Stefano Giudici, Head of Global Banking Italy at HSBC summarises his conversation with Francesco Tanzi, CFO at Pirelli and Maximo Ibarra, CEO of WIND Italy with Giovanni Amodeo, Global Editor-in-Chief at Mergermarket.
Maximo Ibarra, CEO of WIND Italy, talks with Giovanni Amodeo, Global Editor-in-Chief at Mergermarket, on the recent disposal programme, giving insight to the timeline of the process. Maximo also talks about the threats to European telecom operators.
Will positive sentiment toward cross-border deals in Italy remain? As the market heads for record-breaking deal volumes, Umberto Nicodano, Partner at BonelliErede, comments on market expectations for 2016. Interview by Giovanni Amodeo, Global Editor-in-Chief at Mergermarket.
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.
Recorded at Mergermarket's Nordic Private Equity Briefing in Oslo in October 2015, panelists discuss how the current oil price bring opportunities to market and drive dealflow in the year ahead. The event was hosted in partnership with White & Case and DNB.
Recorded at Mergermarket's Nordic Private Equity Briefing in Oslo in October 2015, panelists discuss how the current oil price may bring opportunities to market and drive issuance in the year ahead. The event was hosted in partnership with White & Case and DNB.
Recorded at Mergermarket's Nordic Private Equity Briefing in Oslo in October 2015, Aage Figenschou, CEO, Jason Shipping ASA gives a case study example of a financial and operational restructuring. The event was hosted in partnership with White & Case and DNB.
How do acquirers engage leaders across the business as early as possible in the integration process? In this panel, Matt Vance (Senior Legal Adviser at Bunzl plc), Roderic Heeneman (Head of Downstram Acquisitions & Divestments at Shell) and Christian Kukwa (Head of Strategy & M&A at Versatel) talk to the topic.
Best practice dictates that merger integration starts in due diligence. But how do acquirers build integration plans at that early stage and how are resources allocated to ensure that once the deal has closed, the integration goes to plan.
How long after the deal has closed do acquirers evaluate performance against the integration plan? Joanne Czeklowska, Director European Acquisitions Integration at IBM and Toby Couzens, Manager for Business Development at Cisco share their thoughts.
How do you bridge business cultures in an M&A integration process? When there are early signs of cultural differences, strong leadership is required to adopt a suitable approach. Dhruv Sarda of Alvarez & Marsal gives some practical examples of how companies with different business cultures get it wrong in merger integration.
Serial acquirers have an advantage. With familiar processes and experienced professionals in place, they can rapidly integrate businesses effectively. However, what about companies that make an acquisition less frequently, like once every few years? Dhruv Sarda of Alvarez & Marsal speaks about how teams should be organised to deliver an M&A integration with a smaller group of project leaders.