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.

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

ARC Group Worldwide (ARCW) acquired Thixoforming for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Lightstone Value Plus Real Estate Investment Trust II acquired Aloft Tucson University for $19,000,000. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Monotype Imaging Holdings (TYPE) acquired Mark Boulton Design for $1,750,000. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Viewpoints has agreed to acquire PowerReviews for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by June 30, 2014. More information is available here.

ARC Group Worldwide (ARCW) acquired Advance Tooling Concepts for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Digital Cinema Destinations (DCIN) has agreed to acquire an 8-screen multiplex at 16621 Torrence Avenue Lansing IL for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by June 30, 2014. More information is available here.

Baker Hughes (BHI) acquired Perfomix for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Tempur Sealy International (TPX) has agreed to acquire Sealy brand rights in Japan for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by September 30, 2014. More information is available here.

International Paper (IP) acquired 25% of Orsa International Paper Embalagens for $135,000,000. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Alaska Dispatch Publishing has agreed to acquire Anchorage Daily News for $34,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by June 30, 2014. More information is available here.

First Potomac Realty Trust (FPO) acquired 1401 K Street NW Washington, D.C. for $58,000,000. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Xerox (XRX) acquired Smart Data Consulting for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Comfort Systems USA (FIX) has agreed to acquire Dyna Ten for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by May 1, 2014. More information is available here.

F.N.B. (FNB) has agreed to acquire OBA Financial Services (OBAF) for $94,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by September 30, 2014. More information is available here.

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

Blackstone Group (BX) has agreed to acquire Gates for $5,400,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by December 31, 2014. More information is available here.

Blackstone Group (BX) has agreed to acquire 20% of Versace for $288,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by June 30, 2014. More information is available here.

SiTV Media has agreed to acquire Fuse network for $226,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by September 30, 2014. More information is available here.

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

Mesa Laboratories (MLAB) acquired Amilabo for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

LaSalle Hotel Properties (LHO) acquired Hotel Vitale in San Francisco for $130,000,000. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

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

Arthur J. Gallagher (AJG) acquired Mike Henry Insurance Brokers for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Peoples Bancorp (PEBO) has agreed to acquire Ohio Heritage Bancorp (OHHB.OB) for $37,600,000. The transaction is expected to close by September 30, 2014. More information is available here.

Mergers, Acquisitions, and Buyouts Announced on April 3, 2014

LHC Group (LHCG) acquired St. Joseph Hospital Home Health and Hospice for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Manz has agreed to acquire KEMET Electronics Italia’s machinery division for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by April 30, 2014. More information is available here.

W. P. Carey (WPC) acquired 2700 Frye Road in Chandler Arizona for $43,000,000. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

LHC Group (LHCG) has agreed to acquire Professional Nursing Services for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by May 1, 2014. More information is available here.

Great-West Financial has agreed to acquire J.P. Morgan Retirement Plan Services for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by September 30, 2014. More information is available here.

Aetrium (ATRM) acquired KBS Building Systems for $6,400,000. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

INTL FCStone (INTL) acquired Forward Insight Commodities for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Middleby (MIDD) acquired Processing Equipment Solutions for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-A) acquired Ellis and Watts Global Industries for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

j2 Global (JCOM) acquired Critical Software for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

B and G Foods (BGS) has agreed to acquire Specialty Brands of America for $155,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by August 15, 2014. More information is available here.

Power Solutions International (PSIX) acquired Professional Power Products for $51,000,000. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Water Street Healthcare Partners has agreed to acquire a majority interest in Take Care Employer Solutions for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by June 30, 2014. More information is available here.

Mergers, Acquisitions, and Buyouts Announced on April 2, 2014

Alamo Group (ALG) acquired Kellands Agricultural for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Annie’s (BNNY) acquired Safeway’s snack manufacturing plant in Joplin Missouri for $7,400,000. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Air Industries Group (AIRI) acquired Woodbine Products for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Praxair (PX) acquired Lake Welding Supply Company for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Plug Power (PLUG) acquired ReliOn for $4,000,000. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Navigant (NCI) acquired Leerink Swann Consulting’s Life Sciences practice for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

3D Systems (DDD) acquired Medical Modeling for an undisclosed amount. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

Cardinal Health (CAH) has agreed to acquire AccessClosure for $320,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by June 15, 2014. More information is available here.

TE Connectivity (TEL) has agreed to acquire SEACON Group for $490,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by September 30, 2014. More information is available here.

Baxter International (BAX) has agreed to acquire Chatham Therapeutics for $70,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by June 30, 2014. More information is available here.

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

John Wiley and Sons (JW-A) acquired Profiles International for $51,000,000. The transaction was completed today. More information is available here.

ON Semiconductor (ONNN) has agreed to acquire Truesense Imaging for $92,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by June 30, 2014. More information is available here.

Yamana Gold (AUY) has agreed to acquire 50% of Osisko Mining for $929,600,000. The transaction is expected to close by May 30, 2014. More information is available here.

General Electric (GE) has agreed to acquire CHCA Computer Systems for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by June 30, 2014. More information is available here.

Stratasys (SSYS) has agreed to acquire Harvest Technologies for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by April 30, 2014. More information is available here.

Stratasys (SSYS) has agreed to acquire Solid Concepts for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by April 30, 2014. More information is available here.

Certain existing shareholders and MSPEA Education Holding has agreed to acquire Noah Education Holdings (NED) for $107,400,000. The transaction is expected to close by August 15, 2014. More information is available here.

Lone Star Funds has agreed to acquire DFC Global (DLLR) for $1,300,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by September 30, 2014. More information is available here.

Golden Gate Capital has agreed to acquire Canada Fluorspar (CFI.V) for $38,798,529. The transaction is expected to close by June 30, 2014. More information is available here.

Mergers, Acquisitions, and Buyouts Announced on March 28, 2014

Worthington Industries (WOR) has agreed to acquire Steffes’ tank manufacturing division for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by June 30, 2014. More information is available here.

Affiliated Managers Group (AMG) has agreed to acquire Aviva’s equity interest in River Road Asset Management for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close by June 30, 2014. More information is available here.

Sterigenics has agreed to acquire Nordion (NDZ) for $727,000,000. The transaction is expected to close by September 30, 2014. More information is available here.