Target Acquirer Value ($millions) Synopsis
El Paso Pipeline Partners LP Kinder Morgan Inc 5,288.5 Kinder Morgan Inc (KMI) planned to acquire the remaining 57.82% interest, or 136.347 million common units, which it did not already own, in El Paso Pipelines LP (El Paso), a Houston-based provider of gas transmission services, in a stock swap transaction valued at $5.286 billion. KMI offered a choice of $4.65 in cash and 0.9451 common shares or cash or per common shares per El Paso unit, subject to proration. Based on KMI's closing stock price of $36.12 on 8 August 2014, the last full trading day prior to the announcement, each El Paso share was valued at $38.787.
Comdata Inc FleetCor Technologies Inc 3,450.0 FleetCor Technologies Inc (FleetCor), through its wholly-owned FCHC Project Inc unit, definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Comdata Inc (Comdata), a Brentwood-based provider of electronic payment services, from Ceridian LLC (Ceridian) , a unit of Thomas H Lee Partners LP, for $3.45 billion. Originally, in June 2014, Ceridian was rumored to be seeking a buyer for its Comdata unit. FleetCor, Carlyle Group LP and Silver Lake Partners LP were named rumored bidders.
OmniVision Technologies Inc Investor Group 1,681.7 An investor group comprised of Hua Capital Management Ltd of China and state-owned Shanghai Pudong Science & Technology Investment Co Ltd of China planned to launch an unsolicited offer to acquire the entire share capital of Omnivision Technologies Inc, a Santa Clara-based manufacturer of advanced digital imaging technology solutions, for $29 in cash per share or a total value of $1.682 billion.
Royal Dutch-Haynesville Assets Investor Group 1,200.0 An investor group comprised of Vine Oil & Gas LP and Blackstone Energy Partners LP, a unit of Blackstone Group LP (Blackstone), definitively agreed to acquire the Haynesville assets (Haynesville), located in Louisiana, of Royal Dutch Shell PLC (Royal), a Den Haag-based oil and gas exploration and production company, for $1.2 billion in cash. Originally, in August 2014, Blackstone was rumored to be planning to acquire a 50% interest in Haynesville from Royal.
Royal Dutch-Pinedale Assets Ultra Petroleum Corp 925.0 Ultra Petroleum Corp (Ultra) definitively agreed to acquire the Pinedale assets, located in Wyoming, of Royal Dutch Shell PLC, a Den Haag-based oil and gas exploration and production company, for $925 million in cash, and a portion of Ultra's Marcellus assets.
LSI Corp-Axxia Networking Business Intel Corp 650.0 Intel Corp definitively agreed to acquire the Axxia Networking business of LSI Corp, a San Jose-based manufacturer of integrated circuits, and a unit of Avago Technologies Ltd, for $650 million in cash.
Chiquita Brands International Investor Group 610.6 An investor group, comprised of Sucocitrico Cutrale Ltda of Brazil, and Grupo Safra SA of Brazil, planned to launch an unsolicited offer to acquire the entire share capital of Chiquita Brands International Inc, a Charlotte-based producer and wholesaler of fruits and vegetables, for $13 in cash per share, or a total value of $610.583 million.
Tri-Ed Distribution Anixter International Inc 420.0 Anixter International Inc definitively agreed to acquire Tri-Ed Distribution, a Woodbury-based wholesaler of security, low voltage, and home automation products, from Tri-Northern Security Distribution Inc, a unit of Audax Group LP, for $420 million.
Sofitel New York KSSF Enterprises Ltd 273.0 KSSF Enterprises Ltd, a unit of Keck Seng Investments Ltd, agreed to acquire Sofitel New York, a New York-based hotel, from West 44th Street OwnerCo LLC for $273 million.
Ooyala Inc Telstra Corp Ltd 270.0 Telstra Corp Ltd of Australia planned to raise its interest to 98% from 23% by acquiring a 75% interest in Ooyala Inc, a Mountain View-based provider of online content management services, for $270 million.
Sequoia Golf LLC ClubCorp USA Inc 265.0 ClubCorp USA Inc, a unit of ClubCorp Holdings Inc, agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Sequoia Golf LLC, a Sharpsburg-based provider of golf club management services, for $265 million in cash. The transaction was to include Sequoia Golf Holdings LLC and Parthenon-Sequoia Ltd.
