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Wrap Up

M&A Rose in Q3
The first three quarters of the year delivered the highest middle-market deal value for the period in five years

Experts Corner:

Growth in Construction Sector Spurs M&A
The construction products industry is fragmented, making it ripe for consolidation, explains Ridgemont Equity Partners’ Rob Edwards

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Tax-Inversion Deals Increase Despite Criticism
Canada's 26.5 percent corporate tax rate is luring Burger King to ditch Miami headquarters

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News

Amazon Scored September’s Biggest Middle-Market Deal


The e-commerce company paid $970 million for Twitch Interactive, an online community of video gamers

Riverside Adds to Health Care Tech M&A with Medical Payment Exchange Investment


The deal follows the PE firm's backing of Protexer, Tate's Bake Shop and Uinta Brewing

Obama Administration’s New Rules Target Medtronic’s Ongoing Bid for Covidien and Other Tax-Inversion Deals


Horizon Pharma, which completed an address change from Illinois to low-tax Ireland earlier in September when it bought Vidara Therapeutics, will not be affected

The Weekly Wrap: Audax, Ridgemont Equity, RLJ Lodging


Audax Group picks up Chase Industries; Ridgemont Equity acquires Cook & Boardman; RLJ Lodging picks up DoubleTree Grand Key Resort

Hormel's Purchase of Muscle Milk Maker Was Among August's Notable Deals


The middle market closed 168 deals in August, fewer than in July

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Articles

3Qs With... Craig Jarchow, Managing Director, Pine Brook Partners


As the energy sector needs more capital, PE firms have been raising energy-specific funds

Lucid Explores Options, Looks for PE Investment


The company makes cellular imaging systems for dermatologists

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

5. Valeant Pharmaceuticals


The company fills existing distribution channels with additional products or buys similar operations to exploit synergies

4. Health Care REIT


Under the guidance of executive VP Scott Brinker, HCN took note of the deal opportunities arising from an aging populace

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