May 2019 Six Month M&A Transaction Report

We’ve compiled six months of data on the top recent M&A transactions in the Southeast and in the US. For the first time, we’ve also including data on major canceled M&A transactions.

Table of Contents

  1. Southeast Transactions
  2. Major US Transactions
  3. Major Canceled Transactions
  4. About Watermark Advisors


Southeast Transactions

M&A Closed Date Buyers/Investors Primary Industry [Buyers/Investors] Geographic Locations [Buyers/Investors] Target/Issuer Short Business Description [Target/Issuer] Total Transaction Value ($USDmm, Historical rate) Implied Enterprise Value/Revenues Implied Enterprise Value/EBITDA
4/4/2019 CommScope Holding Company, Inc. Communications Equipment North Carolina ARRIS International Limited ARRIS International plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides entertainment, communications, and networking technology and solutions worldwide. $7,983.25 1.11x 9.56x
4/2/2019 First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company Regional Banks North Carolina Biscayne Bancshares, Inc. Biscayne Bancshares, Inc. operates as a bank holding company for Biscayne Bank that offers deposit, investment, and loan services to individuals and business entities in the United States and abroad. $119.00
3/29/2019 Cogentrix Energy Power Management, LLC Independent Power Producers and Energy Traders North Carolina Emera Energy Generation II, LLC Emera Energy Generation II, LLC provides customized third-party marketing, trading and asset management services to customers operating in northeastern North America. $590.00
3/13/2019 Inmar, Inc. Application Software North Carolina YOU Technology, LLC YOU Technology, LLC, a digital-coupon marketing company, operates a cloud based digital coupon platform in the United States. $565.00
3/8/2019 Tivity Health, Inc. Health Care Services Tennessee Nutrisystem, Inc. Nutrisystem, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides weight management products and services for women and men in the United States. $1,433.23 1.94x 15.17x
2/27/2019 Invesco Ltd. Asset Management and Custody Banks Georgia Three Jacksonville Warehouses Three Jacksonville Warehouses comprises warehouse properties. $129.30
2/20/2019 Ply Gem Industries, Inc. Building Products North Carolina Environmental Materials, LLC Environmental Materials, LLC, doing business as Environmental StoneWorks, designs, manufactures, and installs stone veneers in the United States. $186.00
2/19/2019 Greystar Investment Group, LLC; Henderson Park Capital Management Greystar Investment Group, LLC South Carolina 257 Market Rental Homes Within The Equipment Works Development Site In Walthamstow, London 257 Market Rental Homes Within The Equipment Works Development Site In Walthamstow, London comprises residential real estate properties. $137.57
2/13/2019 Ingevity Corporation Specialty Chemicals South Carolina Perstorp UK Ltd. Perstorp UK Ltd. manufactures specialty chemical. It offers polyols and formaldehyde, biodiesel, pentaerythritol, trimethylolpropane $653.53
2/8/2019 Sunbelt Rentals, Inc. Trading Companies and Distributors South Carolina Business and Assets of Temp Air Inc. TEMP-AIR, Inc. provides temporary heating, cooling, dehumidifying, and air filtration systems and services for industrial, commercial, institutional, construction, planned, or emergency applications $119.00
2/1/2019 HCA Healthcare, Inc. Health Care Facilities Tennessee All Assets of Mission Health System, Inc. 763-bed Mission Hospital in Asheville; 80-bed CarePartners Rehabilitation Hospital in Asheville; 49-bed Mission Hospital McDowell in Marion; 25-bed Angel Medical Center in Franklin; 25-bed Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard; 25-bed Blue Ridge Regional Hospital in Spruce Pine; and 24-bed Highlands-Cashiers Hospital in Highlands. $1,500.00
1/15/2019 LendingTree, LLC Consumer Finance North Carolina ValuePenguin Inc. ValuePenguin Inc. operates a personal finance website that conducts research and analysis on various topics from insurance to credit cards. $105.00
1/3/2019 The Coca-Cola Company Soft Drinks Georgia Costa Limited Costa Limited operates a chain of coffee shops in the United Kingdom and internationally. $5,061.71 3.02x 16.37x
1/2/2019 Gray Television, Inc. Broadcasting Georgia Raycom Media Inc. Raycom Media Inc., through its subsidiaries, owns and operates television stations and radio stations. $3,647.00
