Target Acquirer Value ($millions) Synopsis
Allergan PLC Pfizer Inc 145,785.3 Pfizer Inc (Pfizer) definitively agreed to merge with Allergan PLC (Allergan), a Parsippany-based manufacturer and wholesaler of pharmaceutical products, via a stock swap transaction valued at $145.785 billion. Pfizer offered a choice of $of 11.3 per Allergan common share or cash plus common shares subject to proration whereby cash consideration should not be less than $6 billion or greater than $12 billion. This transaction is structured as a tax inversion. Upon completion, Allergan and Pfizer will be renamed to Pfizer PLC and listed at the New York Stock Exchange trade under the "PFE" ticker. The transaction was a condition to the completion of the Teva Pharmaceuticals Ltd's acquisition of Allergan's Generic Drug Business. Originally, in October 2015, Pfizer was rumored to be planning to acquire Allergan.
Petco Animal Supplies Inc Investor Group 4,600.0 An investor group, comprised of CVC Capital Partners Ltd (CVC) of the UK and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (Canada Pension) of Canada, definitively agreed to acquire Petco Animal Supplies Inc (Petco), a San Diego-based owner and operator of pet stores, from TPG Partners LP (47%), Leonard Green & Partners LP (38%) and other shareholders (15%) for an estimated $4.6 billion in cash via a secondary buyout transaction. Originally, in September 2015, Petco was rumored to be seeking a buyer for the company. Carlyle Group LP, Hellman & Friedman, CVC, Canada Pension, Apollo Global Management and KKR & Co were named potential bidders. Previously, Rover Acquisition Corp acquired Petco.
La Frontera Ventures LLC-Texas Fossil Generating Assets Luminant Generation Co LLC 1,590.0 Luminant Generation Co LLC, a unit of Energy Future Holdings Corp, definitively agreed to acquire the Texas fossil generating assets of La Frontera Ventures LLC, an electric utility company, from NextEra Energy Resources LLC, a unit of NextEra Energy Inc. for an estimated $1. 59 billion. The transaction would include Forney Energy Center and Lamar Energy Center.
BBCN Bancorp Inc Hanmi Financial Corp 1,589.5 Hanmi Financial Corp (Hanmi) planned to merge with BBCN Bancorp Inc (BBCN), a Los Angeles-based bank holding company, for $1.589 billion via a reverse takeover stock swap transaction. Hanmi offered 0. 7331 common shares per BBCN share. Based on Hanmi's closing stock price of $27. 25 on 20 November 2015, the last full trading prior to the announcement, each BBCN share was valued at $19. 977.
Boulder Brands Inc Pinnacle Foods Inc 962.5 Pinnacle Foods Inc(Pinnacle) definitely agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Boulder Brands Inc(Boulder), a Boulder-based dairy product merchant wholesaler, for $962.511 million via tender offer. The consideration would consist of $11 in cash per share or a total of $697.511 and the assumption of $265 million in liabilities.
Fairmont San Francisco Hotel Mirae Asset Global Investments Co Ltd 450.0 Mirae Asset Global Investments Co Ltd of South Korea (Mirae) paid $450 million lion to acquire Fairmont San Francisco Hotel (Hotel), a San Francisco-based hotel operator, from Oaktree Capital Management LP and Woodridge Capital Partners LLC. Originally, in October 2015, Mirae was rumored to be planning to acquire the Hotel.
American Chartered Bancorp Inc MB Financial Inc 449.0 MB Financial Inc (MB) definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Schaumburg-based American Chartered Bancorp Inc for an estimated $449 million via a stock swap transaction. The consideration would consist of $100 million in cash and $349 million common shares.
CommunityOne Bancorp Capital Bank Financial Corp 350.9 Capital Bank Financial Corp (Capital) definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of CommunityOne Bancorp (CommunityOne), a Charlotte-based bank holding company, via a stock swap transaction valued at $350. 871 million . Capital offered a choice of $14.25 in cash or 0.43 Capital shares per CommunityOne share, subject to proration whereby 85% of the consideration would comprise common shares and the remaining 15% in cash.
