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

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

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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Margaret Jadallah

Senior VP, Senior Consultant

Firm: Strategic Investment Solutions Inc.

In the news: Strategic Investment Solutions Hires Back Founding Member



Strategic Buyers


The Weekly Wrap: Audax, Ridgemont Equity, RLJ Lodging

Audax Group picks up Chase Industries; Ridgemont Equity acquires Cook & Boardman; RLJ Lodging picks up DoubleTree Grand Key Resort

Providence Pays $400M for Health Risk Assessment Group Matrix

The acquisition allows Providence to cash in on an expanding senior population and rapidly growing Medicare market

SAP to Acquire Concur for $7.4 Billion in Cloud-Sales Boost

SAP chief Bill McDermott races to add revenue from enterprise software delivered over the Internet as growth of traditional tools has stalled

Casino Owners Eldorado Resorts and MTR Gaming Merge

The combined company owns casinos in West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Nevada and Louisiana

In Latest Energy Services Deal, Patterson-UTI Buys Pumping Assets

Ridgemont Equity and Clayton Dublier & Rice have also recently made energy-services investments

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Withdrawn Middle Market Deals

Withdrawn deals greater than $50M between Aug. 25- Sept. 1

Deal Volume & Value

Volume & Value for U.S. M&A between Aug. 25- Sept. 1

Middle Market Divestitures

Middle market divestitures greater than $50M between Aug. 25 - Sept. 1

Completed Middle Market Transactions

Summary of completed middle market transactions Aug. 25- Sept. 1

U.S. Public M&A Activity

Summary of U.S. public merger activity between Aug. 25- Sept. 1

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