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Riverside, Kainos Capital, Barclays
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Mid-Year M&A Update

Is 2015 Frontloaded?
Dealmakers enjoyed a busy first half of the year, but many see growth slowing over the next 12 months

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Frothy Leverage Markets Move Multiples
“Multiples have moved into double-digit territory because of the emergence of the non-bank lending ecosystem,” says Rich Lawson, HGGC CEO

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Let's Hear it for the Ladies (Of the Middle Market!)

Aug 3, 2015

Send us your nominations for the 25 Most Influential Women in Mid-Market M&A. Pictured: Gretchen Perkins, Huron Capital

Deal Flow May Slow in Second Half of 2015

Jul 21, 2015

Completed deal volume and value were not as high in May and June as they were in 2014

Mid-Year M&A Update: Is 2015 Frontloaded?

Jul 20, 2015

Dealmakers enjoyed a busy first half of the year, but many see growth slowing over the next 12 months

Independent Sponsors Take on Larger Role in Mid-Market Deals

Jul 16, 2015

Unlike PE firms, which raise funds prior to doing deals, Rainbow Capital founder Steven Marcus pursues capital after agreeing to participate in a transaction

Tech Deals Expected to Flourish Even When Overall M&A Slows

Jul 15, 2015

Dealmakers predict growth in tech deals will continue to accelerate over the next year, according to the Mid-Market Pulse

June M&A Grew More Than May, But Less Than April

Jul 8, 2015

Early-stage activity did not translate into deal value and volume for the month

Expectations for Financial Services M&A are High, but There’s Less Irrational Exuberance

Jun 15, 2015

Dealmakers aren’t quite as enthusiastic as they were after the mid-term elections in late 2014

Deal Flow in May Grew, But at a Slower Pace

Jun 11, 2015

Most participants in our Mid-Market M&A Conditions Index (MACI) remained upbeat in their outlooks for M&A, but some said deal activity has peaked

Manufacturing M&A Expected to Grow, but More Slowly

May 14, 2015

While dealmaking in the sector is still healthy, the rankings on Mergers & Acquisitions’ Mid-Market Pulse (MMP) have plummeted over the last year

Early-Stage Deal Flow Rose in April for Third Month in a Row

May 6, 2015

While dealmakers remain optimistic, some signs indicate the rate of M&A expansion may be slowing

Inside Word: Confidence Continues

May 1, 2015

The first quarter of 2015 performed on par with 2014, which is good news for dealmakers, as we report in the May issue of Mergers & Acquisitions

Private Equity Perspective: Video Data Rooms & Other Tech Tools for Dealmakers

Apr 30, 2015

The Riverside Co.'s Peggy Roberts, Brynwood Partners' David Eagle and Harris Williams' Chip Duggins say VDRs help close deals efficiently and securely

Health Care M&A to Skyrocket, Dealmakers Predict

Apr 15, 2015

Buyers are expected to continue seeking innovations and efficiencies to meet the market needs created by the Affordable Care Act

M&A Momentum Accelerated in March

Apr 13, 2015

Falling fuel prices, rising consumer confidence and potential interest rate hikes are among factors behind dealmaker enthusiasm

Private Equity Perspective:
Four Firms Win M&A Mid-Market Awards

Mar 30, 2015

HGGC’s leadership team took home PE Firm of the Year, but we also honored Huron, Riverside Thoma Bravo

Low Energy Bills May Boost M&A in Consumer Goods and Retail Sector

Mar 16, 2015

Lower prices for gasoline and heating oil give families more discretionary income to spend, according to the Mid-Market Pulse

Leads for New Deals Soared in February

Mar 10, 2015

The results of our Mid-Market M&A Conditions Index (MACI) reflected the annual shift to new business after a post-holiday pause

Cloud Chasing: Check out the March Issue of Mergers & Acquisitions

Mar 2, 2015

Thoma Bravo and other PE firms and strategic buyers are snatching up cloud services in our March cover story

Private Equity Perspective:
Sizing up the Middle Market

Feb 18, 2015

We’re looking forward to announcing the winners of the 2014 M&A Mid-Market Awards in the April issue of Mergers & Acquisitions

Like the NFL Rooney Rule, the RLJ Rule Identifies Qualified Minority Candidates

Feb 17, 2015

BET founder and investor Robert L. Johnson recommends interviewing minority candidates and vendors who are often overlooked

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