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Mergers & Acquisitions

Can AppLovin Get Some Love From Unity?

By Chris Nolter
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Published: August 31st, 2022
AppLovin has scale, but concerns about the split of ownership and the strategic fit could diminish the appeal of its bid for Unity.
Mergers & Acquisitions

Fiber Valuations Skyrocket Amid Infra Fund Frenzy

By Chris Nolter
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Published: August 19th, 2022
The race to connect the next 80 million homes to high-speed broadband and increased interest from infrastructure funds in fiber assets has multiples for operators on the rise.
Mergers & Acquisitions

Exit Ramp: Arsenal-Backed Polyventive Primed for Sale

By Tom Terrarosa
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Published: August 18th, 2022
The private equity firm has signaled a desire to exit the chemicals company before the end of 2022, sources say, as it remains the final piece of a 2015 platform still in Arsenal's portfolio.
Activism

PayPal’s Elliott Engagement Could Lead to M&A

By Ronald Orol
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Published: August 18th, 2022
Comments from the digital payment giant's CEO indicate that PalPal could consider divestitures of some sort if more immediate changes don’t produce share improvement.
Mergers & Acquisitions

Franchisees Seek to Control Destiny With Brand Deals

By Nikitha Sattiraju
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Published: August 17th, 2022
Ampex Brands, a franchisee of Yum Brands and 7-Eleven, announces the purchase of Dallas-based restaurant chain Bellagreen, its second deal for an actual brand and yet another example of a franchisee shifting into being a franchisor.
Mergers & Acquisitions

Thompson Street Looks for Rapid Scale in Pest Control

By Nikitha Sattiraju
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Published: August 9th, 2022
The middle-market investor with a track record of backing commercial and residential services companies is working to add more companies to its platform in the hyper-fragmented pest control industry.