M&A wrap: Siris Capital, Frank Baker, TSG, L.E.K., Exponent Women, JPMorgan, Jamie Dimon, KKR, Cinven, Providence, Zynga, Avista, LLR
Siris Capital founder Frank Baker gives $1 million to Spelman College, as private equity leaders focus on philanthropy. Mergers & Acquisitions Editor-in-Chief Mary Kathleen Flynn moderates discussion on consumer sector with TSG and L.E.K., hosted by Exponent Women. Deals from: KKR, Zynga and Avista.
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The coronavirus pandemic has made paper money literally a dirty word, causing a rush to digital payments that may be too fast for Western Union and MoneyGram to keep up with as separate companies.June 2
PE firms, including Apollo, Cerberus, and KKR, have acquired hundreds of healthcare companies in recent years, including large hospitals, dermatology clinics and dental practices.June 2
With many in private equity taking a cautious approach to acquisitions through the downturn, KKR has spent more than three major rivals combined: Silver Lake, Apollo and Blackstone.June 2
The deal gives Zynga a popular lineup of puzzle games called Toon Blast and Toy Blast. The company is making the acquisition at a time when video-game companies are thriving along with purveyors of video and audio streaming, as the pandemic drives a search for diversions.June 1
The deal is the latest example of the telecommunications industry’s apparent immunity to coronavirus-induced economic turmoil.June 1
The chiefs of some of the biggest U.S. banks called on their workers to fight racism after an unarmed black man died as a result of a white police officer kneeling on his neck, prompting nationwide protests.May 30
The central bank’s programs announced since mid-April in response to the coronavirus outbreak match if not exceed the actions it took during the 2007-9 financial crisis.
Several high-profile deals have fallen apart during the quarantine, and more are expected to fail.
5 years of M&A Mid-Market Award winners: Piper Jaffray, Robert F. Smith, Audax and Twin Brook among this year's honorees
Piper Sandler, Robert F. Smith, Audax and Twin Brook are among the current winners of Mergers & Acquisitions' awards. Here's a look at the nomination and selection process and past honorees.
Venture forth: How five of the biggest tech companies explore new territory through early-stage investments
Middle-market dealmakers would be wise to track the venture capital investments of Amazon, Google, Intel, Microsoft and Salesforce.
Mergers & Acquisitions profiles the top 10 most active investment banks in 2019, based on the volume of completed private equity-backed deals in the U.S., according to PitchBook.
Mergers & Acquisitions profiles the top 10 most active private equity firms in 2019, based on the volume of completed deals in the U.S., according to PitchBook.
Investment bankers from Harris Williams, Lincoln International, Piper Sandler, Stifel, William Blair and more share their forecasts for the new year, with some saying the biggest source of uncertainty for dealmakers is who will win the Democratic presidential nomination.
Co-headMonroe CapitalMay 12
managing directorVSSMay 12
PartnerKian Capital PartnersMay 7
CounselMoritt Hock & Hamroff LLPApril 9
DATA & RESEARCH
BC Partners, Carlyle, Paceline Equity and Thoma Bravo are raising capital, according to SEC filings.May 29
Facebook purchases Giphy. Graham Holdings buys Framebridge. New Mountain Capital-backed Ontario Systems acquires SwervePay.May 26
Century Park, Gemspring, Monarch and Summit are raising capital, according to SEC filings.May 26