• Essilor International has acquired Vision Direct Group

    Online retailer Vision Direct Group Ltd (“Vision Direct”) has been acquired by world ophthalmic products leader Essilor International. Sonenshine Partners LLC served as exclusive financial advisor to Vision Direct Group Ltd.

    Value:
    Undisclosed
    Sector:
    Service:
    Mergers & Acquisitions
  • The Hut Group has acquired SkinStore.com, a division of Walgreens Boots Alliance

    Sonenshine Partners served as exclusive financial advisor to Walgreens Boots Alliance

    Value:
    Undisclosed
    Sector:
    Service:
    Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Olivarius Hospitality California has acquired Coolibar, Inc., a portfolio company of LFE Capital and AAVIN Capital

    Sonenshine Partners served as exclusive financial advisor to Coolibar, Inc.

    Value:
    Undisclosed
    Sector:
    Service:
    Mergers & Acquisitions
  • The Hut Group has acquired Inteladerm, the parent company of SkinCareRx.com

    Sonenshine Partners served as exclusive financial advisor to Inteladerm, LLC

    Value:
    Undisclosed
    Sector:
    Service:
    Mergers & Acquisitions
  • StatPro Group has acquired Investor Analytics

    Financial technology provider StatPro Group plc (AIM:SOG) has acquired cloud-based risk analytics software company Investor Analytics LLC. Sonenshine Partners served as exclusive M&A advisor to StatPro Group plc.

    Value:
    Undisclosed
    Sector:
    Service:
    Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Dealertrack Technologies has acquired incadea

    Automotive retail software and digital marketing services provider Dealertrack Technologies (NASD:TRAK) has acquired automotive dealer management software provider incadea plc (AIM:INCA). Sonenshine Partners served as exclusive financial advisor to incadea plc.

    Value:
    $190,000,000
    Sector:
    Service:
    Mergers & Acquisitions
  • 3D Systems has acquired Simbionix

    Global 3D printing technology company 3D Systems (NYSE: DDD) has acquired surgical simulation technology provider Simbionix. Sonenshine Partners served as exclusive financial advisor to Simbionix.

    Value:
    $120,000,000
    Sector:
    Service:
    Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Dassault Systemes has acquired Realtime Technology

    Global 3D design software and product lifecycle management solutions company Dassault Systèmes (EURONEXT PARIS: DSY) has acquired professional high-end 3D visualization software provider Realtime Technology AG (FRA: R1T). Sonenshine Partners served as exclusive financial advisor to Realtime Technology AG.

    Value:
    $250,000,000
    Sector:
    Service:
    Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Marcolin has acquired Viva, a wholly owned subsidiary of HVHC, a Highmark business

    Global eyewear manufacturer and distributor Marcolin, a portfolio company of private equity firm PAI Partners, has acquired leading eyewear frame company Viva, a wholly owned subsidiary of HVHC, a Highmark, Inc. business. Sonenshine Partners served as exclusive financial advisor to Highmark, Inc.

    Value:
    Undisclosed
    Sector:
    Service:
    Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Optical Distributor Group has merged with ABB Optical Group

    Leading US contact lens distributor Optical Distributor Group has merged with industry leader ABB Optical Group. Sonenshine Partners served as exclusive financial advisor to Optical Distributor Group.

    Value:
    $350,000,000
    Sector:
    Service:
    Mergers & Acquisitions
  • WellPoint has acquired 1-800 CONTACTS.com

    WellPoint (NYSE: WLP), one of the US’s largest health insurers, has acquired 1-800 CONTACTS.com, the US’s leading online contact lens retailer. Sonenshine Partners served as exclusive financial advisor to 1-800 CONTACTS.com.

    Value:
    $900,000,000
    Sector:
    Service:
    Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Rakuten has acquired a controlling interest in kenko.com

    Leading global internet and e-commerce company Rakuten (TSE:4755) has acquired a controlling interest in Japanese health products e-commerce provider kenko.com (TSE:3325). Sonenshine Partners served as exclusive financial advisor to kenko.com.

    Value:
    $47,000,000
    Sector:
    Service:
    Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Iron Bow Management has acquired a majority stake in the company

    The management team of IT solutions provider Iron Bow Technologies has acquired a controlling stake in the company from private equity firm New Mountain Capital. Sonenshine Partners served as exclusive financial advisor to IronBow Technologies.

