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Mergers and Acquisitions

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...

Business leaders, owners, and entrepreneurs often struggle to cope with the powerful undercurrents and interpersonal dynamics that come into play during high-stakes M&A deals. We sat down with Constance Dierickx, co-author with Linda Henman, of The Merger Mindset to discuss how...

After a solid year for dealmaking with the global value of mergers and acquisitions reaching highs not seen since 2015 despite a dip in volume, middle-market companies are starting to get antsy and plotting their moves for the months ahead. According to...

Ten years have passed since the fall of Lehman Brothers marked the beginning of the Financial Crisis, and the recovery has been considerable. The US economy is booming, stock markets are hitting new all-time highs, and confidence levels for both businesses...

Global dealmaking in the first half of 2018 reached $2.5 trillion, shattering previous records for the period. Mega-deals drove the 61 percent increase of dealmaking from the same time last year, with 81 announced transactions in 2018 above the $5 billion...

What do Anheuser-Busch InBev £79 billion ($104.3 billion) takeover of SABMiller, Royal Dutch Shell’s £35 billion ($46.2 billion) merger with BG Group, and Softbank’s £24.3 billion ($32 billion) acquisition of Arm Holdings all have in common? The boutique London M&A firm...

The mega-deal between German energy giants E.ON and RWE doesn’t just shake up the UK’s energy sector, it props up a shift towards renewables which could fuel a new wave of mergers and acquisitions in the mid-market. E.ON, Germany’s biggest investor in...

General Electric recently re-ignited speculation the company could be the next big conglomerate to break-up, with CEO John Flannery, admitting that the company is “looking aggressively” at a spin-off or other ways to get the most out of its power, aviation,...