1/2/2019 Blackbaud, Inc. Application Software South Carolina YourCause, LLC YourCause, LLC develops and provides software as a service based employee engagement and grants management solutions for employees and nonprofits. $157.00
1/1/2019 Synovus Financial Corp. Regional Banks Georgia FCB Financial Holdings, Inc. FCB Financial Holdings, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Florida Community Bank, N.A. that provides various financial products and services to individuals, small and medium-sized businesses, large businesses, and other local organizations and entities in south and central Florida. $2,881.39
12/31/2018 Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc. RIDA Development Corporation Tennessee Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center owns and operates as a hotel, resort, and convention center. $235.00
12/20/2018 Paychex North America Inc. Office Services and Supplies Tennessee Oasis Outsourcing Holdings Inc. Oasis Outsourcing Holdings Inc. operates as a professional employer organization that provides workforce solutions for businesses in the United States. $1,200.00
12/19/2018 Invesco Advisers, Inc. Asset Management and Custody Banks Georgia Five Manhattan Apartment Communities Five Manhattan Apartment Communities comprises a portfolio of multifamily buildings. $470.00
12/14/2018 Flowers Foods, Inc. Packaged Foods and Meats Georgia Canyon Bakehouse LLC Canyon Bakehouse LLC operates as a bakery. The company produces gluten-free breads, buns, bagels, and muffins $205.00
12/13/2018 The Coca-Cola Company Soft Drinks Georgia Coca-Cola FEMSA Philippines, Inc. Coca-Cola FEMSA Philippines, Inc. offers distribution and bottling services for soft drinks. $715.00
12/7/2018 Inspire Brands, Inc. Restaurants Georgia Sonic Corp. Sonic Corp., through its subsidiaries, operates and franchises a chain of drive-in restaurants in the United States. $2,315.12 5.37x 15.99x
12/6/2018 NCR Corporation Technology Hardware, Storage and Peripherals Georgia JetPay Corporation JetPay Corporation provides debit and credit card processing, payroll, human capital management $188.71 2.23x 50.67x
12/4/2018 AGC Inc. AGC America, Inc. Georgia Nelco Products Inc./ Neltec Inc./ Neltec SA/ Nelco Products Pte. Ltd. Nelco Products Inc./ Neltec Inc./ Neltec SA/ Nelco Products Pte. Ltd. manufactures digital and microwave printed circuit materials principally for the telecommunications and internet infrastructure, enterprise, and military/aerospace markets $145.00
12/3/2018 Greystar Real Estate Partners, LLC Real Estate Operating Companies South Carolina 845-unit Acacia portfolio in Arizona 845-unit Acacia portfolio in Arizona comprises residential real estate properties. $149.00
11/20/2018 Paradies LaGardere, Inc. Apparel Retail Georgia Hojeij Branded Foods, Inc. Hojeij Branded Foods, Inc. operates food and beverage restaurants in U.S.-based airports. $330.00 1.47x
11/16/2018 RCCH HealthCare Partners Health Care Facilities Tennessee LifePoint Health, Inc. LifePoint Health, Inc., through its subsidiaries, owns and operates community hospitals, regional health systems, physician practices, outpatient centers, and post-acute facilities in the United States. $5,741.91 0.897x 8.47x
11/16/2018 Mohawk Industries, Inc. Home Furnishings Georgia Eliane S/A- Revestimentos Cerâmicos Eliane S/A- Revestimentos Cerâmicos, together with its subsidiaries, develops, produces, and sells ceramic tiles in Brazil. $277.20 1.27x 10.31x
11/15/2018 Chart Industries, Inc. Industrial Machinery Georgia VRV S.p.A. VRV S.p.A. engages in the design and manufacture of pressure equipment for chemical, petrochemical, power, and cryogenic industries. $227.09
11/12/2018 Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. Pharmaceuticals Tennessee VIBATIV VIBATIV comprises an anti-infective injection for the treatment of certain serious bacterial infections. $125.00
11/9/2018 Contura Energy, Inc. Coal and Consumable Fuels Tennessee Alpha Natural Resources Holdings, Inc./Alpha Natural Resources Inc. Alpha Natural Resources Holdings Inc. engages in extracting, processing, and marketing steam and metallurgical coal in Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wyoming. $752.39
11/2/2018 WestRock Company Paper Packaging Georgia KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation produces and sells a range of containerboards, corrugated products, and specialty paper products in the United States and internationally. $5,063.96 1.52x 12.46x

