CIT Backs Latest Lion Capital Acquisition

CIT Backs Latest Lion Capital Acquisition

CIT Group has provided a senior secured asset-based credit facility to John Varvatos Enterprises, a designer, retailer, and wholesaler of men’s designer apparel and accessories. The financing was completed in conjunction with the acquisition of the company by Lion Capital, a consumer focused private equity firm, from VF Corporation. “Given CIT’s depth of experience within […]

Bertram Capital Promotes Ingrid Swenson to Partner and Managing Director

Bertram Capital Promotes Ingrid Swenson to Partner and Managing Director

Bertram Capital has promoted Ingrid Swenson to Partner and Managing Director. Ms. Swenson, the Chief Financial Officer at Bertram, has been with the firm since its inception in 2006 and oversees all of Bertram Capital’s finance, administrative and internal information technology activities. Ms. Swenson has led Bertram’s finance team’s efforts in support of each of […]

Five Megatrends Driving Technology M&A

Five Megatrends Driving Technology M&A

Aggregate deal value of global technology mergers and acquisitions fell 12% year-on-year to $25.1 billion in the first quarter of 2012. This was only half the value decline of M&A in all industries, as ongoing economic uncertainty continues to take its toll on global deal-making. Private equity deal values for technology, meanwhile, climbed 171% year-over-year […]

Mega Deals Drive Q1 Industrial Products M&A

Mega Deals Drive Q1 Industrial Products M&A

The global industrial products (IP) industry experienced an increase in the number of mega deals (value of $1 billion or more) in the first quarter of 2012, despite an overall decrease in the volume of deals (valued at $50 million or more) compared to the fourth quarter of 2011, according to a series of quarterly […]

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