Target Acquirer Value ($millions) Synopsis
Media General Inc Nexstar Broadcasting Group Inc 4,100.0 Nexstar Broadcasting Group Inc (Nexstar) planned to launch an unsolicited tender offer to acquire Media General Inc (Media), a Richmond-based multimedia company, for an estimated $4.1 billion, including assumption of liabilities. Nexstar offered $10.5 per share and 0.0898 share per Media share. Based on Nexstar's closing stock price of $44.52 on 25 September 2015, the last full trading day prior to the announcement, each Media share was valued at $14.5.
Arizona Chemical Holdings Corp Kraton Performance Polymers Inc 1,370.0 Kraton Performance Polymers Inc (Kraton) definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Arizona Chemical Holdings Corp (Arizona), a Jacksonville-based manufacturer of specialty chemicals, from American Securities LLC, for an estimated $1.37 billion in cash. Originally, on September 2015, Kraton was rumored to be planning to acquire Arizona.
Rentrak Corp comScore Inc 813.2 comScore Inc (CI) definitively agreed to merge with Rentrak Corp (RC), a Portland-based provider of consumer viewership information services, via a stock swap transaction valued at $813.244 million . CI offered 1.15 common shares per RC share. Based on CI's closing stock price of $43. 15 on 28 September 2015, the last full trading day prior to the announcement, each RC share was valued at $49. 623. Upon completion of the deal, CI and RC shareholders will own 66.5% and 33.% of the merged entity respectively.
New World Systems Corp Tyler Technologies Inc 679.0 Tyler Technologies Inc (Tyler) definitvely agreed to acquire the entire share capital of New World Systems Corp, a Troy-based developer of public sector software, for an estimated $678.957 million . The consideration consisted of an estimated $360 million in cash and the issuance of 2.136 million Tyler shares valued at $318.957 million . The shares were valued based on Tyler's closing stock price of $149.31 on 30 September 2015, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
Genworth Life & Annuity Insurance Co- In-force Blocks of Term Life Insurance Protective Life Corp 661.0 Protective Life Corp, a unit of The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Co Ltd, agreed to acquire In-force Blocks of Term Life Insurance of Genworth Life & Annuity Insurance Co-In, a Richmond- based provider of stock life insurance services ultimately-owned by Genworth Financial Inc, for an estimated $661 million.
Pericom Semiconductor Corp Montage Technology Group Ltd 413.7 Montage Technology Group Ltd of China planned to launch an unsolicited challenging offer to acquire the entire share capital of Pericom Semiconductor Corp (Pericom), a million pitas-based manufacturer and wholesaler of integrated circuits, for $18.5 per share, or a total value of $413. 679 million . Subsequently, Diodes Inc agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Pericom.
Catarina Midstream LLC Sanchez Production Partners LP 345.8 Sanchez Production Partners LP, a unit of Exelon Corp, agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Catarina Midstream LLC, a Texas-based owner and operator of midstream gathering lines and associated assets located in Dimmit County and Webb County, from Sanchez Energy Corp for an estimated $345.8 million in cash.
Business Insider Inc Axel Springer SE 343.0 Axel Springer SE (Axel) of Germany agreed to raise its interest from 9% to to 97% by acquiring an 88% interest in Business Insider Inc, a New York-based provider of online news services, for $343 million. Originally, September 2015, Axel was rumored to be planning to raise its 7% stake to an undisclosed majority interest in Business Insider.
Republic Cos Group Inc AmTrust Financial Services Inc 233.0 AmTrust Financial Services Inc agreed to acquire Republic Cos Group Inc, a Dallas-based insurance agency, from Delek Finance US Inc, which is owned by Delek Capital Ltd, for an estimated $233 million . The consideration consisted of $128 million in cash and $105 million in notes.
Phoenix Cos Inc Nassau Reinsurance Group Holdings LP 217.5 Nassau Reinsurance Group Holdings LP, a unit of Golden Gate Capital, definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Phoenix Cos Inc, a Hartford-based provider of life insurance services, for $37.5 per share, or a total value of $217.5 million.
NexPlanar Corp Cabot Microelectronics Corp 144.3 Cabot Microelectronics Corp definitively agreed to acquire NexPlanar Corp, a Hillsboro-based manufacturer of chemical mechanical planarization pads, for an estimated $144.3 million.
