Target Acquirer Value ($millions) Synopsis
Atmel Corp Dialog Semiconductor PLC 4,388.0 Dialog Semiconductor PLC (Dialog) of the UK agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Atmel Corp (Atmel), a San Jose-based manufacturer and wholesaler of semiconductors, for $4.388 billion. Dialog offered $4.65 in cash and 0.112 Dialog ordinary shares per Atmel share. Based on Dialog's closing stock price of $51.407 on 18 September 2015, the last full trading day prior to the announcement, each Atmel share was valued at $10.408. Originally, in June 2015, Atmel was rumored to be seeking a buyer for entire share capital of the company. China Electronics Corp was named as rumored bidder.
Landmark Aviation BBA Aviation PLC 2,065.0 BBA Aviation PLC of the UK definitively agreed to acquire Landmark Aviation, a Houston-based provider of business aviation services, from The Carlyle Group LP (Carlyle Group), for an estimated $2.065 billion in cash. Originally, in August 2015, Carlyle Group was rumored to be seeking a buyer for its Landmark Aviation unit.
Colony American Homes Inc Starwood Waypoint Residential Trust 1,475.8 Starwood Waypoint Residential Trust (Starwood), a unit of Starwood Property Trust Inc, definitively agreed to merge with Colony American Homes Inc (Colony), a Santa Monica-based real estate development trust, in exchange for 64.87 million Starwood common shares worth $1.476 bil, in a reverse takeover transaction. The shares' value was based on Starwood's closing stock price of $22.75 on 18 September 2015, the last full trading day prior to the announcement. Upon completion, Starwood and Colony shareholders are expected to own 41% and 59% of the merged entity respectively.
GWF Energy Holdings LLC AltaGas Power Holdings(US)Inc 642.0 AltaGas Power Holdings (US) Inc, a unit of AltaGas Ltd, agreed to acquire GWF Energy Holdings LLC, owner and operator of natural gas plants, from Highstar Capital IV LP, owned by Highstar Capital LP, for an estimated $642 million. The transaction will include the 330 MW Tracy facility, the 97 MW Hanford facility and the 96 MW Henrietta facility.
Pinova Holdings Inc Symrise AG 417.0 Symrise AG of Germany definitively agreed to acquire Pinova Holdings Inc, a Brunswick-based manufacturer of organic chemicals, from TorQuest Partners Inc for $417 million.
EDAC Technologies Corp-Composites Division Meggitt PLC 340.0 Meggitt PLC of the UK agreed to acquire composites division of EDAC Technologies Corp, a Cheshire-based manufacturer of aircraft engines and engine parts, ultimately owned by Greenbriar Equity Group LLC, for $340 million in cash.
Extended Stay America Inc-Hotel Portfolio(53) DW Crossland Owner LLC 285.0 DW Crossland Owner LLC, a unit of Westmont Hospitality Group Inc, definitively agreed to acquire the portfolio of 53 hotels from Extended Stay America Inc, a Charlotte-based owner and operator of hotels and motels, for $285 million in cash. The transaction was to include Crossland Economy Studios intellectual property.
Argotec LLC Schweitzer-Mauduit International Inc 280.0 Schweitzer-Mauduit International Inc definitively agreed to acquire Argotec LLC, a Greenfield-based manufacturer of laminated plastics, from Wind Point Partners for an estimated $280 million.
Portware LLC FactSet Research Systems Inc 265.0 FactSet Research Systems Inc agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Portware LLC, a New York-based developer of trade management software, from Long Ridge Equity Partners LLC and other undisclosed sellers for $265 million in cash.
Alta Mesa Eagle LLC EnerVest Ltd 125.0 EnerVest Ltd, through its affiliates, agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Alta Mesa Eagle LLC, a Houston-based oil and gas exploration and production company, from Alta Mesa Holdings LP, ultimately owned by Alta Mesa Investment Holdings Inc, for $125 million.
Williamette Egg Farms LLC Post Holdings Inc 90.0 Post Holdings Inc planned to acquire Williamette Egg Farms LLC, a Canby-based producer, processor, wholesaler and distributor of eggs and egg products, for $90 million.
