Wrap Up

M&A Rose in Q3
The first three quarters of the year delivered the highest middle-market deal value for the period in five years

Experts Corner:

Growth in Construction Sector Spurs M&A
The construction products industry is fragmented, making it ripe for consolidation, explains Ridgemont Equity Partners’ Rob Edwards

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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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

Peg McGlinch

Managing Director

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



Strategic Buyers


Chicago Tribune Owner Buys 38 More Newspapers

The deal follows media buys by Penske Media and Observer Capital

Rockefeller Group Buys Majority Stake in TA Realty

The buyer will use TA Realty as its main investment management platform in the U.S.

L.B. Foster Buys Balfour Beatty Railway Unit

The deal gives the buyer more track-lubrication products and an increased presence in Europe

The Buyside: Germans Bet Big on U.S. Targets

U.S. companies, including Dresser-Rand and Sigma-Aldrich, are attractive targets for German companies

Madison Square Garden Mulls Plan to Split Into 2 Companies

The $2B purchase of the Los Angeles Clippers by former Microsoft CEO Ballmer -- almost four times the previous record paid for an NBA team -- was one catalyst for the board’s decision, sources said

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Withdrawn Middle Market Deals

Withdrawn deals greater than $50M between Sept. 15-22

Deal Volume & Value

Volume & Value for U.S. M&A between Sept. 15-22

Completed Middle Market Transactions

Summary of completed middle market transactions Sept. 15-22

Middle Market Divestitures

Middle market divestitures greater than $50M between Sept. 15-22

U.S. Public M&A Activity

Summary of U.S. public merger activity between Sept. 15-22

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