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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...
Energy M&A in 2017

North America’s energy sector is witnessing increased interest from private equity firms, a decline in foreign buyers, and an IPO market in the midst of a rebound, according to Surging Ahead: Energy M&A in 2017, a new report prepared by Firmex...

Information about M&A advisory fees can be surprisingly difficult to track down. The lack of transparency makes it tough for M&A professionals to assess their own fees relative to their peers or learn about different types of fee structures they might...

Grupo Bimbo, one of Mexico’s largest baked goods manufacturers, announced on April 20 that they were actively looking to expand their presence in China and that their first step in doing so would be through acquisitions of local companies in the...

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 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...

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...

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...

Cisco recently announced it would cut 5,500 jobs as part of its restructuring; Intel, Dell, and other tech firms have cut around 63,000 employees this year alone. While the trimming of a bloated workforce is a good thing, broad, deep cuts...