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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

Expert's Corner

How to Leverage Social Media in Dealmaking
Axial’s Sam Jacobs provides tips to use specialized social networks to meet, interact, communicate and transact

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News

Compass Buys Littlejohn-Backed Soil Processor Clean Earth


The sale comes after the PE firm closed a $2B fund in July

The Weekly Wrap: Lindt Chocolate, InterActiveCorp, Platinum Equity


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

Reynolds Acquiring Lorillard for $25B to Reshape Industry


BAT’s U.K. rival Imperial Tobacco Group will acquire brands such as Kool and Blu e-cigarettes, potentially assuaging antitrust concerns

Genstar Takes Over Data Group Asset International


Genstar has committed capital for Asset International to pursue acquisitions

Turnaround Tuesday: University General Health Considers M&A, Divestitures as Part of Restructuring


The health care group expects additional funding after it files an annual report with the SEC

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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

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

Chile Mining Needs to Raise More Cash


The copper miner is working to finish plants, but its accountant raised doubts about the ability to continue without the threat of liquidation

Q2 2013:
Deal Flow Still Slow, but Hope Springs Eternal


Transaction closes are still taking a pause from the frenzied fourth quarter, but dealmakers say they’re starting to see an uptick

M&A Completions by Industry - 2012


Forty-two was the maximum number of deals for one particular sector. Find out which industry came in last with just one deal

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