Date Target Acquirer Value ($millions) Synopsis
09/02/14 Prestige Cruises International Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd 3,075.0 Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd definitively agreed to acquire Prestige Cruises International Inc, a Miami-based provider of cruise ship vacation services and accommodations, from Apollo Global Management LLC for $3.075 bil. The consideration was to consist of $3.025 bil in cash, the issuance of undisclosed amount in shares and up to $50 mil in profit-related payments. Originally, in August 2014, Norwegian was rumored to be planning to acquire Prestige.
09/02/14 Compuware Corp Thoma Bravo LLC 2,435.3 Thoma Bravo LLC definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Compuware Corp, a Detroit-based developer of application software, from Elliott Management Corp (9.5%) and other shareholders, for $10.92 in cash per share, or a total value of $2.435 bil, in a leveraged buyout transaction. The transaction is contingent upon the completion of the spinoff of Covisint Corp.
09/02/14 Cole Corporate Income Trust Inc Select Income REIT 2,083.2 Select Income REIT definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Cole Corporate Income Trust Inc, a Phoenix-based real estate investment trust, for $2.083 bil. Select offered a choice of $10.50 in cash or 0.36 common share per Cole share. Originally, in September 2014, Select was rumored to be planning to acquire Cole.
09/03/14 Parsons Brinckerhoff Group Inc WSP Global Inc 1,352.5 WSP Global Inc of Canada agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Parsons Brinckerhoff Group Inc, a New York-based provider of engineering consulting and construction management services, from Balfour Beatty PLC for an estimated $1.353 bil in cash. Originally, in May 2014, Balfour Beatty announced that it was seeking a buyer for its Parsons Brinckerhoff unit. WS Atkins Ltd and WSP Group were named potential bidders.
09/02/14 Trafigura Terminals LLC Buckeye Partners LP 860.0 Buckeye Partners LP definitively agreed to acquire an 80% interest in Trafigura Terminals LLC, a Corpus Christi-based wholesaler of petroleum products, for an estimated $860 mil from Trafigura AG, a unit of Trafigura Holding BV's Trafigura Beheer BV subsidiary. Upon completion, Trafigura Terminals was to be renamed as Buckeye Texas Partners.
09/02/14 Select Income REIT-Med Offices(23) Senior Housing Properties 539.0 Senior Housing Properties Trust definitively agreed to acquire 23 medical office buildings from Select Income REIT, a Newton-based real estate investment trust, for an estimated $539 mil. The consideration was to consist of $509 mil in cash and the assumption of an estimated $30 mil in liabilities. The transaction was conditioned upon the acquisition of the entire share capital of Cole Corporate Income Trust Inc by Select Income REIT.
09/02/14 Archer Daniels-Chocolate Business Cargill Inc 440.0 Cargill Inc agreed to acquire the global chocolate business of Archer Daniels Midland Co, a Decatur-based producer of agricultural products, for $440 mil. Originally, in June 2013, ADM announced that it was seeking a buyer for its ADM cocoa unit, a Milwaukee-based producer of cocoa products. Cargill Inc was rumored as potential bidder.
09/04/14 Sleep Train Inc Mattress Firm Holding Corp 440.0 Mattress Firm Holding Corp agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Sleep Train Inc, a Rocklin-based retailer of mattresses, for an estimated $440 mil. The consideration was to consist of an estimated $425 mil and the assumption of $15 mil in liabilities. Originally, in January 2014, Mattress was rumored to be planning to acquire Sleep.
09/05/14 SuperDerivatives Inc Intercontinental Exchange Inc 350.0 Intercontinental Exchange Inc definitively agreed to acquire SuperDerivatives Inc, a New York-based provider of risk management analytics solutions services, for an estimated $350 mil in cash.
09/03/14 Chevron PetroChem Pipeline LLC Boardwalk Pipeline Partners LP 295.0 Boardwalk Pipeline Partners LP, a unit of Loews Corp's Boardwalk Pipelines Holdings Corp subsidiary, definitively agreed to acquire Chevron Petrochemical Pipeline LLC, a Bellaire-based owner and operator of crude petroleum pipelines, from Chevron Corp's Chevron Pipe Line Co subsidiary for $295 in cash.
