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Mergers and Acquisitions

As of May 1, there are 244 days left in 2017. If you’re involved in M&A, you may be wondering what the remainder of the year has in store for you and your business, and how busy you’ll be. Firmex surveyed...

From an investment banking perspective, Vodafone India Ltd.’s $23 billion mega-merger with Idea Cellular Ltd., was a lopsided affair. On one side of the table, Vodafone, which will own 45.1 per cent of the company, tapped advice from six external advisors:...

In 2014, Portugal, having just emerged from the European Sovereign Debt Crisis, was rocked by another disaster, this time in its banking sector. Banco Espírito Santo, one of the country’s largest private financial institutions by net assets and a market share...

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...

Will Trump usher in the age of mega mergers? Deserved or not, U.S. President Donald Trump has made himself synonymous with deal making. But as to whether or not Trump will usher in the age of mega mergers is about as calculable...

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...

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...

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...

The strategy game Othello is famous for carrying the tagline, "A minute to learn, a lifetime to master." Investors today should commit this phrase to mind, it’s a reminder of the limitless challenges inherent to the simple act of buying and...