Dent-A-Med Inc Aaron's Inc 55.0 Aaron's Inc agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Dent-A-Med Inc, a Springdale-based provider of healthcare financing services, for $55 million in cash.
Tabernus LLC Regenersis PLC 12.0 Regenersis PLC of the UK acquired Tabernus LLC, an Austin-based provider of data erasure software and hardware products, for $12 million. The transaction was to include Tabernus Europe Ltd.
Ramp Holdings Inc-Media Business cXense ASA 10.0 cXense ASA of Norway agreed to acquire the media business of Ramp Holdings Inc, a Boston-based developer of media content solutions software, for $10 million. The consideration consisted of $5.5 million in ordinary share, $4.5 million in cash, and an undisclosed amount in profit-related payments.
Monroe Publishing Co New Media Investment Group Inc 5.2 New Media Investment Group Inc acquired Monroe Publishing Co, a Monroe-based provider of publishing services, for $5.2 million.
Freedom Pain Hospital Nobilis Health Corp 3.2 Nobilis Health Corp, a unit of Canada Healthcare Acquisition Inc, planned to acquire a 60% interest in Freedom Pain Hospital, a Scottsdale-based owner and operator of a hospital, for $3.2 million.
AppRedeem Inc Inc 2.5 Inc ( acquired the entire share capital of AppRedeem Inc, a San Francisco-based provider of advertising platform services, in exchange for 0.832 million common shares valued at $2.511 million. The shares were valued based on's closing stock price of $3.019 on 18 September 2015, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
PunchTab Inc @WalmartLabs   WalmartLabs, a unit of Wal-Mart Stores Inc, acquired PunchTab Inc, a Palo Alto-based provider of marketing consulting services.
Sagacious Consultants LLC Accenture PLC   Accenture PLC of Republic of Ireland agreement to acquire Sagacious Consultants LLC, a Lenexa- based provider of electronic health record (EHR) consulting services. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Beacon Bank,Shorewood,Minnesota Alerus Financial Corp   Alerus Financial Corp definitively agreed to acquire Shorewood-based Beacon Bank.
Golden Road Brewing Inc Anheuser-Busch Inbev   Anheuser-Busch Inbev of Belgium, planned to acquire Golden Road Brewing Inc, a Los Angeles-based producer of beers.
AppCarousel Inc AppDirect LLC   AppDirect LLC acquired AppCarousel Inc, a Los Angeles-based developer of application management software.
Renick Group Inc Arevo Group Inc   Arevo Group Inc merged with Renick Group Inc, a Roanoke-based provider of professional recruiting and staffing services. Terms were not disclosed.
Marino Therapy Centers BenchMark Rehab Partners   BenchMark Rehab Partners acquired Marino Therapy Centers, a Maryville-based provider of physical therapy services.
Nautic Global Group Inc Bennington Marine Inc   Bennington Marine Inc, a unit of Balmoral Advisors LLC, definitively agreed to acquire Nautic Global Group Inc, an Elkhart-based manufacturer of boats.
Rhino Realty LLC Berkshire Hathaway Inc   Berkshire Hathaway Inc acquired Rhino Realty LLC, an Albuquerque-based real estate agency.
Synowledge LLC BioClinica Inc   BioClinica Inc, a unit of JLL Partners Fund VI LP, acquired Synowledge LLC, a Miami-based provider of pharmacovigilance and IT services.
BioDuro LLC BridgeWest LLC   BridgeWest LLC acquired BioDuro LLC, a Wilmington-based provider of drug discovery outsourcing services, from Pharmaceutical Product Development Inc, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Private Systems Inc Cataract Steel Industries Inc   Cataract Steel Industries Inc acquired Private Systems Inc, a manufacturer of steel machinery products.
Galleria Towers,Dallas,Texas CBRE Global Investors   CBRE Global Investors, a unit of CBRE Group Inc, acquired Galleria Towers, a Dallas-based owner and operator of office buildings.
