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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

Mid-Market Awards

Piper Jaffray More Than Doubled Dealflow to Gain INVESTMENT BANK OF THE YEAR
Purchasing Edgeview and Partnership Capital helped propel growth

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Amid Airline Scrutiny, RBC Bearings Pays $500M for Dover Unit

As aircrafts age and scrutiny of the industry intensifies in the wake of high-profile plane crashes, companies that makes airplane parts are likely to be increasingly attractive purchases

The Weekly Wrap: Warburg Pincus, Genstar, Stamps.com

Warburg PIncus invests in Sterigenics; Genstar acquires Mercer Advsiors; Stamps.com buys PSI

1 Company for Sale

Bankrupt retailer Karmaloop is seeking a buyer

Latest PE Fundraising Efforts

See which private equity firms have been raising capital, including Fayerweather, KRG and Thoma Bravo

Wind Point Invests in Wisconsin Cheese Business, as Food M&A Sizzles

The PE firm sold a food-related company to Goldman Sachs and Vestar Capital previously

Dow Chemical Strikes $5 Billion Chlorine Deal With Olin

Activist investor Dan Loeb has called for Dow to spin off its petrochemicals business

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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The Riverside Co. Sold up a Storm to Land SELLER OF THE YEAR

Riverside completed an impressive 19 portfolio-company sales, including Disa Global Solutions, the firmís largest exit

Blackstone-Backed PGI Expands in Europe with Dounor Buy

The buyer, which makes engineered, non-woven fabrics, acquired manufacturers Fiberweb in 2013 and Providencia in 2014

Clearlake-Backed Inventus Acquires London E-Discovery Firm

Recent business services deals have come from Huron Consulting and HGGC, which won the 2014 M&A Mid-Market Award for Private Equity Firm of the Year

Capitala Closes $125M Lower Mid-Market PE Fund

The firm is also invested in Tender Greens, Merlin International and Sequoia Healthcare Management

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

Global Payments to Buy Irish Gateway Realex in European Expansion

The deal positions Global Payments better within the European market

Heinz’s $46B Kraft Bid Is a Megadeal Without a Megabank

Choosing boutique banks over bulge-bracket firms, Heinz hired Lazard, and Kraft picked Centerview

Stamps.com Buys Newell Rubbermaid's Endicia for $215M

Newell has bought and shed several business units over the past few years as it looks to increase profitability

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