Target Acquirer Value ($millions) Synopsis
Family Dollar Stores Inc Dollar General Corp 8,991.3 Dollar General Corp planned to launch an unsolicited challenging tender offer to acquire the entire share capital of Family Dollar Stores Inc (Family Dollar), a Charlotte-based owner and operator of discount retail stores, for $78.50 in cash per share or a total value of $8.991 billion. The offer was conditioned upon at least a majority of Family Dollar's shares being tendered. Previously, Dollar Tree Inc definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Family Dollar.
International Rectifier Corp Infineon Technologies AG 2,866.5 Infineon Technologies AG of Germany definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of International Rectifier Corp, an El Segundo-based manufacturer and wholesaler of power management semiconductors, for $40 in cash per share, or a total value of $2.866 billion.
Waupaca Foundry Holdings Inc Hitachi Metals Ltd 1,300.0 Hitachi Metals Ltd of Japan, a unit of Hitachi Ltd, definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Waupaca Foundry Holdings Inc, a Dover-based manufacturer and wholesaler of iron cast products, from WF Global II BV, a unit of KPS Capital Partners LP's W Foundry International Inc subsidiary, for an estimated $1.3 billion in cash. The transaction was to include Waupaca Foundry Inc (Waupaca). Originally, in May 2014, Waupaca was rumored to be seeking a buyer for the company.
Schrader International Inc Sensata Technologies BV 1,000.0 Sensata Technologies BV of the Netherlands, a wholly-owned unit of Sensata Technologies Holding NV, definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Schrader International Inc (Schrader), an Englewood-based manufacturer and wholesaler of sensing and valve solutions products, from August Lux Holding Co (August) , a unit of Madison Dearborn Partners LLC, for $1 billion.
Cameron Intl-Centrifugal Div Ingersoll-Rand PLC 850.0 Ingersoll-Rand PLC of Ireland definitively agreed to acquire the centrifugal compression division of Cameron International Corp, a Houston-based manufacturer and wholesaler of oil and gas pressure control equipment, for an estimated $850 million in cash. Originally, In January 2014, Cameron International Corp announced that it was seeking a buyer for its centrifugal compression division.
Dura-Line Holdings Inc Mexichem SAB de CV 630.0 Mexichem SAB de CV of Mexico agreed to acquire Dura-Line Holdings Inc, a Knoxville-based manufacturer and wholesaler of communication products, from CHS Private Equity V LP, a unit of CHS Capital LLC, for $630 million in cash, including the assumption of liabilities.
Peregrine Semiconductor Corp Murata Electronics 465.5 Murata Electronics North America Inc, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Murata Manufacturing Co Ltd, definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Peregrine Semiconductor Corp, a San Diego-based manufacturer of radio-frequency and mixed- signal semiconductors, for $12.5 cash per share, or a total value of $465.476 million.
VantaCore Partners LP Natural Resource Partners LP 205.0 Natural Resource Partners LP definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of VantaCore Partners LP (VantaCore), a Philadelphia-based aggregate mining company, from Trilantic Capital Management LLC, Kayne Anderson Energy Development Co, Hartz Alternative Investments LLC, Corridor Private Holdings Inc and VantaCore's management for an estimated $205 million. The consideration was to consist of $169 million and the $36 million in common shares.
GSI Technology Inc GigOptix Inc 162.8 GigOptix Inc (GI) planned to acquire the entire share capital of GSI Technology Inc, a Sunnyvale-based manufacturer and wholesaler of semiconductors, for $2 in cash, $1.33 in GI common shares, and $3.17 in cash dividends per share, or a total value of $162.791 million via an unsolicited offer.
Fortune Brands Windows Inc Ply Gem Holdings Inc 130.0 Ply Gem Holdings Inc, a unit of CI Capital Partners LLC, agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Fortune Brands Windows Inc, a Columbus-based manufacturer of vinyl windows and patio doors, from Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc for an estimated $130 million in cash. The transaction was to include Simonton Building Products Inc, Simonton Industries Inc, Simonton Windows Inc and Simex Inc.
Mack-Cali Realty-Office Pptys(6) Keystone Property Group 91.5 Keystone Property Group, through an undisclosed joint venture, acquired six office properties located in New York and Connecticut from Mack-Cali Realty Corp, an Edison-based real estate investment trust, for an estimated $91.5 million in the formation of a joint venture.
