Date Target Acquirer Value ($millions) Synopsis
07/16/14 Time Warner Inc 21st Century Fox Inc 77,567.8 21st Century Fox Inc. planned to launch an unsolicited offer to acquire the entire share capital of Time Warner Inc., a New York-based provider of film and television entertainment services, in a stock swap transaction valued at $77.658 bil. 21st Century offered 32.42 in cash and 1.531 in Class A common shares per Time Warner share.
07/15/14 Rockwood Holdings Inc Albemarle Corp 6,327.5 Albemarle Corp. definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Rockwood Holdings Inc., a Princeton-based manufacturer of specialty chemicals, additives and advanced materials, for $6.328 bil.
07/16/14 International Game Technology GTECH SpA 6,255.7 GTECH SpA of Italy, a majority-owned unit of B&D Holding Di Marco Drago E C Sapa's De Agostini SpA subsidiary, definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of International Game Technology, a Las Vegas-based manufacturer of casino gaming equipment, for $6.256 bil, including the assumption of $1.75 bil in liabilities. Originally, in June 2014, International Game was rumored to be seeking a buyer for the company.
07/13/14 URS Corp AECOM Technology Corp 3,883.6 AECOM Technology Corp (AECOM) definitively agreed to merge with URS Corp (URS), a San Francisco-based provider of engineering and construction services, for $3.884 bil. The consideration was to consist of $33 in cash and 0.734 AECOM common shares per URS common share held, subject to proration of 59% in cash and 41% in AECOM common shares. Based on AECOM's closing stock price of $31.76 on 11 July 2014, the last full trading day prior to the announcement, each URS share was valued at $56.312. Upon completion, URS shareholders would hold a 35% stake in the merged entity.
07/13/14 Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp Whiting Petroleum Corp 3,752.5 Whiting Petroleum Corp (Whiting) definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp (Kodiak), a Denver-based oil and gas exploration and production company, in a stock swap transaction valued at $3.752 bil. Whiting offered 0.177 common shares per Kodiak share. Based on Whiting's closing stock price on 11 July 2014, the last full trading day prior to the announcement, each Kodiak share was valued at $13.902. Upon completion, Whiting shareholders would own a 71% interest in the merged entity.
07/16/14 York Risk Services Group Inc Onex Corp 1,325.0 Onex Corp. of Canada, including the management of York Risk Services Group Inc., agreed to acquire York Risk, a Parsippany-based provider of risk and claims management services, from ABRY Partners LLC for $1.325 bil in cash in a secondary buyout transaction. Previously, ABRY Partners LLC acquired York Risk Services Group Inc in a leveraged buyout transaction. Originally, in July 2014, Onex was rumored to be planning to acquire York Risk.
07/14/14 Transmontaigne Partners LP NGL Energy Partners LP 585.1 NGL Energy Partners LP (NGL Energy) planned to launch an unsolicited offer to acquire the remaining 83.124% interest, or 13.403 mil common shares which it did not already own in Transmontaigne Partners LP (Transmontaigne), a Denver-based provider of terminal and pipeline services, in a stock swap transaction valued at $585.059 mil. NGL Energy offered 1 share for every Transmontaigne share held. The shares were valued based on the NGL Energy's closing stock price of $43.65 on 11 July 2014, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
07/17/14 Cole-Parmer Instrument Co GTCR LLC 480.0 GTCR LLC definitively agreed to acquire Cole-Parmer Instrument Co, a Vernon Hills-based manufacturer and wholesaler of laboratory and industrial fluid handling products, instrumentation, equipment and supplies, from Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc for $480 mil in cash in a leveraged buyout transaction.
07/16/14 InnoPharma Inc Pfizer Inc 360.0 Pfizer Inc agreed to acquire InnoPharma Inc, a Piscataway-based manufacturer of pharmaceuticals, for $360 mil. The consideration was to consist of $225 mil in cash and up to $135 mil in profit-related payments.
07/15/14 Ppty Shopping Portfolio(10) Kimco Realty Corp 275.8 Kimco Realty Corp acquired the remaining 85% interest which it did not already own in a ten property shopping portfolio located in the Mid-Atlantic region from its joint venture partner SEB Asset Management AG for $275.8 mil. The consideration was consisted of $82.2 mil and the assumption of $193.6 mil in liabilities.
