Date Target Acquirer Value ($millions) Synopsis
06/15/15 DealerTrack Technologies Inc Cox Automotive Inc 3,572.8 Cox Automotive Inc, a unit of Cox Enterprises Inc, definitively agreed to merge with DealerTrack Technologies Inc, a Lake Success-based provider of dealer management software and data solutions services, for $63.25 in cash per share, or a total value of $3.569 bil via a tender offer.
06/17/15 KYTHERA Biopharmaceuticals Inc Allergan Inc 2,118.2 Allergan Inc, a unit of Actavis plc, definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of KYTHERA Biopharmaceuticals Inc, a Westlake Village-based manufacturer of pharmaceuticals, for $75 per share, or a total of $2.118 bil whereby 80% was to be paid in cash and 20% paid in new Allergan shares.
06/17/15 Welch Allyn Inc Hill-Rom Holdings Inc 2,051.0 Hill-Rom Holdings Inc agreed to merge with Welch Allyn Inc, a Skaneateles Falls-based manufacturer of medical diagnostic and therapeutic equipment, for $2.051 bil. The consideration consisted of $1.625 bil in cash and 8.134 mil Hill-Rom common shares valued at $424.278. 
06/14/15 Ryland Group Inc Standard Pacific Corp 2,011.2 Standard Pacific definitively agreed to merge with Ryland Group, a construction company, in a transaction valued at $2.011 bil. Standard offered 5.0955 common shares per Ryland common share. Based on Standard's closing stock price of $8.36 on 12 Jun 2015, the last full trading prior to the announcement, each Ryland share was valued at $42.598. Upon completion, Standard and Ryland were to own 59% and 41% of the combined company, respectively.
06/15/15 Target Corp -Pharmacies  CVS Health Corp 1,887.0 CVS Health Corp agreed to acquire the pharmacy and clinic businesses of Target Corp, a Minneapolis-based owner and operator of merchandise and retail discount stores, for an estimated $1.887 bil in cash.
06/15/15 SmartStop Self Storage Inc Extra Space Storage Inc 805.9 Extra Space Storage Inc agreed to acquire the entire share capital of SmartStop Self Storage Inc, a Ladera Ranch-based real estate investment trust, for $805.913 mil. Concurrently, Strategic 1031 LLC agreed to acquire certain assets of SmartStop.
06/17/15 PowerSchool Inc Vista Equity Partners LLC 350.0 Vista Equity Partners LLC agreed to acquire PowerSchool, a Rancho Cordova-based provider of web-based student information system services, from Pearson PLC (Pearson) for $350 mil in cash in a leveraged buyout transaction. Originally, in February 2015, Pearson announced that it was seeking a buyer for its PowerSchool unit.
06/18/15 Chalmette Refining LLC PBF Energy Inc 322.0 PBF Energy Inc definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Chalmette Refining LLC, a Chalmette-based manufacturer of refined petroleum products, from Exxon Mobil Corp and Venezuelan state-owned Petroleos de Venezuela SA for an estimated $322 mil. Originally, in July 2014, PDVSA announced that it was seeking a buyer for its 50% interest in Chalmette.
06/16/15 Noble Investment Group American Realty Capital 300.0 American Realty Capital Hospitality Trust Inc agreed to acquire a 13 hotel porftolio from Noble Investment Group LLC for $300 mil.
06/17/15 Standard Register Co-Assets Taylor Corp 300.0 Taylor Corp planned to acquire the assets of bankrupt Standard Register Co, a Dayton-based provider of document management and workflow services, for $307 mil in a challenging offer via auction. Previously, Silver Point Capital LP agreed to acquire the assets of Standard Register.
06/15/15 Revera Inc-Skilled Nursing(24) Genesis Healthcare Inc 240.0 Genesis Healthcare Inc, a unit of FC-GEN Acquisition Holding LLC, agreed to acquire 24 skilled nursing facilities of Revera Inc, a Mississauga-based provider of home health, retirement living, long term care, nursing and rehabilitation services, ultimately-owned by the Canadian state-owned Public Sector Pension Investment Board, for $240 mil.
