Autoliv Holding Inc of the US, a unit of Autoliv, planned to acquire the brake control and brake apply business of Nissin R & D Europe S.L.U., ultimately-owned by Nission Kogyo. Autoliv AB of Sweden, a unit of Autoliv Holding AB, ultimately-owned by Autoliv, planned to acquire the brake control and brake apply business of Zhongshan Nissin Industry Co Ltd, ultimately-owned by Nissin Kogyo. Autoliv AB planned to acquire the brake control and brake apply business of Nissin R & D Asia Co Ltd, ultimately-owned by Nissin Kogyo. Autoliv AB planned to offer JPY 33.2 billion (USD 276.988 mil) in combined value.
General Electric Capital Corp-Transportation Finance Business Bank of Montreal,Ontario, Canada   Bank of Montreal of Canada agreed to acquire the transportation finance business of General Electric Capital Corp, a Norwalk-based savings and loan holdings company ultimately-owned by General Electric Co. The transaction was to include the transportation finance business in Canada.
Signature Glass Inc Binswanger Glass Co   Binswanger Glass Co, a unit of Grey Mountain Partners LLC, acquired Signature Glass Inc, a Houston-based provider of contract glazing services.
Custom Property Management Inc Colliers International Group Inc   FirstService Corp of Canada acquired Custom Property Management Inc, a West Palm Beach-provider of residential property management services.
Airvana Network Solutions Inc CommScope Holding Co Inc   CommScope Holding Co Inc, a unit of Carlyle-CommScope Holdings LP, acquired Airvana Network Solutions Inc, a Chelmsford-based manufacturer of telephone apparatuses, from 72 Mobile Holdings LLC. Terms were not disclosed.
Quiksilver Inc Creditors   Quiksilver Inc (Quiksilver), a Huntington Beach-based manufacturer and wholesaler of surfwear clothing and accessories, planned a debt restructuring transaction with creditors including Oaktree Capital Managemen. Creditors were to receive common stock in exchange for outstanding debt. Upon completion, creditors were to hold an undisclosed majority interest in the restructured Quiksilver. The book value of the existing debt that was to be exchanged under the terms of the offer was $826 million.
DualSpark Partners LLC DataPipe Inc   DataPipe Inc, a unit of ABRY Partners LLC, acquired DualSpark Partners LLC, a Santa Monica-based provider of AWS consulting services. Terms were not disclosed.
Gloucester Engineering Co Inc Davis-Standard LLC   Davis-Standard LLC, a unit of Hamilton Robinson Capital Partners LLC, acquired Gloucester Engineering Co Inc, a Gloucester-based manufacturer of plastic extrusion machinery and equipment, from Blue Wolf Capital Fund II LP, ultimately-owned by Blue Wolf Capital Partners LLC.
Eastern Connection Operating Inc Dicom Express Inc   Dicom Express Inc of Canada, a unit of Wind Point Partners, acquired Eastern Connection Operating Inc, a Cumberland-based provider of regional express parcel carrier services.
Titan Armored Car & Courier, Inc. Dunbar Armored, Inc.   Dunbar Armored, Inc. acquired Titan Armored Car & Courier, Inc., a New York-based armored courier company.
Cortech Engineering LLC DXP Enterprises Inc   DXP Enterprises Inc acquired Cortech Engineering LLC, a Yorba Linda-based wholesaler of pumps and related process equipment. Terms were not disclosed.
Alligent Biopharm Consulting LLC Envision Pharma Inc   Envision Pharma Inc, a unit of Halifax Group LLC, acquired Alligent Biopharm Consulting LLC, a Stirling-based developer of integrated and aligned medical communications solutions. Terms were not disclosed.
Option 1 Nutrition Solutions LLC Epic Health Services Inc   Epic Health Services Inc, a unit of Webster Capital Management LLC, acquired Option 1 Nutrition Solutions LLC (Option 1), a Chandler-based provider of enteral nutrition services, from Progress Equity Partners Ltd (Progress). Originally, in August 2015, Progress announced that it was seeking a buyer for its Option 1 unit.
Huntington Asset Advisors Inc-Certain Money Market Fund Assets Federated Investors Inc   Federated Investors Inc definitively agreed to acquire certain money market fund assets of Huntington Asset Advisors Inc, a Columbus-based investment advisor, ultimately-owned by Huntington Bancshares Inc. Terms were not disclosed.
Metro Data Processing Inc Financial Gravity Operations Inc   Financial Gravity Operations Inc, a unit of Financial Gravity Holdings Inc, acquired Metro Data Processing Inc, a Tulsa-based provider of payroll services.
