Annaly Capital Management Inc. (NYSE: NLY) has agreed to acquire the shares it does not already own in New York-based commercial CreXus Investment Corp. (NYSE: CXS), a New York-based commercial real estate company. The deal is valued at just under $840 million. www.crexusinvestment.com

Salient Federal Solutions Inc.
, a Fairfax, Va.-based portfolio company of Frontenac Co., has acquired LIST Innovative Solutions Inc., a Herndon, Va.–based provider of application software solutions to the federal government. No financial terms were disclosed. www.listinc.com

Liberty Lane Partners has sold Prestolite Wire LLC, a Southfield, Mich.-based provider of wire and cable and wire harness products to transportation OEMs, to General Cable Corp. (NYSE: BGT). No financial terms were disclosed. BB&T Capital Partners advised Prestolite on the deal.www.prestolitewire.com

Great Hill Partners has sold tech media company Ziff Davis Inc. to J2 Global Inc. (Nasdaq: JCOM) for approximately $167 million. www.ziffdavis.com

The Sherwin-Williams Co. (NYSE: SHW) has agreed to acquire Consorcio Comex, a Mexico City-based paint and coatings maker, for approximately $2.34 billion in cash (including assumed debt). www.sherwin.com

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