Target Acquirer Value ($millions) Synopsis
Oculus VR Inc Facebook Inc 2,180.7 Facebook Inc (Facebook) definitively agreed to acquire Oculus VR Inc, an Irvine-based developer of virtual mobile gaming application software, for $2.181 billion. The consideration was to consist of $400 millionin cash, up to $300 millionin profit-related payments, and the issuance of 23.1 millionFacebook common shares valued at $1.481 billion. The shares were valued based on Facbeook's closing stock price of $64.1 on 24 March 2014, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
Maker Studios Inc Walt Disney Co 950.0 Walt Disney Co (Disney) agreed to acquire Maker Studios Inc, a Los Angeles-based provider of digital content production and distribution services, for $950 million. The consideration was to consist of $500 millionand up to $450 millionin profit-related payments. Originally, Disney was rumored to be planning to acquire Maker Studios.
GE Capital Railcar-Boxcar GATX Corp 340.0 GATX Corp acquired 18500 boxcars from GE Capital Railcar Services, a Fairfield-based provider of railcar transportation services and a unit of General Electric Co, for an estimated $340 million.
ADF Holdings Inc Calumet Specialty Products 235.0 Calumet Specialty Products Partners LP definitively agreed to acquire ADF Holdings Inc, an Oklahoma-based investment holding company of Anchor Drilling Fluids USA Inc, for an estimated $235 millionin cash.
A123 Sys-A123 Energy Solutions NEC Corp 100.0 NEC Corp of Japan, agreed to acquire the A123 Energy Solutions business unit of A123 Systems LLC, a Livonia-based manufacturer of advanced Nanophosphate lithium iron phosphate batteries and energy storage systems, and a unit of Wanxiang Corp of Chinas Wanxiang America Corp subsidiary, for an estimated $100 million.
PACK Pharmaceuticals LLC Rising Pharmaceuticals Inc 100.0 Rising Pharmaceuticals Inc, a unit of Aceto Corp (Aceto), definitively agreed to acquire PACK Pharmaceuticals LLC, a Buffalo Grove-based wholesaler of pharmaceuticals, for an estimated $100 million. The consideration was to consist of an estimated $80 millioncash, $5 millionthird party Aceto common shares, and up to $15 millionin profit-related payments.
Quartermaster Plaza Cedar Realty Trust Inc 92.3 Cedar Realty Trust Inc acquired Quartermaster Plaza, a South Philadelphia-based owner and operator of a retail center for $92.3 millionin cash.
Bailey Farm Apartments Investor Group 91.5 An investor group, comprised of Kennedy-Wilson Inc, a unit of Kennedy-Wilson Holdings Inc, and Capri Capital Partners LLC, acquired Bailey Farm Apartments, a Bothell-based owner and operator of an apartment community, for $91.5 million.
Delta Trust & Banking Corp Simmons First Natl Corp 66.0 Simmons First National Corp definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Delta Trust & Banking Corp, a Little Rock-based bank holding company, for an estimated $66 million.
Majestic Star Casino LLC Full House Resorts Inc 62.0 Full House Resorts Inc definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Majestic Star Casino LLC, a Las Vegas-based owner and operator of casino resorts, from Majestic Holdco LLC, a unit of Barden Development Inc, for $62 million.
DigitalOptics Corp-Equip Asts Shenzhen O-film Tech Co Ltd 50.0 Shenzhen O-Film Tech Co Ltd of China signed a letter of intent {LoI} to acquire the equipment assets of Digital Optics Corp, a San Jose-based manufacturer of optoelectronic semiconductors, from Tessera Technologies Inc, for $50 million.
Cedarburg Pharmaceuticals Inc Albany Molecular Research Inc 41.0 Albany Molecular Research Inc definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Cedarburg Pharmaceuticals Inc, a Grafton-based manufacturer of pharmaceuticals, for $41 million. The consideration was to consist of $38.2 millionin cash and the assumption of $2.8 millionin liabilities.
Cypress Pointe Surgical Hosp Carter Validus Mission 25.0 Carter Validus Mission Critical REIT Inc acquired the Cypress Pointe Surgical Hospital, a Hammond-based owner and operator of a hospital, for an estimated $25 million.
Citizens Homes Inc UCP Inc 21.0 UCP Inc agreed to acquire Citizens Homes Inc, a Charlotte-based homebuilder, for an estimated $21 million. The consideration was to consist of $15 millionand up to $6 millionprofit-related payments.
