People Moves of the Week

Gordon Brothers-AccuVal, AGC Partners, Madison Capital
Gordon Brothers affiliate hires Conrad Lauten to lead SE sales; AGC adds partner to Silicon Valley office; Madison hires head of mezz credit from Sankaty Advisors

Mid-Year M&A Update

Is 2015 Frontloaded?
Dealmakers enjoyed a busy first half of the year, but many see growth slowing over the next 12 months

Finance Finesse

Frothy Leverage Markets Move Multiples
“Multiples have moved into double-digit territory because of the emergence of the non-bank lending ecosystem,” says Rich Lawson, HGGC CEO

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Sensata Takes Off With Custom Sensors & Technologies

This is the business’ second $1 billion-deal in the past year – in October it bought Schrader International

Gerresheimer Buys Centor, As M&A In the Health Care Manufacturing Sector Picks Up

The German maker of health care plastic products seeks to expand in the U.S. by acquiring the Ohio maker of plastic vials from Montagu Private Equity

Honeywell Buys Melrose’s Elster to Broaden Product Lineup

Elster, a maker of gas, electric and water meters, will extend Honeywell’s equipment offerings

Beacon Roofing Agrees to Buy CD&R's Roofing Supply

As a result of the acquisition, Beacon will have about $3.7 billion in annual revenues

Teva to Buy Allergan’s Generic-Drug Unit

Botox-maker Allergan said it would buy biotech business Naurex earlier in July

Barnes Group Adds Plastic

The aerospace manufacturer went to Europe for its purchase of ThermoPlay

Anthem to Buy Cigna After Year of Talks

The acquisition extends a wave of consolidation sweeping over the health-care industry, potentially reducing the ranks of the biggest insurers from five to three

The Weekly Wrap: Apax, Ipreo, Lupin

Apax adds AssuredPartners; Ipreo buys ILevel; Lupin grabs Gavin

Lupin Adds Gavin, Grows in U.S. Pharma Market

Gavin's pharmaceutical products include MiraLax and Plan B One-Step

Pearson Agrees to Sell FT Group to Nikkei

The sale doesn’t include Pearson’s 50 percent stake in the Economist

Pearson in Talks to Sell Financial Times, Economist Stake

German media group Axel Springer is among parties speaking to Pearson, according to people familiar with the matter

Solar Energy Shops Warm Up To Mid-Market M&A

An uptick in deals, including Gibraltar's acquisitions of RBI Solar and Rough Brothers Manufacturing, stems from the anxiety over the ratcheting down of the federal solar investment tax credit

Home Depot Agrees to Buy Interline Brands

Home Depot has sought new avenues of growth, such as online sales, after curtailing store openings

Pre-IPO, Houlihan Lokey Expands in Europe

Under CEO Scott Beiser, Houlihan has acquired Bridge Strategy, ArchPoint Partners, and now, McQueen

St. Jude to Acquire Implant Maker Thoratec

Former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney received a Thoratec HeartMate II implant in 2012

CareerBuilder Adds Textkernel to Up Search Tools

The buyer made another acquisition in 2012, picking up Economic Modeling Specialists

People Moves of the Week: Bonwick, Carlyle, Pamlico

Bonwick Capital hires Rashaun Williams (pictured) as partner to lead LA office; Carlyle Group and Pamlico Capital add principals

Schneider Electric Takes Control of Aveva in Software Push

The deal is the second acquisition of a British software company by Schneider after the purchase of Invensys in 2013

Piper Jaffray Buys BMO's GKST Bond Business, Ups Services

The firm, under CEO Andrew Duff, won Mergers & Acquisitions M&A Mid-Market Investment Bank of the Year Award for 2014 after building up i-banking through acquisitions

Lockheed Martin to Acquire Military Helicopter Maker Sikorsky

With the deal, Lockheed extends its status as the world’s largest defense contractor

ACG Chapters Bring Women Together Under Summer Skies

On July 20, the northeast tri-state chapters will host ACG Women Meeting Together on the Hudson

Mid-Year M&A Update: Is 2015 Frontloaded?

Dealmakers enjoyed a busy first half of the year, but many see growth slowing over the next 12 months

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