Columbia West Capital News - Southwest Deal Intelligence
05.22.13 Utah Deal Intelligence - April 2013


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M&A - Strategic    

4/1/2013 inContact, Inc. (NasdaqCM:SAAS) acquired Sierra360 LLC for an undisclosed amount. inContact provides cloud contact center software solutions and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah.      

4/2/2013 Summit Materials, LLC acquired Westroc, Inc. for an undisclosed amount. Westroc manufactures ready mix concrete and aggregate products and is based in Pleasant Grove, Utah.        

4/9/2013 LANDesk Software, Inc. acquired assets of Shavlik Technologies, LLC for an undisclosed amount. LANDesk Software offers systems lifecycle management solutions and is based in South Jordan, Utah.        

4/16/2013 Swire Coca-Cola, USA agreed in principle to acquire bottling operations from The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) for an undisclosed amount. Swire Coca-Cola produces and distributes beverages in the United States and is based in Draper, Utah. 

4/16/2013 Thomson Reuters Corporation (TSX:TRI) acquired TaxWorks, Inc. for an undisclosed amount. Taxworks develops tax preparation software solutions for professional tax preparers and is based in Kaysville, Utah.                         

4/24/2013 Fusion-io, Inc. (NYSE:FIO) acquired NexGen Storage, Inc. for $120.0 million. Fusion-io engages in the development, marketing, and sales of storage memory platforms for enterprise data decentralization and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah. Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati served as legal advisor to Fusion-io and Bryan Cave, LLP served as legal advisor to NexGen Storage.        

4/25/2013 Progress Mfg. Inc. acquired DiversiTech Manufacturing Inc. for an undisclosed amount. Progress Mfg. manufactures and supplies hitches and trailer products and is based in Provo, Utah. Diversi-Tech manufactures automotive parts and trailer towing parts and is based in Provo, Utah.        

4/26/2013 Tata Technologies Limited acquired Cambric Corporation for $32.5 million. Cambric Corporation provides engineering services to equipment manufacturing companies and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah. Jones Day served as legal advisor to Tata Technologies and Holland & Hart, LLP served as legal advisor to Cambric Corporation.     Private Placements    

4/12/2013 RainDance Technologies, Inc. received $36.1 million in funding partly provided by Myriad Genetics, Inc. (NasdaqGS:MYGN). Myriad Genetics is a molecular diagnostic company and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah.      

4/25/2013 Ragnar Events, LLC has received $8.2 million in funding from four different investors. Ragnar Events provides relay racing services and is based in Bountiful, Utah.  

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