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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

Today's Transactions:
Motion and Flow Grabs Hydraulic Energy

Hydraulic Energy repairs hydraulic pumps, motors, valves and cylinders

Motion and Flow Control Products Inc. bought Hydraulic Energy Products Inc.’s assets to increase its presence in the Colorado market.

Hydraulic Energy, headquartered in Denver, repairs hydraulic pumps, motors, valves and cylinders for municipalities, railroads and industrial applications.

Motion and Flow distributes fluid connectors and fluid power equipment. The combined company will be able to provide customers with a wider range of repair services. The company is backed by private equity firm Colville Capital LLC.

Colville is based in Charlotte, N.C., and invests in companies with revenues between $10 million and $100 million. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

 

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