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Mergers and Acquisitions Trending Down in Europe

Nov 5th, 2019 | Filed under: State of the Industry, Featured Post, Private Equity, Private Debt, Newly Added, Asset Allocation

In  a new report, Pitchbook looks at the mergers and acquisitions trends in Europe. In 2019 through September, the value of European M&A is lower than it has been since 2014, and the volume is lower than it has been since 2010. Only two sectors did not see year-on-year declinesRead More


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


The Fintech M&A Market Hasn’t Peaked—Yet

Sep 22nd, 2019 | Filed under: Data Science & AI, State of the Industry, Access to Alternatives, Featured Post, Newly Added

A new report seeks to “take the temperature” of the mergers and acquisitions activity in fintech, looking at input from 100 senior executives from banks, asset managers, fintech businesses, PE and VC firms active in this space. There are a lot of potential acquirers, along with some who may haveRead 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


Oil & Gas: Where is the Capital Flowing?

Jul 7th, 2019 | Filed under: State of the Industry, Featured Post, Private Equity, Newly Added, Commodities & Natural Resources

The last two years have seen record low levels of mergers and acquisitions activity in the oil and gas sector in the United States. There are other signs of lassitude in the field: a record low volume of PE deals, (more of that in a moment), and only six initialRead More


The ‘Vortex of Volatility’ and the Merger Market  

May 16th, 2019 | Filed under: State of the Industry, Featured Post, Private Equity, Private Debt, Newly Added, Hedge Funds

Intralinks, the provider of inter-enterprise collaboration products that is perhaps best known for its Deal Flow Predictor, recently interviewed Paul Aversano, a managing director at the consultancy Alvarez & Marsal. Aversano leads A&M’s private equity services practice, and he is the global practice leader of the transaction advisory group. HeRead More


M&A Deal-Flow Faltering & Brexit is One Culprit

Feb 17th, 2019 | Filed under: State of the Industry, Featured Post, Private Equity, Newly Added, Hedge Funds

The latest Intralinks Deal Flow Predictor says that the current M&A upcycle, which this report describes as having begun in 2014, is about to peak. There will still be some short-term upward movement, especially given the existence of a lot of private equity fund “dry powder,” from recent successful fundraising.Read More