Date Target Acquirer Value ($millions) Synopsis
05/13/15 Williams Partners LP The Williams Cos Inc. 13,799.5 The Williams Cos Inc agreed to acquire the remaining 41.128% stake, or 247.031 million common units which it did not already own in Williams Partners LP, a provider of natural gas transportation services, in a stock swap transaction valued at $13.8 billion.
05/13/15 Pall Corp. Danaher Corp. 13,700.1 Danaher agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Pall Corp., a Port Washington-based manufacturer of fine filters and other filter clarification and separation equipment, for $127.2 in cash per share, or a total of $13.7 billion including an undisclosed amount in liabilities. Concurrently, Danaher planned to spin off its science and technology growth unit to its shareholders. Originally, in May 2015, Pall was rumored to be seeking a buyer for the company. Danaher and Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc were rumored potential buyers.
05/12/15 AOL Inc. Verizon Communications Inc. 4,073.8 Verizon Communications, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of AOL, a New York-based provider of online content and advertising services, for an estimated $50 in cash per share, or a total value of $4.074 billion via a tender offer.
05/11/15 Rosetta Resources Inc. Noble Energy Inc. 3,816.5 Noble Energy agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Rosetta Resources, a Houston-based oil and natural gas company, in a stock swap transaction valued at $3.817 billion including the assumption of $1.8 billion in liabilities. Noble offered 0.542 shares per Rosetta share. 
05/13/15 Integrated Silicon Solution Cypress Semiconductor Corp. 670.1 Cypress Semiconductor Corp planned to acquire the entire share capital of Integrated Silicon Solution Inc., a Milpitas-based manufacturer and wholesaler of integrated circuits, for $19.75 cash per share, or a total value of $670.136 million. Previously, Integrated Silicon Solution Inc SPV definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of ISSI.
05/11/15 Creative Circle LLC On Assignment Inc. 600.0 On Assignment Inc definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Creative Circle LLC, a Los Angeles-based provider of professional staffing services, from Morgan Stanley Global Private Equity, ultimately-owned by Morgan Stanley, for $600 million. The consideration was to consist of $540 million in cash, $30 million in common stock and up to $30 million in profit-related payments.
05/12/15 Virtual Radiologic Corp. Mednax Inc. 500.0 Mednax Inc. agreed to acquire Virtual Radiologic Corp, an Eden Prairie-based provider of teleradiology services, from Providence Equity Partners LLC for $500 million in cash.
05/11/15 Imagitas Inc. Red Ventures Holdco LP 310.0 Red Ventures Holdco LP definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Imagitas Inc, a Waltham-based provider of marketing services, from Pitney Bowes Inc for an estimated $310 million in cash.
05/11/15 Trade Street Residential Inc. Independence Realty Trust 269.5 Independence Realty Trust Inc (IRT) definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Trade Street Residential Inc, an Aventura-based real estate investment trust, for $3.8 in cash and 0.4108 new IRT common shares per share, or a total value of $269.464 mil. The shares were valued based on IRT's closing stock price of $8.57 on 08 May 2015, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
05/13/15 Multifamily Communities(6) Monogram Residential Trust Inc. 224.6 Monogram Residential acquired the remaining undisclosed stake which it did not own in six multifamily communities from its joint venture partner, Stichting Pensioenfonds PGGM, for $224.6 million. The transaction was to include one mezzanine loan.
05/11/15 Hampton Inn Boston Logan Airport Moody National REIT I Inc. 57.0 Moody National REIT I Inc definitively agreed to acquire Hampton Inn Boston Logan Airport, a Revere-based hotel, for $57 million.
05/14/15 Buffalo Wild Wings-Restaurants(18) Diversified Restaurant Holdings Inc. 54.0 Diversified Restaurant Holdings Inc agreed to acquire 18 restaurants of Buffalo Wild Wings Inc, a Minneapolis-based owner and operator of restaurants, for $54 million in cash.
05/11/15 Teramedica Inc. Fujifilm Medical Sys USA Inc. 41.6 FUJIFILM Medical Systems USA Inc, a unit of Fujifilm Holdings Corp of Japan, acquired the entire share capital of Teramedica Inc, a Milwaukee-based provider of ambulatory health care services, for $41.63 mil.