Learning Object Inc Cengage Learning Inc   Cengage Learning Inc acquired Learning Object Inc, a Washington-based provider of educational technology services. Terms were not disclosed.
Plaza Townhomes,Portland,Oregon Community Preservation Partners LLC   Community Preservation Partners LLC, a unit of WNC & Associates Inc, agreed to acquire Plaza Townhomes, a Portland-based housing community.
Seafreight Agencies Inc Crowley Maritime Corp   Crowley Maritime Corp, a unit of Crowley Holdings Inc, signed a Letter of Intent {LoI} to acquire Seafreight Agencies Inc, a Doral-based provider of logistics services.
Montebello Container Corp Crown Paper Group Inc   Crown Paper Group Inc, a unit of Lindsay Goldberg LLC, acquired Montebello Container Corp, a Santa Fe Springs-based manufacturer of corrugated sheets.
Integrated Technologies of Kansas Cybertron International Inc   Cybertron International Inc acquired Integrated Technologies of Kansas, a Wichita-based network solutions provider. Terms were not disclosed.
The Everett Clinic Inc DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc   DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc planned to acquire the entire share capital of The Everett Clinic Inc, an Everett-based provider of health care services. Terms were not disclosed.
LEAFtv Demand Media Inc   Demand Media Inc acquired LEAFtv, a software publisher. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
ER Centers of America Inc ER Holdings   ER Holdings agreed to acquire ER Centers of America Inc, a Plano-based owner and operator of emergency medical care facilities.
Eaton Medical Transport Inc First Care Medical Services LLC   First Care Medical Services LLC acquired Eaton Medical Transport Inc, an Eaton-based provider of ambulatory health care services.
Peoples Bank of Arlington Heights,Arlington Heights,Illinois First Midwest Bancorp Inc, Itasca,Illinois   First Midwest Bancorp Inc, definitively agreed to acquire Arlington Heights-based Peoples' Bank of Arlington Heights from Peoples Bancorp Inc.
SouthEast Props FONU2 Inc   FONU2 Inc signed a Letter of Intent {LoI} to acquire SouthEast Props, a Wilmington-based provider of decoration and prop rental services.
Vintage Parts Inc GenNx360 Capital Partners LLC   GenNx360 Capital Partners LLC acquired Vintage Parts Inc, a Beaver Dam-based wholesaler of original slow moving and inactive OEM replacement parts, from Sentinel Capital Partners LLC, in a secondary buyouot transaction. Terms were not disclosed. Originally, Sentinel acquired Vintage Parts Inc in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Gilchrist & Soames Ltd Guest Supply Inc   Guest Supply Inc, a unit of Sysco Corp, acquired Gilchrist & Soames Ltd, a Plainfield-based manufacturer and wholesaler of hospitality products, from Swander Pace Capital LLC. Terms were not disclosed.
Enterprise Consulting Solutions Inc HealthPort Inc   HealthPort Inc, a unit of New Mountain Capital LLC, acquired Enterprise Consulting Solutions Inc, a Phoenix-based provider of medical record retrieval services and software.
StrongView Systems Inc HGGC LLC   HGGC LLC definitively agreed to acquire an undisclosed majority interest in StrongView Systems Inc, a Redwood City-based provider of contextual marketing solutions services, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
MSDP Group LLC High Performance Industries Inc   High Performance Industries Inc, a unit of Lincolnshire Management Inc, acquired MSDP Group LLC, an El Paso-based manufacturer of electrical engine equipment, from Z Capital Partners LLC. Terms were not disclosed.
Easthampton Savings Bank, Easthampton,MA Hometown Bank,Oxford, Massachusetts   Hometown Bank, planned to acquire the entire share capital of Easthampton Savings Bank.
Techniks Industries Investor Group   A management-led investor group, comprised of Audax Group LP, acquired Techniks Industries, an Indianapolis-based provider of industrial cutting tools and tool holders, from Tenex Capital Management LLC, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
NSync Services Inc iTeknik Holding Corp   iTeknik Holding Corp signed a Letter of Intent {LoI} to acquire NSync Services Inc, a Grand Prairie-based provider of data networking and telecommunications technology services, for cash and common shares.
