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Mergers & Acquisitions

FAT Brands to Acquire Global Franchise Group

By Nikitha Sattiraju
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Published: July 15th, 2021
The Fatburger parent agrees to buy quick-service restaurant chains owner Global Franchise Group for $442.5 million in cash and stock from Serruya Private Equity and Lion Capital.
Mergers & Acquisitions

BuzzFeed Makes Top Targets List, Adds Complex

By Chris Nolter
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Published: July 14th, 2021
Special purpose acquisition company 890 5th Avenue Partners will merge with BuzzFeed while the latter will acquire youth media and events venture Complex Networks from Verizon and Hearst.
Mergers & Acquisitions

Goldman Sachs SPAC Tees Up Mirion Deal

By Bill Meagher
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Published: July 9th, 2021
The investment bank's second SPAC strikes a $2.6 billion business combination with the radiation measurement and analytics company.
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.
Mergers & Acquisitions

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.