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

Berkshire Income Realty (BIR-A) acquired Elan Redmond Town Center for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Independence Realty Trust (IRT) acquired an apartment community in Little Rock Arkansas for $31,600,000. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Sparton (SPA) acquired Industrial Electronic Devices for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

21st Century FoX (FOX) has agreed to acquire true[X] for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by March 31, 2015. More information is available here.

CBRE Group (CBG) acquired CBRE | Oklahoma for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Arthur J. Gallagher (AJG) acquired Independent Benefit Services for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

AMN Healthcare Services (AHS) has agreed to acquire Onward Healthcare; Locum Leaders; and Medefis for $82,500,000. The transaction is expected to close by January 15, 2015. More information is available here.

Varian Medical Systems (VAR) has agreed to acquire MeVis Medical Solutions for $36,830,000. The transaction is expected to close by April 30, 2015. More information is available here.

Project AX acquired MBS Dev for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Hahn and Company and Hankook Tire has agreed to acquire 70% ownership interest in Halla Visteon Climate Control for $3,600,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by June 30, 2015. More information is available here.

J.P. Morgan Chase (JPM) acquired Aviva Investors’s Asia Pacific real estate platform for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Teradata (TDC) acquired RainStor for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Emergent Biosolutions (EBS) acquired EV-035 for $70,500,000. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Sanofi (SNY) has agreed to acquire Legend/Hyonate and Marquis for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by March 31, 2015. More information is available here.

Avis Budget Group (CAR) has agreed to acquire the licensee for the Avis and Budget brands in Norway; Sweden; and Denmark for $50,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by March 31, 2015. More information is available here.

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (VPX) acquired Canadian rights to Edarbi and Edarbyclor for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Tasman Metals (TAS) has agreed to acquire a portfolio of stratiform chromite projects in north-eastern Finland for $45,429. The transaction is expected to close by March 31, 2015. More information is available here.

CST Brands (CST) has agreed to acquire personal property; working capital; and the convenience store operations 22 convenience stores in San Antonio and Austin Texas for $20,200,000. The transaction is expected to close by March 31, 2015. More information is available here.

CrossAmerica Partners (CAPL) has agreed to acquire fee sites and wholesale fuel distribution assets of 22 convenience stores in San Antonio and Austin Texas for $43,500,000. The transaction is expected to close by March 31, 2015. More information is available here.

CrossAmerica Partners (CAPL) has agreed to acquire 5% of the limited partner interests in CST Fuel Supply for $50,400,000. The transaction is expected to close by January 1, 2015. More information is available here.

Coeur Mining (CDE) has agreed to acquire Paramount Gold and Silver (PZG) for $146,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by June 30, 2015. More information is available here.

Royal Phillips (PHG) has agreed to acquire Volcano (VOLC) for $1,000,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by March 31, 2015. More information is available here.

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

General Electric (GE) has agreed to acquire Oceaneering International’s Subsea Electric Actuator product line for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by March 31, 2015. More information is available here.

World Point Terminals (WPT) has agreed to acquire a terminal in Greensboro NC for $29,400,000. The transaction is expected to close by January 1, 2015. More information is available here.

Cubic (CUB) acquired DTECH LABS for $114,500,000. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

FedEx (FDX) acquired Bongo International for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Argo Group International Holdings (AGII) has agreed to acquire Lawyers’ Professional Liability book of business for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by January 1, 2015. More information is available here.

DeVry Education Group (DV) has agreed to acquire Damásio Educacional for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by February 28, 2015. More information is available here.

Mattamy Homes has agreed to acquire Monarch for $284,950,000. The transaction is expected to close by March 31, 2015. More information is available here.

Hakkasan Group has agreed to acquire 90% of The Light Group for $36,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by January 31, 2015. More information is available here.

Asbury Automotive Group (ABG) acquired Texas Motors Ford for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Wartsila has agreed to acquire L-3 Marine Systems for $356,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by June 30, 2015. More information is available here.

Dominion Resources (D) has agreed to acquire Carolina Gas Transmission for $492,900,000. The transaction is expected to close by January 31, 2015. More information is available here.

Bravofly Rumbo Group has agreed to acquire lastminute.com for $120,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by March 31, 2015. More information is available here.

