Energy was a major component of deals this year—both fossil fuels and renewables. Green energy also made a big splash, as did one of the largest foreign direct investments into India.
Is low volatility gone, or will it continue in 2018? Winners in the Derivatives categories are hedging their bets on which way the volatility pendulum swings in order to stay ahead of the game.
Asia-Pacific to show most M&A activity. Healthcare, consumer goods, technology sectors to see most deal action.
CFOs and corporate banking vendors are looking at end-to-end digitization and technology solutions to make payments more efficient and effective.
Corporate Charity | Trends
Billionaire philanthropy may be growing, but it is also giving rise to a new trend that could change the face of charitable giving.
To most people the idea of infrastructure investment denotes visions of water systems, highways and bridges, and basic general services usually relegated to municipal authorities. Recently, however, at the Canadian Council for Public Private Partnerships Conference in Toronto, a new model for infrastructure was discussed – that of the “intelligent city.”
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