Columbia West Capital News - Southwest Deal Intelligence
02.18.13 Utah Deal Intelligence - January 2013


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M&A - Strategic 

1/2/2013 Vomela Specialty Company, Inc. acquired Fusion Imaging, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Fusion Imaging designs, prints, builds, installs, and manages custom display and print products for exhibitions, and various events. Fusion Imaging is based in Kaysville, Utah. Dorsey & Whitney LLP served as legal advisor to Fusion Imaging.   

1/3/2013 NCR Corp. (NYSE:NCR) acquired the remaining stake in uGenius Technology, LLC. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. uGenius Technology provides personal transaction technologies and is based in Sandy, Utah.   

1/4/2013 Otter Creek Holdings, LLC acquired BillionGraves. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Otter Creek Holdings develops software products and services used in family history and genealogical research and is based in Ogden, Utah.   

1/4/2013 Hot Shot Manufacturing reached an agreement to acquire EP Hunting LLC. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Hot Shot manufactures archery products for target shooters and bow hunters and is based in Logan, Utah.   

1/7/2013 AllDigital Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB:ADGL) acquired Broadcast International Inc. (OTCPK:BCST). The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Broadcast International engages in the installation, management, and support of private communication networks for large organizations in the United States and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah. Holland & Hart LLP served as legal advisor to Broadcast International. Parr Brown Gee & Loveless served as legal advisor to AllDigital Holdings.   

1/10/2013 Franchise Foundry, LLC acquired franchisEssentials, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Franchise Foundry focuses on emerging franchise brands and is based in Orem, Utah.   

1/15/2013 BC Technical, Inc. acquired Genesis Medical Imaging, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. BC Technical offers service, support, and parts for the nuclear positron emitted tomography market and is based in West Jordan, Utah.   

1/22/2013 Infusionsoft, Inc. acquired GroSocial, Inc. from Rock & Hammer Ventures, Kickstart Seed Fund and others. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. GroSocial develops SaaS based social-media marketing software solutions and is based in Orem, Utah.   

1/24/2013 Dell Loy Hansen acquired the remaining 51% stake in Real Salt Lake. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Real Salt Lake is a soccer club which owns and operates soccer teams and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah.   

1/28/2013 Soul and Vibe Interactive Inc. (OTCBB:SOUL) agreed to acquireSoul and Vibe Entertainment, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Soul and Vibe Entertainment develops and publishes video and computer games and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah.  

M&A - Financial

1/7/2013 Rockwell Holdco, Inc. entered into a definitive acquisition agreement to acquire EnergySolutions, Inc. (NYSE:ES) for approximately $1.2 billion. EnergySolutions engages in the provision of nuclear services to government and commercial customers in the United States, the United Kingdom, and internationally and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah. Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, L.L.P. is serving as legal advisor to Energy Solutions. Latham & Watkins LLP is serving as legal advisor to Rockwell Holdco.  

1/28/2013 Peterson Partners LP entered into a binding letter of intent to acquire Angoss Software Corp. (TSXV:ANC) for $8.1 million. Peterson Partners is a private equity and venture capital firm based in Salt Lake City, Utah.   

Private Placements

1/2/2013 Pluralsight LLC announced that it has raised $27.5 million in funding from new investor Insight Venture Partners. Pluralsight, a classroom training company, provides developer training services and is based in Layton, Utah.   

1/7/2013 Great Basin Corporation announced that it has raised $9.5 million in its series B round of funding. Great Basin Corporation develops sample-to-result technology and products that provide multiple-pathogen diagnoses of infectious diseases. Great Basin Corporation is based in Salt Lake City, Utah.   

1/8/2013 Health Catalyst, LLC raised $33.0 million in a series B round of funding led by Norwest Venture Partners. Health Catalyst designs, develops, and delivers healthcare data warehousing and process improvement solutions for healthcare organizations and health systems in the United States and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah.   

1/16/2013 CVUS Clinical Trials, LLC announced that it will raise $9.0 million in an equity round of funding. CVUS Clinical Trials operates in the healthcare sector and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah.   

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