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The healthcare industry is faced with slow revenue growth, uncertainties resulting from healthcare reform and the economy in general.  As a result, hospitals and healthcare providers are looking to cut expenses and increase efficiencies or to consolidate in the hopes of...

Cash-funded merger and acquisition deals are on the rise as global corporations look to distribute some of the excess cash on their balance sheets. According to new M&A research, cash transactions make up 68% of all current deal volume -...

Though many parts of the capital markets are slow, a new report by Grant Thornton International suggests that the pipeline for pending mergers in Canada is pretty full. The Grant Thornton International Business Report (IBR), which polled 12,000 businesses in 40 countries,...

We often highlight articles from our customers that would be interesting and relevant to the Firmex community. Enjoy this in-depth report by Michael Poole of PCE Investment Banking, on the state of the M&A markets for Q1 2012. The volume of M&A transactions remained...

Today we enjoyed an in-depth discussion on Trends in Technology M&A and Outlook for the Remainder of 2012 with Cyrus Lam, Managing Director of KPMG Corporate Finance LLC in New York. Cyrus not only took attendees through the current state of...

  With long term demand for energy and base metals increasing worldwide, energy and mining companies are looking for innovative ways to grow at a time of economic uncertainty.  From M&A transactions to attracting new capital, many firms are using data rooms...

This month, we summarise the top five greatest dangers facing buyers in acquiring a company. 1) The seller leans back Buyers try to bind sellers to the company post acquisition, but often the shareholders agreement negotiations become so complicated that sellers are eventually...

The first quarter of 2011 started off as well as most could have expected after the surge in M&A activity to close out 2010. The Q4 momentum has carried over into the first part of the year as the economy continues...

I had the pleasure of having lunch with an Investment Director for a mid-sized Private Equity firm this week.  Over very good spicy tuna, we talked about the market recovery and the valuation trends in clean tech, life sciences and technology...

Americans are a demanding group but, when you cut to the chase, we can live with inconveniences. However, lack of power, and the accompanying implications on our life and lifestyles, would not be among those conveniences we could easily do without....