Columbia West Capital News - Southwest Deal Intelligence
10.28.14 Utah Deal Intelligence - September 2014


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M&A - Strategic  

9/4/2014 Brady Industries LLC acquired the St. George operations of Staheli Distributing for an undisclosed amount. Staheli Distributing supplies commercial janitorial and floor cleaners for businesses and is based in St. George, Utah. 

9/10/2014 APX Group Holdings, Inc. acquired Space Monkey, Inc. for an undisclosed amount. APX operates as a residential security and home automation company and is based in Provo, Utah. Space Monkey provides cloud storage services and is based in Midvale, Utah. Durham Jones & Pinegar served as legal advisor to APX Group Holdings. 

9/10/2014 Henan Billions Chemicals Co., Ltd. (SZSE:002601) agreed to acquire TR52 Ink Grade Business from Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) for $10.0 million. TR52 Ink Grade Business manufactures titanium dioxide pigments for printing applications and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah. 

9/15/2014 Biomerics, LLC acquired Access Point Technologies LLC for an undisclosed amount. Biomerics develops medical polymer solutions for the medical device and biotechnology industry and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah. 

9/18/2014 AlphaGraphics, Inc. acquired Commercial Printing Company for an undisclosed amount. AlphaGraphics provides print and marketing communications services and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah.

9/23/2014 ZEFR, Inc. agreed to acquire Engodo, Inc. for an undisclosed amount. Engodo develops and operates a social advertising platform and is based in Provo, Utah.  

M&A - Financial  

9/11/2014 VR CPC Holdings, Inc. acquired Park City Mountain Resort for approximately $180.0 million. Park City Mountain Resort operates as a ski resort and is based in Park City, Utah.  

Private Placements 

9/13/2014 RCA Holdings announced that it has received a round of funding from new investor, Banyan Venture Partners. RCA Holdings manufactures and offers commercial refrigeration, HVAC, and electrical equipment and infrastructure services to companies and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah. Banyan Venture Partners is a venture capital and private equity firm based in Salt Lake City, Utah.

9/24/2014 Qualtrics, Inc. announced that it has received $150.0 million in a Series B round of funding led by new investor, Insight Venture Partners.  The round was raised at a post-money valuation of over $1.0 billion. Qualtrics provides online data collection and analysis services and is based in Provo, Utah.     

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