WALA-TV,Mobile,Alabama Meredith Corp 86.0 Meredith Corp definitively agreed to acquire WALA-TV, a Mobile-based provider of television broadcasting services, from LIN Media LLC for an estimated $86 million. Concurrently, Media General Inc definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of LIN Media LLC; Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc definitively agreed to acquire Outlet Communications Inc, two television stations of LIN Media LLC, and the television station of WTGS Television LLC; and Hearst Corp agreed to acquire NVT Savannah LLC and Birmingham Broadcasting LLC.
Pactiv LLC-Bldg Insulation Business Kingspan Group PLC 82.0 Kingspan Group PLC of Ireland agreed to acquire the building insulation division of Pactiv LLC, a Lake Forest-based manufacturer and wholesaler of food packaging products, from Rank Group Ltd's Reynolds Group Holdings Ltd of New Zealand subsidiary for $82 million in cash.
United Medical Systems Inc UMS Acquisition Holdings Inc 75.1 UMS Acquisition Holdings Inc, a special purpose acquisition vehicle formed by New State Capital Partners LLC, agreed to acquire the entire share capital of United Medical Systems Inc, a Westborough-based provider of advanced mobile medical services, from UMS United Medical Systems International AG for $75.13 million in cash in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Aventura Harbour Centre Aventura Harbour Borrower LLC 61.0 Aventura Harbour Borrower LLC acquired Aventura Harbour Centre, an Aventura-based office building, for $61 million. The consideration consisted of $16 million in cash and the assumption of $45 million in liabilities.
MPE Aeroengines Inc Standex International Corp 55.2 Standex International Corp agreed to acquire the entire share capital of MPE Aeroengines Inc, a Delaware-based manufacturer of aircraft engine components, for an estimated $55.2 million in cash. The transaction was to include Enginetics Corp.
Schuff International Inc HC2 Holdings Inc 36.4 HC2 Holdings Inc launched an unsolicited tender offer to acquire the remaining 30%, or 1.156 million common shares which it did not already own in Schuff International Inc (Schuff), a Phoenix-based provider of steel construction services, for $31.5 in cash per share, or a total value of $36.429 million. The offer was conditioned upon at least 90% of Schuff's shares being tendered.
Fannie Mae-Multifamily RADCO Cos 33.2 RADCO Cos acquired two multifamily communities, located in Atlanta, of Federal National Mortgage Association, a Washington-based provider of home mortgage services, for $33.2 million. The transaction included Keeneland Farms and Brown Ridge.
Princess City Plaza Investor Group 28.6 An investor group comprised of a joint venture between Inland Real Estate Corp and PGGM Private Real Estate Fund, a unit of Stichting Pensioenfonds PGGM, acquired Princess City Plaza, a Mishawaka-based shopping center, for an estimated $28.6 million in cash and a further undisclosed amount in profit-related payments.
Duncan Systems Inc Lippert Components Inc 18.0 Lippert Components Inc, a unit of Drew Industries Inc, acquired Duncan Systems Inc, an Elkhart-based wholesaler and distributor of replacement motorhome windshields, RV side glass, heavy truck and specialty vehicle glass, for $18 million. The consideration consisted of $18 million and an undisclosed amount in profit-related payments.
The Fresh Diet Inc Innovative Food Holdings Inc 14.9 Innovative Food Holdings Inc (Innovative) acquired the entire share capital of The Fresh Diet Inc, a North Miami-based provider of freshly prepared gourmet specialty meals, for an estimated $14.9 million. The consideration was to consist of $10 million new ordinary shares and the assumption of an undisclosed amount in liabilities. The shares were valued based on Innovative's closing stock price of $1.49 on 19 August 2014, the last full trading prior to the announcement
Process Metrix LLC Vesuvius PLC 10.0 Vesuvius PLC (Vesuvius) of the UK agreed to acquire Process Metrix LLC, a Pleasanton-based manufacturer of laser instrumentation, for $10 million. The consideration was to consist of $6 million in cash and up to $4 million in profit-related payments. Concurrently, Vesuvius agreed to acquire Ecil Met Tec in Brazil.
Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd Allergan Inc   Allergan Inc was rumored to be in negotiations to acquire the entire share capital of Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd, a Raleigh-based manufacturer of specialty pharmaceuticals.
Callison LLC Arcadis NV   Arcadis NV of the Netherlands planned to acquire Callison LLC, a Seattle-based provider of architectural and design services, from Blue Point Capital Partners LP. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Powers Craft Parker & Beard Inc Bryn Mawr Bank Corp   Bryn Mawr Bank Corp agreed to acquire Powers Craft Parker & Beard Inc, a Rosemont-based insurance agency.