07/15/14 Franklin Financial Corp TowneBank,Portsmouth,Virginia 272.5 TowneBank definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Franklin Financial Corp., a Glen Allen-based bank holding company, in a stock swap transaction valued at $272.464 mil. TowneBank offered 1.40 common shares per Franklin share. Based on TowneBank's closing stock price of $16.46 on 14 July 2014, the last full trading day prior to the announcement, each Franklin share was valued at $23.044.
07/17/14 Brunswick Corp-Ret Bowling Bus Bowlmor AMF Corp 270.0 Bowlmor AMF Corp agreed to acquire the retail bowling business of Brunswick Corp, a Lake Forest-based manufacturer of boats and marine engines, for $270 mil. Concurrently, in July 2014, Brunswick announced that it was seeking a buyer for its bowling products business.
07/16/14 Tempus Intermediate Hldg LLC Chart Acquisition Corp 245.0 Chart Acquisition Corp. definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Tempus Intermediate Holdings LLC, a Williamsburg-based provider of diversified aviation services, for $245 mil. The consideration was to consist of the issuance of 10 mil new Chart common shares valued at $105 mil and the assumption of $140 mil in liabilities.
07/14/14 NeuroTherm Inc St Jude Medical Inc 200.0 St. Jude Medical Inc definitively agreed to acquire NeuroTherm Inc, a Wilmington-based manufacturer of electronic medical equipment and supplies used for chronic pain treatment, from Linsalata Capital Partners for an estimated $200 mil in cash.
07/17/14 Design Within Reach Inc Herman Miller Inc 154.0 Herman Miller Inc agreed to acquire 0.502 mil common shares, or an 84% interest in Design Within Reach Inc, a Stamford-based retailer and designer of residential and commercial products, for an estimated $154 mil in cash.
07/15/14 ZipRealty Inc Realogy Holdings Corp 147.4 Realogy Holdings Corp, through its Realogy Group LLC wholly-owned subsidiary, definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of ZipRealty Inc., an Emeryville-based provides residential real estate brokerage services, for $6.75 in cash per share, or a total value of $147.371 mil, via a tender offer.
07/14/14 Midcon Compression LLC-Gas Exterran Partners LP 135.0 Exterran Partners LP agreed to acquire 162 natural gas compression assets of Midcon Compression LLC, an Oklahoma City-based manufacturer of gas compression equipment and a unit of Chesapeake Energy Corp, for an estimated $135 mil.
07/17/14 The Nines Hotel,Portland,OR Pebblebrook Hotel Trust 127.0 Pebblebrook Hotel Trust acquired The Nines Hotel, a Portland-based hotel, for $127 mil.
07/14/14 Colt International Inc World Fuel Services Corp 63.0 World Fuel Services Corp definitively agreed to acquire Colt International Inc, a Webster-based provider of fuel and aviation services, from Aero-Tax Recovery Group for an estimated $63 mil.
07/17/14 Cypress Insurance Group Inc Investor Group 63.0 An investor group acquired Cypress insurance Group Inc, a Fort Lauderdale-based insurance agency and a majority-owned unit of Onex Corp, for $63 mil.
07/15/14 PBS Coals Inc Corsa Coal Corp 60.0 Corsa Coal Corp of Canada definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of PBS Coals Inc, a Friedens-based coal mining company, from OAO "Severstal'" for $60 mil in cash.
07/16/14 Banyan Partners LLC Boston Private Financial Hldg 60.0 Boston Private Financial Holding Inc agreed to acquire Banyan Partners LLC, a Palm Beach Gardens-based provider of investment portfolio management services, for an estimated $60 mil plus an undisclosed amount in profit-related payments.
07/15/14 Fremont Marriott Silicon Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc 50.0 Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc definitively agreed to acquire Fremont Marriott Silicon Valley, a Fremont-based hotel, for $50 mil.
07/15/14 Hyatt Atlanta Midtown Hotel RLJ Lodging Trust 49.5 RLJ Lodging Trust acquired the Hyatt Atlanta Midtown Hotel for $49.5 mil.
07/17/14 CDR Manufacturing Inc Key Tronic Corp 46.9 Key Tronic Corp signed a letter of intent to acquire CDR Manufacturing Inc, a Louisville-based manufacturer of printed circuit boards, for $46.9 mil in cash.