TeleCommunication Systems Inc Comtech Telecommunications Corp 329.7 Comtech Telecommunications Corp definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of TeleCommunication Systems Inc (TCS), an Annapolis-based developer of wireless communications software, for $5 in cash per share, or a total of $329.669 million via a tender offer. The offer was conditioned upon at least a majority of TCS shares being tendered.
DenTek Oral Care Inc Prestige Brands Holdings Inc 225.0 Prestige Brands Holdings Inc definitively agreed to acquire DenTek Oral Care Inc, a Maryville-based manufacturer of oral care products, for $225 million in cash.
Stauber Performance Ingredients Inc Hawkins Inc 157.0 Hawkins Inc definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Stauber Performance Ingredients Inc, a Fullerton-based manufacturer and wholesales of ingredients, from ICV Partners LLC, for an estimated $157 million in cash.
Trust Group of Companies Sabre Corp 154.0 Sabre Corp definitively agreed to acquire Trust Group of Companies, a provider of central reservation services, from Battery Ventures LP, for $154 million .
Cheviot Financial Corp MainSource Financial Group Inc 112.3 MainSource Financial Group Inc (MainSource) definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Cheviot Financial Corp (Cheviot), a Cheviot-based provider of financing services, via a stock swap transaction valued at $112. 279 million . MainSource offered a choice of 0.6916 common shares or $15 in cash per share, subject to proration whereby 50% of Cheviot shares would be exchanged for common stock and 50% for cash. The shares were valued based on MainSource's closing stock price of $of 23.52 on 23 November 2015, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
Penn Liberty Financial Corp,Wayne,Pennsylvania WSFS Financial Corp 102.5 WSFS Financial Corp definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Wayne-based Penn Liberty Financial Corp for $102.474 million in common shares, subject to proration. WSFS offered a choice of $100.676 million in cash.
Ritz-Carlton,St Thomas Ashford Hospitality Prime Inc 64.0 Ashford Hospitality Prime Inc planned to acquire Ritz-Carlton, a Saint Thomas-based hotel operator, from Marriott International Inc, for $64 million .
LS Research LLC Laird PLC 55.0 Laird PLC of the UK acquired LS Research LLC, a Cedarburg-based manufacturer of wireless RFID components, for $55 million in cash.
National Holdings Corp CB Pharma Acquisition Corp 43.6 CB Pharma Acquisition Corp (CB) planned to launch an unsolicited offer to acquire the entire share capital of National Holdings Corp (National Holdings), a New York-based provider of financial services, via a stock swap transaction nvalued at $43.562 million . CB offered a choice of $3.5 in common share or $3.25 in cash per National Holdings share held.
Taylor-Wharton International LLC-Assets Worthington Industries Inc 33.3 Worthington Industries Inc planned to pay $33.25 million to acquire the assets of the bankrupt Taylor-Wharton International LLC, a Theodore-based manufacturer and wholesaler of cyrogenic storage tanks, beverage carbonation systems, high pressure and acetylene cylinders, liquid cylinders, express trucks, LNG tanks, and cryogenic refrigerators, dewars, and freezers that is ultimately owned by Harsco Corp.
Aloft Tampa Downtown Pharos CB Hospitality LLC 30.0 Pharos CB Hospitality LLC, jointly owned by Pharos Hospitality LLC and CB Alliance Inc, paid $30 million lion to acquire Aloft Tampa Downtown, a Tampa-based hotel operator from Liberty Tampa Investments LLC.
Oz Development Inc The Descartes Systems Group Inc 29.5 The Descartes Systems Group Inc of Canada acquired Oz Development Inc, a Westborough-based software publisher, for an estimated $29.5 million in cash.
