Mergers, Acquisitions, and Buyouts Announced on April 22, 2014

Novartis (NVS) has agreed to acquire GlaxoSmithKline’ marketed Oncology portfolio for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by June 30, 2015. More information is available here.

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has agreed to acquire Novartis’ global Vaccines business (excluding influenza vaccines) for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by June 30, 2015. More information is available here.

Iron Mountain (IRM) acquired Stevens Records Management; Ellis Archives; Vital Records Storage; Hossco Off-Site Data Storage; George Records Express for $5,000,000. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Iron Mountain (IRM) acquired RM Turkey; Iron Mountain Turkey; OSG Poland; an additional stake in Iron Mountain’s joint venture in Denmark; Tape Management Services for $60,000,000. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Eli Lilly (LLY) has agreed to acquire Novartis Animal Health for $5,400,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by March 31, 2015. More information is available here.

Hilcorp has agreed to acquire BP’s stakes in four oilfields on the Alaska North Slope for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by December 31, 2014. More information is available here.

Apollo Global Management (APO) has agreed to acquire Event Rentals for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by June 30, 2014. More information is available here.

Jacobs Engineering Group (JEC) has agreed to acquire Federal Network Systems for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by September 30, 2014. More information is available here.

Heritage Financial Group (HBOS) has agreed to acquire Alarion Financial Services for $22,100,000. The transaction is expected to close by September 30, 2014. More information is available here.

Medix acquired 11 Medifast Weight Control Centers in Texas and Florida for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Cognizant (CTSH) acquired itaas for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Nidec (NJ) has agreed to acquire Nidec-Read for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by September 26, 2014.

Nidec (NJ) has agreed to acquire Nidec Copal Electronics for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by September 26, 2014. More information is available here.

Stericycle (SRCL) has agreed to acquire PSC Environmental Services for $275,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by June 30, 2014. More information is available here.

Points International (PCOM) acquired Accruity for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Community Bank Shares of Indiana (CBIN) has agreed to acquire First Financial Service (FFKY) for $17,900,000. The transaction is expected to close by October 30, 2014. More information is available here.

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (VRX) has offered to acquire Allergen (AGN) for $45,600,000,000. A closing date was not provided. More information is available here.

Mergers, Acquisitions, and Buyouts Announced on April 21, 2014

Perfect World (PWRD) has agreed to acquire 9% of Shanda Games for $100,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by May 21, 2014. More information is available here.

Sysorex Global Holdings (SYRX) acquired AirPatrol for $30,000,000. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Farmland Partners (FPI) has agreed to acquire a 3696 acre row crop farm in Burlington Colorado for $8,750,000. The transaction is expected to close by May 30, 2014. More information is available here.

TreeHouse Foods (THS) has agreed to acquire Protenergy Natural Foods for $150,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by June 30, 2014. More information is available here.

Peoples Bancorp (PEBO) has agreed to acquire North Akron Savings Bank for $20,100,000. The transaction is expected to close by December 31, 2014. More information is available here.

Hillshire Brands (HSH) has agreed to acquire Van’s Natural Foods for $165,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by May 31, 2014. More information is available here.

MEDNAX (MD) acquired Fredericksburg Anesthesia Associates for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

SFX Entertainment (SFXE) acquired Perryscope Productions for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Blucora (BCOR) has agreed to acquire HowStuffWorks for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by June 30, 2014. More information is available here.

Birch Communications has agreed to acquire Cbeyond (CBEY) for $323,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by September 30, 2014. More information is available here.

Sandstorm Gold (SSL.TO) has agreed to acquire Sandstorm Metals and Energy (SND.V) for $49,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by June 30, 2014. More information is available here.

Mergers, Acquisitions, and Buyouts Announced on April 18, 2014

ARRIS (ARRS) acquired SeaWell Networks for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

LS Power has agreed to acquire six power plants in the Southeast U.S. for $1,570,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by June 30, 2014. More information is available here.

Tianwen Liu and ChinaAMC Capital Management has agreed to acquire iSoftStone Holdings (ISS) for $329,451,076. The transaction is expected to close by September 30, 2014. More information is available here.

Mergers, Acquisitions, and Buyouts Announced on April 17, 2014

Power REIT (PW) acquired 450 acres of land in Kern County California for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Actavis (ACT) has agreed to acquire four currently marketed products and one product under development for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by June 30, 2014. More information is available here.

Shenzhen Hepalink Pharmaceutical Co. acquired Scientific Protein Laboratories for $291,000,000. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Interactive Intelligence Group (ININ) has agreed to acquire OrgSpan for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by May 17, 2014. More information is available here.

Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services (LTS) acquired Fortress Wealth Advisors for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

OPKO Health (OPK) acquired Inspiro Medical for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Dun and Bradstreet (DNB) acquired Fliptop’s social data matching business unit for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Platform Specialty Products (PAH) has agreed to acquire Chemtura AgroSolutions for $1,000,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by December 31, 2014. More information is available here.

PetroChina (PTR) acquired 40% of Brion Energy for $1,200,000,000. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Thor Industries (THO) has agreed to acquire K-Z for $53,400,000. The transaction is expected to close by May 1, 2014. More information is available here.

Omnicom Group (OMC) acquired Media Interactive for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Live Nation Entertainment (LYV) acquired Live Nation Japan for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Post Holdings (POST) has agreed to acquire Michael Foods for $2,450,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by June 30, 2014. More information is available here.

Mergers, Acquisitions, and Buyouts Announced on April 16, 2014

Johnson Controls (JCI) has agreed to acquire Air Distribution Technologies for $1,600,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by July 31, 2014. More information is available here.

SI Group has agreed to acquire Albemarle’s antioxidant; ibuprofen; and propofol businesses for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by September 30, 2014. More information is available here.

FICO (FICO) acquired Karmasphere’s Big Data analytics technology for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

A private party acquired Oxford Resource Partners’ Island river terminal and related equipment located on the Green River in western Kentucky for $2,000,000. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

MasterCard (MA) has agreed to acquire Pinpoint for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by June 30, 2014. More information is available here.

Assurant (AIZ) acquired StreetLinks for $60,000,000. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Zalicus (ZLCS) has agreed to acquire Epirus Biopharmaceuticals for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by September 30, 2014. More information is available here.

3D Systems (DDD) has agreed to acquire Robtec for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by June 15, 2014. More information is available here.

Agnico Eagle Mines and Yamana Gold has agreed to acquire Osisko Mining (OSK.TO) for $3,900,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by June 15, 2014. More information is available here.

Mergers, Acquisitions, and Buyouts Announced on April 15, 2014

Rexnord (RXN) acquired Green Turtle Technologies; Green Turtle Americas; Filamat Composites for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Mesa Laboratories (MLAB) acquired BGI for $9,900,000. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

BlackBerry (BBRY) acquired a minority stake in NantHealth for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

China Petroleum and Chemical (SNP) has agreed to acquire 50% of Caspian Investment Resources for $1,200,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by December 31, 2014. More information is available here.

John Wiley and Sons (JW-A) has agreed to acquire CrossKnowledge for $175,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by May 1, 2014. More information is available here.

Prestige Brands Holdings (PBH) has agreed to acquire Hydralyte in Australia and New Zealand for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by June 30, 2014. More information is available here.

Mosaic (MOS) has agreed to acquire Archer Daniels Midland’s fertilizer distribution business in Brazil and Paraguay for $350,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by September 30, 2014. More information is available here.

Twitter (TWTR) acquired Gnip for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) has agreed to acquire 20% of Alfred C. Toepfer International for $114,950,000. The transaction is expected to close by June 30, 2014. More information is available here.

Techne (TECH) has agreed to acquire Shanghai PrimeGene Bio-Tech Co. for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by September 30, 2014. More information is available here.

Aaron’s (AAN) acquired Progressive Finance Holdings for $700,000,000. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

DSW (DSW) has agreed to acquire 44% of Town Shoes for $61,810,000. The transaction is expected to close by May 31, 2014. More information is available here.

Rollins (ROL) has agreed to acquire Statewide Pest Management for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by April 30, 2014. More information is available here.

Zebra Technologies (ZBRA) has agreed to acquire Motorola Solutions’ Enterprise business for $3,450,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by December 31, 2014. More information is available here.

LKQ (LKQ) has agreed to acquire Rijsbergen Holding; Pala Holding; Primaparts Automaterialen; BOAC Automotive; VEAM for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by September 30, 2014. More information is available here.

Bazaarvoice (BV) acquired FeedMagnet for $9,000,000. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Mergers, Acquisitions, and Buyouts Announced on April 14, 2014

Google (GOOG) acquired Titan Aerospace for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Stabilis Energy has agreed to acquire Encana Natural Gas’ U.S. LNG Business for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by April 30, 2014. More information is available here.

Fidelity National Information Services (FIS) acquired CMSI for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

U.S. Bancorp (USB) has agreed to acquire Ally Bank’s Document Custodian Business for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by May 15, 2014. More information is available here.

