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Activism

Jana Agitates for M&A at Rapid7

Published: June 28th, 2024
The Barry Rosenstein-led activist accumulates a stake in the cybersecurity company, which joined The Deal’s Watch List in October, and is partnering with Bill Foley's Cannae Holdings in an M&A campaign.
M&A

Cfius Clears Controversial Vista-Czech Group Transaction

By David Hatch
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Published: June 28th, 2024
Vista hints at national security conditions in announcement of key approval from Washington that could crater MNC Capital’s rival bid for all of the outdoor sports products and weapons company.
Activism

Insurgents Part Ways With Targets Through Block Trades

By Ronald Orol
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Published: June 28th, 2024
Corporations will at times buy a large dissident investor’s stake, which can be beneficial to companies, activists and other holders if they are struck at an appropriate price — otherwise call it greenmail.
Private Equity

The Allure of Law Firms for Private Equity

By David Marcus
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Published: June 21st, 2024
Recent investments by sponsors in accounting firms suggest PE would find attractive targets in the legal profession if more state bar associations allow nonlawyers to own stakes in law firms.
Private Equity

Trinity Hunt HVAC Platform NexCore Gains Steam

By Nikitha Sattiraju
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Published: June 14th, 2024
The one-year-old commercial HVAC platform is having conversations with larger family- and founder-owned businesses as more sellers test the waters and lending markets open back up.