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09.23.15 Arizona Deal Intelligence - August 2015


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M&A - Strategic

8/2/2015 Poolwerx USA LLC acquired SC Pool & Spa Works, Crystal Tech Pools and Citrus Pool Services from VivoPools, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Poolwerx provides pool and spa maintenance services and is based in Scottsdale, Arizona.      

8/3/2015 TESCAN-ORSAY acquired AppFive, LLC. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. AppFive develops domain specific software applications for the microscopy industry and is based in Tempe, Arizona.      

8/5/2015 HSRx Group acquired a portfolio of 10 OTC drug products and 8 disease-specific pharmaceutical products from HerbalScience Group LLC. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. HSRx Group is a biopharmaceutical company based in Tucson, Arizona.      

8/6/2015 National Academy of Sports Medicine acquired Aerobics and Fitness Association of America. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. National Academy of Sports Medicine provides evidence-based certifications and advanced credentials for health and fitness professionals in the United States and internationally, and is based in Chandler, Arizona.      

8/10/2015 Financial Recovery Technologies LLC acquired Cypress Settlements LLC. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Cypress Settlements develops an end-to-end claims submission system for securities class action settlements and is based in Scottsdale, Arizona.      

8/13/2015 Rowmark, LLC acquired LaserBits, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Phoenix, Arizona-based LaserBits offers acrylic awards, shapes, and sheets; crystal and glass products; and laser accessories, optics, and supplies.      

8/24/2015 Cross MediaWorks, LLC acquired BlackArrow, Inc. from a group of investors. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Cross MediaWorks provides multi-platform media services and is based in Scottsdale, Arizona.      

8/26/2015 Blood Systems, Inc. agreed to acquire Lifeblood. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Scottsdale, Arizona-based Blood Systems operates blood banks, blood test laboratories and research centers.      

8/26/2015 IPC Healthcare, Inc. (NasdaqGS:IPCM) acquired Triad Medical Group. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Triad Medical Group provides post acute treatment services and is based in Tucson, Arizona.      

8/27/2015 LifeLock, Inc. (NYSE:LOCK) acquired certain assets from BitYota, Inc. for $12.5 million. LifeLock provides identity theft protection services and is based in Tempe, Arizona.      

8/28/2015 Lund International, Inc. acquired the operating assets of Bridgeway Enterprises, Inc., doing business as TonnoPro. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. TonnoPro manufactures tonneau covers for truck beds and is based in Surprise, Arizona.  

Private Placements

8/3/2015 WWS Acquisition LLC, doing business as Western Window Systems, LLC, announced that it has received a round of funding from PWP Growth Equity. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Western Window Systems designs and manufactures aluminum windows and door products in the United States and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.     

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