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Washington, Don’t Bar the Door

Oct 3rd, 2019 | Filed under: State of the Industry, Featured Post, Private Equity, Private Debt, Newly Added

PitchBook’s Adam Putz recently tackled the intensifying political scrutiny of Big Tech and the harm the scrutineers may do by trying to fix something that isn’t broken—the merger and acquisitions market for digital startups. The giants in the field (Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Google and its parent, Alphabet) are associated withRead More

Back to the Near Future: 2019 Mergers & Acquisitions

Sep 5th, 2019 | Filed under: State of the Industry, Featured Post, Private Equity, Private Debt, Newly Added, Hedge Funds

Intralinks has put out its predictions for mergers and acquisitions activity through the remainder of this year. The Intralinks Deal Flow Predictor tracks early-stage deal activity to predict how many deals have reached public-announcement stage six months on. The latest issue of the SS&C Intralinks Deal Flow Predictor also includesRead More

M&A: Are the Delaware Courts Becoming Intrusive?

Nov 8th, 2015 | Filed under: Access to Alternatives, Hedge Funds

In 2014 it seemed possible that investment bankers could shrug off the Rural Metro decision as an anomaly; that is, as an example of how bad cases make bad law. But if a pending decision in the Supreme Court upholds the Chancery Court, they'll know they're dealing not with an anomaly but with a trend.Read More

Is the FTC loosening its choke-hold on the mergers?

Oct 8th, 2015 | Filed under: Access to Alternatives, Asset Allocation

After a hard look at the evidence, Judge Polster couldn't say that the FTC was likely to prevail after a full hearing on its objection to the merger of two medical-equipment sterilizers, so he denied the preliminary injunction. Why this matters. Read More

PwC on Mergers and Acquisitions Activity

Jul 28th, 2015 | Filed under: Asset Allocation, Hedge Funds, Commodities & Natural Resources

"Not moving is more risky than moving," said one CEO asked about mergers and acquisitions. "We will make more acquisitions, but they’ll probably be larger in nature, more transformative. " Read More

Asset managers rockin’ down the M&A highway…

Feb 25th, 2010 | Filed under: State of the Industry

Merger and acquisition activity in the asset management space continues to rev up, according to a new report. But the reasons behind the activity aren't all positive.Read More