Target Acquirer Value ($millions) Synopsis
Hussmann Parent Inc Panasonic Corp 1,545.0 Panasonic Corp of Japan agreed to pay $1.545 billion to acquire the entire share capital of Hussmann Parent Inc, a Bridgeton-based manufacturer and wholesaler of refrigerated display cases and systems, from Clayton Dubilier & Rice LLC (61.9%), Ingersoll-Rand PLC (36.7%), and other shareholders (1.4%). The transaction would include the entire share capital of Hussmann Corp.
SolidFire Inc NetApp Inc 870.0 NetApp Inc agreed to acquire the entire share capital of SolidFire Inc, a Boulder-based manufacturer of computer storage devices, for $870 million in cash.
SteelBrick Inc Salesforce.com Inc 360.0 Salesforce.com Inc agreed to acquire SteelBrick Inc, a Palo Alto-based developer of software for an estimated $360 million. Originally, in December 2015, Salesforce was rumored to be planning to acquire SteelBrick.
Robertson Fuel Systems LLC HEICO Electronic Technologies Corp 255.0 HEICO Corp's unit HEICO Electronic Technologies Corp definitively agreed to pay $255 million in cash to acquire Robertson Fuel Systems LLC, a Tempe-based manufacturer of fuel tanks, from American Securities Capital Partners LLC, ultimately owned by American Securities LLC.
GATR Technologies Inc Cubic Corp 232.5 Cubic Corp definitively agreed to acquire GATR Technologies Inc, a Huntsville-based manufacturer of deployable satellite communication terminal solutions, for $232.5 million. The consideration would consist of $225 million in cash and up to $7.5 million in profit-related payments. Concurrently, Cubic Corp acquired TeraLogics LLC.
Georgia-Pacific LLC-Engineered Lumber Business Boise Cascade Wood Products LLC 215.0 Boise Cascade Co's unit Boise Cascade Wood Products LLC agreed to pay $215 million to acquire the engineered lumber business of Georgia-Pacific LLC, an Atlanta-based manufacturer of building materials owned by Koch Forest Products Inc.
Bob Evans Farms Inc-Restaurant Properties(145) Mesirow Realty Sale-Leaseback Inc 200.0 Mesirow Realty Sale-Leaseback Inc, a unit of Mesirow Financial Holdings Inc, signed a Letter of Intent to acquire 145 restaurant properties of Bob Evans Farms Inc, a Columbus-based restaurant operator, for a $200 million via a sale and leaseback transaction.
ShopperTrak Corp Tyco International PLC 175.0 Tyco International PLC of Ireland definitively agreed to acquire ShopperTrak Corp, a Chicago-based provider of information and data services, for an estimated $175 million in cash.
Red Valve Co Inc Hillenbrand Inc 131.9 Hillenbrand Inc definitively agreed to acquire Red Valve Co Inc, a Carnegie-based manufacturer of valve products and engineered systems, for an estimated $131.864 million.
On-X Life Technologies Inc CryoLife Inc 130.0 CryoLife Inc definitively agreed to acquire On-X Life Technologies Inc, an Austin-based manufacturer and wholesaler of mechanical heart valve products, for $130 mil, subject to proration whereby 70% of the aggregate consideration would comprise of cash and the remaining 30% in the form of common shares.
Viteos Fund Services LLC Wipro Ltd 130.0 Wipro Ltd of India definitively agreed to acquire Viteos Fund Services LLC, a Somerset-based provider of financial and technology services, for $130 million.
Lenox Village Multifamily Portfolio,Nashville,Tennessee Preferred Apartment Communities Inc 77.6 Preferred Apartment Communities Inc acquired Lenox Village multifamily portfolio, a Nashville-based owner and operator of multifamily properties, for an estimated $77.6 million.
Newington Business Park Center Velsor Properties LLC 32.5 Velsor Properties LLC acquired Newington Business Park Center from First Potomac Realty Trust, a Bethesda-based real estate investment trust, for $32.5 million.
M2 Dynamics Inc Edgewater Technology Inc 22.7 Edgewater Technology Inc acquired M2 Dynamics Inc, an Irvine-based provider of technology implementation solutions services, for an estimated $22.7 million. The consideration consisted of $16.1 million in cash and up to $6.6 million in profit-related payments.
LEEVAC Shipyards LLC Gulf Island Shipyards LLC 20.0 Gulf Island Shipyards LLC, a unit of Gulf Island Fabrication Inc, agreed to acquire LEEVAC Shipyards LLC, a Covington-based manufacturer of marine vessels, for an estimated $20 million.
reBOUND Residential LLC-Residential Rental Properties Portfolio(149) Broadtree Homes Inc 17.1 Broadtree Homes Inc acquired a portfolio of 149 residential rental properties from reBOUND Residential LLC, a Palm Beach Gardens-based real estate development firm, for $17.1 million.
