Tax Inversion Rules May Hamper Cross-Border M&A in the Middle Market
Fallout from the new rules won’t be limited to mega deals like Pfizer’s scuttled purchase of Botox maker Allergan


The Weekly Wrap: Liberty Hall, Teasdale, Thoma Bravo
Liberty Hall acquires J&M Machine; Snow Phipps-backed Teasdale adds Mesa Foods; Thoma Bravo buys Bomgar


PE Firms Fundraising: Brookfield Infrastructure, Kainos and Others
Star Mountain Partners is also raising a fund

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

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Origami Capital Raises PE Fund Targeting Illiquid Assets

Post Oak Energy, TPG, AE Industrial Partners and Carlyle have also raised capital

Brexit Vote Adds More Uncertainty to Cross-Border M&A

Britain’s vote to exit the EU may fan the flames that have already singed the middle market in this U.S. presidential election year

Gannett Buys ReachLocal, as Publishers Seek Regional Online Advertisers

Web.com and Perficient have also made acquisitions in the sector

Lovell Minnick-Backed Construction Consultant J.S. Held Purchases Lovett Silverman

The buyer also acquired Chroma Building Corp.’s property loss division and Wakelee Associates

Dealmaker's Guide to M&A Services, Groups & Resources

Data providers, virtual data rooms and networking groups are becoming increasingly important tools in M&A

PE Firms Fundraising: Brookfield Infrastructure, Kainos and Others

Star Mountain Partners is also raising a fund

Snow Phipps Acquires Meeting Scheduler ECRM, Following Mesa Foods Deal

The seller, BV Investment Partners, recently backed textile maker C.F. Stinson

Thoma Bravo Grows Cybersecurity Portfolio with Bomgar Acquisition

The PE firm has also invested in DigiCert, Landesk and Sailpoint

People Moves: Gamett, Louie, Redett

James Gamett forms Sweetwater Capital; Betty Louie (pictured) joins Orrick Herrington; John Redett gets promoted at Carlyle

Accenture Expands Cybersecurity Services in Israel, Buys Maglan

Accenture has previously invested in Cimation, Endgame, FusionX and Team8

GTCR Buys Mortgage Tech Vendor Optimal Blue from Serent Capital

Under Serent’s ownership, Optimal Blue purchased competitor LoanSifter

Guest Article: Ask These 5 Questions Before Hiring A Controller

Controllers are becoming increasingly important in PE-backed companies, says CMF Associates’ Kathryn Kehoe

Dealmakers Connect at ACG Boston's DealFest and DealSource Select

Massachusetts has seen a pickup in M&A with targets including MainSpring Healthcare, Xura and JK Group

Microsoft Expands in Business Networking, Buys LinkedIn

The two companies started deal talks in January and both are looking for new growth opportunities

Axel Springer Buys EMarketer, Extending U.S., Digital Push

Axel Springer bought Business Insider in 2015

Dover to Expand Fuel Pump Payment Services with Wayne Acquisition

Deal follows acquisitions of Fairbanks Environmental and Tokheim Group fueling businesses

Wasserstein-Led Consortium Buys Northstar Travel from Wicks

PE firm joined by Alberta Teachers, John Hancock and Storebrand Insurance in deal

PPG Adds MetoKote, as M&A in Coatings Business Heats Up

Deal follows announced acquisitions of additives companies by Evonik Industries and Maroon Group

Thoma Bravo Buys Again, Backs Supply Chain Management Software Maker Elemica

The PE firm invested in LawLogix, Qlik and SolarWinds

National Security a Top Priority in Cross-Border Deals

In this guest article, BDO’s John Lash says defense and security companies are most likely to come under scrutiny

ParkerGale-Backed One Plus Adds SmartBin, Maker of Garbage Gauge

Recent tech deals have come from Bregal Sagemount, Genstar and Siris

MGT Capital Acquires Assets of Demonsaw, Following D-Vasive Purchase

Cryptosoft, FireEye and Thycotic have made cybersecurity deals

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