Target Acquirer Value ($millions) Synopsis
Dyax Corp Shire PLC 6,557.0 Shire PLC (Shire) of Ireland agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Dyax Corp (Dyax), a Burlington-based provider of biotechnology firm, for $37.3 in cash per share or a total of $6.557 billion, including up to a further $590.742 million in profit-related payments. Originally, in June 2015, Shire was rumored to be planning to acquire Dyax.
Targa Resources Partners LP Targa Resources Corp 6,082.2 Targa Resources Corp (TRC) definitively agreed to acquire the remaining 91.176% interest, or 168.529 million common units it did not already own in Targa Resources Partners LP (TRP), a Houston-based provider of midstream natural gas and NGL services, via a stock swap transaction valued at $6.082 billion. TRC offered 0.62 common shares per TRP unit. Based on TRC's closing stock price of $58.21 on 02 November 2015, the last full trading day prior to the announcement, each TRP share was valued at $36.090.
HomeAway Inc Expedia Inc 3,793.3 Expedia Inc (Expedia) definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of HomeAway Inc (HomeAway), an Austin-based provider of online vacation rentals marketing services, in a stock swap transaction valued at $3.793 billion.lion , via tender offer. Expedia offered $10.15 in cash and 0.2065 common shares per HomeAway share. Based on Expedia's closing stock price of $136.39 on 03 November 2015, the last full trading day prior to the announcement, each HomeAway share is valued at $38.15.
Ralcorp Holdings Inc TreeHouse Foods Inc 2,800.0 TreeHouse Foods Inc (TreeHouse) definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Ralcorp Holdings Inc (Ralcorp), a St. Louis-based manufacturer and wholesaler of cereals and snacks, from ConAgra Foods Inc (ConAgra) for an estimated $2.8 billion.lion . The consideration consisted of the assumption of $1.8 billion in liabilities and $1 billion in TreeHouse' common shares. Originally, in June 2015, ConAgra announced that it was seeking a buyer for its private-label business. TreeHouse and Post Holdings Inc were named as potential bidders back then.
Cardioxyl Pharmaceuticals Inc Bristol-Myers Squibb Co 2,075.0 Bristol-Myers Squibb Co definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Cardioxyl Pharmaceuticals Inc, a Chapel Hill-based biopharmaceutical company, for up to an about $2.075 billion in profit-related payments.
MedAssets Inc Pamplona Capital Management LLP 1,939.1 Pamplona Capital Management LLP of the UK definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of MedAssets Inc, an Alpharetta-based healthcare software developer, for $31.35 in cash per share or a total of $1.939 billion via a leveraged buyout transaction.
Constant Contact Inc Endurance International Group Inc 1,112.1 Endurance International Group Inc, a unit of Endurance International Group Holdings Inc, definitively agreed to merge with Constant Contact Inc, a Waltham-based provider of direct mail advertising services, for $32 cash per share or a total of $1.112 billion.
Range Resources Corp-Nora assets EnerVest Ltd 876.0 EnerVest Ltd definitively agreed to acquire Nora Field of Range Resources Corp, a Fort Worth-based natural oil and gas exploration and production company, for $876 million.
Furmanite Corp Team Inc 285.9 Team Inc (Team) definitvely agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Furmanite Corp (Furmanite), a Houston-based provider of specialty trade contractor services, via a stock swap transaction valued at $285. 876 million. Team offered 0.215 common share per Furmanite share. Based on Team's closing stock price of $35 on 30 October 2015, the last full trading day prior to the announcement, each Furmanite share was valued at $7.525.
Questcare Medical Services PA Envision Healthcare Holdings Inc 135.0 Envision Healthcare Holdings Inc definitively agreed to acquire Questcare Medical Services PA, a Dallas-based provider of clinical services, for $135 million.
