Date Target Acquirer Value ($millions) Synopsis
05/21/15 Omnicare Inc CVS Health Corp 11,821.2 CVS Health Corp agreed to acquire Omnicare, a Cincinnati-based provider of pharmaceutical services, for $98 cash per share, or a total value of $11.821 billion including the assumption of $2.3 billion in liabilities. In April 2015, Omnicare was rumored to be seeking a buyer for the company.
05/18/15 Par Pharmaceutical Holdings Endo International PLC 8,036.3 Endo International agreed to acquire Par Pharmaceutical Holdings Inc, a Chestnut Ridge-based pharmaceutical company, from TPG Global LLC for $8.036 billion including assumption of liabilities. The consideration was to consist of $6.5 billion in cash, the issuance of 18 million Endo common shares valued at $1.536 billion and the assumption of an undisclosed amount in liabilities.
05/19/15 Eleven Madison Ave,New York SL Green Realty Corp 2,285.0 SL Green Realty Corp definitively agreed to acquire Eleven Madison Avenue, a New York-based office building, from a joint venture between Sapir Organization and CIM Group LP for $2.285 billion.
05/18/15 ANN Inc Ascena Retail Group Inc 2,197.1 Ascena Retail Group Inc. agreed to acquire the entire share capital of ANN Inc., a New York-based retailer of women's apparel, shoes and accessories, for $2.162 billion.
05/20/15 Hotel Portfolio(149) Moody National REIT I Inc 1,725.0 Moody National REIT I Inc planned to acquire a portfolio of 149 hotels for $1.725 bil.
05/21/15 Eagle Rock Energy Partners LP Vanguard Natural Resources LLC 591.2 Vanguard Natural Resources LLC, through a subsidiary, agreed to merge with Eagle Rock Energy Partners LP, a Houston-based oil and gas exploration and production company, for $591.153 million in a stock swap transaction. The consideration was to consist of $451.153 million in Vanguard common units and the assumption of $140 million in liabilities. Vanguard offered 0.185 common units per Eagle Rock common unit. The shares were valued based Vanguard's closing stock price of $15.94 on 20 May 2015, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
05/19/15 Daybrook Fisheries Inc Oceana Group Ltd 382.3 Oceana Group Ltd. of South Africa agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Daybrook Fisheries Inc., an operator of fisheries, for $382.3 million in cash. The transaction was to include a 25% stake in Westbank Corp Inc. Concurrently, Daybrook was granted an option to acquire the remaining 75% interest in Westbank. Oceana received an irrevocable undertaking for a 61.4% interest in Daybrook from Tiger Brands Ltd (43.8%) and Brimstone Investment Corp Ltd (17.6%).
05/20/15 Acxiom Corp-IT Infrastructure Investor Group 190.0 An investor group comprised of Charlesbank Capital Partners LLC and MC Partners definitively agreed to acquire the IT infrastructure management business of Acxiom Corp, a Little Rock-based provider of data processing and hosting services, for an estimated $190 million in cash in a leveraged buyout transaction.
05/21/15 LaPlaya Beach Resort,Naples,Florida Pebblebrook Hotel Trust 185.5 Pebblebrook Hotel Trust acquired LaPlaya Beach Resort, a Naples-based resort, for $185.5 million. The transaction included LaPlaya Beach Club.
05/19/15 Apartment Communities(3) Starwood Cap Group Global LLC 72.0 Starwood Capital Group Global LLC acquired three apartment communities located in Raleigh and Durham for $72 million in a leveraged buyout transaction.
05/20/15 Layne Christensen-Geo Business Keller Group PLC 39.0 Keller Group PLC of the UK definitively agreed to acquire the geoconstruction business of Layne Christensen Co, a The Woodlands-based provider of water management, construction and drilling services, for an estimated $39 million.