05/13/15 The Oxford Centre Inc. AAC Holdings Inc. 35.0 AAC Holdings Inc definitively agreed to acquire The Oxford Centre Inc, an Etta-based provider of all levels of care for drug and alcohol addiction, for $35 mil.
05/11/15 Creekside Commons Shopping Investor Group 28.3 An investor group comprised of Inland Real Estate Corp and Stichting Pensioenfonds PGGM of the Netherlands acquired Mentor-based Creekside Commons Shopping Center for an estimated $28.3 mil.
05/14/15 America California Bank,California FNB Bancorp 21.5 FNB Bancorp agreed to acquire the entire share capital of San Francisco-based America California Bank, for an estimated $21.51 million in cash.
05/12/15 Oasis Power LLC Spark Energy Inc. 20.0 Spark Energy Inc agreed to acquire Oasis Power LLC, a Houston-based electric utility company, for an estimated $20 mil.
05/11/15 Hudson Global Inc-US IT Business Mastech Inc. 17.0 Mastech Inc, a unit of Mastech Holdings Inc, definitively agreed to to acquire the US IT staffing business of Hudson Global Inc, a New York-based provider of staffing solutions services, for $17 million in cash.
05/11/15 Accent Marketing Services LLC StarTek Inc. 16.0 StarTek Inc definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Accent Marketing Services LLC, a Jeffersonville-based provider of performance marketing and advertising services, for an estimated $16 million in cash.
05/14/15 Eureka Genomics Corp. Affymetrix Inc. 15.0 Affymetrix Inc acquired Eureka Genomics Corp, a Hercules-based developer of bioinformatics software, for an estimated $15 million in cash.
05/11/15 First Community Bank,Columbus First Commonwealth Finl Corp. 14.8 First Commonwealth Financial Corp definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of First Community Bank, a Columbus-based commercial bank, for $14.75 million in cash.
05/11/15 Victory Medical Center Plano Nobilis Health Corp 12.5 Nobilis Health Corp, a unit of Canada Healthcare Acquisition Inc, agreed to acquire Victory Medical Center Plano, a Plano-based hospital, for the assumption of $12.5 million in liabilities.
05/11/15 Inovalis SA-Martin Downs Town TitanStar Properties Inc. 10.5 TitanStar Properties of Canada signed a letter of intent to acquire a 90% interest in Martin Downs Town Center of Inovalis SA, a Paris-based real estate investment firm, ultimately-owned by Realista SAS, for $10.543 million.
05/14/15 1st Portfolio Holding Corp. WashingtonFirst Bankshares Inc. 7.7 WashingtonFirst Bankshare agreed to acquire 1st Portfolio Holding Corp, a Fairfax-based provider of investment advisory and mortgage lending services, in exchange for $7.663 million in Washington common shares.
05/13/15 Sunset Laboratory Inc. Hebei Sailhero Envi Protection 6.6 Hebei Sailhero Environmental Protection High-tech Co Ltd of China planned to acquire a 60 percent interest in Sunset Laboratory Inc, a Tigard-based manufacturer of analytical laboratory instruments, for $6.6 million.
05/12/15 Fidelity Expl & Prodn-Silver Incremental Oil & Gas Ltd. 6.3 Incremental Oil & Gas Ltd of Australia agreed to acquire the Silver Tip Oilfield of Fidelity Exploration & Production Co, a Denver-based producer of crude petroleum and natural gas, for $6.3 mil.
05/14/15 Hotel Niagara Reception Hotels & Resorts LLC 4.4 Reception Hotels & Resorts LLC planned to acquire Hotel Niagara, a Niagara Falls-based hotel, for $4.4 mil.
05/13/15 Winside Bancshares Inc. Madison County Financial Inc. 4.3 Madison County Financial Inc (Madison County) definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Winside Bancshares Inc, a Winside-based bank holding company, in exchange for 0.197 million common shares valued at $4.277 mil. The shares were valued based on Madison County's closing stock price of $21.74 on 12 May 2015, the last full trading day prior to the announcement. The transaction was contingent upon the consummation of Madison County's acquisition of Warnemunde Insurance & Real Estate Agency Inc.
