The BGL Middle Market Insider is a monthly publication that discusses valuation and financing trends and topics of interest in the middle market.

In this edition:  It has been a busy summer in the deal market and for BGL bankers. BGL experienced a strong inflow of new deals in both July and August— in line with an M&A market that has shown no signs of a seasonal slowdown.  Middle market M&A activity is continuing at a brisk pace, and trends suggest a robust pipeline through the remainder of 2010. While sustainability of current market conditions remains top of mind among bankers, most expect the middle market to be