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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

The Buyside

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

Sentinel Capital Acquires Hollander Sleep Products


The deal marks an exit for HGGC, its first in the consumer sector

Corporations Conduct More M&A as Confidence in Economy Grows


From middle-market electronic instrument maker Ametek to publicly-traded conglomerate General Mills, strategic buyers prevail

Turf Ventures Management Takes Over from Evolution Capital


The recapitalization marks Evolutions' final exit from fund Evolution Investments I

Sulzer Talking With Dresser-Rand About Potential Combination


A merger would combine U.S.-based Dresser-Rand’s compressors and turbines with Sulzer’s industrial pumps to serve oil and gas customers

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

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

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

STRATEGIC BUYER OF THE YEAR
Covidien


The Dublin medical device company's aggressive dealmaking netted half a dozen acquisitions in fast-growing categories.

Express Oil's Second Time Around with Carousel


Carousel Capital likes Express Oil so much it did a double take

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