Elemental Energy LLC Real Goods Solar Inc 19.0 Real Goods Solar Inc definitively agreed to acquire Elemental Energy LLC, doing business as Sunetric, a Kailua-based renewable energy firm, for $19 million. The consideration was to consist of $7 millionin cash, $9 millionin unregistered Real Goods Class A common shares, and up to $3 millionin profit- related payments.
Triple Location LLC-Club O RCI Dining Services (Harvey) 9.1 RCI Dining Services (Harvey) Inc, a wholly owned unit of Rick's Cabaret International Inc (Rick's) definitively agreed to acquire Club O of Triple Location LLC, a Harvey-based owner and operator of adult entertainment cabaret, for $9.06 million. The consideration was to consist of $2 millionin cash, $1. 560 millionin Rick's restricted common shares and $5.5 millionin promissory notes.
H60 Canada Inc Delavaco Residential Ppty Corp 5.8 Delavaco Residential Properties Corp of Canada agreed to acquire H60 Canada Inc, a New Jersey-based owner and operator of apartment buildings, for $5.846 million. The consideration was to consist of $3.120 millionin promissory notes and the issuance of 3.120 millionDelavaco common shares valued at $2.726 million. The shares were valued based on Delavaco's closing stock price of CAD 0.97 (USD 0.874) on 26 March 2014, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
QUICK Tech-Quickable Assets Peak Positioning Tech Inc 2.5 Peak Positioning Technologies Inc of Canada agreed to acquire the assets of Quickable.com from QUICK Technologies LLC, a Boston-based developer of mobile application software, for $2.5 millionin cash and Peak Positioning common shares.
Crystal Petroleum-Gasoline Samiha G LLC 1.3 Samiha G LLC acquired the gasoline station of Crystal Petroleum Inc, a Pompano Beach-based owner and operator of gasoline stations, for $1.3 million.
Fort Worth/Dallas Suite InnSuites Hospitality Trust 1.0 Innsuites Hospitality Trust (Innsuites) agreed to acquire a 51% interest in Fort Worth/Dallas Suite Hospitality Partnership, an owner and operator of hotels in exchange for 0.531 millionInnsuites common shares valued at $0.987 million. The shares were valued based on Innsuites's closing stock price of $1.86 on 25 March 2014, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
Aplus Finetek Sensor Inc Golden Land International Corp 0.0 Golden Land International Corp of Taiwan, a wholly-owned unit of FineTek Co Ltd of Taiwan planned to acquire the entire share capital in Aplus Finetek Sensor Inc, a Walnut-based manufacturer of sensors, for $0.031 million.
Sense4Baby Inc-Assets AirStrip Technologies Inc   AirStrip Technologies Inc acquired the assets of Sense4Baby Inc, a La Jolla-based developer and manufacturer of a maternal/ fetal heart rate monitoring system. Terms were not disclosed.
Spataro Insurance Agency Inc Arthur J Gallagher & Co   Arthur J. Gallagher & Co acquired Spataro Insurance Agency Inc, a Burnt Hills-based provider of insurance broker and risk management services. Terms were not disclosed.
American Hardwood Industries Baillie Lumber Co LP   Baillie Lumber Co LP acquired American Hardwood Industries LLC, a Waynesboro-based manufacturer and wholesaler of hardwood lumber, from HIG Capital LLC. Terms were not disclosed.
Woodbury & Co BB&T Insurance Services Inc   BB&T Insurance Services Inc, a unit of BB&T Corp's Branch Banking & Trust Co, planned to acquire Woodbury & Co, a Wilmington-based insurance agency.
Hughes Equipment Co LLC Blackthorne Partners Ltd   Blackthorne Partners Ltd acquired Hughes Equipment Co LLC, a Columbus-based manufacturer of food processing equipment, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
Sparta Insurance Holdings Inc Catalina Holdings Ltd   Catalina Holdings (Bermuda) Ltd of Bermuda definitively agreed to acquire Sparta Insurance Holdings Inc, a Hartford-based property casualty underwriting company. Terms were not disclosed.
Global Geophysical Svcs Inc Creditors   Global Geophysical Services Inc, a Missouri City-based provider of geographical mapping services, planned to a debt restructuring transaction with Creditors.
RAE CORP DC Products Group   DC Products Group acquired Rae Corp, a McHenry-based manufacturer of motors and generators. Terms were not disclosed.
StatSoft Inc Dell Inc   Dell Inc acquired StatSoft Inc, a Tulsa-based developer of enterprise software. Terms were not disclosed.
DirecTV Inc DISH Network Corp   Dish Network Corp was rumored to be merging with DirecTV Inc, an El Segundo-based provider of cable television services.