06/18/15 Mayfaire Town Center & Community Center CBL & Associates Ppty Inc 192.0 CBL & Associates Properties Inc acquired Mayfaire Town Center & Community Center, a Wilmington-based shopping center, for $192 mil.
06/18/15 SL Industries Inc Handy & Harman Ltd 177.0 Handy & Harman Ltd planned to acquire the entire share capital of SL Industries Inc, a Mount Laurel-based manufacturer and wholesaler of power electronics, for $45 in cash per share, or a total of $177.03 mil.
06/14/15 Niska Gas Storage Partners LLC Brookfield Infrastructure 160.5 Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP of Canada definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Niska Gas Storage Partners LLC, a Texas-based owner and operator of natural gas storage assets, from Niska Sponsor Holdings Cooperatief UA and other shareholders for $4.225 in cash per share, or a total value of $160.502 mil.
06/15/15 CST Brands Inc-Stores(29) CrossAmerica Partners LP 135.5 CrossAmerica Partners LP agreed to acquire 29 New to Industry stores of CST Brands Inc, a San Antonio-based operator of gasoline stations with convenience stores, for an estimated $135.5 mil. Concurrently, CrossAmerica agreed to raise its stake to 17.5% from 5% by acquiring a further 12.5% in CST Fuel Supply LP and definitively agreed to acquire One Stop Inc.
06/18/15 Keystone Clearwater Solutions American Water Works Co Inc 130.0 American Water Works Co Inc planned to acquire Keystone Clearwater Solutions LLC, a Hershey-based provider of customized water transfer services, for $130 mil.
06/15/15 SmartStop Storage Inc-Cert Assets Strategic 1031 LLC 120.0 Strategic 1031 LLC agreed to acquire certain assets of SmartStop Storage Inc, a Ladera Ranch-based real estate investment trust, for an estimated $120 mil. Concurrently, Extra Space Storage Inc definitively agreed to acquire SmartStop.
06/17/15 Constellation Wealth Advisors First Republic Bank,California 115.0 First Republic Bank,San Francisco,California planned to acquire Constellation Wealth Advisors LLC, a New York-based provider of investment advisory services, for an estimated $115 mil.
06/17/15 Florida Business Bancgroup Inc Home BancShares Inc 101.6 Home BancShares Inc definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Florida Business Bancgroup Inc, a Tampa-based bank holding company, for an estimated $101.6 mil in a stock swap transaction. The consideration was to consist of $20.32 mil in cash and the issuance of Home BancShares common shares valued at $81.28 mil.
06/18/15 Louisiana Bancorp Inc Home Bancorp Inc 74.5 Home Bancorp Inc definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Louisiana Bancorp Inc, a Metairie-based bank holding company, for $24.25 in cash per share, or a total value of $74.548 mil.
06/17/15 Immediate Response Tech Inc AirBoss-Defense Inc 62.0 AirBoss-Defense Inc of Canada, a unit of AirBoss of America Corp, agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Immediate ResponseTechnologies Inc, a Glenn Dale-based manufacturer and wholesaler of rapid deploy shelter systems, for an estimated $62 mil in cash.
06/16/15 Warren Resources Inc-Atlantic Escalera Resources Co 47.0 Escalera Resources Co agreed to acquire Atlantic Rim CBM assets of Warren Resources Inc, a New York-based producer of crude petroleum and natural gas, for an estimated $47 mil in cash.
06/15/15 ADVAN Intl Corp Barco NV 18.5 Barco NV of Belgium acquired ADVAN Intl Corp, a Fremont-based manufacturer of medical display instruments, for an estimated $18.5 mil.
06/18/15 ViroXis Corp TFS Corp Ltd 18.4 TFS Corp Ltd of Australia agreed to acquire the entire share capital of ViroXis Corp, a San Antonio-based biotechnology company, for $18.4 mil in a stock swap transaction. The consideration was to consist of $1.5 mil in cash and $16.9 mil in stock. Concurrently, TFS Corp agreed to acquire the remaining 50% stake which it did not already own in Santalis Pharmaceuticals Inc for $5 mil.
