Columbia West Capital News - Southwest Deal Intelligence
08.22.14 Arizona Deal Intelligence - July 2014


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 ensure 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  

7/1/2014 Amerita, Inc. acquired Altius Healthcare. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Altius provides pharmacy and nursing services for infusion therapy outside the hospital and is based in Prescott, Arizona.   

7/2/2014 Arcadia Inc. acquired Architectural Traditions, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Architectural Traditions, now known as Arcadia Custom, designs and produces crafted doors, windows, and hardware and is based in Tucson, Arizona.   

7/3/2014 Arizona State University agreed to acquire Thunderbird School of Global Management. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. ASU is a research university offering graduate, undergraduate, masters, and doctoral programs. Thunderbird School of Global Management, based in Glendale, Arizona, is a business school that offers graduate-level degrees, including Master of Business Administration and other Master's degrees.   

7/9/2014 iStreamMedia, LLC acquired PacWest Media, LLC. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. PacWest, based in Phoenix, Arizona, provides domain sales and Web hosting services.   

7/10/2014 GoDaddy Inc. acquired Canary Calendar. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. GoDaddy is an internet domain registrar and web hosting company based in Scottsdale, Arizona.   

7/14/2014 U.S. CAD, Inc. acquired Sterling Systems, LLC. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Sterling Systems operates as a reseller of Autodesk and is based in Scottsdale, Arizona.   

7/18/2014 Surgical Care Affiliates, Inc. (NasdaqGS:SCAI) acquired Surgical Specialty Hospital of Arizona, LLC. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Surgical Specialty Hospital, dba The Surgical Hospital of Phoenix, owns and operates a surgical specialty hospital for inpatient and outpatient procedures in Phoenix, Arizona.   

7/22/2014 Dignity Health and Tenet Healthcare Corp. (NYSE:THC) agreed to acquire Carondelet Health Network from Ascension Health, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Carondelet is a nonprofit healthcare system based in Tucson, Arizona that provides healthcare services in Southern Arizona.   

7/23/2014 LaserMasters LLC, dba LMI Solutions Inc., acquiredPrintersdirect. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Phoenix, Arizona-based LMI Solutions manufactures and distributes replacement toner cartridges, related imaging supplies, and printer parts in North America.   

7/25/2014 Mesker Holdings, LLC acquired Hollow Metal Xpress (HMX). The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. HMX is a Phoenix, Arizona-based manufacturer of steel doors including hollow metal, stainless steel, STC, and lead lined doors. Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. served as legal advisor to the selling members of HMX, LLC.   

7/28/2014 Tucson Peach, LLC acquired Sonoran Air, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Sonoran Air distributes air conditioning systems and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.   

7/28/2014 Nelipak Corporation acquired Debond Corporation dba Flexpak Corporation. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Flexpak, which will operate under the name Nelipak Healthcare Packaging, is a custom thermoforming and packaging company based in Phoenix, Arizona.   

7/28/2014 Informa plc (LSE:INF) agreed to acquire VIRGO Publishing, LLC. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. VIRGO Publishing, based in Phoenix, Arizona, is a business-to-business information services company specializing in communications through print and electronic media, trade shows, and special events, as well as education and training, and business services.   

7/29/2014 AECOM Technology Corporation (NYSE:ACM) acquired Hunt Construction Group, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Hunt Construction Group is based in Scottsdale, Arizona and provides construction management, general contracting, design-build, preconstruction consulting, program management, and consulting services in the United States.  

M&A - Financial

7/4/2014 Kohlberg & Company, L.L.C. and Great White Shark Enterprises, Inc. acquired Troon Golf L.L.C. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Troon Golf is a golf management, development, and marketing company based in Scottsdale, Arizona. 

7/9/2014 Eberhart Capital, LLC acquired Contractor Sales & Services, Inc.The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Eberhart Capital, based in Scottsdale, Arizona, is a private equity firm specializing in investments in consumer support and innovations within the energy, trucking, and construction industries. 

7/16/2014 Alliance Healthcare Partners acquired a majority stake in Prodigo Solutions, Inc. for $12.5 million. Alliance Healthcare is a Scottsdale, Arizona-based principal investment firm specializing in investments in technology and services companies in the healthcare delivery-improvement space.

7/28/2014 Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. acquired Mister Car Wash, Inc.The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Mister Car Wash is based in Tucson, Arizona and operates a chain of car wash and lube centers in the United States. 

Private Placements

7/2/2014 Stimwave Technologies, Inc. announced that it will receive $6.0 million. Stimwave, based in Scottsdale, Arizona, is a medical device company that develops, manufactures, commercializes, and markets wireless microsize injectable medical devices for neurology markets.   

7/6/2014 Kuboo, Inc. (OTCPK:SGTB) announced that it has received funding from new investor UST Global Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Kuboo, dba Safe Communications, Inc., operates a child safe virtual world that offers games, controlled chat, and multiple channels online streaming in one platform. Kuboo is based in Scottsdale, Arizona.   

7/8/2014 Hickman's Egg Ranch, Inc. announced that it has received $15.0 million from Triangle Capital Corporation. Hickman's produces and markets eggs in the United States and is based in Buckeye, Arizona.   

7/8/2014 Brickstream Corporation announced that it has received funding fromTrinity Capital Investment, LLC. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Trinity Capital, based in Chandler, Arizona, is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in investments in growth capital and buyouts.   

7/9/2014 Pain Doctor, Inc. announced that it has received funding from new investor Catterton Partners. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Pain Doctor is based in Scottsdale, Arizona and operates a database of pain-related information to help people learn about their conditions, explore available treatments, and find qualified pain physicians.   

7/17/2014 DICOM Grid, Inc. announced that it received $6.3 million in a round of funding led by existing investor, Canaan Partners, along with CHL Healthcare Partners and Mayo Clinic. DICOM Grid is based in Phoenix, Arizona and is a healthcare information technology company that provides Internet-based solutions for digital medical imaging. Mayo Clinic is a not-for-profit medical group practice that provides medical care, research, and education services in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota.   

7/18/2014 NextCare, Inc. announced that it will receive $10.0 million from two investors. NextCare operates urgent care centers and walk-in clinics and is based in Mesa, Arizona.   

7/24/2014 IMH Financial Corporation has raised $40.2 million fromSingerman Real Estate, LLC and Juniper Capital Partners, LLC, in connection with the refinancing of an existing convertible loan held by NWRA Ventures, LLC. IMH Financial is a Scottsdale, Arizona-based real estate lender and investor. Polsinelli PC served as legal advisor to IMH Financial.   

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