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Piper Jaffray More Than Doubled Dealflow to Gain INVESTMENT BANK OF THE YEAR
The bank’s acquisitions of Edgeview Partners and Partnership Capital helped propel growth


M&A Momentum Accelerated in March
Falling fuel prices, rising consumer confidence and potential interest rate hikes are among factors behind dealmaker enthusiasm

Mid-Market Awards

Jones Day Deepened M&A Bench to Score LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR
The law firm added M&A attorneys in high-growth areas, including Europe, Latin America and the energy sector

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Nautic Buys Source4Teachers as Education M&A Persists

Sterling Partners and LinkedIn have also shown interest in the education space

Baird Capital Invests in Medical Device Services with Alpha Source

An influx of patients from the Affordable Care Act has caused providers to increase services

People Moves of the Week: Carlyle, Sidley Austin, Duff & Phelps

Carlyle taps former Wal-Mart CEO Mike Duke; Duff & Phelps names new managing director; Sidley Austin hires cross-border specialist

TPG Capital-Led Group Agrees to Buy Canada’s Cirque du Soleil

Guy Laliberté, the billionaire founder of the Montreal performance group best known for “O” and other Las Vegas headline acts, will hold onto a stake

Anchor Equity, KKR Snag Groupon's Ticket Monster

Groupon bought e-commerce company Ticket Monster from Living Social in 2013

Raytheon Teams with Vista Equity Partners to Form Cybersecurity Company as Threats Rise

The deal calls for Raytheon to acquire Websense from the PE firm

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.
Buyers are expected to continue seeking innovations and efficiencies to meet the market needs created by the Affordable Care Act
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The Pace of Middle-Market M&A Held Steady in the First Quarter

Kindred’s takeover of Gentiva in the health care sector and Adobe’s purchase of Fotolia in the tech sector were among the many deals to close in Q1

Latest PE Fundraising Efforts

See which private equity firms have been raising capital, including Gridiron Capital and MidOcean Partners

The Weekly Wrap: Gulfport Energy, Builders FirstSource, Eclipse Aerospace

Gulfport Energy buys Paloma Partners; Builders FirstSource acquires ProBuild Holdings; Eclipse Aerospace merges with Kestrel Aircraft

4 Companies for Sale

See which companies have recently hit the auction block, including CitiFX Pro and Avon Products' North American business segment

Acuity Brands Continues Growth with ByteLight Buy

The buyer last picked up energy management company Distech Controls and wireless controls maker Adura Technologies

IBM Expands Health Care Data Segment with Explorys

On the heels of buying Phytel and AlchemyAPI, IBM completes another software deal

KeyCorp Likely to Pursue More Small Banks

After purchasing Pacific Crest and Elan Financial's credit card business, the Cleveland holding company is expected to continue investing in the payments space

Following March Acquisition, Genstar Capital Invests in Boyd

The firm recently invested in Mercer Advisors and Tri-Delta Plastics

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