Columbia West Capital News - Southwest Deal Intelligence
07.09.15 Utah Deal Intelligence - June 2015


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M&A - Strategic    

6/5/2015 DoxTek, Inc. acquired ECM Systems Division of Matrix Imaging, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. DoxTek provides enterprise-wide electronic document solutions and hardware and is based in Orem, Utah.        

6/12/2015 Career Step, LLC acquired Emergency Certifications, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Career Step is an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training for job opportunities in healthcare, administrative services, and technology and is based in Provo, Utah. Hogan Lovells US LLP served as legal advisor to Career Step.        

6/15/2015 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) agreed to acquire Catheter Connections, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Catheter Connections develops and commercializes vascular access products to protect patients from acquiring infections during intravenous infusion therapy and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah.        

6/15/2015 Extra Space Storage Inc. (NYSE:EXR) agreed to acquire SmartStop Self Storage, Inc. for $1.3 billion. Salt Lake City, Utah-based Extra Space Storage operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT) and engages in property management and development activities that include acquiring, managing, developing, and selling, as well as the rental of self-storage facilities. Latham & Watkins LLP; Holland & Hart LLP; Jones Waldo Holbrook & McDonough PC; and Sive, Paget & Riesel, P.C. are serving as legal advisors to Extra Space Storage.        

6/17/2015 Advice Media, LLC acquired MedNet Technologies, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Advice Media is engaged in building and managing online portals for consumers and healthcare practitioners and is based in Park City, Utah.

6/18/2015 Sun BioPharma, Inc. agreed to acquire Cimarron Medical, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Cimarron Medical develops and distributes customized computer software for use in medical research in the United States and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah. Brunson Chandler & Jones, PLLC served as legal advisor to Cimarron Medical.                          

6/19/2015 BC Technical, Inc. acquired Kosmic Medical, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. BC Technical supplies molecular imaging solutions that include refurbished systems and parts for nuclear, positron emission tomography (PET), PET/computed tomography (CT), single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT), SPECT/CT, CT, and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) markets. BC Technical is based in West Jordan, Utah.        

6/23/2015 DigiCert, Inc. acquired Verizon Enterprise SSL Business from Verizon Enterprise Solutions Inc. DigiCert provides high-assurance SSL certificates to government agencies, financial institutions, educational and medical institutions, and companies worldwide and is based in Lehi, Utah.        

6/23/2015 Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) acquired Tecnoelastomeri SRL. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Huntsman Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells differentiated organic and inorganic chemical products worldwide and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah.        

6/26/2015 ATL Technology, Inc. acquired MEDCONX, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. ATL Technology designs, engineers, and develops custom medical connector systems, custom interconnect assemblies, and docking connector systems and is based in Springville, Utah.        

6/29/2015 Jive Communications, Inc. acquired Speek Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Jive Communications provides enterprise-grade hosted VoIP and unified communications to businesses and institutions worldwide and is based in Orem, Utah.      

Private Placements    

6/2/2015 HireVue, Inc. received $45.0 million in a round of funding led by Technology Crossover Ventures. HireVue provides digital recruiting and talent interaction solutions and is based in South Jordan, Utah.        

6/9/2015 eFileCabinet, Inc. received $14.0 million in its series B round of funding. New investors Allegis Capital and Signal Peak Ventures participated in the transaction. eFileCabinet provides document management software and file-sharing products and services for small-to-medium businesses and departments of large companies and is based in Lehi, Utah. Signal Peak Ventures is a private equity and venture capital firm based in Salt Lake City, Utah.        

6/9/2015 Star Seismic, LLC announced that it has received an equity investment from new investor, Vopne Capital. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Star Seismic designs, engineers, and manufactures buckling restrained braces for various construction projects to handle seismic and wind loads and is based in Park City, Utah.

6/10/2015 ContactPoint, L.C. recently received $8.6 million in a round of funding. ContactPoint develops Convirza, an enterprise call marketing analytics and optimization SaaS platform and is based in St. George, Utah.        

6/12/2015 Walker Edison Furniture Company LLC received an undisclosed amount of funding from Black Oak Capital Partners. Walker Edison Furniture manufactures ready-to-assemble furniture and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah. Black Oak Capital Partners is a private equity firm based in Salt Lake City, Utah.        

6/12/2015 Doppler Labs, Inc. received an undisclosed amount of funding from a group of investors including Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:LYV); Universal Music Group, Inc.; and William Morris Endeavor Entertainment, LLC. Doppler Labs develops and provides earplugs with reduced volume and is based in Provo, Utah.                         

6/17/2015 Sanpete Exploration, LLC announced that it will receive $5.0 million in a round of funding. Sanpete Exploration operates in the oil and gas industry and is based in Orem, Utah.        

6/22/2015 DirectScale, Inc. announced that it will receive $5.1 million in a round of funding. DirectScale provides marketing creativity and corporate brand management services and is based in Lindon, Utah.        

6/23/2015 Canopy Tax Inc. received $8.0 million in a round of funding. Canopy Tax provides tax resolution, accounting workflow management, and practice management software platforms for accountants and tax professionals and is based in Lehi, Utah.        

6/26/2015 Snap Advances LLC received $28.0 million in an equity round of funding. Snap Advances offers merchant cash advance services and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah.    

6/30/2015 Venafi, Inc. announced that it has received $39.0 million in a round of funding from new investors, including Pelion Venture Partners and Mercato Partners. Venafi is a cyber security company that provides enterprise key and certificate management security solutions and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah. Mercato Partners is a private equity and venture capital firm based in Salt Lake City, Utah. Pelion Venture Partners is a venture capital firm based in Salt Lake City, Utah.       

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