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People Moves of the Week

AIG, Pimco, Golub Capital
AIG places exec in charge of M&A; Pimco exec steps down; Golub Capital hires Chip Cushman from GE Capital


Early-Stage Deal Flow Rose in April for Third Month in a Row
While dealmakers remain optimistic, some signs indicate the rate of M&A expansion may be slowing

Lender News

Sale Process for GE Capital's Commercial Lending Biz is Underway
The news comes as an announcement about a deal for GE Capital's PE lending unit is expected the first week of June

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PPG Continues Acquisitions with Cuming Microwave Buy

The deal comes shortly after PPG picked up Consoricio Latinoamericano

Gryphon Investors Partners with Dental Execs to Form OneSmile

The PE firm previously partnered with Steven Bilt and Bradley Schmidt to build Smile Brands, which was sold in 2005

FFL Closes its Largest PE Fund to Date

The firm has recently invested in Clarkson Eyecare and Eyemart Express

As U.S. Real Estate Recovers, Stock Building Agrees to Building Materials Merger

Steady hiring, low borrowing costs and a limited supply of existing homes is now helping lift demand in the U.S. for new properties

Turnaround Tuesday: Troubled Drug Developer Cytori Pays Debt with New Loan

The company is developing therapies that could treat rare autoimmune disease scleroderma, osteoarthritis, burns and cardiovascular disease

Distressed Company Watch List

See which companies have recently indicated doubt about continuing as going concerns in SEC filings, including Cytori Therapeutics, Frontier Oilfield and Save the World Air

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SpaceX Investor Valor Equity Closes Third Fund

The PE firm is also invested in Addepar, Fooda, Porch.com and Renovate America. Pictured: SpaceX CEO Elon Musk

PPG Expands in Central America with Consorcio Latinoamericano Deal

The buyer won Mergers & Acquisitions M&A Mid-Market Strategic Buyer of the Year award for 2014, after making a handful of acquisitions

Intel Buys Altera to Defend Data-Center Market

The deal was announced a week after, in another semiconductor transaction, Avago Technologies agreed to buy Broadcom

Boot Barn Steps Further into E-Commerce with Sheplers Buy

IBM and NetSuite have also made e-commerce driven investments recently

People Moves of the Week: Evercore, Fried Frank, Barnes & Thornberg

Evercore hires new head of capital markets; Fried Frank hires three partners; Barnes & Thornberg taps entertainment adviser Carolyn Hunt

Apollo Buys Industrial Tech Business OM Group

Platform Specialty will then acquire two of OM's units from Apollo, headed by CEO Leon Black

Sale Process for GE Capital's Commercial Lending Biz is Underway

The news comes as an announcement about a deal for GE Capital's PE lending unit is expected the first week of June

Attention Dealmakers: Close Deals While You Still Can

Check out the June issue of Mergers & Acquisitions and our cover story, featuring the race to close deals

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