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.
Join The Deal Pipeline's editor in chief Robert Teitelman and editor at large Matt Miller as they discuss what could happen with Greece and Spain as they continue to face economic turmoil.
The patent litigation partner discusses the impact of the Supreme Court's Mayo ruling on the patent market and mobile-tech and software spaces.
The municipal revenue bond investor is raising a second fund to go where few have gone before.
The Deal magazine speaks with the FTC commissioner about her views on antitrust enforcement and her tenure so far at the agency.
During a hot summer for private equity, Carlyle struck four large deals, and Suddenlink sold for $6.6 billion without holding an auction. Also hot: healthcare M&A as exemplified by Aetna.
From rogue trading to the manipulation of Libor, Britain knows it does not deserve all the finger-pointing.
Its corporate development chief Randy Tinsley explains why his company is emerging as a template for how to succeed in tech M&A.
As investors forage for yield, many are gaining a renewed enthusiasm for middle-market buyouts.
Hirings, firings, raids, defections, new offices, retirements and fond remembrances when appropriate.
With the addition of Paul Ryan to the Romney ticket, and the devolution of the presidential race into a battle between fat and thin governments, two figures have emerged from the past, and they're not Hamilton and Jefferson.
Fundraising is financial Darwinism at its most self-evidently brutal.
The PE firm rings up extraordinary gains while keeping leverage in its LBOs unburdensome and unfancy.
When raising its ninth fund, the British PE firm was helped by an impressive track record, perseverance and attractive terms. But luck and timing also played a role.
Ken Hersh raises another fund, the 10th, at the private equity firm by stressing its record and discipline.
As the financial crisis raged, three veterans of Carlyle Group set out to tackle midmarket buyouts in the region. The timing couldn't have been better.
Others in the lower middle market may come and go. But the 23-year-old PE firm has raised six funds.
At nearly 30 years old, the PE firm boasts a stable culture and partnership and an enviable fundraising record.
Every year, thousands of middle-market companies go up for sale. Here's a sampling of what's out there right now.
It's a little counterintuitive, but the Fidelity National chief has built the country's largest title insurance company, while building a sizable restaurant business on the side.
The up and down nature of financial markets is not an exact science.
In the case of the Bain document dump, financial journalists get blamed for not explaining matters the public rarely shows much interest in.
One of the country's most prolific federal judges casts a skeptical eye on patent infringement cases and the system that spawned them.
The SEC's fight over the benefits of conflict minerals disclosure foreshadows coming fights over Dodd-Frank rules.
Thanks to a hefty load of big recapitalizations, 2012 has been the year of the dividend for private equity firms.
It's increasingly important for PE firms targeting the sector to establish and maintain a network of operating expertise that can help develop optimal strategies for building value in their investments.
The strategy provides for a multidimensional and more holistic view of an asset by combining the traditional financial accounting and tax skill sets with operational, industry and functional expertise.