    Value:
    Undisclosed
    Sector:
    Service:
    Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Walgreens has acquired drugstore.com

    Leading pharmacy and wellness retailer Walgreens (NASD: WAG) has acquired health and beauty care products e-commerce provider drugstore.com (NASD: DSCM). Sonenshine Partners served as financial advisor to drugstore.com.

    Value:
    $433,000,000
    Sector:
    Service:
    Mergers & Acquisitions
  • 1-800-FLOWERS.COM has acquired FineStationery.com

    Leading floral and gift e-commerce provider 1-800 FLOWERS.com (NASD: FLWS) has acquired invitation and announcement e-commerce provider FineStationery.com from TPG Growth. Sonenshine Partners served as exclusive financial advisor to FineStationery.com.

    Value:
    Undisclosed
    Sector:
    Service:
    Mergers & Acquisitions
  • The Reader's Digest Association has acquired Haven Home Media

    Multiplatform media company The Reader’s Digest Association has acquired Haven Home Media, an online vertical network serving the do-it-yourself home category. Sonenshine Partners served as exclusive financial advisor to The Reader’s Digest Association.

    Value:
    Undisclosed
    Sector:
    Service:
    Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Essilor has acquired Signet Armorlite

    Global eyewear company Essilor International (EURONEXT PARIS: EI) has acquired ophthalmic lens manufacturer Signet Armorlite. Sonenshine Partners served as financial advisor to Essilor.

    Value:
    Undisclosed
    Sector:
    Service:
    Mergers & Acquisitions
  • drugstore.com has acquired Salu Beauty

    Health and beauty care products e-commerce provider drugstore.com (NASD: DSCM) has acquired beauty products e-commerce provider Salu Beauty. Sonenshine Partners served as exclusive financial advisor to Salu Beauty.

    Value:
    $36,000,000
    Sector:
    Service:
    Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Bavaria Industriekapital has acquired Sabinanigo, Spain, Foil Manfacturing Business of Alcoa

    Industrial holding company BAVARIA Industriekapital (XTRA: B8A) has acquired the Sabiñanigo, Spain based foil manufacturing business of Alcoa (NYSE:AA). Sonenshine Partners served as exclusive financial advisor to Alcoa.

    Value:
    Undisclosed
    Sector:
    Service:
    Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Yunnan Metallurgical Group has acquired Alcoa Shanghai Aluminum Products

    Industrial conglomerate Yunnan Metallurgical Group has acquired the Shanghai, China based Alcoa Shanghai Aluminum Products foil manufacturing business of Alcoa (NYSE: AA). Sonenshine Partners served as exclusive financial advisor to Alcoa.

    Value:
    Undisclosed
    Sector:
    Service:
    Mergers & Acquisitions
  • AerCap has acquired Genesis Lease

    Integrated global aviation company AerCap (NYSE: AER) has acquired global commercial aircraft leasing company Genesis Lease (NYSE: GLS). Sonenshine Partners served as financial advisor to the Board of Directors of Genesis Lease.

    Value:
    $1,750,000,000
    Sector:
    Service:
    Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Binda Group has acquired Geneva Watch Group

    Global watch and jewelry company Binda Group has acquired watch design, production and distribution company Geneva Watch Group. Sonenshine Partners served as exclusive financial advisor to Binda Group.

    Value:
    Undisclosed
    Sector:
    Service:
    Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Hewitt Associates has sold assets related to its Cyborg business to Vista Equity Partners

    Human resources services and technology company Hewitt Associates (NYSE: HEW) has sold assets related to its Cyborg payroll software business to Vista Equity Partners. Sonenshine Partners served as exclusive financial advisor to Hewitt Associates.

    Value:
    Undisclosed
    Sector:
    Service:
    Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Nokia Siemens Networks has acquired Atrica

    Mobile device and networking equipment provider Nokia Siemens Networks has acquired carrier class Ethernet switch company Atrica. Sonenshine Partners served as exclusive financial advisor to Atrica.

    Value:
    Undisclosed
    Sector:
    Service:
    Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Fenway Partners has acquired 1-800 CONTACTS.com

    Private equity firm Fenway Partners has acquired 1-800 CONTACTS.com (NASD: CTAC), the US’s leading online contact lens retailer. Sonenshine Partners served as financial advisor to 1-800 CONTACTS.com.

    Value:
    $343,000,000
    Sector:
    Service:
    Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mi Gwang has acquired ClearLab’s manufacturing, distribution and support operations from 1-800 CONTACTS.com

    Mi Gwang, one of Korea’s largest contact lens manufacturers, has acquired ClearLab’s manufacturing, distribution and support operations from 1-800 CONTACTS.com, the US’s leading online contact lens retailer. Sonenshine Partners served as exclusive financial advisor to 1-800 CONTACTS.com.

