Corporate Financing week

Weekly coverage of global M&A activity, IPOs, privatisations, equity, debt financing and financing trends

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Corporate Financing Analysis - Imperative For Tech Dealmakers To Keep Ahead - 20 FEB 2017

'Innovate or die' has long been the mantra of the tech sector, and as a result, the industry's role in the global M&A market has become increasingly integral y-o-y. This is perhaps best evidenced by the fact that the sector was responsible for a 22% share of all announced M&A deals recorded during the 2016 full-year period, with activity tallying USD694bn - according to data...

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Corporate Financing Analysis - PE To Be Priced Out In 2017 M&A Rally - 13 FEB 2017

The party is almost over for private equity buyouts. With private acquirers having been largely sat on the sidelines throughout the political shocks and ensuing capital market volatility which came to characterise 2016, PE firms enjoyed an almost free-run on acquisitions, and were able to secure a host of deals as a result. The story looks set to be very different in 2017, however, with the...

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Corporate Financing Analysis - Indian ECM Activity: Short-Term Gain, Long-Term Pain - 06 FEB 2017

Indian equities have long outperformed their emerging market peers, a trend which has created a favourable backdrop for ecm deals to be made over recent years. Despite the benchmark S&P Sensex 500 index enjoying a strong start in 2017, with the index currently up by 4.72% in the y-t-d period (and by 13.76% over a 12-month period, according to Bloomberg data), we do not believe that...

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