BTG ― Representative Sell-Side M&A Transactions

 

Members of the Business Transactions Group have assisted clients with the following sell-side M&A transactions.

 

Client Name Acquirer Name Transaction Type Transaction Value Industry
FWM Holdings Stanhope Capital Group Merger Not Announced Wealth Management
AAC Consulting Group, Inc. Kendle International Inc. Stock Purchase (stock and cash) Not Announced Regulatory Consulting
ABP International, Inc., d/b/a Tech Briefs Media Group SAE International Stock Purchase Not Announced Design Engineering Publications
Agrifos Fertilizer Rentech Nitrogen Partners Interest Purchase $158,000,000 Fertilizer
Agrifos Partners LLC

(Gulf Coast Ammonia LLC)

Starwood Energy Group Global LLC and Mabanaft GmbH & Co. KG Interest Purchase Not Announced Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing
Alex Toys Propel Equity Partners Asset Purchase (Private Equity Investment) Not Announced Toys
AlphaSimplex Group Natixis Global Asset Management Interest Purchase Not Announced Investment Management
Altvest, Inc. Investor Force Holdings Merger Not Announced Hedge Fund Information
Amblyotech, Inc. Novartis Stock Purchase Not Announced Life Sciences/Medical Devices
American Tack & Hardware Co., Inc. Heritage Partners Stock Purchase (Private Equity Investment) Not Announced Consumer Hardware
Animal Emergency & Referral Associates and Animal Eye Center of New Jersey Veterinary Specialists of North America Asset Purchase Not Announced Veterinary Hospitals
Aries Maritime Transport Limited Grandunion Inc. Stock Purchase (minority control stake) Not Announced Shipping
A.R. Schmeidler & Co. management Pine Street Asset Management Stock Purchase Not Announced Investment Management
Asset Management Finance Credit Suisse Group Stock Purchase (stock consideration) $384,000,000 Specialty Finance
Atalanta Sosnoff Capital Evercore Partners Interest Purchase (49%) $73,700,000 Investment Management
Avnet, Inc. (Channel Master Division) Questor Partners Fund, L.P. Asset Purchase (Private Equity Investment) $100,000,000 Satellite Equipment
Avnet, Inc.
(Allied Electronics subsidiary)
Electrocomponents plc Stock Purchase $380,000,000 Electronics Distributor
Avnet, Inc. (Cable Technologies division) Apex Capital Partners Asset Purchase (Private Equity Investment) Not Announced Cable Assemblies
Berens Capital Management Alternative Investment Group Asset Purchase Not Announced Investment Management
Bowater Incorporated (Maine timberland and Pinkham Lumber Company) J.D. Irving, Limited Asset Purchase $220,000,000 Timber/Lumber
Bowater Incorporated (Maine timberland) McDonald Investment Company, Inc. Asset Purchase $155,000,000 Timber
Brigade Capital Management Asset Management Finance Interest Purchase
(Minority Stake)
Not Announced Investment Management
CARCO Group, Inc. CIP Capital Stock Purchase (Private Equity Investment) Not Announced Human Capital SaaS Solutions
Cedar Ridge Partners Shelton Capital Management Asset Purchase Not Announced Investment Management
Chase Manhattan Bank Bankers Trust Company Asset Purchase Not Announced Dutch Auction Business
CIDCO Incorporated Summit Partners Securities Purchase (Private Equity Investment) $12,500,000 Consumer Electronics
Cincinnati Equitable Life Insurance Companies Michigan Farm Bureau Financial Corporation Stock Purchase Not Announced Insurance
Claren Road Asset Management Petershill Fund (Goldman Sachs) Interest Purchase
(Minority Stake)
Not Announced Investment Management
Cogent Management SS&C Technologies Stock Purchase Not Announced Hedge Fund Administrator
Cogmed Systems AB Pearson Education Stock Purchase Not Announced Computer Memory Training
Concept Capital Markets, LLC Cowen Group, Inc Stock and Asset Purchase Not Announced Broker Dealer/
Investment Management
