|12/11/13||XPO Logistics, Inc.||
||$87.0 Mln||N/A||Early in 2014||Landstar System, Inc., a worldwide, asset-light provider of integrated transportation management solutions delivering safe, specialized transportation logistics services,
announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its Michigan-based supply chain subsidiaries Landstar's LSCS to XPO Logistics, Inc. (XPO)
for $87.0 million in cash.
The transaction is anticipated to close late in the 2013 fourth quarter or early in the 2014 first quarter pending Hart-Scott-Rodino clea
|12/11/13||JDS Uniphase Corp||
||$200 Mln||N/A||JAN 2014||JDS Uniphase Corp (JDSU) announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Network Instruments, a leading developer of enterprise network and application-performance management solutions for global 2000 companies. JDSU plans to acquire Network Instruments for $200 million in cash, subject to certain adjustments. The companies expect to close the transaction, subject to customary regulatory approvals, within approximately 45 days.
Yowza International, Inc.
||N/A||N/A||N/A||Spindle, Inc., (SPDL.OB) announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Yowza!! (Yowza International, Inc.), a Los Angeles-based provider of mobile marketing services for consumers and merchants. Upon the completion of the acquisition, Spindle will increase its reach to nearly 2 million, and will expand its roster of participating merchants to some 95,000 locations.
UNS Energy Corporation
||US$4.3 Bln||N/A||End of 2014||Fortis Inc.(FTS.TO) announced today that it has entered into an agreement and plan of merger to acquire UNS Energy Corporation (UNS) for US$60.25 per common share in cash, representing an aggregate purchase price of approximately US$4.3 billion, including the assumption of approximately US$1.8 billion of debt on closing (the "Acquisition").
The closing of the Acquisition, which is expected to occur by the end of 2014, is subject to receipt of UNS Energy common shareholder approval and certai
|12/9/13||Equal Energy Ltd.||
||Approx. $230 Mln||N/A||N/A||Equal Energy Ltd. (EQU) is pleased to announce that the Company has entered into a definitive agreement ("Arrangement Agreement") with Petroflow Energy Corporation and Petroflow Canada Acquisition Corp. (collectively defined as "Petroflow") for the cash purchase of all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Equal at a price of US$5.43 per share, on a fully-diluted basis. The total transaction value, including net debt and transaction costs, is approximately US$230 million. The transactio
|12/9/13||The WhiteWave Foods Company||
||Approx. $600 Mln in cash||N/A||1Q14||The WhiteWave Foods Company (WWAV) announced that it has agreed to acquire Earthbound Farm, one of the country’s leading organic food brands, from its existing shareholders led by Kainos Capital and founders Drew & Myra Goodman, for approximately $600 million in cash.
The acquisition, which is subject to regulatory approvals and customary closing conditions, is expected to be completed during the first quarter of 2014.
|12/9/13||Volvo AB CL||
Truck business From Terex Corp.
||Approx.$160 Mln||N/A||1H14||Terex Corporation (TEX) announced that it has agreed to sell its truck business to Volvo Construction Equipment for cash proceeds of approximately $160 million. The truck business manufactures and sells off-highway rigid and articulated haul trucks. Included in the transaction is the manufacturing facility in Motherwell, Scotland. The sale, which is subject to government regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions, is targeted to close in the first half of 2014.
||N/A||N/A||Early 2014||Verizon Communications (VZ) announced a definitive agreement under which the company will acquire EdgeCast, an industry leader in content delivery networks.
Verizon Digital Media Services will integrate EdgeCast complementary capabilities to further improve and increase its ability to meet the exponential growth in online digital media content, as well as broaden its portfolio of site acceleration services for digital enterprises.
The Verizon and EdgeCast boards of directors have approved
|12/9/13||QEP Resources, Inc.||
oil and gas properties in the Permian Basin
||Approx. $950 Mln||N/A||JAN 2014||QEP Resources Inc. (NYSE:QEP, “QEP” or the “Company”), today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, QEP Energy Company, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire oil and gas properties in the Permian Basin for an aggregate purchase price of approximately $950 million (the “Acquisition”). The properties, which are located in the Midland sub-basin, primarily in Martin and Andrews counties in west Texas, will diversify the Company’s exploration and production footprint, and advance QE