Date Target Acquirer Value ($millions) Synopsis
10/20/14 Cleco Corp. Investor Group 4,643.0 An investor group comprised of Macquarie Infrastructure & Real Assets of Australia, a unit of Macquarie Group Ltd, British Columbia Investment Management Corp of Canada, John Hancock Financial Services Inc, a unit of Manulife Financial Corp, and other undisclosed investors definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Cleco Corp (Cleco), a Pineville-based utility holding company, for $55.37 in cash per share or a total estimated value of $4.643 bil, including $1.3 billion in liabilities.
10/23/14 Digital River Inc. Investor Group 831.5 An investor group including Siris Capital Group LLC definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Digital River Inc, a Minnetonka-based provider of e-commerce services, for $26 in cash per share or a total value of $831.461 mil.
10/20/14 ShoreTel Inc. Mitel Networks Corp. 529.4 Mitel Networks Corp of Canada planned to launch an unsolicited offer to acquire the entire share capital of ShoreTel Inc, a Sunnyvale-based manufacturer and developer of IP unified communications systems software, for $8.1 in cash per share, or a total value of $529.384 mil.
10/21/14 Olson Inc. ICF International Inc. 295.0 ICF International Inc agreed to acquire Olson Inc, a Minneapolis-based provider of integrated marketing services, from KRG Capital Partners LLC and other minority shareholders for $295 million in cash.
10/20/14 Primary Energy Recycling Corp. Investor Group 247.1 An investor group led by Fortistar LLC agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Primary Energy Recycling, an Oak Brook-based provider of waste energy recycling services, for $5.4 in cash per share, or a total value of $247.063 million via a scheme of arrangement.
10/21/14 SilverSky Inc. BAE Systems PLC 232.5 BAE Systems PLC of UK definitively agreed to acquire SilverSky Inc, a Milford-based developer of cloud security solutions software for financial services, retail, healthcare, energy, critical infrastructure and manufacturing sectors, for $232.5 mil.
10/20/14 WesTower Corp. Mastec Network Solutions LLC 200.0 Mastec Network Solutions LLC, unit of MasTec Inc, acquired the entire share capital of WesTower Corp, a Tualatin-based provider of tower design and construction services, from Exchange Income Corp for an estimated $200 million in cash.
10/23/14 Sutro Biopharma Inc. Celgene Corp. 185.0 Celgene Corp was granted an option to acquire Sutro Biopharma Inc, a South Francisco-based biopharmaceutical company, for $185 mil. The consideration was to consist of $95 million and up to $90 million in profit-related payments.
10/20/14 TECO Coal Corp. Cambrian Coal Corp. 170.0 Cambrian Coal Corp, a unit of Booth Energy Group, agreed to acquire TECO Coal Corp, a Corbin-based coal mining company, from TECO Energy Inc for an estimated $170 mil. The consideration was to consist of $120 million in cash and up to $50 million in profit-related payments.
10/21/14 Independence Medical Office Building Griffin-American Healthcare REIT III Inc 135.0 Griffin-American Healthcare REIT III Inc agreed to acquire the Independence Medical Building Portfolio, comprised of five buildings, for an estimated $135 mil.
10/21/14 Burke E Porter Machinery Co. China Everbright Ltd 90.0 China Everbright Ltd of Hong Kong, a unit of China Everbright Group, agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Burke E Porter Machinery Co, a Grand Rapids-based designer, manufacturer and wholesaler of automotive testing equipment and precision machined products, for $90 mil.
10/23/14 KASW Television Assets Nexstar Broadcasting Group Inc 68.0 Nexstar Broadcasting Group Inc definitively agreed to acquire the KASW television assets from Meredith Corp and Sagamore Broadcasting for $68 mil.