Constellation Advisers, LLC TZP Group Recapitalization (Private Equity Investment) Not Announced Business Services
Crown Partners equity holders Publicis Group SA Asset Purchase Not Announced e-Business
C.W. Downer & Co. Alantra Partners, S.A. Interest Purchase Not Announced Investment Banking
DrKW Finance JPMorgan Asset Purchase Not Announced Lease Finance
DryShips Inc. SPII Holdings Inc. Merger $5.25 per share Shipping
Emerging Global Advisors Columbia Threadneedle Investments Merger Not Announced Investment Management
Emerging Sovereign Group LLC The Carlyle Group Interest Purchase Not Announced Investment Management
E-pay Limited Euronet Worldwide, Inc. Stock Purchase $76,200,000 Electronic Transaction Processing
Euronav NV
(six VLCC vessels)
International Seaways, Inc. Stock Purchase $434.000.000 Shipping
Expocentric plc
(U.S. subsidiary)
Management Group Stock Purchase Not Announced Online Conferencing
Feingold O’Keeffe Capital NewStar Financial Interest Purchase Not Announced Investment Management
First Long Island Investors, LLC Kudu Investment Management LLC Interest Purchase (Minority Stake) Not Announced Investment Management
Franco Apparel Group, Inc. Parthenon Investors, L.P. Securities Purchase (Private Equity Investment) Not Announced Sports Licensed Apparel
Great Vet Group Compassion-First Pet Hospitals Asset Purchase Not Announced Veterinary Hospitals
Harvest Volatility Lincoln Peak Interest Purchase (Minority Stake) Not Announced Investment Management
H.E.B. Inc. The Hillman Company Asset Purchase Not Announced Hydraulic Components
Heidmar Inc.  (Lightering Business) Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc. Stock Purchase $45,000,000 Ship Lightering
hybris AG HuntsmanGay Global Capital Stock Purchase (Private Equity Investment) Not Announced Multi-Channel Commerce Software
ILSC Education Group Quad Partners Recapitalization (Private Equity Investment) Not Announced Language Training
Independent Brewers United North American Breweries Stock Purchase Not Announced Craft Beer
India Abroad Publications, Inc. Rediff.com India Limited Stock Purchase Not Announced Newspaper Publishing
Intersect, Inc. Crown Partners Asset Purchase Not Announced Digital Marketing
JavaNet, Inc. RCN Corporation Merger (stock and cash) $15,800,000 Internet Service Provider
Judlau Contracting Obrascon Huarte Lain S.A. Stock Purchase $72,500,000 Heavy Construction
Kennedy Lewis Investment Management Azimut Alternative Capital Partners Minority Stake Not Disclosed Investment Management
Love Court Reporting Veritext Legal Solutions Asset Purchase Not Announced Court Reporting
Media Hive Accenture Stock Purchase Not Announced E-commerce Solutions
Metropolitan Real Estate Equity Management, LLC The Carlyle Group Interest Purchase Not Announced Investment Management
Milbank Winthrop & Co. Silvercrest Asset Management Group Asset Purchase Not Announced Investment Management
MOAB Oil, Inc. Tullett Prebon plc Stock Purchase $26,600,000 Energy Broker
MW Commodity Advisors Silvercrest Asset Management Group Asset Purchase Not Announced Investment Management
Nephila Capital Ltd. KKR Stock Purchase
(Minority Stake
Not Announced Investment Management
Norstan Apparel Shops, Inc. Friend & Skoler Co. Asset Purchase (Private Equity Investment) Not Announced Retail Stores
OceanFreight Inc. DryShips Inc. Merger (Cash and stock) $239,000,000 Shipping
Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Transocean Ltd. Merger (Cash and Stock) $2,700,000,000 Offshore Drilling
Paperloop LLC (CMM trade show) Pennwell Corporation Asset Purchase Not Announced Tradeshow
Parfums de Coeur, Ltd. Yellow Wood Partners, LLP Stock Purchase (Private Equity Investment) Not Announced Mass-Market Fragrances
Perella Weinberg Capital Management

(Energy Asset Management Business)

