Target Acquirer Value ($millions) Synopsis
InterMune Inc Roche Holding AG 8,314.5 Roche Holdings AG (Roche) of Switzerland definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Intermune Inc (Intermune), a Brisbane-based biotechnology company, for $74 in cash per share, or a total value of $8.315 bil, via a tender offer. The offer was conditioned upon at least a majority of Intermune's shares being tendered. Originally, in March 2014, Intermune was rumored to be seeking a buyer for the company. Sanofi SA, Roche, GlaxoSmithKline PLC and Actelion Ltd were named as rumored bidders.
DeMoulas Super Markets Inc Investor Group 1,500.0 An investor group comprised of Arthur T. Demoulas and the class B shareholders of DeMoulas Super Markets Inc (Market Basket), agreed to acquire the remaining 50.5% interest which it did not already own in Market Basket, a Tewksbury-based owner and operator of grocery stores, from Arthur S. Demoulas and the Class A shareholders for $1.5 billion. Originally, in July 2014, Market Basket was rumored to be seeking a buyer for the company. Arthur T. Demoulas was named bidder.
Berlin Packaging LLC Oak Hill Capital Partners LP 1,430.0 Oak Hill Capital Partners LP (Oak), including Berlin Packaging LLC's (Berlin) management team led by Chairman and CEO Andrew Berlin, definitively agreed to acquire Berlin, a Chicago-based manufacturer and wholesaler of rigid packaging products, from Investcorp Bank BSC (Investcorp), a unit of SIPCO Ltd's majority-owned Ownership Holdings Ltd subsidiary, for $1.43 billion in cash in a secondary buyout transaction. Originally, in June 2014, Investcorp was rumored to be seeking a buyer for Berlin. Oak was named as a potential bidder. Originally, Investcorp acquired an undisclosed majority interest in Berlin in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Twitch Interactive Inc Amazon.com Inc 970.0 Amazon.com Inc agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Twitch Interactive Inc (Twitch), a San Francisco-based provider of live video-streaming services, for an estimated $970 million in cash. Originally, in May 2014, Twitch was rumored to be seeking a buyer for the company. Youtube Inc, Microsoft Corp, and Amazon.com Inc were rumored bidders.
Eagle Ottawa LLC Lear Corp 850.0 Lear Corp (Lear) definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Eagle Ottawa LLC (Eagle), 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, for $850 million in cash. Originally, in August 2014, Lear was rumored to be planning to acquire Eagle.
Exelon Corp-Fore River Calpine Corp 530.0 Calpine Corp agreed to acquire the Fore River generation station of Exelon Corp, a Chicago-based electric and gas utility company, for an estimated $530 million.
Aon Ctr,Los Angeles,California Shorenstein Realty Services LP 270.0 Shorenstein Realty Services LP (Shorenstein) agreed to acquire Aon Center (Aon) located in Los Angeles, California, from Beacon Capital Partners LLC, a Boston-based real estate investment firm, for an estimated $270 million. Originally, in August 2014, Shorenstein was rumored to be planning to acquire Aon Center.
Cimarex Energy-Cert Producing Parsley Energy LP 242.0 Parsley Energy LP, a unit of Parsley Energy Inc, agreed to acquire certain producing oil and gas properties, located in Reagan County, Texas, of Cimarex Energy Co, a Denver-based oil and gas exploration and production company, for $242 million.
Companion Property & Casualty Enstar Group Ltd 218.0 Enstar Group Ltd of Bermuda definitively agreed to acquire Companion Property & Casualty Insurance Company, a Columbia-based provider of property and casualty insurance services, from Blue Cross & Blue Shield of South Carolina for $218 million.
Waterfield Court,Signal Pointe Aragon Holdings Inc 100.0 Aragon Holdings Inc acquired Waterfield Court Apartments and Signal Pointe Apartments for an estimated $100 million.
Aperek Inc Premier Inc 48.5 Premier Inc definitively agreed to acquire Aperek Inc, a Raleigh-based developer of software as a service (SaaS) solution set, for $48.5 million in cash.
Buttermilk Towne Center Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust 42.0 Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust acquired Buttermilk Town Center, a Crescent Springs-based shopping center, for $42 million in cash.
Highwoods Ppty-Non-Core Bldgs Lingerfelt Cos 40.7 Lingerfelt Cos, a unit of Liberty Property Trust, acquired seven non-core buildings from Highwoods Properties Inc (Highwoods), a Raleigh-based real estate investment trust. Concurrently, Westdale Real Estate Investment & Management acquired four non-core buildings from Highwoods. The two transactions had a combined value of $40.7 million.
Cobra Electronics Corp Monomoy Capital Partners II LP 28.4 Monomoy Capital Partners II LP, a unit of Monomoy Capital Partners LLC, definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Cobra Electronics Corp, a Chicago-based manufacturer and wholesaler of two-way mobile communications and mobile navigation products, via a tender offer for $4.3 in cash per share, or a total value of $28.393 million in a leveraged buyout transaction. The offer was conditional upon at least a majority of shares being tendered.