05/18/15 Atlas Energy Grp LLC-Arkoma Atlas Resource Partners LP 35.5 Atlas Resource Partners LP, a unit of Atlas Energy Group LLC, agreed to acquire the Arkoma basin property assets of Atlas Energy Group LLC, a Pittsburgh-based natural gas distributor, for an estimated $35.5 mil.
05/21/15 New Town Village Center,Owing Mills Inland Real Estate Acquisitions Inc 31.8 Inland Real Estate Acquisitions Inc, a unit of The Inland Real Estate Groupof Cos Inc, acquired New Town Village Center, an Owing Mills-based shopping center, for an estimated $31.75 mil.
05/19/15 Westbank Corp Inc Daybrook Fisheries Inc 31.5 Daybrook Fisheries Inc (Daybrook) was granted an option to acquire the remaining 75% interest which it did not already own in Westbank Corp Inc, a provider of water transportation services, for $31.5 mil. Concurrently, Oceana Group Ltd agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Daybrook.
05/20/15 Billy Goat Industries Inc Briggs & Stratton Corp 26.0 Briggs & Stratton Corp acquired Billy Goat Industries Inc, a Lee's Summit-based manufacturer of lawn equipment, for an estimated $26 million in cash.
05/21/15 Dealix Corp Autobytel Inc 25.0 Autobytel Inc acquired Dealix Corp, a Redwood City-based provider of new and used car leads, from CDK Global Inc,for $25 million in cash. The transaction was to include Autotegrity Inc.
05/18/15 CRP II-Sunshine Shopping Plaza WHLR-Sunshine Plaza LLC 10.4 WHLR-Sunshine Plaza LLC, a unit of Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust Inc, agreed to acquire the Sunshine Shopping Plaza of CRP II-Sunshine Plaza LLC, a shopping center operator, for $10.35 million.
05/21/15 Hocking Valley Mall Slate Retail REIT 8.8 Slate Retail REIT of Canada agreed to acquire Hocking Valley Mall, a Lancaster-based grocery anchored shopping center, for $8.75 million.
05/19/15 Retail Center,Glendale,Arizona Consolidated-Tomoka Land Co 8.6 Consolidated-Tomoka Land Co acquired a retail center located in Glendale for an estimated $8.6 million.
05/19/15 iSatori Inc FitLife Brands Inc 6.7 FitLife Brands Inc. agreed to acquire the entire share capital of iSatori Inc., a manufacturer and wholesaler of nutritional and dietary products, in a stock swap transaction valued at $6.66 million. FitLife offered 0.3 common shares per iSatori share. Based on FitLife's closing stock price of $1. 66 on 18 May 2015, the last full trading day prior to the announcement, each iSatori stock was valued at $0.498.
05/19/15 Red Roof Inn,Raleigh,North Carolina Westmont Hospitality Group Inc 5.3 Westmont Hospitality Group Inc of Canada acquired Red Roof Inn, a Raleigh-based hotel, from Five Mile Capital Partners LLC for $5.263 mil.
05/19/15 Red Roof Inn,Cary,North Carolina Westmont Hospitality Group Inc 3.6 Westmont Hospitality Group Inc of Canada acquired Red Roof Inn, a Cary-based hotel, from Five Mile Capital Partners LLC for $3.605 mil.
05/18/15 Nuheara Pty Ltd Wild Acre Metals Ltd 1.1 Wild Acre Metals Ltd of Australia planned to acquire the entire share capital of Nuheara Pty Ltd, a San Francisco manufacturer of hearing technology products, in exchange for the issuance of 130 million ordinary shares valued at AUD 1.43 million (USD 1.142 mil) in a stock swap transaction. The shares were valued based on Nuheara's closing stock price of AUD 0.011 (USD 0.0089) on 15 May 2015, the last full trading prior to the announcement.
05/17/15 Coherent Navigation Inc Apple Inc   Apple Inc acquired Coherent Navigation Inc, a provider of global positioning technology services.
05/18/15 Nutanix Inc Cisco Systems Inc   Cisco Systems Inc was rumored to be planning to acquire Nutanix Inc, a San Jose-based provider of computer facilities management services.