09/03/14 Location Labs Inc AVG Technologies NV 220.0 AVG Technologies NV of the Netherlands definitively agreed to acquire Location Labs Inc, an Emeryville-based developer of mobile security and location management software, for $220 mil. The consideration was to consist of $140 mil and up to $80 mil in profit-related payments.
09/04/14 Chevron Phillips Chemical Co-Ryton Business Solvay Specialty Polymers USA 220.0 Solvay Specialty Polymers USA LLC, a unit of Solvay SA of Belgium, agreed to acquire the Ryton polyphenylene sulfide business of Chevron Phillips Chemical Co, a The Woodlands-based manufacturer and wholesaler of aromatics, alpha olefins, styrenics, specialty chemicals, piping, and proprietary plastics, and a joint venture between Chevron Corp and Phillips 66 Co, for $220 mil.
09/03/14 Bolt Technology Corp Teledyne Technologies Inc 190.9 Teledyne Technologies Inc definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Bolt Technology Corp, a Norwalk-based developer, manufacturer and wholesaler of seismic marine data acquisition equipment and underwater remotely operated robotic vehicles, for $22 per share in cash or a total value of $190.883 mil.
09/02/14 XRS Corp Omnitracs LLC 175.4 Omnitracs LLC, a unit of Vista Equity Partners LLC, agreed to acquire the entire share capital of XRS Corp, a San Diego-based provider of fleet management solutions services, for $5.6 in cash per common and preferred share, or a total value of $175.385 mil.
09/02/14 MicroEdge LLC Blackbaud Inc 160.0 Blackbaud Inc agreed to acquire the entire share capital of MicroEdge LLC, a New York-based developer of finance management software, for an estimated $160 mil in cash.
09/03/14 JW Marriott San Francisco Chesapeake Lodging Trust 147.2 Chesapeake Lodging Trust agreed to acquire JW Marriott San Francisco Union Square, a San Francisco-based hotel, from Thayer Lodging Group for $147.2 mil.
09/02/14 Harry & David Holdings Inc 1-800-Flowers.com Inc 142.5 1-800-Flowers.Com Inc definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Harry & David Holdings Inc, a Medford-based retailer of gift baskets, fruits and other gourmet gift products, for $142.5 mil in cash.
09/03/14 Southern Nevada Communications Co Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc 120.0 Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc definitively agreed to acquire Southern Nevada Communications Co, a Las Vegas-based owner and operater of a television station, from Intermountain West Communications Co for $120 mil.
09/03/14 Kinetics Climax Inc Dynacast Inc 70.0 Dynacast Inc, a unit of Kenner & Co Inc's Dynacast International Inc subsidiary, definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Kinetics Climax Inc, a Wilsonville-based manufacturer of metal injection molding products and a unit of the Climax Engineered Materials LLC subsidiary of Freeport-McMoRan Inc's Freeport Minerals Corp unit, for an estimated $70 mil. The consideration was to consist of an estimated $55 mil and up to $15 mil in profit-related payments.
09/02/14 The Inn at Key West,Florida DiamondRock Hospitality Co 47.5 DiamondRock Hospitality Co acquired The Inn At Key West, a Key West-based hotel, for $47.5 mil.
09/04/14 Allegro Diagnostics Inc Veracyte Inc 19.4 Veracyte Inc, through its Full Moon Acquisition Inc subsidiary, agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Allegro Diagnostics Inc, a Maynard-based manufacturer and developer of diagnostics for thyroid and non-small cell lung cancer, for an estimated $19.435 mil. The consideration was to consist of $7.8 mil in cash and the issuance of 0.933 mil Veracyte common shares valued at $11.635 mil. The shares were valued based on Veracyte's closing stock price of $12.47 on 3 September 2014, the last full trading day prior to the announcement.
09/04/14 eMortgage Logic LLC Assurant Specialty Property 17.0 Assurant Specialty Property, a unit of Assurant Inc, acquired eMortgage Logic LLC, a North Richland Hills-based provider of residential property valuations services, for $17 mil cash and an undisclosed amount in profit-related payments.
09/03/14 DiSanto Technology Inc Arcam AB 15.8 Arcam AB of Sweden acquired DiSanto Technology Inc, a Shelton-based Shelton provider and manufacturer of surgical implant and instrument systems, for $15.8 mil in cash.
09/04/14 BBA Inc LogMeIn Inc 15.0 LogMeIn Inc acquired BBA Inc, a Seattle-based developer of software, for an estimated $15 mil in cash.
