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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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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

Charlesbank Adds PE-Backed HDT Global

The sale of the military-equipment maker marks an exit for Metalmark Capital

In Latest Building Products Deal, Spectrum Brands Adds Tell Manufacturing

The move follows similar acquisitions by Ridgemont Equity and Trive Capital

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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The PE firm recently exited Capstone Logistics and American Hardwood

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The instrument lines are being sold by Medtronic, which is trying to buy Covidien for $43B in controversial tax-inversion deal

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The PE firm 's purchase comes after similar deals by Trive Capital and Beacon Roofing

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