Closing Comments - The Capital Alliance Blog

What distinguishes Capital Alliance and Oaklins from other M&A firms

By Bryan Livingston
Managing Partner and CEO

If you operate in the middle-market, you’ve likely heard of Capital Alliance Corp.’s ( long-time association with M&A International (MAI) — recently reorganized and rebranded under the Oaklins banner.


Fed survey shows oil & gas industry sentiment on the upswing

By Paul Puri
Managing Director and Chief Development Officer

Conditions in the oil & gas sector improved in the third quarter in Texas and parts of New Mexico and Louisiana, as industry executives surveyed by the Dallas Federal Reserve turned more bullish.

While we...

Steady oil prices should attract more asset sales

By Paul Puri, Managing Director and Chief Development Officer
and Bryan Livingston, Managing Director and CEO

West Texas Intermediate crude has been trading in the high $40s, inching toward $50, for about a month now.

If this price is sustained, Capital Alliance Corp. (...

Bigger IS STILL better

Midstream consolidation takes another big step…

By Kelly Gerry
Strategic Advisor

Enbridge and Spectra have announced their intention to merge, sometime in 2017, pending regulatory approval. That sound you might have heard was a collective “wow” from across the North American...

Downstream energy a bright spot during a muted year for oil & gas M&A

By Shawn Bhagat
Managing Director

While mergers and acquisitions in the energy industry have been muted this year, due to persistent low oil prices and other complications, the downstream oil & gas, wholesale marketing, and transportation & logistics sectors have seen some...

M&A market heats up for dental and cosmetic healthcare practices

By Mark Lee
Strategic Advisor - Healthcare

The mergers and acquisitions market is heating up for dental practices, cosmetic surgeons, pharmacies and ancillary businesses as the consolidation trend continues in healthcare.

Mergers of dental and cosmetic surgery practices have...

The gig economy and the future of staffing

By Neal England
Practice Leader – Human Capital Management

The gig economy has taken off.

Fieldglass, a software company, reports that about a third of our nation’s economy is now made up of such nontraditional workers. The gig, or on-demand, economy refers to companies who...

More oilfield services M&A deals could be on tap in Q4 2016

By Bryan Livingston
Managing Director and CEO

Merger & acquisition activity likely will pick up in the oilfield services sector during the second half of 2016, as companies seek to acquire assets at still-reasonable prices.

Oil prices briefly topped $50 on May 26 for the...

Brexit Guest Blog – Point/Counterpoint

Note: Capital Alliance is pleased to offer the following two personal perspectives on Brexit, as observed by principals of M&A International firms in the UK and Germany.

Dr. Florian von Alten, president of M&A International and an executive...

What’s not to like about improving pipeline safety?

By Bryan Livingston
Managing Director and CEO

Bipartisan legislation to modernize the Pipeline Safety Act to enhance pipeline safety has advanced out of a House committee amid a dynamic period for the U.S. oil & gas industry.

Reauthorization of the 2011 act is expected to...


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