Zephyr Insurance Co Inc Heritage Insurance Holdings Inc 120.0 Heritage Insurance Holdings Inc agreed to acquire Zephyr Insurance Co Inc, a Honolulu-based insurance company, from Zephyr Acquisition Co, which is jointly-owned by MP Holdings LLC and Ocean Harbor Holding Inc, for $120 million.
Security California Bancorp, Riverside,California Pacific Premier Bancorp Inc 118.9 Pacific Premier Bancorp Inc (Pacific Premier) definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Security California Bancorp (Security California), a Riverside-based bank holding company, via a stock swap transaction valued at $118.931 million. Pacific Premier offered 0.963 common shares per Security California share and $0. 766 million in cash. Based on Pacific Premier's closing stock price of $20.32 on 30 September 2015, the last full trading day prior to the announcement, each Security California share was valued at $19.566. Upon completion of the deal, Pacific Premier and Security California will own 78.7% and 21.3% of the merged entity respectively.
Lazarus Effect Inc Medtronic PLC 100.0 Medtronic PLC of Republic of Ireland acquired Lazarus Effect Inc, a Cambell-based manufacturer of medical devices, for $100 million in cash.
Anthony Forest Products Co Canfor Corp 93.5 Canfor Corp of Canada agreed to acquire Anthony Forest Products Co, an El Dorado-based manufacturer and wholesaler of lumber, engineered wood and wood chips, for $93.5 million.
First Capital Bancorp Inc Park Sterling Bank,Charlotte, North Carolina 71.6 Park Sterling Corp (Park) definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of First Capital Bancorp Inc (First), a Glen Allen-based bank holding company, via a stock swap transaction valued at $71. 596 million . Park offered a choice of $5.54 in cash or 0.775 common shares per First share, subject to proration whereby 70% of the aggregate consideration should comprise common shares, while the remaining 30% should consist of cash.
Residence Inn Palo Alto Los Altos RLJ Lodging Trust 70.0 RLJ Lodging Trust acquired Residence Inn Palo Alto Los Altos, a Los Altos-based hotel operator, for $70 million .
Vizcaya Hilltop Apartments,Village at Iron Blossom Apartments MG Properties Group 68.1 MG Properties Group acquired Vizcaya Hilltop Apartments and the Village at Iron Blossom Apartments located in Reno for $68.1 million.
Intronis Inc Barracuda Networks Inc 65.0 Barracuda Networks Inc definitively agreed to acquire Intronis Inc, a Chelmsford-based developer of data protection solutions, for $65 million in cash.
Interboro Insurance Co Inc United Insurance Holdings Corp 57.0 United Insurance Holdings Corp agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Interboro Insurance Co Inc, a Mineola-based insurance agency, from Interboro LLC for $57 million. The consideration consisted of $48.5 million in cash and $8.5 million in promissory notes.
Orange County Business Bank Homestreet Inc 55.3 Homestreet Inc definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Orange County Business Bank, an Irvine-based commercial bank, for $11.7 per share, or a total value of $55. 278 million.
Bronco Billy's Casino & Hotel,Cripple Creek,Colorado Full House Resorts Inc 30.0 Full House Resorts Inc definitively agreed to acquire Bronco Billy's Casino & Hotel, a Cripple Creek-based hotel operator, from Pioneer Group Inc for an estimated $30 million.
Vision Technology Services LLC BG Staffing Inc 20.8 BG Staffing Inc acquired Vision Technology Services LLC, a Hunt Valley-based provider of temporary staffing and project management services, for an estimated $20.75 million . The consideration consisted of $10 million and up to $10.75 million in profit-related payments.
Hema Diagnostic Systems LLC Generex Biotechnology Corp 15.0 Generex Biotechnology Corp of Canada signed a Letter of Intent {LoI} to acquire a 51% interest in Hema Diagnostic Systems LLC, a Miramar-based manufacturer of in-vitro diagnostic substances, for $15 million.
Northlake Engineering Inc Standex International Corp 13.5 Standex International Corp acquired the entire share capital of Northlake Engineering Inc, a Bristol-based designer, manufacturer and distributor of electromagnetic products and solutions, for an estimated $13.5 million in cash.
USA Wood Door Inc Masonite International Corp 13.0 Masonite International Corp acquired the entire share capital of USA Wood Door Inc, a Thorofare-based wholesaler and fabricator of architectural and commercial wood doors, for an estimated $13 million.
ADI Engineering Inc Silicom Ltd 10.0 Silicom Ltd of Israel definitively agreed to acquire ADI Engineering Inc, a Charlottesville-based developer of engineering software, for $10 million. The consideration consisted of $10 million in cash and undisclosed amount in profit related payments.
