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As Britain says goodbye to the EU in March, another aging institution, Aston Martin, is looking to get back on track through the public markets. Aston Martin, the British National Treasure and luxury carmaker favored by James Bond, is floating plans to...

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,...
Weighing The Odds Of A “Glentinto”

Whether Glencore makes another run at Rio Tinto after its $160 bn informal bid was rejected a couple of months ago may depend, to a large extent, on the state of the global economy. A lot could change in six months,...
Jimmy Choo IPO: If The Shoe Fits, List It!

With Jimmy Choo now a publicly-traded company, we recap how this luxury footwear brand came to be such a global phenomenon. It's humble beginnings may surprise you.
Should Burger King Acquire Tim Hortons?

The Burger King/Tim Hortons merger is the latest attempt by a US company to lower its tax burden by moving overseas, and sees Tim Hortons move into foreign hands for the second time. Do you support the deal?

Since the early ‘90s, the football industry has seen a sharp rise in player transfer fees. Here are the 10 biggest of all time.

Smartphones and tablets have changed the way we live and work, and certainly how we collaborate. The Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) trend is one that continues to transform the modern workplace, but one that also poses significant security risks. Think of all the things...

Excel is one of the most common software tools used by investment bankers, accountants, and finance professionals, and at the core of many critical financial operations. While an astute attention to detail is essential for the job, most finance professionals, like the rest of us, are still prone to human error. Phone calls, chatty coworkers, and coffee breaks are common reasons people make data entry errors, such as skipped entries or transposed numbers.