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.
The number of sellers will be robust in 2012, but whether strategics will be there as buyers is still an uncertain, according to William Blair & Co.'s Mark Brady.
As the gross domestic product of China has doubled over the last decade, consumer-driven businesses are of increasing interest to private equity firms, such as Hina Group, says managing director Hanson Li.
The banker-turned-photographer is redevoting himself to the craft he took up as a teenager and helping others along the way.
The first executive partner of Skadden Arps proved that law firms could be managed.
Former pilot and current consultant Robert Herbst makes the case for bankruptcy for the parent of American Airlines.
The former Cognetas managing partner has the time to look around, talk to people and think about what happens next.
The energy banker reflects on his first 10 months at the banking giant.
The adviser was hired as a director to help companies raise first and second round venture capital.
These three dealmakers show just how military training can translate to the trenches of Wall Street.
The chancellor of the Delaware Court of Chancery shares his picks for autumn entertainment.
The DCM general partner discusses his firm's first strategically focused fund and about evolving from entrepreneur to investor.
PE executives bridle at new regulations and restraints, but the smart ones will adapt to the new realities and move on.
Kinder Morgan powers up, oil services remain hot, and White & Case guides Grupo Bimbo through the DOJ.
Kinder Morgan's $38 billion purchase of El Paso will create the country's biggest pipeline network and the fourth-largest energy company in North America.
The heart and soul of the financial reform bill is the FDIC's new ability to seize and wind down collapsing financial firms. How (or whether) this 'orderly liquidation authority' will work, or if it might actually make a crisis worse, is still the subject of argument and worry.
The textbook industry may be the most intransigent in all of media. But the cozy arrangement that forced students to pay nosebleed prices may finally be eroding.
Will the schools collapse under their own weight, or will new rules from the Department of Education bring them stability? The answer involves a dose of business and politics.
Prediction does seem a reach for earthbound souls, even those with tenure, a chair or a Nobel; and the future, historically or financially, seems just as uncertain as it was to the Greeks, ancient and modern.
The former governor of New York attempts to burnish his sheriff's credentials by embracing Occupy Wall Street and thus raising the question: Did he ever really deserve those credentials in the first place?
The film takes a few industry clichés and historical references to offer a near-documentary look inside a failing financial firm. It's terrifying, as much for what it leaves out as what it puts in.
Chancery's ruling in the deal shows that a controversial decision from 2003 may be dead in practice if not in law.
The post-U.S. downgrade took a number of casualties. But deals got financed and cautious optimism is in the air.
Global buyout funds spent a decade mastering China. Now just as they've settled in, homegrown competition has exploded.
Unitranche debt — a combination of senior and mezzanine debt supplied by one lender — is an attractive alternative for financing middle-market deals.
The solution to better governance at small companies isn't more regulation but the recruitment of higher-quality directors.
Under the right circumstance, gains from investing in startups can be fully excludable from gross income.