Source: S&P Capital IQ

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Major US Transactions

M&A Closed Date Buyers/Investors Primary Industry [Buyers/Investors] Short Business Description [Buyers/Investors] Target/Issuer Short Business Description [Target/Issuer] Total Transaction Value Implied Enterprise Value/Revenues Implied Enterprise Value/EBITDA
4/18/2019 Newmont Mining Corporation Gold Newmont Mining Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates in the mining industry. Goldcorp Inc. Goldcorp Inc. acquires, explores for, develops, and operates precious metal properties in Canada, the United States, Mexico, and Central and South America. $13,084.51 4.26x 40.1x
4/4/2019 CommScope Holding Company, Inc. Communications Equipment CommScope Holding Company, Inc. provides infrastructure solutions for communications networks worldwide. ARRIS International Limited ARRIS International plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides entertainment, communications, and networking technology and solutions worldwide. $7,983.25 1.11x 9.56x
4/1/2019 Ethicon US, LLC Health Care Equipment Ethicon US, LLC manufactures surgical solutions and medical devices for clinicians. Auris Health, Inc. Auris Surgical Robotics, Inc. develops robotics platform for diagnostic and therapeutic bronchoscopic procedures. $5,750.00
4/1/2019 Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. Insurance Brokers Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc., a professional services company, provides advice and solutions to clients in the areas of risk, strategy, and people worldwide. Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc provides insurance, reinsurance, employee benefits related advice, brokerage, and associated service worldwide. $5,615.18
3/20/2019 The Walt Disney Company Movies and Entertainment The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an entertainment company worldwide. Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. operates as a diversified media and entertainment company primarily in the United States and Canada, Europe, and internationally. $90,575.21 2.85x 12.89x
3/12/2019 Antero Midstream Corporation Oil and Gas Storage and Transportation Antero Midstream Corporation owns and operates midstream energy assets servicing rich gas production in North America. Antero Midstream Partners LP Antero Midstream Partners LP owns, develops, and operates midstream energy infrastructure in the United States. $7,359.70 7.69x 11.55x
2/28/2019 Western Midstream Partners, LP Oil and Gas Storage and Transportation Western Midstream Partners, LP, together with its subsidiaries, engages in gathering, processing, compressing, treating, stabilizing, and transporting natural gas, condensate, natural gas liquids, and crude oil primarily in the United States. Western Midstream Operating, LP Western Midstream Operating, LP acquires, develops, owns, and operates midstream assets in the Rocky Mountains, North-central Pennsylvania, Texas, and New Mexico. The company is involved in gathering, processing, compressing, treating, and transporting natural gas, condensate, natural gas liquids $12,547.92 7.84x 14.43x
2/25/2019 Wabtec Corporation Construction Machinery and Heavy Trucks Wabtec Corporation provides technology-based equipment, systems, and services for the freight rail and passenger transit vehicle industries worldwide. GE Transportation GE Transportation manufactures passenger and freight diesel-electric and electric locomotives to railroad, mining, marine, stationary power, drilling, and energy storage industries. $9,729.38 2.57x 13.11x
2/15/2019 Eli Lilly and Company Pharmaceuticals Eli Lilly and Company discovers, develops, manufactures, and markets pharmaceutical products worldwide. Loxo Oncology, Inc. Loxo Oncology, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, develops and sells medicines for patients with genetically defined cancers in the United States. $8,013.13 51.04x
2/13/2019 Encana Oil & Gas Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Encana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc. provides oil and gas exploration and production services. It also produces natural gas.  Newfield Exploration Company Newfield Exploration Company, an independent energy company, engages in the exploration, development, and production of crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids in the United States. $8,059.30 3.14x 6.69x
2/11/2019 Veritas Capital Fund Management, LLC; Evergreen Coast Capital Corp. Asset Management and Custody Banks Veritas Capital Fund Management, LLC; Evergreen Coast Capital Corp. is a private equity firm specializing in leveraged recapitalizations, buyouts and growth capital investments in middle market companies. athenahealth, Inc. athenahealth, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides network-based medical record, revenue cycle, patient engagement, care coordination, and population health services for medical groups and health systems. $5,941.90 4.3x 21.29x
2/11/2019 ESL Investments, Inc. Asset Management and Custody Banks ESL Investments Inc. is an employee owned hedge fund sponsor. Substantially all of the Assets of Sears Holdings Corporation Assets of Sears Holdings Corporation comprises specialty retail stores in the United States. $5,200.00
2/8/2019 Cannae Holdings, Inc. Asset Management and Custody Banks Cannae Holdings, Inc is a principal investment firm. The firm primarily invests in restaurants, technology enabled healthcare services, financial services and more. The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation provides commercial data, analytics, and insight on businesses. $6,875.06 3.68x 12.52x
