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Wrap Up

M&A Dips in August, but 2014 is Still Beating 2012 and 2013
Despite a summer slowdown, the first eight months of 2014 produced more completed deals than the same period in the previous two years

Expert's Corner

How to Leverage Social Media in Dealmaking
Axial’s Sam Jacobs provides tips to use specialized social networks to meet, interact, communicate and transact

The Buyside

Tax-Inversion Deals Increase Despite Criticism
Canada's 26.5 percent corporate tax rate is luring Burger King to ditch Miami headquarters

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Par Technology Acquires Brink Software

The acquisition provides Par, a hospitality technology company, with a stronger foothold in the restaurant industry

The Weekly Wrap: Audax, Ridgemont Equity, RLJ Lodging

Audax Group picks up Chase Industries; Ridgemont Equity acquires Cook & Boardman; RLJ Lodging picks up DoubleTree Grand Key Resort

4 Companies for Sale

See which companies have recently hit the auction block, including Verizon's network assets and Pods

Latest PE Fundraising Efforts

See which private equity firms have been raising capital, including Carlyle, Oaktree and Summit Investors

Evolution Capital Partners Follows June Deals with ROI Networks Investment

The firm invested in Knowledge Center and Cascade Healthcare Services in June

Providence Pays $400M for Health Risk Assessment Group Matrix

The acquisition allows Providence to cash in on an expanding senior population and rapidly growing Medicare market

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.
Health care is expected to continue expanding more than overall M&A and other sectors
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SAP to Acquire Concur for $7.4 Billion in Cloud-Sales Boost

SAP chief Bill McDermott races to add revenue from enterprise software delivered over the Internet as growth of traditional tools has stalled

Casino Owners Eldorado Resorts and MTR Gaming Merge

The combined company owns casinos in West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Nevada and Louisiana

In Latest Energy Services Deal, Patterson-UTI Buys Pumping Assets

Ridgemont Equity and Clayton Dublier & Rice have also recently made energy-services investments

Pabst Brewing to Be Sold to Oasis Beverages With TSG's Backing

Metropoulos & Co. is selling Pabst, which also brews Schlitz and Old Style beers

Bayer Plans Stock-Market Listing for Material-Science Business

The split will leave with Bayer with units that make pharmaceuticals and crop chemicals and seeds

Audax Group Buys Sentinel-Backed Chase Industries

The deal adds to a streak in building products transactions

In Latest Deal for Healthy Foods, WhiteWave Pays $195M for So Delicious Dairy Free

The owner of Silk and Land O Lakes joins other companies looking to buy better-for-you food companies to meet consumer demand

New Owner of Mondavi Family Winery Buys Guilliams Vineyards

Other recent wine deals have come from Pernod Ricard and Bacchus Capital

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