The Deal magazine looks at the biotech sector and how new, creative funding deals are promising to rejuvenate the search for new drugs. Plus, this issue looks at LIBOR's new landscape. Meanwhile, we have an indepth conversation with CD&R's Joseph Rice.June 18, 2012
What goes up must come down, and so it would appear as The Deal magazine examines big-league bankruptcy. The theory holds for Tribune as it's new owners weigh its assets. But what about W.R. Grace, as it emerges from bankruptcy having made 22 acquisitions under protection? Plus, the corporate dealmaker 100.May 28, 2012
The Deal magazine takes an indepth look at the strategic dealmaking of the packaging industry in the middle market. We also hit the road looking at the startup landscape in the drug development and medical devices sectors in Kalamazoo, Michigan as well as the burgeoning companies in the solar power, pharmaceutical, brewery and pesticide industries in Bend, Oregon.May 7, 2012
Wanna do M&A? Careful, because here comes the shareholder litigation. When it comes to tech acquisitions, they're getting done -- just too bad companies aren't very good at it. And sovereign wealth funds are back, growing fast.April 16, 2012
No one said private equity would be easy, and our annual Private Equity Deals of the Year proves it again with a roundup of 2011's big winners and losers. Also, The Deal magazine takes a look at cowboy capitalism with a trip to Dallas-Fort Worth. Finally, take a look at our sampling of middle-market companies on the auction block.April 2, 2012
The Deal magazine travels to Japan to witness the island nation rise again amidst an active streak of dealmaking. Plus, a duet of music-related articles look at the antitrust snares of Universal Music's purchase of EMI assets and the effect that the emergence of digital music is having on copyright laws.March 12, 2012
In this issue, The Deal magazine hits the bankruptcy trifecta: the take-no-prisoners battle for Alter Communications; the rise and fall of real estate moguls, the Meruelo brothers; and the bankruptcy league tables. Also, take a look at how Humana has set a new course along the acquisition trail.February 20, 2012
The Deal magazine focuses on the middle market by looking at some of its top dealmakers and then gives an overview of what's out there on the auction block. The issue also features an in-depth look at private equity in France and in emerging markets around the world.February 6, 2012
The Deal magazine gets in the pilot seat to take a look at American Airlines' bankruptcy, then wonders what will now happen to a beleaguered Reader's Digest. Also, Herb Fritch of HealthSpring may have an answer to the sky-high inflation of the healthcare industry.January 23, 2011
What a topsy-turvy, rumbly-tumbly year 2011 turned out to be -- and The Deal magazine takes a look at the M&A Deals of the Year in uncertain times. Also, Edgar Bronfman Jr. sits down for his first interview since selling Warner Music.December 12, 2011
Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water, suddenly it was 2011 -- and The Deal magazine looks back at all the twists and turns of dealmaking. Also in this issue, dealmakers pay back as social entrepreneurs.November 28, 2011
'What worrying wall of debt?' The Deal magazine asks. Oh, right, there it is. Plus, the Windy City offers up its own particular brand of private equity, while, farther afield, Big Oil makes a play in Kurdistan.November 14, 2011
The Deal magazine tracks down the in-house corporate dealmakers from the top American companies and takes a voyage around the world to explore the valleys and peaks of the travel industry.October 31, 2011
The Deal magazine goes back to school and offers a full report on the business of education.October 17, 2011
The Deal magazine goes looking for trolls and geeks, and the middle market shows its ups and downs in a trying economy.October 3, 2011
Who are the private equity movers and shakers to keep an eye on, and how does Ralph de la Torre look to transform managed care?September 19, 2011
The Deal magazine honors this year's Most Admired Corporate Dealmakers and takes a close look at the ups and downs of Wall Street compensation.September 5, 2011
The interview issue asks all the pertinent questions to six experts in their respective fields, while the market for multiple sclerosis therapies provides an evocative case study on dealmaking.July 25, 2011
The Deal magazine gets up close and personal with faces of the middle market and charts the new hits of the music business as it shifts away from label dominance.June 27, 2011
Despite trying financial times, the spotlight shines on the private equity deals of the year that were deftly executed and held to the principle of creating value.
Shearman & Sterling LLP's Peter Lyons doesn't see anything new in Chancery Judge Leo E. Strine Jr.'s decision in the El Paso Corp. shareholder litigation.
The Deal Pipeline middle market reporter Demetri Diakantonis talks about Benihana's second try at auctioning itself off.
There's more than just oil and 10-gallon hats in this patch of Texas. The metroplex is fueled by a collection of major companies atop a job-creating middle market. And there's a rich history of private equity as well.
The former chairman and CEO of UBS Investment Bank has built a boutique with an emphasis on sales, trading and midmarket M&A.
After years of acquisitions, the CEO of the investment bank is now focusing on liftouts and recruiting.
Bausch & Lomb sets its sights on Ista, Wabash drives away with Walker, and Transcend goes for Nuance.
A tech pioneer discusses his company, its IPO prospects and his role in the early days of open-source software.
Hirings, firings, raids, defections, new offices, retirements and fond remembrances when appropriate.
The Irish government boasts of the country's new competitiveness, but the disastrous bank bailouts remain a burden. Net emigration is one result.
Looking at 2011's big gains and ugly busts, it becomes apparent that PE remains a grind-it-out struggle.
The French PE firm hopes a stellar return from Yoplait will lead to a successful fundraise.
Banking on EMS's strong market position and focus, the PE firm pulled off one of the year's best exits at 7.7 times cost.
The $2 billion private equity deal provides a sharp contrast to LightSquared's woes.
In a short span, the PE firm revamped the Internet call business and went on to sell it to Microsoft for $8.5 billion.
Delaware Chancellor Leo Strine intimated that El Paso's Douglas Foshee gave Kinder Morgan a good deal in hopes that Richard Kinder would return the favor by selling El Paso's E&P unit to a Foshee-led group.
MidOcean Partners, Sun Capital Partners and Castle Harlen were among the dining casualties.
The sponsor lost more face than value in the deal for the travel reservation arm of Cendant.
The distributor of specialty parts rode comfortable and steady profits through several buyouts. But then the PE firm took the company on a costly detour.
Approximately 42 companies with private equity money rolled into bankruptcy court in 2011, lower than the 2010 tally of 69.
The Private Equity Deals of the Year takes a look at Connection Education, Global Tel*Link, Arcos Dorados and others.
Every year, thousands of middle-market companies go up for sale. Here's a sampling of what's out there right now.
The restructured casual-dining chain returns to the block.
The megabank fortress: Are we stuck with it for eternity?
A dustup stirred up by some Yale students' faith in the Internet casts a light on the Twitterverse's response to a Facebook deal.
Rather than getting squeezed out of its lucrative niche, Madison Avenue is more valuable than ever.
A new biography of the 2nd Circuit judge offers another view on what it means to be a legal genius.
The provision strengthens the SEC against third parties who enable securities violations.
There are a few critical steps private equity firms must take to assure organic growth.
As China's importance as a deal hub grows, so does the role of Chinese companies and private equity firms in the global marketplace.
Regulatory compliance is expensive and time consuming, but this to-do list will help general partners mitigate some of the costs.