Columbia West Capital News - Southwest Deal Intelligence
02.19.13 Arizona Deal Intelligence - January 2013


This report is prepared as a courtesy to the Arizona business community by Columbia West Capital based on our research and information collected by our firm. Despite our dedicated efforts, occasionally a deal might be missed or appropriate credit not given to legal or financial advisors. Please feel free to contact us if you have information on a transaction that you want to assure is included and credit attributed to appropriate advisors. Also, feel free to forward to others who may have interest; they can be added to the regular distribution by contacting our office. Our contact information is below.  

M&A - Strategic

1/1/2013 Beach Fleischman & Co., P.C. acquired Taylor, Duffy & Associates, P.C. for an undisclosed amount. Beach Fleischman & Co is a financial and business services advisory firm and is based in Tucson, Arizona.   

1/2/2013 Dickinson Wright PLLC acquired Mariscal, Weeks, McIntyre & Friedlander, P.A. for an undisclosed amount. Mariscal, Weeks, McIntyre & Friedlander provides legal advisory services and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.   

1/3/2013 Avnet Technology Solutions, Inc. acquired TSSLink, Inc. for an undisclosed amount. Avnet Technology Solutions distributes computing solutions for healthcare, education, and government markets and is headquartered in Tempe, Arizona.   

1/3/2013 USI Insurance Services, LLC acquired Wick Pilcher Insurance, Inc.for an undisclosed amount. Wick Pilcher Insurance operates as an insurance brokerage company and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.   

1/4/2013 Climatec, Inc. acquired Cohesive Automation, Inc. for an undisclosed amount. Climatec provides building products for various industries and buildings and is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona.   

1/4/2013 FastMed Urgent Care acquired Sports Medicine Express PLLC for an undisclosed amount. FastMed owns and operates emergency healthcare clinics and is headquartered in Gilbert, Arizona. Sports Medicine Express provides sports healthcare services and is based in Chandler, Arizona.   

1/7/2013 TMG Custom Media acquired McMurry, Inc. for an undisclosed amount. McMurry, a marketing communication company, provides content marketing solutions for Fortune 500 companies and is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona.  

1/7/2013 SMS International Corporation acquired an additional unknown stake in Sunstate Equipment Co., LLC. As a result of the transaction, SMS now holds an 80% stake in Sunstate Equipment. Sunstate Equipment provides rental tools and equipment to construction, industrial, and event companies and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.   

1/7/2013 Bosselman Boss Truck Shops, Inc. acquired two service centers from Patriot Truck Care. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Bosselman owns and operates a chain of truck repair shops and is based in Bellemont, Arizona.  

1/8/2013 The RectorSeal Corporation acquired G-O-N, LLC for an undisclosed amount. G-O-N manufactures and supplies downspouts for commercial building roof drains and is based in Scottsdale, Arizona.   

1/8/2013 U-Haul International, Inc. acquired Lafitte Self Storage for an undisclosed amount. U-Haul rents trucks, trailers, towing, moving containers, dollies and furniture pads and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.   

1/9/2013 AmeriLife Group, L.L.C. acquired Unkefer & Associates. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Unkefer & Associates provides marketing services for annuity and life insurance producers and is based in Glendale, Arizona.   

1/9/2013 First Solar, Inc. (NasdaqGS:FSLR) acquired Solar Chile S.A. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. First Solar engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of solar modules and is headquartered in Tempe, Arizona. Squire Sanders & Dempsey LLP served as legal advisor to First Solar.  

1/14/2013 Frontier Energy Group, Inc. acquired Canary Wellhead Equipment Inc. for an undisclosed amount. Frontier Energy Group provides oilfield services to the oil and gas industries and is based in Phoenix, Arizona. Snell & Wilmer, L.L.P. and Lehr & Associates served as legal advisors to Frontier Energy Group.     

1/17/2013 Aerostructures Acquisition, LLC acquired Brenner Aerostructures, LLC for an undisclosed amount. Aerostructures Acquisition manufactures and markets precision machined aerospace components, assemblies, and spares and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.  

1/22/2013 HealthSmart Holdings, Inc. acquired Mountain States Administrative Services for an undisclosed amount. Mountain States Administrative Services provides third-party administration services to the healthcare industry and is based in Tucson, Arizona.   

1/22/2013 Infusion Software, Inc. (dba Infusionsoft) acquired GroSocial, Inc. for an undisclosed amount. Infusionsoft offers web-based sales and marketing automation software for small businesses and is based in Chandler, Arizona. Osborn Maledon, PA served as legal advisor to Infusionsoft.   

1/25/2013 U-Haul International, Inc. acquired Turn Key Self-Storage for an undisclosed amount. U-Haul rents trucks, trailers, towing, moving containers, dollies and furniture pads and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.   

1/31/2013 Dynamic Precision Group, Inc. acquired Paradigm Precision Holdings LLC for an undisclosed amount. Paradigm Precision manufactures machined components for the aerospace, land based power generation, and marine markets and is based in Tempe, Arizona. 

M&A - Financial

1/10/2013 Sheridan Legacy Group acquired majority stake in Diamondback Drugs, LLC for an undisclosed amount. Diamondback Drugs provides veterinary medications, chemicals, bases, and flavors and is based in Scottsdale, Arizona.    

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