10/12 Mixed-use complex Shorenstein Properties
Shorenstein Properties will acquire the 33 South Sixth/City Minneapolis
San Francisco Center complex in downtown Minneapolis from Brookfield Properties for $207 million.
10/15 Lifetech Scientific Corp. Medtronic Inc.
Medtronic will acquire a 19 percent stake in Lifetech, a Shenzhen, China Fridley cardiovascular devices maker, and will receive the right to distribute LifeTech programs as well as the opportunity to acquire additional ownership.
10/16 T-Chek Systems Inc. Electronic Funds Source
Electronic Funds Source acquired C.H. Robinson Worldwide
's Eden Prairie
Ogden, Utah payment services business for $302.5 million.
10/16 Iowa Traction Railroad Co. Progressive Rail Inc.
Progressive Rail acquired an Iowa-based railroad and electric Mason City, Iowa Lakeville
locomotive owner and operator.
10/17 Ecolab Vehicle Care Zep Inc.
Zep Inc. will acquire the vehicle care division of St. Paul-based Atlanta Ecolab Inc. for about $120 million.
10/17 Essentia Insurance Co. Markel Corp.
Markel Corp. will acquire Essentia Insurance Co. from Chesterfield, Mo. Glen Allen, Va. Minnetonka
-based OneBeacon Insurance Group.
10/18 Tomen Grain facility CHS Inc.
CHS has acquired the Tomen Grain facility from a subsidiary of Pekin, Ill. Inver Grove Heights Toyota Tsusho America Inc.