MainStreet BankShares Inc American National Bankshares Inc 24.1 American National Bankshares Inc (American National) agreed to acquire the entire share capital of MainStreet BankShares Inc (MainStreet), a Martinsville-based bank holding company, in a stock swap transaction valued at $24.073 million. American National offered 0.482 common shares and $3.46 in cash per MainStreet common share. Based on American National's closing stock price of $21.97 on 22 August 2014, the last full trading day prior to the announcement, each MainStreet share was valued at $10.590.
Corgenix Medical Corp ORGENTEC Diagnostika GmbH 14.9 ORGENTEC Diagnostika GmbH of Germany, a unit of Water Street Healthcare Partners LLC, definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Corgenix Medical Corp, a Broomfield-based manufacturer and wholesaler of diagnostic products, for $0.27 in cash per share, or a total value of $14.931 million.
Willamar W Unit,Willacy Cnty Chestnut Exploration & Production Inc 13.1 Chestnut Exploration & Production Inc acquired the Willamar West Unit, an oil and gas exploration and production property located in Willacy County, for $13.1 million.
Mission Village Shopping Center MCS Guardian Properties LLC 8.1 MCS Guardian Properties LLC acquired Mission Village Shopping Center, a Fresno-based shopping center, for $8.05 million.
Solar Alliance of America Inc Finavera Wind Energy Inc 6.0 Finavera Wind Energy Inc (Finavera) of Canada agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Solar Alliance of America Inc, a San Diego-based provider of solar energy panel installation services, for $6 million. The consideration was to consist of $4 million in cash and $4 million in Finavera common shares.
Cool Containers LLC AAR Corp   AAR Corp, through its Mobility Systems business, acquired Cool Containers LLC, a Marietta-based manufacturer of temperature-controlled containers.
SiteFM Accruent LLC   Accruent LLC (Accruent), a unit of TA Associates Management LP, acquired SiteFM, an Austin-based developer of hospital management software. Concurrently, Accruent acquired Four Rivers Software Systems Inc.
Four Rivers Software Sys Inc Accruent LLC   Accruent LLC (Accruent), a unit of TA Associates Management LP, acquired Four Rivers Software Systems Inc, a Pittsburgh-based developer of healthcare operations management software. Terms were not disclosed. Concurrently, Accruent acquired SiteFM.
WaveTec Vision Inc Alcon Inc   Alcon Inc of Switzerland, a unit of Novartis AG, agreed to acquire WaveTec Vision Inc, an Aliso Viejo-based manufacturer of eye measurement equipment.
Days of Wonder Inc Asmodee Group SASU   Asmodee Group SASU of France, a unit of Eurazeo SA, acquired Days of Wonder Inc, a Los Altos-based manufacturer of board games. Terms were not disclosed.
Parka LLC Automattic Inc   Automattic Inc acquired Parka LLC, a developer of software. The transaction included BruteProtect.
Marshall Retail Group LLC Brentwood Associates Inc   Brentwood Associates Inc (Brentwood Associates) acquired Marshall Retail Group LLC (Marshall Retail), a Las Vegas-based owner and operator of specialty stores, from ICV Partners LLC (ICV) in a secondary buyout transaction. Previously, ICV acquired Marshall Retail in a leveraged buyout transaction. Originally, in April 2014, ICV was rumored to be seeking a buyer for its Marshall Retail unit. Brentwood Associates was rumored to be a potential bidder.
Rusty Taco Inc Buffalo Wild Wings Inc   Buffalo Wild Wings Inc acquired an undisclosed majority interest in Rusty Taco Inc, a Dallas-based owner and operator of fast-casual taco restaurants. Terms were not disclosed.
Calpine Corp-Osprey Natural Calpine Corp   Duke Energy Corp agreed to acquire the Osprey Natural Gas plant, located in Auburndale, Florida, of Calpine Corp, a Houston-based provider of power generation services. Terms were not disclosed.
Lanham & Associates Inc Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate LLC   Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate LLC, a unit of Realogy Holdings Corp's NRT LLC subsidiary, acquired Lanham & Associates Inc, an Oakland Park-based provider of real estate brokerage services.
Sapheon Inc Covidien PLC   Covidien PLC of Ireland acquired Sapheon Inc, a Morrisville-based manufacturer of medical closure devices. Terms were not disclosed.
EFT Source Inc CPI Card Group Inc   CPI Card Group Inc, a unit of Tricor Pacific Capital Inc, definitively agreed to acquire EFT Source Inc, a Nashville-based provider of secure personalization of ATM and debit cards. Terms were not disclosed.
Aqua-Chem Inc Crimson Investments   Crimson Investments acquired Aqua-Chem Inc, a Knoxville-based manufactures water purification, desalting and pollution control equipment, from Altus Capital Partners Inc in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Gallus Biopharmaceuticals LLC DPx Holdings BV   DPx Holdings BV, a unit of a joint venture between JLL Partners Inc and Koninklijke DSM NV, definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Gallus Biopharmaceuticals LLC, a St. Louis-based manufacturer of clinical and commercial bulk biologics products, from Ridgemont Equity Partners.