Fortegra Financial Corp Tiptree Financial Inc 212.0 Tiptree Financial Inc, a unit of Tiptree Financial Partners LP, agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Fortegra Financial Corp (Fortegra), a Jacksonville-based insurance services company, for $10 in cash per share, or a total value of $212.046 million. Upon completion, Fortegra common shares would not be registered with the SEC and New York Stock Exchange.
SG-2 LLC MedAssets Inc 142.0 MedAssets Inc definitively agreed to acquire SG-2 LLC, a Skokie-based developer of healthcare-based software solution, for an estimated $142 million.
Cardinal Gas Storage Partners Redbird Gas Storage LLC 120.0 Redbird Gas Storage LLC, a unit of Martin Resource Management Corp's Martin Midstream Partners LP, definitively agreed to acquire the remaining 57.79% interest which it did not already own in Cardinal Gas Storage Partners LLC, a Houston-based provider of natural gas storage facility services, from its joint venture partner Energy Capital Partners LLC, for $120 million.
Active Aero Group Inc Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc 115.0 Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc, a unit of Thayer Hidden Creek, definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Active Aero Group Inc, a Belleville-based provider of logistics services, for an estimated $115 million in cash.
Meridian Business Campus Investcorp Technology Partners 84.0 Investcorp Technology Partners acquired Meridian Business Campus, a Durham-based business park, for $84 million from American Real Estate Partners in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Almand Brothers Inc Briggs & Stratton Corp 62.0 Briggs & Stratton Corp definitively agreed to acquire Allmand Brothers Inc, a Holdrege-based manufacturer of light fixtures, for an estimated $62 million in cash.
American Spring Wire-Prestressed Concrete Strand Business Insteel Wire Products Co 36.0 Insteel Wire Products Co, a unit of Insteel Industries Inc, agreed to acquire the prestressed concrete strand business of American Spring Wire Corp, a Bedford Heights-based manufacturer and wholesaler of spring wire products, for an estimated $36 million.
Yorktown Crossing Parkway,Houston Yorktown Acquisition LLC 35.2 Yorktown Acquisition LLC of Canada and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Starlight US Multi-Family (No.3) Core Fund agreed to acquire Yorktown Crossing Parkway, a Houston-based apartment building, for an estimated $35.2 million.
Alpine Biosciences Inc Oncothyreon Inc 29.7 Oncothyreon Inc (Oncothyreon) acquired the entire share capital of Alpine Biosciences Inc, a Seattle-based biotechnology company, in exchange for 9.245 million common shares or a total value of $29.733 million. The shares were valued based on Oncothyreon's closing stock price of $3.216 on 08 August 2014, the last full trading prior to the announcement.
Hannoush Jewelers-Stores(27) Pandora A/S 29.0 Pandora A/S agreed to acquire 27 concept stores of Hannoush Jewelers Inc, a Springfield-based manufacturer and wholesaler of jewelries, for $29 million.
KMS Financial Services Inc Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc 23.8 Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc (Ladenburg Thalmann) definitively agreed to acquire KMS Financial Services Inc, a Seattle-based provider of broker-dealer and investment advisory services, for $23.813 million. The consideration was to consist of $11 million in cash, $8 million in notes, and the issuance of 1.441 Ladenburg common shares valued at $4.813 million. The shares were valued based on Ladenburg Thalmann's closing stock price of $3.34 on 08 August 2014, the last full trading day prior to the transaction.
Wellington Park,Cary,N Carolina Slate Retail REIT 15.5 Slate Retail REIT of Canada agreed to acquire Wellington Park, a Cary-based shopping center, for $15.5 million.
Grand View Builders Inc Century Communities Inc 14.0 Century Communities Inc acquired Grand View Builders Inc, a Houston-based constructor of homes, for an estimated $14 million. The consideration was to consist of $14 million and an undisclosed amount in profit-related payments.
Asuragen-Thyroid and Pancreatic Cancer Portfolio Interpace Diagnostics LLC 8.0 Interpace Diagnostics LLC, a unit of PDI Inc, acquired the thyroid and pancreatic cancer test asset portfolio of Asuragen Inc, an Austin-based molecular diagnostics company, for $8 million in cash and an undisclosed amount in profit-related payments. The transaction included the miRInform Thyroid and Pancreas tests, intellectual property, and tests in development for thyroid cancer.
Air Tool Service Co P&F Industries Inc 7.7 P&F Industries Inc acquired Air Tool Service Co, a Mentor-based manufacturer and wholesaler of pneumatic motors and tools, for an estimated $7.659 million. The consideration consisted of an estimated $7.659 million cash plus the assumption of an undisclosed amount in liabilities.