Hutchinson Technology Inc TDK Corp 134.2 TDK Corp (TDK) of Japan definitively agreed to acquire the remaining the entire share capital of Hutchinson Technology Inc, a Hutchinson-based manufacturer of suspension assemblies for disk drives, for $134.16 million. TDK offered $3.62 in cash per share and up to $12.745 in profit-related payments.
Apartment Portfolio,Fort Worth,Texas(2) Bluerock Residential Growth REIT Inc 99.7 Bluerock Residential Growth REIT Inc acquired an apartment portfolio in Fort Worth, Texas, for $99.7 million.
Hereford Renewable Energy LLC Green Plains Inc 93.8 Green Plains Inc definitively agreed to acquire Hereford Renewable Energy LLC, a Hereford-based manufacturer of ethanol fuel products, from Murphy USA Inc, for an estimated $93.8 million.
Floridian Financial Group Inc Seacoast Banking Corp of Florida 76.5 Seacoast Banking Corp of Florida (SBC) definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Floridian Financial Group Inc (FFG), a Lake Mary-based bank holding company, for an estimated $76.5 million, whereby 65% of the aggregate consideration would comprise common shares and the remaining 35% in cash. SBC offered a choice of purely cash, a combination of cash and shares, or common shares per FFG share.
Corporate Translations Inc RWS Holdings PLC 70.0 RWS Holdings PLC of the UK, acquired the entire share capital of Corporate Translations Inc, a East Hartford-based provider of translation management and linguistic validation solutions services, for $70 million in cash.
Infinity HomeCare LLC Amedisys Inc 63.0 Amedisys Inc planned to acquire the entire share capital of Infinity HomeCare LLC, a Sarasota-based provider of home health care services, from HealthEdge Investment PartnersLLC for $63 million.
GrandeVille at Cascade Lake,Rochester,Minnesota Investors Real Estate Trust 56.0 Investors Real Estate Trust acquired GrandeVille at Cascade Lake, a Rochester-based owner and operater of apartment homes, for $56 million.
Black Stone Operations LLC Almost Family Inc 40.0 Almost Family Inc acquired the entire share capital of Black Stone Operations LLC, a Cincinnati-based provider of home health care services, for $40 million.
KBR Inc-Infrastructure Americas Division Stantec Inc 19.0 Stantec Inc of Canada agreed to acquire the infrastructure Americas division of KBR Inc, a Houston-based construction company, for $19 million.
PAR Springer-Miller Systems Inc Gary Jonas Computing Ltd 18.1 Gary Jonas Computing Ltd of Canada, a unit of Constellation Software Inc, acquired PAR Springer-Miller Systems Inc, a Stowe-based developer of hospitality management software, from PAR Technology Corp, for $18.1 million. The consideration included $16.6 million in cash and up to $1.5 million in profit-related payments.
Tailgate Clothing Co American Eagle Outfitters Inc 11.0 American Eagle Outfitters Inc planned to acquire Tailgate Clothing Co, a Des Moines-based clothing and furnishings merchant wholesaler, for $11 million.
Lincoln Laser Inc GSI Group Inc 11.0 GSI Group Inc agreed to acquire Lincoln Laser Inc, a Phoenix-based manufacturer and wholesaler of laser scanning components and equipment, for an estimated $11 million in cash.
RJM Manufacturing Inc Intertape Polymer Group Inc 11.0 Intertape Polymer Group Inc of Canada acquired RJM Manufacturing Inc, a Fairless Hills-based manufacturer of adhesives, for $11 million.
Dunbar Armored Inc-Global Logistics Operations Loomis AB 4.0 Loomis AB of Sweden, acquired global logistics operations of Dunbar Armored Inc, a Hunt Valley-based manufacturer of automobiles, for $4 million.
Funko LLC ACON Investments LLC   ACON Investments LLC, a unit of TPG Capital LP, acquired Funko LLC, a Lynnwood-based manufacturer and wholesaler of pop-culture collectibles, via a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
comScore Inc-Digital Analytix Enterprise Division Adobe Systems Inc   Adobe Systems Inc planned to acquire the Digital Analytix Enterprise Division of comScore Inc, a Reston-based provider of online research services.