Fairview Township-Wastewater System Pennsylvania American Water Co 16.8 Pennsylvania American Water Co, a unit of American Water Works Co Inc, paid $16.8 million to acquire the wastewater system of the US state-owned Fairview Township ultimately owned by United States of America.
Catherex Inc Amgen Inc 10.5 Amgen Inc agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Catherex Inc, a Philadelphia-based provider of research and development services, from MediGene Inc (40%) for $10.5 million in cash and an undisclosed amount in profit-related payments.
Corvisa LLC ShoreTel Inc 8.5 ShoreTel Inc planned to acquire Corvisa LLC, a Milwaukee-based developer of cloud communications software, from Novation Cos Inc, for $8.5 million in cash.
Leaders in Community Alternatives Inc SuperCom Ltd 3.0 SuperCom Ltd of Israel definitively agreed to acquire Leaders in Community Alternatives Inc, an Oakland-based provider of electronic monitoring services, for an estimated $3 million. The consideration would consist of an estimated $3 million in cash and an undisclosed amount of profit-related payments.
Albemarle Corp-Jackson Wash lithium exploration property Nevada Sunrise Gold Corp 0.1 Nevada Sunrise Gold Corp was granted an option to acquire Jackson Wash Lithium Exploration Property of Albemarle Corp, a Baton Rouge-based manufacturer and wholesaler of specialty chemicals for .500 million common shares collectively valued at $0.65 million. The shares were valued based on Nevada closing stock price of $0. 13 on 21 December 2015, the last full trading prior to the announcement.
Comstock Wind LLC Eolus North America Inc 0.1 Eolus North America Inc, a unit of Eolus Vind AB, planned to acquire the entire share capital of Comstock Wind LLC, a Nevada-based owner and operator of wind power projects. Concurrently, Eolus North America Inc planned to acquire the entire share capital of Crescent Peak Renewables LLC. Both transactions have an estimated combined value of $0.05 million.
National Research Corp-OCS HomeCare & Hospice Analytics Division ABILITY Network Inc   ABILITY Network Inc acquired the OCS homecare & hospice analytics division of National Research Corp, a Lincoln-based provider of research and development services. Terms were not disclosed.
Archive Systems Inc Access Information Management   Access Information Management, a unit of Berkshire Partners LLC, acquired Archive Systems Inc, a Fairfield-based provider of computer facilities management services.
Kaufman Rossin Fund Services LLC ALPS Fund Services Inc   ALPS Fund Services Inc, a unit of DST Systems Inc, agreed to acquire Kaufman Rossin Fund Services LLC, a Miami-based provider of fund administration services, from Kaufman Rossin PA.
JC III & Associates Inc American Mortgage Consultants Inc   American Mortgage Consultants Inc acquired JC III & Associates Inc, a Tampa-based provider of financial investment services.
Breckenridge Brewery Anheuser-Busch Cos Inc   Anheuser-Busch Cos Inc, a unit of Anheuser-Busch Inbev, agreed to acquire Breckenridge Brewery, a Littleton-based producer of craft beer. Terms were not disclosed.
PumpOne LLC Anytime Fitness LLC   Anytime Fitness LLC acquired PumpOne LLC, a New York-based developer of fitness training software. Terms were not disclosed.
The Hawk Agency Inc Arthur J Gallagher & Co   Arthur J Gallagher & Co acquired The Hawk Agency Inc, a Peoria-based insurance agency. Terms of the transaction were not dislcosed.
Capitol Research Equipment Inc Atlas Copco AB   Atlas Copco AB of Sweden agreed to acquire Capitol Research Equipment Inc, a Chantilly-based wholesaler of vacuum pump parts.
Big Tex Trailer Manufacturing Inc Bain Capital LLC   Bain Capital LLC acquired Big Tex Trailer Manufacturing Inc, a Mt. Pleasant-based manufacturer of truck trailers, from HIG Capital LLC via a secondary buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed. Previously, HIG Capital acquired Big Tex through a leveraged buyout deal.
Ashton Reserve at Northlake Bluerock Residential Growth REIT Inc   Bluerock Residential GrowthREIT Inc acquired Ashton Reserve at Northlake, a Charlotte-based lessor of residential buildings and dwellings.
Gardedam Therapeutics Inc Cantabio Pharmaceuticals Inc   Cantabio Pharmaceuticals Inc acquired the entire share capital of Gardedam Therapeutics Inc, a manufacturer of biological products.
