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A new survey from Grant Thornton shows that mergers and acquisitions (M&A) professionals are highly optimistic about the state of dealmaking. The survey, which polled 238 M&A professionals, found that 81% of respondents expect deal volume to increase... Read Story
March 26, 2024, 09:05 AM

Dechert announced the addition of Brian Miner as a partner in its corporate and securities practice group, further bolstering the firm’s capabilities in middle market private equity and M&A. Mr. Miner will be based in the firm’s New York office.Miner... Read Story
March 01, 2024, 07:29 AM

Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) appointed Nancy Tseng as Managing Director for Corporate M&A Services  (CMAS) practice within A&M's Corporate Performance Improvement (CPI) business. Ms. Tseng’s hire reflects A&M's commitment to expanding its strategic... Read Story
February 29, 2024, 07:10 AM

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

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 Grant Thornton survey of merger and acquisition (M&A) professionals found that after a lengthy period of respite, M&A activity is expected to rebound in the second half of this year. The survey, which polled 150 U.S.-based M&A professionals... Read Story
September 01, 2023, 08:04 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

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

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

Cerebro Capital, a commercial loan platform, released its Q2 2021 survey on non-bank lending for middle-market commercial and industrial (C&I) loans. Lenders saw increased demand for credit because of the booming M&A market and the improving economy... Read Story
September 03, 2021, 08:04 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

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

Stearns Bank is well-positioned for expansion, adding three seasoned executives to explore new opportunities. Stearns Bank hired Al Doering as Chief M&A Officer, a newly created executive level role. Doering previously worked with Stearns Bank as its... Read Story
March 12, 2021, 08:14 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

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and just a year after tempering expectations for deal-making, respondents to Dykema’s 16th Annual M&A Outlook Survey are the most optimistic they have been in the 16-year history of the survey.Seventy-one percent... Read Story
October 28, 2020, 08:44 AM

Blank Rome LLP announced the addition of Terrence A. Everett as Partner in the Firm’s Corporate, M&A, and Securities group in the Los Angeles office. Everett,  a seasoned transactional lawyer, focuses his practice on a range of corporate and finance... Read Story
January 07, 2019, 07:10 AM

The appetite for dealmaking among global advanced manufacturing executives is strong, with half (50%) of respondents to the latest EY Advanced Manufacturing Global Capital Confidence Barometer (CCB) planning to actively pursue mergers and... Read Story
November 26, 2018, 07:14 AM

Healthcare service providers are confronting significant challenges with reimbursement and payments, staffing shortages, and the cost and complexity of technology implementation as the industry heads into 2019, according to a new survey by investment... Read Story
November 14, 2018, 08:10 AM

Harris Williams, a middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide for more than 25 years, released new research that finds business leaders are more optimistic about future growth and are trending towards mergers &... Read Story
October 09, 2018, 07:13 AM

Global power and utilities (P&U) deal value rose to an all-time quarter high of $97 billion in the first quarter of 2018, with 15 multi-billion-dollar deals alone accounting for 90% of deal value. That is according to EY report Power transactions and... Read Story
June 11, 2018, 07:09 AM

The announcement of nearly $28 billion in new U.S. M&A transactions on a single day this week—including Monday's proposed $11.1 billion merger of GE’s transportation business with rail equipment maker Wabtec—helped push global deal volume above $2... Read Story
May 25, 2018, 08:01 AM

Former Sears Holdings and Ashley Furniture real estate and M&A executive Jim Terrell has joined A&G Realty Partners as a Senior Managing Director From his base in the firm’s metro Chicago office, Terrell will be involved with all of A&G’s clients... Read Story
April 16, 2018, 07:01 AM

Thomson Reuters has announced the findings of a Deal Makers Sentiment Survey: ‘Great Expectations for 2018’, providing a broad and deep quantitative assessment of M&A-related and Capital Markets activity in the year ahead across all major sectors and... Read Story
March 14, 2018, 07:45 AM

Houlihan Lokey has announced that Nathan Pund has joined the firm as a Managing Director in the Consumer, Food, & Retail (CFR) Group. He is based in Dallas, Texas, and will continue his focus on the active lifestyle, outdoor, and tactical... Read Story
January 09, 2018, 07:32 AM

U.S. syndicated loan issuance broke $2.5 trillion in 2017 for the first time, beating 2013’s $2.14 trillion record, Thomson Reuters LPC reports. The surge in new lending was driven by refinancing volume of $1.7 trillion. Refinancings made up 68% of U... Read Story
January 03, 2018, 08:00 AM

