Date Target Acquirer Value ($millions) Synopsis
06/22/15 The Williams Cos Inc Energy Transfer Equity LP 48,154.3 Energy Transfer Equity LP planned to merge with The Williams Cos, a Tulsa-based natural gas distributor, in a reverse takeover stock swap transaction valued at $48.154 bil via an unsolicited offer. The transaction was conditioned upon the termination of Williams Cos' agreement to acquire the remaining 41.128% stake in Williams Partners LP.
06/22/15 Home Properties Inc Lone Star Funds 4,421.5 Lone Star Funds agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Home Properties Inc, a Rochester-based real estate investment trust, for a total value of $4.422 bil in a leveraged buyout transaction. Originally, in April 2015, Lone was rumored to be planning to acquire Home. Concurrently, UDR Inc definitively agreed to acquire a six community portfolio of Home.
06/23/15 Capital Safety Group Ltd 3M Co 2,500.0 3M Co definitively agreed to acquire Capital Safety Group Ltd, a manufacturer of height safety and fall protection equipment, from Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co LLP, ultimately-owned by KKR & Co LP, for an estimated $2.5 bil. The consideration was to consist of $1.8 bil in cash and the assumption of an estimated $700 mil in liabilities.
06/22/15 Home Properties Inc-Portfolio(6),Washington UDR Inc 908.0 UDR Inc definitively agreed to acquire a six community portfolio of Home Properties Inc (Home), a Rochester-based real estate investment trust, for $908 mil. The consideration consisted of $753 mil in UDR common shares, $65 mil in cash and the assumption of $90 mil in liabilities. The transaction was condition upon the completion of the acquisition of Home by Lone Star Funds.
06/22/15 Independent Living Senior Housing Portfolio New Senior Investment Group Inc 640.0 New Senior Investment Group Inc agreed to acquire an independent living senior housing portfolio for an estimated $640 mil. The consideration was to consist of an estimated $450 mil in cash plus $190 mil in common stock.
06/22/15 Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc Sequential Brands Group Inc 360.9 Sequential Brands Group Inc (Sequential) definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc (Martha Stewart), a New York-based periodical publisher, for $6.15 per share, or a total value of $360.907 mil. The consideration was to consist of cash and common shares. Originally, Sequential was rumored to be planning to acquire the entire share capital of Martha Stewart.
06/22/15 Energy XXI (Bermuda) Ltd-Grand Isle Gathering System CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust Inc 257.5 CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust Inc definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of the Grand Isle Gathering System of Energy XXI Ltd, a Hamilton-based provider of support services for oil and gas operations, for $257.5 mil. The consideration consisted of $245 mil in cash, and the assumption of $12.5 mil in liabilities.
06/24/15 General Econopak Inc STERIS Corp 175.0 STERIS Corp agreed to acquire the entire share capital of General Econopak Inc, a Philadelphia-based manufacturer of sterilized products and equipment, for $175 mil in cash.
06/25/15 Pepper Dining Holding Corp Brinker International Inc 106.5 Brinker International Inc acquired Pepper Dining Holding Corp, a Dover-based full-service restaurant operator, for $106.5 mil.
06/24/15 W Minneapolis-The Foshay,Minneapolis,Minnesota Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc 101.0 Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc definitively agreed to acquire W Minneapolis-The Foshay, a Minneapolis-based hotel. Concurrently, Ashford definitively agreed to acquire Le Meridien Chambers. The transactions had a combined value of $101 mil in cash.
06/24/15 One World Foods Inc McCormick & Co Inc 100.0 McCormick & Co Inc agreed to acquire the entire share capital of One World Foods Inc (dba: Stubb's Legendary Kitchen), an Austin-based owner and operator of a restaurant, for an estimated $100 mil.
06/22/15 Metropolitan National Bank,Springfield,Missouri Bear State Financial Inc 70.0 Bear State Financial agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Springfiield-based Metropolitan National Bank from Marshfield Investment Co for an estimated $70 mil. The consideration was to consist of an estimated $42 mil in BSF common shares and $28 mil in cash.
06/22/15 Wisconsin Shopping Center,Madison,Wisconsin Big Shopping Centers Ltd 52.0 Big Shopping Centers Ltd of Israel acquired an 80% interest in Wisconsin Shopping Center, a Madison-based shopping center, for $52 mil.
06/22/15 Sutron Corp Hach Co 43.2 Hach Co, a unit of Danaher Corp, through an undisclosed affiliate, definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Sutron Corp, a manufacturer of real-time data collection and control products, systems and applications software, for $8.50 in cash per share, or a total value of $43. 215 mil via a tender offer. 
