Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions

Top 4 Things Haunting the Deal Market Today Halloween is just around the corner and people everywhere are outfitting their homes with scary decorations to frighten passersby and trick-or-treaters on October 31st. It seems as if the markets have taken the Halloween...

In the latest Mergermarket report, several industry experts mentioned their deal flows in mid-market areas have been strong. This flies in the face of the large number of reports that M&A activity has been having a rough time this year. One...

When Horizon Pharma PLC bought Crealta Holdings LLC for US$510 million in January, it took only six weeks to merge Crealta's financial information into the biopharmaceutical company's back-end software.  In the past, that same integration could have taken a year or...

  It’s no secret that biotech has been one of hottest sectors regarding dealmaking this year: Pfizer bought an antibiotics arm of AstraZeneca for $1.5 billion earlier this year and recently acquired Medivation for $14 billion. Danaher, a US-based industrial conglomerate, bought...

Information about M&A advisory fees is surprisingly difficult to find. In an attempt to create more transparency around this issue we're working with our partners at Divestopedia. The survey has closed and we are currently analyzing results.  We anticipate our report to...

Could Brad Pitt and George Clooney have robbed Andy Garcia blind (and stolen his girl) in Ocean’s 11 without help from Casey Affleck’s fake moustache? Probably not. Could Cameron Diaz have taken down the baddies in Charlie’s Angels without some help...

In a bid to be more efficient and expend less brain power the mind has developed cognitive biases. Simply put, these are essentially lazy assistants that often filter out the details and funnel us into habitual thinking. Biologically speaking, it’s a...

A disappointing first half of 2016 for the middle-market saw transaction closes lowered to levels last seen in the midst of the 2009 recession. A deepening concern over uncertainty in the next American Presidential election, the BREXIT, as well as a slowdown in China and of...

Artificial intelligence (AI) and cognitive computing provide excellent opportunities for investment firms, consultants and companies looking to acquire or be acquired. A business application with the ability to reason through data and establish the relationships that connect data sets is a...

Yahoo, once a pioneering titan of the digital era, has long since fallen from its lofty position. The lengthy saga appears to be ending with its sale to Verizon for a meager $4.8 billion, a far cry from the $125 billion...