10/22/14 Independence Bank,Newport Beach Pacific Premier Bancorp Inc 66.3 Pacific Premier Bancorp Inc. definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Newport Beach-based Independence Bank in a stock swap transaction valued at $66.297 mil. Pacific offered a choice of $13.75 in cash or 0.926 Pacific shares per Independence share, or a combination of cash and common shares, subject to a collar agreement and proration whereby 90% of the aggregate consideration was to be comprised of common shares and the remaining 10% in cash.
10/22/14 Rhythm Health Inc. Actavis plc 40.0 Actavis plc of Ireland was granted an option to acquire Rhythm Health Inc, a Boston-based manufacturer of peptide therapeutics, from Rhythm Holding Co LLC for $40 mil.
10/22/14 BTU International Inc Amtech Systems Inc 31.9 Amtech Systems Inc. definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of BTU International, a North Billerica-based designer, manufacturer and wholesaler of thermal processing equipment and related process controls, in a stock swap transaction valued at $31.919 mil. Amtech offered 0.3291 common shares per BTU share. Based on Amtech's closing stock price of $10.13 on 21 October 2014, the last full trading day prior to the announcement, each BTU share was valued at $3.33.
10/20/14 Interapptive Inc. Stamps.com Inc 22.0 Stamps.com acquired Interraptive Inc, doing business as ShipWorks, a St. Louis-based developer of online shipping and order management software, for an estimated $22 million in cash.
10/20/14 BEAR Data Solutions Inc. Datalink Corp 18.5 Datalink agreed to aquire BEAR Data Solutions Inc., a San Francisco-based provider of information technology services, for $18.5 million. The consideration was to consist of $16.8 million in cash and $1.7 million in Datalink common shares.
10/23/14 Emcore Corp-Product Lines NeoPhotonics Corp 17.5 Neophotonics Corp definitively agreed to acquire the tunable laser and transceiver product line assets of Emcore Corp, an Albuquerque, N.M.-based manufacturer of compound semiconductor materials, for $17.5 mil. The consideration was to consist of $1.5 million in cash and $16 million in promissory notes.
10/20/14 Wiggins Airways Inc - FBO Assets Signature Flight Support Corp. 16.2 Signature Flight Support Corp, a unit of BBA Aviation PLC, agreed to acquire the FBO assets of Wiggins Airways Inc, a Mancehster-based provider of support services to the aviation industry and a unit of Ameriflight LLC, for $16.2 million in cash.
10/22/14 Hayden Island Business Park BKM Capital Partners LLC 5.9 BKM Capital Partners LLC, a unit of Niru Group, acquired Hayden Island Business Park, a Portland-based owner and operator of industrial property, for $5.9 mil.
10/21/14 Drivetrain Agency LLC SLYCE Inc 3.5 SLYCE Inc. of Canada agreed to acquire Drivetrain Agency LLC, a Minneapolis-based developer of mobile application development agency software, for $3.502 mil. The consideration was to consist of $1.5 million in cash, up to $1 million in profit-related payments and the issuance of 1.855 million SLYCE common shares valued at $1.002 mil. The shares were valued based on SLYCE's closing stock price of $.539 on 20 October 2014, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
10/22/14 Here to Serve Waste Div LLC Brooklyn Cheesecake & Desserts Co Inc 3.2 Brooklyn Cheesecake & Desserts Co Inc (Brooklyn) definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Here to Serve Waste Division LLC, a provider of waste management and environmental services, from Here To Serve Holding Corp. Concurrently, Brooklyn definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Here To Serve Technology LLC. Through the issuance of 9.054 Brooklyn common shares, the two transactions were to have a combined value of $3.169 mil. The shares were valued based on Brooklyn's closing stock price of $0.35 on 21 October 2014, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
10/20/14 Engine Control Systems Ltd - Certain Assets SES USA Inc 1.3 SES USA Inc, a unit of Shuttleworth Exhaust Systems Inc, acquired certain assets of Engine Control Systems Ltd, a Reno-based manufacturer of custom fabricated exhaust parts and accessories, from Clean Diesel Technologies Inc for an estimated $1.3 million in cash.