07/17/14 Citrus Lane Inc Care.com Inc 44.8 Care.Com Inc acquired the entire share capital of Citrus Lane Inc, a Mountain View-based provider of social e-commerce platform services, for $44.772 mil. The consideration consisted of $22.9 mil, the issuance of 0.4 mil common Care.Com shares valued at $4.272 mil and up to $17.6 mil in profit-related payments. The shares were valued based on Care.Com's closing stock price of $10.68 on 16 July 2014, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
07/14/14 NAPW Inc Professional Diversity Network 30.7 Professional Diversity Network Inc. definitively agreed to merge with NAPW Inc, a Garden City-based owner and operator of a professional women membership organization, for $30.672. The consideration was to consist of $3.450 mil in cash, 6.309 mil Professional common shares valued at $26.672 mil, and up to $0.550 mil in profit-related payments. The shares were valued based on Professional's closing stock price of $4.227 on 11 Jul 2014, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
07/14/14 HealthPocket Inc Health Ins Innovations Inc 29.8 Health Insurance Innovations Inc. acquired the entire share capital of HealthPocket Inc, a Sunnyvale-based provider of comparison and ranking information for health care plans, for $29.803 mil. The consideration consisted of $20.8 mil in cash and 0.788 mil common shares of Health Insurance valued at $9.023 mil. The shares were valued based on Health Insurance's closing stock price $11.45 on 11 July 2014, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
07/14/14 Private Bancorp Inc Alerus Financial Corp 15.9 Alerus Financial Corp acquired Private Bancorp Inc, a Minneapolis-based bank holding company, for $15.9 mil in cash.
07/15/14 DermEbx iCAD Inc 12.6 iCAD Inc (iCAD) acquired DermEbx, a San Jose-based provider of skin electronic brachytherapy services. Concurrently, iCAD acquired Radion Inc. The transactions had a combined value of $12.584 mil. The consideration consisted of $3.8 mil in cash and 1.2 mil shares valued at $8.8784. The shares were valued based on iCAD's closing stock price of $7.32 on 14 July 2014, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
07/14/14 Creativebug Inc Otter Media 10.0 Otter Media, a joint venture between AT&T Inc and The Chernin Group LLC, acquired Creativebug Inc, a San Francisco-based provider of online workshops services, from Demand Media Inc for $10 mil in cash.
07/15/14 Life Care Home Health-Home LHC Group Inc 10.0 LHC Group Inc definitively agreed to acquire 14 home health agencies of Life Care Home Health Inc, a Cleveland-based provider of health care services, for $10 mil in cash.
07/15/14 Renewable Energy Products LLC RDX Technologies Corp 2.2 RDX Technologies Corp. acquired Renewable Energy Products LLC, a Santa Fe Springs-based manufacturer of biodiesel, from Paladin Capital Group LLC for $2.24 mil. The consideration was to consist of $0.1 mil in cash, the issuance of 4.15 mil RDX common shares valued at $1.195 mil and up to $0.945 mil in profit-related payments. The shares were valued based on RDX's closing stock price of $0.288 on 14 July 2014, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
07/16/14 CGX Life Sciences Inc Allegiance Equity Corp 0.9 Allegiance Equity Corp. of Canada signed a Letter of Intent to acquire the entire share capital of CGX Life Sciences Inc., a Henderson-based manufacturer and distributor of nutraceuticals, in exchange for 24.781 mil common Allegiance shares valued at CAD 0.991 mil in a reverse takeover transaction.
07/15/14 mppAPPs Inc Intercept Minerals Ltd 0.5 Intercept Minerals Ltd. of Australia agreed to acquire the entire share capital of mppAPPs Inc, a Redwood City-based provider of cloud application software, for $0.488 mil. The consideration was to consist of $0.05 mil in cash, the issuance of 62.5 mil in Intercept Minerals ordinary shares valued at $0.313 mil and up to $0.125 mil in profit-related payments. The shares were valued based on Intercept's closing stock price of $0.005 on 14 July 2014, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
07/17/14 Gold Range Ltd-Shorty Creek Freegold Ventures Ltd 0.2 Freegold Ventures Ltd. of Canada agreed to acquire the Shorty Creek Project in Alaska from Gold Range Ltd, a Fairbanks-based gold and precious metal mining company, for CAD 0.165 mil. The consideration was to consist of 0.75 mil common shares of Freegold. The shares were valued based on the closing stock price of Freegold on 16 July 2014, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
         
         
07/14/14 Semantria Lexalytics Inc   Lexalytics Inc acquired Semantria, an Amherst-based provider of text and sentiment analysis software services.
