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

The Buyside

In-Tweet Shopping Inspires Dealmaking
Twitter's Nathan Hubbard helms a deal that shows how M&A for social media companies is evolving, with Facebook not far behind

Digital Edition


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


Genesis HealthCare and Skilled Healthcare Merge in All-Stock Deal

Genesis shareholders will take a majority stake in the combined company

Natural Resource Pays $205M for VantaCore to Diversify Offerings

The target is being sold by Trilantic Capital Partners, Kayne Anderson Energy, Hartz Alternative and Corridor Private Holdings

Hitachi Metals Eyes More M&A After $1.3B Wisconsin Deal

The move follows announced purchases of two metals businesses in India and an alloy operation from Mitsubishi Materials Corp.

Mexichem Picks Up PE-backed Dura-Line for $630M

The target is being sold by PE firm CHS Capital

Constellation Brands Grabs Casa Noble Tequila

Rock legend Carlos Santana is one of the target's investors

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Deal Volume & Value

Volume & Value for U.S. M&A between July 28- Aug. 4

Completed Middle Market Transactions

Summary of completed middle market transactions July 28- Aug. 4

Middle Market Divestitures

Middle market divestitures greater than $50M between July 28- Aug. 4

U.S. Public M&A Activity

Summary of U.S. public merger activity between July 28- Aug. 4

Lower Middle Market Transaction Activity

U.S. merger activity between $10M and $50M July 28-Aug. 4

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