10/22/14 Brevity Ventures Inc. AllDigital Holdings Inc 0.4 AllDigital Holdings Inc agreed to acquire Brevity Ventures Inc, a New York-based provider of video production and distribution services, for $0.4 million in cash.
10/19/14 Reebok International Ltd Investor Group   An investor group including Jynwel Capital Ltd was rumored to be planning to acquire Reebok International Ltd, a Canton-based manufacturer of athletic, casual and walking footwear and apparel, from adidas AG. Terms were not disclosed, but according to people familiar with the transaction, the deal was valued at an estimated $2.2 bil.
10/20/14 Action Pest Control Inc EG Systems Inc   EG Systems Inc, a unit of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Co, definitively agreed to acquire Action Pest Control Inc, an Evansville-based provider of residential and commercial pest control services.
10/20/14 Capital Automotive Real Estate Services Inc Brookfield Property Partners LP   Brookfield Property Partners LP, a unit of Brookfield Asset Management Inc, acquired Capital Automotive Real Estate Services Inc, a McLean-based provider of real estate investment trust, from DRA Advisors LLC. Terms were not disclosed, but according to people familiar with the transaction, the deal was valued at an estimated $4.283 bil.
10/20/14 Creative Artists Agency Inc. TPG Capital LP   TPG Capital LP agreed to raise its interest to an undisclosed majority interest from 35% by acquiring an undisclosed minority stake in Creative Artists Agency Inc, a Los Angeles-based provider of talent agency services, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
10/20/14 Carol's Daughter L'Oreal USA   LOreal USA, a unit of LOreal SA, definitively agreed to acquire Carol's Daughter (Carol's), a Brooklyn-based manufacturer and wholesaler of hair and skincare products. Originally, in March 2013, Pegasus Capital Advisors LP was rumored to be seeking a buyer for its Carol's unit.
10/20/14 Evenspring LLC Timmons Group Inc   Timmons Group Inc agreed to acquire Evenspring LLC, a Richmond-based software development company. Terms were not disclosed.
10/20/14 Torrent Technologies Inc. Marsh Inc   Marsh Inc, a unit of Marsh & McLennan Cos Inc, definitively agreed to acquire Torrent Technologies Inc, a Kalispell-based developer of flood insurance software. Terms were not disclosed.
10/20/14 dHybrid Systems LLC Worthington Industries Inc   Worthington Industries Inc acquired an 80% interest in dHybrid Systems LLC, a Salt Lake City-based designer and manufacturer of compressed natural gas fuel systems.
10/20/14 Westmoreland Supply PPG Industries Inc   PPG Industries Inc definitively agreed to acquire Westmoreland Supply, a Pittsburgh-based wholesaler of architectural paint products. Terms were not disclosed.
10/20/14 Houston Perinatal Associates PA Mednax Inc.   MEDNAX Inc acquired Houston Perinatal Associates PA, a Houston-based provider of maternal care services. Terms were not disclosed.
10/20/14 Optimum Plastics Inc. Bloomer Plastics Inc.   Bloomer Plastics Inc, a unit of Huron Capital Partners LLC, acquired Optimum Plastics Inc, a Delaware-based manufacturer of coextruded blown films.
10/20/14 Keystone Holdings Inc. Daetwyler Holding AG   Daetwyler Holding AG of Switzerland, a unit of Daetwyler Fuehrungs AG owned Pema Holding AG, agreed to acquire Keystone Holdings Inc, a Dayton-based designer and manufacturer of custom molded rubber and plastic products. Terms were not disclosed.
10/20/14 PhysAssist Scribes Inc. Team Health Holdings Inc.   Team Health Holdings Inc acquired PhysAssist Scribes Inc, a Fort Worth-based provider of scribe services.
10/20/14 Diego Homes Property Management Group Inflexus Management   Inflexus Management acquired Diego Homes Property Management Group, a San Diego-based property management company.