2/1/2019 CenterPoint Energy, Inc. Multi-Utilities CenterPoint Energy, Inc. operates as a public utility holding company in the United States. Vectren Corporation Vectren Corporation provides energy delivery services to residential, commercial, and industrial and other contract customers. $8,148.89 3.02x 12.51x
1/25/2019 EnLink Midstream, LLC Oil and Gas Storage and Transportation EnLink Midstream, LLC focuses on providing midstream energy services in the United States. EnLink Midstream Partners, LP EnLink Midstream Partners, LP provides gathering, transmission, processing, fractionation, storage, condensate stabilization, brine, and marketing services to producers of natural gas, natural gas liquids (NGL), crude oil, and condensate. $11,355.67 1.74x 12.12x
1/23/2019 SAP America, Inc. Application Software SAP America, Inc. develops enterprise application software. Qualtrics International Inc. Qualtrics International Inc. develops and provides experience management platform to manage customer, employee, brand, and product experiences. $8,000.00
1/3/2019 The Coca-Cola Company Soft Drinks The Coca-Cola Company, a beverage company, manufactures and distributes various nonalcoholic beverages worldwide. Costa Limited Costa Limited operates a chain of coffee shops in the United Kingdom and internationally. $5,061.71 3.02x 16.37x
1/1/2019 Dominion Energy, Inc. Multi-Utilities Dominion Energy, Inc. produces and transports energy. SCANA Corporation SCANA Corporation, through its subsidiaries, generates, transmits, distributes, and sells electricity to wholesale and retail customers. $14,872.47 3.27x 8.76x
1/1/2019 700 Universe, LLC Electric Utilities 700 Universe, LLC generates, transmits, distributes, and sells electric power. Gulf Power Company Gulf Power Company, an integrated utility company, engages in the generation, purchase, transmission, distribution, and sale of electricity to retail customers in northwest Florida and to wholesale customers in the Southeast Florida. $5,696.00 3.74x 11.54x
12/20/2018 Cigna Corporation Health Care Services Cigna Corporation, a health service organization, provides insurance and related products and services in the United States and internationally. Express Scripts Holding Company Express Scripts Holding Company operates as a pharmacy benefit management $70,981.01 0.686x 9.63x
12/20/2018 Enbridge Oil and Gas Storage and Transportation Enbridge Inc. operates as an energy infrastructure company in Canada and the United States. Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. provides crude oil and liquid petroleum gathering, transportation, and storage services assets in the United States. $15,262.76 7.52x 11.16x
12/14/2018 Abrams Capital, LLC Asset Management and Custody Banks Abrams Capital LLC is a privately owned hedge fund sponsor. iHeartMedia, Inc. iHeartMedia, Inc. operates as a media and entertainment company worldwide. $20,442.75 3.21x 12.92x
11/29/2018 Diamondback Energy, Inc. Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Diamondback Energy, Inc., an independent oil and natural gas company, focuses on the acquisition, development, exploration, and exploitation of unconventional and onshore oil and natural gas reserves in the Permian Basin in West Texas. Energen Corporation Energen Corporation, through its subsidiary, Energen Resources Corporation, engages in the exploration, development, and production of oil, natural gas liquids, and natural gas. $9,239.41 7.35x 11.92x
11/28/2018 CVS Health Corporation Health Care Services CVS Health Corporation provides health services and plans in the United States. Aetna Inc. Aetna Inc. operates as a health care benefits company in the United States. $69,511.23
11/26/2018 United Technologies Corporation Aerospace and Defense United Technologies Corporation provides technology products and services to building systems and aerospace industries worldwide. Rockwell Collins, Inc. Rockwell Collins, Inc. designs, produces, and supports communication and aviation systems worldwide. $30,943.22 5x 22.58x
11/16/2018 RCCH HealthCare Partners Health Care Facilities RCCH HealthCare Partners owns and operates hospitals, outpatient centers, physician practices, and urgent care centers in the United States. LifePoint Health, Inc. LifePoint Health, Inc., through its subsidiaries, owns and operates community hospitals, regional health systems, physician practices, outpatient centers, and post-acute facilities in the United States. $5,741.91 0.897x 8.47x
11/5/2018 Broadcom Inc. Semiconductors Broadcom Inc. designs, develops, and supplies a range of semiconductor devices with a focus on complex digital and mixed signal complementary metal oxide semiconductor based devices and analog III-V based products worldwide. CA, Inc. CA, Inc., doing business as CA technologies, develops, markets, delivers, and licenses software products and services in the United States and internationally. $21,776.02 4.45x 14.71x
11/2/2018 CME Group Inc. Financial Exchanges and Data CME Group Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates contract markets for the trading of futures and options on futures contracts worldwide. NEX Group Limited NEX Group Holdings Limited delivers pricing, analytics, index, and regulatory reporting solutions to various clients worldwide. $5,394.47
11/2/2018 WestRock Company Paper Packaging WestRock Company manufactures and sells paper and packaging solutions for the consumer and corrugated markets in North America, South America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation produces and sells a range of containerboards, corrugated products, and specialty paper products in the United States and internationally. $5,063.96 1.52x 12.46x

