Wrap Up

First Half of 2014 Best for M&A in 3 Years
Positive predictions for 2014 are coming true, with the first six months of the year generating more deals than the same periods in 2012 and 2013

Expert's Corner

How to Leverage Social Media in Dealmaking
Axial’s Sam Jacobs provides tips to use specialized social networks to meet, interact, communicate and transact

People Moves of the Week

Brown Gibbons Lang, Cantor Fitzgerald, Wilmington Trust
Brown Gibbons Lang taps corporate M&A specialist; Cantor Fitzgerald names head of media investment banking; Wilmington Trust brings in BNY Mellon vets Julie Balerna and Deb Daniello

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Fund of Funds, Lender

ESOP, Recapitalization

Agriculture, Natural Resources

New York, Hong Kong

Northeast US, Asia/Pacific

United States, Canada


People Database

Exclusive data on top players in capital markets

Neil Dhar


Firm: PricewaterhouseCoopers

In the news: Rising IPO Tide Lifts All Boats



Strategic Buyers


Beacon Roofing Adds All Weather Products in Latest Building Products Deal

The acquisition follows similar deals by Kodiak Building Partners and Argosy Private Equity

The Weekly Wrap: Oak Hill, Amazon, Brentwood

Oak Hill picks up Berlin Packaging; Amazon acquires Twitch; Brentwood picks up Marshall Retail

7 Companies for Sale

See which companies have recently hit the auction block, including Ann Inc. and Heinold Hog Markets

Tau Therapeutics and Xdynia Merge into Cancer/Neurology Group

The move comes as drug companies have been looking to acquire innovative cancer treatments

AllOver Media Adds Gas Station Radio

In May, AllOver Media bought Trans Media Group

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Withdrawn Middle Market Deals

Withdrawn deals greater than $50M between Aug. 18-25

Completed Middle Market Transactions

Summary of completed middle market transactions Aug. 18-25

Middle Market Divestitures

Middle market divestitures greater than $50M between Aug. 18-25

U.S. Public M&A Activity

Summary of U.S. public merger activity between Aug. 18-25

Lower Middle Market Transaction Activity

U.S. merger activity between $10M and $50M Aug. 18-25

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