Target Acquirer Value ($millions) Synopsis
SanDisk Corp Western Digital Corp 17,791.4 US - Western Digital Corp (Western Digital) definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of SanDisk Corp (SanDisk), a Milpitas-based manufacturer and wholesaler of flash storage products, for USD 17.791 bil. Western Digital offered USD 85.10 in cash and 0.0176 Western Digital common share per SanDisk share. If the Unisplendour transaction has not closed or has been terminated, the consideration would consist of USD 67.50 in cash and 0.2387 share of Western Digital common stock per share of SanDisk common stock. Originally, in October 2015, SanDisk was rumored to be seeking a buyer for the company. Western Digital and Micron Technology Inc were named as potential bidders back then.
KLA-Tencor Corp Lam Research Corp 10,763.3 US - Lam Research Corp (Lam) definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of KLA-Tencor Corp, a Milpitas-based manufacturer of optical instruments and lenses, via a stock swap transaction valued at USD 10. 763 bil. Lam offered 0.5 and USD 32.00 divided by the volume weighted average price of Lam common stock over a five trading day period ending (VWAP). Based on Lam's VWAP of USD 67.844 and its closing stock price of USD 70. 03 on 20 October 2015, the last full trading day prior to the announcement, each Lam share was valued at USD 68. 046. Lam offered a choice of USD 32 in cash and 0.5 Lam common shares or USD 32.00 and 0.5 times the five day volume weighted average price of Lam common stock.
Team Health Holdings Inc AmSurg Corp 5,328.3 US - AmSurg Corp (AmSurg) planned to launch an unsolicited offer to acquire the entire share capital of Team Health Holdings Inc (Team Health), a Knoxville-based provider of outsourced physician staffing and administrative services via a stock swap transaction valued at USD 5.328 bil. AmSurg offered 0.768 common share and USD 11.49 in cash for each Team Health share. Based on AmSurg's closing stock price of USD 78.09 on 19 October 2015, the last full trading day prior to the announcement, each Team Health share was valued at USD 71.463.
SolarWinds Inc SolarWinds Inc SPV 4,474.5 US - SolarWinds Inc SPV, a special purpose acquisition vehicle created by Silver Lake Partners, a unit of Silver Lake Management LLC, and Thoma Bravo LLC definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of SolarWinds Inc (SI) , an Austin-based developer of network management software, for USD 60.1 in cash per share, or a total of USD 4.474 bil via a leveraged buyout transaction. Originally, in October 2015, SI announced that it was seeking a buyer for the company.
PMC-Sierra Inc Microsemi Corp 2,277.7 US - Microsemi Corp (Microsemi) planned to launch an unsolicited challenging offer to acquire the entire share capital of PMC-Sierra Inc (PMC), a Sunnyvale-based manufacturer of semiconductors, for USD 2.278 bil. Microsemi offered USD 8. 75 in cash per share and 0. 074 common shares per PMC share. Based on Microsemi closing stock price of USD 37.36 on 16 October 2015, the last full trading day prior to the announcement. Upon completion, Microsemi will own 85%, while PMC will own 15% of the combined entity. Previously, Skyworks Solutions Inc definitively agreed to acquire PMC.
Landmark Apartment Trust Inc Monument Partners LLC 1,900.0 US - Monument Partners LLC, a special purpose acquisition vehicle created by Starwood Capital Group Global LLC and Milestone Apartments Real Estate Investment Trust, definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Landmark Apartment Trust Inc (LATI), a Tampa-based real estate investment trust, for USD 8.17 in cash per LATI common and operating unit share, or a total value of an estimated USD 1.9 bil, including the assumption of USD 1.349 bil in liabilities, via a leveraged buyout transaction.
Electronic Funds Source LLC Wex Inc 1,469.5 US - Wex Inc (Wex) definitvely agreed to acquire Electronic Funds Source LLC, an Ogden-based provider of payment solution services, from Warburg Pincus LLC, for an estimated USD 1.47 bil. The consideration consisted of USD 1.1 bil in cash and the issuance of 4. 012 mil Wex common shares valued at USD 369.515 mil. The shares were valued based on Wex' closing stock price of USD 92.11 on 16 October 2015, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
Community & Southern Holdings Inc Bank of the Ozarks Inc 799.6 US - Bank of the Ozarks Inc (Ozarks) definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Community & Southern Holdings Inc, an Atlanta-based bank holding company, in exchange for USD 799.6 mil in Ozarks common shares via a stock swap transaction.
