A competitive US is created by, and depends on, the companies of the middle market—mid-sized outfits that have an outsized impact on the nation’s prosperity and success.
55% of PE firms surveyed stated they would deploy greater levels of capital in 2015, although 39% suggested it is more difficult to find attractive investments.
Stricter enforcement of leveraged-lending guidance by U.S. bank regulators is making private-equity firms less competitive in M&A processes.
Public policy experts and lawmakers discussed legislative issues facing the middle market during ACG Leadership Week in Washington.
Former U.S. Rep. Barney Frank suggests a revision of Dodd-Frank's PE registration provision.
Crutchfield Capital's J.B. Dollison shares his perspective on the oil and gas sector and the impact of the recent price decline on middle-market investment.
ACG CEO Gary LaBranche responds to President Obama's State of the Union Address.
The National Center for the Middle Market's Tom Stewart discusses the findings reported in the 4Q 2014 Middle Market Indicator.
Improving fundamentals should result in a broad-based increase in economic activity driven by an expansion of small and middle-market firms that make up the real economy. McGladrey’s new monthly publication, The Real Economy, focuses on economic trends affecting the middle market.