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


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


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:
Post Modern Group Closes Criterion, Visual Ed, TeleFilm Deals

Criterion provides feature films to the Canadian market

Post Modern Group has closed deals for Criterion Pictures, Visual Education Center and International TeleFilm.

Richmond, British Columbia-based Criterion provides feature films to the Canadian market, including films from Paramount Picture, Warner Bros. Fox and independent film makers. The company provides films for universities, libraries, hospitals and other locations to show before the home video release date.

Visual Education, headquartered in Ontario, provides audio and video educational resources. International TeleFilm, also based in Ontario, distributes employee training resources.

Post Modern, headquartered in Irvine, Calif., is a digital media production and broadcast company. Terms of the deals were not disclosed.


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