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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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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

Short-Term Expectations for Energy Deals Dropped, Along with the Price of Oil

Feb 12, 2015

Long-term expectations for the energy sector were higher, according to our monthly poll of dealmakers

Adobe Completed $800M Purchase of Photo Service Fotolia in Otherwise Slow January

Feb 5, 2015

Despite the lull, dealmakers remain bullish in forecasts for 2015

A Very Good Year

Feb 2, 2015

The February 2015 issue features in-depth charts that offer 5-year and 10-year views of dealmaking

Last Call for Nominations!

Jan 30, 2015

The deadline for the M&A Mid-Market Awards is Jan. 31 (no exceptions). Send in your submissions now.

Private Equity Perspective: Survey Says…

Jan 28, 2015

Each month, roughly 250 dealmakers respond to Mergers & Acquisitions’ survey, giving us exclusive access to the middle market

Dealmakers Even More Bullish on TMT in 2015

Jan 15, 2015

Cloud computing, data analytics, mobile devices and e-commerce are among the advancements fueling tech M&A

December Did Not Deliver Traditional Year-End Boost

Jan 7, 2015

Early-stage index components Leads and Signed Letters rose, suggesting the middle market will continue to expand in 2015

Yahoo’s Purchase of Video-Ad Service BrightRoll Ranked Among December’s Most Interesting Deals

Jan 7, 2015

The month did not deliver the year-end flurry of past years, but M&A pros remain bullish on 2015

As the Middle Market Grew in 2014, So Did the Mergers & Acquisitions Brand

Jan 2, 2015

Check out the January issue of Mergers & Acquisitions and celebrate our brand’s milestones

Diversity: Good for Business, Good for the Middle Market

Dec 24, 2014

Finding capital is the biggest challenge minority-owned businesses face, says MBDA director Alejandra Castillo

Deal Professionals Predict Financial Services M&A Will Soar

Dec 15, 2014

The financial services sector garnered the highest score among the six fast-growth industries measured by Mergers & Acquisitions’ Mid-Market Pulse

November Deal Tally Keeps 2014 M&A on Track to Beat Recent Years

Dec 11, 2014

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

Retailers Have High Hopes for Holiday Season, but Dealmakers are Not as Jolly

Dec 8, 2014

The 3-month outlook for M&A in consumer goods and retail lags overall deals

More Deals Closed, Say Dealmakers Polled in November

Dec 3, 2014

Early-stage dealmaking also grew but not as quickly, reflecting a natural, end-of-the-year shift in focus from deal sourcing to deal closing

Middle-Market M&A Has Fared Well in 2014

Dec 1, 2014

Check out the December issue of Mergers & Acquisitions

Momentum Returned to Early-Stage Deal Flow in October, Say Survey Participants

Nov 4, 2014

Many dealmakers took advantage of October networking opportunities, such as ACG conferences in Philadelphia, Chicago and London

Middle-Market M&A Bounced Back in October

Nov 4, 2014

Sensata’s $1B purchase of Schrader International, which makes tire-pressure monitors, from Madison Dearborn was the biggest middle-market deal to close in October

Strategic Buyers Show Will to Win in Big Year for M&A

Nov 3, 2014

Check out the current issue of Mergers & Acquisitions

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