Aerify Media Sizmek Inc 6.3 Sizmek Inc acquired Aerify Media, a New York-based provider of online advertising and marketing services, for $6.25 million in cash.
Roomtag LLC Asure Software Inc 1.7 Asure Software Inc acquired Roomtag LLC, a Baltimore-based provider of workplace management solutions services, for a total value of $1.687 million. The consideration was to consist of $.933 in cash and $.754 million in an unsecured subordinated promissory note.
American Precision Machining 3D Systems Corp   3D Systems Corp acquired American Precision Machining Inc, a Tulsa-based manufacturer of rapid prototype and rapid manufactured parts. Terms were not disclosed. The transaction was to include American Precision Prototyping Inc.
Access Technology Solutions LC Access Tech Solutions LC SPV   Access Technology Solutions LC SPV, a special purpose vehicle formed by Tritium Partners LLC, StepStone Group LLC and Ocean Avenue Capital Partners LP, acquired an undisclosed majority interest in Access Technology Solutions LC, a Provo-based provider of online commerce technology and logistic services, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
OnForce Inc Adecco Management & Consulting SA   Adecco Management & Consulting SA of Switzerland merged with OnForce Inc, a Lexington-based provider of cloud-based solutions.
Answers Corp Apax Partners LP   US -Apax Partners LP, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Apax Partners Worldwide LLP, agreed to acquire Answers Corp, a St. Louis-based provider of Internet search engine services, from AFVC Holdings LLC in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
Borejacks Energy-Saltwater Aqua Terra Water Management LP   Aqua Terra Water Management LP acquired two saltwater disposal facilities located in North Dakota of Borejaks Energy Services LLC, a Plano-based provider of mining services. Terms were not disclosed.
Fairway Building Products LP Argosy Private Equity   Argosy Private Equity acquired an undisclosed majority stake in Fairway Building Products LP, a Mount Joy-based manufacturer and wholesaler of railing products, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Cowles & Connell Arthur J Gallagher & Co   Arthur J. Gallagher & Co acquired Cowles & Connell, a Brewster-based insurance agency. Terms were not disclosed.
National Meter & Automation Badger Meter Inc   Badger Meter Inc agreed to acquire the entire share capital of National Meter & Automation Inc, a Centennial-based wholesaler of water meters and meter reading systems.
Bike America Inc Barmer Enterprises LLC   Barmer Enterprises LLC acquired Bike America Inc, a Boca Raton-based retailer of bicycles and bicycle parts.
Onswipe Inc Beanstock Media Inc   Beanstock Media Inc acquired Onswipe Inc, a New York-based mobile publishing platform.
HEE Environmental Engineering LLC CECO Environmental Corp   CECO Environmental Corp acquired HEE Environmental Engineering LLC, an Ontario-based manufacturer of air pollution scrubbers.
Applied Proactive Technologies CLEAResult Consulting Inc   CLEAResult Consulting Inc agreed to acquire Applied Proactive Technologies Inc, a Springfield-based provider of consulting services.
Monster Beverage-Business Coca-Cola Co-Worldwide Energy   Coca-Cola Co (Coke) definitively agreed to acquire the non-energy business of Monster Beverage Corp (Monster), a Corona-based producer and wholesaler of energy drinks, in exchange for Coke's world energy business in an asset swap transaction. Concurrently, Coke definitively agreed to acquire a 16.7% stake in Monster.
Quay.io CoreOS Inc   CoreOS Inc acquired Quay.io, a New York City-based provider of private repositories for Docker container applications. Terms were not disclosed.
ELM Exchange Inc Coverys RRG Inc   Coverys RRG Inc acquired ELM Exchange Inc, a Rockville-based provider of risk education program.
Hurley Travel Experts Direct Travel Inc   Direct Travel Inc acquired Hurley Travel Experts, a Portland-based travel agency.
JF White Contracting Co Dragados Construction USA Inc   Dragados Construction USA Inc, a wholly-owned unit of Actividades de Construccion y Servicios SA's Dragados SA of Spain subsidiary, acquired JF White Contracting Co, a Framingham-based construction company. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Republic Diesel Inc-Assets FleetPride Inc   FleetPride Inc, a unit of TPG Capital LP, acquired the assets of Republic Diesel Inc, a Louisville-based provider of machine shop services.
Innovative Engineering Inc Gannett Fleming Inc   Gannett Fleming Inc acquired Innovative Engineering Inc (Innovative Engineering), a York-based provider of electrical design-build contractor services. On completion, Innovative Engineering was renamed Innovative Electrical Testing & Construction LLC.
