Date Target Acquirer Value ($millions) Synopsis
06/09/15 GE Antares Capital CPPIB Credit Investments Inc 12,000.0 CPPIB Credit Investments Inc of Canada, a unit of the Canadian state-owned Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, along with GE Antares Capital management agreed to acquire the entire share capital of GE Antares Capital (Antares), a Chicago-based provider of financing services. GE Commercial Finance (GE Commercial), ultimately-owned by General Electric Co, sold the unit for about $12 billion. For more, read our Q&A with GE Antares co-CEO David Brackett.
06/10/15 HCC Insurance Holdings Inc Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire 7,503.7 Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co Ltd of Japan, a unit of Tokio Marine Holdings Inc, definitvely agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Houston-based HCC Insurance Holdings Inc for $78 in cash per share, or a total value of $7.504 billion.
06/08/15 Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Newmont Mining Corp 820.0 Newmont Mining Corp definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mining, a Centennial-based gold mining company, from Ashanti Corp, ultimately-owned by AngloGold Ashanti Ltd, for an estimated $820 million in cash.
06/11/15 Reliant Hospital Partners LLC HealthSouth Corp 730.0 HealthSouth Corp definitively agreed to acquire Reliant Hospital Partners LLC, a Richardson-based owner and operator of rehabilitation facilities, for $730 million in cash.
06/08/15 Equity Commonwealth - properties (6) Hertz Investment Group LLC 417.0 Hertz Investment Group LLC acquired a six property portfolio of Equity Commonwealth, a Chicago-based real estate investment trust, for $417 million.
06/08/15 Starwood Hotels & Resorts-Resort Host Hotels & Resorts Inc 400.0 Host Hotels & Resorts Inc acquired the Phoenician of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc, a Scottsdale-based resort, for $400 million.
06/09/15 Garden Fresh Gourmet Salsa Inc Campbell Soup Co 231.0 Campbell Soup agreed to acquire Garden Fresh Gourmet Salsa, a Ferndale-based producer and wholesaler of salsa, dips and hummus, for $231 million.
06/09/15 Aurora Casket Co Matthews International Corp 225.0 Matthews International Corp definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Aurora Casket Co, an Aurora-based manufacturer of burial caskets, from Kohlberg & Co LLC for $225 million. The consideration was to consist of $214 million in cash and up to $10 million in profit-related payments.
06/07/15 Carlisle & Gallagher NTT DATA Inc 215.5 NTT DATA Inc, a unit of NTT Data Corp, definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Carlisle & Gallagher Consulting Group, a Charlotte-based portfolio manager, for $215. 5 million.
06/08/15 Metrocast Communication of CT Atlantic Broadband Group LLC 200.0 Atlantic Broadband Group LLC, a unit of Cogeco Cable Inc, definitively agreed to acquire MetroCast Communications of Connecticut LLC, a Waterford-based provider of cable television, internet and telephone services, for $200 million.
06/09/15 STG Inc Global Defense & National Security Systems Inc 165.0 Global Defense & National Security Systems Inc definitively agreed to merge with STG Inc, a Fairfax-based provider of mission-critical technology, for $165 million.
06/08/15 Cognex Corp-Surface Ametek Inc 160.0 Ametek agreed to acquire the surface inspection systems division of Cognex Corp, a manufacturer and wholesaler of machine vision systems, for an estimated $160 million.
06/10/15 RBI Solar Inc Gibraltar Industries Inc 130.0 Gibraltar Industries Inc acquired the entire share capital of RBI Solar Inc, a Cincinnati-based manufacturer and wholesaler of solar mounting equipment, for an estimated $130 million.
06/09/15 Sleep Management LLC Patient Home Monitoring Corp 100.1 Patient Home Monitoring Corp (Patient) agreed to acquire Sleep Management LLC (Sleep), a Lafayette-based provider of home health care services, for $100.125 million. The consideration was to consist of $36 million in cash plus the issuance of 42.75 million Patient common shares valued at $64.125 million. The shares were valued based on Patient's closing stock price of $1.5 on 08 June 2015, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
06/10/15 Cypress Semiconductor-TrueTouch Parade Technologies Ltd 100.0 Parade Technologies Ltd definitively agreed to acquire the TrueTouch Mobile touchscreen business of Cypress Semiconductor Corp, a San Jose-based manufacturer of semiconductors and related devices, for $100 million in cash.
