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Year Ahead 2019

2019: Feeling the pressure

Investors are eager to see some action next year

Year End Review 2018

2018: Has the market peaked?

M&A experts weigh in on a year in dealmaking

Jerry Kelsheimer and Thomas Ferkovic

Kelsheimer, Ferkovic join forces at Medic Management

Thomas Ferkovic and Jerry Kelsheimer use an unconventional approach to buy out Medic Management Group

Chris Valerian

SCA has its eye on $300M

Christopher Valerian came home to build a national market leader

Dave O'Brien

Risk International ‘buys’ a partner

Sale to BV Investment will fuel aggressive growth plan

John Zak

XaTek raises $9M in under 90 days

CEO Zak says firm has cash it needs to get new med device to market

Yuval Brisker

Mezu: New venture, old friends

Buoyed by TOA’s success, Yuval Brisker launches fintech business with $10 million

Monte Ahuja

On the green

Monte Ahuja blends his skill in business with his love of golf

Jenniffer Deckard

The sands of time

With $150M in operating synergies, Fairmount Santrol has a way to cope with market volatility

David Coury

Partners in growth

UroGPO’s David Coury turns to PE firm to fuel growth without sacrificing his culture

Tim Eippert

Sign of the times

By embracing the benefits of PE ownership, Tim Eippert has MC Sign Co. poised to triple its sales in next 3 to 5 years.

Joel Clark

RVshare shifts into overdrive

With $50M in capital and a new CEO, the Airbnb of RVs is ready to roll

Zev and Jeffrey Weiss

Get well soon?

American Greetings gets a boost from PE firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice

David Carr

David vs Goliaths

Brennan Industries makes big move into Canadian market

Jake Orville

A deal with heart

Cleveland HeartLab partners up to scale its mission to save lives

Paul Smucker Wagstaff

Ready to pop

Eagle Foods buys its way to top tier of popcorn companies

Randy Myeroff

Cohen & Co. fills a void

Arthur Bell deal expands role in investment fund niche

The Year of the Seller

2017: The Year of the Seller

Piles of cash drive high multiples for businesses across the board

Let the good times roll

2018: Let the good times roll

Tax reform, plentiful capital could push valuations even higher

Ezra Stark

Stark seeks $4 billion portfolio

Brooklyn deal reflects new growth strategy

MRI Software

MRI: New tech growth star

Behind CEO Patrick Ghilani’s recent buying spree

Chris Adams

1 team, 6 deals, 12 months

How Chris Adams turbo charged M&A at Park Place Technologies

Mark Goldfarb

Catching the PE wave

Why SS&G finally said yes to BDO USA

Ken Ganley

Ken Ganley drives toward $2 billion

Behind the dealmaker’s atypical acquisition of Central Cadillac

Bennett Adelson

How MacroPoint’s Bennett Adelson got two bites at the apple

Tech company CEO crafted plan for a bigger sale

Bill Priemer

Hyland’s game-changing deal

Acquisition of competitor brings key technology and big sales boost