Due Diligence

Cybersecurity Must Be Part of the M&A Process, says Eric Feldman, CIO of the Riverside Co.
The Yahoo data breach, coming in the midst of Verizon’s acquiring the struggling Internet company, provides a moment of reflection on cybersecurity


The Weekly Wrap: Bravo Sports, Trans World, US Foods
Bravo Sports buys Nutcase; Trans World acquires Etailz; US Foods purchases Save on Seafood

Private Equity

PE Firms Fundraising: Apollo Accord, Welkin Captial and Others
Summit Investors is also raising a fund

Digital Edition


Fund of Funds, Lender

ESOP, Recapitalization

Agriculture, Natural Resources

New York, Hong Kong

Northeast US, Asia/Pacific

United States, Canada


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


Golden Gate Capital Acquires Aircraft Equipment Maker Tronair

The deal follows recent purchases of aerospace suppliers by Liberty Hall, Platte River, and AEI

Watermill Acquires Experi-Metal, Parts Maker for Auto Manufacturers

Deal follows recent purchases of automaker suppliers by Grakon, Altus Capital and LKQ

Liberty Hall Remains Acquisitive, Backs Aerospace Parts Supplier ZTM

The PE firm recently invested in AIM Aerospace, Bromford Industries and J&M Machine

Platte River Backs CTS Engines, Grows Aerospace Portfolio

The purchase follows Platte River’s recent acquisitions of Huskie Tools and Jameson

Riverside-Backed H-D Advanced Manufacturing Adds Numeric Machine

Numeric makes components for drilling motors used in oil & gas mining

AEI Stays Active Following Recent Close of Debut Fund

The purchase of Moeller comes after AEI made deals for AC&A, Belcan and Kellstrom

Liberty Hall Backs J&M Machines, as Aerospace Deals Soar

The PE firm recently invested in Bromford Industries and AIM Aerospace

TransDigm Adds Behrman-Backed Aircraft Components Maker DDC

Other aerospace purchases have come from AE Industrial Partners, Liberty Hall and MTS Systems

AE Industrial Partners Acquires Aerospace Parts Manufacturer AC&A

Deal follows the PE firm’s purchases of Belcan and Kellstrom

Milbank Expanded M&A Practice to Deliver Law Firm of the Year

The firm, whose M&A practice is led by Alexander Kaye, advised on innovative deals, including the first aircraft-backed securitization deal in Asia

AEI Raises Debut Fund to Focus on Aerospace Deals

The PE firm has invested in Belcan, Kellstrom Materials and Tandel Systems

The Weekly Wrap: Alaska Air, Brocade, Hennessy Capital

Alaska Air buys Virgin Airlines; Brocade Communications acquires Ruckus Wireless; Hennessy Capital purchases United Subcontractors

Alaska Air Expands Fleet with the Acquisition of Richard Branson’s Virgin America

The deal would put Alaska Air in a better position to compete against Delta, American Airlines and Southwest

Liberty Hall Acquires Aerospace Parts Supplier Bromford Industries, Following AIM Purchase

In a similar recent deal, Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway completed its acquisition of Precision Castparts

Worldwide Flight Adds to Aerospace M&A, Buys Cargo Handler Consolidation Aviation

Recent purchases in the sector have come from World Fuel Services and Liberty Hall

World Fuel Picks Up ExxonMobil's Aircraft Business, as Air Travel Soars

The deal includes airports in in Canada, the United Kingdom, France Germany, Italy, Australia and New Zealand

Liberty Hall’s Deal for AIM Aerospace Driven by Demand for New Airplanes

The PE firm also owns LaCroix Industries, McCann Machining and Precise Machining & Manufacturing

Atlas Flies with Southern Air Deal

The target owns Florida West International Airways, Worldwide Air Logistics and has an agreement with DHL Express

As Aircraft Industry Updates Planes, Parts Makers Will Bring in Buyers

Interest in the sector has come from Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway, as well as Heico

American Securities Sells Robertson to Heico, Amid a Flurry of Aerospace Deals

Some recent deals include Nautic’s acquisition of Aerostar and Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway’s purchase of Precision Castparts

The Weekly Wrap: Audax, TransDigm, Constellation Brands

Audax buys Justrite; TransDigm adds Breeze-Eastern; Constellation Brands purchases Ballast Brewing

Tech-Focused PE Firm ParkerGale Closes Debut Deal

ParkerGale’s purchase of Aircraft Technical Publishers brings together two trends: renewed interest in air travel and in tech M&A

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