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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Mary Kathleen Flynn

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Call for Nominations: 2014 M&A Mid-Market Awards

Dec 16, 2014

Our 2013 M&A Mid-Market Awards honored: Fifth Street, GTCR, Hormel, Latham & Watkins, Lincoln International, Vector Capital, Yahoo and the co-CEOs of the Riverside Co. Who should win our 2014 awards?

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

Private Equity Perspective: Our Videos Bring You Face to Face with Dealmakers

Oct 30, 2014

Watch interviews with Bertram Capital Management’s Michelle Chao and others from ACG LA, M&A East and Midwest ACG Capital Connection

Growth in Manufacturing M&A May Have Peaked

Oct 15, 2014

The sector is still expanding, but expectations aren’t as high as earlier in the year

Opportunities to Go Global Abound at EuroGrowth 2014

Oct 13, 2014

The ACG’s second annual London conference brings together dealmakers from all over the world, says Piero Carbone of Duane Morris

M&A Rose in Q3

Oct 6, 2014

The first three quarters of the year delivered the highest middle-market deal value for the period in five years

September was 3Q’s Slowest Month for M&A

Oct 6, 2014

The sluggish pace may have been due to seasonal considerations, including parents focused on getting kids back to school

Amazon Scored September’s Biggest Middle-Market Deal

Oct 6, 2014

The e-commerce company paid $970 million for Twitch Interactive, an online community of video gamers

October Country: Inside the Current Issue of Mergers & Acquisitions

Sep 30, 2014

Manufacturing plays a crucial role in M&A today; networking opportunities abound with M&A East, EuroGrowth 2014 and Midwest ACG Capital Connection; tax-inversion deals gain ground

Former Madison Capital Execs Trevor Clark and Chris Williams Join Angelo Gordon to Launch Direct Lending Group

Sep 29, 2014

Clark Served as CEO of Madison Capital When It Won Mergers & Acquisitions’ Lender of the Year Award for 2012

Hormel's Purchase of Muscle Milk Maker Was Among August's Notable Deals

Sep 17, 2014

The middle market closed 168 deals in August, fewer than in July

Dealmakers Still Bullish on Health Care, Especially in the Short Term

Sep 15, 2014

Health care is expected to continue expanding more than overall M&A and other sectors

M&A Dips in August, but 2014 Continues to Beat 2012 and 2013

Sep 10, 2014

Despite a summer slowdown, the first eight months of 2014 produced more completed deals than the same period in the previous two years

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