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Every day we read news articles surrounding the failures and flourishes of companies. One day a brand is performing well, the next their stocks are in the pits. There is, however, a few special companies that hold a different association- they...
How can private equity firms outmaneuver strategic buyers and get the best companies at (relatively) good prices? Here are some key suggestions.
Despite the risk and stigma attached to leveraged buyouts, they can be a big payoff for private equity firms, and be the saving grace for struggling businesses. Here's 5 leveraged buyout success stories.
The need to improve efficiency, technology and quality in the Chinese food sector is creating many opportunities for foreign investors, including strategic players and private equity groups.
After years of controversy, FIFA has announced that it will ban third party ownership of football players. Firmex takes a closer look at this popular deal-making practice, and why it's so controversial.
With 185 IPOs already announced, 2014 in on track to become another record-breaking year. Here's a look back at some of the biggest IPOs of 2014, and what's still to come!
Gareth Bale's €100m transfer to Real Madrid was labelled the “craziest deal in the history of football,” but a closer look at the ROI of top football players suggests that it might not be so crazy after all.
From an early age, Warren Buffett was destined for success. However, it didn't come without a few hard lessons. Firmex brings together a collection of Warren Buffett's greatest hits & misses.
In my review of countless pitch books from M&A advisors and investment bankers, I've compiled a list of common mistakes and tips for crafting the perfect pitch book.
The jig is up. Yesterday the man behind infamous Twitter handle @GSElevator, which has garnered a cult following of more than 600,000 followers, was unmasked. That man is John Lefevre, a 34-year-old former bond executive who lives in Texas. Mr. Lefevre created...