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ITW divests industrial packaging unit, creates value via middle market M&A

Historically, ITW (NYSE: ITW) has been an avid acquirer of businesses.  A large multi-billion corporation, at one point it was comprised of nearly 800 smaller operating companies and was known for its appetite for acquisition. In fact, The DAK Group previously led several sell-side transactions in which

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Why a drop in middle market M&A activity is good news

“Transitional” might be the best way to describe middle market merger and acquisition activity for 2013.  Bookended between a rush to close in 2012 and the slight uptick of prices paid at the end of 2013, the period in between was simultaneously stable, unremarkable, and yet .

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M&A Activity on the agenda at Opus Connect NYC event

Was 2013 a good or great year to sell or buy in the middle market? What is the current state of M&A activity? What can we expect to see in the coming months? Lisa Stern, Managing Director, The DAK Group, joins a panel of investment banking experts

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“Strategic M&A Maximizes Value,” topic addressed by The DAK Group at NJCPA seminar

NJ Society of Certified Public Accountants

Alan Scharfstein, president of The DAK Group, will address the topic “Perspectives on Strategic M&A” at a seminar for accountants sponsored by the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA) on October 18, 2013. Given the recent economic climate, many businesses have faced rising costs, loss of

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Middle Market Dealmaking Heads to the Beach

Alan Scharfstein, president of The DAK Group, will appear on a panel at the upcoming Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) dealmaking conference at the Jersey Shore, “Private Equity Dealmaking: It’s A Shore Thing” Addressing the topic “Fishing for Deals in Rough Waters,” he will discuss how to

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Middle Market M&A update at close of 2012

The DAK Group - Investment Bankers to the Middle Market

Performance Review Middle market mergers and acquisitions activity had a slow start in 2012, but rallied slightly in the fourth quarter, likely due to concerns over potentially expiring tax laws. Despite the last minute push, average year over year reported transaction values for lower middle market firms

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French Suitor Invests to Strengthen U.S. Foothold

Retrotech acquired by Savoye

The DAK Group engineers high value, cross-border deal in warehouse automation technology The DAK Group is pleased to announce the strategic acquisition of its client Retrotech, Inc., a privately held leading engineering services firm specializing in warehouse automated storage and retrieval systems (AS/RS). Retrotech was acquired in its

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