Columbia West Capital News - Southwest Deal Intelligence
01.15.13 Utah Deal Intelligence - December 2012


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M&A - Strategic

12/7/2012 Daily Journal Corp. (NasdaqCM:DJCO) acquired New Dawn Technologies, Inc. for $14.0 million. New Dawn Technologies provides cloud-based case management solutions for courts, prosecutors, public and legal defenders, and tribal governments worldwide. New Dawn Technologies is based in Logan, Utah. Munger, Tolles & Olson served as the legal advisor to Daily Journal. 

12/13/2012 Terillion, Inc. acquired GuestComment LLC. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Terillion is a proactive online reputation management company based in Alpine, Utah. 

12/18/2012 Infinisource, Inc. acquired Qqest Software Systems, Inc. from Unique Investment Corporation and others. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Qqest Software Systems provides workforce and workplace solutions in the United States and is headquartered in Sandy, Utah. 

12/21/2012 Groupon, Inc. (NasdaqGS:GRPN) acquired CommerceInterface, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. CommerceInterface provides multichannel management software and supply chain technology to goods in order to support a network of vendors. CommerceInterface is based in Salt Lake City, Utah. 

12/28/2012 ABRA, Inc. acquired Ogden Auto Body, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Ogden Auto Body provides auto body repair as well as auto glass repair and replacement services. Ogden Auto Body is based in Odgen, Utah.M&A - Financial

12/5/2012 Mill City Capital acquired JMH International, LLC. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. JMH International, doing business as JMH Premium, manufactures soup bases, flavor bases, dressings, stock concentrates, sauces, gravies and seasoning blends to custom formulations and is based in Park City, Utah. 

Private Placements

12/19/2012 Custom Control Concepts, Inc. announced that it has received mezzanine debt and equity funding for an undisclosed amount. The round included participation from Sorenson Capital. Custom Control Concepts designs, engineers, manufactures, and certifies digital in-flight entertainment and cabin management systems for the corporate, private, and VIP aircraft industry. Custom Control Concepts is based in Salt Lake City, Utah and Sorenson Capital is based in Lehi, Utah. 

12/20/2012 Sales Team Automation, LLC announced that it will receive $40.0 million in funding from the issue of equity. Sales Team Automation, doing business as InsideSales.com, provides on-demand applications and services that help businesses and companies to better communicate with their customers, partners, and employees. Sales Team Automation is based in Springville, Utah.  

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