Due Diligence

Cybersecurity Must Be Part of the M&A Process, says Eric Feldman, CIO of the Riverside Co.
The Yahoo data breach, coming in the midst of Verizon’s acquiring the struggling Internet company, provides a moment of reflection on cybersecurity


Dealmaker's Guide to the Election: Where Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Stand on 5 Middle-Market Issues
Trade regulations and labor relations provide differences that may affect the middle market when choosing between the candidates, who debated for the last time on Oct. 19


Newell's Sale of Irwin Tools is Just the First Step in Divestiture of Business Lines
The divestitures come amid a strategic review of business conducted since the merger of Newell Rubbermaid and Yankee Candle owner Jarden

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Influential Women

Mergers & Acquisitions’ special report celebrates 25 leading female transaction professionals, including Jeri Harman, founder of Avante Mezzanine Partners

Mid-Market Awards

Mergers & Acquisitions Names Winners of the 9th Annual M&A Mid-Market Awards

Investment Banking

People Moves: Tricia Patrick Joins Advent's Consumer Group, Christopher Ainsley Becomes CEO at ParkerGale-Backed OnePlus Systems

Larry Kurzweil has been named CEO at KKR-backed fast casual operator Lemonade Restaurant Group

People Moves: Heidi Deiner Elected Chair for NY Chapter of ACG, Nick Speer Promoted to Partner at the Riverside Co.

Other developments include Daniel Yergin joining Carlyle as a senior adviser

Minorities, Women “Grossly Under-Represented” in Capital Markets, says Robert L. Johnson

The creator of Black Entertainment Television (BET), who has thrived in private equity and real estate, talks about his latest launch, a middle-market investment bank

Can Robert L. Johnson Do for Investment Banking What He’s Done for Media, Private Equity and Hotel REITs?

The RLJ Way: Vision, strategic capital (like John Malone in BET) and talented management

People Moves: Julia Karol Moves Up to COO Spot at Watermill, Michael Fuller Takes the Boston Area Firm’s CFO Job

Other developments include Glen Clarke's joining Baird to lead the Chicago investment bank’s food and beverage group

Selling LinkedIn to Microsoft Gives Qatalyst CEO George Boutros Bragging Rights

The San Francisco investment bank was founded in 2008 by Frank Quattrone, who stepped down as CEO earlier in 2016

BET Founder Robert L. Johnson Launches Investment Bank

The founder of Black Entertainment Television owns numerous businesses, including a prolific private equity firm

ACG to Spice Things Up, Cajun-Style, at InterGrowth 2016

David Axelrod, former adviser to President Obama, and Ana Navarro, former adviser to Sen. John McCain and Gov. Jeb Bush, are scheduled to speak at the May gathering in New Orleans

KeyBanc Expanded Its PE Business Significantly, Racking Up Investment Bank of the Year

The bank made it a priority to work with sponsors, and it paid off, says managing director Paul Schneir

People Moves: Aronson, Gallego, Huang

Dan Aronson (pictured) is Trading Company Holdings' new CEO; Dominique Padilla Gallego joins Sidley Austin; Jinjian Huang gets hired by Nixon Peabody

People Moves: Allegiance, Carlyle, CVC

Allegiance names John Sloan new CEO; Carlyle hires operating executive; CVC adds head of TMT

PE Fundraising: Lexington, Apollo and Others

TPG is also raising a fund

William Blair Teams with Australia’s Allier Capital to Expand ‘Down Under’

The investment bank also sees opportunity in Colombia and Mexico, says Brent Gledhill, global head of investment banking in this Q&A

Mergers & Acquisitions Names Winners of 9th Annual M&A Mid-Market Awards

Antares Capital co-CEOs David Brackett and John Martin, who won Dealmakers of the Year, are among those honored for outpacing the competition and expanding their businesses in 2015

People Moves: Carlyle, Guggenheim, Victory Park

Carlyle adds operating executive; Guggenheim expands restructuring group; Victory Park hires Upacala Mapatuna as chief investment officer

Leads for New M&A Rose in February, but the Tally for Closed Deals Kept Falling

Availability of financing dropped to the lowest level since Mergers & Acquisitions began our monthly surveys in the fall of 2013

People Moves of the Week: Jenner & Block, BNP Paribas, Global Loan Agency

Jenner & Block hires Kurt von Moltke as M&A co-chair; BNP Paribas adds three; Global Loan Agency expands U.S. operations

Qatalyst CEO Frank Quattrone Steps Down

Quattrone is best known for taking almost 200 companies public during the dot-com boom, including Cisco and Amazon.com

People Moves of the Week: Clayton Dubilier Rice, Perella Weinberg, Moldaver Lee & Chrebet

Clayton Dubilier Rice hires Russell Fradin as operating partner; Perella Weinberg promotes five; Moldaver Lee & Chrebet joins Stifel

How Intellectual Property Affects M&A Valuation

Focusing on IP due diligence could potentially help negotiate the price of a company down

Dealmakers are Banking on Asset Management

Dealmaking in the asset management space is underscored by Loeb president Jamie Kempner's recent strategic alliance

Closing the Gender Gap

William Blair, Duane Morris and the ACG have launched programs to nurture and support female dealmakers

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