05/18/15 PlayPower Inc Littlejohn & Co LLC   Littlejohn & Co LLC planned to acquire PlayPower Inc, a Huntersville-based manufacturer of recreational products, from Investcorp International Inc in a leveraged buyout transaction.
05/18/15 Excess Space Retail Services BGC Partners Inc   BGC Partners Inc agreed to acquire Excess Space Retail Services Inc, a Long Island-based provider of real estate consulting and advisory services. Terms were not disclosed.
05/18/15 Healthy Communities Institute Xerox Corp   Xerox Corp acquired Healthy Communities Institute, a Berkeley-based developer of analytics software. Terms were not disclosed.
05/18/15 First Capital LLC-Factoring Portfolio Sterling Bancorp   Sterling Bancorp acquired the factoring portfolio of First Capital LLC, a Boca Raton-based provider of financing services. Terms were not disclosed.
05/18/15 Acatar The Learning House Inc   The Learning House Inc acquired Acatar, a Pittsburgh-based online education technology platform. Terms were not disclosed.
05/18/15 Silarx Pharmaceuticals Inc Lannett Co Inc   Lannett Co Inc definitively agreed to acquire Silarx Pharmaceuticals Inc, a Carmel-based manufacturer of pharmaceutical products.
05/18/15 American Dryer Corp Whirlpool Corp   Whirlpool Corp planned to acquire American Dryer Corp, a Fall River-based manufacturer of coin-operated laundry equipment.
05/18/15 Cree Inc-Power and Radio Shareholders   Cree Inc, a Durham-based manufacturer and developer of compound semiconductor materials and electronic devices, planned to spin off its power and radio frequency unit to its shareholders.
05/18/15 Kay Flo Industries The Andersons Inc   The Andersons Inc acquired Kay Flo Industries, a North Sioux-based manufacturer of liquid starter fertilizers.
05/18/15 First Growth Capital Inc Seacoast Bkg Corp of Florida   Seacoast Banking Corp of Florida acquired First Growth Capital Inc, a provider of financing services, from First Capital LLC, ultimately-owned by First Capital Holdings Inc. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
05/18/15 Elite Home Supplies Inc American Builders   American Builders & Contractors Supply Co Inc acquired Elite Home Supplies Inc, a Bay City-based wholesaler of building materials.
05/18/15 PublicStuff Inc Accela Inc   Accela Inc, a unit of Bregal Sagemount LLC, ultimately-owned by Cofra Holding AG, acquired PublicStuff Inc, a New York City-based developer of civic engagement software.
05/18/15 Iowa Pac Hldg LLC-RR Asts(2) Watco Transp Svcs LLC   Watco Transportation Services LLC, a unit of Watco Cos LLC, definitively agreed to acquire two railroad assets of Iowa Pacific Holdings LLC, a Chicago-based provider of railroad services.
05/18/15 Baldwin Transfer Co Inc Elite Logistics LLC   Elite Logistics LLC planed to merge with Baldwin Transfer Co Inc, a Chickasaw-based provider of warehousing and trucking services.
05/18/15 Executive Financial Inc Edgewood Partners Insurance   Edgewood Partners Insurance Center, a unit of The Carlyle Group LP, acquired Executive Financial Inc, a Los Angeles-based provider of employee benefits consulting services.
05/18/15 Global Trade Academy Amber Road Inc   Amber Road Inc acquired Global Trade Academy, a Princeton-based provider of training and professional development services.
05/19/15 ASG Security Apollo Global Management LLC   Apollo Global Management LLC agreed to acquire ASG Security, a Beltsville-based provider of security systems services, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed. Originally, Apollo was rumored to be planning to acquire ASG. Cooncurrently, Apollo agreed to acquire Protection One Inc.
05/19/15 Health & Safety Institute Inc Riverside Co   Riverside Co acquired Health & Safety Institute Inc, an Eugene-based provider of professional safety and health certification services, from DW Healthcare Partners LP in a leveraged buyout transaction.
