Target Acquirer

Date Location Location Description

8/19 Medafor Inc. CR Bard Inc. Bard agreed to acquired Medafor, a maker of blood clotting

Brooklyn Park Murray Hill, N.J. agents, for $200 million, plus $80 million more depending on


8/19 Endosense SA St. Jude Medical Inc. St. Jude agreed to a pay $170 million for a Swiss company

Meyrin, Switzerland Little Canada whose catheter device also measures force on tissue walls.

St. Jude could pay $161 million more in milestone payments

8/19 WorkOasis Verisae Inc. Verisae, acquired another software-as-a-service company to

Atlanta Minneapolis expand its line of solutions for customers of both companies.

Joint venture

8/20 CHS Inc. Carr's Milling Industries PLC CHS and Carr's agreed to form a joint venture to produce

Inver Grove Heights Carlisle, United Kingdom low-moisture feed block products in Sioux City, Iowa.