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

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Jim Cramer's Top 2019 Takeover Picks; AWS Unleashes Slew of Services -- ICYMI

Here's what you need to know now for Thursday, Nov. 29.

Sears Gets Lifeline For At least One More Christmas; Smart-Speaker Wars -- ICYMI

Sears Gets Lifeline For At least One More Christmas; Smart-Speaker Wars -- ICYMI

Here's what you need to know now for Thursday, Nov. 15.

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Buffett Boosts Financial Holdings; U.S.-China Committee Weighs in on 5G -- ICYMI

Here's what you need to know now for Wednesday, Nov. 14.

Kellogg Joins Campbell In Seeking Sweets Exit; Oil Dips Again -- ICYMI

Kellogg Joins Campbell In Seeking Sweets Exit; Oil Dips Again -- ICYMI

Here's what you need to know now for Tuesday, Nov. 13.

Dow Crumbles Amid Tech Weakness; Merger Monday Gets Early Start -- ICYMI

Dow Crumbles Amid Tech Weakness; Merger Monday Gets Early Start -- ICYMI

Here's what you need to know now for Monday, Nov. 12.

General Electric Takes Another Dive; IBM's Golden Goose Explained -- ICYMI

General Electric Takes Another Dive; IBM's Golden Goose Explained -- ICYMI

Once mighty GE is trading at less than half its 52-week highs on latest analyst critique.

Citigroup Names Chairman to Mixed Reviews; Crude Dip Is Overblown -- ICYMI

Citigroup Names Chairman to Mixed Reviews; Crude Dip Is Overblown -- ICYMI

Here's what you need to know for Thursday, Nov. 8.

Anadarko Wins Big in Colorado; M&A Wave Continues -- ICYMI

Anadarko Wins Big in Colorado; M&A Wave Continues -- ICYMI

Here's what you need to know for Wednesday, Nov. 7.

Markets Tepid Amid Midterm Elections; Bojangles' Taken Private -- ICYMI

Markets Tepid Amid Midterm Elections; Bojangles' Taken Private -- ICYMI

Here's what you need to know for Tuesday, Nov. 6.

Midterms Take Center Stage; Merger Monday Strikes Again -- ICYMI

Midterms Take Center Stage; Merger Monday Strikes Again -- ICYMI

Here's what you need to know now for Monday, Nov. 5.