06/23/15 PhotoMedex Inc-XTRAC and VTRAC Dermatology Business Mela Sciences Inc 42.5 MELA Sciences Inc acquired the XTRAC and VTRAC dermatology business of PhotoMedex Inc, a Horsham-based manufacturer and wholesaler of laser systems and solutions, for an estimated $42.5 mil. The consideration consisted of an estimated $42.5 mil in cash and the assumption of an undisclosed amount in liabilities.
06/22/15 Crowne Plaza Hollywood Beach,Hollywood,Florida SoTHERLY Hotels Inc 26.3 SoTHERLY Hotels Inc definitively agreed to acquire the remaining 75% interest which it did not already own in Crowne Plaza Hollywood Beach, a Hollywood-based hotel and resort, from its joint venture partner The Carlyle Group LLC, ultimately-owned by The Carlyle Group LP, for $26.25 mil.
06/23/15 Fairfield Financial Holdings Corp Northwest Bancorp Inc 20.8 Northwest Bancorp Inc definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Fairfield Financial Holdings Corp, a Fairfield-based bank holding company, for an estimated $20.75 mil in cash.
06/22/15 Gemini Real Estate Advisors LLC-Tamiami East Shopping Center IMC Properties 15.9 IMC Properties of Turkey acquired the Tamiami East shopping center of Gemini Real Estate Advisors LLC, a New York-based real estate investment firm, for $15.9 mil.
06/22/15 First Mountain Bank PBB Bancorp 13.4 PBB Bancorp (PBB) agreed to merge with First Mountain Bank (First), a Big Bear Lake-based commercial bank, for $13.38 mil in a stock swap transaction. PBB offered $1.05 in cash and 1 common share per First share. The shares were valued based on PBB's closing stock price of $7.5 on 19 June 2015, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
06/22/15 Hudstar Systems Inc Avon Rubber PLC 12.8 Avon Rubber PLC of the UK acquired the entire share capital of Hudstar Systems Inc, a West Palm Beach-based manufacturer of electronic control systems, for $8.094 mil in cash.
06/24/15 Market Motive Simplilearn Solutions Pvt Ltd 10.0 Simplilearn Solutions Pvt Ltd of India acquired Market Motive, a Scotts Valley-based provider of online training services, for $10 mil.
06/22/15 Syncrolift Inc TTS Handling Systems AS 3.0 TTS Handling Systems AS of Norway, a unit of TTS Group ASA, agreed to acquire Syncrolift Inc, a manufacturer of power boilers and heat exchangers, from Rolls-Royce PLC, ultimately-owned by Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC, for $3 mil.
06/24/15 Grand Marketplace,St Louis,Missouri Braceline Investments LLC 1.3 Braceline Investments LLC acquired Grand Marketplace, a St Louis-based shopping center, for $1.275 mil.
06/25/15 Walker Norris Capital Partners III Inc Portex Minerals Inc 0.4 Portex Minerals Inc of Canada, signed a letter of intent to acquire the entire share capital of Walker Norris Capital Partners III Inc, a Conley-based wholesaler of scrap materials, for $0.389 mil in a stock swap transaction. The consideration was to consist of the issuance of 48 mil Portex common shares valued at $0.389 mil and the assumption of an undisclosed amount in liabilities. The shares were valued based on Portex's closing stock price of $0.008 on 24 June 2015, the last full trading day prior to the announcement. Upon completion, Portex was to be renamed as Direct Metals Recycling Ltd.
06/22/15 GxP Automation LLC Albireo Energy LLC   Albireo Energy LLC, a unit of Huron Capital Partners LLC, acquired GxP Automation LLC, a Chelmsford-based provider of building automation and monitoring services.
06/22/15 F3 & Associates Inc Future Healthcare of America   Future Healthcare of America (FHA) signed a letter of intent to acquire the entire share capital of F3 & Associates Inc, a Benicia-based provider of 3D laser scanning and commercial land surveying services. Concurrently, FHA planned to spin off its healthcare business.
06/22/15 Monument LLC Arthur J Gallagher & Co   Arthur J Gallagher & Co acquired Monument LLC, a Malvern-based program administrator. Terms were not disclosed.
06/22/15 Calibration Technologies Inc Transcat Inc   Transcat Inc acquired Calibration Technologies Inc, a Morris Plains-based provider of analytical instrument services. Terms were not disclosed.
06/22/15 Community Techknowledge Inc Social Solutions Global Inc   Social Solutions Global Inc, a unit of Vista Equity Partners LLC, acquired Community Techknowledge Inc, an Austin-based technology company.
06/22/15 EMC Aerospace Inc Velocity Aerospace Group Inc   Velocity Aerospace Group Inc acquired EMC Aerospace Inc, a North Miami Beach-based provider of aviation maintenance services. Terms were not disclosed.
