Bloomberg: 2015 Was Best-Ever Year for M&A

According to Bloomberg, buyers spent $3.8 trillion on mergers and acquisitions in 2015, the highest amount ever, surpassing the previous record set in 2007.

Deals Closed in October Far Less Than Last Year

Mergers & Acquisitions reported that October saw only 154 completed mid-market deals, far less than the 258 deals completed in October 2014.

Bloomberg: Global M&A Set for 2015 Record

Bloomberg reported that M&A activity is on track to reach record levels this year after a first half dominated by mega deals, even as valuations reach new highs.

Mergers & Acquisitions Announces First Female Dealmaker of the Year

Mergers & Acquisitions announced that Gretchen Perkins won Dealmaker of the Year; GE Capital won Lender of the Year and HGGC was named Private Equity Firm of the Year.

Survey: 2013 Middle-Market M&A ‘Flat’ Versus 2012

According to a survey conducted by Babson College and directed by members of the Association for Corporate Growth, the middle-market for M&A has significantly improved in the past two years. However, the report notes that growth in 2013 will be flat’ versus 2012.

Mergers & Acquisitions Announces 2012 M&A Mid-Market Winners

Mergers & Acquisitions announced the winners of its sixth annual M&A Mid-Market Awards. The awards honor leading dealmakers and the deals that set the standard for transactions with an enterprise value of less than $1 billion.