The Dealreporter team discuss Vantiv's bid for Worldpay and ECM activity in Europe, including Deutsche Bank, Allied Irish Bank, Santander, Delivery Hero, Just Eat and Saudi Aramco. With Julie-Anna Needham, Samantha Tomaszczyk and John West.
A year on from the last time we sat down with Anya Cummins, Partner and Head of M&A at Deloitte we wanted to see if there is any more certainty around Brexit since Article 50 was triggered. We were also keen to find out what the deal drivers are for Irish M&A and PE investments in the next 12 months.
Chinese investors have been on a buying spree in Europe with a significant rise in deals in 2016. Yet the tone of regulators both in Germany and China looks set to tighten conditions for cross-border transactions.
9 years after the financial crisis of 2008-9, patience is growing continuously thin on the market’s recovery.While there have been several large increases in German M&A activity in recent years, the levels experienced pre-crisis have yet to be seen.Fortunately for those waiting for this recovery, the 2016 trend report from Mergermarket offers several promising trends.
How can you tell if a company is worth buying? Cass Business School and Intralinks recently conducted a research project based on a 23-year study of 34,000 firms and 14,000 deals to discover just that. We asked Philip Whitchelo, Vice President of Product Marketing at Intralinks to summarise the findings.