Columbia West Capital News - Southwest Deal Intelligence
12.22.15 Arizona Deal Intelligence - November 2015


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M&A - Strategic

11/2/2015 HCA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) acquired the Nevada operations from Urgent Care Extra LLC, which includes 14 urgent care centers in Las Vegas. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Urgent Care Extra is based in Mesa and operates medical clinics in Arizona and Nevada.    

11/2/2015 Machine Solutions Inc. acquired PlasticWeld Systems, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Machine Solutions manufactures and supplies process and testing equipment for the medical device industry and is based in Flagstaff.    

11/3/2015 Sheridan Healthcare, Inc. acquired Valley Anesthesiology Consultants, Ltd. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Valley Anesthesiology Consultants is a Phoenix-based provider of anesthesia and pain management services to patients and their physicians.    

11/3/2015 Kahala Brands, Ltd. acquired Maui Wowi Franchising, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Kahala Brands owns, operates, and franchises quick-service restaurants in the United States and is based in Scottsdale.    

11/4/2015 GSI Group Inc. (NasdaqGS:GSIG) agreed to acquire Lincoln Laser Company for $11.0 million in cash. Lincoln Laser provides ultrafast precision polygon scanners and other optical scanning solutions for the medical, food processing, and advanced industrial markets and is based in Phoenix. Snell & Wilmer is serving as legal advisor to Lincoln Laser.    

11/4/2015 Air Methods Corporation (NASDAQ: AIRM) agreed to acquire Tri-State Care Flight, L.L.C. for $222.5 million. TriState CareFlight is a Bullhead City-based provider of critical care air transport services to adult and pediatric patients in Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, and New Mexico. Burch & Cracchiolo P.A. is serving as legal advisor to TriState CareFlight.    

11/5/2015 VeriClaim, Inc. acquired D & D Conger Enterprises, Inc. dba Western Claims & Appraisers. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Western Claims & Appraisers is a Tucson-based provider of property and casualty field adjusting and insurance services.    

11/10/2015 PracticeMax, Inc. acquired Medical Management Corporation of America. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Based in Scottsdale, PracticeMax provides revenue cycle management and technology services for medical practice management and clinical operations in the United States.    

11/13/2015 Wheel Pros, LLC acquired Colorado Components, Inc. from Timepiece Capital and Gemini Investors. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Timepiece Capital is a private equity firm based in Scottsdale.    

11/17/2015 MCW Inc. aka Mister Car Wash acquired Auto Spa Express, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. MCW operates a chain of car wash and lube centers in the United States and is based in Tucson.    

11/17/2015 Sim Partners Inc. acquired Sycara, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Sycara is a local digital presence and search engine optimization (SEO) company based in Scottsdale.    

11/18/2015 ON Semiconductor Corp. (NasdaqGS:ON) agreed to acquire Fairchild Semiconductor International Inc. (NasdaqGS:FCS) for $2.4 billion in cash. ON Semiconductor manufactures and sells semiconductor components for various electronic devices worldwide and is based in Phoenix. Morrison & Foerster LLP is serving as legal advisor to ON Semiconductor.    

11/19/2015 Morningbell Wellness, LLC acquired Calroy Health Sciences, LLC from Vascular Health Sciences, LLC. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Calroy Health Sciences develops healthcare supplements and is based in Scottsdale.    

11/23/2015 C&C North America Inc. acquired assets of Maple Terrazzo Marble & Tile Incorporated for $11.0 million. C&C North America dba Cosentino North America distributes and markets natural quartz and natural stone surfaces in North America and is based in Tempe.    

11/25/2015 Stevens Manufacturing Company, Inc. acquired Systems 3 Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Tempe-based Systems 3 engages in the design, manufacture, and supply of CNC machined parts, tools, and fixtures for aerospace and military industries. Clark Hill, PLC served as legal advisor to the Selling Shareholders.  

11/30/2015 Gowan Company LLC agreed to acquire Global Dinitroaniline Herbicide Portfolio from Dow AgroSciences LLC. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Gowan manufactures and markets crop protection products for agriculture and horticulture markets and is based in Yuma.  

M&A - Financial

11/4/2015 Beecken Petty O'Keefe & Company acquired a majority stake in Examination Management Services, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Examination Management Services is a Scottsdale-based provider of medical information services to health plans, life and property/casualty insurers, brokerage agencies, and employers in the United States and internationally.  

11/19/2015 Satori Capital, LLC acquired a majority stake in Suntree, LLC for $20.0 million. Suntree, LLC engages in the import, manufacture, and retail packing of nuts and dried fruits and is based in Phoenix.  

Private Placements

11/19/2015 Pegasus Research Group, LLC dba Televerde agreed to acquire a substantial interest in SalesTalk Technologies, LLC. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Phoenix-based Televerde provides marketing and sales solutions to B2B executives in tech and non-tech companies for their early, mid, and late-stage pipeline challenges. SalesTalk Technologies is a Scottsdale-based provider of sales management software that offers companies sales acceleration through automation and enabling the sales process.  

11/20/2015 National Mobility, LLC dba Envoy America announced it will raise $.75 million in a Series A round for expansion of its Ride Service for Seniors. Envoy America currently operates in metropolitan Phoenix. Snell & Wilmer is serving as legal advisor to Envoy America.