Columbia West Capital News - Southwest Deal Intelligence
11.15.11 Arizona Deal Intelligence - October 2011

 

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M&A - Strategic   

10/3/2011 Insight Enterprises, Inc. (NasdaqGS:NSIT) acquired Ensynch, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Ensynch provides IT infrastructure optimization services, staffing services, and data center managed services for mid-market, enterprise-level commercial, and public sector organizations in the West Coast and Southwest region of the United States and is based in Tempe, Arizona. Insight provides IT hardware, software, and service solutions to businesses and public sector clients. Insight operates in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific and is headquartered in Tempe, Arizona. Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC served as legal advisor to Insight.  


10/4/2011 Atkore International Holdings, Inc. acquired the assets of Razor Wire International, LLC. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Razor Wire manufactures razor wires ranging from 18 inches to 60 inches in diameter and is based in Phoenix, Arizona. Mayer Brown LLP served as legal advisor to Razor Wire.


10/5/2011 MediServe Information Systems, Inc. acquired SpectraSoft, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. SpectraSoft designs scheduling software for clinics and hospitals in North America and is based in Tempe, Arizona. MediServe Information Systems provides solutions to rehabilitation and respiratory care communities and is based in Chandler, Arizona.  


10/7/2011 Tempus Jets, Inc. acquired Global Trip Support, LLC. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Tempus Jets provides aviation services and is based in Scottsdale, Arizona. 


10/14/2011 Tyler Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:TYL) acquired Windsor Management Group LLC for $23.5 million in cash. Windsor Management Group develops K-12 business software solutions for school districts in the United States and is based in Tempe, Arizona.      


10/18/2011 Manuweb Software Systems Inc. entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Auersoft, LLC in stock. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Auersoft develops document management and compliance products and services and is based in Mesa, Arizona. Manuweb Software Systems offers information technology services and solutions and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.      



10/20/2011 Volvo Construction Equipment Rents, Inc. acquired Papé Rents from The Papé Group, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Papé Rents provides material handling and construction equipment rental services in Oregon, Washington, California, Nevada, and Arizona and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.     



Private Placements  

10/25/2011 Zaarly, Inc. announced that it has raised $14.1 million in its series A round of funding by a group of investors including Venture51. Venture51 is a venture capital firm and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.    


Other Transactions   

10/12/2011 EZ Own Auto Source LLC has obtained a credit facility from Los Alamos National Bank. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. EZ OWN Auto Source offers an affordable, flexible Rent-To-Own program for consumers and is based in Scottsdale, Arizona. Osborn Maledon, P.A. served as legal advisor to EZ Own Auto Source.  


10/26/2011 P.F. Chang's China Bistro, Inc. (NasdaqGS:PFCB) amended and restated its credit facility to provide additional flexibility in its capital structure. The amendment increased the borrowings allowed to $150.0 million from $75.0 million and extended the expiration to October 25, 2016 from August 30, 2013. P.F. Chang's China Bistro owns and operates two restaurant concepts in the Asian niche and is based in Scottsdale, Arizona. Gallagher & Kennedy, P.A. served as legal advisor to P.F. Chang's China Bistro.    



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