Columbia West Capital News - Southwest Deal Intelligence
05.16.12 Utah Deal Intelligence - April 2012



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M&A - Strategic


4/9/2012 Legacy Equipment Company acquired AG Truck Equipment Company and The Truck Box Shop from A-G Body, Inc. The terms of the transaction were undisclosed. Legacy Equipment and AG Truck Equipment operate as dealers of truck-mounted equipment and vocational trucks. The Truck Box Shop operates as a trucking equipment retailer. Legacy Equipment, AG Truck Equipment, and The Truck Box Shop are based in Salt Lake City, Utah.


4/9/2012 Sun Capital Partners, Inc. acquired CornerStone Research & Development, Inc. from Mitsui & Co. (U.S.A.), Inc. The terms of the transaction were undisclosed. CornerStone Research & Development develops nutritional and herbal formulations in capsules and tablets and is headquartered in Ogden, Utah.


4/17/2012 Proserv Anchor Crane Group acquired Overhead Crane International, LLC. The terms of the transaction were undisclosed. Overhead Crane International provides design, engineering, manufacturing, modernization, installation and service of material handling solutions, systems, products and services. Overhead Crane is based in Woods Cross, Utah.


4/18/2012 Renwood RealtyTrac LLC acquired Homefacts.com. The terms of the transaction were undisclosed. Homefacts.com offers online resources addressing the due diligence and housing compliance section of any real estate purchase contract and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah.


4/24/2012 LANDesk Software, Inc. acquired Managed Planet Software. The terms of the transaction were undisclosed. LANDesk Software offers systems lifecycle management, endpoint security management, and IT service management (ITSM) solutions and is headquartered in South Jordan, Utah.


4/25/2012 Ancestry.com Inc. (NasdaqGS:ACOM) entered into an asset purchase agreement to acquire Archives.com from Inflection LLC for approximately $100.0 million in cash. Ancestry.com operates as an online family history resource for subscribers worldwide and is headquartered in Provo, Utah. Cooley Godward Kronish LLP is serving as legal advisor to Ancestry.com.


M&A - Financial


4/3/2012 The Ensign Group, Inc. (NasdaqGS:ENSG) acquired Zion's Way Home Health and Hospice. The terms of the transaction were undisclosed. Zion's Way Home Health provides home health, hospice, and integrative healing arts services to the residents of Southern Utah and Northern Arizona and is based in St. George, Utah.


Private Placements


4/3/2012 AdSafe Media, Inc. announced that it will raise $10.0 million in equity financing from Pelion Venture Partners. Pelion is a venture capital firm specializing in investments in seed, early venture, mid venture, and emerging companies and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah.


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