StarStreet Inc DraftKings Inc   DraftKings Inc acquired StarStreet Inc, a Cambridge-based developer of software. Terms were not disclosed.
Connexus Credit Union Endura Financial Federal Credit Union   Endura Financial Federal Credit Union planned to merge with Connexus Credit Union, a Wausau-based full service credit union.
Zync Inc Google Inc   Google Inc acquired Zync Inc, a Boston-based developer of visual effects rendering software. Terms were not disclosed.
ERO-TEX Hanes Geo Components   Hanes Geo Components acquired ERO-TEX, a Menomonee Falls-based wholesaler of erosion control and geotextile products. Terms were not disclosed.
Skywalker Accelerator LLC Integrated Cannabis Solutions Inc   Integrated Cannabis Solutions Inc signed a letter of intent to acquire Skywalker Accelerator LLC, a Denver-based investment company, from Cannabis Agritech Corp.
Archvest Wealth Advisors Inc Investor Group   An investor group comprised of Eric Lai and John Wenzel acquired Archvest Wealth Advisors Inc, a Walnut Creek-based provider of financial planning services.
Lake Pointe Ctr III & IV,India Investor Group   An investor group comprised of Alkhabeer Capital of Saudi Arabia and USAA Real Estate Co, a unit of united Service Automobile Association, acquired Lake Pointe Center III & IV, Indianapolis-based office buildings.
Sun Catalytix Corp Lockheed Martin Corp   Lockheed Martin Corp acquired Sun Catalytix Corp (Sun), a Cambridge-based manufacturer of renewable energy storage equipment. Terms were not disclosed. On completion, Sun changed its name to Lockheed Martin Advanced Energy Storage LLC.
Agricen LLC Loveland Products Inc   Loveland Products Inc, a unit of the United Agri Products Inc unit of Agrium Inc's UAP Holding Corp subsidiary, acquired an undisclosed majority interest in Agricen LLC, a Frisco-based manufacturer of plant nutrition products. Terms were not disclosed.
InsightExpress LLC Millward Brown PLC   Millward Brown PLC, a wholly-owned unit of WPP PLC of UK, acquired InsightExpress LLC, located in Stamford, Connecticut and a provider of media analytics and marketing accountability solutions services, from General Atlantic LLC.
Olympus Biotech-Manufacturing Facility Novo Nordisk A/S   Novo Nordisk A/S of Denmark, a unit of Novo Nordisk Fonden's Novo A/S, acquired the manufacturing facility of Olympus Biotech Corp, a Hopkinton-based manufacturer of bone proteins and implants and a unit of Olympus Corp's Olympus America Inc. Terms were not disclosed.
CP Chemicals Group LP NV Umicore SA   NV Umicore SA of Belgium acquired CP Chemicals Group LP, a Wickliffe-based manufacturer of refined and recycled nickel and cobalt.
Dominion Homes Inc-RE Assets PulteGroup Inc   PulteGroup Inc acquired the real estate assets of Dominion Homes Inc, a Dublin-based provider of construction services. Terms were not disclosed.
DMA Corp Riverside Co   Riverside Co acquired DMA Corp, a Beaverton-based developer of database and marketing software, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Strategic HealthCare Programs Roper Industries Inc   Roper Industries Inc acquired Strategic HealthCare Programs LLC, a Santa Barbara-based provider of software and informatics solutions to the post-acute healthcare market. Concurrently, Roper Industries Inc acquired Innovative Product Achievements LLC.
Innovative Product Achievement Roper Industries Inc   Roper Industries Inc acquired Innovative Product Achievements LLC, a Suwanee-based manufacturer of automated surgical scrub and linen distribution systems. Concurrently, Roper Industries Inc acquired Strategic Healthcare Programs LLC.
FuelQuest Inc The Veeder-Root Co   The Veeder-Root Co, a unit of Danaher Corp, acquired FuelQuest Inc, a Houston-based developer of fuel management software.
Gateway Plaza,San Antonio,Texas Tryperion Partners   Tryperion Partners acquired Gateway Plaza, a San Antonio-based shopping center.
AgSense LLC Valmont Industries Inc   Valmont Industries Inc acquired an undisclosed majority interest in AgSense LLC, a Huron-based manufacturer of process control instruments for agricultural applications.
Highwoods Ppty-Non-Core Bldgs Westdale Real Estate Investment & Management   Westdale Real Estate Investment & Management acquired four non-core buildings from Highwoods Properties Inc (Highwoods), a Raleigh-based real estate investment trust. Concurrently, Lingerfelt Cos, a unit of Liberty Property Trust, acquired seven non-core buildings from Highwoods. The two transactions had a combined value of $40.7 million.
US M&A Deals Announced August 24 - August 28, 2014      
Source: Thomson Reuters      

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