09/03/14 Mirvac Industrial Trust-Touhy Svigos Asset Management Inc 9.0 Svigos Asset Management Inc agreed to acquire the Touhy assets of Mirvac Industrial Trust, a Sydney-based real estate investment trust, for $9.025 mil.
09/02/14 Image Integration Systems Inc Tungsten Network Inc 6.5 Tungsten Network Inc, a unit of Tungsten Corp PLC, agreed to acquire Image Integration Systems Inc, a Perrysburg-based developer of accounts payable automation services, for an estimated $6.5 mil in cash.
09/03/14 Deer Valley Corp Peerless Systems Corp 3.7 Peerless Systems Corp agreed to acquire an 80.75% interest, or 12.436 mil common shares in Deer Valley Corp, a Tampa-based designer, manufacturer and wholesaler of factory built homes, for $3.682 mil from Vicis Capital Master Fund (79.93%) and Deer Valley (0.82%).
09/02/14 American Sensor Technologies Inc TE Connectivity Ltd   TE Connectivity Ltd of Switzerland acquired American Sensor Technologies Inc, a Mount Olive-based manufacturer of pressure sensors and other measuring devices and equipment.
09/02/14 BeyondTrust Software Inc Veritas Capital Partners LP   Veritas Capital Partners LP acquired BeyondTrust Software Inc, a Phoenix-based provider of information technology solutions and services, from Insight Venture Partners LCC, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
09/02/14 BECO Holding Co Inc Behrman Capital LP   Behrman Capital LP acquired BECO Holding Co Inc, a Charlotte-based wholesaler of fire protection equipment, in a secondary buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed. Previously, Freeman Spogli & Co acquired BECO in a leveraged buyout transaction.
09/02/14 Controlled Products Systems Group Inc The Duchossois Group Inc   The Duchossois Group Inc acquired Controlled Products Systems Group Inc, a Denver-based wholesaler of access control systems, from Pilgrim Capital Partners LLC. Terms were not disclosed.
09/02/14 Interamerican Motor Corp AutoZone Inc   AutoZone Inc definitively agreed to acquire Interamerican Motor Corp, a Canoga Park-based wholesaler of automotive replacement parts, from Wulf Gaertner Autoparts AG.
09/02/14 SoftCode Inc Tyler Technologies Inc   Tyler Technologies Inc acquired SoftCode Inc, a Marlborough-based developer of civil process software.
09/02/14 Aquatic Co The Sterling Group LP   The Sterling Group LP acquired Aquatic Co, an Anaheim-based manufacturer of bathtubs and showers, from Tomkins PLC in a leveraged buyout transaction.
09/02/14 Trans-NET Inc Radiant Logistics Inc   Radiant Logistics Inc acquired Trans-NET Inc, an Issaquah-based provider of logistics services.
09/02/14 C&E Prodn LLC-Salt Water Ferrellgas Partners LP   Ferrellgas Partners LP definitively agreed to acquire two salt water disposal wells from C&E Production LLC, a Bryan-based oil and gas exploration and drilling company.
09/02/14 Virginia Heritage Bank-Branch Cardinal Bank,McLean,Virginia   Cardinal Bank, a unit of Cardinal Financial Corp, definitively agreed to acquire the Gainesville branch of Tysons Corner-based Virginia Heritage Bank (Virginia). The transaction was conditioned upon the completion of Eagle Bancorp Inc's merger with Virginia.
09/02/14 Timberbrook,Bristol,Indiana Capital Square Realty Advisors   Capital Square Realty Advisors LLC (Capital) acquired Timberbrook, a Bristol-based manufacturing housing community. Concurrently, Capital acquired Woodlake-Sommerdale and Byrne Hill.
09/02/14 Brigadier Pipelines Inc-Certain Assets Southwest Gas Corp   Southwest Gas Corp, through its subsidiaries, agreed to acquire certain assets from Brigadier Pipelines Inc, a Troy-based provider of pipeline construction services, from Link Line Group of Cos. Concurrently, NPL agreed to acquire Link Line Contractors Ltd, WS Nicholls Construction Inc,WS Nicholls Industries Inc and a 50% interest in WS Nicholls Western Construction Ltd from Link Line Group of Cos.
