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.
Bemis Co. Inc., a Wisconsin-based packaging company, was seeking buyer for its certain Alcan Packaging Food Americas assets.
Tollgrade Communications, a publicly traded Pittsburgh, Penn.-based network technologies company, appointed Edward H. Kennedy as Chairman of its board. Kennedy and the company’s CEO Joe Ferrara will evaluate strategic alternatives for the company. (Yahoo Finance)
Zealous Inc., a California-based investment holding company, is seeking a buyer for its assets.
Thresher Industries Inc., a Hanford, Calif.-based makers of metal casting components, is seeking a buyer.
Bankrupt Swoozie’s Inc., a provider of personalized gift services, is seeking a buyer.
Edison International Corp is seeking a buyer for Southern California Edison, its water and gas utility business. Corix Utilities Inc. has been named as a potential bidder.
Bankrupt Premium Protein Products LLC, based in Lincoln, Nebraska, is seeking a buyer. Hasting Acquisitions has been named as a potential bidder.
Ohio-based Election Systems & Software Inc. was seeking a buyer for its U.S. Election Systems business.
Addamo Estate Vineyards, a bankrupt wine producer based in California, is seeking a buyer. TapSlide Inc. was named as potential bidder.
Pocmont Resort and Conference Center, a hotel operator based in Bushkill, Penn., is seeking a buyer.
MedCath Corp., a Charlotte, N.C.,-based health care services company focused on cardiovascular diseases, is seeking a buyer.
Centar Inc., a Central City, Colorado-based hotel and casino operator, is seeking to sell its Fortune Valley Hotel & Casino unit.
Publicly traded RadioShack was seeking buyers for itself, the New York Post reported.
Catalina Lighting Inc., a Miami, Fla.-based maker of lighting products, is seeking a buyer. Evolution Lighting was named as a bidder.
Deere & Co. is seeking seeking a buyer for its wind energy business.
EON AG of Germany was rumored to be seeking a buyer for its EON Kentucky Utilities Co. Concurrently, EON was also rumored to be seeking a buyer for its EON US Holdings LLC unit. Terms were not disclosed but, according to people familiar with the transactions, the two transactions have an approximate value of $6 billion.
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