Middle-Market M&A on the Rise

Tarbous, Ken
September 2010
High Yield Report;9/20/2010, Vol. 21 Issue 38, p14
This article reports on improved activity in the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) market in 2010. In August, Mill Road Capital completed an acquisition deal with Rubio's Restaurants Inc. It notes that dealmaking in the market is expected to remain lively for the rest of the year. The total value of deals transacted in the lower middle market in August was 4.8 billion U.S. dollars, according to Thomson Reuters. Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC claims that most of the private-equity firms that have raised funds this year are aiming at middle-market firms.


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