Lagunitas Brewing Co Heineken NV   Heineken NV of the Netherlands, a unit of Heineken Holding NV, planned to acquire a 50% interest in Lagunitas Brewing Co, a Petaluma-based producer of malt beverages. Terms were not disclosed.
Howitt Benefit Services Inc-Assets Hub International Ltd   Hub International Ltd, a unit of Hellman & Friedman LLC, acquired assets of Howitt Benefit Services Inc, a San Jose-based provider of employee benefit administration services. Terms were not disclosed.
Parking In Motion Inc Inrix Inc   Inrix Inc acquired Parking In Motion Inc, a Santa Monica-based provider of parking information and services.
Archive360 Inc Investor Group   An investor group comprised of Robert DeSteno and Tiberiu Popp acquired Archive360 Inc, a New York-based provider of email archive migration services.
MGT Capital Investments Inc-DraftDay Assets Investor Group   An investor group comprised of Sportech PLC and Viggle Inc acquired the DraftDay assets of MGT Capital Investments Inc, a Harrison-based lessor of nonfinancial intangible assets.
Particle Sciences Inc Lubrizol Corp   Lubrizol Corp, a unit of Berkshire Hathaway Inc, acquired Particle Sciences Inc, a Bethlehem-based provider of drug development services. Terms were not disclosed.
3DPrint.com Mecklermedia Corp (Penton Media Inc)   Mecklermedia Corp, a unit of Penton Media Inc, acquired 3DPrint.com, a Cape Coral-based provider of printing services. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Adallom Inc Microsoft Corp   Microsoft Corp (Microsoft) acquired Adallom Inc (Adallom), a Palo Alto-based cloud security company. Originally, in July, Microsoft was rumored to be planning to acquire Adallom. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed, but according to sources close to the transaction, the value was estimated at $320 million.
Trend Evolution LLC Netsmart Technologies Inc   Netsmart Technologies Inc acquired Trend Evolution LLC, a Solon-based provider of information technology services.
Natural Food Holdings LLC Perdue Farms Inc   Perdue Farms Inc definitively agreed to acquire Natural Food Holdings LLC, a Sioux City-based producer and distributor of fresh and prepared protein products, from LNK Partners LLC. Terms were not disclosed. The transaction was to include Niman Ranch Inc.
Tastebud Technologies Inc Raise Marketplace Inc   Raise Marketplace Inc merged with Tastebud Technologies Inc, a Chicago-based giftcard marketplace.
Atlantic Health Partners LLC Roper Technologies Inc   Roper Technologies Inc (Roper) acquired Atlantic Health Partners LLC, a Farmington-based provider of vaccine solutions services. Concurrently, Roper acquired RF IDeas Inc. The two transactions had a combined value of $277 million.
Dominion Resources Inc-425 Megawatt Capacity SunEdison Inc   SunEdison Inc (SunEdison) was granted an option to acquire the remaining 67% ownership interest which it did not already own in 425 megawatts of solar generating capacity of Dominion Resources Inc, a Richmond-based electric and gas utility company. Concurrently, SunEdison agreed to acquire a 33% ownership interest in the megawatts.
Saint Archer Brewing Co. Tenth & Blake Beer Co   Tenth and Blake Beer Co. acquired an undisclosed majority interest in Saint Archer Brewing Co, a San Diego-based brewery.
Weidlinger Associates Inc Thornton Tomasetti Inc   Thornton Tomasetti Inc acquired the entire share capital of Weidlinger Associates Inc, a New York-based provider of engineering services.
Sanabe & Associates LLC TM Capital Corp   TM Capital Corp acquired Sanabe & Associates LLC, a New York-based investment bank.
Sinai Health System University of Chicago Medical Center   University of Chicago Medical Center merged with Sinai Health System, a Chicago-based medical health service provider, to form a Level 1 trauma center.
TriMont Real Estate Advisors Varde Partners Inc   Varde Partners Inc acquired an undisclosed majority interest in TriMont Real Estate Advisors, an Atlanta-based investment adviser.
Concurrent Computer Corp-Multi-Screen Video Analytics Business Verimatrix Inc   Verimatrix Inc acquired the multi-screen video analytics business of Concurrent Computer Corp-Multi, a Duluth-based developer of real-time Linux software and solutions and a unit of Applera Corp.
US M&A Deals Announced September 6-September 11, 2015      
Source: Thomson Reuters      

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