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Comvest Partners, Gulfstar, Strategic Value Partners
Comvest Partnres hires Jon Huitink; Gulfstar Group issues promotion; Strategic Value Partners adds adviser

Mid-Year M&A Update

Is 2015 Frontloaded?
Dealmakers enjoyed a busy first half of the year, but many see growth slowing over the next 12 months

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Turnaround Tuesday: Micro-Brewer American Brewing Cooks Up Expansion Plan, Needs Cash

Financial woes spell an uncertain future for the business, which was featured on PBS mini-documentary series "Breakthroughs with Martin Sheen"

Westport and Fuel Systems Merge in Alt Energy Deal

Hurting from lower oil prices and increased competition, Fuel Systems had been restructuring

Riverside Revs Deal Engine with Arrowhead

The deal comes as the PE firm also announces an add-on acquisition for animal health business Simcro

Distressed Company Watch List

See which companies have recently indicated doubt about continuing as going concern in SEC filings, including American Brewing, Foundation Healthcare and Gevo

People Moves at Mergers & Acquisitions

Allison Collins has been promoted to assistant managing editor, and we've hired Demitri Diakantonis as senior reporter

People Moves of the Week: Comvest Partners, Gulfstar, Strategic Value Partners

Comvest Partnres hires Jon Huitink; Gulfstar Group issues promotion; Strategic Value Partners adds adviser

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The PE firm is taking PartyLite candle maker Blyth private, following the firmís purchase of Novetta

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See which companies hit the auction block this week including Eureka Hunter and Meda Pharmaceuticals

Latest PE Fundrasing Efforts

See which private equity firms are raising capital, including Insight Venture, Summit Partners and Oak Hill

The Weekly Wrap: Sycamore Partners, Heico, Kainos Capital

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Carlyle Group Acquires Analytics Provider Novetta from Arlington Capital Partners

The deal comes three years after Arlington formed the target, amid rising interest in the cybersecurity space

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