Windstream Holdings Inc-Data Storage Business TierPoint LLC 575.0 US - TierPoint LLC (TierPoint) , a unit of Cequel Data Centers LLC, definitively agreed to acquire data storage business of Windstream Holdings Inc (Windstream), a Little Rock-based wired telecommunications carrier, for USD 575 mil in cash. Originally, in August 2015, Windstream was rumored to be seeking a buyer for its data storage business.
Vormetric Inc Thales SA 400.0 US - Thales SA of France definitively agreed to acquire Vormetric Inc, a San Jose-based developer of data security software, for USD 400 mil.
BP Products North America Inc-Terminals(15) Kinder Morgan Inc 350.0 US - Through a joint venture, Kinder Morgan Inc agreed to acquire a 75% interest in 15 terminals of BP Products North America Inc, a Warrenville-based petroleum refinery operator that is ultimately owned by BP PLC, for an estimated USD 350 mil.
TippingPoint Technologies Inc Trend Micro Inc 300.0 US - Trend Micro Inc of Japan agreed to acquire TippingPoint Technologies Inc (TippingPoint), an Austin-based provider of computer network security solutions services, from Hewlett Packard Co (HP) for an estimated USD 300 mil in cash. Originally, in September 2015, HP was rumored to be seeking a buyer for its TippingPoint unit.
Clarient Inc Neogenomics Inc 275.2 US - Neogenomics Inc (Neogenomics) agreed to acquire Clarient Inc, an Aliso Viejo-based provider of oncology diagnostic testing services, from GE Healthcare, ultimately owned by General Electric Co, for an estimated USD 275.2 mil. The consideration consisted of an estimated USD 80 mil in cash, the issuance of 15 mil common shares valued at USD 85.2 mil, and USD 110 mil in preferred shares. The shares were valued based on Neogenomic's closing stock price of USD 5.68 on 21 October 2015, the last full trading day prior to the announcement. The transaction included Clarient Diagnostic Services Inc.
Secure Communication Systems Inc Benchmark Electronics Inc 230.0 US - Benchmark Electronics Inc definitively agreed to acquire Secure Communication Systems Inc, a Santa Ana-based provider of computing solutions services, from Vance Street Capital LLC, for USD 230 mil.
Datamyx LLC Deluxe Corp 160.0 US - Deluxe Corp acquired the entire share capital of Datamyx LLC, a Boca Raton-based provider of information technology services, from Halyard Capital for an estimated USD 160 mil in cash.
Campus Labs LLC Leeds Equity Partners LLC 91.0 US - Leeds Equity Partners LLC agreed to acquire Campus Labs LLC, a Buffalo-based developer of data analytics software, from Higher One Inc for an estimated USD 91 mil in cash via a leveraged buyout transaction. Higher One Inc is ultimately owned by Higher One Holdings Inc.
Noah Consulting LLC Infosys Ltd 70.0 US - Infosys Ltd of India definitively agreed to acquire Noah Consulting LLC, a Houston-based provider of management consulting services, for an estimated USD 70 mil.
KeyWorth Bank,Atlanta,Georgia Renasant Corp 58.7 US - Renasant Corp definitibely agreed to acquire the entire share capital of KeyWorth Bank, an Atlanta-based commercial bank, for an estimated USD 58.7 mil.
Courtyard & Residence Inn by Marriott Syracuse Downtown Apple Hospitality REIT Inc 42.0 US - Apple Hospitality REIT Inc, a unit of Apple Real Estate Investment Trust LP, acquired Courtyard & Residence Inn from Marriott Syracuse Downtown, a Syracuse-based hotel operator, for USD 42 mil.
Best Western Bay Harbor Hotel,Tampa,Florida Oxford Capital Group LLC 34.5 US - Oxford Capital Group LLC acquired Tampa-based Best Western Bay Harbor Hotel for USD 34.5 mil.
