Pinnacle Foods Makes $580M Buy

Food distributor Pinnacle Foods in Parsippany announced on Aug. 12 it paid about $580 million for salad dressing company Wish-Bone, in Kansas City, Mo., from manufacturing company Unilever in London.

Bollinger Is Bought for $276.5M

Bollinger in Short Hills announced on Aug. 13 its sale to Arthur J. Gallagher and Co. of Itasca, Ill., for about $276.5 million in cash and stocks. Both are insurance brokerages.

Acquisition by BioReference Labs

BioReference Laboratories in Elmwood Park announced on Aug. 14 it acquired the majority of assets from Hunter Laboratories in Campbell, Calif. Both are clinical testing laboratories.

Liedtka Acquired by PGT Trucking

Liedtka Trucking in Trenton has been acquired by PGT Trucking in Monaca, Pa., it was announced on Aug. 14. Both are trucking companies.

Inteplast Acquires N.Y. Packager

Plastics manufacturer Inteplast in Livingston announced on Aug. 12 its acquisition of some assets of packaging company Trinity Packaging Corp. of Armonk, N.Y., including facilities in Pueblo, Colo., and Lewistown, Pa.

All-State Legal Acquires Vizibility

All-State Legal, an office supply company in Cranford, announced on Aug. 8 its acquisition of mobile business card maker Vizibility of New York City.

Hanco Property Acquired

Homeowners' association management company Hanco Property Management and Real Estate in Mantua announced on Aug. 2 it has been acquired by real estate company Long & Foster Real Estate of Chantilly, Va.