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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

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


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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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

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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Yoox to Buy Richemont’s Net-a-Porter Unit for $775M

The combined company will have more heft in the market as competition intensifies in web retailing of luxury goods

Piper Jaffray More Than Doubled Dealflow to Gain INVESTMENT BANK OF THE YEAR

The bankís acquisitions of Edgeview Partners and Partnership Capital helped propel growth

Master Lock Owner Fortune Purchases Cabinet-Maker Norcraft

Installed Building Products and Nautic Partners have also made building products deals recently

People Moves of the Week: Akoya Capital Partners, Moelis & Co., Carlyle Group

Akoya hires former Arens Controls CEO; Moelis taps tech specialist; Carlyle pairs Stephen Wise and Karen Bechtel to oversee health care team

Novatel Wireless Makes $25M Acquisition to Expand in the Internet of Things

The buyer has refocused in the IoT space under a turnaround orchestrated by CEO Alex Mashinsky

Investcorp Picks Up For-Profit School Owner Nobel Learning

The private equity firm sold Mergers & Acquisitions' publisher SourceMedia and Berlin Packaging recently

Madison Square Garden Moves Ahead With Sports, Media Split

The split comes after investor JAT Capital Management took a stake in August and pushed for changes

Fujifilm to Buy Drug Discovery Business Cellular Dynamics

The $307M deal brings Fujifilm into the medical discovery market

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