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June 3, 2015

U.S. M&A Market is Red Hot. But Will it Last?

The U.S. M&A market continues to rocket forward in 2015, and shows no signs of slowing. According to the Financial Times, U.S. dealmaking hit an all-time high in May with $243 billion in activity. Huge transactions, such as Charter Communications’ $90 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable and Bright House, were prevalent during the record […]

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May 11, 2015

Market Machinations: What’s New in M&A

The mergers and acquisitions marketplace continued its torrid pace in the first quarter of 2015. According to Financier Worldwide, over $900 billion in worldwide M&A activity was announced in the first three months of the year, the highest first quarter total in eight years. United States targeted deals totaled $415 billion. Healthcare and pharmaceutical deals […]

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December 30, 2014

15 in ’15: Mid-Market Trends to Focus on in the New Year

“What are your plans for New Years?” It’s likely a question you’ve been asked by friends or family, and we at Conway MacKenzie want to know, too: what are your plans for the New Year? We’re not as interested in your Dec. 31 social calendar, however, as we are your business outlook and strategy for […]

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December 17, 2014

Another Big Year for M&A

We recently shared on this blog how corporate bankruptcy filings continue to trend down, with filings expected to come in at multi-year lows in 2014. But there is a flip-side to every story: as bankruptcy continues to soften, M&A continues to heat up. Mergers & Acquisitions recently reported that, despite a dip in deals in […]

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