05/19/15 Computer Sciences Corp-Coml Shareholders   Computer Sciences Corp (CSC) planned to spin off its commercial business unit to its shareholders. Originally in February 2015, CSC was rumored to be seeking a buyer for its commerical business unit. CGI Group Inc was named as a rumored bidder.
05/19/15 Protection One Inc Apollo Global Management LLC   Apollo Global Management LLC (Apollo) definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Protection One Inc (Protection), a Lawrence-based provider of security systems services, from GTCR LLC in a leveraged buyout transaction. Originally, Apollo was rumored to be planning to acquire Protection.
05/19/15 Tedeschi Food Shops-Stores(184) Seven & i Holdings Co Ltd   Seven & i Holdings Co Ltd of Japan planned to acquire 184 stores of Tedeschi Food Shops Inc, a Rockland-based supermarket operator.
05/19/15 Franklin Mechanical & Control Nanotronics Imaging LLC   Nanotronics Imaging LLC acquired Franklin Mechanical & Control Inc, a Hollister-based manufacturer of mechanical and optical equipment.
05/19/15 Next Big Sound Inc Pandora Media Inc   Pandora Media Inc agreed to acquire Next Big Sound, a New York City-based provider of online music analytics services.
05/19/15 Mount Kellett-Portfolio(50) Starwood Cap Group Global LLC   Starwood Capital Group Global LLC acquired the extended-stay hotel portfolio of Mount Kellett Capital Management LP-Extended, a New York-based investment company, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
05/19/15 Otter Creek Productions VIA Productions LLC   VIA Productions LLC acquired Otter Creek Productions, a Memphis-based provider of equipment rental services.
05/19/15 Independent Bank,Midland,Michigan Isabella Bank Corp   Isabella Bank Corp, through its Isabella Bank subsidiary, agreed to acquire Midland-based Independent Bank from Independent Bank Corp.
05/19/15 The Ritz-Carlton,Philadelphia Carey Watermark Investors Inc   Carey Watermark Investors Inc acquired an undisclosed majority interest in the Ritz-Carlton, a Philadelphia-based hotel, from Philadelphia Hospitality Partners LP in the formation of a joint venture.
05/19/15 Flextronics-San Carlos Valence Surface Tech Inc   Valence Surface Technologies Inc, a unit of Trive Capital LLC, acquired the San Carlos, California branch of Flextronics International Ltd, a Singapore-based manufacturer of bare printed circuit boards.
05/19/15 Hildebrandt Learning Centers Bright Horizons Family   Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc acquired Hildebrandt Learning Centers LLC, a Dallas-based provider of child care center services. Terms were not disclosed.
05/19/15 West Georgia Health System WellStar Health System   WellStar Health System, a unit of Emory University, signed a letter of intent to merge with West Georgia Health System, a LaGrange-based provider of health care services.
05/19/15 Sartain Fischbein & Co Eide Bailly LLP   Eide Bailly LLP merged with Sartain Fischbein & Co, a Tulsa-based provider of accounting and auditing services.
05/19/15 Capri Motel,Kansas City Kansas City Univ of Medicine &   Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences acquired Capri Motel, a Kansas City-based motel. Terms were not disclosed.
05/19/15 Hoffman La Brea Properties LLC Independent Film Development   Independent Film Development Corp signed a letter of intent to acquire Hoffman La Brea Properties LLC, a Los Angeles-based property holding company.
05/19/15 Strongroom Solutions Inc AvidXchange Inc   AvidXchange Inc acquired Strongroom Solutions Inc, a Houston-based provider of online payable solutions services.
05/19/15 Predilytics Inc Welltok Inc   Welltok Inc acquired Predilytics Inc, a Burlington-based provider of advanced healthcare predictive analytics services.
