Corporate Interest Tax Deduction Cut Would Create “Significant Risks” for the Middle Market
Eliminating the CIT deduction would lead to a 6.3 percent drop in equity value for U.S. middle-market companies, finds new study conducted by RGL Forensics and the ACG

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People Moves: Bradley, Herzberg, Medor
Keith Bradley is Swiss Watch's new CEO; Uri Herzberg gets promoted at Debevoise; Rich Medor (pictured) gets hired by Accordion Partners

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PE Firms Fundraising: Carlyle Asia, KKR Americas and Others
Sequel Capital is also raising a fund

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Mergers & Acquisitions’ special report celebrates 25 leading female transaction professionals, including Jeri Harman, founder of Avante Mezzanine Partners

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Mergers & Acquisitions Names Winners of the 9th Annual M&A Mid-Market Awards

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Rugby Architectural Buys Lumber Producer, Leveraging Soaring New Home Sales

Backed by Leading Ridge Capital, Rugby picks up Albuquerque Hardwood Lumber

ConAgra Sells Seasonings Biz, as Consumer Products Powerhouses Prune Their Offerings

To focus on fast-growing Chef Boyardee, Hebrew National, Hunt's and Slim Jim, ConAgra is selling Lamb Weston and other slower-growing brands

Thermo Fisher Scientific to Buy Electron Microscope Maker FEI

In April, Thermo Fisher bought Affymetrix, adding technology used by scientists and biologists to analyze specimens at the cellular and genetic level

The Weekly Wrap: Becker, Bregal Sagemount, Siris Capital

Becker buys ACAMS; Bregal Sagemount adds Discovery Data; Siris Capital purchases Xura

PE Firms Fundraising: Carlyle Wing, P2 Capital and Others

Partners Group Credit Opportunities is also raising a fund

MGT Capital Acquires Assets of Demonsaw, Following D-Vasive Purchase

Cryptosoft, FireEye and Thycotic have made cybersecurity deals

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IMS Health Acquires Patient Identity Provider, as the Affordable Care Act Drives Deals

The purchase of Privacy Analytics follows IMS’s announced merger with Quintiles Transnational

AT&T’s Surprise Yahoo Bid Puts Pressure on Verizon’s Ambitions

Video is a new revenue source for wireless service providers: AT&T bought DirecTV; Yahoo’s investments in video include the purchase of BrightRoll and content relationships with MLB, NHL and PGA

Sears to Explore Options for Kenmore, Craftsman, DieHard

The unprofitable retailer, which recently paid down debt with a new loan, may again be turning to asset sales to generate cash amid continued losses

DeVry's Becker Buys Trainers of Financial Crime-Prevention Pros

Other recent education activity includes deals backed by Apollo Education, KKR and Carlyle

Bregal Sagemount Acquires Financial Services Data Provider

As part of the deal, Discovery Data purchased Meridian-IQ

HP Spins Off Services Unit, Merges it with CSC

HP Enterprise CEO Meg Whitman has been streamlining the company, including exiting the PC and printer business in 2015, to focus on selling hardware and software to corporations

Mid-Market M&A Tumbled in First Quarter to Lowest Point Since 2009

Tightening credit and the uncertainty of an election year shrank Q1 deal volume to levels last seen in the wake of the Lehman Bros. collapse

Post Oak Closes Third Fund, as Energy Industry Struggles to Regroup

The PE firm has invested in Balcones Energy Holdings, Crown Oil Partners and Mavros Minerals

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Tightening credit and the uncertainty of an election year shrank Q1 deal volume to levels last seen in the wake of the Lehman Bros. collapse