Target Acquirer Value ($millions) Synopsis
Meadowbrook Ins Grp Inc Miracle Nova III (US) Inc 433.3 Miracle Nova III (Us) Inc, a unit of Fosun International Ltd's Miracle Nova II (US) LLC subsidiary, definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Meadowbrook Insurance Group Inc, a Southfield-based insurance company, for $8.65 per share, or a total value of $433.310 million in cash.
Medical Office Buildings(9) CNL Healthcare Properties Inc 238.0 CNL Healthcare Properties Inc, a unit of CNL Financial Group Inc, acquired nine medical office buildings located in North Carolina and Georgia for an estimated $238 million.
Killick Aerospace-Businesses VSE Corp 209.0 VSE Corp definitively agreed to acquire four business units of Killick Aerospace LLC, a Caorrolton-based provider of aircraft equipment leasing services, for an estimated $209 million. The consideration offered was to consist of $184 million in cash and up to $45 million in profit-related payments.
Aventine Renewable Energy Pacific Ethanol Inc 190.2 Pacific Ethanol Inc definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Aventine Renewable Energy Holdings Inc, a Pekin-based manufacturer and wholesaler of ethanol, in a stock swap transaction valued at $190.159 million. Pacific Ethanol offered 1.25 common shares per Aventine Renewable Energy Holdings share held. Based on Pacific Ethanol's closing stock price of $10.71 on 30 December 2014, the last full trading day prior to the announcement, each Aventine Renewable Energy Holdings share was valued at $13.388. Upon completion, Pacific Ethanol and Aventine Renewable Energy Holdings shareholders were to own 58% and 42% of the merged entity, respectively.
Waena Apartments Douglas Emmett Inc 146.0 Douglas Emmett Inc acquired Waena Apartments, a Honolulu-based apartment community, for an estimated $146 million.
Clearwater Paper Corp-Business Dunn Paper Inc 113.5 Dunn Paper Inc acquired the specialty products business of Clearwater Paper Corp, a Spokane-based manufacturer of paperboard and wood products, for $113.5 million in cash.
Polaroid Corp Pohlad Family Cos 70.0 Pohlad Family Cos acquired a 65% interest in Polaroid Corp, a Minnetonka-based manufacturer of instant, digital imaging products, for $70 million.
JPS Industries Inc Handy & Harman Ltd 58.2 Handy & Harman Ltd, a unit of Steel Partners Holdings LP, planned to launch an unsolicited offer to acquire the remaining 61% interest, or 5.816 million shares which it did not already own, in JPS Industries Inc, a Greenville-based manufacturer of laminated glass products, for $10 in cash per share, or a total value of $58.159 million.
Computech Inc NCI Inc 56.0 NCI Inc definitively agreed to acquire Computech Inc, a Bethesda-based provider of agile and lean application software development and IT operations and maintenance services, for an estimated $56 million in cash.
Global Dupont Dymel SRF Ltd 20.0 SRF Ltd of India acquired Global DuPont Dymel, a manufacturer of pharmaceutical propellants, from El du Pont de Nemours & Co for $20 million in cash.
BNB Bancorp Inc LCNB Corp 12.6 LCNB Corp definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of BNB Bancorp Inc, a Brookville-based bank holding company, for an estimated $12.6 million.
Publix Super Markets-Bldg Venice Plaza Shopping Ctr Ltd 1.0 Venice Plaza Shopping Center Ltd acquired an office building located in Venice, Florida from Publix Super Markets Inc, a Lakeland-based supermarket operator, for a total $1 million.
American Westbrook Ins Svcs AssuredPartners Inc   AssuredPartners Inc, a unit of GTCR LLC, acquired Westchester-based American Westbrook Insurance Services LLC from Hendricks Holding Co Inc in a leveraged buyout transaction.
TwoFour Systems LLC Broadridge Finl Solutions Inc   Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc acquired the entire share capital of TwoFour Systems LLC, a White Plains-based provider of financial consulting services.
Lake Barrington Field House Canlan Ice Sports Corp   Canlan Ice Sports Corp of Canada, a unit of Bartrac Investments Ltd, agreed to acquire Lake Barrington Field House, a Lake Barrington-based recreational and vacation camp operator.