Security Life Insurance Co of America Ameritas Life Insurance Corp   Ameritas Life Insurance Corp planned to acquire Security Life Insurance Co of America, a Minnetonka-based provider of dental and vision insurance services, from Security American Financial Enterprises, which is ultimately owned by Private Capital Management Inc.
Brinkman Management & Development Anchor Health Properties LLC   Anchor Health Properties LLC agreed to merge with Brinkman Management & Development, a Charlottesville-based provider of magagement & development consulting services. Terms were not disclosed.
Traffic Specialties Inc AWP Inc   AWP Inc, a unit of Blue Point Capital Partners LP, acquired Traffic Specialties Inc, a Stone Mountain-based provider of traffic contrl services.
BofA Global Capital Management LLC-Asset Management Business BlackRock Inc   BlackRock Inc agreed to acquire the asset management business of BofA Global Capital Management LLC, a Boston-based provider of financial investment services that is ultimately owned by Bank of America Corp. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
SPARC LLC-Software Services Unit Booz Allen Hamilton Inc   Booz Allen Hamilton Inc, a unit of Booz Allen Hamilton HoldingCorp, acquired the software services unit of SPARC LLC, a Charleston-based software developer.
Sitehawk Retail Real Estate CBRE Group Inc   CBRE Group Inc acquired Sitehawk Retail Real Estate, an Indianapolis-based real estate agency.
Octagon Credit Investors LLC Conning & Co   Conning & Co. definitively agreed to acquire Octagon Credit Investors LLC, a New York-based provider of specialized credit investment management services.
Flash Foods Inc CST Brands Inc   CST Brands Inc planned to acquire Flash Foods Inc, a Waycross-based owner and operator of convenience stores, from Jones Co.
Precision Planting LLC Deere & Co   Deere & Co definitively agreed to acquire Precision Planting LLC, a Tremont-based provider of crop yield improvemy services, from Monsanto Co.
Bonaccorso & Associates Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Inc   Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Inc acquired Bonaccorso & Associates, a Boston-based law office.
Tenet Healthcare Corp-Hospitals(2) & Physician Practices(19) Duke LifePoint Healthcare   Duke LifePoint Healthcare, jointly owned by Duke University Health SystemInc and LifePoint Health Inc, planned to acquire two hospitals and related operations of Tenet Healthcare Corp, a Dallas-based hospital operator.
The JM Smucker Co-US Canned millionk Brands & Operations Eagle Family Foods Group LLC   Eagle Family Foods Group LLC definitively agreed to acquire the US canned millionk brands & operations of The JM Smucker Co, an Orrville-based manufacturer of canned fruits and vegetables.
Timberhorn LLC ettain group Inc   ettain group Inc acquired Timberhorn LLC, a Frisco-based provider of staffing services.
Creative Co-Op Inc Freeman Spogli & Co   Freeman Spogli & Co acquired an undisclosed majority interest in Creative Co-Op Inc, a Memphis-based wholesaler of home decorations, from Eureka Growth Capital Management LP, via a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
Everglades Marine Holdings LLC Grand Crossing Capital LLC   Grand Crossing Capital LLC acquired an undisclosed majority interest in Everglades Marine Holdings LLC, an Edgewater-based manufacturer of offshore fishing boats, via a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
Vetstreet Inc Henry Schein Inc   Henry Schein Inc planned to acquire an 80.1% interest in Vetstreet Inc, an Yardley-based software publisher, from VCA Inc. Terms were not disclosed.
Standard Locknut LLC Industrial Group Holdings LLC   Industrial Group Holdings LLC, a unit of Dunes Point Capital, acquired Standard Locknut LLC, a Westfield-based manufacturer of bearing accessories.
Gravitant Inc International Business Machines Corp{IBM}   International Business Machines Corp (IBM) acquired Gravitant Inc, an Austin-based developer of information technology brokerage services software. Terms were not disclosed.
