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In contrast to M&A levels in many other sectors, deal making activity in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries remained strong in 2016, but is this area likely to stay hot in 2017? In the latest edition of our quarterly report series, Firmex...

Recently, it’s been reported that Goldman Sachs has stepped up the presence of their famous, or perhaps infamous, “strats” within their investment banking teams. These “strats”, as they’re called internally, are a team of programmers that are deployed to increase efficiency...

When Deals Fall Apart The health insurance sector’s M&A market has been dealt some large blows as of late, as two enormous deals fell through – the proposed merger between Anthem and Cigna and the one between Aetna and Humana have both...

Earlier this month, it was announced that advertising technology firm TubeMogul would be acquired by Adobe for $540 million in cash tender offer. We were lucky enough to chat with one of the engineers at TubeMogul and get an employee’s perspective...

We wanted to understand how 2016 turned out for M&A professionals, we also wanted to understand how optimistic those in the industry were regarding the upcoming year. The M&A deal flow optimism in 2017 survey will poll industry professionals and report back findings...

In this article, we look at how investment bankers can prosper in any financial climate. To understand this resilience we examine how they survived the financial crisis, how the concepts of risk parity can mitigate their portfolio risk, and how a...

Like a lost tribe severed from the rest of the world, investment banking has developed its own seemingly indecipherable language. We’re not talking “shorting” and “IPOs” and “EBITDA” – we’re talking “Tom Hanks racing around the world, wondering what the hell...

Recently, Firmex and Divestopedia reported on a jointly conducted survey that looked into the M&A fee structures. As there is little public data on this topic, the results shone a light into a traditionally opaque space within the market. Choosing the right...

Taking breaks at work may be one of the most important things you can do to increase productivity and engagement, but when the pressures of pulling the 'big deal' across the finish line start to mount, breaks become a luxury were...

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...