Greenbud Networks Inc High Hampton Holdings Corp 0.8 High Hampton Holdings Corp(High) of Canada acquired Greenbud Networks Inc, a provider of online social network services, from Greenbud Retail Services Inc in exchange for 2.5 million High common shares collectively valued at $0. 75 million. The shares were valued based on High's closing stock price of $0. 3 on 25 September 2015, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
Transgenomic Inc-Genetic Assays & Platforms Business Unit ADSTEC Corp 0.3 ADSTEC Corp of Japan definitively agreed to acquire the genetic assays & platforms business unit of Transgenomic Inc, an Omaha-based biotechnology company, for $0.3 million.
Shipmymachinery.com Absolute Worldwide Logistics Inc   Absolute Worldwide Logistics Inc acquired Shipmymachinery.com, a Perrysburg-based developer of an online platform for transportation and logistics services.
Covington Group Inc-Logistics Pointe,Spartanburg,South Carolina AIC Ventures   AIC Ventures acquired the Logistics Pointe industrial property located in Spartanburg, South Carolina from Covington Group Inc, a Dallas-based real estate development and investment company.
Langdon Flynn Communications Allied Integrated Marketing   Allied Integrated Marketing acquired Langdon Flynn Communications, a Las Vegas-based provider of public relations services.
Bayonne Visiting Nurse Association Inc- Home Health Agency Almost Family Inc   Almost Family Inc agreed to acquire home health agency of Bayonne Visiting Nurse Association Inc, a Bayonne-based provider of home health care services.
Ascensus Inc Ascensus Inc SPV   Ascensus Inc SPV, a special purpose acquisition vehicle formed by Genstar Capital LLC and Aquiline Capital Partners LLC, definitively agreed to acquire Ascensus Inc, a Dresher-based provider of insurance and pension funds administration services, via a a leveraged buyout transaction from Crump Group Inc, which is ultimately owned by JC Flowers & Co LLC . Terms were not disclosed. Originally, in May 2015, Crump Group Inc was rumored to be seeking a buyer for Ascensus Inc.
Northwest Crossing Business Center,Dallas,Texas Avistone LLC   Avistone LLC acquired Northwest Crossing Business Center, a Dallas-based owner and operator of office buildings.
Young & Sons Drying & Restoration Blue Restoration Team   Blue Restoration Team acquired Young & Sons Drying & Restoration, a Farmington Hills-based provider of restoration services.
Smoltz Distributing Inc Carolina Wholesale Office Machine Co Inc   Carolina Wholesale Office Machine Co Inc acquired Smoltz Distributing Inc, a Cave Creek-based wholesaler of dictation products and solutions.
Pension Resource Group Inc CBIZ Inc   CBIZ Inc acquired Pension Resource Group Inc, a Roswell-based provider of pension administration solutions.
Atmel Corp Cypress Semiconductor Corp   Cypress Semiconductor Corp discontinued the rumors that it planned to launch a challenging offer to acquire the entire share capital of Atmel Corp (Atmel), a San Jose-based manufacturer and wholesaler of semiconductors. Subsequently, Dialog Semiconductor PLC agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Atmel.
Orth Chakler Murnane & Co Doeren Mayhew & Co PC   Doeren Mayhew & Co PC merged with Orth Chakler Murnane & Co, a Miami-based provider of accounting and auditing services.
Vinecraft LLC Domaine Select Wine & Spirits LLC   Domaine Select Wine & Spirits LLC acquired Vinecraft LLC, a Miami-based distributor of boutique wines and spirits. Terms were not disclosed.
Cura Hospitality Inc Elior SCA   Elior Participations SCA of France, a unit of Holding Bercy Investissement SCA, acquired Cura Hospitality Inc, a Homestaed-based provider of dining services.
Unifour Nursing LLC Epic Health Services Inc   Epic Health Services Inc, a unit of Webster Capital Management LLC, acquired Unifour Nursing LLC, a Newton-based provider of home health care services.
Warwick Oil & Gas Inc FBS Properties Inc   FBS Properties Inc acquired the entire share capital of Warwick Oil & Gas Inc, a Texas-based owner and operator of oil and gas properties. The transaction included Warwick Oil & Gas Inc located in Oklahoma and Reserve Royalty Corp.
e-Nicotine Technology Inc Fontem Ventures BV   Fontem Ventures BV of Netherlands, a unit of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC, acquired e-Nicotine Technology Inc, a Draper-based manufacturer and developer of electronic nicotine delivery products.
