Columbia West Capital News - Southwest Deal Intelligence
06.25.10 Arizona Deal Intelligence - May 2010


This report is prepared as a courtesy to the Arizona business community by Columbia West Capital, LLC based on our research and information collected by our firm. Despite our dedicated efforts, occasionally a deal might be missed or appropriate credit not given to legal or financial advisors. Please feel free to contact us if you have information on a transaction that you want to assure is included and credit attributed to appropriate advisors. Also, feel free to forward to others who may have interest; they can be added to the regular distribution by contacting our office. Our contact information is below.



M&A - Strategic


5/3/2010 Meadow Valley Corporation acquired a controlling stake in American Civil Constructors, Inc. Meadow Valley, through its subsidiaries, operates in the construction industry in the United States. The company was founded in 1980 and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.



5/7/2010 MDC Partners Inc. (TSX: MDZ.A) acquired substantially all of the operating assets of CCS-ADPLUS, LLC. MDC Partners has also acquired Sloane & Company and Allison & Partners. The aggregate purchase price paid for these three acquisitions was $32.6 million. CCS-Adplus offers support services for direct marketing and accounts receivable markets. The company was founded in 1992 and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.



5/17/2010 CareFusion Corporation (NYSE: CFN) acquired Medegen Holdings, LLC from Nautic Partners and management for approximately $225 million in cash. Medegen provides medical devices, components, and contract manufacturing services to the healthcare, medical device, and pharmaceutical manufacturer industries. Medegen was founded in 2001 and has offices in Scottsdale, Arizona as well as Ontario, California and Tijuana, Mexico. Ballard Spahr LLP served as legal advisor to Medegen.



5/21/2010 Supplemental Manufacturing & Ingredients LLC (SMI) signed an agreement to acquire the remaining 45% stake in HealthSport, Inc. (OTCBB:HSPO). SMI engages in formulating and manufacturing nutritional supplements for customers in the United States and internationally. The company was founded in 1996 and is based in Tempe, Arizona. Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP served as legal advisor to HealthSport.



5/27/2010 GSI Commerce Inc. (NasdaqGS: GSIC) acquired FetchBack Inc. from Metamorphic Ventures and others for an undisclosed amount. Tempe, Arizona-based FetchBack was founded in 2007 and provides marketing solutions to advertisers and agencies in Arizona. Osborn Maledon served as legal advisor to FetchBack.



M&A - Financial


5/18/2010 Gen Cap America, Inc. acquired Air Transport Components, LLC. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Air Transport Components operates as a licensed repair shop which overhauls, repairs, and evaluates commercial airliner parts for the world jet-powered civil aviation fleet. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in Tempe, Arizona.

 



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