Analysts Inc Bureau Veritas SA   Bureau Veritas SA of France, a unit of Wendel SA, acquired Analysts Inc, a Hawthorne-based provider of oil analysis, diagnostic evaluations and maintenance solutions.
California Cryobank Inc California Cryobank Inc SPV   California Cryobank Inc SPV, a special purpose acquisition vehicle formed by a consortium of Longitude Venture Partners II LP, a unit of Longitude Capital Management Co LLC, and NovaQuest Pharma Opportunities Fund III LP, a unit NovaQuest Capital Management LLC, acquired California Cryobank Inc, a Los Angeles-based provider of sperm banking services, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
Peoples Security Bancorp Inc Citizens National Corp   Citizens National Corp agreed to merge with Louisa-based Peoples Security Bancorp Inc.
Reverse Medical Corp Covidien PLC   Covidien PLC of Ireland acquired Reverse Medical Corp, an Irvine-based manufacturer and wholesaler of medical devices. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Nice N Easy Grocery Shoppes CST Brands Inc   CST Brands Inc definitively agreed to acquire Nice N Easy Grocery Shoppes Inc, a Canastota-based owner and operator of grocery stores. Terms were not disclosed.
Layered Technologies Inc DataPipe Inc   Datapipe Inc, a unit of ABRY Partners LLC, acquired Layered Technologies Inc, a Plano-based provider of web hosting services, from Accel-KKR LLC, a joint venture between Accel Partners and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co LP, a unit of KKR & Co LP. Terms were not disclosed.
Lumewave Inc Echelon Corp   Echelon Corp acquired Lumewave Inc, a Sacramento-based manufacturer of wireless outdoor lighting control systems. Terms were not disclosed.
Granite Business Solutions Inc ePlus Technology Inc   ePlus Technology Inc, a unit of ePlus Inc, acquired Granite Business Solutions Inc, dba Evolve Technology Group, a Rocklin-based provider of information technology services. Terms were not disclosed.
Best Uniforms Inc Galls LLC   Galls LLC, a unit CI Capital Partners LLC, acquired Best Uniforms Inc, a Wilmington-based wholesaler of safety and defense products. Terms were not disclosed.
Maxie Mobile LLC Global Payout Inc   Global Payout Inc signed a letter of intent to acquire the entire share capital of Maxie Mobile LLC, a Vista-based provider of mobile payments.
NVT Savannah LLC Hearst Corp   Hearst Corp definitively agreed to acquire NVT Savannah LLC, a provider of television broadcasting services, from LIN Media LLC. Concurrently, Media General Inc definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of LIN Media LLC; Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc definitively agreed to acquire Outlet Communications Inc, two television stations of LIN Media LLC and the television station of WTGS Television LLC; Hearst Corp definitively agreed to acquire Birmingham Broadcasting LLC; and Meredith Corp agreed to acquire WALA-TV.
Birmingham Broadcasting LLC Hearst Corp   Hearst Corp definitively agreed to acquire Birmingham Broadcasting LLC, a provider of television broadcasting services, from Media General Inc. Terms were not disclosed. Concurrently, Media General Inc definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of LIN Media LLC; Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc definitively agreed to acquire Outlet Communications Inc, two television stations of LIN Media LLC and the television station of WTGS Television LLC; Hearst Corp agreed to acquire NVT Savannah LLC; and Meredith Corp agreed to acquire WALA- TV.
360 Architecture Inc Hellmuth Obata & Kassabaum Inc   Hellmuth Obata & Kassabaum Inc agreed to acquire 360 Architecture Inc, a Kansas City-based provider of architectural services. Terms were not disclosed.
ExcelleRx Inc Investor Group   An investor group comprised of Enclara Health Inc (Enclara) and Consonance Capital Partners (Consonance), a unit of Consonance Capital, acquired excelleRx Inc, a Philadelphia-based provider of pharmacy services, from Omnicare Inc. Concurrently, Enclara and Consonance acquired PBM Holding Co. Terms were not disclosed.
