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December 19, 2011: 9:46 AM ET

Bi-Lo LLC, a supermarket chain owned by Lone Star Funds, has agreed to acquire Winn-Dixie Stores Inc. (NYSE: WINN) for approximately $560 million. The $9.50 per share offer price represents around a 75% premium to Friday's closing price for Winn-Dixie stock. www.bi-lo.com

AssuredPartners Inc., a Lake Mary, Fla.-based acquisition platform for property and casualty and employee benefits brokerage businesses has acquired both Herbert L. Jamison & Co. and Jamison Special Risk Inc. and Grosvenor Brokers. No financial terms were disclosed for either deal. AssuredPartners is a portfolio company of GTCRwww.gtcr.com

Catalyst Investors has acquired an undisclosed stake in WeddingWire, an online wedding planning portal, from Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc. (MSLO). No financial terms were disclosed. WeddingWire recently raised VC funding from Southern Capitol Ventures. www.weddingwire.com

Centre Partners has acquired Bellisio Foods Inc., a Minneapolis-based maker of branded and private label frozen foods primarily sold under the Michelina's brand. No financial terms were disclosed.www.bellisiofoods.com

Cidron Delfi, a portfolio company of Nordic Capital, has offered to acquire Orc Group, a maker of software for financial traders, for approximately $292 million.

EQT Partners has agreed to acquire two commercial heating and cooling businesses -- Fortum Energiaratkaisut and Fortum Termest -- from Finnish utility Fortum for approximately €200 million.www.eqt.se

Source Refrigeration & HVAC, a portfolio company of Arsenal Capital Partners, has acquired DHR Mechanical Services-Georgia, an Atlanta-based provider of refrigeration and HVAC services to grocery, commercial, industrial and retail clients in the Southeastern U.S. No financial terms were disclosed.www.sourcerefrigeration.com

Sun Capital Partners has agreed to acquire women's clothing retailer Jacques Vert PLC for around £41.2 million. www.suncappartners.com

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Dan Primack joined Fortune.com in September 2010 to cover deals and dealmakers, from Wall Street to Sand Hill Road. Previously, Dan was an editor-at-large with Thomson Reuters, where he launched both peHUB.com and the peHUB Wire email service. In a past journalistic life, Dan ran a community paper in Roxbury, Massachusetts. He currently lives just outside of Boston.

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