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AIG, Pimco, Golub Capital
AIG places exec in charge of M&A; Pimco exec steps down; Golub Capital hires Chip Cushman from GE Capital


Early-Stage Deal Flow Rose in April for Third Month in a Row
While dealmakers remain optimistic, some signs indicate the rate of M&A expansion may be slowing

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GE Capital Sponsor Finance Buyer Expected to be Unregulated Group, Source Says
Potential bidders for the unit include Apollo, Ares, Blackstone, KKR, Mitsubishi UFJ and SunTrust

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After the recent hacks on Sony Pictures Entertainment and JPMorgan Chase, Nice Systems and other cybersecurity providers continue to be a hot target for buyers

Jordan Taps Third Fund for DiversiTech Deal

The PE firm recently bought Capstone Logistics and Trigon International

GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt Expects to Reach Deals for GE Capital Soon

Immelt says deals will be struck this quarter for as much as $30 billion of financial businesses as the company shrinks GE Capital

CVS to Buy Omnicare in Pharmacy Expansion

Omnicare also drew interest from industry leader Express Scripts Holding Co.

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Backed by Battery Ventures and Digital Realty Trust, SingleHop continues its momentum after buying Datagram and Server Intellect

TA Associates Buys Majority Stake in Tuition Recordkeeping Service Procare Software

The private equity firm has recently acquired a number of services that handle payments, including YeePay and Access Technology

Clearlake Inks Two Deals to Continue Consolidating IT Services

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