September 2011 Arizona M&A Activity


9/1/2011 AFS Technologies, Inc. acquired Synectics Group, Inc. and Answers Systems Inc. *

9/1/2011 Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. (NYSE: TMO) acquired Intrinsic Bioprobes, Inc. *

9/1/2011 Noranco, Inc. acquired Stewart Machining and Jet Processing divisions of Premier Precision Group. *

9/3/2011 General Dynamics C4 Systems, Inc. acquired Innovative Security Systems, Inc. from Open Prairie Ventures. *

9/12/2011 Solta Medical, Inc. (NasdaqGS: SLTM) entered into a stock purchase agreement to acquire Medicis Technologies Corporation from Medicis Pharmaceutical Corp. (NYSE: MRX) for $35.0 million in cash.

9/19/2011 Selective Insurance Group Inc. (NasdaqGS: SIGI) signed an agreement to purchase Montpelier US Insurance Company from Montpelier Re U.S. Holdings Ltd. for $55.4 million in cash.

9/19/2011 True North Companies acquired Anmark, Inc. *

9/20/2011 Quadriga Worldwide Ltd. acquired NXSystems, LLC from Pivotal Group, Inc. *

9/21/2011 (NYSE: CRM) acquired Assistly, Inc. from Social Leverage, LLC and other owners for approximately $50.0 million in cash.

9/23/2011 The Orthotic Group, Inc. acquired Arizona AFO, Inc. *

9/28/2011 E2020, Inc. agreed to acquire assets of Giant Campus, Inc. *

9/29/2011 Rural/Metro Corp. agreed to acquire Professional Medical Transport, Inc. from Starwest Associates LLC. *

9/29/2011 VisiInc PLC announced a definitive agreement to acquire VIA3 Corporation for approximately $16.0 million in stock.

9/30/2011 Sunquest Information Systems, Inc. acquired Anatomic Pathology Information System from Elekta AB for $34.0 million.

9/30/2011 Ecoland International Inc. (OTCBB: ECIT) signed a letter of intent to acquire D&R Technology Inc. from D Mecatronics Inc. *


M&A – Financial

9/21/2011 Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe agreed to acquire Community Care Health Network, Inc. *

9/27/2011 Aton GmbH acquired OrthoScan, Inc. from River Cities Capital Funds and other investors. *

Note *  The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.



9/7/2011 FireHost, Inc., a company that specializes in secured cloud hosting, raised $10.3 million in Series B funding in a round led by family-owned private equity firm The Stephens Group, with earlier backers also participating.

9/13/2011 Petsense announced that it has raised $10.0 million in an equity round of funding with new investor Winona Capital Management, LLC.


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