M&A wrap: VMG, Popchips, Akamai, Thoma Bravo, Audax, Most Influential Women

VMG forms new snacks platform with purchase of potato chips maker Popchips. Oct. 14 deadline is looming to submit nominations for Most Influential Women in Mid-Market M&A. Akamai buys web security company. Audax and Thoma Bravo involved in deals.