05/19/15 BBVA Compass Ins Agcy-Risk Business USI Insurance Services LLC   USI Insurance Services LLC, a unit of USI Holdings Corp, acquired the personal risk services business of BBVA Compass Insurance Agency Inc, a Houston-based insurance agency, ultimately-owned by Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA. Terms were not disclosed.
05/19/15 Cedars HOPE LLC Mental Health America   Mental Health America In Allen Country Inc merged with Cedars HOPE LLC, a Fort Wayne-based non-profit organization.
05/19/15 Time Warner Cable Inc Altice SA   Altice SA of Luxembourg was rumored to be planning to acquire the entire share capital of Time Warner Cable Inc, a New York-based provider of cable TV services.
05/20/15 Cequel Communications LLC Altice SA   Altice SA of Luxembourg definitively agreed to acquire a 70% interest in Cequel Communications LLC, a St. Louis-based provider of cable television services, from Cequel Communications Holdings I LLC and sellers BC Partners Ltd and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board for $2,897.859 bil. Originally, in May 2015, Altice was rumored to be planning to acquire Cequel.
05/20/15 Pep Boys-Manny Moe & Jack Seeking Buyer   In May 2015, Pep Boys-Manny Moe & Jack, a Philadelphia-based automotive parts and accessories retailer, was rumored to be seeking a buyer for the company. Golden Gate Capital and Gamco Investors Inc were named potential bidders.
05/20/15 Performance Paper LLC Central National-Gottesman   Central National-Gottesman Inc, through its US Spicers Paper division, planned to acquire Performance Paper LLC, a Commerce-based manufacturer of paper and paper products, from CellMark AB.
05/20/15 Mountain States Networking ConvergeOne Holdings Corp   ConvergeOne Holdings Corp, a unit of Clearlake Capital Group LP, ultimately-owned by Reservoir Capital Group LLC, acquired Mountain States Networking, a Meridian-based provider of information technology services. Terms were not disclosed.
05/20/15 Odell & Associates LLC Moody Insurance Agency   Moody Insurance Agency planned to acquire Odell & Associates LLC, a Richmond-based provider of employee benefits services.
05/20/15 LiveMinutes Inc FuzeBox Software Corp   FuzeBox Software Corp acquired LiveMinutes Inc, a San Francisco-based developer of cloud-based platform software.
05/20/15 Weathermob Inc Weathernews Inc   Weathernews Inc of Japan acquired Weathermob Inc, a New York-based developer of weather prediction platform software. Terms were not disclosed.
05/20/15 Datagram LLC SingleHop LLC   SingleHop LLC acquired Datagram LLC, a New York-based provider of network management services. Terms were not disclosed.
05/20/15 Hollywood Detox Center Convalo Health International   Convalo Health International Corp (Convalo) planned to acquire Hollywood Detox Center, a Los Angeles-based provider of drug and alcohol addiction treatment services. Concurrently, Convalo planned to acquire Accredited Rehab & Treatment Services.
05/20/15 Accredited Rehab & Treatment Convalo Health International   Convalo Health International Corp (Convalo) planned to acquire Accredited Rehab & Treatment Services, a California-based provider of rehabilitation services. Concurrently, Convalo planned to acquire Hollywood Detox Center.
05/20/15 Procare Software LLC TA Associates Management LP   TA Associates Management LP acquired an undisclosed majority interest in Procare Software LLC, a Medford-based provider of integrated payment processing, software, hardware and data hosting services, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
05/20/15 Frontleaf Inc Zuora Inc   Zuora Inc acquired Frontleaf Inc, an Oakland-based developer of analytics software. Terms were not disclosed.
05/20/15 Handy Homejoy Inc   Homejoy Inc planned to acquire Handy, a New York-based provider of home cleaning services.
05/20/15 Sunturn Inc ConvergeOne Holdings Corp   ConvergeOne Holdings Corp, a unit of Clearlake Capital Group LP, ultimately-owned by Reservoir Capital Group LLC, acquired Sunturn Inc, a Littleton-based provider of unified communications, collaboration and contact center solutions.
