Global M&A Passes $3T; Fourth Highest YTD Total On Record

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.

Antares CEOs Capture M&A 2015 Dealmakers of the Year Award

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.

M&A Lawyer Yamaguchi Joins Hoge Fenton

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.

KTB&S Adds Corporate Finance, M&A Attorneys

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.

Fordham Wins Annual ACG Cup-New York For Second Time

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.

Emerging Market Companies Seek U.S. Businesses for M&As

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: Global M&A Volume Rises on Large U.S. Deals

Reuters reported that U.S. deal activity surged 62% during the first quarter bolstered by a series of deals valued at over $5 billion.

Carl Marks Announces Promotions From Talent Pool Under 40

Carl Marks Advisory Group announced six promotions from its talent pool of staff members under the age of 40 years.

MidCap Advisors Advises Sale of Buckingham Badler

MidCap Advisors advised Buckingham Badler Associates in connection with the sale of its business to investment fund Scottish American Capital.