Cybersecurity Firms Draw Buyers, as Hackers Invade Agencies, Campaigns and Companies
Yahoo’s alert of the largest known breach of user information comes in the midst of Verizon's acquisition, underscoring the need for IT due diligence and cybersecurity providers


Pruning Process: 7 Consumer Goods Producers Buy & Sell to Grow
Procter & Gamble sold Duracell and is divesting 40-plus beauty brands; Clorox sold car cleaners and bought Renew Life probiotics; General Mills sold Green Giant and bought Epic Provisions

Private Equity

The Riverside Co. Doubles Down on Small Businesses with Fourth Micro-Cap Fund
The PE firm has backed many small businesses, including The Dermatology Group, Kasasa by BancVue, and SafeBuilt

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Influential Women

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

Mid-Market Awards

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

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.