Tags Posts tagged with "dealmakers"

dealmakers

Last month, Bloomberg reported that the company that makes Havaianas flip flops may end up for sale by its parent company J&F Investimentos SA. Their major shareholders are at the heart of a bribery scandal and the company is running the...

As far as daytime dramas go, the the White House Administration’s ongoing challenges in passing its healthcare bill continue to dominate the news and make for “must-see” TV. After years of declaring they’d repeal the Affordable Care Act (AKA Obamacare) at...
Inspirational Dealmaker Movie Quotes

Even the best dealmakers need some inspiration every now and then, and that's when a good movie can do the trick. Sometimes we need Alec Baldwin from Glengarry Glen Ross or Michal Douglas from Wall Street yelling in our ears and...
So the US can do business with Cuba - now what? Six tips for getting started

On December 17th, the US and Cuba reached a deal to reestablish diplomatic relations and ease trade restrictions for the first time in five decades. It's a historical move that will leave deep marks on North American culture and change the...
DealMaker Holiday Dreams, Pt. 1: Planes, Trains, And Automobiles (And Yachts!)

What gifts do you really want this holiday season? I mean really want, if you could have anything? A select few dealmakers don't have to think twice before filling their holiday wishlists with the most lavish things money can buy. Our...

Successful dealmakers are used to trusting their gut instincts. So when someone challenges their ideas, tempers are bound to run high. We revisit 3 of the best publicized deal making feuds.
"Stewardess" Richard Branson Serves Passengers On AirAsia Flight

M&A is a stressful business that needs to be relieved in some way. You'll be surprised to learn what some billionaire dealmakers choose to do in their spare time.

The impact of economic, industry and product cycles on M&A In a recent M&A study by Deloitte, about 60% of executives interviewed cited "Overstated Revenue Forecast" as the greatest concern in valuing a target. The study goes on to say that "In...

Despite five deals announced in February worth $91 billion, Q1 2013 was not a booming quarter for M&A activity. Though deal value was around 10 percent higher than Q1 2012, it was still 26 percent lower than Q1 2011. Deal volume...