CTI Group(Holdings)Inc Enghouse Systems Ltd 20.5 US - Enghouse Systems Ltd of Canada definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of CTI Group(Holdings) Inc (CTI), an Indianapolis-based software publisher, from Verizon Communications Inc, for USD 0.61 in cash per share or a total of USD 20.486 mil through a tender offer. The offer was conditional upon at least 74. 6% of CTI's shares being tendered.
Blueridge Bank,Frederick,Maryland Revere Bank,Laurel,Maryland 20.0 US - Revere Bank definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Frederick-based Blueridge Bank for an estimated USD 20 mil in common shares.
Thomson Reuters Corp-BoardLink Business Diligent Corp 10.0 US - Diligent Corp acquired the BoardLink business of Thomson Reuters Corp, a New York-based provider of integrated information services, and a unit of Woodbridge Co Ltd, for USD 10 mil in cash.
CoGyn Pharmaceuticals Inc SPAC I SA 2.5 US - SPAC I SA of Poland agreed to acquire a 66.6% interest in CoGyn Pharmaceuticals Inc, a New York-based manufacturer of pharmaceutical products, for an estimated USD 2.547 mil.
Thermomedics Inc PositiveID Corp 2.3 US - PositiveID Corp (PC), a unit of VeriTeQ Corp, agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Thermomedics Inc, a Miami-based manufacturer and wholesaler of medical diagnostic equipment, from Sanomedics International Holdings Inc for an estimated USD 2.25 mil. The consideration consisted of an estimated USD 0.25 mil in cash, USD 0.5 mil in PC convertible preferred shares, and up to USD 1.5 mil in profit-related payments.
AXSUN Technologies Inc Anzu Partners   US - Anzu Partners acquired AXSUN Technologies Inc, a Billerica-based manufacturer of laser and optical engines, from Volcano Corp.
Carbon Design Systems Inc-Product Portfolio & Business Assets ARM Holdings PLC   US - ARM Holdings PLC of the UK acquired the product portfolio & business assets of Carbon Design Systems Inc, a Waltham-based developer of software.
eMOBUS Inc Asentinel LLC   US - Asentinel LLC, a unit of Marlin Equity Partners LLC, acquired the entire share capital of eMOBUS Inc, a San Diego-based provider of mobility management software solutions. Terms were not disclosed.
Koda Distribution Group Inc Azelis SA   US - Azelis SA of Belgium (Azelis) , a unit of Apax Partners Worldwide LLP, agreed to acquire Koda Distribution Group Inc (Koda), a Stamford-based chemical and allied products merchant wholesaler, from Audax Group LP (Audax). Originally, in July 2015, Audaz was rumored to be seeking a buyer for Koda. AEA Investors, Arsenal Capital, Charlesbank Capital Partners, SK Capital and Wind Point Partners were the rumored potential bidders back then.
Flambeau River Papers LLC-Lignin Business Borregaard ASA   US - Borregaard ASA of Norway agreed to acquire lignin business of Flambeau River Papers LLC, a Park Falls-based manufacturer of pulp and paper products.
Zerke Advisors Inc Buckingham Asset Management LLC   US - Buckingham Asset ManagementLLC merged with Zerke Advisors Inc, a Houston-based provider of wealth management services.
Hillside Plastics Inc Carr Management Inc   US - Carr Management Inc, a unit of Behrman Capital LP, acquired Hillside Plastics Inc, a Turner Falls-based manufacturer of plastics materials.
Flip Flop Shops Cherokee Inc   US - Cherokee Inc acquired Flip Flop Shops, a Kennesaw-based shoe retailer.
Net Access LLC Cologix Inc   US - Cologix Inc definitively agreed to acquire Net Access LLC, a Cedar Knolls-based provider of data center services.
Tutum Inc Docker Inc   US - Docker Inc acquired Tutum Inc, a New York-based provider of application management services.
CARSTAR Inc Driven Brands Inc   US - Driven Brands Inc, a unit of Roark Capital Group, acquired CARSTAR Inc, a Leawood-based provider of automotive repair services, from Champlain Capital Partners LP.
BlueHawk Energy Inc Enerlabs Inc   US - Enerlabs Inc signed a Letter of Intent {LoI} to merge with BlueHawk Energy Inc (BHE), an Oklahoma City-based owner and operator of a natural gas product export project. Upon completion of the deal, the merged entity will be named BHE.
