Monday, 4 May 2015
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Jul 7 2008 | 7:32am ET
Private equity activity helped drive a growing number of deals in the marketing, advertising and digital media industries, according to a new study.
The number of p.e. and venture capital firms completing at least three mergers and acquisitions transactions in the first half more than tripled compared to the same period last year, according to investment bank Petsky Prunier. According to the report, private equity firms continue to invest selectively in the area, led by Hellman & Friedman’s $2.4 billion deal to take Getty Images private.
All told, the number of M&A deals in marketing, advertising and digital media rose 21% during the first half, while transaction dollar volume fell 26%.
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…