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Special Purpose Acquisition Companies | Firmex

This year, Virgin Galactic set its sights on being the first publicly listed human spaceflight company by the end of 2019. It will do so through a deal, announced July 9, where Social Capital Hedosophia (SCH), a special purpose acquisition company...
life sciences dealmaking

For the last half decade, life sciences companies have taken a wait-and-see approach to dealmaking. They’ve been stockpiling their so-called firepower, which according to EY, is defined as, “the ability to do M&A based on the strength of a company’s balance...

The Proust Questionnaire was a parlor game popularized by French writer Marcel Proust. He believed that in answering provocative questions, a person reveals his or her true nature. In this series for The DealRoom, we ask a who’s who of M&A,...
Dealmaking in Renewable Energy | Firmex

Norway’s $1 trillion Government Pension Fund Global is trying to insulate itself from “the permanent oil price decline” by selling off its stake in 134 oil companies and investing $14 billion into clean energy project. This may not signal the collapse...
Women in Dealmaking: A Chat with Janki Lalani Gandhi, Managing Director of Lincoln International LLC | Firmex

In this interview series, we profile trailblazing women working in M&A, private capital, and finance who are driving deals. We highlight their experiences and achievements and share their insights on what the industry can do to ensure that we see more...
Hip Hop Dealmaking Culture Venture Capitalism | Header Image | Firmex

Maybe Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter said it best on Kanye West’s 2005 Diamonds From Sierra Leone remix, “I’m not a businessman. I'm a business, man.” Carter had already thrown his weight behind a string of ventures from the 40/40 night club in...