Target Acquirer

Date Location Location Description

8/10 Polymer Partners RTP Co. RTP Co., a compounder of custom engineered thermoplastics,

Henderson, Ky. Winona, Minn. has acquired Polymer Partners, a manufacturer of black

concentrates and specialty compounds.

8/12 Buckeye-Sheridan LLC- AEI National AEI Capital Corp., through its AEI National Income Property Fund

undisclosed Sheridan Income Property VII, has acquired a Sheridan Drive property housing a La-Z-Boy

Drive Property Fund VII furniture store in Amherst, N.Y.

Amherst, N.Y. St. Paul

8/12 CF Industries Nitrogen CHS Inc. CHS Inc. will purchase a minority equity interested in CF

Deerfield, Ill. Inver Grove Heights Industries Nitrogen, a subsidiary of CF Industries, for $2.8 billion

and will enter into a supply agreement to purchase up to 1.7

million tons annually of UAN, a solution of urea and ammonium

nitrate in water used as a fertilizer.

8/13 Swisher Intl. Inc. Ecolab Inc. Ecolab will acquire Swisher International and other assets

Charlotte, N.C. St. Paul related to Swisher's U.S. operations from Swisher Hygiene Inc.

for $40 million.