Guerdon Enterprises LLC Investor Group   An investor group comprised of Riverlake Partners LLC and Main Street Capital Corp acquired an undisclosed majority interest in Guerdon Enterprises LLC, a Boise-based provider of large-scale modular construction services, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
Millenium Ent LLC-Catalog Investor Group   A management-led investor group including Virgo Investments Group LLC planned to acquire the catalog assets and film distribution business of Millennium Entertainment LLC, a Los Angeles-based producer and distributor of feature films, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
American Capital Energy Inc-Searchlight Solar Project Investor Group   An investor group including DE Shaw Renewable Investments LLC, a unit of The DE Shaw & Co LP, and Bright Plain Renewable Energy LLC, acquired the Searchlight solar project of American Capital Energy Inc, a Lowell-based electric utility company.
Swell.com Investor Group   An investor group (IG) from Australia including Justin Cameron and Lex Pederson agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Swell.com, a San Clemente-based provider of online board sports retail services, from Billabong International Ltd. Concurrently, IG agreed to acquire a 51% interest in SurfStitch Pty Ltd. The two transactions had a combined estimated value of AUD 35 million (USD 32.49 mil).
Eagle Ottawa LLC Lear Corp   Lear Corp was rumored to be planning to acquire Eagle Ottawa LLC, an Auburn Hills-based manufacturer and wholesaler of automotive upholstery and interior leather products, from Albert Trostel & Sons Co, a unit of Everett Smith Group Ltd. Terms were not disclosed, but according to people familiar with the matter, the deal was valued at an estimated $800 million.
Car Wash Partners Inc Leonard Green & Partners LP   Leonard Green & Partners LP acquired Car Wash Partners Inc, a Tucson-based owner and operator of car washes, from Oncap II LP in a levaraged buyout transaction.
Spear Education LLC Linden LLC   Linden LLC acquired Spear Education LLC, a Scottsdale-based provider of post-graduate dental education services, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
MedData Inc MEDNAX Inc   MEDNAX Inc definitively agreed to acquire MedData Inc, a Brecksville-based provider of medical billing services, from Robert W. Braid & Co Inc's Baird Capital Partners unit. The consideration was to consist of an undisclosed amount in cash.
DuPont-Copper Fungicide Business Mitsui & Co Ltd   Mitsui & Co Ltd of Japan, through a wholly-owned subsidiary, agreed to acquire the copper fungicide business of EI du Pont de Nemours & Co, a Wilmington-based manufacturer and wholesaler of chemical and electronic products.
PBM Holding Co PBM Holding Co SPV   PBM Holding Co SPV, a special purpose vehicle formed by Consonance Capital Partners (Consonance), a unit of Consonance Capital, and Enclara Health Inc (Enclara), acquired PBM Holding Co, a Covington-based owner and operator of drug stores and proprietary stores, in a levaraged buyout transaction. Concurrently, Consonance and Enclara acquired excelleRx Inc. Terms were not disclosed.
Fairchild Fashion Media Penske Media Corp   Penske Media Corp planned to acquire Fairchild Fashion Media, a New York-based publishing company, from Conde Nast Publications Inc, a unit of Advance Publications Inc. Terms were not disclosed, but according to people familiar with the transaction, the deal was valued at an estimated $100 million. The transaction was to include Womens Wear Daily, Footwear News, Beauty Inc, M and the Fairchild Summits and events business.
Pet360 Inc PetSmart Inc   PetSmart Inc definitively agreed to acquire Pet360 Inc, a Plymouth Meeting-based provider of ecommerce information services.
Lake Washington Crossing Phillips Edison-ARC Grocery   Phillips Edison-ARC Grocery Center REIT II Inc (Phillips) acquired Lake Washington Crossing, a Melbourne-based shopping center, from Konover Property Trust Inc. Concurrently, Phillips acquired MetroWest Village.
MetroW Village,Orlando,Florida Phillips Edison-ARC Grocery Center REIT II Inc   Phillips Edison-ARC Grocery Center REIT II Inc (Phillips) acquired MetroWest Village, an Orlando-based shopping center. Concurrently, Phillips acquired Lake Washington Crossing.
The Dwyer Group Inc Riverside Co   The Riverside Co acquired The Dwyer Group Inc, a Waco-based holding company, from TZP Group in a leveraged buyout transaction.
AG Industries Inc Rock-Tenn Co   Rock-Tenn Co agreed to acquire AG Industries Inc, a Forest City-based manufacturer of point-of-purchase displays and fixtures, from American Greetings Corp.
Noel-Levitz LLC RuffaloCODY LLC   RuffaloCODY LL, a unit of the McLeodUSA Inc subsidiary of Windstream Holdings Inc's PAETEC Holding Corp unit, acquired Noel-Levitz LLC, a Coralville-based provider of higher education consulting services.
