Target Acquirer

Date Location Location Description

7/29 CHS Inc. Ruralco Holdings Ltd. Cargill has acquired a 50 percent stake in Ruralco Holdings' Agfarm

Inver Grove Heights Hobart, Australia grain origination and marketing company.

7/29 CRT/Tanaka LLC Padilla Speer Beardsley Inc. Padilla Speer Beardsley will acquire longtime partner CRT/Tanaka,

Minneapolis creating one of the largest independent public relations firms in

the industry.

7/29 Greenspring Media Hour Media LLC Hour Media has acquried Greenspring Media Group from

Group Inc. Royal Oak, Mich. Minneapolis-based American Public Media Group.


7/30 eDocument Resources LLC Databank IMX LLC Databank IMX has acquired eDocument Resources, a data

Minnetonka Beltsville, Md. management services provider.

8/1 ReliabilityTest Products Cascade Microtech Inc. Cascade Microtech has acquired the Reliability Test Products

business Beaverton, Ore. business of North St. Paul-based Aetrium Inc.