06/22/15 Global Development Partners Inc Baker Tilly Virchow Krause LLP   Baker Tilly Virchow Krause LLP agreed to merge with Global Development Partners Inc, a Royal Oak-based provider of management consulting services. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
06/22/15 Medistar Corp-Post Acute Webster Rehabilitation Hospital Property Carter Validus Mission Critical Reit II Inc   Carter Validus Mission Critical Reit II Inc acquired the Post Acute Webster Rehabilitation Hospital property of Medistar Corp, a Houston-based real estate development firm.
06/22/15 OpenAccess Network Services LLC PogoZone Internet Solutions   PogoZone Internet Solutions acquired OpenAccess Network Services LLC, a Bellingham-based provider of Internet connectivity and hosting services.
06/22/15 EMAN Networks-Fiber Assets,Spokane Valley,Washington Fatbeam LLC   Fatbeam LLC acquired the fiber assets located in Spokane Valley of EMAN Networks, a Puyallup-based provider of network connectivity services.
06/22/15 Woodways International LLC Zordan Srl   Zordan Srl of Italy was granted an option to raise its interest to 66% from 33% by acquiring a further 33% stake in Woodways International LLC a Grand Rapids-based manufacturer of custom furniture. Concurrently, Zordan acquired a 33% stake in Woodways and was granted an option to raise its interest to 99% from 66% by acquiring a further 33% stake in Woodways.
06/22/15 Burke Food Equipment Inc Horizon Bradco LLC   Horizon Bradco LLC acquired Burke Food Equipment Inc, a Spartanburg-based wholesaler of food equipment.
06/23/15 CHI Overhead Doors LLC KKR & Co LP   KKR & Co LP agreed to acquire CHI Overhead Doors LLC (CHI), an Arthur-based manufacturer of garage doors, from Friedman Fleischer & Lowe LLC (FFL) in a secondary buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed. Previously, FFL acquired CHI in a leveraged buyout transaction.
06/23/15 EquiTrust Life Insurance Co Magic Johnson Enterprises Inc   Magic Johnson Enterprises Inc acquired the undisclosed remaining stake which it did not already own in Des Moines-based EquiTrust Life Insurance Co.
06/23/15 11 Main Inc OpenSky Corp   OpenSky, a unit of TUEV Rheinland AG, was rumored to be planning to acquire 11 Main Inc, a provider of ecommerce retail services, from Alibaba Group Holding. Concurrently, Alibaba was rumored to be planning to acquire a 37.6% stake in OpenSky.
06/23/15 Reltima LLC SkyBitz Inc   SkyBitz Inc (SI), a unit of Telular Corp, definitively agreed to acquire Reltima LLC, a Woburn-based manufacturer of GPS fleet management systems. Concurrently, SI definitively agreed to acquire GPS North America Inc.
06/23/15 Page-Out LLC EMS Find Inc   EMS Find Inc signed a letter of intent to acquire Page Out LLC, a Wichita-based developer of emergency volunteer service software.
06/23/15 Verizon Enterprise Solutions Inc-CyberTrust Enterprise SSL Business DigiCert Inc   DigiCert Inc, a unit of TA Associates Management LP, acquired the CyberTrust enterprise SSL business of Verizon Enterprise Solutions Inc, a Basking Ridge-based provider of information technology services and a unit of Verizon Communications Inc. Terms were not disclosed.
06/23/15 Avectus Healthcare Solutions Bolder Healthcare Solutions LLC   Bolder Healthcare Solutions LLC acquired Avectus Healthcare Solutions, a Corinth-based provider of third party liability accounts and resolution services.
06/23/15 Prizeo US Inc Todd Wagner   Todd Wagner acquired Prizeo US Inc, a Los Angeles-based provider of digital fundraising platforms.
06/23/15 Jenkat Media Inc iWin Inc   iWin Inc, a unit of Next Game Inc, planned to acquire Jenkat Media Inc, a Lake Elmo-based owner and operator of free PC download casual game websites.
06/23/15 Petroleum Chemicals LLC Soltex Inc   Soltex Inc acquired Petroleum Chemicals LLC, a Sacramento-based manufacturer of automotive and industrial lubricants. Terms were not disclosed.
06/23/15 Slate Creek Center LLC Kansas Surgical Arts LLC   Kansas Surgical Arts LLC acquired Slate Creek Center LLC, a Wichita-based owner and operator of spa and wellness centers.
06/23/15 Clintara LLC Bracket   Bracket, a unit of Parthenon Capital Partners, acquired Clintara LLC,a Boston-based provider of clinical study services.
