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ACG New York Women of Leadership - Entrepreneur Series
Barbara Bradley Baekgaard, founder of Vera Bradley (Nasdaq: VRA), is the latest in a series of entrepreneurs highlighted at ACG New York Women of Leadership events. Photo credit: Robert Blumenfeld

Watercooler

GTCR, Hormel, the Riverside Co-CEOs and Others Win M&A Mid-Market Awards
Amid a slow and challenging year for dealmaking, the winners of Mergers & Acquisitions’ 7th Annual M&A Mid-Market Awards outpaced the competition to grow, innovate and lead the middle market

Dealmakers

The Buyside:
Disney, Warner Bros. Seek Next-Gen YouTubes

Traditional Hollywood studios such as Disney and Warner Bros. are seeking next-generation YouTube content providers

The Buyside

Activist Investors Dig Into Mid Market
Spurred on by the high-profile success of Carl Icahn and others, a growing crop of firms is looking further downstream

Tech, Media & Telecom
Exar Buys Alitor Assets

Alitor designs and develops hardware and software compression products

Exar Corp. (Nasdaq: EXAR) will buy Alitor Inc.’s assets for $5 million.

The purchase price could go up based on the amount of revenue generated.

Alitor, headquartered in Eatontown, N.J., designs and develops hardware and software compression products.

Fremont, Calif.-based Exar designs, develops and markets analog mixed-signal circuits and other products for the networking and storage, industrial and embedded systems and communications infrastructure markets.

 

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