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Takers of the monthly Mergers and Acquisitions' survey show that they believe the Brexit, the financial hurdles in China, the uncertainty in the looming US presidential election and the global terrorist movements have deepened the hole where the M&A finds itself...

The numbers don’t lie: the activist investors are coming, whether you like it or not. In the first half of 2016, 463 companies worldwide were the subject of activist demands looking to shake up a board of directors or pivot a...

In a recent Merger Market report, the beginning of the year was described as a buyer’s market, and a reference was made to “unicorns”. When most people use this term, they’re referring either to a mythical mono-horned horse, or to private companies...

Disclaimer: there is no such thing as a “casual” client meeting. If you’re with a client then you’re on the job, and your ability to finesse situations outside of the boardroom will undoubtedly be called upon at some point in your...

The results are in, the British are out! Last week, in an historic vote, the citizens of the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. As the world waits for the UK to pull the trigger on Article 50 of...
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When Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini testified before congress last fall arguing the case for merging with rival U.S.-based health insurer Humana, he singled out cultural fit as a key component of the merger. “Mergers and acquisitions are not just about efficiencies...
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