Anadarko Petroleum Corp China Petroleum & Chemical Corp   China Petroleum & Chemical Corp, a unit of the Chinese state-owned China Petrochemical Corp, was rumored to be planning to acquire the entire share capital of Anadarko Petroleum Corp, a The Woodlands-based oil and gas exploration and production company.
Stratos Inc Ciright One LLC   Ciright One LLC acquired Stratos Inc, an Ann Arbor-based reproducer of software. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
NAI Norris,Beggs & Simpson Co-Brokerage Operations Colliers International Group Inc   Colliers International Group Inc of Canada acquired the brokerage operations of NAI Norris,Beggs & Simpson Co, a Portland-based real estate agency. Terms were not disclosed.
Environmental Air Systems Inc Comfort Systems USA Inc   Comfort Systems USA Inc planned to acquire the remaining 40% stake it did not already own in Environmental Air Systems Inc, a Greensboro-based plumbing, heating and air- conditioning contractor.
Builder Specialties Inc Construction Resources Inc   Construction Resources Inc planned to merge with Builder Specialties Inc, an Atlanta-based retailer of home improvement products.
Complete Nutrition Inc Dominus Capital LP   Dominus Capital LP acquired Complete Nutrition Inc, an Omaha-based drug store operator, via a leveraged buyout transaction.
Crescent Peak Renewables LLC Eolus North America Inc   Eolus North America Inc, a unit of Eolus Vind AB, planned to acquire the entire share capital of Crescent Peak Renewables LLC, an Escondido-based wind electric power generation facility operator. Concurrently, Eolus North America Inc acquired Comstock Wind LLC. Both transactions have an estimated combined value of $0.05 million.
Agnity Global Inc Focused Capital Corp   Focused Capital Corp of Canada signed a Letter of Intent to acquire Agnity Global Inc, a Fremont-based provider of applications and application infrastructure solutions.
ZarVic Brothers LLC GEI Global Energy Corp   GEI Global Energy Corp definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of ZarVic Brothers LLC, a Rochester-based provider of alternative investment group services.
NPI Holding Corp Grupo Verzatec SA de CV   Grupo Verzatec SA de CV of Mexico acquired NPI Holding Corp, a Springfield-based manufacturer and wholesaler of architectural panels, from RFE Investment Partners.
Avesis Inc Guardian Life Insurance Co of America   The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America planned to acquire the entire share capital of Avesis Inc, a Phoenix-based direct health and medical insurance carrier.
Ames Boston Hotel Investor Group   An investor group, comprised of Gencom Group and Gemstone Hotels & Resorts LLC acquired Ames Boston Hotel, a Boston-based hotel operator. Upon completion of the deal, Ames would be operated by Gemstone Hotels.
Selah Genomics Inc Investor Group   An investor group, comprised of Michael Bolick and Jeremy Stuart, agreed to acquire Selah Genomics Inc, a Greenville-based provider of molecular and genomic diagnostic services, from EKF Diagnostics Holdings PLC.
ImageVision.Net Inc Invoice Cloud Inc   Invoice Cloud Inc acquired an undisclosed majority interest in ImageVision.Net Inc, a Mechanicsburg-based software publisher.
Kelchner Inc John Wood Group PLC   John Wood Group PLC of the UK acquired Kelchner Inc, a Springboro-based construction company.
Barton Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram Alpha Fiat Lithia Motors Inc   Lithia Motors Inc acquired Barton Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram Alpha Fiat, a Spokane-based new car dealer.
SFX Entertainment Inc Live Nation Entertainment Inc   Live Nation Entertainment Inc was rumored to be planning to acquire the entire share capital of SFX Entertainment Inc, a New York-based provider of live events and entertainment services.
Apax Partners LP LKQ Corp   LKQ Corp planned to acquire Apax Partners LP, a New York-based financial sponsor, from Apax Partners INC, owned by Apax Partners US Holdings Ltd.
SkyEye Inc Malaysia Pro-Guardians Sec Mgt Corp   Malaysia Pro-Guardians Sec Mgt Corp of China acquired a 50% interest in SkyEye Inc, provider of computer systems design services.
Pride Manufacturing Corp LLC Medalist Corp   Medalist Corp acquired Pride Manufacturing Corp LLC, a Burnham-based logging establishment.
Talko Inc Microsoft Corp   Microsoft Corp acquired Talko Inc, a Manchester-based developer of mobile application software.
Dry Creek Business Park MIG Real Estate LLC   MIG Real Estate LLC acquired Dry Creek Business Park, a Denver-based full-service restaurant operator.