HighRoads Inc-Employer Technology Division Enrollment Advisors Inc   US - Enrollment Advisors Inc agreed to acquire the employer technology division of HighRoads Inc, a Burlington-based developer of technology-based Benefits Lifecycle Management solutions.
Medco Medical Supply Epic Health Services Inc   US - Epic Health Services Inc acquired Medco Medical Supply, a Houston-based wholesaler of medical supplies.
Gentry Insurance Agency Inc Hilb Group LLC   US - Hilb Group LLC, a unit of BHMS Investments LP, acquired Gentry Insurance Agency Inc, an Apopka-based insurance agency.
Diehl Steel Co Inc Hitachi Metals America LLC   US - Hitachi Metals America LLC, a unit of Hitachi Metals Ltd, agreed to acquire Diehl Steel Co Inc, a Cincinnati-based manufacturer and wholesaler of specialty steel products.
Topical Apothecary Group LLC,Aerosol Science Laboratories Inc,SinuTopic Inc, Mycotoxins LLC Imprimis Pharmaceuticals Inc   US - Imprimis Pharmaceuticals Inc acquired three pharmacy owners and operators (Topical Apothecary Group LLC, Aerosol Science Laboratories Inc, SinuTopic Inc and Mycotoxins LLC) from Thousand Oaks Holding Co.
Trachte Inc Investor Group   US - An investor group, comprised of Morgenthaler Private Equity and the management of Trachte Inc (Trachte), acquired Trachte, an Oregon-based manufacturer and wholesaler of preassembled and modularized, design-flexible metal control buildings via a leveraged buyout transaction.
Deer Creek Apartment Homes Investor Group   US - Through a joint venture, an investor group comprised of First Capital Advisors Inc and Lowe Enterprises Investors acquired Deer Creek Apartment Homes, a Puyallup-based owner and operator of apartment homes.
North Mountain Village, Phoenix,Arizona Investor Group   US - Through a a joint venture, an investor group comprised of Pivot Development LLC and Alex Brown Realty Inc acquired North Mountain Village, a Phoenix-based retail center, from CenterTrust Retail Properties Inc.
Comprehensive Investment Solutions LLC JFS Wealth Advisors   US - JFS Wealth Advisors merged with Comprehensive Investment Solutions LLC, an Yardley-based a provide of wealth management services.
Risk Strategies Co Inc Kelso & Co   US - Kelso & Co definitely agreed to acquire an undisclosed majority interest in Risk Strategies Co Inc (Risk), a Boston-based provider of insurance brokerage services, from Kohlberg & Co LLC (Kohlberg) via a secondary leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed. The transaction was subject to regulatory approval. Orignally, Kohlberg acquire an undisclosed majority interest in Risk through a leveraged buyout transaction.
City Vines LLC Maxima Group Inc   US - Maxima Group Inc, a unit of Smash Solutions LLC, acquired the entire share capital of City Vines LLC, a Napa Valley-based producer of wine, in exchange for common shares.
Bluegrass Farms of Ohio Inc Mitsui & Co(USA)Inc   US - Mitsui & Co(USA)Inc, a unit of Mitsui & Co Ltd, acquired a 50% interest in Bluegrass Farms of Ohio Inc, a Jeffersonville-based provider of crop harvesting services.
Channelinsight Model N Inc   US - Model N Inc definitively agreed to acquire Channelinsight, a Denver-based developer of channel data management software.
NASDAQ Private Market LLC NASDAQ OMX Group Inc   US - NASDAQ OMX Group Inc acquired the remaining stake, which it did not already own, in NASDAQ Private Market LLC (NPM), a San Francisco-based provider of securities brokerage services, from its joint venture partner SharesPost Inc. Concurrently, NPM acquired SecondMarket Solutions Inc.
SecondMarket Solutions Inc NASDAQ Private Market LLC   US - NASDAQ Private Market LLC (NPM), a unit of NASDAQ OMX Group Inc (NASDAQ), acquired SecondMarket Solutions Inc, a New York-based developer of online trading software. Concurrently, NASDAQ acquired the remaining stake in NPM which it did not already own.