Jibe Mobile Inc Google Inc   Google Inc, a unit of Alphabet Inc, acquired Jibe Mobile Inc, a Mountain View-based provider of application services.
Fifth Third Bank-St Louis Bank Branches(12) Great Southern Bank, Springfield,Missouri   Great Southern Bank, a unit of Great Southern Bancorp Inc, agreed to acquire 12 St Louis bank branches of Cincinnati-based Fifth Third Bank, a unit of Fifth Third Bancorp.
Continental Fragrances Ltd High Ridge Brands Co   High Ridge Brands Co, a unit of Brynwood Partners VI LP, acquired Continental Fragrances Ltd, an Auburn Hills-based manufacturer and and distributor of hair care products, from SG Holdings Acquisition Inc. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Capital Risk Underwriters Inc Houston International Insurance Group Ltd   Houston International Insurance Group Ltd, a unit of Westaim HIIG LP, acquired Capital Risk Underwriters Inc, an Orlando-based provider of insurance services.
BlueMetal Inc Insight Enterprises Inc   Insight Enterprises Inc acquired BlueMetal Inc, a Watertown-based provider of design and technology architecture services.
Meteorix LLC International Business Machines Corp{IBM}   International BusinessMachines Corp{IBM} planned to acquire Meteorix LLC, a Boston-based provider of online human resources and finance services.
Shopping Centers Portfolio(5) Investor Group   An investor group, comprised of Macerich Co (60%) and GIC Pte Ltd (40%), planned to acquire a portfolio of 5 shopping centers, located in Portland, Cerritos, Glendale, Lakewood and Lubbock.
FreeConferencePro iotum Inc   iotum Inc of Canada acquired FreeConferencePro, a West Hartford-based provider of audio conferencing services. Terms were not disclosed.
Ocala Hospitalist Group PA IPC Healthcare Inc   IPC Healthcare Inc (IPC) acquired Ocala Hospitalist Group PA, an Ocala-based provider of acute and post-acute hospitalist services. Concurrently, IPC acquired Hospitalists of Ocala LLC and Ocala Geriatric Services Inc.
Hospitalists of Ocala LLC IPC Healthcare Inc   IPC Healthcare Inc (IPC) acquired Hospitalists of Ocala LLC, an Ocala-based provider of acute and post-acute hospitalist services. Concurrently, IPC acquired Ocala Hospitalist Group PA and Ocala Geriatric Services Inc.
United Mobile Solutions Corp iTalk Inc   iTalk Inc definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of United Mobile Solutions Corp, a Norcross-based wholesaler of mobile phones in exchanged for an undisclosed amount in convertible preferred shares.
Akros Silicon Inc Kinetic Technologies Inc   Kinetic Technologies Inc acquired Akros Silicon Inc, a San Jose-based manufacturer of fabless semiconductor. Terms were not disclosed.
American Fabricators Inc Kloeckner & Co SE   Kloeckner & Co SE of Germany acquired American Fabricators Inc, a Nashville-based provider of sheet metal fabrication services.
Viztek LLC Konica Minolta Inc   Konica Minolta Inc of Japan, through its Konica Minolta Medical Imaging U.S.A. Inc subsidiary, acquired Viztek LLC, a Garner-based healthcare imaging solution provider.
WealthTrust LLC-Affiliates(8) Lee Equity Partners LLC-High Net Worth Firms(8)   Lee Equity Partners LLC, merged its 8 high net worth firms with 8 affiliates of WealthTrust LLC, a Nashville-based provider of investment advisory and wealth management services, and a unit of Circle Peak Capital LLC. On completion, the new entity retained the WealthTrust name.
Caring Brands International Levine Leichtman Capital Partners Inc   Levine Leichtman Capital Partners Inc acquired Caring Brands International, a Sunrise-based provider of home health care services, via a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
New Jersey Anesthesia Associates PC MEDNAX Inc   MEDNAX Inc acquired New Jersey Anesthesia Associates PC, a Florham Park-based provider of anesthesia services. Terms were not disclosed.
Comptryx Mercer LLC   Mercer LLC, a unit of Marsh & McLennan Cos Inc, acquired Comptryx, a Hopkinton-based provider of human resources data analysis services. Terms were not disclosed.