    Value:
    Undisclosed
    Sector:
    Service:
    Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Olivotto Industries has acquired the assets of Lynch Systems from the LGL Group

    Glassware forming machinery company Olivotto Industries, has acquired the assets of glass forming machinery manufacturer Lynch Systems from multi-industry engineering company the LGL Group (NYSE: LGL). Sonenshine Partners served as exclusive financial advisor to Olivotto Industries.

    Value:
    Undisclosed
    Sector:
    Service:
    Mergers & Acquisitions
  • TowerBrook Capital Partners has acquired Beverages & More from Madison Dearborn Partners

    Private equity firm TowerBrook Capital Partners Beverages & More, the leading specialty retailer of alcoholic beverages and related products in the western United States and among the largest in the country, from private equity firm Madison Dearborn Partners. Sonenshine Partners served as exclusive financial advisor to Beverages & More.

    Value:
    $205,000,000
    Sector:
    Service:
    Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Quadrivio SGR has acquired Sonus Faber

    Private equity firm Quadrivio SGR has acquired Sonus Faber, a globally recognized designer, producer and marketer of high-end loudspeakers. Sonenshine Partners served as exclusive financial advisor to Sonus Faber.

    Value:
    Undisclosed
    Sector:
    Service:
    Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Snap-On has acquired ProQuest Business Solutions from ProQuest

    Global solutions manufacturer and marketer Snap-On (NYSE: SNA) has acquired ProQuest Business Solutions, a leading provider of automotive parts and service information, from global information and content company ProQuest Company (NYSE: PQE). Sonenshine Partners served as financial advisor to ProQuest.

    Value:
    $527,000,000
    Sector:
    Service:
    Mergers & Acquisitions
  • CareGuide has merged with Patient Infosystems

    Health management solutions company Patient Infosystems (NASD: PATI) and national care management company CareGuide have merged. Sonenshine Partners served as exclusive financial advisor to CareGuide.

    Value:
    $80,000,000
    Sector:
    Service:
    Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Dassault Systèmes has acquired ABAQUS

    Global 3D design software and product lifecycle management solutions company Dassault Systèmes (EURONEXT PARIS: DSY) has acquired ABAQUS, the leading provider of software and services for finite element analysis. Sonenshine Partners served as exclusive financial advisor to ABAQUS on this transaction.

    Value:
    $413,000,000
    Sector:
    Service:
    Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Celestica has acquired Manufacturers' Services Limited

    Global electronics manufacturing services leader Celestica (NYSE, TSX: CLS) has acquired Manufacturers’ Services Limited (NYSE: MSV), a full service global electronics manufacturing services and supply chain services company. Sonenshine Partners served as financial advisor to the Board of Directors of Manufacturers’ Services Limited.

    Value:
    $320,000,000
    Sector:
    Service:
    Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Fidelity Information Services has acquired Customized Database Systems

    Fidelity Information Services (NYSE: FNF), a leading solutions provider to financial institutions and the real estate industry, has acquired Customized Database Systems, the global leader in front-office software for the loan syndication and trading markets. Sonenshine Partners served as financial advisor to Customized Database Systems.

    Value:
    Undisclosed
    Sector:
    Service:
    Mergers & Acquisitions
  • VitalWorks acquires AMICAS

    VitalWorks (NASD: VWKS), the leading provider of information management technology to healthcare practices, has acquired AMICAS, a leading developer of web-based diagnostic image management software solutions. Sonenshine Partners served as exclusive financial advisor to AMICAS.

    Value:
    $60,000,000
    Sector:
    Service:
    Mergers & Acquisitions
  • NewSouth Communications completes merger with NuVox Communications

    Facilities based communications providers NewSouth Holdings and NuVox have completed a merger. Sonenshine Partners served as financial advisor to NewSouth Holdings.

    Value:
    Undisclosed
    Sector:
    Service:
    Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Cambridge Information Group has acquired the assets of ProQuest Information Learning from ProQuest

    Cambridge Information Group, a global provider of information, publishing and educational services, has acquired the assets of education solutions company ProQuest Information Learning from ProQuest Company (NYSE: PQE), a global information and content company. Sonenshine Partners served as financial advisor to ProQuest.

    Value:
    $222,000,000
    Sector:
    Service:
    Mergers & Acquisitions