Horshe Gallup Oilfield Produci Diversified Resources Inc   Diversified Resources Inc signed a Letter of Intent {LoI} to acquire Horseshoe Gallup oilfield producing assets, an oil and gas exploration and production company, located in New Mexico. Terms were not disclosed.
Underwriters Laboratories-Bus Eurofins Scientific SE   Eurofins Scientific SE of France agreed to acquire the consumer and municipal water testing business of Underwriters Laboratories Inc, a Northbrook-based provider of product safety testing and certification services. Terms were not disclosed.
Country Boy's Gas Inc Ferrellgas Partners LP   Ferrellgas Partners LP acquired Country Boys Gas Inc, a Commerce-based propane company. Terms were not disclosed.
Bay View Federal Savings & Loa First Federal Bk of Wisconsin   First Federal Bank Of Wisconsin planned to merge with Bay View Federal Savings & Loan Association, a Milwaukee-based provider of savings and loans financial products. Terms were not disclosed.
American Lighting & Distn Inc ForceField Energy Inc   ForceField Energy Inc agreed to acquire American Lighting & Distribution Inc, a San Diego-based commercial lighting contractor. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed but the consideration was to consist of cash, stock and a secured promissory note.
Willett Travel Frosch Intlernational Travel   Frosch International Travel Inc agreed to acquire Willett Travel, a Studio City-based provider of travel management services. Terms were not disclosed.
ScrewAttack.Com Fullscreen Inc   Fullscreen Inc acquired ScrewAttack.Com, a Dallas-based provider of video game entertainment and production services. Terms were not disclosed.
Palmyra Gold Property Gold Mining USA Inc   Gold Mining USA Inc of Australia acquired Palmyra Gold Property located in Lyon County, Nevada.
Livevox Inc Golden Gate Capital   Golden Gate Capital acquired an undisclosed majority interest in LiveVox Inc, a San Francisco-based provider of cloud contact center solutions, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
Silverpop Systems Inc IBM Corp   IBM Corp was rumored to be in negotiations to acquire Silverpop Systems Inc, an Atlanta-based developer of email marketing software. Terms were not disclosed but, according to sources close to the situation, the deal was valued at $270 million.
Akoya Inc I-Cubed   I-Cubed acquired Akoya Inc, a Rosemont-based software developer. Terms were not disclosed.
US Insulation Corp Installed Building Products   Installed Building Products Inc acquired US Insulation Corp, a Berlin-based provider of installation services of fiberglass and spray foam insulation and complementary products including utters and waterproofing. Terms were not disclosed.
VaultLogix LLC InterCloud Systems Inc   InterCloud Systems Inc definitively agreed to acquire VaultLogix LLC, a Danvers-based provider of online back-up and disaster recovery services. Terms were not disclosed.
Arbco Industries LLC Investor Group   A management-led investor group, including CEO Paul Hauck, acquired the entire share capital of Arbco Industries LLC, an Export-based manufacturer of wheels, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Southern Trust Mortgage LLC Investor Group   A management-led investor group including Southern Trust Mortgage LLC's CEO James Flowers, Southern National Bancorp of Virginia Inc (Southern), and Eastern Virginia Bankshares Inc (Eastern) agreed to acquire the remaining 62.4% interest which it did not already own in Southern Trust Mortgage LLC, a Virginia Beach-based mortgage banking company, from Middleburg Bank, a wholly-owned unit of Middleburg Financial Corp. Upon completion, Mr. Flowers, Southern, and Eastern is to own 51.1%, 44% and 4.9% respectively.
Prior Lake State Bank KleinBank,Chaska,Minnesota   KleinBank planned to acquire Prior Lake-based Prior Lake State Bank.
Klout Inc Lithium Technologies Inc   Lithium Technologies Inc acquired Klout Inc, a San Francisco-based provider of monitoring user reach services. Terms were not disclosed, but according to sources close to the deal, the transaction was valued at an estimated $200 million. Originally, in February 2014, Lithium Technologies Inc was rumored to be planning to acquire Klout Inc.
Kramer & Little Littlejohn Engineering Assoc   Littlejohn Engineering Associates Inc acquired Kramer & Little, an Orlando-based provider of planning and consulting services. Terms were not disclosed.
Vexxel Composites LLC Luxfer Holdings PLC   Luxfer Holdings PLC of the UK acquired Vexxel Composites LLC, a Brigham City-based manufacturer of carbon composite cylinders.
