The recent fall in M&A activity was a central theme at this year Benelux M&A and Private Equity Forum. Industry experts assessed the outlook for deal flow and evaluated which sectors looked the most promising.
The recent opening of the Saudi Arabia $575 billion stock market to direct foreign participation for the first time offers an exiting opportunities for the country. As both local and international investors are positioning themselves to trade on the largest Arab bourse we caught up with Robert Eastwood from Baker & McKenzie to give you a definitive guide to the revisions to the rules for qualified foreign financial institutions.
What is the outlook for Italian M&A and ECM? With 2015 set to be a record year for M&A globally, Italy has performed well. Eliana Catalano, Partner at BonelliErede talks about the dynamic between M&A and IPOs in the local market. Interview by David Carnevali, Reporter at Dealreporter.
As excitement about new listings in Italy faded during 2014, with many high profile issuers withdrawing from the pipeline, Gabriele Matrone of PwC gives his outlook for what lies ahead for new listings.