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 ...
Capital Raising & Corporate Finance
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.
Trading market volume has declined, even as outstanding corporate debt has increased in recent years.
Product recalls are rising and have evolved into a major financial risk. Here’s how to manage and mitigate the impact.
The $69 billion CVS-Aetna deal points to companies working in different industry sectors looking at synergies of merging with one another for improved services, cost advantages, market dominance, profits and more.
Rapidly rising London share prices and the political uncertainty following Donald Trump’s elections have added to the interest.
Venezuela’s external debt is variously estimated between $120 billion and $143 billion, including as much as $63 billion of foreign bonds.
US treasury bond yields could rise sharply in 2018, as central-bank liquidity begins to recede and heavy new supply hits the market.
The shift is meant to bolster China’s stagnant financial markets and includes scenarios where foreign entities can have a controlling interest in the country’s financial businesses.