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03.11.13 Utah Deal Intelligence - February 2013


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M&A - Strategic  

2/1/2013 Bushnell Inc. acquired Gold Tip, L.L.C. for an undisclosed amount. Gold Tip manufactures carbon arrows and is based in Orem, Utah.      

2/6/2013 Soul and Vibe Interactive Inc. (OTCBB:SOUL) acquired Soul and Vibe Entertainment, Inc. for $11.1 million. Soul and Vibe Entertainment develops and publishes video and computer games and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah.      

2/14/2013 Soundvision Technologies, LLC acquired Mojo AV for an undisclosed amount. Soundvision Technologies, doing business as TruAudio, Inc., designs, creates, manufactures, and markets audio products for homeowners and is based in St. George, Utah.

2/15/2013 Tyson Mexican Original, Inc. acquired Don Julio Foods for an undisclosed amount. Don Julio Foods produces and sells tortillas and is based in Clearfield, Utah.                                   

Private Placements  

2/10/2013 Health & Safety Institute announced that it has raised an equity round of funding from new investor DW Healthcare Partners. DW Healthcare Partners is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in healthcare companies and is based in Park City, Utah.        

2/19/2013 Stormpath Inc. received $8.2 million in a round of funding from a group of investors which include Pelion Venture Partners. Pelion Venture Partners is a venture capital firm specializing in investments in seed, early venture, mid venture, and emerging companies and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah.        

2/27/2013 Terawatt, Inc. announced that it has received funding from new investor, Sorenson Capital. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Sorenson Capital is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in small to middle market buyouts and growth capital investments and is headquartered in Lehi, Utah. 

2/28/2013 Healthcare Quality Catalyst, LLC announced that it has raised $33.0 million in a series B round of funding which included participation from existing investor Sorenson Capital. Health Catalyst designs, develops, and delivers healthcare data warehousing and process improvement solutions and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah. Sorenson Capital is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in small to middle market buyouts and growth capital investments and is headquartered in Lehi, Utah.     

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