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02.22.18 Arizona Deal Intelligence - January 2018


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M&A - Strategic  

1/5/2018 A non-profit organization agreed to acquire certain academic-related assets of Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (NasdaqGS:LOPE). Post transaction, the non-profit organization will change its name to Grand Canyon University as part of a reorganization to return the university back to a non-profit institution. Grand Canyon University operates as a private Christian university that offers bachelors, masters, and doctoral programs and is based in Phoenix.    

1/9/2018 Groupe Constructo acquired Contech from Informa Exhibitions LLC. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Informa Exhibitions is an information distribution company that provides insights and analysis to business-to-business markets and is based in Phoenix.    

1/10/2018 GlobalTranz Enterprises, Inc. acquired AJR Transportation. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. GlobalTranz Enterprises provides freight management services for shippers in the United States and is based in Scottsdale.    

1/12/2018 Frontier Group, Inc. acquired FutureWeld Co., Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Frontier Group's management will own a significant portion of FutureWeld alongside Montage Partners, a Scottsdale-based private equity firm focused on investments in the western U.S. Frontier Group provides metal finishing services and is based in Phoenix.    

1/16/2018 Community Care Health Network, Inc., dba Matrix Medical Network, agreed to acquire HealthFair USA, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Matrix Medical Network provides in-home care services to Medicare Advantage members through a national network of nurse practitioners and is based in Scottsdale.    

1/18/2018 ICP Construction, Inc. acquired Arizona Polymer Flooring, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Arizona Polymer Flooring manufactures flooring products and concrete coating systems for contractors, architects and end users and is based in Glendale.

1/19/2018 Summit Fire Protection Co., Inc. acquired Alliance Fire Protection Co. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Alliance Fire Protection operates as a commercial and industrial fire protection company and is based in Tempe.    

1/23/2018 GoDaddy Inc. (NYSE:GDDY) agreed to acquire Main Street Hub, Inc. for approximately $180.0 million. GoDaddy designs and develops cloud-based technology products for small businesses, Web design professionals and individuals and is based in Scottsdale.    

1/24/2018 AZCrown Ventures LLC agreed to acquire Coplex Holdings LLC. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Coplex is a tech venture capital firm based in Phoenix. AZCrown Ventures is a venture capital firm based in Tempe. Polsinelli is serving as legal advisor to Coplex. Hool Coury Law is serving as legal advisor to AZCrown Ventures.

1/29/2018 StateServ Medical, LLC acquired HospiceLink. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. StateServ Medical provides Durable Medical Equipment (DME), DME services, and DME software for the hospice industry and is based in Tempe.  

M&A - Financial  

1/4/2018 Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. and other unknown buyers acquired Isola Group Ltd. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Isola designs, develops, manufactures and markets copper-clad laminates and dielectric prepregs used to fabricate advanced multilayer printed circuit boards and is based in Chandler.  

1/18/2018 Compass Diversified Holdings (NYSE: CODI) agreed to acquire Foam Fabricators, Inc. for approximately $250.0 million. Foam Fabricators designs and manufactures molded and fabricated expandable foam products for various industries and is based in Scottsdale.

Private Placements

1/10/2018 PolyCharge America, Inc. announced that it has received $7.0 million from new investor Delphi Technologies PLC. PolyCharge America manufactures capacitors for electrical purposes and is based in Tucson.  

1/16/2018 Cogent3D, Inc. announced that it has received $5.6 million from an undisclosed investor. Cogent3D develops cloud-based mobile geographic information system and real-time 3D applications and is based in Tucson.