According to Lucille Jones, deals intelligence analyst at Refinitiv, despite a 12% decline from this time last year, the value of M&A registered so far this year is the fourth highest year-to-date total since our records began in the 1970s.
David Brackett and John Martin, co-CEOs of Antares Capital, were honored as Dealmakers of the Year by Mergers & Acquisitions as part its of ninth annual awards.
Silicon Valley law firm Hoge Fenton said that mergers & acquisitions lawyer Nancy Yamaguchi has joined the firm. She focuses her practice on cross-border M&As involving technology companies.
Klee, Tuchin, Bogdanoff & Stern, which specializes in corporate and municipal restructurings, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and commercial litigation, has added Vijay Sekhon and Maria Sountas-Argiropoulos as partners.
The Association for Corporate Growth said that Fordham University Graduate School of Business has taken first place in its Annual ACG Cup-New York. ACG said it was the second consecutive win for Fordham.
U.S.-based companies were the most popular targets for mergers and acquisitions activity involving emerging and high-growth market companies in H2/12, according to KPMG International’s latest High Growth Markets International Acquisition Tracker study.
Reuters reported that U.S. deal activity surged 62% during the first quarter bolstered by a series of deals valued at over $5 billion.
MidCap Advisors advised Buckingham Badler Associates in connection with the sale of its business to investment fund Scottish American Capital.