05/11/15 Seven Arts Filmed Entertainment Louisiana LLC, The Movie Studio Inc. 0.8 The Movie Studio Inc (Movie Studio) signed a letter of intent to acquire a 60% interest in Seven Arts Filmed Entertainment Louisiana LLC, a Louisiana-based provider of motion picture production services, from Seven Arts Entertainment Inc for $0.75 million in Movie Studio common shares.
05/13/15 Warnemunde Insurance & Real Estate Agency Inc. Madison County Financial Inc. 0.7 Madison County Financial agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Warnemunde Insurance & Real Estate Agency Inc, a Winside-based provider of insurance and real estate services, in exchange for 0.034 million common shares valued at $0.749 mil.
05/13/15 Mobius Logistics Inc. Axios Mobile Assets Corp. 0.6 Axios Mobile Assets of Canada acquired Mobius Logistics Inc, an Ithaca-based provider of supply chain, freight and management services, for $0.633 million. The consideration consisted of $0.3 million in cash and the issuance of 2 million Axios common shares valued at $0.333 million.
05/12/15 Energy Knowledge Inc. Gold Ridge Exploration Corp. 0.3 Gold Ridge Exploration of Canada signed a letter of intent to acquire the entire share capital of Energy Knowledge Inc, a Silicon Valley-based provider of big data and highly secure industrial Internet solutions, in exchange for the issuance of 25 million Gold Ridge common shares valued at $0.25 mil.
05/11/15 Acclaris Towers Watson & Co.   Towers Watson & Co acquired Acclaris, a Tampa-based provider of information technology services.
05/11/15 AnazaoHealth Corp. Fagron NV   Fagron NV of Belgium agreed to acquire AnazaoHealth Corp, a Tampa-based manufacturer of pharmaceutical products.
05/11/15 ASG Security Apollo Global Management LLC   Apollo Global Management LLC was rumored to be planning to acquire ASG Security, a Beltsville-based provider of security systems services, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
05/11/15 Cushman & Wakefield Inc. DTZ   DTZ definitively agreed to merge with Cushman & Wakefield, a New York-based real estate agency and a unit of Exon SPA. Originally, in February 2015, Cushman was rumored to be seeking a buyer for the company. Fosun International Ltd, DTZ Group and TPG Capital was named potential bidders.
05/11/15 DiversiTech Corp. Resolute Fund III LP   Resolute Fund III LP, a unit of The Jordan Co LP, planned to acquire DiversiTech Corp, a Duluth-based manufacturer of equipment pads.
05/11/15 IOD Inc. HealthPort Inc.   HealthPort Inc, a unit of New Mountain Capital LLC, planned to merge with IOD Inc, a Green Bay-based provider of health information technology management services.
05/11/15 Morgan Stanley-Global Oil Unit Castleton Commodities Intl LLC   Castleton Commodities International LLC, a unit of DF Energy Acquisition LLC, definitively agreed to acquire the global oil merchanting unit of Morgan Stanley, a New York-based bank holding company. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
05/11/15 Precision Aero Corp. H-D Advanced Manufacturing Co.   H-D Advanced Manufacturing Co, jointly-owned by Hicks Equity Partners LLC, Riverside Co and Weinberg Capital Group, acquired Precision Aero Corp, a Troy-based manufacturer of machined products.
05/11/15 Bellingham Underwriters Inc. Brown & Brown Inc.   Brown & Brown, through its National Programs Division, acquired Bellingham Underwriters Inc, a Bellingham-based insurance agency.
05/11/15 ProductiveTech Inc. SWK Technologies Inc   SWK Technologies, a unit of SilverSun Technologies Inc, signed a letter of intent to acquire ProductiveTech Inc, a Westville-based provider of information technology services. Terms were not disclosed.
05/11/15 Wilson Retail Group Jones Lang LaSalle Inc.   Jones Lang LaSalle acquired Wilson Retail Group, a Los Angeles-based provider of full service real estate brokerage services. Terms were not disclosed.
05/11/15 Candid Investigation Svcs LLC Patriot National Inc   Patriot National Inc acquired Candid Investigation Services LLC, an Albuquerque-based provider of private investigation services.