06/16/15 JS Technologies Inc Avalanche International Corp 11.0 Avalanche International Corp definitively agreed to acquire JS Technologies Inc, Lake Elsinore-based manufacturer of guitars and related accessories, for $11 mil.
06/15/15 Arcapita US Senior Living Al Aman Investment Co KSCC 10.4 Al Aman Investment Co KSCC of Kuwait acquired the bankrupt Arcapita US Senior Living Yielding IV, a real estate investment trust, from Arcapita Bank BSC for $10.4 mil.
06/19/15 Taylor AG Services Inc Helena Chemical 8.1 Helena Chemical Co, a unit of Marubeni Corp of Japan, acquired the entire share capital of Taylor AG Services Inc, a Watford-based farm supplies merchant wholesaler, for $8.135 mil.
06/15/15 Orange Grove Media LLC Starbreeze AB 7.2 Starbreeze AB of Sweden acquired Orange Grove Media LLC, a developer of software, for $7.2 mil.
06/18/15 Santalis Pharmaceuticals Inc TFS Corp Ltd 5.0 TFS Corp Ltd of Australia agreed to acquire the remaining 50% stake which it did not already own in Santalis Pharmaceuticals Inc, a San Antonio-based pharmaceutical manufacturing firm, from its joint venture partner ViroXis Corp for $5 mil in a stock swap transaction. Concurrently, TFS agreed to acquire the entire share capital of ViroXis for $18.4 mil.
06/18/15 PE Op Co Pacific Ethanol Inc 3.8 Pacific Ethanol Inc acquired the remaining 4% stake which it did not already own in PE Op Co, a petroleum refinery operator, for $3.8 mil.
06/18/15 ShareRoot Inc Monto Minerals Ltd 0.5 Monto Minerals Ltd of Australia was granted an option to acquire the entire share capital of ShareRoot Inc, a Berkeley-based software developer, for $0.464 mil in a stock swap transaction. The consideration was to consist of $0.232 mil in cash and the issuance of 100 mil ordinary shares valued at $0.232 mil. The shares were valued based on Monto's closing stock price of $0.0023 on 17 June 2015, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
06/15/15 SF Incubator LLC Zynga Inc 0.4 Zynga Inc acquired SF Incubator LLC, an investment company, for $0.365 mil in assumed liabilities. The transaction was to include the acquisition of Super.io Inc.
06/14/15 Barshop & Oles Co-Hotels Silverwest Hotel Partners LLC   Silverwest Hotel Partners LLC acquired three hotels located in San Antonio from Barshop & Oles Co Inc, an Austin-based real estate development firm.
06/14/15 Colt Defense LLC-US and Canada Seeking Buyer   In June 2015, the bankrupt Colt Defense LLC, a West Hartford-based manufacturer of firearms and weapons and a unit of Sciens Capital Management LLC, announced that it was seeking a buyer for its US and Canada operations.
06/15/15 Aetna Inc UnitedHealth Group Inc   UnitedHealth Group Inc was rumored to be planning to acquire Aetna Inc, a Hartford-based provider of Health Maintenance Organization services. Terms were not disclosed, but according to people familiar with the transaction, the deal was valued at an estimated $40 bil.
06/15/15 Talent Partners Inc Extreme Reach Inc   Extreme Reach Inc acquired Talent Partners Inc, a Chicago-based provider of payroll processing services, from The Carlyle Group LP. Terms were not disclosed.
06/15/15 Cigna Corp Anthem Inc   Anthem Inc was rumored to be planning to acquire the entire share capital of Cigna Corp, a Bloomfield-based provider of healthcare insurance services. Terms were not disclosed, but according to people familiar with the transaction, the deal was valued at an estimated $40 bil.
06/15/15 Emergency Commun Network Inc Veritas Capital Partners LP   Veritas Capital Partners LP acquired Emergency Communications Network Inc, an Ormond Beach-based provider of emergency notification services, from Riverside Co in a secondary buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed. Previously, Riverside acquired Emergency Communications in a leveraged buyout transaction.