09/02/14 Wolfpac Technologies Inc Highlander Partners LP   Highlander Partners LP acquired Wolfpac Technologies Inc, a Aliquippa-based manufacturer of PVC building products, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
09/02/14 The Mall at Barnes Crossing Rouse Properties Inc   Rouse Properties Inc acquired a 51% interest in The Mall at Barnes Crossing, a Tupelo-based shopping mall, upon a formation of a joint venture.
09/02/14 Royal Caribbean-Celebrity Century Exquisite Marine Ltd   Exquisite Marine Ltd of China, a unit of Ctrip.com International Ltd of China's Skyseas Holding International Ltd of China subsidiary, agreed to acquire the Celebrity Century cruise ship of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd, a Miami-based provider of cruise ship services.
09/02/14 Leidos Engineering LLC-Water and Waste Div The Louis Berger Group Inc   The Louis Berger Group Inc, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Berger Group Holdings Inc, acquired the water and waste Resources division from Leidos Engineering LLC, a provider of engineering services and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Leidos Holdings Inc.
09/02/14 Terra Coastal Properties Inc Sotheby's International Realty Inc   Sotheby's International Realty Inc, a unit of Realogy Holdings Corp's NRT LLC unit, acquired Terra Coastal Properties Inc, a Malibu-based provider of real estate brokerage services.
09/02/14 Woodlake-Sommerdale,Yoder,Indiana Capital Square Realty Advisors   Capital Square Realty Advisors LLC (Capital) acquired Woodlake-Sommerdale, a Yoder-based manufacturing housing community. Concurrently, Capital acquired Timberbrook and Byrne Hill.
09/02/14 Byrne Hill,Toldeo,Ohio Capital Square Realty Advisors   Capital Square Realty Advisors LLC (Capital) acquired Byrne Hill, a Toledo-based manufacturing housing community. Concurrently, Capital acquired Timberbrook and Woodlake-Sommerdale.
09/02/14 RideScout LLC car2go NA LLC   car2go NA LLC, a unit of Daimler AG's Moovel GmbH subsidiary, acquired RideScout LLC, an Austin-based developer of transportation mobile applications. Terms were not disclosed.
09/02/14 Nevada Goldfield Bonanza Ppty International Gold Corp   International Gold Corp (International Gold) of Canada was granted an option to raise its interest to 80% from 20% by acquiring a further 60% interest in the Nevada Goldfield Bonanza Property (Nevada Goldfield), located in Goldfield, Nevada, from Lode Star Gold Inc, a Goldfield-based gold mining company. Concurrently, International Gold signed a Letter of Intent {LoI} to acquire a 20% stake in Nevada Goldfield.
09/03/14 Baker Tilly Virchow Krause ParenteBeard LLC   ParenteBeard LLC agreed to merge with Baker Tilly Virchow Krause LLP, a Chicago-based provider of accounting and consulting services.
09/03/14 Shelter Mortgage Co LLC New Penn Financial LLC   New Penn Financial LLC acquired Shelter Mortgage Co LLC, a Milwaukee-based provider of mortgage financing services, from Guaranty Bancorp. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
09/03/14 Cyber-Thingy Inc Shareholders   Cyber Kiosk Solutions Inc planned to spin off its Cyber-Thingy Inc unit, a Coral Springs-based provider of e-commerce information services, to its shareholders.
09/03/14 Aon eSolutions Inc Symphony Technology Group LLC   Symphony Technology Group LLC, through its affiliate, acquired Aon eSolutions Inc, a Atlanta-based provider of risk management solutions, from Aon PLC in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
09/03/14 The Vape Store Inc Vaporin Inc   Vaporin Inc acquired The Vape Store Inc, a Cape Coral-based wholesaler of vaporizers, e-liquids products and electronic cigarettes.
09/03/14 Rognstad's Inc CBIZ Inc   CBIZ Inc acquired Rognstad's Inc, doing business as Sattler Insurance Agency, a Lewiston-based provider of property and casualty, personal, and life insurance services.
09/03/14 Mhelpdesk Inc HomeAdvisor   Homeadvisor Inc, a unit of IAC/InterActiveCorp, acquired an undisclosed majority interest in Mhelpdesk Inc, a Fairfax-based provider of service management software solution. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
09/03/14 Think Big Analystics Inc Teradata Corp   Teradata Corp acquired Think Big Analytics Inc, a Mountain View-based provider of consulting services. Terms were not disclosed.