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has agreed to acquire Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants for $430,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by March 31, 2015. More information is available here.

Progressive (PGR) has agreed to acquire 62% of ARX Holding for $875,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by March 31, 2015. More information is available here.

Spirit Communications has agreed to acquire SCANA Communications for $157,100,000. The transaction is expected to close by March 31, 2015. More information is available here.

Repsol has agreed to acquire Talisman Energy (TLM) for $13,000,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by June 30, 2015. More information is available here.

Perfect Dream Holdings has offered to acquire Sunwah International (SWH.TO) for $18,670,458. A closing date was not provided. More information is available here.

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

Wilhelmina International (WLHM) has agreed to acquire Union Model Management for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by January 15, 2015. More information is available here.

Carbonite (CARB) has agreed to acquire MailStore for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by December 31, 2014. More information is available here.

Bridge Bancorp (BDGE) has agreed to acquire Community National Bank (CBNY.OB) for $141,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by June 30, 2015. More information is available here.

Solera Holdings (SLH) acquired IBS Automotive for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Arthur J. Gallagher (AJG) acquired O’Gorman & Young for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

BGC Partners (BGCP) has agreed to acquire RP Martin Group for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by June 30, 2015. More information is available here.

Radiant Logistics (RLGT) acquired Don Cameron and Associates for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Western Digital (WDC) acquired Skyera for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Brown Shoe Company (BWS) acquired Shoes.com for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

FedEx (FDX) has agreed to acquire GENCO for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by March 31, 2015. More information is available here.

Regal Beloit (RBC) has agreed to acquire Emerson Electric’s Power Transmission Solutions Business for $1,400,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by March 31, 2015. More information is available here.

Marsh and McLennan (MMC) acquired Denarius for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

UMB Financial (UMBF) has agreed to acquire Marquette Financial Companies for $182,500,000. The transaction is expected to close by June 30, 2015. More information is available here.

The Eastern Company (EML) acquired Argo Transdata for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Compass Diversified Holdings (CODI) acquired AES Environmental for $16,600,000. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Alcoa (AA) has agreed to acquire TITAL for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by March 31, 2015. More information is available here.

Tiger Media (IDI) has agreed to acquire Interactive Data for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by March 31, 2015. More information is available here.

Patterson Companies (PDCO) has agreed to acquire Holt Dental Supply for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by March 31, 2015. More information is available here.

Cover-All Technologies (COVR) has agreed to acquire Majesco for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by June 30, 2015. More information is available here.

Woodside Petroleum has agreed to acquire Apache’s interest in Wheatstone LNG and Kitimat LNG projects along with accompanying upstream oil and gas reserves for $2,750,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by March 31, 2015. More information is available here.

United Insurance Holdings (UIHC) has agreed to acquire Family Security Holdings for $9,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by January 31, 2015. More information is available here.

Olam International has agreed to acquire Archer Daniels Midland’s cocoa business for $1,300,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by June 30, 2015. More information is available here.

AAC Holdings (AAC) has agreed to acquire Recovery First for $13,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by March 31, 2015. More information is available here.

J. Rettenmaier and Söhne Group has agreed to acquire SunOpta’s fiber and starch business for $37,500,000. The transaction is expected to close by January 15, 2015. More information is available here.

Thoma Bravo and Teachers’ Private Capital has agreed to acquire Riverbed Technology (RVBD) for $3,600,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by March 31, 2015. More information is available here.

BC Partners has agreed to acquire PetSmart (PETM) for $8,700,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by June 30, 2015. More information is available here.

Northwest Bancshares (NWBI) has agreed to acquire LNB Bancorp (LNBB) for $183,300,000. The transaction is expected to close by June 30, 2015. More information is available here.

Fortress Investment Group (FIG) has agreed to acquire MicroFinancial (MFI) for $147,186,000. The transaction is expected to close by March 31, 2015. More information is available here.

Mergers, Acquisitions, and Buyouts Announced on December 12, 2014

General Employment Enterprises (JOB) has agreed to acquire Scribe Solutions for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by March 31, 2015. More information is available here.

Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-A) has agreed to acquire Charter Brokerage for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by March 31, 2015. More information is available here.

U.S. Concrete (USCR) acquired Diamond Concrete for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

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

1347 Property Insurance Holdings (PIH) has agreed to acquire ClaimCor for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by January 1, 2015. More information is available here.

MetLife (MET) acquired Fairmont Hotel for $180,000,000. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (PEB) acquired Union Station Hotel in Nashville for $52,300,000. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Kemper (KMPR) has agreed to acquire Alliance United Group for $70,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by June 30, 2015. More information is available here.

Adobe Systems (ADBE) has agreed to acquire Fotolia for $800,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by March 31, 2015. More information is available here.

CenturyLink (CTL) acquired Cognilytics for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

IPC The Hospitalist Company (IPCM) acquired North Carolina Elderly Psychiatric Services for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

YY (YY) has agreed to acquire edu24ol.com for $19,390,000. The transaction is expected to close by March 31, 2015. More information is available here.

Nidec (NJ) has agreed to acquire Geraete – und Pumpenbau for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by February 28, 2015. More information is available here.

Comdata has agreed to acquire Atento Ceska Republika for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by March 31, 2015. More information is available here.

Hearst acquired 25% interest in AwesomenessTV for $81,250,000. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Nidec (NJ) has agreed to acquire certain operating assets of China Tex Mechanical and Electrical Engineering for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by July 31, 2015. More information is available here.

Terreno Realty (TRNO) acquired an industrial property in Union City California for $23,800,000. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Urstadt Biddle Properties (UBA) acquired four shopping centers totaling approximately 375000 square feet in New Jersey for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

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

Travelers (TRV) has agreed to acquire a stake in Cardinal Compañía de Seguros for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by June 30, 2015. More information is available here.

Silicom (SILC) acquired Fiberblaze for $10,000,000. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Liberty Global (LBTYA) has agreed to acquire 60% of Puerto Rico Cable Acquisition Company for $163,500,000. The transaction is expected to close by June 30, 2015. More information is available here.

Rexford Industrial Realty (REXR) acquired a five-property industrial portfolio in Ventura County, California for $38,700,000. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

KNOT Offshore Partners (KNOP) has agreed to acquire KNOT Shuttle Tankers 20 for $103,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by December 31, 2014. More information is available here.

The Advisory Board Company (ABCO) has agreed to acquire Royall and Company for $850,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by January 31, 2015. More information is available here.

Synergetics (SURG) acquired Sterimedix for $13,500,000. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Tyco International (TYC) has agreed to acquire Industrial Safety Technologies for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by March 31, 2015. More information is available here.

Renasant (RNST) has agreed to acquire Heritage Financial Group (HBOS) for $258,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by September 30, 2015. More information is available here.

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

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) acquired Madiva Soluciones for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Entergy (ETR) has agreed to acquire Union Power Station for $948,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by December 31, 2015. More information is available here.

Sprague Resources (SRLP) acquired Kildair Service for $175,000,000. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Upland Software (UPLD) has agreed to acquire Mobile Commons for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by December 12, 2014. More information is available here.

Ingersoll Rand (IR) has agreed to acquire FRIGOBLOCK for $124,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by June 30, 2015. More information is available here.

Belden (BDC) has agreed to acquire Tripwire for $710,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by March 31, 2015. More information is available here.

Renewable Energy Group (REGI) has agreed to acquire Petrotec for $30,289,855. The transaction is expected to close by March 31, 2015. More information is available here.

Mitsui has agreed to acquire a 15% stake in the Moatize mine and a 35% stake in Nacala Logistic Corridor for $763,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by June 30, 2015. More information is available here.

Amazon (AMZN) has agreed to acquire GoodGame for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by December 31, 2014. More information is available here.

Mergers, Acquisitions, and Buyouts Announced on December 8, 2014

Hudson Pacific Properties (HPP) has agreed to acquire Equity Office Properties’ San Francisco Peninsula and Silicon Valley portfolio for $3,500,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by June 30, 2015. More information is available here.