Xtend Healthcare LLC Navient Corp   US - Navient Corp acquired Xtend Healthcare LLC, a Hendersonville-based provider of revenue cycle management services.
Admune Therapeutics LLC Novartis AG   US - Novartis AG of Switzerland acquired Admune Therapeutics LLC, a Danvers-based biotechnology company.
Vree Health LLC Patientsafe Solutions Inc   US - Patientsafe Solutions Inc acquired Vree Health LLC, an Annandale-based provider of service-enabled care coordination technology, from Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Terms were not disclosed.
McGuire Group Pharmacy PharMerica Corp   US - PharMerica Corp acquired McGuire Group Pharmacy, a Cheektowaga-based owner and operator of pharmacies.
Yardsale Inc ProductGram Inc   US - ProductGram Inc acquired Yardsale Inc, a San Francisco-based developer of mobile application software.
Central Fiber LLC-Erosion Control & Landfill Cover Businesses Profile Products LLC   US - Profile Products LLC, a unit of Platte River Ventures LLC, acquired the erosion control & landfill cover businesses of Central Fiber LLC, a Wellsville-based manufacturer of cellulose and wood fiber products. Terms were not disclosed.
International Document Services Inc Reynolds & Reynolds Co   US - Reynolds & Reynolds Co acquired International Document Services Inc, a Salt Lake-based provider of mortgage documents and compliance services. Terms were not disclosed.
Unishippers Global Logistics LLC Ridgemont Equity Partners   US - Ridgemont Equity Partners acquired the entire share capital of Unishippers Global Logistics LLC, a Salt Lake City-based provider of freight transportation arrangement services, from Five Points Capital Partners, owned by Branch Banking & Trust Co, via a leveraged buyout recapitalization transaction.
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc-Neurology Business Seeking Buyer   US - In October 2015, Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc, a Bridgewater-based manufacturer and wholesaler of specialty pharmaceutical products, announced that it was seeking a buyer for its neurology business.
Highbridge Capital Management LLC-Private Equity Business Seeking Buyer   US - In October 2015, Highbridge Capital ManagementLLC, a New York-based hedge fund, ultimately owned by JPMorgan Chase & Co, was rumored to be seeking a buyer for its private equity business.
Topline Products Co Inc Seeking Buyer   US - In October 2015, Topline Products Co Inc, a Wayne-based manufacturer of packaging products, announced that it was seeking a buyer for the company. PSB Industries SA was named as a potential bidder.
Broadway Systems LLC SintecMedia Ltd   US - SintecMedia Ltd acquired Broadway Systems LLC, a Grand Rapids-based developer of advertising sales and traffic software.
Greene Turtle Franchising Corp Stone-Goff Partners LLC   US - Stone-Goff Partners LLC acquired an undisclosed majority interest in Greene Turtle Franchising Corp (Greene Turtle), an Edgewater-based owner and operator of restaurants, from JPB Capital Partners (JPB) via a secondary buyout transaction. Previously, JPB acquired an undisclosed majority interest in Greene Turtle through a leveraged buyout transaction.
Touchpoint Dashboard LLC Strativity Group Inc   US - Strativity Group Inc acquired Touchpoint Dashboard LLC, a Wichita-based provider of customer experience management services.
FPL Asset Management LLC Summit Financial Wealth Advisors LLC   US - Summit Financial Wealth Advisors LLC merged with FPL Asset Management LLC, a Monroe-based a provided of wealth management services.
HelloGiggles.com Inc Time Inc   US - Time Inc acquired HelloGiggles.com Inc, a Los Angeles-based online community for women.
eMusic.com Inc TriPlay Inc   US - TriPlay Inc acquired eMusic.com Inc, a New York-based provider of music download services.
Greene Inc Whitinger & Co LLC   US - Whitinger & Co LLC planned to acquire the entire share capital of Greene Inc, a Muncie-based certified public accountant's office.
Heritage Food Service Group Inc Windjammer Capital Investors LLC   US - Windjammer Capital Investors LLC acquired Heritage Food Service Group Inc, a Fort Wayne-based wholesaler of replacement parts, from The Jordan Co LP via a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
US M&A Deals Announced October 18-October 23, 2015      
Source: Thomson Reuters      

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