Mubadala GE Capital PJSC-Corporate & Real Estate Loan Portfolio Midcap Financial LLC   Midcap Financial LLC, a unit of Apollo Global Management LLC, agreed to acquire the corporate & real estate loan portfolio of Mubadala GE Capital PJSC, an Abu Dhabi-based provider of sales financing services jointly-owned by the Emirati state-owned Mubadala Development Co PJSC and General Electric Capital Corp.
Malama Wellness LLC Monarch America Inc   Monarch America Inc, a unit of Cannabis Kinetics Corp, signed a Letter of Intent {LOI} to acquire Malama Wellness LLC, provider of medical marijuana management services.
Alacra Inc Opus Global Holdings LLC   Opus Global Holdings LLC acquired Alacra Inc, a New York-based internet service provider, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Berry Town Center,Davenport,Florida Phillips Edison Grocery Center REIT II Inc   Phillips Edison Grocery Center REIT II Inc acquired Berry Town Center, a Davenport-based owner and operator of a shopping center.
Global Cancer Diagnostics Inc QuantRX Biomedical Corp   QuantRX Biomedical Corp signed a letter of intent {LOI} to acquire Global Cancer Diagnostics Inc, a Tempe-based biotechnology company.
Red Giant Media LLC Red Giant Entertainment LLC   Red Giant Entertainment LLC acquired the entire share capital of Red Giant Media LLC, provider of motion picture production services.
EcoCity Partners LLC Renew Financial LLC   Renew Financial LLC acquired EcoCity Partners LLC, a St. Petersburg-based provider of environmental consulting services.
Roto Hammer Industries Inc Rotork PLC   Rotork PLC of the UK, acquired Roto Hammer Industries Inc, a Tulsa-based manufacturer of industrial valves.
Rogers Holsters Co LLC Safariland LLC   Safariland LLC (Safariland), a unit of Kanders & Co Inc, acquired a 65% interest in Rogers Holsters Co LLC (RHC) , a Jacksonville-based manufacturer and retailer of firearms accessories. Terms were not disclosed. Concurrently, Safariland was granted an option to acquire the remaining 35% interest, which it did not already own, in RHC.
Rogers Holsters Co LLC Safariland LLC   Safariland LLC (Safariland), a unit of Kanders & Co Inc, was granted an option to acquire the remaining 35% stake, which it did not already own, in Rogers Holsters Co LLC (RHC), a Jacksonville-based manufacturer and retailer of firearm accessories. Terms were not disclosed. Concurrently, Safariland acquired 65% interest in RHC.
Valpak of Greater Charleston Sam Thompson   Sam Thompson acquired Valpak of Greater Charleston, a North Charleston-based provider of marketing consulting services, from Valpak Direct Marketing Systems Inc, which is owned by Cox Target Media Inc.
Black River Asset Management LLC Shareholders   Cargill Inc planned to spin off Black River Asset Management LLC, a Hopkins-based provider of asset management services, to its shareholders.
Alcoa Inc-Value Add Co Shareholders   Alcoa Inc planned to spin off its Value Add Company to its shareholders.
South Beach International Realty Sotheby's International Realty Inc   Sotheby's International Realty Inc, a unit of NRT LLC, acquired South Beach International Realty, a Miami Beach-based real estate agency.
SmartPay Leasing Inc TEMPOE LLC   TEMPOE LLC acquired SmartPay Leasing Inc, a San Francisco-based provider of consumer lending services.
Wantage Stone,Hamburg,New Jersey US Concrete Inc   US Concrete Inc acquired Wantage Stone, a Hamburg-based quarry site.
Valet Waste Inc Valet Waste Inc SPV   Valet Waste Inc SPV, a special purpose acquisition vehicle formed by Ares Management LP and Harvest Partners LP, acquired Valet Waste Inc (Valet Waste), a Tampa-based provider of waste management services, from New Mountain Capital LLC (New Mountain) via a leveraged buyout transaction.
American Galvanizing Co Inc Valmont Industries Inc   Valmont Industries Inc acquired American Galvanizing Co Inc, a Folsom-based manufacturer and provider of hot-dip galvanizing services.
Click 4 Compliance LLC Workplace Answers LLC   Workplace Answers LLC acquired Click 4 Compliance LLC, a Reston-based provider of compliance and ethics training e-learning services.
Buffalo CarShare Zipcar Inc   Zipcar Inc, a unit of Avis Budget Group Inc, Buffalo CarShare, a Buffalo-based provider of car sharing services.
US M&A Deals Announced September 27 to October 2, 2015      
Source: Thomson Reuters      

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