Appolo Fuels Inc-Coal Mining Middlesboro Mining Inc   Middlesboro Mining Inc, a unit of the JW Resources Inc subsidiary of HIG Capital LLCs Bayside Capital Inc unit, acquire the coal mining operations of Appolo Fuels Inc, a Middlesboro-based coal mining company.
Media Armor Inc Nomi   Nomi acquired Media Armor Inc, a Boston-based developer of internet software for digital marketing. Terms were not disclosed.
ActivaTek Inc North Coast Medical Inc   North Coast Medical Inc acquired ActivaTek Inc, a Salt Lake City-based manufacturer and wholesaler of drug delivery and medical devices.
Roof Diagnostics Inc NRG Energy Inc   NRG Energy Inc acquired Roof Diagnostics Inc, a Wall-based provider of solar installation services. Terms were not disclosed.
AK Environmental LLC NV5 Holdings Inc   NV5 Holdings Inc acquired AK Environmental LLC, a West Trenton-based provider of technical consulting services, in cash and stock.
Mountain Valley Bank,Hayden,Co Platte Valley Finl Svcs Inc   Platte Valley Financial Services Inc agreed to acquire a Hayden-based Mountain Valley Bank. Terms were not disclosed.
Swan Concepts Inc-Red Robin Red Robin International Inc   Red Robin International Inc, a unit of Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc, acquired four Red Robin franchised restaurants of Swan Concepts Inc, a Clifton Park-based owner and operator of franchised restaurants.
Pyramid Moldings Inc Roller Die & Forming Co Inc   Roller Die & Forming Co Inc acquired Pyramid Mouldings Inc, a Green Cove Springs-based manufacturer of custom-rolled products, from Eastport Operating Partners. Terms were not disclosed.
Fieldglass Inc SAP AG   Systeme Anwendungen Produkte AG of Germany planned to acquire Fieldglass Inc, a Chicago-based provider of workforce management automation services, from Madison Dearborn Partners LLC.
Newks Holding Co LLC Sentinel Capital Partners LLC   Sentinel Capital Partners LLC acquired Newks Holding Co LLC, a Flowood-based owner and operator of a restaurant franchise, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
Baxter Intl-Biopharmaceuticals Shareholders   Baxter International Inc (Baxter), a Deerfield-based manufacturer and wholesaler of biological products and technologies, planned to spin off its biopharmaceuticals business, to its shareholders. Originally, in March 2014, Baxter was rumored to be seeking a buyer for its vaccines business.
Plextronics Inc Solvay SA   Solvay SA of Belgium acquired Plextronics Inc, a Pittsburgh-based manufacturer and wholesaler of conductive polymers and inks. Terms were not disclosed. Originally, in January 2014, Plextronics Inc, a Pittsburgh-based manufacturer and wholesaler of conductive polymers and inks, announced that it was seeking a buyer for the company, via an auction. Solvay America Inc was named potential bidder.
Circle K Stores Inc Super 8 Retail Systems Inc   Super 8 Retail Systems Inc of the Philippines, acquired Circle K Stores Inc, a Tempe-based owner and operator of convenience stores, from Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc.
DF King Worldwide LLC-Assets Taylor Rafferty   Taylor Rafferty, a unit of Sage Holdings LLC, acquired the assets of DF King Worldwide LLC, a New York-based provider of financial services, from DF King & Co Inc.
Upsher-Smith-Women's Health(3) Vertical/Trigen Holdings LLC   Vertical/Trigen Holdings Llc, a unit of Avista Capital Holdings LP, acquired three women's health products, of Upsher-Smith Laboratories Inc, a Maple Grove-based manufacturer of pharmaceuticals. Terms were not disclosed. The transaction included rights to Divigel, Nexa Plus Rx Prenatal Vitamin and Provella.
MediaAlpha LLC White Mountains Insurance   White Mountains Insurance Group Ltd acquired an undisclosed majority interest in MediaAlpha LLC, a Los Angeles-based provider of online insurance advertising services.
Chronic Cellars Winery Exchange Inc   Winery Exchange Inc acquired Chronic Cellars, a Paso Robles-based producer and wholesaler of wine.
T+ink Winnick & Co   Winnick & Co acquired an undisclosed majority interest in T+ink, a Beverly Hills-based manufacturer of printing and digital ink. Terms were not disclosed.
SharedBook Inc XanEdu Publishing Inc   XanEdu Publishing Inc merged with SharedBook Inc, a New York-based publishing company.
Source: Thomson Reuters      
The weekly wrap includes announced deals between March 21-28      

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