10/20/14 Cool Polymers Inc. Celanese Corp.   Celanese Corp, a unit of Blackstone Group LP, acquired Cool Polymers Inc, a North Kingstown-based manufacturer of conductive plastics. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
10/20/14 Drew Estate Tobacco Co. Swisher International Inc.   Swisher International Inc, a unit of HB Fairview Holdings LLC, definitively agreed to acquire Drew Estate Tobacco Co, a Miami-based producer of tobacco products. Terms were not disclosed.
10/20/14 RightSignature LLC Citrix Systems Inc.   Citrix Systems Inc acquired RightSignature LLC, a Santa Barbara-based developer of cloud-based electronic signature software. Terms were not disclosed.
10/20/14 Comprehensive Health Solutions PC IPC The Hospitalist Co Inc.   IPC The Hospitalist Co Inc acquired Comprehensive Health Solutions PC, a Newton Square-based provider of post-acute medical care services.
10/20/14 StoneTree Golf Club Bay Club Co.   Bay Club Co acquired StoneTree Golf Club, a Marin-based provider of golf club services.
10/20/14 CTD Quality Consulting LLC BioProcess Technology Consultants Inc.   BioProcess Technology Consultants Inc acquired CTD Quality Consulting LLC, a Rowley-based provider of pharmaceutical consulting services.
10/20/14 Tower 16 Inc. S&N Communications Inc.   S&N Communications Inc (S&N), a unit of Sun Capital Partners Inc, acquired Tower 16 Inc, a Joppa-based provider of infrastructure construction management services. Concurrently, S&N acquired SCE Inc.
10/20/14 Moreover Technologies Inc. LexisNexis Group Inc.   LexisNexis Group Inc, a unit of Reed Elsevier PLC, acquired Moreover Technologies Inc, a Reston-based provider of content delivery and media management services, from VeriSign Inc. Terms were not disclosed.
10/20/14 QuantiSense Inc. Epicor Software Corp.   Epicor Software Corp, a unit of Eagle Parent Inc, agreed to acquire QuantiSense Inc, an Atlanta-based provider of analytics, business intelligence, and data warehousing solutions for retailers.
10/20/14 Quench USA LLC AquaVenture Holdings   AquaVenture Holdings LLC merged with Quench USA LLC, a King Of Prussia-based manufacturer of drinking water systems.
10/20/14 S&N Communications Inc S&N Communications Inc.   S&N Communications Inc (S&N), a unit of Sun Capital Partners Inc, acquired SCE Inc, a Chantilly-based provider of infrastructure deployment and professional services. Concurrently, S&N acquired Tower 16 Inc.
10/20/14 IBM Corp-Global Semiconductor GlobalFoundries Inc.   GlobalFoundries Inc (GlobalFoundries) definitively agreed to acquire the global semiconductor technology business of International Business Machines Corp (IBM), an Armonk-based manufacturer of computer products. The transaction was to include the IBM's commercial microelectronics business. Originally, in February 2014, IBM was rumored to be seeking a buyer for its chip manufacturing business. GlobalFoundries was named as a rumored potential bidder.
10/21/14 Access Information Management Berkshire Partners LLC   Berkshire Partners LLC acquired an undisclosed majority interest in Access Information Management, a Livermore-based provider of information management services, from Summit Partners LP in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
10/21/14 Aurora National Life Assurance Reinsurance Group of America Inc.   Reinsurance Group of America Inc agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Aurora National Life Assurance Co (Aurora National), a California-based investment company, from Swiss Reinsurance Co Ltd (Swiss Re). Originally, in October 2013, Swiss Re was rumored to be seeking a buyer for its Aurora National unit. Fosun International Ltd was named as a potential bidder.
10/21/14 BrightRoll Inc Yahoo! Inc.   Yahoo Inc was rumored to be planning to acquire BrightRoll Inc, a San Francisco-based provider of digital video advertising services. Terms were not disclosed, but according to sources close to the situation, the deal was valued at an estimated $1 bil.