GT Exhaust Inc Nelson Global Products Inc   Nelson Global Products Inc, a unit of Wind Point Partners, acquired GT Exhaust Inc, a Lincoln-based manufacturer of sounds and emissions devices, from Industrial Acoustics Co Inc, ultimately owned by AEA Investors LP. Concurrently, Nelson acquired Silex Innovations Inc. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Overlook at Hamilton Place,Chattanooga,Tennessee New Market Properties LLC   New Market Properties LLC, a unit of Preferred Apartment Communities Inc, acquired Overlook at Hamilton Place, a Chattanooga-based owner and operator of a shopping center.
Doherty Employment Group Inc Oasis Outsourcing LLC   Oasis Outsourcing LLC, a unit of Stone Point Capital LLC, acquired Doherty Employment Group Inc, an Edina-based provider of human resources outsourcing services. Terms were not disclosed.
Hilton Orrington in Evanston Olshan Properties   Olshan Properties acquired Hilton Orrington in Evanston, an Evanston-based hotel operator. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed, but according to sources with knowledge of the transaction, the deal was valued at around $60 million.
Grocery-Anchored Shopping Centers Portfolio(4) Phillips Edison Grocery Center REIT II Inc   Phillips Edison Grocery Center REIT II Inc acquired a portfolio of four grocery-anchored shopping centers located in Ohio, Georgia, and Illinois.
THC Industries Inc Pineapple Express Inc   Pineapple Express Inc signed a Letter of Intent to acquire THC Industries Inc, a Gardena-based provider of internet based cannabis related businesses.
Carbonair Environmental Systems Inc ProAct Inc   ProAct Inc, a unit of Hammond Kennedy Whitney & Co Inc, acquired Carbonair Environmental Systems Inc, a Roseville-based manufacturer of groundwater treatment equipment. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Kepware Technologies Inc PTC Inc   PTC Inc planned to acquire Kepware Technologies Inc, a Portland-based software publisher. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed, but according to sources familiar with the transaction, the deal is estimated to be valued at $100 million.
Qforma Inc QPharma Inc   QPharma Inc acquired Qforma Inc, a Santa Fe-based software publisher, from SkilaMederi LLC, ultimately owned by BelHealth Investment PartnersLLC.
Lawmen's Safety Supply Inc Safariland LLC   Safariland LLC, a unit of Kanders & Co Inc, acquired Lawmen's Safety Supply Inc, a Raleigh-based manufacturer of explosives.
Community Portable X-Ray Inc Schryver Medical LLC   Schryver Medical Inc acquired Community Portable X-Ray Inc, a Plano-based provider of mobile x- ray services. Concurrently, Schryver acquired MetroStat Diagnostic Services Inc.
MetroStat Diagnostic Services Inc Schryver Medical LLC   Schryver Medical Inc acquired MetroStat Diagnostic Services Inc, a Garland-based provider of medical diagnostic and clinical laboratory services. Concurrently Schryver acquired Community Portable X- Ray Inc
Fusion Media Network LLC Seeking Buyer   In December 2015, Disney-ABC Television Group, a unit of Walt Disney Co, was rumored to be seeking a buyer for its 50% interest in Fusion Media Network LLC, a Doral-based provider of multi-platform media services jointly owned by Disney-ABC Television Group and Univision Holdings Inc.
Freeport-McMoRan Inc-Oil & Gas Assets Seeking Buyer   In December 2015, Freeport-McMoRan Inc, a Phoenix-based copper and nickel ore mine operator, was rumored to be seeking a buyer for its oil & gas assets located in the Gulf of Mexico. Terms were not disclosed, but according to people familiar with the transaction, the deal is estimated to be valued at $3 billion.
Ballantyne Strong Inc-Lighting Business Syncrolite LLC   Syncrolite LLC acquired lighting business of Ballantyne Strong Inc, an Omaha-based manufacturer of sensitized products.
Newco4pharmacy LLC Trunity Holdings Inc   Trunity Holdings Inc acquired Newco4pharmacy LLC, an Atlanta-based start-up operation that intends to acquire a number of compounding pharmacy operations
The Blueprint Magazine UrbanLink Holdings Inc   UrbanLink Holdings Inc, thourgh its wholly-owned subsidiary, acquired The Blueprint Magazine, a Miami-based publisher of magazines, from Opulence Group Inc.
Allgoods llc Varsity Brands Inc   Varsity Brands Inc, a unit of Herff Jones Inc, acquired Allgoods llc, an Arlington-based provider of marketing consulting services.
US M&A Deals Announced December 20-December 24, 2015      
Source: Thomson Reuters      

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