Alta Devices Inc Hanergy Holding Group Ltd   Hanergy Holding Group Ltd of China acquired Alta Devices Inc, a Sunnyvale-based manufacturer of solar photovoltaic applications.
Leaf Holdings Inc Heartland Payment Systems Inc   Heartland Payment Systems Inc acquired the remaining undisclosed stake which it did not already own in Leaf Holdings Inc, a Cambridge-based developer of mobile payment software.
Lighthouse Security Group LLC IBM Corp   International Business Machines Corp acquired Lighthouse Security Group LLC, a Lincoln-based provider of cloud security services, from Lighthouse Computer Services Inc. Terms were not disclosed.
Dove Equipment Co Inc ICAFE Inc   ICAFE Inc acquired Dove Equipment Co Inc, an East Peoria-based manufacturer and wholesaler of fluid handling and fluid application solutions. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Itrios LLC Intuit Inc   Intuit Inc acquired Itrios LLC, a Chicago-based developer of cloud integrated software.
Packers Manufacturing Inc John Bean Technologies Corp   John Bean Technologies Corp acquired Packers Manufacturing Inc, a Visalia-based provider of packing services.
AO Inc Kodiak Building Partners LLC   Kodiak Building Partners LLC acquired AO Inc, a Carrollton-based manufacturer of architectural wood, hollow metal and aluminum doors. Terms were not disclosed.
Amelia Bullock Realtors Kuper Sotheby's International   Kuper Sotheby's International Realty merged with Amelia Bullocks Realtors, an Austin-based real estate agency. The merged entity was renamed Kuper.
Laney Directional Drilling Co Laney Directional Drilling Co   Laney Directional Drilling Co SPV, a special purpose acquisition vehicle created by Maxim Partners LLC and Falcon Investment Advisors LLC, acquired Laney Directional Drilling Co, a Spring-based provider of oil and gas directional drilling services, in a leveraged buyout transaction.
Coplogic Inc LexisNexis Risk Solutions Inc   LexisNexis Risk Solutions Inc, a unit of Reed Elsevier PLC's LexisNexis Group subsidiary, acquired Coplogic Inc, a San Ramon-based developer of citizen online reporting software.
FPA Customs Brokers Inc Livingston International Inc   Livingston International Inc, a unit of Livingston International Income Fund's Livingston International Inc subsidiary, acquired FPA Customs Brokers Inc, a Jamaica-based provider of air and sea customs brokerage.
Global Bay Mobile Technologies Manhattan Associates Inc   Manhattan Associates Inc acquired Global Bay Mobile Technologies Inc, a South Plainfield-based provider of mobile retail software services, from Verifone Systems Inc. Terms were not disclosed.
The Doctors Center MDSTAT Urgent Care   MDSTAT Urgent Care planned to acquire The Doctors Center, a Jacksonville-based provider of primary care services.
The Loop MetLife Inc   MetLife Inc acquired The Loop, a Kissimmee-based shopping center.
Philadelphia City Paper Metro Philadelphia   Metro Philadelphia, a unit of Seabay Media Holdings LLC, acquired Philadelphia City Paper, a Philadelphia-based publisher of newspapers.
AVC Security Inc Midwest Security Services Inc   Midwest Security Services Inc acquired AVC Security Inc, a Louisville-based designer and installer of security systems. Terms were not disclosed.
Custom Credit Systems Inc Misys PLC   Misys PLC of the UK, a unit of Vista Equity Partners' Magic Bidco Ltd subsidiary, acquired Custom Credit Systems Inc, a Richardson-based provider of loan management software solutions, from Triton Pacific Capital Partners
MIRA Mobile Television Inc NEP Broadcasting LLC   NEP Broadcasting LLC, a unit of Crestview Partners LP, definitively agreed to acquire MIRA Mobile Television Inc, a Wilsonville-based provider of remote television production services, from Mr. Dale Johannesen, Mr. Frank Taylor and Mr. Robb Kirk.
Dallas GTF Inc NRT LLC   NRT LLC, a unit of Realogy Holdings Corp, acquired Dallas GTF Inc, a Dallas-based owner and operator of rental properties.