05/20/15 Bondtex Inc Suminoe Textile of America   Suminoe Textile of America Corp, a unit of Suminoe Textile Co Ltd of Japan, planned to acquire the entire share capital of Bondtex Inc, a Duncan-based manufacturer of medical supplies.
05/20/15 Aureus Health Services LLC Meijer Inc   Meijer Inc planned to acquire Aureus Health Services LLC, a Pittsburgh-based provider of specialty pharmacy and health management services.
05/20/15 First Banks Inc-Branches(8) Fidelity Southern Corp   Fidelity Southern Corp agreed to acquire eight branches of Clayton-based First Banks Inc. The branches are located in the Sarasota area, specifically in Bradenton, Longboat Key and Palmetto.
05/20/15 Summit Air Ambulance REACH Air Medical Services   REACH Air Medical Services acquired Summit Air Ambulance, a Meridian-based provider of air medical transportation services, from Texas Next Capital.
05/20/15 Energy Specialty Contracting Thorpe Specialty Services Corp   Thorpe Specialty Services Corp (Thorpe) acquired Energy Specialty Contracting Inc, a Broken Arrow-based provider of insulation, fireproofing and maintenance services. Concurrently, Thorpe acquired Chem-Star Industries Ltd.
05/20/15 Nothnagle Realtors Howard Hanna Real Estate Svcs   Howard Hanna Real Estate Services, a unit of William E Wood & Associates, acquired Nothnagle Realtors, a Rochester provider of real estate services.
05/20/15 Silverleaf Resorts Inc Orange Lake Holdings LLP   Orange Lake Holdings LLP acquired Silverleaf Resorts Inc, a North Richland Hills-based owner and operator of resorts and hotels, from SL Resort Holdings Inc, ultimately-owned by Cerberus Capital Management LP.
05/21/15 Hutch Media LLC Zealot Networks Inc   Zealot Networks Inc acquired Hutch Media LLC, a Santa Monica-based Internet portal operator.
05/21/15 Frederic Fekkai Inc Fekkai Brands LLC   Fekkai Brands LLC planned to acquire Frederic Fekkai Inc, a New York-based owner and operator of beauty salons, from Procter & Gamble Co.
05/21/15 Thomson Reuters-Business Unit Broadridge Finl Solutions Inc   Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc definitively agreed to acquire the Fiduciary Services & Competitive Intelligence business of Thomson Reuters Corp, a New York-based provider of integrated information solutions and a unit of Woodbridge Co Ltd. Terms were not disclosed.
05/21/15 Cmnty Energy Inc-103 MW Southern Power Co   Southern Power Co, a unit of Southern Co, acquired a 103 mw butler solar facility of Community Energy Inc, a Wayne-based electric power distributor.
05/21/15 James R Weir Insurance Agency Arthur J Gallagher & Co   Arthur J Gallagher & Co acquired Mankato-based James R Weir Insurance Agency Inc. Terms were not disclosed.
05/21/15 The Root.com Univision Communications Inc   Univision Communications Inc acquired The Root.com, a New-York-based on-line magazine, from The Slate Group LLC, ultimately-owned by Graham Holdings Co.
05/21/15 OE Plus Ltd Motorcar Parts of America Inc   Motorcar Parts of America Inc acquired OE Plus Ltd, a North Dighton-based manufacturer and wholesaler of alternators and starters. Terms were not disclosed.
05/21/15 Urgent Cares of America Inc ABRY Partners LLC   ABRY Partners LLC definitively agreed to acquire an undisclosed majority interest in Urgent Cares of America, a Clayton-based provider of medical and healthcare services, from Comvest Partners in a secondary buyout transaction. Previously, Comvest acquired FasMed in a leveraged buyout transaction.
05/22/15 Colonial Concrete Co US Concrete Inc   US Concrete Inc acquired Colonial Concrete Co, a Newark-based manufacturer of ready-mixed concrete products.
         
Source: Thomson Reuters        

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