06/15/15 William Gallagher Assoc Ins Arthur J Gallagher & Co   Arthur J Gallagher & Co definitively agreed to acquire Boston-based William Gallagher Associates Insurance Brokers Inc. Terms were not disclosed.
06/15/15 Marketing Software Co LLC Valid USA Inc   Valid USA Inc, a unit of Valid Solucoes e Servicos de Seguranca em Meios de Pagamento e Ide, acquired Marketing Software Co LLC, a Woodland Hills-based provider of database marketing solutions.
06/15/15 PriceGrabber.com Inc Connexity Inc   Connexity Inc, a unit of Symphony Technology Group LLC, acquired PriceGrabber.com Inc, a Los Angeles-based provider of ecommerce retail services, from Experian Information Solutions Inc, ultimately-owned by Experian PLC. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
06/15/15 Saladworks LLC Centre Lane Partners LLC   Centre Lane Partners LLC acquired the bankrupt Saladworks LLC, a Conshohocken-based owner and operator of franchised fresh salad and chains, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Originally, in February 2015, Saladworks announced that it was seeking a buyer for the company.
06/15/15 Parcel Pro Inc UPS Capital Corp   UPS Capital Corp, a unit of United Parcel Service Inc, acquired Parcel Pro Inc, a Torrance-based provider of insured shipping services.
06/15/15 One Stop Inc CrossAmerica Partners LP   CrossAmerica Partners LP (CrossAmerica) definitively agreed to acquire One Stop Inc, a Charleston-based owner and operator of convenience stores. Concurrently, CrossAmerica agreed to acquire 29 New to Industry stores of CST Brands Inc and agreed to raise its stake to 17.5% from 5% by acquiring a further 12.5% in CST Fuel Supply LP.
06/15/15 Huttig Bldg Prod Inc-SW Roofing Pacific Coast Supply LLC   Pacific Coast Supply LLC, a unit of Pacific Coast Building Products Inc, acquired the Southwest roofing supply branch of Huttig Building Products Inc, a St Louis-based wholesaler of construction related products.
06/15/15 AltheRx Pharmaceuticals Inc Velicept Therapeutics Inc   Velicept Therapeutics Inc, a unit of NeXeption LLC, planned to merge with AltheRx Pharmaceuticals Inc, a Malvern-based manufacturer of pharmaceuticals.
06/15/15 First Merchants Ins Group USI Insurance Services LLC   USI Insurance Services LLC, a unit of USI Holdings Corp, acquired First Merchants Insurance Group, a Muncie-based insurance agency, from First Merchants Corp.
06/15/15 Kiiro Software Inc Versatile Communications Inc   Versatile Communications Inc acquired Kiiro Software Inc, an Amherst-based provider of application services.
06/15/15 Thaler Liebeler LLP Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall   Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC planned to merge with Thaler Liebeler LLP, a Washington-based provider of legal services.
06/15/15 Argyle Executive Forum LLC Wicks Group of Cos LLC   Wicks Group of Cos LLC acquired an undisclosed majority interest in Argyle Executive Forum LLC, a New York-based provider of professional event and content services, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
06/15/15 Breen Energy Solutions LLC HBM Holdings   HBM Holdings acquired Breen Energy Solutions LLC, a Carnegie-based provider of emissions measurement and mitigation technologies. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
06/15/15 GMO Cloud America Inc GMO Internet Inc   GMO Internet Inc of Japan planned to acquire the entire share capital of GMO Cloud America Inc, a Newport Beach-based provider of data processing and hosting services, from GMO CLOUD KK of Japan, ultimately-owned by GMO Internet Inc of Japan, in an internal reorganization.
06/15/15 ABS Lighting B-K Lighting Inc   B-K Lighting Inc planned to acquire ABS Lighting, a New Haven-based manufacturer and wholesaler of outdoor control beam and roadway lighting. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
06/16/15 Raritan Americas Inc Legrand SA   Legrand SA of France planned to acquire Raritan Americas Inc, a Somerset-based manufacturer of power management equipment.
