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Scrutiny of Nutritional Supplements May Scare Off Dealmakers
As GNC, Target, Walgreens and Walmart pull Echinacea, Ginseng and St. John's Wort off their shelves following tests showing many ingredients didn't match product labels, dealmakers may shy away from the sector


Investors Flow Into Oil & Gas
NGP Energy Capital Management and Five Point Capital Partners have raised recent energy funds

People Moves of the Week

Crowell & Moring, Harris Williams, Pine Brook
Harris Williams promotes 12 bankers; Pine Brook names new managing director; Crowell & Moring hires energy adviser Elliot Hinds

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The oil company is buying Legion Terminals, which owns an unfinished oil terminal in North Dakota’s Williston Basin

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The purchase of Wedding Planning allows the buyer to enter Europe and Latin America

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See which private equity firms have been raising capital, including Abraaj, BlackRock and SFW Capital

SFX Founder Robert Sillerman Proposes Take-Private Deal

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The music festival producer has made a string of acquisitions, including Monumental Productions, Flavorus, React Presents and Beatport

Dr. Oz's Sharecare Expands in Mobile Health with Feingold Acquisition

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The target develops technology to analyze emotions of users

Thoma Bravo-Backed Deltek Buys HRsmart

Feb 26, 2015

In 2014 the company acquired Sohnar, a cloud-based software business

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PE firm Brazos formed the target when it combined Cypress Care and Procura Management in 2007

Saw Mill-Backed Janus Acquires Steel Storage Europe

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SpecialtyCare To Buy Bankrupt ProNerve, Building on Health Care Tech M&A

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The deal marks an exit for High Road Capital Partners

Distressed Company Watch List

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See which companies have recently indicated doubt about continuing as going concerns in SEC filings, including Arkanova Energy and GelTech Solutions

Turnaround Tuesday: Amid Low Crude Oil Prices, Ivanhoe Energy Files for Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act Protection

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The oil company missed an interest payment due in December, and will continue negotiations with bondholders in a court-supervised process

Stifel to Buy Sterne Agee for $150M in Cash, Shares

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Under CEO Ron Kruszewski, Stifel has bought KBW and Thomas Weisel Partners, as shrinking margins and new regulations have prompted broker-dealers to combine or close

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The deal follows the 2014 acquisition of a Leerink Holdings unit

Thoma Bravo Buys PE-Backed Business Software PowerPlan

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The deal marks an exit for JMI Equity and TPG Growth

Adding to Lifestyle-Brand M&A, Bruckmann Rosser Acquires Simpson Race Products

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Carousel Capital invested in Simpson in 1998

Shore Capital Adds to Medical Device M&A with Summit Medical Deal

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The PE firm closed its first fund in June

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