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News Stories (42 Results) - Mergers & Acquisitions

Citizens’ 2024 M&A Outlook revealed optimism around the environment for dealmaking activity this year, underpinned by solid expectations for the U.S. economy and a pop in enthusiasm, especially among buyers. The annual survey of 400 leaders at U.S.... Read Story
January 11, 2024, 08:00 AM

White & Case has expanded its Global Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) Practice and Global Private Equity Industry Group with the addition of Taurie Zeitzer as a partner in New York. Zeitzer joins the Firm as Co-Head of its Global Private Equity Industry... Read Story
January 08, 2024, 07:39 AM

Houlihan Lokey announced that Rob Kordas has joined the firm as a Managing Director in its Industrials Group. Kordas is based in Chicago and will lead coverage of the energy field services and equipment sector. Kordas joins from RBC Capital Markets... Read Story
December 14, 2023, 07:37 AM

A new survey on mergers and acquisitions (M&A) disputes from Grant Thornton revealed that dispute activity has increased — along with an increase in overall deal volume. The 2023 M&A Dispute Survey polled 150 active deal participants on both the... Read Story
December 08, 2023, 08:00 AM

Portage Point Partners announced that Mark Johnson has joined the firm as Managing Director & Head of Industrials. Based in Dallas, Mark will expand the firm's growing investment banking practice by leading Portage Point into traditional M&A advisory... Read Story
September 27, 2023, 07:50 AM

Capstone Partners released its Q1 2023 Capital Market Update, reporting that total middle market merger and acquisition (M&A) volume declined 14.3% year-over-year (YOY) in Q1 2023 as macroeconomic headwinds caused a slowdown in dealmaking. However... Read Story
June 21, 2023, 08:02 AM

Monroe Capital has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Horizon Technology Finance Management LLC, (“Horizon”).  Horizon is the investment advisor to Horizon Technology Finance Corporation.   As a pioneer in venture lending, Horizon has... Read Story
February 23, 2023, 08:00 AM

B. Riley Financial announced that it has acquired the corporate division of Farber Group (‘Farber”), a Toronto-based restructuring and business advisory firm.Farber provides corporate restructuring and related advisory services, M&A corporate finance... Read Story
February 22, 2023, 07:43 AM

Citizens’ 2023 M&A Outlook revealed both upbeat expectations for company performance and high desire for growth in a low-growth world in the coming year. The annual survey of 400 leaders at U.S. middle-market companies and private equity firms also... Read Story
January 11, 2023, 07:50 AM

A new Grant Thornton survey of merger and acquisition (M&A) professionals finds that almost three-fourths (72%) expect deal volume to increase over the next six months, despite rising interest rates threatening access to capital and uncertainty about... Read Story
November 01, 2022, 07:45 AM

Veteran private equity fund manager Richard Waryn has joined forces with transportation and logistics entrepreneur Todd Harman and M&A specialist Michael Seeley to form Ridgefield Partners LLC, a top-tier mergers & acquisitions and strategic advisory... Read Story
October 13, 2022, 07:47 AM

Houlihan Lokey announced that Burke Smith has joined the firm as a Managing Director in the Business Services Group, bolstering the firm’s sector coverage in transportation and logistics. He is based in Houlihan Lokey’s Los Angeles office.Smith joins... Read Story
September 14, 2022, 07:45 AM

Huntington Bancshares entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Capstone Partners, one of the largest and most successful investment banking and advisory firms dedicated to serving middle market companies throughout their full business lifecycle... Read Story
March 02, 2022, 08:00 AM

American Bank announced the acquisition of ACG Equipment Finance (ACG), a fully integrated direct equipment financing company headquartered in Austin, TX. The acquisition is another milestone in American Bank’s growth strategy, enhances the bank’s... Read Story
January 07, 2022, 07:14 AM

Franklin BSP Lending Corporation (“FBLC”) and Franklin BSP Capital Corporation (“FBCC”), business development companies advised by affiliates of Benefit Street Partners L.L.C. (“BSP”), announced the acquisition of substantially all of the equity... Read Story
January 05, 2022, 08:03 AM

AlixPartners announced the completion of the acquisition of the business and assets of Galt & Company, which specializes in helping management teams achieve and sustain superior growth in shareholder value. The acquisition closed on December 31, 2021... Read Story
January 04, 2022, 07:00 AM

BMO Financial Group, and its indirect wholly owned Chicago-based subsidiary BMO Harris Bank announced the signing of a definitive agreement with BNP Paribas to acquire Bank of the West and its subsidiaries, with assets as of Sept. 30, 2021, of... Read Story
December 20, 2021, 08:05 AM

Webster Financial Corporation and Sterling Bancorp jointly announced that Webster has received regulatory approval from the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System to complete the previously announced merger between the two companies. As... Read Story
December 20, 2021, 08:02 AM

Regions Financial, the parent company of Regions Bank, entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Clearsight Advisors, a leading-edge mergers and acquisitions firm serving clients in the technology, professional services, data and information... Read Story
December 20, 2021, 07:50 AM

First Citizens BancShares, the parent company of First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company, and CIT Group the parent company of CIT Bank, jointly announced that their previous proposal to merge the two companies has received approval from the Board of... Read Story
December 20, 2021, 07:47 AM

Golub Capital acted as Administrative Agent and Joint Lead Arranger on a $1 billion GOLD facility to finance the merger of 2020 Technologies ("2020") and Compusoft by Genstar Capital and TA Associates. GOLD financings are Golub Capital One-Loan Debt... Read Story
December 01, 2021, 08:00 AM