06/16/15 Eagleview Technology Corp Vista Equity Partners LLC   Vista Equity Partners LLC definitively agreed to acquire Eagleview Technology Corp, a Rochester-based developer of measurement and analytics software, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
06/16/15 Cucumbertown Inc COOKPAD Inc   COOKPAD Inc of Japan acquired Cucumbertown Inc, a Mountain View-based provider of online recipe sharing services. Terms were not disclosed.
06/16/15 Berkshire Hathaway Inc-Local Insurance Australia Group Ltd   Insurance Australia Group Ltd (IAG) of Australia planned to acquire the local personal and SME insurance businesses of Berkshire Hathaway Inc (Berkshire), an Omaha-based insurance holding company. Concurrently, Berkshire planned to acquire a 3.7% stake, or 89.767 mil ordinary shares in IAG.
06/16/15 Extended Care Physicians PA IPC Healthcare Inc   IPC Healthcare Inc acquired Extended Care Physicians PA, an Asheville-based provider of primary medical services.
06/16/15 UP Global Techstars Ventures GP 2014 LLC   Techstars Ventures GP 2014 LLC acquired UP Global, a Seattle-based non-profit entrepreneurial organization. Terms were not disclosed.
06/16/15 Knowledge Consulting Group Inc ManTech International Corp   ManTech International Corp acquired Knowledge Consulting Group Inc, a Reston-based provider of cybersecurity services.
06/16/15 International Medical Equipment Richardson Electronics Ltd   Richardson Electronics Ltd definitively agreed to acquire International Medical Equipment & Service Inc, a Fort Mill-based provider of diagnostic imaging equipment solutions.
06/16/15 Adams Ranch Mutual Water-Operating California American Water Co   California American Water Co, a unit of American Water Works Co Inc, agreed to acquire operating assets of Adams Ranch Mutual Water Co, a Rosemead-based water utility company.
06/16/15 Fitness Ins LLC-Cert Assets Brown & Brown Colorado Inc   Brown & Brown Colorado Inc, a unit of Brown & Brown Inc, acquired certain assets of Fitness Insurance LLC, an Englewood-based provider of insurance services.
06/16/15 9slides Inc Limeade LLC   Limeade LLC acquired 9slides Inc, a Kirkland-based developer of mobile multimedia learning software. Terms were not disclosed.
06/16/15 First CornerStone Bank-Branch Royal Bank America   Royal Bank America, a unit of Royal Bancshares of Pennsylvania Inc, definitively agreed to acquire the Media, Pennsylvania branch of First CornerStone Bank, a King of Prussia-based commercial bank.
06/16/15 Conviture Corp Accelerite   Accelerite acquired Conviture Corp, a San Mateo-based provider of online visualization management services.
06/16/15 SEMCAT Corp Applied Systems Inc   Applied Systems Inc acquired SEMCAT Corp, a Lincoln-based developer of comparative rating software.
06/16/15 Anchor Block Co Oldcastle Precast Inc   Oldcastle Precast Inc, a unit of CRH PLC, acquired Anchor Block Co, a Minnetonka-based manufacturer of concrete blocks and bricks.
06/16/15 Bird Cages 4 Less ROI Commerce Inc   ROI Commerce Inc acquired Bird Cages 4 Less, a Westlake-based provider of ecommerce retail services for bird supplies and cages.
06/17/15 American Founders Bancorp Inc Corporex Cos Inc   Corporex Cos Inc agreed to acquire American Founders Bancorp Inc, a Frankfort-based commercial bank.
06/17/15 Corporate Healthcare Strategies AssuredPartners Inc   AssuredPartners Inc, a unit of GTCR LLC, acquired Corporate Healthcare Strategies LLC, a Lancaster-based insurance agency, from Sterling Financial Corp, ultimately-owned by PNC Financial Services Group Inc, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
06/17/15 WeedWeb Inc Global Entertainment Corp   Global Entertainment Corp acquired WeedWeb Inc, a San Francisco-based provider of online networks for the legal cannabis business.
