Columbia West Capital News - Southwest Deal Intelligence
08.28.15 Arizona Deal Intelligence - July 2015


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M&A - Strategic    

7/9/2015 Capital Lumber Company, Inc. agreed to acquire James Plywood. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Capital Lumber Company distributes specialty building materials in the Western United States and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.

7/13/2015 PTS Solutions, Inc. acquired software and assets of ITX Information Technology Solutions, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. ITX Information Technology Solutions develops software solutions for interface and integration related issues and is based in Sun Lakes, Arizona.                     

7/13/2015 Spireon, Inc. acquired Inilex Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Inilex provides intelligent telemetry solutions for businesses and consumers and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.        

7/17/2015 In conjunction with a recapitalization, certain partnership interests in The Arizona Snowbowl Resort Limited Partnership were acquired by a group of investors led by James Coleman. The Arizona Snow Bowl Resort is a ski resort based in Flagstaff, Arizona. Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC served as legal advisor to The Arizona Snowbowl Resort.      

7/20/2015 Mobile Mini, Inc. (NasdaqGS:MINI) acquired the assets of Allstate Containers. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Mobile Mini provides portable storage and specialty containment solutions and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.        

7/24/2015 Stellar Industrial Supply, Inc. agreed to acquire Tucson Abrasives, Inc. The terms of the transaction have not been disclosed. Tucson Abrasives is a supplier of abrasives and is based in Tucson, Arizona.        

Banner Health acquired Mogollon Health Alliance, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Phoenix, Arizona-based Banner Health owns and operates acute-care hospitals and healthcare facilities in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Nebraska, Nevada and Wyoming. Mogollon Health Alliance owned certain property comprising the Payson Regional Medical Center in Payson, Arizona. Osborn Maledon, P.A. served as legal advisor to Banner Health. Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC served as legal advisor to Mogollon Health Alliance.    

Private Placements

7/8/2015 Elio Motors, Inc. announced that it has received $25.0 million in funding. Elio Motors designs and manufactures passenger vehicles and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.      

7/15/2015 FRESHLY, Inc. announced that it has received $7.0 million in a round of funding led by Highland Capital Partners. Tempe, Arizona-based FRESHLY produces gourmet ready-made meals and supplies various breakfasts, lunches, and dinners to customers' doorsteps.      

7/20/2015 PeopleJar, Inc. announced that it will raise $5.0 million in a round of funding. PeopleJar operates an online social network platform and is based in Phoenix, AZ.      

7/22/2015 Bioscience Americas, LLC announced that it will receive $15.0 million in a round of funding. Bioscience Americas operates as a biotechnology company and is based in Peoria, Arizona.      

7/28/2015 SDCmaterials, Inc. announced that it has received funding led by SAIC Technologies Fund I, LLC. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. SDCmaterials designs, develops, and integrates nanomaterials and is based in Tempe, Arizona.     

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