Source: S&P Capital IQ

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Major Canceled Transactions

M&A Canceled Date Buyers/Investors Primary Industry [Buyers/Investors] Target/Issuer Short Description On Why Transaction Cancelled Total Transaction Value Implied Enterprise Value/Revenues Implied Enterprise Value/EBITDA
4/12/2019 Apollo Management Ix, L.P. Asset Management and Custody Banks RPC Group Plc RPC Group agreed to an improved takeover offer from Berry Global, trumping a lower bid from Apollo Global Management $6,165.66 1.13x 7.5x
4/12/2019 Entegris, Inc. Semiconductor Equipment Versum Materials, Inc. Merk KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, enters table talks with an unsolicited all-cash bid for Versum that is a double-digit premium to Entegris’ stock-for-stock offer $5,121.19 3.41x 10.4x
4/9/2019 Wynn Resorts, Limited Casinos and Gaming Crown Resorts Limited Wynn Resorts ended talks with Crown Resorts after takeover offer was leaked $7,939.49 2.92x 11.93x
4/2/2019 Securus Technologies, Inc. Interactive Media and Services Inmate Calling Solutions, LLC Agreement to stop talks over regulator worries that the deal would lead to a market where majority of inmate calls were controlled by two companies & would inflate call prices $350.00
3/21/2019 Denbury Resources Inc. Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Penn Virginia Corporation Difficult market conditions and opposition by Penn Virginia shareholders are what caused the deal to drop. $1,706.59 4.82x 12.52x
3/8/2019 Mastercard Incorporated Data Processing and Outsourced Services Earthport plc Visa counteroffered Mastercard’s deal with $300 million. $287.50 5.99x
2/28/2019 Saban Capital Acquisition Corp. Asset Management and Custody Banks Panavision Inc/Sim Video International Inc Volatile stock market conditions, combined with delays caused by the partial U.S. government shutdown, and resulting difficulty in completing the deal by March 31 is was led to the decision of termination. $619.95
2/28/2019 Oaktree Capital Group, LLC Asset Management and Custody Banks The Square shopping centre in Tallaght Oaktree itself began a merger with Brookfield Alternative Investments $305.25 5.93x
2/27/2019 Par Pharmaceutical, Inc. Pharmaceuticals Somerset Therapeutics LLC Given Somerset’s affiliation with India-based company, certain regulatory approvals took longer than anticipated. With no clarity on how quickly the deal could move forward it got called off by Par Pharmaceuticals. $159.25
2/20/2019 Vantage Energy Acquisition Corp. Asset Management and Custody Banks Williston Basin Assets of QEP Energy Company The drop in crude oil prices led QEP to end deal and search other alternatives to increase shareholder value. $1,708.33 2.42x
2/18/2019 Canyon Capital Advisors, LLC Asset Management and Custody Banks Navient Corporation Canyon offered $12.50 per share, which was surprisingly lower than the $14 to $15 informal price range Canyon advisers had given Navient during talks. $2,822.52
2/14/2019 Clearway Energy, Inc. Independent Power Producers and Energy Traders Agua Caliente Borrower 1 LLC Clearway Energy elected to forgo the acquisition as Agua Caliente’s major projects were for PG&E which recently declared bankruptcy. $480.00
