Mergers and acquisitions

Mergers and acquisitions involving Minnesota companies that were announced in the past week.

Target Acquirer

Date location location Description

9/17 Quadion Corp. Norwest Equity Partners Norwest Equity Partners has acquired Quadion Corp., doing Minneapolis Minneapolis business as Minnesota Rubber & Plastics, a provider of rubber and plastic molded components and assembly products. 9/18 Healthsense Inc. Multiple investors Healthsense, a provider of technology products to assist care Mendota Heights providers, has raised $7 million in venture capital funding. 9/19 Torax Medical Inc. Multiple investors Torax Medical has completed a $30 million round of financing St. Paul from investors led by Piper Jaffray Merchant Banking and including Thomas McNerney & Partners and Mayo Medical Ventures, to expand commercialization efforts for its sphincter augmentation products. 9/19 BridgePoint Medical Inc. Boston Scientific Corp. Boston Scientific will acquire BridgePoint, a developer of a Plymouth Natick, Mass. catheter-based system to treat coronary chronic total occlusions. 9/19 Andali Operacoes Industriais SA CHS Inc. CHS has acquired a Brazilian storage and warehousing Paranagua, Brazil Inver Grove Heights services provider focusing on bulk fertilizer products. 9/20 DynAgra Corp. CHS Inc. CHS will acquire a Canadian agriculture retail and Beiseker, Alberta Inver Grove Heights marketing services provider. 9/21 Mitchell's Oil Field Services Inc. John Wood Group PLC John Wood Group PLC will acquire Mitchell's Oil Field Sidney, Mont. Aberdeen, Scotland Services, a provider of maintenance, installation and fabrication services for the oil and gas industry, from Stone Arch Capital, a Minneapolis-based private equity group, for $135 million.