Columbia West Capital News - Southwest Deal Intelligence
02.23.15 Utah Deal Intelligence - January 2015


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

1/2/2015 Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) agreed to acquire White Knight Fluid Handling, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. White Knight Fluid Handling manufactures fluid handling equipment for semiconductor, solar, LEDs, flat-panel displays, and electronics industries and is based in Kamas, Utah.

1/5/2015 360House.com, Inc. acquired California Image Maker, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. 360House.com operates a website that provides virtual tours and still pictures of real estate properties and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah.

1/6/2015 NetVoyage Corporation acquired Decisiv Email Business from Recommind, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. NetVoyage, doing business as NetDocuments Inc., offers cloud-based document and email management solutions and is based in Lehi, Utah. Parr Brown Gee & Loveless served as legal advisor to NetVoyage.

1/8/2015 Kalypso LP acquired Implementation Services Business from GoEngineer, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Implementation Services Business of GoEngineer offers technology implementation services and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah.

1/9/2015 Digis, LLC acquired OneWave Networks, LLC. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Digis provides broadband Internet connection services for residential and commercial clients and is based in American Fork, Utah.

1/12/2015 Demandware, Inc. (NYSE:DWRE) signed an agreement to acquire Tomax Corporation for $75.0 million. Tomax develops cloud-based retail solutions for retailers in North America and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah. Kruse Landa Maycock & Ricks, LLC served as legal advisor to Tomax.

1/13/2015 Central Trade & Transfer, LLC acquired the assets of American Partnership Board, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Central Trade & Transfer owns and operates an automated auction website for buyers and sellers of non-traded real estate investment trust shares and is based in Draper, Utah.

1/13/2015 Compusearch Software Systems, Inc. acquired TopVue Defense, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. TopVue Defense provides program execution solutions to the federal government and its suppliers and is based in Clearfield, Utah.

1/16/2015 NorthStar Alarm Services, LLC acquired certain assets of Vision Security, LLC. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. NorthStar and Vision Security are both home alarm services businesses and are based in Orem, Utah.

1/19/2015 EmCare Inc. entered into a definitive purchase agreement to acquire VISTA Staffing Solutions, Inc. from On Assignment Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) for $123.0 million. VISTA provides temporary physician staffing and permanent physician search services and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah.

1/20/2015 A consortium led by the President of Sarcos Incorporated, Fraser Smith and Ben Wolff acquired Sarcos from Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN). The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Sarcos engages in researching and developing, designing, and building robotic systems for industry and entertainment; medical devices; and mechanical and electrical microsystems for practical applications and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah.

1/21/2015 Frontier Scientific, Inc. acquired the assets of the entomology division of Bio-Serv, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Frontier Scientific operates as a chemical developer, manufacturer, and custom research services provider to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, industrial chemical, government, and academic sectors and is based in Logan, Utah.

1/21/2015 BC Technical, Inc. acquired Virtual Medical Sales, Inc. 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.

1/26/2015 Pluralsight LLC acquired Code School LLC for $36.0 million. Pluralsight publishes online training courses for software developers, information technology specialists, and creative artists and is based in Farmington, Utah.

1/27/2015 Prosper Marketplace, Inc. acquired American HealthCare Lending, LLC for $21.0 million. American HealthCare Lending operates an online financing platform that provides patient financing services for healthcare providers and hospital systems in the United States and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah.

1/28/2015 Real Property Management, Inc. acquired Specialized Property Management, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Real Property Management provides property management services and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Private Placements

1/9/2015 Lineagen, Inc. announced that it will receive $12.2 million in a round of funding. Lineagen provides genetic evaluation services in autism and developmental delay and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah.

1/14/2015 Multi-Voice Radio, LLC announced that it has received $5.0 million in seed round of funding from OTTO Engineering, Inc. Multi-Voice Radio manufactures wireless intercoms for the defense industry and is based in Mapleton, Utah.

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