Research published by Deloitte has shown a marked increase in the value of cross-border M&A between the UK and other European countries.
Mergers and acquisitions are complicated. No matter how similar the two parties are, joining them together is always an intricate, complex task – so cyber security due diligence is required.
Prospects of a deal between courier DX and the distribution division of John Menzies have highlighted the use of reverse mergers in corporate transactions.
Picking out factors impacting the retail M&A market in the UK is made easier due to the importance of recent events and a particular megatrend that weighs heavily on deal executives’ minds when evaluating market strategies and buying opportunities.
Despite the uncertainty still affecting world markets, KBS Corporate claimed 2017 would be the perfect year for selling a business.
With the recent news that Samsung is buying automotive electronics-maker Harman, one of the biggest questions has to be how it will keep brand strength – especially with it still reeling from the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco – during and after the acquisition.
Christina Wojcik, vice president of legal services at Seal Software, breaks down the steps to consider throughout M&A deals.
After a record breaking year for M&A in 2015, Reuters figures have shown that merger activity over the first three quarters of 2016 has slowed significantly.
Expanding by way of acquisition has long been a popular route for growing a business. However, M&A is not without its risks and, from Time Warner and AOL to eBay and Skype, history shows that maximising the “on paper” upsides when bringing two businesses together is not always straightforward.
Since the turn of the decade, Servest has made eight acquisitions – six of which it deemed to be major. As such, we asked its CFO, Phil Morris, to discuss the valuation process and the factors that play a vital role in mergers and acquisitions (M&As).
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has recently released its statistical report on mergers and acquisitions (M&A) involving UK companies in the first quarter of 2016. Here are its findings.
Three experienced acquisition practitioners came together at The FD Surgery, hosted by Real Business, to discuss how finance directors and CFOs can seamlessly roll out a buy and build strategy for their companies.