07/14/14 Newsle Inc LinkedIn Corp   LinkedIn Corp acquired Newsle Inc, a San Francisco-based provider of online networking services. Terms were not disclosed.
07/14/14 La Ash Products & Services LLC Headwaters Inc   Headwaters Inc acquired LA Ash Products and Services LLC, a Sulphur-based marketer of coke fired circulating fluidized-bed ash.
07/14/14 CLEO Enterprises LLC Jones Lang LaSalle Inc   Jones Lang Lasalle Inc agreed to acquire CLEO Enterprises LLC, a San Clemente-based construction project management firm.
07/14/14 Powercloud Systems Inc Comcast Corp   Comcast Corp acquired PowerCloud Systems Inc, a Palo Alto-based provider of software platforms. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
07/14/14 The Omega Group Inc Trimble Navigation Ltd   Trimble Navigation Ltd acquired The Omega Group Inc, a San Diego-based developer of performance management solution software. Terms were not disclosed.
07/14/14 CorAmerica Capital LLC Harbinger Group Inc   Harbinger Group Inc, a unit of Harbinger Capital Partners LLC, agreed to acquire an undisclosed majority interest in CorAmerica Capital LLC, an El Segundo-based commercial real estate investment firm. Terms were not disclosed.
07/14/14 World Communications Inc Integra Telecom Inc   Integra Telecom Inc agreed to acquire World Communications Inc, a Seattle-based provider of telecommunications services. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
07/14/14 AggieTech Operating LLC Oilfield Water Logistics LLC   Oilfield Water Logistics LLC, a unit of NGP Energy Capital Management LLCs Natural Gas Partners unit, acquired AggieTech Operating LLC, a Midland-based provider of salt water disposal services, from AggieTech Energy Services LLC.
07/14/14 Gamila Products LLC Seventh Generation Inc   Seventh Generation Inc acquired Gamila Products LLC, a manufacturer of electrical equipment.
07/14/14 MicroTest Laboratories Inc ATS Labs Inc   ATS Labs Inc, a unit of Ampersand Capital Partners, acquired MicroTest Laboratories Inc, an Agawam-based provider of testing services.
07/14/14 Navarro Discount Pharmacies CVS Caremark Corp   CVS Caremark Corp definitively agreed to acquire Navarro Discount Pharmacies LLC, a Medley-based owner and operator of pharmacy and discount stores. Terms were not disclosed.
07/14/14 Quorum Business Solutions Inc Investor Group   An investor group comprised of Silver Lake Partners, Silver Lake Kraftwerk, a unit of Silver Laker Partners, and Quorum's management agreed to acqure the entire share capital of Quorum Business Solutions LLC, a Houston-based provider of computer consulting services, from The Carlyle Group LLC and Riverstone Holdings LLC. The transaction was reportedly valued at $310 mil.
07/14/14 Russell Stover Candies Inc Lindt & Spruengli AG   Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Spruengli AG of Switzerland acquired Russell Stover Candies Inc, a Kansas City-based producer and wholesaler of candies and chocolates. Originally, in February 2014, Russell was rumored to be seeking a buyer for the company. Hershey, Yildiz Holding and Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprungli AG were named potential bidders.
07/14/14 Transworld Systems Inc Platinum Equity LLC   Platinum Equity LLC agreed to acquire Transworld Systems Inc, a Santa Rosa-based developer of profit recovery software, from Expert Global Solutions in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
07/15/14 Klein Decisions Inc Envestnet Retirement   Envestnet Retirement Solutions LLC, a unit of Envestnet Inc, acquired Klein Decisions Inc, a Research Triangle Park-based provider of participant advice and guidance solutions services.
07/15/14 Namaste Hospice The Ensign Group Inc   The Ensign Group Inc acquired Namaste Hospice, a Denver-based provider of hospice services. The consideration consisted of an undisclosed amount in cash.
07/15/14 Chelsea Grinding Co NN Inc   NN Inc acquired Chelsea Grinding Co, a Jackson-based manufacturer of cylindrical rollers. Terms were not disclosed.
