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Scrutiny of Nutritional Supplements May Scare Off Dealmakers
As GNC, Target, Walgreens and Walmart pull Echinacea, Ginseng and St. John's Wort off their shelves following tests showing many ingredients didn't match product labels, dealmakers may shy away from the sector

Health Care

Dr. Oz's Sharecare Expands in Mobile Health with Feingold Acquisition
The target develops technology to analyze emotions of users

People Moves of the Week:

Venable, Greenbriar Equity, Barnes & Thornburg
Venable hires advisers from Baker & McKenzie; Greenbriar taps new managing director; Barnes & Thornburg names David Cornwell, a go-to lawyer for athletes, a partner

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Jericho Oil Takes Advantage of Oil Distress to Expand in U.S.

The Vancouver-based oil company says it is taking advantage of "turbulent conditions" in the market to buy assets at discounted prices

Canadian Fund Buys Montreal Gateway Terminals from Morgan Stanley Unit

Arc Logistics and Wabtec have also made logistics deals recently

E.W. Scripps Seeks $225M Loan Add-ons for Spin-Off

The plan comes as E.W. Scripps wraps up a merger with Journal Communications

The Weekly Wrap: PayPal, Accella, Blue Wolf

PayPal picks up Padiant; Accella buys IPS Polymer; Blue Wolf Capital acquires North American Rescue

4 Companies for Sale

See which companies have recently hit the auction block, including Famous Brands and Waddington Group

Latest PE Fundraising Efforts

See which private equity firms have been raising capital, including Advent, Black Dragon Capital and Carlyle

Mid-Market Pulse
Mergers & Acquisitions introduces the Mid-Market Pulse (MMP), a valuable new index for middle-market dealmakers. Sponsored by McGladrey, the MMP is a predictive barometer that measures sentiment about future dealmaking activity in the overall market as well as in specific industries. The MMP is derived from monthly surveys of approximately 250 executives at private equity firms, investment banks, lending institutions and advisory firms in accounting, law and consulting.
Long-term expectations for the energy sector were higher, according to our monthly poll of dealmakers
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Digirad Expands Medical Imaging Offerings with MD Office Solutions

The deal comes as companies bulk up on health care-related technology to meet increasing demand from the ACA

Evolve Media Buys Product Review Site Total Beauty Media

Recent media deals have also recently been made by Meredith and New Media Investment Group

Silver Springs Citrus Drinks In Country Pure Foods

The transaction follows a juice deal from Centre Partners, which invested in Sun Orchard in January

AbbVie Trumps J&J With a $21B Deal in Cancer Therapy Push

Valeant and Merck have both made mid-market cancer acquisitions recently

Hub Makes Another Acquisition, Insurance Industry Keeps Consolidating

KKR-backed Alliant Insurance and GTCR-backed AssuredPartners have also announced insurance acquisitions recently

Harbour Point and Quantum Invest in Oak Street Health

U.S. HealthWorks and American CareSource have also acquired health care centers recently

Mallinckrodt Buys Ikaria for $2.3B from Madison Dearborn-Led Group

Mallinckrodt acquired pain-drug maker Cadence last year, then bought Questcor Pharmaceuticals

Healogics Closes Deal for Revelstoke-backed Accelecare

The deal follows health care acquisitions from Aequor Healthcare and Mednax

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