One Equity Partners LLC One Equity Partners LLC SPV   One Equity Partners LLC SPV, a special purpose acquisition vehicle formed by Lexington Partners Inc, a unit of Bessemer Venture Partners LP, and AlpInvest Partners NV, a unit of Stichting Pensioenfonds ABP and Stichting Pensioenfonds PGGM, definitively agreed to acquire a 50% interest in One Equity Partners LLC (OEP), a New York-based private equity firm, from JPMorgan Chase & Co in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed. Originally, in November 2013, JPMorgan Chase & Co was rumored to be seeking a buyer for its 50% interest in OEP. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Coller Capital Ltd, HarbourVest Partners LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc and an investor group comprised of Lexington Partners LP and AlpInvest Partners BV were rumored to be bidders.
YantraSoft-Speech Recognition Ozonetel Systems Pvt Ltd   Ozonetel Systems Pvt Ltd of India acquired the speech recognition vertical division of YantraSoft Inc, a Walnut Creek-based provider of information technology services. Terms were not disclosed.
Bank Of Palatine,Palatine,Illinois Pan American Bank   Pan American Bank, a unit of American Bancorp of Illinois Inc, planned to acquire Bank Of Palatine, a Palatine-based commercial bank, from Bancpal Inc. Terms were not disclosed. In May 2014, Pan American Bank was rumored to be planning to acquire Bank Of Palatine from Bancpal Inc.
Seattle Green Care Primco Management Inc   Primco Management Inc definitively agreed to acquire Seattle Green Care, a Seattle-based provider of medical marijuana delivery services.
Piccirillo Ltd-Businesses(2) Pull-A-Part LLC   Pull-A-Part LLC acquired the National Used Auto Parts and Hidalgo U-Pull-It Used Auto Parts businesses of Piccirillo Ltd, a Mission-based wholesaler of used automobile parts and accessories.
Girard Securities Inc RCS Capital Corp   RCS Capital Corp agreed to acquire Girard Securities Inc, a San Diego-based provider of security brokerage and investment services.
Cross River Fiber Inc Ridgemont Equity Partners   Ridgemont Equity Partners definitively agreed to acquire an undisclosed majority interest in Cross River Fiber Inc, a Summit-based manufacturer of fiber optic cables, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
Rice Energy Inc-Pipeline Shareholders   Rice Energy Inc, a Canonsburg-based oil and gas exploration and production company, planned to spin off its pipeline gathering and water systems assets to its shareholders.
Workhorse Software SQAD Inc   SQAD Inc, a majority-owned unit of Clarion Capital Partners LLC, merged with Workhorse Software, a Evanston-based developer of advertising planning software.
ADD Inc Stantec Inc   Stantec Inc of Canada signed a Letter of Intent {LOI} to merge with ADD Inc, a Boston-based architectural and design firm.
SailPoint Technologies Inc Thoma Bravo LLC   Thoma Bravo LLC agreed to acquire SailPoint Technologies Inc, an Austin-based developer of web-based identity risk management solution software, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Caterpillar Inc-Mining Equipment Thompson Machinery Commerce   Thompson Machinery Commerce Corp acquired the mining equipment distribution and support business, located in Tennessee and Mississippi, of Caterpillar Inc, a Peoria-based manufacturer and wholesaler of construction equipment. Terms were not disclosed.
Strike Tech LLC-Microwave TMX Atrium   TMX Atrium of Luxembourg, a unit of TSX Group Inc, planned to acquire the microwave network business of Strike Technologies LLC, a New York-based provider of network connection services, and a wholly-owned unit of Global Trading Systems.
TL Administration Corp Twinlab Consolidation Corp   Twinlab Consolidation Corp acquired TL Administration Corp, a Hauppauge-based manufacturer and wholesaler of nutritional supplements, from IdeaSphere Inc.
American Meter & Appliance WASH Multifamily Laundry   Wash Multifamily Laundry Systems LLC acquired American Meter & Appliance Inc, a Seattle-based provider of laundry services to the multifamily housing market.
Strata Products Worldwide LLC Wingate Partners V LP   Wingate Partners V LP, a unit of Wingate Partners LP, partnered with Strata's management to acquire Strate Products Worldwide Inc (Strata), a Sandy Springs-based provider of infrastructure and mining products services, in a leveraged buyout transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
Zofari Inc Yahoo! Inc   Yahoo! Inc agreed to acquire Zofari Inc, a San Francisco-based developer of location recommendation software.
Professional Access Inc Zensar Technologies Ltd   Zensar Technologies Ltd of India acquired Professional Access Inc, a New York-based provider of information technology services, from 3i Infotech Ltd.
US M&A Deals Announced August 10 - August 15, 2014      
Source: Thomson Reuters      

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