Eli Lilly & Co definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Loxo Oncology Inc, a Stamford-based biopharmaceutical company, from Aisling Capital III LP and other shareholders, for $235 in cash per share or a total of $7.985 billion via tender offer. The offer was conditioned upon at least a majority of Loxo’s shares being tendered.
QEP Resources Inc
Elliott Management Corp
Elliott Management Corp plans to acquire the remaining 95.059% stake or 225.071 million common shares it does not already own in QEP Resources Inc, a Denver-based producer of crude petroleum and natural gas, for $8.75 in cash per share or a total of 1.969 billion via an unsolicited offer.
VaaS International Holdings Inc
Motorola Solutions Inc
Motorola Solutions Inc acquired VaaS International Holdings Inc, a Fort Worth-based provider of data processing and hosting services, for $445 million in cash and common shares.
Pentair PLC of the UK definitively agreed to acquire Aquion Inc, a Roselle-based manufacturer of commercial and service industry machinery, for $160 million in cash.
HopFed Bancorp Inc
First Financial Corp
First Financial Corp definitively agreed to merge with HopFed Bancorp Inc, a Hopkinsville-based savings institution, for $139.633 million. The consideration would consist of a choice of $21 in cash per share or 0.444 common shares, subject to proration whereby 50% of the total consideration would be paid in common shares and the remaining 50% to be paid in cash.
H&E Equipment Services Inc
H&E Equipment Services Inc plans to acquire We-Rent-It, a Bastrop-based provider of machinery and equipment rental and leasing services, for $100 million in cash.
Joseph Cory Holdings LLC
JB Hunt Transport Services Inc
JB Hunt Transport Services Inc definitively agreed to acquire Joseph Cory Holdings LLC, a Secaucus-based home delivery services provider, for $100 mil.
Advanced Grow Labs LLC
Green Thumb Industries Inc
Green Thumb Industries Inc definitively agreed to acquire Advanced Grow Labs LLC, a West Haven-based medical marijuana products manufacturer, for about $80 million. The consideration would consist of $15 million in cash, $65 million in subordinate voting shares and undisclosed amount in profit-related payments.
Nature’s Way Nursery of Miami Inc
Acreage Holdings Inc
Acreage Holdings Inc acquired Nature’s Way Nursery of Miami Inc, a Miami-based medical cannabis manufacturer, for $67 million. The consideration consisted of $64 million in cash and $4 million in Acreage units.
PB Heat LLC
Noritz Corp of Japan acquired the entire share capital of PB Heat LLC, a Bally, Pennsylvania-based manufacturer of gas and oil boilers, from Atlantic Shores Corp for $47 mil.
Grand at Florence,Oakbrook,KY
The Solomon Organization LLC
The Solomon Organization LLC acquired Grand at Florence, an apartment community in Oakbrook, from Schottenstein Real Estate Group LLC for $40.15 mil.
Aimbridge Hospitality LP
Advent International Corp
Advent International Corp definitively agreed to acquire a majority interest in Aimbridge Hospitality LP, a Plano-based hotel operator, from Lee Equity Partners LLC via a leveraged buyout transaction.
GE Capital Aviation Services Inc
Apollo Global Management LLC
Apollo Global Management LLC is rumored to be planning to acquire GE Capital Aviation Services Inc, a Stamford-based provider of commercial transportation equipment rental and leasing services, for around $40 billion from GE Commercial Finance Inc, ultimately owned by General Electric Co.
Aterian Investment Partners LLC acquired US Zinc Corp, a Houston-based aluminum processor, via a leveraged buyout transaction from Votorantim Metais Ltda, owned by Votorantim Industrial SA.
Saxco International LLC
Atlas Holdings LLC
Atlas Holdings LLC acquired Saxco International LLC, a Horsham-based glass packaging products manufacturer, from The Sterling Group LP via a leveraged buyout transaction.
Next Financial Group Inc
Atria Wealth Solutions Inc
Lee Equity Partners LLC’s unit Atria Wealth Solutions Inc agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Next Financial Group Inc, a Houston-based securities brokerage. The transaction will include Next Financial Insurance Services Co and Visionary Asset Management Inc.
Bridge Investment Group Partners LLC acquired a portfolio of nine seniors housing from Dominion Partners LLC, a Birmingham-based provider of land subdivision services, via a leveraged buyout transaction.
