People Moves of the Week:

Cook M&A, Houlihan Lokey, Piper Jaffray
Cook M&A names Michael Olson vice president; Houlihan Lokey hires transaction advisory head; Piper Jaffray acquires energy investment bank

Private Equity

The Rise of the Operating Partner
Baird Capital’s Roberto Ferranti, Riverside’s Jeff Goodman, Excellere’s John Lanier, Northstar Aerospace’s David McConnaughey and Graham’s Dan Soroka (pictured) help portfolio companies improve processes and trim costs

Emerging Markets

As China’s Economy Falters, Southeast Asia Attracts Dealmakers
Inexpensive manufacturing and increased consumerism make Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam appealing to private equity firms and strategic buyers from all over the world

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The Mergers & Acquisitions People Database is a unique tool that allows you to search for hundreds of movers and shakers in the investment banking, private equity, hedge fund and capital markets world -- all in one place. The one-of-a-kind database offers current job titles, contact information, employment history, educational background and much more information that can help you create and maintain the relationships that are so vital to your business. We'll be updating the Mergers & Acquisitions People Database on a weekly basis. Don't see yourself listed? Just let us know, along with the names of anyone else you think would be of value to you and your colleagues.

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