09/03/14 Inko's LLC Braintrust Investments LLC   Braintrust Investments LLC acquired Inko's LLC, a Englewood-based manufacturer of natural iced ready-to-drink white teas. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
09/03/14 Greif Inc-Multiwall Pkg Div Industrial Opportunity Partner   Industrial Opportunity Partners LLC acquired the multiwall packaging division of Greif Inc, a Delaware-based manufacturer and wholesaler of industrial packaging products, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
09/03/14 Citibank NA-Branches(41) BB&T Corp   BB&T Corp agreed to acquire 41 branches of Citibank NA from Citigroup Inc.
09/03/14 Fed Mktg Corp-Cert Asts Fox Chapel Publishing Co Inc   Fox Chapel Publishing Co Inc acquired the certain assets of Federal Marketing Corp, a New Jersey-based publishing company and a unit of Courier Corp. Terms were not disclosed.
09/03/14 Davis Beverage Grp Inc-Business Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc   Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc signed a Letter of Intent {LoI} to acquire the business assets of Davis Beverage Group Inc, a Bethlehem-based wholesaler of carbonated and non-carbonated drinks. The deal was to include the business assets of Davis Bottling Co.
09/03/14 Thrifty Health & Compounding Dougherty's Holdings Inc   Dougherty's Holdings Inc, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ascendant Solutions Inc, acquired Thrifty Health & Compounding Pharmacy, a Humble-based owner and operator of pharmacies.
09/03/14 Bonsal Amer Inc-ProSpec HB Fuller Co   HB Fuller Co acquired the ProSpec construction products business of Bonsal American Inc, a Charlotte-based manufacturer and wholesaler of building materials and pavement maintenance products and a unit of CRH PLC's Oldcastle Inc subsidiary.
09/03/14 Cinergy Educ-Business Assets Unigo Group   Unigo Group acquired the business assets of Cinergy Education, a Deerfield Beach-based provider of marketing solutions services for higher education.
09/03/14 Bank of America-Branches,NC(9) First South Bancorp Inc,North Carolina   First South Bancorp Inc agreed to acquire nine branches, located in North Carolina, of Charlotte-based Bank of America Corp.
09/03/14 EPA Petroleum Inc Cyber Kiosk Solutions Inc   Cyber Kiosk Solutions Inc (Cyber) acquired the entire share capital of EPA Petroleum Inc, an oil and gas exploration and production company, in exchange for 300 mil Cyber restricted common shares in a stock swap transaction.
09/03/14 AKJ Industries Inc-Chem Division Nalco Holding Co   Nalco Holding Co, a unit of Ecolab Inc, acquired the chemical division of AKJ Industries Inc, a Fort Myers-based manufacturer of dust control and specialty chemicals.
09/03/14 Miller-St Nazianz Inc CNH Industrial America LLC   CNH Industrial America LLC, a unit of CNH Industrial NV, definitively agreed to acquire Miller-St Nazianz Inc, a St Nazianz-based manufacturer of farm machineries and equipment.
09/03/14 Xyience Inc Big Red Ltd   Big Red Ltd, a unit of Big Red Holdings Corp, acquired Xyience Inc, a Las Vegas-based producer and wholesaler of sports nutrition and supplement products. Terms were not disclosed.
09/04/14 REV Solutions Inc PFSweb Inc   PFSweb Inc acquired REV Solutions Inc, a Minneapolis-based provider of software development services.
09/04/14 Advanced Precision Products Inc Precision Engineered Products   Precision Engineered Products LLC, a unit of The Jordan Co LP, acquired Advanced Precision Products Inc, a Palmer-based manufacturer and wholesaler of precision products, from Hastings Equity Partners LLC. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
09/04/14 Meda Pharmaceuticals Inc-Manufacturing Facility DPT Laboratories Ltd   DPT Laboratories Ltd, a unit of Roundtable Healthcare Partners LLC's Renaissance Pharma Inc subsidiary, acquired the Lakewood, New Jersey, manufacturing facility of Meda Pharmaceuticals Inc, a Somerset-based manufacturer and wholesaler of special pharmaceutical preparations and a unit of Meda AB of Sweden.
09/04/14 Kineto Wireless Inc Taqua LLC   Taqua LLC, a unit of Genband Inc, acquired Kineto Wireless Inc, a Milpitas-based voice over Wi-Fi (VoWiFi) software company. Terms were not disclosed.
         
Source: Thomson Reuters        

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