The consequences of Brexit - short, medium and long term
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Ireland

Christopher Jackson from marsh discusses the regonal differences of M&A Insurance

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Ireland

Ireland back to dealmaking after Brexit lull

Alan Fuller, ‎Partner, Head of Corporate Group, McCann FitzGerald Speaking at Deal Drivers Ireland 2016

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Ireland Private Equity

Private Equity stronger than ever in Ireland

Anya Cummins, Partner at Deloitte talks with Mergermarket's Catherine Ford at Deal Drivers Ireland about the new appetite for private equity in the country.  

Private equity dealmaking

Overview and trends of the private equity landscape in 2016 and outlook for 2017 Challenges in private equity deal making in the Irish market and where are the opportunities? Benefits of using private equity as a source of funding? What are the key players offering their clients? UK private equity funds investing in the Irish market – what are the trends and opportunities?

Deal drivers and dealmaking

Examining what is driving deal flow Outlining challenges deal makers are facing and how they are being overcome What are driving Irish companies to engage in overseas deal making? What are local M&A player’s outbound growth plans and which markets they are targeting?

The consequences of Brexit - short, medium and long term

The Brexit will inevitably also have an impact on the relations between UK and Ireland. Dan O'Brien, Chief Economist at The Institute of International and European Affairs explores how this relationship will change and what impact it will have on the local business community.

Attractive Targets - what do buyers look for?

Philip Whitchelo, Vice President at Intralinks delivers his presentation based on a 23-year study of 34,000 firms and 14,000 deals by Cass Business School and Intralinks, he seeks to answer these questions, revealing how the financial characteristics of companies correlate with M&A activity in often unexpected ways. Can an analysis of financial measures, such as growth, size, profitability, leverage, liquidity and valuation provide insights into which companies are likely to become acquisition targets? How do these measures differ for private vs. public targets? And what is the relative importance of these measures in predicting the probability of a company becoming an acquisition target?