M&A activity is heating up as companies take advantage of low-cost debt and large cash reserves.
Capital Raising & Corporate Finance
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Corporate spinoffs and spinouts are booming as M&A fever and the long equity bull market fuel an appetite for deals.
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.
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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.