2/12/2019 Sentinel Energy Services Inc. Asset Management and Custody Banks Strike Capital LLC A mutual decision to terminate the transaction based on current market conditions. $425.81
2/11/2019 Bristow Group Inc. Oil and Gas Equipment and Services Columbia Helicopters, LLC Bristow stock fell after acquisition announcement, and Bristow did not properly file financial results for Q4’18, releasing only preliminary figures. $559.40 1.99x 4.78x
2/6/2019 SBA Communications Corporation Specialized REITs 800 Wireless Communications Towers of Tigo El Salvador Economic uncertainty led SBA to acquire towers at other locations. $145.00
1/31/2019 TCS Capital Management, LLC Asset Management and Custody Banks DHI Group, Inc. TCS Capital Management pulled out of DHI Group offer. $151.15 0.982x 7.25x
1/18/2019 The Sobrato Organization, LLC Real Estate Operating Companies 550 Terry Francois 550 Terry Francois was bought by Gap which had better credit history for a real estate investment $342.50
1/9/2019 Pacific Western Bank Regional Banks El Dorado Savings Bank, F.S.B. The transaction did not receive 2/3 affirmative vote of outstanding shares as required under federal law $466.73
12/27/2018 Starwood Capital Operations, LLC Asset Management and Custody Banks Australian Unity Office Fund Starwood submitted a revised proposal which reduced AUD per share to $7.9 per unit, which WOF said it did not represent compelling value to AOF shareholders. $472.44 9.56x
12/21/2018 Earthstone Energy Holdings, LLC Oil and Gas Equipment and Services Sabalo Energy, Inc./ Sabalo Energy, LLC A forecasted drastic change in commodity prices and in debt and equity markets negatively affected the significant merits of the acquisition. $950.00
12/20/2018 Apis Capital Management LLC Asset Management and Custody Banks Veritone, Inc. Apis says it wasn’t granted the right to review confidential due diligence materials after increasing all cash bid $196.19 .62x
12/18/2018 Vintage Capital Management, LLC Asset Management and Custody Banks Rent-A-Center, Inc. Acquisition required antitrust clearance by U.S. Federal Trade Commission which was not given by appropriate deadline, so Rent-A-Car pulled out. $1,391.84 0.512x 22.05x
12/18/2018 Terra Tech Corp. Pharmaceuticals Golden Leaf Holdings Ltd. Golden Leaf pulled out of Letter of Intent after Terra Tech came under investigation for theft, stock manipulation, and filing false reports. $133.27 7.54x
12/13/2018 Hellman & Friedman LLC Asset Management and Custody Banks Trade Me Group Limited Apax, a British PE firm, matched Hellman & Friedman’s offer, in all cash. $1,924.94 10.68x 18.75x
12/7/2018 Morgan Stanley Bank, N.A. Diversified Banks Pacific Western Bank, Entire Portfolio of Healthcare, Technology and General Cash Flow Loans The transaction did not receive 2/3 affirmative vote of outstanding shares as required under federal law $1,480.00
12/3/2018 Constellation Alpha Capital Corp. Asset Management and Custody Banks MEDall Healthcare Pvt Ltd. MEDall Healthcare Pvt Ltd. operates as a diagnostic medical center. $212.00 59.82x
11/12/2018 Elliott Management Corporation Asset Management and Custody Banks athenahealth, Inc. After Elliott offered contingency payments & pressured executive Chairman, led to tense auction which resulted in the closure of the deal. $6,879.97 5.4x 32.25x

Source: S&P Capital IQ

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