Pure Wafer Inc Wafer Holding Co LLC 16.0 Wafer Holding Co LLC planned to acquire the entire share capital of Pure Wafer Inc, a Prescott-based manufacturer of flat wafers, from Pure Wafer PLC, for $16 million .
The Chemistry Research Solution LLC Abzena PLC 14.7 Abzena PLC of the UK (ABZ) agreed to acquire The Chemistry Research Solution LLC, a Bristol-based provider of contract research services, for $14.738 million . The consideration would consist of $8.8 million in cash, the issuance of 3.610 million ABZ ordinary shares, $0.9 million in ABZ restricted ordinary shares, and the assumption of $1.5 million in liabilities. The shares were valued based on ABZ closing stock price of $0.98 in 23 November 2015, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
Oldtown Bank,Waynesville,North Carolina Entegra Financial Corp 13.5 Entegra Financial Corp definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Waynesville-based Oldtown Bank for an estimated $13.5 million .
Pine Lake Plaza Real Sub LLC 12.5 Real Sub LLC, a unit of Publix Super Markets Inc, acquired Pine Lake Plaza, a Cooper City-based owner and operator of a shopping center, for $12.5 million .
Flow Smart Inc Spirax-Sarco Engineering PLC 8.6 Spirax-Sarco Engineering PLC of the UK acquired Flow Smart Inc, a Seaford-based manufacturer of plastics materials, for $8.595 million in cash.
Versus Llc Opal Energy Corp 5.6 Opal Energy Corp of Canada signed a Letter of Intent {LoI} to acquire the entire share capital of Versus Llc, software publisher, for $5.6 million .
TrackX LLC Cougar Minerals Corp 1.5 Cougar Minerals Corp (Cougar) of Canada signed a Letter of Intent {LoI} to acquire the entire share capital of TrackX LLC, a Lone Tree-based internet service provider, for $1. 504 million , via a stock swap transaction reverse takeover transaction. The consideration would consist of 14.503 million Cougar common shares valued at $0.928 million and up to $0.576 million in profit related payments. The shares were valued based on Cougar's closing stock price of $0.064 on 22 November 2015, the last full trading day prior to the announcement. Upon completion, Cougar will change its name to TrackX Inc.
Austin Scientific Co Trillium US Inc 1.3 Trillium US Inc paid $1.3 million in cash to acquire Austin Scientific Co, an Austin-based manufacturer and provider of cryo pump, cold head and compressor services, from Oxford Superconducting Technology, a unit of Oxford Instruments PLC.
Energy Fuels Inc-non-core uranium assets enCore Energy Corp 0.7 Energy Fuels Inc (Energy) of Canada definitively agreed to pay $0. 677 million to acquire the non-core uranium assets of Energy Fuels Inc, a Toronto-based uranium mining company. The consideration would consist of $0.248 million in cash and 14.250 ordinary shares valued at $0.429 million . The shares were valued on Energy Fuel closing stock price of $0.03 on 23 November 2015, the last full trading prior to the announcement.
Haggen Inc-Stores(33) Albertsons Inc   Albertsons Inc planned to acquire 33 stores of the bankrupt Haggen Inc, a Bellingham-based supermarket operator, ultimately owned by The ComVest Group.
Quintana Energy Services LP Archer Well Company Inc   Archer Well Company Inc, a unit of Archer Ltd, definitively agreed to acquire the majority interest in Quintana Energy Services LP, a Houston-based provider of hydraulic fracturing services to oil and gas industry, from Quintana Energy Partners LP, ultimately owned by Quintana Capital Group LP.
Timberlake Apartments, Henderson,Nevada Bascom Group LLC   Bascom Group LLC acquired Timberlake Apartments, a Henderson-based owner and operator of apartment buildings, via a leveraged buyout transaction.
