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Podcasts

Drinks With The Deal: Historians Caley Horan and Dan Bouk

By David Marcus
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Published: July 9th, 2021
Caley Horan, a history professor at MIT, and Dan Bouk, who teaches at Colgate, discuss their work on the history of life insurance in the U.S. in the 20th century and its implications for today on the latest episode of the podcast.
Mergers & Acquisitions

Book Review: Insurance's Origin Story

By David Marcus
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Published: July 6th, 2021
In their books, scholars Dan Bouk, Caley Horan and Jonathan Levy trace the history of the insurance industry in the U.S. from its beginnings in the mid-19th century and explore how they have helped shape American attitudes toward government and risk.
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Apparel Company Iconix to Go Private

By Nikitha Sattiraju
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Published: July 2nd, 2021
An affiliate of Lancer Capital will acquire the New York-based owner of consumer brands in a $585 million deal.
Podcasts

Drinks With The Deal: Author Jonathan Levy

By David Marcus
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Published: July 1st, 2021
The University of Chicago professor and author of the new book 'Ages of American Capitalism' discusses the influence of the 2008 financial crisis on his work, the role of the factory in the American imagination, Herman Melville's insight into American economic life and his love for Houston.
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Thoma Bravo's Cyberdefense Network

By Chris Nolter
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Published: June 30th, 2021
The firm's $12.3 billion purchase of Proofpoint is the largest take-private in cybersecurity, a field that has attracted prominent sponsors and has only gained prominence with the Colonial Pipeline breach.