06/10/15 Bonterra Builders LLC-Home Building AV Homes Inc 96.0 AV Homes Inc definitively agreed to acquire home building assets of Bonterra Builders LLC, a Matthews-based construction company, for an estimated $96 million.
06/10/15 Le Pavillon Hotel Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc 62.5 Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc acquired Le Pavillon Hotel, a New Orleans-based hotel, from American Financial Group Inc for $62.5 million in cash.
06/08/15 St Gregory Hotel & Suites Hersha Hospitality Trust 57.0 Hersha Hospitality Trust agreed to acquire St Gregory Hotel & Suites, a Washington-based hotel, for $57 million.
06/08/15 Reserves at Alafaya,Orlando,Florida Starlight US Multi-Family 42.7 Starlight US Multi-Family (No.4) Core Fund of Canada, a unit of Starlight Investments Ltd, agreed to acquire Reserves at Alafaya, an Orlando-based apartment complex, for $42.7 million.
06/10/15 Woodinville Plaza Retail Properties of America Inc 35.3 Retail Properties of America Inc acquired the Woodinville Plaza shopping center for an estimated $35.5 million.
06/08/15 InSite Vision Inc QLT Inc 23.5 QLT of Canada agreed to acquire the entire share capital of InSite Vision Inc (IVI), a manufacturer of opthalmic pharmaceutical products, in a stock swap transaction valued at $29.519 million.
06/10/15 KBR Building Group Pernix Group Inc 22.0 Pernix Group Inc, through its Pernix Building Group LLC, agreed to acquire KBR Building Group, a Greenville-based provider of construction services, from KBR Inc for an estimated $22 million.
06/09/15 Showa Assembly and Distribution Griffin Capital Corp 17.2 Griffin Capital Corp acquired the Showa assembly and distribution facility located in Columbus, Ohio from Capitol Square Ltd, US state-owned Columbus Regional Airport Authority and Duke Realty Corp for $17.2 million.
06/09/15 Restorers Acquisition Inc Western Capital Resources Inc 14.7 Western Capital Resources Inc (Western), a unit of WCR LLC, agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Restorers Acquisition Inc, a Chevy Chase-based provider of furniture restoration services. Concurrently, Western agreed to acquire J&P Park Acquisition Co. The transactions were to have a combined value of $14.735 million. The consideration was to consist of 3.5 million Western common shares valued at $14.735 million. The shares were valued based on Western's closing stock price of $4.21 on 08 June 2015, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
06/08/15 Service By Air LLC Radiant Logistics Inc 12.0 Radiant Logistics Inc acquired Service By Air LLC, a Woodbury-based provider of logistics services, for an estimated $12 million in cash.
06/10/15 Broadcast Microwave Services StoneCalibre LLC 8.0 StoneCalibre LLC acquired Broadcast Microwave Services Inc, a Poway-based manufacturer of atennas and receivers, from Cohu Inc for $8 million. The consideration consisted of $5.5 million in cash and up to $2.5 million in performance-related payments.
06/07/15 Atrenta Inc Synopsys Inc   Synopsys Inc definitively agreed to acquire Atrenta Inc, a San Jose-based provider of information technology services, from Interra Information Technologies Inc. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
06/08/15 Gear Design Solutions Inc ANSYS Inc   ANSYS Inc definitively agreed to merge with Gear Design Solutions Inc, a San Jose-based publisher of big data platform software.
06/08/15 1-800 Radiator & A/C Inc Driven Brands Inc   Roark Capital-backed Driven Brands acquired the entire share capital of 1-800 Radiator & A/C Inc, a Benicia-based plumbing and heating equipment and supplies merchant wholesaler. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
06/08/15 Sterling Infosystems Inc Investor Group   An investor group comprised of Caisse de Depot & Placement du Quebec of Canada and Goldman Sachs Group Inc agreed to acquire an undisclosed majority interest in Sterling Infosystems Inc, a New York-based provider of employment and background screening services, from Calera Capital. Terms were not disclosed.