Wright Therapy Products Inc BSN Medical GmbH   BSN Medical GmbH of Germany, a unit of EQT VI, acquired Wright Therapy Products Inc, an Oakdale-based manufacturer and wholesaler of pneumatic compression therapy devices. Terms were not disclosed.
Le Meridien Dallas Carey Watermark Investors Inc   Carey Watermark Investors Inc acquired Le Meridien Dallas, a Dallas-based hotel operator, from The Arden Group Inc.
Superior Vision Holdings Inc Centerbridge Partners LP   Via a secondary buyout transaction, Centerbridge Partners LP agreed to acquire Superior Vision Holdings Inc (SVH), a Rancho Cordova-based provider of eye insurance plan services, from Nautic Partners VI LP, ultimately owned by Nautic Partners LLC. Originally, Nautic acquired SVH in a leveraged buyout transaction.
First Avenue National Bank, Ocala, Florida Coastal Banking Co Inc, Beaufort,South Carolina   Coastal Banking Co Inc definitively agreed to merge with Ocala-based First Avenue National Bank.
Healthland Holding Inc Computer Programs & Systems Inc   Computer Programs & SystemsInc definitively agree to acquire Healthland Holding Inc and its affiliates, which provides computer facilities management services.
Healthland Inc Computer Programs & Systems Inc   Computer Programs & SystemsInc planned to acquire Healthland Inc, a Minneapolis-based provider of computer facilities management services, from Francisco Partners Management LLC.
Rondo-Pak Inc Contemporary Graphics & Bindery Inc   Contemporary Graphics & Bindery Inc agreed to merge with Rondo-Pak Inc, a Norristown-based manufacturer of packing products. The seller is Rondo AG, ultimately owned by Koerber AG.
Titan International Inc-Brake & Actuator Business Dexter Axle Co   Dexter Axle Co, a unit of Sterling Group Partners III LP, acquired brake & actuator business of Titan International Inc, a Quincy-based manufacturer of motor vehicle parts.
Dynojet Research Inc Dynojet Research Inc SPV   Dynojet Research Inc SPV, a special purpose acquisition vehicle, from by Irving Place Capital Inc and New Value Capital, acquired Dynojet Research Inc, a North Las Vegas-based provider of automobile services, via a leveraged buyout transaction.
WorkingAdvantage.com Entertainment Benefits Group LLC   Entertainment Benefits GroupLLC acquired Working Advantage.com, a Boston-based provider of premier employee benefits program services.
Dakota Dumpster LLC G&G Garbage LLC   G&G Garbage LLC acquired Dakota Dumpster LLC, a Watford-based provider of hazardous waste treatment and disposal services.
Glendare Park Apartments Ginkgo Residential LLC   Ginkgo Residential LLC acquired Glendare Park Apartments, a Winston-Salem-based lessor of residential buildings and dwellings.
Parklet Inc Greenhouse Software Inc   Greenhouse Software Inc acquired Parklet Inc, a San Francisco-based developer of employee onboarding and experience software. Terms were not disclosed.
Value Group Direct LLC Independent Insurance Investments Inc   FLASH - Independent Insurance Investments Inc, a unit of Inverness Partners LLC, acquired the entire share capital of Value Group Direct LLC, a Paoli-based provider of marketing consulting services.
Blackstone Group LP-Los Angeles Towers(4) Investor Group   US - An investor group, led by Douglas Emmett Inc, was rumored to be planning to acquire four Los Angeles office towers of Blackstone Group LP, a New York-based private equity and investment firm. Terms were not disclosed, but according to people familiar with the transaction, the deal is estimated to be valued $1 billion.
STC Holdings Inc Kinderhook Industries LLC   Kinderhook Industries LLC acquired STC Holdings Inc, a Sumter-based provider of solid waste collection services, via a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
Pathlight Capital LLC Lightyear Capital LLC   Lightyear Capital LLC acquired an undisclosed majority interest in Pathlight Capital LLC, a Hingham-based provider of financial services, via a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
KidoZen Inc Mad Mobile Inc   Mad Mobile Inc acquired KidoZen Inc, a Tampa-based developer of enterprise-ready mobile applications. Terms were not disclosed.
