M&A

January 4, 2012, 8:49 PM UTC

3M (NYSE: MMM) has agreed to acquire the office and consumer products business of Avery Dennison Corp. (NYSE: AVY) for $550 million in cash. www.3m.com

The Carlyle Group has sold RMI, an Atlanta-based provider of transportation management software solutions for the rail industry, to GE Transportation. No financial terms were disclosed.www.rmiondemand.com

Cerberus Capital Management has completed its sale of television station operator Four Points Mediato Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) for $200 million. www.sbgi.net

The Jordan Company has completed its previously announced sale of its stake in Hong Kong-listedInternational Mining Machinery Ltd. to Joy Global Inc. (Nasdaq: JOYG).

Callidus Software (Nasdaq: CALD) has acquired LeadFormix, a Santa Clara, Calif.–based provider of marketing automation and lead management solutions, for around $9 million in cash.www.callidussoftware.com

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