06/08/15 Barclays PLC-US Wealth Mgmt Stifel Financial Corp   Stifel Financial Corp agreed to acquire the US wealth management unit of Barclays plc, a London-based commercial bank.
06/08/15 WestStar Bank,El Paso,Texas First National Bank,El Paso,Texas   First National Bank,El Paso,Texas planned to merge with WestStar Bank, an El Paso-based commercial bank. Terms were not disclosed.
06/08/15 American Music Rights Association Kobalt Music Group Ltd   Kobalt Music Group Ltd of the UK acquired American Music Rights Association Inc, a Coral Gables-based provider of music licensing services.
06/08/15 American Almond Products Co Inc-Assets Barry Callebaut AG   Barry Callebaut AG of Switzerland, a unit of Jacobs Holding AG, agreed to acquire assets of American Almond Products Co Inc, a Brooklyn-based manufacturer of nut products.
06/08/15 Vaportech3d LLC Canyon Gold Corp   Canyon Gold Corp acquired the entire share capital of Vaportech3d LLC, a manufacturer and wholesaler of building disinfectants.
06/08/15 Beyond Sports & Entertainment Creative Artists Agency Inc   Creative Artists Agency Inc acquired Beyond Sports & Entertainment LLC, a provider of corporate hospitality ad event management services.
06/08/15 Twiss Transport Inc Bulova Technologies Group Inc   Bulova Technologies Group Inc planned to acquire Twiss Transport Inc, a Largo-based provider of trucking services.
06/08/15 Thorn Valley Enterprises Inc NU Holdings Inc   NU Holdings Inc acquired Thorn Valley Enterprises Inc, a Pendleton-based provider of loss control services.
06/08/15 Colonial Specialty Chemical Koda Distribution Group Inc   Koda Distribution Group Inc, a unit of KODA Enterprises Group LLC, acquired Colonial Specialty Chemical, a Conshohocken-based wholesaler of specialty chemicals.
06/08/15 SideraWorks LLC CrowdSource   CrowdSource, a unit of Highland Capital Partners LLC, acquired SideraWorks LLC, a Chicago-based provider of consulting services. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
06/08/15 Pest Pilot Inc Embarr Downs Inc   Embarr Downs Inc agreed to merge with Pest Pilot Inc, an investment company.
06/08/15 Val-A Chicago Inc Lighthouse for the Blind   Lighthouse for the Blind acquired Val-A Chicago Inc, an Elmhurst-based manufacturer of adhesives and sealants. Terms were not disclosed.
06/08/15 Disposal Management Systems ADS Waste Holdings Inc   ADS Waste Holdings Inc, a unit of Advanced Disposal Waste Holdings Corp, acquired Disposal Management Systems Inc, a Schaumburg-based provider of disposal and recycling services. Terms were not disclosed.
06/08/15 Sociocast Networks LLC AOL Inc   AOL Inc acquired Sociocast Networks LLC, a provider of enterprise workflow management systems.
06/08/15 KORE Group Inc USI Insurance Services LLC   USI Insurance Services LLC, a unit of USI Holdings Corp, acquired KORE Group Inc, a Portland-based insurance agency.
06/09/15 Coastal Sunbelt Produce Co Investor Group   An investor group comprised of Arlon Group LLC, a unit of Continental Grain Co, and Coastal Sunbelt Grain Co's management acquired Coastal Sunbelt Grain, a Savage-based wholesaler of produce and dairy products.
06/09/15 Brit Media Inc Brit + Co   Brit + Co acquired Brit Media Inc, a San Francisco-based developer of mobile applications software.
06/09/15 Fosbury Inc Verve Wireless Inc   Verve Wireless Inc acquired Fosbury Inc, an Austin-based developer of mobile application software.
06/09/15 SpringHill Suites Houston NW Noble Investment Group LLC   Noble Investment Group LLC acquired SpringHill Suites Houston Northwest, a Houston-based hotel.
06/09/15 Medora Snacks LLC Permira Advisers LLP   Permira Advisers LLP agreed to acquire Medora Snacks LLC, a Freeport-based producer and wholesaler of corn chips, potato chips and dips in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed. Concurrently, Permira definitively agreed to acquire Ideal Snack Holdings Corp., for an undisclosed price.