10/21/14 Custom-Crete Inc-Assets Redi Mix Concrete LLC   Redi Mix Concrete LLC, a unit of US Concrete Inc, acquired the assets of Custom-Crete Inc, a Dallas-based wholesaler of wet-process shortcrete and a unit of CRH PLC-owned Oldcastle Architectural Products.
10/21/14 NetPlus Inc. StoneCalibre LLC   StoneCalibre LLC acquired NetPlus Inc, a Gaithersburg-based provider of communications management solutions services, from Ventraq Corp. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
10/21/14 Titan Fastener Products Inc Lindstrom Metric LLC   Lindstrom Metric LLC, a unit of Harbour Group Ltd, acquired Titan Fastener Products Inc, a Brunswick-based wholesales packaged fastener products. Terms were not disclosed.
10/21/14 Firebase Inc. Google Inc.   Google Inc acquired Firebase Inc, a San Francisco-based developer of mobile application software. Terms were not disclosed.
10/21/14 Macheen Inc. Good Technology Corp.   Good Technology Corp acquired Macheen Inc, an Austin-based developer of mobile application software. Terms were not disclosed.
10/21/14 Tarragon Homes LLC AVEW Holdings Inc.   AVEW Holdings Inc acquired Tarragon Homes LLC, an Austin-based provider of home building and remodeling services.
10/21/14 OWA Inc. Investor Group   An investment group comprised of Gladstone Investment Corp and Doug Lauer acquired OWA Inc, a Spokane-based manufacturer and wholesaler of blown glass Christmas ornaments.
10/21/14 Relias Learning LLC Bertelsmann SE & Co KGaA   Bertelsmann SE & Co KgaA of Germany, a unit of Bertelsmann Stiftung, planned to acquire Relias Learning LLC, a Cary-based provider of online education services, from Vista Equity Partners LLC and LLR Partners Inc.
10/21/14 Leveltek Processing LLC Haynes International Inc.   Haynes International Inc definitively agreed to acquire Leveltek Processing LLC, a La Porte-based manufacturer and installer of stretch leveling systems and cutting products.
10/21/14 New York Sand & Stone LLC Eastern Concrete Materials Inc.   Eastern Concrete Materials Inc, a unit of US Concrete Inc, acquired New York Sand & Stone LLC, a Brooklyn-based wholesaler and retailer of dredged san and other products used for road and building construction.
10/21/14 HelloWorld Inc. Life360 Inc.   Life360 Inc acquired HelloWorld, a Pleasant Ridge-based provider of online interactive promotion services, from Catterton Partners Corp. Terms were not disclosed.
10/21/14 EastGroup Properties Inc-Property Portfolio Cabot Properties Inc.   Cabot Properties Inc, a unit of Calwest Industrial Properties LLC, ultimately-owned by Deutsche Bank AG, acquired an industrial property portfolio, located in Houston, Texas, from EastGroup Properties Inc, a Jackson-based real estate investment trust.
10/21/14 Wrapports LLC - Newspaper Portfolio Tribune Publishing Co.   Tribune Publishing Co was rumored to be planning to acquire the portfolio of newspapers of Wrapports LLC, a Chicago-based publishing company.
10/21/14 Intrinsic4D LLC Maple Power Capital Corp.   Maple Power Capital Corp of Canada, signed a letter of intent to acquire the entire share capital of Intrinsic4D LLC, a Delaware-based developer of a prepackaged software.
10/21/14 Omnisure Group LLC Fortress Investment Group LLC   Fortress Investment Group LLC, through an undisclosed affiliate, acquired an undisclosed majority interest in Omnisure Group LLC, a Chicago-based provider of payment planning services, from Lincoln Park Capital Fund LLC in a leveraged buyout transaction.
10/21/14 Wiggins Airways Inc Ameriflight LLC   Ameriflight LLC, a unit of Pebbles Aviation LLC, definitively agreed to acquire Wiggins Airways Inc, a Manchester-based provider of support services to the aviation industry.
10/22/14 TrustAtlantic Financial Corp. First Horizon National Corp.   First Horizon National Corp agreed to merge with TrustAtlantic Financial Corp, a Raleigh-based bank holding company.
