Banking & Finance and Accounting

Indianapolis-area mergers and acquisitions in 2013

January 25, 2014

ThyssenKrupp acquires Amco

ThyssenKrupp Elevator, headquartered in Alpharetta, Ga., on Jan. 3 acquired Indianapolis-based Amco Elevator Inc.

City Securities buys McCormick-Metsker

Indianapolis-based City Securities Corp. on Jan. 4 acquired McCormick-Metsker Insurance in Crawfordsville.

Tobias acquired by Florida firm

Indianapolis-based Tobias Insurance Group Inc. was acquired Jan. 10 by Assurance Partners Inc., headquartered in Lake Mary, Fla.

Southern Bells snapped up

Indianapolis-based Southern Bells Inc. was acquired Jan. 16 by Flynn Restaurant Group LLC, headquartered in San Francisco.

E&A Industries buys Lysse

Indianapolis-based E&A Industries on Jan. 22 acquired New York City-based Lysse.

Emge Foods acquired

Greenfield-based Emge Foods LLC was acquired Jan. 25 by Peer Foods Group Inc., headquartered in Chicago.

PAN acquired by New York firm

Carmel-based Performance Assessment Network was acquired Feb. 4 by New York-based Spire Capital.

Preferred Imaging acquired

Indianapolis-based Preferred Imaging Inc. was acquired Feb. 7 by Quantum Discovery LLC, headquartered in New London, Conn.

United Package Liquors acquired

Indianapolis-based United Package Liquors was acquired March 11 by Big Red Liquors, headquartered in Bloomington.

Freije buys Ohio company

Fishers-based Freije Engineered Solutions Inc. on March 18 acquired Refrigeration Systems Co., headquartered in Columbus, Ohio.

Sherry Laboratories acquired

Daleville-based Sherry Laboratories Inc. was acquired March 28 by Element Material Technology, of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Lids buys Kentucky chain

Indianapolis-based Lids Sports Group on May 20 acquired Fan Outfitters, headquartered in Lexington, Ky.

Herff Jones buys Texas firm

Indianapolis-based Herff Jones Inc. on June 25 acquired BSN Sports Inc., based in Dallas.

Accounting firm acquired

Indianapolis-based Dunbar Cook & Shepard was acquired July 2 by Cincinnati-based VonLehman & Co.

Chicago firm buys Anson

The Anson Group, headquartered in Indianapolis, was acquired July 10 by Chicago-based Navigant Consulting Inc.

USIC passes to new firm

Indianapolis-based United States Infrastructure Corp. was sold July 10 by Omers Private Equity to Leonard Green Partners LP.

Hurricane Leasing acquired

Franklin-based Hurricane Leasing LLC was acquired July 15 by PD&S Agent Inc. of Evansville.

Metrics Champion acquired

Carmel-based Metrics Champion Consortium LLC was acquired July 22 by investors Mark Zuckerman, Linda Sullivan and Ken Getz.

HWC Engineering bought out

Executives and partners in Indianapolis-based HWC Engineering acquired the firm from its founding partners on July 24.

Green Bear acquired

Indianapolis-based Green Bear Solutions LLC was acquired July 29 by Sunset Capital Assets Inc., headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla.

Nyhart buys Frederick Bass

Indianapolis-based Nyhart on Sept. 5 acquired Houston-based Frederick Bass & Co.

LDI buys Kentucky firm

OIA Global, a division of Indianapolis-based LDI Ltd. LLC on Oct. 2 acquired U.S. World Wide Logistics, headquartered in Hebron, Ky.

Novia bought by QuadMed

Indianapolis-based Novia CareClinics LLC was acquired Oct. 9 by QuadMed LLC, headquartered in Sussex, Wis.

Compendium sold to Oracle

Indianapolis-based Compendium was acquired Oct. 17 by Oracle Corp., headquartered in Redwood City, Calif.

Celadon buys Yanke Transfer

Indianapolis-based Celadon Group Inc. on Nov. 18 acquired Yanke Transfer Ltd., headquartered in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Forte Interactive buys Achieve

West Palm Beach, Fla.–based Forte Interactive on Nov. 22 acquired Indianapolis-based Achieve LLC.

Wheaton buys Clark & Reid

Indianapolis-based Wheaton Van Lines Inc. on Nov. 25 acquired Boston-based Clark & Reid Inc.

Calumet buys Bel-Ray

Indianapolis-based Calumet Specialty Products Partners LP on Dec. 11 acquired Bel-Ray Co. Inc., headquartered in Farmingdale, N.J.

Adayana bought by AVX Learning

Indianapolis-based Adayana Inc. was acquired out of bankruptcy Dec. 13 by AVX Learning LLC, based in West Palm Beach, Fla.

Stonegate buys Crossline

Indianapolis-based Stonegate Mortgage Corp. on Dec. 20 acquired Crossline Capital Inc. of Lake Forest, Calif.•

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