AXIA Consulting LLC Employee Stock Ownership Plan   The employee stock ownership plan of Axia Consulting LLC, a Columbus-based provider of technology and business consulting services, acquired the entire share capital of the company in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Henny Penny Corp Employee Stock Ownership Plan   The employee stock ownership plan of Henny Penny Corp, an Eaton-based manufacturer of food service equipment, acquired an 80% interest in the company in a leveraged buyout transaction.
AccuData Technologies Inc First Orion Corp   First Orion Corp acquired AccuData Technologies Inc, an Allen-based provider of data retrieval and validation services, from T Netix Inc.
First Natl Bk of Kemp,Texas FNBK Holdings Inc   FNBK Holdings Inc definitively agreed to acquire Kemp-based First National Bank of Kemp. Terms were not disclosed.
AutoNation Nissan Greenway Auto Group   Greenway Auto Group acquired AutoNation Nissan, a Jacksonville-based seller and service provider of Nissan vehicles. On completion, AutoNation Nissan was renamed Westside Nissan.
Phillips Drug Store-Phillips(3) Hartig Drug Co   Hartig Drug Co planned to acquire three Phillips Pharmacies of Phillips Drug Store Inc, a Mauston-based owner and operator of drug stores.
Sharpe Mixers Co Inc Hayward Gordon   Hayward Gordon Ltd of Canada acquired Sharpe Mixers Co Inc, a Seattle-based manufacturer of industrial mixer parts and equipment.
CMF Inc Investor Group   A management-led investor group comprised of Paul Keohane and Dave Duclett acquired the entire share capital of CMF Inc, an Orange-based provider of architectural services, from its Employee Stock Ownership Plan.
Benefit Bk,Fort Smith,Arkansas Ironhorse Financial Group Inc   Ironhorse Financial Group Inc definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Fort Smith-based Benefit Bank.
Esserman & Pelter LLP Johnson Lauder & Savidge LLP   Johnson Lauder & Savidge LLP planned to merge with Esserman & Pelter LLP, an Endicott-based provider of accounting services.
Idaho Wind Partners 1 LLC Macquarie Infrastructure Co   Macquarie Infrastructure Co LLC raised its stake to 72.4% from an undisclosed majority interest in Idaho Wind Partners 1 LLC, a Hegerman-based owner and operator of wind farms. Terms were not disclosed.
California Olive Ranch Inc Molinos USA Corp   Molinos USA Corp, a unit of Molinos Rio de la Plata SA, ultimately-owned by IRHE Holdings, planned to acquire the entire share capital of California Olive Ranch Inc, a Chico-based soybean processor.
Gannett Healthcare Group OnCourse Learning Co   Oncourse Learning Co, a unit of River Co, acquired Gannett Healthcare Group, a Falls Church-based provider of continuing education, certification test preparation, online recruitment, digital media, publications and related services for nurses and other healthcare professionals, from Gannett Co Inc. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Charter NEX Films Inc Pamplona Capital Mgmt LLP   Pamplona Capital Management LLP of the UK agreed to acquire Charter NEX Films Inc, a Milton-based manufacturer of packaging films, from Mason Wells Inc in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Remy International-Warehouse Petra Industries Inc   Petra Industries Inc acquired a warehouse from Remy International Inc, a Pendleton-based manufacturer and wholesaler of electrical, powertrain and drivetrain and related components and a unit of Court Square Capital Partners.
3P Safety LLC RJR Safety Inc   RJR Safety Inc planned to merge with 3P Safety LLC, a Harmony-based provider of safety consulting services.
PKJB Architectural Group PS Stricker Cato Murphy   Stricker Cato Murphy Architects PS merged with PKJB Architectural Group PS, a Seattle-based provider of architectural services.
AGC Flat Glass N America Inc Trulite Glass & Aluminum   Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions LLC, a unit of Sun Capital Partners Inc, acquired AGC Flat Glass North America Inc, an Alpharetta-based manufacturer of glass products, from Asahi Glass Co Ltd.
US M&A Seeking Buyer Deals Announced December 28 - January 2, 2014      
Source: Thomson Reuters      

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