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Evercore, Star Mountain Capital, Jones Day
Evercore hires tech specialist to begin in June; Star Mountain taps former Citigroup PE co-founder; Detroit restructuring head Kevyn Orr returns to Jones Day


M&A Momentum Accelerated in March
Falling fuel prices, rising consumer confidence and potential interest rate hikes are among factors behind dealmaker enthusiasm

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HGGC Thrived in Transition to Reap PRIVATE EQUITY FIRM OF THE YEAR
The firm raised a new fund and closed a slew of deals with a revamped management team that includes CEO Rich Lawson, former 49ers QB Steve Young and former Bain exec Greg Benson

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People Moves of the Week: Evercore, Star Mountain Capital, Jones Day

Evercore hires tech specialist to begin in June; Star Mountain taps former Citigroup PE co-founder; Detroit restructuring head Kevyn Orr returns to Jones Day

TPG Growth Closes Middle-Market Fund

The middle-market arm of PE giant TPG is also invested in Beautycounter and Angie's Artisan Treats, maker of BoomChickaPop

American Securities Grabs Arsenal-Backed Royal Adhesives

Under Arsenal's ownership, the target acquired Chemical Innovations, Advanced Polymers and many other businesses

Why GE Capital Sponsor Finance is So Attractive to Bidders

The unit, which lends to private equity-backed companies and includes GE Antares, has long been a major force in the middle market

Cap Gemini to Buy Igate to Challenge Accenture

The deal gives the buyer more U.S. customers for its IT consulting business

Innovations in Coatings and Sealants Spark M&A

John Televantos of Arsenal Capital explains why Royal Adhesives, which Arsenal is selling to American Securities, and competitors make attractive targets

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