Michael Brown

As an Associate Editor, Michael oversees daily auction and middle market coverage for TheDeal.com. He also manages The Deal's auctions database, which tracks over 1,500 ongoing sale processes and was essential in creating the M&A Tipsheet, a weekly newsletter of The Deal's exclusive coverage of ongoing M&A processes.

Michael started at as a researcher and soon moved to the role of Senior Auctions Reporter where he covered a range of sectors from energy to healthcare to banks to sports and media.

Prior to The Deal he covered business and politics for the Hour Publishing Co. in Norwalk, Conn. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of Connecticut.

Recent Articles By The Author

FanDuel, DraftKings Get Boost From New York Legislature

FanDuel, DraftKings Get Boost From New York Legislature

The bill must still be approved by the New York Senate and Governor Andrew Cuomo.

Daily Fantasy Sites FanDuel, DraftKings Launch Desperation Hail Mary as Deadline Looms

Daily Fantasy Sites FanDuel, DraftKings Launch Desperation Hail Mary as Deadline Looms

The two companies are reportedly in merger talks, citing increased costs associated with regulatory scrutiny and some 100 class action lawsuits. The move is aimed to put pressure on lawmakers.

Jim Cramer: 'Newell Is the Play on Housewares'

Jim Cramer: 'Newell Is the Play on Housewares'

Newell Rubberamaid, just off its acquisition of Jarden, is Jim Cramer's pick to gain some exposure to the housewares business.

How the NHL's Expansion Plans Are Blocking the Sale of One of Its Premier Teams

How the NHL's Expansion Plans Are Blocking the Sale of One of Its Premier Teams

Why must the Pittsburgh Penguins be sold for $750 million, far beyond what the team is likely worth? The NHL's expansion plans have something to do with it, sources say.

Why Will Moving to L.A. Potentially Cost an NFL Team $650 Million? Here's a Breakdown

Why Will Moving to L.A. Potentially Cost an NFL Team $650 Million? Here's a Breakdown

Does the NFL have a plan, or is it simply a group of 32 rich guys making it up as they go along?