EFI (EFII) acquired Group Rhapso for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Advanced Energy Industries (AEIS) acquired HiTek Power Group for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

NeoStem (NBS) has agreed to acquire California Stem Cell for $36,190,700. The transaction is expected to close by May 31, 2014. More information is available here.

EnerNOC (ENOC) has agreed to acquire EnTech for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by April 30, 2014. More information is available here.

Service King Collision Repair Centers has agreed to acquire Sterling Collision Centers for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by June 30, 2014. More information is available here.

Mack-Cali Realty (CLI) acquired Andover Place for $37,700,000. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Blackstone Group (BX) has agreed to acquire a stake in Ipreo for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by June 30, 2014. More information is available here.

Goldman Sache (GS) has agreed to acquire a stake in Ipreo for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by June 30, 2014. More information is available here.

CB Financial Services (CBFV) has agreed to acquire FedFirst Financial (FFCO) for $54,500,000. The transaction is expected to close by September 30, 2014. More information is available here.

Endurance Specialty Holdings (ENH) has offered to acquire Aspen Insurance Holdings (AHL) for $3,200,000,000. A closing date was not provided. More information is available here.

Mergers, Acquisitions, and Buyouts Announced on April 11, 2014

RFE Investment Partners and 24/6 Capital Partners acquired SPX Precision Components for $62,000,000. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-A) has agreed to acquire WPLG-TV for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by December 31, 2014. More information is available here.

Atrium Windows and Doors acquired certain of Drew Industries’ aluminum extrusion assets for $7,500,000. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Joy Global (JOY) has agreed to acquire certain assets of Mining Technologies International for $46,480,000. The transaction is expected to close by July 11, 2014. More information is available here.

The Ensign Group (ENSG) acquired Life’s Doors Hospice; Life’s Doors Home Health; Life’s Doors Home Care Solutions for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Grants State Bank has agreed to acquire Sunrise Bank of Albuquerque for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by September 30, 2014. More information is available here.

Alibaba Group Holding (ALBCF.PK) has agreed to acquire AutoNavi Holdings (AMAP) for $1,500,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by September 30, 2014. More information is available here.

AMETEK (AME) has agreed to acquire Zygo (ZIGO) for $280,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by June 30, 2014. More information is available here.

Mergers, Acquisitions, and Buyouts Announced on April 10, 2014

GasLog (GLOG) has agreed to acquire three LNG carriers for $468,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by September 30, 2014. More information is available here.

Manning and Napier (MN) has agreed to acquire 2100 Xenon Group for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by June 30, 2014. More information is available here.

Rite Aid (RAD) acquired RediClinic for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Wilmar International has agreed to acquire Huntsman’s European commodity surfactants business for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by September 30, 2014. More information is available here.

IBM (IBM) has agreed to acquire Silverpop for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by June 30, 2014. More information is available here.

Bio-Rad Laboratories (BIO) acquired GnuBIO for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Heartland Payment Systems (HPY) acquired MCS Software for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Kimco Realty (KIM) acquired 60.9% of the 12-property Kimco Income Fund I portfolio for $408,000,000. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Amazon.com (AMZN) has agreed to acquire comiXology for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by June 30, 2014. More information is available here.

BofI Federal Bank has agreed to acquire H and R Block Bank for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by December 31, 2014. More information is available here.

Goldman Sachs (GS) has agreed to acquire a stake in Flint for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by September 30, 2014. More information is available here.

Mergers, Acquisitions, and Buyouts Announced on April 9, 2014

Clayton Dubilier and Rice acquired 49% of Atkore International for $250,000,000. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Rhone has agreed to acquire 50% of ASK Chemicals for $101,800,000. The transaction is expected to close by September 30, 2014. More information is available here.

Mars has agreed to acquire IAMS and EUKANUBA and NATURA brands in major markets for $2,900,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by December 31, 2014. More information is available here.

Wintrust Financial (WTFC) has agreed to acquire Talmer Bancorp’s 11 branch offices in Wisconsin for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by September 30, 2014. More information is available here.

Huntington Bancshares (HBAN) has agreed to acquire 11 branches in Central and East Michigan for $15,750,000. The transaction is expected to close by December 31, 2014. More information is available here.

BancorpSouth (BXS) acquired Knox Insurance Group for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Mr. Zishen Wu; MSPEA Agriculture Holding; Lead Rich International and Full Alliance International has agreed to acquire Yongye International (YONG) for $354,708,520. The transaction is expected to close by August 15, 2014. More information is available here.