Reynolds American Inc-Assets Japan Tobacco Inc   Japan Tobacco Inc of Japan was rumored to be planning to acquire assets of Reynolds American Inc, a Winston Salem-based producer of cigarettes and other tobacco products. Terms were not disclosed, but according to people familiar with the transaction, the deal is valued at around $5 bil.
Alternaturals Inc Medgen Inc   Medgen Inc acquired the entire share capital of Alternaturals Inc, a Grandville-based manufacturer of medicinals and botanicals. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Messenger Holding Corp Orchard Holdings Group LLC   Orchard Holdings Group LLC acquired Messenger Holding Corp, an Auburn-based manufacturer and wholesaler memorial stationery, specialty products and innovative technologies for funeral homes, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Braun Corp Patricia Industries   Patricia Industries of Sweden, a unit of Investor AB, agreed to acquire Braun Corp, a Winamac-based manufacturer of automotive mobility products.
Huskie Tools Inc Platte River Ventures LLC   Platte River Ventures LLC acquired Huskie Tools Inc, a Glendale Heights-based wholesaler of cutting and compression tools, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Lehigh Regional Medical Center,Lehigh Acres,Florida Prime Healthcare Services Inc   Prime Healthcare Services Inc definitively agreed to acquire Lehigh Regional Medical Center, a Lehigh Acres-based hospital operator, from Community Health Systems Inc.
Unison Partners LLC RepEquity Inc   RepEquity Inc acquired Unison Partners LLC, a Washington-based provider of digital and brand agency services.
EnerTax Consultants LP Ryan LLC   Ryan LLC acquired EnerTax Consultants LP, a Houston-based provider of tax severance tax consulting services.
Valvoline Co Shareholders   Ashland Inc planned to spin off its Valvoline Co unit, a Lexington-based wholesaler and distributor of automotive lubricants, to its shareholders.
Refulgent Software LLC Inc Inc acquired Refulgent Software LLC dba Ambur, a Buffalo-based developer of restaurant applications software.
Seatek Co Inc Southwire Co LLC   Southwire Co LLC acquired Seatek Co Inc, a Stamford-based manufacturer of hand tools and motorized equipment.
A Stucki Co Stone Canyon Industries LLC   Stone Canyon Industries LLC acquired A Stucki Co, a Moon Township-based manufacturer of railroad rolling stock, from Quad-C Management Inc.
TextureMedia LLC Ultra/Standard Distributors Inc   Ultra/Standard Distributors Inc acquired TextureMedia LLC, an Austin-based provider of online hair care information services.
Fairwood Village United Church Homes Inc   United Church Homes Inc acquired Fairwood Village, a Beavercreek-based owner and operator of a senior housing community. Terms were not disclosed.
Benefit Controls Inc USI Insurance Services LLC   USI Insurance Services LLC, a unit of USI Holdings Corp, acquired Benefit Controls Inc, a Charlotte-based provider of employee benefits consulting services. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Valero Energy Corp-Corpus Christi Terminal Services Business Valero Energy Partners LP   Valero Energy Partners LP, a majority-owned unit of Valero Energy Corp, planned to acquire the Corpus Christi terminal services business of Valero Energy Corp, a San Antonio-based manufacturer and wholesaler of petroleum products, in an internal reorganization.
Cover Inc Velocity Mobile Ltd   Velocity Mobile Ltd of Canada acquired Cover Inc, a New York-based developer of mobile payments software. Terms were not disclosed.
General Electric Co-Embedded Technology & Systems Business Veritas Capital Partners LP   Veritas Capital Partners LP agreed to acquire the embedded technology & systems business of General Electric Co, a Fairfield-based and wholesaler of power generation, transmission, distribution and control equipments in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Taluswood Apartments,Mountlake Terrace,Washington Waterton Associates LLC   Waterton Associates LLC acquired Taluswood Apartments, a Mountlake Terrace-based owner and operator of apartments.
US M&A Deals Announced September 20-September 25, 2015      
Source: Thomson Reuters      

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