Private Equity Firms Double Down on Technology Deals
Tech-focused firms, like Thoma Bravo, HGGC and ParkerGale, are raising funds, and generalists like the Riverside Co. are boosting investment in the sector


Renesas, Samsung, Verizon chase auto tech makers
Intersil, Fleetmatics and Harman are some recent targets in the sector


Huron Closes New Fund in 3 Months, Riding PE Fundraising Wave
The Detroit PE firm focuses on lower middle-market companies, like colorful sock maker Sabg

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Influential Women

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The weekly wrap: Bregal Sagemount, Riverside Partners, Softbank

Bregal Sagemount purchases Single Digits; Riverside Partners purchases MRA; Softbank buys Fortress Investment Group

PE firms fundraising: JMK Consumer Growth and Soundcore Capital

Blackstone Real Estate Debt Strategies is also raising a fund

The weekly wrap: CyrusOne, Sterling Group. Thomson Reuters

CyrusOne buys Sentinel Data Centers; Sterling Group backs Time Manufacturing; Thomson Reuters adds Clarient

PE firms fundraising: Centerfield Capital and Fidus Equity

Wilsquare Capital is also raising a fund

Thomson Reuters buys two companies to expand data services for financial institutions

Clearlake and Dun & Bradstreet have also made related deals

The weekly wrap: Comvest Partners, Steve Madden, Veritas

Comvest backs Interamerican Medical; Steve Madden buys Schwartz & Benjamin; Veritas acquires Harris Corp.'s government IT business

PE firms fundraising: Carlyle, Enhanced Equity and others

Churchill Middle Market is also raising a fund

The Weekly Wrap: Cisco, Golden Gate, McKesson,

Cisco acquires AppDymanics; Golden Gate buys Bob Evans restaurants; McKesson purchases CoverMymeds

PE Firms Fundraising: Clearlake, Genstar and Others

Falconhead is also raising a fund

The Weekly Wrap: HP, Noble Energy, United Solutions

HP purchases SimpliVity; Noble Energy buys Clayton Williams; United Solutions adds Newell's Rubbermaid business

PE Firms Fundraising: Huntress, Silver Point and Others

EquityZen is also raising a fund

Cybersecurity, SaaS Will Accelerate Tech M&A in 2017

Companies seeking to improve efficiency in a wide range of industries will drive dealmaking in TMT, according to Mergers & Acquisitions’ monthly survey

The Weekly Wrap: Dun & Bradstreet, LLR Partners, Mars

Dun & Bradstreet purchases Avention; LLR Partners backs BluVector; Mars buys VCA

PE Firms Fundraising: Hidden Harbor, Yellow Wood and Others

Golub Capital is also raising a fund

Index of M&A Activity: December Composite at 55.4

Dealflow accelerated in December, as M&A professionals wrapped up transactions before year-end and expressed optimism about 2017

The Weekly Wrap: AEI, Clearlake Capital, GI Partners

Clearlake buys Landesk; GI Partners adds Komo Plaza; AEI-backed Belcan purchases Kemtah

PE Firms Fundraising: Apax, Blackstone and Others

Brookstone Partners is also raising a fund

The Weekly Wrap: Descartes, Dunes Point, Solegear

Descartes Buys Datamyne; Dunes Point purchases Malibu Acceptance; Solegear adds Lindar

PE Firms Fundraising: CD&R, Clearwater and Others

Peak Rock Capital is also raising a fund

The Weekly Wrap: Dormakaba, Littlejohn, Novartis

Dormakaba purchases Stanley Black & Decker's mechanical security business; Littlejohn buys Brown Jordan; Novartis acquires Encore Vision

Financial Services M&A to Pick Up, Say Dealmakers

Survey participants expect dealmaking to benefit from a wave of deregulation of the financial services industry under a Republican president and Congress

The Weekly Wrap: Bain Capital, KKR and KSL, Newell Brands

Bain Capital purchases Innocor; KKR and KSL back Apple Leisure; Newell Brands acquires Woodwick Candles

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