Corporate Interest Tax Deduction Cut Would Create “Significant Risks” for the Middle Market
Eliminating the CIT deduction would lead to a 6.3 percent drop in equity value for U.S. middle-market companies, finds new study conducted by RGL Forensics and the ACG

New Hires and Promotions

People Moves: Bradley, Herzberg, Medor
Keith Bradley is Swiss Watch's new CEO; Uri Herzberg gets promoted at Debevoise; Rich Medor (pictured) gets hired by Accordion Partners

Private Equity

PE Firms Fundraising: Carlyle Asia, KKR Americas and Others
Sequel Capital is also raising a fund

Digital Edition


Fund of Funds, Lender

ESOP, Recapitalization

Agriculture, Natural Resources

New York, Hong Kong

Northeast US, Asia/Pacific

United States, Canada


Influential Women

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

Mid-Market Awards

Mergers & Acquisitions Names Winners of the 9th Annual M&A Mid-Market Awards


Short-Term Future Not So Bright for Manufacturing

Tightening credit, volatile energy prices, and uncertainty about the November elections, continue to hamper M&A expectations

Auto Supplier Grakon, Backed by IGP, Acquires Hamsar Diversco

Deal follows acquisitions from Rotunda Capital, Trivest Partners, Highland Partners and Roark Capital

Rotunda Capital-Backed Discount Ramps Buys Competitor

Compass Automotive, Eagle One and Driven Performance are other recent targets in the car industry

Germany’s Evonik Snags Coatings Business from Air Products, as Specialty Chemical M&A Thrives

Other recent purchases include Rentech Nitrogen, U.S. Chemicals and Viakem

Maroon Group Grows Through M&A, Purchases U.S. Chemicals

The buyer previously acquired CNX Distribution and D.B. Becker

Wind Point and TPG-Backed Novolex Makes Another Add-On in Heritage Bag

Other packaging deals have come from Bemis, CCL Industries and Charter Nex

Z Capital Follows Up Restaurant Deal with Home Furnishings Maker Twin-Star International

The target owns a wide variety of brands, including fireplaces by Duraflame and home entertainment components by Bell’O

Lanxess Adds Chemours’ Oxone and Virkon S Pool Disinfectant Brands

Chemical makers prove attractive targets, with buyers including Advent, FMC and WL Ross

Advent Grows Agrochemical Portfolio with Viakem

FMC bought Cheminova, and Dow Chemical and DuPont plan to merge, as chemical makers consolidate

Saw Mill and Falcon Team with Former Jason Industries CEO David Westgate to Buy Manufacturers

Saw Mill is investing from its newly raised fund, Saw Mill Capital Partners II, LP, while Falcon is investing from Falcon Strategic Partners V, LP.

Bemis Expands Health Care Division with SteriPack’s Packaging Assets

Other recent similar acquisitions include Checkpoint Systems, Inmark Packaging and Optimum Plastics

The Weekly Wrap: Annaly, ICP, Stryker

Annaly acquires Hatteras; Audax-backed ICP adds Fomo; Stryker picks up SafeWire assets

Audax-Backed ICP Adds Handi-Flow Maker Fomo, as Adhesive M&A Piles Up

Other similar purchases include Integra and Quadrant’s spray foam division

Audax-Backed Winchester Makes Another Add-On in SRI Connector Gage

Audax won Private Equity Firm of the Year and recently closed its 500th deal

Ridgemont-Backed APE Expands with Corrosion Specialties Deal

Ridgemont recently raised a second fund and purchased Unishippers

Arsenal Capital Rolls Up Mattress Makers to Form Elite Comfort Solutions

The PE firm brings together Elite Foam, HSM Foam and Pacific Urethanes

Riverside Exits Another Company in Blood Test Equipment Manufacturer Diatron

The PE firm recently sold Emergency Communications and Orliman

Sherwin-Williams Expands Abroad with Acquisition of Rival Valspar

In 2014, Sherwin dropped its bid to add Mexico’s Comex after it was blocked by regulators

Arsenal Backs Maker of Mattress Materials in Another Industrial Deal

The PE firm recently invested in Quadrant’s spray foam division and Premium Spray

Liberty Hall Acquires Aerospace Parts Supplier Bromford Industries, Following AIM Purchase

In a similar recent deal, Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway completed its acquisition of Precision Castparts

Endeavour Backs Pacific Market’s Purchase of Houseware Maker Formation Brands

Other recent purchases include Hillside, Walter G. Anderson and Cenveo’s packaging business

Altus Acquires Pump Manufacturer Nichols Portland from Parker Hannifin

The PE Firm recently bought GED Integrated and exited Aqua-Chem

« Previous123Next »