Berkery, Noyes & Co. LLC managing partner John Shea is seeing strategic buyers acquire companies in a more focused manner amidst less competition. To illustrate, he discusses Cengage Learning Inc.'s strategic deal for the National Geographic Society's digital and print school publishing unit. - Sarah Hashim-Waris
Commonfund appointed Celeste R. Barone as chief financial officer for Commonfund Capital Inc., which invests, with partners in small- and mid-sized companies. For other updates launch today's Movers & shakers slideshow.