07/15/14 OnlineShoes.com Investor Group   An investor group comprised of Hardy Capital Partners of Canada and a small group of Canadian investors acquired the entire share capital of OnlineShoes.com, a Seattle-based provider of retail ecommerce services. Concurrently, the Investor group acquired ShoeMe.ca.
07/15/14 McK LLC Connelly Partners LLC   Connelly Partners LLC acquired McK LLC, a Boston-based provider of healthcare marketing services. Terms were not disclosed.
07/15/14 Radion Inc iCAD Inc   iCAD Inc (iCAD) acquired Radion Inc, a Cupertino-based provider of cancer care services. Concurrently, iCAD acquired DermEbx. The transactions had a combined value of $12.584 mil. The consideration consisted of $3.8 mil in cash and 1.2 mil shares valued at $8.8784.
07/15/14 Freshplum Inc TellApart Inc   TellApart Inc acquired Freshplum Inc, a Los Angeles-based developer of revenue analytic solutions.
07/15/14 Mezeo Software Inc Zimbra Inc   Zimbra Inc, a unit of Telligent Systems Inc, acquired Mezeo Software Inc, a Houston-based developer of file sharing and cloud storage software. Terms were not disclosed.
07/15/14 Ockham Development Group Inc Chiltern International Ltd   Chiltern International Ltd of the UK, a unit of Czura Thornton Ltd, acquired the entire share capital of Ockham Development Group Inc, a Cary-based provider of research services, from ASG Inc. Upon completion, the combined entity was renamed as Chiltern.
07/15/14 TDC Acquisition Holdings Inc Investor Group   An investor group comprised of Bonaventure Capital LLC and Fidelis Capital LLC acquired TDC Acquisition Holdings Inc, a Huntsville-based developer of wireless technology. Terms were not disclosed.
07/15/14 HowAboutWe.com IAC/InterActiveCorp   IAC/InterActiveCorp acquired HowAboutWe.com, a Brooklyn-based provider of online dating services. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
07/16/14 Myraqa Inc Illumina Inc   Illumina Inc acquired Myraqa Inc, a Red Shores-based provider of regulatory and quality consulting services.
07/16/14 Siemens Healthcare-Clinical Beckman Coulter Inc   Beckman Coulter Inc, a unit of Danaher Corp, definitively agreed to acquire the clinical microbiology business of Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc, a Tarrytown-based provider of medical diagnostic services and a unit of Siemens AG's Siemens Medical Solutions Inc subsidiary. Terms were not disclosed.
07/16/14 Pharmalucence Inc Sun Pharmaceutical Inds Ltd   Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd of India acquired Pharmalucence Inc, a Billerica-based manufacturer of human injectable pharmaceuticals.
07/16/14 SmartThings Samsung Electronics Co Ltd   Samsung Electronics Co Ltd of South Korea was rumored to have acquired SmartThings, a Washington-based developer of mobile applications software. Terms were not disclosed, but according to people familiar with the transaction, the deal was valued at an estimated $200 mil.
07/16/14 PearServe LLC Riverside Co   Riverside Co acquired PearServe LLC, a Louisville-based provider of cloud notification software, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
07/17/14 The Citizens Bk of Ashville Community Bancshares Inc   Community Bancshares Inc acquired the Citizens Bank of Ashville Ohio. Terms were not disclosed, but according to sources close to the deal, the transaction had an estimated value of $12.2 mil.
07/17/14 Creamer & Noble Inc Jviation Inc   Jviation Inc acquired Creamer & Noble Inc, a St. George-based civil engineering firm.
07/17/14 1st Bank of Texarkana, Texas Farmers Bank & Trust Co   Farmers Bank & Trust Co agreed to acquire 1st Bank of Texarkana, a Texarkana-based commercial bank.
07/17/14 Keiro Svcs Inc-Healthcare The Ensign Group Inc   The Ensign Group Inc agreed to acquire four healthcare facilities of Keiro Services Inc, a Los Angeles-based provider of nursing and personal care services, for an undisclosed amount in cash.
07/17/14 Pacific Crest Securities KeyCorp,Cleveland,Ohio   KeyCorp definitively agreed to acquire Pacific Crest Securities, a Portland-based technology focused investment bank and capital markets firm.
07/18/14 CardSpring Inc Twitter Inc   Twitter Inc planned to acquire CardSpring Inc, a San Francisco-based payments infrastructure company.
         
Source: Thomson Reuters        

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