August 2012 Arizona Mergers and Acquisitions Activity

Arizona M&A ActivityM&A – Strategic

August 2, 2012  Tempe based Avnet Technology Solutions, Inc., which distributes computing solutions for healthcare, education, and government markets acquired Pepperweed Consulting, LLC. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

August 2, 2012   Scottsdale based Examination Management Services, Inc., which provides medical information, risk management, and investigation services to the insurance, healthcare, legal, and wellness communities acquired Leprechaun, LLC. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

August 7, 2012   Scottsdale based Meetingsln, LLC., which operates Meetingsln.com, an online portal resource, and (RFP) tool for the meetings industry, acquired MEETING the World of International Meetings Review Limited. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

August 17, 2012   Phoenix based Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL), which provides banking and other financial services, signed a definitive agreement to acquire Western Liberty Bancorp (NasdaqGM:WLBC) for $55.4 million.

August 27, 2012   Phoneix based Community Care Health Network, Inc., which  provides medical assessments on behalf of health plans and medical service providers, acquired Ascender Software, LLC. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

M&A – Financial

August 9, 2012    Scottsdale based Montage Partners, LLC., which is a private equity firm specializing in lower middle-market, buyouts, and growth capital investments, acquired Indo-European Foods, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Private Placements

August 7, 2012    Scottsdale based Butterfly Wonderland, LLC., which owns and operates an amusement park, has announced it will raise $8.5 million.

August 16, 2012    Scottsdale based The rSmart Group, Inc.,  which designs, develops, and delivers open-source software solutions for education organizations, announced it has received $10.8 million in series B funding from a group of investors.

 

 

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