06/09/15 Joseph Neto & Associates Inc Lerch Bates Inc   Lerch Bates Inc merged with Joseph Neto & Associates Inc, a New York-based provider of vertical transportation consulting services.
06/09/15 ClamCase LLC Incipio Technologies Inc   Incipio Technologies Inc acquired ClamCase LLC, a Grosse Pointe Farms-based manufacturer and wholesaler of digital tablet keyboard cases. Terms were not disclosed.
06/09/15 GayWeddings.com WeddingWire Inc   WeddingWire Inc acquired GayWeddings.com, an Arlington-based provider of same-sex wedding planning resource services.
06/09/15 Pacific Convenience & Fuels LLC-Gas Stations(251) United Oil Co   United Oil Co acquired a portfolio of 251 gas stations of Pacific Convenience & Fuels LLC, a Gardena-based gas station with convenience store operator.
06/09/15 Carolina Drawes Inc Olon Industries Inc   Olon Industries Inc of Canada acquired Carolina Drawers Inc, a Lexington-based manufacturer and wholesaler of drawers. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
06/09/15 Global Networkers Inc BCforward Inc   BCforward Inc acquired Global Networkers Inc, a Charlotte-based provider of information technology services.
06/10/15 Kayne Anderson Capital Ares Management LP   Ares Management LP was rumored to be planning to acquire Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors LP, a Los Angeles-based private equity firm, from Virtus Investment Partners Inc.
06/10/15 Assurant Inc-Employee Benefits National General Holdings Corp   National General Holdings Corp agreed to acquire the employee benefits and health business segments of Assurant, a New York-provider of specialized insurance services.
06/10/15 Summit Sports Inc Digital Fuel Capital LLC   Digital Fuel Capital LLC acquired Summit Sports Inc, a Bloomfield Hills-based retailer and wholesaler of sporting goods, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
06/10/15 BlueStripe Software Inc Microsoft Corp   Microsoft Corp acquired BlueStripe Software Inc, a Morrisville-based developer of application management software.
06/10/15 NumberCop LLC WhitePages.com Inc   WhitePages.com Inc acquired NumberCop LLC, a San Francisco-based provider of online phone calls and text tracking services.
06/10/15 ProSolus Pharmaceuticals LP Mission Pharmacal Co   Mission Pharmacal Co acquired ProSolus Pharmaceuticals LP, a Miami-based manufacturer and wholesaler of pharmaceutical products.
06/10/15 Contractor Management Services Riverside Partners LLC   Riverside Partners acquired an undisclosed majority interest in Contractor Management Services, a Phoenix-based provider of contractor management services, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
06/10/15 CROSS Sciences LLC Cybergy Holdings Inc   Cybergy Holdings Inc definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of CROSS Sciences, a Colorado Springs-based provider of energy advisory, investment and commodity services.
06/11/15 Sheets Manufacturing Inc GKN Aerospace Services Ltd   GKN Aerospace Services of the UK, a unit of GKN PLC, acquired Sheets Manufacturing Inc, a Camarillo-based manufacturer of aircraft parts and equipment.
06/11/15 Achievers Corp Blackhawk Network Holdings Inc   Blackhawk Network Holdings Inc, a unit of Safeway, planned to acquire Achievers Corp, a San Francisco developer of employee recognition and rewards software.
06/11/15 IVC Industrial Coatings Inc PPG Industries Inc   PPG Industries Inc planned to acquire IVC Industrial Coatings Inc, a Brazil-based manufacturer of powder and liquid coatings. Terms were not disclosed.
06/11/15 Engreen Inc ViaSat Inc   ViaSat Inc acquired Engreen Inc, a San Jose-based provider of network virtualization services.
06/11/15 Frogco Amphibious Equipment LLC Gulf Coast Specialty Energy Services LLC   Gulf Coast Specialty Energy Services, a unit of Grey Mountain Partners, acquired Frogco Amphibious Equipment LLC, a provider of amphibious nexcavation equipment and services. The transaction was to include the acquisition of Frogco Rentals LLC.
         
Source: Thomson Reuters        

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