Quietside Corp Samsung Electns America Inc   Samsung Electronics America Inc, a unit of Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, agreed to acquire Quietside Corp, a Santa Fe Springs-based wholesaler of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) products.
ASI Entertainment Inc Screen Engine LLC   Screen Engine LLC acquired ASI Entertainment Inc, a Valley Village-based advertising and television marketing Research Company.
StyleCaster Media Group LLC SheKnows LLC   SheKnows LLC (SheKnows), a unit of AtomicOnline LLC, acquired StyleCaster Media Group LLC (StyleCaster), a New York-based provider of digital media services. Originally, SheKnows was rumored to be planning to acquire StyleCaster. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
WTGS Tv LLC Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc   Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc (Sinclair) definitively agreed to acquire the television station of WTGS Television LLC, a Savannah-based owner and operator of a television station and a unit of Vaughan Media LLC. Concurrently, Sinclair definitively agreed to acquire Outlet Communications Inc.
Outlet Communications Inc Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc   Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc (Sinclair) definitively agreed to acquire Outlet Communications Inc, a Cranston-based owner and operator of television stations, from Media General Inc (Media) in exchange for Sinclair's three broadcast station assets in an asset swap transaction. The transaction was to include WJAR-TV. Concurrently, Sinclair definitively agreed to acquire two television stations of LIN Media LLC (LIN), and the television station of WTGS Television LLC; Media definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of LIN; Hearst Corp agreed to acquire NVT Savannah LLC; and Meredith Corp agreed to acquire WALA-TV.
LIN Media LLC-Tv Stn(2) Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc   Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc (Sinclair) definitively agreed to acquire two television stations of LIN Media LLC (LIN), a Providence-based owner and operator of television stations. The transaction was to include WLUK-TV and WCWF-TV. Concurrently, Sinclair definitively agreed to acquire Outlet Communications Inc and the television station of WTGS Television LLC; Hearst Corp agreed to acquire NVT Savannah LLC; Meredith Corp agreed to acquire WALA-TV; and Media General Inc definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of LIN.
Genesis HealthCare LLC Skilled Healthcare Group Inc   Skilled Healthcare Group Inc definitively agreed to merge with Genesis HealthCare LLC, a unit of Health Care REIT Inc's FC-Gen Acquisition Holding LLC, in exchange for common shares.
SumTotal Systems Inc SkillSoft Corp   SkillSoft Corp, a unit of SkillSoft Ltd, a subsidiary of SSI Investments II Ltd's SSI Investments I Ltd (SSI I) unit, agreed to acquire SumTotal Systems Inc, a Gainesville-based provider of skills training services, from Vista Equity Partners Fund III LP, a unit of Vista Equity Partners LLC. Terms were not disclosed. SSI I was a unit of SSILuxco Sarl.
Bear Valley Mountain Resort Skyline Intl Development Inc   Skyline International Development Inc of Canada agreed to acquire Bear Valley Mountain Resort, a Bear Valley-based resort.
Thomson Reuters Corp-Accelus Summit Financial Printing LLC   Summit Financial Printing LLC acquired the Accelus Disclosures business, an Eagan-based developer of content, taxonomy and configurable software, of Thomson Reuters Corp.
Evangelist Svc Co-Geothermal Sustainable Building Solutions   Sustainable Building Solutions LLC acquired the geothermal division of Evangelist Service Co, an Apex-based electrical, heating and air conditioning contractor. Terms were not disclosed.
Zachary Plainsman News The Advocate   The Advocate, a unit of Capital City Press LLC, acquired Zachary Plainsman News, a Zachary-based publishing company. The transaction was to include The Watchman in East Feliciana Parish, The St. Francisville Democrat in West Feliciana Parish and The St. Helena Echo in Greensburg. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Load Systems International Inc Trimble Navigation Ltd   Trimble Navigation Ltd acquired Load Systems International Inc, a Houston-based provider of wireless and hardwired crane applications services. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Willis N America-Ret Ins(7) USI Insurance Services LLC   USI Insurance Services LLC agreed to acquire seven retail insurance brokerage branches located in Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas and Wyoming from Willis North America Inc, a New York-based provider of insurance brokerage services and a unit of Willis Group Holdings Ltd. Terms were not disclosed.
CloudVolumes Inc VMware Inc   VMare Inc acquired CloudVolumes Inc, a Santa Clara-based developer of software. Terms were not disclosed.
US M&A Deals Announced August 17 - August 22, 2014      
Source: Thomson Reuters      

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