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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People Database

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Peg McGlinch

Managing Director

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



Strategic Buyers


Optum Buys MedSynergies, Adding to Health Care Tech M&A

Health care groups have been adding resources to keep up with an increased patient inflow because of the ACA

UBM Adds Coterie Trade Show Owner Advanstar for $972M

The deal allows UBM, a tradeshow producer and owner of PRNewswire, entry into the fashion market

OnCore BioPharma Makes Acquisition, Adds to Hepatitis Trials

Other phama deals include Johnson & Johnson's deal for Alios and Roche's purchase of InterMune

Delphi Automotive Grows Offerings With Two Recent Transactions

The U.K. company targeted two U.S. manufacturers, headphone maker Unwired Technology and Antaya Technologies

Encana Buys Athlon Energy for $7.1 Billion in Shift from Gas to Oil

The buyer ranks as Canada’s second-largest natural gas producer, behind Canadian Natural Resources

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Withdrawn Middle Market Deals

Withdrawn deals greater than $50M between Sept. 15-22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