Date Location Location Description
9/4 Royal Adhesives & H.B. Fuller Co. H.B. Fuller Co. will acquire Royal Adhesives & Sealants, a maker
Sealants LLC Vadnais Heights of specialty adhesives and sealants, for $1.6 billion.
South Bend, Ind.
9/5 Trevigen Inc. Bio-Techne Corp. Bio-Techne Corp. has acquired Trevigen Inc., a biotech firm
Gaithersburg, Md. Minneapolis developing products and technology for cancer research and
9/6 Himle Rapp & Co. Inc. Todd Rapp Todd Rapp, president and shareholder of Himle Rapp & Co., has
Minneapolis Minneapolis acquired founder and CEO John Himle's ownership interest in the
strategic public relations and public affairs firm, which has been
rebranded as Rapp Strategies Inc.
9/7 Long & Foster Cos. Inc. HomeServices of HomeServices of America, a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate, has
Chantilly, Va. America Inc. acquired Long & Foster Companies, a privately held residential
Minneapolis real estate firm.
9/7 Elution Technologies LLC 3M Food Safety 3M's food safety division has acquired Elution Technologies,
Colchester, Vt. Maplewood a manufacturer of test kits that enable food and beverage
companies to help ensure their products are free from
potentially harmful allergens.
9/8 Tonka Water U.S. Water U.S. Water Services Inc., a unit of Allete Inc., has acquired Tonka
Plymouth Services Inc. Water, formerly known as Tonka Equipment Co., a maker of
St. Michael, Minn. equipment for treating drinking water and water used for
9/8 Banmedica S.A. UnitedHealth UnitedHealth Group has reached a nonbinding agreement
Santiago, Chile Group Inc. to acquire Banmedica S.A., a Chilean health care company.