People Moves

Former Burger King and Pepsi Executive Mikel Durham Named CEO at Bregal Partners-Backed American Seafoods
Arsenal Capital-backed Elite Comfort hires former Dow Chemical executive Chris Chrisafides as CEO

Financial Services

Banner Year for Private Equity Fundraising Bodes Well for M&A in 2017
The amount raised in 2016 was on par with 2014, the best year for PE fundraising since the financial crisis, finds Preqin; a record number of new PE funds is being marketed to investors at the start of 2017


Lending Will Accelerate, Spurred by More M&A, Say Antares Capital Co-CEOs
John Martin and David Brackett, co-CEOs of Antares Capital, say the loan market is robust for 2017

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Fund of Funds, Lender

ESOP, Recapitalization

Agriculture, Natural Resources

New York, Hong Kong

Northeast US, Asia/Pacific

United States, Canada


Influential Women

The second edition of Mergers & Acquisitions’ special report celebrates 35 leading female transaction professionals, including Kristina Heinze, co-founder of ParkerGale

Mid-Market Awards

Who should win Mergers & Acquisitions’ 10th Annual M&A Mid-Market Awards for 2016?

After a grueling vetting process in which the editorial staff of M&A Magazine pored over 2007's top deals, the winners emerged, showcasing a blend of creativity, foresight and hustle.

Middle-Market Deal of the Year
TPG Capital's acquisition of Midwest Air Group

Lower Middle-Market Deal of the Year
Acquisition of Topps by Madison Dearborn and Tornante Co.

Small-Cap Deal of the Year
Riverside Co.'s acquisition of Anitox

Cross-Border Deal of the Year
Lazard's sale of MCT Corp.

Technology Deal of the Year
Elevation Partners' sale of VG Holding

Consumer Deal of the Year
Sterling Investment Partners' acquisition of Fairway Markets

Energy Deal of the Year
First Reserve Corp.'s sale of Ohmstede

Industrial Deal of the Year
Castle Harlan's sale and DLJ's acquisition of RathGibson

Media Deal of the Year
The sale of Mediabistro

M&A Road Warrior Award
Michael Gibbons of Brown Gibbons Lang & Co.