M&A Monday

Here are some potential target ideas, rumored or official, to jumpstart your deal pipeline. Our sources are various news reports and the Buyouts “Seeking Buyers” list.

CDC Global Services, a Shanghai unit of CDC Corp., is exploring strategic alternatives after appointing a new CEO. (Press release)

GMAC has denied a report in the New York Post which stated ResCap, (Residential Capital), its mortgage unit, was for sale.

Old Carco LLC, a unit of Cerberus Capital Management LP, announced that it was seeking a buyer for its 2 manufacturing plants, a manufacturer and wholesaler of cars and trucks.

Bankrupt Station Casinos Inc, located in Las Vegas, Nevada, is seeking a buyer. The company owns and operates four major hotel/casino properties and two smaller casino properties in the Las Vegas Metropolitan area, and gaming and entertainment complexes in St. Charles and Kansas City, Missouri.

inVentiv Health Inc, located in Somerset, New Jersey, is for sale. The company provides outsourced sales and marketing services.

Unico Inc., a San Diego-based automation company, has hired Moody Capital as its financial advisor to advise it on the exploration of strategic alternatives.

The sale of phone maker Palm, backed by  Elevation Partners, could be a take-under, according to a research report from Kaufman Brothers. (Benzinga)

Baymont Inn & Suites, a Pensacola- based owner and operator of hotel, announced that it was seeking a buyer for the company, via an auction.

Impeva Labs Inc, a Mountain View- based provider of global tracking services, announced that it was seeking a buyer for the company. ARINC Inc was named as a potential bidder.

Atlantic Station LLC, a unit of Jacoby Group Inc and AIG Global Real Estate, a unit of state-owned United States Department of the Treasury’s majority-owned American International Group Inc {AIG} subsidiary, announced that it was seeking a buyer for its retail division.

Bankrupt St Vincent’s Hospital, a New York-based owner and operator of hospital, announced that it was seeking a buyer for the company. Mount Sinai Medical Center and Continuum Health Partners were named as potential bidders.

LIHIR Gold is evaluation strategic alternatives. The mining company recently rejected a takeover offer from  Newcrest Mining.

Elan Corporation is exploring alternatives, including separating itself from Elan Drug Technologies in a spin-off or carve-out transaction.

Private equity shops continue to be interested in RadioShack, New York Post reported.

Drake Energy, a Calgary, Alberta-based oil and natural gas company, announced it is exploring strategic alternatives.

Atlantic BancGroup, based in Jacksonville, Florida, is exploring strategic alternatives after reporting a $5 million loss.

Gateway Energy Corp. based in Houston, is exploring strategic alternatives.

For prior lists, see below, and send any additions my way.

See all previous M&A lists here.