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Wrap Up

M&A Rose in Q3
The first three quarters of the year delivered the highest middle-market deal value for the period in five years

Experts Corner:

Growth in Construction Sector Spurs M&A
The construction products industry is fragmented, making it ripe for consolidation, explains Ridgemont Equity Partners’ Rob Edwards

The Buyside

Tax-Inversion Deals Increase Despite Criticism
Canada's 26.5 percent corporate tax rate is luring Burger King to ditch Miami headquarters

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5 Companies for Sale

See which companies have recently hit the auction block, including Regal Entertainment and Herff Jones

Gryphon Investors, Leica Biosystems, Rockefeller Group

Gryphon Buys CB Fleet; Leica picks up Devicor Medical Products, Rockefeller adds TA Realty

Latest PE Fundraising Efforts

See which private equity firms have been raising capital, including Aquiline Financial, Arcady Capital and RedBird Capital

Ares Management Buys Energy Investors Funds

The deal gives Ares more energy assets as the firm places increased importance on the sector

Chicago Tribune Owner Buys 38 More Newspapers

The deal follows media buys by Penske Media and Observer Capital

Altamont Capital Invests in Skate Brand Huf

The brand was started by professional skateboarder Keith Hufnagel

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.
The sector is still expanding, but expectations aren’t as high as earlier in the year
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Francisco Partners Buys Software Group Vendavo

The deal underscores private equity interest in software companies

Rockefeller Group Buys Majority Stake in TA Realty

The buyer will use TA Realty as its main investment management platform in the U.S.

TerraForm Power Adds Solar Energy Assets for $250M

The seller, asset manager Capital Dynamics, will continue to invest in clean energy

Bregal Sagemount Upsized Fund to $650M to Provide Debt

The New York private equity firm will now be able to provide credit options to companies, says managing partner Gene Yoon

Private Equity Perspective: Our Videos Bring You Face to Face with Dealmakers

Watch interviews with Bertram Capital Managementís Michelle Chao and others from ACG LA, M&A East and Midwest ACG Capital Connection

Blackstone Grabs Philadelphia Financial Group as Financial Services Sector Consolidates

Recent financial services deals have also come from Ares and North Street Global

L.B. Foster Buys Balfour Beatty Railway Unit

The deal gives the buyer more track-lubrication products and an increased presence in Europe

Warburg Pincus Invests $92M in Drug Ingredient Maker Laurus Labs

The investment follows pharmaceutical deals from Capicor and OnCore Biopharma

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