Somerby Senior Living Services LLC
Bridge Seniors Housing Fund Manager LLC
Bridge Investment Group Partners LLC’s unit Bridge Seniors Housing Fund Manager LLC acquired Somerby Senior Living Services LLC, a Birmingham-based continuing care retirement community. Concurrently, Bridge Seniors acquired a portfolio of nine-property seniors housing.
Coates Rv Center
Camping World Holdings Inc
Camping World Holdings Inc acquired Coates RV Center, a Hugo-based travel trailers manufacturer.
Zero Mountain Inc
Cloverleaf Cold Storage Co Inc
Cloverleaf Cold Storage Co Inc agreed to merge with Zero Mountain Inc, a Fort Smith-based cold storage warehousing and transportation company.
Taylor Security & Lock Co Inc
Craftmaster Hardware LLC
Capital Resource Partners’ unit Craftmaster Hardware LLC acquired Taylor Security & Lock Co Inc, a Gaithersburg-based hardware wholesaler.
Ritzman Pharmacies Inc-Retail Pharmacies(20)
CVS Pharmacy Inc
CVS Health Corp’s unit CVS Pharmacy Inc plans to acquire the 20 retail pharmacies of Ritzman Pharmacies Inc, a Medina-based drug store operator.
DaySmart Software Inc
DaySmart Software Inc acquired Pupkeep LLC, a Charlotte-based provider of computer related services.
Leo Enterprises LLC
DS Co acquired Leo Enterprises LLC, an American Fork-based provider of data processing and hosting services.
General Microcircuits Inc
East West Manufacturing LLC
East West Manufacturing LLC acquired General Microcircuits Inc, a Mooresville-based bare printed circuit boards manufacturer.
Great Lakes Cheese Co Inc-Blue cheese plant,Seymour,WI
ZMP Invest AG’s unit Emmi AG of Switzerland plans to acquire the blue cheese plant in Seymour, Wisconsin from Great Lakes Cheese Co Inc, a Hiram-based cheese maker.
East Cheyenne Natural Gas Storage Facility,Colorado
Enstor Gas LLC
Amphora Gas Storage USA LLC’s unit Enstor Gas LLC acquired East Cheyenne Natural Gas Storage Facility, a 12-billion-cubit foot natural gas storage facility in Colorado.
Garretson Resolution Group
Epiq Systems Inc
Epiq Systems Inc acquired Garretson Resolution Group, a Cincinnati-based provider of insurance-related services.
Boston Biomedical Associates LLC
Factory Cro Group BV
Factory Cro Group BV of Netherlands merges with Boston Biomedical Associates LLC, a Marlborough-based provider of biotechnology research and development services.
Salarius Pharmaceuticals LLC
Flex Pharma Inc
Flex Pharma Inc definitively agreed to merged with Salarius Pharmaceuticals LLC, a Houston-based pharmaceutical preparations manufacturer. Upon completion of the deal, Flex and Salarius will respectively own 19.9% and 80.1% of the merged entity, which will be renamed as Salarius Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Ubermedia Inc-Managed Media Business
Paedae Inc’s unit Gimbal Inc acquired the managed media business of Ubermedia Inc, a Pasadena-based software reproducer ultimately owned by PostUp Inc.
Lipari Foods Inc
HIG Capital LLC
HIG Capital LLC acquired Lipari Foods Inc, a Warren-based packaged frozen food wholesaler, from Sterling Investment Partners LP via a secondary buyout transaction. Originally, Sterling Investment Partners acquired Lipari Foods Inc via a leveraged buyout transaction.
Aloisio Insurance Associates Inc
Hilb Group LLC
BHMS Investments LP’s unit Hilb Group LLC acquired Aloisio Insurance Associates Inc, a North Providence-based insurance agency.
Littlejohn & Co LLC’s unit Hostway Corp merges with Hosting.com, a Denver-based internet service provider, from LNH Inc, ultimately owned by Pamlico Capital LLC.
The Rubin Group Inc
Hub International Ltd
Hellman & Friedman LLC’s unit Hub International Ltd acquired The Rubin Group Inc, a New York City-based insurance agency.
Aspen Lincoln Housing
An investor group, comprising AGC Equity Partners Ltd and GMH Capital Partners Inc, acquired Aspen Lincoln, a 203,552 sq ft, 632-bed student housing community in Lincoln.
