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

The Buyside

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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ESOP, Recapitalization

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People Database

Exclusive data on top players in capital markets

Peg McGlinch

Managing Director

In the news: People Moves of the Week: Angelo Gordon, FFL, Manatt Phelps & Phillips



Private Equity


TPG Takes a Bite Out of Angie's Artisan Treats

TPG is just one of many PE firms and strategic buyers looking to capitalize on consumer interest in better-for-you foods

Palladium Backs Pronto In Latest Insurance Deal

PE firms HGGC and TA Associates have also made insurance acquisitions recently

PE Firms Need to Maintain a Closer Partnership With Management Teams

PE firms should pick the top three performance metrics to track in partnership with management in order to optimize value. Pictured, TriVista CEO Tim Ristoff

October Country: Inside the Current Issue of Mergers & Acquisitions

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

October Provides Plethora of Networking Opportunities

Dealmakers gear up for M&A East in Philadelphia, EuroGrowth 2014 in London and the Midwest ACG Capital Connection in Chicago

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U.S. Public M&A Activity

Summary of U.S. public merger activity between June 23-30

Spring is in the Air

Private equity fundraising is much more robust, while numbers coming out of the first quarter of 2014 paint a cautiously sunny picture

3Qs With... Craig Jarchow, Managing Director, Pine Brook Partners

As the energy sector needs more capital, PE firms have been raising energy-specific funds

7 Tips for Negotiating NDAs

These tips for non-disclosure agreements (NDA) will help companies maximize protection of this information

Pursuing Pharma Manufacturing

The fragmented pharmaceutical manufacturing industry provides plenty of opportunities for private equity investors, says JLL Partners founder Paul Levy

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