People Moves of the Week

Haynes and Boone, K&L Gates, Squire Patton Boggs
Haynes and Boone hires IP specialist; K&L adds former LipoScience VP; Squire Patton Boggs enlists David Schnittger, deputy chief of staff to U.S. House Speaker John Boehner


November Deal Tally Keeps 2014 M&A on Track to Beat Recent Years
Despite a seasonal pause in November dealmaking, 2014 is still shaping up to be one of the best years for middle-market dealmaking since the recession

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10 Issues that Medical Device Buyers Should Consider
Thinking about IP, physician involvement and other technical issues will help buyers avoid post-closing problems

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Allison Collins

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Following IPO, Fifth Street Plans to Expand Business Lines, Open Tokyo Office

Dec 19, 2014

FSAM went public with an amended offering on Oct. 30

Riverside Continues M&A Streak, Invests in Brookson

Dec 19, 2014

The investment in the business services group follows a deal for Alcohol Monitoring Systems announced earlier in December

GI Partners Adds to Health Care Tech M&A with Logibec Deal

Dec 19, 2014

The buyer closed a $2B fund in April

PPG to Buy Revocoat from Axson Group

Dec 19, 2014

The coatings company has also acquired Consorcio Comex, MasterWork and Homax Group

Exos Expands Fitness Offerings with MediFit Buy

Dec 18, 2014

Recent fitness deals have come from Running Specialty Group and Silver Oak Services Partners

Merck Pays $110M for Cancer Drug Group OncoEthix

Dec 18, 2014

The deal follows cancer treatment M&A from Genentech and Celsion

TPG Growth, Following Elf Cosmetics Deal, Invests in Beautycounter

Dec 17, 2014

The target sells skin, hair and beauty products with "health protective" ingredients through partners, including J.Crew and Gwyneth Paltrow's website, Goop.com

Riverside Continues Deal Spree, Buys Stake in Alcohol Monitoring Systems

Dec 17, 2014

The deal comes two days after the PE firm announced a deal for Soft Medical Europe

Coeur Mining Makes $146M All-Stock Deal for Paramount Gold

Dec 17, 2014

The buyer has also acquired Global Royalty and Orko Silver

U.S. HealthWorks Buys 3 Medical Centers

Dec 17, 2014

Altamont Capital and American CareSource have also invested in urgent care clinics recently

Lenders to Small Businesses Draw Investors

Dec 16, 2014

Alternative lenders are filling the gap left by banks, says Pine Brook’s Rob Glanville

Distressed Company Watch List

Dec 16, 2014

See which companies have recently indicated doubt about continuing as going concerns in SEC filings, including Jones Soda and Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals

Following November Deal, New State Capital Invests in Central Conveyor

Dec 16, 2014

The deal comes after the PE firm invested in United Medical Systems in November

Interactions Buys Speech Recognition Group AT&T Watson

Dec 16, 2014

The deal follows adaptive learning acquisitions by John Wiley and McGraw-Hill Education

Turnaround Tuesday: Struggling Jones Soda May Need to Raise Cash

Dec 16, 2014

The beverage company says it would consider a range of strategic alternatives to meet working capital requirements

Bass Pro Reels In Ranger, Stratos, Triton Fishing Boat Brands

Dec 12, 2014

The deal marks an exit for Platinum Equity, which bought the brands in 2010

NFP Adds to Insurance Consolidation With EBS/Foran Buy

Dec 12, 2014

Hub International and Confie Seguros have also made recent insurance acquisitions

Distressed Debt Investment Opportunities Are Expected to Rise

Dec 11, 2014

An increase in interest rates would likely cause companies to struggle, creating an opening for distressed debt investors

3i Debt Management Closes $411M CLO

Dec 11, 2014

The news comes shortly after Carlyle closed a $512M collateralized loan obligation fund

Eastman Chemical Buys PE-Backed Commonwealth Laminating

Dec 11, 2014

The deal follows Eastman's September purchase of Taminco

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