Wrap Up

M&A Dips in August, but 2014 is Still Beating 2012 and 2013
Despite a summer slowdown, the first eight months of 2014 produced more completed deals than the same period in the previous two years

Finance Finesse

Lenders Line Up Loan Options
More private equity firms are opting for less-traditional yield products as lenders get creative, says NXT Capital's Heath Fuller

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Tax-Inversion Deals Increase Despite Criticism
Canada's 26.5 percent corporate tax rate is luring Burger King to ditch Miami headquarters

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Mary Kathleen Flynn

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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

Expansion in Energy M&A Lags Overall Market and Other High-Growth Sectors

Aug 11, 2014

The relatively low scores for multiples suggest that prices in the energy sector are flattening out

How to Leverage Social Media in Dealmaking

Aug 8, 2014

Axial’s Sam Jacobs provides tips to use specialized social networks to meet, interact, communicate and transact

EuroGrowth 2014: Cross-Border Connections

Aug 7, 2014

As middle-market dealmaking becomes more global, the ACG-hosted event looks to prepare pros for future challenges

Dealmakers Expect Gains in TMT M&A

Jul 14, 2014

Tech, media and telecom is slated to out-pace the overall market but not the health care or manufacturing sectors

Early-Stage Deal Flow Grew in June, but the Pace Slowed

Jul 7, 2014

At the start of summer, June often proves a challenging month for M&A

Will Mike McFadden’s I-Banker Background Help or Hurt in Senate Race Against Al Franken?

Jul 3, 2014

The private equity world took a beating in Bain Capital co-founder Mitt Romney’s presidential bid

M&A in Financial Services Expected to Expand Over Next Year

Jun 12, 2014

Regulatory and tax issues are among the factors driving M&A in FIRE, especially as banks look to divest non-core assets

Private Equity Perspective:
The New Normal

Jun 5, 2014

The Riverside Co.’s Stewart Kohl explains why 2014 is a good year for mergers & acquisitions

Private Equity Perspective:
Banks, Law Firms Retrain Women Re-Entering the Workforce

Jun 4, 2014

Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse, JPMorgan Chase and Morgan Stanley are among the big banks leading the way in recruiting highly-skilled women who have returned to the workforce after taking a break from full-time careers

Month of May Proved the Weakest for M&A in 2014

Jun 4, 2014

An early Memorial Day took a toll on closed mid-market deals in May, which generated less than half the deal value in April

Early-Stage Deal Flow Expanded in May, but More Slowly than in April

Jun 3, 2014

The scores continue to dovetail with the optimism dealmakers have expressed about 2014 in eight months of surveys and interviews

Manufacturing M&A Expected to Surge Over Next 12 Months

May 20, 2014

The second installment of our new index shows that dealmakers expect manufacturing to shine over other sectors

April Deal Flow Expanded at Fastest Rate in Six Months

May 20, 2014

Survey participants say they closed more deals in April than they did in March

Private Equity Perspective:
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
(and in Washington)

May 7, 2014

SEC chair Mary Jo White's pledge to increase the number of investigators looking into PE firms sent shock waves through the ACG’s annual InterGrowth conference

Optimism on M&A Activity, Particularly in Health Care

Apr 16, 2014

The first installment of our new index shows that dealmakers expect overall M&A to increase, with health care outperforming the overall market

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