AlixPartners announced its intended acquisition of management consulting firm Galt & Company, which specializes in helping management achieve and sustain superior growth in shareholder value. Galt & Company has been associated with some of the more... Read Story
November 15, 2021, 07:40 AM

According to a recent survey by Grant Thornton LLP, the majority of merger and acquisition (M&A) dealmakers expect a surge in deal volume, especially in the technology, retail, hospitality and insurance industries.For this survey of M&A professionals... Read Story
September 23, 2021, 08:04 AM

Citizens Financial Group and JMP Group have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Citizens will acquire JMP in an all-cash transaction. JMP is a highly regarded capital markets firm that provides investment banking services... Read Story
September 08, 2021, 08:08 AM

Houlihan Lokey acquired boutique advisory firm Baylor Klein as it continues to grow its Corporate Finance business in Europe.Founded in 2008 by Managing Director Tim Leach, Baylor Klein specialises in providing M&A and corporate finance advisory... Read Story
July 12, 2021, 08:15 AM

Huntington Bancshares announced it has closed its merger with TCF Financial Corporation, creating a Top 25 U.S. bank holding company.The combination positions Huntington for enhanced profitability and scale, revenue growth opportunities, significant... Read Story
June 09, 2021, 07:47 AM

Hughes Hubbard & Reed announced that Scott Naturman has joined the firm as Corporate partner in the firm’s New York office. Naturman represents public and private companies and private equity firms in mergers and acquisitions, dispositions, corporate... Read Story
June 02, 2021, 07:07 AM

M&T Bank Corporation and People's United Financial, Inc. jointly announced that, at their respective special meetings of shareholders, they each received the necessary shareholder approvals for the consummation of the merger of People's United into... Read Story
May 27, 2021, 07:00 AM

Citizens M&A Advisory served as the exclusive financial advisor to Simple Admit, a leading provider of automated patient relationship management solutions for surgery centers, on its merger with HST Pathways, a Bain Capital portfolio company and... Read Story
May 27, 2021, 06:50 AM

Arent Fox expanded its Corporate & Securities practice with the addition of business law partner Stephen P. Hanson in the firm’s New York office. For 25 years, Steve has represented clients in the areas of private equity, mergers and acquisitions... Read Story
April 30, 2021, 07:15 AM

An improved public health environment and the possibility of higher capital gains taxes will likely drive increased merger and acquisition activity in 2021, according to Citizens’ 2021 Middle Market M&A Outlook. Companies will rely on M&A for growth... Read Story
January 27, 2021, 08:35 AM

The cannabis industry has the caught the attention of many as growth in the industry is expected in the years to come, according to an assessment of industry deals by FN Media Group LLC (FNM), which owns and operates and... Read Story
December 28, 2020, 09:10 AM

The year 2021 is shaping up to be a strong and supportive one for leveraged finance, led primarily by merger-and-acquisition (M&A) and refinancing activity, according to the Capital Markets group at Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG).  Key members... Read Story
December 15, 2020, 08:34 AM

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated, the parent company of The Huntington National Bank, and TCF Financial Corporation (TCF), the parent company of TCF National Bank, announced the signing of a definitive agreement under which the companies will... Read Story
December 14, 2020, 08:50 AM

Capital One announced that it served as administrative agent and lead arranger for an amended and restated credit facility totaling approximately $960 million for Covis Group S.á.r.l. This includes a $485 million upsize to its existing facility in... Read Story
November 18, 2020, 08:57 AM

Monroe Capital LLC announced it acted as sole lead arranger and administrative agent on the funding of a $11.5 million senior credit facility drawn at closing to support the acquisition of Green Remedies Waste and Recycling Inc. by Quest Resource... Read Story
October 21, 2020, 08:50 AM

Citizens M&A Advisory served as co-lead advisor to CareerBuilder, a global technology company that provides end-to-end talent acquisition solutions, on its sale of CareerBuilder Employment Screening to Accurate Background, a leading provider of... Read Story
April 23, 2020, 09:05 AM

Access Point Financial, LLC (APF), a leading direct lender and specialty finance company focused exclusively on the hospitality industry, has signed an agreement with Hitalk Hotels to provide financing for the company’s acquisition of the Hyatt Place... Read Story
March 06, 2020, 09:07 AM

Regions Bank announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Ascentium Capital LLC from Warburg Pincus, a global private equity firm focused on growth investing.Ascentium Capital, headquartered in Kingwood, TX, is the largest... Read Story
February 28, 2020, 08:50 AM

CIT Group Inc. announced that its banking subsidiary, CIT Bank, N.A., completed the acquisition of Mutual of Omaha Bank on Jan. 1, 2020. This transaction advances CIT's strategic plan through the addition of a stable, lower-cost homeowner association... Read Story
January 02, 2020, 09:00 AM

Mechanics Bank and Rabobank, N.A., a subsidiary of Rabobank Group, announced Mechanics Bank and Rabobank Group have entered into a definitive agreement pursuant to which Mechanics Bank will acquire Rabobank, N.A. in a strategic business combination... Read Story
March 18, 2019, 09:02 AM

Business Development Corporation of America (BDCA), an affiliate of Benefit Street Partners L.L.C., announced the acquisition of a controlling interest in Siena Capital Finance LLC (Siena) from Solaia Capital Advisors LLC (Solaia). Siena is a leader... Read Story
February 25, 2019, 08:28 AM