Target Acquirer

Date Location Location Description

2/25 Schwan's Co. CJ CheilJedang Corp. CJ CheilJedang, a Korean food company, has completed

Bloomington Seoul, South Korea the acquisition of Schwan's Co.

2/25 Minnesota Timberwolves Investor Group Chinese investor Lizhang Jiang has sold his 5 percent

Basketball LP China stake in the Minnesota Timberwolves basketball franchise

Minneapolis back to owner Glen Taylor.

2/25 Weeden & Co. LP Piper Jaffray Cos. Piper Jaffray Cos. will acquire Weeden & Co., an

Greenwich, Conn. Minneapolis institutional-equities trading firm.

2/26 Johnston Group LLC Creative Planning Inc. Creative Planning, a registered investment adviser (RIA) Minneapolis Overland Park, Kan. has acquired the Johnston Group, an (RIA) firm with a

large presence in Minnesota, North and South Dakota.

2/26 Village Chevrolet Co., Ed Napleton Ed Napleton Automotive Group, has acquired three

Wayzata Auto Center Automotive Group auto dealerships in Minnesota from Village Automotive

Wayzata Oakbrook Terrace, Ill. Group. The acquisition marks Napleton's entry into the

Lexus Of Maplewood Minnesota market and includes the state's only

Maplewood Lexus dealerships.

Lexus Of Wayzata


2/27 Best Buy Co. Inc. Best Buy Co. Inc. Best Buy Co. said its board has authorized a $3 billion

Richfield Richfield share repurchase program, and plans to spend between

$750 million and $1 billion in share buybacks during its

fiscal year 2020.

2/27 Zero1Zero Innovations NuMSP LLC NuMSP, an IT and cybersecurity products provider, has

Edna Clifton, N.J. acquired Zero1Zero Innovations, a managed service

provider, to expand into the Twin Cities market.

3/1 Space Cargo Group C.H. Robinson C.H. Robinson Worldwide has acquired the Space Cargo

Madrid Worldwide Inc. Group, a provider of international freight forwarding,

Eden Prairie customs brokerage and logistics services in Spain and