24 July, 2015
Brunswick leads M&A for H1 2015 Mergermarket’s report on UK PR advisors for the first half of the year saw an overall increase in deal value despite drops in M&A activity across the board on the previous year. Brunswick, which presided over 38 deals amounting to US$127,753 million in the first half of the year,…
21 July, 2015
Mergermarket’s 2Q15 Regional Flash Reports have been released. This quarter’s discussions feature Steve Yager, Senior Managing Director at The Gores Group. In January, the equity firm announced the acquisition of US Farathane for more than USD 500m. The Gores-led investor group bought a majority ownership in the company by acquiring the family holdings. Looking for…
21 July, 2015
Peter Cromberge, South African Bureau Chief of Mergermarket speaks to CNBC Africa for the ‘power lunch program’. During the interview, he discussed about ’Is the South African macro-economic environment conducive for merger & acquisitions and listing activity?’
10 July, 2015
John West, ECM editor at Dealreporter and Mergermarket, speaks to Share Radio about the latest M&A developments in the insurance -, finance – and energy sectors. For example, he discusses recent movements with Willis and Tower Watson, Ace and Chubb, and Aetna and Humana. Collectively, these deals are worth USD 83bn.
23 June, 2015
Is the appetite for private equity co-investment a healthy one? Within the rarefied world of private equity investment, there is consensus that a large appetite currently exists among GPs and LPs for indulging in some co-investment activity. LPs, it is said, are particularly keen, as they may wish to reduce costs and risks, temper the…
22 June, 2015
Elaine Green, senior deputy editor at Mergermarket, speaks to Share Radio about the latest developments in Greece. listen to ‘What's the latest with #Greece ? Elaine Green of @mergermarket explains ’ on audioBoom
17 June, 2015
Bargain-hunting drives Greek M&A Elaine Green, senior deputy editor at Mergermarket, explains what’s behind the continual interest in M&A activity despite ongoing Greek default concerns. Please see here for the link to the video online.
12 June, 2015
John West, ECM Editor at Dealreporter and Mergermarket, talks about Aer Lingus and Ryanair, the General Electric and Alstom merger which is under EU scrutiny, as well as RBS and Royal Mail.
04 June, 2015
Kirsty Wilson, Global Research Editor Mergermarket, speaks on Share Radio’s Morning Money Show about the global drivers for the surge in M&A activity during 2015, from cross-border to competition strategies. She also shares her insight into the key trends affecting sectors such as Pharma, Energy and TMT. listen to ‘Kirsty Wilson of @mergermarket explains the…
03 June, 2015
M&A: Dealmaking like 2007 all over again? Mergers and acquisitions are close to pre-financial crisis levels for the first time in 2015, as vast sums of cheap credit, tax policy and a slow global recovery send companies searching for deals again. The value of deals signed across the world so far in 2015 has reached…