10/22/14 Colorado Springs Health DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc.   DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc agreed to acquire Colorado Springs Health Partners PC, a Colorado Springs-based provider of healthcare and diagnostics services.
10/22/14 Vivos Professional Serviccs LLC Kellton Tech Solutions Ltd.   Kellton Tech Solutions Ltd of India acquired the entire share capital of Vivos Professional Services LLC, a Manassas-based provider of staffing solutions services.
10/22/14 Signor Cos - Assets Roughneck Lodging LLC   Roughneck Lodging LLC, jointly-owned by AllianceBernstein Holding LP and Roughneck Lodging LLC, acquired an undisclosed majority interest in the temporary lodging accommodations assets of Signor Cos, an Austin-based provider of workforce housing and life-support management services.
10/22/14 AccuMED Innovative Technologies Inc AccuMED Innovative Technologies Inc SPV   AccuMED Innovative Technologies Inc SPV, a special acquisition vehicle formed by MVC Private Equity Fund LP, a unit of MVC Capital Inc, and Yukon Partners Management LLC, acquired an undisclosed majority interest in AccuMED Innovative Technologies Inc, a Buffalo-based provider of engineering services, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
10/22/14 Estill Medical Technologies OxySure Systems Inc.   OxySure Systems Inc definitively agreed to merge with Estill Medical Technologies Inc, a Dallas-based manufacturer and wholesaler blood and intravenous fluid infusion warmer devices.
10/22/14 Natl Cardiovascular Partners Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co   Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co KgaA of Germany acquired National Cardiovascular Partners, a Houston-based provider of physician support services. Terms were not disclosed.
10/22/14 Premier Physician Services Inc Team Health Holdings Inc.   Team Health Holdings Inc acquired Premier Physician Services Inc, a Dayton-based provider of health care services.
10/22/14 Zak Inc. LAI International Inc.   LAI International Inc, a unit of RLJ Equity Partners LLC, acquired Zak Inc, a Green Island-based manufacturer of precision machined and custom fabricated components.
10/22/14 Here to Serve Technology LLC Brooklyn Cheesecake & Desserts Co Inc   Brooklyn Cheesecake & Desserts Co Inc (Brooklyn) definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Here To Serve Technology LLC, a developer of integrated software solutions, from Here To Serve Holding Corp. Concurrently, Brooklyn definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Here to Serve Waste Division LLC. Through the issuance of 9.054 Brooklyn common shares, the two transactions were to have a combined value of $3.169 mil. The shares were valued based on Brooklyn's closing stock price of $0.35 on 21 October 2014, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
10/22/14 Ingenious Med Inc. North Bridge Growth Equity   North Bridge Growth Equity acquired an undisclosed majority interest in Ingenious Med Inc, an Atlanta-based developer and provider of cloud-based, patient encounter platforms, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
10/22/14 Hollander Sleep Products LLC Sentinel Capital Partners LLC   Sentinel Capital Partners LLC acquired Hollander Sleep Products LLC, a Boca Raton-based manufacturer and wholesaler of pillows, beds and bed pads, from Hollander Home Fashions Corp, a unit of HGGC LLC, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
10/23/14 Child Travel LLC Direct Travel Inc.   Direct Travel Inc acquired Child Travel LLC, a Colchester-based provider of travel agency services.
10/23/14 Texas SWD Co Inc-Facilities(2) Aqua Terra Water Management LP   Aqua Terra Water Management LP acquired two saltwater disposal facilities of Texas SWD Co Inc, a Big Lake-based oil and gas exploration and production company. Terms were not disclosed.
10/23/14 First Solar Inc-150 Megawatt Southern Power Co.   Southern Power Co, a unit of Southern Co, acquired the 150-megawatt Solar Gen 2 Solar Facility in California from First Solar Inc, a Tempe-based manufacturer of solar modules.
         
Source: Thomson Reuters        

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