2015 M&A Deals

  • 1010 Data sale to Advance/Newhouse for $500 million
  • Acclaris Inc. sale to Towers Watson & Co. for $140 million
  • AcelRx Pharmaceuticals sale of partial stake in Zalviso to PDL BioPharma for $65 million
  • Adaptive Biotechnologies Corp. IP aspects in its acquisition of Sequenta, Inc., for an undisclosed amount
  • Advanced Computer Software Group in £725 million takeover by Vista Partners
  • Advised Doug Manchester, owner of U-T San Diego in its $85 million sale to and combination with the Los Angeles Time which is owned by Tribune Publishing Company
  • Ainswoth Game Technology acquisition of Nova Technologies for $38 million
  • AirPR, Inc. in sale of its PR Marketplace assets and business to The CHR Group
  • AOL sale of significant stake in Crunchbase to Emergence Capital Partners
  • Appfluent sale to Israel-based Attunity for $18 million
  • Auspex Pharmaceuticals  sale to Teva Pharmaceutical Industries for $3.5 billion
  • Auxogyn merger with Fertility Authority
  • Axio, Inc. dba Melon, sale to DAQRI
  • Battery Ventures acquisition of CrunchTime!
  • Battery Ventures acquisition of Enviance
  • Battery Ventures acquisition of NICE Systems' Physical Security Business Unit for $100 million
  • BioMarin Pharmaceuticals sale of all worldwide rights to Talazoparib to Medivation for $570 million
  • Bluemercury sale to Macy's, Inc. for $210 million
  • Broadsoft acquisition of mPortal
  • Brocade acquisition of Connectem
  • Bronto Software sale to NetSuite
  • Calibrium sale to Novo Nordisk
  • Cardioxyl Pharmaceuticals sale to Bristol-Myers Squibb for up to $2.07 billion
  • Centerview Partners, financial advisors to Receptos, in sale of Receptos to Celgene for $7.6 billion
  • Charles River Laboratories acquisition of Celsis International for $212 million
  • ChrysCapital with their investment in Infogain for $63 million
  • Cisco Systems acquisition of OpenDNS for $635 million
  • ClassOwl sale to Branch Metrics
  • Clearlake Capital and Heat Software acquisiton of Absolute Manage and Absolute Service from Absolute Software Corporation
  • Clearlake Capital Group in its acquisition of FrontRange
  • Clinovations LLC in its sale to The Advisory Board Company for an undisclosed amount.
  • Coalfire sale of majority stake to Carlyle Group and Chertoff Group
  • Coherex Medical sale to Biosense Webster
  • Community TechKnowledge sale to Vista Equity Partners for $32 million
  • Contact Solutions acquisition of NexxPhase
  • Cross Campus in its acquisition of The Writers Junction for an undisclosed amount
  • Crown Bioscience acquisition of the PDX unit of  Molecular Response
  • Curative Medical Technology sale to ResMed
  • CurbStand acquisition of Curby
  • Data Innovations sale to Roper Industries
  • Data Physics acquisition of Lansmont and J.L. Driscoll
  • DataHero sale to Cloudability for an undisclosed amount
  • Digity sale of their radio station portfolio to Alpha Media for $264 million
  • DioGenix sale to Amarantus Bioscience Holdings
  • DN2K joint venture with John Deere to create SageInsights
  • Dot Hill sale to Seagate Technologies for $694 million
  • EcoSys Management sale to Intergraph Process, Power & Marine
  • ecVision (International) Inc. sale to Amber Road, Inc. for $35.2 million
  • Editorial Projects In Education/Education Week acquisition of Learning Matters
  • Education Corporation of America acquisition of all 38 campuses from Kaplan College
  • Eiger Biopharmaceutics merger with Celladon Corporation
  • Elemental Technologies sale to Amazon.com
  • Endava acquisition of Nickelfish
  • Entropic Communications sale to MaxLinear for $287 million
  • Enviance acquisition of Remedy Interactive
  • Everbridge in its acquisition of the assets of Nixle
  • Everglades and R.J. Dougherty Associates sale of majority stake in Everglades Marine Holding to Grand Crossing Capital Partners
  • Everyday Health acquisition of Tea Leaves Health for $30 million
  • EyeLock sale to Voxx for $20.2 million
  • Fishbowl acquisition of CLYP Technologies
  • Fishbowl, Inc. acquisition of Czar Metrics
  • Frontleaf, Inc., in its sale to Zuora, Inc. for an undisclosed amount
  • Fuzebox sale to Thinking Phones
  • Game Show Network in its acquisition of Idle Games
  • Gaming Realms acquisition of assets from Real Networks for $18 million
  • GCA Savvian Advisors, financial advisors to Blucora, in Blucora acquisition of HD Vest for $580 million
  • Gecko Health Innovates sale to Teva Pharmaceutical Industries
  • GeneWeave Biosciences sale  to Roche for $425 million
  • Gray Television acquisition of KCRG-TV in Cedar Rapids from the Gazette Company for $100 million
  • Gray Television acquisition of Schurz Communications for $442.5 million
  • Gray Television, Inc. in its acquisition of Neuhoff Corp.'s KMVT-TV and KSVT-TV
  • Horizon Pharma acquisition of Crealta Holdings for $510 million
  • Horizon Pharma acquisition of Hyperion Therapeutics, Inc. for $1.1 billion
  • IGas Energy sale of significant shares to INEOS for $255 million
  • immixGroup in its sale to Arrow Electronics for an undisclosed amount.
