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Wrap Up

First Half of 2014 Best for M&A in 3 Years
Positive predictions for 2014 are coming true, with the first six months of the year generating more deals than the same periods in 2012 and 2013

People Moves of the Week

BTIG, D.A. Davidson, KeyBanc
BTIG taps two former Lazard execs; D.A. Davidson launches real estate team; KeyBanc drafts Anne-Marie Peterson to the firm's leveraged finance team

REAL ESTATE

BET Founder Continues Picking Up Hotels
RLJ Lodging, founded by Robert L. Johnson, recently paid about $50M for an Atlanta Hyatt

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The Weekly Wrap: Lindt Chocolate, InterActiveCorp, Platinum Equity


Lindt buys Russel Stover; InterActiveCorp picks up HowAboutWe.com; Platinum Equity acquires Transworld Systems

CNBC Host Marcus Lemonis and Dippin' Dots Owner Aim to Save Bankrupt Crumbs


The cupcake chain closed all stores on July 7

Crumbs Closes All Stores as Crumbnuts Fail to Revive Chain


The chain defaults despite a surge in cupcake demand over the past decade, enticing shops like Crumbs and Sprinkles to grow across the U.S.

Kroger Takes in Vitacost, Leveraging Increased Appetite for Supplements and E-Commerce


In another recent supplements transaction, Hormel agreed to buy Muscle Milk

NPC International Adds to Wendy’s Franchises for $58M


The deal follows franchise acquisitions by Bain Capital, and TriArtisan and Sentinel

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Articles

Top Mid-Market Deals Completed in 2013 by Industry


In transactions worth $1 billion or less, the most active sub-sectors in 2013 were real estate; business services; oil and gas; prepackaged software; and hotels and casinos

Private Equity Perspective: From Wine What Sudden Friendship Springs


Hundreds of dealmakers will share wine and networking at ACG New York's gala on Nov. 20

Q3: Middle-Market M&A Turns Down a Notch


While a global tally shows a slight uptick, U.S. deals below $1 billion still lag

2. Campbell Soup


The food distributor made several acquisitions that propelled it beyond the soup business and into other growing segments

Snack Time


Sweeping shifts in U.S. lifestyles propel a wave of food and beverage deals

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