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Scrutiny of Nutritional Supplements May Scare Off Dealmakers
As GNC, Target, Walgreens and Walmart pull Echinacea, Ginseng and St. John's Wort off their shelves following tests showing many ingredients didn't match product labels, dealmakers may shy away from the sector

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Dr. Oz's Sharecare Expands in Mobile Health with Feingold Acquisition
The target develops technology to analyze emotions of users

People Moves of the Week:

Venable, Greenbriar Equity, Barnes & Thornburg
Venable hires advisers from Baker & McKenzie; Greenbriar taps new managing director; Barnes & Thornburg names David Cornwell, a go-to lawyer for athletes, a partner

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Evolve Media Buys Product Review Site Total Beauty Media

Recent media deals have also recently been made by Meredith and New Media Investment Group

Silver Springs Citrus Drinks In Country Pure Foods

The transaction follows a juice deal from Centre Partners, which invested in Sun Orchard in January

AbbVie Trumps J&J With a $21B Deal in Cancer Therapy Push

Valeant and Merck have both made mid-market cancer acquisitions recently

Hub Makes Another Acquisition, Insurance Industry Keeps Consolidating

KKR-backed Alliant Insurance and GTCR-backed AssuredPartners have also announced insurance acquisitions recently

Harbour Point and Quantum Invest in Oak Street Health

U.S. HealthWorks and American CareSource have also acquired health care centers recently

Mallinckrodt Buys Ikaria for $2.3B from Madison Dearborn-Led Group

Mallinckrodt acquired pain-drug maker Cadence last year, then bought Questcor Pharmaceuticals

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.
Long-term expectations for the energy sector were higher, according to our monthly poll of dealmakers
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Healogics Closes Deal for Revelstoke-backed Accelecare

The deal follows health care acquisitions from Aequor Healthcare and Mednax

Broadridge Financial Adds to Cloud Software M&A, Buys Direxxis

Cloud software deals have also come from Clearlake Capital and Vector Capital. Pictured: Richard Daly, Broadridge CEO

As Insurance Industry Consolidates, KKR-Backed Alliance Makes an Acquisition

The business is building up its presence in the Northwest by buying Kassa Insurance

HGGC’s Final Close of Second Fund Illustrates Strength of Succession Plan

Founders still with the firm are Rich Lawson, Greg Benson and former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Steve Young

Turnaround Tuesday: Another Troubled Retailer, Joe's Jeans, Negotiates with Lenders

The company's CEO resigned in January and it has yet to integrate a company, Hudson Jeans, which it bought in 2013

Distressed Company Watch List

See which companies have recently indicated doubt about continuing as going concerns in SEC filings, including Cryoport and Joe's Jeans

The Colony Group Adds CapGroup Advisors

Provident Financial and Lucia Capital have also made wealth management deals recently

Bertram Recaps Clarus Glassboards, Takes Majority Stake

Bertram-backed Maxcess International made an acquisition in December

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