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Mid-Market Awards

Thoma Bravo Snagged TravelClick to Win DEAL OF THE YEAR
The PE firm’s purchase blended two game-changing trends: cloud computing and travel services

Mid-Market Awards

The Riverside Co. Sold up a Storm to Land SELLER OF THE YEAR
Riverside completed an impressive 19 portfolio-company sales, including Disa Global Solutions, one of the firm's largest exits


PPG Bought a Quartet of Mid-Market Competitors to Capture STRATEGIC BUYER OF THE YEAR
The paints and coatings company snatched up Homax Group, Masterwork Paint, Hi-Temp Coatings Technology and Canal Supplies

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In the news: HGGC Thrived in Transition to Reap PRIVATE EQUITY FIRM OF THE YEAR



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Polaroid-Lincensee Buys Bankrupt Airline Catalog SkyMall

The marketing business, which sells products including "Roswell, the Alien Butler," faced increased competition from retailers such as Amazon and EBay

Huron-Backed Albireo Grows Energy Services with Sky Technologies Buy

The buyer previously acquired Energy Options, Electronic Control Systems and Green Total Solutions

In Oil Move, Dominion Midstream Adds Gas Transmission Unit

The $495M deal gives the buyer an interstate natural gas pipeline

Sears Forms REIT to Raise $2.5B in Cash Amid Losses

Sears has sold and spun off assets -- including the Sears Hometown & Outlet Stores and the Landsí End clothing brand -- to raise cash amid more than three years of losses

Warburg Pincus Invests Up to $500M in Oil Startup

Independence Resources Management plans to buy oil & gas assets in the U.S. as low crude prices take a toll on the industry

Charter to Acquire SI Newhouse Jr.'s Bright House Networks for $10.4B

Bright House is a consolation prize for Charter after the company lost out to Comcast in the bidding for Time Warner Cable

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.
Expectations for the consumer goods and retail sector have risen significantly in recent months, as energy prices have dropped
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GE Capital Grew Middle-Market Business to Take LENDER OF THE YEAR

The lending unit of General Electric added a new unit and increased the number of loans for PE platform acquisitions

Inside Word: Meet the M&A Mid-Market Award Winners

In the April issue of Mergers & Acquisitions, we profile Huronís Gretchen Perkins and others who outpaced the competition in 2014

TowerBrook Tries On PE-Backed Retailer J.Jill

The deal marks an exit for Arcapita and Golden Gate Capital

Bain-Backed Apex Expands in China's Auto Market

As car sales continue, Palladium Equity and Lindsay Goldberg have also invested in auto-parts businesses

Turnaround Tuesday: Out of Bankruptcy, Dex Media Show New Signs of Struggle

The company's accountant has raised doubts about its future

Bang & Olufsen to Sell Car-Audio Unit to Harman in Focus Shift

Harman's past acquisitions include AMX and IOnRoad Technologies

Distressed Company Watch List

See which companies have recently indicated doubt about continuing as going concerns in SEC filings, including Dex Media, Egalet and Odyssey Marine

Serial Coatings Acquirer PPG Seals the Deal for Flood Australia

PPG won Mergers & Acquisitions M&A Mid-Market Strategic Buyer of the Year Award for 2014

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GE Capital, HGGC, Jones Day, Piper Jaffray, PPG, the Riverside Co, Thoma Bravo and Huron Capitalís Perkins take home prizes