Pickering Energy Asset Transfer Not Announced Investment Management
Perkins Supply, Inc. Ridge Capital Fund L.P. Securities Purchase (Private Equity Investment) Not Announced Fire Protection Equipment
Pet Emergency & Specialty Center of Marin (PESCM) Ethos Veterinary Health Asset Purchase Not Announced Veterinary Hospitals
Poseidon Containers Holdings LLC Global Ship Lease, Inc. Merger (Stock) $780,000,000 Shipping
Pres: Air Trol Corp. Investor Group Asset Purchase (Private Equity Investment) Not Announced Air Operated Switches
Priority Air Express, Inc. Berwind Financial Group affiliate Asset Contribution (Private Equity Investment) Not Announced Overnight Delivery
R.A. Rapaport Publishing, Inc. Madavor Media Stock Purchase Not Announced Publishing
RoadOne IntermodaLogistics Tritium Partners Private Equity Investment Not Announced Trucking Logistics
Rubicon Quad Partners Stock Purchase (Private Equity Investment) Not Announced Educational Software
Salvador Imaging
(Investor Group)
FLIR Systems, Inc. Stock Purchase $13,000,000 Imaging Technology
Sargeant Marine Vitol Group Interest Purchase Not Announced Shipping
Scan-Trans Holding A/S Intermarine, LLC Merger Not Announced Shipping
Scotts Cove Capital Management Katonah Debt Advisors (Kohlberg Capital) Asset Purchase Not Announced Investment Management
Securities Training Corp. Colibri Group Stock Purchase Not Announced Test Preparation
SeraNova, Inc. Silverline Technologies Ltd. Merger (stock) $125,000,000 Internet Services
Somerset Capital Advisors Artemis Investment Management Stock Purchase Not Announced Investment Management
Spectel Limited Avaya Inc. Stock Purchase $103,000,000 Audio Conferencing Technology
Sun Edison (investor MissionPoint Capital) MEMC Electronic Materials Interest Purchase $200,000,000 Solar Power Systems
TIG Advisors Kudu Investment Management Interest Purchase (Minority Stake) Not Announced Investment Management
Tocqueville Asset Management

(Gold Strategies Business)

Sprott Inc. Asset Purchase up to $35,000,000 Investment Management
TOPO Research LLC Gartner, Inc. Interest Purchase Not Announced Market Research
TOP Ships Inc. AMCI Poseidon Fund Asset Purchase $173,000,000 Shipping
TQA Investors Context Capital Management Asset Purchase Not Announced Investment Management
Tri Print, LLC Brook & Whittle M&A Not Announced Packaging and Printing
UBM plc (United Advertising Publications) Trader Publishing Company Stock Purchase $520,000,000 Advertising Publications
UBM plc (NOP World)* GFK Aktiengesellschaft Stock Purchase ₤383,000,000 Market Research
UBM plc (Consumer Media Business) The Wicks Group Asset Purchase $47,000,000 Consumer Publishing
UBM plc (TechCareers division) Beyond.com, Inc. Asset Purchase Not Announced Career Network
UBM plc (CMP-Cybermedia) CyberMedia (India) Limited Interest Purchase Not Announced Specialty Media
UBM plc (UBM Channel) Management-led Investment Group Asset Purchase Not Announced Sales and Marketing Solutions
UBM plc (Pyramid Research) Progressive Digital Media Group plc Asset Purchase £3,300,000 Business Information and Market Research
UBM plc (Light Reading) Founder Stephen Saunders Asset Purchase Not Announced Business Information, Market Research and Events
UBM plc (Electronics Media Portfolio) Arrow Electronics Inc. affiliate Stock and Asset Purchase $23,500,000 Business Media
Ultrapetrol (Bahamas) Limited Southern Cross Latin America Private Equity Stock Purchase $220,000,000 Shipping
Virtus Partners Aquiline Capital Partners Interest Purchase Not Announced Administrative Services
Whitebox Advisors Dyal Interest Purchase (Minority Stake) Not Announced Investment Management
William D. Witter, Inc. Victor Ugolyn Stock Purchase
(Minority Stake)
Not Announced Investment Management
Work-Loss Data Institute Hearst Interest Purchase Not Announced Healthcare Data/SaaS
Wyper Capital Management Royce Associates Asset Purchase Not Announced Investment Management