Kroll Bond Rating Agency Inc Investor Group   An investor group, comprised of Wharf Street LLC and the management of Kroll Bond Rating Agency Inc (KBRA), acquired an undisclosed majority interest in KBRA, a New York-based provider of credit rating services.
Reading Group JB Poindexter & Co LP   JB Poindexter & Co LP acquired Reading Group, a Reading-based manufacturer and wholesaler of specialty truck equipment.
Novira Therapeutics Inc Johnson & Johnson   Johnson & Johnson definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Novira Therapeutics Inc, a Doylestown-based biopharmaceutical company. Terms were not disclosed.
Maui Wowi Franchising Inc Kahala Restaurant Franchising LLC   Kahala Restaurant Franchising LLC acquired Maui Wowi Franchising Inc, a Denver-based, owner and operater of franchising business and provider of events and catering services. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
CIO Services LLC Karpel Computer Systems Inc   Karpel Computer Systems Inc acquired CIO Services LLC, a St. Louis-based provider of information technology consulting services and solutions, management and implementation of technology systems. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
UE Compression LLC Lion Equity Partners LLC   Lion Equity Partners LLC acquired UE Compression LLC, a Henderson-based manufacturer of air and gas compressors, from United Holdings LLC via a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed. United Holding is ultimately owned by Kirby Corp.
Terumo Cardiovascular Systems Corp-Surgical Cannula Assets MC3 Inc   MC3 Inc acquired the surgical cannula assets of Terumo Cardiovascular Systems Corp, an Ann Arbor-based manufacturer and wholesaler of medical products and equipments, and a unit of Terumo Americas Holding Inc.
Mobile Data Labs Inc Microsoft Corp   Microsoft Corp acquired Mobile Data Labs Inc, a San Francisco-based developer of drive-detection mobile application. Terms were not disclosed.
MillerCoors LLC Molson Coors Brewing Co   Molson Coors Brewing Co was rumored to be planning to acquire the remaining 58% interest it did not already own in millionlerCoors LLC, a Chicago-based producer of beer, from its joint venture partner SABMiller PLC.
Vivione Biosciences LLC Montalcino Holdings I LLC   Montalcino Holdings I LLC planned to acquire a 77. 5% interest in biotechnology company Vivione Biosciences LLC from Vivione Biosciences Inc.
IMC2 LLC Moroch Partners   Moroch Partners acquired IMC2 LLC, dba MEplusYOU, a Dallas-based engaged in integrated marketing, creative, strategy, technology services, project management, production, research and analytics, and marketing for healthcare. Terms were not disclosed.
Servometer MW Industries Inc   MW Industries Inc (MW Industries), a unit of Genstar Capital LLC, acquired Servometer, a Cedar Grove-based manufacturer and wholesaler of quality-crafted precision engineered electrodeposited bellows and assemblies. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
BellowsTech LLC MW Industries Inc   MW Industries Inc (MW Industries), a unit of Genstar Capital LLC, acquired BellowsTech LLC, an Ormond Beach-based manufacturer and wholesaler of metal bellows. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Concurrently, MW Industries acquired Servometer.
Opsmatic New Relic Inc   New Relic Inc acquired Opsmatic, a San Francisco-based develops cloud infrastructure monitoring tools.
Tick Data Inc OneMarketData LLC   OneMarketData LLC planned to acquire Tick Data Inc, a Great Falls-based portfolio manager, from Penson Worldwide Inc.
Event Enrichment HQ LLC PAGERDUTY INC   PAGERDUTY INC acquired Event Enrichment HQ LLC, a Seattle-based provider of custom computer programming services.
PDI Inc-Commercial Services Business Publicis Touchpoint Solutions Inc   Publicis Touchpoint Solutions Inc, a unit of Publicis Healthcare Communications Group, definitively agreed to acquire the commercial services business of PDI Inc, a Parsippany-based provider of healthcare sales and marketing services, for an estimated $47.567 million. The consideration consisted of about $32.567 million in cash and up to $15 million in profit-related payments.
