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Middle-Market Deal Making Surges in First Three Quarters

By Morning Outlook FOXBusiness

The first three quarters of the year produced the highest middle-market deal value for the period in five years. According to TheMiddleMarket.com, there were more than 1,700 completed deals, totaling more than $230 billion. One of the more notable transactions in the third-quarter was Hormel Foods' (HRL) purchase of CytoSport, the maker of Muscle Milk, for $450 million.

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