Attom Data Solutions
Lovell Minnick Partners LLC
Lovell Minnick Partners LLC acquired ATTOM Data Solutions, an Irvine-based internet service provider, via a leveraged buyout transaction.
Emmaus Life Sciences Inc
MYnd Analytics Inc
MYnd Analytics Inc definitively agreed to merge with Emmaus Life Sciences Inc, a Torrance-based pharmaceutical preparations manufacturer, for undisclosed common shares.
Sycamore Partners LLC’s unit NBG Home acquired Quoizel Inc, a Goose Creek-based decorative lighting manufacturer.
Kamiya Biomedical Co LLC
Nittobo America Inc
Nitto Boseki Co Ltd’s unit Nittobo America Inc agreed to acquire the remaining 49% stake it does not already own in Kamiya Biomedical Co LLC, a Seattle-based manufacturer of in-vitro diagnostic substances.
Reimbursement Strategies LLC
North American Science Associates Inc
North American Science Associates Inc acquired Reimbursement Strategies LLC, a Saint Paul-based provider of administrative management and general management consulting services.
Cherry Creek Benefits
Onedigital Health & Benefits
New Mountain Capital LLC’s unit Onedigital Health & Benefits acquired Cherry Creek Benefits, an Englewood-based direct insurance carrier.
Parsons Corp acquired OGSystems LLC, a Chantilly-based analytics software developer, from General Catalyst Partners LLC.
Plaid Inc acquired Quovo Inc, a New York City-based provider of data processing and hosting services, for around $200 mil.
Primeflight Aviation Services Inc
The Carlyle Group LP’s unit Primeflight Aviation Services Inc acquired ReadyJet Inc, a Johnstown-based janitorial services provider.
Providence Film Group LLC
PureSpectrum Inc acquired Providence Film Group LLC, a Los Angeles-based producer of motion pictures and videos. The transaction included Providence Films.
SSI Investment Management Inc
Resolute Investment Managers Inc
Resolute Investment Managers Inc agreed to acquire a majority interest in SSI Investment Management Inc, a Beverly Hills-based portfolio manager.
Olson Brothers Pro-Vac LLC
RLJ Equity Partners LLC
The RLJ Cos’ unit RLJ Equity Partners LLC acquired Olson Brothers Pro-Vac LLC, a Puyallup-based contractor for plumbing, heating and air-conditioning, from Peninsula Capital Partners LLC and Silver Peak Partners via a leveraged buyout transaction.
R2P Group Inc
Rose America Corp
Guardian Capital Partners’ unit Rose America Corp acquired R2P Group Inc, a Pleasanton-based pet store operator.
Wilbur Curtis Co
SEB SA of France plans to acquire Wilbur Curtis Co, a Montebello-based manufacturer of commercial and service industry machinery.
Mynd Analytics California
MYnd Analytics Inc plans to spinoff Mynd Analytics California, a provider of ambulatory health care services, to its shareholders.
Partners In Technology Inc
SilverSun Technologies Inc
SilverSun Technologies Inc acquired Partners in Technology Inc, a Wheaton-based software reproducer.
Standard Cognition Corp
Standard Cognition Corp acquired Explorer.Ai, an Atlanta-based wholesaler of computer and computer peripheral equipment and software, in a bid to boost the development of automated checkout machines.
Think Wireless Inc
Republic of Ireland’s Taoglas Ltd acquired Think Wireless Inc, a Coconut Creek-based manufacturer of wireless communications equipment.
ClearView Risk Holdings LLC
The Amynta Group
The Amynta Group acquired ClearView Risk Holdings LLC, a Dallas-based insurance agency, from GCP Capital Partners LLC.
King Kullen Grocery Co Inc
The Stop & Shop Supermarket Co LLC
The Stop & Shop Supermarket Co LLC, a unit of The Stop & Shop Cos, ultimately owned by Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize NV of Netherlands, agreed to acquire King Kullen Grocery Co Inc, a Bethpage-based supermarket operator.
PyraMax Bank FSB-Milwaukee,WI Branch
Wintrust Financial Corp’s unit Town Bank acquired the Milwaukee, WI Branch of PyraMax Bank FSB, a Greenfield-based mutual bank.