Cover Story

2014 Best Year for Middle-Market M&A Since 2007
Dealmakers predict 2015 will prove even better

Strategic Buyers

The Top 15 Middle-Market M&A Stories of 2014
The M&A Mid-Market Awards, the lower middle market, Vera Bradley’s growth story and five technologies driving health care deals were among the most popular transaction topics

People Moves of the Week

D.A. Davidson, Ropes & Gray, William Blair
D.A. Davidson brings in two M&A vets; Ropes & Gray hires partner; William Blair names Todd Speece head of West Coast equity capital markets

Digital Edition


Fund of Funds, Lender

ESOP, Recapitalization

Agriculture, Natural Resources

New York, Hong Kong

Northeast US, Asia/Pacific

United States, Canada


People Database

Exclusive data on top players in capital markets

Scott Irvin

Firm: KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc.

In the news: People Moves of the Week: Berkshire Partners, WeiserMazars, Keybanc



December 29, 2014

Past Issues

US Public

U.S. Public M&A Activity

Summary of U.S. public merger activity between Dec. 22-29

Small Cap

Lower Middle Market Transaction Activity

U.S. merger activity between $10M and $50M Dec. 22-29

Completed Transactions

Completed Middle Market Transactions

Summary of completed middle market transactions Dec. 22-29


Middle Market Divestitures

Middle market divestitures greater than $50M between Dec. 22-29


Private Companies for Sale

Private targets greater than $50M between Dec. 22-29

Foreign Deals

Foreign Companies for Sale

Foreign targets greater than $100M identified between Dec. 22-29

Volume & Value

Deal Volume & Value

Volume & Value for U.S. M&A between Dec. 22-29