Capital One’s annual survey of healthcare leaders found that industry executives are doubling down on their already-positive outlook for merger and acquisition activity. The survey of more than 300 senior executives found that exactly half of... Read Story
January 03, 2018, 07:30 AM

With several sectors in the Healthcare & Life Sciences industry seen as overvalued, finance executives are concerned that a market bubble is developing. However, despite bubble concerns, they expect a great deal of investment and M&A activity in... Read Story
December 20, 2017, 07:27 AM

The global medical technology (medtech) industry grew by 5% in 2016, a pace last seen before the financial crisis. This strong performance was fueled by mergers and acquisition (M&A) and portfolio optimization strategies, as well as continued focus... Read Story
September 25, 2017, 07:33 AM

Two new reports show that corporate consolidation has continued to slow during 2017, a trend that analysts at Pitchbook blame on a climate of political and economic uncertainty.    According to Pitchbook's latest M&A Report, the pace of buyout... Read Story
August 04, 2017, 07:27 AM

The amount of cash held by US non-financial companies totaled $1.84 trillion at the end of 2016, up 9.2% from $1.68 trillion at the end of 2015, Moody's Investors Service says in a new report. The top-five cash hoarders all come from the technology... Read Story
July 24, 2017, 08:01 AM

International buyers stepping up their competition against U.S. companies for M&A deals in the U.S. manufacturing sector, according to a recent report from Generational Equity. The report, "Manufacturing in Motion,” found that the North American... Read Story
July 19, 2017, 08:00 AM

Optimism is on the rise among owners of mid-sized U.S. companies, according to a new Citizens Commercial Banking survey examining the impact of the presidential election on the appetite for mergers and acquisitions.More than half (52 percent) of... Read Story
March 24, 2017, 07:15 AM

Expect 2017 to be a year of deal making in the insurance industry, according to a new report released today by KPMG International, with 84 percent of insurance companies surveyed planning to make between one and three acquisitions in 2017, while 94... Read Story
March 17, 2017, 07:14 AM

Capital One’s annual survey of healthcare leaders has found that merger and acquisition activity is once again expected to be the industry’s preferred growth strategy in the year ahead.  However, nearly one in three executives (31 percent) plan to... Read Story
January 11, 2017, 07:30 AM

Stanley Black & Decker and Sears Holdings Corporation announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Stanley Black& Decker will purchase the Craftsman brand from Sears Holdings.  The transaction provides Stanley Black&... Read Story
January 06, 2017, 07:40 AM

Financial and strategic advisory firm, O’Keefe, announced Tim Thompson has joined the firm as the Managing Director of the Grand Rapids office. Thompson has 15 years of consulting, project management, and M&A advisory experience focusing on... Read Story
November 08, 2016, 07:24 AM

SunTrust Robinson Humphrey (STRH) has hired Sunil Moser, a former power and utilities banker at Credit Suisse in New York, to lead a new push into domestic power finance and M&A advisory. Moser joins as a managing director, and is based in Atlanta. ... Read Story
August 29, 2016, 07:47 AM

Lending to U.S. mid-sized companies is poised to increase in the second half of 2016 as lenders report a growing pipeline of M&A deals and expectations for a push ahead of the U.S. election, market participants told Thomson Reuters LPC.After two... Read Story
July 06, 2016, 07:53 AM

Surplus capital and low interest rates are providing the currency to boost middle-market M&A activity, according to the Inside the Middle Market research report released by Brown Gibbons Lang & Company (BGL)  Please access the report... Read Story
December 11, 2015, 08:00 AM

Regions Financial Corporation announced the acquisition of BlackArch Partners, a private, middle-market mergers and acquisitions (M&A) advisory firm headquartered in Charlotte, N.C. Financial terms of the transaction are not disclosed.“BlackArch... Read Story
October 26, 2015, 08:24 AM

Catalysts are beginning to emerge that could prompt an increase in merger and acquisition activity in the U.S. banking sector over the immediate term, according to Fitch Ratings. The growing factors include higher stock values for healthy... Read Story
July 11, 2013, 07:22 AM

Tempur-Pedic announced in a press release that the company entered into new senior secured credit facilities with Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, Barclays Bank PLC, J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Wells Fargo Securities, LLC and Fifth... Read Story
December 13, 2012, 08:00 AM