Columbia West Capital News - Southwest Deal Intelligence
11.14.11 Utah Deal Intelligence - October 2011


This report is prepared as a courtesy to the Utah 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   

10/4/2011 Transportation Clearing House, LLC agreed to acquire EFS Transportation Services, Inc. from First Data Corporation. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Transportation Clearing House provides financial services for the transportation industry in the United States, Canada, and Mexico and is based in Ogden, Utah.       



10/6/2011 Wasatch Software, Inc. acquired MedCHIT. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Wasatch Software supplies computer hardware and software licensing in the United States, and offers computer repair and IT services and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah.        



10/14/2011 Matchbin Inc. acquired Traffic.com, Inc. from Navteq Media Solutions. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Matchbin, an online and mobile publishing company, offers digital publishing solutions for local and national media companies and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah.        


10/17/2011 ARIIX acquired Trivani International, LLC. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Trivani International offers personal care and nutritional products and is based in Springville, Utah.


10/27/2011 Nu Skin Enterprises Inc. (NYSE:NUS) executed a letter of intent to acquire LifeGen Technologies LLC for $11.7 million. Nu Skin Enterprises distributes anti-aging personal care products and nutritional supplements worldwide and is based in Provo, Utah.  




10/31/2011 Innophos, Inc. acquired Kelatron Corporation from First Analysis Corporation, Hadley Capital and others for $21.0 million. Kelatron Corporation manufactures value added minerals and is based in Ogden, Utah.  

Private Placements   

10/10/2011 ActiveCare, Inc. (OTCBB:ACAR) announced an equity line of credit from a consortium of European investors led by existing investor Sapinda, Ltd. for gross proceeds of $10.0 million. Based in Salt Lake City, Utah, ActiveCare is a biotelematic technology company principally engaged in creating products and services that help seniors manage and control their health and well being while allowing them to remain active and independent while living in their own home.       


10/13/2011 Matchbin Inc. announced that it will raise $5.0 million in an equity round of funding. Matchbin, an online and mobile publishing company, offers digital publishing solutions for local and national media companies and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah.      



10/20/2011 Ingeo Systems, Inc. announced that it will raise $10.0 million through the issuance of equity shares. Ingeo Systems provides electronic document recording solutions for businesses and government agencies and is based in Logan, Utah.       


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