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Jun 2018

PE Investment in Home Health – Jim Moskal Weighs In

The in-home care industry is seeing record-breaking valuations and a historic pace for mergers and acquisitions. Heavy investment from private equity firms is among the dominant drivers of that action, and not just for in-home care, but for the U.S. health care sector more broadly. As private equity becomes increasingly involved in...
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Olga Jewusiak | Jun 2018

An Interview with Marketing Director Olga Jewusiak

This month we’re speaking with the Marketing Director for the United States, Olga Jewusiak. A native Chicagoan, Olga joined Livingstone last summer, coming onboard to handle marketing activities for the United States as well as collaborate on special projects with the global team. When and why did you choose...
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Tom Reece | Jun 2018

Industrial automation, robotic manufacturing

Steps the UK Market Can Take To Embrace Industrial Automation

Robotics is being embraced in manufacturing across the globe and delivering significant benefits. To remain competitive the UK can, and should, be doing the same.
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Andrew Bozzelli | Jun 2018

Andrew Bozzelli Joins ACG Chicago Panel: “Alternatives to Traditional Private Equity”

Andrew Bozzelli will moderate the upcoming ACG Chicago panel “Alternatives to Traditional Private Equity” on June 19, 2018 at the Standard Club in downtown Chicago. The panel topic will discuss the alternatives to traditional private equity firms: Family Offices, Independent Sponsors, Direct LP Investors and Multi-tranche alternatives all provide...
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Jim Moskal | Apr 2018

Jim Moskal Joins FEI Healthcare Panel: “Pervasive Themes in Healthcare Services M&A”

Jim Moskal will speak at the Financial Executives International (FEI) CFO Series held Monday, April 30, 2018. The panel topic focuses on “Pervasive Themes in Healthcare Services M&A,” panelists will discuss past deals for hyperactive acquisitive organizations that have systematic, cost-controlled M&A. Jim joins distinguished panelists Tom Spivey, Managing...
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Neil Collen | Apr 2018

The Industrial Technology Revolution

Technology has been critical for industrial businesses for decades, but the ever increasing velocity of data information gathering, analysis and transfer, is set to accelerate these changes even more.
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Industrial

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Joe Barnett | Apr 2018

Joe Barnett, venture capital ICOs

The ‘Wild West’ of financing: are ICOs the end of venture capital fundraising?

Joe Barnett, analyst at Livingstone, explores the latest trends in capital-raising in a guest article in Financier Worldwide.
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Karl Freimuth | Apr 2018

Why Strategic Buyers Are Shifting Away From Portfolio Diversification

Livingstone’s global Industrials practice completed 50 transactions over the previous 24 months, with several deals exhibiting a trend of global strategic buyers targeting middle-market industrial companies with proprietary products, technology, brand equity, and intellectual property. Over the previous five years, strategic buyers have shifted their acquisition focus from diversification...
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Industrial

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Andrew Isgrig | Apr 2018

Corporate Divestiture Activity: Do These Portfolio Optimization Strategies Drive Growth

Corporates have been looking to accelerate growth and add to existing platforms on the buy side as they focus on, and redefine, their core business. Major global diversified industrials such as GE, Honeywell, Danaher, and Smiths, among others, are spinning off, or divesting assets as they redefine their portfolios...
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Industrial