05/11/15 California Track & Engineering Beynon Sports Surfaces Inc.   Beynon Sports Surfaces, a unit of FieldTurf Holdings Inc, ultimately-owned by Societe d'Investissement Deconinck SAS, acquired California Track & Engineering Inc, a Fresno-based provider of track and field construction and installation services.
05/11/15 The MF Cachat Co. IMCD Group BV   IMCD Group BV of Netherlands, a unit of Bain Capital LLC, planned to acquire an 80 percent interest in The MF Cachat Co, a Lakewood-based wholesaler of industrial chemicals and supplies. The transaction was to include MJS Sales Inc.
05/11/15 Bi-Phase Technologies LLC Power Solutions International   Power Solutions International Inc acquired Bi-Phase Technologies LLC, an Eagan-based manufacturer of fuel injection equipment, from Schwan Food Co.
05/11/15 Zalco Laboratories Inc. Enerlabs Inc.   Enerlabs Inc agreed to acquire Zalco Laboratories Inc, a Bakersfield-based provider of environmental compliance and production testing services.
05/11/15 Epicor Software Corp-Ret Shareholders   Epicor Software Corp, ultimately-owned by Apax Partners Worldwide LLP, planned to spin off its retail solutions business to its shareholders.
05/11/15 Mayfield Ppty LP-Industrial Crow Holdings Capital Partners   Crow Holdings Capital Partners LLC acquired a portfolio of 27 industrial buildings from Mayfield Properties LP, a Dallas-based real estate development firm.
05/12/15 TheHuffingtonPost.com Inc. Shareholders   AOL Inc was rumored to be planning to spin off its TheHuffingtonPost.com Inc unit, a New York-based provider of news syndication services, to its shareholders.
05/12/15 Claris Networks LLC TekLinks Inc.   TekLinks Inc, a unit of Pamlico Capital LLC, acquired Claris Networks LLC, a Knoxville-based provider of information technology services.
05/12/15 Patriot Coal Corp. Seeking Buyer   In May 2015, Patriot Coal Corp, a St Louis-based coal mining company, announced that it was seeking a buyer for the company.
05/12/15 Valley Air Supply Inc. Airgas Inc.   Airgas Inc acquired Valley Air Supply Inc, a Muscle Shoals-based wholesaler of industrial gas and equipment. Terms were not disclosed.
05/12/15 Prospect Mold & Die Co. Cognitive Capital Partners LLC   Cognitive Capital Partners LLC acquired Prospect Mold & Die Co, a Cuyahoga Falls-based designer, manufacturer and supplier of molds, tooling and machining parts.
05/12/15 Blake's All Natural Foods ConAgra Foods Inc   ConAgra Foods Inc acquired Blake's All Natural Foods, a Concord-based producer and wholesaler of natural and organic frozen meals. The consideration consisted of an undisclosed amount in cash.
05/12/15 US Frontline News-Business Frontline International Inc.   Frontline International Inc, a unit of STS Innovation Inc, ultimately-owned by System Support Inc of Japan, acquired the free paper and website business of US Frontline News Inc, a Los Angeles-based provider of news syndication services.
05/12/15 Framberger Employee Benefits & Insurance Services Inc. Hub International Ltd.   Hub International Ltd, a unit of Hellman & Friedman LLC, acquired San Luis Obispo-based Framberger Employee Benefits & Insurance Services Inc. Terms were not disclosed.
05/12/15 Solar Photovoltaic Con Edison Development Inc.   Con Edison Development Inc, a unit of Consolidated Edison Inc, acquired six photovoltaic projects from SolarReserve LLC and GCL Solar Energy Inc, a unit of GCL-Poly Energy Holdings Ltd.
05/12/15 Techcess Group LP All Covered Inc.   All Covered Inc, a unit of Konica Minolta Business Solutions USA Inc, ultimately-owned by Konica Minolta Inc, acquired Techcess Group LP, a Houston-based provider of information technology services.
05/12/15 Tribsys LLC SLC Testing Services Inc.   SLC Testing Services Inc, a wholly-owned unit of Sea-Land Chemical Co, acquired Tribsys LLC, a Valparaiso-based manufacturer of lubricant testing equipment.
