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Forsyth Acquires a Majority Interest in MSI

Forsyth Acquires a Majority Interest in MSI

Forsyth Acquires a Majority Interest in MSI

St. Louis based Forsyth Capital Investors (Forsyth) has acquired a majority interest in, Flagstaff based, Machine Solutions, Inc. (MSI).  MSI is a leading supplier of medial device testing and process solutions who customers include Boston Scientific, Medtronic and Abbott Cardiovascular.   MSI founders Tom Motsenbocker  and Dan Kasprzyk remitted their majority interest but will remain(…)

October 2011 Arizona M&A Activity

October 2011 Arizona M&A Activity

October 2011 Arizona M&A Activity

M&A – Strategic 10/3/2011 Insight Enterprises, Inc. (NasdaqGS:NSIT) acquired Ensynch, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. 10/4/2011 Atkore International Holdings, Inc. acquired the assets of Razor Wire International, LLC. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. 10/5/2011 MediServe Information Systems, Inc. acquired SpectraSoft, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not(…)

September 2011 Arizona M&A Activity

September 2011 Arizona M&A Activity

Arizona M&A

M&A – STRATEGIC 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(…)

August 2011 Arizona M&A Activity

August 2011 Arizona M&A Activity

M&A – Strategic 8/1/2011 Ralph L. Wadsworth Construction Company, Inc. acquired J. Banicki Construction, Inc. for $13.0 million. 8/1/2011   Avnet Inc. (NYSE: AVT) acquired J.C. Tally Trading Co., Ltd. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. 8/1/2011   Avnet Inc. (NYSE: AVT) acquired Prospect Technology Corporation. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. 8/1/2011  (…)

2nd Quarter Global M&A Activity

2nd Quarter Global M&A Activity

NEW YORK – Second quarter M&A activity slowed as sovereign debt worried investors, as both deal value and volume turned down 16.1% and 5.7% respectively according to Merrill Corporation. Pharma and Medical and Biotech sectors lead value deals. Synthes was aquired by Johnson and Johnson for $21.2 bn USD, and Nycomed was aquired by Takeda(…)

July 2011 Arizona M&A Activity

July 2011 Arizona M&A Activity

M&A – Strategic 7/6/2011   National Financial Partners Corp. (NYSE:NFP) acquired Lapre Scali & Company Insurance Services. Terms were not disclosed. 7/6/2011   Echo Global Logistics Inc. (NasdagGS:ECHO) acquired Advantage Transport, Inc. Terms were not disclosed. 7/6/2011   ACOM Health acquired Contract Medical Billing LLC. Terms were not disclosed. 7/12/2011   Briar Capital, L.P. acquired McCabe Capital Partners LLC.(…)

Global M&A Activity

Merrill M&A Activity

ST PAUL, MN – Based on the Mergers and Acquisition activity in Europe, Asia North America, Middle East and Africa, Merrill Datasite reported: Deal value and the number of deals both decreased in April to $71.9 billion on 233 deals.  May was up 302 deals with an aggregate value of $93.4 billion USD.  Technology Media(…)

June 2011 Arizona M&A Activity

June 2011 Arizona M&A Activity

M&A Strategic 6/1/2011 Swan & Hercules Global Logistics Co. Ltd. acquired GP Logistics, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Swan & Hercules provides supply chain management services for customers in the United States and internationally and is based in Phoenix, Arizona. 6/1/2011 Kone Oyj (HLSE:KNEBV) acquired the business operations of Southwest Elevator,(…)