HAP Midwest Health Plan-certain assets Molina Healthcare of Michigan Inc   Molina Healthcare of Michigan Inc, a unit of Molina Healthcare Inc, definitively agreed to acquire certain assets of Medicaid and MIChild businesses of HAP Midwest Health Plan, a Dearborn-based licensed Health Maintenance Organization.
WildSoft Inc Motorsport LLC   Motorsport LLC acquired WildSoft Inc, an Amherst-based provider of custom computer programming services.
CW Downer & Co Nmas1 Dinamia SA   Nmas1 Dinamia SA of Spain merged with CW Downer & Co, a Boston-based investment bank.
Laser Cladding Services LLC OC Oerlikon Corp AG   OC Oerlikon Corp AG of Switzerland acquired Laser Cladding Services LLC, a Houston-based provider of metal coating and surfacing services.
Berner Food & Beverage LLC Peak Rock Capital LLC   Peak Rock Capital LLC, through an undisclosed affiliate, acquired Berner Food & Beverage LLC, a Dakota-based producer and wholesaler of food and beverages, via a leveraged buyout transaction.
Gator Environmental & Rentals Inc QualaWash Holdings LLC   QualaWash Holdings LLC, a unit of Roark Capital Management LLC, acquired Gator Environmental & Rentals Inc, a Port Allen-based provider of hazardous waste treatment and disposal services.
Chautauqua Capital Management Llc Robert W Baird & Co Inc   FLASH : Robert W Baird & Co Inc agreed to acquire Chautauqua Capital Management Llc, a Boulder-based investment advisor.
American Capital Ltd Seeking Buyer   In November 2015, American Capital Ltd, a Bethesda-based private equity firm, announced that it was seeking a buyer for the company.
Arrow Group Industries Inc ShelterLogic LLC   ShelterLogic LLC acquired Arrow Group Industries Inc, a Breese-based manufacturer and wholesaler of steel storage units.
Polarion Software Inc Siemens PLM Software AG   Siemens PLM Software AG of Germany, a unit of Siemens AG, agreed to acquire Polarion Software Inc, an Alameda-based developer of application lifecycle management enterprise solution software. Terms were not disclosed.
St Louis Regional Chamber St Louis Minority Business Council   St Louis Minority Business Council agreed to merge with St Louis Regional Chamber, a St. Louis-based manager of nonprofit organizations. Upon completion of the deal, the new company will be named as St Louis Minority Business Council LLC.
MOKO Social Media Ltd-Blue Nation Review Unit True Blue Media LLC   True Blue Media LLC acquired the Blue Nation Review unit of MOKO Social Media Ltd, a Sydney, New South Wales-based provider of mobile content services.
ABL Management Inc TrustHouse Services Group Inc   TrustHouse Services Group Inc acquired ABL Management Inc, a Baton Rouge-based dining services provider.
MarketLive Inc Vista Equity Partners LLC   Vista Equity Partners LLC (Vista) definitively agreed to acquire MarketLive Inc, a Petaluma-based provider of eCommerce technology and services, via a leveraged buyout transaction. Concurrently, Vista definitively agreed to acquire Shopatron Inc.
Shopatron Inc Vista Equity Partners LLC   Vista Equity Partners LLC (Vista) definitively agreed to acquire Shopatron Inc, an Obispo-based provider of cloud-based, eCommerce order management solutions, via a leveraged buyout transaction. Concurrently, Vista definitively agreed to acquire MarketLive Inc.
Advoserv Inc Wellspring Capital Management LLC   Wellspring Capital Management LLC acquired Advoserv Inc, a Bear-based provider of behavioral treatment services, via a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
US M&A Deals Announced November 22-November 27, 2015      
Source: Thomson Reuters      

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