M&A News

Rockwell To Be Acquired By United Technologies

Based on the current pro forma basis United Technologies (UTC) will pay an estimated eight billion US dollars to acquire the aircraft avionics business of Rockwell Collins. The definitive agreement was made using UTC stock and $140.00 per share, in cash. With a equity value of $23 billion in the deal and a transaction value of $30 billion, one could do(…)

M&A News Sept

Wall St Bull 90x90

Science and technology innovator Danaher (DHR) has agreed to buy Cepheid (CPHD) for about $4 billion. Cepheid is a global molecular diagnostics company. Cepheid shares were up about 50 percent in premarket trading. (Press Release) Enbridge (ENB), the largest pipeline company in Canada, has agreed to buy Spectra Energy (SE) in an all-stock deal valued at(…)

Private Equity Firm – Gores Sells Patents to Intel

Operational Due Diligence

September 10, 2014 The Gores Group, a Private Equity Firm based in Los Angeles, who through its affiliate P-Wave Holdings, LLC, owns the senior secured credit of Powerwave Technologies agreed to sell one thousand four hundred patents and applications for patents to Intel (NASDAQ: INTC). Powerwave Technologies, was founded in 1985 in Santa, Ana California,(…)

January 2013 Arizona Mergers and Acquisitions Activity

Jan 2013 Arizona Mergers and Acquisitions Activity

M&A – Strategic Jan 1, 2013  Tucson based Beach Fleischman & Co., P.C., a financial and business services advisory firm, acquired Taylor, Duffy & Associates, P.C. for an undisclosed amount. Jan 2, 2013  Phoenix based Mariscal, Weeks, McIntyre & Friedlander, P.A., which provides legal advisory services was acquired by 2013 Dickinson Wright PLLC for an(…)

November 2012 Arizona Mergers and Acquisitions Activity

February 2012 Arizona Mergers and Acquisitions Activity

M&A – Strategic   November 1, 2012  Scottsdale based JDA Software Group Inc. (NasdaqGS:JDAS) which provides enterprise software solutions worldwide, entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by RedPrairie Corporation  for $2.2 billion. November 2, 2012 Tempe based Avnet Technology Solutions, Inc., which distributes computing solutions for healthcare, education, and government markets in the Americas acquired Genilogix(…)

October 2012 Arizona Mergers and Acquisitions Activity

Oct 2012 Arizona Mergers and Acquisitions Activity

M&A – Strategic Oct 2, 2012  Scottsdale based Scottsdale Healthcare, acquired an additional stake in Biltmore Surgical Center which operates an outpatient surgery center. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Oct 3, 2012  Scottsdale based Parchment Inc. acquired Avow Systems Inc., which operates a SAAS (software-as-a-service) system for educational institutions  to request, process,(…)

September 2012 Arizona Mergers and Acquisitions Activity

Arizona M&A

M&A – Strategic September 3, 2012   Scottsdale based Medicis Pharmaceutical Corp. has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (TSX:VRX) which develops and markets products for the treatment of aesthetic conditions for $2.5 billion in cash. September 4, 2012   Phoenix based Off Madison Ave, Inc., which provides marketing communication(…)

August 2012 Arizona Mergers and Acquisitions Activity

Arizona M&A Activity

M&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,(…)