Columbia West Capital News - Southwest Deal Intelligence
09.24.14 Utah Deal Intelligence - August 2014


This report is prepared as a courtesy to the Utah 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  

8/4/2014 Premier Healthcare Solutions, Inc. entered into a stock purchase agreement to acquire TheraDoc, Inc. from Hospira Inc. (NYSE:HSP) for approximately $117.0 million in cash.  TheraDoc develops and implements electronic surveillance systems for injury detection and prevention in real-time and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah.   

8/4/2014 Specialty Coin Products, LLC acquired Mountain Coin Machine Distributors, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Mountain Coin supplies arcade video games, vending machines, juke boxes, pool tables, pinball machines, foosball tables, and parts to operators in the western United States and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah.   

8/5/2014 CityGro, Inc. acquired Digital Blitz Marketing. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. CityGro operates a social network that enables users to connect with local businesses for deals and is based in Sandy, Utah.   

8/8/2014  Aramsco, Inc. acquired Confluence Group, LLC.  The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Confluence Group is one of the leading solution providers to the professional cleaning and restoration market in the United States and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah. Durham Jones & Pinegar served as legal advisor to Confluence Group.   

8/8/2014 MetaSource LLC acquired Mortgage Compliance Advisors, LLC. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Mortgage Compliance Advisors provides quality control auditing, consulting, and other compliance services to mortgage brokers, lenders, banks, and credit unions and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah.   

8/14/2014 GRABBER Construction Products, Inc. acquired All-Fast, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. GRABBER Construction Products manufactures and distributes fasteners and fastening systems for wood, metal, and drywall applications in the commercial and residential construction markets and is based in Alpine, Utah.   

8/18/2014 Larry H. Miller Corporation acquired Quality Toyota, Inc. fromGordon Automotive Group. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.  Quality Toyota, Inc. has been renamed Larry H. Miller Toyota Corona. Larry H. Miller Corporation operates as a new and used car dealer in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, New Mexico, Utah, and Washington and is based in Sandy, Utah.  

8/21/2014 Intermountain Golf Travel, LLC acquired GolfGetaways Magazine Publication and Branding Assets from Madavor Media, LLC. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.  Intermountain Golf Travel offers golf vacation packages and is based in Sandy, Utah.  

8/29/2014 BC Technical, Inc. acquired Polaris Medical Imaging.  The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. BC Technical supplies molecular imaging solutions that include refurbished systems and parts and is based in West Jordan, Utah. 

M&A - Financial  

8/13/2014 Access Technology Solutions, LC announced that it has received a majority investment from new investors, Tritium Partners and StepStone Group. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Access Technology provides online commerce technology and logistics services for retail and consumer brands, e-commerce and multichannel companies, and direct selling/direct response companies internationally and is based in Provo, Utah.  

8/22/2014 KEB Enterprises, LP acquired an unknown controlling interest inElements of Health Care, LLC. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Elements of Health Care manufactures and markets health supplements and is based in Lindon, Utah. 

Private Placements 

8/7/2014 Tolero Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced that it has received $14.2 million in its Series B round of funding led by new investor Fred Alger Management, Inc. with participation from new and existing institutional and individual investors. Tolero Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceutical company, discovers and develops novel therapeutics to treat cancer and other human diseases in the United States and is based in Lehi, Utah. 

8/15/2014 Pluralsight LLC announced that it will receive $135.0 million in funding. Pluralsight provides developer training services and is based in Layton, Utah. 

8/26/2014 Norwest Equity Partners acquired an unknown minority stake inUELS, LLC from Moelis Capital Partners LLC. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. UELS provides land surveying and civil engineering services for the oil and gas industries in the United States and is based in Vernal, Utah. 

8/28/2014 Experticity, Inc. announced that it will receive $16.0 million in funding. Experticity operates a network for building and rewarding expertise in sales associates and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah.

8/29/2014 Uinta Brewing Company announced that it has received funding from new investor, The Riverside Company. The transaction also included participation from Golub Capital. Uinta Brewing Company is based in Salt Lake City, Utah and operates as a brewery and pub. Jones Day served as legal advisor to The Riverside Company.    

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