06/23/15 AMLI on the Boulevard Mill Creek Residential Trust LLC   Mill Creek Residential Trust LLC acquired AMLI on the Boulevard, a Los Angeles-based apartment property.
06/23/15 Core Label LLC Fort Dearborn Co   Fort Dearborn Co, a unit of KRG Capital Partners LLC, acquired Core Label LLC, a Tyrone-based label supplier for the beverage sector. Terms were not disclosed.
06/24/15 Katena Products Inc Investor Group   An investor group comprised of Audax Group LP and the management of Katena Products acquired Katena, a Denville-based manufacturer of opthalmic surgical instruments, from Cortec Group Inc in a secondary buyout transaction. Originally, Cortec acquired Katana in a leveraged buyout transaction.
06/24/15 Catapult International Inc Mercator Group   Mercator Group of United Arab Emirates, a unit of Warburg Pincus LLC, acquired Catapult International Inc, a Lenexa-based developer of technology-enabled software.
06/24/15 Pingora Asset Management LLC Hatteras Financial Corp   Hatteras Financial Corp definitively agreed to acquire Pingora Asset Management LLC, a Denver-based provider of asset management services. The transaction was to include Pingora Loan Servicing LLC.
06/24/15 Le Meridien Chambers Minneapolis,Minnesotta Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc   Ashford Hospitality Trust agreed to acquire Le Meridien Chambers Minneapolis, a Minneapolis-based hotels. Concurrently, Ashford definitively agreed to acquire The Foshay. The transactions had a combined value of $101 mil in cash.
06/24/15 Accord Technology LLC Aspen Avionics Inc   Aspen Avionics Inc acquired Accord Technology LLC, a Phoenix-based designer and manufacturer of Global Positioning Systems, from Accord India and AvValues LLC.
06/24/15 Geriatric Associates of America IPC Healthcare Inc   IPC Healthcare Inc acquired Geriatric Associates of America, a Houston-based private practice post-acute group.
06/24/15 Gateway Fasteners Inc Incline Equity Partners   Incline Equity Partners acquired Gateway Fasteners Inc, an Export-based provider of ecommerce retail services, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
06/24/15 Radiant Vision Systems LLC Konica Minolta Inc   Konica Minolta Inc of Japan definitively agreed to acquire Radiant Vision Systems LLC, a Redmond-based manufacturer of imaging systems, from Evergreen Pacific Partners LLC.
06/24/15 Popforms Safari Books Online LLC   Safari Books Online LLC, a unit of O'Reilly Media Inc, acquired Popforms, a Seattle-based provider of learning tools services.
06/24/15 Stalwart Systems Group Inc North State Communications   North State Communications acquired Stalwart Systems Group Inc, a Greenville-based provider of information technology services.
06/24/15 Dermalogica Inc Unilever PLC   Unilever PLC of the UK definitively agreed to acquire Dermalogica Inc, a Carson-based manufacturer of skin care products. Terms were not disclosed.
06/24/15 Sage Technologies Co Arcadia Healthcare Solutions Inc   Arcadia Healthcare Solutions Inc acquired Sage Technologies Co, a Rockford-based provider of ACO implementation services.
06/24/15 WeDeliver Inc Deliv API   Deliv API acquired WeDeliver Inc, a Chicago-based provider of same-day delivery services.
06/25/15 The ROI Cos Bolder Healthcare Solutions LLC   Bolder Healthcare Solutions LLC acquired The ROI Cos, a Timonium-based provider of insurance and medical billing and collection services.
06/25/15 Clark Capital Management Group Inc - Turnkey Asset Management AssetMark Inc   AssetMark Inc agreed to acquire the turnkey asset management program assets of Clark Capital Management Group Inc, a Philadelphia-based provider of investment advisory services.
06/25/15 Set Management LLC WPP PLC   WPP PLC of the UK acquired an undisclosed majority interest in Set Management LLC, a Portland-based provider of brand advertising and design services.
06/25/15 Allwyn Priorities LLC-Certain Assets NV5 Holdings Inc   NV5 Holdings Inc acquired certain assets of Allwyn Priorities LLC, a Phoenix-based provider of environmental and engineering consulting services.
06/25/15 MOTION PT Holdings Inc Pharos Capital Group LLC   Pharos Capital Group LLC acquired an undisclosed majority interest in MOTION PT Holdings Inc, a Brooklyn-based provider of physical therapy and occupational therapy services, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
06/25/15 Zoetis Inc Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc   Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc was rumored to be planning to acquire the entire share capital of Zoetis Inc, a Florham Park-based manufacturer of animal pharmaceuticals and vaccines.
         
Source: Thomson Reuters        

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