Cruz EATS Inc QED Connect Inc   QED Connect Inc agreed to acquire Cruz EATS Inc, a Long Beach-based producer of energy bars.
Unique Pharmaceuticals Ltd-Assets QuVa Pharma Inc   QuVa Pharma Inc, a unit of Bain Capital LLC, acquired assets of Unique Pharmaceuticals Ltd, a Temple-based manufacturer of sterile and non-sterile products.
Copper Logistics Inc Radiant Logistics Inc   Radiant Logistics Inc acquired Copper Logistics Inc, a Minneapolis-based provider of logistics services.
System 3 Inc Renewable Energy Systems Ltd   Renewable Energy Systems Ltd of the UK, a unit of Newarthill PLC, acquired System 3 Inc, a Carmichael-based provider of specialty electrical contractor services.
Clarity Health SCI Solutions Inc   SCI Solutions Inc acquired Clarity Health, a Seattle-based provider of insurance authorization and referral management solution. Terms was not disclosed.
Compass Automotive Group LLC Shipston Group Ltd   Shipston Group Ltd of Bahamas acquired Compass Automotive Group LLC, a Franklin-based manufacturer of automotive components, from Monomoy Capital Partners LLC via a leveraged buyout transaction.
Met Logistics Inc Sojitz Corp   Sojitz Corp of Japan acquired Met Logistics Inc, an Itasca-based provider of logistics services.
Booshaka Inc Sprinklr Inc   Sprinklr Inc acquired Booshaka Inc, a Redwood City-based operator of a word of mouth marketing platform. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
EmployeeScreenIQ Inc Sterling Infosystems Inc   Sterling Infosystems Inc acquired EmployeeScreenIQ Inc, a Cleveland-based, provider of employment background checks and screening services. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Pristine Capital Holdings Inc T3 Live LLC   T3 Live LLC agreed to acquire Pristine Capital Holdings Inc, a White Plains-based provider of stocks, options, futures and forex trading courses. The transaction included Pristine.com Inc.
Somerset Subacute & Rehabilitation The Ensign Group Inc   The Ensign Group Inc acquired Somerset Subacute & Rehabilitation, an El Cajon-based nursing care facility operator. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Chandler Post Acute & Rehabilitation The Ensign Group Inc   The Ensign Group Inc acquired Chandler Post Acute & Rehabilitation, a Chandler-based nursing care facility operator. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Concurrently, The Ensign Group Inc acquired Shea Post Acute.
Shea Post Acute Rehabilitation Center The Ensign Group Inc   The Ensign Group Inc acquired Shea Post Acute Rehabilitation Center, a Scottsdale-based nursing care facility operator. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Concurrently, The Ensign Group Inc acquired Chandler Post Acute.
Millennium Post Acute Rehabilitation The Ensign Group Inc   The Ensign Group Inc acquired millionlennium Post Acute Rehabilitation, a West Columbia-based nursing care facility operator. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
SG-2 LLC UHC   VHA-UHC Alliance NewCo Inc, a unit of VHA Inc, planned to acquire SG-2 LLC, a Skokie-based software publisher, from MedAssets Inc.
Arrow Chemical Inc Univar USA Inc   Univar USA Inc, a unit of Univar NV, acquired Arrow Chemical Inc, a Greenwich-based importer and distributor of active pharmaceutical ingredients.
Needham Electric Supply Corp WESCO Distribution Inc   WESCO Distribution Inc, a unit of WESCO International Inc, acquired Needham Electric Supply Corp, a Canton-based electrical distribution company.
Western Refining Inc-TexNew Mex Pipeline & Crude Oil Storage Assets Western Refining Logistics LP   Western Refining Logistics LP, a unit of Western Refining Inc (Western) , acquired the TexNew Mex pipeline & crude oil storage assets of Western, an El Paso-based manufacturer and wholesaler of oil refined products.
US M&A Deals Announced November 1-November 6, 2015      
Source: Thomson Reuters      

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