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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

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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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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

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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Following March Acquisition, Genstar Capital Invests in Boyd

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

Health Care Tech Providers Medytox and CollabRx to Merge

KPMG and Digirad have also made health-care technology buys recently

With New Fund, Thoma Bravo Will Bid on Bigger Software Deals

The firm won Deal of the Year for its 2014 purchase of TravelClick. Pictured: Orlando Bravo, managing partner

Etsy IPO Values Crafts Seller as EBay Takeover Target

Topping the list of potential acquirers is EBay, whose marketplace will need an avenue for expansion after itís separated from the PayPal division

Bubble Wrap Owner Expands Robot Unit with Intellibot

Sealed Air sold its medical packaging unit to PE firm Mason Wells in 2013

Riverside-Backed Spectrio Picks Up Competitor

Message On Hold provides recorded advertisements delivered to callers while waiting on phone lines

Gridiron Capital Adds to Car-Related M&A with Dent Wizard Deal

Accella Performance and Royal Adhesives have also made acquisitions in the coatings, adhesives and sealants space recently

Nokia Bets $16.6B in Alcatel Deal Creating Network Leader

Nokiaís biggest acquisition would result in a supplier that surpasses Ericsson and Huawei Technologies in wireless-infrastructure revenue

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