People Moves of the Week:

On Location Experiences, BDA Partners, EisnerAmper
On Location Experiences names John Collins CEO; BDA Partners opens new office; EisnerAmper combines with Mallah Furman

Private Equity

The Rise of the Operating Partner
Baird Capital’s Roberto Ferranti, Riverside’s Jeff Goodman, Excellere’s John Lanier, Northstar Aerospace’s David McConnaughey and Graham’s Dan Soroka (pictured) help portfolio companies improve processes and trim costs

Emerging Markets

As China’s Economy Falters, Southeast Asia Attracts Dealmakers
Inexpensive manufacturing and increased consumerism make Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam appealing to private equity firms and strategic buyers from all over the world

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Turnaround Tuesday: Troubled Social Media Biz Moko Sells Political Commentary Unit to Focus on Sports

The buyer is owned by David Brock, who also owns Media Matters a company once advised by U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton

Retail-Focused PE Firm Riata Teams Up with Former Zale Exec Alan Shor

The PE firm was formed by Brazos and Parallel Investment executives earlier in 2015

HGGC Expands AutoAlert Car Dealer Service with MotoFuze

The PE firm, which was co-founded by former San Fransico 49ers quarterback Steve Young, also owns automotive technology company Dealer-FX

Distressed Company Watch List

See which companies have recently indicated doubt about continuing as a going concern in SEC filings, including Moko Social, Verso and Progen Pharmaceuticals

More PE Firms Will Turn to Tech

New firms join Thoma Bravo, Francisco Partners, GTCR, HGGC and Silver Lake Partners in technology interest

People Moves of the Week: On Location Experiences, BDA Partners, EisnerAmper

On Location Experiences names John Collins CEO; BDA Partners opens new office; EisnerAmper combines with Mallah Furman

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Ballast Point, Berner Food and ThinkThin have also received buyer interest recently

Construction Deals Continue to Build up with PGT's WinDoor Purchase

Recent acquisitions include Gypsum Technologies, Murray Supply and USA Wood Door

Takeda Partners with Teva in Japan for Generic Drugs

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GTCR Procures Park Place as PE Enthusiasm for Tech M&A Percolates

The deal follows the recent purchases of Aircraft Technical Publishers and Mi9 Retail

The Weekly Wrap: Prestige Brands, CPSI, Peak Rock

Prestige Brands buys DenTek; CPSI adds Healthland; Peak Rock purchases Berner Food

2 Companies for Sale

See which companies hit the auction block this week, including assets from BlackRock

Latest PE Fundraising Efforts

See which private equity firms are raising capital, including Thoma Bravo, Summit and Arcadius

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