Columbia West Capital News - Southwest Deal Intelligence
07.18.12 Arizona Deal Intelligence - June 2012

 

This report is prepared as a courtesy to the Arizona business community by Columbia West Capital 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   


6/1/2012 Etransmedia Technology, Inc. acquired Associated Billing Services, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Associated Billing Services provides billing and account receivable management services and solutions to medical practices in Arizona and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.


6/3/2012 Flagship Biosciences LLC acquired IHCtech LLC.  The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.  Flagship Biosciences provides tissue analysis services for pharmaceutical and medical device development markets and is based in Flagstaff, Arizona.


6/4/2012 LexisNexis Group acquired Sanction Solutions LLC.  Terms of the transaction were not announced.  Sanction Solutions develops and delivers software solutions for attorneys, paralegals, and other legal professionals in the US and is based in Tempe, Arizona.                         


6/5/2012 Project J Corporation acquired Foodzie Inc. from a group of investors including First Round Capital, Felicis Ventures LLC and Social Leverage, LLC.  Social Leverage is a venture capital firm specializing in investments in all stages of development and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.        


6/7/2012 KeyImpact Sales & Systems, Inc. agreed to acquire Creative Food Services, LLC.  The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.  Creative Food Services provides sales and marketing services to operators, distributors, and manufacturers in the Arizona food service market and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.         


6/12/2012 MicroSense, LLC acquired SigmaTech, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. SigmaTech provides precision metrology and inspection systems for the semiconductor, MEMS, LED, and other related industries worldwide and is based in Tempe, Arizona.        


6/13/2012 VISTAR Corporation agreed to acquire Liberty Distribution Company LLC. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.  Liberty Distribution Company distributes candy, snacks, and other impulse items to retailers and is based in Chandler, Arizona.        


6/13/2012 Food Services of America, Inc. acquired Yancey's Food Service. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.  Food Services of America operates as a broadline foodservice distributor in the US and is headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona.        


6/14/2012 WebPT, Inc. acquired Health Data Solutions Inc.  The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.  WebPT provides web-based physical therapy management software solution for private practice physical therapy clinics in the US and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.           


6/21/2012 Villa La Paws LLC acquired Bark! Doggy Daycare.  The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.  Villa La PAWS operates boarding and grooming pet care facilities and is based in Glendale, Arizona.           


6/25/2012 EZ GARD Industries, Inc. acquired Cutters Gloves.  The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.  Cutters Gloves designs and manufactures sports gloves and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.           


6/30/2012 Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Gaikai, Inc. from Limelight Networks, Inc. (NasdaqGS:LLNW) and others for $380.0 million.  Limelight Networks provides content delivery network services internationally and is headquartered in Tempe, Arizona.     


M&A - Financial  


6/25/2012 Najafi Companies agreed to acquire the assets of Cinram International Income Fund (TSX:CRW.UN).  The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Najafi Companies is a private equity firm based in Phoenix, Arizona.          


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