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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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Hormel Wins Applegate Auction and Grows Protein Offerings

The deal reflects rising consumer demand for natural and organic food companies such as Annieís, which was sold to General Mills

Patrick Drahi Said to Seek Smaller Deals After Missing Time Warner

Through Altice, the French-Israeli tycoon is expected to ink deals in the middle market on the heels of buying Suddenlink

People Moves of the Week: Evercore, Fried Frank, Blue Ridge Partners

Evercore hires managing director; Fried Frank taps new partner; Blue Ridge brings in Jim Ettamarna, the former vice president of strategy for Staples

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Sycamore-backed Hot Topic Takes Over Parent Company Of ThinkGeek

Hot Topic, owner of women's apparel stores Torrid and Blackheart, expands its online offerings of pop culture-influenced accessories

Veritas Adds Aerospace Company to Portfolio

The firm picked up StandardAero just days after TransDigm agreed to buy Pexco's aerospace unit and United Technologies put Sikorsky Aircraft up for sale

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Charter Agrees to Buy Time Warner Cable, Beating Last-Minute Competition from French Billionaire Patrick Drahi

Charter got another shot at buying Time Warner when regulatory scrutiny caused a deal with Comcast to fall apart

The Weekly Wrap: FitLife, Pandora, SingleHop

FitLife Brands buys iSatori; Pandora takes over Next Big Sound; SingleHop acquires Datagram

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See which private equity firms have been raising capital, including CenterOak and Sands Capital

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See which companies have recently hit the auction block, including Ancestry.com and Pep Boys

Restaurant Franchise Investor NRD Takes Big Boy Operator Frisch’s Private

Frischís has been mired in family in-fighting since the death of company founder Jack Maier

E-Training Services Entice Bidders

On the heels of Lynda.comís recent deal with LinkedIn, Riverside picks up Health & Safety Institute

Thomson Reuters to Sell Competitive Intelligence Unit to Broadridge

The deal was announced on the heels of Broadridge's acquisition of Direxxis

Abry Acquires FastMed As Urgent Care Deals Accelerate

Other buyers in the space include U.S. HealthWorks, Altamont Capital Partners and American CareSource Holdings

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