05/13/15 Citracado Market Advisors Corp Artemis Obligations   Artec Global Media Inc signed a letter of intent to acquire Citracado Market Advisors Corp, an Escondido-based provider of marketing services.
05/13/15 Danaher Corp-Science Unit Shareholders   The manufacturer of tools and control equipment planned to spin off its science and technology growth unit. Concurrently, Danaher definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Pall Corp.
05/13/15 Zydeco Pipeline Company LLC Shell Midstream Partners LP   Shell Midstream Partners LP, a unit of Shell Pipeline Co LP, ultimately-owned by Royal Dutch Shell PLC, agreed to raise its interest to 62.5% from 43% by acquiring a 19.5% stake in Zydeco Pipeline Company LLC, a Texas-based owner and operator of crude oil pipelines from Shell Pipeline Co in an internal reorganization.
05/13/15 ARToolworks Inc. DAQRI LLC   DAQRI LLC acquired ARToolworks Inc, a Seattle-based developer of augmented reality tools and applications.
05/13/15 MQI Inc-Records Business Access Information Management   Access Information Management (Access), a unit of Berkshire Partners LLC, acquired the record business of MQI Inc, a Beaverton-based provider of information management services. Concurrently, Access acquired North State Record Solutions Inc and the record division of Tri-State Moving Co.
05/13/15 Tri-State Moving Co-Records Access Information Management   Access Information Management, a unit of Berkshire Partners LLC, acquired the record division of Tri-State Moving Co, a Bohemia-based provider of moving services. Concurrently, Access acquired North State Record Solutions Inc and the records business of MQI Inc.
05/13/15 United Fertility Centers of America iGambit Inc.   iGambit Inc signed a letter of intent to acquire United Fertility Centers of America, a Las Vegas-based owner and operator of specialty outpatient fertility clinics.
05/13/15 Sourcelink Acquisition LLC Aterian Investment Partners   Aterian Investment Partners LLC acquired Sourcelink Acquisition LLC, an Itasca-based provider of direct marketing services and document statement solutions, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
05/13/15 RWA Holding Co Inc. Linsalata Capital Partners Inc.   Linsalata Capital Partners acquired an undisclosed majority interest in RWA Holding, an Everett-based wholesaler of automotive parts and products, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
05/13/15 Tivoli Audio LLC Serruya Private Equity   Serruya Private Equity of Canada acquired Tivoli Audio LLC, a Boston-based manufacturer and wholesaler of audio products. Terms were not disclosed.
05/14/15 Advantage Funding Mgmt Co Inc. Macquarie Group Ltd   Macquarie Group of Australia agreed to acquire Advantage Funding Management Co Inc, a Lake Success-based provider of vehicle financing services, from Marubeni Motor Holdings Inc, ultimately-owned by Marubeni Corp.
05/14/15 Maxim Integrated Products Inc. Avago Technologies Ltd.   Avago Technologies Ltd was rumored to be planning to acquire the entire share capital of Maxim Integrated Products Inc, a San Jose-based manufacturer and wholesaler of linear and mixed-signal integrated circuits.
05/14/15 Accountability Healthcare Inc. IPC Healthcare Inc.   IPC Healthcare Inc acquired Accountability Healthcare Inc, a Montgomery-based provider of post-acute practice services.
05/14/15 Sprint Energy Services LP Investor Group   An investor group comprised of JF Lehman & Co and Sprint Energy Services LP's management acquired an undisclosed majority interest in Sprint Energy Services LP, a Houston-based provider of hazardous waste treatment and disposal services, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
05/14/15 Crescent Communities-Howell Berkshire Property Advisors   Berkshire Property Advisors LLC acquired Howell Mill of Crescent Communities LLC, a Charlotte-based provider of real estate services. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
05/14/15 Target Coml Interiors Inc. Omni Workspace Co.   Omni Workspace Co planned to acquire Target Commercial Interiors Inc, a Minneapolis-based wholesaler of commercial furniture for large, small and medium-sized businesses.
05/14/15 Xilinx Inc. Avago Technologies Ltd.   Avago Technologies Ltd was rumored to be planning to acquire the entire share capital of Xilinx Inc, a San Jose-based manufacturer and wholesaler of programmable logic semiconductors and interface equipment systems.
         
Source: Thomson Reuters        

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