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03.12.13 Arizona Deal Intelligence - February 2013


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M&A - Strategic  

2/11/2013 The Go Daddy Group, Inc. acquired M.dot, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The Go Daddy Group provides domain name registration and Web hosting services in the United States and is based in Scottsdale, Arizona.        

2/12/2013 Southwestern Eye Center, Ltd. acquired Eye Institute of Southern Arizona, LLC. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Southwestern Eye Center, Ltd. owns and operates eye care centers and is based in Mesa, Arizona.     

2/14/2013 AMR Corporation (OTCPK:AAMRQ) entered into an agreement to acquire US Airways Group, Inc. (NYSE:LCC) for $11.0 billion. US Airways Group provides air transportation for passengers and cargo and is based in Tempe, Arizona. Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP; O'Melveny & Myers, LLP; Latham & Watkins LLP and Dechert LLP are serving as legal advisors to US Airways Group.

2/19/2013 Titan Machinery, Inc. (NasdaqGS:TITN) acquired Tucson Tractor Company, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Tucson Tractor Company distributes construction and industrial machinery and is based in Tucson, Arizona.        

2/26/2013 First Scottsdale Bank acquired CBOA Financial Inc. (OTCPK:CBOF) for $8.6 million. First Scottsdale Bank offers personal and commercial banking services and is based in Scottsdale, Arizona. CBOA operates as a bank holding company and is based in Tucson, Arizona.      

2/28/2013 SRP acquired a portion of the Mesquite Power Generation Station and related water rights land in Maricopa County for approximately $370.0 million from affiliates of Sempra Energy. SRP engages in the ownership and operation of an electric system that generates purchases, transmits, and distributes electric power and energy in the United States.  Jennings Strouss served as legal advisor to SRP. Latham & Watkins served as legal advisor to Sempra Energy.       

Private Placements

2/14/2013 Fluidic, Inc. announced an equity round of funding of $13.7 million from 18 investors. Fluidic provides energy storage solutions and is based in Scottsdale, Arizona.        

2/19/2013 Intralign Health, LLC announced that it has received equity funding from Altaris Capital Partners, LLC. The terms of this transaction were not disclosed. Intralign Health provides specialty healthcare services to hospitals and health systems and is based in Scottsdale, Arizona.     

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