Michael Brown

Michael is Co-Editor of The Deal overseeing day-to-day coverage of M&A, private equity, activism and restructuring for The Deal's subscribers of advisers, investors and instutions. Prior to being named Editor of The Deal, Michael was the Assignments Editor for TheStreet.com, parent company of The Deal, RateWatch and BoardEx, where he oversaw the day-to-day coverage of the stock market and business news.

Prior to his role as Assignments Editor, Michael was an Associate Editor for The Deal where he oversaw daily auction and middle market coverage for TheDeal.com. He also managed 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

Beneficiaries of a Sears Bankruptcy; Behind Apple's Latest Acqui-Hire -- ICYMI

Beneficiaries of a Sears Bankruptcy; Behind Apple's Latest Acqui-Hire -- ICYMI

Here's what you need to know now for Friday, Oct. 12.

Trump-FOMC Blame Game Is Pointless; Safety Stocks for Crashes -- ICYMI

Trump-FOMC Blame Game Is Pointless; Safety Stocks for Crashes -- ICYMI

Here's what you need to know now for Thursday, Oct. 11.

Silver Lining to Tech Selloff; More Weed Cos. Head to U.S. Exchanges -- ICYMI

Silver Lining to Tech Selloff; More Weed Cos. Head to U.S. Exchanges -- ICYMI

Here's what you need to know now for Oct. 10.

Playing Beaten Down Home Builders; Bank Earnings on Deck -- ICYMI

Playing Beaten Down Home Builders; Bank Earnings on Deck -- ICYMI

Here's what you need to know now for Monday, Oct. 8.

Mattress Firm Seeks to Close 700 Stores; Unilever Scraps Defensive Relocation

Mattress Firm Seeks to Close 700 Stores; Unilever Scraps Defensive Relocation

Here's what you need to know now for Friday, Oct. 5.

What's Underway at Papa John's; Data Management Gets M&A Attention -- ICYMI

What's Underway at Papa John's; Data Management Gets M&A Attention -- ICYMI

Here's what you need to know now for Thursday, Oct. 4.

Aston Martin Skids in Debut; Walmart Dealmakers Stay Busy -- ICYMI

Aston Martin Skids in Debut; Walmart Dealmakers Stay Busy -- ICYMI

Here's what you need to know now for Wednesday, Oct. 3.

Stitch Fix Tumbles; Nektar Finally Adds a Woman to Board -- ICYMI

Stitch Fix Tumbles; Nektar Finally Adds a Woman to Board -- ICYMI

Here's what you need to know now for Tuesday, Oct. 2.

The 2018 C-Suite Shuffle Continues; Honeywell Spins Automation Unit -- ICYMI

The 2018 C-Suite Shuffle Continues; Honeywell Spins Automation Unit -- ICYMI

Here's what you need to know now for Monday, Oct. 1.

Tesla's Musk to Step Down as Chairman as Part of SEC Settlement

Tesla's Musk to Step Down as Chairman as Part of SEC Settlement

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has agreed to settle with the Securities and Exchange Commission over a complaint that the automaker's founder violated federal securities laws with several tweets pertaining to have a take-private offer for Tesla all but in hand.