M&A activity is heating up as companies take advantage of low-cost debt and large cash reserves.
Capital Raising & Corporate Finance
Spotify is in the spotlight as its proposed direct listing tests the market for unusual financing. Private companies are watching the outcome—especially as markets turn volatile.
'Programmatic M&A' is the path that holds the most promise, according to the consultancy, as opposed to infrequent large deals which 'hurt value creation'.
Italo Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori scrapped its IPO plans to accept a sweet, trans-Atlantic, private-equity deal worth €1.98 billion.
As the Mediterranean island nation's economy has stabilized, so too have its banks.
FTSE announced Kuwait’s forthcoming addition to the Secondary Emerging Markets list last September. What’s happened since?
Green-bond issuances have been growing, even if there’s no precise definition of what a “green bond” is.
Japanese life insurance companies are turning to the project finance market in a bid to achieve higher yields. The move comes as Japan’s ultra-loose monetary policy—dubbed “Abenomics” after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe—has resulted in a paucity of available ...
Last year was a record year for Middle East and North African (MENA) start-ups, with 260 deals attracting $410 million in investment, according to a report by Magnitt, a regional network for entrepreneurs and investors. The United Arab Emirates attracted ...
Apple says it will make a “direct contribution” to the US economy of $350 billion in the next five years, creating more than 20,000 new jobs. The iPhone maker did not say, however, how much of that spending would ...
Corporate spinoffs and spinouts are booming as M&A fever and the long equity bull market fuel an appetite for deals.
Financial centers set to duel over Chinese tech giant but, if the company gets its way, both sides could win
The IPO could see the company raise ¥2 trillion ($18 billion) as it floats a 30% stake in Softbank Corp, Japan’s number three wireless provider.
Turbulence in Europe’s airline industry is likely to culminate in a massive shakeout for the sector in 2018. Look for more mergers and global alliances.
M&A deals between companies like CVS and Aetna and Amazon and Whole Foods will test what it means to create value in business today, as well as whether such deals provide value for consumers.
Asia-Pacific to show most M&A activity. Healthcare, consumer goods, technology sectors to see most deal action.
Stewart Thornhill, ED, Zell Lurie Institute, University of Michigan, visited Global Finance New York office to talk about the difference between entrepreneurial ecosystem in the US and the rest of the world and how cultural issues impact entrepreneurial mindset.
CFO survey finds roughly half of US companies would bring back monies stashed offshore and seek to put it in fintech and high-yield investments.