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Mergers & Acquisitions

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.
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Book Review: The Evolution of American Capitalism

By David Marcus
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Published: June 29th, 2021
In 'Ages of American Capitalism,' University of Chicago historian Jonathan Levy analyzes how the country’s economic system has changed over time.
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AT&T Sells Playdemic Mobile Gaming Studio

By Chris Nolter
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Published: June 28th, 2021
Electronic Arts will pay $1.4 billion for the producer of 'Golf Clash,' adding to a sports rivalry with Take-Two.
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Drinks With The Deal: O'Melveny's David Makarechian

By David Marcus
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Published: June 3rd, 2021
David Makarechian, who heads the emerging technologies group and the northern California corporate department at O’Melveny & Myers, compares today's tech market with that of the late 1990s and discusses his work with Silicon Catalyst and his love of Singapore street food.
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Top Tips for Landing the Best R&W Policy

By Deal Contributors
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Published: June 3rd, 2021
Akin Gump’s David D’Urso, David Antheil and Kevin Tsai outline the steps dealmakers should follow to secure the best possible representation and warranty insurance, or RWI, in M&A transactions. Sponsored
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Insight Partners Exits Fenergo

By Steve Gelsi
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Published: June 2nd, 2021
Astorg and Bridgepoint are buying the software provider for financial institutions six years after Insight Partners invested in the company.
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The Deal Toy Goes (Galaxy) Digital

By David Marcus
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Published: June 1st, 2021
Davis Polk issues an NFT deal toy for Galaxy Digital's $1.2 billion agreement to buy BitGo.
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Roark Buys Nothing Bundt Cakes

By Nikitha Sattiraju
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Published: May 31st, 2021
The private equity firm acquires the gourmet bakeries franchisor and operator for an undisclosed amount from Levine Leichtman.