People Moves of the Week

Goldpoint Partners, Deloitte, CMF Associates
Goldpoint taps former Blackstone exec to be CFO; Deloitte hires FDIC veteran; CMF expands Detroit office with Ashley Dunbar

Consumer Goods & Retail

Unilever Grows Personal Care Portfolio with Dermalogica
The company recently inked another skincare deal for Kate Somerville, which was sold by JH Partners

Food & Beverage

Deutsch Family Purchases Redemption As Wine and Spirits Deals Pop
Acquiring Redemption gives Deutsch an entry into the American whiskey segment

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Financial Services

Small Deals to Bring Hundreds of Dealmakers to Windy City

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is scheduled to speak at the AM&AA Summer Conference

Spotlight on Latin America

U.S. private equity investment in Brazil, Colombia and Mexico is at an all-time high, as we explore in the July issue of Mergers & Acquisitions, featuring Jones Day’s Michael McGuinness

Willis Group, Towers Watson Agree to Merge

Willis, under CEO Dominic Casserley, has been pursuing deals to extend its geographic reach and add customers seeking coverage for specialized risks

Latest PE Fundraising Efforts

See which private equity firms have been raising capital, including Harwood Private Equity and KSL Capital

ATL Acquires MedConx and Expands Footprint in Costa Rica

Buying MedConx allows ATL to gain a manufacturing space in the country's capital

Blythe Masters' Blockchain-Tech Startup Turns to M&A

Digital Asset Holdings, led by JPMorgan Chase alum Blythe Masters, is expanding its capabilities by acquiring other such firms

Leon Black’s Apollo Said to Plan Largest CLO Fund of the Year

The proposed CLO for Apollo’s credit business would exceed an $856.8M fund raised by Guggenheim Investments

New York Life Hires Barclays’s Khalil for Mergers, Acquisitions

Saad Khalil's arrival comes on the heels of New York Life's purchase of IndexIQ

Deal Dialogue: Pure Barre Has Headroom to Expand, says WJ Partners' Jaime Wall

Before investing in the ballet-inspired exercise class, Catterton backed CorePower Yoga, Flywheel Sports and Sweaty Betty

Donating to Charity is a Win/Win for PE Firms

Contributing illiquid assets gives donors tax deductions and other benefits

People Moves of the Week: Houlihan Lokey, Meketa Investment Group, Gordon Brothers

Mesa co-founder Mark Patricof to join Houlihan Lokey through deal; Meketa name co-CEOs; Gordon Brothers expands valuation division

Latest PE Fundraising Efforts

See which private equity firms have been raising capital, including MidOcean Partners and Westmoore Partners

2 Companies For Sale

See which companies have recently hit the auction block, including Colt Defense and SNL Financial

Stone Point Recaps Privilege Underwriters and Sells Stake to KKR

The deal was announced as expectations for M&A in the financial services sector remains high, according to Mergers & Acquisitions' Mid-Market Pulse

Kirk Kerkorian, Billionaire Investor and Legendary Dealmaker, Dies at 98

The veteran investor controlled MGM/UA Entertainment, bought Steve Wynn’s Mirage Resorts, acquired almost 10 percent of Chrysler’s stock in 1990 and a stake in General Motors, which he sold in 2006

Sun Life Buys Bentall Kennedy, Diversifies Real Estate Services

The transaction follows other deals in the sector by GI Partners and TPG Capital

People Moves of the Week: AlpInvest, KeyBanc, Star Mountain

AlpInvest taps new managing director; KeyBanc adds to its health care group; Star Mountain brings in former Morgan Stanley CEO John Mack

Latest PE Fundraising Efforts

See which private equity firms have been raising capital, including Lineage Capital and Ascendent Capital Partners

The Weekly Wrap: Campbell Soup, Ametek,
GE Antares

Campbell Soup takes over Garden Fresh; Ametek acquires Cognex division; the GE Antares auction ends

SunGard Absorbs CRW in Software Push

SunGard has been backed by Silver Lake Partners, TPG Capital, Bain Capital, Blackstone Group, Goldman Sachs, KKR and Providence Equity since 2005

For GE Capital’s Coveted Antares Unit, New Owner Means Expansion Beyond Senior Debt

The middle-market’s top senior loan provider expects to offer mezzanine and junior debt after GE’s sale to CPPIB closes, Antares CEO David Brackett tells Mergers & Acquisitions

GE Capital’s Coveted PE Lending Unit Sells to Canada Pension Plan

CPPIB reportedly outbid Apollo, Ares, Blackstone, KKR, Mitsubishi UFJ and SunTrust Banks. Pictured: CPPIB CEO Mark Wiseman

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