06/17/15 Strategic Benefit Advisors-Certain Assets Brown & Brown of Massachusetts   Brown & Brown of Massachusetts LLC, a unit of Brown & Brown Inc, acquired certain assets of Strategic Benefit Advisors Inc, a Southborough-based provider of strategic health and welfare benefit advisory services.
06/17/15 Orbis Logistics Inc Dicom Express Inc   Dicom Express Inc of Canada, a unit of Wind Point Partners, acquired Orbis Logistics Inc, a Birmingham-based provider of transportation and logistics services. Terms were not disclosed.
06/17/15 Devicix LLC Nortech Systems Inc   Nortech Systems Inc agreed to acquire Devicix LLC, an Eden Prairie-based provider of design and development services for the medical device industry.
06/17/15 CSW Industrials Inc Shareholders   Capital Southwest Corp planned to spin off CSW Industrials Inc unit, a manufacturer of paints,coatings, sealants, adhesives and specialty chemicals products, to its shareholders.
06/17/15 Stellar Energy GP Inc REC Solar Inc   REC Solar Inc, a unit of Duke Energy Corp, acquired Stellar Energy GP Inc, a Rohnet Park-based solar energy distributor, from Soligent Holdings Inc.
06/17/15 Belz Investco GP-Industrial MDH Partners LLC   MDH Partners LLC acquired a 22 industrial building portfolio of Belz Investco GP, a Memphis-based real estate development firm. The transaction was to include 3.1 million square feet of local distribution facilities in Shelby Oaks Industrial Park, Southridge, Democrat Square North, Meltech and Metro Industrial Park in DeSoto County. Terms were not disclosed.
06/17/15 Stateline Producers Coop Western Cooperative Co   Western Cooperative Co agreed to merge with Stateline Producers Cooperative, a Gering-based producer of dry beans and dry peas.
06/17/15 Dark Roast Ventures PCA Technology Group   PCA Technology Group acquired Dark Roast Ventures, a Buffalo-based provider of website development services.
06/18/15 Hercules Offshore Inc Bondholders   Hercules Offshore Inc (Hercules), a Houston-based provides offshore contract drilling, liftboat and inland barge services to the oil and natural gas exploration and production industry, agreed to a debt restructuring transaction with bondholders. Upon completion, bondholders were to hold an undisclosed interest in the restructured Hercules. The book value of the existing debt that was to be exchanged under the terms of the offer was $1.2 bil.
06/18/15 Kenan Advantage Group Inc Investor Group   An investor group comprised of OMERS Private Equity, a unit of Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System, and Kenan Advantage Group Inc's (Kenan) management agreed to acquire Kenan, a North Canton-based provider of petroleum and chemical logistics services, from Littlejohn & Co LLC (LCL) in a secondary leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed. Originally, in February 2015, LCL was rumored to be seeking a buyer for its Kenan unit. Previously, LCL acquired Kenan in a leveraged buyout transaction.
06/18/15 NOVOLEX Holdings Inc Patriot National Inc   Patriot National Inc acquired NOVOLEX Holdings Inc, a Hartsville-based manufacturer of plastics films and sheets, from Wind Point Partners.
06/18/15 Martha Stewart Living Sequential Brands Group Inc   Sequential Brands Group Inc was rumored to be planning to acquire the entire share capital of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc, a New York-based publisher of periodic special issues, books and magazines for homemakers. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
06/18/15 Protein Technologies Inc Ampersand Capital Partners   Ampersand Capital Partners acquired Protein Technologies Inc, a Tucson-based manufacturer and supplier of peptide synthesizers, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
06/18/15 Barry's Bootcamp LLC North Castle Partners LLC   North Castle Partners LLC was rumored to be planning to acquire an undisclosed majority interest in Barry's Bootcamp LLC, a Sherman Oaks-based provider of physical fitness services. Terms were not disclosed, but according to people close to the transaction, the deal had a rumored value of $100 mil.
         
Source: Thomson Reuters        

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