  • Inception IBD strategic collaboration with Celgene, with the right to acquire
  • Infraredx sale to Nipro Corporation
  • Intarcia Therapeutics acquisition of Phoundry Pharmaceuticals
  • Intrexon Corporation acquisition of biopharmaceutical company ActoGeniX NV for $60 million
  • Kanyos Bio, Inc., a new company formed by a joint venture of Astellas Pharma, Inc. and  Anokion SA, worth $760 million
  • Kite Pharma acquisition of Amsterdam-based T-Cell Factory B.V.
  • Local World sale to Trinity Mirror for £154 million
  • LookingGlass acquisition of Kleissner and Associates
  • Lookingglass Cyber Solutions acquisition of CloudShield Technologies
  • LookingGlass Cyber Solutions acquisition of Cyveillance
  • Luna Innovations acquisition of Advanced Photonix
  • Lyris Technologies sale to Aurea Inc.
  • Majority stockholders of BAM Labs in sale to Select Comfort Corporation for $58 million
  • masFlight sale to Global Eagle
  • MCM in its sale to AssuredPartners
  • Medialets sale to WPP, plc
  • MicroPact Imerger with Iron Data
  • Misfit Inc. sale to Fossil Group for $250 million
  • MyBuys merger with Magnetic
  • MyFitnessPal sale to Under Armour for $475 million
  • NASDAQ acquisition of SecondMarket
  • Neustar acquisition of Datasnap.io, Inc.
  • New Relic acquisition of Opsmatic
  • NewBrandAnalytics, Inc. in it sale to Sprinklr, Inc. for an undisclosed amount.
  • NEXTracker sale to Flextronics for $330 million
  • Nightingale Informatix Corporation sale of US-based practice management business to Pulse Systems for $11 million
  • Nikkiso Cryo acquisition of JC Carter 's assets from Atlas Copco Mafi-Trench Company and Atlas Copco KK
  • Nord Anglia Education acquisition of a portfolio of six schools from Meritas LLC for $575 million
  • nSpire Health sale of clinical trials division to iCardiac Technologies
  • Olive Medical Corporation sale to DePuy Synthes Products, a division of Johnson and Johnson company
  • OnCore Biopharma merger with Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corporation
  • Playbook Labs, Inc. (Playbook HR) in its sale to Intuit Inc.
  • Port25 Solutions, Inc. sale to Message Systems, Inc. for an undisclosed amount.
  • PrimeSport Holdings, Inc. in its sale to The Carlyle Group for an undisclosed amount.
  • Qualcomm Athernos acquisition of Ikanos Communications for $47 million
  • Rally Software Development sale to CA Technologies for $480 million
  • Randstad acquisition of RiseSmart for $100 million
  • Rapid7 acquisition of Logentries for $68 million
  • RealD sale to Rizvi Traverse Management LLC for $551 million
  • Regado Biosciences merger with Tobira Therapeutics
  • Represented shareholders of London based Caplin Systems sale to ION Capital Management, based in Dublin, for an undisclosed amount
  • RideCharge (Curb) sale to Verifone
  • Ruckus Wireless acquisition of Cloudpath Networks
  • Scioderm sale to Amicus Therapeutics for up to $947 million
  • SHIFT Labs sale to Brand Networks for $50 million
  • Shipston Equity Holdings acquisition of Compass Automotive Group
  • Smarty Ants sale to Achieve3000
  • SolidFire sale to NetApp for $870 million
  • Solidifi US, Inc. in its acquisition of Southwest Financial Services for an undisclosed amount.
  • Sorrento Therapeutics sale of Cynviloq rights through the sale of Igdrasol to Nantpharma for up to $1.3 billion
  • Sotera Wireless acquisition of Reflectance Medical
  • South College acquisition of Renovus Capital Partners' interest in South College
  • Speek sale to Jive Communications
  • SteelBrick acquisition of Invoice IT
  • StrikeAd sale to Sizmek for $11.7 million
  • Sucampo Pharmaceuticals acquisition of R-Tech Ueno for $278 million
  • Sunrise Atelier sale to Microsoft
  • SuppreMol GmbH sale to Baxter for $230 million
  • Taxon Biosciences sale to DuPont 
  • Telstra Ventures sale of Elastica to Blue Coast Systems for $280 million
  • The Grand Del Mar Resort in sale to Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, managed by FRHI Hotels and Resorts Group and Blum Capital Partners for $230 million.
  • Thycotic Software in its sale of controlling rights to Insight Ventures. The new capital will be used to fuel the company's continued global expansion and product innovation.
  • TradeKing acquisition of MB Trading
  • Unchained Labs acquisition of Avid Nano Ltd for an undisclosed amount
  • Unchained Labs acquisition of Optim
  • Veenome sale to Integral Ad Science
  • ViaCyte acquisition of rights to BetaLogics assets from Johnson & Johnson
  • VM Pharma with sale of TrKA program to Purdue Pharma
  • VoloMetrix sale to Microsoft
  • Wall Group sale to WME/IMG
  • Wood Creek Capital Management in acquisition with Validus Pharmaceuticals of U.S. rights to several products from Sanofi US
  • Xplain.io in its sale to Cloudera for an undisclosed amount.
  • Zeega sale to BuzzFeed
  • Zulily sale to Liberty Interactive for $2.4 billion

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