CBRE Group (CBG) acquired IVI International for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Descartes Systems Group (DSGX) acquired Pentant for $2,800,000. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Descartes Systems Group (DSGX) acquired e-customs for $8,000,000. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

U.S. Concrete (USCR) acquired Scofield Construction Services and Mobile-Crete of South Texas for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Trina Solar (TSL) has agreed to acquire 28% stake in Shuntai Leasing for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by December 31, 2014. More information is available here.

Hanwha SolarOne (HSOL) has agreed to acquire Hanwha Q CELLS Investment Co. for $2,000,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by March 31, 2015. More information is available here.

IBERIABANK (IBKC) has agreed to acquire Georgia Commerce Bancshares for $189,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by June 30, 2015. More information is available here.

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

Neogen (NEOG) acquired Beijing Anapure BioScientific Co. for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Constellation Hotels has agreed to acquire Paris-Le Grand Hotel for $405,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by March 31, 2015. More information is available here.

Entercom Communications (ETM) has agreed to acquire Lincoln Financial Media for $105,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by June 30, 2015. More information is available here.

SL Green Realty Corp. (NYSE:SLG), New York City’s largest commercial property owner, today announced that it has acquired additional ownership interests in the 674,000-square-foot office condominium at (SLG) acquired 24.62% of 1745 Broadway New York for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

SL Green Realty (SLG) has agreed to acquire a stake in a 23-building 2.55 million square foot portfolio comprised of 2815 rental apartments and 43000-square-feet of prime retail space for $40,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by March 31, 2015. More information is available here.

Rexford Industrial Realty (REXR) acquired 10509 Business Drive and 13231 Slover Avenue Los Angeles for $16,700,000. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Rexford Industrial Realty (REXR) acquired 240 W. Ivy Inglewood CA for $5,900,000. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Norbord (NBD.TO) has agreed to acquire Ainsworth Lumber (ANS.TO) for $762,600,000. The transaction is expected to close by March 31, 2015. More information is available here.

Merck (MRK) has agreed to acquire Cubist Pharmaceuticals (CBST) for $8,400,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by March 31, 2015. More information is available here.

Mergers, Acquisitions, and Buyouts Announced on December 5, 2014

Fox Factory Holding (FOXF) has agreed to acquire substantially all the assets of the Race Face and Easton Cycling businesses for $30,200,000. The transaction is expected to close by December 31, 2014. More information is available here.

Gramercy Property Trust (GPT) acquired Four Industrial Properties for $35,500,000. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LH) acquired Bode Technology Group for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Apollo Education Group (APOL) acquired 75% of Sociedade Técnica Educacional da Lapa for $28,900,000. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

OpenText (OTEX) has agreed to acquire Actuate (BIRT) for $330,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by March 31, 2015. More information is available here.

Mergers, Acquisitions, and Buyouts Announced on December 4, 2014

Zayo Group Holdings (ZAYO) has agreed to acquire IdeaTek Systems’ carrier and enterprise segment for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by March 31, 2015. More information is available here.

A private party has agreed to acquire Callaway Community Hospital for $6,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by December 31, 2014. More information is available here.

Keurig Green Mountain (GMCR) has agreed to acquire Bevyz Global for $220,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by January 4, 2015. More information is available here.

Veeco Instruments (VECO) acquired Solid State Equipment Holdings for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Millennial Media (MM) acquired Nexage for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Acadia Realty Trust (AKR) acquired an 88.4% interest in 840 N Michigan Ave Chigago IL for $144,300,000. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

General Communication (GNCMA) has agreed to acquire Alaska Communications System Group’s wireless subscriber base and 33% interest in its partnership in the Alaska Wireless Network for $300,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by March 31, 2015. More information is available here.

Interpublic Group of Companies (IPG) acquired Optaros for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Arthur J. Gallagher (AJG) acquired Blue Holdings for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

ClubCorp (MYCC) acquired Oro Valley Country Club for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Zhejiang Jiayuan Group has agreed to acquire Five Star for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by June 30, 2015. More information is available here.

Hungary’s government has agreed to acquire Budapest Bank for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by July 31, 2015. More information is available here.

Deere (DE) acquired Auteq Telematica for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

W. P. Carey (WPC) has agreed to acquire a portfolio of office buildings in the Spanish State of Andalusia for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by March 31, 2015. More information is available here.